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Updated: Dec 20, 2014 06:12 PM
"If you don’t want to change into a Hindu, then you should not convert the Hindus too," he said at a Hindu sammelan in Kolkata. Expressing his support for the anti-conversion bill proposed by the Centre, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Moh
Updated: Dec 20, 2014 06:15 PM
20 constituencies spread over Jammu, Kathua and Rajouri districts of Jammu region went to the polls. Braving the winter chill, nearly 30 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise till noon on Saturday in 20 constituencies in the final phase o
Updated: Dec 20, 2014 06:54 PM
The MEA has also launched another inquiry into the interviews that Ms. Khobragade has given to media organisations, including The Hindu. The Ministry of External Affairs has penalised diplomat Devyani Khobragade for failing to inform the Government appr
Updated: Dec 20, 2014 06:37 PM
The ultra-luxurious Residence by Etihad™ will be the only three-room suite in the sky. The Etihad Airlines is all set to launch its first Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 aircraft service, with several unique features including the ultra-luxur
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Saudi security forces killed four militants in a clash in Awamiya region on Saturday, the Interior Ministry said.The troops raided a militant hideout in Awamiya town and killed the four in an exchange of fire. The dead were behind the killing of a member
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Rajiv Awas Yojana is a battle and the new mission for urban housing is a war, says the report The Centre has assured of Housing for All by 2022 under the Sardar Patel National Mission for Urban Housing, but reviewing the earlier model of this flagship p
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Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock is in a race against time to be fit for the World Cup, Cricket South Africa said on Saturday.De Kock tore ankle ligaments on the third morning of the first test against the West Indies in Pretoria.The usual recovery pe
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Lambasting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not co-operating with the government for facilitating a constructive debate on issues concerning north Karnataka, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah reiterated that the State government was committed to the develop
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Offices of the Chief Engineer (CE) of the Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board (KUWSDB) in Kalaburagi and Mysore cities have been sanctioned by the government, thereby aiding early financial approval and technical sanctions for new projects of
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 20, 2014 09:09 AM
Sixteen of the 81 Assembly constituencies are going to polls in the fifth and last phase of elections in the State. An impressive 53.86 pc voter turnout was recorded till 1 p.m. on Saturday in the 16 constituencies in tribal Santhal Parganas in Jharkhan
Dec 20, 2014 01:46 AM
Final phase of polls in Jharkhand today The last day of campaigning for the final phase of elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly ended on Thursday, with polling in 16 constituencies in the Santhal Pargana region, along the West Bengal border, sc
Dec 20, 2014 01:35 AM
Contest will be mostly between Congress and BJP As Jammu and Kashmir votes in the fifth and final phase of the Assembly elections on Saturday, the contest will largely be between the two national parties — Congress and BJP.Twenty Assembly segments
Dec 18, 2014 11:19 PM
It is a four-cornered fight in the Maoist-affected area Shikaripara, with a majority population of Santhal tribals, will cast its vote in the final phase of elections on December 20. The region witnessed one of the worst crackdowns on tribals protesting
Sport
Dec 20, 2014 06:51 PM
M/s. A.V. Jayaprakash, P.S. Ranganathan & T.S. Suresh’s Arrogant Approach (Suraj Narredu up) won the Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar Memorial Trophy (Div. I), the main event of the races held here on Saturday (Dec. 20). The winner is trained
Dec 20, 2014 06:51 PM
Ashwa Shakti runs with a good chance in the first division of the Speaker’s Cup (1,200m), the main event of the races to be held here on Sunday (Dec. 21). FLIRTING VISION PLATE (1,200m), maiden 2-y-o only (Terms) (Cat. II), 1-15 p.m.: 1. Columbus (4
Dec 20, 2014 06:50 PM
Be Safe, who is in great heart according to his mock races and track trials, should not find it difficult to win the ABV Nucleus Indian 2000 Guineas (Gr. I), the main attraction of the races to be held here on Sunday (Dec. 21).There will be no false rails.
