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Updated: Dec 29, 2014 12:07 AM
Police sources said that timer, ammonium nitrate abd nails were used in making the bomb that killed a woman in Church Street. A woman was killed, and several sustained injuries when a low intensity bomb went off outside Coconut Grove Restaurant on Churc
Updated: Dec 28, 2014 10:00 PM
The missing Airbus A320-200 was on the submitted flight plan route. However, it had requested deviation due to weather before communication with the aircraft was lost. Several hours of searching Indonesian waters turned up no sign of an AirAsia plane th
Updated: Dec 28, 2014 07:57 PM
Thousands of commuters faced hardships because of a transport strike called by various trade unions on Sunday, leaving commuters to the mercy of share autos and dependent on minimal train services. Members of various transport union
Dec 28, 2014 08:12 PM
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday made a strong pitch for the ‘Make in India’ campaign here and asked South Korean companies “to scale up their presence” in the country.“We regard (South) Korea as one of the mo
Breaking News
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A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team has been rushed to examine the explosion site on Church Street in Bengaluru. “Preliminary enquiries have indicated that the device could be a low intensity pipe bomb. A similar improvised explosive device
5 hours ago
An AirAsia jet with 162 people on board disappeared Sunday while flying from western Indonesia to Singapore on a scheduled two-hour flight. Here’s a look at the key developments. 1) Air Asia Flight 8501 takes off from Surabaya, Indonesia’s seco
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Weighing its options carefully, PDP, the single largest party in the hung Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, on Sunday began consultations with its newly elected MLAs in a bid to find a consensus on the sensitive issue of joining hands with BJP or the Congress to
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The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 16
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West Africa’s fight to contain Ebola has hampered the campaign against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that is claiming many thousands more lives than the dreaded virus. In Gueckedou, near the village where Ebola first started killing p
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 28, 2014 03:11 PM
The deadlock over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir may end soon, with both the PDP and the BJP insiders saying the two parties were close to striking an agreement. A Peoples Democratic Party source told IANS that the two parties were close to a
Dec 28, 2014 12:27 PM
Four Ministers — three from the BJP and one from the AJSU — also take oath; Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh fail to make it due to bad weather Bharatiya Janata Party leader Raghubar Das became the first non-tribal to take oath on Sunday as t
Dec 27, 2014 01:49 PM
PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhter said the party was discussing all its options for government formation, hinting at an alliance with the BJP. Hinting that it is ready to do business with the BJP, the PDP, which has emerged as the single largest party in th
Dec 26, 2014 08:32 PM
Mr. Vohra has called both the parties for a discussion. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra, on Friday officially wrote to the PDP and BJP, the parties with the largest number of MLAs following the recent Assembly elections, on their plans for govern
Sport
Dec 29, 2014 12:25 AM
Manchester City squandered a gilt-edged opportunity to close the gap on Premier League leader Chelsea when it let slip a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at home to struggling Burnley on Sunday. Chelsea stuttered to a 1-1 draw at Southampton and champion City
Dec 29, 2014 12:23 AM
Less than a month after Terry Walsh sent a legal notice to USA Field Hockey (USAFH), the former India men’s hockey coach has claimed through his lawyers that the USFAH has cleared him of any wrongdoing. Walsh had sent the notice to USAFH seeking r
Dec 28, 2014 06:32 PM
Carlton, who maintains form, may score an encore in the Lingapur Cup (1,400m), the chief event of the races to be held here on Monday (Dec. 29). ROMANTIC FANTASY PLATE (1,200m), (Cat. II), maiden 2-y-o only (Terms), 12-55 p.m.: 1. Delta Force (9) Deep Sha
Dec 28, 2014 06:21 PM
Ray Of Light (A.M.Tograllu up) won the Star of Gwalior Cup, the main event of the races held here on Sunday. The winner is owned by Dr C S Poonawalla & Mr A C Poonawalla rep. Villoo Poonawalla Rac & Breed Pvt Ltd, M/s Vijay Kumar Gupta and Susheel
Dec 28, 2014 06:20 PM
Amazing Grace ridden by P.Trevor won the Jewel Royals Maharaja Jiwajirao Scindia Trophy (Gr. II), the main event of the races held here on Sunday. The winner is owned by Mr. & Mrs. Vijay Mallya rep. Utd Rac & Bloodstock Breeders Ltd. P.Shroff trai
Opinion
Dec 27, 2014 01:14 AM
None of our Teacher Education programmes has ever seriously tried to achieve a clear and convincing enough understanding of what one tries to achieve through education. It always has been a rhetoric of larger aims and working for myopically understood par
Dec 29, 2014 12:40 AM
Ten years cannot wipe out memories of the wall of water that wrecked human life and property, with Banda Aceh on the Sumatran coast bearing the brunt of the earthquake and a series of tsunamis in the Indian Ocean region in 2004. The death of loved ones an
Dec 29, 2014 12:36 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarification that there was no question of privatising the Indian Railways may not have been wholly necessary. But, to dispel a rumour campaign that it was being privatised, Mr. Modi used the ‘good governance&#8
Business
Dec 29, 2014 12:26 AM
The mid-year economic analysis was tabled in Parliament recently. Part of the formal arrangement by which the executive — in this case, the Finance Ministry — briefs the Parliament at regular intervals. This year’s report has the stamp of
Dec 29, 2014 12:24 AM
A disappointing year for gold and real estate, which are investor favourites In many respects, 2014 has turned out to be a year of unexpected twists and turns for Indian investors. The stock markets, which began the year on a lacklustre note, delivered b
Dec 29, 2014 12:22 AM
India‘s coal import volumes are set to rise by over 30 per cent over the next two years to 214 million tonnes in 2015-16, as domestic supply falls short of surging demand. However, globally, the situation is just the reverse. Severe oversupply wit
Dec 29, 2014 12:19 AM
Social entrepreneurship is one more avatar of entrepreneurial ecosystem, where firms try to solve social problems. New York City-based Acumen is a non-profit social venture fund that invests in such initiatives by raising funds through charitable donation
Dec 28, 2014 04:14 PM
As it awaits final RBI guidelines to apply for a universal banking licence, Reliance Capital will consider giving up to 10 per cent stake to its newly-signed strategic partner Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank of Japan in its proposed bank. Besides, the financ
Features
Dec 28, 2014 04:28 PM
Priya Paul, chairperson of Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels, on taking her brand places. Most five-star hotels don’t really prefer autos whizzing into their porticos, but here’s one that’s got a funky auto grandly parked in its lobby. Zon
Dec 28, 2014 05:02 PM
Having earned critics’ praise and surprising audience with his latest act, Sharwanand is happy to have stuck to his convictions. If he were to look back at his profile, Sharwanand would be extremely happy and proud with the choice of his subjects.
Dec 29, 2014 12:10 AM
Hanuman was known for his wisdom and for his scholarship. He was capable of handling even difficult situations with ease. When Sugriva sees Rama and Lakshmana, he is worried. Everything about them suggests that they are warriors. Yet they are not dressed l
Dec 28, 2014 05:13 PM
Here’s the lowdown on how to shop for a New Year Eve party What's the next best thing to a fabulous New Year's Eve party? Showing up for the soiree looking like a million bucks! If you're nibbling your nails to the quick, trying to get your outfit
Dec 28, 2014 05:11 PM
New galleries that opened this year gave the art scene in Hyderabad a welcome shot in the arm ‘Art scene changing for better’ “Taking the first step is difficult. Once one takes the initiative, everything else falls in place and one
Slideshows
Dec 27, 2014 07:38 PM
Scenes from the set of Darling (Genre: Horror; Director: Sam Anton; Cast: G.V. Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani, Srushti Dange; Cinematographer: Krishan Vasant; Producer: Geetha Arts, Studio Green)
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