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Updated: Jan 28, 2015 05:14 PM
The Allahabad High Court gave its judgement on a PIL filed by the People’s Union for Democratic Rights. The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of Surinder Koli to life imprisonment in the case relating to the serial Nit
Updated: Jan 28, 2015 05:08 PM
The arrested Jamaat­ul­Mujahideen Bangladesh men have been identified as Dalim Sheikh, Motiur Rehman, Habibur Rehman Sheikh and Gyasuddin. The National Investigation Agency has arrested four more Jamaat­ul­Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)
Updated: Jan 28, 2015 05:04 PM
It was done with a clear agenda, says the party With Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut calling for deletion of the word "secularism" from the Constitution, the Congress on Wednesday said the omission of words "socialist, secular" from the Preamble to the Constit
Updated: Jan 28, 2015 03:46 PM
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that he wanted relations with India based on equality and mutual respect, values which are vital for peace in the region, a media report said.In a meeting with Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdu
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A Thai court on Wednesday handed a two-year jail term to a leader of the "red shirt" opposition movement for defaming former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.Thailand's Criminal Court found Jatuporn Prompan, chairman of the United Front for Democracy agai
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Former SP leader Amar Singh was on Wednesday questioned for nearly two hours by a special team of the Delhi Police probing the Sunanda Pushkar case after he had recently claimed that she had spoken to him about the IPL controversy a couple of days before
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Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said on Wednesday it had arrested a commander of a militant group known as the "Suicide Front", that claimed responsibility in 2014 for the execution-style killing of a Swedish journalist.Nils Horner, 51, who worked
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The Defence Ministry’s Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Machilipatnam unit, is showcasing its state-of-the-art night vision devices including those used in Kargil war. This is the first public exhibition by the BEL in Machilipatnam. Of the nine u
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Targeting revenue of up to USD 5 billion from the digital vertical in the next few years, the largest software exporter TCS on Wednesday said it has hired 1,500 experienced hands in the segment so far this fiscal. “During the first three quarters of
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Jan 28, 2015 11:55 AM
New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi added 'a roof over every head' to his party's promises of low-cost water and electricity in what is being viewed as his answer to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream of a slum-free Delhi by 2022 during his m
Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM
Reaching out to Muslims, BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Tuesday said she was against “divisive politics”.“My religion is that of humanity. I’ve never believed in divisive politics,” Ms. Bedi told a rally
Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM
The decision of the Janata Dal (United) to extend support to the Aam Aadmi Party in the Delhi Assembly elections echoed during the Congress party’s four-day chintan-shivir in Patna on Tuesday.AICC member and chief spokesman of State Congress Prem Cha
Jan 28, 2015 12:00 AM
AAP says it used the ex-cop’s photo in campaign afterBJP challenged it to replace Mukhi’s face with her’s Bharatiya Janata Party’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi has sent a legal notice to AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal on b
Cricket World Cup 2015
Jan 28, 2015 04:36 PM
Former India captain Rahul Dravid has described co-hosts New Zealand as “serious contenders” for the upcoming cricket World Cup starting February 14.“I think they’ve got a really really good pace attack. That’s why you look a
Jan 28, 2015 03:52 AM
The bowler, an off-spinner, has the leg-side field packed. There is a mid-wicket, both conventional and short, a square-leg and a short fine-leg. The bowler believes he has all the angles covered for a flick or sweep. In the times gone by, he would have
Jan 28, 2015 03:52 AM
Runs and the resultant pressure are the central points around which One-Day Internationals revolve.In the early days, batting was about gradual accumulation, but once the ODI evolution witnessed fielding restrictions in the first 15 overs — with only
Jan 28, 2015 03:51 AM
HOBARTHobart is the capital of TasmaniaSituated on the shores of Derwent River and at the foothills of Mount Wellington, Hobart is a beautiful city in the island of Tasmania. So beautiful, Lonely Planet picked it as one of the world’s top-10 places t
Jan 27, 2015 03:30 AM
The 2019 edition has fewer berths for Associates and Affiliates, cricket's lesser lights Even if the United Arab Emirates, in a miraculous turn of events, shocks India at Perth on February 28, the joy will not arrive without a hint of bitterness. While t
Jan 28, 2015 05:26 PM
A look at the World Cup-winning captains over the years.
