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Updated: Dec 28, 2014 03:53 AM
The Mufti is in no hurry to take the ‘best’ possible decision As the Bharatiya Janata Party officially remained tight-lipped on Saturday about government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, senior leaders said the party was in consultation with
Updated: Dec 28, 2014 08:03 AM
Virat Kohli brought up an enterprising half century to lead India’s defiant chase of Australia’s massive first-innings total of 530 on the third day of the third test Sunday. Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane shared an unbeaten 77-run, fourth-wicket pa
Updated: Dec 28, 2014 03:21 AM
They were ready for Christmas, offering Bodo neighbours festival goodies Bullets fired by National Democratic Front of Boroland (Songbijit) militants took five lives and injured four in this backward Adivasi village in Kokrajhar district on the night of
Updated: Dec 28, 2014 12:56 AM
A police team has nabbed a man suspected to have sexually assaulted a 19-year-old city college girl in Sholinganallur on Monday evening, after she went to Akkarai beach with her college mate. The suspect is reportedly an employee of a top IT firm on Old M
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Police say information on the security cover to her is related to local intelligence bureau which is exempted under RTI Act. Information sought by Jashodaben, wife of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the security cover given to her through an RTI has be
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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday advocated framing of an anti-conversion law and urged all political parties to think about it seriously. “I think that to check conversion, an anti-conversion law has to be framed...All political parties
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The plan to merge six parties of the erstwhile Janata Parivar, including the ruling Janata Dal(United) and the Rashtriya Janata Dal, has been gathering pace, but it may pose a threat to the Jitan Ram Manjhi government in Bihar. With the disqualification o
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday visited Alipuduar district where 1,000 Adivasis have taken refuge following ethnic violence in Assam.“They are more than our guests. We may not be able to extend the best of hospitality, but we
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U.S. President Barack Obama may include Varanasi in his itinerary during his visit next month as chief guest at the Republic Day parade. Though officials in Lucknow and Varanasi are still clueless, Acting U.S. Ambassador Kathleen Stephens’ recent vi
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 26, 2014 08:32 PM
Mr. Vohra has called both the parties for a discussion. Jammu and Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra, on Friday officially wrote to the PDP and BJP, the parties with the largest number of MLAs following the recent Assembly elections, on their plans for govern
Dec 26, 2014 01:30 PM
Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Mr. Das will stake claim to form the BJP-AJSU alliance government. Raghuvar Das, a five-time MLA, was on Friday elected leader of the BJP legislature party clearing the decks for his swearing in as Jharkhand's firs
Dec 26, 2014 07:56 AM
"So many stories doing the rounds about a BJP-NC deal. Let me say this as strongly as possible — there is no deal or any discussion going on" Outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on categorically said there is “no deal” or any “
Dec 26, 2014 12:46 AM
Any thought of allying with it is an insult to me, says veteran Amid the uncertainties over Jammu and Kashmir’s political future, National Conference legislators are coming out in the open against talks of any alliance with the BJP.“I am answ
Sport
Dec 28, 2014 12:31 AM
Emphasis more on fitness than on tennis during off-season Tennis is a sport which perhaps has the shortest of off-season windows. Players get barely a month to reflect on the season gone by and make adjustments for better returns in the future before the
Dec 27, 2014 11:10 PM
Former Australia paceman Geoff Lawson mounted a scathing attack on the Indian tactics here on Saturday.Speaking to The Hindu, the 57-year-old Lawson said, “The Indian tactics have been mystifying. Look at the field placements. Steven Smith was past
Dec 27, 2014 11:05 PM
