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Apr 28, 2015 03:04 AM
In one five-storey house, three officers are trying to extract two bodies trapped between the beams inside. The death toll in Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal soared past 4,000 on Monday even as rumours persist that another major earthquake is immin
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 02:41 AM
"At least 50 deaths of farmers either by suicide or cardiac arrest have been reported and government has done nothing about it." Brown, damaged wheat fields is all one gets to see in Sonepat district of Haryana. In at least six villages The Hindu survey
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 03:11 AM
Messages from friends started flooding my inbox. All I could say was: "We are safe. Thanks." I have covered every major event in Nepal: the palace massacre in June 2001, the Maoist conflict since November 2001, including the height of violence between 2
Apr 28, 2015 01:56 AM
The HRD Minister addressed Dr. Bose directly with her finger pointed at him while replying to a debate in the Lok Sabha. The gloves were clearly off in the Lok Sabha on Monday as Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani went in for a direc
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International aid effort to Nepal intensifies; death toll passes 4,000 while more than 6,500 injured. Shock turned to anger in Nepal on Tuesday as some of the tens of thousands stricken by a devastating earthquake, which killed more than 4,000 people, e
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Riots, looting in much of West Baltimore; violence breaks out after funeral of African-American man injured by police. Baltimore erupted in violence on Monday as hundreds of rioters looted stores, set buildings on fire and injured at least 15 police off
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India Inc. — individually and through apex industry associations — has stepped in to help the people of Nepal and their friends and relatives who are trying to reach them.Airtel has offered free calls from India to Nepal for 48 hours from the
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said 108 people from the State were missing in Nepal. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said 108 people from the State were missing in Nepal. Ms Banerjee was speaking to journalists in Jalpaiguri after
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Smart cities in Maharashtra could very well end up looking as “smart” as Tel Aviv, the capital of Israel.In a key stride in collaboration between the State and Israel, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai
IPL 2015
Apr 28, 2015 03:02 AM
Warner leads from the front and Boult & Co. do the rest for the visitors. It was a night when conventional wisdom went out the window. Spinners tied the batsmen down on a track covered by grass. Sunrisers Hyderabad struggled throughout its innings an
Apr 27, 2015 01:56 PM
Dhoni’s Super Kings take on Gambhir’s Knight Riders in high-voltage clash. By its very nature, T20 cricket is rather shallow. Yet, the ruthlessly compressed format does throw up moments of gripping action and excitement. In this territory, y
Apr 27, 2015 11:27 AM
Duminy feels it is not fair to single out a player in the team’s inconsistent run, which has seen them lose four out of their seven games. : With 124 runs in seven games, Yuvraj Singh has cost Delhi Daredevils just a shade under Rs. 6.5 lakh per r
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
Sport
Apr 28, 2015 03:08 AM
East Bengal will look to build on its recently gained proficiency when it takes on Malaysian Super League champion Johor Darul Tazim FC in a Group F encounter of the AFC Cup at the Salt Lake Stadium on Tuesday. East Bengal is unbeaten in its last six outin
Apr 28, 2015 03:08 AM
A key component of Chennai Super Kings’ success over the years has been the focus on a settled combination, as coach Stephen Fleming never tires of reiterating.The real challenge for the team will be in the upcoming week which will see the side play
Apr 28, 2015 03:06 AM
Despite Kings XI Punjab’s recent troubles, bowling coach Joe Dawes has reason to be pleased. Speaking to the media on Monday, the Australian revealed his excitement at the development of the franchise’s bowlers into leaders.“I think ther
Apr 28, 2015 02:51 AM
