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Updated: Nov 28, 2014 07:22 AM
The court made it clear to the BCCI that if it wanted to take action as per the Mudgal panel report, only a new Board could do so. The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested that the present President-in-exile N. Srinivasan and his team should step down an
Nov 28, 2014 02:36 AM
Till 10 days ago, he ruled over an empire worth over Rs. 1,000 crore and had thousands of followers who would give their lives for him.On Thursday, when The Hindu visited the cell of self-styled godman Rampal in the Civil Lines police station here, his po
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 07:21 AM
As nuclear negotiators and technical experts travel to India next week, the U.S. is taking a tough position on negotiations for the civil nuclear deal and putting the ball firmly in the Indian government’s court.“India needs to come up with a
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 01:17 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, shook hands at the closing ceremony of the 18th SAARC summit here on Thursday, to the delight of the gathering. Pakistan also withdrew its objection, paving the way for the signi
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We are looking for real owners of CSK: Bench The Supreme Court on Thursday asked N. Srinivasan, owner of Chennai Super Kings, to furnish details of his shareholding in India Cements and the composition of its Board members to ascertain who owned the Ind
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Similar to an instance reported earlier this year, a leopard fatally attacked a loadman at a slope near the 25th bend of Thimbam Ghat Section in the early hours on Thursday. In the past incident, a driver was attacked by a predator, which was subsequently
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Tapan Raychaudhuri, a distinguished historian of modern India’s economic and intellectual history, passed away at his home in Oxford on November 26. He was 90 and had suffered a stroke a year ago from which he never fully recovered.Professor Raychau
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During an encounter near Chintafua and Kasalpara area in Sukma district on November 21, which saw the killing of 15 Maoists, the insurgents opened fire on a Mi-17 helicopter, which was flown in to rescue the injured COBRA men.CRPF Inspector General (IG) H
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China is looking at deepening its ties with South Asia by opening the gates of its New Silk Road initiatives to SAARC member states.The state-run Xinhua news agency quoted visiting deputy foreign minister, Liu Zhenmin, who was at Kathmandu to represent Ch
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 27, 2014 09:39 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here on Friday to address election rallies ahead of the second phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls.Bharatiya Janata Party sources here said Mr. Modi will address poll rallies in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu
Nov 26, 2014 02:48 AM
Almost every polling station in Jammu and Kashmir, despite differences in weather, landscape and people’s traditional attire, looked similar during the first phase of Assembly election on Tuesday. Voters stood in long-winding queues, with the 15 con
Nov 25, 2014 08:16 PM
Dealing a hard blow to separatist politics, thousands of voters queued up before polling stations across Jammu and Kashmir, unmindful of the biting cold, to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phase assembly elections on Tuesday. Some vignet
Nov 25, 2014 02:55 PM
Mr. Modi asks Jharkhand voters not to give a fractured mandate as people know the difficulties of coalition politics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the voters of Jharkhand to enable the BJP secure a majority in the Assembly elections for
Sport
Nov 28, 2014 12:16 AM
The 2015 Aircel Chennai Open will witness top-quality action, with four top-25 players, including the defending champion and World No.4 Stan Wawrinka. Somdev Devvarman and Ramkumar Ramanathan have been given wild-cards. The cut-off ranking for direct
Nov 28, 2014 12:14 AM
Yuki Bhambri and Purav Raja will face each other with different partners in the doubles semifinals of the Asia Pacific Australian Open wild-card play-off in Shenzhen, China.In the quarterfinals, second-seeded Purav Raja and Ruben Gonzales of Philippines b
Nov 28, 2014 12:13 AM
When Delhi Dynamos lost at home to Kerala Blasters on November 16, most thought Mumbai City FC will be the outright favourite for the Indian Super League encounter that takes place here on Friday.Dynamos had not shown enough quality to suggest that three
Nov 28, 2014 12:10 AM
Table-topper Chennaiyin FC suffered a shock 3-0 defeat against NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) in their Indian Super League encounter here on Thursday. All the goals came in the first half.A brace by central defender Massamba was the highlight of the match. D
Nov 28, 2014 12:09 AM
Maharashtra boys and Telangana girls won the titles in junior category of the 76th National & Youth table tennis championships here on Thursday.Maharashtra ‘A’, which had upset favourite PSPB 3-2 in the semifinals, blanked Delhi 3-0 in the
Opinion
Nov 28, 2014 12:47 AM
In response to public clamour against corruption, Parliament has been passing anti-graft legislation. But lawmakers, public servants and enforcement agencies, who have among their lot a vast majority of the corrupt, have been seeking loopholes in the law
Nov 28, 2014 12:54 AM
A grand jury’s exoneration of Darren Wilson, the white police officer who on August 9 shot dead an unarmed teenager on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, sent shock waves across the United States this week. The fact that 18-year-old Michael Brown di
Nov 28, 2014 12:52 AM
The death of Phil Hughes, three days before what would have been his 26th birthday, has left the cricketing world shattered. In an induced coma after being hit on the head by a bouncer during a first-class Sheffield Shield match in Sydney on Tuesday, the
Business
Nov 28, 2014 02:41 AM
Of the 7.64 crore bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) so far, 5.74 crore have no deposits. A total of Rs. 6,015 crore is held in the remaining 1.9 crore accounts. Thus, the average deposit in each of these is Rs. 3165.78.
