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Updated: Sep 18, 2014 08:54 PM
"Border incident has been effectively controlled with immediate effect," says Chinese Foreign Ministry China has called for a negotiated resolution of the border issue with India, shifting the focus on the root cause of problem, following the latest inc
Updated: Sep 18, 2014 08:16 PM
Jammu and Kashmir has been hit by the worst-ever floods since 1892 The death toll in Jammu and Kashmir has crossed 260 with Jammu region accounting for most of the deaths in the worst flood in the state in more than a century. The death toll in Jammu re
Updated: Sep 19, 2014 12:16 AM
It will be carried out with the extensive outreach mechanisms used for fighting polio The Centre on Thursday launched a programme to reduce infant mortality and bring down the number of deaths to a single digit by 2030 from the current 29 deaths per 1,0
Updated: Sep 18, 2014 08:13 PM
A group of survivors of the 2004 Bhopal gas tragedy and people living in the areas near the abandoned Union Carbide factory held a protest outside the residence of the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister here on Thursday demanding adequate compensation and clea
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Having contributed to the eradication of polio in India, the Gates Foundation is now planning to work with the new Indian government to wipe out kala azar.The foundation’s co-chairs, Melinda Gates and her husband, former Microsoft co-founder and CEO
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Enforcement agencies, together with the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money, may soon form a dedicated team of officers to pursue specific cases with larger ramifications.“At this stage, our top priority is to investigate and review case
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The National Commission for Minorities has written to Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, requesting him to order an enquiry into the attack on the Vice-Chancellor of Vikram University in Ujjain, J.L. Kaul, for ‘expression of compassion’
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The rooms meant for players are occupied by the civic staff and are used as storerooms. The space beneath the gallery has been taken over by the sanitation department and the washroom meant for the public use is transformed into a storeroom to stock up bl
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‘Think Big’ book released in Vijayawada. Book author Dr. T.S. Rao said about 55 books were scripted so far and many volumes were written on developing child psychology. The new book will bring great change among children and help them to achie
Sport
Sep 18, 2014 08:13 PM
Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to field against Hobart Hurricanes in the Champions League T20 tournament in Mohali on Thursday.Teams:Hobart Hurricanes: Tim Paine (captain), Ben Dunk, Adrian Blizzard, Shoaib Malik, Travis Birt, Jonathan Wells, Eva
Sep 18, 2014 07:23 PM
The honour to carry India’s flag in the opening ceremony of 17th Asian Games couldn’t have come at a better time for hockey team skipper Sardar Singh, who feels it will not only spur him but the entire squad to break its 16-year gold jinx in t
Sep 18, 2014 06:41 PM
Wind Wonder (Srinath up) won the F.K.Irani Memorial Trophy, the main event of the races held here on Thursday (Sept. 18). M/s Rakesh Kumar Wadhawan & Waryam Singh & Ashok Kumar Gupta rep Wadhawan Livestock Pvt Ltd own the winner who is trained by
Sep 18, 2014 06:14 PM
Ending the suspense over who would be the Indian contingent’s flag bearer at Friday’s 17th Asian Games opening ceremony in Incheon, men’s hockey team captain Sardar Singh was on Thursday bestowed with the honour.“The flag bearer wil
Sep 18, 2014 05:22 PM
Former Italian international and World Cup winner Alessandro del Piero arrived here Thursday to be part of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) where he would turn out for Delhi Dynamos in the eight-city football league slated for October 12-December 2
Opinion
Sep 18, 2014 01:16 AM
Closed-door proceedings place an additional responsibility on a judge to ensure that he or she is duty-bound to maintain the delicate balance between the rights of an accused for a fair trial and the rights of a rape victim for protection against the viol
