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Modi image on line after trade torpedo

India last night “blocked” a landmark world trade treaty despite last-ditch talks to rescue what would have been the first global trade reform since the creation of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 19 years ago....   | Read..

Psst! Some in cheque, the rest in cash, please

Trinamul union leaders today displayed their arithmetic skills by coming up with a telling formula to “settle” a lift operator problem with a residential complex ...   | Read..

Look who can’t wait to meet PM

An unlikely constituency awaits to embrace India’s pracharak Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival here at the weekend: Nepal’s Maoists, the Reds...   | Read..

Chanho clash blow to trade & faith

Tuesday’s inter-commu-nity clash in village Shilagain, Chanho block, that killed one, injured several and fuelled flare-ups over the next couple of days, is baring two ...   | Read..

Court orders Special OJEE

Orissa High Court today directed the state government to hold a Special OJEE test for BTech (engineering) courses for the current academic year (2014-15) to give another oppo...   | Read..

Morcha tries to end Jungpana stand-off

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leadership today launched efforts to reopen “at the earliest” the Jungpana tea estate where work has been suspended indefinitely be...   | Read..

NHPC projects face closure in Northeast

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation is likely to wind up its operations in the region, including the Lower Subansiri 2000MW project at Gogamukh in Lakhimpur district...   | Read..

Kosi report sees light six years after flood

After dragging its feet for over five months, the government tabled the Kosi judicial inquiry commission report in the Assembly today, the last day of the session....   | Read..

Former CM steps out of exile

A reflective Nitish Kumar today stepped out of his self-imposed exile after quitting as chief minister and opened his heart out, saying those who did nothing earned laure...   | Read..

Green court refuses to lift ban

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today refused to lift the ban on rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya, saying it could not permit economic interests to gain preference over th...   | Read..

Pranab on ‘surrender’ spree

BJD MLA Pranab Kumar Balabantaray, who is the son of Rajya Sabha member Kalpataru Das, today surrendered one more house allotted in his name by the Odisha State Housing B...   | Read..
General fires from hip ...  | Read
Quote of the day
To lose a match like this showed zero resistance whatsoever
Sunil Gavaskar
on India’s dismal show in the third Test
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Modi drives WTO bargain with Kerry
The US for the first time today hinted at willingness to speed up WTO negotiations on food security...   | Read.. 
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Little known to the big league
Mohammed Shami may not have looked remotely threatening at Southampton the other day but two Calcutt...   | Read.. 
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Mamata opposes lockout politics
Mamata Banerjee today said she was not in favour of those whose politics entailed closing down fact...   | Read.. 
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Light luxury in dark reality
Defunct streetlights have pushed Patna into the dark alley of insecurity.   | Read.. 
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Mausam vents Malda invite ire
Malda North MP Mausam Noor today alleged that she was not invited to the President's inauguration o...   | Read.. 
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The sense of a crisis
A friend ' middle-aged, middle class, male, Bengali ' sounded surprised when I said both the librari...   | Read.. 
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Embarrassment for India
James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja have been found "not guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct...   | Read.. 
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Gaza truce fails, Israel soldier captured
A newly agreed ceasefire in the Gaza conflict collapsed soon after it came into effect today with t...   | Read.. 
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Global jolt to stocks, rupee
Stocks today suffered their worst fall in over three weeks with benchmarks Sensex plunging 414 poin...   | Read.. 
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Seat shock
The Medical Council of India's (MCI) letter to the Centre saying RIMS (Ranchi) and PMCH (Dhanbad), w...   | Read.. 
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3-line whip for Assam Cong MLAs
The Assam Congress will issue a three-line whip to all its legislators with the aim of maintaining ...   | Read.. 
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Action call: Potholes to dark alleys
A number of thoroughfares, including the newly constructed bypass road on Bhubaneswar-Puri NH-203, ...   | Read..