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Updated: Mar 30, 2015 08:12 PM
More than 320 families have been moved to safer places in Kashmir valley as water level in river Jhelum was still above the flood level. Six persons including a child have died while 10 others are believed to be trapped in the debris after a landslide b
Updated: Mar 30, 2015 08:10 PM
Salman Khan had recently alleged that neither was he in the driver's seat nor drunk. In a twist to the 2002 hit and run trial against actor Salman Khan, the actor's driver Ashok Singh appeared before the court for the first time and owned up the respons
Updated: Mar 30, 2015 02:39 PM
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed charge sheet against 21 persons, including four Bangladeshi nationals, before the Court of NIA Special Judge in Kolkata in connection with the accidental blast at Bardhhaman on October 2, 2014. Tho
Mar 30, 2015 02:23 PM
Pakistan on Monday said India should “not jump the gun” as the case related to Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi is “sub-judice”. India had conveyed its outrage after a court in Islamabad had earlier this month
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The government has rejected BP’s application for selling ATF, saying its expenditure in India so far does not qualify it to get a fuel retailing licence, but has allowed it to apply afresh with more details. The Petroleum Ministry, earlier this m
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Beginning Monday, sale, purchase, storage and manufacturing of all forms of chewable tobacco including guktha and pan masala containing tobacco is banned in the national capital. Delhi Government has decided to run campaigns on a large scale to educate th
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The Supreme Court on Monday gave four more weeks to Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and others to respond to the final CAG report which found alleged irregularities, including in payments to contractors on drilling of D6 wells at the K
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President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian award, on acclaimed educationist and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malviya. On Friday, former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was also conferred the honour. The Pa
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Out-of-favour India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has appealed to the cricket fans to respect Test captain Virat Kohli and his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma’s personal lives. Anushka Sharma, who was in attendance at the Sydney Cricket Ground during
Cricket World Cup 2015
Mar 30, 2015 10:55 AM
Dismissing criticism against Virat Kohli for his early dismissal in the World Cup semifinal against Australia, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid said barring the one blip, the star batsman has been sensational Down Under.“We have short memo
Mar 30, 2015 10:55 AM
The ICC Chairman praised co-hosts Australia and New Zealand for putting up a grand show. Hailing the just-concluded World cup as the most popular in cricket’s history, ICC Chairman N Srinivasan on Monday said the event’s success has proved t
Mar 30, 2015 11:17 AM
Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses on Monday at a public reception the day after their victory Australian players sheltered behind dark glasses on Monday at a public reception the day after their victory over New Zealand in the final of th
Mar 29, 2015 08:44 AM
Mitchell Starc named Player of the Tournament Australia crushed New Zealand by seven wickets in an underwhelming final to win its fifth World Cup title here on Sunday. Captain Michael Clarke, in his last ODI appearance, made 74 as his team chased down a
Mar 30, 2015 12:34 AM
New Zealand was blown away by a clinical Australia. The most spirited side in the competition was deflated within the first few minutes of the contest. There is Australia and then the rest. For a final it was disappointing, hardly the spectacle one looke
Mar 30, 2015 01:49 PM
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson on Monday said his unbeaten knock of 64 against Pakistan in the World Cup quarterfinal is the “most important innings” of his ODI career as he was plain “lucky” to survive the hostile spell from W
Mar 30, 2015 09:10 AM
Losing to Australia in any kind of sporting event is tough for Kiwis to take The front-page headline of New Zealand’s largest newspaper reads “You’ve done us proud,” and that seems to sum up the nation’s mood after the Black
Mar 30, 2015 02:59 AM
Australia took 79 out of 80 wickets at this World Cup. Twenty-two of those went to Mitchell Starc, who is now arguably the most destructive bowler in limited-overs cricket. On Sunday, he dismissed Brendon McCullum for a duck, from where New Zealand's down
Mar 30, 2015 02:49 AM
Brendon McCullum may not have won the World Cup but he conducted himself like a champion on Sunday. He was gracious in congratulating Australia, but still grateful for what he had been able to achieve with his team. He smiled warmly, thanked his people wit
Mar 30, 2015 02:47 AM