Three games into the Ranji Trophy season, fortunes have been mixed for the Tamil Nadu side. A dispiriting loss against Karnataka, an emphatic win over Jammu & Kashmir and a battling draw against Madhya Pradesh have been parts of its story so far.On Su
Dec 27, 2014 10:57 PM
Right from the time when Formula One’s new cars with their hybrid turbo engines hit the track in Jerez, Spain for the first pre-season test in January, it was clear that Mercedes had the best package as it racked up the mileage with little trouble. W
Dec 27, 2014 10:43 PM
Om Prakash Karhana, Arpinder, Renjith Maheswary and Mayookha Johny disappoint After doping scars marred her early career, Seema Punia had been desperately looking for redemption for years. And when she won the Asian Games gold, the country’s lone i
Opinion
Dec 27, 2014 01:14 AM
None of our Teacher Education programmes has ever seriously tried to achieve a clear and convincing enough understanding of what one tries to achieve through education. It always has been a rhetoric of larger aims and working for myopically understood par
Dec 27, 2014 12:54 AM
That Jharkhand is to get its first non-tribal Chief Minister since its formation in 2000 is more a political accident than a seminal event. Raghuvar Das would not have been the automatic choice of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the top post in the State i
Dec 27, 2014 12:45 AM
Even for a country known for its tardy judicial processes, the fact that the L.N. Mishra assassination case remained in the trial stage for nearly 40 years after the Union Railway Minister was killed in January 1975 is an unconscionable blot on the crimin
Business
Dec 27, 2014 10:52 PM
The Central Bank is working to set a legal framework for the use of advanced e-commerce technologies. But, in the meantime, no one could treat the absence of a solution as an excuse to violate Indian rules, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Ra
Dec 27, 2014 10:48 PM
Currently, the mobile market has grown to $12 b in size but imports constitute three quarters of market. With India’s mobile phone imports estimated to touch Rs.75,750 crore in 2015 and exports likely to hit zero level, Indian Cellular Association
Dec 27, 2014 10:46 PM
Novo Nordisk, the world’s biggest insulin maker, is confident about its long-term growth plans but needs to secure approval for its new long-acting insulin Tresiba in the U.S., its chief executive said in a newspaper interview on Saturday. “
Dec 27, 2014 10:44 PM
With a sense of optimism slowly creeping in, the banking industry is hopeful that 2015 will bring better growth prospects.This optimism stems from a number of factors. For one, the Government is working hard to revitalise the industrial growth in the count
Dec 27, 2014 06:15 PM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan, on Saturday, said the central bank would like to focus on medium-term inflation targeting and will not chase the short-term goals. “The medium-term is what gives you time to let the economy
Features
Dec 27, 2014 04:56 PM
Kites on trees, on power lines, on billboards… The International Kite Festival in Gujarat during Makara Sankaranti is a great time to watch the skies change colour, says Anantha Krishnan. Kites literally fill the skies of Gujarat during Makara San
Dec 27, 2014 07:18 PM
Veteran actor Radha Ravi tells Sudhir Srinivasan he considers his role in Pisasu to be his best ever and Mysskin to be the most unique director he has ever worked with General Secretary of the South Indian Film Artistes’ Association. President of t
Dec 27, 2014 07:31 PM
After a lean phase, Thamarai is back with Yennai Arindhaal. The lyricist in a chat with Subha J. Rao When lyricist Thamarai, composer Harris Jayaraj and director Gautham Vasudev Menon get together, the stage is set for magic. From Minnale to Vaaranam Aay
Dec 28, 2014 12:55 AM
With most big banners opting for festival openings, eating into each other’s revenue, it may be time for a relook at the release strategy, say industry insiders The Tamil film industry may have released a record-breaking 200 films in 2014, but tha
Dec 27, 2014 11:16 PM
On December 19, little girls of Lyari, a volatile suburb of Lahore, lit little candles and bent their heads in prayer for the schoolchildren killed by terrorists in the Peshawar attack. In the lives of those children is a story that warms the cockles of y
Slideshows
Dec 27, 2014 07:38 PM
Scenes from the set of Darling (Genre: Horror; Director: Sam Anton; Cast: G.V. Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani, Srushti Dange; Cinematographer: Krishan Vasant; Producer: Geetha Arts, Studio Green)
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