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Women bag top 3 slots in UPSC exam

Jul 4, 2015
Women candidates have bagged the first three slots in the Civil Services examination, held to select officers to the Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service, among others.   | Read..
 

HC court admits Kerala board student's challenge to DU cutoff rules

Jul 4, 2015
The Delhi High Court sought the responses of Delhi University and Kerala government on Saturday on a plea claiming that each college in the capital had a different criteria...   | Read..
 

Jayalalithaa takes oath as MLA

Jul 4, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa took oath as a member of the legislative assembly, four days after she won the RK Nagar seat in a bye-election.   | Read..
 

Half of rural India needs help

Jul 4, 2015
A new survey has shown that one in every two rural households is eligible for targeted government aid - a significant jump from two earlier estimates of those entitled to...   | Read..
 

Early detection guide on top three cancers

Jul 4, 2015
A panel of oncologists has prescribed regular mammography scans and cervix screening tests for some women as well as oral visual examinations for tobacco users to improve...   | Read..
 

Vajpayee years needle Modi

Jul 4, 2015
As if the current eruption of fires were not enough for the BJP to fight off, past flames have been kindled for the Narendra Modi establishment to put down.   | Read..
 

All set by Nov. 2017, says CM

Jul 4, 2015
Chief minister Raghubar Das today gave his six-month-old government a deadline, promising "all necessary infrastructure " needed for the state's growth to be...   | Read..
 

Pictures fake, says crime branch

Jul 4, 2015
The state crime branch today made it clear that the photographs of Brahma (the soul of Lord Jagannath) and secret rituals related to it posted on the social networking...   | Read..
 

Govt drugs found in shops

Jul 4, 2015
A team of the state drug control administration stumbled upon Bihar Medical Services and Infrastructure Corporation Limited (BMSICL) drugs during a raid on wholesale...   | Read..
 

60% Northeast families landless

Jul 4, 2015
Surpassing the national average, nearly 60 per cent of rural households in the Northeast have no land while manual casual labour is the main source of income, provisional...   | Read..
 
French post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin’s Nafea Ipoipo faa (When Will You Marry), said to be the most expensive painting ever sold, went on...   | Read..
 
 
Quote of the day

I will keep going. It's not the end

RAFAEL NADAL

on his shock defeat at Wimbledon

 
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School board hurdle to IIT, NIT hopefuls
About 8,000 students seeking seats at the Indian Institutes of Technology and the National Institute...   | Read.. 
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Veiled quit threat from VC
Calcutta University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das said on Friday that it would not be possible for hi...   | Read.. 
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State lawyers laud high court's MPS model
Government lawyers today urged Calcutta High Court to set up a special court for cases against funds...   | Read.. 
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Return of that sinking feeling 
Claims of efforts and reports by authorities notwithstanding, the waterlogging scare stares at resid...   | Read.. 
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Hill villagers want to relocate
Residents of Limbu Gaon in Tingling, who had a close encounter with death as soil and boulders rolle...   | Read.. 
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Colour fastness
When the imperial legislative assembly was discussing Indian civil service appointments in 1934, Sun...   | Read.. 
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Brown's a colourful man,treading an unusual path
Dustin Brown stands six feet five inches, with dreadlocks about half that long, and is listed at a l...   | Read.. 
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Chemical finger at India firm
A well-known Indian infrastructure company, Som Datt Builders, has been implicated in Iraq's chemica...   | Read.. 
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Seal on Kotak proposal
The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has finally approved Kotak Mahindra Bank's proposal to...   | Read.. 
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Molest survivor cries cop apathy
A 23-year-old Jamshedpur woman was harassed and molested on the streets by a boy gang who apparently...   | Read.. 
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Acharya to take up Assam issues
Assam governor P.B. Acharya will take up with the Centre the issues of retention of special category...   | Read.. 
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Block clogs channel clean-up 
Three years on, the state government is yet to do anything substantial on implementing a master plan...   | Read..