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Updated: May 25, 2015 11:20 PM
Similar is the case for other foreign nationals including the British, Spanish and Russians. Two Indian women figure among scores of foreign nationals with Swiss bank accounts, whose names have been made public by Switzerland in its official gazette for
Updated: May 25, 2015 08:34 PM
"I firmly say that the party will file an appeal in the disproportionate assets case against Jayalalithaa in the Supreme Court," DMK president M Karunanidhi said in a statement in Chennai. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Monday said it has decided to f
Updated: May 25, 2015 11:41 PM
“NDA government has demolished traditional power structures and circles” Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at his critics saying if the NDA government had not come to power, the country would have slipped into “bure din&#8
Updated: May 25, 2015 03:21 PM
The pass percentage of girls stood at 87.56 as compared to 77.77 per cent of the boys The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday declared the results for class XII examination, with 82 per cent students passing the exam. The overall pas
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A video summarises the initiatives with the tag-line "Utkarsh ka ke varsh, Achhe din ki aur agrasar’’. The Modi government on Monday unveiled a series of multi-media exhibitions showcasing ‘achievements’ of its first year in offi
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Arash Derambarsh, who kick-started fight against food waste in Paris suburb, wants to convince more countries to follow France’s example A councillor whose campaign against food waste led to a law forcing French supermarkets to donate unwanted foo
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The Leader of the Opposition and former Chief Minister, Prem Kumar Dhumal, has demanded a CBI inquiry into the Dharamsala rape case, which he said had baffled the public and the police for over a week. On May 16, a woman had told the college principal, a
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A progressive woman ward member of the Pargaon Gram Panchayat near Pune, who hails from the Mati Vadar Samaj (a community of denotified tribes), has been facing social boycott and mental agony for refusing to donate for a community ritual. Anita More&#8
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As the heat has become unbearable, wild animals are frequenting villages in the district.Forest officials see this as a “tit for tat”. As humans invade the forests in their quest for minerals and wood, depleting the forest cover and water reso
IPL 2015
May 25, 2015 10:56 AM
"There was no game-changing instance for us. We knew the moment we would lose, we would be out of the tournament." Written off after four losses on the trot to start with in the IPL, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma today said their revival and the s
May 24, 2015 07:50 PM
Simmons and Rohit combine to bat Chennai Super Kings out of the contest; Rayudu, Pollard chip in too. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma stole the thunder from his more famous Chennai Super Kings counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni by inspiring his team t
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday urged his players to make “one last effort” on their “biggest day” to emerge triumphant at the Eden Gardens on Sunday when they lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Super Kings will look to Dhoni’s magic to arrest Mumbai Indians’ momentum. For cricket aficionados in India, M.S. Dhoni’s name instantly evokes thoughts of his near mystic ability to conjure up victory. His calm, cerebral presence has
Sport
May 25, 2015 09:32 PM
Agnieszka Radwanska lost in the first round for the first time since her 2007 debut at the clay-court Grand Slam. Getting past his first round opponent at the French Open was easy. Breaking the Big Four domination will be a lot harder for Tomas Berdych.I
May 25, 2015 08:38 PM
Hurrah, Phoenix Tiger, Azzurro, Arizona Sun and Ageless pleased when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning (May 25). Inner sand: 1,200m: Gagan Star (rb) 1-21, 1,000/1-7.5, 600/41.5. Moved well. Bronzino (rb) 1-25, (1,200-600) 38.5. Ea
May 25, 2015 08:22 PM
New Zealand was set almost 80 overs to score 345 to win, a record at Lord’s. England took a thrilling first test at Lord’s when it bowled out New Zealand for 220 to win by 124 runs with 15 overs to spare in the final session on Monday. Six
May 25, 2015 05:57 PM
Missing the cricketing action now that it’s over? Here are five things you can do with your time instead... It’s eight in the evening, and you’re done with dinner. You plonk yourself in the sofa and switch on the television automaticall
May 25, 2015 03:41 PM
Ganguly is speculated to either become chairman of advisory panel, High Performance Manager, Team Director or the chief coach of the national team. Amidst speculation that Sourav Ganguly is being considered for a coaching role with the Indian cricket te
Opinion
May 25, 2015 12:18 AM
The Tamil Nadu government’s move to approach the Supreme Court seeking a review of its recent judgment barring the use of pictures of political leaders in government advertisements is retrograde and unnecessary. The court’s verdict restricting
May 25, 2015 12:14 AM
The Gujarat Chief Minister’s attempt to distinguish herself from her predecessor by making women’s issues a priority hardly gets around the deep discrimination that Muslims in the State face in the form of communalism and a lack of housing.
