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Rapid bail for DM, rush to halt ripples

Malda district magistrate G. Kiran Kumar was released on bail this evening within a day of his arrest after an “embarrassed” state government launched into an overdrive to get him out of jail....   | Read..

IT employee raped by resort room intruder

An IT employee was raped after two assailants sneaked into her room in the dead of night in one of Kerala’s most popular resorts that describes itself as a “t...   | Read..

K4: Khan Korea vs Khan Korea

Salman Khan may have beaten all comers to the latest round of Koffee With Karan but the real battle is unfolding in the Korean Peninsula, one of the world’s mo...   | Read..

Ex-Nagaland cop arrested

A former Nagaland police official was among five persons, who were arrested last night from Meghalaya’s Ri Bhoi district, for being allegedly involved in arms smugg...   | Read..

Job seeker ploy in train raid

The armed rebels boarded Sahebganj-Danapur Intercity Express yesterday in the guise of job seekers and killed three policemen, exposing lack of alertness of the cops escorti...   | Read..

Govt slams ASI on Puri temple repair

The state government has threatened to move court against the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for not carrying out repair work expeditiously at the 12th century shrine, ...   | Read..

‘Paid holidays’ for Sanskrit teachers

Teachers of at least 14 government-run Sanskrit medium schools in the coastal district have been enjoying the luxury of paid holidays for the past couple of years....   | Read..

Soccer spectacle to slay AIDS scare

Next-door neighbour Bengal has scored a goal with a difference on World AIDS Day, something that Jharkhand State AIDS Control Society can do well to emulate. ...   | Read..

Ranchi hamlet is India’s model

It is a watershed moment in the lives of 50 tribal families of a hilly hamlet in Ranchi district, 50km from the capital. A check dam on a stream has transformed 100 acres of ...   | Read..

Govt rethinks land offer

The Assam government has bowed to protests by a section of people and cancelled its plans of allotting a plot of land to anti-superstition campaigner Birubala Rabha to set up...   | Read..
A protester reacts after a tear gas shell bursts outside the Prime Ministerís office in Bangkok on Sunday. (AFP)
Quote of the day
Our government does not protect culprits in any way
Sushil Kumar Shinde
referring to the Tarun Tejpal case
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