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Updated: Oct 1, 2014 01:29 PM
A Special Sitting of the Karnataka HC took up the matter after Jayalalithaa's lawyers approached the registry to advance the hearing to Wednesday. The Special Sitting of the Karnataka High Court has adjourned Jayalalithaa's bail plea to Tuesday, October
Updated: Oct 1, 2014 01:29 PM
Former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and her close aide V. K. Sasikala propped up a fictitious subscription scheme through Jaya Publications as an “afterthought” to account for Rs 14 crore of disproportionate income. This was the conclusion ar
Updated: Oct 1, 2014 12:25 PM
Legendary Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom won the final of the women’s flyweight category (48-51kg) at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on Wednesday. Mary, a five-time World Champion, defeated Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova 2-0, with one judge
Updated: Oct 1, 2014 11:19 AM
Winding up his whirlwind five-day U.S. visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi “thanked” America for what he said was a highly “successful and satisfactory trip” to the country. “Thank You America,” Mr. Modi said as he co
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The Indian women’s hockey team stunned Japan 2-1 in a keenly-contested match to clinch their third bronze medal at the Asian Games after a hiatus of eight years, in Incheon on Wednesday.The 13th-ranked Indian eves produced a spirited effort to aveng
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Leading business conglomerate Muthoot Group has become the official referee and fair play awards sponsor for the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament.The group has also announced the ‘Muthoot Group Fair Play award’ which wil
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In his first letter after assuming charge, the Tamil Nadu CM sought release of 20 fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy early this week. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, in his first letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after assuming c
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One more person died on Wednesday in an act of suicide after being apparently upset over Ms. Jayalalithaa’s conviction in the disproportionate asset case as protests against her conviction continued across the state for the fifth day.A 55-year-old fa
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The 17th Asian Games has been a “special” one for India’s compound archery team, including young Abhishek Verma, and the Delhi archer feels the four medal haul will at last give the “less talked about” compound archers their
Oct 1, 2014 02:05 PM
Distraught after losing her controversial semifinal bout, Indian boxer L. Sarita Devi on Wednesday stunned officials and spectators by refusing to accept the bronze medal, which is now in the custody of organisers.The lightweight (60kg) boxer was in disbel
Oct 1, 2014 01:53 PM
The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia’s Hobart Hurricanes in the semifinals of the Oppo Champions League T20 in Hyderabad on Thursday.Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll
Oct 1, 2014 01:38 PM
A keen battle is on the cards when IPL teams Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings clash in the semifinals of the Oppo Champions League T20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday.Punjab go into the match unbeaten in f
Oct 1, 2014 01:31 PM
India fought hard before bowing out in the quarterfinals of the men’s volley competition after losing 2-3 against fancied Japan at the 17th Asian Games, in Incheon on Wednesday.The Indians started brilliantly and pocketed the first set 25-20 in 24 mi
Oct 1, 2014 11:37 AM
The young and well-built members of Vidyanjaneya, a body building association from Ullal, won the first match of the Mangalore Dasara Kabaddi tournament against the members of the Ajeya Motuguli team. However, the latter gave a good fight to the Vidyanjane
Oct 1, 2014 02:50 AM
The social sciences have declined as part of the imagination of the university. The subject has been appropriated by security agencies, think tanks and marketing outfits which substitute their current interests for democracy There are moments in history
Oct 1, 2014 02:56 AM
If Ms. Jayalalithaa remains in prison for some length of time, matters will be more complicated for Mr. Panneerselvam and his government. Tamil Nadu enters a new phase of governance with O. Panneerselvam being sworn in as head of the government under ex
Oct 1, 2014 02:52 AM
The medium-term picture, though, is still hazy with a number of unknown variables, and the RBI is obviously not willing to risk its projection of 6 per cent inflation by January 2016 going astray. The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) decision to main
Oct 1, 2014 11:25 AM
The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday reported 4.6 per cent increase in its total sales in September 2014 at 1,09,742 units as against 1,04,964 units in the same month previous year.Domestic sales during the month stood at
Oct 1, 2014 10:08 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 16 points in early trade on Wednesday on selective selling by funds and retail investors amidst mixed global cues.The 30-share barometer, which had gained 33.40 points in Tuesday’s volatile session, moved down by 1
Oct 1, 2014 09:52 AM
The rupee depreciated by 19 paise to trade at almost seven-month low of 61.94 against the US currency in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on capital outflows amidst the dollar’s gain against other currencies overseas. Forex
Oct 1, 2014 12:09 AM
RBI cautions that the contraction in capital goods production in July and the sluggish imports of capital goods have raised concerns about sustainability of the investment recovery. The key take-away from the Reserve Bank of India’s fourth bi-mont
Oct 1, 2014 12:06 AM
Good performance by the coal, cement and electricity generation sectors lifted the eight core sectors’ growth rate to 5.8 per cent in August against 4.7 per cent in the same month last year.Coal production grew 13.4 per cent, cement 10.3 per cent an
Sep 30, 2014 08:07 PM
Look out for Jack Daniel, Pickles, Adonis and Kelly Tangy — four adorable dogs, who have cracked the code to shine on social networking sites Popularity doesn’t come easy on Instagram. Jack Daniel (JD), a two-and-a-half-year old Labrador know
Sep 30, 2014 06:49 PM
With four days of the puja remaining, here's where you can go to get a taste of all things Bengali Saptami, Ashtami, Navami, Dashami…this is what you are likely to hear most Bengalis talk about while they meticulously plan where to
Sep 30, 2014 05:07 PM
A sport once patronised by the kings of Mysore now languishes without State support. A peep into a garadi and the good old pehelwan’s kusthi They call it ‘old school’ and old it is. You step into the near-century old Ustad Pehlwan Kale
Oct 1, 2014 12:16 PM
Infosys and Stanford University's Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering (ICME) have joined hands to develop curriculum in Data Science and Analytics.Announcing this on Wednesday, Infosys said the curriculum will be focu
Sep 30, 2014 09:36 PM
An oft repeated instruction is that we should welcome guests and treat them as if they were divine. But who is a guest? Atithi is the Sanskrit word used for a guest. By its very definition, it means one who has no fixed day for visiting, explained Goda Ven
Sep 30, 2014 08:39 PM
Folk artistes from all over Andhra Pradesh showcased their talent on World Tourism Day celebrations at Berm Park in Vijayawada. It also gave students of Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music and Dance College a chance to test their prowess. It was
Sep 30, 2014 06:48 PM
While the Indian men's hockey team entered finals after a 12-year jinx, boxer L. Sarita controversially settled for a bronze medal after losing her semifinal despite a dominating performance in Incheon Asian Games. A look at some of the images on Day 11.
Sep 29, 2014 10:13 PM
First-ever Bathukamma festival celebrated with devotion after formation of Telangana State during Durga Navarathri period got better with the fete turning a State festival and Government announcing holidays for all educational institutions. Colourful flow
Sep 29, 2014 07:26 PM
India added two golds, two silvers and two bronze to their tally; India had a total haul of 42 -- six gold, seven silver and 29 bronze. A look at some of the images on Day 10.
Sep 28, 2014 09:56 PM
The number of Nuzvid Veena makers has fallen from 20 in 2011 to nine in 2014. Sheik Meera Saheb, one of the first-generation Nuzvid Veena makers, has quit the art owing to poor health condition. Inheriting the legacy of making lion-headed Veena, Meera Sah
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