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Updated: Nov 1, 2014 07:14 PM
“Every section of society should feel that their ‘flower’ is represented in this bouquet” The BJP on Saturday launched a membership drive amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch for making it all inclusive so that every s
Updated: Nov 1, 2014 05:02 PM
The Congress was, however, quick to distance itself from his statement saying it was his "personal view." Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday stirred a controversy by saying that time has come for Rahul Gandhi to take charge of the par
Updated: Nov 1, 2014 04:42 PM
Former Union Minister G K Vasan on Saturday gave ample indications of breaking away from the party and reviving the erstwhile Tamil Maanila Congress. Toughening his stance against the Congress high command, former Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan on Sa
Updated: Nov 1, 2014 04:42 PM
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju’s statement comes after China’s sharp reaction to his remark that India was planning to construct a road along the border in Arunachal Pradesh. Brushing aside China’s reservations to its plans to
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Sesa FC warded off Mohammedan Sporting’s challenge in the second half to score a 1-0 win in their Group C quarterfinal league match of the 127th Durand Cup, played at Raia Panchayat ground, this evening.Sesa Football Academy started on an attacking
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Defender Deep Grace Ekka will lead the junior Indian women’s hockey team to New Zealand for a six-match Test series Nov 5-13.The 18-member squad was named by Hockey India (HI) selectors B.P. Govinda, R.P. Singh, Mamta Kharb, director high performanc
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Special Judge under the Prevention of Corruption Act B.P. Deshpande on Saturday directed Goa’s former Director of Prosecution (DoP) Shobha Dhumaskar to remain present in court on November 7 in connection with a corruption case against her. Ms. Dhu
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The report caps a six-year effort involving thousands of scientists to describe what global warming is doing to the planet and what can be done to stop it. After an all-night session, the U.N.’s expert panel on climate science is scrambling to fin
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Hitting out at critics, India’s star batsman Virat Kohli says he is not bothered about the questions being raised about his technique.“Talks are for people to discuss. I mean there has to be something for people to talk about... I’m not
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 1, 2014 01:52 AM
National Conference leader and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will not contest the Assembly election from his family bastion, Ganderbal, but from Sonwar in Srinagar and Beerwah in Budgam.This is the first time that Mr. Abdullah will be fighting elections fr
Nov 1, 2014 12:15 AM
Noting that the declaration of the Assembly elections in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir has left its hands tied, the Supreme Court on Friday said it wanted to know whether the Election Commission could consider relaxing the Model Code of Conduct in the S
Oct 31, 2014 05:16 PM
First sign of thaw in Sena-BJP ties Forty-four-year-old Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra’s first Chief Minister from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took oath at a lavish ceremony in the Wankhede cricket stadium presided over by Prime Minister Nare
Oct 31, 2014 12:38 PM
Both the party leaders announced that they would contest the forthcoming assembly elections on all 81 seats separately. Its official now. The 475-days-old grand alliance between the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and the Congress in Jharkhand has finally broken
Sport
Nov 1, 2014 06:40 PM
Local favourite Chikkarangappa S. made a valiant comeback with a final round of five-under 67 to earn his maiden international win at the Asian Development Tour’s TAKE Solutions India Masters in Bangalore on Saturday.Chikkarangappa, playing at his h
Nov 1, 2014 06:31 PM
South tantalizingly poised to push for victory What Robin Bist did, K.L. Rahul did better. Bist built his century with patience to give Central Zone an outside chance of a victory. Rahul, however, toyed with the attack; his effortless century set up Sou
Nov 1, 2014 06:18 PM
Substitute Riyadh B. scored the match winner as Indian Navy beat Tuff Laxmi Prasad SC 3-2 in a Group A quarterfinal league match at Raia Panchayat ground in Margao on Saturday. After Ndbuisi Opera of Tuff Laxmi Prasad cancelled Britto PM and V. Lalchhua
Nov 1, 2014 06:09 PM
Supreme Fairy appeals most in the P. Veereshwar Rao Memorial Cup (1,400m), the main event of the opening day’s races to be held here on Sunday (Nov. 2). There will be no false rails. BEGINNERS PLATE (1,000m), (Cat. II), maiden 2-y-o only (Terms), 1-
