Incursion violates key understanding between two countries In a frank exchange of concerns, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang that the Depsang incursion incident by troops of the People’s Liberation Army had violated
Confidence of people in sports is shattered due to such controversies, says Kapil Sibal In the wake of controversy over spot-fixing in IPL matches, the Sports Ministry has started holding consultations with the Law Ministry to draft a new law to deal wi
Says all equipment installed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project has undergone multi-stage quality checks NPCIL has sought to reassure a group of scientists who had raised concerns over the safety of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), saying a
On April 10, 55 year old Tukaram Dharane was walking back to his village Adegaon in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra after dropping some of his relatives at the bus stop which is two km away from his village. On the way back, he found some Mahua trees
It’s a big India night on Sunday as Cannes celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema with the screening of Bombay Talkies and a gala dinner to follow. The sun peeped out in the morning but there was a brisk wind and meteorologists forecast rain in the evening
FIR filed against 42 policemen Even as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav recommended a CBI enquiry into the death of suspected Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) militant Khalid Mujahid, an FIR has been filed against 42 policemen including the f
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s close confidant and BJP general secretary Amit Shah has been given the charge of Uttar Pradesh. Mr. Shah is facing several criminal charges. BJP president Rajnath Singh’s decision to put Mr. Modi’s chosen person to
Three employees of an Agartala based-Bengali daily here were stabbed to death by masked assailants on Sunday afternoon.The editor-owner, believed to be the prime target, however, had a narrow escape.An eyewitness told the police that two youths rushed ins
His letter to Azad acknowledges Maoists do not “obstruct” government health programmes Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, in a letter to Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, has acknowledged that Maoists do not “obstruct” government health pro
Kenya’s Alex Oloitiptip and Gladys Cherono emerged champions in the TCS World 10K Bangalore on Sunday. Oloitiptip, known as Alex Korio until last year – when he finished runner-up here – won in 28:07, from countryman Nicholas Kipkemboi, who was five secon
Cricket’s very structure is so vulnerable to manipulation, writes S. Ram Mahesh People come to sport for different things. There are the aesthetes and the humourists, in it for visual beauty and unintended slapstick. There are the seekers and the pundits
A large part of Royal Challengers Bangalore’s IPL campaign witnessed Zaheer Khan sitting in the sidelines, tending to his injury and being a mentor to the team’s crop of fast bowlers. It was a far cry from coach Ray Jennings’ initial pronouncement that th
Delhi Daredevils captain Mahela Jayawardena, who has played for three franchise teams in the IPL, said on Sunday at the end of the day individuals had to take responsibility because they were the ones who were taking the decisions. “One has to play with r
The men’s and women’s finals of the Thanthi TV-Asia Pacific under-21 championship, which concluded on the sands of Marina here on Sunday, proved to be thrilling and entertaining in equal measureThe contests turned out to be a great advertisement for a spo
China and India are destined to be together. They should work hand in hand if Asia is to become the anchor of world peace We live in an age of change, but there are always certain things that are enduring, forever refreshing and attractive. India is suc
Released on bail last week by a special National Investigation Agency court, former militant Liyaqat Shah will thank his stars for having escaped a much worse fate. With a history of training and residency in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, he perfectly fitted
There is hardly any archaeological site in this country that is as rich in history, vast in expanse, spectacular in sight and complex in nature as Hampi. Conserving this medieval city, integrating it with its surroundings and enriching the tourist experie
“We are no more old generation private sector bank,” says K. Venkataraman, Managing Director of Karur Vysya Bank. Indeed, the 97-year-old bank has evolved with time. And, it is keen on maintaining its identity. In this interview with The Hindu, he talks o
The industry is a grabber’s paradise, where one is almost punished for not being greedy There is nothing that conjures a sense of schadenfreude more than seeing the mighty fall. Or from watching an industry reach for the stars, and fall sharply short.
Economic data released over the past two weeks send out confusing signals. The IIP data (index of industrial production) for March 2013, released on May 10, was on the face of it, positive. It showed industrial production growing by 2.5 per cent on a year
The estimated Rs. 950 crore IPO of local search engine Just Dial will begin from Monday and is one of the largest initial public offers by an Indian Internet company.The IPO, which does not have issue of fresh shares, would see promoters offloading 17.49
Aimed at widening revenue from indirect tax, the Finance Ministry has implemented one-time amnesty scheme for service tax defaulters to pay their due without any penalty or late payment charges. The ‘Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme’, which cam
Vaishnavite Acharya Parasara Bhattar had a great liking for Rama. Once he was asked to give a discourse on Lord Krishna. He spoke for three hours and at the end said all the qualities he narrated could be used to describe Krishna too! In other words, the
Social Work I will complete +2 in 2014 in the Arts stream. I want details of institutes that offer BSW/MSW programmes. I am keen to join NGO activities. However, on completion of the course, I would like to work for a corporate for some time. I will be
Admissions open The University of Sheffield (U.K.) is inviting applications for the M.Sc Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management course. Students with a minimum of 60 per cent or first class from a reputable university will be considered. Stude
The specialisation to choose, where to study... these are some issues that need to be sorted out by students Law is an adventurous and exciting career option besides being financially lucrative. Corporate law has turned out to be the most popular subject
It’s the big India night tonight and Cannes is celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema with the screening of Bombay Talkies and a gala dinner to follow. The sun peeped out this morning but there’s a brisk wind and the meteorologists are threatening rain th
Delhi Daredevils finished at the bottom of the table in the Indian Premier League after losing to Pune Warriors by 38 runs.
RCB stay in hunt beating CSK by 24 runs in final league game at Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore.
Kings XI Punjab ended their IPL campaign on a winning note with a 50-run thrashing of Mumbai Indians.
Tribal dances, martial arts and the Madras Regiment band added colour to the inaugaration of the Ooty flower show. Photos: M. Sathyamoorthy