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CIMA Gallary

Abstentions bare CPM shadow-boxing

Two abstentions today after Sitaram Yechury introduced the ideological resolution at the CPM congress have shed light on the quaint manner in which communists settle scores. ...  | Read.. 
 
Economist leaves
Marxist economist Prabhat Patnaik is learnt to have left Kozhikode in a huff after his line came under attack from a delegate from Kerala during the ideological discussion ye ...  | Read.. 
 
SC questions CBI for opposing Behura's bail plea
Updated: Monday at 18:34 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for opposing the bail plea of former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura while it had not opp ...  | Read..
 
Kaziranga rhino populate up by 242 since 2009
Updated: Monday at 18:44 hrs (IST)
There has been a rise of 242 one-horned rhinos inside Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in upper Assam pushing their number to 2290. ...  | Read.. 
 
Karat re-elected CPI(M) General Secretary for third term
Updated: Monday at 18:04 hrs (IST)
Prakash Karat on Monday re-elected as General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for a third term at 20th Congress, which gave a call to strengthen the party ...  | Read.. 
 
Mamata to meet Montek in Delhi seeking higher plan outlay
Updated: Monday at 18:00 hrs (IST)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Planning Commission deputy ...  | Read.. 
 
Gujarat court convicts 23 for Ode massacre
Updated: Monday at 13:00 hrs (IST)
A sessions court here on Monday convicted 23 people and acquitted as many others for want of evidence in connection with the Ode village massacre in 2002 post-Godhra riot ...  | Read.. 
 
Govt holds peace talks with ULFA
Updated: Monday at 15:30 hrs (IST)
The top leadership of United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) on Monday held talks with the government and discussed various aspects of its 'charter of demands' whi ...  | Read.. 
 
Yuvraj Singh returns home
Updated: Monday at 11:40 hrs (IST)
Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who underwent three cycles of chemotherapy in United States for a rare germ cell cancer between his lungs, returned to the country on Monday to ...  | Read.. 
 
Singh Pak tour to be barometer of ties
Manmohan Singh is almost certain to visit Pakistan in November, foreign ministry sources said today following the Prime Minister’s talks with Pakistan President Asi ...  | Read.. 
 
There bobs Deepa’s friend
Deepa Naik is keeping her head a bit low, perhaps understandable after her boyfriend put his in the path of a British institution called The Boat Race. ...  | Read.. 
 
Mission Palamau slays tourism
A Maoist purge underway in Palamau-Latehar — on the lines of the prolonged sanitisation in Saranda — is sapping the tourist flow to the sprawling tiger reserve, h ...  | Read.. 
 
NIA nets PLA top gun in Bengal
The National Investigation Agency has netted one of the most wanted militants of Manipur’s People Liberation Army (PLA) who had led the first batch of the outfit ...  | Read.. 
 
Alexander Woods slumps back in the boat after he collapsed at the end of the Oxford-Cambridge race on the Thames on Saturday. (AFP)
There bobs Deepa’s friend
 
 
Quote of the day
We hope to meet on Pakistan soil very soon
PRESIDENT ZARDARI
after talks with Manmohan Singh
CPM braces for ‘dilemma’
The official stand adopted by the CPM congress is to build a non-Congress, non-BJP “Left ...  | Read..
Rescue race against time
Pakistani troops aided by sniffer dogs and mechanical equipment today frantically searched for ...  | Read..
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Dad dazzles with gift, son with charm
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari today announced a donation of $1 million (Rs 5 crore) for the A...   | Read.. 
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A-team to tackle sex-ploitation
putting in their money and their might to battle sex trafficking.   | Read.. 
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Trinamul charity cry for Singur farmers
Trinamul leaders in Singur today urged party MPs and MLAs to donate a month's salary to help raise ...   | Read.. 
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'Goodwill' gesture in partial strike
An anti-hill forum in the Dooars-Terai has scaled down a two-day shutdown to a 24-hour general stri...   | Read.. 
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Past and present
YB. Chavan, whose birth centenary is being marked this year, had emphasized the need for “attention ...   | Read.. 
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Knights taken
Seasons change, but the Kolkata Knight Riders are yet to be classified as seasoned campaigners of t...   | Read.. 
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Easter focus on Syria
A fatigued-looking Pope Benedict threw his weight behind a UN plan to end bloodshed in Syria in his...   | Read.. 
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Sentiments improve on result eve
India Inc may spring some surprises in its fourth-quarter report card amidst crimped margins.   | Read.. 
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Miles to go
The year 1986 is considered a watershed point in our judicial history. This was when the Consumer Pr...   | Read.. 
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Eyes shut to land abuse
Violation of building regulations has become the order of the day with Bhubaneswar Development Auth...   | Read..