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Updated: Apr 19, 2015 06:20 PM
"Some people have decided not to speak, see or hear anything good about our government." Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked the opposition for trying to project the government as anti-poor on the issue of the Land Acquisition Bill and said
Apr 19, 2015 08:10 PM
Police said the situation across the rest of the Valley remained peaceful and security forces were keeping a close vigil. After two days of violent protests, Kashmir Valley on Sunday remained tense with stray incidents of stone-pelting in Budgam distric
Updated: Apr 19, 2015 06:40 PM
Sitaram Yechury, on Sunday, replaced Prakash Karat as the party's general secretary. Newly elected general secretary of the CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury has called upon the party leaders to combat the twin challenges of economic exploitation and social oppres
Updated: Apr 19, 2015 06:21 PM
Rahul said that the central government was anti-farmer and anti-poor as it can’t see "the efforts they made to establish the country". Addressing a massive rally at the Ramlila Maidan on Sunday, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said farmers ac
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"In future also we would like to back films that can be considered slightly risky since they don’t have song and dance," she said. Fresh from the success of her production debut NH10, actor Anushka Sharma promises to back films in future regarded
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Bangalore made four changes to their squad while Mumbai made two changes. Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to bowl first against Mumbai Indians in Bengaluru on Sunday. Kohli - "We're looking to bowl first and restrict them to a sco
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COAI urged all stakeholders in net neutrality to have a comprehensive and informed debate on the subject. Industrial body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) on Sunday reaffirmed its support for ‘Net neutrality’, but also made a s
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Fire is still raging at the ONGC gas well near Olpad town in the district, even 24 hours after the blow-out mishap, and a crisis management team was rushed to the spot from Delhi on Sunday, a senior official said.“Fire is still on but it is under con
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Leaders of communist outfits on Sunday welcomed CPI(M) Rajya Sabha Parliamentarian Sitaram Yechury’s election as his party’s General Secretary, hoping the move will help strengthen the Left movement in the country.Terming 62-year-old Mr. Yechu
IPL 2015
Apr 19, 2015 03:42 PM
Ajinkya Rahane's unbeaten 76 off 55 balls helped Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets. A rampaging Rajasthan Royals thrashed Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets as openers Shane Watson and Ajinkya Rahane hit strokeful fifties to h
Apr 19, 2015 03:37 PM
Yusuf Pathan stuck with the Shah Rukh Khan-owned unit, playing a crucial role in the team’s title triumph in 2012 and 2014. Yusuf Pathan may not have set this edition of the IPL ablaze with his powerful batting just yet but Kolkata Knight Riders b
Apr 18, 2015 07:44 PM
Yusuf Pathan and Andre Russell posted a 95-run partnership for the 6th wicket to secure a win for the Knight Riders after a tremulous mid-innings situation. Andre Russell’s spectacular allround performance helped defending champion Kolkata Knight
Apr 19, 2015 12:12 AM
One of the many consequences of being part of a poor run is that every decision made can come under fire. Mumbai Indians, winless after four matches, currently faces criticism for its constant batting-order changes. Three opening pairs, captain Rohit Sharm
Sport
Apr 19, 2015 06:37 PM
Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy’s Flash Of Genius (Rajendra Singh up) won the Virudhachalam Plate (1,300m), the main event of the races held here on Sunday (April 19). The winner is trained by R. Foley.1. JAPAN CUP (Div. I) (1,200m) 3-y-o only: Flash Of Eleg
Apr 19, 2015 12:54 AM
The 2-0 victory for Chennai FC over Chennai Customs in the St. Joseph’s-Chennai Football Association senior division league match here on Saturday, might have kept the former in the title hunt, but it wasn’t as easy a triumph as it might have
Apr 19, 2015 12:19 AM
Leads from the front with a half-century and four wickets Captain Jean-Paul Duminy led from the front with a brilliant all-round performance — scoring an impressive half-century and then taking four wickets — to help Delhi Daredevils score a
Apr 19, 2015 12:18 AM
Shane Watson sweated it out in the heat and put himself through a rigorous test in order to ascertain whether he would be fit to lead Rajasthan Royals against Chennai Super Kings at the Motera ground here on Sunday. The Australian all-rounder batted for a
Apr 19, 2015 12:17 AM
