Wednesday 16 April 2014
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Hang me if I have committed crime, no apology: Modi

An apology would serve no purpose because that is not the right way to deal with such allegations, he said when asked about demands that he should apologise for the post-Godhra riots in which over 1,000 people were killed. PTI file photo

Yet again ruling out any apology for the 2002 Gujarat riots, Narendra Modi tonight said he should be "hanged" in public if there is even a grain of...

SC willing to defreeze Sahara bank accounts

The Supreme Court today said it was

The Supreme Court today said it was "willing" to defreeze the bank accounts of Sahara and allow the group to sell properties to raise Rs 10,000....

More than 300 people missing after South Korean ferry sinks: coastguard

Part of South Korean passenger ship ''Sewol'' that has been sinking is seen as South Korean maritime policemen search for passengers in the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014. / Reuters Photo

Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry sank off South Korea on Wednesday, the coastguard said, in what could be the country's biggest ...

I should have consulted people before quitting: Kejriwal

' I think we made a mistake on (the issue of) resignation. Resignation in principle was (however) right ', Kejriwal told NDTV here. / PTI file photo

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday said he committed a "mistake" of not consulting people before resigning as chief minister of ...

Appeal to vote secularists divides Bollywood

Several celebrities including filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt, Imtiaz Ali, Zoya Akhtar, Vishal Bharadwaj, Kabir Khan, singer Shubha Mudgal and 'Dhoom 3' director Vijay Krishna Acharya are signatories to the appeal which appeared to have divided Bollywood. PTI photo

Hindi film industry, which prides itself on its secular image, appears to be taking sides for the first time during this Lok Sabha...

Business

TCS to hire 55K employees this fiscal

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today said it will hire 55,000 employees this fiscal, including 25,000 freshers. Reuters photo

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today said it will hire 55,000 employees this fiscal, including 25,000 freshers. "We are planning to hire 55,000...

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Establishments go all out to cash in on poll fever

 To encourage voters to take part in the electoral exercise, Brigade Group has come up with two initiatives. As part of their ''Vote Then Drink Campaign,'' High Ultra Lounge, managed by Brigade Hospitality, is offering a free glass of wine to those who show the indelible ink mark on April 17 between 6-10 pm.  DH graphic for representation only

In an avowed bid to boost voter turnout, pubs, restaurants, hospitals, malls and garment stores are offering discounts to those who cast their vote...

Sports

KKR score 163/5 against Mumbai Indians in IPL-7 opener

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bat in the IPL opening match against Kolkata Knight Riders here today. / PTI FILE PHOTO

Confident Anand looks forward to re-match against Carlsen

The World Championship loss in Chennai had "knocked the ...

Anderson needs medical clearance to make IPL debut

Corey Anderson will require clearance from New Zealand Cricket's medic

Dhoni expects Super Kings to reach at least semifinals

Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels ...

Bolt planning to smash his world records

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt says he is confident he can smash two records..

Photo Gallery
A visitor walks next to a sand sculpture on elections made by Indian sand artist Sudarshan...

A visitor walks next to a sand sculpture on elections made by Indian sand artist Sudarshan...

Members of the election staff carry electronic voting machines (EVM) through a tea garden...

Members of the election staff carry electronic voting machines (EVM) through a tea garden...

A man rests on a boat on the banks of the river Yamuna in the old quarters of Delhi...

A man rests on a boat on the banks of the river Yamuna in the old quarters of Delhi...

Rescue work is carried out after Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express derailed near Jagiroad Station...

Rescue work is carried out after Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express derailed near Jagiroad Station...

Pranab Mukherjee during a meeting with Indian Postal Service Probationers...

Pranab Mukherjee during a meeting with Indian Postal Service Probationers...

Policemen conduct checking on the eve of Lok Sabha elections in Patna...

Policemen conduct checking on the eve of Lok Sabha elections in Patna...

A labourer sits at a window under a railway bridge in the old quarters of Delhi...

A labourer sits at a window under a railway bridge in the old quarters of Delhi...

Bollywood lyricist Gulzar during the inauguration of the painting exhibition Epic...

Bollywood lyricist Gulzar during the inauguration of the painting exhibition Epic...

Members of the election staff carrying electronic voting machines (EVM) cross a water channel...

Members of the election staff carrying electronic voting machines (EVM) cross a water channel...

A woman pastes cow dung cakes on a wall for drying in the northern Indian city of Allahabad...

A woman pastes cow dung cakes on a wall for drying in the northern Indian city of Allahabad...

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The revelations in two books released in the last few days about the working of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) under Manmo
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The conferment of this year's Dadasahib Phalke award on Gulzar is very appropriate and is the right tribute to one of the tit
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Manifestos, containing programmes and policies of political parties, project a tantalising future for the country....
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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

Today's Supplements

A platform for budding designers

'Fashionista-2014', an exhibition-cum-sale organised by the students of fashion and apparel designing of Oxford College of Science, was a huge hit among the visitors. DH photo

'Fashionista-2014', an exhibition-cum-sale organised by the students of fashion and apparel designing of Oxford College of Science, was a hu...

As the D-day draws near...

The voting day is not far away and the cops are leaving nothing to chance. There is heightened checking and bandobast in every nook and corner of the City. DH photo

The voting day is not far away and the cops are leaving nothing to chance. There is heightened checking and bandobast in every nook and......

Bidding adieu to friends

Baldwin Women's Methodist College recently conducted 'Baccalaureate Service' for its graduating students along with the 'College Day'.  DH photo

Baldwin Women's Methodist College recently conducted 'Baccalaureate Service' for its graduating students along with the 'College D...

Long wait for the right project

Polish-German model Claudia Ciesla has done her second item number for Anand Kumar's upcoming film Desi Kattey. DH photo

Polish-German model Claudia Ciesla has done her second item number for Anand Kumar's upcoming film Desi Kattey. Claudia, who will be seen......

Striking features on the ramp

There's no doubt that technology rules our lives. We use the latest gadgets to make our lives easier and that's where Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's latest edition of Galaxy S5 holds relevance.  DH photo

There's no doubt that technology rules our lives. We use the latest gadgets to make our lives easier and that's where Samsung Electronics Co...

When a picture was truly worth a thousand words

Nature in Focus', an exhibition held at the Rangoli Metro Art centre, focussed on creating an awareness about nature and appreciating it in its true form.  DH photo

Nature in Focus', an exhibition held at the Rangoli Metro Art centre, focussed on creating an awareness about nature and appreciating......

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