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Updated: Mar 3, 2015 12:44 PM
The Delhi Chief Minister said that he will concentrate only on Delhi's governance. Commenting that he was deeply hurt and pained by what is going on in the Aam Aadmi Party, party convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday that thi
Updated: Mar 3, 2015 01:27 PM
Opposition demands a clarification from the Prime Minister on the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister's statement on Assembly elections. Lok Sabha was adjourned briefly on Tuesday after the Opposition benches protested and sought a clarification from Prime
Updated: Mar 3, 2015 01:41 PM
The foreign secretaries of both countries spoke about "resolving outstanding issues through peaceful dialogue." Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar met with his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhury in the first such meeting since 2012, and
Updated: Mar 3, 2015 11:52 AM
Will try to bring figure down to 6% by Jan. 2016 The Centre and the Reserve Bank of India signed an agreement last month under which the central bank will prioritise controlling price rise above the other objectives of the monetary policy — intere
Breaking News
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Maddipalli Sivaiah, a 34-year-old farmer, was seriously injured when a leopard attacked him near an agricultural well at Molakalapondla village in Sydapuram Mandal limits in Nellore District here on Tuesday. As he raised an alarm, the villagers rushed t
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP president N. Chandrababu Naidu was accorded a warm welcome by the party rank and file on his maiden visit to Karimnagar on Tuesday after formation of separate Telangana state. As soon as he arrived in a helicopter,
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The first Telangana State Conference of CPI (M) has resolved to build a broad platform of various parties and organisations to mount pressure on the Government to concede the demand for quota in private sector. The conference also decided to mould publi
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In a tragic incident, a three-year-old boy, Raghava, was crushed to death when he came under the wheels of a school bus on the outskirts of Puttur town on Tuesday morning. The boy was crossing the road at Kalyanapuram on the outskirts along with his par
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The Karveti Nagaram forest range squad members on Tuesday intercepted an SUV on its way to Chennai from Tirupati at Vedurukuppam mandal headquarters, and seized red sander logs worth over Rs. 20 lakh and confiscated the vehicle, besides nabbing one inmate
Cricket World Cup 2015
Mar 3, 2015 12:36 AM
Ireland will look to ambush pre-tournament favourite South Africa The South African cricket team is in awe of skipper A.B. de Villiers’ current form in the World Cup, with high expectations of another record-breaking inning when he faces Ireland o
Mar 3, 2015 12:25 AM
His qualities have dovetailed with those of Shami and Yadav The thing about Mohit Sharma is that he doesn’t look like a fast bowler. He’s tall by Indian standards but not very tall; he’s built reasonably well but he’s not greatly
Mar 1, 2015 10:09 PM
Swapnil Patil did not know what got him. In theory he was facing an off-break bowler, but the ball he pushed at and eventually edged was no off-break. This was surprising seam-up stuff, a delivery that swung away from him and left him squinting in visible
Mar 1, 2015 10:02 PM
Former Australia skipper Kim Hughes is not a great fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s leadership style and feels that Virat Kohli’s elevation to captaincy should not only be in Tests but also across all formats to bring in more purpose to the top j
Mar 3, 2015 12:56 AM
Australians might have been stunned by the collapse of their much-vaunted batting line-up in the face of brilliant New Zealand bowling at the weekend but the fall of one particular wicket was no surprise to anyone. Shane Watson, batting at number three,
Mar 3, 2015 01:03 PM
Hashim Amla hit his highest one-day score with a majestic 159 and Faf du Plessis grabbed a century as South Africa set Ireland a monumental target of 412 for an unlikely World Cup victory at Manuka Oval on Tuesday.It was the second match in a row after th
Mar 3, 2015 08:56 AM
Teams: Ireland: William Porterfield (capt), Peter Chase, George Dockrell, Andy McBrine, Kevin O'Brien, Max Sorensen, Stuart Thompson, Craig Young, Andy Balbirnie, Alex Cusack, Ed Joyce, John Mooney, Niall O'Brien (wk), Paul Stirling, Gary Wilson. S
Mar 3, 2015 01:09 AM
Former Australia left-arm spinner Brad Hogg is in awe of the current Indian cricket team’s fielding abilities and feels the defending champion is a “big tournament team” and has become the favourite to lift the World Cup. “The th
Mar 3, 2015 12:32 AM
"We have a good bowling attack, good batsmen, and a good all-round side. If we bat, we have to make enough runs to win and defend. We do have the bowlers to do so," says WICB selection committee chairman and former West Indies Captain Clive Lloyd When W
Mar 3, 2015 12:29 AM
England slumped to a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka on Sunday, leaving its hopes of making the World Cup’s quarterfinals hanging by a thread. The incoming chairman of England’s cricket board has flagged a review of the team’s approach
Budget 2015
Mar 3, 2015 01:53 AM
Benefits of Rs.33,000 crore will flow every year to the accounts of beneficiaries The Union Budget 2015-16 proposes a 10-fold scaling up of direct benefit transfers (DBT) during the next financial year as a key expenditure control measure. The move is ex
Mar 3, 2015 12:03 AM
The NCEF is estimated to have swelled to over Rs.30,000 crore and reports suggest that in the absence of strict guidelines and a firm methodology, the fund is lying mostly unutilised. The renewable energy sector may find it difficult to realise the targ
Mar 2, 2015 11:10 PM
"There is lack of an enabler to verify gold purity, store gold on behalf of institutions and deliver physical gold to the jeweller. That is where we could come in" Gold refiner MMTC-PAMP is ready with a gold metal account scheme. The scheme can mobilise
Mar 1, 2015 06:05 PM
