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The bail application was filed on Monday in the Karnataka High Court. Her advocates filed the appeal, with a plea seeking suspension of sentence. 12.00 p.m: Even as the bail hearing is adjourned, AIADMK partymen and the Tamil film fraternity continue to
Updated: Sep 30, 2014 01:39 PM
MEA yet to disclose name of the newspaper that will publish it. After using technology successfully in their respective election campaigns, US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have for the first time interacted digitally to come o
Updated: Sep 30, 2014 03:17 PM
In a show of support for former CM Jayalalithaa, AIADMK cadres and the Tamil film fraternity stage protests 2.00 pm: Posters hailing former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa at the protest venue 1.00 pm: Actor Karthi arrived just moments ago to a rousing
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Noting that the health of rivers is reflective of a country’s condition, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced cleaning up of river Gomti here on the same lines as river Ganga. “Health of rivers is indicative of the health of a
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Bullion traders said sustained buying by jewellery fabricators and retailers to meet the festive season demand mainly kept precious metal prices higher. Supported by rising demand from jewellers and retailers fuelled by the ongoing festive season, gold r
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AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa’s efforts for an early release on bail has suffered an initial setback as the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on her petitions to October 6. She had challenged her conviction in the Rs. 53.6 crore disp
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Following the 90-minute dinner meet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Barack Obama at the White House, India and the US today issued a vision statement titled, "Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We Go." "As leaders of two great democra
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In a major setback for AIADMK chief, J Jayalalithaa, Karantaka High Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of her bail plea petition till Monday. Though the bail plea has been admitted by the court, the hearing on the petition will not take place before M
Sport
Sep 30, 2014 11:27 AM
M.C. Mary Kom secured a berth in the gold medal bout of the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) after a convincing win in the semi-final of the 17th Asian Games on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Indian beat Vietnam’s Le Thi Bang by 3—0 decision to e
Sep 30, 2014 09:45 AM
The Indian women’s kabaddi team on Tuesday brushed aside South Korea 45-26 to top Group A and enter the semi-finals of the 17th Asian Games.The Indian team, which thrashed Bangladesh on Sunday, put in another dominating performance to trounce the hos
Sep 30, 2014 08:34 AM
West Indies spinner Sunil Narine has been reported for suspect bowling action during a Champions League T20 match between KKR and Dolphins, in Hyderabad on Monday in what turned out to be another ICC crackdown on chucking.The CLT20 organising committee is
Sep 30, 2014 01:53 AM
Young Stars defeated Grand Slam by five wickets on day three in a tense, low-scoring duel to reach the semifinals of the TNCA Elite Group first division competition here on Monday.On the final day of the league phase, Vijay (26 points), Alwarpet (20), Jol
Sep 30, 2014 01:51 AM
The 19-year-old is now ranked a career-best 281 Ramkumar Ramanathan, following back-to-back ITF Futures $10,000 wins, jumped 30 places to break into the top 300 in the latest ATP rankings. The 19-year-old is now ranked a career-best 281 and is the third
Opinion
Sep 30, 2014 12:56 AM
Barack Obama has been more at ease waging wars than in waging peace. He has proved to be one of America’s most militarily assertive Presidents since World War II America’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate president, Barack Obama, who helped turn Li
Sep 30, 2014 01:26 AM
The forces from the two sides will now pull back to their September 1 positions before the crisis erupted in the Chumar sector in Ladakh, along the unclarified Line of Actual Control (LAC). The shadow of the latest bout of tensions on the Sino-Indian bo
Sep 30, 2014 01:18 AM
The carefully worded motion seeking approval for armed intervention promises that British aircraft will not bomb Syria, and there will be no British "boots on the ground". Armed with an overwhelming parliamentary endorsement, the British government has
Business
Sep 30, 2014 02:24 PM
Diesel price is likely to be cut by about Re 1 per litre, the first reduction in rates in over five years, while petrol price may be slashed by Rs 1.75. State-owned oil firms are likely to announce reduction in rates, made possible because of softening
Sep 30, 2014 12:05 PM
The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 90 points late morning trade on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank kept key interest rate unchanged in its bi-monthly monetary policy.This is the fourth consecutive time that the RBI has kept key interest rates unchanged des
Sep 30, 2014 11:29 AM
As widely expected, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had kept the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) unchanged at 8.0 per cent. Also, it has decided to keep the cash reserve ratio (CRR) of scheduled banks unchanged at 4.0 p
Sep 30, 2014 10:03 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 30 points in early trade on Tuesday on increased selling by funds and retail investors ahead of RBI’s monetary policy review.Continuing Monday’s weakness, the 30-share index moved further down by 30.38 points
Sep 30, 2014 10:00 AM
The rupee weakened by nine paise to trade at a fresh seven-month low of 61.62 against the dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on Tuesday following increased demand for the U.S. currency from importers ahead of RBI’s policy
Features
Sep 28, 2014 03:58 PM
As the country’s only Sanskrit repertory lies in disarray after just two years of work, Dr. Radhavallabh Tripathi, who spearheaded the effort, talks of his concerns We live in a world ruled by shortcuts. Research is limited to the internet, and th
Sep 28, 2014 04:43 PM
Psychologists suggest that writing about life experiences can have cathartic effects and promote well-being. Each day, your anxiety ratchets up a few notches as you await your exam results. Being one of the few who were not recruited during campus placem
Sep 28, 2014 05:53 PM
The news that the Schmidt Memorial on Elliot’s Beach was being restored and the area around it landscaped is welcome indeed. But while this memorial has kept alive for several decades memories of the courage of a young Danish mercantile executive (
Sep 30, 2014 11:45 AM
Educational Testing Service (ETS) has announced its annual TOEFL scholarship to 10 exceptional Indian students with proven academic performance, excellence in English communication and leadership skills. Candidates with a grade point average of 80 or more
Sep 29, 2014 09:24 PM
Vaishnavite Acharya Vedanta Desika wrote a work titled ‘Mummani Kovai’ in praise of Lord Devanatha, the presiding deity of the Tiruvahindrapuram temple in Tamil Nadu. It is believed that the work had 30 verses, but only 10 are available now. Th
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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
Sep 28, 2014 04:58 PM
India started Day 9 with 28 medals and in the 11th position, after gaining a good bit of momentum for their campaign on Saturday. Here are the highlights...
Sep 27, 2014 06:31 PM
It is indeed a good day for India as they added two more golds to their kitty. A look at some of Day 8 events
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