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Updated: Sep 18, 2014 02:08 PM
14.08: Agreements on 2 Chinese industrial parks & commitment to abt $ 20 billion Chinese investments in 5 years signed. 14.07: Modi thanks President Xi for opening new additional route to Kailash Mansarovar. 14.04: Will begin process of discussion
Updated: Sep 18, 2014 01:32 PM
According to sources Rabin Deb’s name surfaced while questioning a bureaucrat-turned-businessman who used to own media houses. For the first time a senior leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has been summoned by the Central Bureau of
Updated: Sep 18, 2014 12:29 PM
The issue started on Sunday when Indian troops detected construction activity by the Chinese side well within Indian territory in Chumar area of J&K. The Chinese Army pushed in more troops into Chumar village along the Line of Actual Control in the
Updated: Sep 18, 2014 02:05 PM
The State Government directed Anna University and Alagappa University not to implement the UGC circular in this regard. Maintaining its opposition to “imposition” of Hindi in the State, the Tamil Nadu Government on Thursday directed two univ
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Authorities said modernisation of the power station would be taken up at a cost of Rs 80 lakhs. The 2600 MW National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)-Ramagundam has shut down its sixth unit of 500 MW for annual overhauling on Thursday. The sixth unit
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They were protesting against the alleged remarks made by an officer and thrashing of an apprentice employee on Wednesday evening. Employees working at the 18 MW captive power generation station of the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) in Ramag
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An Emirates flight EK-432, bound for Singapore from Dubai, made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at 7:40 a.m. on Thursday morning, after one of the passengers suffered what airport sources described as “health complica
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Response sought on a plea seeking to broaden the zone of consideration for the appointment of CVC and making the process transparent. The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the Centre’s response to a plea seeking to broaden the zone of consideration
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Scores of Tibetans today staged a vociferous protest and clashed with police outside Hyderabad House, the venue for the bilateral talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The protesters reached gate no. 3 of the buildin
Sport
Sep 18, 2014 02:34 AM
After spiritedly chasing 309 in a minimum of 73 overs, Young Stars eventually managed to hang on to a tense draw against holder Jolly Rovers on the final day of the TNCA first division Elite Group league here on Wednesday.Ganesh Satish (88, 139b, 8x4) kep
Sep 18, 2014 02:33 AM
R. Rahul’s seven for 38 went in vain as Perungalathur lost to Globe by three wickets in their fifth division ‘D’ zone encounter of the TNCA cricket league held here recently.The scores:II div.: Royapettah Cricket Club 283 for eight in 50
Sep 18, 2014 02:32 AM
The promoters of the Chennai franchise of the Indian Super League are believed to have zeroed in on Chennaiyin FC as the official name of the team, with a formal announcement expected to be made soon. Earlier, media reports had christened the team Chennai
Sep 18, 2014 02:28 AM
India, as one of the five nations behind the formation of the erstwhile Asian Games Federation in 1949 — the forerunner of the present Olympic Council of Asia — and the host of the first edition of the Games at New Delhi in 1951, can rightly ta
Sep 18, 2014 02:20 AM
ICC’s recent clampdown has trained focus on the chucking issue The International Cricket Council (ICC) has recently come down hard on those with suspect bowling actions; since December, 2013, as many as six bowlers have been reported. And the su
Opinion
Sep 17, 2014 12:57 AM
Syria provides no easy answers. This time, IS knows that the U.S. will not send massive troop deployments into Syrian territory and has signalled that it does not care about international norms and western reaction. It recognises that the West has its han
Sep 18, 2014 12:52 AM
As life slowly acquires a semblance of normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir, the extent of damage caused by the floods is unfolding. People who had abandoned their marooned houses or were evacuated are slowly getting back and assessing the damage as the water le
