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Updated: May 28, 2015 06:40 PM
Has she softened her stand regarding the Teesta Water Sharing treaty? West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Bangladesh next month. Ms Banerjee on Thursday agreed to accompany the Prime
Updated: May 28, 2015 01:29 PM
Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar becomes Maharaja, 41 years after late Srikantadatta Narsimharaja Wadiyar was crowned. In a ceremony conjuring up images of the royal orient, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar was crowned as the new ‘Ma
Updated: May 28, 2015 01:22 PM
‘Largesse’ for non-existent entities from DAVP It was a casual enquiry, calling up publishers of some “newspapers” across the country. To the surprise of the officials who made the calls, they were found to be existing only on pa
Updated: May 28, 2015 05:45 PM
The AAP government on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Centre’s recent notification giving the Lieutenant Governor absolute powers in appointing bureaucrats in the national capital. The petition was mentioned by Delhi government
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Private telecom operators Airtel Reliance Jio, Vodafone and Idea Cellular have opposed telecom regulator TRAI’s proposal to protect consumers from default activation of mobile internet services that often leads to ‘bill shocks’. The TR
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OUP analysed more than 120,421 short stories by children and found that new technology is increasingly at the centre of the their lives. Hashtag has been named children’s word of the year by Oxford University Press (OUP). The use of the hashtag
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The new Secretarial Standards, recently specified by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), on board of directors meetings and general meetings of corporates, approved by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, will be coming into effect from Ju
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"Higher economic growth has not been fully translated into higher food consumption, let alone better diets overall." India is home to 194.6 million undernourished people, the highest in the world, according to the annual report by the Food and Agricultu
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Three Baloch insurgents, who hijacked a PIA plane in 1998 and tried to take it to India, were among eight prisoners who were executed on Thursday in different jails in Pakistan. The convicts, Shahsawar Baloch, Sabir Rind were executed in Hyderabad jail wh
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 28, 2015 06:55 PM
Mr Gorgeous, Vijays Joy, Advocate General, Valiant Spirit, Agatta and Baracchus pleased when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning (May 28).Outer sand:600m: Heisenberg (Raja Rao) 43. Strode out well. Pure Esteem (Suraj), Shinning Bay (Yash) 4
May 28, 2015 06:54 PM
Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy’s Source Code (N. Rupa up) won the Coonoor Cup, the main event of the races held here on Thursday (May 28). The winner is trained by R. Foley.1. COONOOR CUP (1,800m) rated 80 & above: Source Code (N. Rupa) 1, Indian Touch (
May 28, 2015 06:54 PM
Highly Regarded, who maintains form, may repeat in the Ambur Plate (1,300m), the feature event of the races to be held here on Friday (May 29). PALLADAM PLATE (1,300m), rated 60 to 85, 11-00 a.m.: 1. Haunting Moments (11) Ross 60, 2. Raphire (4) Anz
May 28, 2015 05:19 PM
It was a remarkable season for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. Put in a “Perform or Perish” situation, the resilient side pulled it off. The side lost five of its first six games. And then, in a stunning run, the team won nine o
May 28, 2015 05:02 PM
Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal notched up a hard-fought three-game win over China’s Sun Yu to emerge as the lone Indian survivor in Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament on Thursday. World No. 1 Saina continued her winning spree in world badmi
Opinion
May 28, 2015 12:31 AM
The last one year has seen India’s military modernisation process slowly picking up pace in terms of clearances for critical military hardware, with an emphasis on ‘Make in India’. But the much-needed policy framework to provide directio
May 28, 2015 12:30 AM
There has been a steady rise in the value of illegally brought-in gold seized by the Indian Customs in recent years. From Rs.43.87 crore in 2011-12, the figure rose to Rs.104.62 crore in 2012-13, and further to Rs.686.99 crore in 2013-14. The figure is re
May 28, 2015 12:29 AM
While politicians will play games, the people of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana would like the economy to regain momentum. For this, both Chief Ministers should be less obsessed with building their capitals and focus on development. Addressing an audience
Business
May 28, 2015 06:25 PM
Representatives of Amazon India on Thursday called on Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and urged him to streamline tax procedures of the Commercial Tax Department. A few months ago, the Commercial Tax Department had issued notices to dealers of the work with
May 28, 2015 05:55 PM
SpiceJet on Thursday flew back into black with a net profit of Rs. 22.51 crore in the January-March period. After seven quarters of losses, budget carrier SpiceJet on Thursday flew back into black with a net profit of Rs. 22.51 crore in the January-Marc
May 28, 2015 05:15 PM
Across-the-board selling on the last day of May series derivatives contracts, growing concerns over muted corporate earnings so far and mixed global cues pulled down markets The benchmark BSE Sensex on Thursday slipped by 57 points to close at 27,506.71
May 28, 2015 02:47 PM
Tracking weak trend overseas and low demand from jewellers, gold extended its slide for the third straight day as prices dropped by another Rs. 25 to Rs. 27,325 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Thursday.Silver followed suit, which traded lower by Rs.
May 28, 2015 01:39 PM
After the acquisition of the shares, Vedanta India’s stake in Cairn India will grow from 18.73 per cent to 24.06 per cent. Vedanta India will acquire up to 5.33 per cent stake, worth over Rs. 2,200 crore, in its group concern Cairn India next week
Features
May 27, 2015 08:36 PM
Once a box of hope and despair, today letter box is reduced to an art installation which reminds of a past when the written word meant a world to people. For most of us, he has been a part of our growing up years. We often saw him with a ...
May 27, 2015 08:30 PM
A new initiative to spread awareness about the Pashmina weavers’ struggle. Pashmina shawls and outfits are much sought after. But rarely do we see someone paying attention to the hardworking Kashmiri weavers who do the job of painstakingly collecti
May 27, 2015 07:57 PM
Remo D’Souza wants to revive the dance-based films with “ABCD-2”. In 2013, when ABCD Anybody Can Dance was about to hit the theatres, many cynics thought Remo D’ Souza believed that anybody can direct. The fact that the noted chor
May 28, 2015 07:00 PM
The annual Classical Voice of India contest, covering 25 cities, seeks to instil a sense of responsibility in students’ minds. The third annual countrywide Classical Voice of India contest, organised by Lucknow-based Sangeet Milon, is going to be
May 28, 2015 06:57 PM
Vyshnavie Sainath proved her mettle at a recent performance in New Delhi Hyderabad-based Vyshnavie Sainath gave an Odissi recital as part of the Horizon Series of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations the other day. Vyshnavie, trained in Odissi under
Slideshows
May 27, 2015 04:07 PM
For the past ten days all the towns and cities in coastal Andhra Pradesh have been reeling under oppressive heat wave conditions forcing people to stay indoors or take precautions while going out.
May 27, 2015 12:55 PM
Telugu Desam Party's annual party conference `Mahanadu'-2015 was inaugurated at Gandipet in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Party president Nara Chandhrababu Naidu and all party leaders from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana attended in large numbers. The Hindu Photog
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.
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