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Updated: Oct 23, 2014 07:53 PM
While Rs. 570 crore would be provided for renovation of houses, Rs. 175 crore would go for renovation of six major hospitals. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a Rs. 745-crore package for renovation of houses and six major hospitals dam
Updated: Oct 23, 2014 05:01 PM
Three people were murdered and their mutilated body parts dispersed on a farm in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district. In what appears to be a case of caste violence, a Dalit family of three was savagely murdered and their mutilated body parts disper
Updated: Oct 23, 2014 12:50 PM
Referring to the recent shootouts that have rocked the nation as 'terrorism', Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in his address to the nation that, “Canada will never be intimidated.” Unfolding just before 10 a.m., while lawmakers w
Updated: Oct 23, 2014 07:01 PM
With the race for the Maharashtra CM's post hotting up, Gadkari says he is pained to see "unreasonable controversy in the media about Devendra and me." Bhartiya Janata Party Maharashtra State president Devendra Fadnavis called on senior party leader and
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The West Bengal Chief Minister said the decision will benefit nearly 76 per cent of the people who avail treatment in government hospitals in the State. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has declared that patients will get free treatment in all government
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After claiming that suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal was ready to undergo independent tests on his new bowling action, Pakistan Cricket Board has now decided to extend the remedial work on his action for another 15 days. PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan ha
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They have appealed to the Maharashtra Chief Information Commissioner to nullify the notification issued by the erstwhile government as it was in violation of the RTI Act. There is no end to the woes of Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chav
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Escape Plan Mikael Håfström, the director has two of the biggest movie stars (Stallone and Schwarzenegger) in an action movie with a very simple concept. Ray Breslin (Stallone) is a prison security expert, framed and put into world’s mos
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Tamil movie “Kaththi” has collected a whopping Rs.15.4 crore on the first day in the country and is expected to register a record opening weekend at the box office, according to experts. “Braving all the controversy and low-key promot
Assembly Election 2014
Oct 22, 2014 11:50 PM
The Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) MLA from Nagpur (East) constituency, Krishna Kophde, has offered to vacate his seat for senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari in case the Union Minister decides to come back to the state politics. “All MLAs from Vidar
Oct 22, 2014 07:51 PM
“We are ready for an alliance with BJP to form government... We just had informal talks... and formal discussions will begin from Monday” After days of standoff, the Shiv Sena and the BJP on Wednesday struck a conciliatory note following Tue
Oct 22, 2014 01:05 AM
After the BJP played hardball with its estranged ally, the Shiv Sena, and opened the door to Independents, the Sena rushed two emissaries to Delhi on Tuesday night. The Sena has deputed party MP Anil Desai and senior leader Subhash Desai for talks. BJP
Oct 21, 2014 07:43 PM
Says NCP’s unconditional support too continues to be on offer. Describing the Shiv Sena as a “natural ally”, the BJP on Tuesday dropped hints that it would prefer the estranged saffron party to be a partner in its government in Maharas
Sport
Oct 23, 2014 06:46 PM
Godspeed, Gascony and Ireland excelled when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning.Sand track600m: 2/y/o’s Royal Seal (Khalander), a chestnut gelding (Varenar/Stringsofmyheart) (Bhawani) 40. They ended level. Theory (rb) 41. Easy.800m: M
Oct 23, 2014 06:46 PM
Ice Cutter and Emperor Cruise may fight out the finish of the Nergis Darashah Memorial Trophy (1,200m), the main event of the races to be held here on Friday (Oct. 24).False rails (width about 2m from 1,600m to the winning post) will be in position.ESQUIR
Oct 23, 2014 06:45 PM
Soviet Union and Coriolis impressed when the horses were exercised here on Thursday morning (Oct. 23).Outer sand:1,400m: Soviet Union (B. Paswan), Coriolis (R. Marshall) 1-44, 1,200/1-27.5, 1,000/1-13.5, 600/45. They impressed while the latter started fou
Oct 23, 2014 06:12 PM
Shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap jumped seven places each in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings on Thursday while Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal moved up one spot to the sixth. Srikanth jumped to the 16th spot w
