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Tuesday 23 September 2014
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Reports on Xi's 'regional war' remarks are 'wild guess':China

China today termed as

China today termed as wild guess reports that President Xi Jinping's comments asking the PLA to improve its ability...

Youth killed by tiger in Delhi Zoo

A white tiger at Delhi zoo observes the youth, who fell into its moat before mauling him to death. TV Grab.

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In a hair-raising incident which was captured live on cameras, a white tiger killed a youth after he fell into the animal's moat in the Delhi Zoo, an official said Tuesday.

I don't aspire to become Maharashtra CM: Uddhav

A fortnight after openly voicing his desire to become Chief Minister, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said he has no such ambition.PTI File Photo

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said he has no such ambition to become Chief Minister of Maharastra...

No reward to encounter killer cop till gallantry is proved: SC

Police officials involved in encounter killings shall not be rewarded till their gallantry is established beyond doubt, the Supreme Court held today while framing a slew of guidelines including mandatory magisterial inquiry into such incidents. PTI photo

Police officials involved in encounter killings shall not be rewarded till their gallantry is established beyond doubt, the Supreme...

Mars orbiter insertion tomorrow; will India make space history?

As India's Mars mission moved a step closer to home after the dormant main engine on the spacecraft was testfired flawlessly, ISRO looked confident of giving one final nudge tomorrow to put it in orbit around Mars that, if successful, would see it make space history. PTi File Photo

As India's Mars mission moved a step closer to home after the dormant main engine on the spacecraft was testfired flawlessly...

Business

Sensex, Nifty fall most in over two months

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat in the opening session of trade Tuesday, even as information technology (IT), entertainment, media, technology (TECK) stocks gained. PTI file photo

In their worst single-day fall in over two months, Sensex today tumbled 431 points and Nifty tanked 129 points on massive selling by foreign ...

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Modi gets rousing welcome in Bangalore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah at the HAL airport, Bangalore on Tuesday. Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala is also seen. PTI Photo/PIB

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a two-day visit to Karnataka for the first time after assuming office, was Tuesday given a rousing welcome ...

Sports

Sachin, Waugh to be inducted as Bradman Honourees

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's tryst with Australia and

Nadal's coach criticizes female Davis Cup captain

Rafael Nadal's coach Toni Nadal has criticized the appointment of a wo

Bindra wins individual bronze, finishes on podium twice

Indian shooting ace Abhinav Bindra today bid adieu to Asian Games by clinch

Uphill task for Scorchers as they face upbeat KKR

Having won 11 matches on a trot, the Kolkata Knight Riders will be...

CSK make a statement of intent

No batsman is more consistent or successful than Suresh Raina...

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Shoaib Akhtar rides bike during a Champions League Twenty20 match in Bengaluru ...

Shoaib Akhtar rides bike during a Champions League Twenty20 match in Bengaluru ...

Sania Mirza after a practice session at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea  ...

Sania Mirza after a practice session at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea ...

Home Minister Rajnath Singh drives a motorcycle at Thalkobad CRPF camp ...

Home Minister Rajnath Singh drives a motorcycle at Thalkobad CRPF camp ...

FC Goa’s coach Zico and marquee player Robert Pires along with Nita Ambani ...

FC Goa’s coach Zico and marquee player Robert Pires along with Nita Ambani ...

Ambassadors of Kochi International Half Marathon, cricketer Harbhajan Singh and actor Mohanlal  ...

Ambassadors of Kochi International Half Marathon, cricketer Harbhajan Singh and actor Mohanlal ...

A vehicle  to campaign for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ahead of  elactions ...

A vehicle to campaign for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ahead of elactions ...

An irate White Tiger cramps a student after he fell in its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo ...

An irate White Tiger cramps a student after he fell in its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo ...

A woman carries her baby near her damaged house after floodwater receded ...

A woman carries her baby near her damaged house after floodwater receded ...

Flood victims remov debris from their collapsed house after floodwater recedes ...

Flood victims remov debris from their collapsed house after floodwater recedes ...

Soha Ali Khan during a promotional of her upcoming film 'Chaarfutiya Chhokare' in Kolkata ...

Soha Ali Khan during a promotional of her upcoming film 'Chaarfutiya Chhokare' in Kolkata ...

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Blogs

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Entertainment

'Liar's Dice' to represent India at Oscars

Hindi film Liar s Dice a road drama about a tribal womans journey to find her missing husband, has been selected as India s official entry to the upcoming Academy awards in the best foreign film category. Movie poster

Hindi film 'Liar's Dice', a road drama about a tribal woman's journey to find her missing husband, has been selected as India's official entry to the upcoming...

Today's Supplements

Magic through the lens

Creative 'Bird of Paradise' by Ranjini Kamath.

Photography may be an expensive hobby but it is a passion for many. There are a number of youngsters in the City who are......

Going back to basics

 Monisha Suresh (second from left) and Pradeep E Sinnas (extreme right) at the compost pit at Richards Park.

The government's efforts to get people to segregate waste may have failed but many people in the City have gotten a cue......

'I never think before I act'

Fawad Khan

As his lips widen into a charming smile brightening his face, he says, "Fawad means 'heart'," answering a query on the meaning of his......

The glory of Adil Shahi

The dry dusty city of Bijapur is synonymous with historical monuments like Gol Gumbaz, and other mosques and mausoleums. Photos by author

The dry dusty city of Bijapur is synonymous with historical monuments like Gol Gumbaz, and other mosques and mausoleums......

A starry imprint

looking back Monster stars weigh more than hundreds of times the mass of the Sun.

Astronomers have found evidence for the existence of the monster stars long thought to have populated the early Universe. Weighing in at......

The non-CO2 factors

Carbon-dioxide released from burning of fossil fuels like coal has been regarded as the chief cause of global warming. PTI file photo

Carbon-dioxide released from burning of fossil fuels like coal has been regarded as the chief cause of global warming. it is said......

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