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Updated: Jan 25, 2015 08:09 AM
Modi will not accompany U.S. President to Rajghat U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, will touch down in Delhi on Sunday morning for a visit that is historic and full of symbolism. Mr. Obama is the first American President to be the chie
Updated: Jan 25, 2015 08:43 AM
These visits are routine and not on-site inspections, says spokesperson in Islamabad There is no new ban on the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) or Hafiz Saeed, confirmed Pakistan’s External Affairs Ministry spokesperson on Saturday. Speaking to The Hindu,
Updated: Jan 25, 2015 08:56 AM
IS had threatened to behead the Japanese men within 72 hours unless it received a $200 million in ransom. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday said he was “speechless” after an online video showed one of two Japanese hostages of Islami
Updated: Jan 25, 2015 02:49 AM
Party re-elects Mehbooba Mufti as president for a fifth term For the first time since the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections threw up a divided mandate on December 23, Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said here on Friday that the
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Afghan police say a truck has exploded on the outskirts of the capital, possibly causing casualties in the first attack in Kabul for almost three weeks. The head of the criminal investigation division of Kabul police, Farid Afzeli says the truck was packe
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Mr. Obama and his wife, Michelle, will touch down in Delhi on Sunday morning for a visit that is historic and full of symbolism. U.S. President Barack Obama is the first American President to be the chief guest on Republic Day, and this is the first tim
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Former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran said here on Saturday that he was ready for an open debate with auditor S. Gurumurthy on the BSNL telephone exchange case if the latter proved his allegations. In a statement here, Mr. Maran said he would quit politic
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Thousands rally in support of Hadi, denouncing Houthis; President quit on Thursday over Houthi control of Sanaa; Some provincial authorities say not taking orders from Sanaa Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets on Saturday in the biggest demonstrati
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A simple set top box is helping to prevent sex determination and female foeticide. Taking its cue from Jhajjar, which had the worst sex ratio among the districts of Haryana before staging a remarkable recovery in the past three years, the Jind administrati
Assembly Election 2014
Jan 23, 2015 05:31 PM
Accuses Nitish Kumar of being ‘arrogant and over-ambitious’ Kicking off his party’s mission 185+ for Bihar, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Friday addressed an impressive rally here of extremely backward castes [EBC] on t
Jan 21, 2015 05:20 PM
Three key contestants and Chief Ministerial aspirants — Ajay Maken of the Congress, Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Kiran Bedi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) — filed their nominations from different Assembly segments for
Jan 21, 2015 03:36 PM
The party stands united to face Delhi Assembly polls, Mr. Singh said. A day after several party workers protested outside the Delhi BJP headquarters here over party ticket, Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh said there is &#822
Jan 21, 2015 01:07 PM
Former Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday filed his nomination for the Delhi Assembly elections. Mr. Kejriwal had to reschedule the exercise on Tuesday because of a massive crowd which delayed his procession to the
Sport
Jan 25, 2015 01:12 AM
The victory reflected India's we-can-compete attitude, the result of a maturing nation and a liberalised economy Since 1983, when Kapil Dev held the World Cup aloft, the Indian cricket fan’s nostalgia peaked once every four years. That historic day
Jan 25, 2015 01:12 AM
Excerpts of the final report carried on April 3, 2011 On an immortal day at a sweltering Wankhede Stadium that was a sea of emotions, India kept its date with history. Displaying belief and character, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men defeated Sri Lanka by six
Jan 24, 2015 11:33 PM
Eighteen-year-old Toby Sowery stormed to victory in both race one and two in the final round of the MRF Challenge 2014 at the MMRT here on Saturday. Sowery finished ahead of young Indian Tarun Reddy and Brazilian Gustavo Myasava in the first race before
Jan 24, 2015 11:29 PM
