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Updated: Aug 22, 2014 08:30 PM
The 82-year-old writer was undergoing treatment in a Bangalore hospital. Kannada writer and Jnanpith Award recipient U.R. Ananthamurthy (82), passed away in a private hospital in Bangalore on Friday. The writer, who had suffered renal failure and was
Updated: Aug 22, 2014 05:55 PM
It asked the Centre to make its stand on the issue clear within two weeks, saying the Lokpal law cannot be kept in cold storage The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to decide by September 9 on the status of Leader of Opposition (to represent the
Updated: Aug 22, 2014 05:22 PM
Police entered her make-shift shelter and forcibly picked her up, on charges of attempt to commit suicide. Social activist Irom Sharmila was rearrested on Friday morning by about 30 women constables from the shed of the Save Sharmila Organisation where
Updated: Aug 22, 2014 08:44 PM
Goa cannot have prohibition because drinking is part of Goa's culture, said Dr. Wilfre Mesquita, vice president and spokesperson of the BJP's Goa unit, at Panaji on Friday. "Prohibition cannot come to Goa because drinking is part of Goa’s
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The Income Tax department, through surveys, had detected undisclosed income to the extent of Rs.90,000 crore during the financial year 2013-14, of which Rs.1,133 crore was from Hyderabad region, now covering the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.Secto
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On a day when Leader of Opposition Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy presented a grim picture on law and order front in Andhra Pradesh with the killing of 14 YSRC activists by the ruling TDP men in the last three months, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu informed t
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Minister presents maiden Agriculture budget. A single toll free number was being set up for complaints by farmers. Government would extend high voltage distribution systems to 50,000 agricultural pump sets this year involving an expenditure of Rs. 210 cro
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Amit Shah calls on Naidu. The meeting assumes significance in the backdrop of Mr. Shah’s proximity to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his assertion at a meeting of BJP workers on Thursday that he would like to see his party expand its footprint acr
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Clever use of space under tiled roof; house shaped like Tamil letter ‘pa’; wood, stone and Athangudi tiles ‘An airy, bright, friendly and easy-to-maintain traditional Kerala-type house with lots of natural material’ was the basic
Sport
Aug 22, 2014 08:17 PM
Mr. B. Sunil Kumar Sharma’s Frenemee (B. Harish up) won the Star of Mysore Trophy, the main event of the races here on Friday (August 22). The winner is trained by J. Babu Rao. The results:1. TALAKADU
Aug 22, 2014 08:17 PM
The three-year-old filly Fortuna, who worked well in her morning trials, may score over her rivals in the Zurbaran Trophy, the main event of Saturday’s (August 23) races.Rails will be announced one hour before the first race. SCARLET EMPEROR PLATE (
Aug 22, 2014 08:17 PM
Booker Jones impressed when the horses were exercised here on Friday (August 22) morning.Inner sand:600m: Red Red Rose (Ashok Kumar) 40. In fine trim. 1200m: Thundering Cloud (R. Pradeep) 1-21, 1,000/1-8.5, 600/41. Strode out well. Outer sand:600m: Tradit
Aug 22, 2014 08:17 PM
Zander, Targetmaster and Rosie Sunshine pleased when the horses were exercised here on Friday (August 22) morning.Sand track:600m: Troppa Bella (Darren Williams) 41. Easy. Star Studded (Shelar) 39.5.Moved freely.800m: Classy Dancer (Pereira) 52, 600/39. M
Aug 22, 2014 07:33 PM
Flying Singh Milkha Singh, spinner Bishan Singh Bedi, singer Honey Singh and actress-turned-politician Gul Panag are among the celebrities who have put their names to an online petition to protest the International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) ref
Opinion
Aug 22, 2014 02:48 AM
It is evident that the media environment in China is getting more hostile to journalistic reporting and moving more in line with its government-approved commercial and propaganda role. Prompted by scandals, the Chinese government recently issued a set of
Aug 22, 2014 03:06 AM
