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Updated: May 26, 2015 11:27 AM
"The languishing economy was rejuvenated, building on stable, policy-driven proactive governance," the Prime Minister said in an open letter. Completing one year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday enlisted the work done by his government
Updated: May 26, 2015 08:14 AM
Says current arrangement is inadequate, and integration of forces is needed. India’s current defence arrangement is inadequate and needs an individual or body like the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) to look at the integration of forces, Defence Mini
Updated: May 26, 2015 11:28 AM
The most formidable of Mr. Modi’s problems, according to the "New York Times", is the “outsize expectations that he would sweep away constraints to growth in India”. As the Narendra Modi-led government marks its first year in office on
Updated: May 26, 2015 09:37 AM
Describing the matter as "serious", the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Haryana government to respond to a plea by an MBA student at Jindal Global University for CBI investigation, alleging that she was subjected to blackmail and repeated sexual assault
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Depp landed in hot water after flying into Australia on a private jet with his dogs, breaking the country’s strict quarantine laws. Actor Johnny Depp could be facing jail time over his decision to illegally bring his two dogs into Australia. An
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This takes their number to 120 in the zone that is home to the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR). As many as 48 tigers have been found inhabiting the area outside the protected areas in forests of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra. This takes their n
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He was notified on March 24, 2015 and subsequently failed to send a written request for a hearing within 14 days. Pakistan spin bowler Raza Hasan has been banned for two years after failing a doping test, the country’s cricket board said.The 22-yea
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The benchmark BSE Sensex fell further by over 40 points in early trade today, extending its yesterday’s slide due to continued selling by participants amid mixed Asian cues. The 30-share index was trading lower by 40.86 points, or 0.14 per cent, at
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Extending losses for the second straight day, the rupee depreciated 11 paise to 63.68 against the dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market as the American currency firmed up overseas. Forex dealers said besides the dollar&#8217
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 26, 2015 12:57 AM
There has been no decision to scrap the Champions League T20, or to replace it with another version yet, clarified the BCCI secretary, Anurag Thakur, here on Monday.Interacting with a group of select mediapersons after the IPL Governing Council meeting he
May 26, 2015 12:52 AM
The factional battle within the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has escalated with IOA president N. Ramachandran trying to convince the State Olympic Associations (SOAs) that he is not working against their interest and the rebel group, led by IOA associ
May 26, 2015 12:50 AM
Ajinkya Rahane was chosen Indian Cricketer of the Year, while Kapil Dev was chosen for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Ranji Trophy champion Karnataka’s captain, fast bowling spearhead and inspiration, Vinay Kumar, was named CEAT Domestic Cricketer
May 26, 2015 12:46 AM
Even as the Indian boxers returned home on Monday with four gold, one silver and two bronze medals and the team championship from the Doha international boxing tournament, National chief coach G.S. Sandhu said his wards must work harder in order to achieve
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
Opinion
May 26, 2015 12:43 AM
The Hindutva agenda is moving forward, the voices of minorities are being marginalised and social hatred is being spread, but the political order continues to escape blame. At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is completing one year in office, Mi
May 26, 2015 12:36 AM
The Modi government is determined to dismantle the two-pronged welfare paradigm. It is now an established fact that one area where the Narendra Modi administration has acted with a sense of purpose, urgency and resolve is in slashing social expenditure.
May 26, 2015 12:32 AM
Surprisingly for a nationalist party-led government, national security and defence have occupied scant space while showcasing its achievements. On May 26, 2015, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government completes a yea
Business
May 26, 2015 02:38 AM
Lending growth rate in 2014-15 was the lowest A recovery in India’s credit growth could elude the country’s banks until early 2016, despite an economy that in the first three months of this year is expected to have outpaced China. A 12.6 p
May 26, 2015 02:35 AM
A large number of big corporate houses have added to their respective valuations in this period As the Modi government completed its first year on Monday, the stock market wealth has grown by over Rs.10 lakh crore in this period with conglomerates such
May 26, 2015 12:28 AM
‘Honest taxpayers have no reason to fear black money law’ To cool off prices of pulses, that have run up by up to 64 per cent in the last one year with falling domestic production, the Modi government plans to shore up supplies with imports
May 26, 2015 12:22 AM
The direct tax collection target of Rs.7.98 lakh crore for the current financial year was likely to be met on account of improvement in economic growth, government said on Monday. “The target of Rs.7.98 lakh crore that has been set for 2015-16 is
May 26, 2015 12:05 AM
The benchmark stock indices lost by more than one per cent on Monday, following the US Federal Reserve indicated that it would hike interest rates in this year if the US economy improves as it expects.The 30-share BSE Sensex closed at 27643.88 with a loss
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
Slideshows
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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