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Corporate cash for education
The government today threw the education sector open to investment from corporate houses in a big way by allowing them to set up institutions under Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, a demand denied so far. ...  | Read.. 
 
Citibank fraudster with city link
Shivraj Puri, the Citibank manager accused of masterminding a Rs 300-crore fraud on wealthy clients, was arrested today by Gurgaon police who said he might have played th ...  | Read.. 
 
PC invites, Buddha busy
P. Chidambaram today invited Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to Delhi to discuss the “subject” of their recent correspondence but state government sources said the chief mi ...  | Read.. 
 
Centre buys time on Telangana
The Justice Srikrishna Committee today handed its report on the Telangana statehood demand to the government, which did not reveal the contents and bought a week’s t ...  | Read.. 
 
Gogoi warns against assaults
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today condemned Tuesday morning’s assault on a Mizo girl and reiterated his government’s commitment towards empowerment ...  | Read.. 
 
Tech thumbs up to Games
Games Technical Conduct Committee (GTCC) chairman S.M. Bali today expressed satisfaction over preparations, including quality of equipment, for the 34th National Games. ...  | Read.. 
 
Rs 1000 a year for four ambulances
The 400-bed government-run Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) Medical College and Hospital has four ambulances at its disposal, but only Rs 1,000 for a year’s supply of f ...  | Read.. 
 
A Kashmiri boy tastes the snow on Thursday, when Srinagar received its first snowfall of the season. The Valley was cut off from the rest of the country after the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed and all flights were cancelled because of incessant snowfall. (AP picture)
 
 
What is the big hurry? Wait for the people’s verdict
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
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Plan early, save more, for that wildlife safari
If you are planning a wildlife safari, save up a bit more. Also, start planning right away. ...  | Read..
Govt warns on illegal phone tapping
The telecom department has said it will punish those who intercept phone calls without being author ...  | Read..
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