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Great Survey marker lies in ruin

On a tiny lane off Bagalur main road in Kothanur, in a small corner beside sprawling villas stands a ruin. A stone wall once kept trouble-makers away, but this has been broken by miscreants.

Sunil Chhetri’s young squad look to wrap up series

Members of the Indian team practice at the Bangalore Football Stadiumon  the eve of their second international friendly

Two nations connected by geography but divided by history.Over the years India and Pakistan had seemingly achieved a semblance of harmony before a turn for the worse in recent times.Sporting encounter

India prevail over Pakistan

Pakistan were the more dominant of the two in the early stages with fast movements and interplay being the highlights of their attackline, that caused problems for the Indian defence

India sweep 1-2 at World Team Championship

India B’s Devender Joshi (from left), Rupesh Shah, Pankaj Advani and Ashok Shandilya pose after winning the World Billiards Team

As the country prepared to celebrate a landmark day in its history, the Indian cue sports exponents, who through the years have won laurels in abundance provided the prefect Independence Day gift.

Yuki Bhambri returns for tie against Serbia

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The All Indian Tennis Association selection committee led by chairman Anil Dhupar which met on Wednesday, sprang no surprises in picking a Davis Cup team based on rankings.

Angry man ‘shaves off’ sister’s hair

For this brother-sister duo, who came to the city together to make their fortunes and build their careers, this year’s Raksha Bandhan was a bitter one.

Man beheads daughter beau, chops up body

“If your son comes back with my daughter, he will be chopped into pieces,” was the threat Riyaz Khan, the girl’s father, issued to the boy’s mother Salma through a phone call four days ago.

Gopalakrishnan turns start-up angel

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Siddaramaiah government may fall soon: Sadananda Gowda

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Railway minister and senior BJP leader D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said the present Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka can fall anytime and asked his party workers to get ready for elections.

Engaging-with-Pakistan has been one of Delhi’s big growth industries over the past 15 years. Apart from domestic investment (both from the public and private sectors), it has attracted generous quantities of foreign direct investment, despite not having much to show by way of tangible returns.

There is a slow but systematic attempt to change India’s name from Bharat to Hindustan — playing up the word “Hindu” in Hindustan and trying to repackage it as the abode of the Hindus. B.R. Ambedkar and his team that drafted the Constitution of India consciously avoided the term “Hindustan” as they could foresee its implications in a land that takes pride in its diversity.