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Updated: Apr 26, 2015 05:05 PM
According to the latest figures available with the Home Ministry, over 2,200 people have been killed and 5,654 are injured. Massive rescue and relief efforts were mounted by India and other neighbours in Nepal, as two powerful aftershocks on Sunday ratt
Apr 26, 2015 04:33 PM
Passenger planes from India to Nepal were not allowed to land in Kathmandu in the wake of more tremors. Rescue and relief operations were interrupted on Sunday after a fresh tremor of 6.7-magnitude rocked Nepal. Even as India raced to intensify the ongo
Updated: Apr 26, 2015 03:29 PM
Vijayakanth met leaders of opposition in the state, heralding a new beginning for opposition unity against the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) leader Vijayakanth on Sunday met leaders of opposition in the state, heral
Apr 26, 2015 04:21 PM
Parrikar said that "the difference this time is that there is a new government here and rescue efforts were initiated very swiftly". As India launched ‘Operation Maitri’ to support the quake-relief efforts in Nepal, Defence Minister Manohar
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Fresh tremors shortly after Sunday noon delayed the evacuation of the Indian Under-14 girls football team from Kathmandu. The team, comprising 18 players and five officials, is waiting at the airport. An aircraft that was to bring the stranded team ba
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Chouhan said the "dirty politics and shallow campaign based on the false and fake allegations to sully my and my wife’s image should stop." Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is under siege from opposition in connection with t
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Former Delhi Metro Rail Corporation MD, E. Seedharan on Sunday submitted a detailed project report for taking up metro rail project in Vijayawada covering two corridors at an estimated cost of Rs.5,705 crore, which would increase to Rs.6,823 crore by the
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A 2K run was organised here on Sunday to ensure active participation of denizens in the mission to restore the historical Lakkaram Cheruvu. People from different walks of life took part in the “Run for Lakkaram”. Several enthusiastic youth a
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Relatives of those in Nepal may contact help desks in Tamil Nadu House in Delhi through 011-21493460 and 011-24193456. A total of 311 pilgrims and tourists from Tamil Nadu are stranded in quake-hit Nepal and efforts have been taken to ensure their safe
IPL 2015
Apr 26, 2015 01:18 PM
While Punjab are lying last with four losses from six matches, Hyderabad are slightly ahead on net run rate despite having a similar win-loss count. Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab and SunRisers Hyderabad would be look
Apr 25, 2015 03:38 PM
Sunrisers fall 20 runs short with the Sri Lankan returning four for 23. Mumbai Indians held its nerve to register its second win in this season of the IPL at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. In a match that saw a lacklustre batting display by both team
Apr 25, 2015 07:46 PM
Spells from Ashwin and Jadeja yield five for 36 as visitors fold 97 runs short. After failing thrice against Kings XI Punjab last season, it was payback time for Chennai Super Kings as it thrashed last year’s runner-up by 97 runs on Saturday to re
Apr 25, 2015 02:01 PM
Kolkata Knight Riders will look to regain momentum at home after a reasonably successful ‘away’ mission in the IPL-8. When the defending champion takes on the current table-topper Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens on Sunday, it will try to m
Sport
Apr 26, 2015 02:47 AM
The eighth edition of the Indian Premier League is close to the half-way mark but Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore are yet to shake off their inconsistency.Both teams have suffered three losses each. Delhi has three wins — one more t
Apr 26, 2015 02:38 AM
Kolkata Knight Riders off-spinner Sunil Narine underwent tests for a suspected illegal bowling action at the biomechanical wing of the Sri Ramachandra Sports Medicine Centre here on Saturday. According to sources, Narine was accompanied by Pakistani pac
Apr 26, 2015 02:31 AM
Kingfisher East Bengal found its form to outplay Dempo SC 3-1 in a Hero I-League match at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Saturday. Dudu Omagbemi, Ranti Martins and Shylo Malsawmtluanga found the target for the host and Tolgey Ozbey pulled one back for the
Apr 26, 2015 02:24 AM
The BCCI’s first working committee meeting since Jagmohan Dalmiya regained the president’s chair is likely to see number of important issues coming up for discussion. Chennai Super Kings’ valuation and the appointment of the national tea
Apr 25, 2015 08:35 PM
