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CIMA Gallary

RBI cuts repo rate, lowers CRR to release more cash for lending

Updated: 29 January 2013, Tuesday ;13:48 hrs (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India ended a nine-month hawkish streak to lower its key interest rate as well as the ratio of cash to reserves of banks, which will add Rs 18,000 crore of liquidity to the system....   | Read..
 

Gangrape case: SC dismisses plea to shift trial outside Delhi

Updated: 29 January 2013, Tuesday ;13:48 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea to shift the trial in Delhi gangrape-cum-murder case to a place outside the national capital. ...   | Read..
 

Jaipur Police issues notice to Nandy over
anti-Dalit remarks

Updated: 29 January 2013, Tuesday ;15:15 hrs (IST)
Jaipur police on Tuesday issued a notice to sociologist Ashis Nandy asking him to appear before them in connection with his controversial remarks against Scheduled Castes...   | Read..
 

Utsab theory of John Mamata Keynes

Mamata Banerjee did a Keynes today, taking care to explain the multiplier effects of all the festivals that the government is organising across the state....   | Read..
 

Showcause? Don’t spoil this festival

A state government department decided to question 92 employees who took a day’s leave to fill the missing link in a five-day chain of holidays but put the showcause...   | Read..
 

Rape suspect labelled minor

The sixth accused in the Delhi gang rape and murder case has been declared a minor, which rules out detention beyond three years if found guilty and raises the possibilit...   | Read..
 

Know your Winston, not fakir

New Indian immigrants hoping to acquire UK citizenship will have to take a revised citizenship test that will cover questions on subjects as diverse as the Magna Carta, the m...   | Read..
 

Rabhas begin rail blockade

Police fired rubber bullets to disperse Rabha Hasong Joint Movement Forum activists, who launched a 27-hour rail blockade since morning, at Kharuabhasa near Goalpara rail...   | Read..
 

Rhino killed in Kaziranga

Poachers killed yet another rhino last night and took away its horn in the Burapahar range of Kaziranga National Park, taking the toll this year to four. Rajen Kiling, a ...   | Read..
 

Vigilance loses RS case to CBI

High drama marked the Monday session of Jharkhand High Court when it rapped vigilance bureau for its delay in probing the horse-trading in the 2010 Rajya Sabha elections ...   | Read..
 
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee paints after a brief speech at the inauguration of the North Bengal festival at Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri on Monday. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
Utsab
theory of John Mamata Keynes
 
 
Quote of the day
It seems there is a contingent of people at every gathering looking... to get offended
JEET THAYIL
at the Jaipur Literature Festival
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Sinha sets up Modi test for Nitish nerves
BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today pitched Narendra Modi for Prime Minister and put the alliance ball ...   | Read.. 
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Presi's prize catch: falling chunk
Newton saw an apple fall and gave the world the Law of Gravity. Three centuries later, physics stude...   | Read.. 
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Office grab finger at Trinamul
Durgapur Steel Plant employees have lodged a police complaint accusing local Trinamul workers of oc...   | Read.. 
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State shunts torture SP, aides
The state government on Monday shunted out Sheikhpura superintendent of police (SP) Babu Ram, taking...   | Read.. 
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Leopard sighting catches Siliguri's fancy
An adult leopard sneaked into Hakimpara here this morning and mauled two persons before it was haul...   | Read.. 
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Friendly handshake
The author is former foreign secretary of India sibalkanwal@gmail.com   | Read.. 
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Sachin praises
Calling Mumbai a "champion" side, Sachin Tendulkar on Monday attributed their 40th Ranji Trophy tri...   | Read.. 
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Emergency in 3 Egyptian cities
President Mohamed Mursi declared a state of emergency and a curfew in three major cities yesterday,...   | Read.. 
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RBI memo lacks relief cue
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today said there was limited scope for monetary easing because of t...   | Read.. 
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80 years young!
Baap re baap, notun machine!" she smiled when she saw t2's Dictaphone. It is this childlike curiosit...   | Read.. 
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Dark freeway draws blood, again
Devil's driveway, aka the Adityapur-Kandra four-lane, has claimed its fourth victim in three months.   | Read.. 
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Villagers pin hope on better road
A lot is sown but little reaped is a feeling shared by most of the 12,000-odd population in the Nam...   | Read.. 
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Pak team warms up for big show
The Pakistani women's cricket team, led by skipper Sana Mir, practised at the Barabati Stadium nets...   | Read..