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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.

Readers can comment on several stories in the beta website.

From the Print Edition
Chandrayaan-I finds traces of water on moon
Very important step made with the discovery: U.S. scientist

India to US: Don’t tell us to sign NPT


Pokhran II: “no scientific basis for doubts”
MUMBAI: Refuting the doubts raised recently over the success of the May 1998 Pokhran II tests, Anil Kakodkar, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and R. Chidambaram, AEC Chairman in 1998 and now Principal Scientific Adviser to the ...

“Give us some time to probe Saeed’s role in 26/11”
New York: Ahead of two key bilateral meetings here, Pakistan on Thursday sought more time to investigate the role of detained Jamat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed in the November last Mumbai terror attacks. It, however, claimed that India had so ...

Where did the water on moon come from?
Crashing comets and meteors might have brought water

Remember G20, ‘Smoky City’ is where global warming started
Pittsburgh: Known today for the decimation of its traditional economy by globalisation, this former steel town in western Pennsylvania where the summit of G20 major economies gets under way on Thursday has a darker history that the United ...

Rahul’s unannounced visit to Uttar Pradesh ruffles feathers
Government unaware; even Congressmen were not informed

Security Council should stick to mandate, says India
Pittsburgh: India has argued that non-proliferation obligations arise from treaties to which states are parties and that any question of non-compliance has to be addressed in accordance with those treaties or agreements and not by the Security ...

G20 considering ‘peer review’ by IMF
Pittsburgh: Though details of official talks at the ‘sherpa’ level are being kept a closely guarded secret by the 19 countries gathered here for the summit of the G20 (the 20th participant being the European Union), the United ...

Indians doing business abroad among most corrupt: report
NEW DELHI: At least 30 per cent of the 2,742 business executives surveyed across the world regard Indians among the most corrupt when doing business abroad, according to the latest report by an NGO, Transparency International India (TII). ...

Ford plans to add 1,000 jobs
CHENNAI: The State government and Ford India on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding to formalise an investment of $500 million to double the production capacity of the company’s plant at Maraimalai Nagar, about 40 km south of ...

CIL staff to donate pay to buy Mahatma’s house
INDORE: Employees of Coal India Ltd. (CIL) will donate one day’s salary to purchase a house in South Africa where Mahatma Gandhi stayed as a lawyer. “All the CIL employees will donate their one-day salary towards the noble ...

BASKETBALL
China regains FIBA-Asia title
Japan overcomes Chinese Taipei’s challenge to take third spot

CRICKET
South Africa keeps its chances alive
Wayne Parnell scalps five; de Villiers guides the host home

CRICKET
The new kids on the block
The promise in Umar Akmal and Gavin Tonge is immense

‘Indian payload helped M3 detect water’
BANGALORE: An indigenously developed payload (scientific instrument), the Hyper-Spectral Imager (HySI) on board Chandrayaan-1, provided inputs towards detecting water on the lunar surface, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) spokesperson ...

Clarification on FTA with Asean
  Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia clarifies : In the report “Free Trade Agreement will benefit India: Scindia” published in The Hindu on ...

Assam to recruit surrendered militants
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the government will raise two new battalions of the Assam Police by recruiting surrendered militants. The battalions would be raised as part of State government’s plan to ...

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