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  • newMaharashtra leads in chargesheets, and acquittals

    Maharashtra leads in chargesheets, and acquittals

    Inability to produce corroborative evidences to back up charge sheets, poor skill sets in coordinating with prosecutors at the time of investigation to come up with legally strong evidences, and lack of advanced forensic tools and at times their ineffective use seem to be heavily damaging the state's reputation in controlling crimes and criminals.
    - 11 mins ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:38am -
  • newFirst woman officer to die in line of duty, Lt Kiran Shekhawat, cremated with full honours

    First woman officer to die in line of duty, Lt Kiran Shekhawat, cremated with full honours

    Mortal remains of Lt Kiran Shekhawat, the woman officer who died in the line of duty, was on Sunday consigned to flames with full military honours in Kurthala village here.
    - 38 mins ago, 30 Mar 15, 3:11am -
  • newCentre to push for cruise pilgrimage to seven places

    Centre to push for cruise pilgrimage to seven places

    The Narendra Modi government is set to push connectivity to at least seven religious places through cruise and increase movement of cargo through coastal shipping.
    - 54 mins ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:55am -
  • newDoes public interest utility of sting operation outweigh right to privacy?

    Does public interest utility of sting operation outweigh right to privacy?

    Though sting operations have been around, it was Aam Aadmi Party and its chief Arvind Kejriwal who sharpened it as a weapon in the mobile phone-wielding hands of the public to catch the corrupt.
    - 58 mins ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:51am -
  • newBJP, Sena may contest separately

    BJP, Sena may contest separately

    The Shiv Sena and BJP may contest the April 22 Ambernath and Badlapur-Kulgaon municipal council elections separately, with only two days left for filing of the nominat-ion forms.
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:38am -
  • newDraconian anti-terror measures a concern: Former chief justice

    Draconian anti-terror measures a concern: Former chief justice

    While terrorism needs to be condemned, counter-terrorist measures, including draconian laws too are matters of concern, said chairperson of National Human Rights Commission and former chief justice of India Justice KG Balakrishnan.
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:35am -
  • newWanted: Snake-catchers for Maharashtra

    Wanted: Snake-catchers for Maharashtra

    Peace has been eluding chief secretary Swadheen S Kshatriya after a small snake was spotted in his official bungalow across Mantralaya in south Mumbai.
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:29am -
  • newBail plea of Lashkar man rejected

    Bail plea of Lashkar man rejected

    A trial court dismissed the bail plea of a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative, who was arrested for allegedly conspiring to kidnap businessmen from various places for raising funds to carry out terror strikes in Delhi.
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:25am -
  • newNow, photos of candidates on EVMs to weed out 'dummies'

    Now, photos of candidates on EVMs to weed out 'dummies'

    The Election Commission of India has instructed Chief Electoral Officers (CEO) of all states and union territories to display the photographs of candidates on electronic voting machines or ballot papers along with their names and symbols for all elections held from May 1.
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:18am -
  • newGovernment against Dalit status for converts to Islam, Christianity

    Government against Dalit status for converts to Islam, Christianity

    The Centre has decided to oppose the demand for Dalit status for converts to Christianity and Islam.
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:58am -

