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Updated: Sep 20, 2014 01:39 PM
Around 200 heavily armed militants were waiting across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side even as the security forces foiled several attempts by the ultras to sneak into Kashmir Valley following the recent floods. “There are a
Sep 20, 2014 01:34 AM
Increased openness to trade and investment will enable India to regain its lost influence, says Jagdish Bhagwati Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi — the suffix “bhai” which is used in Gujarat where I am known as Jagdishbhai, is surely d
Updated: Sep 20, 2014 02:38 PM
The Kerala Chief Minister said if the PM was sincere in his statement about the Muslim community, "he should put his words into practice." Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday welcomed the statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi praising th
Updated: Sep 20, 2014 12:36 AM
Experts and analysts have praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his tough words at the press conference that followed the bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday. “Whether it was on the border or on visa or water issues, thi
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A Pakistan Army aircraft on Saturday crashed in the south-western Balochistan province, injuring two pilots. The MFI-17 Mushshak trainer aircraft, crashed near the hills of Ziarat, about 40 kilometres east of provincial capital Quetta. “Two pilots w
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The Indian men’s badminton team lost to South Korea 0-3 in the pre-quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium in Incheon on Saturday.Doubles pair of B. Sumeeth Reddy-Manu Attri, Kidambi Srikanth and recently-crowned Commonwealth G
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The Telangana Cabinet Sub-Committee on farm loan waiver on Saturday said the government was committed to implementing loan waiver by September 30 and enabling farmers to get fresh crop loans. The panel headed by Agriculture Minister P. Srinivas Reddy me
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Sri Lanka will have to do without Lasith Malinga for about three-and-a-half months until early next year as the speedster has planned to get his troubled ankle treated in Australia.National Selector Pramodaya Wickramasingha said that the right-armer would
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Buoyed by a spectacular win over Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on spirited qualifiers Lahore Lions in their second game of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 in Hyderabad on Sunday.KKR, this year’s IPL ch
Sport
Sep 20, 2014 03:03 PM
The Hindu's Sports Editor Nirmal Shekar speaks to Arun Venugopal on India's loss to Serbia in the Davis Cup, Rahul Dravid's speech on cricket's great oral tradition, and chucking in cricket.
Sep 20, 2014 02:35 PM
After losing their star allrounder Jean-Paul Duminy, an injury-hit Cape Cobras take on Hobart Hurricanes in an Oppo Champions League T20 match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium, in Hyderabad on Sunday.Cobras were dealt a severe blow on Fri
Sep 20, 2014 02:30 PM
China grabbed three of the four gold medals at stake on the opening day of the shooting competition at the Asian Games on Saturday, including a surprise win in the women’s 10-meter team air pistol event over the favored South Koreans.Indian marksman
Sep 20, 2014 02:23 PM
Bruised and battered by South Korea in their last match, Indian women’s football team will have to regroup themselves quickly before they take on higher-ranked Thailand in their crucial final Group A encounter of the 17th Asian Games, in Incheon on
Sep 20, 2014 02:17 PM
Eyes firmly set on the gold medal, which has eluded them for the past 16 years, the Indian men’s hockey team would look to open its Asian Games campaign with a big win against minnows Sri Lanka in a Pool B match at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium, in Inc
Opinion
Sep 20, 2014 12:40 AM
From India’s standpoint, attracting Chinese investment is imperative for reviving growth. Besides, its deepening ties with Japan, Australia and Vietnam have opened up more room for manoeuvre in Asia Xi Jinping’s visit was billed as the third
Sep 20, 2014 12:24 AM
The visit of President Xi Jinping was remarkable for many things but mostly for the shift in the way India has done diplomacy with China. Overshadowing President Xi’s visit was an incident on the Line of Actual control in the Chumar region of Ladakh
Sep 20, 2014 12:19 AM
It would be prudent not to read Scotland’s ‘no’ to independence as a plain and simple ‘yes’ to continue with the status quo. The latest verdict is very unlike the ‘no’ vote in the 2011 nation-wide referendum, whic
Business
Sep 19, 2014 11:54 PM
Germany’s SAP has agreed to buy U.S. expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 billion in cash, strengthening its position in cloud computing but sending its shares down almost 3 percent on concern over the price. SAP has been slow to embrace cloud
Sep 19, 2014 11:53 PM
Larry Ellison, CEO of tech giant Oracle, has stepped down from his post, handing over the reins of the firm he co-founded in 1977 to executives Safra Catz and Mark Hurd. Mr. Ellison will serve as Executive Chairman of Oracle’s board as well as Chi
Sep 19, 2014 11:51 PM
The Hirotec Group has invested Rs.40 crore in a new, integrated design and manufacturing facility here. The Japan-based group makes car doors and exhaust systems. The Indian facility is into automotive hemming systems, and closure (doors, hood and decklid
Sep 19, 2014 11:46 PM
Initially, it will be available in modern retail outlets Nearly eight years after its global launch, beverage giant Coca-Cola has finally brought the low-calorie cola ‘Coca Cola Zero’ to India. It will be available in 300 ml can and 400 ml a
Sep 19, 2014 11:33 PM
British telecom major Vodafone Group Chief Executive Officer Vittorio Colao will be visiting India on September 24. This is Mr. Colao’s first visit to India after Vodafone India became 100 per cent subsidiary of the parent company. Vodafone has ta
Features
Sep 19, 2014 08:21 PM
Hidesign founder Dilip Kapur tells Shonali Muthalaly what it took him to create an International brand “A hippie? Really?” exclaims Dilip Kapur. “Is that what they’re calling me now?” He thinks for a minute and then looks a
Sep 19, 2014 08:43 PM
The (late) Akkineni Nageswara Rao was considered an emperor of melodies. All his movies, irrespective of the genre they were made in, have evergreen classics. As Telugus across the world remember him on his birthday today, three yesteryear actresses recal
Sep 19, 2014 08:47 PM
Over 60 inscriptions immortalize history on the stone walls of a 1000-year-old Shiva temple in Sivapuripatti “When Kulothunga Chola-I subjugated the Pandya kings in the 11th Century A.D., Jainism had taken roots in the Pandya country. A staunch sa
Sep 20, 2014 01:20 PM
What’s truly scary about Aranmanai is how it brings nothing new to the horror genre. A creaky door opening slowly is a cue to the audience that they are to be startled with garish music. In another scene, a person moves but her reflection does not.
Sep 20, 2014 01:00 PM
The film is based on the first of James Dashner’s popular fantasy novels set in some dystopian future society. A young man (Dylan O’Brien) is inexplicably transported, by forces unknown, to a strange location — a grassy enclosure called
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Sep 20, 2014 08:20 AM
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Sep 19, 2014 10:49 PM
Prakasam Barrage the lifeline for thousand of hectares of paddy and other cash crops in Coastal Andhra Pradesh, was built between 1954 and 57 on Krishna River. The search for chronicling its history yielded no results for the engineers in service. Inciden
Sep 19, 2014 05:30 PM
The 17th Asian Games were off to a spectacular start in Incheon on September 19, 2014. Some of the world’s best in badminton, table tennis, gymnastics, swimming and shooting will be in action over the next 16 days
Sep 19, 2014 12:11 PM
A jawan was seriously injured in an ambush by ULFA (I) militants at Kanobari in Assam’s Sibsagar district on Friday.The militants exploded two IEDs between two tea gardens at Kherbari Tiniali when jawans of the 4th Rajput Regiment were moving in thr
Sep 19, 2014 11:06 AM
Known for having adapted a difficult electric Western instrument to the Carnatic stage with awe-inspiring success, Mandolin Shrinivas impressed pundits and lay listeners alike.
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