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  • Newborn dies after bitten by rodents in Guntur Hospital

    Born to Chavali Naga Raju and Lakshmi, residents of Vijayawada, on August 17 at GGH, Vijayawada, the baby was shifted to Guntur in a critical condition. She had been born with a congenital disorder, bladder exstrophy, a condition marked by protrusion of the urinary blad ....

  • Decks cleared for India’s role in Iranian port

     The decks have been cleared for India to lease and develop the strategically important Iranian port of Chabahar. This will provide an alternative route for India to trade with Afghanistan and Central Asia, bypassing Pakistan. The obstructions that the India-Iran agree ....

  • Indrani tells police Sheena was daughter, not sister

    Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said Indrani, wife of Peter Mukherjea, former head of Star India, made the confession after her arrest on Tuesday. It corroborated the claims by her son, Mikhail Bora, who lives in Guwahati. Mr. Maria said Indrani’s drive ....

  • ‘Glaring errors’ in MHA’s dossier on Dawood

    The list was part of a file prepared by the Ministry for National Security Advisor Ajit Doval ahead of talks with his Pakistani counterpart, Sartaj Aziz. A copy of it is with The Hindu. The most “glaring error”, as reported by Pakistani newspapers, is the li ....

  • Gujarat violence: Death toll rises to nine

    The violence was triggered on Tuesday night by the brief arrest of Hardik Patel, the 22-year-old leader of the agitation. Mr. Patel called for a State bandh on Tuesday, a day of violence which saw protesters torching 100 buses and vandalising property. Six persons were ....

  • Patidar leader Hardik Patel: From obscurity to limelight in two months

    Mr. Patel has become the face of the movement, which has emerged as a huge challenge to the State BJP government dominated by Patel community leaders including Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and party chief R.C. Faldu. In early July, Mr. Patel floated Patidar Anamat ....

  • U.S. designates Aziz Haqqani as ‘global terrorist’

    Following his inclusion in the ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’ list, Aziz Haqqani comes under the ambit of U.S. sanctions, which prohibits any U.S. national from maintaining any relationship with him and seizure of all his assets, if any, in the U.S. ....

  • UNP-SLFP Ministry to be sworn in on Sept. 2

    Malik Samarawickrama, UNP chairman, told The Hindu, that an agreement had been reached between his party and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) on the issue. It had been decided to take the Parliament nod in view of the legal stipulation on the size of the Cabinet. A ....

  • Two US journalists shot dead during live broadcast

    The suspect, 41-year-old Vester Flanagan, shot himself as police pursued him on a Virginia highway hours after the shooting. Flanagan, who was African-American, died later at a hospital, police said. The journalists who were killed were reporter Alison Parker, 24, an ....

  • Pentagon probes whether IS intel was distorted

    The investigation began after at least one civilian Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) analyst told the authorities that he had evidence that officials at U.S. Central Command – the military headquarters overseeing the U.S. bombing campaign and other efforts agains ....

  • US to ‘collaborate’ with Sri Lanka at UNHRC

    On the findings and recommendations of a report to be submitted by the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Investigation on Sri Lanka, Nisha Biswal, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, said her government would work together w ....

  • China cuts interest rates in new bid to spur economy

    The benchmark rate for a one-year loan will be cut by 0.25 percentage point to 4.6 per cent and the one-year rate for deposits will fall by a similar margin to 1.75 per cent, the central bank announced. It also increased the amount of money available for lending by redu ....

  • The lower middle-order shows signs of falling in place

     Much of the credit for India’s success in the second Test at the P Sara Oval would understandably be placed on R. Ashwin, who took seven wickets in all, including five in the second innings. K.L. Rahul, who hit a first-innings century and kept wickets with a fai ....

  • Tintu Luka crashes out of World Athletics Championships

    The 26-year-old, the reigning Asian champion and national record holder, clocked her season’s best of two minutes 0.95 seconds to finish second last in the first of the six heats failing to qualify for the semi-finals. Three top finishers in each of the six heats ....

  • Karnataka HC issues notice to govt on Sania’s Khel Ratna

    Justice A S Bopanna, who heard the case on a petition filed by Girisha, directed the respondents to reply to the notices within 15 days. Sania, who won her first women’s doubles Grand Slam title by lifting the Wimbledon crown with Swiss partner Martina Hingis i ....

