Top Stories
Updated: Oct 26, 2014 01:27 AM
Jharkhand too to vote from November 25; Counting on December 23 Overruling the National Conference government’s reservations, the Election Commission (EC) announced on Saturday that Jammu and Kashmir, along with Jharkhand, will go to the polls in
Updated: Oct 26, 2014 12:02 PM
A bus travelling to Guwahati hit the railing of a small bridge before rolling down into a ditch. At least nine persons, including five women, were on Sunday killed and 24 injured when a bus fell into a roadside ditch at Uluani in Nagaon district. The
Updated: Oct 26, 2014 01:34 AM
With the BJP keeping the Shiv Sena guessing, party chief Uddhav Thackeray chose to skip a function attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday. Mr, Modi arrived in the afternoon for the inauguration of Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital
Updated: Oct 26, 2014 01:28 AM
Says journalists have turned their 'pens into brooms' Seeking to quell criticism that there is no media interaction with the Prime Minister’s Office under the new National Democratic Alliance regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reache
Breaking News
3 minutes ago
Ukrainians voted on Sunday in an election that is expected to strengthen President Petro Poroshenko's mandate to end a separatist conflict in the east of the country.Polling stations opened at 8:00 a.m. in the first parliamentary polls since street protes
6 minutes ago
Officials of the Protocol department in Mantralaya are in a quandary over seating arrangement for Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he attends the swearing-in of the BJP government in Mumbai later this week. “It is not common for the PM to attend sw
7 minutes ago
BJP leaders discuss the issue with officials Shimoga district unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded that the services being offered by the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., a public sector undertaking, be upgraded.A delegation of BJP leaders, compris
11 minutes ago
Concerned over an estimated $1 million a day funding received by Islamic State, the Financial Action Task Force (FTAF) has asked all countries, including India, to prevent the terror group from tapping their financial systems.Financial sector regulators in
Assembly Election 2014
Oct 26, 2014 12:29 AM
Kejriwal: AAP leaders will be meeting Election Commission to register a formal complaint The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday charged that attempts were being made to delete names of of its supporters from voter list and enter the names of those who support
Oct 25, 2014 04:06 PM
The new BJP government in Maharashtra is likely to be sworn in on October 29 or 30, party sources said in Mumbai on Saturday. Union Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP’s central observer for election of the legislature party leader, is expected to arrive
Oct 25, 2014 02:47 PM
It comes a day after Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis, said to be a front-runner for the Chief Ministership, called on Mohan Bhagwat. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and discussed “important” i
Oct 24, 2014 08:05 PM
“The invitation was extended only to MPs who are part of the NDA. So there is no question of Uddhavji attending and nothing should be read into it," Sena leader Anant Geete said. With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena taking tenta
Sport
Oct 26, 2014 10:37 AM
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti was all praise for his side after goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Karim Benzema gave them a 3-1 win over arch rivals FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Madrid had fallen behind to an early Neymar g
Oct 26, 2014 02:01 AM
Barcelona fails to capitalise on Neymar’s early goal; Ronaldo, Benzema and Pepe slot in for home side Real Madrid trimmed Barcelona’s lead at the top of La Liga to one point when it recovered from conceding an early goal to secure a stirring
Oct 26, 2014 12:24 AM
Jitu Rai finished fifth in air pistol in the World Cup Final in Gabala, Azerbaijan, on Saturday. Jitu shot 137.4 and missed the chance to progress further by 0.5 point, to Kojiro Horimizu of Japan. Jitu had qualified in the third place with a score of 5
Oct 26, 2014 12:17 AM
D. Suresh’s seven for 30 set up Suriya GOI’s six-wicket win over SK XI in a first division match of the Villupuram DCA league recently.In another match involving SK XI, K. Kalainesan’s six for seven helped the team beat Captain CC by 49
Oct 26, 2014 12:15 AM
