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May 27, 2015 01:46 PM
Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter has claimed that India had asked it to delete the reference made by President Pranab Mukherjee to the Bofors scam in an interview to it, pointing out that the controversy generated by the comment could affect the state vis
May 27, 2015 02:24 PM
"Accepting compensation package from the govt. does not mean we have agreed to the nuclear power project in our backyard." A week after the gram sabhas of villages surrounding project site of proposed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) passed resolu
Updated: May 27, 2015 02:47 PM
Days after a former head of India's telecom regulator alleged that former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had threatened him with “harm” if he did not cooperate with policies that led to the multi-crore 2G scam, the veteran Congress leader denie
Updated: May 27, 2015 04:01 PM
Day 1 of the specially-convened session of Delhi Assembly passed with the allegations flying thick and fast and three opposition BJP MLAs coming under all-round attack over the Centre’s May 21 notification granting absolute powers to the Lieutenant-
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A 40-year-old woman was attacked with acid by a man in Garlapadu village, near Maddipadu in Prakasam District in the wee hours of Wednesday. The woman was sleeping on a cot in-front of her house when the man, Dhanaiah, threw acid at her following ''some
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A Pakistani court, holding the trial of seven Mumbai attack case accused, including mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, on Wednesday adjourned the hearing till June 3 as the judge was on a “judicial course”. “Today, the Mumbai case heari
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For the past ten days all the towns and cities in coastal Andhra Pradesh have been reeling under oppressive heat wave conditions forcing people to stay indoors or take precautions while going out.
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IT training firm NIIT Limited on Wednesday reported a net loss of Rs. 151.2 crore for the fourth quarter ending March 31, 2015, on account of restructuring of its business.The city-based firm had initiated a business transformation programme in the second
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Over 120 obsolete laws have been repealed by the Narendra Modi government, while another 945 which have lost relevance are awaiting Parliamentary approval to lose their place in statute books. According to data compiled by the Legislative Department of the
IPL 2015
May 25, 2015 10:56 AM
"There was no game-changing instance for us. We knew the moment we would lose, we would be out of the tournament." Written off after four losses on the trot to start with in the IPL, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma today said their revival and the s
May 24, 2015 07:50 PM
Simmons and Rohit combine to bat Chennai Super Kings out of the contest; Rayudu, Pollard chip in too. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma stole the thunder from his more famous Chennai Super Kings counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni by inspiring his team t
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday urged his players to make “one last effort” on their “biggest day” to emerge triumphant at the Eden Gardens on Sunday when they lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian
May 23, 2015 11:27 PM
Super Kings will look to Dhoni’s magic to arrest Mumbai Indians’ momentum. For cricket aficionados in India, M.S. Dhoni’s name instantly evokes thoughts of his near mystic ability to conjure up victory. His calm, cerebral presence has
Sport
May 27, 2015 02:15 PM
After the 15 th-seeded Williams lost 7-6 (5), 6-1 to Sloane Stephens on Monday, she snubbed the media, instead issuing a short statement to the press. Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organisers for not showing up at a news conference
May 27, 2015 11:22 AM
The Swiss Federal Office of Justice says six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich. In a statement on Wednesday, the FOJ says U.S. authorities suspect
May 27, 2015 12:27 AM
Four athletes are in Patiala in Wednesday’s women’s 4x400m relay trials for next week’s Asian championship in China, according to a senior coach there. The Athletics Federation of India’s (AFI) decision to conduct last-minute trials
May 27, 2015 12:25 AM
Indian men’s hockey coach Paul van Ass repeatedly stressed that tightening the team’s defence was one of his priorities since he took charge. Almost the entire training session on Wednesday evening was devoted to trying out every possible combi
May 27, 2015 12:21 AM
Seventh seed Kaza Vinayak Sharma had to play his best tennis to get the better of a fighting Ronit Singh Bisht 6-4, 6-7(7), 7-6(3) and enter the second round in the Sobha ITF $10,000 Mysuru Open tennis tournament played at the Infosys campus tennis courts
Opinion
May 27, 2015 12:42 AM
Despite the presence of caste in the globalised world of Indian modernity, the belief that caste consciousness is a rural occurrence persists. ‘Urban’ and ‘rural’ continue to be treated as contrasting categories as terms of referen
May 27, 2015 12:38 AM
In response to a political storm over the numerous killings of unarmed protesters by the security forces in Kashmir in 2010, the UPA government belatedly tried to change tack by procuring “non-lethal weapons” for the security forces and the po
May 27, 2015 12:35 AM
For the third time in six seasons, Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings squared off in the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) main event. MI repeated its 2013 triumph, drawing level with CSK and Kolkata Knight Riders as owners of two titles in the eigh
Business
May 27, 2015 03:10 PM
Kitchen appliances firm TTK Prestige on Wednesday reported 62.76 per cent decline in net profit to Rs. 9.76 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.It had posted a net profit of Rs. 26.21 crore in the January-March period of 2013-14 fiscal, the company
May 27, 2015 02:57 PM
Falling for the second day in a row, gold prices on Wednesday dropped by Rs. 100 to an over two-week low of Rs. 27,350 per ten grams at the bullion market here. Silver also eased by Rs. 50 to Rs. 38,800 per kg due to lack of buying support from ...
