Friday 18 April 2014
News updated at 1:13 PM IST
Weather
Max: 34.6°C
Min : 22.1°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day
News

AP: TDP-BJP stalemate continues; Javadekar-Naidu meet likely

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu expressed serious displeasure over the choice of candidates by the BJP in certain Assembly constituencies allotted to it. AP File Photo

The stalemate over electoral alliance between TDP and BJP in Andhra Pradesh continued even as the former reportedly offered one Lok Sabha...

Kejriwal target of stones in Varanasi

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal faced a barrage of stones and brickbats thrown at him by over a dozen youth shouting ''Har Har Modi, Ghar Ghar Modi'' slogans near the Banaras Hindu University campus Thursday evening, police and eyewitnesses said. AP File Photo

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal faced a barrage of stones and brickbats thrown at him by over a dozen youth shouting...

EC lifts ban on Amit Shah's campaign in UP

In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission today lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha poll campaign in Uttar Pradesh after he assured the poll body that he would not disturb the public tranquility and law and order. PTI File Photo

In a major relief to Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah, the Election Commission today lifted its ban on his participation in Lok Sabha...

Alagiri factor continues to haunt DMK in southern TN

The rumblings within DMK that rocked the party after dismissal of M K Alagiri, its South Zone Secretary seems far from over, as the 63-year-old leader continues to pledge to rout it in the April 24 polls. PTI File Photo

The rumblings within DMK that rocked the party after dismissal of M K Alagiri, its South Zone Secretary seems far from over, as the 63-year-old leader...

AAP complaint against Maha Deputy CM for threatening villagers

An AAP candidate from Baramati Lok Sabha constituency has accused Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar of threatening villagers of cutting off their water supply if they did not vote for Supriya Sule, NCP nominee and daughter of the party chief Sharad Pawar. PTI File Photo

An AAP candidate from Baramati Lok Sabha constituency has accused Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar of threatening villagers...

Business

Wipro beats analyst expectations, Q4 profit up 28.8%

The company said that growth and demand picking up in the key European and US markets and cost-cutting initiatives have helped it report a profit jump during the third quarter. DH photo

Beating analyst expectations, Wipro on Thursday reported 28.8 per cent jump in net profit for the fourth quarter (Q4) to Rs 2,226.5 crore during the three months...

BSE
22,628.84 +351.61
NSE
6,779.40 +104.10
Friday 18 April 2014 at:13:30 Hrs
Gold (Bangalore) (10gm)28,511.00
Silver (per kg)42,327.00
Gold (mum) (10gm)--
US Dollar60.29
Pound101.34
Euro83.41
Dinar--
* Price at which Bank Sell (in Rs.)
epaper
Pearls Of Wisdom

“Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.”

Henry David Thoreau
City

Theirs was a reassuring presence at poll stations

A Civil Defence volunteer helps a physically challenged  person to a voting booth at Banashankari 2nd stage. DH Photo

In the midst of a number of voters at a polling booth in Karianapalya, Lingarajapuram, two persons in distinct yellow half jackets...

Sports

Confident RCB eying another clinical outing against Mumbai

Yuvraj Singh of the Royal Challengers Bangalore during match 2 of the Pepsi Indian Premier League Season 7 between the Delhi Daredevils and The Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates on Thursday. A confident Royal Challengers Bangalore would look to carry on their winning momentum when they take on title holders Mumbai Indians, who would be low on belief after the opening thrashing in the Indian Premier League, here tomorrow. PTI Photo

Yuvi unbeaten half century helps RCB tharsh Daredevils

Yuvraj Singh struck form with a brilliant unbeaten half century...

I will never cut down on pace, says Aaron

Indian fast bowlers have a history of cutting down on pace to focus...

BCCI to discuss IPL in meeting

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Thursday decided...

Bale bamboozles Barcelona

Gareth Bale raced away to score a stunning late winner as Real...

Photo Gallery
Britain's Catherine (2nd R), Duchess of Cambridge, strokes Fred the ram as her husband Prince...

Britain's Catherine (2nd R), Duchess of Cambridge, strokes Fred the ram as her husband Prince...

An anti-government protester throws a molotov cocktail at the Bolivarian National Police during...

