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Updated: Aug 23, 2014 05:26 PM
The Prime Minister stated this when a delegation of Sri Lankan Tamil MPs met him here and briefed him on the situation Pitching for a political solution that meets aspirations of ethnic Tamils, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said all stakehold
Updated: Aug 23, 2014 05:10 PM
He rejected the contention that Kashmiri separatists are to blame for the stalling of the Indo-Pak foreign secretary-level talks. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his “ha
Updated: Aug 23, 2014 05:16 PM
"The Supreme Court has made no observations against me", says Sumitra Mahajan Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan defended herself on Saturday a day after the Supreme Court questioned the government over the absence of a Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sa
Updated: Aug 23, 2014 03:20 PM
In a major escalation, Pakistani troops on Saturday indulged in heavy “unprovoked” shelling and firing on 22 Border Outposts (BoP) and 13 villages, killing two civilians and injuring six others including a BSF jawan along the International Bor
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Leading integrated textile player, Arvind is planning to up a dormitory-based manufacturing facility in Dehgam, Ahmadabad where it will house up to 10,000 women who will be employed in an apparel manufacturing facility. This is part of its plan to scale u
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The talks, coming nearly three months after the BJP led NDA government came to power, is being seen as crucial. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley held talks with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday. The talks, coming nearly thre
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The software major decided to give 22,794 units to Mr. Sikka at Rs.5 per unit, which is on par with its equity share price (Rs.5). Infosys Ltd. has granted restricted stock units currently valued at Rs.8.2 crore to its new chief executive Vishal Sikka.
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The men, who were initially thought to exceed 100 in number, had improper or no documentation while entering the country at the Mexico-Texas border during November 2013-May 2014 At least 20 of 37 would-be immigrants from Punjab, languishing for months i
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Condoling the loss of lives in floods in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sanctioned Rs. two lakh for the next of kin of each of the deceased. Modi also sanctioned Rs. 50,000 for each of the seriously
Sport
Aug 23, 2014 07:17 PM
Tatiana showed out when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning. Sand track 600m: Nigella (Zameer), Las Salinas (rb) 41. Pair level. 800m: Starry Eyes (Merchant) 50, 600/38. Urged in the last part. Speed Up (N.Jodha), Katniss (app) 55, 600/40.5
Aug 23, 2014 07:16 PM
Winston, Ridgeway, Ace Bucephalus, Zucchero and Pursuit Of Fame pleased when the horses were exercised here on Saturday (Aug. 23).Inner sand:600m: Our Commander (Christopher), Pride N Glory (R. Pradeep) 40.5. Former finished two lengths ahead. 1,400m: Int
Aug 23, 2014 07:16 PM
Spider Man, who is in good shape, as evidenced by his mock race and morning trials, should win the Prithvi Edifice Million, the feature event of the races to be held here on Sunday (Aug. 24). Rails will be announced one hour before the first race. 1. CLAS
Aug 23, 2014 07:16 PM
Galiat runs with a good chance in the Nawab Khaja Moinuddin Khan Memorial Cup (1,400m), the main event of the races to held here on Sunday (Aug. 24). There will be no false rails. NAWAB KHAJA MOINUDDIN KHAN MEMORIAL CUP (1,400m), (Cat. II), 3-y-o & ov
Aug 23, 2014 12:08 PM
The Hindu Sports Editor Nirmal Shekar speaks on Ravi Shastri and the BCCI rejig in Team India's coaching staff, Duncan Fletcher's future, India's women cricket stars and lots more. The Hindu Sports Editor Nirmal Shekar speaks to Arun Venugopal on Ravi S
Opinion
Aug 23, 2014 12:01 AM
Women are the worst sufferers in the violence perpetrated during the recent communal riots and other upheavals in Uttar Pradesh. In the wake of the riots that shook north India, I found myself in one of the many kafilas which travelled the tortuous road
Aug 23, 2014 12:04 AM
