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Updated: Jan 25, 2015 08:05 PM
India and the U.S. reach understanding on the contentious civil nuclear liability issue. India and the U.S. on Sunday broke the seven-year-old logjam in operationalising their landmark civil nuclear agreement with an announcement that “the deal is
Updated: Jan 25, 2015 08:09 PM
Mr. Obama begins joint presser with Mr. Modi with "Namaste. Mera Pyaar Bhara Namaskar" and ends with “Chale saath saath” 5.30 pm: Obama ends joint presser with Modi with another Hindi expression: “Chale saath saath (Lets walk together)
Jan 25, 2015 07:56 PM
In his address to the nation on the eve of the 66th Republic Day, President says as wisdom of India always teaches “unity is strength, dominance is weakness” Asserting that religion cannot be made a cause of conflict, President Pranab Mukher
Updated: Jan 25, 2015 04:33 PM
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao was miffed with the flak his government drew due to the increasing death toll following outbreak of swine flu. Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday sacked Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister T. Rajaiah i
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Arnold D’Cunha’s hand-made dresses carry on the fine art of bespoke tailoring In the narrow, winding lanes of Thamaraparambu in Fort Kochi, where women chat in corners while water from the Corporation taps fill their metallic pots, where str
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Pakistan was on Sunday plunged into darkness due to a massive power failure apparently triggered by a militant attack on a major power line, causing hardship to millions of people across the country, including capital Islamabad. The power failure plunged
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More than 30 police commandos have been killed in a clash with Muslim rebels while hunting a top terror suspect in the Philippines, Mayor Tahirudin Benzar Ampatuan of Mamasapano town said. Mr. Ampatuan said that dozens of police special action force membe
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My Fellow Citizens: 1.On the eve of the 66th Republic Day, I extend warm greetings to all of you in India and abroad. I convey my special greetings to members of our Armed Forces, Paramilitary Forces and Internal Security Forces. 2.Twenty Sixth Janua
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Most people, especially teachers are willing to help you solve a problem, if only you ask in the right way. All too often, I have students come into my office in the final week of a semester, anxiety writ large on their faces, with all kinds of questions
Sport
Jan 25, 2015 07:39 PM
Mohammad Kaif is happy playing a mentor to upcoming Andhra cricketers Cricket in Andhra, observes veteran state player and official M.S. Kumar, “is experiencing a thrust that promises good results in the time to come. “For long we had been at
Jan 25, 2015 07:31 PM
Uttar Pradesh Wizards are all geared up to face Punjab Warriors in a Hero Hockey India League (HIL) encounter at the Hockey Stadium in Mohali on Monday.In their opening matches, where Wizards met Delhi Waveriders and Warriors played against Dabang Mumbai,
Jan 25, 2015 07:26 PM
Two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray overcame a relentlessly athletic Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 on Sunday to secure a spot in the Australian Open quarterfinals.In a 3-hour, 32-minute match filled with mind-bending shots from both players,
Jan 25, 2015 07:15 PM
Former cricketer MSK Prasad on the Andhra Cricket Association’s initiative to spot and groom players MSK Prasad, former India stumper, was brought in as Director, Cricket Operations, by the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) in 2009 to provide guidan
Jan 25, 2015 06:56 PM
Mr. Jaydev M. Mody rep. J. M. Livestock Pvt Ltd and M/s Tanmay A. Agashe & Madhav G. Patankar’s Quasar (Suraj Narredu up) won the Deccan Bookmakers Golconda Derby Stakes, the main event of the races held here on Sunday. M. Narredu trains the win
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Jan 25, 2015 05:42 PM
His striking resemblance to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, augmented by a close-cropped grey beard, rimless spectacles and a trademark half-sleeved kurta and Nehru jacket, leaves many Delhiites bewildered as whenever he ventures out a crowd gathers around
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said he would ensure free education in all government schools till Class XII and open 500 new schools if AAP was voted to power in the upcoming Assembly polls.“Free education would be given in all government s
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
Over 120 FIRs have been registered against political parties for violating the model code of conduct that is in place ahead of the Delhi polls. Out of which, 55 are against the Aam Aadmi Party, 24 against the BJP and 26 against the Congress.Around 1,616 ho