Nov 28, 2014 02:37 AM
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted in the Lok Sabha that the government was considering amending the anti-money laundering and Income Tax laws to get back the black money stashed away abroad, admitting that there were weaknesses in the
Nov 27, 2014 10:40 PM
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has recommended a reserve price of Rs.3,104 crore per megahertz for CDMA spectrum, which is 15 per cent more than the rate it had proposed in February. The regulator had proposed a reserve price of Rs.2,6
Nov 27, 2014 10:38 PM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on Thursday, issued final guidelines for small finance banks and payments banks, paving the way for mobile firms and supermarket chains, among others, to enter the banking arena to cater to individuals and small businesses
Nov 27, 2014 10:36 PM
With the Reserve Bank of India issuing final licensing norms for small finance and payments banks, a host of potential suitors, including Shriram Capital and Muthoot Finance, on Thursday evinced initial interest in setting up such niche entities. Howeve
Features
Nov 27, 2014 06:22 PM
Don’t let the future generations judge us on “Happy New Year” and “Bang Bang”, advises Shekhar Kapur in a freewheeling chat He came, he charmed and won over minds with his felicity for selling heart warming ideas. That is S
Nov 27, 2014 07:24 PM
Six musicians join Zakir Hussain in the Masters of Percussion concert to be held in the city on December 3. I hope you are speaking to the other artistes too,” says Zakir Hussain. “This show is about us; not just me. I want them to say w
Nov 27, 2014 07:27 PM
Talking to Anoop Menon is always refreshing. There are quotable quotes peppered with deep insights and a bit of his signature nonchalance. He does not mince words and can be as scathing as he is generous with praise. The actor, screenplay writer and lyric
Nov 27, 2014 09:38 PM
Dharma is that which is defined in the scriptures as the means of obtaining good results. Paramatma (the Supreme One) is also a dharma. This is where some confusion is likely to occur. We are told that He is the goal we should seek to attain, for to be at
Nov 27, 2014 08:45 PM
By a bountiful twist of fate, selected works of late artist T.R.P. Mookiah (1934-2009) have arrived to live in DakshinaChitra, on exhibit till November end. Founder, Deborah Thiagarajan says, “The family wanted their entire collection to be housed in
Slideshows
Nov 27, 2014 09:11 PM
A potential eco-tourism spot nestled in the lap of nature, the Kinnerasani wildlife sanctuary derives its name from Kinnerasani River, a lifeline for farmers, Kothagudem Thermal Power Station and other industries. A deer park housing little over 80 spotte
Nov 27, 2014 04:11 PM
Aches could go up in air, float around the earth and see people from all around the world after they have gone out of a person’s body. Suppose there is a stomach ache and it floats up, it could join up with other illnesses that are in the sky. Then ...
Nov 27, 2014 04:09 PM
Nov 27, 2014 12:21 PM
Phil Hughes was battling to regain his place on the Australian Test side when he was hit by a bouncer that proved to be fatal. His cricket career in pictures. Text: Priyansh, Photos: Agencies
Nov 26, 2014 09:38 PM
For the sake of mining bauxite, can the Dongria Kondhs tribals be uprooted from their land? A collection of phptgraphs by The Hindu photographer K.R. Deepak shows that the land and the people of Niyamgiri Hills are inseparable.
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