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Updated: Apr 26, 2015 07:18 PM
200 foreign tourists have reportedly gone missing in the avalanche caused by the massive quake on Saturday. The death toll in Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal has reached 2000 and climbing, police said. The number of those injured is over 4700 aroun
Apr 26, 2015 06:52 PM
The IAF C-17 aircraft with 225 Indians arrived in Delhi from Kathmandu on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took stock of the situation and directed speeding up of efforts to save and evacuate people from Nepal.The 7.9-magnitude temblor on
Apr 26, 2015 04:33 PM
Passenger planes from India to Nepal were not allowed to land in Kathmandu in the wake of more tremors. Rescue and relief operations were interrupted on Sunday after a fresh tremor of 6.7-magnitude rocked Nepal. Even as India raced to intensify the ongo
Updated: Apr 26, 2015 03:29 PM
Vijayakanth met leaders of opposition in the state, heralding a new beginning for opposition unity against the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) leader Vijayakanth on Sunday met leaders of opposition in the state, heral
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The U.K. is the only major Western country Modi has not visited after becoming Prime Minister. An invitation to Prime Minister Modi to visit the United Kingdom would be high on the agenda of a Labour government if it forms a government after the election
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The shrine received fewer footfalls last year owing to the 2013 disaster that had destroyed much infrastructure. The portals of the Badrinath shrine, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, opened amid chanting of mantras at 5.15 a.m. on Sunday. Thousands of devotees
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Zimbabwean Duncan Fletcher’s contract ended at the end of the World Cup while former India cricketer Ravi Shastri was the with team in the capacity of Team Director. Former stalwarts Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will be part o
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An amount of Rs. 5 lakh was recorded as the valuation of Chennai Super Kings’s demerger. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday decided to seek a fresh legal opinion on the controversial low valuation of the IPL franchisee Che
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Mitchell Starc and Varun Aaron produced fiery spells of fast bowling as Royal Challengers Bangalore bundled out Delhi Daredevils for a paltry 95 in an Indian Premier League match, here today. Starc (3/20) and Aaron (2/24) led a spending bowling effort
IPL 2015
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
Apr 25, 2015 03:38 PM
Sunrisers fall 20 runs short with the Sri Lankan returning four for 23. Mumbai Indians held its nerve to register its second win in this season of the IPL at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. In a match that saw a lacklustre batting display by both team
Apr 25, 2015 07:46 PM
Spells from Ashwin and Jadeja yield five for 36 as visitors fold 97 runs short. After failing thrice against Kings XI Punjab last season, it was payback time for Chennai Super Kings as it thrashed last year’s runner-up by 97 runs on Saturday to re
Apr 25, 2015 02:01 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders will look to regain momentum at home after a reasonably successful ‘away’ mission in the IPL-8. When the defending champion takes on the current table-topper Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on Sunday, it will try to m
Sport
Apr 26, 2015 08:29 PM
From captaining New Zealand to coaching the Chennai Super Kings, Stephen Fleming talks about his eventful journey. I feel like a dwarf now. With the tall and rugged Stephen Fleming standing next to me, there’s little I can do to avoid feeling weak-
Apr 26, 2015 08:20 PM
Delhi Daredevils whipped up their favourite mocktails recently Relaxing is very important for sportsmen. That is why a day before their match with the Mumbai Indians, the Delhi Daredevils team, which won the match, relaxed with some mocktails and smoothi
Apr 26, 2015 08:16 PM
A West Indian by birth with roots in India, Robin Singh worked hard to make a place for himself in Indian cricket. He remembers his formative Inidan cricket days. A West Indian in Indian team? For Robin Singh it was a strange conflict but over the years
Apr 26, 2015 06:05 PM
Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy’s Call Me Classy (Prem up) won the Nilgiris 1000 Guineas (1,400m), the main event of the races held here on Sunday (April 26). The winner is trained by R. Foley.1. PALANI PLATE (1,300m) rated 60 to 85: Blazing Comet (Rajendra