Sep 18, 2014 12:52 AM
As life slowly acquires a semblance of normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir, the extent of damage caused by the floods is unfolding. People who had abandoned their marooned houses or were evacuated are slowly getting back and assessing the damage as the water le
Sep 18, 2014 12:49 AM
Creating a huge political wave that threatens to wash away several political reputations is the Saradha Ponzi Scheme scam of West Bengal. More arrests are revealing scores of new suspects who took either astronomical salaries by cheque or unaccounted mone
Business
Sep 19, 2014 12:11 AM
HCL Technologies late on Thursday announced that it would invest $9 million to expand its centre in North Carolina (U.S.), creating up to 1,237 new jobs by the end of 2018.HCL Technologies, which has over 8,000 people working across 15 States in the U.S.,
Sep 19, 2014 12:05 AM
Telecom gear maker Ericsson will shut down its modems business to focus on other growth opportunities, a move that could impact as many as 1,582 people globally, including India. India has the second highest number of employees after its headquarters in
Sep 19, 2014 12:00 AM
The Delhi High Court, on Thursday, asked the pharmaceutical companies, including Novartis India and Cipla, to hold a meeting with the Union Government and try to resolve the issue of implementing the revised drug pricing. A bench of Justice B D Ahmed and
Sep 18, 2014 11:55 PM
Biocon, on Thursday, said Silver Leaf Oak (Mauritius) Ltd. is picking up a 10 per cent stake in Syngene International Limited, its research services subsidiary.Syngene, a contract research organisation, was valued at Rs.3,800 crore, the company said. It d
Sep 18, 2014 11:53 PM
Two new tea plant clones with properties to tolerate the drought conditions while boosting productivity were launched on Thursday at the 50 annual general meeting of the Tea Research Association (TRA).Additional Commerce Secretary Rajani Ranjan Rashmi sai
Features
Sep 18, 2014 08:20 PM
Meet pets who double up as therapists for people who need their affection Little Akhil and ‘Doctor’ Ruffles stride down a corridor together, counting the number of steps it takes to reach the end of it. “Fifteen,” says Akhil, his
Sep 18, 2014 05:57 PM
As Pakistani sensation Fawad Khan makes his Hindi film debut with “Khoobsurat”, he talks about his craft and his challenges with Anuj Kumar It is hard to take eyes off him, a female journalist tells me after eating into my time with Fawad Kha
Sep 18, 2014 08:47 PM
This is the sixth in a series of articles on Kamal Haasan’s tryst with the classical arts. Kamal and RC Sakthi wrote a lot of screenplays. None of them were made into films. “We fumbled,” Kamal Haasan told me. “I think I became b
Sep 18, 2014 11:09 PM
Legend says Mysore’s golden throne belonged to the Pandavas The golden throne at Mysore Palace, the cynosure of all eyes during Dasara celebrations here, was reassembled on Thursday. The throne is an integral part of the Mysore royal family’s
Sep 18, 2014 11:03 PM
Uttara, wife of Abhimanyu and the daughter-in-law of Arjuna and Subhadra, is expecting her child. Aswattama, son of Drona, shoots the Brahmastra to kill the foetus in Uttara’s womb. She runs up to Lord Krishna and cries for help, and the Lord immedia
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Sep 18, 2014 10:16 PM
Rain played havoc in Guntur district with normal life getting affected due to snapped rail and road connectivity on Wednesday, when skies opened for 12 hours. A woman was washed away in the strong current of flood water in a stream overflowing the Guntur-
Sep 18, 2014 05:35 PM
Sep 18, 2014 03:44 PM
A red carpet welcome and Gujarati culture and cuisine awaited Chinese President Xi Jinpang during his six-hour visit to the State. In a first, Mr. Modi received the Chinese President in Ahmedabad after which the two sides ink some agreements related to th
Sep 18, 2014 03:44 PM
The two countries have proposed cultural exchange programmes that cover culture, education, tourism, films, among others
Sep 17, 2014 09:57 PM
Flood waters flowing into Prakasam Barrage reservoir has given rise to different activity in an around the masonry structure in Vijayawada. This has literally infused life back into River Krishna with fish occasionally making an appearance jumping out of
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