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Updated: Oct 25, 2014 11:49 PM
Jharkhand too to vote from November 25; Counting on December 23 Overruling the National Conference government’s reservations, the Election Commission (EC) announced on Saturday that Jammu and Kashmir along with Jharkhand will go to the polls in fi
Updated: Oct 25, 2014 11:22 PM
Navy gets a lion’s share of the projects The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting chaired by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley cleared deals worth Rs.47,000 crore on Saturday for the three services with a lion’s share going to the Navy. The
Updated: Oct 26, 2014 12:04 AM
With the BJP keeping the Shiv Sena guessing, party chief Uddhav Thackeray chose to skip a function attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday.Mr, Modi arrived in the afternoon for the inauguration of H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital for wh
Updated: Oct 25, 2014 11:59 PM
Says journalists have turned their 'pens into brooms' Seeking to quell criticism that there is no media interaction with the Prime Minister’s Office under the new National Democratic Alliance regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reache
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Expert view on Indian manufacturing vis-à-vis China As Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” project to boost domestic manufacturing capacity gains momentum both in terms of policy focus and the public discourse, this week
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Markets across Indian towns and cities that are flooded with Chinese products, more so around festivals such as Diwali, are grim reminders of how Made-in-China has come to dominate our offices and homes. Last Tuesday, Tata Motor’s Jaguar Land Rover
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The Darjeeling Zoo, the highest altitude zoological garden in India, housing rare Himalayan animals such as red panda and snow leopard, has over 200 species of trees, shrubs, climbers, medicinal herbs, fungi and micro flora, says a study.“The study
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Author J.K. Rowling made Harry Potter fans excited as she recently announced that a new short story set in the magical world of wizards will be released on Halloween. The upcoming story, around 1700 words, will focus on the spiteful Hogwarts professor D
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The famous theoretical physicist professor Stephen Hawking is now on Facebook, asking fans to be “curious.” In his first Facebook post, Prof. Hawking said: “I have always wondered what makes the universe exist. Time and space may forev
Assembly Election 2014
Oct 25, 2014 04:06 PM
The new BJP government in Maharashtra is likely to be sworn in on October 29 or 30, party sources said in Mumbai on Saturday. Union Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP’s central observer for election of the legislature party leader, is expected to arrive
Oct 25, 2014 02:47 PM
It comes a day after Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis, said to be a front-runner for the Chief Ministership, called on Mohan Bhagwat. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and discussed “important” i
Oct 24, 2014 08:05 PM
“The invitation was extended only to MPs who are part of the NDA. So there is no question of Uddhavji attending and nothing should be read into it," Sena leader Anant Geete said. With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena taking tenta
Oct 24, 2014 04:13 PM
RPI leader Ramdas Athawale meets Uddhav Thackeray, says the Sena is "very keen" on forming the government in alliance with the BJP. The process of government formation in Maharashtra is expected to be expedited with a meeting of BJP legislators likely t
Oct 26, 2014 12:24 AM
Jitu Rai finished fifth in air pistol in the World Cup Final in Gabala, Azerbaijan, on Saturday. Jitu shot 137.4 and missed the chance to progress further by 0.5 point, to Kojiro Horimizu of Japan. Jitu had qualified in the third place with a score of 5
Oct 26, 2014 12:17 AM
D. Suresh’s seven for 30 set up Suriya GOI’s six-wicket win over SK XI in a first division match of the Villupuram DCA league recently. In another match involving SK XI, K. Kalainesan’s six for seven helped the team beat Captain CC by
Oct 26, 2014 12:15 AM
A bat from Suresh Raina and a pat from his team! For Aditya Garhwal, an athletic 18-year-old, it was a dream day at the Mohun Meakin ground here as he hit a double century, his second of the tournament. His astonishing run with the bat, 763 runs from
Oct 26, 2014 12:12 AM
Six-time champion S. Vijayalakshmi punished Nimmy George for overlooking a tactical stroke and began her campaign on a winning note in the 41st National women chess championship here on Saturday.Looking to regain the title she last won in 2002, Vijayalaks
