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Updated: May 4, 2015 06:08 PM
Female party volunteer files defamation complaint against the senior party leader. After being accused of triggering a farmer's suicide at rally in New Delhi earlier this month, senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishvas found himself in the mids
May 4, 2015 06:33 PM
Gupta and Payo Murmu, both Tata Steel workers, had climbed up to Camp II at 21,000 ft at the time of the quake. Moments after the earthquake jolted Nepal, climbers of Mt Everest saw avalanches rushing down from three sides with no place to hide, recounts
Updated: May 4, 2015 05:44 PM
A senior AAP leader downplayed the resignations and said that this is not going to affect the party in anyway. In what is reminiscent of Stalinist witch-hunts of the Trotskyists on a smaller political scale, more than 370 dissenters within the Maharasht
Updated: May 4, 2015 06:38 PM
Ishwar Pandey replaces Ronit More for Chennai while Nic Maddinson and Iqbal Abdulla comes in place of Gayle and Varun Aaron After winning the toss, Chennai Super Kings scored a fighting 148 for 9 in its 20 overs against Royal Challengers Bangalore, in C
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Unhappy over newly-introduced policies to solve issues in gas and coal for power sector, infra lender IDFC on Monday said risks to lending might have gone up as a result of them and the company would be forced to accelerate its provisioning for exposure
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"Unfortunately, we lead very hectic lives and... It's difficult to spend time together," wrote Woods on his website. Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods has announced that he and his 2-year-long girlfriend, Olympic skiing champion Lindsey Vonn, h
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Gold imports surged 19.5 per cent to reach USD 34.32 billion in 2014-15 due to declining prices and easing of restrictions by the Reserve Bank. Imports of the metal were USD 28.7 billion the previous fiscal, 2013-14. Increase in gold imports impacts
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Swiss Economic Affairs Minister Johann N. Schneider Ammann will be on a two-day visit to India from May 15. The visit — the first of a Swiss Cabinet Minister since the Modi Government joined office a year ago, comes at a time when India’s effo
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The European Union has approved 20 million euros ($22 million) in financial support and emergency aid to help Nepal deal with the April 25 earthquake. Monday’s EU commitment came after a request for help from the Nepalese government, which said it
IPL 2015
May 4, 2015 01:38 PM
Mumbai Indians will hold a clear edge over the inconsistent Delhi Daredevils in their key IPL cricket match. High on confidence after their third consecutive, Mumbai Indians will hold a clear edge over the inconsistent Delhi Daredevils in their key IPL c
May 4, 2015 10:56 AM
The batsman, who has been in great form in international cricket for close to two years, struck 3 sixes and 9 fours in his 54-ball knock. Left sleepless after the last time he played a bad shot against Mumbai Indians, in-form Rajasthan Royals batsman Aj
May 4, 2015 03:27 AM
Rahane and Karun profit from some ordinary Daredevils fielding to help Royals post a match-winning total. Ajinkya Rahane played orthodox shots in a gung-ho style and anchored Rajasthan Royals with a match-winning unbeaten 91 in a crucial Pepsi-IPL-8 matc
May 4, 2015 03:25 AM
Less than four days ago, Chennai Super Kings was looking comfortable and dominating after it managed to claw its way out of a tough situation against Kolkata Knight Riders in a low-scoring encounter. However, two defeats in the following matches away from
Sport
May 4, 2015 04:34 PM
Angel Dust, Conspicuous and Sea Lord impressed when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning (May 4). Outer sand: 1,000m: In The Sunrise (rb), Brabus (rb) 1-17.5, 600/45. Former finished two lengths ahead. 1,200m: Sea Lord (R. Marsh
May 4, 2015 04:33 PM
Crimson Princess (Ross up) won the Nilgiris 2000 Guineas (1,400m), the star event of the races held here on Sunday (May 3). The winner is owned by Mr. M.A.M.Ramaswamy and trained by R. Foley.1. MUKURTI PLATE (1,400m) rated 60 to 85: Blazing Comet (Rajendr
May 4, 2015 04:33 PM
Schiavone, Sheer Elation, Silken Water, Colorato and Arrogant Approach pleased when the horses were exercised here on Sunday morning (May 3).Outer sand:600m: Vijays Joy (Mark) 44.5. Shaped well. Chal Dhannu Chal (Mark) 45. Easy. Madiba (Mark) 44.5. Moved
May 4, 2015 08:45 AM
The West Indies completed a tense, hard-fought victory over England by five wickets in the extended final session of the third day of the third and final test at Kensington Oval on Sunday. The hosts were set 192 to win and were guided to their target by a
