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Nov 27, 2014 07:48 PM
Updated: Nov 27, 2014 07:06 PM
Mr. Naidu said the BJP election manifesto stated that if voted to power, the government will minimise the scope for corruption and set up a task force for tracking down or bringing back black money. The Government on Thursday insisted in L
Updated: Nov 27, 2014 08:09 PM
The court made it clear to the BCCI that if it wanted to take action as per the Mudgal panel report, only a new Board could do so. The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested that the present President-in-exile N. Srinivasan and his team should step down an
Updated: Nov 27, 2014 07:24 PM
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in hospital in Sydney on Thursday, two days after the international batsman was struck on the head by a ball during a domestic match. Governing body Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed the 25-year-old had lost his f
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Air India has launched a short term sale of low fare tickets from India for travel on major international routes. The special all inclusive return fares are available for sale till December 2, 2014 for travel up to November 15, 2015, the airline said on T
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Growing usage of instant messaging apps such as WeChat and Whatsapp to communicate with friends is driving users away from social networking sites such as Facebook. According to GlobalWebIndex (GWI) Research while 83 per cent Internet users globally had F
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The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday created a ruckus in the Uttarakhand Assembly over the recent rape of a seven-year-old girl and the “inability of the State Government to track down the culprits.” On Thursday, Assembly Speaker Govind Si
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Due to issues such as regulatory bottlenecks plaguing the industry, the sales growth of direct selling sector in India slowed to 4.3 per cent in 2013-14 from 12.2 per cent in the last fiscal.According to a report by Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA
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P.V. Sindhu and H.S. Prannoy entered the women’s and men’s singles quarterfinals respectively at the Macau Grand Prix Gold badminton after posting hard-fought victories here on Thursday. However, it was curtains for B. Sai Praneeth, who lost
Assembly Election 2014
Nov 27, 2014 09:39 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here on Friday to address election rallies ahead of the second phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls.Bharatiya Janata Party sources here said Mr. Modi will address poll rallies in Udhampur and Poonch districts of Jammu
Nov 26, 2014 02:48 AM
Almost every polling station in Jammu and Kashmir, despite differences in weather, landscape and people’s traditional attire, looked similar during the first phase of Assembly election on Tuesday. Voters stood in long-winding queues, with the 15 con
Nov 25, 2014 08:16 PM
Dealing a hard blow to separatist politics, thousands of voters queued up before polling stations across Jammu and Kashmir, unmindful of the biting cold, to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phase assembly elections on Tuesday. Some vignet
Nov 25, 2014 02:55 PM
Mr. Modi asks Jharkhand voters not to give a fractured mandate as people know the difficulties of coalition politics. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked the voters of Jharkhand to enable the BJP secure a majority in the Assembly elections for
Sport
Nov 27, 2014 08:09 PM
Aditya Verma, locked in a legal battle against N. Srinivasan, has expressed high hopes of cricket being cleansed of corruption soon.“Our crusade against corruption is moving in the right direction,” said Verma, the petitioner in the case and a
Nov 27, 2014 06:44 PM
Phillip Hughes’ sad demise barely a week before the first India and Australia Test has put a question mark over the series opener and batting great Sunil Gavaskar feels the onus now is on the cricket boards of the two nations to decide whether to ca
Nov 27, 2014 06:38 PM
Be Safe, Joshua and Dreamz Unlimited caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Thursday (Nov. 27).Inner sand600m: Don Corleone (rb) 41.5. Easy.800m: 2/y/o’s Royal Seal (Mudassar), Mister Majestic (Khalander) 54, 600/40. Former was one le
Nov 27, 2014 06:38 PM
Ordained One (Rajendra Singh up) won the Fragnant Star Plate, the main event of the races held here on Thursday (Nov. 27). The winner is owned by Mr Rm.Lakshmanan and trained by R.Foley.1. FRAGNANT STAR PLATE (1,200m), rated 80 & above: Ordained One (
Nov 27, 2014 06:38 PM