E-commerce transactions through websites and mobile apps based on ‘aggregator model’, including for cab services and online shopping, may turn expensive as those providing such services under their own brand are being brought under the service
Sport
Mar 3, 2015 01:51 AM
Talk of fielding a consensus candidate for the BCCI president’s post by the two factions was rebutted by N. Srinivasan’s camp.“The truth is they could not even find a name to nominate, forget seconding, from East Zone. Sharad Pawar wante
Mar 3, 2015 01:33 AM
Defending champion Laxman Rawat of PSPB outplayed India No. 5 Faisal Khan of Indian Railways 5-1 to emerge the champion of the Chinthamani & D. Shashikhant memorial open snooker tournament at the S.S. Sports Academy here on Sunday.Faisal, who enjoyed
Mar 3, 2015 01:20 AM
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Monday reduced the number of probables from 32 to 26 for the preparatory camp in the run-up to India’s first round qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Nepal. The camp will begin at Guwahati from
Mar 3, 2015 01:17 AM
The three-time Grand Slam-winner said she and former partner Chinese Hsieh Su-wei have not had good results since January. Three-time Grand Slam winner Sania Mirza of India has decided to team up with former World No. 1 Martina Hingis of Switzerland in
Mar 3, 2015 12:40 AM
Mr. Srinivasan group’s C.K. Khanna beat Jyotiraditya Scindia of the Pawar faction 15-14 for the post of the Central Zone vice-president. Here too there was a mysterious blank vote.Anirudh Chaudhry beat Rajiv Shukla from the Pawar camp 16-13 for the
Opinion
Mar 3, 2015 02:58 AM
The bold decision to level the playing field for Indian corporations in the 2015 Budget demonstrates the government’s strategic vision and inherent confidence The budget announced by the Narendra Modi-led government may well clinch the top spot fo
Mar 3, 2015 02:49 AM
The core issues during Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar’s visit to Pakistan remain India’s concerns on terrorism and Pakistan’s concerns on Kashmir Six months after talks with Pakistan were called off Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jais
Mar 3, 2015 02:44 AM
Pakistan has wasted $3.7 million worth of vaccines donated to protect children from deadly diseases because officials failed to store them properly, a senior health official has said in Islamabad. The scandal is the latest problem to be exposed in Pakis
Business
Mar 3, 2015 10:45 AM
The transaction closure is subject to customary closing conditions and requisite regulatory and other approvals, and is expected to close by August 2015. Drug major Sun Pharma will acquire GlaxoSmithKline’s Opiates business in Australia for an und
Mar 3, 2015 10:15 AM
The rupee depreciated by 4 paise to trade at 61.91 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday, extending Monday’s weakness due to sustained demand for the American currency from importers. Forex dealers said besides continued demand for the U
Mar 3, 2015 10:06 AM
After three sessions of gains, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell by over 75 points in early trade on Tuesday on emergence of profit-booking by participants amid disappointing economic data.The 30-share index, which had rallied 712.49 points in the previous th
Mar 3, 2015 02:18 AM
For the FMCG sector, now recording an uptick, proactive reforms to further stimulate demand and consumption will be very beneficial — in particular, more income in the hands of rural Indian consumers. In the fairytale by the same name, a little gir
Mar 3, 2015 02:12 AM
Adlabs Entertainment Ltd., which owns and operates Imagica, a theme park located at Khapoli, between Mumbai and Pune, is entering the capital market on March 10, 2015, through the book-building route to raise funds mainly to retire part of its debt. The c
Features
Mar 2, 2015 07:08 PM
Eighteen musicians shared the stage to keep alive the memory of their fond collaborator U. Shrinivas at the Great MANdolin concert presented in association with The Hindu. Unlike the West where pubs and accessible local venues often host a slew of tribut
Mar 1, 2015 11:27 AM
Peter Rajesh Joachim is beginning to bask in the success of his debut film Blood Empires that he made in Canada. He’s looking forward to release it in theatres now A Bengaluru boy who spent a lot of time watching films in the city’s theatres
Mar 2, 2015 06:09 PM
City boy Anil Krishnan on his enduring love for films and the thrill of editing On The Quest When he was still in school, Anil Krishnan would clandestinely watch movies. Not just must-watch ‘first day first show’ films, but also pure cinem
Mar 3, 2015 12:06 PM
He is also planning to direct the film, according to a source close to the actor. Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is awaiting the release of Tamil period-drama Uttama Villain, will soon start working on a yet-untitled thriller in the language. He also
Mar 3, 2015 11:23 AM
Tickets for the 13-city tour will go on sale on March 6, with VIP packages available till March 4. Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman is all set to start his North American tour from May 21, 2015. He will include material from throughout his 20-year c
Slideshows
Mar 2, 2015 05:10 PM
A major mishap was averted after Reliance pipeline carrying gas from Kakinada in East Godavari to Bharuch in Gujarat leaked, caught fire and brought under control after five hours of hectic efforts by the company personnel at Maddikunta in Medak District.
Mar 1, 2015 04:33 PM
The work of mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy has made an appearance in the Gaza Strip.
Feb 28, 2015 07:07 PM
It took just 2 minutes and 45 seconds to bring the donor heart from Begumpet airport to Yashoda Hospitals Secunderabad. With precise coordination, the traffic authorities and police made sure that the ambulance had a freeway by creating a Green Corridor o
Feb 28, 2015 03:51 PM
Dream come true for 38 children as they get to fly over Vijayapura Fastening his seatbelt and gazing through the window, 12-year-old Eshwar Hugar found it difficult to believe his eyes. “This is something that I never even imagined; I never though
Feb 28, 2015 01:28 PM
The Karnataka team is jubilant after winning the Ranji Trophy semifinals cricket match against Mumbai at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday. Tjhey won by 112 runs.
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