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Updated: May 24, 2015 12:55 AM
Pankaj Mishra spoke to Basharat Peer about his exploration of China, the Indian encounter with China and East Asia, along with other issues. One of the few Indian writers to have travelled extensively through China and the East Asian countries in its sp
Updated: May 24, 2015 08:29 AM
The acquittal came at a time of nationwide tension over the deaths of African-American suspects at the hands of white officers. A white Ohio patrolman who fired through the windshield of a suspect’s car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that killed
Updated: May 24, 2015 02:03 AM
The powers and jurisdiction of the Branch has been one of the key issues in the stand-off between the Centre and Delhi government. The dispute between the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi over the Anti-Corruption Branch is likely to in
Updated: May 24, 2015 08:34 AM
Bihar leaders attend Goswami Sammelan to woo upper castes before polls. Despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call on Friday that Bihar should rise above caste politics for its development, his own party leaders in Bihar participated in a caste-b
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Thousands of people have fled villages and towns along a mountain river in north western Nepal after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods. Government administrator Yam Bahadur Chokhal says the landslide blocked Kaligandaki
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After the swearing-in, the focus will now shift to governance that has taken a back seat for the past seven months and the by-poll at R.K. Nagar in Chennai from where Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will contest in all likelihood. If putting the administrati
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Adding to the woes of the tax-paying common man, prices of pulses have gone up by around Rs. 30 a kilo from April. Unseasonal rain, rupee depreciation and shortage of materials in the international market are reasons for the price rise, say market experts
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Heat wave in Andhra, poor rainfall all combine to increase vegetable prices. It is not just the city’s temperature that is on an upward trend, but the prices of vegetables too. Consumers at Anna Nagar were shocked to see the price tag of a kil
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England slimmed New Zealand’s first-innings lead to 60 at a cost of two wickets by the close of day three in the first cricket test at Lord’s on Saturday. England was 74-2 in its second innings, with Alastair Cook and Ian Bell settled after th
IPL 2015
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
May 23, 2015 04:52 PM
Will the big guns come good or will the likes of Pawan Negi and Hardik Pandya become unlikely heroes at Eden Gardens? In what could be deja vu from 2013, Eden Gardens will again host Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI), who will lock horns
May 23, 2015 05:40 PM
"Our bowlers are doing well, executing their plans beautifully; Nehra has been exceptional" Star left-hander Suresh Raina feels that Chennai Super Kings’ stupendous success as the most consistent team in the eight editions of Indian Premier League
Sport
May 24, 2015 12:10 AM
Formula One’s Grand Prix Driver Association (GPDA) has launched a survey to get feedback from fans to improve the show in light of falling attendances in circuits and reducing television viewing figures. GPDA was first formed in 1961 and was disbande
May 23, 2015 11:53 PM
Mohun Bagan took a step closer to the Hero I-League title with a 2-0 win over Sporting Clube de Goa in a 19th round match at the Vidyasagar Stadium in Barasat on Saturday. It was sweet revenge for Bagan as it had lost its away game 2-1 at Margao.With its
May 23, 2015 11:52 PM
Sowjanya was not at her best and required medical attention Third seed Sharrmadaa Baluu beat seventh seed Sowjanya Bavisetti 6-2, 6-3 in the final of the $10,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament here on Saturday. It was the second singles title at
May 23, 2015 11:50 PM
A beautiful week of tennis ended in an anti-climax at the Mysore Minerals Ltd. $10,000 Mandya Open ITF men’s tennis tournament, with top seed Antoine Escoffier of France retiring with a twisted ankle from the final against No. 3 seed Karunuday Singh
May 23, 2015 07:50 PM
Mr. K. Chandra Raju’s Ungoogleable (I. Chisty up) won the Karnataka State Police Cup, the main event of the races held here on Saturday (May 23). The winner is trained by G. Sandhu. The results:1. UDHAGAMANDALAM PLATE (1,200m), rated 0
