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Updated: Nov 28, 2014 09:52 PM
Aarif Majid, one of the four Muslim youth who had reportedly left India in May this year to fight alongside the militant group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, has returned on Friday morning, The Hindu has learnt. The four young men identified as Aarif Majid
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 07:05 PM
The encounter in Arnia sector of Jammu region close to the Indo-Pak border ended on Friday morning after the fourth and last militant was gunned down by security forces during the terror attack on an Army patrol that in all left 12 people dead including f
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 08:09 PM
Owner of IPL’s Chennai Super Kings franchise, India Cements Limited, had paid Rs 60 crore in 2011 to Kalaignar TV Pvt Ltd, an accused firm facing trial in a 2G scam-related money laundering case for advertising its products, a prosecution witness to
Nov 28, 2014 11:55 PM
Critics Choice excelled when the horses were exercised here on Friday (November 28) morning.Inner sand: 600m: 2/y/os Global Icon (Dashrath), B Fifty Two (Hamir) 40. They finished level.800m: Aleta (Zameer) 52, 600/38.5. Moved well. Spear Of Trium (A. Gaik
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The prosecution in the Gulberg society massacre case presented the incidents of violence to a special SIT court here on Friday. The trial has resumed following the Supreme Court’s directions to conclude it in three months.Special prosecutor R.C. Kod
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The BJP on Friday formally commenced talks with its estranged ally, the Shiv Sena, on the terms of latter’s participation in the Fadvanis government, with two senior leaders of the party holding parleys with Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.However, after
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The states of Haryana and Punjab, Union Territory Chandigarh and the Centre submitted expenditure to the tune of Rs.26.61 crore with the court. In an affidavit, Haryana DGP S N Vashisht pegged the total expenditure incurred on the Rampal’s arrest
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Local people have prevented use of the clay for making bricks and are keen to dig into the past The chance discovery of a broken copper crown on the skull of a skeleton, a red ware bowl, a miniature pot and a sling ball at Chandayan village, 100 km from
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday said the government had decided to withdraw the 20:80 scheme and other restrictions placed on import of gold.“All instructions issued about the scheme from time to time starting with August 14, 201
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 28, 2014 02:46 PM
“What has not happened in 30 years, if I do not do it in five years, then you can hold me accountable for it and even question me” Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the development of Jammu and Kashmir has been stagnant since
Nov 27, 2014 09:39 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here on Friday to address election rallies ahead of the second phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls.Bharatiya Janata Party sources here said Mr. Modi will address poll rallies in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu
Nov 26, 2014 02:48 AM
Almost every polling station in Jammu and Kashmir, despite differences in weather, landscape and people’s traditional attire, looked similar during the first phase of Assembly election on Tuesday. Voters stood in long-winding queues, with the 15 con
Nov 25, 2014 08:16 PM
Dealing a hard blow to separatist politics, thousands of voters queued up before polling stations across Jammu and Kashmir, unmindful of the biting cold, to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phase assembly elections on Tuesday. Some vignet
Nov 28, 2014 11:55 PM
Indian Legend, Big Ticket and Austin shone when the horses were exercised here on Friday (November 28) morning. Inner sand:600m: The Muse (Indrajeet) 39.5. Note.1200m: Bella Pinky (Chetan) 1-24, (1,200-600) 37.5. Fit for the fray. Outer sand:1000m: Austin
Nov 28, 2014 11:55 PM
Senorita Evita, who is in fine fettle, may score in the Bangalore 1000 Guineas (1,600m), the first classic of the winter season to be held here on Saturday (November 29).There will be no false rails. HONNAVAR PLATE (Div. II), (1,400m), rated 00 to 25, 1.1
Nov 28, 2014 07:30 PM
The oldest club in the city is doing its bit to nurture young talent As tennis gains popularity in many parts of the country including Mangaluru. The passion for the game resulted in the creation of the Ramakrishna Tennis Club over 27 years ago. It is lo
Nov 28, 2014 05:49 PM
Celebrate Turahalli Day this Sunday. Experience the outdoors. Go rock climbing, mountain biking, birdwatching. Or just stand and stare, take in nature in a forest within Bengaluru’s reach It’s a halli within the city. It’s a halli that
Nov 28, 2014 03:24 PM
Cricketing community paid tributes to Phillip Hughes, who died after being hit by a bouncer, by 'putting out their bats' on Friday. Many fans and Australian players took to twitter to post pictures of their cricket bats remembering the young star. Here ar
Nov 28, 2014 12:47 AM
In response to public clamour against corruption, Parliament has been passing anti-graft legislation. But lawmakers, public servants and enforcement agencies, who have among their lot a vast majority of the corrupt, have been seeking loopholes in the law
Nov 28, 2014 12:54 AM
A grand jury’s exoneration of Darren Wilson, the white police officer who on August 9 shot dead an unarmed teenager on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, sent shock waves across the United States this week. The fact that 18-year-old Michael Brown di
Nov 28, 2014 12:52 AM
The death of Phil Hughes, three days before what would have been his 26th birthday, has left the cricketing world shattered. In an induced coma after being hit on the head by a bouncer during a first-class Sheffield Shield match in Sydney on Tuesday, the
Nov 28, 2014 11:16 PM
The Reserve Bank of India on Friday came out with the final guidelines for the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS), which will help consumers pay multiple bills like electricity, telephone and school fees at a single point of transaction. “The BBPS
Nov 28, 2014 11:08 PM
‘The demand for oil has remained the same’ Petroleum product prices are headed for further correction after the Organiztion of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided not to resort to output cut to revive falling Brent crude prices.
