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Updated: Sep 2, 2014 05:49 PM
The Prime Minister side-stepped a question on his 'expansionist mindset' remark, at an event in Tokyo on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks in Japan of an “expansionist” mindset of some countries have riled the Chinese off
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 05:03 PM
The Congress alleged that the BJP captured power by making lofty promises and selling unrealistic dreams. Congress on Tuesday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “dream merchant”, who came to power by selling “false hopes” a
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 05:31 PM
Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir on Tuesday “Three militants have been killed in the gunbattle which began last night,” a police official said. He said the debris of a house wh
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 03:05 PM
"In my cabinet, 25 per cent are women. Our Foreign Minister is a woman," he said. If the Hindu female pantheon was likened with a ministry, then education was with goddess Saraswati, money with Lakshmi, security with Mahakali and food security with the
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Even as the Nationalist Congress Party sticks to its demand for more seats from the Congress for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has issued a veiled warning to the party.“Alliance talks are still on between the Congr
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Congress Rajya Sabha member Shantaram Naik on Tuesday criticised the central government for “unrealistic time frame” fixed for coverage of 45 per cent of non-banked areas across the country under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.The scheme,
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The investigation into the murder of RSS activist E. Manoj at Kathiroor in Kannur district on Monday would be handed over to the Crime Branch, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala announced here on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference here, the Minister s
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The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet, firing the prime minister for the first time in two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel subsidies in a bid to end a standoff with Shiite rebels holding anti-government pr
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The US President addressed the students of his country on September 8, 2009 and now "Mr. Modi is trying to copy the same," senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh said. Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Tuesday took a dig at Narendra Modi over hi
Sport
Sep 2, 2014 05:49 PM
"...so many guys are coming up. But I am not going to let anybody beat me!" thundered a confident Bolt. In city on one-day sponsor commitment trip, Bolt devoted a little over 30 minutes fielding questions from local athletes, the twitterati and the media
Sep 2, 2014 05:29 PM
Czar Of Romance, Port Blair, Wind Stream, Secret Punch and Wind And Flight worked well when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Sept. 2).Inner sand:600m: Rustic Sunrise (rb) 40.5. Moved freely. 1,000m: Whispering Gallery (A. Velu) 1-6.5, 60
Sep 2, 2014 05:28 PM
An Acquired Taste caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning. Sand track 600m: Shania (Shelar) 40. Easy. 800m: An Acquired Taste (Bhawani) 48, 600/35.5. Moved impressively. Grand Gibraltar (Srinath) 50, 600/37. Pressed. To The M
Sep 2, 2014 05:23 PM
As per the "historic deal", the board will send its current and upcoming pacers to the academy to train under the Director of the Pace Foundation, the legendary Glenn McGrath. India’s premier pace bowling foundation, MRF, on Tuesday entered into a
Sep 2, 2014 05:04 PM
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar’s Playing It My Way — My Autobiography will be released Nov 6, the publishers announced here on Tuesday.“I knew that agreeing to write my story would need me to be completely honest, as that is the way I h
Opinion
Sep 2, 2014 12:56 AM
The reassuring message in the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is that in pursuing its economic objectives, the government wants to accord an important role to the public sector even while relying on market mechanisms The goal is hard to achieve. It is co
Sep 2, 2014 12:50 AM
In a single stroke, the Narendra Modi administration has underscored its seriousness in taking indigenisation of military hardware to the next level, and signalled its intent to end the drought in military procurement, which had begun to affect defence pr
Sep 2, 2014 12:49 AM
The moral and practical imperatives of creating an equitable world and a sustainable planet have increasingly become inescapable. These are not unattainable ideals either. This optimism is foregrounded in a blueprint produced by the United Nations Open Wo
Business
Sep 2, 2014 06:27 PM
The rupee hit two-week closing low of 60.68 by losing 15 paise against the dollar on consistent demand for the US currency from importers and some banks on strong global cues, continuing its downward trend for the fourth straight session.The dollar gainin
Sep 2, 2014 05:34 PM
Automobile major Tata Motors Tuesday said that it has bagged an order of over 2,700 ‘Urban’ buses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM)- II scheme.According to the company, it received an order for 487 units from K
Sep 2, 2014 05:03 PM
In response to the call given to the corporate sector by PM Narendra Modi for ‘Clean India’ initiative, Coal India on Tuesday said it will spend Rs 235 crore on building toilets and improving sanitation in schools and households of underprivil
Sep 2, 2014 04:52 PM
Sensex on Tuesday rose by 151 points to surpass the 27,000—mark for the first time and Nifty hit the record 8,100—level on buying by foreign funds The benchmark index of Indian equities markets breached the 27,000-mark for the first time to
Sep 2, 2014 04:32 PM
Tech giant IBM on Tuesday opened a new client centre in Delhi to help enterprises address business challenges in their sectors leveraging cloud computing, analytics, mobile and social technologies.The centre will use technology to create a digital immersi
Features
Aug 31, 2014 05:37 PM
Naga Chaitanya talks about ‘Oka Laila Kosam’, what went wrong with ‘Autonagar Surya’ and what worked for ‘Manam’ Naga Chaitanya will return this Friday in Oka Laila Kosam, directed by Vijay Kumar Konda who gave the hu
Aug 31, 2014 03:52 PM
Education is a constant movement in learning — one that encompasses the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. As “consumers” of education in today’s overly demand-driven environment, we are often very clear about what w
Aug 31, 2014 08:26 PM
For a splash of green, just plant begonias or a money plant and string it up on your balcony With most bungalows in Bangalore going the apartment way and garden space becoming a luxury, hanging baskets can bring in that little bit of green, that some of
Sep 2, 2014 07:14 PM
SpotNSave is a wearable security device that could save your life as it is Bluetooth enabled, and links to your smartphone with the help of an application Wearable devices are usually used for tracking activity or sleep. But, a new wearable device (band)
Sep 2, 2014 07:12 PM
Create animated GIFs and share with friends A new app in the App Store lets you create animated GIFs from your text and selfies, and then share them with your friends via iMessage, Instagram, or other such services. The app appeals to people in all age g
Slideshows
Sep 1, 2014 10:41 PM
Lord Ganesha is people’s favourite and each of the few thousands of idols installed in Hyderabad at public places takes a unique shape and theme. If fine arts students used eco-friendly paper, a few stuck to Clay Ganesha, the colourful Khairatabad i
Sep 1, 2014 10:02 PM
Cycling is one of the easiest ways to integrate exercise into daily life as it is also a form of transport. A group of doctors from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh calling themselves Doctors on Cycles (DOCS) have shown the way for healthy living by practice
Aug 30, 2014 05:22 PM
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