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Calcutta digs up a 2000-year history
Traces of an urban settlement over 2000 years old have been found under the mound on which Robert Clive built his house on the northern outskirts of Calcutta. ...  | Read.. 
 
Time to shed soft image, says Advani
“A democratic state need not be a soft state” is the message that deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani wants to get across to the country as well as India’s neighbours who have long been taking advantage of its magnanimity. ...  | Read.. 
 
Rethink on no-first-use doctrine
Defence minister George Fernandes today said India will remain committed to its nuclear doctrine and will not be the first with a nuclear strike in the event of a war. ...  | Read.. 
 
A cause tarred by a stolen Husain
Two paintings go missing from anti-globalisation meeting venue
Talk of oil over troubled waters. An international forum to discuss all that was wrong with globalisation ended with an epilogue that was bigger than the event — a missing ...  | Read.. 
 
(Clockwise from top) A skeleton, possibly dating back to 2nd Century BC, found at the lowest level of the site at Dum Dum. A miniature stone-carved icon of Mahishasuramardini of 9 to 10 Century AD. A sealing, possibly of 8th Century AD, with the Nagari script inscription Samapasasya, denoting that it belonged to a person named Samapas.
 
 
Greater Calcutta is archaeologically very rich. Unfortunately, systematic excavation of the area has never been done

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Another Naipaul causes Tehelka
Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul may be the best-known ambassador of the BJP’s idea of cult ...  | Read..
Cong to have new man in Mumbai
The Democratic Front government in Maharashtra will soon have a new chief minister, possibly by ...  | Read..
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Freedom after Delhi somersault
A city court today set free Kashmir Times journalist Iftikar Ge ...   | Read.. 
 
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Winds to bring more chill
The mercury is expected to dip further in the state in the next 24 hou ...   | Read.. 
 
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UN long-haul hope for anti-war lobby
UN arms experts said today they wanted up to a year to complete their insp ...   | Read.. 
 
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India look to sign off tour on a high
Keen to round off a troubled tour on a positive note, India are eyeing ...   | Read.. 
 
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Road rules hit Calcutta dead-end
Fatal flaws6Pedestrians don’t wait for the signal while crossing ...   | Read.. 
 
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Govt stirs fiscal potion for industry
The finance ministry has decided to tailor tax and expenditure proposals i ...   | Read.. 
 
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Fergie survives palace coup
Even by Hollywood standards, Fergie looks thin. ...   | Read..