Jan 28, 2015 11:28 AM
The International Cricket Ccouncil (ICC), in partnership with Reliance Communications, on Wednesday launched the official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 app. The app is now available for free download from the App Store and Google Play. The ICC Cricket World
Jan 28, 2015 11:03 AM
Rehabilitated after being reported for suspect action last year, Narine is not yet match-confident in his new bowling action Off-spinner Sunil Narine withdrew from the West Indies squad for the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday saying he was not fully confid
Jan 27, 2015 06:33 PM
Former India stumper Kiran More’s greatest regret is that India could not retain the World Cup played at home in 1987. After a narrow one-run loss to Australia at Chepauk, India went on to win five matches against New Zealand (Bangalore), Zimbabwe (
Jan 27, 2015 04:21 PM
A bat as tall as 10-storey building, unveiled in Dubai to promote and celebrate the ICC Cricket World Cup, is bidding for the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest cricket bat’. The 32-metre long and four-metre wide cricket bat was displayed
Jan 28, 2015 05:53 PM
A sports meet was organised for foreign students in Hyderabad A few days after Makara Sankranthi, a festive mood still lingered at the Nizam College Grounds though for a different reason: it was to host the first-ever sports meet for foreign students st
Jan 28, 2015 05:48 PM
Smart Strider may score in the Brindavanam Plate (1,000m), the main event of the races to be held here on Thursday (Jan. 29). BRINDAVANAM PLATE (1,000m), rated 100 & above, 1-15 p.m.: 1. Ordained One (1) Rajendra Singh 60, 2. Adorable Choice (6) N. Ru
Jan 28, 2015 05:29 PM
Be Safe, Alaindair, Polished Chrome and Bold Appeal caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Wednesday (Jan. 28) morning.Inner sand600m: Ocean Sparkle (V.Jodha) 39. Moved freely. Sweep Aside (Merchant), Palatial (Shelar) 39. They moved freely
Jan 28, 2015 05:28 PM
Absolute Majority, Accuracy, Fourth Dimension and Air Tight pleased when the horses were exercised here on Wednesday morning (Jan. 28).Inner sand:1,200m: New Emperor (Shobhan) 1-25.5, (1,200-600) 36.5. Eased up. 1,400m: Treasure Mountain (rb) 1-41, (1,400
Jan 28, 2015 05:06 PM
Despite being on top of the points table in the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL), Jaypee Punjab Warriors coaches Barry Dancer and Jagbir Singh feel that a lot of progress is still to be made if the team has to win this year’s trophy.Former Australi
Jan 28, 2015 01:23 AM
For the new Modi-Obama vision to succeed, India would need a more agile management of its international engagement on the economic and political sides considering the fact that the two leaders have agreed to elevate their strategic dialogue to include str
Jan 28, 2015 01:37 AM
As he listed the reasons why he believes the India-U.S. relationship is the “defining partnership” of this century, Barack Obama dwelt in his farewell speech on all the similarities between the two nations: as diverse, multi-religious, toleran
Jan 27, 2015 01:40 AM
The momentous victory of the radical left-wing Syriza party in Greece is certain to send shock waves through Brussels, already trying to contend with the rising popularity of forces lined up against the European Union. The impact will be felt most notably
Jan 28, 2015 05:16 PM
Positive global and domestic cues led the two major indices of the Indian equities markets to scale new highs in Wednesday’s intra-day trade.However, the two major indices closed the day’s trade flat on the back of profit-booking.The 30-scrip
Jan 28, 2015 03:47 PM
The government Wednesday said it will go ahead with off-loading stake in state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) this fiscal.According to Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, the government will go ahead with the stake sale
Jan 28, 2015 03:40 PM
In Delhi, gold of 99.9 and 99.5 per cent purity traded higher by Rs. 120 each to Rs. 28,420 and Rs. 28,220 per ten gram respectively. Snapping its two-day losing streak, gold prices on Wednesday rebounded by Rs. 120 to Rs. 28,420 per ten grams at the bu
Jan 28, 2015 03:06 PM
Public sector lender State Bank of Hyderabad may raise up to Rs 400 crore before end of the current fiscal by way of tier—II bonds to meet the future credit demand, said SBH Managing Director Santanu Mukherjee. “We might raise tier—II
Jan 28, 2015 02:55 PM
Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been “staggering” and “hard to comprehend.” That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday. But
Jan 27, 2015 08:44 PM
Racer Freddie Hunt, son of Formula 1 world champion James Hunt, talks about stepping out of his father’s shoes “He’s just like his dad. When he parties, he parties hard and wakes up late…Is it possible to postpone the interview?&#
Jan 27, 2015 08:29 PM
Artist Karl Antao doesn’t believe in duplicating Karl Antao’s works are not just sculptures; he calls them “mammoth creations”. Naturally the artist/sculptor doesn’t believe in duplicating a piece or making miniatures of any
Jan 27, 2015 08:54 PM
Oindrilla Dasgupta, set up Eat. Shop. Love., an online forum where women can snap up curated collections of apparel, jewellery and more Any young, fashionable girl would swear by an app like Pinterest. After all, that’s the kind of stuff dreams are
Jan 28, 2015 05:55 PM
Writer Manjunath makes his directorial debut with ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ A little known face in the film industry is making his debut as a director this week. Manjunath who had worked as an assistant cameraman for films like Family Circus and
Jan 28, 2015 05:45 PM
A group of women, inspired by a movie, has launched a venture of supplying chemical-free fish directly to homes The unsure Nirupama Rajeev, an inspiring, Can Do woman, in the popular film How Old Are You rises once again to motivate a group of women int
Jan 28, 2015 04:14 PM
Kondapalli Sheshagiri Rao is a renowned Indian artist and his paintings adorn many prominent places in different countries. Years ago, he was commissioned by the united Andhra Pradesh Government to create "Telugu Talli". An exhibition of his works was ina
Jan 28, 2015 03:02 PM
Renewable energy, wind mill parts in particular, besides aerospace and defence are segments that will drive use of fibre reinforced plastics (FRP) in the years ahead. An exhibition of the products will begin in Hyderaabd on January 29. These would be in
Jan 27, 2015 07:25 PM
Jaggery-making is no more an exclusive activity of the farmers in the plains. The revenue-generating activity has reached Darakonda in the Tribals-inhabited Agency mandal of Visakhapatnam District. The area was known for dominance of naxalites. The Hindu
Jan 26, 2015 07:37 PM
The Republic Day Parade at the hallowed Rajpath this year was historic as it played host to an American President for the first time. There were other firsts -- such as the 7-layered security ring around the venue and show of women power through an all-wo
Jan 26, 2015 06:29 PM
Governor Vajubhai R. Vala unfurled the tri-colour at the 66th Republic Day celebrations at Manekshaw Parade Grounds in Bengaluru. Here are a few glimpses from the event. Photos by: V. Sreenivasa Murthy.
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