Operations had still not begun in towns in some remote areas. More than 1,000 climbers wer...
Nearly 550 Indians have been evacuated by the IAF from quake-hit Nepal even as India step...
After the aggressive appropriation of B.R. Ambedkar as a nationalist Hindu icon, taking a...
Kurnool police arrested Neethu Agarwal, heroine of the Telugu feature film “Prema Prayanam”, for her alleged involvement in red sanders smuggling on Sunday. Rudravaram police had registered a case against Neethu Agarwal on detecting that money
DMDK chief will also be meeting TMC leader G.K. Vasan, BJP TN chief Tamilisai Soundararajan, TNCC chief E.V.K.S. Elangovan and the Left leaders. Spicing up the political scene in Tamil Nadu, DMDK chief Vijayakanth on Sunday decided to meet all oppositio
Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, bordering Nepal, were the worst-hit parts of India in the quake. The powerful quake, with epicentre in Nepal, which shook various parts of the country has left 53 people dead and 240 injured even as operations have
Just over a year ago 16 Sherpa guides were killed after the deadliest avalanche on record hit Everest. An avalanche triggered by Nepal’s massive earthquake slammed into a section of the Mount Everest mountaineering base camp, killing at least 17,
Sunrisers fall 20 runs short with the Sri Lankan returning four for 23. Mumbai Indians held its nerve to register its second win in this season of the IPL at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. In a match that saw a lacklustre batting display by both team
Spells from Ashwin and Jadeja yield five for 36 as visitors fold 97 runs short. After failing thrice against Kings XI Punjab last season, it was payback time for Chennai Super Kings as it thrashed last year’s runner-up by 97 runs on Saturday to re
Kolkata Knight Riders will look to regain momentum at home after a reasonably successful ‘away’ mission in the IPL-8. When the defending champion takes on the current table-topper Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on Sunday, it will try to m
Rahane's technique comes closest to what can be called perfect even in the T20 format, says Wadekar Former India captain Ajit Wadekar feels that Ajinkya Rahane is probably the one Indian batsman whose technique comes closest to what can be called perfec
The eighth edition of the Indian Premier League is close to the half-way mark but Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore are yet to shake off their inconsistency.Both teams have suffered three losses each. Delhi has three wins — one more t
Kolkata Knight Riders off-spinner Sunil Narine underwent tests for a suspected illegal bowling action at the biomechanical wing of the Sri Ramachandra Sports Medicine Centre here on Saturday. According to sources, Narine was accompanied by Pakistani pac
Kingfisher East Bengal found its form to outplay Dempo SC 3-1 in a Hero I-League match at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Saturday. Dudu Omagbemi, Ranti Martins and Shylo Malsawmtluanga found the target for the host and Tolgey Ozbey pulled one back for the
The BCCI’s first working committee meeting since Jagmohan Dalmiya regained the president’s chair is likely to see number of important issues coming up for discussion. Chennai Super Kings’ valuation and the appointment of the national tea
"The association ( Cricket Association of Bengal) will be buying three ambulances which will also have the necessary facilities." Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has decided to give away his BCCI pension for this year to the deceased Under-19 Bengal
India cannot continue with a pattern of industry that yields so few jobs but has such a large ecological footprint. Neither can it be excited by the urban nightmares that its cities are today. The land law debate must be the occasion to talk about these k
The Nirbhaya agitation of 2012 not only removed the stigma surrounding rape but also gave women the hope that their complaint would be heard. The anti-rape agitation in India that followed on the heels of the Nirbhaya gang-rape incident in New Delhi in 2
Given the high investment and negative incentives such as input subsidies, small farmers have not benefited from government schemes. Everything about the suicide of the farmer from Dausa, Gajendra Singh, save the tragedy for his family, has been theatre
Continues to optimise its fuel mix and other operating costs to improve margins India’s largest cement manufacturer UltraTech Cement, an Aditya Birla Group company, has reported a 27 per cent drop in its fourth quarter standalone net profit due to
USL has already seen a number of exits from its board and top management since the probe was launched by Diageo. Alleging fund diversion to Kingfisher and other UB group entities, United Spirits’ new owner Diageo has asked Vijay Mallya to step dow
The government will create a banking investment company, which will hold the government’s shares, Sinha said. nion Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said that the government was fully prepared to tackle the fall-out of a deficient monsoon
The Odisha government on Saturday asked South Korean steel major Posco to make outstanding payment of about Rs 50 crore towards land premium and Rs 18 crore towards net present value for forest land diversion. “Posco has not yet made full payment to
Cloud-based Freshdesk based in Chennai has shown that some million dollar agreements can be pulled off easily over on chats than during face-to-face conversation. Yesterday, around noon, instant message application provider Hike Messenger sent a mes
In just five days from now, St. George’s Cathedral, on Cathedral Road, will complete 200, for it first opened its doors to worshippers on April 30, 1815. By 1800, Madras had become a haven of peace. And with that, the British began leaving the secure
Deepika Padukone talks about enjoying her craft and why she immediately agreed to play Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter in Shoojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’. Director Shoojit Sircar and writer Juhi Chaturvedi met Deepika Padukone and narrated a
Actor Neeraj Madhav on finding his feet in Mollywood Of course! His ringtone is ‘Enne Thallendammava…’ What else, would it be? The peppy number from Oru Vadakkan Selfie that talks about and oozes attitude is all the rage in Mollywood.
Natraj S. talks about the challenges and joys of teaching differently-abled children Swimming instructor Natraj S. did not understand how challenging the disabilities of body and mind could be until mid-2012, when he took up special training in Ahme
The adult bird was injured in its legs An adult black kite, around four years old, was rescued by residents of Integral Coach Factory last week after the bird of prey was found injured and unable to move. Residents found the bird of prey on the terrace
Scenes from the sets of Vai Raja Vai Genre: Comedy, drama Director: Aishwarya R. Dhanush Cast: Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Vivekh, Taapsee Cinematographer: Velraj Producer: AGS Entertainment
A strong 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital on Saturday causing massive damage. Tremors were felt across eastern and northern parts of India triggering panic. A selection of images capturing the extent of damage.
The week saw Congress and Aam Aadmi Party intensifying their fight against Land Bill, holding farmers' rallies, while CPI(M) elected its new chief - Sitaram Yechury. After being dormant for nearly half a century, Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted spewing sm
With more than 1 million observations, including those of the farthest and oldest galaxies ever beholden by humanity, no man-made satellite has touched as many minds or hearts as the Hubble Space Telescope.