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With more foreign dignitaries expressing their desire to visit cities other than Delhi, a special section will also coordinate visits to Tier Two cities, said MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin (in picture).
The Hindu With more foreign dignitaries expressing their desire to visit cities other than Delhi, a special section will also coordinate visits to Tier Two cities, said MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin (in picture).

MEA to oversee foreign investments in States

The Hindu has learnt that there have been misgivings over the impact of the new push towards involving States in the MEA’s operations. »
Chinese President Xi Jinping (second from right) with other leaders and guests who attended the signing ceremony of the Asian Infrastructure.
Investment Bank in Beijing on Friday.

India signs up for China’s Asian bank

India signed an MoU, along with Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal and others, as the founding member of the AIIB on Friday. »

Opinion

This image made from a video shows emergency personnel responding after reports of a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington

1 dead, 3 injured in school shooting near Seattle

Three victims are in critical condition after the shooting, while police have confirmed that the shooter, a lone person has died. »

Modi invites Sena MPs for tea, Uddhav does not get call

"The invitation was extended only to MPs who are part of the NDA. So there is no question of Uddhavji attending and nothing should be read into it," Sena leader Anant Geete said. »

Hyderabad

Road widening work in progress at Charminar in Hyderabad on Friday. Photo: G. Ramakrishna

Road-widening: uphill task for GHMC

Delay results in misery for motorists who are forced to commute through narrow stretches of old city. On Uppuguda-Chatrinaka road, works are yet to begin as the property owners are yet to be given str... »
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Kolkata

The fish hospital will also have a separate well-equipped pathological lab to diagnose various fish diseases. Photo: V. Raju

India’s first fish hospital to come up in Kolkata

The country’s first hospital to treat abnormalities and diseases in fish is set to come up in Kolkata by mid-2015, a senior scientist said. Senior scientist T J Abraham, who is spearheadi... »
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Madurai

LIGHTING UP THE SKY: People bursting crackers on Deepawali day in the city. Photo: S. James

Wet Deepavali, less fire accidents in Madurai

Madurai district had been experiencing rain for the last five days that had left almost all the thatched roofs and other easily inflammable things completely wet. »
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Metroplus

Nation on song- the increasing bandwidth

From Kolkata to Coorg and Shillong to Shekawati it is raining independent music festivals as the lines between genres and languages blur. Apoorva Sripathi and Esther Elias tune into the phenomenon. »
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Cinema Plus

Happy New Year: A long night at the bar

We all know Farah Khan loves her escapist entertainers and, literally, her own ones as well. She packs her scenes with spot-the-reference cues, even some self-referencing ones, generously. A vault... »
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Books

Jean Paul Sartre

The philosopher who turned down the Nobel 50 years ago

Fifty years ago, Jean-Paul Sartre refused the Nobel Prize for literature. His reputation has waned, but his intellectual struggle is still pertinent. »
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We all know Farah Khan loves her escapist entertainers and, literally, her own ones as well. She packs her scenes with spot-the-reference cues, even some self-referencing ones, generously. A vault... »

Public Lectures: India and Climate Change

A series of public lectures on "India and Climate Change" by Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, and Senior Visiting Fellow at The Hindu Centre, will be held in partnership with the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai on October 24, 2014 (5:00 pm), and with the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore on November 10, 2014 (5:30 pm.)Watch the live streaming of the lecture here »

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