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Updated: Sep 18, 2014 08:06 PM
"Border incident has been effectively controlled with immediate effect", says Chinese Foreign Ministry China has called for a negotiated resolution of the border issue with India, shifting the focus on the root cause of problem, following the latest inc
Updated: Sep 18, 2014 08:16 PM
Jammu and Kashmir has been hit by the worst-ever floods since 1892 The death toll in Jammu and Kashmir has crossed 260 with Jammu region accounting for most of the deaths in the worst flood in the state in more than a century. The death toll in Jammu re
Sep 18, 2014 03:09 PM
Survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster, neighbourhood residents of the abandoned Union Carbide factory and their supporters, locked themselves to the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s residence seeking adequate compensation and clean up of the con
Sep 18, 2014 05:36 PM
The Supreme Court on Thursday rapped the Centre for lack of transparency in the selection process of Chief Vigilance Commissioner and Vigilance Commissioners, following which government gave the assurance that no final decision will be taken without its n
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Kings XI Punjab won the toss and elected to field against Hobart Hurricanes in the Champions League T20 tournament in Mohali on Thursday.Teams:Hobart Hurricanes: Tim Paine (captain), Ben Dunk, Adrian Blizzard, Shoaib Malik, Travis Birt, Jonathan Wells, Eva
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‘Chinese President can learn from India and its stable democracy’ The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Thursday hailed Chinese President Xi Jinping as “more open-minded” and “realistic” than his predecesso
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Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the issue of construction of dams on the river Brahmaputra by China with the visiting Chinese President Xi Jingping.In a letter to Prime Minister, Mr. Gogoi sai
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The honour to carry India’s flag in the opening ceremony of 17th Asian Games couldn’t have come at a better time for hockey team skipper Sardar Singh, who feels it will not only spur him but the entire squad to break its 16-year gold jinx in t
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The Foreign Minister will seek a ‘specific timeframe’ to resolve the Teesta water sharing treaty and Land Boundary Agreement. Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.H. Mahmud Ali, who left for Delhi on Thursday, said unresolved issues between the two
Sport
Sep 18, 2014 06:41 PM
Wind Wonder (Srinath up) won the F.K.Irani Memorial Trophy, the main event of the races held here on Thursday (Sept. 18). M/s Rakesh Kumar Wadhawan & Waryam Singh & Ashok Kumar Gupta rep Wadhawan Livestock Pvt Ltd own the winner who is trained by
Sep 18, 2014 06:14 PM
Ending the suspense over who would be the Indian contingent’s flag bearer at Friday’s 17th Asian Games opening ceremony in Incheon, men’s hockey team captain Sardar Singh was on Thursday bestowed with the honour.“The flag bearer wil
Sep 18, 2014 05:22 PM
Former Italian international and World Cup winner Alessandro del Piero arrived here Thursday to be part of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) where he would turn out for Delhi Dynamos in the eight-city football league slated for October 12-December 2
Sep 18, 2014 05:12 PM
The Indian tri-colour was on Thursday hoisted at the Asian Games Village in the presence of the Chef-de-Mission Adille Sumariwala, a day before the opening ceremony of the sporting extravaganza at the main stadium is scheduled to take place.Former sprinte
Sep 18, 2014 04:46 PM
Sherlock Holmes, who has been well tuned, is expected to score in the Nanie & Sons Cup (1,200m), the main event of the races to be held here on Friday (Sept. 19).False rails (width about 8m from 1,600m to the winning post) will be in position.NAINITAL
Opinion
Sep 18, 2014 01:16 AM
Closed-door proceedings place an additional responsibility on a judge to ensure that he or she is duty-bound to maintain the delicate balance between the rights of an accused for a fair trial and the rights of a rape victim for protection against the viol
Sep 18, 2014 12:52 AM
As life slowly acquires a semblance of normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir, the extent of damage caused by the floods is unfolding. People who had abandoned their marooned houses or were evacuated are slowly getting back and assessing the damage as the water le
Sep 18, 2014 12:49 AM
Creating a huge political wave that threatens to wash away several political reputations is the Saradha Ponzi Scheme scam of West Bengal. More arrests are revealing scores of new suspects who took either astronomical salaries by cheque or unaccounted mone
Business
Sep 18, 2014 06:08 PM
Rebounding from one-month lows, the Indian rupee on Thursday ended eight paise higher at 60.84 against the greenback following late dollar selling by exporters and a strong rally in local shares.A fall in dollar value abroad against major rivals also help
Sep 18, 2014 05:38 PM
Infosys on Thursday announced a global partnership with Huawei to offer enterprise customers, big data and communication solutions besides expansion of its existing engagement with Microsoft and Hitachi Data Systems.Providing details, in separate press re
Sep 18, 2014 04:42 PM
Markets on Thursday rose the most in over 3 months with Sensex jumping 481 points to 27,112.21 and Nifty soaring over 139 points to 8,114.75 as FIIs pumped funds on Fed’s pledge to retain rates at low levels for a considerable time and rising optimis
Sep 18, 2014 04:21 PM
With an aim to double its volumes, low-cost mobile devices maker Datawind on Thursday said it will launch a Rs. 2,000 smartphone before Diwali that will come bundled with free Internet for life.The company said the device will be based on Android operatin
Sep 18, 2014 04:04 PM
Gold prices recovered by Rs. 50 to Rs. 27,450 per ten gram in the national capital on Thursday on scattered buying by jewellers, tracking a firming trend overseas. However, silver remained under selling pressure and fell further by Rs. 490 to Rs. 41,000 p
Features
Sep 17, 2014 07:52 PM
Thoughts on the composer’s gloriously fun and wholly individual soundtrack for the new Shankar film You know that familiar Tamil-cinema contrivance where a prisoner in handcuffs is being led away in a police van, and the van stops at a crossing, an
Sep 18, 2014 04:40 PM
Where does a plastic bottle go after you use it? Does it sneak away, only to find itself in a landfill, or can you use it to make something else? Everything we buy has a use, whether it is a plastic bottle with a refreshing drink or clothes that keep ...
Sep 17, 2014 03:40 PM
Bulbul Sharma’s latest book “Grey Hornbills at Dusk”, offers a new way of looking at the city While the city grapples with crowds and exhaust fumes, work stress and household errands, Bulbul Sharma’s new book takes flight, carryin
Sep 18, 2014 08:20 PM
Meet pets who double up as therapists for people who need their affection Little Akhil and ‘Doctor’ Ruffles stride down a corridor together, counting the number of steps it takes to reach the end of it. “Fifteen,” says Akhil, his
Sep 18, 2014 08:17 PM
Mozart, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Bruckner made the streets of the Austrian capital come alive, writes SELINE AUGUSTINE. It was a night like no other. One city, one evening, six hours… and over 400 music programmes of every form at every venue. W
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A red carpet welcome and Gujarati culture and cuisine awaited Chinese President Xi Jinpang during his six-hour visit to the State. In a first, Mr. Modi received the Chinese President in Ahmedabad after which the two sides ink some agreements related to th
Sep 18, 2014 03:44 PM
The two countries have proposed cultural exchange programmes that cover culture, education, tourism, films, among others
Sep 17, 2014 09:57 PM
Flood waters flowing into Prakasam Barrage reservoir has given rise to different activity in an around the masonry structure in Vijayawada. This has literally infused life back into River Krishna with fish occasionally making an appearance jumping out of
Sep 17, 2014 08:54 PM
The tribe of humble potters in rural Andhra Pradesh is on the verge of extinction. Spending most of his time with the wheel in his professional life, the potter and the wheel make a good pair. As modernisation takes its toll on every aspect of rural life,
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