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CIMA Gallary

Karnataka Governor hints at asking CM to prove majority

Updated: 25 January 2013, Friday ;15:39 hrs (IST)
Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj on Friday indicated that he might ask Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to prove his majority on the floor of the Assembly in the wake of 13 ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Members of Legislative Assembly announcing their decision to quit the House membership....   | Read..
 

Flying out of Calcutta airport to be costlier from mid-Feb as regulator slaps user fee

Updated: 25 January 2013, Friday ;19:05 hrs (IST)
Flying out of the new look Calcutta airport terminal would become costlier from mid- February, with the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA) fixing user...   | Read..
 

Asim fires a cash question at govt

Former finance minister Asim Dasgupta today sought a clarification from the government on the repeated assertions by the chief minister that payouts on loans were preventing ...   | Read..
 

Park Street curse follows Bengal to SC, shows up as gaffe

The Park Street rape case is teaching the Bengal government one humbling lesson after another....   | Read..
 

Jaipur lit blockbuster forced to look at economics

The Jaipur Literature Festival is in the red so far this year after making a marginal profit in 2012. Despite the event’s profile and popularity, three sponsors have wa...   | Read..
 

SAIL RUN

Children brave sub-10 temperatures to run for SAIL at Mohan Kumar Mangalam Stadium in Bokaro on Thursday around 8.30am after executive director of Bokaro Steel Limited Ume...   | Read..
 

Gibbon hope for conservationists

A baby hoolock gibbon born to relocated parents in Arunachal Pradesh has sprung hope in the hearts of conservationists. ...   | Read..
 

Rebel chief to carry on fight

All Tripura Tiger Force supremo Ranjit Debbarma today declared his resolve to continue the struggle for “liberation of Tripura” while denying that he had surr...   | Read..
 

3 states meet on polls

Assam today told Tripura that it could only partially meet its “huge” vehicular requirement for the movement of security personnel in the state because of the...   | Read..
 

CRPF men saved by a whisker

A CRPF team, careful enough to follow standard operating procedure while patrolling a forest area, escaped with minor injuries when Maoists detonated a chain of heavy-dut...   | Read..
 

Governor’s duo get portfolios

Raj Bhavan today set the ball rolling under President’s Rule by allocating portfolios to newly appointed advisers of the governor and requesting the Centre to stay the ...   | Read..
 
Seven-year-old Koroungamba Kumam from Manipur seeks the blessings of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after receiving a National Bravery Award in ...  | Read
 
 
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Diverse sexuality education proposed
The J.S. Verma committee, set up after the Delhi gang rape, has suggested introduction of sex educa...   | Read.. 
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In tragedy, a lesson learnt for schools
The tragedy of a family that lost a child in a freak accident in school has prompted many Calcutta i...   | Read.. 
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Asim warns of chit fund 'crisis'
Former finance minister Asim Dasgupta today warned of an impending crisis in the state because of a...   | Read.. 
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Snail FIR axe on cop
A Government Railway Police (GRP) sub-inspector (SI) has been suspended for taking too much time to ...   | Read.. 
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Mikes blare, school stops classes
A high school at Siliguri More in Raiganj town dismissed classes this morning because of a dozen bl...   | Read.. 
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For a monarchical party like the Indian National Congress, picking a prospective prime minister for ...   | Read.. 
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni was almost fighting a lone battle. The Indian captain has too often been the e...   | Read.. 
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Pentagon set to lift combat ban on women
Defence secretary Leon E. Panetta is lifting the military's official ban on women in combat, which ...   | Read.. 
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FII limit in bonds raised
The Reserve Bank of India today increased the FII limit in government securities and corporate bo...   | Read.. 
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With Bojhena Shey Bojhena poised to complete a four-week run at the box office, three Tolly director...   | Read.. 
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Hungry strays hound zoo
What happened at Kanpur zoo last week, can happen at our prized Tata zoo tomorrow.   | Read.. 
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Govt sticks to poll schedule
The Prithibi Majhi-headed cabinet sub-committee today wanted the holding of both the Rabha Hasong A...   | Read.. 
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Parents, cops
Twelve parents, all members of the DAV Public School Unit-VIII Parents' Association, were detained ...   | Read..