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Updated: Apr 26, 2015 07:18 PM
200 foreign tourists have reportedly gone missing in the avalanche caused by the massive quake on Saturday. The death toll in Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal has reached 2000 and climbing, police said. The number of those injured is over 4700 aroun
Apr 26, 2015 06:52 PM
The IAF C-17 aircraft with 225 Indians arrived in Delhi from Kathmandu on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took stock of the situation and directed speeding up of efforts to save and evacuate people from Nepal.The 7.9-magnitude temblor on
Apr 26, 2015 04:33 PM
Passenger planes from India to Nepal were not allowed to land in Kathmandu in the wake of more tremors. Rescue and relief operations were interrupted on Sunday after a fresh tremor of 6.7-magnitude rocked Nepal. Even as India raced to intensify the ongo
Updated: Apr 26, 2015 03:29 PM
Vijayakanth met leaders of opposition in the state, heralding a new beginning for opposition unity against the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) leader Vijayakanth on Sunday met leaders of opposition in the state, heral
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Zimbabwean Duncan Fletcher’s contract ended at the end of the World Cup while former India cricketer Ravi Shastri was the with team in the capacity of Team Director. Former stalwarts Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will be part o
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An amount of Rs. 5 lakh was recorded as the valuation of Chennai Super Kings’s demerger. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday decided to seek a fresh legal opinion on the controversial low valuation of the IPL franchisee Che
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Royal Challengers Bangalore has won the toss against Delhi Daredevils and elected to field, in their match on Sunday at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi.
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An Indian army expedition team on Sunday rescued over 61 climbers and retrieved 19 bodies from Mount Everest after the devastating earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.“19 dead bodies were retrieved and 61 injured persons were rescued by the Indian Ar
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Indian telecom companies have announced special call rates for aiding in the relief and rescue work involving the devastating earthquake in Nepal.While Bharti Airtel has offered calls made to Nepal free of cost on its network till April 27, 2015 midnight,
IPL 2015
Apr 26, 2015 01:18 PM
While Punjab are lying last with four losses from six matches, Hyderabad are slightly ahead on net run rate despite having a similar win-loss count. Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab and SunRisers Hyderabad would be look
Apr 25, 2015 03:38 PM
Sunrisers fall 20 runs short with the Sri Lankan returning four for 23. Mumbai Indians held its nerve to register its second win in this season of the IPL at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. In a match that saw a lacklustre batting display by both team
Apr 25, 2015 07:46 PM
Spells from Ashwin and Jadeja yield five for 36 as visitors fold 97 runs short. After failing thrice against Kings XI Punjab last season, it was payback time for Chennai Super Kings as it thrashed last year’s runner-up by 97 runs on Saturday to re
Apr 25, 2015 02:01 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders will look to regain momentum at home after a reasonably successful ‘away’ mission in the IPL-8. When the defending champion takes on the current table-topper Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on Sunday, it will try to m
Sport
Apr 26, 2015 08:20 PM
Delhi Daredevils whipped up their favourite mocktails recently Relaxing is very important for sportsmen. That is why a day before their match with the Mumbai Indians, the Delhi Daredevils team, which won the match, relaxed with some mocktails and smoothi
Apr 26, 2015 08:16 PM
A West Indian by birth with roots in India, Robin Singh worked hard to make a place for himself in Indian cricket. He remembers his formative Inidan cricket days. A West Indian in Indian team? For Robin Singh it was a strange conflict but over the years
Apr 26, 2015 06:05 PM
Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy’s Call Me Classy (Prem up) won the Nilgiris 1000 Guineas (1,400m), the main event of the races held here on Sunday (April 26). The winner is trained by R. Foley.1. PALANI PLATE (1,300m) rated 60 to 85: Blazing Comet (Rajendra
Apr 26, 2015 05:35 PM
Fresh tremors shortly after Sunday noon delayed the evacuation of the Indian Under-14 girls football team from Kathmandu. The team, comprising 18 players and five officials, is waiting at the airport. An aircraft that was to bring the stranded team ba
Apr 26, 2015 02:47 AM
