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Updated: Dec 29, 2014 08:31 PM
Relatives and friends have gathered at the blast victim's house for the last rites. A pall of gloom settled on Boo Begam 2nd Street in Border Thottam, Anna Salai. Relatives and friends of Bengaluru bomb blast victim Bhavani Devi started arriving at thei
Updated: Dec 29, 2014 08:28 PM
The idea of such an alliance was mooted by senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad. As suspense over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir continued, People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said the idea of a grand alliance with National Conferenc
Updated: Dec 29, 2014 08:21 PM
Not too impressed with Virat Kohli’s outbursts on and off the field, former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said the aggression could backfire badly in the ongoing third cricket Test against Australia as the tourists already have their back
Updated: Dec 29, 2014 03:11 PM
All passengers and crew on board the Boeing 737-800 flight from Mumbai to Kathmandu are safe. A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Kathmandu on Monday made an emergency landing after one its engines caught fire when a bird hit its lef
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IED was a pipe bomb with a timer The improvised explosive device that went off outside a Church Street restaurant in Bengaluru on Sunday evening was an elbow-shaped pipe bomb fitted with a timer device, according to the experts who examined the blast si
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Punjab Congress has launched an all-out offensive to prevent the Akali leadership, especially Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Singh Badal, to broad-base the issues and revive their anti-Centre political posturing.Even as the Akali D
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Judge increases award to Rs.6.86 lakh from Rs.1.62 lakh The death of a homemaker in a road accident cannot be allowed to go uncompensated with a reasonable amount of money to her legal heirs just because she happened to be a non-earning member of a fami
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Maharashtra police gear up for New Year eve revelry The Maharashtra police are leaving nothing to chance to ensure that the New Year is ushered in safely and peacefully. A day after a low intensity blast killed a woman in Bengaluru, they have flagged te
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Officials in Tamil Nadu, however, said that they had been arrested for alleged poaching. Sri Lanka on Monday claimed to have “rescued” 8 Indian fishermen who, it said, were distressed at sea even as officials in Tamil Nadu said that they had
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 28, 2014 07:32 PM
PDP in a dilemma over joining hands with BJP The Peoples Democratic Party seems to be warming to the idea of joining hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party to form a government in Jammu and Kashmir, despite opposition from within its ranks. “We h
Dec 28, 2014 03:11 PM
The deadlock over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir may end soon, with both the PDP and the BJP insiders saying the two parties were close to striking an agreement. A Peoples Democratic Party source told IANS that the two parties were close to a
Dec 28, 2014 12:27 PM
Four Ministers — three from the BJP and one from the AJSU — also take oath; Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh fail to make it due to bad weather Bharatiya Janata Party leader Raghubar Das became the first non-tribal to take oath on Sunday as t
Dec 27, 2014 01:49 PM
PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhter said the party was discussing all its options for government formation, hinting at an alliance with the BJP. Hinting that it is ready to do business with the BJP, the PDP, which has emerged as the single largest party in th
Sport
Dec 29, 2014 06:46 PM
Meraki and Colombiana impressed when the horses were exercised here on Monday (December 29).Inner sand:600m: In My Life (Mosin) 39.5. Moved freely.800m: Highraz (Khalander), 2/y/o Anvil Star (Bhawani) 53, 600/39. Bothmoved level freely. Dancing Splendour
Dec 29, 2014 06:46 PM
World Of Magic has an edge in the OM. SP. L. AL. Alagappa Chettiar Memorial Cup (1,000m), the main event of the races to be held here on Tuesday (December 30). P. T. RAJAN GOLD CUP (1,200m), rated 60 to 85, 1.10 p.m.: 1. Always Precious (1) Venkatesan 60
Dec 29, 2014 06:45 PM
Supreme Emperor (N. Rupa up) won the Mayuram Plate, the main event of the races held here on Monday (December 29). The winner is owned by Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan and trained by R. Foley.The results:1. URBAN AREA PLATE (Div. I), (1,000m), 2-y-o only (Terms): Fl
Dec 29, 2014 06:45 PM