Apr 26, 2015 05:35 PM
Fresh tremors shortly after Sunday noon delayed the evacuation of the Indian Under-14 girls football team from Kathmandu. The team, comprising 18 players and five officials, is waiting at the airport. An aircraft that was to bring the stranded team ba
Opinion
Apr 27, 2015 01:13 AM
Though no stranger to India, Ashraf Ghani will now be under scrutiny for what he says about how he visualises India-Afghanistan relations. He will be engaging with a new Indian leadership that has displayed no anxiety about the fact that he waited for six
Apr 27, 2015 01:00 AM
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan found herself in the eye of the storm last week after she delivered two almost identical rulings on consecutive days expunging jibes targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A heated debate followed, with an enraged Opposi
Apr 27, 2015 12:44 AM
The conviction of former Egyptian President Mohammad Morsy and his co-defendants by an Egyptian court last week is the first of several verdicts expected in four major criminal cases brought against the leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood (the Ikhwan), whic
Business
Apr 27, 2015 12:11 AM
The taxation dispute between the Indian government and foreign investors seems never-ending. It came to the fore again this month when foreign investors (FIs) were asked to pay a minimum alternative tax (MAT) for capital gains made in Indian stock markets
Apr 26, 2015 11:55 PM
PROFILE: Rishad PremjiWhen last week India’s third largest IT services firm Wipro announced the induction of Rishad Premji, 38, to its board, it understandably led to market talk about him now being just a step away from the top post. The question wh
Apr 26, 2015 11:50 PM
Full convertibility It is not for the first time that the topic of full convertibility of the rupee, as capital account convertibility is otherwise called, has engaged policy-makers at the highest levels. Just this month the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Apr 26, 2015 11:28 PM
The IT industry the world over is in the throes of dramatic change — one in which emerging digital technologies are all set to upset the old order. The Indian IT industry, obviously, is no exception. Is anything wrong with India’s famed IT s
Apr 26, 2015 07:04 PM
Indian telecom companies have announced special call rates for aiding in the relief and rescue work involving the devastating earthquake in Nepal.While Bharti Airtel has offered calls made to Nepal free of cost on its network till April 27, 2015 midnight,
Features
Apr 26, 2015 08:58 PM
Deepti Sati makes her dream debut in Lal Jose’s new film Nee Na For a girl who had no idea about how to go about getting a role in a film, Deepti Sati has found herself an enviable debut—a Lal Jose film –Nee Na. It was serendipity, say
Apr 26, 2015 08:34 PM
Using Sakshi Bhava can help develop a witnessing attitude Do you work hard or do you work smart? I tend to start the day working smart — I am focused, sharp and full of ideas. But post-lunch (especially if it is a big, heavy lunch) I find myself wo
Apr 26, 2015 10:49 PM
Krishna presents a comprehensive view of every individual’s day-to-day acts in the Bhagavad Gita, said Sri Goda Venkateswara Sastrigal in a lecture. When one is prompted to act, the action manifests as physical activity of the gross body, mental acti
Apr 26, 2015 08:54 PM
Youngsters share their thoughts with the author on Mani Ratnam’s film O Kadhal Kanmani. They also voice their concerns about modern-day relationships O Kadhal Kanmani, the latest Mani Ratnam film, is the buzzword now. The film has triggered off a d
Apr 26, 2015 08:52 PM
“You actually run 42 km? Non-stop? But, why?” Many long-distance runners have been asked this question by friends and family. For most people who don’t run, a 15-km, 20-km, 30-km or 40-km run seems unnecessary, daunting, boring, crazy (y
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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.
Apr 24, 2015 05:12 PM
The week saw Congress and Aam Aadmi Party intensifying their fight against Land Bill, holding farmers' rallies, while CPI(M) elected its new chief - Sitaram Yechury. After being dormant for nearly half a century, Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted spewing sm
Apr 23, 2015 11:02 AM
With more than 1 million observations, including those of the farthest and oldest galaxies ever beholden by humanity, no man-made satellite has touched as many minds or hearts as the Hubble Space Telescope.
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