Where is the act of illegality, asks defence counsel Kapil Sibal. The Supreme Court stayed on Wednesday a summons issued by a special court against the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and five others after he raised apprehensions of the growing num
Former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security David Heyman feels India and U.S. must cooperate more closely on new-age threats Indian youths have escaped “being victims of Islamic State recruitment” because it is a multicultural demo
Rs. 742.58 crore of property, investments impounded in Aircel-Maxis case The Enforcement Directorate attached on Wednesday assets estimated at Rs. 742.58 crore held by former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi Maran and wife Kave
Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh’s controversial comment on Congress president Sonia Gandhi's “skin colour” led to a flurry of criticism on Wednesday, forcing BJP president Amit Shah to caution the
Jairam Ramesh accuses Gadkari of confusing the issue Even as the Modi government moves towards the re-promulgation of a new Land Ordinance, the Congress fired yet another salvo against it, ahead of the mass rally it has planned here on April 19 to oppos
High among the causes of childhood malnutrition in India are vitamin and mineral deficiencies, as well as sub-optimal breastfeeding practices. A major project that aims to map global malnutrition trends has found that while India is home to third-highes
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday rated his debut in the Ranji Trophy winning final moment in 1989-90 was perhaps the best moment in his glittering cricketing career. “At 17-18 years, making a Ranji Trophy debut that too in the final.
The outlook seems challenging as now there is low traction in the market with weak delivery on macroeconomic parameters Car makers closed the year 2014-15 on a positive note with manufacturers like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai Motor and Honda Cars registering
The Indian men’s hockey team coach Paul van Ass says he is focussing on improving the technical skills of the players ahead of the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be played at Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5-12.The Indian side will be departing tomorrow f
Kolkata Knight Riders’ ace spinner Sunil Narine might have been cleared by the ICC but the West Indian will still have to appear for another test for his suspected illegal bowling action in Chennai, BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya said on Wednesday.
Every nation has a sport which looms large in the eyes of fans in terms of popularity, grabs so much television time and attention of sponsors. Soccer and tennis are so dominant in France, that for world men’s No. 2, Gregory Gaultier, recognition on
England were stranded in Turin on Tuesday night following their 1-1 international friendly draw with Italy after their flight was delayed due to “technical issues”.“We only know it's a technical issue. That is all we know,” England
Daniel Ricciardo talks of his success in the last Formula 1 season and living life in the fast lane, lifting throttle, crossing lanes, and making split-second decisions Daniel Ricciardo took the Formula One world by storm in 2014, when he consistently o
Shardul Thakur is ready for the big stage. The new kid on the fast lane bowled quick and went after wickets in the four-month long first class season that concluded with the Zal Irani Cup. After three years of hard work and with 90 first class wickets und
The exit of the Governor of Mizoram reignites debate about the institution, and highlights that chosen candidates must, at least, have a blemish-free public record The latest exit from the office of the Governor of Mizoram, before the expiry of his term
The video ‘My Choice’ starring Deepika Padukone has gone viral on YouTube, but its slick and fluffy content makes one wonder if it does more harm than good to women’s struggle for empowerment In 2014, Lena Dunham, who stars in the TV s
Interview with Le Yucheng, Chinese Ambassador to India, who emphasises a new type of relationship with New Delhi that is based on win-win cooperation On the eve of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and India
The search for talent is more important than banks raising capital to meet tougher international regulatory rules State Bank of India may offer employee share options, recruit specialists and promote faster-radical changes that promise to shake up a blo
Piramal Enterprises has signed an agreement to sell its Hyderabad-based clinical research division to Indoco Remedies for undisclosed amount. Piramal Enterprises has signed a definitive agreement to sell its clinical research division known as ‘Pi
Deal adds to the company's respiratory, dermatology portfolio Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories is acquiring select brands of Belgian drugmaker UCB in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives in a euro 118 million (Rs.800 crore) deal.A definitive agreement has
New airline Air Pegasus is set to commence domestic operations in two weeks, joining other new entrants such as AirAsia India and Vistara to enhance air connectivity in the country.The Bengaluru-based airline, owned by Decor Aviation Private Ltd which has
The company launched ‘Made in India’ Computed Tomography Scan system GE Healthcare, the medical diagnostics and imaging equipment arm of GE, is planning to position all its healthcare devices and equipment affordable in the domestic market.A
The vintage beauties on wheels line up, some to take guard and relive those glory moments; some to tell themselves that they are still around. For a boy who learnt to cycle in high school, life virtually threw me into the deep end when in the first month
In Hyderabad to showcase his work, Bose Krishnamachari, director of the recently-concluded Kochi-Muziris Biennale, bats for continuous engagement with art Bose Krishnamachari has a fascination for colours. His abstracts, Stretched Bodies, have become a
Award-winning filmmaker Subbiah Nalla Muthu says animals lead exciting lives and he loves capturing those moments on film National award winning wildlife film maker, Subbiah Nalla Muthu believes that there are stories hidden in the jungle that miss the
Stalin’s radio interviews with singers P. Susheela and L.R. Easwari take the shape of a ‘novel’ book P. Susheela may have sung thousands of songs but she still remembers her first Tamil duet with A M Raja for a composition by Pendyala
India’s badminton ace Saina Nehwal has done the country proud again There are many who have talent. But only some are able to realise their potential and make it to the top. This is particularly true in the context of Indian sport. The indifferenc
Surrounded by humanity and all things man-made, it is easy to forget that we share Earth with a host of beings who enjoy a more cordial relationship with this planet. Here is a gentle reminder of these neighbours: a selection of recent pictures taken by T
Heavy rains lashes most part of the state, with people moving to safer places. Authorities have issued an alert as Jhelum river crossed danger mark in Srinagar. Rs. 200 crores have been sanctioned to meet situation. Photos: Nissar Ahmad
Traffic got disrupted and main thoroughfares turned into canals due to a sudden unseasonal downpour in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. The Hindu lensman Mohammed Yousuf captures the travails of commuters.
Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swami temple at Bhadrachalam saw lakhs of visitors on the occasion of Sita Rama Kalyanam on Saturday and Maha Pattabhishekam on Sunday. While the temple was tastefully decorated with flowers and coloured lights, devotees took a holy