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Updated: Jan 25, 2015 04:08 PM
India and U.S. achieve a breakthrough on operationalisation of the civil nuclear deal. 3.46 pm: India and U.S. achieve a breakthrough on operationalisation of the civil nuclear deal. 2.44 pm: Mr. Modi and Mr. Obama held talks on a range of crucial iss
Updated: Jan 25, 2015 04:05 PM
The breakthrough was achieved over one-on-one talks between the two leaders over tea. India and the U.S. on Sunday achieved a breakthrough in operationalisation of the stalled nuclear deal in a major outcome of the talks between Prime Minister Narendra
Updated: Jan 25, 2015 03:30 PM
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao was miffed with the flak his government drew due to the increasing death toll following outbreak of swine flu. Deputy Chief Minister T.Rajaiah, who also holds the Health portfolio, has been sacked from the Cabinet in
Updated: Jan 25, 2015 02:47 PM
These visits are routine and not on-site inspections, says spokesperson in Islamabad There is no new ban on the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) or Hafiz Saeed, confirmed Pakistan’s External Affairs Ministry spokesperson on Saturday. Speaking to The Hindu,
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A protestor was killed in the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Sunday, a security source said, on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosny Mubarak.The source said the protester died from birdshot wounds.
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Actress Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu exchanged vows on Sunday. The wedding took place at their Khar residence in the presence of a registrar and family members which included brother Saif Ali Khan, sister-in-law Kareena Kapoor and mother Sharmila Tagor
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Twenty-four police personnel from various ranks have been conferred with the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service by the President of India on the occasion of Republic Day - 2015. President&#8
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In a swift move, Telangana Rashtra Samithi Member of Parliament from Warangal Kadiyam Srihari was sworn in as a Minister in the K. Chandrasekhar Rao Government on Sunday afternoon. Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao, sent the resignation of Deputy Chief
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The second attempt to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner has failed as the wreckage sank back to the ocean floor when a rope linking the lifting balloons broke. Navy spokesman Manahan Simorangkir said the strong current in the Java Sea was
Sport
Jan 25, 2015 12:46 PM
Rohit to continue to sit out due to sore hamstring, Jadeja's throwing ability to be monitored India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday said Ishant Sharma — carrying an ankle injury — and Ravindra Jadeja — carrying left shoulder imp
Jan 25, 2015 11:35 AM
Ross Taylor, Kane Williamson fell marginally short of tons in setting up a target of 316 while the visitors were skittled for 195 New Zealand on Sunday clinched a 4-1 series victory over Sri Lanka by winning the sixth game of the seven-match one-day ser
Jan 25, 2015 10:03 AM
Maria Sharapova and Eugenie Bouchard will meet in the Australian Open quarterfinals after advancing with contrasting wins on Sunday. Second-seeded Sharapova was broken once in the first set before winning the last eight games of her 6-3, 6-0 fourth-roun
Jan 25, 2015 01:12 AM
The victory reflected India's we-can-compete attitude, the result of a maturing nation and a liberalised economy Since 1983, when Kapil Dev held the World Cup aloft, the Indian cricket fan’s nostalgia peaked once every four years. That historic day
Jan 25, 2015 01:12 AM
Excerpts of the final report carried on April 3, 2011 On an immortal day at a sweltering Wankhede Stadium that was a sea of emotions, India kept its date with history. Displaying belief and character, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men defeated Sri Lanka by six
Delhi Assembly Election 2015
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said he would ensure free education in all government schools till Class XII and open 500 new schools if AAP was voted to power in the upcoming Assembly polls.“Free education would be given in all government s
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
Over 120 FIRs have been registered against political parties for violating the model code of conduct that is in place ahead of the Delhi polls. Out of which, 55 are against the Aam Aadmi Party, 24 against the BJP and 26 against the Congress.Around 1,616 ho
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday denied reports of rift between its chief Arvind Kejriwal and senior leader Prashant Bhushan over ticket distribution, saying the party’s internal lokpal had filtered all the candidates before clearing their names.The A
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
The cracks are still there in Trilokpuri, three months after communal violence spread through the narrow streets of the East Delhi resettlement colony.However, the division now lies in the campaign strategies of candidates for the Trilokpuri Assembly seat.