Sheer Class ridden by P.Trevor won the Mystical Trophy, the main event of the races held here on Thursday. The winner is owned by Mr. & Mrs. Vijay Mallya rep. United Racing & Bloodstock Breeders Ltd. P.Shroff trains the winner.1. ASTANA PLATE (1,0
Opinion
Nov 27, 2014 01:06 AM
Pakistan is known to be advising China to enlarge its profile in Afghanistan as a replacement to the United States. So, what does stability and peace in the region depend on? Close on the heels of the fourth ‘Heart of Asia’ Ministerial confer
Nov 27, 2014 01:09 AM
The rhetoric on the capacity of countries to reap the so-called demographic dividend cannot mask the more complex reality of a not-so-young world in 2014, and non-uniform patterns of growth. About a quarter of the world’s population — 1.8 bill
Nov 27, 2014 01:08 AM
The announcement of the merger of ING Vysya Bank with Kotak Mahindra Bank could not have come at a better time. With a pro-reform BJP government at the Centre, expectations are running high. Coming as it did at a time when reform talk is getting louder, t
Business
Nov 27, 2014 07:28 PM
Essar Steel has commissioned its integrated pellet complex in Odisha. The complex comprises an iron ore beneficiation facility at Dabuna (Keonjhar), 6 million tonne per annum (mtpa) pellet plant at Paradeep (Jagatsinghpur) and 253 km long slurry pipe line
Nov 27, 2014 07:23 PM
In a move that is expected to ease visa processing and help increase of tourist inflow to India, the government on Thursday rolled out the much-awaited electronic-visa system for visitors from 43 countries, including the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Germany,
Nov 27, 2014 06:18 PM
In dull trade, Indian rupee today snapped its two-day rise and fell back by three paise to end at 61.87 against the Greenback on month-end dollar demand from importers.The rupee had fallen to 61.92 levels intra-day but positive cues from local equities and
Nov 27, 2014 05:35 PM
The Reserve Bank is likely to keep key policy rates unchanged in the upcoming monetary policy review next week and may cut rate only next year, analysts at ratings agencies and brokerages said on Thursday.Governor Raghuram Rajan will unveil the fifth bi-m
Nov 27, 2014 05:00 PM
Gulf OPEC members to press for no cut; Venezuela, Algeria see need for OPEC to reduce output; Saudis want lower prices to slow U.S. boom, say OPEC watchers Gulf oil producers led by Saudi Arabia are expected to press the case on Thursday for not yet cut
Features
Nov 27, 2014 06:22 PM
Don’t let the future generations judge us on “Happy New Year” and “Bang Bang”, advises Shekhar Kapur in a freewheeling chat He came, he charmed and won over minds with his felicity for selling heart warming ideas. That is S
Nov 27, 2014 07:24 PM
Six musicians join Zakir Hussain in the Masters of Percussion concert to be held in the city on December 3. I hope you are speaking to the other artistes too,” says Zakir Hussain. “This show is about us; not just me. I want them to say w
Nov 27, 2014 07:27 PM
Talking to Anoop Menon is always refreshing. There are quotable quotes peppered with deep insights and a bit of his signature nonchalance. He does not mince words and can be as scathing as he is generous with praise. The actor, screenplay writer and lyric
Nov 27, 2014 08:45 PM
By a bountiful twist of fate, selected works of late artist T.R.P. Mookiah (1934-2009) have arrived to live in DakshinaChitra, on exhibit till November end. Founder, Deborah Thiagarajan says, “The family wanted their entire collection to be housed in
Nov 27, 2014 08:45 PM
His sisters Shamili and Shalini are both actors and he too has acted in important roles in a few films. And now, actor Richard is for the first time playing a negative role in Sutrula. “I’ve always wanted to act in films with a good story and a
Slideshows
Nov 27, 2014 04:11 PM
Aches could go up in air, float around the earth and see people from all around the world after they have gone out of a person’s body. Suppose there is a stomach ache and it floats up, it could join up with other illnesses that are in the sky. Then ...
Nov 27, 2014 04:09 PM
Nov 27, 2014 12:21 PM
Phil Hughes was battling to regain his place on the Australian Test side when he was hit by a bouncer that proved to be fatal. His cricket career in pictures. Text: Priyansh, Photos: Agencies
Nov 26, 2014 09:38 PM
For the sake of mining bauxite, can the Dongria Kondhs tribals be uprooted from their land? A collection of phptgraphs by The Hindu photographer K.R. Deepak shows that the land and the people of Niyamgiri Hills are inseparable.
Nov 26, 2014 12:04 AM
Autumn does not diminish the beauty of landscape in Adilabad District in any way. In fact, the district known for its vast tree cover takes on the pleasant hues of the season between November and January. The yellow of the Autumn, blue of water bodies and
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