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Updated: Apr 21, 2015 02:07 PM
Though several employees were on duty in the yard, nobody was injured in the incident that occurred when the coaches were parked on the washing lines. Six coaches of two premium trains — the Bhubaneshwar and Sealdah Rajdhanis — parked in the
Updated: Apr 21, 2015 04:54 PM
If convicted, he may face imprisonment of up to 10 years. The Sessions Court on Tuesday said it would deliver judgment on May 6 in the 2002 hit-and-run case against actor Salman Khan. One person was killed and four were injured after Salman's SUV ran o
Updated: Apr 21, 2015 05:23 PM
SIPCOT allotted 71.34 acres at the Industrial Growth Centre in Perundurai on June 21, 2013. The Tamil Nadu government has cancelled the plots allotted to Coca-Cola's beverages manufacturing facility in the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil
Updated: Apr 21, 2015 06:22 PM
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Tuesday said Hindutva is a symbol of nationalism and RSS is its true devotee.“The RSS have never compromised with the national interest and nationalism as they were the true devotees of Hindutva, which is a s
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Advocating reforms in bureaucracy, Mr. Modi said there is a need to give impetus to reforms and technology. Asserting that “political intervention” is necessary in a democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made it clear to bureaucrats not to
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Even before the cricket fraternity could come to terms with Keshri tragedy, this accident has left them shocked and in disbelief. Just a day after former Bengal Under-19 captain Ankit Keshri lost his life due to a freak on-field injury, another young c
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Unseasonal rain led to a production loss of up to 50 per cent in some States. Relishing mangoes this summer will cost a lot more. Prices of the fruit have shot up by 50-65 per cent as unseasonal rain caused production loss.A study by industry body Assoch
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The organisers of the Mr Gay World 2015 — an international pageant for gay men — on Tuesday expressed concern over the safety of the lone Indian entrant after he withdrew from the contest following alleged threats to himself and his family. Th
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Rishad Premji, the eldest son of Azim Premji, was, on Tuesday, appointed to the Wipro Board, a long-awaited move that brings the heir apparent closer to the top spot at the country’s third largest IT services firm. “Rishad Azim Premji is ap
IPL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 07:51 PM
Captain Gautam Gambhir and Suryakumar Yadav played smartly as they built a solid foundation for Kolkata's run chase. In the end, Kolkata chased down Delhi's target of 147 with 6 wickets in hand and 11 balls spare. KKR got off to a good start despite l
Apr 20, 2015 01:39 PM
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
Apr 20, 2015 11:52 PM
Mumbai Indians stalwart Harbhajan Singh described his teammate as a “bit of a character”, when asked about Kieron Pollard wearing a tape around his mouth. The West Indian was seen with the tape in the early part of Royal Challengers Bangalore&
Apr 20, 2015 05:34 PM
The star batsman singled out Indian speedsters Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav as bowlers with potential. Australia’s captain-in-waiting, Steve Smith, attributes his calm demeanour and the preparation process for his highly successful run, in terms of
Sport
Apr 21, 2015 04:01 PM
The 28-year-old from Hyderabad will next take on Ya Ching Hsu of Chinese Taipei on Wednesday. India’s Parupalli Kashyap made a resounding start to his campaign at the Badminton Asia Championship, thrashing Singapore’s Zi Liang Derek Wong in
Apr 21, 2015 01:36 PM
"I blame all the board officials, the coaches at the national cricket academy who have done nothing to develop new players and the team management." Former Pakistan skipper Muhammad Yousuf has blamed the National Cricket Board and the team management, e
Apr 21, 2015 12:11 AM
Opener Devon Smith says batting out the entire last day to save the first Test has further strengthened the West Indies’ self belief that it can compete against England in the ongoing three-Test series. Set 438 to win the first Test in Antig
Apr 21, 2015 12:02 AM
