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CIMA Gallary
 
America set to seek its pound of flesh
The Indo-US nuclear deal will not have a free passage in the US Congress when it comes back here even if the UPA and the Left parties resolve their differences over the Hyde Act and the so-called 123 Agreement. ...  | Read.. 
 
Home loan costlier
Home loans, which had reversed a trend and started turning cheaper from early this year, have become costlier again. ...  | Read.. 
 
Power giant with land challenge
Indonesia-based businessman Prasun Mukherjee today announced plans for a 10,000MW thermal power plant in Bengal. ...  | Read.. 
 
PMO cracks madarsa whip
The Prime Minister’s Office has accused the human resource development ministry of repeatedly delaying a plan to mainstream madarsa education, pledged in the UPA’s ...  | Read.. 
 
Teachers ask, kids volunteer for fast
Seven Class IX boys started a relay hunger strike here today and hundreds of schoolchildren brought out rallies across the Darjeeling hills even as the Gorkha Janmukti Vi ...  | Read.. 
 
Eight more die in Naga turf war
Eight cadres of two NSCN factions were killed in gunbattles in the Dimapur area while their leaders discussed peace and reconciliation at Chiang Mai in Thailand. ...  | Read.. 
 
Lalu, the new Shah Jahan?
JD(U) state chief Lallan Singh may be comparing Lalu Prasad’s love for his wife with that of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s for his wife Mumtaz, but all the barb d ...  | Read.. 
 
Exam fiasco costs 9000 dear
Thousands of students may be facing a year’s loss after the Orissa Board of Secondary Education “lost” marks of 9,262 students, while tabulating results. ...  | Read.. 
 
Maria Sharapova (top) and Sania Mirza after crashing out of Wimbledon on Thursday. The third-seed Russian was beaten 2-6, 4-6 by world No. 154 Alla K ...  | Read
 
 
It just wasn’t my day
Maria Sharapova
Home truths for Lord’s
The home of cricket should move out of Lord’s to somewhere like India, Ravi Shastri appear ...  | Read..
Elephants set to bow out of circuses
If you are one of those who can’t stay away from circuses, be prepared for a “trunk-a ...  | Read..
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Nuclear deal final lap too close to call
As domestic uncertainty over the Indo-US nuclear deal persists, the international timeline for its ...   | Read.. 
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Thai-Indian duo ahead in airport race
A Thai-Indian consortium has emerged as the lowest bidder for the Rs 2,000-crore Calcutta airport mo...   | Read.. 
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Bribe-chasing cops get thrashed by truckers
Four bribe-hungry policemen who allegedly chased and beat up a truck driver for refusing to shell o...   | Read.. 
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Workers' unrest to hit hills
The 8,000 ad-hoc workers of the DGHC will start a fast-unto-death in town from Saturday to demand i...   | Read.. 
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Obstacle race
The Wars for the 21st Century, the American scholar, Philip Bobbit, has persuasively argued that th...   | Read.. 
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Awesome India much too good for Pakistan
Where performances go, Team India's was absolutely awesome under the National Stadium floodlights o...   | Read.. 
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Nukes to go off 'like popcorn'
A design flaw in Britain's nuclear arsenal means that warheads could set off a chain reaction "like...   | Read.. 
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Essar out, Severstal gets Esmark
Essar Steel has withdrawn its $1.2-billion bid to acquire American steel firm Esmark as rival suito...   | Read..