Rohit Sharma is more of a conventional batsman, rarely attempting to play unorthodox or innovative shots in any format of the game. While a number of batsmen have raised the risk quotient in the Pepsi-IPL-8, Rohit — choosing to bat at No. 4 —
Apr 28, 2015 02:44 AM
We are aware of this speculation. Quite frankly, we were a little bit surprised about this speculation" the IOC chairman said. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach, on Monday dispelled speculation that India might bid for the
Opinion
Apr 28, 2015 02:25 AM
The country is crippled by poverty and poor infrastructure. Devastation from the earthquake was inevitable. Kathmandu was ever a disaster-in-waiting. The densely populated capital of one of the world’s poorest countries clings to the slopes of the
Apr 28, 2015 02:22 AM
A first person account of the earthquake and its aftershocks in Kathmandu, Nepal. In the evening of April 25, the day that the 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, I stood on the roof of my house in Kathmandu and looked over the city’s southern
Apr 28, 2015 02:18 AM
Activist Sabeen Mahmud’s assassination in Pakistan proves that the state sees in intellectuals a threat to its unitary vision of nationalism. Why kill intellectuals? Why kill feminists? Why kill artists or writers? On April 24, 40-year-old Sabee
Business
Apr 27, 2015 11:55 PM
“We are one of the first companies he has invested. It was a very proud moment for us. Basically, it was not the money coming from Mr. Ratan Tata, it was a strong validation of the path we have taken and approach we have taken. It is very exciting fo
Apr 27, 2015 11:49 PM
More than the financial investment and advice, it is Mr. Tata’s name and reputation that adds value to these start-ups. What does it mean to retire at the age of 75? For Ratan Tata, who spent more than two decades at the helm of the iconic Ta
Apr 27, 2015 08:41 PM
French carmaker Renault, which has entered the MPV market earlier in April with the Lodgy, will roll out its compact car in the sub-Rs. 4-lakh segment in May. The company hopes to double its market share and sales to about one lakh units in 2015. &#82
Apr 27, 2015 08:24 PM
Smart Cities in Maharashtra could very well end up looking as "smart" as Tel-Aviv, the capital of Israel. In a key stride in collaboration between the State and Israel, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai o
Apr 27, 2015 08:18 PM
Central Bureau of Investigation Director Anil Sinha on Monday said over Rs.80, 000 crore belonging to six crore people is locked up in the Ponzi schemes being probed by the agency. “In 2014, India ranked 85 among the 178 countries in th
Features
Apr 27, 2015 06:08 PM
Perch’s staging of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer’s Under The Mangosteen Tree recreated the genius of the celebrated writer. The writer is everywhere. He’s seeped into the words he’s penned, he comes alive in the actors who bring his sto
Apr 27, 2015 05:54 PM
Priyadarshini Paitandy talks to fans on why they sport their favourite comic character on their clothes. I confess. My knowledge of superheroes begins with Superman and ends with Batman. I only know the two and the fact that they wear skintight costumes
Apr 27, 2015 05:44 PM
Meet local lad, Dheeraj Gadicherla, who creates life-like and stunning portraits using coffee decoction. A life-like Marilyn Monroe portrait looks from the corner of her doe eyes. A replica of the iconic Bob Marley photograph, a portrait of Joker, with
Apr 27, 2015 11:39 PM
There are many examples of disciples whose devotion to their Acharyas was exemplary. Kooratazhvan’s dedication to his Acharya Ramanuja is an example of the kind of attachment a disciple should bear for his preceptor, said M.A. Venkatakrishnan, in a d
Apr 27, 2015 06:38 PM
Both government and private players have begun mobilising funds and material for relief work in quake-affected Nepal. How can I help? Can I contribute? Can I send relief material? These questions are foremost on everyone’s mind ever since the news
Slideshows
Apr 27, 2015 05:26 PM
Secunderabad Parade Grounds and its surroundings and all roads leading to the venue of Telangana Rashtra Samithi Public Meeting as part of its plenary from Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s camp office have turned pink with party flags and banne
Apr 27, 2015 12:53 PM
Bunch of images unveils the plight of the farmers and political jamboree over the farmers issue.
Apr 25, 2015 07:39 PM
Apr 25, 2015 05:14 PM
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.
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