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Updated: Nov 28, 2014 06:45 PM
The four young men identified as Aarif Majid, Fahad Shaikh, Amaan Tandel and Saheem Tanki hail from Kalyan district in Thane on the outskirts of Mumbai. Aarif Majid, one of the four Muslim youth who had reportedly left India in May this year to fight al
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 02:48 PM
“What has not happened in 30 years, if I do not do it in five years, then you can hold me accountable for it and even question me” Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the development of Jammu and Kashmir has been stagnant since
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 06:16 PM
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has committed itself to find a permanent solution on public stockholding for food security purposes by December 31, 2015. The WTO’s General Council also unequivocally agreed to delink the negotiations for a permane
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 01:09 PM
BJP demonstration could lead to student unrest, AMU V-C Zameerud-din Shah writes to Smriti Irani Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday denied receiving any letter from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice-Chancellor over an even
Breaking News
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But immunisation record worsens India’s more developed states, especially its southern states, have seen improvements in child nutrition over the last five years, but have a patchy record on immunisation, new official data shows.The Ministry of He
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This move comes after delisting of Essar Oil’s parent company Essar Energy from the London Stock Exchange earlier this year. Essar Oil Ltd’s proposal to delist its shares from the stock exchanges has been put on hold due to absence of cleara
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Deciding to proceed with further agitations for immediate settlement of wage revision, bank workmen and officers will go a zonal level strike next month. The one-day strike in the southern zone has been called on December 2, followed by similar protests
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In a test of their sense of financial security, the Swiss are being asked to vote on a proposal to make the central bank hold a fifth of its reserves in gold within five years. In Switzerland, a campaign is on to protect the country’s wealth by in
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Two senior Egyptian army officers killed, 107 Islamists arrested ahead of planned anti-government demonstrations. Two senior Egyptian army officers were killed early on Friday morning as security forces arrested more than 100 Islamists ahead of planned
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 27, 2014 09:39 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here on Friday to address election rallies ahead of the second phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls.Bharatiya Janata Party sources here said Mr. Modi will address poll rallies in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu
Nov 26, 2014 02:48 AM
Almost every polling station in Jammu and Kashmir, despite differences in weather, landscape and people’s traditional attire, looked similar during the first phase of Assembly election on Tuesday. Voters stood in long-winding queues, with the 15 con
Nov 25, 2014 08:16 PM
Dealing a hard blow to separatist politics, thousands of voters queued up before polling stations across Jammu and Kashmir, unmindful of the biting cold, to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phase assembly elections on Tuesday. Some vignet
Nov 25, 2014 02:55 PM
Mr. Modi asks Jharkhand voters not to give a fractured mandate as people know the difficulties of coalition politics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the voters of Jharkhand to enable the BJP secure a majority in the Assembly elections for
Sport
Nov 28, 2014 05:49 PM
Celebrate Turahalli Day this Sunday. Experience the outdoors. Go rock climbing, mountain biking, birdwatching. Or just stand and stare, take in nature in a forest within Bengaluru’s reach It’s a halli within the city. It’s a halli that
Nov 28, 2014 03:24 PM
Cricketing community paid tributes to Phillip Hughes, who died after being hit by a bouncer, by 'putting out their bats' on Friday. Many fans and Australian players took to twitter to post pictures of their cricket bats remembering the young star. Here ar
Nov 28, 2014 12:17 PM
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza won the toss on Friday and elected to bat in the fourth limited-overs international against Zimbabwe.Legspinner Jubair Hossain earned his first cap for Bangladesh, replacing left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny, who took 1
Nov 28, 2014 11:14 AM
With players mourning the tragic death of Phillip Hughes, there is still uncertainty over whether the first Test between India and Australia will go on as per schedule next week.The Test is scheduled to commence at Brisbane on December 4, which is just a
