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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.

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From the Print Edition
Flood havoc down South
Karnataka death toll 132; some respite in Andhra Pradesh

AG urges Dinakaran to preside over court
BANGALORE: Even as uncertainty continued over whether the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, P.D. Dinakaran, would preside over judicial proceedings from Monday, Advocate-General (AG) Ashok Harnahalli urged him to sit on the Bench and ...

Armed forces intensify rescue, relief operations
Boats, personnel have been rushed to the affected regions in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh

CJI seeks report from Tamil Nadu
New Delhi: Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan has called for a report from the Tamil Nadu government on the allegations against the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, P.D. Dinakaran, that he acquired large land holdings. ...

Bid to demolish fish market sparks protest
CHENNAI: Tension prevailed on Kuppam Beach Road, Thiruvanmiyur, on Saturday morning as around 400 women belonging to the fishing community prevented Chennai Corporation officials from demolishing a fish market constructed after the tsunami. ...

Resident status for Sri Lankan Tamils under Centre’s consideration


Obama to host Manmohan on November 24
NEW DELHI: U.S. President Barack Obama will host Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the White House on November 24, according to a statement by the Press Secretary to the U.S. President. Privilege of ...

U.N. releases Mahatma stamp
The $1 stamp is designed by Miami-based artist Ferdie Pacheco

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