May 27, 2015 10:01 AM
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange was also trading down. Extending its losing streak for the third session in a row, the benchmark Sensex fell by over 161 points and Nifty slipped below the 8,300 mark in early trade on Wednesday on
May 27, 2015 09:44 AM
American currency firms up overseas on strong economic data. Continuing its weakness for the third straight day, the rupee dropped below the 64 mark, falling 17 paise, to quote at 64.15 against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday at the Interbank For
May 26, 2015 11:56 PM
The rupee lost 41 paise on Tuesday against the dollar due to a possible hike in interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve. The rupee closed at 63.98 a dollar against its previous close of 63.57 on Monday. The dollar was ruling str
Features
May 26, 2015 06:22 PM
A chat with M. Manikandan, whose Kaaka Muttai is all set for release. In a tiny office up a narrow flight of stairs of a building in Kodambakkam, director M. Manikandan is working on his next film. There are less than ten days for his first film, Kaaka M
May 26, 2015 06:54 PM
Ahead of his Hyderabad visit, Durjoy Datta talks about his latest book ‘World’s Best Boyfriend’ and his young fan base. It is a story of young girl who is struggling to love herself and her journey of falling in love. Durjoy Datta&#821
May 26, 2015 07:08 PM
Sandhya Parthasarathy, decided to quit her job as a software engineer and now bakes customised cakes. It is true that when you follow your dreams, the universe does in fact open doors for you where there were only walls. This is especially true in the c
May 26, 2015 08:29 PM
There can be no greater delight to a virtuous father than to have an equally worthy son. In the case of Kooratazhvan, his son Parasara Bhattar’s scholarship exceeded even that of his father. It was said of him that if he described a dead tree, so bea
May 26, 2015 07:14 PM
A book on the murder of Anni Ninna Dewani revisited the past. The details of the murder of Anni Ninna Dewani née Hindocha, a Swede of Indian origin on her honeymoon in South Africa, reads like a potboiler. The husband, Shireen Dewani was accused of
Slideshows
May 27, 2015 03:25 PM
The exchange of fire took place between 10.15 a.m. and 10.30 a.m. and it appeared that the Maoists fired first to stall the police party and to escape from the area. Maoists and a Special Party of police exchanged fire near Cheedipalli of Gorrellametta
May 27, 2015 03:02 PM
The NDA Government and particularly Mr. Modi had not bothered to do anything about keeping up its pre-poll promises on Black Money, Mr. Reddy said. Former Union Minister S. Jaipal Reddy has slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alli
May 27, 2015 12:55 PM
Telugu Desam Party's annual party conference `Mahanadu'-2015 was inaugurated at Gandipet in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Party president Nara Chandhrababu Naidu and all party leaders from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana attended in large numbers. The Hindu Photog
May 24, 2015 06:32 PM
Vijayawada has literally tuned into Blazewada with temperatures remaining above 45 degrees Celcius for past four days. The Hindu lensmen capture the travails of people across the city.
May 24, 2015 06:05 PM
The workers at Metro Project construction site, daily commuters and labourers struggle to work in the oppressive heat wave conditions in Hyderabad. The temperature has been above 43 degrees for past one week. The Hindu lensmen capture the hardship faced b
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