Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the launch of “MyGov portal”, an official portal of the Government of India, in New Delhi, on Saturday.
PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the launch of “MyGov portal”, an official portal of the Government of India, in New Delhi, on Saturday.

 PM launches engagement platform

MyGov is a technology-driven platform that would provide people with the opportunity of contributing towards good governance, according to Modi. »
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and the three service chiefs pay homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: S. Subramanium

Truce violations will be part of India-Pak talks: Jaitley

There have been 49 ceasefire violations along the LoC this year. »


A Palestinian man looks staggered after seeing his home destroyed, while visiting the area during a 12-hour ceasefire in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighbourhood on Saturday.

Gazans return to see destroyed lives

At least 985 Palestinians have been killed and more than 6,000 wounded over the past 19 days; Israel warns of significant expanding of ground operation »

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Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul. File photo: Akhilesh Kumar

Sanjay Kishan Kaul sworn-in as Chief Justice of Madras HC

Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul was on Saturday sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court. Earlier, he was the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The Governor, K.... »
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Nagaiah, grandfather of two children undergoing treatment at Yashoda Hospital in Hyderabad on Friday PHOTO: Nagara Gopal

Agonising wait continues for parents

M. Nagaiah, grandfather of Abhinandu and Sharath, who were injured in the Masaipet accident, had been running around the corridors of Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad, since morning to have an update... »
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Members of ladies clubs protesting against increase in crimes against women in Bangalore on Friday. — Photo: K. Murali Kumar Marathahalli rape case fall-out

Marathahalli rape case: division among parents

Even as the school in Marathahalli, where a six-year-old was raped, is all set to open on Monday, a section of the parents want a change in the management before they send their children back to s... »
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Egmore Railway station photographed in August 1947.

Egmore: from paddy fields to shopping malls

In the 1960s, when Gopi Prasad was growing up in Egmore, children from the neighbourhood would play hide and seek inside the Government Museum. “Back then, there was no charge to get in,” s... »
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Daimler readies next truck platform for India

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a subsidiary of the German multi-national Daimler A.G., is working on its next truck platform for the Indian market. Referred to internally as P... »
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(L-R) Soumitra Gupta, CEO, Oplus, Rajeev Asija, CEO, Aforserve and Tony Navin, sr. vice president, Snapdeal launching XonPhone 5 in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

Oplus launches XonPhone 5 on Snapdeal

Oplus India, a subsidiary of Oplus Taiwan, today announced the launch of its first smartphone in the country — the XonPhone5, priced at Rs. 7,999. The company has launched the handset th... »
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Listen to The Hindu's Sports Editor Nirmal Shekar speak to our Sports-Writer Arun Venugopal on India's tour of England and the Commonweath Games....Listen in »

WorldView with Suhasini Haidar

Extreme outcomes in the Great Game over Ukraine

The shooting down of MH17 is one of the most horrific consequences of the latest version of the "Great Game".

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An Uncritical Eye - "The World Before Her"

It’s a telling commentary that the media groups blacklisted any news on the film and the VHP chose to make it more popular!

They travelled a long way from the continent of Westeros to get there, but cast members of HBO’s Game of Thrones at a Comic-Con panel remained tight-lipped on spoilers. Fans on Fr... »

Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab: The Need for a Border States Group

The aim of the research report by Tridivesh Singh Maini is to examine the approach of the political leadership, as well as the business community, in three ‘border States’ towards India-Pakistan ties.This paper has sought to look at a number of factors, which include politics, economics as well as security issues.Read Article »

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