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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
Barack Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize
For his work for a world without nuclear arms

Kabul attackers are enemies of peace: India
Kabul/New Delhi: Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Friday visited the Indian embassy in Kabul, which was the target of a suicide attack on Thursday that left 17 people dead. She, however, refrained from pointing fingers at Pakistan. ...

EXCLUSIVE
Manmohan’s team subjected to American profiling
U.S. rejection of visas for Muslim journalists nearly derailed Manmohan’s visit to G20

Rs. 1,000-crore advance aid for Andhra Pradesh
HYDERABAD: After an aerial survey of the flood-hit areas of Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday announced Rs. 1000 crore as advance Central assistance for relief and rehabilitation measures. Dr. Singh said further ...

Efforts to be made to bring Tamil Nadu back into gas grid circuit: Alagiri
CHENNAI: All efforts would be taken through the State Government to restore Tamil Nadu as a beneficiary of the Kakinada-based gas grid, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers M. K. Alagiri said on Friday. Inaugurating the 99th ...

The phone never stops ringing here
Most calls to Cambridge University are from India for interview with “Venki”

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