Dec 20, 2014 06:49 PM
She’s An Ace and Bright Halo excelled when the horses were exercised here on Saturday. Inner sand600m: Negotiator (Zameer), Shown (rb) 41.5. They were level. Padmakosa (Merchant) 39.5. Moved freely. 800m: Soul Centric (Zameer), 2/y/o Flying Dragon (
Dec 20, 2014 06:49 PM
Spreadeagle, Hendrix, Pursuit Of Fame, Saltoro Ridge and Angel Dust shone when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning (Dec. 20).Outer sand:600m: Indian Brahmos (D. Patel) 45.5. Easy. One To Note (D. Patel) 46. Moved on the bit. Ophelia (Faisal
Opinion
Dec 20, 2014 12:58 AM
For U.S. foreign policy, its two Latin American pillars have been an isolation of Cuban socialism and support of the Colombian war against FARC. With their unravelling now, vested interests might try and introduce obstacles, but the developments, neverthe
Dec 20, 2014 12:49 AM
A day after the Taliban massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said his government would not rest until the last terrorist was eliminated from Pakistan. He further promised there would be no distinction made between “goo
Dec 20, 2014 12:47 AM
Both U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raúl Castro must be commended for doing things their predecessors failed to do in establishing diplomatic relations between their countries. With their decision, negotiated secretly over the past two
Business
Dec 20, 2014 05:55 PM
India’s foreign exchange (Forex) reserves grew by $2.17 billion to $316.83 billion for the week ended Dec 12, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.In the previous week (Dec 5), the reserves had fallen by $1.64 billion to $314.66 billion.According
Dec 20, 2014 05:20 PM
Gold prices recovered by Rs. 85 to Rs. 27,310 per ten grams at the bullion market in the national capital on emergence of buying by jewellers and retailers at prevailing levels even as the precious metal weakened overseas.However, silver remained under pr
Dec 20, 2014 05:13 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said revenue department must recover the legitimate dues but there is no point in focusing on unfairly imposed taxes as they only bring “bad name”.”...the taxes which are due must be paid and mus
Dec 20, 2014 04:52 PM
With aviation capacity coming under strain, national carrier Air India Saturday said that it is planning to ramp up capacity in the domestic sector by inducting more aircraft.The airline said that it will press into service a Boeing 747, 777-200LR and B77
Dec 20, 2014 02:05 PM
E-commerce major Flipkart on Saturday announced filing application with Singapore based companies’ regulator ACRA to become a public company after raising USD 700 million for long term strategic investments in India following which its number of inv
Features
Dec 19, 2014 09:25 PM
This house is unlike other houses which have featured in this column. Every decade a house lived it gathered stories and in every generation its storytellers. One hoped these houses live on defying mortality. Maintenance costs are discussed but with affect
Dec 19, 2014 08:11 PM
Mimicking nature’s cleaning process through DEWATS and the Vortex system. Waste-water is emerging as a new challenge and opportunity in the cities of India. After large quantities of clean water is shipped into the city to meet the growing thirst o
Dec 19, 2014 09:23 PM
Malayalam author, politician and orator Veerendra Kumar talks about his stream of consciousness style, and his magnum opus Hymavathabhoovil (In the Meadows of Snow) soon to be translated into English M.P. Veerendra Kumar puts on his spectacles and thumb
Dec 20, 2014 06:56 PM
Scenes from the shoot of Aambala. The film is directed by Sundar C., starring Vishal, Vaibhav Reddy and Hansika Motwani. The cinematographer is Gopi Amarnath and the film is produced by Khushboo Sundar and Vishal.
Dec 20, 2014 06:50 PM
With songs of Kayal becoming more popular by the minute, Vishal Menon talks to composer Imman about his super-hit collaborations with Prabhu Solomon A week before the release of Kayal, Imman invites us over for a chat at his studio in Virugambakkam. Exce
Slideshows
Dec 20, 2014 04:58 PM
The streets are decked up with lights and glitter as Bengaluru gets ready to herald Christmas.
Dec 19, 2014 11:54 PM
Three equally mysterious cave temples of Adilabad have much to offer by way of revelations. Visitors can actually see and feel that the religious practices of the Adivasis (Tribals) which seem to be superstitious on the surface are actually connected with
Dec 19, 2014 02:15 PM
As the countdown to Christmas begins, it is time to take a look at the trees. These evergreens symbolise the hope we carry in our hearts.
Dec 17, 2014 11:27 PM
People from the Christian Community celebrate Yesu Jayanthi every year on Second Saturday and Sunday of every December. A special fellowship is organized at the CSI Church ahead of Christmas celebrations and Yesu Jayanthi Jatara is organized on the CSI Ch
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