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Updated: Dec 28, 2014 03:21 PM
The missing Airbus A320-200 was on the submitted flight plan route. However, it had requested deviation due to weather before communication with the aircraft was lost. In the third air incident connected to Malaysia this year, an AirAsia plane with 162
Dec 28, 2014 03:49 PM
A section of the employees of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation on Sunday commenced an indefinite strike pressing for various demands, including wage revision.Eleven trade unions, including, CITU, INTUC and DMK’s Labour Progressive Front are pa
Updated: Dec 28, 2014 03:17 PM
The deadlock over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir may end soon, with both the PDP and the BJP insiders saying the two parties were close to striking an agreement. A Peoples Democratic Party source told IANS that the two parties were close to a
Updated: Dec 28, 2014 03:09 PM
Four Ministers — three from the BJP and one from the AJSU — also take oath; Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh fail to make it due to bad weather Bharatiya Janata Party leader Raghuvar Das became the first non-tribal to take oath on Sunday as t
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Reliance Capital would begin "active discussions" for Japanese giant Nippon Life hiking its stake in RLIC to 49 % Within days of the government allowing more overseas investment in insurance sector through an ordinance, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group ha
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I am in 11th Grade and I would like to be a research scientist, either in Biochemistry or Cancer Biology. Which is the best college to study and where would I get a job as a researcher? Maithreyi Selvaraj via email The move to become a research scie
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Never the one to shy away from an on-field showdown, feisty Indian batsman Virat Kohli said being called a “spoilt brat” by the Australians brought the best out of him as he smashed a career-best 169-run knock to keep the touring side afloat in
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The ‘sleeping giant’ woke up to a new dawn with the ISL putting Indian football on the global map, but the national team continued to paint a grim picture, plummeting to its worst-ever rankings in an eventful year for the sport.The national te
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SLMC leader Rauf Hakeem said he has resigned as the Minister of Justice, becoming the second Muslim Minister to quit after Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen. Sri Lanka’s main Muslim party on quit the government and decided to suppor
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 27, 2014 01:49 PM
PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhter said the party was discussing all its options for government formation, hinting at an alliance with the BJP. Hinting that it is ready to do business with the BJP, the PDP, which has emerged as the single largest party in th
Dec 26, 2014 08:32 PM
Mr. Vohra has called both the parties for a discussion. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra, on Friday officially wrote to the PDP and BJP, the parties with the largest number of MLAs following the recent Assembly elections, on their plans for govern
Dec 26, 2014 01:30 PM
Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Mr. Das will stake claim to form the BJP-AJSU alliance government. Raghuvar Das, a five-time MLA, was on Friday elected leader of the BJP legislature party clearing the decks for his swearing in as Jharkhand's firs
Dec 26, 2014 07:56 AM
"So many stories doing the rounds about a BJP-NC deal. Let me say this as strongly as possible — there is no deal or any discussion going on" Outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on categorically said there is “no deal” or any “
Sport
Dec 28, 2014 02:21 PM
With his defiant century at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, Virat Kohli became only the second Indian batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to score three Test hundreds in a series against Australia.Kohli has one more match to go before he closes this seri
Dec 28, 2014 11:32 AM
Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli’s temperament was once again tested after the batsman was hit by a Mitchell Johnson return throw followed by the two players getting into a verbal duel on the third day of the ongoing third Test, in Melbourne on Sunda
Dec 28, 2014 07:31 AM
Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane struck fluent centuries and stitched a record 262-run fourth-wicket partnership as India fought back bravely before a late-order slide allowed a sloppy Australia to claw back in the third cricket Test, in Melbourne on Sunday
Dec 28, 2014 12:31 AM
Emphasis more on fitness than on tennis during off-season Tennis is a sport which perhaps has the shortest of off-season windows. Players get barely a month to reflect on the season gone by and make adjustments for better returns in the future before the
Dec 27, 2014 11:10 PM
Former Australia paceman Geoff Lawson mounted a scathing attack on the Indian tactics here on Saturday.Speaking to The Hindu, the 57-year-old Lawson said, “The Indian tactics have been mystifying. Look at the field placements. Steven Smith was past
Opinion
Dec 27, 2014 01:14 AM
None of our Teacher Education programmes has ever seriously tried to achieve a clear and convincing enough understanding of what one tries to achieve through education. It always has been a rhetoric of larger aims and working for myopically understood par
Dec 27, 2014 12:54 AM
That Jharkhand is to get its first non-tribal Chief Minister since its formation in 2000 is more a political accident than a seminal event. Raghuvar Das would not have been the automatic choice of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the top post in the State i
Dec 27, 2014 12:45 AM
Even for a country known for its tardy judicial processes, the fact that the L.N. Mishra assassination case remained in the trial stage for nearly 40 years after the Union Railway Minister was killed in January 1975 is an unconscionable blot on the crimin
Business
Dec 27, 2014 10:52 PM
The Central Bank is working to set a legal framework for the use of advanced e-commerce technologies. But, in the meantime, no one could treat the absence of a solution as an excuse to violate Indian rules, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Ra
Dec 27, 2014 10:48 PM
Currently, the mobile market has grown to $12 b in size but imports constitute three quarters of market. With India’s mobile phone imports estimated to touch Rs.75,750 crore in 2015 and exports likely to hit zero level, Indian Cellular Association
Dec 27, 2014 10:46 PM
Novo Nordisk, the world’s biggest insulin maker, is confident about its long-term growth plans but needs to secure approval for its new long-acting insulin Tresiba in the U.S., its chief executive said in a newspaper interview on Saturday. “
Dec 27, 2014 10:44 PM
With a sense of optimism slowly creeping in, the banking industry is hopeful that 2015 will bring better growth prospects.This optimism stems from a number of factors. For one, the Government is working hard to revitalise the industrial growth in the count
Dec 27, 2014 06:15 PM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan, on Saturday, said the central bank would like to focus on medium-term inflation targeting and will not chase the short-term goals. “The medium-term is what gives you time to let the economy
Features
Dec 27, 2014 07:22 PM
Amit Masurkar’s indie comedy Sulemani Keeda, which has enjoyed a successful three-week run in select metros, comes to Chennai. Impressed with the film, Sudhish Kamath catches up with the maker Two writers — best friends and roommates —
Dec 27, 2014 07:18 PM
Veteran actor Radha Ravi tells Sudhir Srinivasan he considers his role in Pisasu to be his best ever and Mysskin to be the most unique director he has ever worked with General Secretary of the South Indian Film Artistes’ Association. President of t
Dec 27, 2014 07:31 PM
After a lean phase, Thamarai is back with Yennai Arindhaal. The lyricist in a chat with Subha J. Rao When lyricist Thamarai, composer Harris Jayaraj and director Gautham Vasudev Menon get together, the stage is set for magic. From Minnale to Vaaranam Aay
Dec 28, 2014 03:42 PM
Convocation Students have challenges and the outcomes of their efforts may be uncertain, but if the resolution is strong and the goals are clear then success is certain, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala said recently. He was speaking during the
Dec 28, 2014 03:38 PM
Raitha Dinacharane: The College of Horticultural Sciences, Kolar, organised Raitha Dinacharane (Farmers’ Day) programme at Chitnahalli recently. Thulasiram, scientist, Horticulture College, Bagalkot, inaugurated it.Addressing the farmers, Mr. Thulasi
Slideshows
Dec 27, 2014 07:38 PM
Scenes from the set of Darling (Genre: Horror; Director: Sam Anton; Cast: G.V. Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani, Srushti Dange; Cinematographer: Krishan Vasant; Producer: Geetha Arts, Studio Green)
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