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Updated: Dec 27, 2014 01:21 AM
Operations against NDFB(S) stepped up Even as the Army on Friday intensified its counter-insurgency operations against the National Democratic Front of Boroland (Songbijit), the exodus of panic-stricken Bodo and Adivasi people continued unabated. Gove
Updated: Dec 27, 2014 02:52 AM
Mr. Vohra has called both the parties for a discussion. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra, on Friday officially wrote to the PDP and BJP, the parties with the largest number of MLAs following the recent Assembly elections, on their plans for govern
Updated: Dec 27, 2014 02:53 AM
It has more state-level representatives than the Congress. For the first time in history, the BJP now has more state legislators than the Congress across the country. With over 1,000 MLAs for the first time, the BJP has also gone from being regionally c
Updated: Dec 27, 2014 01:28 AM
Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Mr. Das will stake claim to form the BJP-AJSU alliance government. Raghuvar Das, a five-time MLA, was on Friday elected leader of the BJP legislature party clearing the decks for his swearing in as Jharkhand's firs
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EXIM bank issues notice to Latha Rajinikanth Whether a virtual-Rajnikanth’s motion-captured movie Kochadaiyaan made the cut or not, it sure has spelt financial trouble for its producers. On Friday, EXIM bank issued a notice t
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As per DGCA norms, bunk is meant for resting of flight crew members In an alleged violation of aviation safety norms, a daughter of a senior Air India executive travelled in the bunk which is only meant for resting of flight crew members as per the DGCA
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They allege it portrays Kailasanathar temple and women devotees in bad light Alleging that Tamil writer Perumal Murugan’s novel, Madhorubhagan, has portrayed the Kailasanathar temple in Tiruchengode and women devotees in bad light, the BJP, RSS an
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Ram ke Naam (‘In the name of Ram’) documents the Babri Masjid demolition. Caving in to alleged pressure of suspected right-wing groups, the ILS Law College in Pune has cancelled the screening of noted filmmaker Anand Patwardhan’s contr
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Highlights development plant at meet in New Delhi Highlighting the development plank, Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday told the Centre that 10 cities in Tamil Nadu were fully eligible to be declared as smart cities. Addressing a meeting of State
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 27, 2014 12:27 AM
Let a new generation of coaches, trainers, officials and policy makers take over cricket and thrash out a strategy that will improve the game as a spectator sport, writes Ted Corbett You may have thought you had heard the last of Kevin Pietersen and that
Dec 27, 2014 12:18 AM
There was a moment on Friday when bowler Mohammed Shami, assuming that Steven Smith might be out of his crease, flashed the ball towards the striker’s end. The paceman’s response drew a rather angry reaction from Smith. Asked about the inc
Dec 27, 2014 12:11 AM
West Bengal displayed fine team effort to start its campaign with a 25-18, 25-22, 25-22 win over Gujarat in a boys’ Pool A match on the opening day of the 37th National sub-junior volleyball championship at the Ajmal Khan Park, Karol Bagh, here on F
Dec 27, 2014 12:10 AM
Gutsy and tenacious he was, as a left-handed opener for Australia. The duration of his stay at the crease was often as long as his famous nose. Bill Lawry, who made 5,324 runs in 67 Tests at 47.15, was inducted in Australia’s Hall of Fame in 2010.
Dec 26, 2014 06:24 PM
S.V. Sunil summarily dismisses the thought but the idea that he could have made a decent career for himself in athletics is not without basis. The last time he underwent a 40m speed test, at one of the national camps, he recorded a split of 3.94s. By any
Opinion
Dec 27, 2014 01:14 AM
None of our Teacher Education programmes has ever seriously tried to achieve a clear and convincing enough understanding of what one tries to achieve through education. It always has been a rhetoric of larger aims and working for myopically understood par
Dec 27, 2014 12:54 AM
That Jharkhand is to get its first non-tribal Chief Minister since its formation in 2000 is more a political accident than a seminal event. Raghuvar Das would not have been the automatic choice of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the top post in the State i
Dec 27, 2014 12:45 AM
Even for a country known for its tardy judicial processes, the fact that the L.N. Mishra assassination case remained in the trial stage for nearly 40 years after the Union Railway Minister was killed in January 1975 is an unconscionable blot on the crimin
Business
Dec 26, 2014 11:58 PM
Launch of new City and MPV Mobilio helps sustain strong sales momentum. Riding on new launches, Japanese auto major Honda is set for over 62 per cent growth in its sales in India this year at around 1.8 lakh units. The company, which launched two models
Dec 26, 2014 11:48 PM
With its KG-D6 cost recovery arbitration stuck for three years, Reliance Industries has sought immediate start of the proceedings for early resolution of the dispute. Naming former UK judge Sir Bernard Rix as its arbitrator in place of former Chief Just
Dec 26, 2014 11:45 PM
The sub-Rs.5 lakh hatchbacks are the most preferred ones in the used car market across eight top cities in the country, according to a survey by Gaadi.com, an online platform for used-car buying and selling as also for new car information.Bengaluru has th
Dec 26, 2014 11:43 PM
The demand is outstripping capacity and the Japanese conglomerate must expand production. Toshiba Corp will decide during the next business year from April on where to build an additional memory chip plant and will consider overseas locations for the fa
Dec 26, 2014 11:40 PM
The yard will be commissioned in mid-2015 NYK Auto Logistics (India), a part of automotive ocean transportation and logistics major NYK Group of Tokyo, has entered into an agreement with Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd. (APM Terminals Pipavav) to set up a dedi
Features
Dec 26, 2014 05:54 PM
Susanna Myrtle Lazarus meets three people who are serious about socialising Minnie Menon If you get the nametag of ‘socialite’, yes, you have to be particular about what you wear and your appearance. In the early days, it was not a term t
Dec 26, 2014 05:21 PM
Thanks to the rainfall, lake rejuvenation and rainwater harvesting, the water table actually went up in parts of the city. The year draws to a close and it is time to look back and take stock of challenges and opportunities. The water situation in Bengal
Dec 26, 2014 08:08 PM
Planning a bash to ring in 2015 at home? Here’s how to put together an easy-to-make meal that will leave you with enough time to be the life of the party New Year's Eve is a time for good cheer, family, friends and feasting. All over the world, it
Dec 26, 2014 10:30 PM
Bhishma advised an agitated Yudishtra to do his duty; to exert himself in the right direction. Such efforts are needed on the part of anyone, who seeks to make an impact in any field. But such efforts in the proper direction are even more important in the
Dec 26, 2014 09:20 PM
Rijuta Dey on that frightful school excursion to the Andamans when the 2004 tsunami struck It has been 10 years since an earthquake measuring 9.1 on the Richter scale ripped apart the seafloor of the Indian Ocean, generating a trans-oceanic tsunami whose
Slideshows
Dec 26, 2014 06:12 PM
A rewind of the sports events in the year 2014 -- Part II
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 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.
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