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Updated: Jan 26, 2015 01:12 AM
India and the U.S. reach understanding on the contentious civil nuclear liability issue. A hotline that will now connect Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Obama, a declaration of friendship, a renewed ten-year defence partnership, and the
Updated: Jan 26, 2015 12:32 AM
It will almost definitely mean a higher cost to any nuclear deal concluded with U.S. companies than was earlier anticipated Negotiations between the nuclear contact group over the past two months paid off on Sunday, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U
Updated: Jan 26, 2015 12:28 AM
BJP patriarch L.K. Advani, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and actors Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar are among the nine Padma Vibhushan awardees, the second highest civilian award of the country. Senior advocate K.K. Venugopal, nuclear scien
Updated: Jan 26, 2015 12:29 AM
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” Emphasising that the legislature reflects the will of the people, President Pranab
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A day after the BJP launched its ‘Selfie with Modi’ campaign here, Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Sunday said now anyone could click a selfie with the Prime Minister for free whereas the AAP, he claimed, charged people for clicking pictures wi
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Quoting an official report that recommended a drastic cut in the coverage of the Food Security Act, the Congress on Saturday hit out at the Modi government for its “anti-poor” approach and stressed that the move would hit the common man.The Sha
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The South Africa of 1999 remains one of the greatest teams never to have won the cup India wrote a fairytale in the English summer of 1983. It became the opening chapter in the World Cup’s fascinating series on horses of darker shades galloping all
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Not many are blessed with a chance to bow out in style. Even the best of them all, Sir Donald Bradman, needing four runs in his last innings to finish with a perfect average of 100, fell for nought.But as time flows, this adds to their everlasting appeal.S
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Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting, who formed the golden triumvirate of batting for a generation, are also the top three run-getters at the World Cup. However, only the Indian and the Australian knew how it felt to be a world champion. The Wes
Sport
Jan 26, 2015 12:04 AM
Despite the Supreme Court of India effectively barring N. Srinivasan from contesting the BCCI presidential polls, his position in the International Cricket Committee (ICC) doesn’t seem to be under any kind of threat as he is set to chair the all-pow
Jan 25, 2015 11:56 PM
Jaypee Punjab Warriors skipper Jamie Dwyer led from the front as his team beat Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in the Hero Hockey India League here on Sunday. Down 1-0 in the first quarter, Warriors came back strongly to put pressure on Lancers from thereon. Just
Jan 25, 2015 11:51 PM
Kashyap upsets Srikanth, regains men’s title Saina Nehwal reserved her best for the last, continuing her dominance over Spaniard Carolina Marin with a gritty 19-21, 25-23, 21-16 win to retain the title at the Syed Modi International India Masters
Jan 25, 2015 11:48 PM
Eighteen-year-old Toby Sowery of UK was crowned the MRF Challenge 2014 champion after a podium finish in Race three in the third and final round at the Irungattukottai track near here on Sunday. Sowery is the third champion of the MRF Challenge and a
Jan 25, 2015 11:41 PM
Marco Parolo scored a brace either side of Miroslav Klose’s strike as Lazio moved up to third in Serie ‘A’ with a 3-1 victory over AC Milan on Saturday. The results: Serie A: On Sunday: Verona 1 (Saviola 53) bt Atalanta 0; Inter 0 lost
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 26, 2015 01:54 AM
President Obama’s attendance on this January 26 is as important from the perspective of furthering bilateral ties, as it is to show the world that India is ready to play a central role well beyond its borders “There is a peculiar appropriate
Jan 26, 2015 02:02 AM
The death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, at the age of 90, beckoned a cautiously orchestrated transition of power to his successor Salman in the Al Saud dynasty that holds power in the nation. King Salman has pledged that the succession would be manage
Jan 26, 2015 02:00 AM
Even as the global economy grapples with the after-effects of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing (QE) programme and its withdrawal, QE is back with a bang again, this time from Europe. Though it was expected, the scale of the European Ce
Business
Jan 25, 2015 10:45 PM
To increase the coverage in the next five years especially in the unorganised sector The passage of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) Act, 2013, in September, 2013 and its subsequent notification in February, 2014 was a major
Jan 25, 2015 10:35 PM
The initial public offering of shares (IPOs), an integral part of the capital market, continues to be in a moribund state. The market seems to have gone into a slumber. It is important to understand why. The new issues market or the primary market (as it i
Jan 25, 2015 10:33 PM
The last few months have seen tailwinds converging for India’s airlines — such as improvement in demand and, therefore, passenger load factors (PLFs), a largely stable rupee-dollar exchange rate and, most importantly, a steep fall in crude oil
Jan 25, 2015 10:29 PM
India’s fledgling start-up scene has a reason to rejoice. Twitter’s acquisition of Indian mobile phone marketing out-fit ZipDial, reportedly for $30-40 million, shows the global tech giants’ appetite for innovative firms as they look to g
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
Features
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 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
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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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