Starc has been exceptional, deserves the Man-of-the-Series award Where other teams may feel nervous on the big stage, Australia enjoys it. No one exemplified that attitude better than Michael Clarke who, in his final ODI appearance, made 74 to anchor Au
Sport
Mar 30, 2015 06:59 PM
Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika drew her first game of the semifinal against Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine in the World Women Chess Championship that concluded here on Monday. Harika, playing with black, responded with a rare variation against Muzychu
Mar 30, 2015 05:45 PM
Woods, who has taken time off competitive golf, was last out of the top 100 as a 20-year-old in September 1996 when he was at ranked 225th. Former World No.1 Tiger Woods has dropped out of the top 100 rankings for the first time in nearly 20 years. Wo
Mar 30, 2015 05:29 PM
Zander and Mykonos caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Monday morning.Inner sand600m: Cold Play (Trevor), Royal Eclair (J.Chinoy) 39. Former better.800m: Corabella (Pasha), Siddhi (Baandal) 53, 600/40. They finished level freely. Crossfi
Mar 30, 2015 05:27 PM
The former chief selector also decried Dhoni's concern over the amount of domestic cricket national fast bowlers were being asked to play. India should start preparing for the 2019 World Cup in a diligent manner similar to the way in which the triumphan
Mar 30, 2015 03:06 PM
Newly-crowned India Open champions, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their fairytale run as they eye another podium finish at the $500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier which gets underway with the qualifiers in Kuala Lumpur on
Opinion
Mar 30, 2015 01:29 AM
Rawalpindi-Peking axis Although India’s defence preparations were mainly in relation to the threat from China and had nothing to do with Pakistan, with whom India would like to avoid any tension, India could not ignore the growing association betw
Mar 30, 2015 01:15 AM
The decision to introduce the Bhagavad Gita in the Haryana school curriculum goes against India’s secular character and its present policy of education It was reported in February that the Haryana government’s Educational Consultative Commit
Mar 30, 2015 01:05 AM
The present day prosperity, freedom and efficiency in the modern city state find their roots in Lee Kuan Yew’s vision and legacy Lee Kuan Yew is no more. But the city state will be there to tell the story of his work — the transformation of
Business
Mar 30, 2015 07:47 PM
Expressing concerns over spectrum scarcity in the country, TRAI Chairman Rahul Khullar on Monday said the availability of airwaves in India is less than 40 per cent as compared to European nations. “If you compare country in Europe or rest of the wo
Mar 30, 2015 07:14 PM
India’s leading software services exporter, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has called for a meeting on its shareholders on April 28, 2015 in Mumbai to approve the proposed scheme of amalgamation of its subsidiary, CMC. The High Court-appointed sh
Mar 30, 2015 07:05 PM
The rupee ended lower by 26 paise at 62.67 against the US currency due to renewed month-end demand from importers for the dollar. Fresh capital outflows and dollar gains in overseas markets also weighed on the rupee, while strong rebound in local equities
Mar 30, 2015 06:49 PM
Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland on Monday announced selling its entire holding in Czech arm Avia Ashok Leyland Motors to an undisclosed ‘strategic investor’ for a cash realisation of USD 10.96 million. In a filing to the BSE, the com
Mar 30, 2015 06:38 PM
Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) which owns and operates Taj Group of hotels has announced the opening of Taj Dubai, a luxury hotel close to Burj Khalifa. Taj Dubai has 296 rooms, comprising Taj Club Rooms, 16 Junior Suites and 15 Luxury Suites with vie
Features
Mar 30, 2015 08:24 PM
Kutle Khan, well-known folk singer from Rajasthan, who performed in the city recently, talks to us on the enduring charm of desert music and his project to help the Manganiyar community It’s not easy to replicate the romance of the sandstone city o
Mar 30, 2015 08:15 PM
At her two-hour gig in Chennai, Shibani Kashyap belted out popular Bollywood hits to an appreciative audience Back in 1998, when pop music was alive and thriving, my routine post-school fixture involved watching MTV while helping myself to lunch. Among t
Mar 30, 2015 08:14 PM
Bengalur actor Gulshan Devaiah on his experience playing the role of Mandar Ponkshe in Hunterrr Bengaluru actor Gulshan Devaiah is making headlines these days, having played Hindi cinema’s first-of-its-kind understated sex addict in Hunterrr. The b
Mar 30, 2015 09:12 PM
Sriram Karri’s debut novel talks about friendship and the nation he was born in Sriram Karri’s first fictional book, ‘Autobiography of a Mad Nation’ (Fingerprint publishing; Rs. 450) is filled with emotions, though it has been des
Mar 30, 2015 09:10 PM
Summer vacations call for some family time and what better way to bond than over movies; some old and some new. With the two-month long holidays looming ahead of them, young parents find that a movie session every other week is a great way to keep their ch
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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