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Nov 27, 2014 07:48 PM
Updated: Nov 27, 2014 07:06 PM
Mr. Naidu said the BJP election manifesto stated that if voted to power, the government will minimise the scope for corruption and set up a task force for tracking down or bringing back black money. The Government on Thursday insisted in L
Updated: Nov 27, 2014 08:09 PM
The court made it clear to the BCCI that if it wanted to take action as per the Mudgal panel report, only a new Board could do so. The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested that the present President-in-exile N. Srinivasan and his team should step down an
Updated: Nov 27, 2014 07:24 PM
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in hospital in Sydney on Thursday, two days after the international batsman was struck on the head by a ball during a domestic match. Governing body Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed the 25-year-old had lost his f
Breaking News
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The portals of the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath were closed for winter on Saturday. The season saw very few visitors.“This year, the shrine received 1.8 lakh pilgrims. However, before the 2013 deluge, 12 lakh pilgrims used to visit the shrine every
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Doctors’ associations in Bihar have threatened a mass agitation and planned to move court against Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Pappu Yadav’s continuous tirade against them, terming the Indian Medical Association (IMA) as “Indian Murderers Asso
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In its biggest such action against a Ponzi scheme firm, the Enforcement Directorate on Thursday, attached 2,631 accounts of the Rose Valley Group involving Rs. 295 crore, under Section 5 of the Prevention of Money Laundering ActThe attachment order was is
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A sense of imminent calamity envelops farmers in Deolali village in Maharashtra’s Osmanabad district. After having borne drought for consecutive years, they now face the ravages of unseasonal rain.While 2012 and 2013 were bad-rainfall years, recent
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Wage earners in the unorganised sector and factory workers, affiliated to IFTU, on Thursday staged a dharna at the Office of Deputy Commissioner of Labour here seeking adequate compensation for thousands of wage earners and factory workers who lost liveli
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 27, 2014 09:39 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here on Friday to address election rallies ahead of the second phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls.Bharatiya Janata Party sources here said Mr. Modi will address poll rallies in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu
Nov 26, 2014 02:48 AM
Almost every polling station in Jammu and Kashmir, despite differences in weather, landscape and people’s traditional attire, looked similar during the first phase of Assembly election on Tuesday. Voters stood in long-winding queues, with the 15 con
Nov 25, 2014 08:16 PM
Dealing a hard blow to separatist politics, thousands of voters queued up before polling stations across Jammu and Kashmir, unmindful of the biting cold, to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phase assembly elections on Tuesday. Some vignet
Nov 25, 2014 02:55 PM
Mr. Modi asks Jharkhand voters not to give a fractured mandate as people know the difficulties of coalition politics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the voters of Jharkhand to enable the BJP secure a majority in the Assembly elections for
Sport
Nov 28, 2014 12:16 AM
The 2015 Aircel Chennai Open will witness top-quality action, with four top-25 players, including the defending champion and World No.4 Stan Wawrinka. Somdev Devvarman and Ramkumar Ramanathan have been given wild-cards. The cut-off ranking for direct
Nov 28, 2014 12:14 AM
Yuki Bhambri and Purav Raja will face each other with different partners in the doubles semifinals of the Asia Pacific Australian Open wild-card play-off in Shenzhen, China.In the quarterfinals, second-seeded Purav Raja and Ruben Gonzales of Philippines b
Nov 28, 2014 12:13 AM
When Delhi Dynamos lost at home to Kerala Blasters on November 16, most thought Mumbai City FC will be the outright favourite for the Indian Super League encounter that takes place here on Friday.Dynamos had not shown enough quality to suggest that three
Nov 28, 2014 12:10 AM
Table-topper Chennaiyin FC suffered a shock 3-0 defeat against NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) in their Indian Super League encounter here on Thursday. All the goals came in the first half.A brace by central defender Massamba was the highlight of the match. D
Nov 28, 2014 12:09 AM
