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Updated: Sep 21, 2014 02:16 AM
Sena’s offer of 125 seats unacceptable to BJP The BJP Parliamentary Board on Saturday met here “informally” after a meeting of the Central Election Committee and discussed the seat-sharing imbroglio with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. Sever
Sep 20, 2014 07:32 PM
Around 50 People’s Liberation Army men arrived at Point 30R and they were in addition to the over 35 men who were already camping at a hillock in Chumar. The standoff in Chumar region in Ladakh worsened on Saturday after a second intrusion by Chin
Updated: Sep 20, 2014 06:03 PM
"I will take back Kashmir, all of it, and I will not leave behind a single inch of it because, like the other Provinces, it belongs to Pakistan," the scion of the Bhutto family had said. India on Saturday termed as “far from reality” the com
Sep 21, 2014 02:55 AM
With its chief facing allegations in the Supreme Court that he overruled the recommendations of his investigators and the agency’s Director of Prosecution to file a charge sheet against accused persons in the Aircel-Maxis case, the Central Bure
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‘Bhushan made "deliberately misleading" statements, both on oath and in court’ The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday sought the Supreme Court’s directive to register a criminal case against Centre for Public Interest Litigati
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When children of his age were attending school, eight-year-old Govindarajan was sent to learn ‘thavil’ from the late Needamangalam Shanmugavadivel. In one year he changed his ‘gurukulavasam’ to Natchiyarkoil Raghava Pillai. In all
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At the end of the day, Prime Minister Modi replied to some 50 birthday greetings. People who wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi a happy birthday on September 17 are now thrilled to receive a reply to their tweets. Mr. Modi, caught up with the visit o
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Bahujan Samaj Party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement on the patriotism of Indian Muslims as “politically motivated.” She said the Prime Minister’s stateme
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While not directly endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that Indian Muslims were loyal to their country and would not be hoodwinked by extremist forces, a senior Rashtriya Sangh Swayamsevak leader on Saturday said the minority must take
Sport
Sep 21, 2014 02:14 AM
With the tough Asian Games gold in his pocket, and pushing away a huge mental block along with it, shooter Jitu Rai is now keen to taste Olympic success. “My aim now is to do well in the next Olympics and I’m willing to work harder for it,&#82
Sep 21, 2014 02:09 AM
“It’s very much a part of athletics,” said a senior coach when his attention was drawn to the syringes and vials found in the toilets at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium. The coach’s words indicate that today’s athletes cannot per
Sep 21, 2014 02:05 AM
Amidst suspense over the fitness of shot putter Om Prakash Karhana, a batch of 37 athletes – including sprinters, jumpers, throwers, endurance runners and a race walker – promised to put up a good show in the Incheon Asian Games. Prior to th
Sep 21, 2014 02:04 AM
Joan Capdevila, NorthEast United FC’s marquee player and the only World Cup-winning squad member to be taking part in the Hero Indian Super League, is ready to play in any position the boss wants him to. New Zealander Ricki Herbert is coach at the G
Sep 21, 2014 02:02 AM
The Board of Control for Cricket in India said that the disciplinary proceedings against Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) did not violate any bylaw of the Board’s Memorandum and Rules and Regulations (MORR). This was in response to RCA represen
Opinion
Sep 20, 2014 12:40 AM
From India’s standpoint, attracting Chinese investment is imperative for reviving growth. Besides, its deepening ties with Japan, Australia and Vietnam have opened up more room for manoeuvre in Asia Xi Jinping’s visit was billed as the third
Sep 20, 2014 12:24 AM
The visit of President Xi Jinping was remarkable for many things but mostly for the shift in the way India has done diplomacy with China. Overshadowing President Xi’s visit was an incident on the Line of Actual control in the Chumar region of Ladakh
Sep 20, 2014 12:19 AM
It would be prudent not to read Scotland’s ‘no’ to independence as a plain and simple ‘yes’ to continue with the status quo. The latest verdict is very unlike the ‘no’ vote in the 2011 nation-wide referendum, whic
Business
Sep 20, 2014 10:48 PM
State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) major oil discovery in the Bay of Bengal will start production in 2019, ONGC Chairman and Managing Director Dinesh K. Sarraf said here on Saturday. “We are moving fast on KG-D5 development.
Sep 20, 2014 10:45 PM
Having enabled the traders to connect with their counterparts in Myanmar and Colombo, the Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd (KPCL) is all set to welcome the Shipping Corporation of India’s yet-to-be-named service that would connect both the countries.A
Sep 20, 2014 10:41 PM
Productivity and quality are two of the major challenges before the industry Government can be a partner, but the tea industry has to come forward. This was the message given by Rajani Ranjan Rashmi, Additional Secretary, Union Commerce Ministry, while
Sep 20, 2014 10:39 PM
Online jewellery retailer Caratlane expects to touch revenue of Rs.1,500 crore by 2018-19.The Chennai-based startup founded in 2008, offers diamond jewellery such as rings, pendants, earrings, bangles and bracelets, chains and necklaces. It also offers go
Sep 20, 2014 10:37 PM
The move by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) to increase the span of drugs under price control by adding new strengths of 43 drugs of already under price control and revising ceiling prices of some others has been opposed by industry a
Features
Sep 20, 2014 04:30 PM
Butet Manurung, winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2014, talks about her work with Indonesia’s indigenous tribes and why she chose to start a school in the jungle. Saur Marlina Manurung, better known as Butet Manurung, is an embodiment of passion,
Sep 20, 2014 08:20 PM
Karthi tells subha j rao what it was like being part of a movie that has a wall as the main character The universe conspired to make Karthi a part of Madras. Director Pa Ranjith (Attakathi) wrote it with three newcomers in mind, but the cast never fell
Sep 20, 2014 03:56 PM
Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi is a beautiful lesson module on the life of Gandhi. Richard Attenborough’s death brings to mind the fact that we, as a people, and the Indian Government, have failed to appreciate him for making a movie on Gandhi
Sep 20, 2014 08:56 PM
Indra Swaminathan makes dolls from waste and sells them to provide for the education of one deserving student every Vijayadasami, reports L. KANTHIMATHI The waste bin in Indra Swaminathan’s house is almost empty. Because she makes the most of the t
Sep 20, 2014 08:52 PM
Out of the box idea in Thiruvanmiyur to promote the reading habit. VIPASHA SINHA meets its author A few weeks ago, people walking on New Beach Road came across a colourful box with an unexpected invitation. The wooden box with a glass door had a painted
Slideshows
Sep 20, 2014 04:16 PM
A look at some of the images on the first day of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on September 20, 2014.
Sep 20, 2014 08:20 AM
A humourous take on news this week.
Sep 19, 2014 10:49 PM
Prakasam Barrage the lifeline for thousand of hectares of paddy and other cash crops in Coastal Andhra Pradesh, was built between 1954 and 57 on Krishna River. The search for chronicling its history yielded no results for the engineers in service. Inciden
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 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
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