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Updated: Apr 2, 2015 01:57 PM
Modi had recently launched ‘Give It Up’ campaign, asking well-off people to surrender their LPG subsidy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked banks and industrial houses to nudge their employees to give up subsidised LPG, saying if
Updated: Apr 2, 2015 12:06 PM
Former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security David Heyman feels India and U.S. must cooperate more closely on new-age threats. Indian youths have escaped “being victims of Islamic State recruitment” because it is a multicultural dem
Updated: Apr 2, 2015 01:41 PM
Police and military surrounded the buildings and were trying to secure the area in eastern Kenya. Gunmen attacked Garissa University College early on Thursday, shooting indiscriminately in campus hostels, killing at least two people and wounding four ot
Updated: Apr 2, 2015 01:05 PM
The flight landed at 4 a.m at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. An IAF plane carrying 190 Indian nationals evacuated from Yemen landed in Mumbai in the government’s first major mission to rescue Indians stranded in the strife-torn nat
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Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took up the cause of farmers of Uttar Pradesh who have been hit by the recent unseasonal rains, saying a fresh survey needs to be done to assess the losses and compensation be paid accordingly.Ms. Gandhi wrote a
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"Moment is truly painful," says IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who has been transferred yet again. Terming his transfer as “painful”, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who shot into limelight after he questioned Robert Vadra’s land de
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An Islamabad district and sessions court judge rejected the former Pakistan President's plea for exemption from appearance A non-bailable arrest warrant was issued on Thursday against former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf by a court here for repeat
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With 328 runs in nine matches, McCullum led by example to be named captain of the ICC’s team of the tournament. New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has been awarded Sir Richard Hadlee medal, the country’s highest cricketing honour, for his i
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The row over union Minister Giriraj Singh’s remark on Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s skin colour has ended as the minister has clarified, the BJP said on Thursday The row over union Minister Giriraj Singh’s remark on Congress presid
Sport
Apr 2, 2015 07:34 AM
The Floridian earned the only break of the final set in the second game and held from there, serving out the match at love. Serena Williams abused her racket, scolded herself and even made angry faces at the sun. In the end, as usual, she took out her fr
Apr 2, 2015 06:54 AM
There has been no sign of the factionalism in the BCCI being resolved, with two lists being submitted to the president, Jagmohan Dalmiya, for consideration in the IPL governing council. Clearly divided at the delayed 2013-14 Annual General Meeting (AGM) h
Apr 2, 2015 06:52 AM
In a few days IPL ‘Casino Cricket’ will ensure CWC 2015 was ‘Mickey Mouse’ cricket after all Hopefully the din and dust of the 2015 cricket World Cup final will have settled so that we can now see the One-Day Internationals i
Apr 2, 2015 06:48 AM
Ignored by all eight franchises during the IPL-8 auction, India’s Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara will make use of that time by representing Yorkshire in the upcoming English county season. Pujara will replace Pakistan’s Younis Khan, who w
Apr 2, 2015 04:41 AM
Cricket / CSK, with a lot of depth, has a very good chance of winning: Hussey Former Australian cricketer Michael Hussey, who renews his relationship with Chennai Super Kings after playing for Mumbai Indians last year, was down to business on Wednesday
Opinion
Apr 2, 2015 03:29 AM
The legal process in India can be needlessly tortuous and complicated. Nothing exemplifies this more than the Babri Masjid demolition case in which pre-trial proceedings are bogged down in technicalities even though 22 years have elapsed since the structu
Apr 2, 2015 03:16 AM
India’s efforts to curb the growth of tobacco consumption have suffered a severe blow, with the Centre deferring its own rule requiring packaging of tobacco products to have enlarged pictorial warnings from April 1. Regrettably, Union Health Ministe
Apr 2, 2015 03:05 AM
Do Arvind Kejriwal and his men have the ability, the foresight, and the historical sense to tread a path different from their historical forebears? And, even more important, do they want to? Philosopher and poet George Santayana once said, those who don
Business
Apr 2, 2015 11:48 AM
The headline HSBC India Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), compiled by Markit, improved from 51.2 in February to 52.1 in March. After two consecutive months of decline, the manufacturing sector output rose in March amid stronger increase in new ord
Apr 2, 2015 02:20 AM
The search for talent is more important than banks raising capital to meet tougher international regulatory rules State Bank of India may offer employee share options, recruit specialists and promote faster-radical changes that promise to shake up a blo
Apr 2, 2015 01:54 AM
Piramal Enterprises has signed an agreement to sell its Hyderabad-based clinical research division to Indoco Remedies for undisclosed amount. Piramal Enterprises has signed a definitive agreement to sell its clinical research division known as ‘Pi
Apr 2, 2015 01:46 AM
Deal adds to the company's respiratory, dermatology portfolio Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories is acquiring select brands of Belgian drugmaker UCB in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives in a euro 118 million (Rs.800 crore) deal.A definitive agreement has
Apr 2, 2015 01:44 AM
New airline Air Pegasus is set to commence domestic operations in two weeks, joining other new entrants such as AirAsia India and Vistara to enhance air connectivity in the country.The Bengaluru-based airline, owned by Decor Aviation Private Ltd which has
Features
Apr 1, 2015 08:11 PM
The vintage beauties on wheels line up, some to take guard and relive those glory moments; some to tell themselves that they are still around. For a boy who learnt to cycle in high school, life virtually threw me into the deep end when in the first month
Mar 31, 2015 06:31 PM
In Hyderabad to showcase his work, Bose Krishnamachari, director of the recently-concluded Kochi-Muziris Biennale, bats for continuous engagement with art Bose Krishnamachari has a fascination for colours. His abstracts, Stretched Bodies, have become a
Mar 31, 2015 05:59 PM
Award-winning filmmaker Subbiah Nalla Muthu says animals lead exciting lives and he loves capturing those moments. National award winning wildlife film maker, Subbiah Nalla Muthu believes that there are stories hidden in the jungle that miss the human e
Apr 2, 2015 11:59 AM
The story is about Komban’s (played by Karthi Sivakumar) prickly relationship with his father-in-law Muthaiah (an earnest Rajkiran) Why do the men in these rural dramas bother with veshtis? This isn’t something we wondered about in the Bhara
Apr 2, 2015 11:51 AM
"Gabbar Is Back" is directed by popular southern actor Krish and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Viacom18 Motion Pictures. Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who will next be seen in “Gabbar Is Back”, says his films have always been commercia
Slideshows
Apr 1, 2015 10:16 PM
Surrounded by humanity and all things man-made, it is easy to forget that we share Earth with a host of beings who enjoy a more cordial relationship with this planet. Here is a gentle reminder of these neighbours: a selection of recent pictures taken by T
Mar 30, 2015 07:58 PM
Heavy rains lashes most part of the state, with people moving to safer places. Authorities have issued an alert as Jhelum river crossed danger mark in Srinagar. Rs. 200 crores have been sanctioned to meet situation. Photos: Nissar Ahmad
Mar 30, 2015 03:53 PM
Traffic got disrupted and main thoroughfares turned into canals due to a sudden unseasonal downpour in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. The Hindu lensman Mohammed Yousuf captures the travails of commuters.
Mar 29, 2015 08:56 PM
Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
Mar 29, 2015 04:56 PM
Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swami temple at Bhadrachalam saw lakhs of visitors on the occasion of Sita Rama Kalyanam on Saturday and Maha Pattabhishekam on Sunday. While the temple was tastefully decorated with flowers and coloured lights, devotees took a holy
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