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Updated: May 25, 2015 10:02 AM
Over 100 of them had pierced his face and skull Hamid Nazir Bhat, 16, has lost vision in his right eye pierced by pellets, and nearly a hundred of these tiny iron balls have pierced his skull, jaws, lips, nose and brain. The police fired them during a p
Updated: May 25, 2015 10:15 AM
Till Sunday, 290 have died in Andhra Pradesh and at least 186 in Telangana. Bamrauli in Allahabad topped the heat chart recording 47.7 degrees Celsius. The heat wave claimed more lives on Sunday, and no respite appears in sight as the meteorological dep
Updated: May 25, 2015 10:02 AM
PM Modi will address the first meeting in Mathura The BJP will celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s one year in office with a week-long campaign called “Jan Kalyan Parv” or “People’s Welfare Festival” aimed at cou
Updated: May 25, 2015 08:38 AM
Rs. 1,800 crore allocated for road improvement After being sworn in as the Chief Minister for the fifth time, Jayalalithaa signed in five files at her first day in office on a Sunday at Fort St. George. In the Chief Minister’s chamber afte
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The Piku star dons a black leather jacket and aviators with a cityscape behind him. Days after unveiling Jazbaa’s first look at the Cannes Film Festival with the movie’s leading lady Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, director Sanjay Gupta has made pub
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Maoists protesting against killing of a woman zonal commander of their banned outfit set at least 30 trucks on fire past midnight on Sunday on the busy Grand Trunk road in Gaya district of Bihar.In protest of the killing and arrest of six other alleged na
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s wife, N. Bhuvaneswari, suffered a fracture on her right wrist when she slipped and fell while undergoing treadmill workout at her residence in Jubilee Hills on Monday morning. She was immediatel
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"There was no game-changing instance for us. We knew the moment we would lose, we would be out of the tournament." Written off after four losses on the trot to start with in the IPL, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma today said their revival and the s
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A couple with suspected links with Salwa Judum, the erstwhile anti-Maoist militia, of Konta village in Chhattisgarh State were shot at and seriously injured by Maoists near Konta in Sukma District on Sunday night. The injured couple were brought to the
IPL 2015
May 24, 2015 07:50 PM
Simmons and Rohit combine to bat Chennai Super Kings out of the contest; Rayudu, Pollard chip in too. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma stole the thunder from his more famous Chennai Super Kings counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni by inspiring his team t
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday urged his players to make “one last effort” on their “biggest day” to emerge triumphant at the Eden Gardens on Sunday when they lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Super Kings will look to Dhoni’s magic to arrest Mumbai Indians’ momentum. For cricket aficionados in India, M.S. Dhoni’s name instantly evokes thoughts of his near mystic ability to conjure up victory. His calm, cerebral presence has
May 23, 2015 04:52 PM
Will the big guns come good or will the likes of Pawan Negi and Hardik Pandya become unlikely heroes at Eden Gardens? In what could be deja vu from 2013, Eden Gardens will again host Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI), who will lock horns
Sport
May 25, 2015 01:20 AM
Borussia Dortmund earned the chance of a Europa League place next season as coach Jurgen Klopp signed off his final home game with a 3-2 win over Werder Bremen. Dortmund finishes seventh to go into the qualifiers for the Europa League, but can claim a d
May 25, 2015 01:16 AM
Dudu Omagbemi scored a brace to fashion Kingfisher East Bengal’s victory against Royal Wahingdoh FC in the Hero I-League football at the Vidyasagar Stadium in Barasat on Sunday.The eighth win helped East Bengal reach 29 points from 19 games. It drew
May 25, 2015 01:14 AM
Mercedes errs in calling the race leader in during a safety car period Nico Rosberg celebrated a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories on Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s chances with a needles
May 24, 2015 10:10 PM
Facing a player who pushed him to five sets at Wimbledon five years ago, Federer was never threatened this time. Roger Federer, stepping on to court in a violet and pink outfit, enlivened a routine day at the office with several dabs of brilliance in a
May 24, 2015 09:15 PM
Hugh Jones holds forth on racing, his favourite marathons and more… Hugh Jones has been coming to Bangalore since 2008, as Race Director of the TCS World 10K. But before he was a race organizer, Jones was an accomplished professional long-distance
Opinion
May 25, 2015 12:18 AM
The Tamil Nadu government’s move to approach the Supreme Court seeking a review of its recent judgment barring the use of pictures of political leaders in government advertisements is retrograde and unnecessary. The court’s verdict restricting
May 25, 2015 12:14 AM
The Gujarat Chief Minister’s attempt to distinguish herself from her predecessor by making women’s issues a priority hardly gets around the deep discrimination that Muslims in the State face in the form of communalism and a lack of housing.
