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Launching our beta website: beta.thehindu.com

The redesigned website of The Hindu was launched on Saturday, August 15, in beta.

As the website of a 130-year-old newspaper of record, it retains its core values of independence, authenticity, and credibility while adopting contemporary web design principles, tools, and features.

The design is by Mario Garcia Jr., of Garcia Media, Tampa. Florida, USA. The workflow solution is by CCI Europe A/S, Denmark.The web publishing system is from Escenic A/S, Norway.

The new design offers a refreshing mix of easy-on-the-eye layout, rich visual content, and intuitive navigation. It is optimised for the latest versions of Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome. It has topic-based exploratory and research capability. In a few months, the full content of the old website, including the archive, will migrate to the redesigned website. We will be introducing multi-media content, social media tools, and other advanced features progressively.

In the beta phase, readers can continue to visit the old website at www.thehindu.com. They can click on the 'Today's Paper' link in the beta site to go to the old website, which has the archive from the year 2000. Breaking news and updates have moved to the redesigned website. Both websites will have content from the feature sections.

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From the Print Edition
YSR loyalists tone down campaign
Meet called off after strong signals from AICC

Can YSR’s team continue?
HYDERABAD: A crucial constitutional question has arisen before Governor N.D. Tiwari whether members of Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy’s Cabinet will continue to remain Ministers after his death. Mr. Tiwari referred the issue to the ...

Nepal deplores attack on Indian priests, promises action
It’s an attempt to harm Nepal-India relations, says Nepalese Minister

No decision until mourning is over
Congress high command not to accept any representation on anybody’s behalf

India expresses concern at attack on priests
NEW DELHI: India on Saturday viewed with serious concern the attack on the two newly appointed Indian priests at the Pashupathinath temple in Kathmandu on Friday and said the “unprovoked and criminal act of violence” caused deep ...

More powers for emerging economies
G20 agrees on increased voting rights in IMF, World Bank

More engineering colleges in State come under CBI scanner


BJP may follow Congress to create a position for Advani
Proposal needs amendments to parliamentary party constitution

Widening of Wallajah Road to start soon
CHENNAI: The Chennai Corporation will by September 15 start widening Wallajah Road and Swami Sivananda Salai, two important roads near the new Assembly complex. The work forms part of the implementation of the traffic impact study for ...

ATHLETICS
Bolt steals the limelight
Isinbayeva, Richards and Bekele split jackpot

TENNIS
Kiefer gives Nadal a tough time
Men’s top 16 in Grand Slam third round for the first time in Open era

Talks only after action by Pakistan: Krishna
BANGALORE: External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Saturday blamed Pakistan for the “abrupt suspension” of the composite dialogue and said talks would resume only if Islamabad satisfied New Delhi’s requirements by acting ...

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