Indian Muslims will live and die for India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, maintaining that they will not dance to the tunes of terror outfit al-Qaeda. “My understanding is that they are doing injustice towards the Muslims of our country.
"Shiv Sena had been in Maharashtra politics even before BJP was born. It doesn’t matter whether there is an alliance or not. The Chief Minister will be from Shiv Sena," party spokesman Sanjay Raut said. A day after rejecting the BJP’s report
The people of Scotland voted 55 per cent to 45 per cent against independence in a vote that saw an unprecedented turnout. Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook th
An entire generation might be denied education due to the ongoing civil war Nearly three million Syrian children are not attending school due to the civil war raging in their homeland, an international charity group said on Thursday, as the country̵
With the objective of addressing sanitation related health concerns, the Urban Development Ministry and the Bill & Milinda Gates Foundation have agreed on a partnership to promote user friendly toilets to ensure universal sanitation in the country.
India-China joint statement said the two sides reiterated their commitment to seek a "fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable solution". As they aim to reset ties, India and China have resolved to pursue finding an early solution to the thorny boundary
Apple and Samsung are the Athens and Sparta of the technology world. Which is which and who is who is subject to interpretation. Nevertheless, the rivalry is assuming legendary proportions as both companies are adding more products to their line up. T
The Rupee rose for a fourth consecutive session on Friday, boosted by strong foreign fund flows into markets, although the local currency fell against the dollar for the week, in line with losses in other emerging Asian currencies.Scotland's decision to s
The news was hard to digest for them as his live performance in the city late last year is still fresh in their memory. Few expected that ‘Mandolin’ Srinivas would leave for the heavenly abode at such a young age leaving his admirers shell-s
The 17th Asian Games were off to a spectacular start in Incheon on September 19, 2014. Some of the world’s best in badminton, table tennis, gymnastics, swimming and shooting will be in action over the next 16 days
The 17th Asian Games started on a spectacular fashion at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium in Incheon on Friday. Fireworks and dancers enthralled people gathered at the stadium. Earlier, participants and spectators were gathering for a lavish Asian Games o
The three-year-old gelding Spider Man, who ran second in his last start, should make amends in the Tattersalls Million, the main attraction of Saturday’s (September 20) races here. Rails will be announced one hour before the first race. NATIONALIST
Top Trainer and Starry Brook showed out when the horses were exercised here on Saturday (September 19) morning. Sand track: 600m: Myla Rose (G.Amit) 40.5. Moved freely. 800m: Flanker (Prasad) 52, 600/37.5. Moved well. Troppa Bella (Darren Williams) 54, 60
After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents in a Group B match of the Oppo Champions League twenty20 in Mohali on Satur
The debate over Europe’s economic, political and military readiness to retaliate against Russia shows in a nutshell what is currently at stake in Ukraine: the future of European foreign policy. But every crisis carries with it the seed of a chance,
If there is one clear signal that comes out of the latest set of economic data released on inflation, industrial growth and trade, it is this: the recovery process is on but it is uneven and still in first gear. Wholesale price inflation was down at a fiv
Redressing gender imbalances in employment could remedy the current climate of sluggish global economic recovery, the Labour Ministers of the Group of 20 countries were advised last week. This is perhaps the single most significant theme in the four joint
The Sensex on Friday erased early gains to end 21.79 points down on losses in capital goods, oil & gas, and realty shares but recent gains helped the benchmark log its sixth week of gains, the longest in over two years.After opening in the positive zo
India’s foodgrain production is projected to drop by 7 per cent to about 120 million tonnes in this year due to poor monsoon rains.Foodgrain production stood at 129.24 million tonnes in the kharif season of the 2013-14 crop year (July-June).“.
Gold prices tumbled by Rs. 440 to hit over three-month low of Rs. 27,010 per ten gram in the national capital today on heavy selling by stockists, triggered by a weakening global trend.Besides, sluggish demand and subdued global cues also weighed on the p
Leading stock exchange BSE on Friday said it will take “appropriate action” in the matter of market regulator SEBI censuring the bourse for allegedly flouting norms during the offer for sale (OFS) of state-owned NMDC.“Currently, our team
Nepal’s government has endorsed plans for GMR to build the Himalayan nation’s largest hydro power plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment, officials said on Friday. The $1.15 billion Upper Karn
Meet pets who double up as therapists for people who need their affection Little Akhil and ‘Doctor’ Ruffles stride down a corridor together, counting the number of steps it takes to reach the end of it. “Fifteen,” says Akhil, his
As Pakistani sensation Fawad Khan makes his Hindi film debut with “Khoobsurat”, he talks about his craft and his challenges with Anuj Kumar It is hard to take eyes off him, a female journalist tells me after eating into my time with Fawad Kha
This is the sixth in a series of articles on Kamal Haasan’s tryst with the classical arts. Part 1: His classical odyssey Part 2: 'You can feel the fear in this song' Part 3: 'He taught me to sing with abandon' Part 4: And more on the Ilaiyar
Shrivyshnavi Annush spends considerable time trawling blogs to keep up-to-date on fashion trends. She shares her favourite finds I like to think of myself as a fashion and design connoisseur. Fashion, art and architecture appeal to me. Here are some blo
Celebrate the natural fabric at the ongoing Navaratri Jute Fair Golden jute, once upon a time sack cloth, is today a lifestyle statement: bio-degradable, eco-friendly, cool and trendy. With its ‘natural’ feel and textured charm, jute is now
A jawan was seriously injured in an ambush by ULFA (I) militants at Kanobari in Assam’s Sibsagar district on Friday.The militants exploded two IEDs between two tea gardens at Kherbari Tiniali when jawans of the 4th Rajput Regiment were moving in thr
Known for having adapted a difficult electric Western instrument to the Carnatic stage with awe-inspiring success, Mandolin Shrinivas impressed pundits and lay listeners alike.
Rain played havoc in Guntur district with normal life getting affected due to snapped rail and road connectivity on Wednesday, when skies opened for 12 hours. A woman was washed away in the strong current of flood water in a stream overflowing the Guntur-
A red carpet welcome and Gujarati culture and cuisine awaited Chinese President Xi Jinpang during his six-hour visit to the State. In a first, Mr. Modi received the Chinese President in Ahmedabad after which the two sides ink some agreements related to th