Sep 18, 2014 12:49 AM
Creating a huge political wave that threatens to wash away several political reputations is the Saradha Ponzi Scheme scam of West Bengal. More arrests are revealing scores of new suspects who took either astronomical salaries by cheque or unaccounted mone
Business
Sep 18, 2014 12:20 PM
Chennai city-based Amelio Childcare has inked a 5-year deal with CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation), a global IT Services company with over 20,000 employees in India, to set up an onsite childcare facility within the CSC campus at Madras Export Processin
Sep 18, 2014 10:14 AM
After Wednesday’s rebound, the benchmark BSE Sensex slipped over 118 points in early trade on Thursday as funds and investors booked profits in recent outperformers amid a mixed trend overseas. The 30-share barometer, which had gained 138.78 points
Sep 18, 2014 10:10 AM
The rupee fell by 25 paise to 61.17 against the US currency in early trade on Thursday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to dollar’s gains against other currencies overseas. Forex dealers said besides strengthening of dollar against other
Sep 18, 2014 12:40 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who both arrived in New Delhi late on Wednesday, must ensure that the bonhomie between the two leaders can be translated to the bilateral ties. The reasons for Mr. Modi going the extra mile wo
Sep 18, 2014 12:33 AM
‘India’s oil explorations in South China Sea are only commercial actions’ President Pranab Mukherjee has said that the pact India’s ONGC Videsh Limited signed during his four-day state visit to Vietnam was for blocks located well
Features
Sep 17, 2014 07:52 PM
Thoughts on the composer’s gloriously fun and wholly individual soundtrack for the new Shankar film You know that familiar Tamil-cinema contrivance where a prisoner in handcuffs is being led away in a police van, and the van stops at a crossing, an
Sep 17, 2014 06:40 PM
The women of Nedumaram Village strike an example of self-sustenance by making beautiful art pieces out of palm leaves for a living On a scorching Sunday afternoon, a group of women from Nedumaram village huddle inside the Government complex. They assemb
Sep 17, 2014 05:42 PM
The book Masterpiece of a Master Architect: CDS unveils how Centre for Development Studies showcases the architectural concepts of Laurie Baker The picturesque nine-acre campus of Centre for Development Studies (CDS) in the capital city is a masterpiece
Sep 18, 2014 02:05 PM
Mechanism to ensure medical institutions follow the norms Chief Minister N. Rangasamy on Wednesday announced in the Assembly that a legislation would be soon brought in to keep a tab on private medical colleges and to ensure that they adhered to the cond
Sep 18, 2014 02:02 PM
Leather and lifestyle: the travel of a global brand that originated from Puducherry From small town origins to global stage fashion icon, Hidesign has hand-crafted one of the most celebrated and oft-retold success stories in these parts. In its 35-yea
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Sep 17, 2014 09:57 PM
Flood waters flowing into Prakasam Barrage reservoir has given rise to different activity in an around the masonry structure in Vijayawada. This has literally infused life back into River Krishna with fish occasionally making an appearance jumping out of
Sep 17, 2014 08:54 PM
The tribe of humble potters in rural Andhra Pradesh is on the verge of extinction. Spending most of his time with the wheel in his professional life, the potter and the wheel make a good pair. As modernisation takes its toll on every aspect of rural life,
Sep 16, 2014 10:22 PM
A fresh spell of heavy rain on Monday evening created traffic problems, and many were caught unawares. Traffic lights created a beautiful scene, as the inundated roads reflected all colours. Heavy rains in the catchment area of Krishna River also brought
Sep 16, 2014 10:12 PM
Traffic on the busy Begumpet flyover came to a standstill during the peak hours on Tuesday morning after a cement-laden truck rammed into a road-divider early in the morning. It took around four hours for the traffic police to remove the truck and restore
Sep 16, 2014 09:44 PM
A potential tourists’ paradise – Bayyaram Tank – built by Kakatiyas in 13th Century A.D., needs a push from Government. Eight-foot pillar found near the tank is engraved on four sides of the stone in Telugu, Kannada script in Sanskrit la
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