May 4, 2015 03:25 AM
Simmons and Parthiv’s rollicking opening stand sets it up for the visitors Mumbai Indians kept its hopes of qualifying for the play-offs alive, convincingly beating Kings XI Punjab by 23 runs in their IPL-8 encounter here on Sunday. After postin
Opinion
May 4, 2015 12:06 AM
Despite growing American reservations, Saudi Arabian hardliners seem determined to impose a military solution on the Yemen crisis. Instead, Riyadh is likely to find itself mired in Yemen for a long time in an unwinnable war. The intense fighting that re
May 4, 2015 12:06 AM
It is the fag end of the U.K. election campaign, but except for the Scottish National Party, the three main parties do not offer a clear road map for what they will do if elected to power “You campaign in poetry, you govern in prose,” said Ma
May 4, 2015 12:05 AM
A study shows that Indians are not immune to health consequences of smoking and that smokers have a higher death rate than non-smokers. Recently, a parliamentary committee declined to extend the size of health warnings on cigarette packets due to lack of
Business
May 4, 2015 06:18 PM
Changing buyers profile of the Indian auto industry Coming out of a little longer down-cycle, 2014-15 proved a challenging fiscal for the auto industry despite some positive momentum in some select segments. Of the 18 passenger vehicle manufacturers, o
May 4, 2015 06:04 PM
Stocks of commercial vehicle financier Shriram Transport Finance settled 15 per cent lower on Monday, wiping out Rs. 3,295 crore from its market valuation, after the company reported 73 per cent drop in consolidated profit after tax for the quarter ended
May 4, 2015 05:10 PM
Kishore Biyani-promoted Future Retail Ltd.’s board has approved the consolidation and realignment of its retail operations with Bharti Retail Ltd., a statement by the company said on Monday. “The board of directors of Future Retail Limited,
May 4, 2015 05:03 PM
McDonald’s is set to unveil its latest plans to revive its sputtering business on Monday. The plans are to be detailed just two months after CEO Steve Easterbrook stepped in to take charge of the world’s biggest hamburger chain. McDonald&#
May 4, 2015 04:53 PM
The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday rose by 479 points to recover from near four-month low and settled at 27,490.59 on government’s clarification on MAT and a rise in auto stocks on promising monthly sales data. Across-the-board buying at the beginni
Features
May 3, 2015 07:48 PM
Vir Das talks about “Unbelievable”, his most ambitious tour to date, and his own journey as a stand-up comedian The “Unbelievable” tour is comedian and actor Vir Das’s most ambitious one so far, with 11 cities on the list an
May 3, 2015 05:19 PM
The people of Neelankarai nurture the fading tradition of hook-and-line for fishing by reefs. Neelankarai is not an ordinary fishing hamlet. At first sight, it may not boast of anything special — tile-roofed houses teeter close to the shoreline; f
May 3, 2015 08:24 PM
An exhibition of paintings and photographs in the city is an ode to the working class The colours, canvases and photographs speak of the passion and pain of being a part of the working class. At Ailamma Art Gallery, 14 artists honour the nameless, facele
May 4, 2015 07:04 PM
Vir Das takes stand-up comedy to small-town India. “This show is completely about the failures in my life; about how much of an idiot I have been,” says Vir Das, as we catch up with him a few minutes before his stand-up comedy show, Unbelieva
May 4, 2015 06:55 PM
Meet the little shadow that’s by my side, day and night. I have this little shadow. Its size and shape are rather different from mine, though you can see a resemblance from certain angles. It’s appears by my side within moments of my waking u
Slideshows
May 2, 2015 04:50 PM
She has been dancing since she was 11. Now, 55 years later, when she wears her ornate papier-mâché horse over her hip and the rich and royal costume, she dances not like the wife, mother and grandmother she is, but a professional and great
May 1, 2015 07:04 PM
The services on the Reach 3B extension of Namma Metro between Nagasandra (Close to Bangalore International Exhibition Centre) and Peenya Industrial Area Phase I was flagged off in Bengaluru on May 1. The new stations added are: Peenya Industry, Jalahall
Apr 30, 2015 07:04 PM
The various districts in Karnataka were hit hard by the nation-wide strike against some provisions of the Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. Here are some pictures of the strike observed in the districts.
Apr 30, 2015 06:41 PM
Our photographers V. Sreenivasa Murthy and Sampath Kumar G.P. capture the mood on Bengaluru's streets on Thursday, when a nation-wide strike was called against some provisions of the Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. While the KSRTC prepaid counter
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