  • Lalita brings cheers to the Indian contingent

     Lalita Babar has a story to tell to her grand children — that she ran the race of her life, spectacularly leading a galaxy of runners by a huge margin and for a considerable time in the women’s 3000m steeplechase final of the World athletics championships ....

  • van Niekerk scorches the track

    Defending champion LaShawn Merritt, who also won in Berlin in 2009, timed a personal best of 43.65sec for silver, while Grenada’s Olympic champion Kirani James claimed bronze in a season’s best of 43.78sec. Meanwhile a sparkling Kenyan double was overshad ....

  • Pacers feed off spinners’ success

    1. Pacers and spinners complementing each other “In England, Australia and New Zealand, the spinners’ success follows that of a good pace attack,” R. Ashwin had said. “It’s a question of working together.” If ever the statement nee ....

  • City Mall Kota

    The City Mall will be coming up on the city's most important thoroughfare, adjacent to the Instrumentation Township and only a kilometer from Talwandi, the main institutional hub. A 15 minutes drive will take you to the railway station and the bus stand while the airpor ....

  • Chambal Garden kota

    Located at the bank of river Chambal, the Chambal Garden is one of the most beautiful picnic spots in the Indian city of Kota. Visitors can enjoy peace in the lap of exquisite greenery while in this city. The major attraction of the Chambal Garden in Kota is the wond ....

  • Abheda Mahal Kota

    A magnificent Mahal outside of city, have small tank with numerous lotus and beautiful small garden with Kota School paintings. Also you can watch migrant birds on month of Aug. to March. Situated in the old palace, the museum has a superb collection of Rajput miniature ....

  • Kota Berage Kota

    The Kota Barrage is situated at a short distance of 0.8 km upstream form the city of Kota. The fourth dam in the chain of dams built by the Chambal Valley Project, Kota Barrage was constructed in the year of 1960. An engineering marvel of the present times, Kota Barr ....

  • Godawari Dham kota

    This Hanuman Temple is located beside the swiftly flowing Chambal River. It is a  beautiful shrine in Kota and is made up of white marbles. The towers of the temple are quite high and impressive.  Devotees in large numbers visit this temple every year. It has ....

  • Garh Palace Kota

    Garh Palace (also referred to as Garh) in Kota is a large complex with a number of structures. These chiefly depict architectural elegance of Rajput style. The palace complex is also called as 'City Palace' and comprises monuments, suites and apartments built by dif ....

  • Kaagaz Ke Fools

    Story: An aspiring writer, Purushottam's (Vinay Pathak) laid-back attitude irks his Punjabi wife Nikki (Mugdha Godse), who wants him to be successful. This leads to constant fights between the two. Frustrated by this routine, he walks out of his house and accidentally l ....

  • Ishq Ke Parindey

    Ishq Ke Parindey  Review : Hindi movie ‘Ishq Ke Parindey’ is all set to be released tomorrow, on 24 April 2015. Ishq Ke Parindey – Love Surpasses All Borders features new talent Rishi Verma and Priyanka Mehta. The film is directed by Shakir Khan. S ....

  • Jai Ho Democracy

    A farmer hangs himself from a tree at a political rally. And you wonder how much lower the below-the-belt politics of this country is likely to go. Laughter seems to be the only remedy to the sickness that has ceased the process of statesmanship in our country. That the ....

  • Little Boy

    The steady performances of Tom Wilkinson, playing a kindly priest, and Emily Watson, an angelic mother, in Alejandro Monteverde’s “Little Boy” do little to offset the cloying sweetness of a movie that has the haranguing inspirational tone of a marathon Sun ....

  • The Age of Adaline

    Movie people have been lapping at the fountain of youth since cinema’s creation, both on-screen and off. That’s no surprise given that cinema confers a kind of immortality on performers even if, as parades of tragically frozen faces attest, it can get confusing ....

  • NH 8 Road To Nidhivan

    Synopsis:With the belief that surrounds one of the most sacred places in the country, NH 8 Road to Nidhivan is a blend between the paranormal and the psychological. The story is about a group of friends who decide to head out on a road trip. Driving all the way from Mumbai ....