Historian Ramchandra Guha pays his tribute to the late literary legend UR Anathamurthy. The 81 yr-old Ananthamurthy was hospitalised after suffering from kidney problems. He had stopped responding to dialysis and was on life support.
Chettiya in Assam presents a sad spectacle after nine villages were burnt to the ground and nine people shot dead by Nagas. Hundreds have fled the area and are now living in relief camps waiting for violence to abate. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered a CBI probe into conflict and
The terrorists hiding in the area opened fire upon the forces at around 7:50 pm.
Earlier this week, it had violated the ceasefire along Hamirpur sector located in Poonch district.
These samples have are to be sent to a forensic lab in Hyderabad because the two labs in Delhi are overstretched.
A local school in the area has been house to over 400 families ever since the violence unleashed along the Assam-Nagaland border in an age-old border dispute.
Ex-New Zealand skipper Fleming backed under-fire MS Dhoni as still the best option to lead India in Tests notwithstanding the squad's 1-3 defeat to England.
Returning from the injury, London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal, aiming for a medal in the World Championships beginning in Copenhagen on August 25.
India hockey chief coach Terry Walsh expressed the hope that the team would end its 16-year-long wait for the Asian Games gold in Incheon.
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