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Updated: Apr 28, 2015 11:25 AM
Police says at least 4,352 bodies have so far been recovered; Prime Minister Sushil Koirala admits rescue and relief operations have not been effective. Shock turned to anger in Nepal on Tuesday as some of the tens of thousands stricken by a devastating
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 11:12 AM
Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari has been sworn-in as a criminal court judge in New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio, becoming the first India-born woman to be appointed a judge in New York City. Ms. Rajeswari, 43, who had migrated to the U.S. from Chennai as a
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 11:19 AM
To a question on the "private chat" with Mr. Modi, Mr. Vijayakant said it was a personal meeting and he need not divulge the details. A media briefing by a delegation that called on the Prime Minister in New Delhi on Monday turned into a public relation
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 11:03 AM
Bihar accounted for the highest casualties so far, 51 out of the 72 deaths, reported in India. Union Ministers J.P. Nadda and Ananth Kumar have been deputed by the Centre to visit Bihar to take stock of relief and rescue efforts in the aftermath of Satu
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Trinamool leads in Kolkata and 67 other municipalities; Left Front ahead in Siliguri The ruling Trinamool Congress was today surging ahead by a massive lead in the civic polls of the State by leading in 80 seats of the 144-member Kolkata Municipal Corpo
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The batting maestro is upset by speculation that his daughter Sara is joining showbiz. Sachin Tendulkar, who is making his film debut in a docu-feature on his life, is upset by speculation that his daughter Sara is joining showbiz. “My daughter Sa
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Prasad Ramar is learning the ropes with the dubbed film Nalo Okkadu. Nalo Okkadu is Prasad Ramar’s first dubbed film in Telugu (from Enakkul Oruvan in Tamil, remade from Kannada film Lucia) after working with Karthik Subbaraj, who directed Pizza an
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India and Afghanistan will announce agreements on easing motor vehicle travel, a mutual legal assistance or extradition treaty, as well as a cooperation agreement between chambers of commerce. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday called o
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However, the Bollywood actor confesses that he is in love. Actor Ranbir Kapoor confesses that he is in love but there are no wedding plans as of now. On whether his wedding will be a private affair, Ranbir said, “I think you cannot keep it priva
IPL 2015
Apr 28, 2015 03:02 AM
Warner leads from the front and Boult & Co. do the rest for the visitors. It was a night when conventional wisdom went out the window. Spinners tied the batsmen down on a track covered by grass. Sunrisers Hyderabad struggled throughout its innings an
Apr 27, 2015 01:56 PM
Dhoni’s Super Kings take on Gambhir’s Knight Riders in high-voltage clash. By its very nature, T20 cricket is rather shallow. Yet, the ruthlessly compressed format does throw up moments of gripping action and excitement. In this territory, y
Apr 27, 2015 11:27 AM
Duminy feels it is not fair to single out a player in the team’s inconsistent run, which has seen them lose four out of their seven games. : With 124 runs in seven games, Yuvraj Singh has cost Delhi Daredevils just a shade under Rs. 6.5 lakh per r
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
Sport
Apr 28, 2015 10:05 AM
Pace bowling allrounder Soumya Sarkar was handed his Test debut for Bangladesh along with Mohammad Shahid. Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and elected to bat first in the opening Test against Pakistan at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium on Tues
Apr 28, 2015 03:08 AM
East Bengal will look to build on its recently gained proficiency when it takes on Malaysian Super League champion Johor Darul Tazim FC in a Group F encounter of the AFC Cup at the Salt Lake Stadium on Tuesday. East Bengal is unbeaten in its last six outin
Apr 28, 2015 03:08 AM
A key component of Chennai Super Kings’ success over the years has been the focus on a settled combination, as coach Stephen Fleming never tires of reiterating.The real challenge for the team will be in the upcoming week which will see the side play
Apr 28, 2015 03:06 AM
