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Updated: Apr 28, 2015 05:37 PM
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said his country, which was yet to emerge from shadows of terrorism, was fighting a battle against terror and extremism on behalf of its partners and was looking forward to an economically integrated Asia, whe
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 11:30 AM
The batting maestro is upset by speculation that his daughter Sara is joining showbiz. Sachin Tendulkar, who is making his film debut in a docu-feature on his life, is upset by speculation that his daughter Sara is joining showbiz. “My daughter Sa
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 05:19 PM
Senior Counsel and former State Advocate General B.V. Acharya is back as the special public prosecutor (SPP) in the disproportionate assets case against AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa. Karnataka government issued notification in this regards toda
Updated: Apr 28, 2015 05:14 PM
Imposing a complete ban on burning of waste in open including garbage, leaves, plastic and crop residues, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday said violators will be fined Rs. 5,000, in yet another significant order to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR.
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Earlier this month, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan was very critical of banks for not passing on the rate cut benefits to the borrowers. As many as 70 banks, including 23 public sector lenders, have not passed on the benefits to their consumers from RBI&#8
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Mr. Gandhi will arrive in Nagpur on Wednesday night and will visit five villages in the Amaravati district of Vidarbha during his one-day visit. In a bid to intensify his struggle against Land Ordinance and rising number of farmer suicides in the countr
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The maximum number of crashes took place during the just-concluded 2014-15 fiscal, when IAF lost eight aircraft. Indian Air Force has lost 20 fighter aircraft in crashes in the last three financial years, resulting in an estimated loss of Rs. 574.42 cro
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The benchmark BSE Sensex on Tuesday reversed its three-session fall by rising 219 points to settle at 27,396.38 as blue-chips ICICI Bank and Maruti Suzuki jumped on better-than-expected earning numbers.Besides, World Bank on Tuesday said Indian economy ha
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The programme aims to better understand the various components of an exoplanet. NASA has launched an ambitious project that will lead the search for signs of life beyond our solar system.The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS) initiative will bri
IPL 2015
Apr 28, 2015 03:02 AM
Warner leads from the front and Boult & Co. do the rest for the visitors. It was a night when conventional wisdom went out the window. Spinners tied the batsmen down on a track covered by grass. Sunrisers Hyderabad struggled throughout its innings an
Apr 27, 2015 01:56 PM
Dhoni’s Super Kings take on Gambhir’s Knight Riders in high-voltage clash. By its very nature, T20 cricket is rather shallow. Yet, the ruthlessly compressed format does throw up moments of gripping action and excitement. In this territory, y
Apr 27, 2015 11:27 AM
Duminy feels it is not fair to single out a player in the team’s inconsistent run, which has seen them lose four out of their seven games. : With 124 runs in seven games, Yuvraj Singh has cost Delhi Daredevils just a shade under Rs. 6.5 lakh per r
Apr 26, 2015 01:18 PM
While Punjab are lying last with four losses from six matches, Hyderabad are slightly ahead on net run rate despite having a similar win-loss count. Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab and SunRisers Hyderabad would be look
Sport
Apr 28, 2015 05:06 PM
Prize money is increasing by 7 per cent at Wimbledon this year, with 1.88 million pounds ($2.85 million) going to the men’s and women’s singles champions. The All England Club announced that prize money for the grass-court Grand Slam will tota
Apr 28, 2015 04:58 PM
Rahul Ghosh, the 20-year-old cricketer who was hospitalised last Tuesday after being hit on the head while fielding in a local league match, was discharged on Monday night after doctors declared him “stable”.“He will be resting for the n
Apr 28, 2015 04:56 PM
Indian qualifier Divij Sharan saved a match point against local wild card Wei Qiang Zheng in a three-set contest, while Karunuday Singh ousted eighth seed David Perez Sanz to move to the singles second round of the China International 2015 here today. The
Apr 28, 2015 10:05 AM
Pace bowling allrounder Soumya Sarkar was handed his Test debut for Bangladesh along with Mohammad Shahid. Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and elected to bat first in the opening Test against Pakistan at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium on Tues
Apr 28, 2015 03:08 AM
East Bengal will look to build on its recently gained proficiency when it takes on Malaysian Super League champion Johor Darul Tazim FC in a Group F encounter of the AFC Cup at the Salt Lake Stadium on Tuesday. East Bengal is unbeaten in its last six outin
Opinion
Apr 28, 2015 02:25 AM
The country is crippled by poverty and poor infrastructure. Devastation from the earthquake was inevitable. Kathmandu was ever a disaster-in-waiting. The densely populated capital of one of the world’s poorest countries clings to the slopes of the
Apr 28, 2015 02:22 AM
A first person account of the earthquake and its aftershocks in Kathmandu. In the evening of April 25, the day that the 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, I stood on the roof of my house in Kathmandu and looked over the city’s southern suburbs
Apr 28, 2015 02:18 AM
Activist Sabeen Mahmud’s assassination in Pakistan proves that the state sees in intellectuals a threat to its unitary vision of nationalism. Why kill intellectuals? Why kill feminists? Why kill artists or writers? On April 24, 40-year-old Sabee
Business
Apr 28, 2015 03:07 PM
After the demutualisation process, the country’s premier stock exchange sought regulatory permissions for listing on bourses. SEBI is hopeful of taking a call in the next six months on listing of nation’s premier bourse BSE after the integra
Apr 28, 2015 03:02 PM
Idi Srinivas Murthy joins the leadership team as Senior Vice President, Marketing at Snapd...
