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Updated: Jan 27, 2015 08:48 PM
The poll panel “warned” him that it will be “constrained to take stern action against you in the event of any further violation” Four days after it censured Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal for violation of the Model Code o
Updated: Jan 27, 2015 08:40 PM
"Do not waste the time of the court by making impertinent submissions in the case. Give specific replies to my specific questions," it said. A Special Bench of the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday rapped former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa&#82
Updated: Jan 27, 2015 05:38 PM
An I & B Ministry official said an image of the original Preamble to the Constitution was used to commemorate the 66th Republic Day. The Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry’s Republic Day print advertisement on Monday omitted the
Updated: Jan 27, 2015 08:08 PM
Survey of school toilets in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana presents bleak picture. Calling an empty shell of a room 'toilet' without providing users any of the required facilities does not make it a “toilet in reality”, the Supreme Court decla
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U. S. President Barack Obama joins Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly radio interaction Mann Ki Baat on All India Radio 8.00pm: PM Modi introduces President Obama at Mann Ki Baat radio show. "In Swahili, Barack means 'one who is blessed'. In A
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China on Tuesday announced plans hold a major military parade and will be inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin. Departing from a practice of conducting such events once in a decade, China will hold the military parade this year in Beijing to celebrat
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After the ‘Make In India’ aimed at the manufacturing industry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to launch a big push to the services sector in April. Mr. Modi will inaugurate a global exhibition on services on April 23 to showcas
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The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday said that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information” with Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) on December 26, 2014.“With this the Rese
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In more trouble for Ranbaxy Laboratories, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revoked the Indian company’s 180-day exclusivity to market esomeprazole magnesium delayed release capsule 20 mg and 40 mg in the U.S.Instead, the regulator has
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Jan 27, 2015 05:58 PM
"People are asking when will you (Mr. Modi) stop talking and start working? There is favouritism for some, and nothing is being done for the poor. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was busy doing his own public relations and has not done anything concrete so
Jan 27, 2015 03:09 PM
Earlier, BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi, too, had sent a notice to Mr. Kejriwal for using his photograph. BJP's chief ministerial nominee Kiran Bedi on Tuesday sent a legal notice to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for using her photograph in the party's poster ca
Jan 27, 2015 09:05 AM
After a month of seeming procrastination, the Congress leadership will finally come in contact with potential voters with vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s road show in South Delhi’s Kalkaji Assembly constituency on Tuesday.To be followed by at lea
Jan 27, 2015 08:52 AM
“I am Khushi. I am six-years-old and I go to Junior Modern School,” quips the tiny figure in her maroon cap and low waist blue pants. Khushi is the only person in the servant quarters of the Jodhpur Mess near Pandara Road who can speak fluent E
Cricket World Cup 2015
Jan 27, 2015 03:30 AM
The 2019 edition has fewer berths for Associates and Affiliates, cricket's lesser lights Even if the United Arab Emirates, in a miraculous turn of events, shocks India at Perth on February 28, the joy will not arrive without a hint of bitterness. While t
Jan 27, 2015 06:33 PM
Former India stumper Kiran More’s greatest regret is that India could not retain the World Cup played at home in 1987. After a narrow one-run loss to Australia at Chepauk, India went on to win five matches against New Zealand (Bangalore), Zimbabwe (
Jan 27, 2015 03:26 AM
Cricket allows small fish to dream big. The World Cup of no other major sport has seen underdogs becoming champions as frequently. India did it in 1983, before Australia (1987), Pakistan (1992) and Sri Lanka (1996) followed. Non-Test-playing nations hav
Jan 26, 2015 01:05 AM
The South Africa of 1999 remains one of the greatest teams never to have won the cup India wrote a fairytale in the English summer of 1983. It became the opening chapter in the World Cup’s fascinating series on horses of darker shades galloping all
Jan 24, 2015 12:44 AM
Counting down: The Hindu’s list of the greatest on the grandest stage In the lead up to the cricket World Cup, the first stage of The Hindu's Countdown coverage will look back at each of the editions, with big-picture essays, snapshots of definin
Jan 27, 2015 04:21 PM
A bat as tall as 10-storey building, unveiled in Dubai to promote and celebrate the ICC Cricket World Cup, is bidding for the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest cricket bat’. The 32-metre long and four-metre wide cricket bat was displayed
Jan 27, 2015 07:53 AM
AUCKLAND Auckland is the economic capital of New Zelaand Situated in the North Island, Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most populous city. Known for its pristine beaches, hiking trails, volcano cones and fine wine, it's the most cosmopolit
Jan 27, 2015 02:57 AM
Describing India’s defence of the World Cup title as shaky, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has advised the team management to keep star batsman Virat Kohli at No. 3 to negate any opposition plans to bounce it out with short-pitched deliveries
Jan 26, 2015 01:02 AM
Not many are blessed with a chance to bow out in style. Even the best of them all, Sir Donald Bradman, needing four runs in his last innings to finish with a perfect average of 100, fell for nought.But as time flows, this adds to their everlasting appeal.S
