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Updated: Oct 22, 2014 05:42 PM
This is the third incident of a minor girl student being allegedly sexually assaulted on school campus in Bangalore in the last four months. The sexual assault on a four-year-old girl at a school in Bangalore has been confirmed by doctors, as police on
Oct 22, 2014 04:26 PM
The fleet of about 200 twin-engine Su-30s would be back in air only when they are cleared by the technical review. India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fighter jet fleet and is undertaking a thorough technical check after both the pilot seats in one
Updated: Oct 22, 2014 04:36 PM
The Centre had told the Supreme Court that it cannot disclose the names of Swiss bank account holders. Congress on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his remarks that disclosure of names of those holding illicit
Updated: Oct 22, 2014 04:29 PM
After the BJP played hardball with its estranged ally, the Shiv Sena, and opened the door to Independents, the Sena rushed two emissaries to Delhi on Tuesday night. The Sena has deputed party MP Anil Desai and senior leader Subhash Desai for talks. BJP
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Sri Lanka on Wednesday named their 15-member squad for the five-match ODI series against India next month, with notable omissions being former T20 captain Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne.The five ODIs will be played at Cuttack, Hyderabad, Ranchi, K
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The Madhya Pradesh duo of Jalaj Saxena and Naman Ojha made the best use of their experience to score fine centuries and guided Central Zone to a sound total in its first innings on the opening day of Duleep Trophy semifinal match against North Zone at the
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Companies engaged in specified end use plants such as steel, cement and power, including ones having a coal linkage, also qualify to participate in the e-auction. All firms which had their coal blocks cancelled by the Supreme Court, barring those convic
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Had Kaththi been a film with loftier ambitions, we might say it begins in medias res – but it does begin with a bang. A prison. An escape. A freeze frame. Then, a flashback, which contains one of those procedural depictions AR Mu
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Samvat year 2070 ended with a bang as Sensex on Wednesday soared 212 points to finish at one-month high and Nifty jumped 68 points to close just shy of 8,000 mark on optimism festive sales will boost earnings and hopes that Modi government will unleash mo
Assembly Election 2014
Oct 21, 2014 07:43 PM
Says NCP’s unconditional support too continues to be on offer. Describing the Shiv Sena as a “natural ally”, the BJP on Tuesday dropped hints that it would prefer the estranged saffron party to be a partner in its government in Maharas
Oct 21, 2014 02:34 PM
He is the first leader from the BJP and also the first Punjabi to become the Chief Minister of the State. First-time legislator Manohar Lal Khattar, 61, is set to become the 21st Chief Minister of Haryana. Mr. Khattar, a Punjabi, pipped other aspirant
Oct 21, 2014 12:07 PM
Amid talk that the BJP’s Maharashtra unit president Devendra Fadnavis could be party’s chief ministerial choice, there is growing unease among the supporters of Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari. According to sources within and outside
Oct 21, 2014 11:11 AM
Two days after the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) offered unilateral and unconditional outside support to the BJP, the Shiv Sena lashed out at it saying that it was a brazen attempt to influence the would be government to the look the o
Sport
Oct 22, 2014 03:48 PM
A day after his dramatic announcement to quit, India’s chief hockey coach Terry Walsh today withdrew his resignation after a meeting with top sports officials, who have assured the Australian that his concerns will be addressed in a fresh contract.