Apr 28, 2015 01:42 PM
Babajob.com on Tuesday said it has secured a $10 million minority investment from SEEK Limited. SEEK and its affiliate companies are the largest global online employment marketplace, available to approximately 2.6 billion people across Australia, New Zeal
Apr 28, 2015 11:58 AM
The Anil Ambani-led company cites inordinate delays in land acquisition. Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power on Tuesday said it has terminated the contract for Rs 36,000 crore Tilaiya ultra mega power project in Jharkhand over inordinate delays in land acqui
Apr 28, 2015 10:14 AM
Forex dealers said besides selling of the Greenback by exporters, a higher opening in the domestic equity market, supported the rupee. The rupee strengthened by 12 paise at 63.36 against the U.S. dollar in early trade on Tuesday at the Interbank Foreign
Features
Apr 27, 2015 06:08 PM
Perch’s staging of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer’s Under The Mangosteen Tree recreated the genius of the celebrated writer. The writer is everywhere. He’s seeped into the words he’s penned, he comes alive in the actors who bring his sto
Apr 27, 2015 05:54 PM
Priyadarshini Paitandy talks to fans on why they sport their favourite comic character on their clothes. I confess. My knowledge of superheroes begins with Superman and ends with Batman. I only know the two and the fact that they wear skintight costumes
Apr 27, 2015 05:44 PM
Meet local lad, Dheeraj Gadicherla, who creates life-like and stunning portraits using coffee decoction. A life-like Marilyn Monroe portrait looks from the corner of her doe eyes. A replica of the iconic Bob Marley photograph, a portrait of Joker, with
Apr 28, 2015 11:25 AM
Prasad Ramar is learning the ropes with the dubbed film Nalo Okkadu. Nalo Okkadu is Prasad Ramar’s first dubbed film in Telugu (from Enakkul Oruvan in Tamil, remade from Kannada film Lucia) after working with Karthik Subbaraj, who directed Pizza an
Apr 27, 2015 11:39 PM
There are many examples of disciples whose devotion to their Acharyas was exemplary. Kooratazhvan’s dedication to his Acharya Ramanuja is an example of the kind of attachment a disciple should bear for his preceptor, said M.A. Venkatakrishnan, in a d
Slideshows
Apr 27, 2015 05:26 PM
Secunderabad Parade Grounds and its surroundings and all roads leading to the venue of Telangana Rashtra Samithi Public Meeting as part of its plenary from Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s camp office have turned pink with party flags and banne
Apr 27, 2015 12:53 PM
Bunch of images unveils the plight of the farmers and political jamboree over the farmers issue.
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Apr 25, 2015 05:14 PM
Scenes from the sets of Vai Raja Vai Genre: Comedy, drama Director: Aishwarya R. Dhanush Cast: Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Vivekh, Taapsee Cinematographer: Velraj Producer: AGS Entertainment
Apr 25, 2015 04:01 PM
A strong 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital on Saturday causing massive damage. Tremors were felt across eastern and northern parts of India triggering panic. A selection of images capturing the extent of damage.
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