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Updated: May 29, 2015 01:55 AM
On the possibility of TRS becoming a coalition partner of the NDA at the Centre, Mr. Rao merely said that it was not on the agenda. Maintaining that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “doing his best” given the “big agenda” of trans
May 29, 2015 12:51 AM
The proposed standardisation of university syllabus will only drag down the quality of education to the lowest common denominator. The Ministry of Human Resource Development announced a short while ago that it was introducing changes in the structure and
Updated: May 29, 2015 08:37 AM
Rathore said that newspapers which existed only on 'paper' but managed to get a chunk of government advertisements. Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore told journalists here on Thursday that newspapers which exi
Updated: May 29, 2015 08:37 AM
This follows a formal request from the Centre In a significant development,West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday decided to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Bangladesh next month. The decision follows a formal
Breaking News
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Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam are co-champions; Vanya is the first sibling of a past champion to win, with her sister, Kavya, winning in 2009. The National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for a second straight year on Thursday night when two In
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Even as the ongoing peace talks between the Centre and the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) enter their last leg, the only major obstacle to a resolution is the objections raised by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) and the Tribal
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The government on Thursday appointed distinguished scientist Dr. S Christopher as Director General of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Dr. G. S. Reddy as Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.The Appointments
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The displeasure among ex-Servicemen over the delay in the final announcement of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme is steadily growing with two war veterans boycotting a felicitation ceremony by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Pune on Thursday.Navy C
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Rules have been flouted, say Information Services Cadre officials Men in uniform are slowly but surely taking over the programming of Doordarshan and All India Radio.The newly launched Kisan Channel, dedicated to the farmers by Prime Minister Narendra M
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 29, 2015 12:10 AM
Tamil Nadu’s Velavan Senthilkumar defeated Yohan Darius Pandole of Maharashtra 11-3, 11-4, 6-11, 12-10 in the under-19 section of the ISA junior Open squash here on Thursday. Ms. D. Sabitha Bengra, Principal Secretary (School Education), Governmen
May 29, 2015 12:06 AM
Anu Raghavan, Anju Thomas and Jisna Mathew do not figure in the TOP listThe ministry has so far spent around Rs. 1.35 crore for 10 athletes Five of the six women quartermilers who were suspended for anti-doping rule violations between mid-2011 and mid-20
May 29, 2015 12:05 AM
It wins Game 5 to best Rockets 4-1; to tip-off Finals at home against the Cavaliers Golden State Warriors is headed to the NBA finals for the first time in 40 years, eliminating the Houston Rockets on Wednesday to set up a title clash with Cleveland Cav
May 29, 2015 12:00 AM
Chennai may not have made its big moves to get the 2017 under-17 FIFA World Cup but the championship officials who were in Kochi on Thursday, appear keen to have the Tamil Nadu capital as a host. “Javier Ceppi (the Tournament Director) mentioned t
May 28, 2015 11:57 PM
"Less than five cities have been selected, Kochi is one of them," said Ceppi, who also revealed that Kochi was one of his personal favourites. Kochi has been provisionally selected as a host of the 2017 under-17 FIFA World Cup. Tournament Director Javier
Opinion
May 29, 2015 12:54 AM
A lack of coherence marks the Modi government’s foreign policy, especially in strategic relations with China and Pakistan. Nothing that has been said or done during the past year has reduced differences between India and them This is the season of
May 29, 2015 12:49 AM
Instead of hamstringing public sector banks with social schemes, it is time to transfer many of these financial tasks to India Post. Public sector bank employees are so overwhelmed by the sheer number of government-sponsored schemes they are saddled wit
May 29, 2015 12:36 AM
Recent reports about some Muslim families and individuals being denied housing accommodation or not being allowed to buy apartments in Indian cities point to an endemic issue of urban bias. While discrimination and biases of various kinds are common in ur
Business
May 29, 2015 01:53 AM
Book by economists Ramgopal Agarwala, Rajiv Kumar and Rajesh Shah launched on Thursday It is necessary and feasible for India to reach 10 per cent GDP growth for the next 10 years, according to new book Resurgent India, authored by Ramgopal Agarwala, Raj
May 28, 2015 11:41 PM
The partners will invest Rs.375 cr in the Industrial Park including cost of land and infrastructure. Mahindra World City Developers Ltd (MWCDL), a subsidiary of Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd of the Mahindra Group and Sumitomo Cor
May 28, 2015 11:30 PM
China stocks fell on Thursday as a growing number of brokerages tightened requirements on margin financing — an important engine behind a red-hot rally that has made Chinese share markets the best performers in the world. The fall was also trigger
May 28, 2015 11:25 PM
Plans to set up a Business Support Centre and is also likely to set up its first research and development centre in Asia in Bengaluru. In one of the largest foreign direct investments (FDIs) in country’s information technology sector, the U.S.-bas
May 28, 2015 11:18 PM
The lost confidence in Indian infrastructure is back with the private sector showing a renewed interest in road development, and there will not be any stalled national highway projects in the next one month, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and
Features
May 27, 2015 08:36 PM
Once a box of hope and despair, today letter box is reduced to an art installation which reminds of a past when the written word meant a world to people. For most of us, he has been a part of our growing up years. We often saw him with a ...
May 27, 2015 08:30 PM
A new initiative to spread awareness about the Pashmina weavers’ struggle. Pashmina shawls and outfits are much sought after. But rarely do we see someone paying attention to the hardworking Kashmiri weavers who do the job of painstakingly collecti
May 27, 2015 07:57 PM
Remo D’Souza wants to revive the dance-based films with “ABCD-2”. In 2013, when ABCD Anybody Can Dance was about to hit the theatres, many cynics thought Remo D’ Souza believed that anybody can direct. The fact that the noted chor
May 29, 2015 08:25 AM
Technopark’s ‘Going Green’ initiative finally finds fruition with the establishment of an integrated solid waste management facility. Being and thinking green is one of the guiding principles of Technopark and in the run up to World En
May 29, 2015 08:13 AM
Agri entrepreneur P.M. Murugesan has developed a sustainable business model by producing eco-friendly ornamental baskets and table mats from banana farm waste P.M. Murugesan’s factory at Melakkal functions out of a single room. Sitting cross-legge
Slideshows
May 28, 2015 08:03 PM
What would you list as the best about summer? Mangoes, a day at the beach, playing gully cricket all day long, devouring ice creams...Here are some shots sent in by our readers on what they thought were the highlights of the season.
May 27, 2015 04:07 PM
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.
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.
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