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Updated: Dec 26, 2014 02:01 PM
Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Mr. Das will stake claim to form the BJP-AJSU alliance government. Raghuvar Das, national vice-president of the BJP will be the first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand after he was elected the leader of the BJ
Dec 26, 2014 02:28 PM
Some of the Ministers in Rajasthan have received threatening message on their official email IDs, DGP Omendra Bharadwaj said on Friday. Some of the Ministers in Rajasthan have received threatening message on their official email IDs, DGP Omendra Bharadwa
Updated: Dec 26, 2014 01:34 PM
The Mahadalits from 40 families of Atiya village under Pararia panchayat of Bodh Gaya block converted to Christianity at a Christmas function organised in a local school. After Bhagalpur and Munger, it was turn of Bodh Gaya where in a village 200 Mahada
Updated: Dec 26, 2014 01:41 PM
About 230,000 people were killed by the disaster. Many victims were never found or never identified. Beachside memorials and religious services were planned across Asia to mark 10 years since the Indian Ocean tsunami slammed into a dozen nations and kill
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Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Harsh Vardhan, has stated that Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is developing a GIS-based 3D protocol for Cuddalore and Nagapattinam areas for more efficient and
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In a unique tribute to Phillip Hughes, the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is planning to place a bat belonging to the late Australian cricketer on top of the Mount Everest. CAN has written a letter to Cricket Australia (CA) and they are working on t
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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was conferred with the Yash Chopra Memorial Award, and said that he is still striving to deliver his best in the Indian film industry. Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao honoured him with the award, which was given to Lata
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Grandmaster Sahaj Grover faltered and went down to Alexander Areshchenko of Ukraine in the eighth and penultimate round of Al Ain Classic International Chess tournament to fall out of contention in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.After getting a position tha
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Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag said they were going to intensify operations in the area. Operations were on Friday intensified against NDFB(S) militants along the border with Arunachal Pradesh even as the death toll in the massacre rose to 81. Nor
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 26, 2014 07:56 AM
"So many stories doing the rounds about a BJP-NC deal. Let me say this as strongly as possible — there is no deal or any discussion going on" Outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on categorically said there is “no deal” or any “
Dec 26, 2014 12:46 AM
Any thought of allying with it is an insult to me, says veteran Amid the uncertainties over Jammu and Kashmir’s political future, National Conference legislators are coming out in the open against talks of any alliance with the BJP.“I am answ
Dec 25, 2014 01:29 PM
Party MLAs leave government formation in Jammu and Kashmir to Amit Shah. After initiating talks on Thursday with National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP reverted to saying that ``all its options are
Dec 25, 2014 02:42 AM
Having won 25 of the 87 Assembly seats, the party has emerged as the second largest after the People’s Democratic Party, which has 28 seats. Keeping all options open on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party decided
Sport
Dec 26, 2014 01:35 PM
Captain Steven Smith put himself on course for his third successive century but India bowled reasonably well to restrict Australia to 259 for five on the opening day
Dec 26, 2014 01:03 PM
Brendon McCullum smashed 195, including the fastest test century by a New Zealander and became the first Kiwi to score 1,000 test runs in a calendar year as he lifted his team to 429-7 at stumps Friday on the first day of the first test against Sri Lanka.
Dec 26, 2014 07:32 AM
Captain Steven Smith put himself on course for his third successive century but India bowled reasonably well to restrict Australia to 259 for five on the opening day of the third cricket Test to leave the match on an even keel in Melbourne on Friday. El
Dec 26, 2014 12:26 AM
A match-winning bowling performance by left-arm spinner J. Suchith (six for 66) and good support from off-spinner Zeeshan Ali (three for 44) helped host Karnataka register an exciting six-run win over Rajasthan and secure six points on the final day of th
Dec 26, 2014 12:17 AM
Steve Smith might just be a Test old as captain but does seem to have his own way of making a point.Asked about Australia’s ‘sledging plan’ for India in the third Test, Smith responded, “For us, it’s just about going out there
Opinion
Dec 26, 2014 01:11 AM
The present election is special because it represents a fruition of India’s quest to guarantee freedom to all sections of its people. The high participation of the Kashmiris represents a triumph for India’s democracy As reports came in of th
Dec 26, 2014 12:49 AM
By conferring the highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, on former Prime Minister A.B. Vajpayee and Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, who was president of the Indian National Congress more than once before Independence but was better known as the founder o
Dec 26, 2014 12:44 AM
The mass raid and arrests of journalists, screenwriters and television news producers across Turkey on December 14 stand as glaring evidence of an impinging crisis in its democracy. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that these arrests were
Business
Dec 26, 2014 10:15 AM
The rupee strengthened by four paise to 63.47 against the dollar in early trade on Friday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on fresh selling of the American currency by exporters and banks.Besides, a higher opening in the domestic equity market supp
Dec 26, 2014 10:15 AM
Snapping its two-session losing streak, the benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 102 points to 27,311 in early trade on Friday as the January series in derivatives segment commenced on fresh buying by participants.The 30-share index, which had lost 493.18
Dec 25, 2014 11:58 PM
From April to September this year, 2,289 kg of smuggled gold was seized, up from 522 kg during the same period last year The Union government has said restrictions imposed on gold imports to stem the pressure on the Current Account Deficit (CAD) are lik
Dec 25, 2014 11:40 PM
The Plant Protection Code (PPC) is a comprehensive document, developed by the Tea Board, which lays down the manner in which chemicals are to be used safely in tea cultivation. Sensing several challenges in the way of implementation of the Plant Protect
Dec 25, 2014 11:30 PM
Contrary to perceptions, potential car buyers in the country do not depend on social media or dealerships during their decision-making process, old-fashioned, word-of-mouth along with car reviews are bigger influencers in the purchase process, according t
Features
Dec 25, 2014 08:05 PM
The evolution of the plum cake from porridge and pudding, to what it is now The story of the plum cake begins in medieval England, where it was a popular tradition to observe a period of self-denial, fasting, and abstinence from every kind of indulgence
Dec 25, 2014 05:24 PM
This generation of youngsters is changing the world in small and personal ways. Some young achievers and their amazing feats. We frequently hear stories of youngsters who achieve the seemingly impossible. Knowing exactly how they’ve managed to achi
Dec 25, 2014 06:58 PM
The lec-dem on Devadasi dances shed light on the social history of courtesans of South India. Courtesan dance theoretician Devesh Soneji and dancer Yashoda Thakore together presented an unusual lecture demonstration on the social and aesthetic worlds of
Dec 26, 2014 11:07 AM
Multiple revision exams planned to identify weak performers School Education Department officials in the city are gearing up to better last year’s performance of students in the Plus Two and Class X public examinations. Several revision tests have
Dec 26, 2014 12:25 AM
Moots 5-year teacher training course after schooling Stressing the need for producing good teachers to reform the Indian education system, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the time had come to introduce a five-year training course after scho
Slideshows
Dec 25, 2014 10:18 PM
The devout offered midnight prayers at churches across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States on Thursday on the occasion of Christmas. All the churches were tastefully decorated with lamps and festoons. Children and the elder participated in the celebration
Dec 25, 2014 12:14 PM
Keeping up with the cheer of the holiday season, people around the world celebrated Christmas with enthusiam. Here are some pictures showcasing Christmas spirit around the globe.
Dec 24, 2014 05:00 PM
Actors, leaders from various political parties paid tributes to the veteran film director "Iyakunar Sigaram" K. Balachander.
Dec 24, 2014 01:25 PM
This Christmas, we bring you a pictorial compilation of some of the oldest churches in Secunderabad. Photos: K. Ramesh Babu
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