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Updated: Mar 6, 2015 05:19 PM
India takes on West Indies with the hope of a four-match winning streak. West Indies innings report Indian bowling unit continued its splendid show as it bundled out a below-par West Indies for a paltry 182 in a group league match at the ICC Cricket W
Updated: Mar 6, 2015 04:23 PM
Additional forces rushed from Assam to Dimapur to bring situation under control. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has sought a full report from the Nagaland Government on the incident of a rape-accused being lynched in Dimapur on Thursday night. Mr. Singh
Updated: Mar 6, 2015 05:07 PM
The Editors Guild of India on Friday appealed to the government to revoke the ban on the telecast of the BBC documentary on the brutal gangrape and murder of ‘Nirbhaya’ in 2012, saying the move was “wholly unwarranted”. The Guild
Mar 6, 2015 05:14 PM
Supreme Court recently directed Gujarat Police not to arrest the duo in the case while asking them to cooperate in the probe. The Human Resources Development Ministry has set up a committee to probe alleged misappropriation of funds received under the S
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Chinese capital grapples with severe water scarcity, made worse by pollution of rivers and groundwater. Beijing will try to cap its population at 23 million in 2020, Vice Mayor Li Shixiang said on Friday, even as the Chinese capital grapples with a seve
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The petition was filed against the duo for allegedly causing a loss of Rs. 21 crore to the government exchequer. A criminal original petition was filed in the Madras High Court today seeking a direction to the Commissioner of Police, Greater Chennai cit
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Main arguments by the prosecution and on behalf of the convicts in the appeals filed by AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa and three others against their conviction in the disproportionate assets case ended before the Karnataka High Court on Friday.How
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A section of lawyers of the Madras High Court, on Friday afternoon, distributed beef dishes on court campus in protest against the recent ban on selling and possession of cow's meat by the Maharashtra government.Around 1.30 p.m., over 30 la
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Once again bringing his street-smart side to the fore, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni kept for a few deliveries without pads as he gave his gear to Ajinkya Rahane standing at silly mid-off against Ravichandran Ashwin in the World Cup match against Wes
Cricket World Cup 2015
Mar 6, 2015 01:47 PM
With their eyes on the quarterfinal spot, Ireland take on Zimbabwe in a cricket World Cup Pool B clash, in a battle of minnows in Hobart on Saturday.The Irish are just ahead of Zimbabwe in the league standings with four points from three matches, having be
Mar 5, 2015 01:11 PM
Inconsistent West Indies needs to come up with an extraordinary show Three weeks in and India’s World Cup defence has progressed with nary a sign of trouble. Pakistan and South Africa have been overcome and UAE barely taken notice of, in a game
Mar 5, 2015 11:38 PM
One of my childhood memories was dreaming of becoming a cricketer, idolising the Indian players after the 1983 World Cup victory at Lord’s against the near unbeatable West Indies side. Fast forward to 2015. The tables have turned and I wonder how ma
Mar 5, 2015 03:14 PM
It may not have been expected in World Cup in Australia, but after three matches, R. Ashwin is India’s highest wicket-taker. Contrary to widely-held perceptions about spinners’ roles in the lead-up to the tournament, Ashwin has bowled not to d
Mar 5, 2015 02:18 PM
Amid the furore generated by Virat Kohli’s abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Thursday tried to diffuse the tension by lauding the fourth estate for its support and for “taking cricket back” to
Mar 6, 2015 03:34 PM
Indian bowling unit continued its splendid show as it bundled out a below-par West Indies for a paltry 182 in a group league match at the ICC Cricket World Cup, in Perth on Friday. Indian bowlers once again dominated the proceedings from the start once
Mar 6, 2015 11:53 AM
South Africa has three wins and one loss from its four matches. Pakistan captain Misbah ul-Haq rates the South Africa captain as the best one-day batsman in the world, which certainly confirms the International Cricket Council rankings. South Africa pac
Mar 6, 2015 12:29 AM
Pakistan great Waqar Younis says modern one-day cricket is “unfair” to faster bowlers and he’s glad he’s not playing under current conditions. Waqar, who is now coach of the Pakistan team, says flat wickets, fielding restrictions
Budget 2015
Mar 6, 2015 01:28 PM
It was widely expected that Budget 2015-16 would include a lot of goodies for the renewable energy sector, especially because the industry had promised Prime Minister Modi renewable energy projects to the tune of 2.66 lakh MW. These expectations were fur
Mar 6, 2015 01:25 PM
The Budget brings good news for the power sector on one main count. It modified the application of the 20 per cent additional depreciation for power firms. Until now, a company was allowed 20 per cent additional depreciation on new plant and machinery in
Mar 6, 2015 01:24 PM
Plagued by ‘corporate espionage’, the oil and gas sector found little mention in Arun Jaitley’s Budget, except subsuming education cess with excise duty on petrol and diesel. “Some of the key proposals for the sector were not co
Mar 6, 2015 01:23 PM
The change The Budget has mostly been a damp squib for the oil and gas sector with long-pending demands ignored yet again. The request that exploration and production activities be kept outside the service tax net was given the go-by; on the contrary, t
