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Updated: Oct 23, 2014 07:53 PM
While Rs. 570 crore would be provided for renovation of houses, Rs. 175 crore would go for renovation of six major hospitals. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a Rs. 745-crore package for renovation of houses and six major hospitals dam
Updated: Oct 23, 2014 05:01 PM
Three people were murdered and their mutilated body parts dispersed on a farm in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district. In what appears to be a case of caste violence, a Dalit family of three was savagely murdered and their mutilated body parts disper
Updated: Oct 23, 2014 12:50 PM
Referring to the recent shootouts that have rocked the nation as 'terrorism', Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in his address to the nation that, “Canada will never be intimidated.” Unfolding just before 10 a.m., while lawmakers w
Updated: Oct 23, 2014 07:01 PM
With the race for the Maharashtra CM's post hotting up, Gadkari says he is pained to see "unreasonable controversy in the media about Devendra and me." Bhartiya Janata Party Maharashtra State president Devendra Fadnavis called on senior party leader and
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Officials had said talks would resume in neighbouring Chad this week, but there was no confirmation that those negotiations had resumed by Wednesday. Days after Nigeria’s military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agre
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Barred by the Securities and Exchange Board of India from accessing capital markets, realty giant DLF has sought interim relief from the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) to allow it to redeem funds locked in mutual funds and other instruments. After
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Founded in 2012, Indix has already created a database of 500 million products in the cloud, and is looking to scale it up to 1 billion listings. Sanjay Parthasarathy, former executive of Microsoft, is betting big on the data analytics space through his s
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Biopharma segment hits profit Biocon on Wednesday reported a flat growth in its net profit at Rs.102 crore against the same period last year. Total revenue of the Bangalore-based company for the July-September period was Rs 773 crore an increase of 3% w
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Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada hit 22 aces, including on match point, to beat Donald Young of the United States 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (2) Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors.Raonic earned the only break of the match to take the open
Assembly Election 2014
Oct 22, 2014 11:50 PM
The Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) MLA from Nagpur (East) constituency, Krishna Kophde, has offered to vacate his seat for senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari in case the Union Minister decides to come back to the state politics. “All MLAs from Vidar
Oct 22, 2014 07:51 PM
“We are ready for an alliance with BJP to form government... We just had informal talks... and formal discussions will begin from Monday” After days of standoff, the Shiv Sena and the BJP on Wednesday struck a conciliatory note following Tue
Oct 22, 2014 01:05 AM
After the BJP played hardball with its estranged ally, the Shiv Sena, and opened the door to Independents, the Sena rushed two emissaries to Delhi on Tuesday night. The Sena has deputed party MP Anil Desai and senior leader Subhash Desai for talks. BJP
Oct 21, 2014 07:43 PM
Says NCP’s unconditional support too continues to be on offer. Describing the Shiv Sena as a “natural ally”, the BJP on Tuesday dropped hints that it would prefer the estranged saffron party to be a partner in its government in Maharas
Sport
Oct 23, 2014 07:32 PM
After claiming that suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was ready to undergo independent tests on his new bowling action, Pakistan Cricket Board has now decided to extend the remedial work on his action for another 15 days. PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan ha
Oct 23, 2014 06:46 PM
Godspeed, Gascony and Ireland excelled when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning.Sand track600m: 2/y/o’s Royal Seal (Khalander), a chestnut gelding (Varenar/Stringsofmyheart) (Bhawani) 40. They ended level. Theory (rb) 41. Easy.800m: M
Oct 23, 2014 06:46 PM
Ice Cutter and Emperor Cruise may fight out the finish of the Nergis Darashah Memorial Trophy (1,200m), the main event of the races to be held here on Friday (Oct. 24).False rails (width about 2m from 1,600m to the winning post) will be in position.ESQUIR
Oct 23, 2014 06:45 PM
Soviet Union and Coriolis impressed when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning (Oct. 23).Outer sand:1,400m: Soviet Union (B. Paswan), Coriolis (R. Marshall) 1-44, 1,200/1-27.5, 1,000/1-13.5, 600/45. They impressed while the latter started fou
