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
BCCI cannot police every bookie in town, says Srinivasan In a move that will bolster the case against former Test cricketer Santhakumaran Sreesanth and others accused of spot-fixing, Rajasthan Royals will file a police complaint as an aggrieved party.
The Congress high command reportedly sought resignation of those facing criminal charges Capping days of uncertainty over their fate, Home Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy and Roads and Buildings Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao handed over their resignatio
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
Newly-crowned Spanish champion Barcelona celebrated winning the league title in front of its home fans by easing to a 2-1 victory over Valladolid on Sunday. While rain and dropping temperatures threatened to dampen the party in the stands, Barcelona had l
“These days, the age of the patient is no bar for such procedures” Doctors at the Metro Hospital and Heart Institute here have successfully performed angioplasty with stenting on a 104-year-old patient to save his life. Giving details of the case, cardio
Kerala Cricket Association secretary T.C. Mathew on Sunday revealed that India pace-bowler S. Sreesanth was indeed very close to Jiju Janardanan. “He [Jiju was] always around Sreesanth [like] a satellite. We used to see him around Sreesanth not only in
Four persons, including an ex-serviceman, were arrested on Sunday from West Bengal’s Darjeeling district for having links with Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). “Two persons were directly associated with the ISI, while two others served as l
AICC spokesperson P.C. Chacko has said that his comments on separate Telangana on Saturday were misunderstood and misconstrued. “Telangana statehood issue is very much on the UPA’s national agenda and that the party is aware of the sentiment of the people
The Pepsi Indian Premier League saw Sunrisers Hyderabad snatching the last-available play-offs berth with a tense five—wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders, in Hyderabad on Sunday. Photos: PTI
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. Photos: Bhagya Prakash K.
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