An anti-government protester throws a molotov cocktail at the Bolivarian National Police during...

A Soleil supercar is seen during a press event at the Jacob Javits Convention Center during the...

A Soleil supercar is seen during a press event at the Jacob Javits Convention Center during the...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford bobble heads are on display for sale as Ford launches his re-election...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford bobble heads are on display for sale as Ford launches his re-election...

A Buddhist monk prays for missing passengers who were on the South Korean ferry 'Sewol' which...

A Buddhist monk prays for missing passengers who were on the South Korean ferry 'Sewol' which...

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama obliges cheering students by showing off the hand signal the...

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama obliges cheering students by showing off the hand signal the...

A FedEx truck drives past a makeshift memorial, set up in memory of those who died last week when...

A FedEx truck drives past a makeshift memorial, set up in memory of those who died last week when...

A Koenigsegg supercar is seen during a press event at the Jacob Javits Convention Center during...

A Koenigsegg supercar is seen during a press event at the Jacob Javits Convention Center during...

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participates in A No Ceilings Conversation at...

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participates in A No Ceilings Conversation at...

A man carries a flower wreath while passing through a line of police officers outside the funeral...

A man carries a flower wreath while passing through a line of police officers outside the funeral...

Edit Page
First Edit
The award of this year's Pulitzer prize for public service to the Guardian and the Washington Post for their exposure of the
Second Edit
An avalanche of reactions, ranging from delight to downright despair, has followed the announcement of winning bids for teams in t
Main Article
With BJP declaring Modi as its prime ministerial candidate and the nation turning in his favour; US is trying to find an escape ro
Blogs

Q: I want a tablet that can send and receive email...:

Q: I want a tablet that can send and receive email, and open Microsoft Word or PDF documents easily. What is the best tablet to get? A: Any tablet from Apple

You Might Also Like

First Earth-sized planet found in 'habitable zone': NASA

This artist's rendering provided by NASA on Thursday, April 17, 2014 shows an Earth-sized planet dubbed Kepler-186f orbiting a star 500 light-years from Earth. Astronomers say the planet may hold water on its surface and is the best candidate yet of a habitable planet in the ongoing search for an Earth twin. AP

The hunt for potential life in outer space has taken a step forward -- an international team of researchers has discovered the first...

Today's Supplements

Celebrating a milestone in style

 Speaking of the celebrations, film-maker Prakash Belawadi, one of the moderators of the programme, said that it is important to recognise this landmark. DH photo

Kannada cinema recently completed 80 years and to mark this occasion, 'Celebration of 80 years of Kannada Cinema' will be held at the Such...

Thrilled to bits

I have never missed my chance to vote, says Prajwal. From left: Pranam, Devaraj, Prajwal and Chandra. DH photo

The voter turnout across the City has been overwhelming with the old and the young making a conscious effort to exercise their franchise....

A time for introspection

People gather atop a hill at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Whitefield. DH photo

Every year, a Friday is devoted to the solemn ceremonial recollection of a death - the death of Jesus Christ. People take time off their busy schedule...

A house that elates...

Embracing your happy childhood memories and framing them on the blank walls of your home can be a constant reminder of how uncomplicated and carefree life was.

After a day that has left you weary, is there something that you look forward to? Is your home your haven, a place you want to get back to, no matter....

Thirsty homes

Availability of water is the most crucial factor while deciding to buy a home be it an independent house or an apartment.

One of the most crucial factors to consider while buying a house should be the availability of water, writes Prashanth G N......

To the floor designed

The word carpet evokes luxury and brings to our minds a regal air.  Photo by Anju Munshi

Carpets have adorned tasteful homes for centuries. Now dhurries, the Indian lightweight floor covering, have come into fashion in a big way too, says ...

Your Space

Photos by S. Chandrasekaran

Photo by S. ChandrasekaranPhoto by S. ChandrasekaranPhoto by S. Chandrasekaran
Some random clicks
Calling amateur photographers: Please send your Photos and Captions to DH Webmaster.
Movie Guide
Movie Poster of 'Mein Tera Hero'

Main Tera Hero is an upcoming Hindi romantic action-comedy film, directed by David Dhawan. The [...]

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523