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Updated: May 24, 2015 04:52 PM
The AIADMK chief took charge at her office in the Tamil Nadu Secretariat, and spent an hour in the CM's room. The day after being sworn in , The AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalithaa, took charge as Chief Minister at her office in Fort St. George. Jayalalith
Updated: May 24, 2015 12:55 AM
Pankaj Mishra spoke to Basharat Peer about his exploration of China, the Indian encounter with China and East Asia, along with other issues. One of the few Indian writers to have travelled extensively through China and the East Asian countries in its sp
Updated: May 24, 2015 10:31 AM
India is planning to ask Pakistan to seize assets of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and most wanted terrorists Hafiz Saeed and Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, as all the three are in the UNSC’s al-Qaeda sanctions list that makes it incumbent upon Isla
Updated: May 24, 2015 08:34 AM
Bihar leaders attend Goswami Sammelan to woo upper castes before polls. Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call on Friday that Bihar should rise above caste politics for its development, his own party leaders in Bihar participated in a caste-b
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It seems there is no end for the rise of death toll in Srikakulam District. Five more persons died of sunstroke on Sunday, taking the toll to 28 in the district. P. Janaradhna Rao (70) of Priyaagrharam, Polaki mandal, V. Tavitamma (75) of Veerghattam, K.L
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The workers at Metro Project construction site, daily commuters and labourers struggle to work in the oppressive heat wave conditions in Hyderabad. The temperature has been above 43 degrees for past one week. The Hindu lensmen capture the hardship faced b
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Heat wave claimed three more lives in Nizamabad district on Sunday. Balaiah, a former MPTC member of Amarlabanda in Sadasivanagar mandal died as he was affected by heat wave conditions. He breathed his last on Sunday due to dehydration and high fever caus
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"Supreme Court had given the decision. The case had gone against him (Afzal) in the apex court. Mercy petition was also rejected," he added. Former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Sunday rejected National Conference leader Omar Abdullah’
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There is a lurking suspicion over the role of “external elements” in the large-scale violence that Jaffna witnessed last week.The context behind the violence was a recent incident of rape and murder of an 18-year-old schoolgirl in Pungudutivu,
IPL 2015
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday urged his players to make “one last effort” on their “biggest day” to emerge triumphant at the Eden Gardens on Sunday when they lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Super Kings will look to Dhoni’s magic to arrest Mumbai Indians’ momentum. For cricket aficionados in India, M.S. Dhoni’s name instantly evokes thoughts of his near mystic ability to conjure up victory. His calm, cerebral presence has
May 23, 2015 04:52 PM
Will the big guns come good or will the likes of Pawan Negi and Hardik Pandya become unlikely heroes at Eden Gardens? In what could be deja vu from 2013, Eden Gardens will again host Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI), who will lock horns
May 23, 2015 05:40 PM
"Our bowlers are doing well, executing their plans beautifully; Nehra has been exceptional" Star left-hander Suresh Raina feels that Chennai Super Kings’ stupendous success as the most consistent team in the eight editions of Indian Premier League
Sport
May 24, 2015 02:57 AM
England slimmed New Zealand’s first-innings lead to 60 at a cost of two wickets by the close of day three in the first cricket test at Lord’s on Saturday. England was 74-2 in its second innings, with Alastair Cook and Ian Bell settled after th
May 24, 2015 12:10 AM
Formula One’s Grand Prix Driver Association (GPDA) has launched a survey to get feedback from fans to improve the show in light of falling attendances in circuits and reducing television viewing figures. GPDA was first formed in 1961 and was disbande
May 23, 2015 11:53 PM
Mohun Bagan took a step closer to the Hero I-League title with a 2-0 win over Sporting Clube de Goa in a 19th round match at the Vidyasagar Stadium in Barasat on Saturday. It was sweet revenge for Bagan as it had lost its away game 2-1 at Margao.With its
May 23, 2015 11:52 PM
Sowjanya was not at her best and required medical attention Third seed Sharrmadaa Baluu beat seventh seed Sowjanya Bavisetti 6-2, 6-3 in the final of the $10,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament here on Saturday. It was the second singles title at
