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Updated: Mar 31, 2015 12:08 AM
In his absence, Sonia mobilised public opinion, united the opposition A rally in the national capital on April 19 against the Narendra Modi government’s land acquisition policy may turn out to be the first public appearance of Congress vice-presid
Updated: Mar 31, 2015 12:38 AM
Indian operations will comprise of a combination of civil and military efforts, including passenger ferries, IAF and Air India aircraft and naval ships. Ramping up its evacuation plan for 4,000 Indians stranded in Yemen, the government has dispatched Mi
Updated: Mar 30, 2015 11:23 PM
Met department forecasts more rains, residents move to safer areas Srinagar remained on the edge throughout Monday with thousands of shopkeepers moving out goods from their shops and people ferrying their families to safer areas as the water level in th
Updated: Mar 31, 2015 01:06 AM
Tilak Ram’s humble place in Hashimpura sheltered over 12 Muslims, including many who had no idea what was happening in the by-lanes. It was May 22, 1987. The Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) along with the Army had surrounded Hashimpura, a sett
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The government has rejected BP’s application for selling ATF, saying its expenditure in India so far does not qualify it to get a fuel retailing licence, but has allowed it to apply afresh with more details. The Petroleum Ministry, earlier this m
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Beginning Monday, sale, purchase, storage and manufacturing of all forms of chewable tobacco including guktha and pan masala containing tobacco is banned in the national capital. Delhi Government has decided to run campaigns on a large scale to educate th
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The Supreme Court on Monday gave four more weeks to Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and others to respond to the final CAG report which found alleged irregularities, including in payments to contractors on drilling of D6 wells at the K
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President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian award, on acclaimed educationist and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya. On Friday, former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was also conferred the honour. The Pa
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Out-of-favour India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has appealed to the cricket fans to respect Test captain Virat Kohli and his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma’s personal lives. Anushka Sharma, who was in attendance at the Sydney Cricket Ground during
Cricket World Cup 2015
Mar 30, 2015 10:55 AM
Dismissing criticism against Virat Kohli for his early dismissal in the World Cup semifinal against Australia, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid said barring the one blip, the star batsman has been sensational Down Under.“We have short memo
Mar 30, 2015 10:55 AM
The ICC Chairman praised co-hosts Australia and New Zealand for putting up a grand show. Hailing the just-concluded World cup as the most popular in cricket’s history, ICC Chairman N Srinivasan on Monday said the event’s success has proved t
Mar 30, 2015 11:17 AM
Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses on Monday at a public reception the day after their victory Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses on Monday at a public reception the day after their victory over New Zealand in the final of th
Mar 29, 2015 08:44 AM
Mitchell Starc named Player of the Tournament Australia crushed New Zealand by seven wickets in an underwhelming final to win its fifth World Cup title here on Sunday. Captain Michael Clarke, in his last ODI appearance, made 74 as his team chased down a
Mar 30, 2015 12:34 AM
New Zealand was blown away by a clinical Australia. The most spirited side in the competition was deflated within the first few minutes of the contest. There is Australia and then the rest. For a final it was disappointing, hardly the spectacle one looke
Mar 30, 2015 01:49 PM
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson on Monday said his unbeaten knock of 64 against Pakistan in the World Cup quarterfinal is the “most important innings” of his ODI career as he was plain “lucky” to survive the hostile spell from W
Mar 30, 2015 09:10 AM
Losing to Australia in any kind of sporting event is tough for Kiwis to take The front-page headline of New Zealand’s largest newspaper reads “You’ve done us proud,” and that seems to sum up the nation’s mood after the Black
Mar 30, 2015 02:59 AM
Australia took 79 out of 80 wickets at this World Cup. Twenty-two of those went to Mitchell Starc, who is now arguably the most destructive bowler in limited-overs cricket. On Sunday, he dismissed Brendon McCullum for a duck, from where New Zealand's down
Mar 30, 2015 02:49 AM
Brendon McCullum may not have won the World Cup but he conducted himself like a champion on Sunday. He was gracious in congratulating Australia, but still grateful for what he had been able to achieve with his team. He smiled warmly, thanked his people wit
Mar 30, 2015 02:47 AM
Starc has been exceptional, deserves the Man-of-the-Series award Where other teams may feel nervous on the big stage, Australia enjoys it. No one exemplified that attitude better than Michael Clarke who, in his final ODI appearance, made 74 to anchor Au
Sport
Mar 30, 2015 06:59 PM
Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika drew her first game of the semifinal against Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine in the World Women Chess Championship that concluded here on Monday. Harika, playing with black, responded with a rare variation against Muzychu
