Strict police vigil at the entrance ensured that no one without identity cards, not even parents, entered the premises.
Strict police vigil at the entrance ensured that no one without identity cards, not even parents, entered the premises.

Marathahalli school reopens

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Commonwealth Games

Debutant weightlifter Satish Sivalingam strikes gold

Satish’s 149kg lift in Snatch lift erased the earlier record of 148kg »


RAF personnel kepp tight vigil at a street in Saharanpur. Photo: PTI

Curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Saharanpur

Security forces asked to maintain tight vigil during the curfew relaxation hours »
Smoke from an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City. Photo: AP

UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire

The council was meeting as Muslims started celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. »


At a Japanese language class. Photo: R. Ravindran

Words that open doors

What drives students and young professionals in the city to enrol for courses in non-European languages? Esther Elias tracks the trend »
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Like the land, Arkavathi Layout allottees’ list may also shrink

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that 11,000 sites would be allotted at Arkavathi Layout. The area of the layout has come down to 1,776.07 acres in the recently announced re-modified scheme fr... »
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Triplicane in 1968. Photo: The Hindu Archives Madras 375

Triplicane: Confluence of cultural riches

​ Jaya and her friends used to hurry home from school so that they could spend as much time as possible on ‘Radio Beach’ — the stretch on the Marina bang opposite Sunkuwar Street and the PWD buildi... »
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Family members of Army man get Rs. 55 lakh compensation

Family members of an Army man, who died in a road accident involving a rashly driven car, have been awarded a compensation of over Rs. 55 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) in New Del... »
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Partha Chatterjee

Left paid for ignoring caste issue, says expert

While identifying various defects of the mainstream Leftist parties in West Bengal, eminent social scientist Partha Chatterjee has said that the Left parties have failed to understand the caste-based... »
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2 ticket collectors suspended for strip-searching woman passenger

A 65-year-old woman passenger was allegedly strip searched by two women ticket checkers (TC) after she erroneously entered the first class compartment of a suburban local while carrying a second c... »
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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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