Nov 28, 2014 10:11 AM
Indian Grandmaster M. Shyam Sundar achieved the best result of his career when he held former world champion Vladimir Kramnik of Russia to a creditable draw in the second round of Qatar Masters International Open chess tournament here.Kramnik, who also dr
Opinion
Nov 28, 2014 12:47 AM
In response to public clamour against corruption, Parliament has been passing anti-graft legislation. But lawmakers, public servants and enforcement agencies, who have among their lot a vast majority of the corrupt, have been seeking loopholes in the law
Nov 28, 2014 12:54 AM
A grand jury’s exoneration of Darren Wilson, the white police officer who on August 9 shot dead an unarmed teenager on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, sent shock waves across the United States this week. The fact that 18-year-old Michael Brown di
Nov 28, 2014 12:52 AM
The death of Phil Hughes, three days before what would have been his 26th birthday, has left the cricketing world shattered. In an induced coma after being hit on the head by a bouncer during a first-class Sheffield Shield match in Sydney on Tuesday, the
Business
Nov 28, 2014 05:09 PM
Silver also remained under selling pressure and traded lower by Rs 550 to Rs 36,200 per kg. Continuing its falling streak for the fourth straight day, gold prices drifted by Rs 110 to Rs 26,670 per ten gram at the bullion market in the national capital
Nov 28, 2014 11:10 AM
Investor wealth grows 10 times in a decade Scaling a new peak, the total investor wealth in the Indian stock market hit a record high of Rs. 100 trillion (Rs. 100 lakh crore), marking a jump of 10 times in little over a decade. Measured in terms of to
Nov 28, 2014 09:57 AM
Bucking the strong trend in stocks, the Indian rupee on Friday tumbled 16 paise to close at almost nine-month low of 62.03 against the dollar following sustained dollar demand from importers, including oil firms. The rupee was also under pressure after
Nov 28, 2014 09:53 AM
Markets gained for the third straight session on Friday with benchmark Sensex surging 255.08 points to 28,693.99 and Nifty rising 94.05 points to 8,588.25, led by banking and auto shares, as hopes of a rate cut by RBI brightened after oil prices tumbled t
Nov 28, 2014 02:41 AM
Of the 7.64 crore bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) so far, 5.74 crore have no deposits. A total of Rs. 6,015 crore is held in the remaining 1.9 crore accounts. Thus, the average deposit in each of these is Rs. 3165.78.
Features
Nov 27, 2014 06:22 PM
Don’t let the future generations judge us on “Happy New Year” and “Bang Bang”, advises Shekhar Kapur in a freewheeling chat He came, he charmed and won over minds with his felicity for selling heart warming ideas. That is S
Nov 27, 2014 07:24 PM
Six musicians join Zakir Hussain in the Masters of Percussion concert to be held in the city on December 3. I hope you are speaking to the other artistes too,” says Zakir Hussain. “This show is about us; not just me. I want them to say w
Nov 27, 2014 07:27 PM
Talking to Anoop Menon is always refreshing. There are quotable quotes peppered with deep insights and a bit of his signature nonchalance. He does not mince words and can be as scathing as he is generous with praise. The actor, screenplay writer and lyric
Nov 28, 2014 06:47 PM
Hariharan, Stephen Devassy and Manoj George come together for Tunes 2014 Millennium Music Foundation (MMF) is getting the dream trio Hariharan, Stephen Devassy and Manoj George together to Bengaluru for Tunes 2014 for World Aids Day. The concert is on No
Nov 28, 2014 06:47 PM
Madhavi Mahadevan talks about the relevance of the short story genre and her latest anthology Madhavi Mahadevan has been an author, penned stories for children magazines and edited several short story collections. Her latest book, Doppelganger Short Stor
Slideshows
Nov 27, 2014 09:11 PM
A potential eco-tourism spot nestled in the lap of nature, the Kinnerasani wildlife sanctuary derives its name from Kinnerasani River, a lifeline for farmers, Kothagudem Thermal Power Station and other industries. A deer park housing little over 80 spotte
Nov 27, 2014 04:11 PM
Aches could go up in air, float around the earth and see people from all around the world after they have gone out of a person’s body. Suppose there is a stomach ache and it floats up, it could join up with other illnesses that are in the sky. Then ...
Nov 27, 2014 04:09 PM
Nov 27, 2014 12:21 PM
Phil Hughes was battling to regain his place on the Australian Test side when he was hit by a bouncer that proved to be fatal. His cricket career in pictures. Text: Priyansh, Photos: Agencies
Nov 26, 2014 09:38 PM
For the sake of mining bauxite, can the Dongria Kondhs tribals be uprooted from their land? A collection of phptgraphs by The Hindu photographer K.R. Deepak shows that the land and the people of Niyamgiri Hills are inseparable.
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