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Updated: Nov 28, 2014 02:48 PM
“What has not happened in 30 years, if I do not do it in five years, then you can hold me accountable for it and even question me” Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the development of Jammu and Kashmir has been stagnant since
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 02:20 PM
The fourth militant, who was holed up in an abandoned Army bunker, has been killed in a fresh encounter in Arnia on Friday, an Army officer said. Fresh firing erupted near the Arnia border belt of Jammu district on Friday morning when security forces la
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 02:28 PM
The External Affairs Minister was clarifying on the claim by Harjeet Bassi, one of the captives who managed to escape, that all others were taken to a forest and shot. The Centre on Friday said it has not given up hope on the Indians missing in Iraq, an
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 02:40 PM
India has won a major victory at Geneva with the WTO accommodating its food security demands in a historic worldwide trade reform deal, which the government said was clinched without any conditions or concessions.Making a suo moto statement on Friday in L
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Cricket fans across the world paid tributes to Phillip Hughes, who died on Thursday after being hit by a bouncer, by 'putting out their bats'. Many fans took to twitter to post pictures of their cricket bats remembering the young star. Here are a few of t
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Heavy rains that lashed Tiruchi since Friday morning stopped temporarily in the evening much to the relief of former Union Minister G.K. Vasan and his supporters who are in the City to relaunch Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC). The Ponmali Railway Ground wh
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The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Haryana government to reply by December 8, why it should not stay the State government’s decision to lower the retirement age of its staff to 58 years from 60 years.Hearing a petitio
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China has clarified that one of its submarine, on an escort mission to the Gulf of Aden and waters off the Somali coast, had docked on its onward and return journey to Sri Lanka for replenishment. The Chinese Defence Ministry spokesman said during a pre
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A Class VIII student was stabbed to death in his school at Pandalkudi in Aruppukottai on Friday morning. The victim, G. Baskaran (13) was in his classroom at the Government High School in Pandalkudi when he was attacked by a knife-wielding assailant. He
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 27, 2014 09:39 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here on Friday to address election rallies ahead of the second phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls.Bharatiya Janata Party sources here said Mr. Modi will address poll rallies in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu
Nov 26, 2014 02:48 AM
Almost every polling station in Jammu and Kashmir, despite differences in weather, landscape and people’s traditional attire, looked similar during the first phase of Assembly election on Tuesday. Voters stood in long-winding queues, with the 15 con
Nov 25, 2014 08:16 PM
Dealing a hard blow to separatist politics, thousands of voters queued up before polling stations across Jammu and Kashmir, unmindful of the biting cold, to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phase assembly elections on Tuesday. Some vignet
Nov 25, 2014 02:55 PM
Mr. Modi asks Jharkhand voters not to give a fractured mandate as people know the difficulties of coalition politics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the voters of Jharkhand to enable the BJP secure a majority in the Assembly elections for
Sport
Nov 28, 2014 12:17 PM
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza won the toss on Friday and elected to bat in the fourth limited-overs international against Zimbabwe.Legspinner Jubair Hossain earned his first cap for Bangladesh, replacing left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny, who took 1
Nov 28, 2014 11:14 AM
With players mourning the tragic death of Phillip Hughes, there is still uncertainty over whether the first Test between India and Australia will go on as per schedule next week.The Test is scheduled to commence at Brisbane on December 4, which is just a
Nov 28, 2014 10:11 AM
Indian Grandmaster M. Shyam Sundar achieved the best result of his career when he held former world champion Vladimir Kramnik of Russia to a creditable draw in the second round of Qatar Masters International Open chess tournament here.Kramnik, who also dr
Nov 28, 2014 02:53 AM
We are looking for real owners of CSK: Bench The Supreme Court on Thursday asked N. Srinivasan, owner of Chennai Super Kings, to furnish details of his shareholding in India Cements and the composition of its Board members to ascertain who owned the Ind