Openers Dwayne Smith (62 off 30 balls) and Brendon McCullum (46 off 20 balls) showcased power and timing in putting on 109 in 7.2 overs as Chennai Super Kings made a trifle of a target of 184 to beat Mumbai Indians by six wickets in their IPL encounter at
Opinion
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Pakistan continues to support terror across borders. It is time for the U.S. and India to unleash economic sanctions and coercive diplomacy. The release from detention of Lashkar-e-Taiba operations chief Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and Pakistan’s failur
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Narendra Modi will soon complete a year in office. Is it time for Indian Muslims to let go of the past and give pragmatism a chance? Generally, whenever Muslim “leaders” go to meet the Prime Minister of the day, they carry a thick dossier of
Apr 18, 2015 12:07 AM
Barack Obama's accomplishments listed by the Nobel Committee will not match his recent, path-breaking moves towards Myanmar, Cuba and Iran. In 2009, when the Norwegian Nobel Committee decided that the Nobel Peace Prize was to be awarded to U.S. Presiden
Business
Apr 19, 2015 11:07 AM
Maruti Suzuki India continued its hold on the country’s car market in 2014-15 with its models Alto, Swift, Dzire and WagonR retaining the top four positions. According to a data by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), Maruti&#821
Apr 19, 2015 10:51 AM
This is the fourth consecutive quarter of share purchase by LIC in the software services firm. State-owned life insurer LIC has shored up its stake in Infosys to 4.81 per cent, purchasing shares worth over Rs 300 crore in the January-March quarter. This
Apr 18, 2015 11:54 PM
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley spoke to The Hindu’s Puja Mehra in Washington on the state of the economy, his plans for economic reforms, the vexatious saffron bullying by some of the Central Ministers and on Modinomics. While the Modi govern
Apr 18, 2015 11:28 PM
Ethanol, which is at three per cent, could be easily raised to 10 per cent for which it needs 130 crore litres. Ethanol, which is a plentiful product in the sugar manufacturing process and is blended with petrol, can be a vital revenue earner for the mi
Apr 18, 2015 11:20 PM
The electronic hardware industry has sought an extension from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for implementation of revised certification standards for power adapters of IT equipment such as laptops.A BIS notification has stated that that power cords that
Features
Apr 18, 2015 03:41 PM
Despite facing ferocious winds and landslides, a trek to Green Lakes is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. A year ago I was invited to join a group of trekkers for the trip of a lifetime to Green Lakes, Kanchenjunga base camp. Kanchenjunga, meaning &#8216
Apr 18, 2015 07:49 PM
Medvin Deva never misses out on practice and stays off junk food Medvin is a synonym for dedication. Don’t try looking it up in any English dictionary. Medvin is a ten-year-old boy who has displayed rare dedication, discipline and passion while go
Apr 18, 2015 05:50 PM
Anand Sankar’s visit to Kalap in Uttarakhand has changed other lives, as well as his own. Two hundred kilometres by road from Dehradun and an 11 km walk from there is a village of 500 inhabitants. Kalap lies in the Garhwal Himalayan region of Utta
Apr 19, 2015 07:05 PM
The food at Aavi combines the taste and health benefits of traditional Kerala food. What is common to puttu, appam, idiappam, idli, ada, kozhukatta and idli? That is apart from having rice as a main ingredient? Yes, they are steam-cooked.Sitting at Aavi,
Apr 19, 2015 06:57 PM
The Hindu Education Plus Career Counselling 2015, held in Vellore, shed light on various avenues that students can pursue. It will be a matter of time before hundreds of Class XII students will go on to decide which road to take in higher education. Whil
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Apr 19, 2015 01:06 PM
As the CPI-M is all set to elect a new general secretary replacing Prakash Karat who steps down after three terms, here is a profile of prominent members from the party.
Apr 18, 2015 03:04 PM
Passengers were stranded as bus stands and the streets wore a deserted look during the Karnataka bandh on Saturday. Some scenes from Bengaluru and Mysuru.
Apr 18, 2015 01:12 PM
Perhaps few other characters in Bengali fiction stir as much feelings in the young and the old alike as Feluda, the detective personality created by Satyajit Ray. Feluda who came to life through a story in a children’s magazine in 1965, ‘turns
Apr 17, 2015 05:23 PM
The week marked anniversaries of events, bad and worse - Seoul ferry disaster, Nigerian girls' abduction by Boko Haram militants and the Holocaust. There were reasons to cheer too. Tennis star Sania Mirza clinched the Worls No. 1 position in women doubles
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