November Fest 2014
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Updated: Nov 21, 2014 12:40 AM
"Better for you to recuse (from 2G cases). ..if we write in our order on what is happening, it may damage the reputation of a great institution" The Supreme Court-appointed Special Public Prosecutor in 2G cases, Anand Grover, on Thursday said there was
Updated: Nov 21, 2014 01:38 AM
Anxious relatives waited for them in Tiruchi The five Indian fishermen freed by Sri Lanka after President Mahinda Rajapaksa commuted their death sentence arrived in India on Thursday, but not to the emotional reunion with the families they expected.Inst
Nov 21, 2014 12:38 AM
‘Before starting dialogue with India, I have decided to consult the Kashmiri leaders’ Ignoring India’s opposition, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said Pakistan would hold a dialogue with Kashmiri separatists to take them into
Updated: Nov 21, 2014 12:40 AM
Law must “satisfy the desire of the society” and prescribe a punishment befitting the crime. The Supreme Court has described a juvenile law that prescribes “admonition” and “group counselling” as punishment for even gr
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In order to reduce the number of litigations pertaining to medical negligence, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) will be setting up a grievance cell. Although it is not a statutory body, patients that have a problem with their doctors or the method of
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The Ministry of Urban Development has given its ‘in-principle’ approval for the Chennai Monorail Project Phase-1. The Ministry of Urban Development has given its ‘in-principle’ approval for the Chennai Monorail Project (CMP) Phas
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Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Nepal to attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit next week, the Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared three key framework agreements with member-countries to enhance rai
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Prakash Karat, general secretary of the CPI(M) has issued the following clarification: The report in The Hindu (November 20) regarding my speech at the M.K. Pandhe memorial lecture has conveyed an incorrect impression. Nowhere in my speech had I said th
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Both Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif are world leaders, and when they meet, I am optimistic good things are possible, says Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay in an interview with Suhasini Haidar. Bhutan and India’s ties are on an upswing with th
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 21, 2014 12:34 AM
Neither have we given up abrogation of Article 370 nor sidelined it: Shahnawaz In a bid to avoid a controversy during the ongoing process of elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday said that although the abrogation of Arti
Nov 21, 2014 12:33 AM
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said he did not run away from Ganderbal, a bastion of the Abdullah family, from where he is a sitting MLA. He filed his nomination from Beerwah, one of the two Assembly segments he is contesting
Nov 20, 2014 11:16 PM
Senior Abdullah undergoing a kidney transplant in London With the first round of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir just days away, the ruling National Conference seems to be on a sticky wicket. Omar Abdullah, the Chief Minister , stands alone as h
Nov 19, 2014 01:33 AM
Thousands of security personnel would be visiting Jharkhand for the smooth conduct of the five-phase elections which begins on Nov. 25 and ends on Dec. 20 In a first of its kind officials in poll-bound tribal dominated Jharkhand have decided to hire moto
Sport
Nov 21, 2014 12:28 AM
Player no. 3’s code violation was minor and his explanation prima facie satisfactory: BCCI The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Thursday sought to deny the Mudgal panel’s conclusion that its former president N. Srinavasan and four ot
Nov 21, 2014 12:17 AM
The return of Michael Chopra should add the much-needed bite to Kerala Blasters’ attack as the host takes on Atletico de Kolkata in an Indian Super League football game at the Nehru Stadium here on Friday.Chopra injured his ankle in a freak accident
Nov 21, 2014 12:14 AM
The fabricated headlines and stories spoilt what had been an extremely memorable three days down under, writes Sunil Gavaskar It was a huge honour to be invited to be part of the dinner hosted by the Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, for the India
Nov 21, 2014 12:11 AM
Pankaj Advani, who was sweating profusely after his match against Hong Kong’s Chi Wai Au, said, "The air conditioning does not work properly, which makes the hall hot and sticky. The faulty air-conditioning system at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Sta