Nov 28, 2014 12:16 AM
The 2015 Aircel Chennai Open will witness top-quality action, with four top-25 players, including the defending champion and World No.4 Stan Wawrinka. Somdev Devvarman and Ramkumar Ramanathan have been given wild-cards. The cut-off ranking for direct
Opinion
Nov 28, 2014 12:47 AM
In response to public clamour against corruption, Parliament has been passing anti-graft legislation. But lawmakers, public servants and enforcement agencies, who have among their lot a vast majority of the corrupt, have been seeking loopholes in the law
Nov 28, 2014 12:54 AM
A grand jury’s exoneration of Darren Wilson, the white police officer who on August 9 shot dead an unarmed teenager on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, sent shock waves across the United States this week. The fact that 18-year-old Michael Brown di
Nov 28, 2014 12:52 AM
The death of Phil Hughes, three days before what would have been his 26th birthday, has left the cricketing world shattered. In an induced coma after being hit on the head by a bouncer during a first-class Sheffield Shield match in Sydney on Tuesday, the
Business
Nov 28, 2014 11:10 AM
Investor wealth grows 10 times in a decade Scaling a new peak, the total investor wealth in the Indian stock market hit a record high of Rs. 100 trillion (Rs. 100 lakh crore), marking a jump of 10 times in little over a decade. Measured in terms of to
Nov 28, 2014 09:57 AM
The rupee depreciated by 6 paise to trade at 61.93 against the U.S. dollar in early trade on Friday, extending Thursday’s weakness due to sustained month-end demand for the American currency from importers.The dollar’s gains against other curr
Nov 28, 2014 09:53 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex spurted to a new peak of 28,765.52 and the NSE Nifty scaled a life-time high of 8,591.40 in opening trade on Friday as December series in the derivative segment commenced on a strong footing on sustained fund inflows amid falling
Nov 28, 2014 02:41 AM
Of the 7.64 crore bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) so far, 5.74 crore have no deposits. A total of Rs. 6,015 crore is held in the remaining 1.9 crore accounts. Thus, the average deposit in each of these is Rs. 3165.78.
Nov 28, 2014 02:37 AM
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted in the Lok Sabha that the government was considering amending the anti-money laundering and Income Tax laws to get back the black money stashed away abroad, admitting that there were weaknesses in the
Features
Nov 27, 2014 06:22 PM
Don’t let the future generations judge us on “Happy New Year” and “Bang Bang”, advises Shekhar Kapur in a freewheeling chat He came, he charmed and won over minds with his felicity for selling heart warming ideas. That is S
Nov 27, 2014 07:24 PM
Six musicians join Zakir Hussain in the Masters of Percussion concert to be held in the city on December 3. I hope you are speaking to the other artistes too,” says Zakir Hussain. “This show is about us; not just me. I want them to say w
Nov 27, 2014 07:27 PM
Talking to Anoop Menon is always refreshing. There are quotable quotes peppered with deep insights and a bit of his signature nonchalance. He does not mince words and can be as scathing as he is generous with praise. The actor, screenplay writer and lyric
Nov 28, 2014 12:27 PM
BJP demonstration could lead to student unrest, AMU V-C Zameerud-din Shah writes to Smriti Irani Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday denied receiving any letter from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice-Chancellor over an even
Nov 28, 2014 02:46 AM
The Union government stood firm in its decision to replace German with Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalyas, saying students have the option to continue learning German as an “additional subject or a hobby course.” In an affidavit filed before the S
Slideshows
Nov 27, 2014 09:11 PM
A potential eco-tourism spot nestled in the lap of nature, the Kinnerasani wildlife sanctuary derives its name from Kinnerasani River, a lifeline for farmers, Kothagudem Thermal Power Station and other industries. A deer park housing little over 80 spotte
Nov 27, 2014 04:11 PM
Aches could go up in air, float around the earth and see people from all around the world after they have gone out of a person’s body. Suppose there is a stomach ache and it floats up, it could join up with other illnesses that are in the sky. Then ...
Nov 27, 2014 04:09 PM
Nov 27, 2014 12:21 PM
Phil Hughes was battling to regain his place on the Australian Test side when he was hit by a bouncer that proved to be fatal. His cricket career in pictures. Text: Priyansh, Photos: Agencies
Nov 26, 2014 09:38 PM
For the sake of mining bauxite, can the Dongria Kondhs tribals be uprooted from their land? A collection of phptgraphs by The Hindu photographer K.R. Deepak shows that the land and the people of Niyamgiri Hills are inseparable.
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