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Updated: Dec 25, 2014 06:45 PM
Party looking at all options; Jaitley in Jammu The BJP is in touch with the National Conference on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. There were indications of a meeting between the BJP and NC top leadership in Delhi on Thursday, but the BJP
Updated: Dec 25, 2014 06:54 PM
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday announced that the National Investigation Agency would probe the brutal NDFS(S) attacks on adivasis and its violent aftermath in Assam, which left 78 “poor and innocent” people dead. Mr. Singh to
Updated: Dec 25, 2014 05:36 PM
"You don’t have to worry. It is neither our wish nor thinking," the Prime Minister assured Railway trade unions Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ruled out privatisation of Railways while asking trade unions to stop worrying about foreign i
Updated: Dec 25, 2014 04:35 PM
Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha activists are all set to build the country's first temple for Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse in Meerut. As a first step for building the temple, the Hindutva activists performed 'bhumi pujan' on Wednesday in thei
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Sunil Gavaskar did not don the flannels, but for two or three overs he played the role of an umpire. Dadar Union’s most famous cricketer along with his first India captain, Shivaj Park Gymkhana’s Ajit Wadekar and DU’s Dilip Vengsarkar, Sa
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on his 65th birthday. Prime Minister Modi took to twitter for extending his wishes. On his birthday, I convey my good wishes to Mr. Nawaz Sharif and I pray that Al
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A 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, is mysteriously missing for over a week along with her son and husband, police said today. “A victim of rape, who had accused Asaram of sexua
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Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar feels that Ishant Sharma should step up in a leadership role as the bowling unit has the skill set and ability to take 20 Australian wickets in the third cricket Test starting on Friday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.&#822
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Mu’ath al-Kaseasbeh, was captured after his warplane crashed in the militant stronghold of Raqqa on Wednesday The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by Islamic State militants in Syria has pleaded for his son’s release. Safi Yousef al-Kase
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 25, 2014 02:42 AM
Having won 25 of the 87 Assembly seats, the party has emerged as the second largest after the People’s Democratic Party, which has 28 seats. Keeping all options open on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party decided
Dec 25, 2014 01:13 AM
The five-time legislator from Jamshedpur East is known to be close to Narendra Modi and Amit Shah A meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentary Board in New Delhi on Wednesday decided to send two leaders to Ranchi to hold meetings with the newly
Dec 24, 2014 06:21 PM
Senior Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party’s performance in Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir was not a reason for the saffron party to feel proud of as the results show that its popularity was on the
Dec 24, 2014 03:20 PM
However, the outgoing Chief Minister says the onus of government formation lies primarily on BJP and PDP and his party will adopt a wait and watch approach In a surprise move, the National Conference has offered support to its archrival, the People&#821
Sport
Dec 25, 2014 07:33 PM
Rajesh Monga’s Tinogona, ridden by P. Trevor, won the Crow Gaming Christmas Cup (Div. I), the main event of the races held here on Thursday. The winner is trained by S.K. Sunderji.The results: 1. PARAGON PLATE (1,200m), 2-y-o only: Ostwind (Yash Narr
Dec 25, 2014 07:32 PM
Foreign coaches opting for Indians in the goal came into prominence when the Indian Super League’s top five goalkeepers wereidentified in the Golden Gloves list. Atletico de Kolkata’s Subhasish Roy Chowdhury was placed third among top five perf
Dec 25, 2014 06:04 PM
Arthurian, Knighthood, Anarosa, Authentic and Secret Punch shone when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning (Dec. 25) Outer sand:600m: The Jaguar (rb) 44. Pleased. Spirit And Faith (Ashok Kumar) 46. Easy. Rare And Bold (rb) 46.5. Moved fr
Dec 25, 2014 06:03 PM
Christmas Eve excelled when the horses were exercised here on Thursday (Dec. 25) morning.Inner sand600m: 2/y/o Jigsaw (Srinath), Double O Seven (Pasha) 42. Pair level. 800m: Hudson Hawk (T.Mahesh) 53, 600/39.5. Moved freely. 2/y/os Bold Appeal (rb), Red Wo