May 25, 2015 12:05 AM
Mr. Modi has been proactive and successful in foreign relations but has stalled in Pakistan. It is time he scripted a new narrative. In the one year of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s travels to five continents have been marked by o
Business
May 25, 2015 10:29 AM
The NSE Nifty dropped 40.25 points, or 0.47 per cent, to 8,418.70 in early trade. The benchmark BSE Sensex fell over 130 points in early trade today on emergence of profit-booking by participants after recent gains amid disappointing corporate earnings.
May 25, 2015 10:05 AM
The rupee fell seven paise to 63.59 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to rise in the greenback’s value against other global currencies.Forex dealers attributed the fall to the dollar’s strengt
May 25, 2015 01:21 AM
It has to be said that there is an air of optimism in India and about India as the Narendra Modi Government completes its first year in office. Economic growth has moderately rebounded, capital inflows have increased, exports have accelerated, business an
May 25, 2015 01:18 AM
The passenger vehicle (PV) business of Tata Motors is well-poised for a resurrection, backed by product offensive strategy, network expansion and complete overhaul of service quality. It has just come out with Nano’s facelift GenX Nano, which is repo
May 25, 2015 01:14 AM
Factors influencing the CAD are beyond the control of the government. Recent trends in India’s current account and their impact on the balance of payments and the larger economy, present an interesting study. The current account deficit (CAD) is t
Features
May 24, 2015 09:21 PM
Chitra Krishnan extends the reach of her all-women catering unit to include social commitment Chew on this; it’s good food for thought. Food satiates hunger and when used entrepreneurially it empowers as experienced by Chitra Krishnan through her c
May 24, 2015 08:47 PM
As India celebrates 50 years of its first successful expedition to Mt. Everest, HPS Ahluwalia speaks about the challenges confronting the team. Way back in 1965, when the India was making its third desperate attempt at scaling Mt. Everest, a number of qu
May 24, 2015 09:23 PM
A breezy comedy, Marunattil Oru Malayali, released on September 24, 1971, was remade as Sree Rajeswari Vilas Coffee Club (1976) in Telugu by Aluri Chakrapani, producer- director-journalist, co-owner of Vijaya Studios and founder of Chandamama Publications.
May 24, 2015 10:54 PM
The French director who charmed the world and won an Oscar with his 2005 documentary March of the Penguins will close the Cannes festival on a sombre note with a film about global warming that says not only the penguins should be worried. Luc Jacquet&#8
May 24, 2015 10:51 PM
For the first time in years, the winner won’t be a three-hour art-house epic Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, to
Slideshows
May 24, 2015 06:32 PM
Vijayawada has literally tuned into Blazewada with temperatures remaining above 45 degrees Celcius for past four days. The Hindu lensmen capture the travails of people across the city.
May 24, 2015 06:05 PM
The workers at Metro Project construction site, daily commuters and labourers struggle to work in the oppressive heat wave conditions in Hyderabad. The temperature has been above 43 degrees for past one week. The Hindu lensmen capture the hardship faced b
May 24, 2015 02:16 PM
This week, the mercury climbed to an unbearable 47 degrees Celsius in parts of the country, even as heatwaves claimed nearly 250 lives in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha. Here is India coping with heat - in pictures.
May 22, 2015 06:59 PM
Amidst protests by disgruntled students and parents, announcement date of COMEDK and CET results have been postponed. The decisions of postponing were taken after the protests by students and parents entered its fourth day in the premises of the Departm
May 22, 2015 06:02 PM
Jayalalithaa will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday, yet again. The AIADMK supremo's day out in Chennai was marked with frenzy, festivity and chaos. A few pictures that capture the mood.
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