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May 28, 2015 01:18 AM
‘Largesse’ for non-existent entities from DAVP It was a casual enquiry, calling up publishers of some “newspapers” across the country. To the surprise of the officials who made the calls, they were found to be existing only on pa
Updated: May 28, 2015 01:33 AM
Dagens Nyheter defends its right to publish what was said during the interview India on Wednesday denied that it had asked the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter (DN) to retract portions of its interview with President Pranab Mukherjee where he had made r
Updated: May 27, 2015 11:42 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday dismissed Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s accusation that the NDA government was showing “obstinate arrogance” in Parliament and that it was a government by “one person,” Mr. Modi s
Updated: May 28, 2015 01:23 AM
Meet took place at the behest of Prime Minister, says Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invited former PM Manmohan Singh for a discussion on the economy and foreign policy though the two men publicly exchanged barbs earlier in the day.
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Quashing the death warrants issued by a sessions court in the case of a couple guilty of murdering seven members of a family, the Supreme Court upheld on Wednesday that in a civilised society, the hanging to death of a convict could not be carried out in
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A row erupted on Wednesday over the alleged discrimination faced by a 25-year-old Muslim woman Misbah Quadri who claimed she was denied a flat in Mumbai just because of her religion. Even as social media was outraged over the issue, a complaint was lodged
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The Act has been in force in the State since February 1997 The Tripura government has revoked the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) as insurgency is on the wane in the State. Chief Minister Manik Sarkar announced the decision after a meeting wit
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Fishermen too join protest against nuclear plant A week after the gram sabhas of villages surrounding the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) site passed a resolution against the project, fishermen will hold a ‘sea rally,’ demanding that t
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Drop in temperature in A.P. Telangana and north-west India: IMD Even as India’s severe heat wave — that has already killed well over 1,400 people – became international news and top trending subject on Facebook on Wednesday, the weathe
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 28, 2015 12:09 AM
The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has informed the Sports Authority of India (SAI) that it can give no guarantee that there would not be any dope-related issues after the appointment of the controversial Ukrainian Yuri Ogorodnik as the coach of Indi
May 28, 2015 12:07 AM
Sindhu, Kashyap out; Jwala & Ashwini move up Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K. Srikanth won their first round matches in contrasting style at the Star Australian Open Super Series here on Wednesday. While world No. 1 Saina beat 67th-ran
May 28, 2015 12:05 AM
Arumugam runs in 4x100m even though he is not part of the team selected India’s 4x100m relay teams cleared the Athletics Federation of India (AFI)’s qualifying trials for next week’s Asian championships, but amidst confusion and contro
May 27, 2015 11:58 PM
The Union sports ministry has decided to consider granting recognition to sports bodies dealing with indigenous disciplines as Regional Sports Federations (RSFs).In a release, the ministry said in order to promote such disciplines and give them due acknow
May 27, 2015 11:56 PM
"A tower of strength," was how India’s first International Master, Manuel Aaron, described her. Sushila Viswanathan, mother of five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand, passed away here on Wednesday. She was 79.Hailing from a family of lawy
Opinion
May 28, 2015 12:31 AM
The last one year has seen India’s military modernisation process slowly picking up pace in terms of clearances for critical military hardware, with an emphasis on ‘Make in India’. But the much-needed policy framework to provide directio
May 28, 2015 12:30 AM
There has been a steady rise in the value of illegally brought-in gold seized by the Indian Customs in recent years. From Rs.43.87 crore in 2011-12, the figure rose to Rs.104.62 crore in 2012-13, and further to Rs.686.99 crore in 2013-14. The figure is re
May 28, 2015 12:29 AM
While politicians will play games, the people of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana would like the economy to regain momentum. For this, both Chief Ministers should be less obsessed with building their capitals and focus on development Addressing an audience o
Business
May 27, 2015 11:10 PM
Global smartphones sales to end-users touched 336 million units in the March quarter, up 19.3 per cent. Led by emerging markets like India, global smartphones sales to end-users touched 336 million units in the March quarter, up 19.3 per cent from the y
May 27, 2015 11:01 PM
Travel under this offer is valid from June 15, 2015, to October 15, 2015. Jet Airways has put 10 lakh (one million) seats on sale at a flat discount of 25 per cent. The offer is valid for economy class travel on the airline’s domestic network. T
May 27, 2015 10:53 PM
Reliance Infrastructure has reported a consolidated net profit was Rs.1,800 crore in the year ended March 31, 2015, against Rs.1,914 crore in 2013-14. Total income stood at Rs.18,852 crore (Rs.20,274 crore). DividendThe board has recommended a dividend of
May 27, 2015 10:51 PM
The company plans to invest in various activities such as development of new channels and stores. Bata India Ltd. (BIL), the footwear major, saw a 36 per cent decrease in its net profit and a 0.8 per cent drop in net revenue for the quarter ended March
May 27, 2015 10:43 PM
The Chennai-based Valeth Hightech Composites Pvt. Ltd. is setting up a unit in Hyderabad to meet the growing needs of aerospace and defence sectors in the domestic and international markets.Valeth group makes advanced composite materials and products for a
Features
May 27, 2015 08:36 PM
Once a box of hope and despair, today letter box is reduced to an art installation which reminds of a past when the written word meant a world to people. For most of us, he has been a part of our growing up years. We often saw him with a ...
May 27, 2015 08:30 PM
A new initiative to spread awareness about the Pashmina weavers’ struggle. Pashmina shawls and outfits are much sought after. But rarely do we see someone paying attention to the hardworking Kashmiri weavers who do the job of painstakingly collecti
May 27, 2015 07:57 PM
Remo D’Souza wants to revive the dance-based films with “ABCD-2”. In 2013, when ABCD Anybody Can Dance was about to hit the theatres, many cynics thought Remo D’ Souza believed that anybody can direct. The fact that the noted chor
May 27, 2015 09:09 PM
Nothing can happen without the Supreme One willing it. None can circumvent His plans. If everything happens only because God wills it, then why must we make an effort to do anything? This is a question that we often ask ourselves. The Mahabharata answers t
May 27, 2015 08:39 PM
Chef Muhammad Lisarni is offering the best of Malay cuisine at the ongoing food festival in Tamra. Tamra, the dining restaurant at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, is immersed in festive colours. Decorated with red lanterns, dream catchers and hangings, th
Slideshows
May 27, 2015 04:07 PM
For the past ten days all the towns and cities in coastal Andhra Pradesh have been reeling under oppressive heat wave conditions forcing people to stay indoors or take precautions while going out.
May 27, 2015 12:55 PM
Telugu Desam Party's annual party conference `Mahanadu'-2015 was inaugurated at Gandipet in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Party president Nara Chandhrababu Naidu and all party leaders from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana attended in large numbers. The Hindu Photog
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.
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