May 25, 2015 12:05 AM
Mr. Modi has been proactive and successful in foreign relations but has stalled in Pakistan. It is time he scripted a new narrative. In the one year of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s travels to five continents have been marked by o
Business
May 25, 2015 11:20 PM
Plans a capex of Rs.150 crore to ramp up capacities at Madurai and Rudrapur factories. TVS Srichakra Ltd. has more than doubled its net profit for the year 2014-15. For the first time, the two- and three-wheeler tyre maker’s annual net profit has
May 25, 2015 11:08 PM
Banks are expecting a cut in Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) in the forthcoming bi-monthly monetary policy review, which is scheduled for next week. “We expect and will request about 50 basis points (bps) cut in CRR which would release about Rs 40,000 cr
May 25, 2015 11:03 PM
Infosys CEO and MD Vishal Sikka has charted out more targets in his ambitious plans for 2020.In a letter to Infosys shareholders in the annual report for 2014-15, he said, “I see tremendous potential for us to grow. Looking beyond this year, the miss
May 25, 2015 10:47 PM
Maharashtra Govt. decides to set up an integrated logistics park near Mumbai The logistics sector is being given a leg up to support the sudden growth in e-commerce as well as the government’s Make in India initiative. The Maharashtra Government, w
May 25, 2015 10:44 PM
United Bank of India, on Monday, clarified that it was continuing its efforts to recover the dues from Vijay Mallya’s defunct Kingfisher Airlines. The PSU lender was replying to the BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange), which had sought an explanation from
Features
May 25, 2015 06:23 PM
Many celebrities from the fashion and film world have to thank make-up ace Natasha Nischol when they are complimented for their looks. Her father, the late Hindi film actor Navin Nischol, was popular in the 1970s for his chocolate-boy looks. Daughter Na
May 25, 2015 06:15 PM
They’ve given up stable jobs with regular pay cheques to pursue their dream — mixed martial arts. The members of team Combat Kinetics on why they keep at the sport against all odds. Spend an hour with city-based mixed martial arts group Comba
May 25, 2015 06:51 PM
Electro-rock act FuzzCulture say they didn’t want to be pegged into a hole they didn’t like to fill. Music lovers in the city were in for a musical blitzkrieg over the weekend with electro-rock duo FuzzCulture from New Delhi launching their d
May 25, 2015 09:09 PM
When Periazhvar saw Lord Narayana on His mount — Garuda — looking resplendent in His raiment and with His ornaments, he was no doubt moved by the Lord’s charm. But he also worried that harm might befall Him! In order to reassure Periazhva
May 25, 2015 07:20 PM
Yes the rains are on but it is still quite hot. Before switching on the air conditioning and wringing your hands over your big fat carbon footprint, check out these simple, environment-friendly lifestyle tweaks. Desert coolers To get the effect of col
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May 24, 2015 06:32 PM
Vijayawada has literally tuned into Blazewada with temperatures remaining above 45 degrees Celcius for past four days. The Hindu lensmen capture the travails of people across the city.
May 24, 2015 06:05 PM
The workers at Metro Project construction site, daily commuters and labourers struggle to work in the oppressive heat wave conditions in Hyderabad. The temperature has been above 43 degrees for past one week. The Hindu lensmen capture the hardship faced b
May 24, 2015 02:16 PM
This week, the mercury climbed to an unbearable 47 degrees Celsius in parts of the country, even as heatwaves claimed nearly 250 lives in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha. Here is India coping with heat - in pictures.
May 22, 2015 06:59 PM
Amidst protests by disgruntled students and parents, announcement date of COMEDK and CET results have been postponed. The decisions of postponing were taken after the protests by students and parents entered its fourth day in the premises of the Departm
May 22, 2015 06:02 PM
Jayalalithaa will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday, yet again. The AIADMK supremo's day out in Chennai was marked with frenzy, festivity and chaos. A few pictures that capture the mood.
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