The eighth edition of the Indian Premier League is close to the half-way mark but Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore are yet to shake off their inconsistency.Both teams have suffered three losses each. Delhi has three wins — one more t
Opinion
Apr 25, 2015 01:40 AM
India cannot continue with a pattern of industry that yields so few jobs but has such a large ecological footprint. Neither can it be excited by the urban nightmares that its cities are today. The land law debate must be the occasion to talk about these k
Apr 25, 2015 01:33 AM
The Nirbhaya agitation of 2012 not only removed the stigma surrounding rape but also gave women the hope that their complaint would be heard. The anti-rape agitation in India that followed on the heels of the Nirbhaya gang-rape incident in New Delhi in 2
Apr 25, 2015 01:26 AM
Given the high investment and negative incentives such as input subsidies, small farmers have not benefited from government schemes. Everything about the suicide of the farmer from Dausa, Gajendra Singh, save the tragedy for his family, has been theatre
Business
Apr 26, 2015 02:36 PM
Vijay Mallya also took to social media platform Twitter with a series of tweets explaining his position. Asked to quit United Spririts’ board, Vijay Mallya struck a defiant note saying he ‘intends’ to continue as its Chairman and refut
Apr 26, 2015 01:36 PM
Xiaomi declined to disclose the quantum and value of the stake, which the Tata Group’s former chief has picked in his personal capacity. Iconic business leader Ratan Tata has acquired a stake in Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, the first investment b
Apr 26, 2015 12:47 AM
Continues to optimise its fuel mix and other operating costs to improve margins India’s largest cement manufacturer UltraTech Cement, an Aditya Birla Group company, has reported a 27 per cent drop in its fourth quarter standalone net profit due to
Apr 25, 2015 08:47 PM
USL has already seen a number of exits from its board and top management since the probe was launched by Diageo. Alleging fund diversion to Kingfisher and other UB group entities, United Spirits’ new owner Diageo has asked Vijay Mallya to step dow
Apr 25, 2015 07:26 PM
The government will create a banking investment company, which will hold the government’s shares, Sinha said. nion Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said that the government was fully prepared to tackle the fall-out of a deficient monsoon
Features
Apr 26, 2015 08:29 PM
From captaining New Zealand to coaching the Chennai Super Kings, Stephen Fleming talks about his eventful journey. I feel like a dwarf now. With the tall and rugged Stephen Fleming standing next to me, there’s little I can do to avoid feeling weak-
Apr 26, 2015 08:58 PM
Deepti Sati makes her dream debut in Lal Jose’s new film Nee Na For a girl who had no idea about how to go about getting a role in a film, Deepti Sati has found herself an enviable debut—a Lal Jose film –Nee Na. It was serendipity, say
Apr 26, 2015 08:34 PM
Using Sakshi Bhava can help develop a witnessing attitude Do you work hard or do you work smart? I tend to start the day working smart — I am focused, sharp and full of ideas. But post-lunch (especially if it is a big, heavy lunch) I find myself wo
Apr 26, 2015 08:54 PM
Youngsters share their thoughts with the author on Mani Ratnam’s film O Kadhal Kanmani. They also voice their concerns about modern-day relationships O Kadhal Kanmani, the latest Mani Ratnam film, is the buzzword now. The film has triggered off a d
Apr 26, 2015 08:52 PM
“You actually run 42 km? Non-stop? But, why?” Many long-distance runners have been asked this question by friends and family. For most people who don’t run, a 15-km, 20-km, 30-km or 40-km run seems unnecessary, daunting, boring, crazy (y
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Apr 25, 2015 07:39 PM
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Scenes from the sets of Vai Raja Vai Genre: Comedy, drama Director: Aishwarya R. Dhanush Cast: Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Vivekh, Taapsee Cinematographer: Velraj Producer: AGS Entertainment
Apr 25, 2015 04:01 PM
A strong 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital on Saturday causing massive damage. Tremors were felt across eastern and northern parts of India triggering panic. A selection of images capturing the extent of damage.
Apr 24, 2015 05:12 PM
The week saw Congress and Aam Aadmi Party intensifying their fight against Land Bill, holding farmers' rallies, while CPI(M) elected its new chief - Sitaram Yechury. After being dormant for nearly half a century, Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted spewing sm
Apr 23, 2015 11:02 AM
With more than 1 million observations, including those of the farthest and oldest galaxies ever beholden by humanity, no man-made satellite has touched as many minds or hearts as the Hubble Space Telescope.
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