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Updated: Dec 26, 2014 04:38 PM
16 Ministers in Rajasthan have received threatening messages on their official email IDs purportedly sent by terrorists group Indian Mujahideen Sixteen Ministers in Rajasthan have received threatening messages on their official email IDs purportedly sen
Updated: Dec 26, 2014 05:50 PM
"Maharashtra Home Ministry will initiate probe into the case of actor Sanjay Dutt’s furlough," Minister of State for Home, Ram Shinde said on Friday. The Maharashtra Government has ordered an inquiry into yet another 14-day furlough granted by jai
Updated: Dec 26, 2014 05:42 PM
The Chief Operating Officer of Sun Network, Praveen Chathangathodi (49), was arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Friday on charges of harassing a former female colleague, following a complaint lodged by her. Sources with the CCB said the 38-y
Updated: Dec 26, 2014 07:08 PM
Former Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Mr. Das will stake claim to form the BJP-AJSU alliance government. Raghuvar Das, national vice-president of the BJP will be the first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand after he was elected the leader of the BJ
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The Tripura Government has vehemently criticised the Union Government for continued restriction in new recruitments and warned that such a policy could create social unrest in northeast India. State’s Finance Minister Bhanu Lal Saha who attended p
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says ties with India are improving. China’s Foreign Minister on Friday announced his country’s increased support to Nepal for the latter’s socio-economic development. During the tal
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At least nine persons were killed and nearly seven lakh affected in Sri Lanka due to floods and mudslides caused by heavy rains across the country in the past three days.Some 17 districts have been hit by persistent showers, Disaster Management Centre sai
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A case has been registered against a leader of Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha for allegedly making objectionable remarks and announcing that a “temple” dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse will be constructed here, poli
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 26, 2014 07:56 AM
"So many stories doing the rounds about a BJP-NC deal. Let me say this as strongly as possible — there is no deal or any discussion going on" Outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on categorically said there is “no deal” or any “
Dec 26, 2014 12:46 AM
Any thought of allying with it is an insult to me, says veteran Amid the uncertainties over Jammu and Kashmir’s political future, National Conference legislators are coming out in the open against talks of any alliance with the BJP.“I am answ
Dec 25, 2014 01:29 PM
Party MLAs leave government formation in Jammu and Kashmir to Amit Shah. After initiating talks on Thursday with National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP reverted to saying that ``all its options are
Dec 25, 2014 02:42 AM
Having won 25 of the 87 Assembly seats, the party has emerged as the second largest after the People’s Democratic Party, which has 28 seats. Keeping all options open on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party decided
Sport
Dec 26, 2014 04:41 PM
Native Force, Eternal Flame, Majestic Opinion, Scarlet Emperor and Vivid Impression shone when the horses were exercised here on Friday morning (December 26).Inner sand:600m: Blitzschnelle (K.G. Steyn) 40. In fine condition. Outer sand:600m: Spirit And Tr
Dec 26, 2014 04:26 PM
Ageless and Polished Chrome impressed when the horses were exercised here on Friday (December 26) morning.Inner sand:600m: 2/y/os Spirited Touch (Merchant), Spring Loaded (Neeraj) 41. Pair level. Affirmation (rb), Ensign (Santosh) 38. They moved level fre
Dec 26, 2014 04:25 PM
Evraz, who has been well tuned, is expected to score in the Jog Cup (1,600m), the main event of the races to be held here on Saturday (December 27).False rails (width about 5.5m from 1,600m to 1,000m and 7.5m from 1,000m to the winning post) will be in po
Dec 26, 2014 03:32 PM
India’s top woman singles player Ankita Raina, the fourth seed, entered her third USD 25,000 event final when she ousted Romanian qualifier Cristina Ene in three sets in the semifinals of NECC-ITF tennis tournament at the Deccan Gymkhana in Pune on
Dec 26, 2014 03:13 PM
