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Updated: Sep 2, 2014 07:46 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi side-stepped a question on his 'expansionist mindset' remark, at an event in Tokyo on Tuesday. "The increasing intimacy between Tokyo and New Delhi will bring at most psychological comfort to the two countries,” China&
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 08:57 PM
The Congress alleged that the BJP captured power by making lofty promises and selling unrealistic dreams. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first 100 days in power have been “high on rhetoric and low on performance”, the Congress said on
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 07:11 PM
Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir on Tuesday “Three militants have been killed in the gunbattle which began last night,” a police official said. He said the debris of a house wh
Updated: Sep 2, 2014 03:05 PM
"In my cabinet, 25 per cent are women. Our Foreign Minister is a woman," he said. If the Hindu female pantheon was likened with a ministry, then education was with goddess Saraswati, money with Lakshmi, security with Mahakali and food security with the
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The firm said it is taking legal advice on the recent development and will defend any charges Malaysia’s Astro All Asia Networks Ltd (AAANL), which has been charge sheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Aircel-Maxis case,
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It has been empowered to distribute the assets to the duped investors but distribution of funds will require the court’s permission. On a plea made by investors, the Bombay High Court, on Tuesday, formed a committee headed by a retired high court
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The demand for antique jewellery is going up, not to mention people’s craze for temple-inspired designs. This was evident during Fashion Fiesta, an exhibition of designer wear, fashion jewellery, home decors and lifestyle products, which is on at Se
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Sale of meat has come down significantly in the city with connoisseurs of food staying away from it owing to festive season. A majority of the shops selling mutton and chicken had registered at least a 40 per cent dip in sales during the recently concluded
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India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels his side played a “perfect game” on Tuesday as the visitors thrashed England by nine wickets in the fourth One-Dayer to take an invincible 3-0 lead in thne five-match series here.Opting to bowl, India f
Sport
Sep 2, 2014 07:57 PM
Saina Nehwal will train under former badminton star and coach U. Vimal Kumar at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA) here for two weeks. According to a PPBA press-release, the decision was arrived at after discussions with national badminton coac
Sep 2, 2014 05:49 PM
"...so many guys are coming up. But I am not going to let anybody beat me!" thundered a confident Bolt. In city on one-day sponsor commitment trip, Bolt devoted a little over 30 minutes fielding questions from local athletes, the twitterati and the media
Sep 2, 2014 05:29 PM
Czar Of Romance, Port Blair, Wind Stream, Secret Punch and Wind And Flight worked well when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning (Sept. 2).Inner sand:600m: Rustic Sunrise (rb) 40.5. Moved freely. 1,000m: Whispering Gallery (A. Velu) 1-6.5, 60
Sep 2, 2014 05:28 PM
An Acquired Taste caught the eye when the horses were exercised here on Tuesday morning. Sand track 600m: Shania (Shelar) 40. Easy. 800m: An Acquired Taste (Bhawani) 48, 600/35.5. Moved impressively. Grand Gibraltar (Srinath) 50, 600/37. Pressed. To The M
Sep 2, 2014 05:23 PM
As per the "historic deal", the board will send its current and upcoming pacers to the academy to train under the Director of the Pace Foundation, the legendary Glenn McGrath. India’s premier pace bowling foundation, MRF, on Tuesday entered into a
Opinion
Sep 2, 2014 12:56 AM
The reassuring message in the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is that in pursuing its economic objectives, the government wants to accord an important role to the public sector even while relying on market mechanisms The goal is hard to achieve. It is co
Sep 2, 2014 12:50 AM
In a single stroke, the Narendra Modi administration has underscored its seriousness in taking indigenisation of military hardware to the next level, and signalled its intent to end the drought in military procurement, which had begun to affect defence pr
Sep 2, 2014 12:49 AM
The moral and practical imperatives of creating an equitable world and a sustainable planet have increasingly become inescapable. These are not unattainable ideals either. This optimism is foregrounded in a blueprint produced by the United Nations Open Wo
Business
Sep 2, 2014 07:36 PM
Will help small retail gold consumers deposit their gold, melt and earn interest on it. The country’s top gold refiner, MMTC-PAMP, is working on a gold metal account scheme that would help small retail gold consumers deposit their gold, melt and e
Sep 2, 2014 06:27 PM
The rupee hit two-week closing low of 60.68 by losing 15 paise against the dollar on consistent demand for the US currency from importers and some banks on strong global cues, continuing its downward trend for the fourth straight session.The dollar gainin
Sep 2, 2014 05:34 PM
Automobile major Tata Motors Tuesday said that it has bagged an order of over 2,700 ‘Urban’ buses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM)- II scheme.According to the company, it received an order for 487 units from K
Sep 2, 2014 05:03 PM
In response to the call given to the corporate sector by PM Narendra Modi for ‘Clean India’ initiative, Coal India on Tuesday said it will spend Rs 235 crore on building toilets and improving sanitation in schools and households of underprivil
Sep 2, 2014 04:52 PM
Sensex on Tuesday rose by 151 points to surpass the 27,000—mark for the first time and Nifty hit the record 8,100—level on buying by foreign funds The benchmark index of Indian equities markets breached the 27,000-mark for the first time to
Features
Aug 31, 2014 05:37 PM
Naga Chaitanya talks about ‘Oka Laila Kosam’, what went wrong with ‘Autonagar Surya’ and what worked for ‘Manam’ Naga Chaitanya will return this Friday in Oka Laila Kosam, directed by Vijay Kumar Konda who gave the hu
Aug 31, 2014 03:52 PM
Education is a constant movement in learning — one that encompasses the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. As “consumers” of education in today’s overly demand-driven environment, we are often very clear about what w
Aug 31, 2014 08:26 PM
For a splash of green, just plant begonias or a money plant and string it up on your balcony With most bungalows in Bangalore going the apartment way and garden space becoming a luxury, hanging baskets can bring in that little bit of green, that some of
Sep 2, 2014 09:33 PM
Our aim in life must be to attain the feet of the Supreme One. To this end, we must keep the company of only those who will assist in this spiritual journey. We should keep our distance from those who distract us from our goal. One should seek nothing but
Sep 2, 2014 07:26 PM
The golden-haired American singer-songwriter is a child of the ocean and he proves his affection for the water in every song he writes. It’s not easy to dismiss Jack Johnson. The golden-haired American singer-songwriter is a child of the ocean and
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Sep 1, 2014 10:41 PM
Lord Ganesha is people’s favourite and each of the few thousands of idols installed in Hyderabad at public places takes a unique shape and theme. If fine arts students used eco-friendly paper, a few stuck to Clay Ganesha, the colourful Khairatabad i
Sep 1, 2014 10:02 PM
Cycling is one of the easiest ways to integrate exercise into daily life as it is also a form of transport. A group of doctors from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh calling themselves Doctors on Cycles (DOCS) have shown the way for healthy living by practice
Aug 30, 2014 05:22 PM
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