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Updated: Apr 21, 2015 01:56 PM
Ahead of their expulsion both Mr. Bhushan and Mr. Yadav had sent scathing responses to the showcause notices issued to them by the party’s national disciplinary committee. Rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were on Monday expelled f
Updated: Apr 21, 2015 01:51 PM
The Haryana government had faced opposition attack over the move, with the Congress accusing it of "going out of the way to please Ramdev". Yoga guru Ramdev on Tuesday turned down Haryana government’s offer of cabinet rank status, saying he was no
Apr 21, 2015 01:54 PM
Though several employees were on duty in the yard, nobody was injured in the incident that occurred when the coaches were parked on the washing lines. Six coaches of two premium trains — the Bhubaneshwar and Sealdah Rajdhanis — parked in the
Updated: Apr 21, 2015 02:19 PM
The SIPCOT allotted 71.34 acres at the Industrial Growth Centre in Perundurai on June 21, 2013. The Tamil Nadu government has cancelled the plots allotted to Coca-Cola's beverages manufacturing facility in State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil
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"I blame all the board officials, the coaches at the national cricket academy who have done nothing to develop new players and the team management." Former Pakistan skipper Muhammad Yousuf has blamed the National Cricket Board and the team management, e
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The train reached 603 kmph in a test run, surpassing its previous record of 581 kmph set in 2003. A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record. Operator JR Central said the train reached 603 kmph i
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Japanese drug maker Daiichi Sankyo has sold its entire holding in Sun Pharmaceutical Industries for an estimated Rs 20,420 crore, which it received following the merger of Ranbaxy into the Indian pharma major. In a statement on Tuesday, Daiichi said: &#82
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The Pulitzer board described it as 'courageous and vivid journalism that engaged the public and held authorities accountable.' The New York Times won two prestigious Pulitzer prizes on Monday for coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, described
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Seven coal miners have died and 17 are trapped after a shaft flooded at a mine in northern China. State radio said on its website that more than 600 rescue workers were pumping water on Tuesday and drilling holes from the surface in hopes of reaching thos
IPL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 07:51 PM
Captain Gautam Gambhir and Suryakumar Yadav played smartly as they built a solid foundation for Kolkata's run chase. In the end, Kolkata chased down Delhi's target of 147 with 6 wickets in hand and 11 balls spare. KKR got off to a good start despite l
Apr 20, 2015 01:39 PM
Rajasthan Royals has successfully dealt with all the challenges thrown at them in the five games they have played so far. A struggling Kings XI Punjab will have to pull out all stops against the sole unbeaten side, Rajasthan Royals, when the two teams c
Apr 20, 2015 11:52 PM
Mumbai Indians stalwart Harbhajan Singh described his teammate as a “bit of a character”, when asked about Kieron Pollard wearing a tape around his mouth. The West Indian was seen with the tape in the early part of Royal Challengers Bangalore&
Apr 20, 2015 05:34 PM
The star batsman singled out Indian speedsters Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav as bowlers with potential. Australia’s captain-in-waiting, Steve Smith, attributes his calm demeanour and the preparation process for his highly successful run, in terms of
Sport
Apr 21, 2015 12:11 AM
Opener Devon Smith says batting out the entire last day to save the first Test has further strengthened the West Indies’ self belief that it can compete against England in the ongoing three-Test series. Set 438 to win the first Test in Antig
Apr 21, 2015 12:02 AM
Anureet Singh, one of the top wicket-takers for Kings XI Punjab, loves to put himself through the grind. Bubbling with enthusiasm and energy, the turbaned Railways seamer is delighted to see his toil of the last two years paying dividend.The 27-year-old h
Apr 20, 2015 11:57 PM
Mumbai Indians batsman Unmukt Chand heaped praise on team coach Ricky Ponting, saying “if he believes in you, he backs you to the hilt”. Unmukt played a match-winning knock (58 off 38 balls) against Royal Challengers Bangalore to steer hi
Apr 20, 2015 07:29 PM
The court on January 22 had asked Maxx to refrain from selling any product, including mobiles, which contained or showed the endorsement of Dhoni. The Delhi High Court on Monday issued contempt notice to CMD of mobile company Maxx Mobilink on a plea by
Apr 20, 2015 06:16 PM