Jan 26, 2015 01:01 AM
Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Ricky Ponting, who formed the golden triumvirate of batting for a generation, are also the top three run-getters at the World Cup. However, only the Indian and the Australian knew how it felt to be a world champion. The Wes
Jan 27, 2015 08:44 PM
Racer Freddie Hunt, son of Formula 1 world champion James Hunt, talks about stepping out of his father’s shoes “He’s just like his dad. When he parties, he parties hard and wakes up late…Is it possible to postpone the interview?&#
Jan 27, 2015 05:53 PM
Mr Vinay Kumar’s Escalante (K.Mukesh up) won the Bhagyanagar Juvenile Million, the main event of the races held here on Tuesday. Anupam Sharma trains the winner.1. PERCEIVED VALUE PLATE (D. I), (1,200m), Cat. III, 4-y-o & over, rated upto 25: Ga
Jan 27, 2015 05:40 PM
Velvet Amari and Schiehaillon impressed when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning.Inner sand600m: Palatial (Merchant), Way Ahead (Rupesh) 41.5. Pair level.800m: Staying Alive (rb) 50.5, 600/38. Moved well. Scarlet Of Hope (Baandal), Clouds Of
Jan 27, 2015 05:39 PM
Smile Stone, Emperor Cruise, Rock With U and Agostini shone when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Jan. 27).Inner sand:1,200m: Court Dancer (rb) 1-24, (1,200-600) 37. Pleased. Simply Clever (R. Pradeep) 1-22, 1,000/1-8, 600/39.5. In fine
Jan 27, 2015 04:59 PM
Andy Murray ensured there would be no five-set comeback for local hope Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday night, beating the Australian 6-3 7-6 (5), 6-3 in a quarterfinal match at the Australian Open. Kyrgios came back from two sets down and saved a match point in t
Jan 27, 2015 01:27 AM
The centrepiece of the Obama visit has been the ‘nuclear deal’, whose sticking points were a U.S requirement of keeping track of all U.S.-supplied nuclear equipment and materials at all times which India was reluctant to accept, and certain as
Jan 27, 2015 01:40 AM
The momentous victory of the radical left-wing Syriza party in Greece is certain to send shock waves through Brussels, already trying to contend with the rising popularity of forces lined up against the European Union. The impact will be felt most notably
Jan 27, 2015 01:36 AM
The political turmoil in Nepal continues as the prospects of reaching a consensus over a new draft Constitution still appears bleak. The Constituent Assembly was expected to promulgate a new Constitution on January 22, but the political parties were unabl
Jan 27, 2015 07:30 PM
At full capacity, the facility can assemble over 98,000 engines annually German carmaker Volkswagen, in a move to increase the local content in its cars, on Tuesday, inaugurated its first engine assembly plant in Chakan, adjacent to its car manufacturin
Jan 27, 2015 07:24 PM
The Indian rupee on Tuesday ended marginally higher against the American currency at 61.41 amid volatile trading on the back of a higher dollar overseas.Earlier, the rupee resumed lower at 61.50 per dollar as against last Friday’s close of 61.42 at
Jan 27, 2015 07:18 PM
Aditya Birla group’s Idea Cellular Ltd, for the quarter ended December 31, 2014, has reported consolidated net profit of Rs. 767 crore as compared to net profit of Rs. 467 crore for the same period last year, up 64 per cent. During the period the
Jan 27, 2015 06:42 PM
Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Tuesday allowed Gauhati Stock Exchange (GSE) to exit stock bourse business.The Sebi said GSE has substantially complied with the conditions for its exit as per the regulator’s framewo
Jan 27, 2015 05:30 PM
Tech giant Samsung on Tuesday said it has invested Rs. 517 crore on manufacturing facility at Noida to ramp up capacity and strengthen its position in one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone markets.Samsung India Electronics, which has been pr
Jan 27, 2015 08:29 PM
Artist Karl Antao doesn’t believe in duplicating Karl Antao’s works are not just sculptures; he calls them “mammoth creations”. Naturally the artist/sculptor doesn’t believe in duplicating a piece or making miniatures of any
Jan 27, 2015 08:54 PM
Oindrilla Dasgupta, set up Eat. Shop. Love., an online forum where women can snap up curated collections of apparel, jewellery and more Any young, fashionable girl would swear by an app like Pinterest. After all, that’s the kind of stuff dreams are
Jan 27, 2015 08:53 PM
Welsh actor Samira Mohamed Ali shares why the city is her favourite and how it was the perfect base for her movie B Positive that hits theatres soon For Welsh model, businesswoman and actor Samira Mohamed Ali who was in the city recently to promote her m
Jan 27, 2015 08:48 PM
Saxophonist-composer George Brooks, who performed in the city recently, speaks to about his enduring love affair with Indian music and artistes “Hello, I am George Brooks,” he says with a firm handshake. Dressed formally in shirt, trousers a
Jan 27, 2015 08:46 PM
In the 45 minutes that Facebook, Instagram and Tinder were down, the Internet went into a tizzy Facebook’s down. Bravely holding back a slowly rising surge of panic, people turn to Instagram. But Instagram’s down too. That’s not all. Th
Jan 27, 2015 07:25 PM
Jaggery-making is no more an exclusive activity of the farmers in the plains. The revenue-generating activity has reached Darakonda in the Tribals-inhabited Agency mandal of Visakhapatnam District. The area was known for dominance of naxalites. The Hindu
Jan 26, 2015 07:37 PM
The Republic Day Parade at the hallowed Rajpath this year was historic as it played host to an American President for the first time. There were other firsts -- such as the 7-layered security ring around the venue and show of women power through an all-wo
Jan 26, 2015 06:29 PM
Governor Vajubhai R. Vala unfurled the tri-colour at the 66th Republic Day celebrations at Manekshaw Parade Grounds in Bengaluru. Here are a few glimpses from the event. Photos by: V. Sreenivasa Murthy.
Jan 26, 2015 05:32 PM
The Hyderabad Literary Festival 2015 had its share of avid readers, autograph seekers, amused children and interactive installations. Here are a few snapshots from the mini carnival
Jan 26, 2015 04:50 PM
The 66th Republic Day was celebrated across Karnataka with enthusiasm. School children took part and presented a variety of cultural programmes. Here are some pictures from Bengaluru, Mandya, Raichur, Udupi and Mangaluru.
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