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Updated: Mar 31, 2015 08:04 PM
The Oommen Chandy government has received a shot in the arm with a Division Bench of the Kerala High Court approving the State's liquor policy that seeks to bring down the number of bars in stages. In a significant pronouncement, the court held that sal
Updated: Mar 31, 2015 09:55 PM
The land bill passed by the Lok Sabha and pending before the Rajya Sabha has no chance of being cleared before April 5. The Union Cabinet late Tuesday decided to recommend re-promulgation of the land acquisition ordinance incorporating nine amendments t
Updated: Mar 31, 2015 06:59 PM
On March 17, the SC had quashed a notification issued by the UPA govt. including the Jat community in the Central OBC list. Standing firm by its March 17 judgment on removing Jat community from the Central list of Other Backward Classes, the Supreme Cou
Updated: Mar 31, 2015 07:45 PM
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has submitted a ground report to the Prime Minister Eight search and rescue teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been made available to the Jammu and Kashmir government for prompt action in the eve
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A court remanded two alleged Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives who supplied explosives for the 2011 triple blasts in Mumbai to 14 days’ police custody. The duo - Syed Ismail Afaque and Sadddam Hussein - was formally arrested on Monday in co
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A Maoist was killed and a CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) commando was injured in a face-off between the security forces and the Maoists in Sukma district of south Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. The encounter took place near Chintagufa village
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Amid growing demand for justice to the victims of the 1987 Hashimpura massacre, the Uttar Pradesh Minorities Commission will soon be writing to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to order reinvestigation into the entire case. ''We will write to the state go
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The draft report submitted by the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) after reviewing legal and regulatory framework related to the safety of nuclear power plants and projects within India has recom
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Four persons, including two Border Roads Organisation (BRO) workers, were killed when a landslide hit an under-construction road in Chamoli, on Tuesday. Construction work was underway on Malari road in Chamoli district, where the incident occurred. The
Sport
Mar 31, 2015 05:41 PM
Light The Sky shone when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning.Inner sand600m: Alfonso (J.Chinoy) 1200/600m 38.5. Moved freely.800m: Coat Of Arms (J.Chinoy) 53.5, 600/40. Easy. Multinational (Darren Williams) 53.5, 600/39.5. Moved freely. Dayt
Mar 31, 2015 05:40 PM
The Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) will be introducing day-night racing on a trial basis on April 18 and 19 during the ongoing season.Mr. K.N.Dhunjibhoy, Chairman, RWITC, said that “We needed some innovative idea to increase the falling atten
Mar 31, 2015 05:02 PM
Hoping to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team with stellar showings in the IPL, new Delhi Daredevils recruits Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan on Tuesday said they would make their stint with the franchise count in a bid to revive their international
Mar 31, 2015 03:47 PM
A “versatile” and “speedy” Gurbaj Singh will be key to Indian hockey team’s success in the upcoming 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia, feels the national side’s vice-captain and goalkeeper P.R. Sre
Mar 31, 2015 02:24 PM
The Indian Premier League’s Kolkata schedule has been slightly rejigged owing to the Municipal elections in the city with the organisers deciding to shift KKR’s April 12 to 25 home matches following a request from the police there. The IPL wil
Opinion
Mar 31, 2015 02:26 AM
For the Aam Aadmi Party which claims the rationale for its very being is ushering in more democratic and transparent governance, the current troubles at the top levels of the leadership present an existential threat. While Delhi Chief Minister and nationa
Mar 31, 2015 02:09 AM
If there were any doubts about Australia’s preeminence in cricket’s world order, those were ruthlessly banished at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. A fifth World Cup crown in 11 editions — each achieved in a different continent, b
Mar 31, 2015 01:42 AM
The people of Delhi voted for Arvind Kejriwal, giving him another chance. A leader, especially a very popular one, needs a House of the People in terms of popular backing. He has gatekeepers, he needs conscience-keepers. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) sprang
Business
Mar 31, 2015 11:34 PM
Cotton production this year (October 2014 to September 2015) is expected to be 390 lakh bales, which is 10 lakh bales less than the earlier estimate of 400 lakh bales. The Consultative Committee of the Cotton Advisory Board, which met in Mumbai on Tuesday
Mar 31, 2015 06:55 PM
Agri-bank Nabard reported a 33 per cent increase in post-tax surplus for 2014-15 at Rs. 2,400 crore on Tuesday, driven by an increase in its core refinancing activities. The post-tax surplus of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development in 20
Mar 31, 2015 06:21 PM
The rupee ended the fiscal on a positive note by rising 18 paise to 62.49 against the American currency on Tuesday on selling of dollars by banks and exporters on expectation of resumption of foreign capital inflows into equity market. The Indian currency
Mar 31, 2015 05:43 PM
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently met Chinese giants like Alibaba Group chief Jack Ma and Lei Jun, the Chief executive of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. Facebook has significantly ramped up its efforts to woo Chinese advertisers a
Mar 31, 2015 05:13 PM
Financial Technologies (India) Ltd. (FTIL), on Tuesday, said it has submitted to the government a Rs. 1,000 crore settlement plan, including Rs. 500 crore to be contributed by brokers, to clear the claims of small and mid-sized investors on scam-hit Natio
Features
Mar 31, 2015 06:31 PM
In Hyderabad to showcase his work, Bose Krishnamachari, director of the recently-concluded Kochi-Muziris Biennale, bats for continuous engagement with art Bose Krishnamachari has a fascination for colours. His abstracts, Stretched Bodies, have become a
Mar 31, 2015 05:59 PM
Award-winning filmmaker Subbiah Nalla Muthu says animals lead exciting lives and he loves capturing those moments on film National award winning wildlife film maker, Subbiah Nalla Muthu believes that there are stories hidden in the jungle that miss the
Mar 30, 2015 08:19 PM
As the mother of a small child, dressing up often takes a backseat I recently had a morning appointment for which I made a bit of effort to dress up. By this, I mean that I put on some eyeliner, a dab of lipstick, a bindi and a pair of ...
Mar 31, 2015 08:26 PM
HAFSA FATHIMA meets five city entrepreneurs who in their twenties chose to take the path less travelled Shruti Vinod, 24 Ace Development Skills If Harry Potter taught us anything, it’s that tea leaves should be taken seriously. “I helped
Mar 31, 2015 08:23 PM
Kalyan Kumar COO – Splash Fashions India talks about the brand growth at the launch of the second standalone store in the city Cool, crisp and solid… indigo is all the rage. Given the popularity, this hue is something people don’t tire
Slideshows
Mar 30, 2015 07:58 PM
Heavy rains lashes most part of the state, with people moving to safer places. Authorities have issued an alert as Jhelum river crossed danger mark in Srinagar. Rs. 200 crores have been sanctioned to meet situation. Photos: Nissar Ahmad
Mar 30, 2015 03:53 PM
Traffic got disrupted and main thoroughfares turned into canals due to a sudden unseasonal downpour in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. The Hindu lensman Mohammed Yousuf captures the travails of commuters.
Mar 29, 2015 08:56 PM
Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
Mar 29, 2015 04:56 PM
Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swami temple at Bhadrachalam saw lakhs of visitors on the occasion of Sita Rama Kalyanam on Saturday and Maha Pattabhishekam on Sunday. While the temple was tastefully decorated with flowers and coloured lights, devotees took a holy
Mar 28, 2015 09:10 PM
A gargantuan clash of co-hosts is on the cards when New Zealand takes on Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
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