An offshoot of al-Qaeda, but more extreme than its parent, the Islamic State seems eager to prove its violent credentials. The execution of the American journalist James Foley by militants of the Islamic State is a shocking iteration of the group’
Aug 23, 2014 12:03 AM
It is a sign of the government’s defeat that it has been forced to arrest Irom Sharmila again, two days after she was released by a court. There are times when state and citizen are so hopelessly locked in conflict that one of them will have to gi
Business
Aug 23, 2014 07:16 PM
Gold prices declined marginally in a lacklustre trade at the domestic bullion market here today due to lack of buying interest amid disappointing overseas trading sentiment. Silver also fell back sharply after a brief overnight rebound following renewed s
Aug 23, 2014 12:13 PM
Goldman Sachs has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve claims that it misled US mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007. The Federal Housing Fina
Aug 23, 2014 02:17 AM
Madhya Pradesh, which had earlier opposed the goods and services tax (GST) roll-out, has fallen in line. “Madhya Pradesh had been non-committal on the issue of GST earlier but has now said it will go along with the consensus amongst States,” J
Aug 23, 2014 01:14 AM
Sonata Software North America Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sonata Software Ltd, has signed definitive agreements to acquire a controlling stake in California-based Rezopia Inc.. Rezopia runs a cloud-based end-to-end reservations, contracts, operat
Aug 23, 2014 01:10 AM
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is gearing up to bid for the government’s ambitious bullet train project, its Executive Chairman A. M. Naik, said on Friday. “We will certainly participate in the bidding of the bullet train project. We are alread
Features
Aug 22, 2014 07:15 PM
From filing nails to catching up with mails, city folk have zany time pass solutions for the daily traffic block There are many things Kochi is renowned for: anyone who does any research about the city will find out about the Chinese fishing nets, the ri
Aug 22, 2014 07:41 PM
Of babies and wonder kids I attended a function in connection with the birth of a baby and what did I see? A baby with no war paint on its face – a baby that actually looked like a baby and not like a Kathakali artiste with eyebrows drawn thickly
Aug 22, 2014 05:41 PM
By roping in Mohammed Kaif and Ramakrishna Sridhar, the ACA hopes to pump in the much-needed vigour in Andhra Ranji team Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) Director and former India International stumper M.S.K. Prasad made two crucial decisions this seaso
Aug 23, 2014 07:57 PM
The Expendables 3 does have the odd, oddly entertaining one-liner — but filling in the blanks between all the action-hero small talk is one heck of a lot of bang-bang action. So the selling proposition of the film is the latter stuff; and that stu
Aug 23, 2014 07:55 PM
Director Gaurav about his cop film with Vikram Prabhu and Sathyaraj Cop films in Tamil cinema are often mere star vehicles, piling one action set piece over another to dazzle audiences. They rarely delve deep into the life of a policeman. But director G
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Aug 23, 2014 08:01 AM
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Aug 22, 2014 10:03 PM
The defining characteristics of a good filter kaapi are its aroma, body and a delectable patina on the palate. Pure coffee - either Arabica or Robusta - doesn't have body and chicory gives the requisite body and creaminess that is desi
Aug 22, 2014 08:14 PM
A dozen artisans from Kolkata have gathered at a tiny village, Tarakaturu in Krishna District to mould the clay brought from sacred river Ganga into lively Ganesha idols this season. Their exquisite skill in making clay idols is reflecting on the face of
Aug 22, 2014 07:53 PM
U.R.Anantha Murthy, the doyen of Kannada Literature and one of the pioneers of Navya movement in Kannada language is no more. A steadfast thinker who withstood many an assault, physical, verbal and virtual, gave a new thrust to Kannada literature and cine
Aug 21, 2014 07:34 PM
Infusing life into clay idols is the artisans’ skill and with awareness about use of clay idols increasing, these traditional potters are working overtime to meet the demand from devotees celebrating in their houses and mass pujas in public places i
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