The Hindu

  • newTamil Nadu, the ultimate freebie State
    Though Tamil Nadu is widely regarded as relatively well-governed, the State spends an inordinate amount of money on sops. Given the State’s finances, the question being asked is whether governments could continue with the policy of giveaways.
    - 57 mins ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:52am -
  • newOur bowlers have won us the cup: Clarke
    Starc has been exceptional, deserves the Man-of-the-Series award
    - 60 mins ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:49am -
  • new'Starc was too good for me'
    Brendon McCullum may not have won the World Cup but he conducted himself like a champion on Sunday. He was gracious in congratulating Australia, but still grateful for what he had been able...
    - 60 mins ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:49am -
  • newFreebies pose a threat to Tamil Nadu’s fiscal health
    Economists’ question What Is the rationale behind the sops?
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:41am -
  • newPentastic!
    Australia overwhelms New Zealand for its fifth World Cup crown
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:39am -
  • newPrime Minister wants housing target met
    Orders fresh survey on shortfall in urban areas
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:29am -
  • newSaina breaks a 'jinx'
    Srikanth doubles India's joy
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:20am -
  • newSaina’s remarkable resurgence
    Last summer, Saina Nehwal needed a second wind to resurrect her career as an elite player. It was during the Uber Cup in New Delhi that former Chief coach Vimal Kumar, noticing lack of variation in...
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:19am -
  • newA hero’s funeral for Lee Kuan Yew
    Despite pouring rain, thousands bid adieu to Singapore’s founding father
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:18am -
  • newFlood alert sounded in Kashmir Valley
    The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday night sounded an alert after water level in the Jhelum continued to rise due to incessant rains that have been lashing the Kashmir Valley for the entire...
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:07am -
  • newCongratulations to Australia
    My congratulations to the Australians for being crowned World Champions. They completely outplayed New Zealand in what was a one-sided contest, to become champions for the fifth time.In many...
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:43am -
  • newKejriwal tightens grip on AAP
    Internal Lokpal Admiral (retd.) Ramdas sacked
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:43am -
  • newRealpolitik forces BJP to tone down its campaign in States
    The focus now is on getting key Bills passed in Rajya Sabha
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:37am -
  • newAndhra is South Zone champion
    After sinking to the bottom of the zone last year, Andhra hit a new high in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy South Zone T20 cricket championship here on Sunday.Andhra suffered a batting collapse...
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:37am -
  • newThe final step
    A look at the theme of the previous 10 finals.   
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:36am -
  • newFrom the Archives - dated March 30, 1965
    Rawalpindi-Peking axisAlthough India’s defence preparations were mainly in relation to the threat from China and had nothing to do with Pakistan, with whom India would like to avo...
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:29am -
  • newThe ‘greatness’ of a ‘landmark’ judgment
    The supporting props offered for the striking down of Section 66A diminish the arrogance of government and reinstate the ‘genuine’ rule of law.
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:22am -
  • newIndoctrination in the guise of education
    The decision to introduce the Bhagavad Gita in the Haryana school curriculum goes against India’s secular character and its present policy of education
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:15am -
  • newThe legacy of the architect of Singapore
    The present day prosperity, freedom and efficiency in the modern city state find their roots in Lee Kuan Yew’s vision and legacy
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:05am -
  • newTime to free the radio
    The overwhelming response from readers to the reports, the editorial and opinion articles following the Supreme Court of India’s decision to strike down Section 66A of the Information Technology A...
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:57am -
  • newTowards safer skies
    The Germanwings Airbus A320 crash in the Fre...
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:47am -
  • newThe war in Yemen
    Yet another Arab nation faces a humanitarian crisis following military conflict, as the localised
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:40am -
  • newWizards of Oz rule again
    Mitchell Starc named Player of the Tournament
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:38am -
  • newKiwis fail to break Australia’s stranglehold
    New Zealand was blown away by a clinical Australia. The most spirited side in the competition was deflated within the first few minutes of the contest.
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:34am -
  • newSaina’s big moment
    India’s new ‘golden girl’, Saina Nehwal, attaining the top ranking in badminton has come as a pleasant surprise (March 29), and one should not belittle the efforts put in by the Ind...
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:27am -
  • newTop of the world, again
    The Kangaroos leapt over the Kiwis in a glorious final. It is wonderful that the Australian cricket team has won the Cricket World Cup for the fifth time. Team India has much to learn from them an...
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:26am -
  • newThe Metro Rail
    The acquisition of land in cities, soil conditions and cost overruns are some of the challenges metro rail projects face (‘
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:25am -
  • newS&T policy road map
    Dr. Pushpa M. Bhargava’s article, “For a renaissance in Indian S&T” (March 2...
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:23am -
  • newThe state of AAP
    The Aam Aadmi Party has hardly had time to savour the fruits of its success in the Delhi polls when a bitter, internecine battle seems all set to dislodge it from its lofty edifice (“
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:20am -
  • newAzhar Ali set to lead Pakistan ODI side
    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to appoint batsman Azhar Ali as the new captain of the one-day team and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed as his deputy.Pakistan scheduled to tour Bangl...
    - 4 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 11:50pm -
  • newWinds of change or mere passing clouds
    If India starts installing renewable energy in large numbers, we will see more companies entering the public markets
    - 4 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 11:36pm -
  • newNeither I nor my successor will have the luxury of Tata structure: Naik
    The Hindu catches up with L&T's Group Executive Chairman as he prepares to hang up his boots in the next two years.
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 11:16pm -
  • newThe Belgians on the Coromandel
    I kept saying ‘Covelong’ and the ‘roving’ Belgian Ambassador kept saying ‘Cabelon’. It took me a while to realise that we were talking of the same port on the Coromandel, my ‘v’ his ‘b’. O...
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 10:36pm -
  • newZooming on a social ill
    Waseem Sabir, director of "Gangaa", talks about the &TV series, its characters and actors.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:54pm -
  • newVidya comes calling
    When Vidya Balan sashays in to a press conference in Chennai, you know she feels at home. She’s a big fan of Kancheevaram sarees, speaks Tamil in a cute Palakkad accent and is… a big fan of Kamal...
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:48pm -
  • newTempting tales of a tomb
    Gol Gumbaz, an elegant edifice located in a sprawling 70-acre manicured estate in Bijapur, deserves much more attention from tourists than what it is getting.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:47pm -
  • newNairobi: The green city of the sun
    The African city, with its colonial charm, rich wildlife and exquisite art, is a destination in itself. You don't need to plan. Just go out and explore.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:43pm -
  • newShopping in your pyjamas
    Four young and stylish Coimbatore business women have online portals from where you can shop for trendy clothes and accessories.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:40pm -
  • newCountdown to CLAT
    All you need to know about getting a good score in the common law admission test.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:36pm -
  • newYamuna restoration: NGT warns authorities of coercive steps
    The green bench directed the Secretary of Delhi government, CEO of Delhi Jal Board, three expert members of the tribunal to be present at 3 pm on April 1 for meeting in the chamber.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:34pm -
  • newRailways aim to eliminate direct discharge toilets by 2020-21
    Aiming to eliminate direct discharge toilets from its entire fleet of passenger coaches by 2020-21, Railways has drawn up an action plan to replace them with environment-friendly bio-toilets....
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:12pm -
  • newKiwis trampled by raging Kangaroos, lose their first World Cup final
    Michael Clarke and Steve Smith played nervelessly on a day New Zealand played much under the standards they set for themselves through the tournament.
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:57pm -
  • newLadybird shows out
    Ladybird and Gabriella showed out when the horses were exercised here on Sunday morning.Inner sand800m: Chase The Ace (V.Jodha) 51.5, 600/38.5. Moved well. Persian Prince (Zer...
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:46pm -
  • newShivalik Showers bags feature event
    Shivalik Showers ridden by Sandesh won the R.W.I.T.C. Ltd Turf Championship (Gr. III), the feature event of the races held here on Sunday. The winner is owned by M/s G.Shewakramani, Vikram Singh &...
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:46pm -
  • newFruity summer on your plate
    From watermelons, muskmelons and grapes, to imported fruits such as kiwi, cherries and plums, summer gets a juicy break with a large variety of fruit
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:13pm -
  • newClarke dedicates World Cup triumph to Hughes
    Australian captain Michael Clarke on Sunday dedicated his team's World Cup triumph to Philip Hughes, who tragically lost his life in a freak on-field accident, saying that the late “teammate and l...
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:10pm -
  • newTwo’s company
    She crafts jewellery, he crafts bodies, and a passion for both unites them
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:09pm -
  • newConnecting the body and mind
    Ask yourself these questions every once in a while to see if your practice is on the right path
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:07pm -
  • newElangovan makes veiled attack on Chidambaram
    Faction feud between TNCC President E.V.K.S. Elangovan and senior leader P. Chidambaram seemed to continue unabated with the former making a veiled attack on the senior Congress leader.Addr...
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:06pm -
  • newWhat’s the correct ‘dose’ of running?
    With road running becoming increasingly popular in Chennai and the rest of the country, individuals in all walks of life have been smitten by the desire to add the completion of at least one marat...
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:06pm -
  • newAudiences want realistic cinema: Varun Dhawan
    Actor Varun Dhawan, who has scored a critically-acclaimed performance in Badlapur, believes that audiences these days want realistic cinema and “not a lot of fantasy” — something that Boll...
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:55pm -
  • newI am still a fan: Pooja Kumar
    Pooja Kumar shares her experience of working with Kamal Haasan for the second time in ‘Uttama Villain’ and her inclination towards classical dance
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:36pm -
  • newStarc’s perseverance pays off with Cricket World Cup honours
    The left-arm paceman’s worth to Australia evident when he dismissed New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum in the first over of Sunday’s final.
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:21pm -
  • new‘Over 80,000 Pakistanis killed in U.S.-led anti-terror op’
    More than 80,000 Pakistanis, including over 48,000 civilians, have been killed in the decade-long U.S.-led war against terror in the country, according to a new report. The report, titled “...
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:12pm -
  • newYemen President fires predecessor's son
    Yemeni President Abdrahbu Mansour Hadi has fired his powerful predecessor's son as ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, a Yemeni official told Reuters, escalating a power struggle in the...
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:11pm -
  • newCoronation of Lord Rama performed at Bhadrachalam
    Sri Rama Maha Pattabhisheka Mahotsavam (the coronation ceremony of Lord Rama) was performed majestically in this temple town, widely acclaimed as Bhadradri, on Sunday. The impressive cer...
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:09pm -
  • newThe culinary combine
    Five women stepped out of their kitchens in Tripunithura to cater to a section of society that loves home-cooked food
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:07pm -
  • newJesus: 1973
    Hollywood films like Ten Commandments (1956), King of Kings (1961), The Bible – in the beginning… (1966) etc. were all box office hits in Kerala. Stories from the Bible and the...
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:05pm -
  • newPakistan must learn from Australia and NZ, say former players
    Pakistan cricket veterans credited Clarke and McCullum for encouraging their players to play a more enjoyable, watchable and aggressive brand of cricket.
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:05pm -
  • newMisbah told he will continue to lead Test team: sources
    "The Board’s vision is to have Misbah leading the Test side with Azhar Ali as his deputy until the home series against England and India late this year in the UAE."
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:04pm -

