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Updated: Apr 21, 2015 02:37 AM
Rahul calls NDA govt. ‘suit-boot ki sarkar’ A combative Rahul Gandhi on Monday tried to make up for lost time as he led the Opposition charge against the Narendra Modi government over the prevailing agrarian distress in the country, as the B
Updated: Apr 21, 2015 07:54 AM
As a young make-up artist who made U.S. President Barack Obama smile in appreciation of her work during his visit in January, Charu Khurana stepped out of Court No. 5 of the Supreme Court on Monday morning with a rainbow smile of her own. She had just w
Updated: Apr 20, 2015 01:01 PM
Lok Sabha was adjourned amid uproar from opposition demanding an apology from Narendra Modi over the Minister's comments. Union Minister Giriraj Singh apologised in Parliament on Monday for his remarks on Congress president Sonia Gandhi earlier this mon
Updated: Apr 20, 2015 11:33 PM
Captain Gautam Gambhir and Suryakumar Yadav played smartly as they built a solid foundation for Kolkata's run chase. In the end, Kolkata chased down Delhi's target of 147 with 6 wickets in hand and 11 balls spare. KKR got off to a good start despite l
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Former Governor of Assam and three-time Chief Minister of Odisha Janaki Ballav Patnaik is no more. He passed away in a private hospital at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh at 3 am on Tuesday, family sources said. Mr. Patnaik was 89 years old and is survived by
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Between strangers, there's no better ice-breaker than a smile — a signal of a budding friendship. A smile can also help thaw a frosty relationship, disarm suspicion and neutralise enmity. A smile costs nothing, and some smiles are hard to forget &#8
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People flocked to the house of Panditji (who passed away on April 1, 2015, but who I don't name here), next-door to mine, at all hours. They came once, then again, bringing relatives and friends along. I knew he was an astrologer of sorts, but not being a
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‘Decisions I took for the welfare of commoners were scrapped’ With Assembly elections just months away, former Bihar Chief Minister and leader of Hindustani Awam Morcha Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday blew the poll bugle at an impressive rally he
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If you get the knack of being alone it can be a luxury you’ll learn to love Loneliness can creep through your bones like a disease, wash over you unexpectedly as if a stranger’s vomit, or sit in the pit of your stomach for weeks like undigest
IPL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 01:39 PM
Rajasthan Royals has successfully dealt with all the challenges thrown at them in the five games they have played so far. A struggling Kings XI Punjab will have to pull out all stops against the sole unbeaten side, Rajasthan Royals, when the two teams c
Apr 20, 2015 11:52 PM
Mumbai Indians stalwart Harbhajan Singh described his teammate as a “bit of a character”, when asked about Kieron Pollard wearing a tape around his mouth. The West Indian was seen with the tape in the early part of Royal Challengers Bangalore&
Apr 20, 2015 05:34 PM
The star batsman singled out Indian speedsters Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav as bowlers with potential. Australia’s captain-in-waiting, Steve Smith, attributes his calm demeanour and the preparation process for his highly successful run, in terms of
Apr 21, 2015 12:02 AM
Anureet Singh, one of the top wicket-takers for Kings XI Punjab, loves to put himself through the grind. Bubbling with enthusiasm and energy, the turbaned Railways seamer is delighted to see his toil of the last two years paying dividend.The 27-year-old h
Sport
Apr 21, 2015 12:11 AM
Opener Devon Smith says batting out the entire last day to save the first Test has further strengthened the West Indies’ self belief that it can compete against England in the ongoing three-Test series. Set 438 to win the first Test in Antig
Apr 20, 2015 11:57 PM
Mumbai Indians batsman Unmukt Chand heaped praise on team coach Ricky Ponting, saying “if he believes in you, he backs you to the hilt”. Unmukt played a match-winning knock (58 off 38 balls) against Royal Challengers Bangalore to steer hi
Apr 20, 2015 07:29 PM
The court on January 22 had asked Maxx to refrain from selling any product, including mobiles, which contained or showed the endorsement of Dhoni. The Delhi High Court on Monday issued contempt notice to CMD of mobile company Maxx Mobilink on a plea by
Apr 20, 2015 06:16 PM
Former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar was, on Monday, appointed as chief advisor of the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s Anti Corruption & Security Unit (ACSU) for a term of one year. The decision to appoint Mr. Kumar was taken at
Apr 20, 2015 05:51 PM