Nov 1, 2014 06:08 PM
Wind Stream, Areca Wonder, Merion, Youre Ashwashakthi and Starhunt impressed when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning (Nov. 1).Inner sand:600m: Valahak (rb) 40. Moved well. 1,000m: Chul Bul Pandy (Qureshi) 1-9, 600/41. Moved on the bit. Ven
Opinion
Nov 1, 2014 01:13 AM
In the pursuit of black money, India has been scoring a self-goal by arguing against taking tough action, citing secrecy and privacy. In contrast, courts in the U.S. went ahead successfully in unearthing black income, ignoring such arguments and despite n
Nov 1, 2014 01:09 AM
The death sentence imposed on five Indian fishermen by a Sri Lankan court for drug trafficking has added an unfortunate dimension to relations between the two countries. The issue has roiled Tamil Nadu, where it is being seen as one more atrocity by Sri L
Nov 1, 2014 01:08 AM
Confidentiality in tax matters is both an essential part of due process in preliminary proceedings and a necessary ingredient for international cooperation in curbing evasion. However, it cannot be used as a pretext to avoid a proper investigation into de
Business
Nov 1, 2014 06:12 PM
Jet fuel (ATF) rates were on Saturday cut by a steep 7.3 per cent, the fourth straight reduction in prices since August on back of falling international oil rates. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, at Delhi was cut by Rs. 4,987.7 per
Nov 1, 2014 05:50 PM
Divi’s Laboratories Ltd has posted a net profit of Rs.229.64 crore in the quarter ended September, which is 12 per cent more compared to Rs.204.93 crore registered in the corresponding period last fiscal. The total income from operations rose 47 p
Nov 1, 2014 05:14 PM
Mahindra & Mahindra on Saturday reported 16.61 per cent decline in its total tractor sales at 31,907 units in October. It had sold 38,263 units in the same month last year, M&M said in a statement.Domestic tractor sales last month fell by 17.93 pe
Nov 1, 2014 05:02 PM
German luxury carmaker Audi is recalling 6,758 units of A4 sedans in India, manufactured between November 2011 and October 2014, to upgrade software in airbag control unit. “This activity is specific to Audi A4 cars manufactured between November
Nov 1, 2014 02:54 PM
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Saturday reported 11.94 per cent decline in total sales at 13,716 units in October 2014. The company had sold 15,576 units in the corresponding month of previous year, TKM said in a statement. In the domestic market, TKM sol
Features
Oct 31, 2014 04:14 PM
The upcoming Green TV steps into Bharat, oft ignored by India-centric channels With the urban centres of India inundated with information thanks to the plethora of satellite channels, the focus of business, in particular marketing and communication, seem
Oct 31, 2014 06:16 PM
The statues of Cubbon Park bear testament to conquerors who left more than just a memory in the country They came. They saw and they conquered. But ironically, the conquests and achievements of many great people are only but a memory. People rise and peo
Oct 31, 2014 06:07 PM
Latha Srinivasan is as floored by Milan’s shops as she is by its amazing art scene Walking through this fashion capital, the urge to go and splurge on Prada, Valentino and Armani is overwhelming — not just because this is their home ground bu
Nov 1, 2014 07:04 PM
Prem Nazir, M.N. Rajam, Sriranjani Jr., R. Rajakumari, D. Balasubramaniam, Tambaram N. Lalitha, ‘Kuladeivam’ V.R. Rajagopal, S. Rama Rao, C.S. Pandian, S.L. Narayanan, Manorama, ‘Appa’ K. Duraiswami, ‘Thilakam’ K.M. Nar
Nov 1, 2014 06:52 PM
Around 250 potholes have been filled in Zone 9, which includes Alwarpet, Mylapore, Triplicane and Santhom Making use of the days without rain, the Chennai Corporation undertook patch work on many rain-battered roads. As on Thursday, nearly 250 potholes
Slideshows
Nov 1, 2014 03:44 PM
A fortnight after Maharashtra’s legislative assembly results, the 27th Chief Minister of the state, Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium in a grand ceremony attended by the senior politicians and celebrities. Photos: Viv
Nov 1, 2014 03:12 PM
One of the most beautiful women in the world, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has donned many roles through her impressive film career. A look into this former Miss World's eye-grabbing career as she turns 41.
Oct 31, 2014 10:52 PM
Iron Man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first Home Minister of the country was remembered across Vijayawada. Students, Government employees, private entrepreneurs participated in the Ekta Run with enthusiasm. Glowing tributes were paid to Vallabhb
Oct 31, 2014 09:51 PM
One of the popular tourist destinations in Mahbubnagar is a single tree. Yes, the huge, 700-year-old Banyan Tree, at Pillalamarri in the district continues to be a major tourist attraction because of its history as it is spread over three acres and can ea
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