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CIMA Gallary
Maoists behead police intelligence officer
A Jharkhand police inspector abducted by Maoists from a bustling marketplace was found beheaded this morning, the brutality underscoring the perils of ill-equipped intelligence-gathering. ...  | Read.. 
No Chinese, please: Delhi speaks payback language
Delhi has shot down Beijing’s proposals to teach Chinese in schools here and take Indian students to China under exchange programmes, the rejections coming in the wake o ...  | Read.. 
Changi sends alert on land fee thorn
Changi Airport of Singapore has expressed concern over at least two administrative issues related to land for the proposed airport city at Andal in Burdwan. ...  | Read.. 
City swoop
Police sealed a printing press in Manicktala and arrested its owner as part of a widening crackdown on suspected Maoist “sympathisers” in Calcutta. ...  | Read.. 
Leicester lights up for once-unwelcome Indians
As 6,500 Diwali lamps strung 1,000 metres along Belgrave Road were switched on in Leicester’s “golden mile” on Sunday night, the contrast with 1972 could not ...  | Read.. 
Aerial search for NDFB men
An army helicopter whirred over the forests along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border today as senior officers made an “aerial assessment” of the areas where cad ...  | Read.. 
Rain prevents Rahul visit
It was a case of so near yet so far for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and thousands of his followers in Itanagar who were left disappointed as bad weather played spoilspor ...  | Read.. 
Vigilance to probe JPSC chairman
Governor K. Sankaranarayanan today ordered a vigilance probe into charges of nepotism and corruption against Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) chairman Dilip Pra ...  | Read.. 
Sunita Indwar, the inspectorís widow, breaks down in front of her husbandís body. Picture by Prashant Mitra
Maoists behead police intelligence officer
I felt insulted
PT Usha
complaining that she was given sub-standard accommodation in Bhopal
Cash and home to the rescue
Want diamonds? Fork out the cash. ...  | Read..
US push to expand in Pak meets resistance
Steps by the US to vastly expand its aid to Pakistan, as well as the footprint of its embassy a ...  | Read..
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