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Updated: May 6, 2015 05:03 PM
On hearing the verdict, he seemed to put up a stoic composure, but bowed down his head and shuffled his feet. A Sessions Court in Mumbai on Wednesday held actor Salman Khan guilty in the 2002 hit-and-run case 13 years after the incident. The Bombay Hi
Updated: May 6, 2015 07:40 PM
Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey won the toss and elected to bowl against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bangalore. George Bailey: We will bowl. It is a good wicket. The practice wickets were very good. We've talked about the Punjabi spirit. We hav
Updated: May 6, 2015 07:51 PM
China ready to reciprocate the warmth with which President Xi was received in India by Mr. Modi China seems to be warming up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s social media outreach ahead of his visit to the Middle Kingdom next week, by expressing
Updated: May 6, 2015 06:41 PM
Govt. faced some embarrassing moments as 12 BJP members voted against a clause of GST Bill, instead of voting in favour. The long-pending GST bill was approved by Lok Sabha on Wednesday after a walkout by Congress even as government vowed to compensate
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The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, under armed security and a cloud of conflicted opinions and emotions, was presented a freedom of expression award from the PEN American Center. Editor-in-chief Gerard Biard and critic-essayist Jean-Baptiste T
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Syrian President Bashar Assad acknowledged Wednesday what he said were recent “setbacks” in the war against insurgents trying to topple him, promising a comeback by his troops still entangled in heavy fighting. The rare admission of defeat fol
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Arguments continued for the second day before a five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Justice J.S. Khehar over petitions challenging the NJAC law replacing the Collegium system. The Centre on Wednesday pressed its onslaught against the 1993 judgment o
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Party leaders and candidates are in a last-minute scramble for votes as tomorrow’s UK general election is expected to be too close to call with opinion polls indicating just a wafer-thin lead for Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives. A
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The building developed cracks after the powerful April 25 earthquake that has killed 7,652 people. Nepal’s Rastrapati Bhawan, a British-era structure, has been declared unsafe for use by a technical team after the building developed cracks due to
IPL 2015
May 6, 2015 01:45 PM
Royals had blasted off to a great start by winning first five matches, before losing their way a bit with three losses. After snapping their losing streak with a win over Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals will now look to keep themselves on course for
May 6, 2015 01:31 PM
DD’s survival hopes appear bleak as they may have the onerous task to win all their remaining four matches. Supremely confident on home turf, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will look to continue their forward march when they face an inc
May 6, 2015 02:56 AM
Harbhajan, Suchith keep Daredevils on a tight leash. Mumbai Indians eased into the fourth spot on the IPL league table after a five-wicket victory over Delhi Daredevils on Tuesday at the Wankhede, its fifth triumph in 10 games. Amidst two disruptions du
May 6, 2015 02:59 AM
The last time Kings XI Punjab came here was for the final of the 2014 IPL. It was a game that ended in nerve-shredding defeat but it was a campaign that no one would call a failure: top spot after the league phase, where it was beaten only three times ...
Sport
May 6, 2015 08:59 PM
All did not go as planned, at the Kingfisher Bowl Out It was a tad terrifying. To the onlooker, the scene was right out of a zombie flick as the crazed mob pushed their way towards the unsuspecting duo of Ashish Nehra and Dwayne Bravo.The lead-up to the
May 6, 2015 07:26 PM
Pravin Amre, the man who hit a century on Test debut, on food and games of destiny. He learnt his cricket at the feet of Ramakant Achrekar, the man who shaped the cricket destiny of Sachin Tendulkar, Vinod Kambli, Ajit Agarkar. For Pravin Amre, it was de
May 6, 2015 06:55 PM
Mr. M. A. M. Ramaswamy’s Highly Regarded (N. Rupa up) won the Shoranur Plate, the main event of the races held here on Wednesday (May 6). The winner is trained by R. Foley.1. DASHING GROOM CUP (2,000m) rated 60 to 85: Bravesofthebrave (Rajendra Sing
May 6, 2015 06:54 PM
Azzurro, Assiduous, Desert God, Ravelnation and Ace Badraan worked well when the horses were exercised here on Wednesday morning (May 6).Inner sand:1,400m: Hard To Get (S. Shiva Kumar) 1-39.5, 1,200/1-22.5, 1,000/1-8.5, 600/40. Strode out well. Outer sand
May 6, 2015 06:21 PM
Centuries from Younis Khan and Azhar Ali powered Pakistan to a daunting 323-3 against Bangladesh on the first day Wednesday of the second Test. Younis hit a stroke-filled 148, his 29th century, before being dismissed shortly before stumps. Azhar, more circ
