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Updated: Nov 28, 2014 09:52 PM
Aarif Majid, one of the four Muslim youth who had reportedly left India in May this year to fight alongside the militant group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, has returned on Friday morning, The Hindu has learnt. The four young men identified as Aarif Majid
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 09:12 PM
The encounter in Arnia sector of Jammu region close to the Indo-Pak border ended on Friday morning after the fourth and last militant was gunned down by security forces during the terror attack on an Army patrol that in all left 12 people dead including f
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 08:09 PM
Owner of IPL’s Chennai Super Kings franchise, India Cements Limited, had paid Rs 60 crore in 2011 to Kalaignar TV Pvt Ltd, an accused firm facing trial in a 2G scam-related money laundering case for advertising its products, a prosecution witness to
Updated: Nov 28, 2014 10:18 PM
Planning to travel from Arakonnam to Velachery? You will not have to switch trains anymore, as the Southern Railway has extended some of the suburban train services till Velachery. Six trains on the Arakkonam-Beach line and two on the Sullurpet-Beach l
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The Finance Ministry maintains that auditors of most companies engaged in illegal money raising activities had failed in their duties to make mandatory disclosures and had made misleading statements. The Enforcement Directorate is probing whether charte
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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was dragged down by the poor performance of the manufacturing sector which nearly came to a grinding halt. The economy slowed in the first full quarter of the new Government, growing at 5.3 per cent from 5.7 per cent
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There is huge corruption in commercial taxes, transport, medical, mines and geology and other departments. But, people are not complaining against officials are these departments- T. Sudarshan Goud ACB Deputy Superintendent This district could well be t
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Five persons of a family were electrocuted when a high tension wire snapped and fell on them at Cheegalagurki village of Vidapanakal mandal in Anantapur district on Friday.The victims identified as Revanna, his sons Yerri Swamy, Brahmaiah and Veer and gra
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Genre: Comedy Director: Rensil D’Silva Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Sanjay Dutt, Randeep Hooda, Kangana Ranaut Storyline: Four citizens come together to fight corruption after the system fails their friend While watching Ungli, I kept imagining writ
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 28, 2014 02:46 PM
“What has not happened in 30 years, if I do not do it in five years, then you can hold me accountable for it and even question me” Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the development of Jammu and Kashmir has been stagnant since
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
Sport
Nov 28, 2014 07:30 PM
The oldest club in the city is doing its bit to nurture young talent As tennis gains popularity in many parts of the country including Mangaluru. The passion for the game resulted in the creation of the Ramakrishna Tennis Club over 27 years ago. It is lo
Nov 28, 2014 05:49 PM
Celebrate Turahalli Day this Sunday. Experience the outdoors. Go rock climbing, mountain biking, birdwatching. Or just stand and stare, take in nature in a forest within Bengaluru’s reach It’s a halli within the city. It’s a halli that
Nov 28, 2014 03:24 PM
Cricketing community paid tributes to Phillip Hughes, who died after being hit by a bouncer, by 'putting out their bats' on Friday. Many fans and Australian players took to twitter to post pictures of their cricket bats remembering the young star. Here ar
Nov 28, 2014 12:17 PM
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza won the toss on Friday and elected to bat in the fourth limited-overs international against Zimbabwe.Legspinner Jubair Hossain earned his first cap for Bangladesh, replacing left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny, who took 1
Nov 28, 2014 11:14 AM
With players mourning the tragic death of Phillip Hughes, there is still uncertainty over whether the first Test between India and Australia will go on as per schedule next week.The Test is scheduled to commence at Brisbane on December 4, which is just a
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 08:12 PM
Indians spent an average of $459,028 (Rs.2.81 crore) to buy properties across cities like Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago, Dallas and New York. Indians bought residential properties in the U.S. estimated at $5.8 billion in value terms for the year endin
Nov 28, 2014 08:08 PM
The products launched includes Splendor iSmart, Eco Deluxe and Passion-Pro in 100cc segment, 125cc Glamour, 150cc Hunk and 225cc Karizma ZMR. Hero MotoCorp on Friday said it had begun retail sales in Colombia with six of its motorcycles going for sale i
Nov 28, 2014 08:06 PM
Lumax Industries, a leading supplier of lighting products for the automobile industry, plans to invest around Rs 300 crore over the next five years to augment capacity. The company makes products such as head lamps (4-wheeler and 2-wheeler), rear combin
Nov 28, 2014 06:17 PM
This move comes after delisting of Essar Oil’s parent company Essar Energy from the London Stock Exchange earlier this year. Essar Oil Ltd’s proposal to delist its shares from the stock exchanges has been put on hold due to absence of cleara
Nov 28, 2014 06:09 PM
In a test of their sense of financial security, the Swiss are being asked to vote on a proposal to make the central bank hold a fifth of its reserves in gold within five years. In Switzerland, a campaign is on to protect the country’s wealth by in
Features
Nov 28, 2014 07:13 PM
Apoorva Sripathi meets the people behind the Little Free Library that promotes reading by setting up small libraries outside homes, cafés and shops. At Shannon Zirkle- Prabhakar’s cosy apartment in Egmore, there is a batch of cookies and a pl
Nov 28, 2014 08:39 PM
Preeti Zachariah traces the evolution of jeans from 19th Century Californian mines to everyday Indian wardrobes. It is Saturday evening and you have somewhere to go. You step out of the shower, wrapped in a robe and open your cupboard. You shove aside th
Nov 28, 2014 04:09 PM
How we loved him when we were young! In our late teens, we were aspiring poets trying to find our way in the literary jungle. At that age, who will not be smitten by love poetry like this, “I want to do with you, what spring does with the cherry ...
Nov 28, 2014 10:08 PM
When the Gopikas went to the Yamuna to bathe, they would take with them sticks of turmeric. But they had to check the quality of the turmeric. The only way of doing that, was to rub it against a stone, to see if the colour was a rich yellow. When ...
Nov 28, 2014 09:17 PM
Want to spice up your corporate attire? Jeena Sharma offers some style tips Workwear is one area of women’s wear that has rarely been experimented with. For almost a decade now, a clichéd button-down collared shirt and a standard pair of trou
Slideshows
Nov 28, 2014 07:06 PM
The memorial for Kannada matinee idol Rajkumar on the premises of Kanteerava Studio will be inaugurated on Saturday. The memorial, spread across 2.5 acres, has been developed at a cost of over Rs. 5 crore. It will be inaugurated in the presence of who&#
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
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