"The association ( Cricket Association of Bengal) will be buying three ambulances which will also have the necessary facilities." Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has decided to give away his BCCI pension for this year to the deceased Under-19 Bengal
Opinion
Apr 25, 2015 01:40 AM
India cannot continue with a pattern of industry that yields so few jobs but has such a large ecological footprint. Neither can it be excited by the urban nightmares that its cities are today. The land law debate must be the occasion to talk about these k
Apr 25, 2015 01:33 AM
The Nirbhaya agitation of 2012 not only removed the stigma surrounding rape but also gave women the hope that their complaint would be heard. The anti-rape agitation in India that followed on the heels of the Nirbhaya gang-rape incident in New Delhi in 2
Apr 25, 2015 01:26 AM
Given the high investment and negative incentives such as input subsidies, small farmers have not benefited from government schemes. Everything about the suicide of the farmer from Dausa, Gajendra Singh, save the tragedy for his family, has been theatre
Business
Apr 26, 2015 02:36 PM
Vijay Mallya also took to social media platform Twitter with a series of tweets explaining his position. Asked to quit United Spririts’ board, Vijay Mallya struck a defiant note saying he ‘intends’ to continue as its Chairman and refut
Apr 26, 2015 01:36 PM
Xiaomi declined to disclose the quantum and value of the stake, which the Tata Group’s former chief has picked in his personal capacity. Iconic business leader Ratan Tata has acquired a stake in Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, the first investment b
Apr 26, 2015 12:47 AM
Continues to optimise its fuel mix and other operating costs to improve margins India’s largest cement manufacturer UltraTech Cement, an Aditya Birla Group company, has reported a 27 per cent drop in its fourth quarter standalone net profit due to
Apr 25, 2015 08:47 PM
USL has already seen a number of exits from its board and top management since the probe was launched by Diageo. Alleging fund diversion to Kingfisher and other UB group entities, United Spirits’ new owner Diageo has asked Vijay Mallya to step dow
Apr 25, 2015 07:26 PM
The government will create a banking investment company, which will hold the government’s shares, Sinha said. nion Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said that the government was fully prepared to tackle the fall-out of a deficient monsoon
Features
Apr 24, 2015 08:39 PM
In just five days from now, St. George’s Cathedral, on Cathedral Road, will complete 200, for it first opened its doors to worshippers on April 30, 1815. By 1800, Madras had become a haven of peace. And with that, the British began leaving the secure
Apr 24, 2015 08:09 PM
Deepika Padukone talks about enjoying her craft and why she immediately agreed to play Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter in Shoojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’. Director Shoojit Sircar and writer Juhi Chaturvedi met Deepika Padukone and narrated a
Apr 24, 2015 06:31 PM
Actor Neeraj Madhav on finding his feet in Mollywood Of course! His ringtone is ‘Enne Thallendammava…’ What else, would it be? The peppy number from Oru Vadakkan Selfie that talks about and oozes attitude is all the rage in Mollywood.
Apr 26, 2015 05:57 PM
The Hindu Education Plus International Education Fair 2015 opens up a world of study opportunities. Studying abroad is a high priority option today for many students who are looking to explore a world of opportunities for their higher studies and career
Apr 26, 2015 05:52 PM
Medical talent testLIMRA Overseas Educational Consultants is conducting a medical talent test in collaboration with Bharth University, Chennai, to help students assess their aptitude to pursue medicine (MBBS).Those who have taken physics, chemistry and bio
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Apr 25, 2015 07:39 PM
Apr 25, 2015 05:14 PM
Scenes from the sets of Vai Raja Vai Genre: Comedy, drama Director: Aishwarya R. Dhanush Cast: Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Vivekh, Taapsee Cinematographer: Velraj Producer: AGS Entertainment
Apr 25, 2015 04:01 PM
A strong 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital on Saturday causing massive damage. Tremors were felt across eastern and northern parts of India triggering panic. A selection of images capturing the extent of damage.
Apr 24, 2015 05:12 PM
The week saw Congress and Aam Aadmi Party intensifying their fight against Land Bill, holding farmers' rallies, while CPI(M) elected its new chief - Sitaram Yechury. After being dormant for nearly half a century, Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted spewing sm
Apr 23, 2015 11:02 AM
With more than 1 million observations, including those of the farthest and oldest galaxies ever beholden by humanity, no man-made satellite has touched as many minds or hearts as the Hubble Space Telescope.
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