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Updated: Oct 25, 2014 06:24 PM
Polling in both States on November 25, December 2, 9, 14 and 20; counting of votes on December 23; poll panel rejects ruling National Conference's call to postpone J&K polls Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will be held in five phas
Updated: Oct 25, 2014 06:28 PM
Six submarines worth about Rs. 50,000 crore to be built in India. Defence projects worth a whopping Rs 80,000 crore were on Saturday cleared by the government. Six submarines will be made indigenously and over 8,000 Israeli anti-tank guided missiles and
Updated: Oct 25, 2014 06:25 PM
The new BJP government in Maharashtra is likely to be sworn in on October 29 or 30, party sources said in Mumbai on Saturday. Union Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP’s central observer for election of the legislature party leader, is expected to arrive
Updated: Oct 25, 2014 05:10 PM
No questions taken, but PM intermingles with media at Diwali Milan In an outreach to the media on Saturday Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the role played by journalists in highlighting the importance of the government’s Clean India Campaign s
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The National Conference on Saturday said it was not an opportune time for the elections in Jammu and Kashmir as the State was reeling under the aftermaths of the devastating floods and decided to hold deliberations to work on the future course of action f
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Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in a thrilling contest 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victori
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Bangalore’s leading civil and structural engineer C.S. Viswanatha (77), Chairman of Civil-Aid Technoclinic Pvt. Ltd., died of cardiac arrest at his residence in Palace Guttahalli on Friday morning at 8.30 a.m. “It was a normal day, and my uncl
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Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh strongly reacted to Mr. Gadkari’s action, saying it reflected the "attitude of the leader and the party". Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday rode into a controversy when he was
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He took objection to Subramanian Swamy’s demanding that Bharat Ratna be conferred on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse. Slamming the BJP Government’s policy vis—a—vis Sri Lanka, the party’s Tamil Nadu ally MDMK on Satu
Assembly Election 2014
Oct 25, 2014 02:47 PM
It comes a day after Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis, said to be a front-runner for the Chief Ministership, called on Mohan Bhagwat. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and discussed “important” i
Oct 24, 2014 08:05 PM
“The invitation was extended only to MPs who are part of the NDA. So there is no question of Uddhavji attending and nothing should be read into it," Sena leader Anant Geete said. With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena taking tenta
Oct 24, 2014 04:13 PM
RPI leader Ramdas Athawale meets Uddhav Thackeray, says the Sena is "very keen" on forming the government in alliance with the BJP. The process of government formation in Maharashtra is expected to be expedited with a meeting of BJP legislators likely t
Oct 24, 2014 03:06 AM
His appointment has infused new life among RSS cadres who now await their moment of glory while being dedicated workers Manohar Lal Khattar, the 60-year-old former RSS pracharak soon to take over as the Chief Minister of Haryana, would be a Narendra Mod
Sport
Oct 25, 2014 05:49 PM
The following horses were worked here on Saturday (Oct. 25).Sand track600m: Sudarshan Chakra (rb) 41. Easy.800m: Gleaming Gold (rb) 52.5, 600/39.5. Pressed. Hugs And Kisses (rb) 53, 600/40.5. Moved freely. 2/y/o Critics Choice (rb) 54, 600/40. Moved freel
Oct 25, 2014 05:49 PM
Byronic, Booker Jones, Shivalik Star and Austin shone when the horses were exercised here on Saturday morning (Oct. 25)Inner sand:1,200m: Holy Empire (R. Marshall), Wrekin (rb) 1-23.5, 1,000/1-0, 600/41. A fit pair. 1,400m: Southern Fantasy (Christopher)
Oct 25, 2014 05:49 PM
Greek God ridden by Neeraj Rawal won the Delhi Race Club Trophy, the main event of the races held here on Saturday. The winner is owned by Mrs. Laxmi P.Lala, Mr. Partab Lala & Mr. Gautam Lala rep. Gainsville Stud & Agrl Farm P.L. Dallas Todywalla
Oct 25, 2014 05:48 PM
About 700 horses will take part in the 45-day Madras racing season which commences here on Oct. 27. The concluding meeting will be on March 25, 2015. More than 100 two-year-olds will be racing during the season. Briefing the press, Khan Itath Aman, Secret
Oct 25, 2014 05:48 PM