A bat from Suresh Raina and a pat from his team! For Aditya Garhwal, an athletic 18-year-old, it was a dream day at the Mohun Meakin ground here as he hit a double century, his second of the tournament. His astonishing run with the bat, 763 runs from
Opinion
Oct 25, 2014 01:30 AM
Civil servant independence in the country is at best nominal. Nonconformity even to spurn whimsical and arbitrary directives received from above is widely recognised as a very risky proposition The right to judicial remedies … is a constitutional r
Oct 25, 2014 01:44 AM
Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Unprecedented as the attack on its Parliament building might appear — it has even been described as “the end of Canada’s innocence” — the country has had long experience of terrorism, from
Oct 25, 2014 01:41 AM
In late July this year, the international airport in the bustling Nigerian metropolis of Lagos received an extremely unwelcome visitor. A man from Liberia, a West African nation where Ebola is rampant, had been caring for his sister when she came down wit
Business
Oct 26, 2014 11:55 AM
Canadian handset maker BlackBerry believes it is “well positioned” for the multi-billion dollar Indian enterprise market armed with smartphones across multiple price points and end-to-end mobility solutions. “Today, BlackBerry offers
Oct 26, 2014 11:53 AM
Widening the activities coming under CSR ambit, contributions made by corporates towards Narendra Modi-led government’s two key initiatives — Swachh Bharat and Clean Ganga — will now be considered as social welfare spending work.Making a
Oct 26, 2014 12:29 AM
The reserve price and the upfront payment should be based on the mineable reserves The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) in a letter to Coal Minister Piyush Goyal, has suggested that auction of all cancelled coal blocks sh
Oct 26, 2014 12:28 AM
Rane Engine Valves Ltd has registered sales and operating income of Rs.68.92 crore for the second quarter ended September 2014 against Rs.65.98 registered for the corresponding period last year. In a filing to the BSE, the company said sales to the domesti
Oct 25, 2014 02:22 PM
Japanese auto major Nissan has announced that it would recall about 9,000 units of India-built compact car Micra and mid-size sedan Sunny to fix a faulty airbag. While the exercise is part of a global recall, this is fourth time that Nissan is facing issu
Features
Oct 25, 2014 04:24 PM
Ram Shergill, one of Britain’s leading fashion photographers, on his work, his Leica and his favourite subject: Dame Judi Dench.RAMYA SARMA Some years ago, when he was getting started as a photographer in London, Indian-born Ram Shergill wanted to
Oct 25, 2014 04:40 PM
Anuradha Sengupta talks to graffiti artist Shamsia Hassani about breaking gender stereotypes in Kabul. One may not associate street art with Afghanistan; and definitely not with a woman in Kabul. But that changes when I meet 26-year-old Shamsia Hassani,
Oct 25, 2014 05:55 PM
There's just no compromise when it comes to following his fitness regimen. Sonu Sood speaks to archana subramanian on how it's all about good health, shooting or otherwise He is known for his physique, roles and his charisma. And these are the things tha
Oct 26, 2014 11:14 AM
A few faculty members of KVASU allegedly pursued PhD through distance education in violation of UGC norms. The Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) plans to act against faculty members who enjoy additional benefits by citing doctoral
Oct 26, 2014 11:02 AM
College planning to revamp UG programmes The autonomous Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, is planning to revamp its undergraduate programmes based on the key recommendations in the University Grant Commission’s (UGC) 12th Plan proposal. The comm
Slideshows
Oct 25, 2014 06:19 PM
Scenes from the set of Romeo Juliet Genre: Romantic comedy Director: Lakshman Cast : Jayam Ravi, Hansika Motwani, Poonam Bajwa Cinematographer : S. Soundar Rajan Producer: S. Nanthagopal
Oct 25, 2014 12:18 AM
Cyclone Hudhud might have cast its shadow on the Deepavali Celebrations in Visakhapatnam, but had only partial impact in Vijayawada on Thursday. People scaled down the level of celebrations, but there were crackers, rockets, sparklers and lamps lighting u
Oct 24, 2014 10:36 PM
Happiness was in the air as the youngsters in traditional attire burnt crackers on Diwali night on Thursday in Hyderabad. Noise levels were lower than the usual, but the ambient air pollution levels in commercial areas like Abids, Basheerbagh and few road
Oct 24, 2014 08:47 PM
“Latchiya Nadigar” S.S. Rajendran, who breathed his last on October 24, 2014, made his presence felt in both politics and cinema. Photo courtesy: Agani Publishers
Oct 23, 2014 04:47 PM
A- A+