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Updated: Oct 21, 2014 07:44 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
Updated: Oct 21, 2014 06:29 PM
The move, seen as a step towards energy sector reforms, will allow private companies to bid for captive use and allot mines directly to State and Central public sector undertakings. The e-auction of coal blocks for private companies on Tuesday got the n
Updated: Oct 21, 2014 06:52 PM
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the “gross negligence” the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times through a toilet cubicle door i
Oct 21, 2014 05:24 PM
Many flood victims feel that Mr. Modi’s visit will not be just symbolic and the Prime Minister will announce a comprehensive plan so that the State and its people are able to rebuild the infrastructure destroyed by the floods. Thousands of people
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Customers, who have not complied with KYC requirements despite repeated reminders, may face trouble with RBI on Tuesday asking banks to partially freeze and subsequently close such accounts. “As regards non-compliance of KYC (Know Your Customer) r
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Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete in Paralympic events during the entirety of his five-year prison sentence. The double-amputee South African runner, who has won six Paralympic gold medals, was given a five-year jail term Tuesday for killing Re
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In a not-so-good start to his World Billiards Championship campaign, Indian ace Pankaj Advani lost his opening game against defending champion Peter Gilchrist but later made up with two straight wins, here. Former champion Advani lost his way after winning
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Retirement fund body EPFO has started a new facility to transfer provident funds of foreign employees to bank accounts in their own countries. The facility will help international workers to avoid opening of bank accounts in India for settling their PF
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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday met country heads of World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) here and discussed the issues related to rebuilding the flood-hit state. “Had an excellent meeting with the Country Heads of W
Assembly Election 2014
Oct 21, 2014 02:34 PM
He is the first leader from the BJP and also the first Punjabi to become the Chief Minister of the State. Manohar Lal Khattar was on Tuesday unanimously elected Leader of the BJP Legislature Party, paving the way for his becoming the first Chief Ministe
Oct 21, 2014 12:07 PM
Amid talk that the BJP’s Maharashtra unit president Devendra Fadnavis could be party’s chief ministerial choice, there is growing unease among the supporters of Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.According to sources within and outside the
Oct 21, 2014 11:11 AM
Two days after the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) offered unilateral and unconditional outside support to the BJP, the Shiv Sena lashed out at it saying that it was a brazen attempt to influence the would be government to the look the o
Oct 21, 2014 10:29 AM
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will travel to Mumbai after Diwali to meet the newly-elected BJP MLAs and decide on the leadership issue and government formation in Maharashtra. “I am not going today. I think I will visit Mumbai after Diwali,” he t
Sport
Oct 21, 2014 08:18 PM
Chennaiyin FC co-owner Abhishek Bachchan talks to our sports reporter Arun Venugopal before his team's clash with Kerala Blasters in ISL 2014.
Oct 21, 2014 06:42 PM
Machiavellianism (P.S.Chouhan up) won the Dundoo Ekambar Memorial Cup, the main event of the races held here on Tuesday (Oct. 21). M/s. Pratap Racecitement Private Ltd represented by the estate of late Mr. D. Pratap Chander Reddy & Mr. Ashish Bajaj an
Oct 21, 2014 06:41 PM
Mystic Romance shone when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning.Sand track600m: Polydences (rb) 39. Moved freely.800m: Ensign (Parmar), Arusha (D.K.Ashish) 55, 600/40. They moved freely. Fribourg (D.A.Naik), Midnight Dancer (rb) 53, 600/40.5.