Circle Of Bliss, who ran second last time out, may make amends in the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing & Goffs R.W.I.T.C. Ltd Gold Cup (Gr. II), the feature event of the concluding day’s races to be held here on Sunday (Oct. 26).Rails will be announ
Opinion
Oct 25, 2014 01:30 AM
Civil servant independence in the country is at best nominal. Nonconformity even to spurn whimsical and arbitrary directives received from above is widely recognised as a very risky proposition The right to judicial remedies … is a constitutional r
Oct 25, 2014 01:44 AM
Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Unprecedented as the attack on its Parliament building might appear — it has even been described as “the end of Canada’s innocence” — the country has had long experience of terrorism, from
Oct 25, 2014 01:41 AM
In late July this year, the international airport in the bustling Nigerian metropolis of Lagos received an extremely unwelcome visitor. A man from Liberia, a West African nation where Ebola is rampant, had been caring for his sister when she came down wit
Business
Oct 25, 2014 02:22 PM
Japanese auto major Nissan is recalling 9,000 units of its compact car Micra and mid-sized sedan Sunny to replace defective airbags as part of a global recall. The recall will cover cars manufactured between 2008 and 2012 that use safety airbags made b
Oct 25, 2014 12:25 PM
Google Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company's products.The India-born executive will have oversight over products such as search, maps, Google+, commerce, advertising a
Oct 25, 2014 12:05 AM
The Centre’s plans to supply electricity 24/7 to all parts of India in five years has opened up vast opportunities for power and automation companies such as ABB, GE, Schneider Electric and few others. These companies have expertise in setting up mi
Oct 25, 2014 12:02 AM
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has invited bids to select an agency to conduct e-auction of spectrum in various bands of telecom airwaves. The department has issued a notice for request of proposal for the selection of an agency to conduct e
Oct 25, 2014 12:01 AM
Japan, Indonesia, South Korea and Australia keep out China led 21 Asian nations, including India, in forming a multilateral financial front in the form of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), being seen as a challenger to the U.S.-backed Bre
Features
Oct 24, 2014 05:49 PM
Time and technology have phased out the hand-painted film banners, but the artists’ skill continues to exhibit itself in other forms Over the years, technology has made many art forms extinct. A case in point is that of replacement of hand-painted
Oct 24, 2014 07:34 PM
From Kolkata to Coorg and Shillong to Shekawati it is raining independent music festivals as the lines between genres and languages blur. Apoorva Sripathi and Esther Elias tune into the phenomenon. You’re a speck in a sea of 10,000 people. Rows of
Oct 24, 2014 07:12 PM
A figurine of Hanuman, which was gifted by a Travancore king, is a prized heirloom in the Ghanapadi family Located near the ancient Sreevaraham temple is the Ramavarmapuram Gramom, the abode of Brahmins who were once associated with the Sree Padmanabha
Oct 25, 2014 06:55 PM
Residents of Third Cross Street in Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar clean their neighbourhood and spread the message . L. Kanthimathi reports. It is almost three months since Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar Welfare Association, Thiruvanmiyur, embarked on an initiat
Oct 25, 2014 06:49 PM
On the concluding part of our ‘Learn From The Seniors’ series, meet Kottur Gardens resident K.V. Ramamurthy who believes staying content is the way to staying healthy and happy K.V. Ramamurthy is a study in self-reliance. He is 91 years old,
Slideshows
Oct 25, 2014 06:19 PM
Scenes from the set of Romeo Juliet Genre: Romantic comedy Director: Lakshman Cast : Jayam Ravi, Hansika Motwani, Poonam Bajwa Cinematographer : S. Soundar Rajan Producer: S. Nanthagopal
Oct 25, 2014 12:18 AM
Cyclone Hudhud might have cast its shadow on the Deepavali Celebrations in Visakhapatnam, but had only partial impact in Vijayawada on Thursday. People scaled down the level of celebrations, but there were crackers, rockets, sparklers and lamps lighting u
Oct 24, 2014 10:36 PM
Happiness was in the air as the youngsters in traditional attire burnt crackers on Diwali night on Thursday in Hyderabad. Noise levels were lower than the usual, but the ambient air pollution levels in commercial areas like Abids, Basheerbagh and few road
Oct 24, 2014 08:47 PM
“Latchiya Nadigar” S.S. Rajendran, who breathed his last on October 24, 2014, made his presence felt in both politics and cinema. Photo courtesy: Agani Publishers
Oct 23, 2014 04:47 PM
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