"A promising career aborted by an unfortunate incident on the field. May God give strength to his family and friends to cope with this loss," Tendulkar wrote on his Facebook page. Sachin Tendulkar, on Monday, condoled the demise of young Bengal batsman
Opinion
Apr 21, 2015 01:10 AM
Come May, and elections in the U.K. will see more Black, Asian and Minority candidates than ever before, pointing to the growing influence of different ethnic groups in British politics “I am asked if I am a Catholic Sikh or a Protestant Sikh,&#822
Apr 21, 2015 01:06 AM
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu’s recent visit to China as head of a delegation is an encouraging sign of including the States in foreign relations Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu recently visited China, not just
Apr 21, 2015 12:57 AM
Professor Irfan Habib’s article, “Searching for Saraswati” (The Hindu, April 17) is replete with misrepresentations; I will deal with only two. Agreed, the Haryana government’s plan to revive the near-defunct “Sarsuti”
Business
Apr 21, 2015 02:21 AM
The Cirque du Soleil has signed a deal to sell a majority stake to U.S. private equity firm TPG for an undisclosed price, the world-renowned circus troupe announced on Monday. Billionaire Cirque founder Guy Laliberte will maintain a 10 per cent stake in
Apr 21, 2015 01:58 AM
The Indian tea industry has suffered two consecutive years of crop loss due to drought like conditions in the first three months of the year. Drip irrigation technology offered by the Indian subsidiary of an Israeli company was being harnessed on a pilo
Apr 20, 2015 11:44 PM
Investments into Indian markets through participatory notes (P-Notes) has surged to the highest level in over seven years at Rs.2.72 lakh crore ($43 billion) in March 2015. P-Notes, mostly used by overseas HNIs (high net worth Individuals), hedge funds
Apr 20, 2015 11:38 PM
The Centre has set a deadline of May 3 to start full MNP service, and TRAI has amended the MNP regulation on February 25. Telecom subscribers may have to wait till July to avail nation-wide mobile number portability service as the DoT (Department of Tel
Apr 20, 2015 11:16 PM
Slew of negative news including weak earnings growth impact Stock indices tumbled on Monday as fear gripped the bourses following a slew of negative news, including weak earnings growth and slower-than-expected economic recovery. The fall was
Features
Apr 20, 2015 07:20 PM
No one has time to wait for a week to find out what happened to the Stark family or whether Zoey survived falling under a train. Welcome to the world of binge watching Do you enjoy watching an entire season of a TV series at a single stretch or do ...
Apr 20, 2015 07:06 PM
Rockin Robin travels the world, staging impromptu concerts outside temples, on beaches and even on the highway. He says that it is the journey that fascinates him, not the destination. It is a journey back to the 50s and 60s as a man, sporting a cowboy
Apr 20, 2015 06:54 PM
His forthcoming film ‘Dochay’ is an attempt at new age cinema, says the lead actor Naga Chaitanya Actor Naga Chaitanya says the forthcoming con thriller Dohchay, which releases this week, is a step towards new age cinema — the kind Tel
Apr 21, 2015 12:31 AM
The approach is based on ‘dynamic visemes’ Does watching a dubbed foreign film often make you grimace because the facial expressions of the actors do not match the words put in their mouth? This is now likely to change with a new method th
Apr 20, 2015 09:41 PM
The advent of Adi Sankara is a landmark event in the history of Indian philosophy and religion and in the personal spiritual progress of every individual. His teachings reveal the truth of the Supreme Brahman to the sincere seeker. In a lecture, Sri R. Kri
Slideshows
Apr 20, 2015 05:14 PM
Newly-crowned Women’s Tennis Doubles World No.1 Sania Mirza lead the Indian team to victory at Federation Cup Asia/Oceania Group II tournaments and providing entry into the Group I at Fateh Maidan Tennis complex in Hyderabad. Photos: Mohammed Yousuf
Apr 20, 2015 04:52 PM
The auto show, the showcase event in the world's biggest car market, comes this year as China's economy grows at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century. Here's a look at some of the more interesting car concepts that were on display at the event.
Apr 19, 2015 09:34 PM
Thousands from areas like Syria, Libya, Iraq and West Africa have left their homes, belongings and livelihoods to embark on potentially dangerous and mostly illegal journeys across the sea. A look at the current situation. As the crises in the Middle-ea
Apr 19, 2015 01:06 PM
As the CPI-M is all set to elect a new general secretary replacing Prakash Karat who steps down after three terms, here is a profile of prominent members from the party.
Apr 18, 2015 03:04 PM
Passengers were stranded as bus stands and the streets wore a deserted look during the Karnataka bandh on Saturday. Some scenes from Bengaluru and Mysuru.
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