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Music lovers in Vijayawada shocked by Shrinivas's death

The Hindufew minutes ago The news was hard to digest for them as his live performance in the city late last year is still fresh in their memory. Shrinivas was so dedicated to learning new things that he had once insisted that his guru (Subbaraju) should stay with him forever but the latter was not inclined to oblige his di...

Mandolin Shrinivas, the child prodigy, is no more

The Hindufew minutes ago U. Shrinivas, who cast a spell on audiences with his Western instrument, the mandolin, died here on Friday. He was only 45 and is survived by his father, mother, two sisters and brother Rajesh, wh...

Foodgrain production to fall 7% due to poor monsoon

Times of Indiafew minutes agoIndia's foodgrain production is projected to drop by 7 per cent to about 120 million tonnes in this year due to poor monsoon rains.

Jharkhand high court reserves order in separate cases of fodder scam involving Lalu and Nitish

Times of Indiafew minutes agoJharkhand high court on Friday reserved orders in connection with two separate cases of fodder scam, involving former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad in one and another former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar in the other.

Mandolin Shrinivas passes away

The Hindufew minutes ago Child prodigy-turned master musician Mandolin U. Shrinivas (45) passed away at 9 a.m. at a private hospital in the city on Friday following a lung infection. He has been ailing for some time. He r...

Chinese soldiers return to Chumar

The Hindufew minutes ago Official sources said 35 PLA men returned to Chumar and were perched on a hillock while another 300 soldiers were maintaining presence close to Line of Actual Control.

Cycling and that glass of tea

The Hindufew minutes ago Monsoon Tea Riders, a bicycling group, explores the city as it wakes up every morning

BJP softens stand, says it always sacrificed to save alliance with Shiv Sena

Times of Indiafew minutes agoIn a mild softening of its stand, the state BJP said it has decided to send a fresh seat-sharing formula to the Sena before making any final move on the matter.

Acid attack survivors to to run cafe in Taj city

Hindustan Timesfew minutes agoTo be run by acid attack survivors and christened as Caf Sheroes Hangout the outlet is being supported by the organisation Stop Acid Attack which hopes to launch the cafe in the first week of October before taking the concept to Delhi

5 ports in Karnataka will be developed under PPP mode: Minister of ports

Times of Indiafew minutes agoMinister of ports Baburao Chinchansur said that private developers have come forward to develop five minor ports in the state under the Karnataka State Port Development Policy 2014.

Congress questions timing of Modis statement on Indian Muslims

Hindustan Timesfew minutes agoQuestioning the timing of Prime Minister Narendra Modis statement ahead of his US visit that Indian Muslims will live and die for India Congress on Friday wondered whether BJP and its other leaders adhere to it

A hoary past

The Hindufew minutes ago Golf is played in a variety of settings throughout the world and on a variety of courses. Without a doubt, not all are blessed with the refinements of manicured greens and watered fairways that are...

Saarc nations vow to combat terrorism, piracy

Times of Indiafew minutes agoSaarc countries today vowed to combat common challenges of terrorism, piracy, human trafficking, drugs smuggling, cyber crime and corruption by forging cooperation among the law enforcement agencies of the eight-member grouping.

Luxury, decadence and concrete glory

The Hindufew minutes ago In its cosmopolitan benevolence, Akila Kannadasan finds a Dubai that welcomes the world to shop to its heart’s content at the Dubai Summer Surprises festival

Bharatpur Parents claim deceased infant was a goddess

Hindustan Timesfew minutes agoThe death of a twoandahalf year old girl under mysterious circumstances at Nat Mohalla in Kumher town of Bharatpur district on Thursday made it difficult for the administration to handle the situation as people flocked to offer prayers at the girls samadhi

PM condoles death of musician U. Shrinivas

The Hindufew minutes ago Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the death of carnatic musician U. Srinivas and recalled the mandolin maestro’s long-standing contribution to music. <a href="http://www.th...

Indian diplomat’s daughter awarded compensation

The Hindufew minutes ago Krittika Biswas (21), the daughter of an Indian diplomat formerly in the country’s New York consulate, won a significant legal victory from the City, which has agreed to a $225,000 settlement alon...

Sunny siestas by the sea shore

The Hindufew minutes ago Amidst lush tropical fruits and stunning views of the bluest ocean, Seychelles offers a feast for your senses

Robbers beat up family rape woman in Jaipur

Hindustan Timesfew minutes agoFour armed robbers barged into a house of a retired engineer in the wee hours of Friday beat up the family members and allegedly raped a woman before decamping with jewellery and cash

Iranian youth behind Happy video sentenced

Hindustan Timesfew minutes agoA defense lawyer in Iran says six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams Happy and the videos director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes

Scottish nationalist leader Salmond quits after losing independence vote

Hindustan Timesfew minutes agoScottish nationalist Alex Salmond resigned as leader of his party on Friday and will quit as First Minister of his country after losing an independence referendum

Now explore Egyptian pyramids from home

Hindustan Timesfew minutes agoIf you are yet to experience the wonders of the ancient world still surviving in Egypt you can now turn into a virtual visitor thanks to Google Street View and explore the pyramids from the comforts of your home

Designs for life

The Hindufew minutes ago By taking inspiration from gypsies, gamcha weavers and rural craftspeople who are the real custodians of age-old handicraft traditions, a few designers at Srishti 2014 in Coimbatore have also breathed new life into their lives

The hippie capitalist

The Hindufew minutes ago Hidesign founder Dilip Kapur tells Shonali Muthalaly what it took him to create an International brand

Alibaba beats Facebook, raises $21.7 bn in biggest-ever IPO

Times of Indiafew minutes agoBy raising as much as $25 billion, Alibaba is poised to break the record for the largest initial public offering in history.

Good relations not at cost of security, dignity: Cong

Times of Indiafew minutes agoTaking potshots at the Narendra Modi government over its talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Congress today said good relations are important but not at the cost of "security and dignity".

The long and short of it

The Hindufew minutes ago Many people like long hair and try numerous methods to get long healthy hair. Expensive hair care products, oils, treatments…the list is endless. Hair growth is an internal process and anything ex...

BJP wants to talk to Sena on each Maharashtra seat

The Hindufew minutes ago “We will send a proposal to Sena on the number of seats we want to contest. There are 59 seats where Sena didn’t win in the last 25 years and 19 where BJP didn’t win... We want discussion on each seat,” former State BJP president Sudhir Mungantiwar said.

Video: ISIS releases Hollywood-style trailer “Flames of War: Fighting Has Just Begun”

One Indiafew minutes agoBaghdad, Sept 19: The dreaded Islamic militants group ISIS on Tuesday released a Hollywood-styled video titled " 'Flames of War", and threatened attacks against US troops in Iraq. After beheading two US journalists- James Foley and Steven Sotloff last month,

Banks to be careful about Jan Dhan Yojana: RBI

The Hindufew minutes ago The Reserve Bank on Friday warned the banks to be more careful while opening accounts under the Jan-Dhan Yojana, saying that a single individual could open multiple accounts in the lure of Rs 1 la...

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