Nov 28, 2014 11:06 PM
Ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Rare Enterprises has bought 75 lakh shares or 1.40 per cent stake in SpiceJet Ltd for Rs.13.41 crore through the open market route on Friday.The move comes amid reports that the Kalanithi Maran-owned airline is in talks
Nov 28, 2014 11:00 PM
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday said the SEBI (Research Analysts) Regulations, 2014 (RA Regulations), would come into effect from December 1. This was notified on September 1. “No person shall act as research analyst or r
Nov 28, 2014 10:53 PM
WestBridge Crossover Fund has invested Rs.98 crore in Aptus Value Housing Finance India. Aptus Value is a city-based specialised housing finance player. Its founder and CEO M. Anandan said: “This round of investment will fund the expansion of the A
Nov 28, 2014 07:13 PM
Apoorva Sripathi meets the people behind the Little Free Library that promotes reading by setting up small libraries outside homes, cafés and shops. At Shannon Zirkle- Prabhakar’s cosy apartment in Egmore, there is a batch of cookies and a pl
Nov 28, 2014 08:39 PM
Preeti Zachariah traces the evolution of jeans from 19th Century Californian mines to everyday Indian wardrobes. It is Saturday evening and you have somewhere to go. You step out of the shower, wrapped in a robe and open your cupboard. You shove aside th
Nov 28, 2014 04:09 PM
How we loved him when we were young! In our late teens, we were aspiring poets trying to find our way in the literary jungle. At that age, who will not be smitten by love poetry like this, “I want to do with you, what spring does with the cherry ...
Nov 28, 2014 10:08 PM
When the Gopikas went to the Yamuna to bathe, they would take with them sticks of turmeric. But they had to check the quality of the turmeric. The only way of doing that, was to rub it against a stone, to see if the colour was a rich yellow. When ...
Nov 28, 2014 09:17 PM
Want to spice up your corporate attire? Jeena Sharma offers some style tips Workwear is one area of women’s wear that has rarely been experimented with. For almost a decade now, a clichéd button-down collared shirt and a standard pair of trou
Nov 28, 2014 07:06 PM
The memorial for Kannada matinee idol Rajkumar on the premises of Kanteerava Studio will be inaugurated on Saturday. The memorial, spread across 2.5 acres, has been developed at a cost of over Rs. 5 crore. It will be inaugurated in the presence of who&#
Nov 27, 2014 09:11 PM
A potential eco-tourism spot nestled in the lap of nature, the Kinnerasani wildlife sanctuary derives its name from Kinnerasani River, a lifeline for farmers, Kothagudem Thermal Power Station and other industries. A deer park housing little over 80 spotte
Nov 27, 2014 04:11 PM
Aches could go up in air, float around the earth and see people from all around the world after they have gone out of a person’s body. Suppose there is a stomach ache and it floats up, it could join up with other illnesses that are in the sky. Then ...
Nov 27, 2014 04:09 PM
Nov 27, 2014 12:21 PM
Phil Hughes was battling to regain his place on the Australian Test side when he was hit by a bouncer that proved to be fatal. His cricket career in pictures. Text: Priyansh, Photos: Agencies
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