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Updated: Apr 1, 2015 10:16 AM
Operation Raahat launched; INS Sumitra enters Aden After a delay in beginning the evacuation of Indians stranded in Yemen owing to intensified fighting in Aden, India on Tuesday night received permission to dock its vessel at the port of Aden to evacuat
Updated: Apr 1, 2015 01:30 AM
Previous versions were rejected by President twice Revisiting the disputed anti-terror legislation brought in by former Chief Minister Narendra Modi , the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed the landmark Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime B
Updated: Apr 1, 2015 02:33 AM
“China takes the Indian concern of trade imbalance very seriously,” says Le Yucheng, Beijing’s envoy to New Delhi. China would like to address the issue of trade imbalance and is willing to provide greater opportunities to India for ex
Updated: Apr 1, 2015 02:37 AM
Plea seeks trial on conspiracy charges, could revive questions on their role in the demolition The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the responses of BJP leader L.K. Advani and 19 others on a petition that sought their trial on charges of conspiracy to de
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An 18-year-old girl was shot dead and her friend injured by an office boy of a residential school in Bengaluru, police said. The deceased is a second-year pre-university student at the school and was residing at the hostel, they said. The incident took pl
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended birthday wishes to Vice President Hamid Ansari and prayed for his good health. “Birthday greetings to Shri Hamid Ansari ji. I pray for his long life and good health,” Mr. Modi tweeted. Bor
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Misao Okawa, the world’s oldest person has died nearly a month after celebrating her 117th birthday. Okawa, born in Osaka on March 5, 1898, was recognised as the world’s oldest person by Guinness World Records in 2013. Okawa, the daughter of a
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Commencing the new fiscal 2015-16 on a positive note, the benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 35 points in early trade today on selective buying by funds and retail investors despite weak economic data. The growth in eight core industries slowed down to 1.4
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The Amnesty International expresses alarm at the 28 percent jump in death sentences Egypt and Nigeria accounted for well over 1,000 of the death sentences announced last year, more than a third of the world’s total, Amnesty International says in i
Sport
Apr 1, 2015 08:28 AM
Mills said he had retired completely from all forms of cricket. Pace bowler Kyle Mills has followed team mate Daniel Vettori into retirement from international cricket after New Zealand's loss to Australia in Sunday's World Cup final.While Vettori, who
Apr 1, 2015 07:58 AM
Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty. There were no further outbursts, and as Djokovic’s play improved, so did hi
Apr 1, 2015 04:30 AM
Sprinter Dutee Chand will be able to participate in the Asian athletics championship to be held in Wuhan, China, from June 3 to 7. This will enable the Odisha sprinter, a 200m bronze medallist in the 2013 Asian championship in Pune, to compete in an inter
Apr 1, 2015 04:20 AM
The workload of fast bowlers needs to be balanced and international players must find the schedule conducive to play domestic cricket With the gruelling Australian tour now completed, and the Indian cricket team having no engagements in its immediate fut
Apr 1, 2015 04:17 AM
“There’s a chance I may never play again,” said Michael Clarke had said in Adelaide last December. The Australian captain’s words, soon after his team had overcome India on a captivating final day of the first Test of the series, w
Opinion
Apr 1, 2015 03:53 AM
Interview with Le Yucheng, Chinese Ambassador to India, who emphasises a new type of relationship with New Delhi that is based on win-win cooperation On the eve of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and India
Apr 1, 2015 03:05 AM
The history of India’s socialist parties — from which the various Janata Parivar entities emerged — is one of splits and mergers. If in the past its leaders, opinionated, fractious, colourful and intensely political as they are, lined up
Apr 1, 2015 03:01 AM
For a country starved of successes at the individual level in world sport, Saina Nehwal’s feat of becoming the first Indian woman shuttler to reach the No.1 position in the world is a stupendous achievement. The 25-year-old Nehwal — a resident
Business
Apr 1, 2015 02:24 AM
In defiance of the government’s dismissal of reports of rate increases last week, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said on Tuesday that mobile phone tariffs could go up by 12-15 per cent because of high spectrum prices.“&#823
Apr 1, 2015 02:22 AM
The companies have however mostly appointed wives or daughters of the promoters or top executives. Waking up at the last moment, more 250 companies, incuding Adani Power, Adani Ports, Essar Oil and GVK Power, on Tuesday appointed women directors to meet
Apr 1, 2015 12:46 AM
E-commerce giant Snapdeal on Tuesday made a foray into the financial services sector by acquiring a majority stake in digital financial products platform, RupeePower, for an undisclosed amount.“The deal is aimed at helping consumers who face difficu
Apr 1, 2015 12:38 AM
Italian chocolate and confectionary brand Ferrero seeks to position itself in the Indian chocolate market as a brand that satisfies the taste buds of all ages, not just kids. Riding on the success of its Kinder Joy, the popular egg-shaped chocolate among
Apr 1, 2015 12:27 AM
How to make things easy for businesses to function in Special Economic Zones (SEZs)? Is reducing paperwork the easiest way to do it? And, that is also less sacrifice from the Government's financial point of view. A move is under way to empower the DCs (de
Features
Mar 31, 2015 06:31 PM
In Hyderabad to showcase his work, Bose Krishnamachari, director of the recently-concluded Kochi-Muziris Biennale, bats for continuous engagement with art Bose Krishnamachari has a fascination for colours. His abstracts, Stretched Bodies, have become a
Mar 31, 2015 05:59 PM
Award-winning filmmaker Subbiah Nalla Muthu says animals lead exciting lives and he loves capturing those moments on film National award winning wildlife film maker, Subbiah Nalla Muthu believes that there are stories hidden in the jungle that miss the
Mar 30, 2015 08:19 PM
As the mother of a small child, dressing up often takes a backseat I recently had a morning appointment for which I made a bit of effort to dress up. By this, I mean that I put on some eyeliner, a dab of lipstick, a bindi and a pair of ...
Apr 1, 2015 09:47 AM
Manickavachagar, in his Tiruvachagam, says that an atma is given a body so that it can use its birth to liberate itself from the state of ignorance in which it would have been lying otherwise. It is the great mercy of the Supreme One that has ensured that
Mar 31, 2015 08:26 PM
HAFSA FATHIMA meets five city entrepreneurs who in their twenties chose to take the path less travelled Shruti Vinod, 24 Ace Development Skills If Harry Potter taught us anything, it’s that tea leaves should be taken seriously. “I helped
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Mar 30, 2015 07:58 PM
Heavy rains lashes most part of the state, with people moving to safer places. Authorities have issued an alert as Jhelum river crossed danger mark in Srinagar. Rs. 200 crores have been sanctioned to meet situation. Photos: Nissar Ahmad
Mar 30, 2015 03:53 PM
Traffic got disrupted and main thoroughfares turned into canals due to a sudden unseasonal downpour in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. The Hindu lensman Mohammed Yousuf captures the travails of commuters.
Mar 29, 2015 08:56 PM
Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
Mar 29, 2015 04:56 PM
Sri Sita Rama Chandra Swami temple at Bhadrachalam saw lakhs of visitors on the occasion of Sita Rama Kalyanam on Saturday and Maha Pattabhishekam on Sunday. While the temple was tastefully decorated with flowers and coloured lights, devotees took a holy
Mar 28, 2015 09:10 PM
A gargantuan clash of co-hosts is on the cards when New Zealand takes on Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.
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