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Updated: Mar 31, 2015 06:53 PM
The Oommen Chandy government has received a shot in the arm with a Division Bench of the Kerala High Court approving the State's liquor policy that seeks to bring down the number of bars in stages. In a significant pronouncement, the court held that sal
Updated: Mar 31, 2015 06:59 PM
On March 17, the SC had quashed a notification issued by the UPA govt. including the Jat community in the Central OBC list. Standing firm by its March 17 judgment on removing Jat community from the Central list of Other Backward Classes, the Supreme Cou
Updated: Mar 31, 2015 04:36 PM
Among the controversial provisions of the Bill is Clause 16 which makes confessions before police officers admissible in court. The Gujarat Assembly, on Tuesday, passed the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Bill 2015, a re-adopted version
Updated: Mar 31, 2015 02:34 PM
The notices have been issued on a plea against dropping off conspiracy charges against them in the Babri Masjid demolition case. The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani and 19 others on an application
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The 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu national highway was thrown open for vehicular traffic on Tuesday, after remaining closed for the past three days. “The highway was opened today for one-way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar,” a Traffic Department
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Agri-bank Nabard reported a 33 per cent increase in post-tax surplus for 2014-15 at Rs. 2,400 crore on Tuesday, driven by an increase in its core refinancing activities. The post-tax surplus of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development in 20
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An Income Tax officer was on Tuesday arrested by CBI while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs two lakh from a person, after which his fellow officers assaulted the CBI team and seriously injured two persons. CBI sources said Niranjan Kumar had demanded a br
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National Air Quality Index to be launched in ten cities including Delhi to enhance public awareness and involvement in air quality improvement. In the wake of alarming air quality and mounting piles of garbage in Delhi, Environment Minister Prakash Java
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The ban on an e-zine run by some students of St. Stephen’s College has invited criticism from the college’s alumni, including former Chief Election Commissioner S. Y. Quraishi who has termed the move as “extreme” and “disprop
Sport
Mar 31, 2015 05:41 PM
Light The Sky shone when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning.Inner sand600m: Alfonso (J.Chinoy) 1200/600m 38.5. Moved freely.800m: Coat Of Arms (J.Chinoy) 53.5, 600/40. Easy. Multinational (Darren Williams) 53.5, 600/39.5. Moved freely. Dayt
Mar 31, 2015 05:40 PM
The Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) will be introducing day-night racing on a trial basis on April 18 and 19 during the ongoing season.Mr. K.N.Dhunjibhoy, Chairman, RWITC, said that “We needed some innovative idea to increase the falling atten
Mar 31, 2015 05:02 PM
Hoping to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team with stellar showings in the IPL, new Delhi Daredevils recruits Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan on Tuesday said they would make their stint with the franchise count in a bid to revive their international
Mar 31, 2015 03:47 PM
A “versatile” and “speedy” Gurbaj Singh will be key to Indian hockey team’s success in the upcoming 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia, feels the national side’s vice-captain and goalkeeper P.R. Sre
Mar 31, 2015 02:24 PM
The Indian Premier League’s Kolkata schedule has been slightly rejigged owing to the Municipal elections in the city with the organisers deciding to shift KKR’s April 12 to 25 home matches following a request from the police there. The IPL wil
Opinion
Mar 31, 2015 02:26 AM
For the Aam Aadmi Party which claims the rationale for its very being is ushering in more democratic and transparent governance, the current troubles at the top levels of the leadership present an existential threat. While Delhi Chief Minister and nationa
Mar 31, 2015 02:09 AM
If there were any doubts about Australia’s preeminence in cricket’s world order, those were ruthlessly banished at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. A fifth World Cup crown in 11 editions — each achieved in a different continent, b
Mar 31, 2015 01:42 AM
The people of Delhi voted for Arvind Kejriwal, giving him another chance. A leader, especially a very popular one, needs a House of the People in terms of popular backing. He has gatekeepers, he needs conscience-keepers. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) sprang
Business
Mar 31, 2015 06:21 PM
The rupee ended the fiscal on a positive note by rising 18 paise to 62.49 against the American currency on Tuesday on selling of dollars by banks and exporters on expectation of resumption of foreign capital inflows into equity market. The Indian currency
Mar 31, 2015 05:43 PM
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently met Chinese giants like Alibaba Group chief Jack Ma and Lei Jun, the Chief executive of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. Facebook has significantly ramped up its efforts to woo Chinese advertisers a
Mar 31, 2015 05:13 PM
Financial Technologies (India) Ltd. (FTIL), on Tuesday, said it has submitted to the government a Rs. 1,000 crore settlement plan, including Rs. 500 crore to be contributed by brokers, to clear the claims of small and mid-sized investors on scam-hit Natio
Mar 31, 2015 04:22 PM
The government’s direct tax mop-up is set to miss the revised target for the 2014-15 fiscal as the collection so far has been only about Rs. 6,30,000 crore, an IT department official said.Keeping in view of the sluggish rise in collection, the gover
Mar 31, 2015 03:07 PM
Gold prices declined by Rs. 115 to Rs. 26,575 per 10 grams at the bullion market on Tuesday due to sluggish demand from jewellers amid a weakening trend overseas.Silver prices fell sharply by Rs. 800 to Rs. 37,200 per kg on reduced off-take by industrial
Features
Mar 30, 2015 08:24 PM
Kutle Khan, well-known folk singer from Rajasthan, who performed in the city recently, talks to us on the enduring charm of desert music and his project to help the Manganiyar community It’s not easy to replicate the romance of the sandstone city o
Mar 30, 2015 08:15 PM
At her two-hour gig in Chennai, Shibani Kashyap belted out popular Bollywood hits to an appreciative audience Back in 1998, when pop music was alive and thriving, my routine post-school fixture involved watching MTV while helping myself to lunch. Among t
Mar 30, 2015 08:14 PM
Bengalur actor Gulshan Devaiah on his experience playing the role of Mandar Ponkshe in Hunterrr Bengaluru actor Gulshan Devaiah is making headlines these days, having played Hindi cinema’s first-of-its-kind understated sex addict in Hunterrr. The b
Mar 31, 2015 06:54 PM
The fourth edition of Bangalore Comic Con returns bigger than ever before The Bangalore Comic Con returns for a grand 2015 edition with a spectacular line-up of events from April 3 to 5 at White Orchid Convention Centre, adjacent to Manyata Embassy Busin
Mar 31, 2015 06:51 PM
Try this recipe for the Easter lunch Roast chicken with RosemaryIngredientsFor the chicken:Whole chicken with skin, neck and giblets removed from the cavity: 1 (800 to 900 gm) SaltFreshly ground black pepperRosemary sprigs: 2 (7-inch) Olive oil: quarter
Slideshows
Mar 30, 2015 07:58 PM
Heavy rains lashes most part of the state, with people moving to safer places. Authorities have issued an alert as Jhelum river crossed danger mark in Srinagar. Rs. 200 crores have been sanctioned to meet situation. Photos: Nissar Ahmad
Mar 30, 2015 03:53 PM
Traffic got disrupted and main thoroughfares turned into canals due to a sudden unseasonal downpour in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. The Hindu lensman Mohammed Yousuf captures the travails of commuters.
Mar 29, 2015 08:56 PM
Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
Mar 29, 2015 04:56 PM
Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swami temple at Bhadrachalam saw lakhs of visitors on the occasion of Sita Rama Kalyanam on Saturday and Maha Pattabhishekam on Sunday. While the temple was tastefully decorated with flowers and coloured lights, devotees took a holy
Mar 28, 2015 09:10 PM
A gargantuan clash of co-hosts is on the cards when New Zealand takes on Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
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