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This was Narendra Modi's first visit outside South Asia after becoming the Prime Minister. Photo: AP
This was Narendra Modi's first visit outside South Asia after becoming the Prime Minister. Photo: AP

Modi wraps up Japan visit

Japan has promised to give $35 billion to India over the next five years for development projects. »
MLA Jitender Singh Shunty talks to the media at his residence. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

BJP MLA shot at in Delhi

Bullets fired three times, escapes unhurt »


In this image made from video obtained on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, Shirley Sotloff, appeals to the captors of her son, freelance journalist Steven Sotloff, 31, now allegedly beheaded by IS.

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist by IS

This is exactly two weeks after the killing of another American journalist, James Foley. »
Congress leader and Lok Sabha member M. Veerappa Moily will head Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance.

Congress fails to get HRD panel chairmanship

M. Veerappa Moily, Shashi Tharoor and P. Bhattacharya will now head the important committees on Finance, External Affairs and Home respectively. »


The idol-makers camping at Urapakkam violated norms laid down by the pollution control boards, the police say. Photo: D. Gopalakrishnan

Police stop sale of Vinayaka idols

If you are not eco-friendly, you will have to pay the price, literally. This seems the fate of a group of idol-makers camping temporarily at Urapakkam, with officials sticking to the rules... »
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Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project authorities testing Automatic Train Wash Plant walk alongside a Metro Train during a photo call at the Uppal Metro Rail Depot in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Photo: Nagara Gopal

‘Metro rail project cost may escalate’

Without even considering the alignment change being sought by the Telangana Government, the cost escalation of the Hyderabad metro rail project is likely to go up to Rs.3,000 crore due to prevaili... »
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Mumbai: Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale welcomes former IAS officer Uttam Khobragade, who joined the party in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Devyani Khobragade’s father joins Athawale’s RPI

Uttam Khobragade, former IAS officer and father of diplomat Devyani Khobragade, on Tuesday joined the Republican Party of India (RPI- A), which is part of the Bharatiya Janta Party-Shiv Sena led M... »
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Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, speaks about the Android One phone in San Francisco. A file photo.

Google may bring Android One devices to India this month

Google is expected to launch its much-awaited sub-$ 100 (around Rs 6,000) smartphones in India this month, which will further intensify competition in the booming multi-billion dollar smart devices ma... »
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‘A birthday gift for Chennai’s 375th’
The Hindu’s ‘Friends of Chennai’ will mobilise readers to transform the city.
New Public Policy Scholars​

The Hindu Centre is pleased to welcome its new Public Policy Scholars, Deya Bhattacharya, Sumit Chaturvedi, Nandini Dubey, Vanya Mehta, Bharti Mishra Nath and Rajesh Kumar Rai. Click here to read more on the Scholars and their proposed research over the next four months.​Read more »

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