Despite Kings XI Punjab’s recent troubles, bowling coach Joe Dawes has reason to be pleased. Speaking to the media on Monday, the Australian revealed his excitement at the development of the franchise’s bowlers into leaders.“I think ther
Apr 28, 2015 02:51 AM
Rohit Sharma is more of a conventional batsman, rarely attempting to play unorthodox or innovative shots in any format of the game. While a number of batsmen have raised the risk quotient in the Pepsi-IPL-8, Rohit — choosing to bat at No. 4 —
Opinion
Apr 28, 2015 02:25 AM
The country is crippled by poverty and poor infrastructure. Devastation from the earthquake was inevitable. Kathmandu was ever a disaster-in-waiting. The densely populated capital of one of the world’s poorest countries clings to the slopes of the
Apr 28, 2015 02:22 AM
A first person account of the earthquake and its aftershocks in Kathmandu. In the evening of April 25, the day that the 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, I stood on the roof of my house in Kathmandu and looked over the city’s southern suburbs
Apr 28, 2015 02:18 AM
Activist Sabeen Mahmud’s assassination in Pakistan proves that the state sees in intellectuals a threat to its unitary vision of nationalism. Why kill intellectuals? Why kill feminists? Why kill artists or writers? On April 24, 40-year-old Sabee
Business
Apr 28, 2015 10:14 AM
Forex dealers said besides selling of the Greenback by exporters, a higher opening in the domestic equity market, supported the rupee. The rupee strengthened by 12 paise at 63.36 against the U.S. dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign
Apr 28, 2015 10:05 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 70 points in early trade on Tuesday as value-based buying in stocks of banking, auto, metal, PSUs, oil & gas and power sectors led the recovery amid a mixed trend at other Asian markets. The 30-share index, which had
Apr 27, 2015 11:55 PM
“We are one of the first companies he has invested. It was a very proud moment for us. Basically, it was not the money coming from Mr. Ratan Tata, it was a strong validation of the path we have taken and approach we have taken. It is very exciting fo
Apr 27, 2015 11:49 PM
More than the financial investment and advice, it is Mr. Tata’s name and reputation that adds value to these start-ups. What does it mean to retire at the age of 75? For Ratan Tata, who spent more than two decades at the helm of the iconic Ta
Apr 27, 2015 08:41 PM
French carmaker Renault, which has entered the MPV market earlier in April with the Lodgy, will roll out its compact car in the sub-Rs. 4-lakh segment in May. The company hopes to double its market share and sales to about one lakh units in 2015. &#82
Features
Apr 27, 2015 06:08 PM
Perch’s staging of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer’s Under The Mangosteen Tree recreated the genius of the celebrated writer. The writer is everywhere. He’s seeped into the words he’s penned, he comes alive in the actors who bring his sto
Apr 27, 2015 05:54 PM
Priyadarshini Paitandy talks to fans on why they sport their favourite comic character on their clothes. I confess. My knowledge of superheroes begins with Superman and ends with Batman. I only know the two and the fact that they wear skintight costumes
Apr 27, 2015 05:44 PM
Meet local lad, Dheeraj Gadicherla, who creates life-like and stunning portraits using coffee decoction. A life-like Marilyn Monroe portrait looks from the corner of her doe eyes. A replica of the iconic Bob Marley photograph, a portrait of Joker, with
Apr 27, 2015 11:39 PM
There are many examples of disciples whose devotion to their Acharyas was exemplary. Kooratazhvan’s dedication to his Acharya Ramanuja is an example of the kind of attachment a disciple should bear for his preceptor, said M.A. Venkatakrishnan, in a d
Apr 27, 2015 06:38 PM
Both government and private players have begun mobilising funds and material for relief work in quake-affected Nepal. How can I help? Can I contribute? Can I send relief material? These questions are foremost on everyone’s mind ever since the news
Slideshows
Apr 27, 2015 05:26 PM
Secunderabad Parade Grounds and its surroundings and all roads leading to the venue of Telangana Rashtra Samithi Public Meeting as part of its plenary from Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s camp office have turned pink with party flags and banne
Apr 27, 2015 12:53 PM
Bunch of images unveils the plight of the farmers and political jamboree over the farmers issue.
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.
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