PM Modi will address the first meeting in Mathura The BJP will celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s one year in office with a week-long campaign called “Jan Kalyan Parv” or “People’s Welfare Festival” aimed at cou
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
The collegium had recommended Gopal Subramanium elevation on May 13, 2014, when the UPA was still in power. A series of run-ins with the judiciary marked the first year of the NDA government, as it pushed for an equal say in appointments to the higher j
Over 100 of them had pierced his face and skull Hamid Nazir Bhat, 16, has lost vision in his right eye pierced by pellets, and nearly a hundred of these tiny iron balls have pierced his skull, jaws, lips, nose and brain. The police fired them during a p
The result looms as a huge blow to Civic Platform, the pro-market and pro-European party t...
The National Students’ Union of India, the Congress party’s students’ wing, is all set to play its part in the political revival of the party. It will soon launch a country-wide programme to support the education of children of farmers w
It is one of several innovative attempts to tackle dengue fever by diluting the mosquito population This spring, a team of scientists has been driving around a small island in Guangzhou, southern China, releasing more than half a million mosquitoes from
Father, son trade charges of bullying, fight over property The long-running family feud between veteran industrialist and former Member of Parliament, M.A.M Ramaswamy and his adopted son M.A.M.R Muthiah took an ugly turn on Sunday with the former saying
Rs. 1,800 crore allocated for road improvement After being sworn in as the Chief Minister for the fifth time, Jayalalithaa signed in five files at her first day in office on a Sunday at Fort St. George. In the Chief Minister’s chamber afte
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
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
Will the big guns come good or will the likes of Pawan Negi and Hardik Pandya become unlikely heroes at Eden Gardens? In what could be deja vu from 2013, Eden Gardens will again host Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI), who will lock horns
"Our bowlers are doing well, executing their plans beautifully; Nehra has been exceptional" Star left-hander Suresh Raina feels that Chennai Super Kings’ stupendous success as the most consistent team in the eight editions of Indian Premier League
Borussia Dortmund earned the chance of a Europa League place next season as coach Jurgen Klopp signed off his final home game with a 3-2 win over Werder Bremen. Dortmund finishes seventh to go into the qualifiers for the Europa League, but can claim a d
Dudu Omagbemi scored a brace to fashion Kingfisher East Bengal’s victory against Royal Wahingdoh FC in the Hero I-League football at the Vidyasagar Stadium in Barasat on Sunday.The eighth win helped East Bengal reach 29 points from 19 games. It drew
Mercedes errs in calling the race leader in during a safety car period Nico Rosberg celebrated a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories on Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s chances with a needles
Facing a player who pushed him to five sets at Wimbledon five years ago, Federer was never threatened this time. Roger Federer, stepping on to court in a violet and pink outfit, enlivened a routine day at the office with several dabs of brilliance in a
Hugh Jones holds forth on racing, his favourite marathons and more… Hugh Jones has been coming to Bangalore since 2008, as Race Director of the TCS World 10K. But before he was a race organizer, Jones was an accomplished professional long-distance
The Tamil Nadu government’s move to approach the Supreme Court seeking a review of its recent judgment barring the use of pictures of political leaders in government advertisements is retrograde and unnecessary. The court’s verdict restricting
The Gujarat Chief Minister’s attempt to distinguish herself from her predecessor by making women’s issues a priority hardly gets around the deep discrimination that Muslims in the State face in the form of communalism and a lack of housing O
Mr. Modi has been proactive and successful in foreign relations but has stalled in Pakistan. It is time he scripted a new narrative. In the one year of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s travels to five continents have been marked by o
It has to be said that there is an air of optimism in India and about India as the Narendra Modi Government completes its first year in office. Economic growth has moderately rebounded, capital inflows have increased, exports have accelerated, business an
The passenger vehicle (PV) business of Tata Motors is well-poised for a resurrection, backed by product offensive strategy, network expansion and complete overhaul of service quality. It has just come out with Nano’s facelift GenX Nano, which is repo
Factors influencing the CAD are beyond the control of the government. Recent trends in India’s current account and their impact on the balance of payments and the larger economy, present an interesting study. The current account deficit (CAD) is t
Unfortunately, for the offline retailers, the enormous flow of capital is the fuel that powers huge e-commerce discounts and threatens their time-tested business model. With India being a unique market, it has a place for both online and offline players
At the outset, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and his NDA Government on completing one year in office. Before NDA Government was swept to power with a decisive mandate in the Lok Sabha poll in 2014, the country faced eno
Chitra Krishnan extends the reach of her all-women catering unit to include social commitment Chew on this; it’s good food for thought. Food satiates hunger and when used entrepreneurially it empowers as experienced by Chitra Krishnan through her c
As India celebrates 50 years of its first successful expedition to Mt. Everest, HPS Ahluwalia speaks about the challenges confronting the team. Way back in 1965, when the India was making its third desperate attempt at scaling Mt. Everest, a number of qu
A breezy comedy, Marunattil Oru Malayali, released on September 24, 1971, was remade as Sree Rajeswari Vilas Coffee Club (1976) in Telugu by Aluri Chakrapani, producer- director-journalist, co-owner of Vijaya Studios and founder of Chandamama Publications.
The French director who charmed the world and won an Oscar with his 2005 documentary March of the Penguins will close the Cannes festival on a sombre note with a film about global warming that says not only the penguins should be worried. Luc Jacquet
For the first time in years, the winner won’t be a three-hour art-house epic Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, to
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.
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
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.
Amidst protests by disgruntled students and parents, announcement date of COMEDK and CET results have been postponed. The decisions of postponing were taken after the protests by students and parents entered its fourth day in the premises of the Departm
Jayalalithaa will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday, yet again. The AIADMK supremo's day out in Chennai was marked with frenzy, festivity and chaos. A few pictures that capture the mood.