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Updated: Sep 19, 2014 08:57 PM
Official sources said 35 PLA men returned to Chumar and were perched on a hillock while another 300 soldiers were maintaining presence close to Line of Actual Control. Hours after withdrawing from the Chumar region in Ladakh, Chinese People’s Libe
Updated: Sep 19, 2014 07:41 PM
“We will send a proposal to Sena on the number of seats we want to contest. There are 59 seats where Sena didn’t win in the last 25 years and 19 where BJP didn’t win... We want discussion on each seat,” former State BJP president S
Updated: Sep 19, 2014 02:54 PM
Indian Muslims will live and die for India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, maintaining that they will not dance to the tunes of terror outfit al-Qaeda. “My understanding is that they are doing injustice towards the Muslims of our country.
Sep 19, 2014 09:23 PM
Old and new cars are getting modified to be an individual statement Dijith’s car is his statement and business model. The 2007 model Honda Civic is now a far cry from the one he bought. Flamboyant in canary yellow, Dijith’s modifications to
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Don’t you sometimes wish that you could just get in your car and drive off into the sunset? Without a care, hesitation or plan? Go ahead, do whatever your little heart desires. And once it’s time to get back to reality, all you have to do is us
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The Reserve Bank on Friday warned the banks to be more careful while opening accounts under the Jan-Dhan Yojana, saying that a single individual could open multiple accounts in the lure of Rs 1 lakh insurance cover. “There are some caveats when th
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Being a wine taster is like running a placement agency: as a sommelier, one decides what kind of restaurants and cuisines would work best for a wine, much like finding a job for an 18-year-old. Making wine, on the other hand, is equivalent to bringing up
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China has pledged to reduce its carbon emission intensity by 40-45 per cent by 2020 from the 2005 level in a new plan unveiled just ahead of a UN climate summit in New York. The plan, approved by Chinese cabinet, maps out major climate change goals whic
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The Indian squash team spearheaded by men’s top seed Saurav Ghosal goes into the Asian Games competition beginning on Saturday with a bright chance of winning medals in all four events on offer.India managed to win four medals (all bronze) since the
Sport
Sep 19, 2014 07:53 PM
Golf is played in a variety of settings throughout the world and on a variety of courses. Without a doubt, not all are blessed with the refinements of manicured greens and watered fairways that are nowadays taken for granted. This has not stopped entrepren
Sep 19, 2014 07:13 PM
Secret Hunter (Md. Shoaib up) won the Nanie & Sons Cup (1,200m), the main event of the races here on Friday (September 19). The winner is owned by Mr. Soumitra Banerji and trained by M. Bobby. The results:1. NAINITAL PLATE (1,200m
Sep 19, 2014 05:30 PM
The 17th Asian Games were off to a spectacular start in Incheon on September 19, 2014. Some of the world’s best in badminton, table tennis, gymnastics, swimming and shooting will be in action over the next 16 days
Sep 19, 2014 05:09 PM
Pop sensation Psy brought the house down ‘Gangnam Style’ as Incheon laid out the red carpet for over 13,000 competitors from 45 countries with an exhilarating opening ceremony to launch the 17th Asian Games at the main stadium here today. Ps
Sep 19, 2014 04:11 PM
The three-year-old gelding Spider Man, who ran second in his last start, should make amends in the Tattersalls Million, the main attraction of Saturday’s (September 20) races here. Rails will be announced one hour before the first race. NATIONALIST
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Sep 19, 2014 01:10 AM
The debate over Europe’s economic, political and military readiness to retaliate against Russia shows in a nutshell what is currently at stake in Ukraine: the future of European foreign policy. But every crisis carries with it the seed of a chance,
Sep 19, 2014 12:50 AM
If there is one clear signal that comes out of the latest set of economic data released on inflation, industrial growth and trade, it is this: the recovery process is on but it is uneven and still in first gear. Wholesale price inflation was down at a fiv
Sep 19, 2014 12:42 AM
Redressing gender imbalances in employment could remedy the current climate of sluggish global economic recovery, the Labour Ministers of the Group of 20 countries were advised last week. This is perhaps the single most significant theme in the four joint
Business
Sep 19, 2014 05:39 PM
The Rupee rose for a fourth consecutive session on Friday, boosted by strong foreign fund flows into markets, although the local currency fell against the dollar for the week, in line with losses in other emerging Asian currencies.Scotland's decision to s
Sep 19, 2014 04:46 PM
The Sensex on Friday erased early gains to end 21.79 points down on losses in capital goods, oil & gas, and realty shares but recent gains helped the benchmark log its sixth week of gains, the longest in over two years.After opening in the positive zo
Sep 19, 2014 03:43 PM
India’s foodgrain production is projected to drop by 7 per cent to about 120 million tonnes in this year due to poor monsoon rains.Foodgrain production stood at 129.24 million tonnes in the kharif season of the 2013-14 crop year (July-June).“.
Sep 19, 2014 03:21 PM
Gold prices tumbled by Rs. 440 to hit over three-month low of Rs. 27,010 per ten gram in the national capital today on heavy selling by stockists, triggered by a weakening global trend.Besides, sluggish demand and subdued global cues also weighed on the p
Sep 19, 2014 03:12 PM
Leading stock exchange BSE on Friday said it will take “appropriate action” in the matter of market regulator SEBI censuring the bourse for allegedly flouting norms during the offer for sale (OFS) of state-owned NMDC.“Currently, our team
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Sep 19, 2014 08:21 PM
Hidesign founder Dilip Kapur tells Shonali Muthalaly what it took him to create an International brand “A hippie? Really?” exclaims Dilip Kapur. “Is that what they’re calling me now?” He thinks for a minute and then looks a
Sep 19, 2014 08:43 PM
The (late) Akkineni Nageswara Rao was considered an emperor of melodies. All his movies, irrespective of the genre they were made in, have evergreen classics. As Telugus across the world remember him on his birthday today, three yesteryear actresses recal
Sep 19, 2014 08:34 PM
By taking inspiration from gypsies, gamcha weavers and rural craftspeople who are the real custodians of age-old handicraft traditions, a few designers at Srishti 2014 in Coimbatore have also breathed new life into their lives Marathi MagicKantha Creatio
Sep 19, 2014 09:20 PM
Far from being used as a means of commute, leisure biking has turned into an indulgence, a hobby A ride on a monsoon weekend, a trip along the long coastline of the country or heading to the ‘mecca’ of biking in India, Ladakh – leisure
Sep 19, 2014 09:16 PM
Renji Panicker is on a roll as an actor Renji Panicker seems to enjoy surprising himself and others in his many avatars of writer, director and, recently, actor. After catching eyeballs as a jovial father in Jude Anthany Joseph’s Ohm Shanthi Osh
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Sep 19, 2014 12:11 PM
A jawan was seriously injured in an ambush by ULFA (I) militants at Kanobari in Assam’s Sibsagar district on Friday.The militants exploded two IEDs between two tea gardens at Kherbari Tiniali when jawans of the 4th Rajput Regiment were moving in thr
Sep 19, 2014 11:06 AM
Known for having adapted a difficult electric Western instrument to the Carnatic stage with awe-inspiring success, Mandolin Shrinivas impressed pundits and lay listeners alike.
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-
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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
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