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Since 1st March, 1999
Pressure to pull out patient
Two days after he was diagnosed to be Bengal’s first SARS victim, Asitabha Purakayastha found himself turned into a pariah. ...  | Read.. 
Rs 30-crore hike in Assam outlay
The Planning Commission today approved a Rs 30-crore increase in Assam’s annual plan outlay and lavished praise on the Congress government for “higher mobilisation of tax ...  | Read.. 
SAIL officials abducted, released
Four Steel Authority of India engineers were abducted by suspected Maoist Communist Centre rebels from the Kiriburu area of West Singhbhum today and released one-and-a-ha ...  | Read.. 
Murder charge on Patna policemen
A CBI probe into the murder of three youths in Patna last December has established that two Bihar policemen and six others connived to kill them and then fabricated evide ...  | Read.. 
Big brother comes to sister’s aid
Prime Minister visits cancer patient in hometown Gwalior, gets her airlifted to AIIMS
For today, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was Big Brother first and Prime Minister next. ...  | Read.. 
Asitabha’s sister Shibani Dattachaudhuri at the hospital on Monday. Picture by Amit Datta
It seems that it (SARS) has peaked in all places... except in China

Pak PM dials Atal for talks
In the first contact at the highest level between Pakistan and India since the Agra Summit of 2 ...  | Read..
Airport slips up on regimen
At every step, Calcutta is proving inadequate to cope with the SARS threat. ...  | Read..
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Axe brings desert trishul rivals together
The pharsa or axe has done the improbable after the trishul< ...   | Read.. 
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Buddha salvo, Basu salve for RSP
Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today blamed the RSP for the ya ...   | Read.. 
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Democracy vow in cradle of civilisation
Iraq’s post-war administrator Jay Garner pledged today to build democracy ...   | Read.. 
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Case against Wasim Akram
Pakistani police said on Monday they had registered a criminal case ...   | Read.. 
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Cats, cricket in virus war zone
S. Ghosh. Occupation: Group-D staff at Beleghata’s In ...   | Read.. 
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The truckers’ fix
The author is professor of economics at the Indian Statistical Institute, ...   | Read.. 
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Price pinch for cash controller
Between the optimists who pine for a cut in interest rates and Bimal Jalan ...   | Read.. 
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Britain, the land of Booze and Bottoms
You can soak up Booze in North Yorkshire or Beer in Devon but, after that, ...   | Read..