Ranchi Rays, smarting from the loss to Kalinga Lancers in its first match, rebounded with a 2-1 away victory over Dabang Mumbai in the Hero Hockey India League 2015 here on Saturday. The yellow jerseys soaked up pressure early on with tight defending, kep
Jan 24, 2015 11:28 PM
It was a day of contrasts at the Syed Modi International India Masters badminton tournament here on Saturday.Playing on adjacent courts, top seeds and title favourites Saina Nehwal and K. Srikanth registered contrasting wins in their respective semifinals
Opinion
Jan 24, 2015 01:01 AM
When they meet, the core challenge before Narendra Modi and Barack Obama will be how best to harness their personal and national goodwill towards each other for positive outcomes that relate to the concerns of the common people In two days, U.S. Preside
Jan 24, 2015 12:56 AM
For far too long, an impression had gained ground that the Indian cricket board is but the fiefdom of a few individuals. The Indian Premier League case in the Supreme Court garnered attention among the public mainly in the light of the possible consequenc
Jan 24, 2015 12:54 AM
On January 18, the World Health Organization and the Malian government declared Mali free of the Ebola virus disease. Mali is the third country after Nigeria and Senegal to become free of the deadly disease. A country should have had no new cases of Ebola
Business
Jan 24, 2015 10:23 PM
: Liquor major United Spirits on Saturday posted 21.58 per cent increase in net profit at Rs.78.81 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014. It had posted a net profit of Rs.64.82 crore for the same period of previous fiscal. Net sales rose t
Jan 24, 2015 10:22 PM
Users can change service provider in any part of the country The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued draft regulations to facilitate full mobile number portability, which is set to start from May 3. The full or nationwide mobile nu
Jan 24, 2015 10:17 PM
Industry burdened with massive surplus stock The sugar industry, which is burdened with a massive surplus stock and alarmingly low prices, is eagerly awaiting the government’s announcement on the continuation of the export subsidy on raw sugar exp
Jan 24, 2015 10:16 PM
India Motor Parts & Accessories Limited (IMPAL) has reported a turnover of Rs.129.23 crore in the third quarter ended December 31, 2014, against Rs. 132.06 crore in the same period in the previous year. The net profit during the period stood at Rs.6.43
Jan 24, 2015 08:19 PM
India’s warehousing and logistics real estate segment has benefited immensely from the expansion in e-commerce over the last two years. The emerging retail segment took up about 1.7 million square feet of warehousing space across Mumbai, Chennai, Ba
Features
Jan 24, 2015 04:07 PM
In a historic first, Barack Obama will be the chief guest at our Republic Day celebrations. Here is a look at the personal equations between Indian and American leaders over the decades. According to an anecdote in Delhi circles, when Prime Minister Nar
Jan 24, 2015 05:19 PM
The portrayal of transgender Osma Jasmine in I has stirred up huge controversy. sudhir srinivasan talks to Ojas Rajani who played the role Ojas Rajani has received hundreds of calls and messages praising his performance in I. But he is also aware that t
Jan 24, 2015 05:06 PM
The film is strangely banned in Pakistan, though there is no direct mention of its role. In an increasingly Islamophobic world, writer-director Neeraj Pandey (A Wednesday and Special 26) deserves applause for striving for balance in a modern-day counter-
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
Mrudula Iyengar was trained to write software code and sing, but she’s been stealing hearts anchoring shows on Telugu television She graduated in computer maintenance and was trained both in hardware and software. Jobs from leading IT companies ca
Jan 24, 2015 07:08 PM
Interests, strengths, passion and ambitions should be the combination of thinking among the students while choosing an engineering branch and the selection of a good institution based on its faculty, infrastructure, placements and alumni network. This a
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Jan 24, 2015 03:54 PM
Forty-four sessions. Ninety-four panelists from six countries. Workshops. Performances. Capturing the moods and flavours of the fifth edition of the The Hindu Lit For Life in Chennai. It was more than just a conversation about books. For three days, The
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The Gandhi Hospital authorities in Hyderabad acted immediately on the report published in The Hindu on Thursday on the pathetic condition of cleanliness and hygiene and began sprucing up the premises and surroundings. The bathrooms and lavatories were bei
Jan 21, 2015 07:51 PM
The Capital awaits Assembly Election 2015. Candidates file nominations as voting is scheduled on February 7.
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