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Updated: Apr 1, 2015 02:37 AM
Plea seeks trial on conspiracy charges, could revive questions on their role in the demolition The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the responses of BJP leader L.K. Advani and 19 others on a petition that sought their trial on charges of conspiracy to de
Updated: Apr 1, 2015 01:30 AM
Previous versions were rejected by President twice Revisiting the disputed anti-terror legislation brought in by former Chief Minister Narendra Modi , the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed the landmark Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime B
Updated: Apr 1, 2015 02:33 AM
“China takes the Indian concern of trade imbalance very seriously,” says Le Yucheng, Beijing’s envoy to New Delhi. China would like to address the issue of trade imbalance and is willing to provide greater opportunities to India for ex
Updated: Apr 1, 2015 01:33 AM
Bill seeks to make Kannada a compulsory subject from Classes 1 to 10 Moving a step ahead with respect to enforcing teaching of Kannada in schools, the Assembly on Tuesday adopted two Bills, including the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Educatio
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But no executions took place in 2014; globally, executions fell by a fifth, and two-thirds of the world has abolished the death penalty Indian courts handed down at least 64 death sentences last year, but no executions took place, largely as a result of
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Bangalore Rose Onion has also received the status Kerala’s sumptuous Nendran Banana and Karnataka’s Bangalore Rose Onion have got geographical indication (GI Tag) registrations from the Geographical Indications Registry, Chennai. Chengazhi
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Police chief says two captors killed in shootout at an Istanbul courthouse An Istanbul prosecutor died from his wounds after security forces stormed the office where members of a far-left Turkish group took him hostage on Tuesday, killing his two captor
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An Iranian negotiator said his team could stay "as long as necessary" to clear the remaining hurdles. With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers pushed past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime on Wednesday a
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I am a citizen of Andhra Pradesh and pained that the new capital of Andhra Pradesh might be located in the highly fertile and agricultural area of Guntur district (“Andhra’s capital to be named Amaravathi,” March 24). Land here yields
Sport
Apr 1, 2015 04:30 AM
Sprinter Dutee Chand will be able to participate in the Asian athletics championship to be held in Wuhan, China, from June 3 to 7. This will enable the Odisha sprinter, a 200m bronze medallist in the 2013 Asian championship in Pune, to compete in an inter
Apr 1, 2015 04:20 AM
The workload of fast bowlers needs to be balanced and international players must find the schedule conducive to play domestic cricket With the gruelling Australian tour now completed, and the Indian cricket team having no engagements in its immediate fut
Apr 1, 2015 04:17 AM
“There’s a chance I may never play again,” said Michael Clarke had said in Adelaide last December. The Australian captain’s words, soon after his team had overcome India on a captivating final day of the first Test of the series, w
Apr 1, 2015 04:16 AM
Defending an underfire Virat Kohli, Indian cricket Team Director Ravi Shastri on Tuesday said the swashbuckling batsman’s ordinary run in the World Cup had nothing to do with his actress-girlfriend Anushka Sharma’s presence and dismissed it as
Apr 1, 2015 04:13 AM
It was the closing day of the 2001 Andhra Pradesh state mini and sub-junior badminton championships at Gudivada, not far from the trading town of Vijayawada. One sprightly shuttler, not yet 12 years old, was punching way above her weight in the under-16 fi
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Apr 1, 2015 03:53 AM
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
Apr 1, 2015 03:05 AM
The history of India’s socialist parties — from which the various Janata Parivar entities emerged — is one of splits and mergers. If in the past its leaders, opinionated, fractious, colourful and intensely political as they are, lined up
Apr 1, 2015 03:01 AM
For a country starved of successes at the individual level in world sport, Saina Nehwal’s feat of becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to reach the No.1 position in the world is a stupendous achievement. The 25-year-old Nehwal — a resident
Business
Apr 1, 2015 02:24 AM
In defiance of the government’s dismissal of reports of rate increases last week, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said on Tuesday that mobile phone tariffs could go up by 12-15 per cent because of high spectrum prices.“&#823
Apr 1, 2015 02:22 AM
The companies have however mostly appointed wives or daughters of the promoters or top executives. Waking up at the last moment, more 250 companies, incuding Adani Power, Adani Ports, Essar Oil and GVK Power, on Tuesday appointed women directors to meet
Apr 1, 2015 12:46 AM
E-commerce giant Snapdeal on Tuesday made a foray into the financial services sector by acquiring a majority stake in digital financial products platform, RupeePower, for an undisclosed amount.“The deal is aimed at helping consumers who face difficu
Apr 1, 2015 12:38 AM
Italian chocolate and confectionary brand Ferrero seeks to position itself in the Indian chocolate market as a brand that satisfies the taste buds of all ages, not just kids. Riding on the success of its Kinder Joy, the popular egg-shaped chocolate among
Apr 1, 2015 12:27 AM
How to make things easy for businesses to function in Special Economic Zones (SEZs)? Is reducing paperwork the easiest way to do it? And, that is also less sacrifice from the Government's financial point of view. A move is under way to empower the DCs (de
Features
Mar 31, 2015 06:31 PM
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
Mar 31, 2015 05:59 PM
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
Mar 30, 2015 08:19 PM
As the mother of a small child, dressing up often takes a backseat I recently had a morning appointment for which I made a bit of effort to dress up. By this, I mean that I put on some eyeliner, a dab of lipstick, a bindi and a pair of ...
Mar 31, 2015 08:26 PM
HAFSA FATHIMA meets five city entrepreneurs who in their twenties chose to take the path less travelled Shruti Vinod, 24 Ace Development Skills If Harry Potter taught us anything, it’s that tea leaves should be taken seriously. “I helped
Mar 31, 2015 08:23 PM
Kalyan Kumar COO – Splash Fashions India talks about the brand growth at the launch of the second standalone store in the city Cool, crisp and solid… indigo is all the rage. Given the popularity, this hue is something people don’t tire
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Mar 30, 2015 07:58 PM
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
Mar 30, 2015 03:53 PM
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.
Mar 29, 2015 08:56 PM
Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
Mar 29, 2015 04:56 PM
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
Mar 28, 2015 09:10 PM
A gargantuan clash of co-hosts is on the cards when New Zealand takes on Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
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