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Updated: Sep 22, 2014 05:53 PM
The mission will now go ahead with the nominal plan for Mars Orbit Insertion The test-firing of the propulsion engine on India's spacecraft to Mars for four seconds on Monday went off smoothly, boosting the hopes of the Indian Space Research Organisatio
Updated: Sep 22, 2014 06:46 PM
Hours after the Union Home Ministry ordered a probe into reports that employees of an Ahmedabad hotel from the northeast were asked to stay away from duty during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit, the city police and hotel management have
Updated: Sep 22, 2014 05:54 PM
"CBI file notings should be be given to the SPP." The Supreme Court on Monday sought the assistance of the Special Public Prosecutor in 2G case to decide a plea filed against CBI director Ranjit Sinha in the visitors’ list controversy. The apex
Updated: Sep 22, 2014 09:13 AM
Uddhav stops at 119; BJP mulls contesting all 288 After Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s tough talk in Mumbai, the BJP’s central election committee met on Sunday and discussed its candidates for all 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra, but w
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All four Indian shuttlers in singles, including main medal hope Saina Nehwal, have secured a tough draw in the individual events of 17th Asian Games badminton commencing on September 24.Olympic bronze medallist Saina, who had lost out on a chance to win a
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The CBI on Monday arrested Odisha’s former advocate-general (AG) Ashok Mohanty for alleged links with Artha Tatwa Group, a ponzi company accused of duping investors of crores of rupees in the State. Mohanty was picked up from his residence in Cuttac
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Blair House has played an important role in nearly 190 years of American political, diplomatic and cultural history. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister in over a decade to stay at the U.S. President’s guest house
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Google chief Eric Schmidt said Europe’s leaders must do more to embrace the digital economy in order to boost growth and jobs, in an article published on Monday by the European Commission — despite its ongoing probe into the internet search gi
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Four Tesco employees placed on leave; Deloitte, Freshfields to undertake review of issues even as shares fall 12 per cent in early trade. Tesco cut its profit forecast for the third time this year on Monday and suspended four members of staff after find
Sport
Sep 22, 2014 06:13 PM
Eyeing a berth in the series against West Indies, left-arm Kings XI Punjab spinner Akshar Patel feels that IPL and CLT20 are great platforms for the youngsters to prove their mettle.“Both IPL and CLT20 are great platforms for the youngsters. If you d
Sep 22, 2014 06:00 PM
The IPTL, brainchild of Mahesh Bhupathi, on Monday announced that Swiss great Roger Federer will replace Rafael Nadal in the Indian team for the new tennis league as the Spaniard has pulled out due to injury.Federer, the 17-time Grand Slam winner, was not
Sep 22, 2014 05:55 PM
Mr M.A.M.Ramaswamy’s Snow Bird (K.Anil up) won the Deccan Chronicle Gold Cup, the main event of the races held here on Monday (Sept. 22). The winner is trained by Satheesh. 1. SWEET MEMORIES PLATE (Div. II), (1,200m), 4-y-o & over, rated upto 25
Sep 22, 2014 05:44 PM
A look at some of the images at the Incheon Asian Games on Day 3. India won bronze medals in shooting and squash.
Sep 22, 2014 05:17 PM
Their campaign of to a rousing start, Indian men’s hockey team will be eyeing yet another morale-boosting big win over minnows Oman on Tuesday ahead of their crucial pool match against archrivals Pakistan at the 17th Asian Games here.After drubbing
Opinion
Sep 22, 2014 12:57 AM
Without substantive reforms to the investigation and trial process, early release of undertrials may further aggravate the pathologically low rates of conviction and incarceration in the Indian criminal justice system On September 4, a Supreme Court ben
Sep 22, 2014 01:05 AM
In drawing attention to the plight of the widows of Vrindavan, the BJP’s Member of Parliament from Mathura, Hema Malini, got hold of the wrong end of the stick. Many of the Vrindavan widows are without any means of sustenance, and forced to beg to s
Sep 22, 2014 01:00 AM
Fiji has chosen its first elected leader in eight years. This marks a new democratic beginning for the South Pacific nation after suffering self-inflicted wounds over a period of some 28 years. Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, who took power in a bloodless c
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Sep 22, 2014 05:10 PM
Silver also dropped for the fifth straight day and declined further by Rs 375 to Rs 39,250 per kg. Continuing its declining trend for the third day, gold on Monday fell by another Rs 120 to Rs 26,850 per ten gram in the national capital, tracking weak c
Sep 22, 2014 05:09 PM
Mid-session buying in blue chips including ITC, Tata Motors and ONGC lifted the BSE index to settle at 27,206.74, logging a gain of 116.32 points, or 0.43 per cent. After slipping below the 27k level in early trades, the benchmark Sensex on Monday recov
Sep 22, 2014 10:10 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex dipped below the 27k-level by falling over 166 points in early trade on Monday as funds and retail investors engaged in reducing positions amid a weak trend on other Asian bourses.The 30-share barometer, which shed 21.79 points in
Sep 22, 2014 10:08 AM
The rupee depreciated by four paise to 60.85 against the U.S. dollar in early trade on Monday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange due to increased demand for the American currency from importers amid a weak opening in the domestic equity market.Forex dealer
Sep 22, 2014 10:03 AM
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's initial public offering now ranks as the world's biggest in history at $25 billion, after the e-commerce giant and some of its shareholders sold additional shares. Overwhelming demand saw the IPO initially raise $21.8 billion
Features
Sep 21, 2014 05:39 PM
Esther Elias enters the world of co-working spaces, where young entrepreneurs, freelancers and start-up teams rally together to share more than just physical workspace Spend long enough in the presence of start-up founders and a little past their infect
Sep 21, 2014 02:55 PM
As a teacher, it’s sometimes nice to step back and see the lighter side of stressful situations. Exams are no laughing matter, and for teacher trainees, it is a double-edged sword since they have to prove to themselves and their students that they
Sep 21, 2014 05:31 PM
The city may seem like a concrete jungle, but it does boast of quite a few natural ecosystems that sustain a variety of flora and fauna What does the word “heritage” mean to you? Buildings, monuments, title, property…? Chennai has a &#8
Sep 22, 2014 06:41 PM
Tips to keep in mind while running a marathon Gearing up for a marathon? Are you keeping track of your body’s water content? Keeping yourself hydrated is a crucial part of marathon training, especially during a warm weather race like the Coimbator
Sep 22, 2014 06:38 PM
In its 25th year, Annalakshmi reaffirms its commitment to serve food with love Hot rice, ghee that has melted over it and a karandi of karuvepillai kuzhambu poured into the well I have made in the rice on my plate. If I were a poet I would have written
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Sep 22, 2014 02:30 PM
Thousands of students joined a massive rally to protest the police action in Jadavpur University earlier this week
Sep 21, 2014 10:29 PM
Every spell of rain makes us realise, yet again, that there is really no such thing as bad weather. The sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up and snow is exhilarating. After a hot spell, this region is witnessing intermittent drizzl
Sep 21, 2014 06:13 PM
Bangalore: Nearly 360 schoolchildren were hospitalised when they fell ill after having midday meals at the Government Urdu Higher Primary School in D.J. Halli on Friday. Several children also took ill on Saturday and were taken to Dr. Ambedkar Hospital
Sep 21, 2014 06:08 PM
Indian shooters and women shuttlers won a bronze each and India was assured of medals in squash (both men and women). A look at some of the images on Day 2.
Sep 20, 2014 04:16 PM
A look at some of the images on the first day of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon on September 20, 2014.
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