Col. S.B. Nair’s Desire (David Breux up) won the Lingapur Cup, the main event of the races here on Monday. M. Srinivas Reddy trains the winner.The results:1. ROMANTIC FANTASY PLATE (1,200m), (Cat. II), maiden 2-y-o only (Terms): Odysseus (P.S. Chouh
Dec 29, 2014 11:05 AM
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has named three potential bowlers to be included in the final-15 of the World Cup squad, which includes Indian-origin medium-pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu. Ponting is impressed with the domestic form of pace pair Jason
Opinion
Dec 29, 2014 01:05 AM
The Pakistan Army must ask itself whether it is an army for Islam or for Pakistan in the face of an enemy which professes the same faith, and paints the military establishment as the infidel for joining hands with the Americans Nearly a fortnight has pa
Dec 29, 2014 12:40 AM
Ten years cannot wipe out memories of the wall of water that wrecked human life and property, with Banda Aceh on the Sumatran coast bearing the brunt of the earthquake and a series of tsunamis in the Indian Ocean region in 2004. The death of loved ones an
Dec 29, 2014 12:36 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarification that there was no question of privatising the Indian Railways may not have been wholly necessary. But, to dispel a rumour campaign that it was being privatised, Mr. Modi used the ‘good governance&#8
Business
Dec 29, 2014 08:54 PM
The decision by the Union Cabinet on Monday to take the ordinance route to bring amendments to the Land Acquisition Act has been welcomed by the Indian real estate sector.The draft ordinance envisages that the projects in the field of defence, rural elect
Dec 29, 2014 05:44 PM
Tata Steel on Monday said suspension of a blast furnace for over a month at its Jamshedpur facility for want of iron ore impacted profits in the current quarter. Tata Steel’s operations in Jamshedpur is designed to operate from its iron ore mines
Dec 29, 2014 04:50 PM
Rising for the second straight session, benchmark Sensex on Monday gained 154 points to end at 27,395.73 powered by a rally in metal, auto and consumer durable shares on growth optimism, amid strong Asian cues.The 30-share BSE index, which had gained 33.17
Dec 29, 2014 04:28 PM
Allianz said it is the lead insurance firm for the AirAsia jetliner that went missing off Indonesia with 162 people on board. The Munich-based reinsurance giant said on Monday that its subsidiary Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty U.K. is the lead i
Dec 29, 2014 02:29 PM
The board of directors of Tata Coffee Ltd. has informed Bombay Stock Exchange that it has approved the appointment of Sanjiv Sarin as the ‘CEO designate’ of the company with effect from January 8, 2015. In a filing to the bourse, Tata Coffee
Features
Dec 28, 2014 04:28 PM
Priya Paul, chairperson of Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels, on taking her brand places. Most five-star hotels don’t really prefer autos whizzing into their porticos, but here’s one that’s got a funky auto grandly parked in its lobby. Zon
Dec 28, 2014 05:02 PM
Having earned critics’ praise and surprising audience with his latest act, Sharwanand is happy to have stuck to his convictions. If he were to look back at his profile, Sharwanand would be extremely happy and proud with the choice of his subjects.
Dec 29, 2014 08:18 PM
Plays from the city travelled across the world and the seven seas, new forms flourished… It was an exciting year for the city’s theatre scene The Bangalore theatre scene, this year was marked by new productions, new forms, re-runs of older pl
Dec 29, 2014 08:14 PM
Small-time organic and hobby farmers struggle to sell their excess produce in the city. They speak to Subha J Rao about the possible way forward Some years ago, Manoj Rajagopal planted green-red anti-carcinogenic wild greens, rich in Anthocyanin and anti
Dec 29, 2014 08:08 PM
The past year proved that eating out need not be an expensive affair. Food trucks provide some delicious fare without burning a hole in one’s pocket They’ve now become quite conspicuous by their presence on city streets. There’s a flair
Slideshows
Dec 29, 2014 05:29 PM
In yet another terror act in the city, suspected terrorists set off a low-intensity blast using an improvised explosive device (IED) near the gate of Coconut Grove Restaurant on Church Street at 8.35 p.m. on Sunday evening, claiming the life of a woman an
Dec 29, 2014 02:24 PM
From MH370's disappearance on March 8 to AirAsia flight's disappearance on December 28, here is a look at the various aviation accidents this year. Photos: AP
Dec 27, 2014 07:38 PM
Scenes from the set of Darling (Genre: Horror; Director: Sam Anton; Cast: G.V. Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani, Srushti Dange; Cinematographer: Krishan Vasant; Producer: Geetha Arts, Studio Green)
Dec 27, 2014 05:02 PM
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