Mar 30, 2015 05:45 PM
Woods, who has taken time off competitive golf, was last out of the top 100 as a 20-year-old in September 1996 when he was at ranked 225th. Former World No.1 Tiger Woods has dropped out of the top 100 rankings for the first time in nearly 20 years. Wo
Mar 30, 2015 05:29 PM
Zander and Mykonos caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning.Inner sand600m: Cold Play (Trevor), Royal Eclair (J.Chinoy) 39. Former better.800m: Corabella (Pasha), Siddhi (Baandal) 53, 600/40. They finished level freely. Crossfi
Mar 30, 2015 05:27 PM
The former chief selector also decried Dhoni's concern over the amount of domestic cricket national fast bowlers were being asked to play. India should start preparing for the 2019 World Cup in a diligent manner similar to the way in which the triumphan
Mar 30, 2015 03:06 PM
Newly-crowned India Open champions, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their fairytale run as they eye another podium finish at the $500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier which gets underway with the qualifiers in Kuala Lumpur on
Opinion
Mar 31, 2015 02:09 AM
If there were any doubts about Australia’s preeminence in cricket’s world order, those were ruthlessly banished at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. A fifth World Cup crown in 11 editions — each achieved in a different continent, b
Mar 31, 2015 01:42 AM
The people of Delhi voted for Arvind Kejriwal, giving him another chance. A leader, especially a very popular one, needs a House of the People in terms of popular backing. He has gatekeepers, he needs conscience-keepers. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) sprang
Mar 31, 2015 01:19 AM
Forty years after returning as a Peace Corps volunteer to a village in Tamil Nadu, the writer finds religions in harmony, borrowing customs and cultural norms from one another The hotel manager was politely incredulous. Wouldn’t I like a car or an
Business
Mar 31, 2015 12:53 AM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) plans tougher rules for takeovers involving non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), according to draft guidelines published on Monday, outlining a demand that all substantial deals seek its prior approval. In its latest
Mar 31, 2015 12:37 AM
The central bank now mandates that banks set aside funds for emergency use in a so-called counter cyclical capital buffer. Banks can now divert as provision against bad loans a bigger share of the capital cushion required to be set aside to guard themse
Mar 31, 2015 12:36 AM
GVK Power & Infrastructure is likely to file a draft prospectus for up to $250 million initial public offer (IPO) of its airport unit soon, said four sources involved in the process. The unit, GVK Airport Developers Pvt Ltd., operates airports in Mu
Mar 31, 2015 12:34 AM
To help start-ups and young entrepreneurs raise funds, the Securities and Exchange Board (SEBI) of India today proposed an ‘Alternate Capital Raising Platform’, wherein such firms can raise money from institutions and HNIs from the capital mar
Mar 31, 2015 12:34 AM
Suresh Senapaty, who joined Wipro in 1980 as the head of finance function, is retiring today as the CFO of one of India’s largest business houses. He will be Non-Executive Director of Wipro Enterprise Ltd. and Wipro GE Healthcare. During the 35 year
Features
Mar 30, 2015 08:24 PM
Kutle Khan, well-known folk singer from Rajasthan, who performed in the city recently, talks to us on the enduring charm of desert music and his project to help the Manganiyar community It’s not easy to replicate the romance of the sandstone city o
Mar 30, 2015 08:15 PM
At her two-hour gig in Chennai, Shibani Kashyap belted out popular Bollywood hits to an appreciative audience Back in 1998, when pop music was alive and thriving, my routine post-school fixture involved watching MTV while helping myself to lunch. Among t
Mar 30, 2015 08:14 PM
Bengalur actor Gulshan Devaiah on his experience playing the role of Mandar Ponkshe in Hunterrr Bengaluru actor Gulshan Devaiah is making headlines these days, having played Hindi cinema’s first-of-its-kind understated sex addict in Hunterrr. The b
Mar 30, 2015 09:12 PM
Sriram Karri’s debut novel talks about friendship and the nation he was born in Sriram Karri’s first fictional book, ‘Autobiography of a Mad Nation’ (Fingerprint publishing; Rs. 450) is filled with emotions, though it has been des
Mar 30, 2015 09:10 PM
Summer vacations call for some family time and what better way to bond than over movies; some old and some new. With the two-month long holidays looming ahead of them, young parents find that a movie session every other week is a great way to keep their ch
Slideshows
Mar 30, 2015 07:58 PM
Heavy rains lashes most part of the state, with people moving to safer places. Authorities have issued an alert as Jhelum river crossed danger mark in Srinagar. Rs. 200 crores have been sanctioned to meet situation. Photos: Nissar Ahmad
Mar 30, 2015 03:53 PM
Traffic got disrupted and main thoroughfares turned into canals due to a sudden unseasonal downpour in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. The Hindu lensman Mohammed Yousuf captures the travails of commuters.
Mar 29, 2015 08:56 PM
Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
Mar 29, 2015 04:56 PM
Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swami temple at Bhadrachalam saw lakhs of visitors on the occasion of Sita Rama Kalyanam on Saturday and Maha Pattabhishekam on Sunday. While the temple was tastefully decorated with flowers and coloured lights, devotees took a holy
Mar 28, 2015 09:10 PM
A gargantuan clash of co-hosts is on the cards when New Zealand takes on Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
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