Anureet Singh, one of the top wicket-takers for Kings XI Punjab, loves to put himself through the grind. Bubbling with enthusiasm and energy, the turbaned Railways seamer is delighted to see his toil of the last two years paying dividend.The 27-year-old h
Apr 20, 2015 11:57 PM
Mumbai Indians batsman Unmukt Chand heaped praise on team coach Ricky Ponting, saying “if he believes in you, he backs you to the hilt”. Unmukt played a match-winning knock (58 off 38 balls) against Royal Challengers Bangalore to steer hi
Opinion
Apr 21, 2015 01:10 AM
Come May, and elections in the U.K. will see more Black, Asian and Minority candidates than ever before, pointing to the growing influence of different ethnic groups in British politics “I am asked if I am a Catholic Sikh or a Protestant Sikh,&#822
Apr 21, 2015 01:06 AM
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu’s recent visit to China as head of a delegation is an encouraging sign of including the States in foreign relations Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu recently visited China, not just
Apr 21, 2015 12:57 AM
Professor Irfan Habib’s article, “Searching for Saraswati” (The Hindu, April 17) is replete with misrepresentations; I will deal with only two. Agreed, the Haryana government’s plan to revive the near-defunct “Sarsuti”
Business
Apr 21, 2015 05:57 PM
The index had touched a high of 27,976.93 points and a low of 27,598.21 points in the intra-day trade. Continuing on a downward spiral for the fifth successive session, the Sensex closed Tuesday’s trade 210 points or nearly one per cent down as hea
Apr 21, 2015 05:47 PM
The government is likely to raise import duty on sugar to 40 per cent from the current 25 per cent to check sliding price of the sweetener and enable mills to clear mounting cane arrears of about Rs. 20,000 crore. A meeting of informal group of ministers,
Apr 21, 2015 05:21 PM
Freshdesk, a leading provider of SaaS customer support software, on Monday, has received fresh funding of $50 million from Tiger Global, Accel Partners and Google Capital. The new round of financing comes at the end of a year in which Freshdesk doubled it
Apr 21, 2015 04:43 PM
The government plans to get the Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST passed in the ongoing session of Parliament. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet State Finance Ministers on Wednesday to discuss the roadmap for rolling out Goods and Services Tax (
Apr 21, 2015 03:27 PM
Adani Power Ltd. (APL) completed the acquisition of Lanco Infratech’s Udupi Power plant for Rs. 6,300 crore, one of the largest takeovers in the country’s thermal power space.APL completed “the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares of
Features
Apr 20, 2015 07:20 PM
No one has time to wait for a week to find out what happened to the Stark family or whether Zoey survived falling under a train. Welcome to the world of binge watching Do you enjoy watching an entire season of a TV series at a single stretch or do ...
Apr 20, 2015 07:06 PM
Rockin Robin travels the world, staging impromptu concerts outside temples, on beaches and even on the highway. He says that it is the journey that fascinates him, not the destination. It is a journey back to the 50s and 60s as a man, sporting a cowboy
Apr 20, 2015 06:54 PM
His forthcoming film ‘Dochay’ is an attempt at new age cinema, says the lead actor Naga Chaitanya Actor Naga Chaitanya says the forthcoming con thriller Dohchay, which releases this week, is a step towards new age cinema — the kind Tel
Apr 21, 2015 06:31 PM
For many Indian cricket fans, the memory of the very last ball bowled in the 1986 Australasia Cup at Sharjah brings an unconscious sigh. In the days and months immediately following the mighty heave by Javed Miandad that sent a Chetan Sharma full toss over
Apr 21, 2015 06:29 PM
Indigenisation is likely to create additional jobs in India Proposed indigenisation of certain processes and increased participation of private players are among factors expected to give a fillip to a sector that is considered stunted in growth due to he
Slideshows
Apr 20, 2015 05:14 PM
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
Apr 20, 2015 04:52 PM
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.
Apr 19, 2015 09:34 PM
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
Apr 19, 2015 01:06 PM
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.
Apr 18, 2015 03:04 PM
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.
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