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Updated: Oct 2, 2014 08:19 AM
‘It could not be believed that being the Chief Minister of a State, she was unaware of the large-scale activities carried on by persons living in her own house’ AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa and her associates used a string of shell companies
Updated: Oct 2, 2014 11:26 AM
Swachh Bharat Mission is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project that seeks to create a 'Clean India'. Mr. Modi had urged citizens, government institutions to dedicate 100 hours every year towards cleanliness. 10.10: PM flags off walkathon after admi
Updated: Oct 2, 2014 02:39 AM
Describes his five-day visit as “very successful and satisfactory” After establishing a personal rapport with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described his five-day visit to the United States as “very successful an
Updated: Oct 2, 2014 08:35 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a five-year “Clean India” campaign, or Swachh Bharat Mission, on Thursday morning, most likely by wielding the broom himself. The campaign will culminate on the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
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Administering a pledge to the people to keep the country clean, the President said keeping the surroundings clean is an effective way in which a citizen can serve his country. Taking part in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', President Pranab Mukherjee today said
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Modi launched the nationwide Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or Clean India mission Thursday on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday paid a surprise visit to the Mandir Marg police station in central Delhi to check how clean i
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Defending champion India stayed on course for their second consecutive Asian Games gold medal in women’s kabaddi as they marched into the final, beating Thailand 41-28 in the semi-final at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium on Thursday. In Fri
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Underscoring its commitment to the United Nations' body on gender equality and women empowerment, India has contributed $1 million to the organisation for the current financial year. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj handed over the cheque as Indi
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The threads of the international drug money laundering network recently busted by the Enforcement Directorate in partnership with the Australian Federal Police are suspected to be spread far and wide -- from Thailand, Hong Kong, Mexico and Australia to th
Sport
Oct 2, 2014 01:35 PM
The organising committee of Asian Games today said that Indian boxer L Sarita Devi’s refusal to accept her bronze medal during the ceremony was “regretful and against the spirit of sportsmanship” and the matter has now landed in the doo
Oct 2, 2014 11:35 AM
India’s table tennis players had a bad outing with Soumyajit Ghosh and Manika Batra bowing out of the 17th Asian Games after suffering defeats in the men and women’s singles round of 16 matches, respectively, on Thursday.In the men’s sing
Oct 2, 2014 02:38 AM
Junior Hirwani connects with a city that treated his father famously While inheriting a famous surname has definite advantages, it can equally be a weighty baggage to lug around for some. Especially if one is plying the same trade as an illustrious paren
Oct 2, 2014 01:19 AM
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Record-breakers Totti and Xavi fail to deliver victory European football greats Francesco Totti and Xavi Hernandez set Champions League records for oldest goal-scorer and appearances on Tuesday but neither could cap that personal landm
Oct 2, 2014 01:17 AM
Rajasthan’s cricketers will, after all, take part in the 2014-15 BCCI-run tournaments set to start in mid-October. The BCCI has nominated national selector from South Zone Roger Binny, chairman of the BCCI junior national committee Connor Williams
Opinion
Oct 2, 2014 02:10 AM
Celebrities and their lawyers need to guard against excesses. When imprisoned, celebrities need to persuade their fans not to turn fanatic; any breakdown in law and order would only further postpone the bail hearing After her conviction on September 27,
Oct 2, 2014 02:05 AM
The fact that India and the US issued a vision document, Modi and Obama penned a joint op-ed, and then a comprehensive Joint Statement, speaks volumes for the breadth of discussions between them. After a hectic, often frenetic five days in the United St
Oct 2, 2014 01:59 AM
Compounding the difficulties is the tenuous political agreement between Mr. Ghani and Mr. Abdullah that ended the post-election deadlock. The new President of Afghanistan, Ashraff Ghani, and Abdullah Abdullah, the country’s ‘chief executive
Business
Oct 1, 2014 11:45 PM
The larger players in radio cabs include Meru, Ola Cabs, Easy Cabs and Bookmycab. The radio taxi service has emerged as a fast growing business in metros. Less than a decade old, it consists of private operators backed by call centres to man the calls,
Oct 1, 2014 11:42 PM
Last Month, Health Canada asked IPCA Laboratories to voluntarily stop shipment of products to Canada based on a review of a recent good manufacturing practices (GMP) inspection report by the FDA. Health Canada has imposed an import ban on the products m
Oct 1, 2014 11:40 PM
Vijaya Bank, on Wednesday, announced a reduction in the interest rates on term deposits. The reduction ranges from 0.05 percentage point to 0.10 percentage point. It is for deposits in select maturities. The new interest rates will come into effect from Oc
Oct 1, 2014 11:39 PM
The government’s move to appoint a Chairman-cum-Managing Director at Coal India Ltd. (CIL) may run into problems with trade unions opposing the plan to rope in someone from the private sector. Although the Public Enterprises Selection Board will b
Oct 1, 2014 11:27 PM
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has started a review in connection with the findings of alleged non-compliance with good clinical practice (GCP) at a facility owned by GVK Biosciences. The European body’s action follows an inspection by the Fr
Features
Oct 1, 2014 03:20 PM
Arun Ferreira’s “Colours Of The Cage” brings civil society face to face with the harsh realities of life in prison The reading of Arun Ferreira’s debut book “Colours Of The Cage” (Aleph) is bound to remind the reader o
Oct 1, 2014 06:46 PM
French artist and jewellery counsellor Olaf Van Cleef, who’s in the city for his 12th show, tells DEEPA ALEXANDER why India continues to inspire his work 1492. The year links two men, nearly five centuries apart, who set out on a self-possessed qu
Oct 1, 2014 04:13 PM
The food at Smoke House Deli tells a unique story each time, just like its walls Some restaurants have trademark qualities. One such chain of restaurants, with a character of its own, is Smoke House Deli. Be it their first outlet which opened five years
Oct 2, 2014 01:58 AM
A student of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has managed to score full marks in the GRE (Graduate Record Examinations). Aditya Hebbar, who is in his fourth year of the first batch of the four-year Bachelor of Science (B.S.) programme of the premier
Oct 1, 2014 10:56 PM
In the Gita, Lord Krishna tells Arjuna that he should be unattached to the fruits of his action. Often, a worldly interpretation is given to this advice. People talk of failure in mundane things and the acceptance of such failure as being related to this a
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Oct 2, 2014 01:44 PM
Swachh Bharat Mission is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project that seeks to create a 'Clean India'. Mr. Modi had urged citizens, government institutions to dedicate 100 hours every year towards cleanliness.
Oct 1, 2014 06:45 PM
On Day 12, "Magnificent Mary" wins gold medal in boxing, Usha's protege Tintu Luka claims silver and Annu Rani grabs bronze. A look at some of the images......
Oct 1, 2014 04:54 PM
M.C. Mary Kom, popularly known as "Magnificent Mary" won the first ever boxing gold for India at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on October 1, 2014. The five-time World Champion has punched her way to earn 13 yellow metals so far in her illustrious career
Sep 30, 2014 08:39 PM
Folk artistes from all over Andhra Pradesh showcased their talent on World Tourism Day celebrations at Berm Park in Vijayawada. It also gave students of Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music and Dance College a chance to test their prowess. It was
Sep 30, 2014 06:48 PM
While the Indian men's hockey team entered finals after a 12-year jinx, boxer L. Sarita controversially settled for a bronze medal after losing her semifinal despite a dominating performance in Incheon Asian Games. A look at some of the images on Day 11.
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