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Cats in the wild: Reserves in M.P., Odisha, Chhattisgarh. In a move that comes soon after the tiger census in January showed an overall rise in numbers of the big cat, the Centre is set to form three new tiger reserves. In-principle approval has been ac
Opposition slams Centre for not checking intimidation. As the Opposition mounted a united attack on the government for being a “mute witness” to the intimidation of minorities by prominent members of the ruling party and its affiliates, Unio
General secretaries of the two parties differ on reunification Having wrapped up their respective party congresses, the leaders of the two major Left parties — the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India — met her
Kings XI Punjab came from behind to beat table-toppers Rajasthan Royals via the Super Over and end their five—match unbeaten streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sardar Patel Stadium here on Tuesday. With the scores tied at 191 at the
Controversial Punjabi film Nanak Shah Fakir was on Tuesday withdrawn from theatres worldwide by its producer following wide-spread resentment among the Sikhs over its content. “As per the directions of holy Akal Takht (the highest temporal seat of
Seven persons were charred to death when an Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) bus caught fire in Amethi district on Tuesday. Eleven other persons injured in the incident were admitted to the District Hospital in Sultanpur of which fou
BJP MP Hema Malini to organise Mathura Mahostav BJP MP from Mathura, Hema Malini on Tuesday said Mathura Mahotsav, a two-day cultural festival postponed due to untimely rains, would be held at Mathura’s Vrindavan Chandrodaya temple this weekend, an
The BJP-led NDA government has dropped the names of former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi from two awards for propagating Hindi. The two awards have been discontinued by the Union Home Ministry, which instead launched two new schemes for
Shaun Marsh took Punjab to 15 runs in their Super Over and RR lost 2 wickets for managing just 6 runs in theirs. After the scores were level after 40 overs of intense cricket, the Super Over came into play. During Kings XI's Super Over, David Miller d
If the Indian Premier League is mostly, if not entirely, about impulse, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) should take a leap of faith against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy international stadium here on Wednesday. Having come within
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be quite right to dismiss the eight-wicket rout at the hands of Rajasthan Royals as a minor aberration. The franchisee had, after all, notched up three wins on the trot before Sunday’s defeat.The team management, howe
Rajasthan Royals has successfully dealt with all the challenges thrown at them in the five games they have played so far. A struggling Kings XI Punjab will have to pull out all stops against the sole unbeaten side, Rajasthan Royals, when the two teams c
When Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani visits India next week, cricket is most likely to...
The shocking death of promising Bengal opener Ankit Keshri has once again put on-field player safety under sharp focus. “Cricket is a non-contact sport but there are times when these collisions occur on the ground. Some of them can be serious in nat
The IPL works like magic; it tempts the unacquainted and the expert to make a beeline to the stadium to catch up with some mesmerising Twenty20 action. With almost a third of the Pepsi-IPL-8 matches played so far most franchisees ought to be pleased with
The onus is on the BCCI to stick with the successful structure set up by Shastri, writes Makarand Waingankar The Board of Control for Cricket in India Working Committee will meet on Sunday to discuss various issues. However, considering t
Top Trainer excelled when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning.Inner sand600m: Baryshnikhov (S.Kamble), Purple Parade (Bhawani) 36.5. Former ended five lengths in front. Jazzmyn (S.J.Sunil), Veronique (Neeraj) 41.5. Pair level.800m: Dancing L
The new CPI(M) general secretary, Sitaram Yechury, must realise that mere electoral alliances with regional parties will prove to be a fruitless exercise without a stronger emphasis on Left unity and engagement with social movements The elevation of Sit
With Greenpeace and various non-profits under the scanner, it is time to revive the idea of an accreditation agency for the sector. “In Sheraton hotels in scattered nations, We damn multinational corporations; Injustice seems so easy to protest, In
The government’s decision to seriously dilute environmental norms for project approval seems to indicate a belief that problems can vanish magically Looking for occult solutions to real-world problems may seem incompatible with the hard-headed ind
Make-in-India Student App Fest will enable students showcase their talents and get connected with angel investors. The first edition of Global Mobile App Summit & Awards (GMASA) to be held here on May 28 and 29.Coinciding with the summit, GMASA will
In 2014-15, Ashok Leyland sold 24,414 units. However, Tatas sold only 21,231 units In a surprise development, Ashok Leyland has overtaken its rival Tata Motors in pick-up truck sales to grab the Number 2 position. Mahindra & Mahindra is the leader i
Reserve Bank of India’s Deputy Governor H.R. Khan, on Tuesday, said that the central bank was focusing on bill payment systems, which was the next big thing for which Bharat Bill Payment System and National Payments Corporation of India (NP
Diversification is part of Vision 2020 strategy of the leading pump maker CRI Pumps Pvt. Ltd., a Coimbatore-based manufacturer of industrial, residential and agricultural pumps, has made a foray into pipes business with an objective to become a provider
Azim Premji's son joined the company in 2007 and was instrumental in setting up Wipro Ventures Wipro, on Tuesday, announced the appointment of billionaire Azim Premji’s elder son Rishad Premji to its board effective May 1, 2015. Presently, Mr. Ris
Popular YouTubers from the city talk on it how it feels to be stars of the virtual world. The Internet has seen its share of kingdoms rise and fall. Sites that once dominated the web are now nothing more than abandoned virtual ghost towns. In their plac
Playwrights Intensive Project is an international project geared towards developing writing for theatre for young audiences The international Playwrights Intensive Project will give playwrights an opportunity to explore Theatre for Young Audiences. Th
John Romeo’s 'Nila Vaanam Kaatru Mazhai', a short film on honour killings, will be screened at the prestigious film festival in France later this year. When John Romeo, a professor at Madras Christian College, decided to send in his production as a
Every individual is compelled to be engaged in some kind of activity or the other, which includes voluntary and involuntary acts. The Bhagavad Gita explains the philosophical import of the actions of individuals. Acts are inseparably attached to effects, b
C.G. Salamander’s Palm’s Foster Home for Peculiar Stories falls under comic fantasy, a genre not widely explored in India. C.G. Salamander was all smiles at the recently-concluded Bangalore Comic Con as the launch of his first book, PalmR
Newly-crowned Women’s Tennis Doubles World No.1 Sania Mirza lead the Indian team to victory at Federation Cup Asia/Oceania Group II tournaments and providing entry into the Group I at Fateh Maidan Tennis complex in Hyderabad. Photos: Mohammed Yousuf
The auto show, the showcase event in the world's biggest car market, comes this year as China's economy grows at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century. Here's a look at some of the more interesting car concepts that were on display at the event.
Thousands from areas like Syria, Libya, Iraq and West Africa have left their homes, belongings and livelihoods to embark on potentially dangerous and mostly illegal journeys across the sea. A look at the current situation. As the crises in the Middle-ea
As the CPI-M is all set to elect a new general secretary replacing Prakash Karat who steps down after three terms, here is a profile of prominent members from the party.
Passengers were stranded as bus stands and the streets wore a deserted look during the Karnataka bandh on Saturday. Some scenes from Bengaluru and Mysuru.