Opinion
May 6, 2015 01:12 AM
One year after it delivered him an electoral bounty, Uttar Pradesh is deeply disappointed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi In Uttar Pradesh, Narendra Modi’s stock has dipped, with deep disappointment replacing the frenzy that only one year ago ha
May 6, 2015 01:12 AM
Reconstructing Kathmandu Valley’s heritage sites is going to be a difficult task The April 25 earthquake in Kathmandu Valley in Nepal has not only killed more than 6,000 lives and injured more than 14,000 people but has also impacted severely the
May 6, 2015 01:12 AM
The image of a country is not only about the size of its economy, or its future potential for economic growth. If India’s liberal and secular image is tarnished, there will be a global spillover. The world is watching India, and India must, therefor
Business
May 6, 2015 07:07 PM
A detailed investigation has been ordered by the regulator after it prima facie found evidence of Ola violating the competition norms. Fair trade watchdog Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a probe against app-based radio taxi service oper
May 6, 2015 04:52 PM
Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar directed all the accused, including five firms, to appear before court on May 22. Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal and 14 others, including former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao and ex-Jha
May 6, 2015 03:28 PM
Revenue Neutral Rate (RNR) is the rate at which there will be no revenue loss to the states after GST implementation. The GST rate will be “much more diluted” than the speculated 27 per cent and the final rate will be worked out by the GST C
May 6, 2015 02:41 PM
Almost all the sectors were trading in red. Stock market witnessed a bloodbath on Wednesday with Sensex falling by 723 points — its second biggest single day fall since the new government took over — on huge sell-off by FIIs on concerns over
May 6, 2015 12:32 PM
Services sector growth lost momentum for the second straight month in April on weaker domestic demand, raising hopes for an imminent rate cut by RBI, an HSBC survey said on Wednesday. The manufacturing sector also saw its growth rate coming down in the la
Features
May 6, 2015 08:45 PM
Two young engineers see great potential in the business of garbage. Not only does it clean up the city, but it is an opportunity for social entrepreneurship, they tell Pankaja Srinivasan. Twenty-three-year-old C. Prashanth rifles through a soggy mess, pi
May 6, 2015 08:42 PM
City students are giving their entrepreneurial dreams wings as they set up their own companies A new crop of Hyderabadi youngsters are looking to do a lot more than be just students. From setting up their own photography studios to launching learning so
May 6, 2015 08:29 PM
Some city-based organisations provide aid to the needy without discrimination Charity takes many forms. And in this regard the activities of some organisations in Ernakulam district are worth emulating. Caste, creed, religion or domicile is immaterial fo
May 6, 2015 08:53 PM
I couldn’t decide on a name. And I hadn’t even brought her home yet. A friend had helpful suggestions — “doggie, masala, mango, matchstick”. I shook my head furiously and clambered up the narrow staircase where I met her for
May 6, 2015 08:48 PM
Diet-in restaurant at Vadapalani provides a novel dining experience through its Nila Soru buffet offered on full moon nights. Can healthy, organic, responsible food be tasty? Gandhimathi Azhaguvel, the owner of Diet-in, a niche restaurant in Vadapalani,
Slideshows
May 6, 2015 04:51 PM
Temperatures are soaring in the first week of May in all the districts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana leading to shortage of water at some places. The lifestyle is undergoing a change. The Hindu photographers capture the change.
May 6, 2015 04:37 PM
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Telangana unit, here on Wednesday demanded that the Telangana Government improve the quality of education across the State. The AAP members also said that a public meeting to be attended by parents will be held here on May 11 to
May 6, 2015 04:29 PM
Salman Khan's tryst with controversies is not new. Be it poaching endangered animals, or his tumultous relationship with Aishwarya Rai, the actor has grabbed eyeballs throughout his journey to fame. A look at the many scandals that the star has been embro
May 6, 2015 12:35 PM
The bus services of Andhra Pradesh State Transport Corporation were hit on Wednesday from wee hours following a strike call given by trade union leaders. The Hindu photographers from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana capture the situation on ground.
May 5, 2015 01:12 PM
Students from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh gathered at the Sri Sita Ramachandraswami Temple in Bhadrachalam to perform some classical dance numbers on Monday and enthralled the audience. Photos: G.N. Rao
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