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Updated: Sep 24, 2014 10:59 AM
ISRO's Mars orbiter becomes first spacecraft to enter Martian orbit in maiden attempt 10.45: "The periapsis achieved was 427 km and the apoapsis was 78,500 km. The final values will be obtained after several hours," Mission Director, MOM, V. Kesava Raj
Updated: Sep 24, 2014 11:16 AM
10.50: A prayer meeting was held at the math. Governor Vajubhai Vala and director of Siddaganga Institute of Technology M.N. Chennabasappa were present. Modi spoke to students at the math. 10.45: PM Modi had a 10-minute meeeting with the Siddaganga seer
Updated: Sep 23, 2014 07:24 PM
"As he landed inside the enclosure, he saw the animal coming towards him. He sat with folded hands for the next few minutes as the animal kept watching him. Then all of a sudden, the tiger caught him by the neck and kept dragging before attacking with its
Updated: Sep 24, 2014 03:09 AM
Gautam Khaitan, former board member of a Chandigarh-based tech firm named in the Rs.3,700 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, is the first accused to be arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday for his alleged role in routing funds for
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Malaysia ordered a freeze on all funds of suspected terrorists in the country’s financial institutions, officials said Wednesday. The Home Ministry ordered banks in the predominantly Islamic South-East Asian country to cross-check their databases wi
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India made a resounding start in the individual badminton event of the 17th Asian Games with ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu sailing into the second round of women’s singles competition in Incheon on Wednesday. While Olympics bronze med
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India on Wednesday became the first country to successfully put a spacecraft around Mars in its first attempt. The ambitious Rs. 460 crore Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), launched on November 5 last year, had a perfect Mars Orbit Insertion (MOI) to get captu
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General Motors India on Wednesday launched the new Chevrolet SAIL hatchback and sedan priced between Rs 4.41 lakh and Rs 7.64 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).The new SAIL hatchback is priced between Rs 4.41 and Rs 6.81 lakh and the SAIL sedan is priced between R
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Tens of thousands of people are expected to participate in a citizens’ convention in Jadavpur University (JU) in south Kolkata on Wednesday, to decide on an action plan to resist the permanent appointment of the interim Vice Chancellor (VC) Abhijit
Sep 24, 2014 01:38 AM
Sania Mirza will be eyeing a medal or two from her fourth Asian Games and Yuki Bhambri and company too will aspire for a few medals as the men’s field was weakened by a clash of dates with the ATP-500 events scheduled in Tokyo and Beijing next week.
Sep 24, 2014 01:34 AM
The gold medal in squash has a Chennai connection. Nicol David, the gold medallist from Malaysia, says “My great grandfather is from Chennai.” The seven-time World champion who won the Asian Games women’s singles gold medal, told The
Sep 24, 2014 01:28 AM
Wushu players delivered two bronze medals through Yumnam Sanathoi Devi and Narender Grewal after they lost their respective semifinal contests to cap off India’s campaign on an impressive note on the fourth day of the competitions here on Tuesday.
Sep 24, 2014 01:25 AM
The Indo-Zimbabewean combination of Sania Mirza and Cara Black became the fourth pair to qualify for the BNP Paribas WTA finals in Singapore, next month. It would be Sania’s maiden appearance at the event, the WTA announced in a press release. B
Sep 24, 2014 01:24 AM
After having missed the previous year’s competition due to a ruptured heel tendon, Janko Tipsarevic, the 2013 Aircel Chennai Open singles champion, is likely to return for the 2015 edition.For Tipsarevic, the ATP 250 event in Chennai has “alway
Sep 24, 2014 12:36 AM
Gandhiji wanted Hriday Kunj ashram to be a training ground for politics, where the observances of the ashram would serve as the bedrock of a moral polity. The photograph, of Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping, reverses this fundamental relationship The picture
Sep 24, 2014 12:45 AM
The ongoing agitation demanding that a government bungalow in Delhi’s Lutyens’ Zone be converted into a memorial for late Prime Minister Charan Singh is an attempt by Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Ajit Singh both to revive his waning political fort
Sep 24, 2014 12:41 AM
It is the stuff of fairy tales, except that the main protagonist of the story rose to success not riding on luck but through talent and hard work. Jack Ma, the Internet entrepreneur from Hangzhou, China, who started his online marketplace Alibaba back in
Sep 24, 2014 10:02 AM
After Tuesday’s plunge, the benchmark BSE Sensex recovered over 50 points in early trade on Wednesday on selective buying by participants amid covering-up of short positions by speculators ahead of monthly expiry in the derivatives segment.The 30-sh
Sep 24, 2014 09:49 AM
The rupee lost 7 paise to 61.01 against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market due to increased demand for the U.S. currency from importers.Forex dealers attributed the rupee’s fall to increased demand for th
Sep 24, 2014 12:43 AM
The decision of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority to withdraw the guidelines for price control on 108 drugs has been welcomed by the pharmaceutical industry. The decision of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) to withdraw th
Sep 24, 2014 12:42 AM
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has withdrawn its order to fix prices of drugs, which are not under the list of essential medicines, a move that has been welcomed by the pharmaceutical industry. The NPPA had late on Monday issued a
Sep 24, 2014 12:37 AM
The Reserve Bank of India committee on capacity building has suggested that banks must avoid transfer for the sake of norms and make them need based as per leadership requirement. “Job rotation in banks, especially PSBs, should not be done in a me
Sep 23, 2014 08:27 PM
As Durga puja celebrations get bigger, here’s what goes into the preparations In a few days from now, the Keyes High School, Secunderabad, will attract visitors for Durga puja festivities, coupled with music and food offered as bhog. The number of
Sep 23, 2014 08:20 PM
BioDigital tries to redefine studying the human anatomy Experts of medical informatics are always looking forward to a digital revolution in studying the human anatomy. The BioDigital Human is a three-dimensional, fully interactive visualisation programm
Sep 23, 2014 08:25 PM
Music lovers in the city are a beleaguered lot when there are too many concerts happening at the same time Geethanjali waits all year for September, when a long list of renowned musicians and dancers perform in the city. But, halfway through the month,
Sep 24, 2014 01:10 AM
About 35 per cent of women characters in Indian movies are shown with some nudity India tops the charts in showing attractive women in its movies and as much as 35 per cent of these women characters are shown with some nudity, finds a first-ever U.N. sp
Sep 23, 2014 10:23 PM
Preceptors such as Adi Sankara, Ramanuja, Madhva and Ramakrishna have shown that the sublime spiritual thought contained in the scriptures can reveal the subtlest insight into the eternal scheme of things. But they also stress that abstract philosophical t
Sep 22, 2014 09:56 PM
Once a tourist attraction and irrigation tank, Lakkaram Lake in Khammam dug up during the reign of the Kakatiyas, has ceased to serve both farmers and tourists. Tank is spread over 120 acres. The storage area has shrunk drastically from 160 acres due to e
Sep 22, 2014 05:44 PM
A look at some of the images at the Incheon Asian Games on Day 3. India won bronze medals in shooting and squash.
Sep 22, 2014 02:30 PM
Thousands of students joined a massive rally to protest the police action in Jadavpur University earlier this week
Sep 21, 2014 10:29 PM
Every spell of rain makes us realise, yet again, that there is really no such thing as bad weather. The sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up and snow is exhilarating. After a hot spell, this region is witnessing intermittent drizzl
Sep 21, 2014 06:13 PM
Bangalore: Nearly 360 schoolchildren were hospitalised when they fell ill after having midday meals at the Government Urdu Higher Primary School in D.J. Halli on Friday. Several children also took ill on Saturday and were taken to Dr. Ambedkar Hospital
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