Opinion
Jan 24, 2015 01:01 AM
When they meet, the core challenge before Narendra Modi and Barack Obama will be how best to harness their personal and national goodwill towards each other for positive outcomes that relate to the concerns of the common people In two days, U.S. Preside
Jan 24, 2015 12:56 AM
For far too long, an impression had gained ground that the Indian cricket board is but the fiefdom of a few individuals. The Indian Premier League case in the Supreme Court garnered attention among the public mainly in the light of the possible consequenc
Jan 24, 2015 12:54 AM
On January 18, the World Health Organization and the Malian government declared Mali free of the Ebola virus disease. Mali is the third country after Nigeria and Senegal to become free of the deadly disease. A country should have had no new cases of Ebola
Business
Jan 25, 2015 12:22 PM
Buoyed by the market response to its Tizen OS-based smartphone in India, tech giant Samsung plans to manufacture the ‘Z1’ at its Noida facility soon.The South Korean firm, which is the world’s largest smartphone player, had launched the
Jan 24, 2015 10:23 PM
: Liquor major United Spirits on Saturday posted 21.58 per cent increase in net profit at Rs.78.81 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014. It had posted a net profit of Rs.64.82 crore for the same period of previous fiscal. Net sales rose t
Jan 24, 2015 10:22 PM
Users can change service provider in any part of the country The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued draft regulations to facilitate full mobile number portability, which is set to start from May 3. The full or nationwide mobile nu
Jan 24, 2015 10:17 PM
Industry burdened with massive surplus stock The sugar industry, which is burdened with a massive surplus stock and alarmingly low prices, is eagerly awaiting the government’s announcement on the continuation of the export subsidy on raw sugar exp
Jan 24, 2015 10:16 PM
India Motor Parts & Accessories Limited (IMPAL) has reported a turnover of Rs.129.23 crore in the third quarter ended December 31, 2014, against Rs. 132.06 crore in the same period in the previous year. The net profit during the period stood at Rs.6.43
Features
Jan 24, 2015 04:07 PM
In a historic first, Barack Obama will be the chief guest at our Republic Day celebrations. Here is a look at the personal equations between Indian and American leaders over the decades. According to an anecdote in Delhi circles, when Prime Minister Nar
Jan 24, 2015 05:19 PM
The portrayal of transgender Osma Jasmine in I has stirred up huge controversy. sudhir srinivasan talks to Ojas Rajani who played the role Ojas Rajani has received hundreds of calls and messages praising his performance in I. But he is also aware that t
Jan 24, 2015 05:06 PM
The film is strangely banned in Pakistan, though there is no direct mention of its role. In an increasingly Islamophobic world, writer-director Neeraj Pandey (A Wednesday and Special 26) deserves applause for striving for balance in a modern-day counter-
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
She graduated in computer maintenance and was trained both in hardware and software. Jobs from leading IT companies came her way. Yet she found her true calling elsewhere.Mrudula Iyengar excelled in the spotlight in front of the camera, and over the years,
Jan 25, 2015 12:00 AM
When you watch James Albert’s directorial debut Mariyam Mukku , you get the feeling that the camera began rolling and the characters marched in on their own, said aloud their practised lines and put up a performance when the director was looking the
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Jan 25, 2015 03:37 PM
U.S. President Obama and his wife Michelle Obama touched down in New Delhi on Sunday, for a visit that is historic and full of symbolism. Mr. Obama will also preside for the Republic Day celebrations.
Jan 24, 2015 03:54 PM
Forty-four sessions. Ninety-four panelists from six countries. Workshops. Performances. Capturing the moods and flavours of the fifth edition of the The Hindu Lit For Life in Chennai. It was more than just a conversation about books. For three days, The
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Jan 22, 2015 01:44 PM
The Gandhi Hospital authorities in Hyderabad acted immediately on the report published in The Hindu on Thursday on the pathetic condition of cleanliness and hygiene and began sprucing up the premises and surroundings. The bathrooms and lavatories were bei
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