Oct 22, 2014 09:06 AM
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has expressed deep embarrassment and sorrow at the recent pull out of the team from the tour of India. The West Indies team, following a pay dispute with the administrators, had called off the tour with an ODI, a T20
Oct 22, 2014 02:55 AM
Chennai FC, a football club in the city, had sent a legal notice to Chennayin FC, asking to desist from using its trademark name. Abhishek Bachchan, the co-owner of Chennayin FC in the Indian Super League, said on Tuesday that the legal issue concerning
Oct 22, 2014 02:51 AM
Chennayin FC’s player-manager Marco Materazzi was happy with his side’s victory over Kerala Blasters on Tuesday. He, however, sidestepped a question on a controversial penalty awarded to his side. “What do you think? Maybe you watched
Oct 22, 2014 02:49 AM
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee Bureau on Tuesday decided to provisionally suspend L. Sarita Devi, her coaches (Messrs Gurbakhsh Singh Sandhu, Blas Iglesias Fernandez and Sagar Mal Dhayal) as well as Indian chef-de-mission
Opinion
Oct 22, 2014 01:26 AM
Government policy is killing handlooms through malign neglect. As a result, the power loom is invading the handloom industry, creating a whole set of spurious products which is altering the identity and integrity of the industry Protest today is more tha
Oct 22, 2014 01:14 AM
The Centre has done well in moving quickly to clean up the mess in the coal sector following the Supreme Court’s cancellation of the allotment of 214 blocks. The cancelled blocks will be reallotted through an e-auction and an ordinance will be promu
Oct 22, 2014 01:10 AM
The range of measures Prime Minister Narendra Modi passionately spelt out at the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate programme on labour reforms reads like a road map to his Independence Day invitation to multinational corporations to ‘Make in
Business
Oct 22, 2014 04:53 PM
Sebi has decided to sell shares held by nine entities in various companies to recover penalties worth nearly Rs 4 crore imposed on them for violations of securities market norms. The share sale would take place on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and BSE
Oct 22, 2014 04:24 PM
The solution, part of TCS BaNCS’s equity and money market depository operations, will further expand the strategic relationship between the two. Country’s largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Wednesday said Strate
Oct 22, 2014 10:23 AM
Maintaining its rising trend for the fourth straight day, the rupee strengthened by another 14 paise to 61.17 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday on sustained foreign capital inflows amid government announcing key reforms in the oil and gas
Oct 22, 2014 10:20 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex on Wednesday rose over 212 points in early trade on the last trading session of the Samvat Year 2070, extending gains for the fourth straight day on increased capital inflows amid the government announcing a slew of economic refor
Oct 22, 2014 07:55 AM
Fiat Group Automobiles India on Tuesday launched compact Sports Utility Vehicle Avventura with price ranging from Rs. 5.99 lakh to Rs. 8.17 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The sub-4 meter vehicle would be available in both petrol and diesel versions. The petrol
Features
Oct 21, 2014 05:50 PM
Director Pradeep Deva Kumar speaks about his latest short film Most movies that depict the north Chennai suburb of Royapuram tend to focus on the dark and murky nature of the place. However, Pradeep Deva Kumar had a different idea.“I wat
Oct 21, 2014 06:49 PM
Shilpa Reddy to present a line using hand-woven malkha fabric in Paris Designers from 10 different countries, each with a collection that represents their culture and heritage, showcased at an architectural marvel makes for a winning fashion extravaganz
Oct 22, 2014 04:10 PM
The government has appointed former Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami as the new chairman of the governing board of the Chennai-based Kalakshetra Foundation. The Ministry of Culture stated in a notification on Tuesday that Mr. Gopalaswami has be
Oct 22, 2014 11:19 AM
Has the high pass percentage being registered in the SSLC examinations in the State for the last few years in a row also got to do with the evaluation methods existing in the State schools? At least a section of teachers believe so. According to the Assoc
Oct 22, 2014 10:04 AM
Open selection as Principal, Professor, Associate Professor Over 300 faculty members of government engineering colleges in the State are up in arms against the Higher Education Department and the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) alleging denial
Slideshows
Oct 21, 2014 10:15 PM
Despite rapid changes in their lifestyle, many Lambada tribal women in Krishna District still love to continue to wear their tradition-rich attire dominated by ornaments. They share the equal burden of running the house, maintaining the farm field and the
Oct 21, 2014 10:12 PM
Watching the Dandari dance, of which the Ghusadi is an integral part, it is clear that the Gonds and Kolams, marvelled at gelling with nature. The dances have rhythmic movements which are imitations of peacock and animals like the tiger. The Ghusadi is ce
Oct 21, 2014 12:24 AM
Police Commemoration Day 2014 is an occasion to remember the valiant police personnel, who gave their lives defending the peace and security of people in society. The Telangana Police in Hyderabad gave a sense of might to the people and young students at
Oct 19, 2014 01:49 PM
As Assembly election results unfold in Maharashtra and Gurgaon, our photographers bring you a selection of pictures capturing the mood at counting centres, party headquarters and on the street.
Oct 18, 2014 06:13 PM
Kaveri, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) of Namma Metro, made a dramatic breakthrough as it emerged into daylight after a year underground at the site of the Chickpet Metro Station on Friday. The machine, which is digging a tunnel on the North-South line
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