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Rupee trims initial gains vs dollar, sensex up

Updated: 05 September 2013, Thursday, 13:30 hrs (IST)
The rupee trimmed its early gains against the US currency but was still up by 62 paise at 66.45 a dollar amidst sharp rise in equity markets....   | Read..
 

Kabuliwala’s Bengali wife Sushmita shot dead in Afghanistan by militants

Updated: 05 September 2013, Thursday, 19:46 hrs (IST)
Indian national Sushmita Banerjee, whose memoirs about her dramatic escape from the Taliban was turned into a Bollywood film, was shot dead in Afghanistan b...   | Read..
 

Bengal launches its own ‘safe’ savings scheme, to match banks on rates

Updated: 05 September 2013, Thursday, 19:46 hrs (IST)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a state-sponsored small savings scheme that will be operational from October 5....   | Read..
 

JD-U, SP create uproar in Rajya Sabha over Vanzara's charges

Updated: 05 September 2013, Thursday, 15:55 hrs (IST)
Members of the Left, Samajwadi Party and Janata Dal-United raised an uproar in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday over charges by jailed police officer DG Vanzara against Narendra Modi...   | Read..
 

Mumbai gangrape: 4 accused sent to judicial custody till Sep 19

Updated: 05 September 2013, Thursday, 13:35 hrs (IST)
Four accused in the 23-year-old photojournalist gangrape case were on Thursday remanded in judicial custody till September 19 by a magistrate court here....   | Read..
 

Double surprise (pleasant, so far)

Raghuram Rajan, an acclaimed economist, announced a raft of reforms and managed to “surprise the markets” soon after taking over today as the governor of the Rese...   | Read..
 

Nudge and wink get bills passed

The morning didn’t show the day....   | Read..
 

Tiger takes a walk, PTR in jitters

An adult male tiger has sneaked out of the 1,129sqkm Palamau Tiger Reserve for the first time in its history and is on a catwalk along an unsafe 65km corridor, dotted with hu...   | Read..
 

Talks salve for protesters

Dispur today said that it would hold talks with non-Mising, non-Rabha and non-Sonowal groups to allay apprehensions about their future in the autonomous councils they liv...   | Read..
 

Bodo groups stick to statehood call

A 21-point charter of demands with Bodoland as header was submitted by Bodo groups today to set off on what is expected to be a long-winding path to a political settlement....   | Read..
 

Uliburu scam kingpin in net

The state vigilance department today arrested the main accused in the Rs 1,800-crore Uliburu mining scam, Deepak Gupta, from Cuttack....   | Read..
 
Raghuram Rajan arrives at the RBI headquarters in Mumbai to take charge as governor. (PTI)
Double surprise (pleasant, so far)
 
 
Quote of the day
Governorship is not meant to win one votes or Facebook likes
Raghuram Rajan
 
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Convict bar stands with new-law alert
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Big drop in office space demand
Calcutta has recorded the sharpest decline in demand for office space among the top cities, the stin...   | Read.. 
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Timetable today: gherao teachers, riot...
Students and guardians today confined the teacher-in-charge and 25 teachers of a North 24-Parganas...   | Read.. 
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Jam before joyride over tracks
Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday inaugurated a flyover connecting Old Bypass Road and Sandal...   | Read.. 
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GTA chief election falls flat
The GTA Sabha meeting to elect the new chief executive did not happen today in the absence of quoru...   | Read.. 
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Mourning friends
in spite of being close to knocking at the door of ninety, one hankers after an occasional affectio...   | Read.. 
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Djokovic: Roger will bounce back
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and defending US Open champion Andy Murray warned those dismissing Roger...   | Read.. 
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RBI = Rajan's Bold Initiative
Raghuram Rajan, the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), today kick-started the next ph...   | Read.. 
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Bokaro wakes up to brutal murders
A young engineer of Chandrapura Thermal Power Station (CTPS) and his wife were bludgeoned and stabbe...   | Read.. 
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Poachers kill another rhino
The killing of rhinos continued at Kaziranga National Park with yet another falling prey to poacher...   | Read.. 
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Makeover, step-by-step
In 2010, IIT-Kharagpur had prepared the city's comprehensive development plan (CDP) for an area of ...   | Read..