Maharashtra boys and Telangana girls won the titles in junior category of the 76th National & Youth table tennis championships here on Thursday.Maharashtra ‘A’, which had upset favourite PSPB 3-2 in the semifinals, blanked Delhi 3-0 in the
Opinion
Nov 28, 2014 12:47 AM
In response to public clamour against corruption, Parliament has been passing anti-graft legislation. But lawmakers, public servants and enforcement agencies, who have among their lot a vast majority of the corrupt, have been seeking loopholes in the law
Nov 27, 2014 01:09 AM
The rhetoric on the capacity of countries to reap the so-called demographic dividend cannot mask the more complex reality of a not-so-young world in 2014, and non-uniform patterns of growth. About a quarter of the world’s population — 1.8 bill
Nov 27, 2014 01:08 AM
The announcement of the merger of ING Vysya Bank with Kotak Mahindra Bank could not have come at a better time. With a pro-reform BJP government at the Centre, expectations are running high. Coming as it did at a time when reform talk is getting louder, t
Business
Nov 27, 2014 10:40 PM
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has recommended a reserve price of Rs.3,104 crore per megahertz for CDMA spectrum, which is 15 per cent more than the rate it had proposed in February. The regulator had proposed a reserve price of Rs.2,6
Nov 27, 2014 10:38 PM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on Thursday, issued final guidelines for small finance banks and payments banks, paving the way for mobile firms and supermarket chains, among others, to enter the banking arena to cater to individuals and small businesses
Nov 27, 2014 10:36 PM
With the Reserve Bank of India issuing final licensing norms for small finance and payments banks, a host of potential suitors, including Shriram Capital and Muthoot Finance, on Thursday evinced initial interest in setting up such niche entities. Howeve
Nov 27, 2014 10:35 PM
Mining giants are enthusiastic at the ‘Made in India’ call by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and call for a re-look at the approach by the government to various mining proposals to make it self-sufficient in metal consumption, Vedanta Resources
Nov 27, 2014 10:28 PM
Achieves over one million transactions, taken place across 2,500 outlets The Tatas are betting big on mobile wallet services, a business that is poised to grow exponentially in India considering the convenience associated with the service, the large num
Features
Nov 27, 2014 06:22 PM
Don’t let the future generations judge us on “Happy New Year” and “Bang Bang”, advises Shekhar Kapur in a freewheeling chat He came, he charmed and won over minds with his felicity for selling heart warming ideas. That is S
Nov 27, 2014 07:24 PM
Six musicians join Zakir Hussain in the Masters of Percussion concert to be held in the city on December 3. I hope you are speaking to the other artistes too,” says Zakir Hussain. “This show is about us; not just me. I want them to say w
Nov 27, 2014 07:27 PM
Talking to Anoop Menon is always refreshing. There are quotable quotes peppered with deep insights and a bit of his signature nonchalance. He does not mince words and can be as scathing as he is generous with praise. The actor, screenplay writer and lyric
Nov 27, 2014 09:38 PM
Dharma is that which is defined in the scriptures as the means of obtaining good results. Paramatma (the Supreme One) is also a dharma. This is where some confusion is likely to occur. We are told that He is the goal we should seek to attain, for to be at
Nov 27, 2014 08:45 PM
By a bountiful twist of fate, selected works of late artist T.R.P. Mookiah (1934-2009) have arrived to live in DakshinaChitra, on exhibit till November end. Founder, Deborah Thiagarajan says, “The family wanted their entire collection to be housed in
Slideshows
Nov 27, 2014 09:11 PM
A potential eco-tourism spot nestled in the lap of nature, the Kinnerasani wildlife sanctuary derives its name from Kinnerasani River, a lifeline for farmers, Kothagudem Thermal Power Station and other industries. A deer park housing little over 80 spotte
Nov 27, 2014 04:11 PM
Aches could go up in air, float around the earth and see people from all around the world after they have gone out of a person’s body. Suppose there is a stomach ache and it floats up, it could join up with other illnesses that are in the sky. Then ...
Nov 27, 2014 04:09 PM
Nov 27, 2014 12:21 PM
Phil Hughes was battling to regain his place on the Australian Test side when he was hit by a bouncer that proved to be fatal. His cricket career in pictures. Text: Priyansh, Photos: Agencies
Nov 26, 2014 09:38 PM
For the sake of mining bauxite, can the Dongria Kondhs tribals be uprooted from their land? A collection of phptgraphs by The Hindu photographer K.R. Deepak shows that the land and the people of Niyamgiri Hills are inseparable.
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