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday denied reports of rift between its chief Arvind Kejriwal and senior leader Prashant Bhushan over ticket distribution, saying the party’s internal lokpal had filtered all the candidates before clearing their names.The A
Opinion
Jan 24, 2015 01:01 AM
When they meet, the core challenge before Narendra Modi and Barack Obama will be how best to harness their personal and national goodwill towards each other for positive outcomes that relate to the concerns of the common people In two days, U.S. Preside
Jan 24, 2015 12:56 AM
For far too long, an impression had gained ground that the Indian cricket board is but the fiefdom of a few individuals. The Indian Premier League case in the Supreme Court garnered attention among the public mainly in the light of the possible consequenc
Jan 24, 2015 12:54 AM
On January 18, the World Health Organization and the Malian government declared Mali free of the Ebola virus disease. Mali is the third country after Nigeria and Senegal to become free of the deadly disease. A country should have had no new cases of Ebola
Business
Jan 25, 2015 12:22 PM
Buoyed by the market response to its Tizen OS-based smartphone in India, tech giant Samsung plans to manufacture the ‘Z1’ at its Noida facility soon.The South Korean firm, which is the world’s largest smartphone player, had launched the
Jan 24, 2015 10:23 PM
: Liquor major United Spirits on Saturday posted 21.58 per cent increase in net profit at Rs.78.81 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014. It had posted a net profit of Rs.64.82 crore for the same period of previous fiscal. Net sales rose t
Jan 24, 2015 10:22 PM
Users can change service provider in any part of the country The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued draft regulations to facilitate full mobile number portability, which is set to start from May 3. The full or nationwide mobile nu
Jan 24, 2015 10:17 PM
Industry burdened with massive surplus stock The sugar industry, which is burdened with a massive surplus stock and alarmingly low prices, is eagerly awaiting the government’s announcement on the continuation of the export subsidy on raw sugar exp
Jan 24, 2015 10:16 PM
India Motor Parts & Accessories Limited (IMPAL) has reported a turnover of Rs.129.23 crore in the third quarter ended December 31, 2014, against Rs. 132.06 crore in the same period in the previous year. The net profit during the period stood at Rs.6.43
Features
Jan 25, 2015 06:23 PM
Starring in a new BBC TV series, two Tamil films in the making and the launch of her book Sunny Side Up… The actor-anchor-writer tells the writer about the joys of multi-tasking You’re just a famous person’s niece. What does it mean?&#8
Jan 25, 2015 06:36 PM
It’s Republic Day today, but to me today is the day a united India was born, the day when the whole country became a political unity, which it wasn’t on Independence Day, when several princely States were still deciding what to do. Leading In
Jan 25, 2015 08:33 PM
Ebola scare has reduced the number of tourists visiting Kenya, but the country remains a haven for adventure and wildlife tourists Kenya has been wooing tourists for quite some time now. With its scenic beauty and matchless wildlife Kenya can actually be
Jan 25, 2015 08:26 PM
History is replete with names of people who have suffered simply because of their passion for cinema. The list starts right from J.C. Daniel, the father of Malayalam cinema. One such person is R.Velappan Nair who sacrificed his all for cinema but was sadly
Jan 25, 2015 08:22 PM
Journalist L. Subramani, who went blind at 18, looks forward to a critical assessment of his book ‘Lights Out’ Differently-abled people don’t always look for sympathy. Some amount of empathy apart, they like to be treated as equals. Tak
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Jan 25, 2015 07:11 PM
The three-day Visakha Utsav at Visakhapatnam literally transformed the city into a major tourist destination providing a glimpse of the art and culture of Andhra Pradesh. A host of competitions and activities helped citizens participate actively in the fe
Jan 25, 2015 06:15 PM
Police personnel, National Cadets Corps (NCC) Cadets and other contingents are taking part in the rehearsals for the 66 Republic Day Parade at Secunderabad Parade Grounds. NCC cadets displayed 'Horse Show' while workers prepared the Ground on the eve of R
Jan 25, 2015 05:22 PM
Nava Sevak - A group software professionals inspired by the Swatch Bharat campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and groups like The Ugly Indian that work towards a cleaner city, is fixing one spot at a time in Hyderabad. The Hindu photographer G. Ramak
Jan 25, 2015 04:12 PM
Bollywood actors Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu got married at their Khar residence in Mumbai in the presence of family members.
Jan 25, 2015 03:37 PM
U.S. President Obama and his wife Michelle Obama touched down in New Delhi on Sunday, for a visit that is historic and full of symbolism. Mr. Obama will also preside for the Republic Day celebrations.
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