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  • newSwine flu claims 12 more lives, death toll rises to 2,035

    Swine flu claims 12 more lives, death toll rises to 2,035

    Swine flu claimed the lives of 12 more persons taking the toll across the country to 2,035 while the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus inched towards the 34,000-mark.
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:15pm -
  • newAkhilesh Yadav ensures prompt action in acid-attack cases

    Akhilesh Yadav ensures prompt action in acid-attack cases

    "Our government is committed to provide all possible help to acid attack victims. We are ensuring strict and prompt action in such cases so that these incidents do not recur," Yadav said.
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:05pm -
  • newBeef ban is nothing but diversion from core issues: Congress

    Beef ban is nothing but diversion from core issues: Congress

    Terming the banning of beef in Maharashtra a diversion from core issues concerning people of the state, Congress today said the BJP-led government has shown its true colours after coming to power.
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:34pm -
  • newOver 1,000 impersonators held during police recruitment in Bihar

    Over 1,000 impersonators held during police recruitment in Bihar

    After rampant cheating in Bihar's matriculation examinations made headlines, at least 1,000 people were arrested in the state as some other person impersonated them during the written examination and physical test for recruitment of police constables, a top police officer said on Sunday.
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:23pm -
  • newGovernment may decide on Monday whether to continue pre-paid mobile services in J&K, Northeast

    Government may decide on Monday whether to continue pre-paid mobile services in J&K, Northeast

    Government is likely to decide on Monday whether to continue pre-paid mobile phone services in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other Northeastern states beyond March 31. If a decision is not taken within next two days, about 33 million subscribers may be affected.
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:23pm -
  • newIndian Navy organises coastal security awareness campaign in Kerala

    Indian Navy organises coastal security awareness campaign in Kerala

    The Navy on Sunday organised a two-day coastal security awareness campaign (CSACs) along the coastal villages of Alappuzha district to spread awareness among the populace about threats from the sea and their role in thwarting it.
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:07pm -
  • newChhattisgarh: BSF soldier hurt in pressure bomb blast in Kanker