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang need to work out ways to avoid further confrontations. Persisting boundary disputes among the northeastern States of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur and Nagaland, reflect m
Aug 22, 2014 02:54 AM
Mr. Modi made it clear in his address that the acquisition of more teeth by the navy was inextricably connected with India’s growth story. The commissioning in Mumbai of INS Kolkata, a formidable destroyer, has turned out to be much more than an e
Business
Aug 22, 2014 08:25 PM
In a move that is likely to give a boost to the hotel industry, the government on Friday announced delinking hotel classification from liquor service, a long standing demand of the industry. The new provision which comes into effect immediately is
Aug 22, 2014 08:19 PM
We certainly share the new government’s ‘Make in India’ philosophy, says President and CEO Tom Goeke. American company Milacron LLC, a global leader in high precision plastic processing technologies and control systems, has announced p
Aug 22, 2014 08:13 PM
Infosys has offered 22,794 restricted stock units to its CEO and Managing Director Vishal Sikka. In an announcement to stock exchanges, the company said the grant price is Rs 5 per unit and will vest over a period of 4 years subject to continued employmen
Aug 22, 2014 08:11 PM
Sundaram-Clayton has sought the approval of the shareholders to increase its borrowing limit up to Rs.750 crore. It may be recalled that the shareholders had given their nod to the company during the annual general meeting held on September 29, 2009, to
Aug 22, 2014 07:58 PM
Online restaurant discovery guide Zomato has acquired two restaurant guides in Czech Republic and Slovakia for a combined amount of $3.25 million, as part of its overseas expansion plans.Zomato has bought food guides Lunchtime.cz in Czech Republic for $2.
Features
Aug 22, 2014 07:15 PM
From filing nails to catching up with mails, city folk have zany time pass solutions for the daily traffic block There are many things Kochi is renowned for: anyone who does any research about the city will find out about the Chinese fishing nets, the ri
Aug 22, 2014 07:41 PM
Of babies and wonder kids I attended a function in connection with the birth of a baby and what did I see? A baby with no war paint on its face – a baby that actually looked like a baby and not like a Kathakali artiste with eyebrows drawn thickly
Aug 22, 2014 05:41 PM
By roping in Mohammed Kaif and Ramakrishna Sridhar, the ACA hopes to pump in the much-needed vigour in Andhra Ranji team Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) Director and former India International stumper M.S.K. Prasad made two crucial decisions this seaso
Aug 22, 2014 10:23 PM
Purasawalkam is one Chennai’s quiet entities. However, the place has a deeper connection to the city’s history than is widely known. Along with Egmore, Tondiarpet and Triplicane, Purasawalkam was one of the four “Old Towns” from
Aug 22, 2014 10:14 PM
This year’s theme is water and energy, especially significant for India which has set itself ambitious targets for growth and accessibility in both the sectors and where huge investments are planned. This beautiful city in Europe has perhaps the b
Slideshows
Aug 22, 2014 10:03 PM
The defining characteristics of a good filter kaapi are its aroma, body and a delectable patina on the palate. Pure coffee - either Arabica or Robusta - doesn't have body and chicory gives the requisite body and creaminess that is desi
Aug 22, 2014 08:14 PM
A dozen artisans from Kolkata have gathered at a tiny village, Tarakaturu in Krishna District to mould the clay brought from sacred river Ganga into lively Ganesha idols this season. Their exquisite skill in making clay idols is reflecting on the face of
Aug 22, 2014 07:53 PM
U.R.Anantha Murthy, the doyen of Kannada Literature and one of the pioneers of Navya movement in Kannada language is no more. A steadfast thinker who withstood many an assault, physical, verbal and virtual, gave a new thrust to Kannada literature and cine
Aug 21, 2014 07:34 PM
Infusing life into clay idols is the artisans’ skill and with awareness about use of clay idols increasing, these traditional potters are working overtime to meet the demand from devotees celebrating in their houses and mass pujas in public places i
Aug 21, 2014 05:20 PM
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