Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Saturday, February 27, 2010
ePaper | Mobile/PDA Version
Google



Breaking News and Updates, now at our beta website
News
ePaper
Front Page
National
States:
• Tamil Nadu
• Andhra Pradesh
• Karnataka
• Kerala
• New Delhi
• Other States
International
Opinion
Business
Sport
Miscellaneous
• Cartoons
Engagements

Sudoku
Today's Headlines


RSS Feeds


Specials
In Focus
Photo Gallery
Events 2009
Know Your English

Features:
Magazine
Literary Review
Open Page
Metro Plus
Business
Education Plus
Book Review
Young World
SciTech
NXg
Friday Review
Cinema Plus
Quest
Property Plus

Stocks
Quotes
SE Diary

Advts
Retail Plus
Classifieds
Jobs
Obituary

Archives
Yesterday's Issue
Datewise

Google

Group Sites
The Hindu
The Hindu ePaper
Business Line
Business Line ePaper
Sportstar
Frontline
Publications
eBooks
Images
Ergo

Home

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
Budget focus on fiscal prudence to sustain growth
Click here for pdf file

Pranab eyes the long-term
NEW DELHI: Short-term pains for long-term growth. That more or less summarises Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee’s budgetary exercise for 2010-11. The stimulus-aided economy is well on the road to recovery with an anticipated growth of ...

9 Indians killed in Taliban attack on hotels
Kabul/New Delhi: Targeting Indians yet again, the Taliban on Friday carried out coordinated suicide attacks at two hotels in Kabul killing up to nine Indians, including two Major-rank Army officers, evoking a sharp reaction from India. ...

Choice of decibel over decimal lets government off price hook


Petrol, diesel prices hiked
NEW DELHI: The oil marketing companies have announced a hike in petrol price by Rs. 2.71 a litre and diesel price by Rs. 2.55 with effect from midnight on Friday night, after Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee juggled customs and excise duties ...

Protest against move to hike excise duty on petrol, diesel
NEW DELHI: It took the Opposition a little while to react to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee’s proposal to raise the excise duty on petrol and diesel by Re 1 a litre. The entire Opposition staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha to ...

Left: it will neither stimulate growth nor control inflation
NEW DELHI: The Left parties on Friday criticised the Union budget proposals as anti-people and threatened to launch protests. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) Polit Bureau called for withdrawal of the indirect tax proposals which, ...

An exceedingly good budget: Manmohan
Lauds Pranab Mukherjee for ‘a job well done’

Husain accepts Qatari offer
DUBAI: After living in self-imposed exile for four years following a spate of litigation against him for his paintings of Hindu goddesses, India’s iconic artist M.F. Husain has accepted the offer by Qatar to confer its nationality on ...

A very balanced effort: Chidambaram
NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has termed the budget a “very balanced effort” marked by a mature assessment of the state of the economy and of the measures required to sustain a high and inclusive growth. In a ...

Banned footage to be removed
PUNE: Though a court order barred the electronic media from broadcasting CCTV footage of the German Bakery bomb blast, it remained available on www.youtube.com for a long time. On Friday, the Pune police ...

India-Pakistan talks an encouraging step towards full dialogue: Krishna
“If we are to build upon the past discussions, trust must be restored”

India condemns Kabul attacks
Arrangements are being made for the expeditious treatment of the injured

Iceberg-glacier collision could trigger climatic changes
The ice masses are likely to lower oxygen levels in the oceans

Whale will stay on despite trainer’s death
ORLANDO (Florida): Despite calls to free or destroy the animal, SeaWorld said on Thursday it would keep the killer whale that drowned its trainer, but would suspend all orca shows while it decides whether to change the way handlers work with ...

Ammonium nitrate, detonators seized in Thane
Mumbai: Barely a week after ammonium nitrate and electronic detonators were seized in Kolhapur district, a stockpile of explosives was found at Shendrun village, Shahapur taluk in Thane (Rural) district. In a raid on a house on Thursday ...

Tiger census begins in Buxa
KOLKATA: The first phase of the tiger population census in West Bengal’s Buxa Tiger Reserve has started, officials said on Friday. A Wildlife Institute of India estimate suggests that there may be just 10 tigers left in the ...

