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May 5, 2015 01:13 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed his Ministers to fan out across the country aft...
Updated: May 5, 2015 02:38 AM
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured a delegation of the All-Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union that his Ministry would look into the demand for lifting the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from the State. The Home Ministry, through a
Updated: May 5, 2015 01:46 AM
At the centre of the row is a Youtube video of an Indian Army copter landing at the epicentre. The first signs of a backlash in Nepal against the Indian media, manifested in the furiously trending hashtag #GoHomeIndianMedia, were evident from early last
May 5, 2015 01:58 AM
The sudden transfer of Venu Vasudevan, Director-General of the National Museum, to the Sp...
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The arrest is seen as a severe blow to the Maoist movement’s efforts to regain its stronghold in the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Security agencies achieved a significant breakthrough on Wednesday night, with the arrest of seni
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Naming eagerly awaited by royal watchers, bookmakers; royal gun salutes in Hyde Park and at Tower of London. Britain’s Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have named their newborn daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, a choice that honours t
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On the eve of World Asthma Day the Indian Medical Association has on Monday noted that one should not ignore the first attack of asthma after the age of 40. KEY FINDINGS * All wheezing is not asthma and all asthmatics do not wheeze * Only cough m
IPL 2015
May 4, 2015 08:03 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders bounced back in the home leg in style by notching up a comprehensive 35—run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket here today. Defending a fighting total of 167, KKR were given a rollickin
May 4, 2015 04:00 PM
Having posted a modest 148/9 in 20 overs, CSK bowlers led by Nehra and Bravo bundled RCB out for 124 in 19.4 overs. A sensational bowling effort by Chennai Super Kings saw them defend a modest total as they crushed Royal Challengers Bangalore by 24 runs
May 4, 2015 01:38 PM
Mumbai Indians will hold a clear edge over the inconsistent Delhi Daredevils in their key IPL cricket match. High on confidence after their third consecutive, Mumbai Indians will hold a clear edge over the inconsistent Delhi Daredevils in their key IPL c
May 4, 2015 03:27 AM
Rahane and Karun profit from some ordinary Daredevils fielding to help Royals post a match-winning total. Ajinkya Rahane played orthodox shots in a gung-ho style and anchored Rajasthan Royals with a match-winning unbeaten 91 in a crucial Pepsi-IPL-8 matc
Sport
May 5, 2015 03:01 AM
Chennai City FC, the new champion in the first division of the St. Joseph’s-Chennai Football Association league here recently, is on a mission to replicate that success in the senior division.With a wonderful blend of attack and defence, Chennai Cit
May 4, 2015 07:22 PM
The AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open is one of five new tournaments on the Asian Tour this season Indian golfer Arjun Atwal believes this week’s inaugural AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open will provide another opportunity for Asia’s top stars to showca
May 4, 2015 07:04 PM
"Unfortunately, we lead very hectic lives and... It's difficult to spend time together," wrote Woods on his website. Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods has announced that he and his 2-year-long girlfriend, Olympic skiing champion Lindsey Vonn, h
May 4, 2015 04:34 PM
Angel Dust, Conspicuous and Sea Lord impressed when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning (May 4). Outer sand: 1,000m: In The Sunrise (rb), Brabus (rb) 1-17.5, 600/45. Former finished two lengths ahead. 1,200m: Sea Lord (R. Marsh
May 4, 2015 04:33 PM
Crimson Princess (Ross up) won the Nilgiris 2000 Guineas (1,400m), the star event of the races held here on Sunday (May 3). The winner is owned by Mr. M.A.M.Ramaswamy and trained by R. Foley.1. MUKURTI PLATE (1,400m) rated 60 to 85: Blazing Comet (Rajendr
Opinion
May 5, 2015 01:17 AM
The rapid growth of new parties in the U.K. is disorienting, but voters appear to have understood and rejected the traditional parties’ appeal to familiarity and stability. After two decades of continuous Congress rule, Indian politics fragmented f
May 5, 2015 01:17 AM
Handlooms are the one area where India leads the world in skill, creativity and expertise. The Handloom Reservation Act must be strengthened, not repealed Last month, Gajendra Singh, a farmer, hanged himself in New Delhi. His death attracted massive att
May 5, 2015 01:17 AM
Education has been reduced to the level of ‘teaching for testing’. The individual is completely lost. All that is visible are aggregates of a tiny part of the human capability, measured through tools of suspicious reliability A few weeks ago
Business
May 5, 2015 02:54 AM
HEPATITIS-C MEDICINESMylan launches Sovaldi tablets in India Mylan NV on Monday announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. had launched Gilead Sciences’ Sovaldi (sofosbuvir 400mg tablets) in India. This follows Gilead, in February
May 4, 2015 07:07 PM
Unhappy over newly-introduced policies to solve issues in gas and coal for power sector, infra lender IDFC on Monday said risks to lending might have gone up as a result of them and the company would be forced to accelerate its provisioning for exposure
May 4, 2015 07:02 PM
Gold imports surged 19.5 per cent to reach USD 34.32 billion in 2014-15 due to declining prices and easing of restrictions by the Reserve Bank. Imports of the metal were USD 28.7 billion the previous fiscal, 2013-14. Increase in gold imports impacts
May 4, 2015 06:40 PM
Swiss Economic Affairs Minister Johann N. Schneider Ammann will be on a two-day visit to India from May 15. The visit — the first of a Swiss Cabinet Minister since the Modi Government joined office a year ago, comes at a time when India’s effo
May 4, 2015 06:18 PM
Changing buyers profile of the Indian auto industry Coming out of a little longer down-cycle, 2014-15 proved a challenging fiscal for the auto industry despite some positive momentum in some select segments. Of the 18 passenger vehicle manufacturers, o
Features
May 4, 2015 08:30 PM
An abstract approach doesn’t help the Telugu audience to connect with the film Be it narcissism, be it ambition or a last desire, Manoranjan wants to come up with one great performance that will make him immortal...he wants a film that will be reme
May 4, 2015 06:53 PM
Vengaboys, the popular 90s band, on what brings them to Chennai again. There is plenty of nostalgia for the 90s — cassette tapes, Doordarshan Fridays or Seinfeld (depending on the audience), Bournvita Quiz Contest, and, arguably the most popular of
May 4, 2015 08:32 PM
Just when we thought we’ve tasted them all, now comes the one with the ‘golden leaf’. Legend has it that one of the Nizams of Hyderabad used to eat gold-laced paan as an aphrodisiac and that’s how he could keep his several wives h
May 4, 2015 08:34 PM
Writers and storytellers keep young children engaged with interactive narratives. Grandparents make for some of the best storytellers. In a society that boasts of strong oral tradition, elders at home have played a crucial role in narrating stories from
May 4, 2015 08:23 PM
Farhan as it was our first film together." Apart from this, Prachi will feature in cricketer Mohammad. The gorgeous Prachi Desai who made her large screen debut opposite Farhan Akhtar in Rock On in 2008, has been signed to feature in the film’s se
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May 2, 2015 04:50 PM
She has been dancing since she was 11. Now, 55 years later, when she wears her ornate papier-mâché horse over her hip and the rich and royal costume, she dances not like the wife, mother and grandmother she is, but a professional and great
May 1, 2015 07:04 PM
The services on the Reach 3B extension of Namma Metro between Nagasandra (Close to Bangalore International Exhibition Centre) and Peenya Industrial Area Phase I was flagged off in Bengaluru on May 1. The new stations added are: Peenya Industry, Jalahall
Apr 30, 2015 07:04 PM
The various districts in Karnataka were hit hard by the nation-wide strike against some provisions of the Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. Here are some pictures of the strike observed in the districts.
Apr 30, 2015 06:41 PM
Our photographers V. Sreenivasa Murthy and Sampath Kumar G.P. capture the mood on Bengaluru's streets on Thursday, when a nation-wide strike was called against some provisions of the Road Transport and Safety Bill, 2014. While the KSRTC prepaid counter
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