Oct 26, 2014 12:09 AM
West Ham maintained its strong form and stunned Manchester City with a 2-1 victory on Saturday, inflicting a second loss in the champion’s Premier League title defence. Morgan Amalfitano opened the scoring for West Ham with a 22nd minute tap-in fo
Oct 25, 2014 01:30 AM
Civil servant independence in the country is at best nominal. Nonconformity even to spurn whimsical and arbitrary directives received from above is widely recognised as a very risky proposition The right to judicial remedies … is a constitutional r
Oct 25, 2014 01:44 AM
Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Unprecedented as the attack on its Parliament building might appear — it has even been described as “the end of Canada’s innocence” — the country has had long experience of terrorism, from
Oct 25, 2014 01:41 AM
In late July this year, the international airport in the bustling Nigerian metropolis of Lagos received an extremely unwelcome visitor. A man from Liberia, a West African nation where Ebola is rampant, had been caring for his sister when she came down wit
Oct 26, 2014 12:29 AM
The reserve price and the upfront payment should be based on the mineable reserves The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) in a letter to Coal Minister Piyush Goyal, has suggested that auction of all cancelled coal blocks sh
Oct 26, 2014 12:28 AM
Rane Engine Valves Ltd has registered sales and operating income of Rs.68.92 crore for the second quarter ended September 2014 against Rs.65.98 registered for the corresponding period last year. In a filing to the BSE, the company said sales to the domesti
Oct 25, 2014 02:22 PM
Japanese auto major Nissan has announced that it would recall about 9,000 units of India-built compact car Micra and mid-size sedan Sunny to fix a faulty airbag. While the exercise is part of a global recall, this is fourth time that Nissan is facing issu
Oct 25, 2014 12:25 PM
Google Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company's products.The India-born executive will have oversight over products such as search, maps, Google+, commerce, advertising a
Oct 25, 2014 12:05 AM
The Centre’s plans to supply electricity 24/7 to all parts of India in five years has opened up vast opportunities for power and automation companies such as ABB, GE, Schneider Electric and few others. These companies have expertise in setting up mi
Oct 25, 2014 04:24 PM
Ram Shergill, one of Britain’s leading fashion photographers, on his work, his Leica and his favourite subject: Dame Judi Dench.RAMYA SARMA Some years ago, when he was getting started as a photographer in London, Indian-born Ram Shergill wanted to
Oct 25, 2014 04:40 PM
Anuradha Sengupta talks to graffiti artist Shamsia Hassani about breaking gender stereotypes in Kabul. One may not associate street art with Afghanistan; and definitely not with a woman in Kabul. But that changes when I meet 26-year-old Shamsia Hassani,
Oct 25, 2014 05:55 PM
There's just no compromise when it comes to following his fitness regimen. Sonu Sood speaks to archana subramanian on how it's all about good health, shooting or otherwise He is known for his physique, roles and his charisma. And these are the things tha
Oct 25, 2014 07:54 PM
Ramayon Keishing brings the flavours of the region to the city Forty five-year-old Ramayon Keishing has been living in Chennai for 18 years now. He realised there are many from the North East who have made the city their home. But it is difficult for
Oct 25, 2014 07:51 PM
Every time there is a downpour, Santhome High Road gets drenched up to the neck. The Corporation has shown tremendous improvement in clearing the roads of rainwater following heavy showers. Its track record seems to have improved, except on Santhome H
Oct 25, 2014 06:19 PM
Scenes from the set of Romeo Juliet Genre: Romantic comedy Director: Lakshman Cast : Jayam Ravi, Hansika Motwani, Poonam Bajwa Cinematographer : S. Soundar Rajan Producer: S. Nanthagopal
Oct 25, 2014 12:18 AM
Cyclone Hudhud might have cast its shadow on the Deepavali Celebrations in Visakhapatnam, but had only partial impact in Vijayawada on Thursday. People scaled down the level of celebrations, but there were crackers, rockets, sparklers and lamps lighting u
Oct 24, 2014 10:36 PM
Happiness was in the air as the youngsters in traditional attire burnt crackers on Diwali night on Thursday in Hyderabad. Noise levels were lower than the usual, but the ambient air pollution levels in commercial areas like Abids, Basheerbagh and few road
Oct 24, 2014 08:47 PM
“Latchiya Nadigar” S.S. Rajendran, who breathed his last on October 24, 2014, made his presence felt in both politics and cinema. Photo courtesy: Agani Publishers
Oct 23, 2014 04:47 PM
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