Sport
Mar 6, 2015 04:33 PM
The iconic Sachin Tendulkar and Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among five leading contenders vying for the crown of the greatest ODI cricketer of all time.Australia’s former swashbuckling opener Adam Gilchrist, Pakistan pace legend Wasim Ak
Mar 6, 2015 12:22 AM
Bengal defeated Maharashtra 2-1 in a group match of the National football championships for the Santosh Trophy here on Thursday. At half-time, the scoreline was 1-0 in favour of Bengal after Raja Dass scored in the 35th minute. Shabaz Pathan of M
Mar 6, 2015 12:20 AM
The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has decided to host a shotgun trial at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad, from March 11 to 19. The event is being organised in place of the Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Masters event that could not be con
Mar 6, 2015 12:20 AM
Ashley Young bolstered Manchester United’s bid for a Premier League top-four place with an 89th-minute winner at Newcastle United on Wednesday, while leader Chelsea preserved its five-point lead. Young’s strike, after a mistake by Newcastle
Opinion
Mar 6, 2015 01:58 AM
If Narendra Modi’s new and much-needed thrust of ‘Make in India’ has to truly translate into reality, Indian Science and Technology has to be bolstered much more The Union Budget, which was presented on February 28, National Science Da
Mar 6, 2015 01:48 AM
Interview with Aaditya Thackeray, grandson of Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray, and head of the youth wing of Shiv Sena Three months short of turning 25, which will make him eligible to contest elections, young Aaditya Thackeray, chief of the Yuva Sena, ga
Mar 6, 2015 01:29 AM
The proposed amendment bill to the Land Act has amendments that are an exercise of state power without reason, with the basis for these changes on assertions of a vague agenda of development. What is equally disturbing is that at least some of the changes
Business
Mar 6, 2015 01:21 PM
Though the automobile sector received little attention in the Budget, the industry felt that new proposals and schemes directed at infrastructure will grow its sales. This time round there were no announcements on excise duty cuts or new tax regimes,
Mar 6, 2015 01:19 PM
Hopes of Indian software service companies have been dashed as the sector was hoping for a reduction in Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) for companies in SEZs in the Budget. This non-reduction in MAT could impact employment and may force companies to set u
Mar 6, 2015 01:18 PM
New and emerging companies may no longer have to pay a fortune for procuring the latest in technology from overseas markets. The government has proposed to reduce the income tax on royalty and fees paid for technical services to 10 per cent from 25 pe
Mar 6, 2015 01:16 PM
Steel companies expecting protection against the onslaught of cheaper imports were disappointed. Though the Government has made a provision to increase the peak customs duty on steel imports to 15 per cent from 10 per cent, it retained the current rate a
Mar 6, 2015 01:15 PM
Sponsors swapping shares of a special purpose vehicle (SPV) holding real-estate or infra asset with units of REIT/ InvIT and subsequently divesting the units on the stock exchange, will be taxed similar to that of an initial public offer (IPO). Hemal
Features
Mar 6, 2015 05:31 PM
Ahead of International Women’s Day (March 8) female technicians of BHEL’s integrated power plant equipment manufacture facility in Kailasapuram share their experiences of working in a traditionally male-dominated job sector M. Girija has bee
Mar 6, 2015 05:29 PM
Meet four women from different walks of life who are inspiring many residents to learn more about their city The GREEN CRUSADERSTree WalkBegun by Anitha Sharma around three years ago, Tree Walk prompted many women to put their best foot forward and organ
Mar 6, 2015 05:09 PM
Self-taught artist Bindu on what inspires her creativity Bindu finds perfection in imperfection. “I see the work of other amateur artists and I think to myself that my handiwork is far below par. Yet, in knowing that my paintings are imperfect, I
Mar 6, 2015 05:47 PM
The desire to be number one keeps him going, says Jeffrey Archer, while in town to launch the fifth book in the Clifton Chronicles series, ‘Mightier than the Sword’ “When I got into the car on my way to this interview, I got a call say
Mar 6, 2015 05:41 PM
A chance meeting with three unknown women led to this article on the eve of International Women’s Day as an ode to those who fight their battles alone and win Friday morning on my way to office three women caught my attention outside a beauty parl
Slideshows
Mar 4, 2015 07:07 PM
Records tumbled in Perth on Wednesday as Australia scored a record 417 runs against Afghanistan and bundled out the Associate nation for a paltry 142.
Mar 4, 2015 06:28 PM
Cyclone Hudhud devastated their home, but Painted storks have found a new friend in Rhinoceros and are looking for a catch at its enclosure in the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Visakhapatnam, where water seeps in from Kambalakonda Reservoir into the zo
Mar 4, 2015 04:02 PM
Pakistan's batsmen lived to the expectations by scoring their first 300 in this World Cup. With this victory, Pakistan stayed alive in contention for a quarterfinal spot.
Mar 4, 2015 01:47 PM
A workshop-cum-showroom of manufacturing and sale of soft wood toys has been drawing large crowds in Adilabad District. The skill of the artisans can be appreciated in the attractive colourful finish they give to each and every intricately carved toy. Pho
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