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Updated: Dec 27, 2014 06:45 PM
"Pakistan should now act and hand him over to us," Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju told reporters in New Delhi. India on Saturday asked Pakistan to hand over underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, saying enough evidences have been given to it on the pri
Updated: Dec 27, 2014 05:28 PM
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni broke the world record for most number of stumpings in international cricket after he effected his 134th dismissals on day two of the third cricket Test against Australia in Melbourne on Saturday. The 33-year-old Dhon
Updated: Dec 27, 2014 05:51 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has denied that his family used a Navy helicopter to attend a wedding in Goa this past week. In a statement issued here on Saturday, Mr. Jaitley refuted the allegations made by a Goa-based social activist and lawyer Aires R
Updated: Dec 27, 2014 07:22 PM
39 militants, including two terrorist commanders, were killed in airstrikes by Pakistani fighter jets in the restive Dattakhel area. About 60 militants were killed in airstrikes by the Pakistan military and a gun battle that ensued after terrorists atta
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The Hindu Janjagruti Samiti (HJS), rightwing Hindu outfit has condemned senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani for lauding the movie PK. In a press note issued here on Saturday, the HJS has criticised him for appreciating the movie and o
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He said their effort is exemplary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed the famous 'Dabbawalas’ (lunch box—carriers) of Mumbai for joining the Swachh Bharat campaign, saying their effort is exemplary. I congratulate the Dabbawal
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A youth in his mid-20s hurled a stone at AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal at a public gathering in New Delhi on Saturday, a party member said. An Aam Aadmi Party source said that the incident occurred around 6.45 p.m when Kejriwal was addressing a gathering in
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For the first time since his mother's assassination in 2007, Bilawal stayed out of Pakistan on her death anniversary, reportedly due to differences with his father Asif Ali Zardari. Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stayed away fro
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Ireland’s twin brothers, David Harte and Conor Harte, are all set to represent the newly assembled Mumbai franchisee Dabang Mumbai in the upcoming Hero Hockey India League (HIL), starting from January 22.While David will be playing his second year i
Assembly Election 2014
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
Dec 26, 2014 01:30 PM
Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Mr. Das will stake claim to form the BJP-AJSU alliance government. Raghuvar Das, a five-time MLA, was on Friday elected leader of the BJP legislature party clearing the decks for his swearing in as Jharkhand's firs
Dec 26, 2014 07:56 AM
"So many stories doing the rounds about a BJP-NC deal. Let me say this as strongly as possible — there is no deal or any discussion going on" Outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on categorically said there is “no deal” or any “
Sport
Dec 27, 2014 07:01 PM
Statistical highlights on day two of the third cricket Test between India and Australia in Melbourne on Saturday.# Ryan Harris (74 off 88 balls) has posted his highest score in Tests, outstripping the 68 not out off 123 balls vs West Indies at Bridgetown i
Dec 27, 2014 06:38 PM
United Racing & Bloodstock Breeders Ltd represented by Mr & Mrs. Vijay Mallya’s Coriolis (P. Trevor up) won the Jog Cup, the main event of the races held here on Saturday (Dec. 27). The winner is trained by S. Attaollahi.1. SUMMER DUST PLATE
Dec 27, 2014 06:25 PM
Power Planet, who is in good form, may complete a hat-trick in the Star Of Gwalior Cup (1,600m), the main event of the races to be held here on Sunday (Dec. 28). TREASURE LEAF PLATE (Div. I), (1,100m), (Cat. III), 3-y-o & over, rated upto 25, 1-00 p.m
Dec 27, 2014 06:05 PM
Overwhelmed by the support she received from Boxing India and her fellow countrymen including cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar while facing the prospect of a life ban, boxer L Sarita Devi hopes to make it count by winning a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.&#8
Dec 27, 2014 05:21 PM
Laurita and Way Out caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning.Inner sand600m: Shown (Zameer), 2/y/o Swaraj (rb) 39. They finished level freely. 2/y/o’s Shadowfax (Sameer), Bramhachari (Hamir) 41.5. Pair level.800m: Midni
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 27, 2014 06:15 PM
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Saturday said the central bank would like to focus on medium—term inflation targeting and will not chase the short-term goals.“The medium term is what gives you time to let the economy adjust to the changes that
Dec 27, 2014 04:29 PM
Central bank is buying 80 trillion yen in assets each month Japan’s Cabinet, on Saturday, approved about 3.5 trillion yen ($29 billion) in fresh stimulus, including subsidies and job creation, to help pull the world’s third-largest economy o
Dec 27, 2014 03:16 PM
Write-off hampers fresh loans to farmers: RBI chief Questioning the effectiveness of the government’s farm debt waiver programmes, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Saturday said that such schemes had constrained credit flow to farmers. “In
Dec 27, 2014 10:52 AM
“If Vividh Bharati goes online then listeners from California to Vancouver will be able to listen to it” Prasar Bharati is trying to expand its online presence to reach a wider audience, its Chief Executive Officer Jawhar Sircar said here on
Dec 26, 2014 11:58 PM
Launch of new City and MPV Mobilio helps sustain strong sales momentum. Riding on new launches, Japanese auto major Honda is set for over 62 per cent growth in its sales in India this year at around 1.8 lakh units. The company, which launched two models
Features
Dec 27, 2014 04:56 PM
Kites on trees, on power lines, on billboards… The International Kite Festival in Gujarat during Makara Sankaranti is a great time to watch the skies change colour, says Anantha Krishnan. Kites literally fill the skies of Gujarat during Makara San
Dec 27, 2014 07:18 PM
Veteran actor Radha Ravi tells Sudhir Srinivasan he considers his role in Pisasu to be his best ever and Mysskin to be the most unique director he has ever worked with General Secretary of the South Indian Film Artistes’ Association. President of t
Dec 27, 2014 07:31 PM
After a lean phase, Thamarai is back with Yennai Arindhaal. The lyricist in a chat with Subha J. Rao When lyricist Thamarai, composer Harris Jayaraj and director Gautham Vasudev Menon get together, the stage is set for magic. From Minnale to Vaaranam Aay
Dec 27, 2014 07:52 PM
Steel rods, sand, bitumen, bricks eat into pedestrian space in this neighbourhood. Labourers sieve sand. A few others carry bricks and bitumen. No, I am not reporting a scene from a construction site. These images come from the pavements of Gandhi Nagar.
Dec 27, 2014 07:51 PM
School Road becomes safer for pedestrians and motorists. D. Madhavan reports With the Corporation constructing a median there, School Road in Mogappair will now be safer for pedestrians and motorists. On an average, at least 20,000 pedestrians cross the
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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