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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.

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From the Print Edition
Outside support till issues are resolved: Bhujbal
No question of NCP parting ways with Congress: Praful Patel

China accuses Dalai Lama of “sabotaging” ties with India
Visit to Arunachal Pradesh not political: Tibetan leader

Karnataka rebels unyielding
NEW DELHI: There was no immediate end in sight to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s troubles in Karnataka despite several rounds of talks held here on Tuesday between senior party leader Sushma Swaraj and one of the Reddy brothers — ...

‘Centre looking at cutting subsidies’
NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has ruled out withdrawing the fiscal stimulus packages until the economy returns to a firm growth track. . Inaugurating the Economic Editors’ Conference here on Tuesday, he said: ...

Chidambaram welcomes fatwa against terror
DEOBAND (U.P.): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday deplored violence in the name of religion and made a fervent appeal that more voices be raised against terrorism and all forms of violence, mainly communal strife. He said the Babri ...

Special PDS basket trimmed
CHENNAI: The Special Public Distribution System, covering the supply of commodities such as toor dhal, urid dhal and palmolein, is being trimmed. Rava and maida will not be supplied once the available stocks of the commodities are exhausted. ...

China voices concern over visa policy


Cricket banned along the Marina
Over 200 Corporation grounds to be made available to youngsters

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