    Chhattisgarh: BSF soldier hurt in pressure bomb blast in Kanker

    A BSF soldier was injured when he accidentally stepped on a pressure bomb planted by naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Sunday, police said. The incident occurred between Sulangi and Siksod villages under Siksod police station limits this afternoon, Kanker DySP (Anti-Naxal operation) Jayant Vaishnav said.
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:01pm -
  • newCentre to raise compensation limit for crop damage: Arun Jaitley

    Centre to raise compensation limit for crop damage: Arun Jaitley

    The Centre will work with the state governments to raise the compensation limit for farmers affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorms, Jaitley said.
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:37pm -
  • newUS on pathway to become India's best partner: Envoy

    US on pathway to become India's best partner: Envoy

    With two back-to-back historic visits by the Indian and American leadership in less than six months, the US is on "pathway" to become India's "best partner" as the two countries have agreed on a robust agenda to strengthen their strategic ties. It is rare to have the top leadership of two countries to come together in a five-month period and agree on a "robust agenda", US Ambassador to India Richard Rahul Verma has said.
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 5:06pm -
  • new82 per cent of tribal rights entitlement cases quashed: RTI

    82 per cent of tribal rights entitlement cases quashed: RTI

    Under the 2006 Forest Rights Act, providing land rights to forest-dwelling communities of the country, only 15 lakh complainants out of the 39,56,262 cases filed; were given the legal recognition to their property.
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 5:01pm -

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  • newGirl ‘buried alive’ by lover, friends
    A minor girl was brutally killed by her lover, who along with his two friends reportedly buried her alive on the bank of Kharun river on the outskirts of Raipur when she insisted on marrying him, preliminary probe by the police has found.According to the police, Pooja Nishad (15), a resident of Chikhli village on the outskirt of Raipur, had been missing since March 9. She was last seen with a youth in her village, Birendra Verma, with whom she had allegedly developed an affair. Her parents had…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newIndia to begin daily Yemen airlift
    India will be airlifting its nationals now stranded in strife-torn Yemen after getting permission from the authorities there to fly from Sana’a for three hours a day. India will also be using the sea route to get its nationals back home and is likely to use a civilian vessel for this purpose. An Air India official said the national carrier had been put on “standby” and was on “alert”, ready to act as per any government instructions. The government may soon chalk out a schedule for Air…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newTest strips for diabetes costing Rs 5 on the way
    Diabetes-testing strips could soon cost as little as Rs 5. The Indian Council of Medical Research has transferred a new technology to Soothe Healthcare, a Noida-based firm that is expected to provide innovative low-cost diabetes diagnostic kits soon. Diabetes testing is a Rs 73,000-crore market globally.The ICMR and Soothe Healthcare signed an agreement granting it non-exclusive rights to produce and market a range of portable and low-cost diagnostic kits developed by Birla Institute of Technol…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newExperts: No big danger to Kedarnath shrine

    Experts: No big danger to Kedarnath shrine

    The Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath which was marred by devastating deluge in 2013 is stable and its foundation was not damaged, an IIT expert team from Chennai has found.The experts, who were asked by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to examine the condition of the foundation in wake of the floods have also arrived at the conclusion that there was no major danger to the temple, according to ASI officials.“The IIT Madras experts visited the temple thrice for the purpose. They have sub…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newArvind Kejriwal camp ousts Admiral L. Ramdas as AAP lokpal

    Arvind Kejriwal camp ousts Admiral L. Ramdas as AAP lokpal

    Arvind Kejriwal camp ousts Admiral L. Ramdas as AAP lokpalDelhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal consolidated his power over the Aam Aadmi Party as he sacked the party’s internal lokpal, Adm. L. Ramdas (Retd.), and dissident leader Prashant Bhushan as the chief of party’s disciplinary committee on Sunday.Adm. Ramdas has been replaced by a three-member lokpal panel, comprising former IPS officers N. Dilip Kumar and Rakesh Sinha and educationist S.P. Verma. “All these people have given their…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newWill try national cow slaughter ban, says Rajnath Singh
    The NDA government will try its “level best” to bring in a countrywide ban on slaughter of cows by evolving a consensus, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday.“Cow slaughter cannot be accepted in this country. We will make all-out efforts to ban slaughter of cows and will also try hard to have a consensus for this purpose,” he told a gathering of spiritual leaders of Shwetambar Jains, a prominent sect of Jainism. Referring to the cow slaughter ban in the BJP-ruled Madhya Prad…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newBJP is world’s biggest party
    With two days more to go for the BJP’s ongoing membership drive to end, the saffron party on Sunday crossed the 8.79-crore mark, surpassing the Chinese Communist Party, which has 8.67 crore members. The BJP’s target is to reach the 10-crore mark by March 31. The party may have to extend the deadline by a few days as some units, including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, J&K and Assam, have sought more time to reach their targets. Interestingly, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newOrissa BJP slams BJD over power tariff hike
    The BJP on Sunday alleged that the ruling BJD had its hand in the recent power tariff hike by the Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC).The party threatened statewide agitation if its demand for rollback of tariff rates was not met with immediately.“The hike in the electricity rates is going to hit hard consumers across all sections. The state government justifies the OERC’s decision saying it was badly necessary to pay an arrear of `740 crore due to National Thermal Power Corpor…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newHeavy rains lead to Jammu and Kashmir panic

