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Updated: Dec 29, 2014 07:38 PM
Relatives and friends have gathered at the blast victim's house for the last rites. A pall of gloom settled on Boo Begam 2nd Street in Border Thottam, Anna Salai. Relatives and friends of Bengaluru bomb blast victim Bhavani Devi started arriving at thei
Updated: Dec 29, 2014 03:11 PM
All passengers and crew on board the Boeing 737-800 flight from Mumbai to Kathmandu are safe. A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Kathmandu on Monday made an emergency landing after one its engines caught fire when a bird hit its lef
Updated: Dec 29, 2014 05:15 PM
The actor participated in a health camp organised by the youth wing of Sri Lanka’s ruling party Actor Salman Khan and Sri Lanka-born actor Jacqueline Fernandez on Monday shared the stage with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at a health camp organised
Updated: Dec 29, 2014 01:42 PM
An Indonesian official says objects have been spotted in the sea by a search plane hunting for the missing AirAsia jet. Jakarta’s Air Force base commander Rear Marshal Dwi Putranto says he was informed on Monday that an Australian Orion aircraft had
Breaking News
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India is ready to assist Indonesian agencies “in any way possible” in locating the AirAsia Indonesia aircraft that went missing on Sunday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in a letter to her Indonesian counterpart Retno L
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Not too impressed with Virat Kohli’s outbursts on and off the field, former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday said the aggression could backfire badly in the ongoing third cricket Test against Australia as the tourists already have their back
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Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police J V Ramudu told reporters that it was "intentional mischief," which is being probed by the Guntur police. A fire allegedly started by some miscreants on Monday morning damaged banana plantations and pump sheds o
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In yet another turn in the triple murder of a Dalit family in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district, a local court on Monday directed the bank account of the Jadhav family to be sealed. The district and sessions court also directed the police custod
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The Cabinet on Monday approved an ordinance to amend the Land Acquisition Act, adding five more areas which will be exempted from the requisites given in the act.At a briefing, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the five areas were clearance for land for
Assembly Election 2014
Dec 28, 2014 07:32 PM
PDP in a dilemma over joining hands with BJP The Peoples Democratic Party seems to be warming to the idea of joining hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party to form a government in Jammu and Kashmir, despite opposition from within its ranks. “We h
Dec 28, 2014 03:11 PM
The deadlock over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir may end soon, with both the PDP and the BJP insiders saying the two parties were close to striking an agreement. A Peoples Democratic Party source told IANS that the two parties were close to a
Dec 28, 2014 12:27 PM
Four Ministers — three from the BJP and one from the AJSU — also take oath; Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh fail to make it due to bad weather Bharatiya Janata Party leader Raghubar Das became the first non-tribal to take oath on Sunday as t
Dec 27, 2014 01:49 PM
PDP spokesperson Naeem Akhter said the party was discussing all its options for government formation, hinting at an alliance with the BJP. Hinting that it is ready to do business with the BJP, the PDP, which has emerged as the single largest party in th
Sport
Dec 29, 2014 06:46 PM
Meraki and Colombiana impressed when the horses were exercised here on Monday (December 29).Inner sand:600m: In My Life (Mosin) 39.5. Moved freely.800m: Highraz (Khalander), 2/y/o Anvil Star (Bhawani) 53, 600/39. Bothmoved level freely. Dancing Splendour
Dec 29, 2014 06:46 PM
World Of Magic has an edge in the OM. SP. L. AL. Alagappa Chettiar Memorial Cup (1,000m), the main event of the races to be held here on Tuesday (December 30). P. T. RAJAN GOLD CUP (1,200m), rated 60 to 85, 1.10 p.m.: 1. Always Precious (1) Venkatesan 60
Dec 29, 2014 06:45 PM
Supreme Emperor (N. Rupa up) won the Mayuram Plate, the main event of the races held here on Monday (December 29). The winner is owned by Mr. Rm. Lakshmanan and trained by R. Foley.The results:1. URBAN AREA PLATE (Div. I), (1,000m), 2-y-o only (Terms): Fl
Dec 29, 2014 06:45 PM
