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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.

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From the Print Edition
Key secessionist leader shot, critical
Fazal Haq Qureshi targeted for participation in peace talks, says jihadist group

Law Ministry rejects Dinakaran’s elevation
File returned to Chief Justice of India

Retirement age of college teachers likely to be raised
LDF State Committee meeting may take up the issue

Patriarch of Jammu & Kashmir jihad turned peacemaker
Fazal-ul-Haq Qureshi played a key role in All Parties Hurriyat Conference’s ongoing secret dialogue with New Delhi

Orders against 4 police officers stayed
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed two directions by the Madras High Court to the Tamil Nadu government, to initiate disciplinary proceedings against four senior police officers and to place them under suspension. The High ...

Rajkhowa held, brought to Guwahati
Guwahati: United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa and the self-styled deputy commander-in-chief of the outfit, Raju Baruah, have been arrested. They, along with their family members, were taken into custody after they ...

Suicide bombers target mosque
Senior Army officers among 40 killed in Rawalpindi attack

Left, Trinamool Congress leaders meet Prime Minister
He assures them that their claims will be examined

India can return to 8-9% growth: Zoellick
NEW DELHI: India is likely to return to a high growth of 8-9% in a year or two, helped by strong fiscal and monetary measures to counter the global financial crisis, World Bank president Robert Zoellick said on Friday. The 11th Plan ...

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India on top as Dhoni rubs it in
The host declares at 726 for nine, its highest Test score ever

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I am not disappointed, says Sehwag
The dashing opener and Sri Lankan coach pay tributes to Muralitharan

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