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Updated: Sep 21, 2014 04:22 PM
BJP said that there was nothing new in Shiv Sena’s proposal and asked it to sort out seat-sharing issue through discussion and not through media. Shiv Sena on Sunday made it clear that it won’t make any more concession for BJP, offering to c
Sep 21, 2014 02:19 PM
Dipika Pallikal assured India of a maiden women’s singles squash medal in the Asian Games, while top seed Saurav Ghosal confirmed his third successive podium finish in men’s singles after the two reached the semifinals of their respective event
Updated: Sep 21, 2014 11:09 AM
Discussion on Internet forum turns heated “Love jihad” may be merely a fear fantasy of Hindutva propagandists, but the campaign has struck a chord with several senior police officers across the country. Such is the traction that “lov
Updated: Sep 21, 2014 10:50 AM
The proposal to replace Planning Commission with a new body, as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is “still under consideration” of the Central government.In reply to an RTI query, the Planning Commission said the final decision, as a
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On day two, Indian shooters won a bronze medal in the men's 10m air pistol team event while Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal were assured of medals in squash Indian shooters were on target for the second successive day as they delivered a bronze medal i
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Cape Cobras won the toss and elected to bat against Hobart Hurricanes in their Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20, in Hyderabad on Sunday.Cobras have made three changes to their side, including Richard Levi, Sybrand Engelbrecht and Dane Pied i
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The Indian men’s hockey team started its campaign in the 17th Asian Games on a rousing note, blanking Sri Lanka 8-0 with Rupinderpal Singh scoring a hat-trick in Incheon on Sunday.Rupinderpal pumped in three goals in the 12th, 45th and 46th minute,
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A Texas man arrested for intruding into the White House was armed with a foldable knife, prompting a comprehensive review of security procedures after two attempted breaches in 24 hours at one of the world’s most heavily protected buildings. Earli
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With the upcoming crucial manoeuvre of Mars Orbit Insertion (MOI) of ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) in the early hours of September 24, R. Ramachandran caught up with the ISRO chairman Dr. K. Radhakrishnan in New Delhi and had a one-on-one talk o
Sport
Sep 21, 2014 02:11 PM
South Korean student Kim Cheong-yong has idolised Olympic champion and world record holder Jin Jong-oh since first picking up a pistol in middle school.However, that did not stop the 17-year-old blowing his mentor away in the 10 metre air pistol final on
Sep 21, 2014 01:00 PM
Indian swimmers cut a sorry figure in the 17th Asian Games, failing to qualify for the finals of the three events in which they participated in Incheon on Sunday.The Indians participated in three events on the opening day of the swimming competitions at t
Sep 21, 2014 11:21 AM
India blanked Nepal 3-0 to sail into the quarterfinals of men’s tennis team event in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on Sunday.Yuki Bhambri did not drop a game en route to a crushing straight sets 6-0 6-0 win over Jeetendra Pariyar to seal the issue
Sep 21, 2014 08:06 AM
Indian men settled for a bronze medal after narrowly missing the silver in the 10m air pistol event at the Ongnyeon shooting range, continuing their good run in the 17th Asian Games, in Incheon on Sunday. Their latest shooting star Jitu Rai entered the
Sep 21, 2014 07:49 AM
China’s Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang is set to meet his chief rival, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea in the 200-meter freestyle final at the Asian Games.Sunday night’s showdown is the first of three clashes between the two. They are also due
Opinion
Sep 20, 2014 12:40 AM
From India’s standpoint, attracting Chinese investment is imperative for reviving growth. Besides, its deepening ties with Japan, Australia and Vietnam have opened up more room for manoeuvre in Asia Xi Jinping’s visit was billed as the third
Sep 20, 2014 12:24 AM
The visit of President Xi Jinping was remarkable for many things but mostly for the shift in the way India has done diplomacy with China. Overshadowing President Xi’s visit was an incident on the Line of Actual control in the Chumar region of Ladakh
Sep 20, 2014 12:19 AM
It would be prudent not to read Scotland’s ‘no’ to independence as a plain and simple ‘yes’ to continue with the status quo. The latest verdict is very unlike the ‘no’ vote in the 2011 nation-wide referendum, whic
Business
Sep 21, 2014 03:30 AM
Mr. Ma has drawn inspiration by dipping into China’s unique cultural idiom China is celebrating the success of e-commerce giant, the Alibaba group, whose stocks jumped 38 per cent on the first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) o
Sep 21, 2014 03:20 AM
The objective is to take manufacturing growth to 10% on a sustainable basis. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the “Make In India” campaign on September 25, aimed at reviving the job-creating manufacturing sector — key to taking
Sep 20, 2014 10:48 PM
State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) major oil discovery in the Bay of Bengal will start production in 2019, ONGC Chairman and Managing Director Dinesh K. Sarraf said here on Saturday. “We are moving fast on KG-D5 development.
Sep 20, 2014 10:45 PM
Having enabled the traders to connect with their counterparts in Myanmar and Colombo, the Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd (KPCL) is all set to welcome the Shipping Corporation of India’s yet-to-be-named service that would connect both the countries.A
Sep 20, 2014 10:41 PM
Productivity and quality are two of the major challenges before the industry Government can be a partner, but the tea industry has to come forward. This was the message given by Rajani Ranjan Rashmi, Additional Secretary, Union Commerce Ministry, while
Features
Sep 20, 2014 04:30 PM
Butet Manurung, winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2014, talks about her work with Indonesia’s indigenous tribes and why she chose to start a school in the jungle. Saur Marlina Manurung, better known as Butet Manurung, is an embodiment of passion,
Sep 20, 2014 08:20 PM
Karthi tells subha j rao what it was like being part of a movie that has a wall as the main character The universe conspired to make Karthi a part of Madras. Director Pa Ranjith (Attakathi) wrote it with three newcomers in mind, but the cast never fell
Sep 20, 2014 03:56 PM
Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi is a beautiful lesson module on the life of Gandhi. Richard Attenborough’s death brings to mind the fact that we, as a people, and the Indian Government, have failed to appreciate him for making a movie on Gandhi
Sep 21, 2014 03:54 PM
Use the new format of CAT to your advantage. The numbers are out. CAT 2014 will be conducted in 99 cities across 354 test sites. There will be four testing windows, two each on the testing dates November 16 and November 22. The format of CAT will und
Sep 21, 2014 03:45 PM
Three-quarters of its universities are placed in the top 100 in Asia John Joe Vattathara, a student from Bangalore, won a full scholarship to study B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel. He received the sc
Slideshows
Sep 20, 2014 04:16 PM
A look at some of the images on the first day of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on September 20, 2014.
Sep 20, 2014 08:20 AM
A humourous take on news this week.
Sep 19, 2014 10:49 PM
Prakasam Barrage the lifeline for thousand of hectares of paddy and other cash crops in Coastal Andhra Pradesh, was built between 1954 and 57 on Krishna River. The search for chronicling its history yielded no results for the engineers in service. Inciden
Sep 19, 2014 05:30 PM
The 17th Asian Games were off to a spectacular start in Incheon on September 19, 2014. Some of the world’s best in badminton, table tennis, gymnastics, swimming and shooting will be in action over the next 16 days
Sep 19, 2014 12:11 PM
A jawan was seriously injured in an ambush by ULFA (I) militants at Kanobari in Assam’s Sibsagar district on Friday.The militants exploded two IEDs between two tea gardens at Kherbari Tiniali when jawans of the 4th Rajput Regiment were moving in thr
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