Oct 23, 2014 06:12 PM
Shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings on Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal moved up one spot to the sixth. Srikanth jumped to the 16th spot w
Opinion
Oct 22, 2014 01:26 AM
Government policy is killing handlooms through malign neglect. As a result, the power loom is invading the handloom industry, creating a whole set of spurious products which is altering the identity and integrity of the industry Protest today is more tha
Oct 22, 2014 01:14 AM
The Centre has done well in moving quickly to clean up the mess in the coal sector following the Supreme Court’s cancellation of the allotment of 214 blocks. The cancelled blocks will be reallotted through an e-auction and an ordinance will be promu
Oct 22, 2014 01:10 AM
The range of measures Prime Minister Narendra Modi passionately spelt out at the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate programme on labour reforms reads like a road map to his Independence Day invitation to multinational corporations to ‘Make in
Business
Oct 23, 2014 06:01 PM
The WCC is an international forum for chamber leaders and professionals to exchange insights and address business issues. The Indian Chamber of Commerce has bid for hosting the next World Chambers Congress in the city. The 2015 Congress is scheduled to b
Oct 23, 2014 05:52 PM
While ecommerce has gathered steam in India, it is important to take steps to protect yourself from the risks, such as credit/debit card frauds and identity thefts that come with online shopping. “Online shopping is turning out to be an easy
Oct 22, 2014 08:19 PM
Billionaire Azim Premji promoted Wipro Limited has entered into a Series G preferred unit purchase agreement to increase its investment in Opera Solutions LLC by $ 8.2 million.According to a statement made by the Bangalore-based company, post the addition
Oct 22, 2014 07:44 PM
Japanese car-maker Nissan on Wednesday rolled out a new premium version of its utility vehicle, Evalia with additional features and is priced at Rs. 11.61 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi). The new variant will be positioned above the Evalia XV (O), which was
Oct 22, 2014 06:29 PM
In July, the firm had said it expected IT services revenues in the July-September quarter to be in the range of USD 1.77-1.81 billion. India’s third largest IT exporter Wipro on Wednesday reported 8% growth in its net income to Rs 2,085 crore in t
Features
Oct 23, 2014 05:05 PM
After a hiatus, actor Mukundan is back in cinema. He is making his mark in films with some well-chosen roles. He has arguably been the most ‘durable’ artiste in the Malayalam television scene. When not donning the lead character in celebrate
Oct 23, 2014 07:30 PM
On why this transformative accessory should be a must-have in every stylish closet Can you think of any accessory that you can wear in a zillion ways as a brooch? Perhaps no. Think of brooches and our minds travel to visions of old Hollywood glamour and
Oct 23, 2014 08:03 PM
The revamped Regency Restaurant at Abad Plaza boasts an all-encompassing menu Abad Hotel’s Regency restaurant’s redone, revamped, cheerful and bright interiors in violet and cream welcome us. The buffet spread at the restaurant has always bee
Oct 23, 2014 09:23 PM
The most fascinating aspect in human beings is the differences in physical and subtle natures that are unique to each individual. In addition, birth, wealth, status, learning, valour, skill, achievement, etc, also compound the differences. Scriptural tradi
Oct 23, 2014 08:31 PM
Sarah Todd, former Masterchef Australia contestant was in the country recently to get a taste of Indian food Indian viewers of Masterchef Australia will know of Sarah Todd. The former Masterchef contestant was after all favourite to win the title and alm
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Despite rapid changes in their lifestyle, many Lambada tribal women in Krishna District still love to continue to wear their tradition-rich attire dominated by ornaments. They share the equal burden of running the house, maintaining the farm field and the
Oct 21, 2014 10:12 PM
Watching the Dandari dance, of which the Ghusadi is an integral part, it is clear that the Gonds and Kolams, marvelled at gelling with nature. The dances have rhythmic movements which are imitations of peacock and animals like the tiger. The Ghusadi is ce
Oct 21, 2014 12:24 AM
Police Commemoration Day 2014 is an occasion to remember the valiant police personnel, who gave their lives defending the peace and security of people in society. The Telangana Police in Hyderabad gave a sense of might to the people and young students at
Oct 19, 2014 01:49 PM
As Assembly election results unfold in Maharashtra and Gurgaon, our photographers bring you a selection of pictures capturing the mood at counting centres, party headquarters and on the street.
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