Opinion
May 23, 2015 02:31 AM
Last week, when nine well-known media houses began publishing directly to Facebook, allowing the social media giant’s 1.4 billion users to read stories then and there, those in the embattled media industry would have felt relieved and uneasy at the
May 23, 2015 02:25 AM
Following a controversy sparked recently over remarks by some Members of Parliament on tobacco use, a group of leading film-makers is seeking to dilute the strong tobacco control measures undertaken by successive governments. The film-makers have made a r
May 23, 2015 02:13 AM
A reasonable case can be made that the Delhi Lieutenant Governor’s discretionary powers do not extend to the appointment of the Chief Secretary without the ‘aid and advice’ of the Chief Minister and his Council of Ministers The tussle
Business
May 23, 2015 10:57 PM
At the outset, I would like to congratulate Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and his NDA Government on completing one year in office. Before NDA Government was swept to power with a decisive mandate in the Lok Sabha poll in 2014, the country faced eno
May 23, 2015 10:47 PM
Confident tone from Fed as a consequence of waning economic headwinds Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was clearer than ever on Friday that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, as the U.S. economy was set to bounce back from
May 23, 2015 10:33 PM
City Union Bank has achieved a growth of 18.9 per cent in its net profit at Rs. 99.08 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015, against Rs. 83.35 crore in the same period in the previous year. The growth was despite making higher provisions again
May 23, 2015 04:12 PM
Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will lead a business delegation to Algeria from May 26 to June 1, 2015, a FICCI statement said on Saturday.“India has been given a status of Guest of Honour country for the Algiers International Trade Fair, being
May 23, 2015 02:41 PM
Gold prices fell further by Rs 150 to Rs 27,450 per ten grams at the bullion market on Saturday dragged down by a weak trend overseas and sluggish demand from jewellers. Silver also declined by Rs 375 to Rs 38,800 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial u
Features
May 22, 2015 07:37 PM
Refusing to be shackled, these young entrepreneurs from small towns are making it big in Hyderabad. According to American entrepreneur and author Scott Belsky, ‘It is not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.’ Entrepreneurs in th
May 22, 2015 08:22 PM
Veteran artiste Thammanam Gopi looks back on the vicissitudes of his life on stage. He was recently accorded the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi's Gurupooja award, 2014 Thammanam Gopi’s story wears the smell of greasepaint; it speaks of nights spe
May 22, 2015 08:32 PM
Café Canopy is back with its dosa festival, this time with a few new additions. Dosas are the flavour of the season again and they’re lining up hot and crispy at Café Canopy in Hotel Abad Plaza. The café’s well known dosa festi
May 23, 2015 09:28 PM
Writer Karan Bajaj talks about living a yogic life in the heart of the material world. Author Karan Bajan — who is high up on the corporate ladder as the Chief Marketing Officer of Aden and Anais in New York — identifies h
May 23, 2015 09:27 PM
The just-inaugurated Indian Heritage Centre in Singapore celebrates the many contributions of the diaspora to the island nation. On May 7, Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore, inaugurated the Indian Heritage Centre (IHC) in the heart of Little I
Slideshows
May 22, 2015 06:59 PM
Amidst protests by disgruntled students and parents, announcement date of COMEDK and CET results have been postponed. The decisions of postponing were taken after the protests by students and parents entered its fourth day in the premises of the Departm
May 22, 2015 06:02 PM
Jayalalithaa will take oath as Chief Minister on Saturday, yet again. The AIADMK supremo's day out in Chennai was marked with frenzy, festivity and chaos. A few pictures that capture the mood.
May 21, 2015 07:28 PM
The E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo will be dominated by virtual reality (VR) headsets, as the market gets set to explode over the next 12 months.
May 20, 2015 05:11 PM
Tuna fish landing has witnessed a significant increase due to annual holiday for 61 days from April 15 for mechanised boats as part of conservation effort and change in weather conditions at Visakhapatnam Fishing Harbour.
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