Other Stories






Read Today's supplements: Metro Plus | Property Plus |

Send: Comments to: thehindu@vsnl.com
Letters to the Editor to: letters@thehindu.co.in with full postal address


BL-CII Award
Frontline 25 Years
Music & Dance
Survey Ind. Industry
Elections 2009
Education
Health
Image Gallery
Know Your English
Delhi Compass
Films
Chandraayan I
Frontline Subscribe
Sportstar Subscribe
The Hindu Mobile
Digital Sportstar
Digital Frontline
Brand Quest
Mumbai Terror

Yesterday's
Front Page

Resources
  • Text of 2010-11 Budget Speech New! [PDF]
  • Speech of Mamata Banerjee introducing the Railway Budget 2010-11 New! [PDF]
  • Bt Brinjal: Note by Ministry of Environment and Forests New!
  • Writing and writing is my happiness New!
  • Interview with Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani New!
  • 'Crime fiction is about social inequality' New!
  • List of Padma Awardees New! [PDF]
  • Joint Statement issued at the conclusion of the Second Meeting of Ministers of BASIC Group, New Delhi New!
  • Press note by the Editor's Guild on 'paid news' New! [PDF]
  • Tyagi Committee's report on YSR's helicopter crash New! [PDF]
  • Declaration: India-Pakistan Conference New!
  • Telangana: Text of Home Minister's statement New!
  • Text of Pakistan Supreme Court's Short Order New! [PDF]
  • Text of the China-U.S. joint statement New!
  • Karan Thapar interviews Sitaram Yechury New!
  • Vice-President's address at the Workshop on "Parliament and Media" New! [PDF]
  • Unique ID will enable more effective public delivery
  • Of Kandahar, statesmanship, and contrasting approaches [PDF]
  • CJAR on Supreme Court Judges' decision on declaration of assets
  • Judge's assets on the web
  • Karan Thapar interviews Jaswant Singh [PDF]
  • I have not written to please : Jaswant Singh[PDF]
  • Text of Prime Minister's I-Day address
  • DLF IPL 2010 Match Schedule[Excel]
  • India-China boundary talks: Meeting of special representatives
  • WADA ‘whereabouts’ clause a necessity: Bond
  • KP-speak: What the captured LTTE leader revealed on the Web
  • How 'KP' was arrested and brought to Sri Lanka
  • Jagdish Bhagwati interviewed by Narayan Lakshman : [HTML] | [PDF]
  • Excerpts of Prime Minister's speech in LS: July 29, 2009
  • Text of India - US Joint Statement (July 20, 2009)
  • Mumbai Terror Attacks: Pakistan Arrests (July 18, 2009)
  • Avoiding One Pitfall in U.S.-India Relations: Michael Krepon & Samuel Black[PDF]
  • Joint statement by India and Pakistan at Sharm-el-Sheikh
  • Audio: An ode to India-Pakistan peace [MP3 format]
  • Text of CPI(M) Central Committee decision on party's Kerala unit
  • Justice Jan Commission of Enquiry on the Shopian deaths. (Full Text)
  • Post-Conflict Sri Lanka and India's Role: Keynote address by Sri Lankan High Commissioner C. Romesh Jayasinghe (PDF)
  • Union Budget 2009-10: Finance Minister's speech
  • Railway Budget 2009-2010 - Minister's Speech (PDF)
  • Economic Survey 2008-2009
  • Report of Yash Pal Committee on Higher Education 2009
  • N. Ram interview with Velupillai Prabakaran (September 1986)
  • Karan Thapar interviews Prakash Karat: Full Text | Word Format
  • Readers' Editor
  • More


  • News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Today's Headlines | Features: Magazine | Literary Review | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education Plus | Book Review | Business | SciTech | NXg | Friday Review | Cinema Plus | Young World | Property Plus | Quest |
    Advts:
    Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary | Updates: Breaking News |

    The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
    Group Sites: The Hindu | The Hindu ePaper | Business Line | Business Line ePaper | Sportstar | Frontline | Publications | eBooks | Images | Ergo | Home |

    Copyright © 2010, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu