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Updated: Jan 27, 2015 05:38 PM
An I & B Ministry official said an image of the original Preamble to the Constitution was used to commemorate the 66th Republic Day. The Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry’s Republic Day print advertisement on Monday omitted the
Updated: Jan 27, 2015 05:31 PM
The US President, along with his wife Michelle, left New Delhi at 1.55 p.m. in his Air Force One plane. United States President Barack Obama ended his three-day visit to India on Tuesday and left for Saudi Arabia where he will offer his condolences to t
Updated: Jan 27, 2015 01:57 PM
Vice-President Hamid Ansari’s office put to rest a controversy that had sparked off on the social media as to why he was not seen saluting when the National Anthem was being played during Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath on Monday. His office
Updated: Jan 27, 2015 05:59 PM
Earlier, BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi, too, had sent a notice to Mr. Kejriwal for using his photograph. BJP's chief ministerial nominee Kiran Bedi on Tuesday sent a legal notice to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for using her photograph in the party's poster ca
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T. Rajaiah, the former Deputy Chief Minister who was sacked by Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday on the charges of corruption in the Health Department, was hospitalised on Tuesday evening after complaining pain in the chest. Family
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Survey of school toilets in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana presents bleak picture. Calling an empty shell of a room 'toilet' without providing users any of the required facilities does not make it a “toilet in reality”, the Supreme Court decla
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Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Tuesday allowed Gauhati Stock Exchange (GSE) to exit stock bourse business.The Sebi said GSE has substantially complied with the conditions for its exit as per the regulator’s framewo
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Former India stumper Kiran More’s greatest regret is that India could not retain the World Cup played at home in 1987. After a narrow one-run loss to Australia at Chepauk, India went on to win five matches against New Zealand (Bangalore), Zimbabwe (
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The US President praised their stunts again during his Town Hall address at the Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi on Tuesday. The bike—borne ‘Janbaaz’ daredevils of the BSF came in for praise the third time by US President Barack Obama
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Jan 27, 2015 05:58 PM
"People are asking when will you (Mr. Modi) stop talking and start working? There is favouritism for some, and nothing is being done for the poor. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was busy doing his own public relations and has not done anything concrete so
Jan 27, 2015 09:05 AM
After a month of seeming procrastination, the Congress leadership will finally come in contact with potential voters with vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s road show in South Delhi’s Kalkaji Assembly constituency on Tuesday.To be followed by at lea
Jan 27, 2015 08:52 AM
“I am Khushi. I am six-years-old and I go to Junior Modern School,” quips the tiny figure in her maroon cap and low waist blue pants. Khushi is the only person in the servant quarters of the Jodhpur Mess near Pandara Road who can speak fluent E
Jan 27, 2015 08:42 AM
Congress leader Kiran Walia has accused Aam Aadmi Party chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal of having committed fraud by submitting a false affidavit to the Election Commission that he is a permanent resident of 87, Block K, B.K. Dutt Colony, New D
Cricket World Cup 2015
Jan 27, 2015 03:30 AM
The 2019 edition has fewer berths for Associates and Affiliates, cricket's lesser lights Even if the United Arab Emirates, in a miraculous turn of events, shocks India at Perth on February 28, the joy will not arrive without a hint of bitterness. While t
Jan 27, 2015 03:26 AM
Cricket allows small fish to dream big. The World Cup of no other major sport has seen underdogs becoming champions as frequently. India did it in 1983, before Australia (1987), Pakistan (1992) and Sri Lanka (1996) followed. Non-Test-playing nations hav
Jan 26, 2015 01:05 AM
The South Africa of 1999 remains one of the greatest teams never to have won the cup India wrote a fairytale in the English summer of 1983. It became the opening chapter in the World Cup’s fascinating series on horses of darker shades galloping all
Jan 24, 2015 12:44 AM
Counting down: The Hindu’s list of the greatest on the grandest stage In the lead up to the cricket World Cup, the first stage of The Hindu's Countdown coverage will look back at each of the editions, with big-picture essays, snapshots of definin
Jan 24, 2015 12:50 AM
A look at some of the performances that have lit up the tournament In the lead up to the cricket World Cup, the first stage of The Hindu's Countdown coverage will look back at each of the editions, with big-picture essays, snapshots of defining perform
Jan 27, 2015 04:21 PM
A bat as tall as 10-storey building, unveiled in Dubai to promote and celebrate the ICC Cricket World Cup, is bidding for the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest cricket bat’. The 32-metre long and four-metre wide cricket bat was displayed
Jan 27, 2015 07:53 AM
AUCKLAND Auckland is the economic capital of New Zelaand Situated in the North Island, Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most populous city. Known for its pristine beaches, hiking trails, volcano cones and fine wine, it's the most cosmopolit
Jan 27, 2015 02:57 AM
Describing India’s defence of the World Cup title as shaky, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has advised the team management to keep star batsman Virat Kohli at No. 3 to negate any opposition plans to bounce it out with short-pitched deliveries
Jan 26, 2015 01:02 AM
Not many are blessed with a chance to bow out in style. Even the best of them all, Sir Donald Bradman, needing four runs in his last innings to finish with a perfect average of 100, fell for nought.But as time flows, this adds to their everlasting appeal.S
