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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
Liberhan report likely to be tabled today
Decision after hectic parleys; leak of report on Babri Masjid demolition rocks Parliament

Rajapaksa calls early presidential election
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday ordered a fresh Presidential election, possibly in the second half of January, two years ahead of his tenure, and stuck to his plans unveiled in an interview to The ...

Manmohan signals expansion of liberalisation policies, calls for American investment
Accord on reprocessing will be a major gain from U.S. visit

Constitution Bench to hear dam case afresh
New Delhi: A five-Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will hear afresh from January 19, 2010 Tamil Nadu’s suit questioning an enactment made by Kerala that seeks to prevent raising of the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam ...

NEWS ANALYSIS
Proof of planning, conspiracy a big blow to BJP, RSS
New Delhi: Once the dust from the unnecessary debate over who leaked the Liberhan Commission’s findings settles down, the country will be in a better position to reflect upon the political consequences of the enquiry report on one of ...

Bid to undo Opposition unity: BJP
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday charged the government with deliberately leaking the Liberhan Commission report on the Babri Masjid demolition to undo opposition unity on the sugarcane price issue, on which the Left and Right ...

Kasab’s village, no-go area for journalists
ISLAMABAD: Mission objective: to get a journalist in Pakistan to visit Faridkot village and write for The Hindu about what people there are saying about their now internationally known ex-resident, Ajmal Amir ...

‘I’m not a person who would leak the report’
CHANDIGARH: Upset over the “leakage” of his report on the Babri Masjid demolition, Justice (retd) Manmohan Singh Liberhan on Monday said he was not a “characterless” person who would hand it over to the ...

MUMBAI TERROR: ONE YEAR AFTER
‘Operation renovation’ on in Oberoi Hotel
To reopen in the first quarter of 2010; it was gutted in the attack by two terrorists

Manmohan briefed on Af-Pak policy
Washington: United States Defence Secretary Robert Gates met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday and briefed him on the broader contours of the new Af-Pak policy of the Obama administration. During the meeting, which lasted for ...

CRICKET
Toss may prove vital in the second Test
The Indian spin attack has to recover from the mental pounding in Ahmedabad

SNOOKER
Kamal Chawla’s run comes to an end; Morgan is the master
HYDERABAD: Kamal Chawla’s dream run has ended and so has the Indian challenge in the ONGC-IBSF World snooker championship. The 21-year-old Kamal, who was the lone Indian in action in the knockout phase on Monday, was clearly the ...

CRICKET
Dhoni expects Sehwag to fire
Kanpur: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni expected Virender Sehwag to fire in the second Test. “You don’t really want to tell a player like him what to do. That is how he plays the game. He is more of an aggressor and is ...

Four platforms to be extended at Chennai Central Station
CHENNAI: Work to extend the length of four platforms at Chennai Central Railway station to accommodate trains with more rakes has begun. Chennai Divisional Railway Manager S.K. Kulshrestha said on completion of the work on platforms, ...

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