    Heavy rains lead to Jammu and Kashmir panic

    Vehicles move along a flooded road in Srinagar after heavy rainfall on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)Panic has gripped many parts of the Kashmir Valley on Sunday, particularly Srinagar, as nonstop torrential rains since Saturday evening led to a rise in the water level in rivers, streams and lakes and many residential areas were inundated, mainly due to a failure of the drainage system.At some places, residents were seen moving to safer places or shifting household items to the upper floors. Traders…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -
  • newAssam’s colourful Rongali fest to promote tourism
    With an aim to showcase the cultural heritage of Assam and promote it as tourist destination, a cultural trust in collaboration with tourism ministry is going to host a three-day-long festival, Rongali, in Guwahati from April 3.The festival has been designed to illustrate ethnic essence of the state, including its cultural history, its icons, handloom, music, dance, magic, handicrafts, and the age-old harmony of various tribes and communities.The organiser of the event, Shyam Kanu Mahanta who…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 12:00am -

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  • newTamil Nadu, the ultimate freebie State - The Hindu

    Tamil Nadu, the ultimate freebie State - The Hindu

    The HinduTamil Nadu, the ultimate freebie StateThe HinduOver the past decade, successive governments in the State have spent nearly $2 billion (Rs.11,561 crore) on just three freebie schemes – colour television sets, laptops and household appliances. These sops might have been acceptable when the State had ...Centre concerned over delays in road projects in TNHindu Business Lineall 11 news articles »
    - 59 mins ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:50am -
  • newFormer Najafgarh MLA Bharat Singh shot dead - The Indian Express

    Former Najafgarh MLA Bharat Singh shot dead - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressFormer Najafgarh MLA Bharat Singh shot deadThe Indian ExpressFormer Najafgarh MLA Bharat Singh alias Bharte was on Sunday shot dead by assailants. The attackers, numbering eight, were yet to be arrested, police said. Police said Singh had gone to Abhinandan Vatika off the Najafgarh-Bahadurgarh road on Sunday ...Former Najafgarh Legislator Bharat Singh Shot DeadNDTVINLD ex-MLA shot dead in Mundka banquet hallTimes of IndiaFormer Delhi legislator shot deadBusiness StandardIBNLiv…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:47am -
  • newAAP rift: Arvind Kejriwal camp releases speech videos as proof, rebels question ... - Economic Times

    AAP rift: Arvind Kejriwal camp releases speech videos as proof, rebels question ... - Economic Times

    LivemintAAP rift: Arvind Kejriwal camp releases speech videos as proof, rebels question ...Economic TimesNEW DELHI: Following questions from the AAP dissenting camp about the manner in which the National Council meet was conducted, and demands for the release of video recording of the event, two videos of speeches by party leaders Arvind Kejriwal and ...AAP purge continues, Lokpal sackedThe Indian ExpressAAP wants national Lokpal, sacks its ownTimes of IndiaSolomon's choice before party, Kejri-…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:32am -
  • newBJP to ensure uniform growth in state: Khattar - Chandigarh Tribune

    BJP to ensure uniform growth in state: Khattar - Chandigarh Tribune

    IBNLiveBJP to ensure uniform growth in state: KhattarChandigarh TribuneChief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said here today that the BJP government would ensure uniform development in the state in keeping with Prime Minister's motto “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas”. Speaking as the chief guest at a state-level function of the Bharat ...'Verses of Bhagwat Gita to be included in school curriculum'NYOOOZGovt doesn't want to repeat previous govt's mistakes: Haryana CM KhattarHindustan TimesMy sole aim…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:15am -
  • newFailure in passing land bill will be harmful for farmers: Venkaiah Naidu - Bharat Press

    Failure in passing land bill will be harmful for farmers: Venkaiah Naidu - Bharat Press

    NDTVFailure in passing land bill will be harmful for farmers: Venkaiah NaiduBharat PressChennai, Mar. 29 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday stated that failure in passing the land bill would be harmful for the farmers of the nation and the federal government was making an attempt to take regional events into ...President prorogues the Rajya SabhaLivemintLand Bill Will Not Pass Rajya Sabha Test: JairamThe New Indian ExpressNot making land ordinance 'prestige' issue, s…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:12am -
  • newFlood alert sounded in Kashmir Valley - The Hindu

    Flood alert sounded in Kashmir Valley - The Hindu

    The HinduFlood alert sounded in Kashmir ValleyThe HinduThe Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday night sounded an alert after water level in the Jhelum continued to rise due to incessant rains that have been lashing the Kashmir Valley for the entire Sunday. A government spokesman said that people living ...After Heavy Rain in Kashmir Valley, Flood Alert Issued in SrinagarNDTVHeavy rain, rising Jhelum spook Kashmir again; Srinagar on alertHindustan TimesFlood alert in KashmirCalcutta TelegraphT…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 2:06am -
  • newBJP becomes largest political party in the world - Economic Times

    BJP becomes largest political party in the world - Economic Times

    NDTVBJP becomes largest political party in the worldEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: The ruling BJP has become the largest political party in the world with its enrolment drive in the past five months taking its membership to 8.80 crore. The Communist Party of China was until now considered the largest party with about 8.60 crore ...With 8.8 crore members, BJP claims to be world's largest partyIndia TodayWith 8.8 crore members, BJP claims to be world's largestPress Trust of IndiaBJP Gets 8.8 crore Memb…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Mar 15, 1:32am -
  • newMaharashtra BJP minister has revolver tucked in belt while addressing kids - Daily News & Analysis

