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Updated: May 26, 2015 08:14 AM
Says current arrangement is inadequate, and integration of forces is needed. India’s current defence arrangement is inadequate and needs an individual or body like the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) to look at the integration of forces, Defence Mini
Updated: May 26, 2015 12:04 AM
Karunanidhi made the announcement at a meeting of the DMK’s district secretaries. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M. Karunanidhi said here on Monday that the party would file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Karnataka High Court verd
Updated: May 25, 2015 11:41 PM
“NDA government has demolished traditional power structures and circles” Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at his critics saying if the NDA government had not come to power, the country would have slipped into “bure din&#8
Updated: May 26, 2015 01:54 AM
Official sources also confirmed that China has put a "technical hold" on India’s request to list Syed Salahuddin. Despite commitments on fighting terror in the joint statement between India and China during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vis
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Describing the matter as "serious", the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Haryana government to respond to a plea by an MBA student at Jindal Global University for CBI investigation, alleging that she was subjected to blackmail and repeated sexual assault
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Incident is the latest in a series of clashes that provide an indication of a small but growing Islamic State presence in the country. Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern Province of Helmand after killing 19 policem
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Doctors are warning patients to stay hydrated, dress in cool clothes and not venture out during the hottest parts of the day. It’s that time of the year when jokes about eggs frying on terrace floors are doing the rounds. But it’s also the s
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Monday was the hottest day of the year, and many more such days lie ahead, say experts The sizzling heat tightened its grip on the city on Monday with the mercury level peaking to 42.2 degree Celsius, the hottest so far this year. With the temperature
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TV was considered useless unless it could convey edifying thoughts, and edification apparently could not exist without horror. I have had a love-hate relationship with television. As children, we were allowed to watch TV for only a couple of hours a wee
IPL 2015
May 25, 2015 10:56 AM
"There was no game-changing instance for us. We knew the moment we would lose, we would be out of the tournament." Written off after four losses on the trot to start with in the IPL, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma today said their revival and the s
May 24, 2015 07:50 PM
Simmons and Rohit combine to bat Chennai Super Kings out of the contest; Rayudu, Pollard chip in too. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma stole the thunder from his more famous Chennai Super Kings counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni by inspiring his team t
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday urged his players to make “one last effort” on their “biggest day” to emerge triumphant at the Eden Gardens on Sunday when they lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Super Kings will look to Dhoni’s magic to arrest Mumbai Indians’ momentum. For cricket aficionados in India, M.S. Dhoni’s name instantly evokes thoughts of his near mystic ability to conjure up victory. His calm, cerebral presence has
May 26, 2015 12:57 AM
There has been no decision to scrap the Champions League T20, or to replace it with another version yet, clarified the BCCI secretary, Anurag Thakur, here on Monday.Interacting with a group of select mediapersons after the IPL Governing Council meeting he
May 26, 2015 12:52 AM
The factional battle within the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has escalated with IOA president N. Ramachandran trying to convince the State Olympic Associations (SOAs) that he is not working against their interest and the rebel group, led by IOA associ
May 26, 2015 12:50 AM
Ajinkya Rahane was chosen Indian Cricketer of the Year, while Kapil Dev was chosen for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Ranji Trophy champion Karnataka’s captain, fast bowling spearhead and inspiration, Vinay Kumar, was named CEAT Domestic Cricketer
May 26, 2015 12:46 AM
Even as the Indian boxers returned home on Monday with four gold, one silver and two bronze medals and the team championship from the Doha international boxing tournament, National chief coach G.S. Sandhu said his wards must work harder in order to achieve
May 25, 2015 09:32 PM
Agnieszka Radwanska lost in the first round for the first time since her 2007 debut at the clay-court Grand Slam. Getting past his first round opponent at the French Open was easy. Breaking the Big Four domination will be a lot harder for Tomas Berdych.I
May 26, 2015 12:43 AM
The Hindutva agenda is moving forward, the voices of minorities are being marginalised and social hatred is being spread, but the political order continues to escape blame. At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is completing one year in office, Mi
May 26, 2015 12:36 AM
The Modi government is determined to dismantle the two-pronged welfare paradigm. It is now an established fact that one area where the Narendra Modi administration has acted with a sense of purpose, urgency and resolve is in slashing social expenditure.
