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Updated: Dec 28, 2014 09:59 PM
The missing Airbus A320-200 was on the submitted flight plan route. However, it had requested deviation due to weather before communication with the aircraft was lost. Several hours of searching Indonesian waters turned up no sign of an AirAsia plane th
Updated: Dec 28, 2014 10:30 PM
Two persons were injured, one seriously, in a ‘low-intensity’ explosion triggered by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) outside Coconut Groove pub in Bengaluru on Sunday night. Both the injured — a man and a woman — have been a
Updated: Dec 28, 2014 07:57 PM
Thousands of commuters faced hardships because of a transport strike called by various trade unions on Sunday, leaving commuters to the mercy of share autos and dependent on minimal train services. Members of various transport union
Dec 28, 2014 08:12 PM
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday made a strong pitch for the ‘Make in India’ campaign here and asked South Korean companies “to scale up their presence” in the country.“We regard (South) Korea as one of the mo
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An AirAsia jet with 162 people on board disappeared Sunday while flying from western Indonesia to Singapore on a scheduled two-hour flight. Here’s a look at the key developments. 1) Air Asia Flight 8501 takes off from Surabaya, Indonesia’s seco
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Weighing its options carefully, PDP, the single largest party in the hung Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, on Sunday began consultations with its newly elected MLAs in a bid to find a consensus on the sensitive issue of joining hands with BJP or the Congress to
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The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 16
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West Africa’s fight to contain Ebola has hampered the campaign against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that is claiming many thousands more lives than the dreaded virus. In Gueckedou, near the village where Ebola first started killing p
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Actor-director Seth Rogen’s controversial comedy The Interview has started on a high note at the box office, despite the sea of trouble leading up to its release.After it collected more than $1 million on Christmas Day, the film is headed for $2.8 m
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 28, 2014 03:11 PM
The deadlock over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir may end soon, with both the PDP and the BJP insiders saying the two parties were close to striking an agreement. A Peoples Democratic Party source told IANS that the two parties were close to a
Dec 28, 2014 12:27 PM
Four Ministers — three from the BJP and one from the AJSU — also take oath; Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh fail to make it due to bad weather Bharatiya Janata Party leader Raghubar Das became the first non-tribal to take oath on Sunday as t
Dec 27, 2014 01:49 PM
PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhter said the party was discussing all its options for government formation, hinting at an alliance with the BJP. Hinting that it is ready to do business with the BJP, the PDP, which has emerged as the single largest party in th
Dec 26, 2014 08:32 PM
Mr. Vohra has called both the parties for a discussion. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra, on Friday officially wrote to the PDP and BJP, the parties with the largest number of MLAs following the recent Assembly elections, on their plans for govern
Sport
Dec 28, 2014 06:32 PM
Carlton, who maintains form, may score an encore in the Lingapur Cup (1,400m), the chief event of the races to be held here on Monday (Dec. 29). ROMANTIC FANTASY PLATE (1,200m), (Cat. II), maiden 2-y-o only (Terms), 12-55 p.m.: 1. Delta Force (9) Deep Sha
Dec 28, 2014 06:21 PM
Ray Of Light (A.M.Tograllu up) won the Star of Gwalior Cup, the main event of the races held here on Sunday. The winner is owned by Dr C S Poonawalla & Mr A C Poonawalla rep. Villoo Poonawalla Rac & Breed Pvt Ltd, M/s Vijay Kumar Gupta and Susheel
Dec 28, 2014 06:20 PM
Amazing Grace ridden by P.Trevor won the Jewel Royals Maharaja Jiwajirao Scindia Trophy (Gr. II), the main event of the races held here on Sunday. The winner is owned by Mr. & Mrs. Vijay Mallya rep. Utd Rac & Bloodstock Breeders Ltd. P.Shroff trai