    Maharashtra BJP minister has revolver tucked in belt while addressing kids - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisMaharashtra BJP minister has revolver tucked in belt while addressing kidsDaily News & AnalysisMaharashtra Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan of BJP has come in for criticism for attending a deaf and dumb children's event with his revolver tucked in his waist which was very much visible for everyone. File Photo Image Courtesy: Facebook.Maharashtra minister lands in trouble for carrying revolver in school functionThe Indian ExpressMinister visits kids' event with a gunTh…
    - 4 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 11:39pm -
  • newHeavy rains in Jammu-Kashmir; 221 families evacuated in Budgam - Daily News & Analysis

    Heavy rains in Jammu-Kashmir; 221 families evacuated in Budgam - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & AnalysisHeavy rains in Jammu-Kashmir; 221 families evacuated in BudgamDaily News & AnalysisJammu and Kashmir government has evacuated 221 families to safer places due to heavy rains causing soil erosion and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Budgam district of the state. State Agriculture Minister Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today told the ...237 families shifted to safer placesNewsHub.orgLandslide in Budgam; 221 Families shifted to safer placesOnly Kashmirall 13 news articles »
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 10:19pm -
  • newSudhakar Reddy re-elected as CPI General Secretary - The Indian Express

    Sudhakar Reddy re-elected as CPI General Secretary - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressSudhakar Reddy re-elected as CPI General SecretaryThe Indian ExpressCPI on Sunday re-elected S Sudhakar Reddy as its General Secretary. Gurudas Das Gupta was elected as Deputy General Secretary, party National Council Secretary Shameem Faizee told reporters here at the concluding day of the five-day 22nd national ...NDA govt trying to divide country along religious linesZee NewsSudhakar Reddy re-elected CPI General SecretaryPress Trust of IndiaCPI to elect national council on…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 5:33pm -

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  • newWorld Women's Chess: Harika, Mariya's first semi-final game a draw
    Chennai, March 29 (IANS) India's Grandmaster (GM) Harika Dronavalli on Sunday drew her first game in the World Women's Chess Championship 2015 semi-final round against Ukraine's Women GM (WGM) Mariya Muzychuk in 60 moves at Sochi in Russia. The 24-year-old Dronavalli (FIDE rating 2492), ranked 16th among the women chess players, drew the game fighting hard against the 23-year-old Muzychuk (FIDE rating 2526) ranked 12th in the world. Harika seems to have prepared well in this line given the speed…
    - 4 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 11:28pm -
  • newWorld Women's Chess semi-final: Harika draws against Mariya in first game
    Chennai, March 29 (IANS) India's Grandmaster (GM) Harika Dronavalli on Sunday drew her first game in the World Women's Chess Championship 2015 semi-final round against Ukraine's Women GM (WGM) Mariya Muzychuk in 60 moves at Sochi in Russia. The 24-year-old Dronavalli (FIDE rating 2492), ranked 16th among the women chess players, drew the game fighting hard against the 23-year-old Muzychuk (FIDE rating 2526) ranked 12th in the world. Harika seems to have prepared well in this line given the speed…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 10:44pm -
  • newLee a committed karma yogi, says Modi; joins world leaders in tribute
    Singapore/New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined many world leaders at the funeral of Singapore founder and first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew who he described as a "committed karma yogi" and among the "tallest leaders of our times". In India, as a tribute to Singapore's founding father, the government observed a day's national mourning and the national flag was flown at half-mast at all government offices and no official entertainment was held. In a book of condolence at…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 10:22pm -
  • newWhen I am in the ring I forget who I am: Indian TNA star Mahabali Shera

    When I am in the ring I forget who I am: Indian TNA star Mahabali Shera

    The 24 year old TNA star from India uses Sky High and Veera Bomb as his in-ring finishing moves. In spite of his busy training schedule, Shera was beneficient enough to answer some of the question put up by our correspondent Ratish Menon. Here is an excerpt from the interview:
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 10:13pm -
  • newMitchell Starc: Bowler who dominated the batsman's game
    Australia's Mitchell Starc showed that a bowler with the right pace and control can make a mark in cricket's biggest stage, even in conditions favouring willowers. Consistently delivering at 145 km and swinging it both ways, Starc turned out to be a big tormentor of the top batting guns. Sending the World Cup's biggest hitter, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, packing in the fifth ball of the final exemplifies this, and that could have laid the foundation for Australia's ultimate triumph at…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 10:10pm -
  • newFDCI locks dates for next AIFW seasons
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), the country's apex fashion body on Sunday announced dates for the Amazon India Fashion Week spring-summer and autumn-winter 2016 seasons.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 10:08pm -
  • new'AAP was not courteous enough to inform before shunting me out': Admiral Ramdas
    New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): Former chief of naval staff Admiral (retired) Laxminarayan Ramdas on Sunday expressed disappointment over the leadership of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for not informing him before shunting him out from the internal Lokpal. "It is with great surprise and sadness that I heard today from a reporter that the Aam Aadmi Party no longer requires my services as its internal Lokpal.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:40pm -
  • newPresident Mukherjee congratulates Saina Nehwal over India Open Super Series win
    New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday congratulated World No 1 shuttler Saina Nehwal on winning the women's singles in India Open Super Series Badminton tournament.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:40pm -
  • newBadminton Association gives rupees ten lakh reward to Saina
    New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): President of the Badminton Association of India, Akhilesh Das on Sunday announced a reward of ten lakh rupees for ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on winning the women's singles in India Open Super Series Badminton tournament. Meanwhile, the ace badminton player's father Harvir Singh Nehwal expressed his delight over his daughter's achievement. Earlier in the day, Nehwal lifted the singles crown of the India Open Super Series Badminton tournament.
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 9:40pm -
  • newRespect Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s personal life: Yuvraj Singh