He cracked a half-century to lay the foundation for Australia’s first innings but opener Chris Rogers said he was “frustrated” and “disappointed” to miss out on a big score on the opening day of the third cricket Test against
Opinion
Dec 26, 2014 01:11 AM
The present election is special because it represents a fruition of India’s quest to guarantee freedom to all sections of its people. The high participation of the Kashmiris represents a triumph for India’s democracy As reports came in of th
Dec 26, 2014 12:49 AM
By conferring the highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, on former Prime Minister A.B. Vajpayee and Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, who was president of the Indian National Congress more than once before Independence but was better known as the founder o
Dec 26, 2014 12:44 AM
The mass raid and arrests of journalists, screenwriters and television news producers across Turkey on December 14 stand as glaring evidence of an impinging crisis in its democracy. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that these arrests were
Business
Dec 26, 2014 06:10 PM
Continuing its descent for the third straight session, the Indian rupee on Friday declined by six paise to close at 63.57 against the Greenback following sustained month-end dollar demand from importers and capital outflows.A modest recovery in local equi
Dec 26, 2014 05:45 PM
Troubled budget carrier SpiceJet today submitted a revival plan to the government on the basis of a proposed investment of $200 million from founding promoter Ajay Singh and US-based JP Morgan Chase. “It was a constructive meeting,” the airl
Dec 26, 2014 05:43 PM
In his address at the pre-budget meeting of states convened by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Mr. Panneerselvam presented his State’s case on a number of issues including drinking water schemes Lauding Centre for its efforts to boost investo
Dec 26, 2014 05:03 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that tax collection should be done in a ‘firm and fair’ manner without giving any discounts or concession.Mr. Jaitley was speaking at the inauguration of the professional training course for the 66t
Dec 26, 2014 04:45 PM
The BSE benchmark Sensex on Friday gained over 33 points to close at 27,241.78 and NSE Nifty reclaimed the 8,200—mark to register their first rise in three days. A smart rise towards the fag-end in TCS, HDFC, L&T, Sun Pharma, Hindalco, Sesa St
Features
Dec 25, 2014 08:05 PM
The evolution of the plum cake from porridge and pudding, to what it is now The story of the plum cake begins in medieval England, where it was a popular tradition to observe a period of self-denial, fasting, and abstinence from every kind of indulgence
Dec 25, 2014 05:24 PM
This generation of youngsters is changing the world in small and personal ways. Some young achievers and their amazing feats. We frequently hear stories of youngsters who achieve the seemingly impossible. Knowing exactly how they’ve managed to achi
Dec 25, 2014 06:58 PM
The lec-dem on Devadasi dances shed light on the social history of courtesans of South India. Courtesan dance theoretician Devesh Soneji and dancer Yashoda Thakore together presented an unusual lecture demonstration on the social and aesthetic worlds of
Dec 26, 2014 07:29 PM
Notes from a random day at the 12th Chennai International Film Festival Under normal circumstances, this would have given me an aneurysm. I walked into a film a couple of minutes late. If that wasn't bad enough, I did not know the name of the film. I kn
Dec 26, 2014 07:23 PM
Priti Rao’s Soil And Soul challenges people to start making changes in their lives — to start composting waste, grow vegetables, make house cleaners, grow native plants and use their products When you hear Priti Rao talk about growing her ow
Slideshows
Dec 26, 2014 06:12 PM
A rewind of the sports events in the year 2014 -- Part II
Dec 26, 2014 01:35 PM
Captain Steven Smith put himself on course for his third successive century but India bowled reasonably well to restrict Australia to 259 for five on the opening day
Dec 25, 2014 10:18 PM
The devout offered midnight prayers at churches across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States on Thursday on the occasion of Christmas. All the churches were tastefully decorated with lamps and festoons. Children and the elder participated in the celebration
Dec 25, 2014 12:14 PM
Keeping up with the cheer of the holiday season, people around the world celebrated Christmas with enthusiam. Here are some pictures showcasing Christmas spirit around the globe.
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