May 23, 2015 11:50 PM
A beautiful week of tennis ended in an anti-climax at the Mysore Minerals Ltd. $10,000 Mandya Open ITF men’s tennis tournament, with top seed Antoine Escoffier of France retiring with a twisted ankle from the final against No. 3 seed Karunuday Singh
Opinion
May 23, 2015 02:31 AM
Last week, when nine well-known media houses began publishing directly to Facebook, allowing the social media giant’s 1.4 billion users to read stories then and there, those in the embattled media industry would have felt relieved and uneasy at the
May 23, 2015 02:25 AM
Following a controversy sparked recently over remarks by some Members of Parliament on tobacco use, a group of leading film-makers is seeking to dilute the strong tobacco control measures undertaken by successive governments. The film-makers have made a r
May 23, 2015 02:13 AM
A reasonable case can be made that the Delhi Lieutenant Governor’s discretionary powers do not extend to the appointment of the Chief Secretary without the ‘aid and advice’ of the Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers The tussle
Business
May 23, 2015 10:57 PM
At the outset, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and his NDA Government on completing one year in office. Before NDA Government was swept to power with a decisive mandate in the Lok Sabha poll in 2014, the country faced eno
May 23, 2015 10:47 PM
Confident tone from Fed as a consequence of waning economic headwinds Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was clearer than ever on Friday that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, as the U.S. economy was set to bounce back from
May 23, 2015 10:33 PM
City Union Bank has achieved a growth of 18.9 per cent in its net profit at Rs. 99.08 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015, against Rs. 83.35 crore in the same period in the previous year. The growth was despite making higher provisions again
May 23, 2015 04:12 PM
Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will lead a business delegation to Algeria from May 26 to June 1, 2015, a FICCI statement said on Saturday.“India has been given a status of Guest of Honour country for the Algiers International Trade Fair, being
May 23, 2015 02:41 PM
Gold prices fell further by Rs 150 to Rs 27,450 per ten grams at the bullion market on Saturday dragged down by a weak trend overseas and sluggish demand from jewellers. Silver also declined by Rs 375 to Rs 38,800 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial u
Features
May 22, 2015 07:37 PM
Refusing to be shackled, these young entrepreneurs from small towns are making it big in Hyderabad. According to American entrepreneur and author Scott Belsky, ‘It is not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.’ Entrepreneurs in th
May 22, 2015 08:22 PM
Veteran artiste Thammanam Gopi looks back on the vicissitudes of his life on stage. He was recently accorded the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi's Gurupooja award, 2014 Thammanam Gopi’s story wears the smell of greasepaint; it speaks of nights spe
May 22, 2015 08:32 PM
Café Canopy is back with its dosa festival, this time with a few new additions. Dosas are the flavour of the season again and they’re lining up hot and crispy at Café Canopy in Hotel Abad Plaza. The café’s well known dosa festi
May 24, 2015 06:05 PM
Leadership demands progressive learning, and does not have set rules. ‘When the going gets tough, the tough get going.’ Over the years, the definition of leadership has changed. From being a ceremonious position, leadership has come down t
May 23, 2015 09:28 PM
Writer Karan Bajaj talks about living a yogic life in the heart of the material world. Author Karan Bajan — who is high up on the corporate ladder as the Chief Marketing Officer of Aden and Anais in New York — identifies h
Slideshows
May 24, 2015 02:16 PM
This week, the mercury climbed to an unbearable 47 degrees Celsius in parts of the country, even as heatwaves claimed nearly 250 lives in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha. Here is India coping with heat - in pictures.
May 22, 2015 06:59 PM
Amidst protests by disgruntled students and parents, announcement date of COMEDK and CET results have been postponed. The decisions of postponing were taken after the protests by students and parents entered its fourth day in the premises of the Departm
May 22, 2015 06:02 PM
Jayalalithaa will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday, yet again. The AIADMK supremo's day out in Chennai was marked with frenzy, festivity and chaos. A few pictures that capture the mood.
May 21, 2015 07:28 PM
The E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo will be dominated by virtual reality (VR) headsets, as the market gets set to explode over the next 12 months.
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