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WeatherTemperature
Min : 26.00°C (+0)
Max : 29.30°C (-3)
Rainfall : 14.90 mm
Relative Humidity:
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Sunrise : 5:23 AM
Sunset : 5:45 PM
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One or two spells of rain or thundershower may occur. Maximum temperature likely
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Uneasy calm in Kudankulam; protesters on relay fast

Updated: Tuesday, 13:00hrs (IST)
An uneasy calm prevailed here on Tuesday with police tightening vigil as anti-nuclear protesters continued with their relay fast at Idinthakari, epicentre of protests against...   | Read..
 

Plan to attack police academy: Court gives ATS custody of Jundal till Sept 24

Updated: Tuesday, 16:25hrs (IST)
A local court on Tuesday remanded suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba operative and 26/11 key handler Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal to the custody of the Anti-Terrorism Squad...   | Read..
 

SC refuses to frame guide to court reporting, but will allow delayed publication

Updated: Tuesday, 15:10hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to frame guidelines across the board for reporting sub-judice matters but laid down a constitutional principle under which aggrieved part...   | Read..
 

Cat among BA pigeons: are our graduates employable?

Kapil Sibal today suggested that a BA degree by itself did not equip a person to contribute to economic growth, stirring a debate in a country where students sometimes enrol themselves for courses in philosophy or history for want of berths elsewhere....   | Read..
 

Hafiz in the air and Rambo on call, shop till you drop

When the VIP decides to go sightseeing, lesser mortals grab their chance to go shopping, like mice at play when the cat’s away. In Lahore neither comes easy if you are I...   | Read..
 

Couple allege rape in heart of Durgapur

A bank manager’s wife who got off her husband’s bike to relieve herself was dragged away and gang-raped by a group of youths, who pinned the husband down, in...   | Read..
 

Students in suicide pact, one dies

A Class VIII student of Manipur died while three of his classmates survived an alleged suicide pact the quartet entered into after being allegedly scolded by their teache...   | Read..
 

Centre rejects Rio, Ibobi proposals

The Centre today turned down Nagaland legislators’ proposal for an interim government and Manipur’s demand for introducing the inner-line permit system....   | Read..
 

MLA son surfaces, gets bail in ’09 case

A trade union leader, missing from Dhanbad ever since he was named accused in one of the most sensational murders of the coal capital last year, surrendered today, but in...   | Read..
 

Fed Cup snub for capital

It was a mournful Monday for soccer enthusiasts and lovers of sport in Jharkhand. ...   | Read..
 
Cat among BA pigeons: are our graduates employable?
 
 
Quote of the day
She has taken the game to the next level
VICTORIA AZARENKA
after losing to Serena Williams in the US Open final
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Death tests TN nuclear power unity
A fisherman died in police firing in Tamil Nadu this evening in what appeared to be a chain reactio...   | Read.. 
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Bees in airport bonnet
A swarm of honeybees gave Calcutta airport the heebie-jeebies on Monday morning, hijacking the right...   | Read.. 
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Ousted by sons, lady sees pension hope
Thrice she was shown the door, today the 75-year-old widow saw a ray of hope.   | Read.. 
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Lodges under police lens
Police have decided to make registration of private lodges and their boarders with them mandatory to...   | Read.. 
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Rape raises questions on policing
The rape last night of a woman in the heart of Durgapur has raised questions of policing in the tow...   | Read.. 
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Big and small in retail
It appears that a survey conducted by a reputed research institute has concluded that a single Walma...   | Read.. 
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Clouds hover over Yuvi's return
Asking Yuvraj Singh if Tuesday will finally present him with an opportunity to permanently change t...   | Read.. 
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US hands over Bagram prison to Afghans
American officials handed over formal control of Afghanistan's only large-scale US-run prison to Ka...   | Read.. 
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Infosys acquires Zurich firm
Infosys, the $7-billion Bangalore-based infotech giant, today announced its biggest-ever acquisitio...   | Read.. 
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Actor who would be superstar
Shimit Amin, Ayan Mukerji, Imtiaz Ali, Prakash Jha, Anurag Basu, Anurag Kashyap, Abhinav Kashyap... ...   | Read.. 
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JSEB rapped for capital distress
Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) issued a showcause notice to Jharkhand Sta...   | Read.. 
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All-party meet on displaced
The Kokrajhar district administration today organised an all-party meeting at the DC conference hal...   | Read.. 
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Night gets alive and kicking after...
The hustle and bustle returned to the capital's streets when the 12-hour Odisha bandh came to an en...   | Read..