Oct 21, 2014 06:41 PM
Ancient Title, Schiavone, Star Of Destiny and Wind Of Soul pleased when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Oct. 21).Inner sand:1,400m: Ace Badraan (Qureshi) 1-37, (1,400-600) 53. Moved freely. Outer sand:600m: Frankness (Irvan Singh), Sagr
Oct 21, 2014 04:47 PM
He was, however, ready to reconsider his decision if he was given a new contract on his terms and conditions. In a sudden jolt to Indian hockey, chief coach Terry Walsh on Tuesday resigned from his post because of a “pay dispute” with the Sp
Opinion
Oct 21, 2014 01:20 AM
The recommendations of the World Bank/IMF are presented to us, the people of the South, as scientific, objective, necessary, fair, and in the best interests of the countries where they are to be implemented. This is why the rebellion episode by the bank s
Oct 21, 2014 01:32 AM
It was a long-awaited reform measure but when the Narendra Modi government eventually deregulated diesel pricing on Saturday, the timing, in the backdrop of falling global oil prices, was just perfect. With oil companies wiping off the under-recoveries on
Oct 21, 2014 01:25 AM
A few months after steeply increasing taxes on tobacco products, the government has come up with another much-needed measure to contain tobacco consumption. Thanks to a recent amendment to the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling
Business
Oct 21, 2014 06:36 PM
The Indian rupee gained for the third session on Tuesday, surging by another five paise against US dollar to end at over one-week high of 61.31 on sustained selling of the greenback by banks and exporters in view of strong equity market and capital inflow
Oct 21, 2014 05:52 PM
To help investors and others hit by Rs 5,600-crore “fraud” at the National Spot Exchange Ltd get back their money, the government on Tuesday ordered merger of the scam-hit firm with its holding company FTIL. The merger, pursuant to which Jig
Oct 21, 2014 05:14 PM
International rating agency Moody’s Investors Service, which has a Baa3 stable rating on the country, on Tuesday said the diesel price deregulation announced over the past weekend is “credit positive”. In a note issued from Singapore,
Oct 21, 2014 05:08 PM
Markets rose for the third straight session today with Sensex gaining 146 points to end at over one-week high of 26,575.65 and Nifty jumping 48 points to regain 7,900-mark led by power, metal and banking stocks after government laid a broad roadmap for co
Oct 21, 2014 03:26 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the revised Constitution Amendment Bill to roll out GST would be introduced in the forthcoming Winter Session of Parliament. He also said the first “tranche” of compensation to states for their r
Features
Oct 19, 2014 06:16 PM
Remember the Liril classic which got generations humming, “La lalala”… We still have great advertisements and brand campaigns. Of course we do. Just the other day, I watched one on TV. Beautifully shot, with fine looking people doing i
Oct 19, 2014 05:28 PM
Meet the people who ply catamarans at the Kasimedu fishing harbour to ferry the catch brought in by the larger boats The boats docked at the Kasimedu fishing harbour heave as the rain lashes at them. Their mammoth bodies lunge from side to side — i
Oct 19, 2014 06:27 PM
Acclaimed fashion photographer Ram Shergill talks about the drama of his work Ram Shergill was born and brought up in Britain but his roots lie in India. In ‘Kaleidoscope’, his maiden exhibition here, the artiste revives his links with the na
Oct 21, 2014 07:06 PM
Here are offbeat ways to light up your living space this Deepavali Deepavali is here and while many of us probably still swear by the traditional oil diyas, there are more ways to bring light into your homes today. Stocky wax candles have given way to fl
Oct 21, 2014 07:02 PM
The Palms Spa right in the heart of town offers a haven of quietude and an enticing menu of massages, scrubs and polishes to de-stress. The overpowering fort-like wooden gates belie the warmth and soothing waiting inside The Palms Spa — a lovely st
Slideshows
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.
Oct 18, 2014 06:13 PM
Kaveri, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) of Namma Metro, made a dramatic breakthrough as it emerged into daylight after a year underground at the site of the Chickpet Metro Station on Friday. The machine, which is digging a tunnel on the North-South line
Oct 17, 2014 04:39 PM
It is celebration time for AIADMK party workers as Supreme Court had granted conditional bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.
Oct 17, 2014 12:34 PM
From iPad Air 2 to X Yosemite, here's the Apple's event in pictures. Photos: AP
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