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Updated: Sep 23, 2014 03:54 AM
Fresh proposal of 130 seats sent, says Rudy While making noises about going it alone in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday kept its options open and presented the Shiv Sena a fresh formula for contesting 130 seats in the 288-member Assembl
Sep 23, 2014 03:52 AM
India will support the proposed international automatic exchange of tax and banking information that is expected to aid unearthing and retrieving black money stashed offshore. Forty-six countries, including India, have agreed to set rolling by 2017 the au
Sep 23, 2014 03:34 AM
Congress not waiting for NCP; no deadlines among friends: Prithviraj Chavan After days of grandstanding about a seat-sharing formula, each trying to maximise its quota, the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) — that have been in alli
Updated: Sep 23, 2014 03:53 AM
Will India be able to lower its spacecraft into the Martian orbit in its debut attempt? The answer will be available around 8.15 a.m. on September 24. “We have left no stone unturned to ensure that this happens,” said S. Arunan, Project Directo
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A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than a thousand activists gathered on Monday in lower Manhattan’s financial district, chanting, carrying signs and in some places sitting down in the street
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CPI(M) firm on temple entry plan; Tension prevails at Kalitheerthalkuppam Tension prevailed on Monday at Kalitheerthalkuppam, around 23 km from here, after a local office of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was torched on Sunday night, even as the
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Reminding Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he had said that he would not yield an inch of the country’s territory, the Congress asked him to “walk the talk” now and lodge a “strong protest” with Chinese President Xi Jinping
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China has continued to remain upbeat about the future of India-China ties, pointing out that the “important consensus” that had recently been reached between President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will keep the borders calm, and
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This will be a trans-Tasman turf war, on another continent maybe, but which neither side would give up without a fight. The Northern Knights, undefeated thus far, will strive to maintain that winning streak when it takes on the Hobart Hurricanes in the Op
Sport
Sep 23, 2014 03:43 AM
Former Italy player Marco Materazzi is the team’s prize catch In recent times, top quality sporting action in Chennai has been hard to come by. But for the annual Aircel Chennai Open and last year’s chess world championship match, the city ha
Sep 23, 2014 02:38 AM
Italian World Cup winner and Chennaiyin FC player-manager Marco Materazzi unveiled the club logo, ‘Duradrishti’, here on Monday. Also known as Drishti, ‘a representation of preserving the positivity’, it was unveiled in the presence
Sep 22, 2014 07:59 PM
Chennai Super Kings bulldozed its way to a 54-run win over the Dolphins here at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday to more than make up for the loss in its campaign-opener. After being put in to bat, CSK thrived in the role of a school bully, mercilessl
Sep 22, 2014 07:58 PM
Tuesday’s India schedule on the fourth day of competitions at the Asian Games in Incheon.CYCLING TRACK:Deborah: Women’s sprint qualifying (06:30 IST)EQUESTRIAN:Nadia Haridass and Shruti Vora: Women’s individual dressage: (09:30 IST)GYMNAS
Sep 22, 2014 07:06 PM
Wushu athletes Narender Grewal and Yumnam Sanathoi Devi assured India of two more Asian Games medals after winning their respective men’s and women’s quarterfinal matches at the Ganghwa Dolmens Gymnasium in Incheon on Monday.In the men’s
Opinion
Sep 23, 2014 01:33 AM
After the defeat of the LTTE and the economic activism of China, the geostrategic reality has altered significantly in Colombo’s favour. With no usable leverages, India may have to live with 13A minus police powers, provided the devolved powers are
Sep 23, 2014 01:47 AM
Common sense would dictate that the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena have more to lose than gain by breaking their alliance when so close to an expected victory in the Maharashtra Assembly polls. They have been together during difficult times, los
Sep 23, 2014 01:43 AM
Anew report authored by Lord Nicholas Stern sounds as optimistic as his landmark 2006 study. It is possible to simultaneously prevent climate change and to augment economic growth, claims Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report, of t
Business
Sep 22, 2014 11:40 PM
Couriers of DHL Express India (Pvt.) Ltd., the Indian arm of German mail and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL, in several centres have alleged that the company is preventing them from joining the DHL Employees Union. Protesting DHL staff in Delhi said
Sep 22, 2014 11:27 PM
The management has been asked to pay Rs.5,000 towards the first instalment of the wage arrears to existing employees as also a certain sum to the kith and kin of deceased employees. The Sahaganj unit of Dunlop India , closed since October 8, 2011, may r
Sep 22, 2014 10:56 PM
The capacity of the unit will be 35 tonnes of yarn a day Shri Govindaraja Textiles, part of the Jayavilas Group, is investing $45 million and setting up an open-end spinning unit in Eden, North Carolina. Ramkumar Varadarajan, Managing Director, spoke
Sep 22, 2014 10:51 PM
Public sector banks (PSBs) in India will need to raise up to $37 billion over the next 4-5 years to meet Basel III compliance norms, credit rating agency Moody’s said on Monday. The estimate is based on assumptions that there would be a moderate r
Sep 22, 2014 10:48 PM
TRAI had recommended a pan-India reserve price of Rs.2,685 crore per megahertz for 800 MHz band GSM mobile operators on Monday said the reserve price for 900 MHz in the forthcoming spectrum auction should be same as that for the 800 MHz band, used by CD
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 23, 2014 03:38 AM
Those who have scored 75 % in Class XII will also be eligible The Ministry of Human Resource Development has ratified new criteria for admission to the Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs), paving the way for participation of more students in c
Sep 22, 2014 10:12 PM
Analysing the Jiva swaroopa and its relationship with the Supreme Brahman is the central theme discussed in the Brahma Sutra. Krishna too elaborates on this when he speaks of two types of awareness that is crucial in spiritual parlance, said Swami Omkarana
Slideshows
Sep 22, 2014 09:56 PM
Once a tourist attraction and irrigation tank, Lakkaram Lake in Khammam dug up during the reign of the Kakatiyas, has ceased to serve both farmers and tourists. Tank is spread over 120 acres. The storage area has shrunk drastically from 160 acres due to e
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 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
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