Jan 26, 2015 01:01 AM
Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting, who formed the golden triumvirate of batting for a generation, are also the top three run-getters at the World Cup. However, only the Indian and the Australian knew how it felt to be a world champion. The Wes
Sport
Jan 27, 2015 05:53 PM
Mr Vinay Kumar’s Escalante (K.Mukesh up) won the Bhagyanagar Juvenile Million, the main event of the races held here on Tuesday. Anupam Sharma trains the winner.1. PERCEIVED VALUE PLATE (D. I), (1,200m), Cat. III, 4-y-o & over, rated upto 25: Ga
Jan 27, 2015 05:40 PM
Velvet Amari and Schiehaillon impressed when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning.Inner sand600m: Palatial (Merchant), Way Ahead (Rupesh) 41.5. Pair level.800m: Staying Alive (rb) 50.5, 600/38. Moved well. Scarlet Of Hope (Baandal), Clouds Of
Jan 27, 2015 05:39 PM
Smile Stone, Emperor Cruise, Rock With U and Agostini shone when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Jan. 27).Inner sand:1,200m: Court Dancer (rb) 1-24, (1,200-600) 37. Pleased. Simply Clever (R. Pradeep) 1-22, 1,000/1-8, 600/39.5. In fine
Jan 27, 2015 04:59 PM
Andy Murray ensured there would be no five-set comeback for local hope Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday night, beating the Australian 6-3 7-6 (5), 6-3 in a quarterfinal match at the Australian Open. Kyrgios came back from two sets down and saved a match point in t
Jan 27, 2015 03:55 PM
Pleasantly surprised after Barack Obama took her name while talking about Indian achievers, boxer M.C. Mary Kom on Tuesday said it felt proud to be acknowledged by the U.S. President. Addressing a town hall event in Delhi, Mr. Obama lauded Indian sporting
Opinion
Jan 27, 2015 01:27 AM
The centrepiece of the Obama visit has been the ‘nuclear deal’, whose sticking points were a U.S requirement of keeping track of all U.S.-supplied nuclear equipment and materials at all times which India was reluctant to accept, and certain as
Jan 27, 2015 01:40 AM
The momentous victory of the radical left-wing Syriza party in Greece is certain to send shock waves through Brussels, already trying to contend with the rising popularity of forces lined up against the European Union. The impact will be felt most notably
Jan 27, 2015 01:36 AM
The political turmoil in Nepal continues as the prospects of reaching a consensus over a new draft Constitution still appears bleak. The Constituent Assembly was expected to promulgate a new Constitution on January 22, but the political parties were unabl
Business
Jan 27, 2015 05:30 PM
Tech giant Samsung on Tuesday said it has invested Rs. 517 crore on manufacturing facility at Noida to ramp up capacity and strengthen its position in one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone markets.Samsung India Electronics, which has been pr
Jan 27, 2015 05:23 PM
Gati Limited, a city-based express distribution and supply chain solutions provider, on Tuesday said its Board of Directors has decided to raise up to Rs. 120 crore for expansion of e-commerce business.“Fund raising not exceeding Rs. 120 crore by wa
Jan 27, 2015 04:31 PM
While Sensex touched an all-time of 29,618.59, Nifty breached the 8,900-mark for the first time. Extending their winning run to the eighth straight session, the benchmark Sensex on Tuesday jumped 292.20 points to end at new closing high of 29,571.04 and
Jan 27, 2015 04:21 PM
Industrial machinery maker Siemens AG says net profit fell 25 per cent in its most recent quarter as lower earnings at its key power and gas business weighed on the bottom line.Net income fell to 1.1 billion euros ($2.18 billion) in the October-December q
Jan 27, 2015 04:06 PM
Conflict of interest between U.S. President Barack Obama’s pitch for ‘Make in America’ and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ may arise but a ‘win-win’ situation can be fashioned if manufacturers
Features
Jan 26, 2015 05:34 PM
Author Suniti Namjoshi talks about switching from writing for adults to children’s books and the challenges She might be in her 70s but she’s just as feisty as any other youngster on the block. She has a sparkle in her eye and a strong opini
Jan 26, 2015 08:34 PM
A love for Olive Ridleys brings conservationist Youssef Labidi from the beaches of Bizerte, Tunisia, to the Marina After Bizerte and Benghazi, Youssef Labidi has found a third home. An activist-like interest in Olive Ridleys brought this 29-year-old Tun
Jan 26, 2015 07:35 PM
To say that toddlers are nuts about YouTube would be an understatement Last night, my daughter watched her favourite cartoon in an unintelligible language. She decided the characters were speaking in imaginary words and enjoyed the ‘funny’ s
Jan 27, 2015 02:23 PM
India-born designer Bibhu Mohapatra says he is “honoured” and “humbled” by US First Lady Michelle Obama wearing his creation on her trip to India and hopes he will get an opportunity to design for Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon
Jan 26, 2015 09:52 PM
A human being experiences joy or sorrow by means of his senses, mind and intellect. Looking at the beautiful sunrise or sunset, hearing harmonious music, the twitter of birds or the sound of the ocean waves, or empathising with the depth and range of emoti
Slideshows
Jan 26, 2015 07:37 PM
The Republic Day Parade at the hallowed Rajpath this year was historic as it played host to an American President for the first time. There were other firsts -- such as the 7-layered security ring around the venue and show of women power through an all-wo
Jan 26, 2015 06:29 PM
Governor Vajubhai R. Vala unfurled the tri-colour at the 66th Republic Day celebrations at Manekshaw Parade Grounds in Bengaluru. Here are a few glimpses from the event. Photos by: V. Sreenivasa Murthy.
Jan 26, 2015 05:32 PM
The Hyderabad Literary Festival 2015 had its share of avid readers, autograph seekers, amused children and interactive installations. Here are a few snapshots from the mini carnival
Jan 26, 2015 04:50 PM
The 66th Republic Day was celebrated across Karnataka with enthusiasm. School children took part and presented a variety of cultural programmes. Here are some pictures from Bengaluru, Mandya, Raichur, Udupi and Mangaluru.
Jan 26, 2015 02:31 PM
A collection of pictures that captures the mood in the capital ahead of the Assembly polls.
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