Dec 28, 2014 05:15 PM
Supreme Emperor may score in the Mayuram Plate (1,200m), the feature event of the races to be held here on Monday (Dec. 29). URBAN AREA PLATE (Div. I), (1,000m), 2-y-o only (Terms), 1-10 p.m.: 1. Baratheon (4) Rajendra Singh 60.5, 2. Flash Of Elegance (5)
Dec 28, 2014 04:22 PM
Tahrir, Bullseye and Adam showed out when the horses were exercised here on Sunday (Dec. 28).Inner sand600m: Pure Bliss (Baandal), 2/y/o Shining Melody (T.Mahesh) 39. They ended level. 2/y/o’s The Messiah (rb), Pearl Secret (S.Shinde) 39. Former ende
Opinion
Dec 27, 2014 01:14 AM
None of our Teacher Education programmes has ever seriously tried to achieve a clear and convincing enough understanding of what one tries to achieve through education. It always has been a rhetoric of larger aims and working for myopically understood par
Dec 27, 2014 12:54 AM
That Jharkhand is to get its first non-tribal Chief Minister since its formation in 2000 is more a political accident than a seminal event. Raghuvar Das would not have been the automatic choice of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the top post in the State i
Dec 27, 2014 12:45 AM
Even for a country known for its tardy judicial processes, the fact that the L.N. Mishra assassination case remained in the trial stage for nearly 40 years after the Union Railway Minister was killed in January 1975 is an unconscionable blot on the crimin
Business
Dec 28, 2014 04:14 PM
As it awaits final RBI guidelines to apply for a universal banking licence, Reliance Capital will consider giving up to 10 per cent stake to its newly-signed strategic partner Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank of Japan in its proposed bank. Besides, the financ
Dec 28, 2014 03:40 PM
Reliance Capital would begin "active discussions" for Japanese giant Nippon Life hiking its stake in Reliance Life to 49 per cent Within days of the government allowing more overseas investment in insurance sector through an ordinance, Anil Ambani-led R
Dec 27, 2014 10:52 PM
The Central Bank is working to set a legal framework for the use of advanced e-commerce technologies. But, in the meantime, no one could treat the absence of a solution as an excuse to violate Indian rules, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Ra
Dec 27, 2014 10:48 PM
Currently, the mobile market has grown to $12 b in size but imports constitute three quarters of market. With India’s mobile phone imports estimated to touch Rs.75,750 crore in 2015 and exports likely to hit zero level, Indian Cellular Association
Dec 27, 2014 10:46 PM
Novo Nordisk, the world’s biggest insulin maker, is confident about its long-term growth plans but needs to secure approval for its new long-acting insulin Tresiba in the U.S., its chief executive said in a newspaper interview on Saturday. “
Features
Dec 28, 2014 04:28 PM
Priya Paul, chairperson of Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels, on taking her brand places. Most five-star hotels don’t really prefer autos whizzing into their porticos, but here’s one that’s got a funky auto grandly parked in its lobby. Zon
Dec 28, 2014 05:02 PM
Having earned critics’ praise and surprising audience with his latest act, Sharwanand is happy to have stuck to his convictions. If he were to look back at his profile, Sharwanand would be extremely happy and proud with the choice of his subjects.
Dec 28, 2014 05:13 PM
Here’s the lowdown on how to shop for a New Year Eve party What's the next best thing to a fabulous New Year's Eve party? Showing up for the soiree looking like a million bucks! If you're nibbling your nails to the quick, trying to get your outfit
Dec 28, 2014 05:11 PM
New galleries that opened this year gave the art scene in Hyderabad a welcome shot in the arm ‘Art scene changing for better’ “Taking the first step is difficult. Once one takes the initiative, everything else falls in place and one
Dec 28, 2014 04:58 PM
Fort Kochi’s custom of burning the papaanji on New Year's Eve is one of its kind At the dot of midnight on December 31, when one year wraps up and another begins, the night sky will light up with celebratory fireworks. Concomitantly another equally
Slideshows
Dec 27, 2014 07:38 PM
Scenes from the set of Darling (Genre: Horror; Director: Sam Anton; Cast: G.V. Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani, Srushti Dange; Cinematographer: Krishan Vasant; Producer: Geetha Arts, Studio Green)
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