Rajasthan Royals paceman S. Sreesanth could be in fresh trouble. He could be made an accused in another case of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) currently being probed by the Mumbai police. Joint Commissioner (Crime) Himanshu Roy on Saturd
Last August, Ojulu sat smoking a cigarette outside his thatch-roofed hut in Pino village when a rising tide of water seeped through the reed fence. “The water came in the morning,” Ojulu said, “And stayed for a month.” As Ojulu and his neighbours scramb
What her op-ed did not mention is that the sole right to administer the tests is held by a Utah-based genetics firm called Myriad Genetics. Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie's well-publicised decision to have a prophylactic double mastectomy may have renew
Though an agreement to resolve the border issue is not on the cards as yet An agreement to resolve the border issue is not on the cards but sources here expect Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to explain to his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh why the Depsan
On the night of April 30, worshippers in the Raja Rani temple in Naurhi village in Adki block near Ranchi were singing, chanting and celebrating the new temple in their village when a group of CPI (Maoists) entered the temple and shot Dilip Acharya, the o
The Crime Branch-CID of the State police is looking for eight more suspects involved in betting on the Indian Premier League matches. The agency, which busted a cricket betting syndicate involving an organised group of bookies operating in Chennai, has for
Hindustan Times has appointed Nicholas Dawes, editor-in-chief of Mail and Guardian (M&G), a leading South African paper, its new Chief Editorial and Content Officer. In a mail to his colleagues in M&G on Friday, Mr. Dawes said, “I have been offe
Five persons on board a crowded fishing trawler drowned after the vessel capsized near Kadamat island in Lakshadweep on Saturday morning. Two of them were children.Twenty-four others either swam to safety or were rescued by local people and the coastal pol
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh could meet United States President Barack Obama when he visits New York for the United Nations General Assembly towards the end of September. Dr. Singh, who was handed over an invitation to visit Washington by a high-ranking
RCB stay in hunt beating CSK by 24 runs in final league game at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore.
Skipper Virat Kohli’s magnificent batting and short but incisive spell from Zaheer Khan kept Royal Challengers Bangalore in contention for pay-off berth as they easily beat Chennai Super Kings by 24 runs in their final league game of Pepsi Indian Premier
The day S. Sreesanth was arrested in Mumbai, a young receptionist of a private company in this north Kerala city, called up her husband and said: “So it is to watch these fixed matches that you stay up late into the night and disturb my sleep?”The husband
The script followed a familiar line as the Indian teams fought hard and lost, similar to the league matches on Friday. The quarterfinals of the Thanthi TV Asia-Pacific under-21 beach volleyball championship on the sands of Marina saw six teams — three f
Indian women’s compound team, comprising Trisha Deb, Gagandeep Kaur and P. Lily Chanu, won the country’s first-ever World Cup medal. The trio, playing Italy (Katia D'Agostino, Laura Longo and Marcella Tonioli) in the bronze medal play-off in the World Cup
Syed Masoom Ali stood in a clearing on the outskirts of Bamako, the capital of Mali, gestured towards the low-slung hills around him, and thought of home.“It is a good deposit, the ore is close to the surface,” he said, but of course, it was not like home
Suspicions and apprehensions cannot be the basis on which a government can take decisions or make appointments. But with the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, and the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, submi
The world’s longest-running ethnic conflict took a new turn on May 8, when about 2,000 guerrillas belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) started to cross the south-eastern Turkish border into Qandil in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region. The move
The dependence on imported coal for meeting energy requirements is likely to continue in the coming years, going by the Planning Commission’s estimates. The Plan panel is of the view that the country would face shortfall of 200 million tonne coal by the en
The average impact on industry profitability may be around 20 per cent The Indian consumer will benefit under the new Drug Pricing Control Order 2013 (DPCO 2013) which has been notified and will replace the DPCO 1995. The new order will bring 652 drugs
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has sought from Japan more market access for Indian exporters in sectors such as agriculture, marine and pharmaceutical products. He has also expressed concern over the mounting trade deficit. Mr. Sharma raised
Bribery scandals have dominated headlines in several countries in recent months, among them India and Nigeria. International enforcement of anti-bribery laws has been increasing in the United States and major European countries. A new survey of corporat
Tata Motors, on Saturday, said it had raised Singapore $350 million (about Rs.1,525 crore) through the issue of securities in Singapore, mainly for redemption of preference shares. “Tata Motors announces that TML Holdings Pte Ltd., a wholly-owned subsid
Some students claim they were not informed about the change in venue Confusion reigned among students appearing for the Undergraduate National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (UG-NEET) in one examination centre in Bangalore on Saturday. A number of student
“An asphyxiating picture of India, and like its title, its ugly, ugly, ugly!” wrote the influential French weekly, Telerama, discussing director-scriptwriter-producer Anurag Kashyap’s latest offering Ugly, which is in competition in the Director’s Fortnigh
It’s raining cats and dogs here and its freezing to boot. Which means you have to be a true cinema lover to stand queuing up in the rain. Despite your press badge, there is no guarantee that you’ll get a seat for a screening.Arnaud Desplechin, the celebra
STR opens up to udhav naig on his upcoming films Vaalu and Vettai Mannan, his Love Anthem and being comfortable with his image In this day and age when celebrities hire PR firms to carefully carve out their image in the media, Silambarasan’s ‘headline-wo
Actor Ramki, who’s making a comeback to tinseltown with three films, says he wants to play important roles Ramki is getting ready for a strong second innings in Tamil cinema. After a hiatus, Ramki will be seen reprising important roles in three movies. “
Kings XI Punjab ended their IPL campaign on a winning note with a 50-run thrashing of Mumbai Indians.
Tribal dances, martial arts and the Madras Regiment band added colour to the inaugaration of the Ooty flower show. Photos: M. Sathyamoorthy
Highlights of the week in pictures — the odd images you might have missed and some lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Sunrisers Hyderabad brightened their chances of entering the semifinals of Indian Premier League by beating Rajasthan Royals by 23 runs in a crucial tie at Rajiv Gandhi international stadium in Hyderabad.