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Updated: Dec 21, 2014 01:05 PM
“The track record of our State governments, the track record of the Prime Minister as Gujarat Chief Minister... are factors that reassure every one” The government considers good governance as a means of development of all “Hindus, Chr
Updated: Dec 21, 2014 12:41 PM
Police said an IED planted by the roadside near Imphal market exploded killing three labourers and injuring four others. Three migrant labourers were killed and four others sustained shrapnel injuries when a remote-controlled bomb went off at around 6 a
Updated: Dec 21, 2014 08:31 AM
The polls project a majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Jharkhand. Exit polls project a majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Jharkhand and a hung verdict in Jammu and Kashmir with the People’s Democratic Party emerging as the single l
Updated: Dec 21, 2014 09:55 AM
NSSO survey across 35000 family units Nearly 90 per cent of India’s farmers have less than two hectares of land, according to the most extensive survey of farm households to date conducted by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO). The survey sa
Breaking News
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Minister for Health Kamineni Srinivas hauled up doctors on duty in the casualty of the Government General Hospital (GGH) after they reportedly neglected a five-year-old child bitten severely by dogs and referred it to Guntur Medical College Hospital. The M
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Private candidates who wish to appear for the March/April 2015 SSLC examinations can apply online through the government examinations service centres from December 22 to 24, K. Subathra, Regional Deputy Director of Government Examinations, has said.Candid
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Amitabh Bachchan has been chosen for the Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) National Award 2014, instituted by the Akkineni International Foundation. It will be given away in the presence of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Union Minister M. Ve
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For the first time “I couldn’t control my tears. I cannot explain but I wept. I know it was against the rules of our profession but it was the moment to break the rules” One of the gravediggers at Peshawar’s largest graveyard has
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The three-time world heavyweight champion, who is battling Parkinson’s disease, is being treated by his team of doctors and is in stable condition, his spokesman said. Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalised with a mild case of pneumonia that w
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 20, 2014 08:54 PM
The 76 per cent turnout in the fifth and final phase of polling is the highest polling percentage in the last 25 years, Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi said. Calling the turnout in Jammu and Kashmir “historic and unprecedented,” De
Dec 20, 2014 09:09 AM
Jharkhand registered an overall 66 percentage turnout for the 81 Assembly seats that was held in five phases and spanned over nearly four weeks which concluded with the polling held for 16 seats in the last phase today which recorded around 70.42 per cent
Dec 20, 2014 08:33 AM
20 constituencies spread over Jammu, Kathua and Rajouri districts of Jammu region went to the polls. Braving the winter chill, nearly 30 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise till noon on Saturday in 20 constituencies in the final phase o
Dec 20, 2014 01:46 AM
Final phase of polls in Jharkhand today The last day of campaigning for the final phase of elections to the 81-member Jharkhand Assembly ended on Thursday, with polling in 16 constituencies in the Santhal Pargana region, along the West Bengal border, sc
Sport
Dec 21, 2014 08:25 AM
Are you a tennis fan hunting for tickets to the big event here in January? All you need is a strong arm to smash a tennis ball.As a prelude to Chennai Open 2015, scheduled to be held from January 5 to 11, mobile service provider Aircel has floated a &#821
Dec 21, 2014 12:04 AM
Assam’s Sanjay Boro and Punjab’s Madhu Vedwan won the gold in the individual Olympic round of the junior boys’ and girls’ segments respectively in the recurve division of the 37th National junior archery championship here on Saturd
Dec 21, 2014 12:02 AM
Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) has broadened its grassroots programme in association with Spanish club Atletico de Madrid. Training in MadridThe two clubs and the ISL will choose 15 to 20 boys and girls, nationally, in the un
Dec 21, 2014 12:00 AM