Nov 21, 2014 12:09 AM
SNOOKER :Advani proves too good for Chi Wai Au Manan Chandra held his nerve in the deciding frame to post a 31-91, 112-1, 17-59, 28-52, 86-24, 69-42, 58-26 victory over Philippines’s Alvin Barbero at the IBSF World snooker championship here on Thu
Opinion
Nov 21, 2014 02:26 AM
Over 95 per cent of patients coming to super-speciality hospitals are at the wrong place and have incurred hardships when they could have been treated at their neighbourhood primary care centre. A number of announcements have been made by the Central and
Nov 21, 2014 02:10 AM
The telephone conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Mahinda Rajapaksa capped days of back channel persuasion by a number of emissaries. The unconditional release by Sri Lanka of five fishermen sentenced to death by a court in t
Nov 21, 2014 02:07 AM
The G20 leaders gave their assent to the proposal put forth by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development to limit the use of tax havens, as cleared by OECD Finance Ministers earlier. The gathering of the Group of 20 countries in Brisban
Business
Nov 21, 2014 02:01 AM
As part of fleet restructuring, loss-ridden SpiceJet has started cancelling 40 flights a day from its schedule. “SpiceJet is temporarily removing 40 flights a day from its schedule as part of a fleet restructuring plan. It is expected to last another
Nov 21, 2014 01:45 AM
Gamesa India said that it would manufacture and launch next generation G114-2 MW wind turbines by end-2015. On Thursday, Gamesa Executive Chairman, Ignacio Martin, and its Business CEO, Xabier Exteberria, inaugurated the new production line at its Nacel
Nov 21, 2014 01:42 AM
Footwear and apparel maker Woodland plans to launch a separate line of products for third party e-commerce sites. The move comes as the firm is miffed by discounts given by the e-commerce firms on its current products.“The e-commerce market has grow
Nov 21, 2014 01:40 AM
Kotak Mahindra Bank’s acquisition of ING Vysya Bank is the country’s first ever amalgamation of a profit earning entity post the global financial meltdown in 2008. Although two more mergers took place during this period but those were under
Nov 21, 2014 01:36 AM
The existing management team continues as is and there will be no change whatsoever in the firm’s strategy or culture. Private equity firm Everstone Capital and U.S.-based Solmark have together acquired majority stake in city-based Servion Gl
Features
Nov 20, 2014 08:13 PM
Artist Suryaprakash talks about his series on Venice and why it is special to him Artist Suryaprakash’s first impression of Venice was during his college days, from one of his teachers, Vidya Bhushan, who taught at the once popular College of Fine
Nov 20, 2014 08:27 PM
It’s not just his spiritual inclination, but also compassion for animals that made Leslie Robinson give up a comfortable home in the U.S. to open a shelter for strays in Tiruvannamalai “All you need is love”, sang the Beatles nearly ha
Nov 20, 2014 06:25 PM
Carnatic vocalist Vijay Siva answers readers’ questions. What is voice culture? How does one improve it? X. Rosario Rajkumar, Tiruchi Voice culture is the skill of properly utilising the voice apparatus which covers the entire portion starting
Nov 21, 2014 12:21 AM
Begins on November 26 at Bengaluru with new features The Hindu Young World quiz — one of the most popular events among school students — is all set to step into its 15th edition. The quiz has seen the participation of over 20,000 students
Nov 20, 2014 10:19 PM
The Supreme Brahman is hailed as Nirguna and thus beyond the grasp of the human mind, intellect and senses. Then does it not imply that there is no way at all by which human beings can realise Him? Yet the Upanishads and scriptures also claim that He is re
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Nov 19, 2014 09:42 PM
Only the animals, they rear, know their hardship. For this tribe of shepherds, nothing has changed over generations. Hailing from Narva in Mahabubnagar District, they are virtually cut off civilized society or Government services. These men take care of
Nov 19, 2014 08:26 PM
Boat decorated with colourful lights, flowers-decked cruise, floating lamps in the tank at Arasavalli set the right environment for Teppotsavam in Srikakulam District. The temple and its surrounding were soaked in divine bliss with the celestial cruise of
Nov 19, 2014 07:06 PM
Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala on Wednesday inaugurated the three-day Krishi Mela of the University of Agricultural Sciences-Bengaluru (UAS-B). The Governor called upon farmers to adopt the best practices from across the country. About five lakh farmers
Nov 18, 2014 10:19 PM
‘Rejuvenating Vizag’, a two-day tourism festival, was a kaleidoscope of colours and cultures. Organised by A.P. Tourism Development Corporation to celebrate the resilience of people of the city in the aftermath of the Very Severe Cyclone Hudhu
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