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Adding colour to theatre fest in Delhi  (31 October 08:46 am) 
To promote emerging talent in theatre, the festival will organise a competition called Manchnaad on November 3 and 4 for which entries were invited from across the country.
Parking rate hike deferred in New Delhi  (31 October 08:46 am) 
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation’s Standing Committee on Thursday postponed a proposal to hike car parking charges to Rs.20 for the first hour and Rs.50 for up to three hours.
Nigeria lauds Chennai help in Ebola fight  (31 October 08:46 am) 
Chennai Declaration is an initiative to fight antibiotics resistance
Small plane crashes in Caribbean Sea  (31 October 08:46 am) 
Authorities searched in the Caribbean Sea off Dutch St. Maarten on Thursday for one of two pilots from a small cargo plane operated by a U.S. company that crashed shortly after takeoff. The...
A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fir...
Moscow, Kiev clinch deal on gas supply  (31 October 07:46 am) 
Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a multi-billion dollar deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flow into Ukraine and beyond to the European Union throughout the winter despite their...
First district to have People’s Biodiversity Register for all local bodies
Appointment of T.P. Sreenivasan as its chief
Water level in dam touches 135.4 ft on Thursday
Voices against death penalty, from 1931  (31 October 02:46 am) 
The city vociferously protested the hanging of Bhagat Singh and his comrades
Thevar Jayanthi turns violent in Tambaram  (31 October 02:46 am) 
The tension in the air near the busy Shanmugam Road in Tambaram was palpable on Thursday. M.R.M Street junction nearby resembled a fortress, with over 400 policemen deployed after Wednesday...
Swimming in sewage  (31 October 02:46 am) 
Friends of Chennai, a social initiative, was The Hindu’s gift to the city on its 375th birthday. FoC seeks to serve as a vehicle for residents’ hopes and concerns about the city. Today, we take a
Nigeria lauds city help in Ebola fight  (31 October 02:46 am) 
Chennai Declaration is an initiative to fight antibiotics resistance
Section 377 is back in the news. This time, reports say, a techie in Bangalore has been arrested under this section (read with section 420, IPC), after his wife lodged a complaint. She provided ev...
Carnatic guru T.R. Balamani dies  (31 October 02:46 am) 
Carnatic guru T.R. Balamani, who moulded the lives of hundreds of vocalists for over 50 years, died at her daughter’s home in the city on Thursday morning. She was 79 and had moved from Mumbai to...
Sridevi will star in an important role; palace-like set being erected on ECR for filming of song with 300 dancers
The 50-year-old debutant director  (31 October 02:46 am) 
Some dreams are worth pursuing in tinsel town. Jaikrishna’s is a case point.The 50-year-old turns debutant director with the Vijay Sethupathi-Kreshna-starrer Vanmam that is expected...
RSS leaders give inputs to HRD Minister  (31 October 01:49 am) 
A group of senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionaries including Suresh Soni and Dattatreya Hosabale met Union Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani on Thursday to give t...
Comparative perspectives, need of the hour  (31 October 01:49 am) 
The remarks of former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott — more famously known for his marathon talks on the nuclear issue with Jaswant Singh under the earlier Vajpayee regime —
Dalit groups to protest outside stadium  (31 October 01:47 am) 
Even as the Wankhede stadium will be packed with political bigwigs and celebrities for the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as the Maharashtra Chief Minister on Friday, Dalit organisations will st...
Mudgal panel final report on Nov. 3  (31 October 01:47 am) 
The Supreme Court-appointed probe commission headed by (Retd.) Justice Mukul Mudgal will submit the final report on the IPL-6 betting and spot-fixing scandal on November 3. “We will be su...
Python joins in Chhath Puja  (31 October 01:47 am) 
The sighting of an eight-foot-long python on the Yamuna river banks where the ‘Chhath Puja’ rituals were being performed by thousands of devotees caused mayhem on Wednesday. Wildlife SOS, a
Dhrupad musicians denied visas to U.S.  (31 October 01:47 am) 
Three Hindustani classical musicians have been denied visas to attend a three-week tour of the U.S.Dhrupad singers Sanjeev Jha and Manish Kuimar, known as the Bihar Brothers, and who were t...
Shahi Imam sparks row  (31 October 01:47 am) 
The Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif but leaving out Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the
Govt. cuts non-Plan spending by 10%  (31 October 01:49 am) 
The Finance Ministry on Thursday ordered a mandatory 10 per cent cut in the Centre’s non-Plan expenditure for 2014-15. The cut does not cover interest payment, repayment of debt, defence...