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Updated: Sep 23, 2014 01:00 PM
While the Alliance for Justice and Accountability plans to show black flags to Mr. Modi in New York, the Sikhs For Justice announces a “Citizens’ Court” against him in Washington. Several groups in the U.S. will hold a series of protes
Updated: Sep 23, 2014 12:49 PM
Loses title clash to Kuwait’s Abdullah Almezayen, narrowly misses out on becoming the first Indian squash gold winner in Asian Games. Saurav Ghosal on Tuesday squandered a two-game advantage to narrowly miss out on becoming the first Indian squash
Updated: Sep 23, 2014 01:18 PM
The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday made its first arrest in the money laundering probe in the Rs. 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, taking into custody Gautam Khaitan, an ex-board member of an accused company. The agency, which is trying to t
Updated: Sep 23, 2014 12:51 PM
Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane told reporters that the two sides have decided to meet again at 8.30 p.m. as "no solution could be arrived at". Congress and NCP leaders met on Tuesday morning to decide on seat-sharing for the Maharashtra Assembly el
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Kerala capital may turn into a tobacco-free city soon with city police taking several initiatives, including strict implementation of anti-tobacco laws. Close on the heels of the State government increasing the tax on cigarette, the city police has join
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Online restaurant guide Zomato has acquired Poland’s restaurant search service, Gastronauci, for an undisclosed sum as part of its ongoing expansion strategy in Europe.This is the fourth global acquisition of the company within a span of three month
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Early reform of the U.N. Security Council, terrorism and peacekeeping will be among the main issues that India will pursue during the world body’s General Assembly session, Indian Ambassador to the U.N. has said.Highlighting the broad areas that wil
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India will seek re-election to the United Nation’s main human rights body for a second consecutive term in a vote to be held next month.India is currently a member of the 47-nation U.N. Human Rights Council and its term ends on December 31, 2014.It
Sport
Sep 23, 2014 10:21 AM
Veteran cricket historian and statistician Anandji Dossa has passed away at the age of 98 in New York.Considered the most well-respected in his chosen field, Dossa breathed his last on Monday.Dossa, along with his wife, had moved to the United States of A
Sep 23, 2014 09:35 AM
Ace Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra claimed his first Asian Games individual medal by winning bronze in the men’s 10 metre Air Rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range on Tuesday. Chinese pair Haoran Yang (209.6) and Yifei Cao (208.
Sep 23, 2014 08:21 AM
Atletico de Kolkata announced ambitious plans to bring more spectators to football while raising the quality of the game through the Indian Super League. Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, who is part of the consortium owning the franchise, lai
Sep 23, 2014 08:04 AM
Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra fired India to the men’s team bronze in the 10m air rifle event while booking his berth in the eight-man finals with the fifth-best score in the qualifications on Day-4 of the Asian Games in Incheon on T
Sep 23, 2014 03:43 AM
Former Italy player Marco Materazzi is the team’s prize catch In recent times, top quality sporting action in Chennai has been hard to come by. But for the annual Aircel Chennai Open and last year’s chess world championship match, the city ha
Opinion
Sep 23, 2014 01:33 AM
After the defeat of the LTTE and the economic activism of China, the geostrategic reality has altered significantly in Colombo’s favour. With no usable leverages, India may have to live with 13A minus police powers, provided the devolved powers are
Sep 23, 2014 01:47 AM
Common sense would dictate that the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena have more to lose than gain by breaking their alliance when so close to an expected victory in the Maharashtra Assembly polls. They have been together during difficult times, los
Sep 23, 2014 01:43 AM
Anew report authored by Lord Nicholas Stern sounds as optimistic as his landmark 2006 study. It is possible to simultaneously prevent climate change and to augment economic growth, claims Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report, of t
Business
Sep 23, 2014 09:54 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex declined over 20 points in early trade on Tuesday as funds and investors indulged in booking profits amid a weak trend overseas.The 30-share barometer, which had gained 116.32 points in the previous session, fell by 20.66 points,
Sep 23, 2014 09:48 AM
The rupee fell by 11 paise to 60.93 against the US dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to increased demand for the U.S. currency from importers.Forex dealers said besides a lower opening in the domestic equity mar
Sep 23, 2014 03:52 AM
India will support the proposed international automatic exchange of tax and banking information that is expected to aid unearthing and retrieving black money stashed offshore. Forty-six countries, including India, have agreed to set rolling by 2017 the au
Sep 22, 2014 11:40 PM
Couriers of DHL Express India (Pvt.) Ltd., the Indian arm of German mail and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL, in several centres have alleged that the company is preventing them from joining the DHL Employees Union. Protesting DHL staff in Delhi said
Sep 22, 2014 11:27 PM
The management has been asked to pay Rs.5,000 towards the first instalment of the wage arrears to existing employees as also a certain sum to the kith and kin of deceased employees. The Sahaganj unit of Dunlop India , closed since October 8, 2011, may r
Features
Sep 22, 2014 05:20 PM
Bindu Madhavi on being part of films with unusual titles and her latest, Tamizhukku En Ondrai Azhuthavum Bindu Madhavi’s debut film was called Avakai Biryani. And, her tryst with films that have unusual titles continues. Her last hit in Tamil was C
Sep 22, 2014 05:23 PM
Despite the floods, Kashmir remains a paradise with its kind-hearted people, tall mountains and serene lakes. You could say this is a sort of catharsis after our 10-day trip to Kashmir. A trip that was planned in January, booked in April and found us wit
Sep 21, 2014 05:35 PM
“I was born in Chandigarh, just like everyone in Bollywood wants to be,” says Siddharth Sood, a Punjabi who grew up in Delhi, studied in Pune and found his identity as a wedding rapper in Mumbai. In 1996, when Eminem released his first album
Sep 23, 2014 03:38 AM
Under the new rules, those who have scored 75 per cent marks in Class XII will also be eligible. The Ministry of Human Resource Development has ratified new criteria for admission to the Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs), paving the way for
Sep 22, 2014 10:12 PM
Analysing the Jiva swaroopa and its relationship with the Supreme Brahman is the central theme discussed in the Brahma Sutra. Krishna too elaborates on this when he speaks of two types of awareness that is crucial in spiritual parlance, said Swami Omkarana
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Sep 22, 2014 09:56 PM
Once a tourist attraction and irrigation tank, Lakkaram Lake in Khammam dug up during the reign of the Kakatiyas, has ceased to serve both farmers and tourists. Tank is spread over 120 acres. The storage area has shrunk drastically from 160 acres due to e
Sep 22, 2014 05:44 PM
A look at some of the images at the Incheon Asian Games on Day 3. India won bronze medals in shooting and squash.
Sep 22, 2014 02:30 PM
Thousands of students joined a massive rally to protest the police action in Jadavpur University earlier this week
Sep 21, 2014 10:29 PM
Every spell of rain makes us realise, yet again, that there is really no such thing as bad weather. The sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up and snow is exhilarating. After a hot spell, this region is witnessing intermittent drizzl
Sep 21, 2014 06:13 PM
Bangalore: Nearly 360 schoolchildren were hospitalised when they fell ill after having midday meals at the Government Urdu Higher Primary School in D.J. Halli on Friday. Several children also took ill on Saturday and were taken to Dr. Ambedkar Hospital
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