Former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar was, on Monday, appointed as chief advisor of the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s Anti Corruption & Security Unit (ACSU) for a term of one year. The decision to appoint Mr. Kumar was taken at
Opinion
Apr 21, 2015 01:10 AM
Come May, and elections in the U.K. will see more Black, Asian and Minority candidates than ever before, pointing to the growing influence of different ethnic groups in British politics “I am asked if I am a Catholic Sikh or a Protestant Sikh,&#822
Apr 21, 2015 01:06 AM
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu’s recent visit to China as head of a delegation is an encouraging sign of including the States in foreign relations Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu recently visited China, not just
Apr 21, 2015 12:57 AM
Professor Irfan Habib’s article, “Searching for Saraswati” (The Hindu, April 17) is replete with misrepresentations; I will deal with only two. Agreed, the Haryana government’s plan to revive the near-defunct “Sarsuti”
Business
Apr 21, 2015 01:50 PM
In line with vision to be India’s most customer centric company online market place Amazon has launched Amazonbusiness.in, a members-only B2B ecommerce website in India. The website, at present, is serving businesses in Bengaluru. According to t
Apr 21, 2015 01:50 PM
Chennai-based local listing services provider Sulekha.com, on Tuesday said that it has raised Rs. 175 crore from the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore-GIC and Norwest Venture Partners. The fresh fund raised would be used to further expand the platform an
Apr 21, 2015 11:16 AM
The total revenue of India’s fourth largest IT exporter for the period stood at Rs. 9, 267 crore reporting a growth of 11%. IT services company HCL Technologies on Tuesday said its net profit for the third quarter ended March 31, 2015 stood at Rs.
Apr 21, 2015 10:40 AM
Dealers said a lower opening in the domestic equity markets also weighed on the Indian currency. The rupee plunged by another 24 paise to hit a new one-month low of Rs. 63.15 against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange
Apr 21, 2015 10:34 AM
Stocks of healthcare, IT, tech, FMCG, auto and banking sectors lead the fall. Continuing its losing streak for the fifth straight session, the benchmark BSE Sensex fell by another 103 points in early trade today on sustained selling by funds and retail
Features
Apr 20, 2015 07:20 PM
No one has time to wait for a week to find out what happened to the Stark family or whether Zoey survived falling under a train. Welcome to the world of binge watching Do you enjoy watching an entire season of a TV series at a single stretch or do ...
Apr 20, 2015 07:06 PM
Rockin Robin travels the world, staging impromptu concerts outside temples, on beaches and even on the highway. He says that it is the journey that fascinates him, not the destination. It is a journey back to the 50s and 60s as a man, sporting a cowboy
Apr 20, 2015 06:54 PM
His forthcoming film ‘Dochay’ is an attempt at new age cinema, says the lead actor Naga Chaitanya Actor Naga Chaitanya says the forthcoming con thriller Dohchay, which releases this week, is a step towards new age cinema — the kind Tel
Apr 21, 2015 12:31 AM
The approach is based on ‘dynamic visemes’ Does watching a dubbed foreign film often make you grimace because the facial expressions of the actors do not match the words put in their mouth? This is now likely to change with a new method th
Apr 20, 2015 09:41 PM
The advent of Adi Sankara is a landmark event in the history of Indian philosophy and religion and in the personal spiritual progress of every individual. His teachings reveal the truth of the Supreme Brahman to the sincere seeker. In a lecture, Sri R. Kri
Slideshows
Apr 20, 2015 05:14 PM
Newly-crowned Women’s Tennis Doubles World No.1 Sania Mirza lead the Indian team to victory at Federation Cup Asia/Oceania Group II tournaments and providing entry into the Group I at Fateh Maidan Tennis complex in Hyderabad. Photos: Mohammed Yousuf
Apr 20, 2015 04:52 PM
The auto show, the showcase event in the world's biggest car market, comes this year as China's economy grows at its slowest pace in a quarter of a century. Here's a look at some of the more interesting car concepts that were on display at the event.
Apr 19, 2015 09:34 PM
Thousands from areas like Syria, Libya, Iraq and West Africa have left their homes, belongings and livelihoods to embark on potentially dangerous and mostly illegal journeys across the sea. A look at the current situation. As the crises in the Middle-ea
Apr 19, 2015 01:06 PM
As the CPI-M is all set to elect a new general secretary replacing Prakash Karat who steps down after three terms, here is a profile of prominent members from the party.
Apr 18, 2015 03:04 PM
Passengers were stranded as bus stands and the streets wore a deserted look during the Karnataka bandh on Saturday. Some scenes from Bengaluru and Mysuru.
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