Dec 25, 2014 05:50 PM
Defender Gouramangi Singh has been roped in by new I-league team, Bharat FC to firm up its squad for the 2015 season which will kick off next month.Bharat FC, which will compete in its inaugural I-League season starting on January 17, snapped up Gouramang
Opinion
Dec 25, 2014 02:01 AM
Understanding the TTP attack in Peshawar would involve looking at the group’s structure, the role of ideology and the impact of Pakistan’s counter-insurgency operations On December 16, 2014, 145 people, including 132 children, were executed
Dec 25, 2014 01:48 AM
In its first seven months, the Narendra Modi government seems to have appropriated as its own several of the red letter days in the calendar. Just as Teachers’ Day on September 5 became Guru Utsav, Gandhi Jayanthi on October 2 was used to showcase M
Dec 25, 2014 01:45 AM
Serial attacks by armed militants from the Songbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) have claimed the lives of at least 67 Adivasis (who are still fighting for tribal status), in villages in Sonitpur, Kokrajar and other distric
Business
Dec 25, 2014 05:44 PM
As RINL is still assessing damage caused by recent Hudhud cyclone to its plant at Visakhapatnam, the government has decided to defer the initial public offer (IPO) of the state-owned steel company.“The new timeline for the IPO of RINL would be drawn
Dec 25, 2014 05:13 PM
Beleaguered budget carrier SpiceJet would submit a revival plan to the government tomorrow on the basis of a proposed investment of $200 million from founding promoter Ajay Singh and U.S.-based JP Morgan Chase, official sources said on Thursday.“Bas
Dec 25, 2014 04:54 PM
Consumer electronic goods maker BPL, which has forayed into the home automation sector, is expecting a business of Rs 500 cores in the next five years from this segment.“Based on the current indications and interest levels in home automation, we see
Dec 25, 2014 02:43 PM
Firming up its plans to set up a bank, Anil Ambani group firm Reliance Capital on Thursday roped in Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB) as a strategic partner to collaborate on various businesses, including in its proposed banking venture. SMT
Dec 25, 2014 02:33 PM
Losing its sheen for the second year in a row, gold turned cheaper by over 10 per cent in 2014 as the government tried to divert investors away from this ‘unproductive asset’, even as import curbs led to a rise in smuggling of the yellow metal.
Features
Dec 24, 2014 08:09 PM
It’s tough not to be overwhelmed by financial shortcomings at the year-end, however, indulging in a little something for yourself makes for good retail therapy. We speak to people about their most extravagant and unusual gifts. I’ve spent 300
Dec 24, 2014 05:30 PM
Noted Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin speaks about her book, column and of course Indian food At times divine intervention ensures that everything falls into place. This feeling comes to mind when meeting noted Pakistani author Moni Mohsin at The Imperial&#
Dec 24, 2014 07:49 PM
Sportspersons from Telangana overcame all odds to scale new heights in 2014 The striking contrast of the lifestyles of some of the big, international achievers in the world of sports from the Telangana State can well be a gentle reminder of how one can d
Dec 25, 2014 07:50 PM
Bamboo and cane dominate the exhibition at the North East Crafts Festival “I grew up watching my grand-fathers make these bamboo artefacts. It is our family profession,” says Biswajit Biswas, an artisan from Tripura, who has a stall of bambo
Dec 25, 2014 07:46 PM
Nothing says Christmas and New year like a white and red Pavlova For those of us living in warmer parts of the globe, images of a white Christmas are magical. Reindeer, snow mobiles, eggnog and building a snowman with a carrot nose merge with images of
Slideshows
Dec 25, 2014 12:14 PM
Keeping up with the cheer of the holiday season, people around the world celebrated Christmas with enthusiam. Here are some pictures showcasing Christmas spirit around the globe.
Dec 24, 2014 05:00 PM
Actors, leaders from various political parties paid tributes to the veteran film director "Iyakunar Sigaram" K. Balachander.
Dec 24, 2014 01:25 PM
This Christmas, we bring you a pictorial compilation of some of the oldest churches in Secunderabad. Photos: K. Ramesh Babu
Dec 24, 2014 12:43 PM
It has been 10 years since the huge seismic waves triggered by a massive undersea earthquake off Sumatra in Indonesia, brought havoc in India, Sri Lanka and South-East Asia on December 26, 2004. In India, thousands of people were killed in the Andamans, T
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