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Updated: May 5, 2015 12:43 PM
The Prime Minister will also attend an event organised by the Indian community in China. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a three-nation official visit to China, Mongolia and South Korea from May 14-19. In China, Mr. Modi will visit Xian, Beijin
Updated: May 5, 2015 01:02 PM
The writer-activist observes that the Left needs an intellectual re-evaluation of the role played by caste in Indian society. The fortunes of the Left in India are not going to change dramatically just by effecting a change in its leadership. Writer A
Updated: May 5, 2015 12:56 PM
At the centre of the row is a Youtube video of an Indian Army copter landing at the epicentre. The first signs of a backlash in Nepal against the Indian media, manifested in the furiously trending hashtag #GoHomeIndianMedia, were evident from early last
Updated: May 5, 2015 01:03 PM
The Lok Sabha was adjourned on Tuesday after members of TRS protested seeking a separate High Court in Telangana. Earlier, the TRS parliamentarians held a protest before the Mahatma Gandhi statue, outside the Parliament premises, by holding placards that r
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Sonam Kapoor revealed the first look of her next film where she is to play the role of slain airhostess Neerja Bhanot of the dreadful Pan Am which was hijacked in Karachi. The actor took to Twitter and Instagram to reveal the first look poster of the biop
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The Indian cricket team will tour Bangladesh next month to play a one-off Test and three One-Day Internationals. India will leave for Bangladesh on June 7 and the one-off Test will be hosted in Fatullah — the venue will host a Test after nine year
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Pakistan’s former president Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday failed to appear before an anti-corruption court due to food poisoning, his lawyer said. Mr. Zardari’s counsel Farooq Naek told the court that the former president was suffering from fo
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Accenture, a multinational management and consulting services company, has increased the maternity-leave benefits for its full-time and part-time women employees in India to 22 weeks of paid leave, up significantly from the current statutory requirement o
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Divisional Forest Officer T. Chakrapani along with forest personnel rushed to the spot and oversaw arrangements to drive the animals back into the thicket. Two elephants from the reserve forests of Tamil Nadu damaged the crops at Pedduru village of Rama
IPL 2015
May 5, 2015 03:19 AM
His spectacular run-out of Kohli sends Royal Challengers tumbling to a 24-run defeat. Since joining Chennai Super Kings, Dwayne Bravo has been an irreplaceable member of the team. On Monday, off the last ball of the 14th over during the Royal Challenger
May 4, 2015 08:03 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders bounced back in the home leg in style by notching up a comprehensive 35—run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket here today. Defending a fighting total of 167, KKR were given a rollickin
May 4, 2015 04:00 PM
Having posted a modest 148/9 in 20 overs, CSK bowlers led by Nehra and Bravo bundled RCB out for 124 in 19.4 overs. A sensational bowling effort by Chennai Super Kings saw them defend a modest total as they crushed Royal Challengers Bangalore by 24 runs
May 4, 2015 01:38 PM
Mumbai Indians will hold a clear edge over the inconsistent Delhi Daredevils in their key IPL cricket match. High on confidence after their third consecutive, Mumbai Indians will hold a clear edge over the inconsistent Delhi Daredevils in their key IPL c
May 5, 2015 12:18 PM
Ecstatic at Kolkata Knight Riders’ win, Bollywood star and team co-owner Shah Rukh Khan on Monday said he “feels even younger” seeing bowlers Brad Hogg and Johan Botha at play. V R THE TEAM. Lov u. kkkkkKKR & kkkkkKolkata! The stam
May 5, 2015 10:15 AM
Put in to bat, KKR stuttered after a flying start but Pathan’s 30 not out from 19 balls pushed their total to 167/7 against SRH. Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Manish Pandey credited all-rounder Yusuf Pathan’s quick-fire cameo for the compreh
May 5, 2015 08:07 AM
England batsman Jonathan Trott has retired from international cricket with immediate effect after a disappointing tour of the West Indies, the 34-year-old said on Monday.Trott only returned to the England side last month following an extended break from t
May 5, 2015 03:26 AM
Anurag Thakur made it clear that his priority in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was cricket and its fans. He promised to make domestic cricket more meaningful and the game and its venues comfortably accessible to the fans.“The (IPL
May 5, 2015 03:24 AM