    Respect Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s personal life: Yuvraj Singh

    Yuvraj Singh comes in support of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:55pm -
  • newAustralia become second team to win WC on home soil
    Melbourne, March 29 (IANS) Australia on Sunday became only the second outfit to clinch the cricket World Cup trophy on home soil, and third ever to win as co-hosts. Australia defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the final to hold aloft the grand prize in front of a packed house at the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here. In 2011, India became the first team to win the coveted trophy in their own backyard and second to win it as co-hosts when they beat Sri Lanka in the last edition a…
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:50pm -
  • newSaina, Srikanth win India Open titles
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth rounded up a brilliant Sunday for Indian badminton winning their respective $275,000 India Open Superseries titles at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here.
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:42pm -
  • newSaina Nehwal wins India Open Super Series
    New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): World No 1 Saina Nehwal on Sunday lifted the singles crown of the India Open Super Series Badminton tournament here.
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:30pm -
  • newNational Education Policy to be formed by December, says Irani
    Jalandhar, Mar. 29 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani has said that the National Education Policy would be formed by December this year.
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:30pm -
  • newOmar Abdullah appeals PM Modi for additional flights between Jammu and Srinagar
    New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): Former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday made an appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to arrange for additional flights between Srinagar and Jammu for passengers who were left stranded due to heavy rainfall in the state. "Request Govt Of India @PMOIndia @narendramodi to operate some additional flights between Jammu and Srinagar tomorrow for people stuck," he tweeted. Earlier, the NC leader also asked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to reass…
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:30pm -
  • newDornier crash: Lt Kiran Shekhawat cremated with full military honours
    Mewat, Mar. 29 (ANI): The mortal remains of Lieutenant Kiran Shekhawat, the woman officer who died in the line of duty, was consigned to flames with full military honours in Kurthala village of Haryana's Mewat district on Sunday. Lieutenant Shekhawat, who lost her life when the Indian Navy's Dornier aircraft crashed south-west off the Goa coast earlier this week, was also accorded a guard of honour. The body of Lt Shekhawat was recovered from the fuselage earlier on Thursday.
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:30pm -
  • newSrikanth wins India Open crown
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) World No.4 shuttler Kidambi Srikanth won the men's singles title at the $275,000 India Open Superseries defeating Danish Viktor Axelsen in the final here on Sunday.
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 8:16pm -
  • newKidambi Srikanth overcomes Viktor Axelsen to win the India Open Super Series title

    Kidambi Srikanth overcomes Viktor Axelsen to win the India Open Super Series title

    Kidambi Srikanth beat Viktor Axelsen 18-21, 21-13, 21-12 to win the India Open Super Series final at the Siri Fort Sports Complex.
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:49pm -
  • newSaina clinches maiden India Open crown
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal won her maiden $275,000 India Open Superseries crown here on Sunday defeating former World Champion Ratchanok Intanon in straight games in the women's singles final.
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:14pm -
  • newSaina wins India Open title
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal won the women's singles title of the India Open Superseries for the first time at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Sunday.
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:02pm -
  • newNMDC commissions new iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh
    Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), March 29 (IANS) NMDC, India's largest iron ore producer and exporter in public sector, on Sunday commissioned its new iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, worst hit by insurgency.
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 7:02pm -
  • newMaharashtra women's team wins at basketball meet
    Pune, March 29 (IANS) Maharashtra women made a rousing start in the 29th Federation Cup Basketball Championship at the Shiv Chattrapathi Krida Sankul here on Sunday.
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:46pm -
  • newIndia lose 0-4 against Syria in AFC U-23 Championship
    Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) India lost their second consecutive match in the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Under-23 Championship, going down 0-4 against Syria in a Group E match at the Bangabandhu Stadium here on Sunday. A brace each from Mahmoud Almawas and Omar Kharbin condemned the Indians to a bruising loss. To add insult to injury, defender Shankar Sampingraj was sent off in the 73rd minute for a second bookable offence. India had already conceded four goals by then.
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:38pm -
  • newNew Foreign Trade Policy to be out on Wednesday
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) India will on Wednesday announce its new Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), which will chart out ways to increase and enhance exports, specifically in the services sector. "Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 to be unveiled on April 1, 2015," Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted. The foreign trade policy, which is usually announced in April, provides guidelines for enhancing exports with the overall objective of pushing economic growth and generating employment.…
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:24pm -
  • newLoudest cheers for Tendulkar, boos for Srinivasan
    Melbourne, March 29 (IANS) Two Indians - cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar and ICC chairman N. Srinivasan - on Sunday received contrasting reception from the record 93,013-strong crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground after the World Cup final. While every mention of Tendulkar led to roars of applause and cheers, Srinivasan was roundly booed when his name was announced during the presentation ceremony. It was a new role for Tendulkar, accustomed to receiving prizes and trophies galore during his…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:14pm -
  • newClarke bows out of ODIs with a legacy
    Melbourne, March 29 (IANS) A responsible match-winning knock of 74 runs off 72 balls in the World Cup final on Sunday, guiding his team to a record-stretching fifth title triumph in cricket's showpiece event, marked Australian skipper Michael Clarke's farewell from One-Day Internationals (ODIs).
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:06pm -
  • newJammu and Kashmir Study Centre holds national workshop
    New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): A national workshop for academicians and media was organised by the Jammu and Kashmir Study Centre in New Delhi on March 27 and 28. "It is not as if the security forces are above the law in Jammu and Kashmir. They are, in fact, governed by a different more stringent set of laws," said noted defence and security analyst Jaibans Singh, who is also the editor of www.defenceinfo.com and author of a book titled 'Jammu and Kashmir: The tide turns'. The Jammu Kashmir Study Cen…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
  • newSrinivasan hands over World Cup trophy to Australia
    Melbourne, March 29 (IANS) Former BCCI president and current ICC chairman N. Srinivasan handed over the cricket World Cup trophy to captain Michael Clarke on Sunday after Australia defeated New Zealand in a one-sided final by seven wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Srinivasan did the trophy honours in a departure from the International Cricket Council's (ICC) rules which empower the president to hand over the trophy to the winning captain. According to reports, Srinivasan went ahead with…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 5:58pm -
  • newSaina Nehwal defeats Ratchanok Intanon to win maiden India Open Super Series title