Injury-time strike breaks Kerala Blasters’ hearts Mohammed Rafique nodded home the most important goal in the Indian Super League as Atletico de Kolkata won the inaugural edition here on Saturday evening. The injury-time goal from the substitute b
Dec 20, 2014 11:50 PM
The second half of this year has been highly productive for Naman Ojha. The Madhya Pradesh wicketkeeper-batsman was recently part of the Indian squad for the Adelaide Test as a back-up ’keeper.Ojha also had a very good tour of Australia with India &
Opinion
Dec 20, 2014 12:58 AM
For U.S. foreign policy, its two Latin American pillars have been an isolation of Cuban socialism and support of the Colombian war against FARC. With their unravelling now, vested interests might try and introduce obstacles, but the developments, neverthe
Dec 20, 2014 12:49 AM
A day after the Taliban massacre of schoolchildren in Peshawar, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said his government would not rest until the last terrorist was eliminated from Pakistan. He further promised there would be no distinction made between “goo
Dec 20, 2014 12:47 AM
Both U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raúl Castro must be commended for doing things their predecessors failed to do in establishing diplomatic relations between their countries. With their decision, negotiated secretly over the past two
Business
Dec 21, 2014 03:11 AM
SpiceJet has stepped up efforts to win back customer loyalty by automating flight disruption management system and waiving off fees in case of refund for delayed or rescheduled flights.“If your SpiceJet flight is cancelled or rescheduled by 90 minut
Dec 20, 2014 11:15 PM
Rupert Murdoch-led News Corp on Saturday announced the acquisition of India’s financial advisory start-up firm BigDecisions.com for an undisclosed sum. “BigDecisions.com aims to help Indian consumers make smarter financial decisions through
Dec 20, 2014 11:12 PM
The corporate sector through its corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm has the ability to provide mobile connectivity to 50,000 villages, says a report by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and consulting firm Accenture
Dec 20, 2014 10:38 PM
‘Venture capitalists are bullish about Indian start-ups, and have increased focus on India.’ As venture capitalists bet big on Indian start-ups, the early-stage investors are making hay. According to industry sources, in the past couple of y
Dec 20, 2014 06:27 PM
The ultra-luxurious Residence by Etihad™ will be the only three-room suite in the sky. The Etihad Airlines is all set to launch its first Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 aircraft service, with several unique features including the ultra-luxur
Features
Dec 19, 2014 09:25 PM
This house is unlike other houses which have featured in this column. Every decade a house lived it gathered stories and in every generation its storytellers. One hoped these houses live on defying mortality. Maintenance costs are discussed but with affect
Dec 19, 2014 08:11 PM
Mimicking nature’s cleaning process through DEWATS and the Vortex system. Waste-water is emerging as a new challenge and opportunity in the cities of India. After large quantities of clean water is shipped into the city to meet the growing thirst o
Dec 19, 2014 09:23 PM
Malayalam author, politician and orator Veerendra Kumar talks about his stream of consciousness style, and his magnum opus Hymavathabhoovil (In the Meadows of Snow) soon to be translated into English M.P. Veerendra Kumar puts on his spectacles and thumb
Dec 21, 2014 12:39 PM
The two-day “Walk through ancient civilisations’ shows a few unique models “History Exhibition” organised by Brindavan Vidyalaya in Tiruvanaikovil here on Friday and Saturday helped students gain a perspective on various ancient
Dec 21, 2014 11:41 AM
A confederation of various Government teachers associations staged a protest here on Saturday condemning the recent instances of violence against teachers and urging the Government to take steps for protecting them.Coming under the banner of ‘Anaith
Slideshows
Dec 20, 2014 06:56 PM
Scenes from the shoot of Aambala. The film is directed by Sundar C., starring Vishal, Vaibhav Reddy and Hansika Motwani. The cinematographer is Gopi Amarnath and the film is produced by Khushboo Sundar and Vishal.
Dec 20, 2014 04:58 PM
The streets are decked up with lights and glitter as Bengaluru gets ready to herald Christmas.
Dec 19, 2014 11:54 PM
Three equally mysterious cave temples of Adilabad have much to offer by way of revelations. Visitors can actually see and feel that the religious practices of the Adivasis (Tribals) which seem to be superstitious on the surface are actually connected with
Dec 19, 2014 02:15 PM
As the countdown to Christmas begins, it is time to take a look at the trees. These evergreens symbolise the hope we carry in our hearts.
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