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Updated: Sep 30, 2014 05:01 PM
The Karnataka High Court had adjourned the matter to October 6 on Tuesday morning. A special Bench of the Karnataka High Court will hear on Wednesday, the bail application of AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa, convicted in the disproportionate wealt
Updated: Sep 30, 2014 01:39 PM
MEA yet to disclose name of the newspaper that will publish it. After using technology successfully in their respective election campaigns, US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have for the first time interacted digitally to come o
Updated: Sep 30, 2014 03:46 PM
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday ordered the release of 76 Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody.The order, which officials at the Indian High Commission in Colombo confirmed, comes a couple of days after Mr. Rajapaksa met Prime Minister
Updated: Sep 30, 2014 01:15 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that all terrorism in India is “exported” and are not “home-grown”, asserting it has “no borders”. Mr. Modi said this even as he rejected any distinction between good and bad terr
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Indian boxer L. Sarita Devi (60kg) on Tuesday controversially settled for a bronze medal at the Asian Games after losing her semifinal bout against South Korea’s Jina Park despite a dominating performance which left the home favourite with a bloodie
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EBay said that its board decided that the separation was the best path for growth and shareholder value creation for each business. PayPal is splitting from EBay Inc. and will become a separate and publicly traded company by 2015. The separation is expe
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Protest leaders threatened to expand the unrest in Hong Kong if their demands for electoral reforms are not met. “We face three foreseeable choices. The first is to widen the protest areas across the city, the second is to launch a labour strike a
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In what came as a disappointment for the Indian boxing contingent, its protest against L. Sarita Devi’s loss in the Asian Games semifinal was on Tuesday rejected by the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) technical committee.The lightwei
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Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a long-delayed security agreement to allow American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, fulfilling a campaign promise by new President Ashraf Ghani.National Security A
Sport
Sep 30, 2014 05:03 PM
Apparition, Motivation and Ontime pleased when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Sept. 30).Outer sand:600m: Port Blair (B. Harish) 45.5. Moved well. Ruling Passion (Ashok Kumar) 46. Easy. Rustic Sunrise (rb) 45.5. Strode out well. Cute Be
Sep 30, 2014 05:02 PM
Soul Centric and Zabrok impressed when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning. Sand track 600m: Brazil (Ikram), Guns N Roses (Chandrakant) 39. They moved level freely. Cosmic Dancer (Sandesh) 37. Moved well. Move In Time (Merchant), Attractive (
Sep 30, 2014 05:01 PM
Fink, who is in rousing form, may continue his winning streak by winning the Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club Mysore 2000 Guineas (1,600m), the chief event of the races to be held here on Wednesday (Oct. 1). There will be no false rails.SUNDERBANS PLATE (D
Sep 30, 2014 04:21 PM
Banned stimulant sibutramine was found in a urine sample taken from Tai Cheau Xuen after competition on Sept. 20. The Olympic Council of Asia says a Wushu gold medalist from Malaysia has been kicked out of the Asian Games for doping and stripped of her
Sep 30, 2014 04:05 PM
Young Indian Grandmaster Sahaj Grover came up with his best performance in a year, ending on the spot top in the Durban International Open Chess Tournament that concluded in Durban at the International Convention Centre.It was a tense final round for Grov
Opinion
Sep 30, 2014 12:56 AM
Barack Obama has been more at ease waging wars than in waging peace. He has proved to be one of America’s most militarily assertive Presidents since World War II America’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate president, Barack Obama, who helped turn Li
Sep 30, 2014 01:26 AM
The forces from the two sides will now pull back to their September 1 positions before the crisis erupted in the Chumar sector in Ladakh, along the unclarified Line of Actual Control (LAC). The shadow of the latest bout of tensions on the Sino-Indian bo
Sep 30, 2014 01:18 AM
The carefully worded motion seeking approval for armed intervention promises that British aircraft will not bomb Syria, and there will be no British "boots on the ground". Armed with an overwhelming parliamentary endorsement, the British government has
Business
Sep 30, 2014 05:05 PM
Inflation is panning out as per the Reserve Bank’s expectations and the monetary policy going forward will be dependent purely on data releases, Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday. “We are currently positioned to reach the 6 per cent (inf
Sep 30, 2014 04:47 PM
Sensex had lost 29.21 points on Monday after participants trimmed positions ahead of the RBI monetary policy review. The BSE benchmark Sensex on Tuesday surrendered most of its early gains and closed a moderate 33 points higher on selling in interest-se
Sep 30, 2014 03:59 PM
Apple Inc. funnels the bulk of its international sales through subsidiaries in Ireland, where it benefits from low, negotiated tax deals. The European Union’s competition watchdog says tax rebates that Ireland granted iPhone maker Apple appear to a
Sep 30, 2014 03:34 PM
Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, announced this on Tuesday, saying that Microsoft would enable the "burgeoning entrepreneurial experience of Indians". Microsoft will offer its commercial cloud services- Azure and Office 365- by the e
Sep 30, 2014 03:10 PM
Bullion traders said sustained buying by jewellery fabricators and retailers to meet the festive season demand mainly kept precious metal prices higher. Supported by rising demand from jewellers and retailers fuelled by the ongoing festive season, gold r
Features
Sep 28, 2014 03:58 PM
As the country’s only Sanskrit repertory lies in disarray after just two years of work, Dr. Radhavallabh Tripathi, who spearheaded the effort, talks of his concerns We live in a world ruled by shortcuts. Research is limited to the internet, and th
Sep 28, 2014 04:43 PM
Psychologists suggest that writing about life experiences can have cathartic effects and promote well-being. Each day, your anxiety ratchets up a few notches as you await your exam results. Being one of the few who were not recruited during campus placem
Sep 28, 2014 05:53 PM
The news that the Schmidt Memorial on Elliot’s Beach was being restored and the area around it landscaped is welcome indeed. But while this memorial has kept alive for several decades memories of the courage of a young Danish mercantile executive (
Sep 30, 2014 05:26 PM
Four days to go for the Vodafone Coimbatore Marathon 2014. Here’s a quick recap of things to remember On Thursday, October 2, run as little as possible. Make sure you do your stretches. Check your body for any nagging issues that could bother you o
Sep 30, 2014 05:20 PM
Join the Champion’s Walk organised by the Coimbatore Cancer Foundation on October 2 Last year, around 400 walkers took part in the Champions’ Walk, organised by the Coimbatore Cancer Foundation (CCF). There were cancer survivors, families, p
Slideshows
Sep 29, 2014 10:13 PM
First-ever Bathukamma festival celebrated with devotion after formation of Telangana State during Durga Navarathri period got better with the fete turning a State festival and Government announcing holidays for all educational institutions. Colourful flow
Sep 29, 2014 07:26 PM
India added two golds, two silvers and two bronze to their tally; India had a total haul of 42 -- six gold, seven silver and 29 bronze. A look at some of the images on Day 10.
Sep 28, 2014 09:56 PM
The number of Nuzvid Veena makers has fallen from 20 in 2011 to nine in 2014. Sheik Meera Saheb, one of the first-generation Nuzvid Veena makers, has quit the art owing to poor health condition. Inheriting the legacy of making lion-headed Veena, Meera Sah
Sep 28, 2014 04:58 PM
India started Day 9 with 28 medals and in the 11th position, after gaining a good bit of momentum for their campaign on Saturday. Here are the highlights...
Sep 27, 2014 06:31 PM
It is indeed a good day for India as they added two more golds to their kitty. A look at some of Day 8 events
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