    Saina Nehwal defeats Ratchanok Intanon to win maiden India Open Super Series title

    Top seed Saina prevailed over the 20-year-old Ratchanok 21-16, 21-14 in the women’s singles finals which lasted 49 minutes at the Siri Fort Sports Complex.
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 5:47pm -
  • newCricket: Clarke's final flourish as Australia win fifth World Cup
    Melbourne, March 29, 2015 (AFP) - Michael Clarke hit 74 in his last one-day international to lead Australia to their fifth World Cup title with a seven-wicket win over New Zealand in a disappointing final on Sunday.
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 5:05pm -
  • newForce India fail to win points at Malaysia GP
    Sepang (Malaysia), March 29 (IANS) Force India battled hard at the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix but failed to earn even a single point as its drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg finished 13th and 14th, respectively, and outside the points here on Sunday. The race was won by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel from the Mercedes' of pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, who finished second and third, respectively, at the Sepang International Circuit.
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:58pm -
  • newAFC U-23 Olympic Qualifiers: Syria thrash India 4-0 to knock them out of the qualifying campaign

    AFC U-23 Olympic Qualifiers: Syria thrash India 4-0 to knock them out of the qualifying campaign

    India knocked out of the qualification campaign after back to back defeats
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:58pm -
  • newPM Modi congratulates Australia for fifth WC haul
    New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the Australian cricket team on being crowned the winners of the 2015 World Cup. "I congratulate the Australian cricket team for yet another World Cup victory. A very good performance," tweeted Prime Minister Modi. Australia grabbed a seven-wicket win over the first-time World Cup finalists, New Zealand, thanks to an impressive unbeaten 56 by young batsman Steven Smith and skipper Michael Clarke's brilliant 74 after th…
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:50pm -
  • newMufti should dispel rumours of fresh floods in J-K: Omar Abdullah
    New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Sunday asked Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to reassure the people about the factual position and dismiss the rumours of fresh floods in the valley. "From all the info I've been able to gather we are still a few feet below the danger mark but people are scared and rumours flying," he added. "Now is the time for the CM to use Radio Kashmir and FM to address people to reassure them of the factual position…
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:50pm -
  • newSingapore bids farewell to founding father Lee Kuan Yew
    Singapore, March 29 (IANS) The funeral of Singapore's founder and first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew was held on Sunday with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi describing him as "among the tallest leaders of our times" and a friend of India. Lee, 91, died on March 23 at the Singapore General Hospital where he was warded for severe pneumonia since February 5. Modi was among the world leaders who gathered here to pay their last respects to Lee, who nurtured a sleepy port city since its separation…
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:44pm -
  • newCricket: World Cup triumph a career pinnacle for Clarke

    Cricket: World Cup triumph a career pinnacle for Clarke

    Melbourne, March 29, 2015 (AFP) - Skipper Michael Clarke shrugged off fitness fears, talk of rifts with team-mates, coach and selectors to spearhead Australia to a fifth World Cup crown.
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:40pm -
  • newFilms on Himachal's wildlife may hit roadblock
    Shimla, March 29 (IANS) Big budget documentaries showcasing Himachal Pradesh's prized wildlife, including the highly endangered pheasant, by Green Oscar winning filmmaker Mike Pandey may hit a roadblock. The wildlife department has decided to give one last chance to the acclaimed filmmaker to seek his view over the inordinate three-year delay in completing four sets of documentaries of 30 minutes each, a senior official told IANS. The government has made a partial payment of Rs.40 lakh to the fi…
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:30pm -
  • newList of World Cup winners
    Melbourne, March 29 (IANS) The following is the list of the cricket World Cup winners since the quadrennial tournament's inception in 1975:
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:30pm -
  • newUruguayan striker Diego Forlan linked with a move to ISL side Atletico de Kolkata

    Uruguayan striker Diego Forlan linked with a move to ISL side Atletico de Kolkata

    The former Manchester United and Atletico Madrid star could be joining reigning champions Atletico de Kolkata as their marquee signing in the second installment of the Indian Super League.
    - 12 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:17pm -
  • newOz crowned world champions post humbling Kiwis by seven wickets in 2015 WC final
    Sydney, Mar 29 (ANI): And the World Cup finally came to a conclusion with Australia bagging the coveted trophy for the fifth time in the tournament's history. Australia grabbed a seven-wicket win over the first-time World Cup finalists, New Zealand, thanks to an impressive unbeaten 56 by young batsman Steven Smith and skipper Michael Clarke's brilliant 74 after their bowlers produced a fiery display to reduce Brendon McCullum's men to a paltry 183 in 45 overs. Drubbing sub-continent rivals Pakis…
    - 12 hours ago, 29 Mar 15, 4:11pm -

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