Col. S.B. Nair’s Desire (David Breux up) won the Lingapur Cup, the main event of the races here on Monday. M. Srinivas Reddy trains the winner.The results:1. ROMANTIC FANTASY PLATE (1,200m), (Cat. II), maiden 2-y-o only (Terms): Odysseus (P.S. Chouh
Dec 29, 2014 11:05 AM
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has named three potential bowlers to be included in the final-15 of the World Cup squad, which includes Indian-origin medium-pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu. Ponting is impressed with the domestic form of pace pair Jason
Opinion
Dec 29, 2014 01:05 AM
The Pakistan Army must ask itself whether it is an army for Islam or for Pakistan in the face of an enemy which professes the same faith, and paints the military establishment as the infidel for joining hands with the Americans Nearly a fortnight has pa
Dec 29, 2014 12:40 AM
Ten years cannot wipe out memories of the wall of water that wrecked human life and property, with Banda Aceh on the Sumatran coast bearing the brunt of the earthquake and a series of tsunamis in the Indian Ocean region in 2004. The death of loved ones an
Dec 29, 2014 12:36 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarification that there was no question of privatising the Indian Railways may not have been wholly necessary. But, to dispel a rumour campaign that it was being privatised, Mr. Modi used the ‘good governance&#8
Business
Dec 29, 2014 05:44 PM
Tata Steel on Monday said suspension of a blast furnace for over a month at its Jamshedpur facility for want of iron ore impacted profits in the current quarter. Tata Steel’s operations in Jamshedpur is designed to operate from its iron ore mines
Dec 29, 2014 04:50 PM
Rising for the second straight session, benchmark Sensex on Monday gained 154 points to end at 27,395.73 powered by a rally in metal, auto and consumer durable shares on growth optimism, amid strong Asian cues.The 30-share BSE index, which had gained 33.17
Dec 29, 2014 04:28 PM
Allianz said it is the lead insurance firm for the AirAsia jetliner that went missing off Indonesia with 162 people on board. The Munich-based reinsurance giant said on Monday that its subsidiary Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty U.K. is the lead i
Dec 29, 2014 02:29 PM
The board of directors of Tata Coffee Ltd. has informed Bombay Stock Exchange that it has approved the appointment of Sanjiv Sarin as the ‘CEO designate’ of the company with effect from January 8, 2015. In a filing to the bourse, Tata Coffee
Dec 29, 2014 12:56 PM
Inflows of foreign direct investment into India rose by about 25 per cent to USD 17.35 billion in the April-October period of the current fiscal, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday. Improvement in the macroeconomic situation
Features
Dec 28, 2014 04:28 PM
Priya Paul, chairperson of Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels, on taking her brand places. Most five-star hotels don’t really prefer autos whizzing into their porticos, but here’s one that’s got a funky auto grandly parked in its lobby. Zon
Dec 28, 2014 05:02 PM
Having earned critics’ praise and surprising audience with his latest act, Sharwanand is happy to have stuck to his convictions. If he were to look back at his profile, Sharwanand would be extremely happy and proud with the choice of his subjects.
Dec 29, 2014 07:32 PM
It’s the last column for 2014. I look back in anger – Badaun, the school in Bangalore, Uber, Flipkart’s delivery boy, and so many more stories. Statistics say 93 women are raped every day in India. Not to mention the countless others assa
Dec 29, 2014 07:28 PM
Resolutions for 2015 for the child and I. This year, I have a whole new list of New Year’s resolutions. I’m not even going to bother with the usual suspects — lose weight, eat less, work out more — because they go without saying,
Dec 29, 2014 07:23 PM
Anurag Tagat looks at the exploding independent music scene in India in the past year thanks to a crop of new artists We could start off with some generic, overused comment about how to sum up a year like 2014, but if anyone has to do justice to writing
Slideshows
Dec 29, 2014 05:29 PM
In yet another terror act in the city, suspected terrorists set off a low-intensity blast using an improvised explosive device (IED) near the gate of Coconut Grove Restaurant on Church Street at 8.35 p.m. on Sunday evening, claiming the life of a woman an
Dec 29, 2014 02:24 PM
From MH370's disappearance on March 8 to AirAsia flight's disappearance on December 28, here is a look at the various aviation accidents this year. Photos: AP
Dec 27, 2014 07:38 PM
Scenes from the set of Darling (Genre: Horror; Director: Sam Anton; Cast: G.V. Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani, Srushti Dange; Cinematographer: Krishan Vasant; Producer: Geetha Arts, Studio Green)
Dec 27, 2014 05:02 PM
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