Though stars fail to impress, many book their places for the Asian championship On a day when the big stars failed to shine as brightly as they would have liked to, Srabani Nanda’s disarming smile lit up the Mangala Stadium.The Odisha girl complete
May 5, 2015 01:17 AM
The rapid growth of new parties in the U.K. is disorienting, but voters appear to have understood and rejected the traditional parties’ appeal to familiarity and stability. After two decades of continuous Congress rule, Indian politics fragmented f
May 5, 2015 01:17 AM
Handlooms are the one area where India leads the world in skill, creativity and expertise. The Handloom Reservation Act must be strengthened, not repealed Last month, Gajendra Singh, a farmer, hanged himself in New Delhi. His death attracted massive att
May 5, 2015 01:17 AM
Education has been reduced to the level of ‘teaching for testing’. The individual is completely lost. All that is visible are aggregates of a tiny part of the human capability, measured through tools of suspicious reliability A few weeks ago
May 5, 2015 12:25 PM
Government has initiated a large number of reforms in its first year of governance to encourage investments and the country has the potential to grow at 9-10 per cent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. “I do believe that India has a 9 or 10 per ce
May 5, 2015 10:11 AM
After witnessing wide fluctuations, the benchmark BSE Sensex was trading up by 35.43 points in a range-bound momentum in late morning deals, supported by buying in most of the sectors. The 30-share index resumed opened higher at 27,561.32 and widely fl
May 5, 2015 09:59 AM
Extending losses for the third straight session, the rupee declined by 14 paise to 63.56 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to appreciation of the American currency overseas on the back of strong economic data
May 5, 2015 02:54 AM
HEPATITIS-C MEDICINESMylan launches Sovaldi tablets in India Mylan NV on Monday announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. had launched Gilead Sciences’ Sovaldi (sofosbuvir 400mg tablets) in India. This follows Gilead, in February
May 4, 2015 07:07 PM
Unhappy over newly-introduced policies to solve issues in gas and coal for power sector, infra lender IDFC on Monday said risks to lending might have gone up as a result of them and the company would be forced to accelerate its provisioning for exposure
May 4, 2015 08:30 PM
An abstract approach doesn’t help the Telugu audience to connect with the film Be it narcissism, be it ambition or a last desire, Manoranjan wants to come up with one great performance that will make him immortal...he wants a film that will be reme
May 4, 2015 06:53 PM
Vengaboys, the popular 90s band, on what brings them to Chennai again. There is plenty of nostalgia for the 90s — cassette tapes, Doordarshan Fridays or Seinfeld (depending on the audience), Bournvita Quiz Contest, and, arguably the most popular of
May 4, 2015 08:32 PM
Just when we thought we’ve tasted them all, now comes the one with the ‘golden leaf’. Legend has it that one of the Nizams of Hyderabad used to eat gold-laced paan as an aphrodisiac and that’s how he could keep his several wives h
May 5, 2015 07:35 AM
It is believed that the divine mother is always with the Lord and together they are ever engaged in the act of protecting the erring jivatmas. The Lord is a stern dispenser of justice but the divine mother is the very embodiment of compassion towards all b
May 4, 2015 08:34 PM
Writers and storytellers keep young children engaged with interactive narratives. Grandparents make for some of the best storytellers. In a society that boasts of strong oral tradition, elders at home have played a crucial role in narrating stories from
May 5, 2015 01:12 PM
Students from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh gathered at the Sri Sita Ramachandraswami Temple in Bhadrachalam to perform some classical dance numbers on Monday and enthralled the audience. Photos: G.N. Rao
May 2, 2015 04:50 PM
She has been dancing since she was 11. Now, 55 years later, when she wears her ornate papier-mâché horse over her hip and the rich and royal costume, she dances not like the wife, mother and grandmother she is, but a professional and great
May 1, 2015 07:04 PM
The services on the Reach 3B extension of Namma Metro between Nagasandra (Close to Bangalore International Exhibition Centre) and Peenya Industrial Area Phase I was flagged off in Bengaluru on May 1. The new stations added are: Peenya Industry, Jalahall
Apr 30, 2015 07:04 PM
The various districts in Karnataka were hit hard by the nation-wide strike against some provisions of the Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. Here are some pictures of the strike observed in the districts.
Apr 30, 2015 06:41 PM
Our photographers V. Sreenivasa Murthy and Sampath Kumar G.P. capture the mood on Bengaluru's streets on Thursday, when a nation-wide strike was called against some provisions of the Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. While the KSRTC prepaid counter
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