India, China have learned to deal with boundary dispute "in a reasonable and mature manner" Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called on India and China to focus on upgrading trade ties while taking “a long-term view” of persisting problems such as the boun
Confidence of people in sports is shattered due to such controversies, says Kapil Sibal In the wake of controversy over spot-fixing in IPL matches, the Sports Ministry has started holding consultations with the Law Ministry to draft a new law to deal wi
Says all equipment installed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project has undergone multi-stage quality checks NPCIL has sought to reassure a group of scientists who had raised concerns over the safety of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), saying a
On April 10, 55 year old Tukaram Dharane was walking back to his village Adegaon in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra after dropping some of his relatives at the bus stop which is two km away from his village. On the way back, he found some Mahua trees
Kenya’s Alex Oloitiptip and Gladys Cherono emerged champions in the TCS World 10K Bangalore on Sunday. Oloitiptip, known as Alex Korio until last year – when he finished runner-up here – won in 28:07, from countryman Nicholas Kipkemboi, who was five secon
The week-long war of words between cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) took a turn for the worse over the weekend with the murder of a PTI leader on Saturday that led to the party’s sup
Samina Baig became the first Pakistani woman to scale Mt. Everest on Sunday morning. She did so in the company of Indian twin sisters, among others. After scaling the peak, the trio hoisted Indian and Pakistani flags side by side atop Mt. Everest, as a mes
A large part of Royal Challengers Bangalore’s IPL campaign witnessed Zaheer Khan sitting in the sidelines, tending to his injury and being a mentor to the team’s crop of fast bowlers. It was a far cry from coach Ray Jennings’ initial pronouncement that th
Delhi Daredevils captain Mahela Jayawardena, who has played for three franchise teams in the IPL, said on Sunday at the end of the day individuals had to take responsibility because they were the ones who were taking the decisions. “One has to play with r
With eyes on a play-offs berth, Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers exploited the conditions well to restrict Kolkata Knight Riders to a modest 130 for seven in their do-or-die IPL match, here on Sunday. Stroke-making was difficult on the slow Rajiv Gandhi Inte
Delhi Daredevils finished at the bottom of the table in the Indian Premier League after losing to Pune Warriors by 38 runs.
Delhi Daredevils’ woeful season ended with yet another disappointing loss, this time by 38 runs to Pune Warriors, as they finished at the bottom of the table in the Indian Premier League on Sunday. The penultimate league match of the competition had only
England has beaten New Zealand by 170 runs with more than a day to spare in the first Test at Lord’s. The hosts were ordered by chief selector Geoff Miller to atone for the drawn series in New Zealand in March, and answered emphatically on a manic fourth
M/s. D. Pratap Chander Reddy & Ashish Bajaj rep. Pratap Racecitment Pvt. Ltd & M/s. Vijay Kumar Gupta & Susheel Kumar Gupta rep. Vijay Racing & Farms Pvt. Ltd’s Machiavellianism (Srinath up) won the Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Cup, the main even
China and India are destined to be together. They should work hand in hand if Asia is to become the anchor of world peace We live in an age of change, but there are always certain things that are enduring, forever refreshing and attractive. India is suc
Suspicions and apprehensions cannot be the basis on which a government can take decisions or make appointments. But with the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, and the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, submi
The world’s longest-running ethnic conflict took a new turn on May 8, when about 2,000 guerrillas belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) started to cross the south-eastern Turkish border into Qandil in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region. The move
“We are no more old generation private sector bank,” says K. Venkataraman, Managing Director of Karur Vysya Bank. Indeed, the 97-year-old bank has evolved with time. And, it is keen on maintaining its identity. In this interview with The Hindu, he talks o
The industry is a grabber’s paradise, where one is almost punished for not being greedy There is nothing that conjures a sense of schadenfreude more than seeing the mighty fall. Or from watching an industry reach for the stars, and fall sharply short.
Economic data released over the past two weeks send out confusing signals. The IIP data (index of industrial production) for March 2013, released on May 10, was on the face of it, positive. It showed industrial production growing by 2.5 per cent on a year
The estimated Rs. 950 crore IPO of local search engine Just Dial will begin from Monday and is one of the largest initial public offers by an Indian Internet company.The IPO, which does not have issue of fresh shares, would see promoters offloading 17.49
Aimed at widening revenue from indirect tax, the Finance Ministry has implemented one-time amnesty scheme for service tax defaulters to pay their due without any penalty or late payment charges. The ‘Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme’, which cam
Vaishnavite Acharya Parasara Bhattar had a great liking for Rama. Once he was asked to give a discourse on Lord Krishna. He spoke for three hours and at the end said all the qualities he narrated could be used to describe Krishna too! In other words, the
Social Work I will complete +2 in 2014 in the Arts stream. I want details of institutes that offer BSW/MSW programmes. I am keen to join NGO activities. However, on completion of the course, I would like to work for a corporate for some time. I will be
Admissions open The University of Sheffield (U.K.) is inviting applications for the M.Sc Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management course. Students with a minimum of 60 per cent or first class from a reputable university will be considered. Stude
The specialisation to choose, where to study... these are some issues that need to be sorted out by students Law is an adventurous and exciting career option besides being financially lucrative. Corporate law has turned out to be the most popular subject
It’s the big India night tonight and Cannes is celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema with the screening of Bombay Talkies and a gala dinner to follow. The sun peeped out this morning but there’s a brisk wind and the meteorologists are threatening rain th
RCB stay in hunt beating CSK by 24 runs in final league game at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore.
Kings XI Punjab ended their IPL campaign on a winning note with a 50-run thrashing of Mumbai Indians.
Tribal dances, martial arts and the Madras Regiment band added colour to the inaugaration of the Ooty flower show. Photos: M. Sathyamoorthy
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