Oct 23, 2014 04:46 PM
Former England captain and all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who retired from international cricket in 2009, on Wednesday confirmed that he will play for Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League (BBL) this summer.“I’m excited to be coming back to Austra
Opinion
Oct 22, 2014 01:26 AM
Government policy is killing handlooms through malign neglect. As a result, the power loom is invading the handloom industry, creating a whole set of spurious products which is altering the identity and integrity of the industry Protest today is more tha
Oct 22, 2014 01:14 AM
The Centre has done well in moving quickly to clean up the mess in the coal sector following the Supreme Court’s cancellation of the allotment of 214 blocks. The cancelled blocks will be reallotted through an e-auction and an ordinance will be promu
Oct 22, 2014 01:10 AM
The range of measures Prime Minister Narendra Modi passionately spelt out at the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate programme on labour reforms reads like a road map to his Independence Day invitation to multinational corporations to ‘Make in
Business
Oct 23, 2014 06:01 PM
The WCC is an international forum for chamber leaders and professionals to exchange insights and address business issues. The Indian Chamber of Commerce has bid for hosting the next World Chambers Congress in the city. The 2015 Congress is scheduled to
Oct 23, 2014 05:52 PM
While ecommerce has gathered steam in India, it is important to take steps to protect yourself from the risks, such as credit/debit card frauds and identity thefts that come with online shopping. “Online shopping is turning out to be an easy
Oct 22, 2014 08:19 PM
Billionaire Azim Premji promoted Wipro Limited has entered into a Series G preferred unit purchase agreement to increase its investment in Opera Solutions LLC by $ 8.2 million.According to a statement made by the Bangalore-based company, post the addition
Oct 22, 2014 07:44 PM
Japanese car-maker Nissan on Wednesday rolled out a new premium version of its utility vehicle, Evalia with additional features and is priced at Rs. 11.61 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi). The new variant will be positioned above the Evalia XV (O), which was
Oct 22, 2014 06:29 PM
In July, the firm had said it expected IT services revenues in the July-September quarter to be in the range of USD 1.77-1.81 billion. India’s third largest IT exporter Wipro on Wednesday reported 8% growth in its net income to Rs 2,085 crore in t
Features
Oct 21, 2014 05:50 PM
Director Pradeep Deva Kumar speaks about his latest short film Most movies that depict the north Chennai suburb of Royapuram tend to focus on the dark and murky nature of the place. However, Pradeep Deva Kumar had a different idea.“I wat
Oct 21, 2014 06:49 PM
Shilpa Reddy to present a line using hand-woven malkha fabric in Paris Designers from 10 different countries, each with a collection that represents their culture and heritage, showcased at an architectural marvel makes for a winning fashion extravaganz
Oct 22, 2014 05:23 PM
Had Kaththi been a film with loftier ambitions, we might say it begins in medias res – but it does begin with a bang. A prison. An escape. A freeze frame. Then, a flashback, which contains one of those procedural depictions AR Mu
Oct 23, 2014 07:40 PM
Decathlon’s maiden Sports Santhe got good response Down Sarjapur Road, past the flyover over the railway line that emerges from Carmelaram Railway Station, a building grabs your eye on the right. It isn’t an apartment complex or a mall, which
Oct 23, 2014 07:35 PM
The kattam is back on saris but in cool, chic variations. Chitra Swaminathan on this retro pattern’s enduring appeal. It’s time to unfold the chequered past because the check has gone haute. Festive seasons are not just about new patterns en
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Despite rapid changes in their lifestyle, many Lambada tribal women in Krishna District still love to continue to wear their tradition-rich attire dominated by ornaments. They share the equal burden of running the house, maintaining the farm field and the
Oct 21, 2014 10:12 PM
Watching the Dandari dance, of which the Ghusadi is an integral part, it is clear that the Gonds and Kolams, marvelled at gelling with nature. The dances have rhythmic movements which are imitations of peacock and animals like the tiger. The Ghusadi is ce
Oct 21, 2014 12:24 AM
Police Commemoration Day 2014 is an occasion to remember the valiant police personnel, who gave their lives defending the peace and security of people in society. The Telangana Police in Hyderabad gave a sense of might to the people and young students at
Oct 19, 2014 01:49 PM
As Assembly election results unfold in Maharashtra and Gurgaon, our photographers bring you a selection of pictures capturing the mood at counting centres, party headquarters and on the street.
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