May 26, 2015 12:32 AM
Surprisingly for a nationalist party-led government, national security and defence have occupied scant space while showcasing its achievements. On May 26, 2015, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government completes a yea
May 26, 2015 02:38 AM
Lending growth rate in 2014-15 was the lowest A recovery in India’s credit growth could elude the country’s banks until early 2016, despite an economy that in the first three months of this year is expected to have outpaced China. A 12.6 p
May 26, 2015 02:35 AM
A large number of big corporate houses have added to their respective valuations in this period As the Modi government completed its first year on Monday, the stock market wealth has grown by over Rs.10 lakh crore in this period with conglomerates such
May 26, 2015 12:28 AM
‘Honest taxpayers have no reason to fear black money law’ To cool off prices of pulses, that have run up by up to 64 per cent in the last one year with falling domestic production, the Modi government plans to shore up supplies with imports
May 26, 2015 12:22 AM
The direct tax collection target of Rs.7.98 lakh crore for the current financial year was likely to be met on account of improvement in economic growth, government said on Monday. “The target of Rs.7.98 lakh crore that has been set for 2015-16 is
May 26, 2015 12:05 AM
The benchmark stock indices lost by more than one per cent on Monday, following the US Federal Reserve indicated that it would hike interest rates in this year if the US economy improves as it expects.The 30-share BSE Sensex closed at 27643.88 with a loss
May 25, 2015 06:23 PM
Many celebrities from the fashion and film world have to thank make-up ace Natasha Nischol when they are complimented for their looks. Her father, the late Hindi film actor Navin Nischol, was popular in the 1970s for his chocolate-boy looks. Daughter Na
May 25, 2015 06:15 PM
They’ve given up stable jobs with regular pay cheques to pursue their dream — mixed martial arts. The members of team Combat Kinetics on why they keep at the sport against all odds. Spend an hour with city-based mixed martial arts group Comba
May 25, 2015 06:51 PM
Electro-rock act FuzzCulture say they didn’t want to be pegged into a hole they didn’t like to fill. Music lovers in the city were in for a musical blitzkrieg over the weekend with electro-rock duo FuzzCulture from New Delhi launching their d
May 25, 2015 09:09 PM
When Periazhvar saw Lord Narayana on His mount — Garuda — looking resplendent in His raiment and with His ornaments, he was no doubt moved by the Lord’s charm. But he also worried that harm might befall Him! In order to reassure Periazhva
May 25, 2015 07:20 PM
Yes the rains are on but it is still quite hot. Before switching on the air conditioning and wringing your hands over your big fat carbon footprint, check out these simple, environment-friendly lifestyle tweaks. Desert coolers To get the effect of col
May 24, 2015 06:32 PM
Vijayawada has literally tuned into Blazewada with temperatures remaining above 45 degrees Celcius for past four days. The Hindu lensmen capture the travails of people across the city.
May 24, 2015 06:05 PM
The workers at Metro Project construction site, daily commuters and labourers struggle to work in the oppressive heat wave conditions in Hyderabad. The temperature has been above 43 degrees for past one week. The Hindu lensmen capture the hardship faced b
May 24, 2015 02:16 PM
This week, the mercury climbed to an unbearable 47 degrees Celsius in parts of the country, even as heatwaves claimed nearly 250 lives in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha. Here is India coping with heat - in pictures.
May 22, 2015 06:59 PM
Amidst protests by disgruntled students and parents, announcement date of COMEDK and CET results have been postponed. The decisions of postponing were taken after the protests by students and parents entered its fourth day in the premises of the Departm
May 22, 2015 06:02 PM
Jayalalithaa will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday, yet again. The AIADMK supremo's day out in Chennai was marked with frenzy, festivity and chaos. A few pictures that capture the mood.
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