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Soldier killed in militant attack on army camp in Jammu; infiltration bid foiled

Updated: 27 November 2014, Thursday, 14:17 hrs (IST)
Militants attacked an army base at Arnia in Jammu district on Thursday, killing one soldier and wounding three others, as the leaders of India and Pakistan attended a regional summit in Nepal’s capital aimed at boosting trade....   | Read..
 

Hughes dies two days after emergency surgery

Updated: 27 November 2014, Thursday, 14:17 hrs (IST)
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in hospital in Sydney on Thursday, two days after the international batsman was struck on the head by a ball during a domestic mat...   | Read..
 

Saarc nations wait for leaders to agree on electricity grid, vehicle movement

Updated: 27 November 2014, Thursday, 14:50 hrs (IST)
South Asian leaders will pile pressure on Pakistan on Thursday to salvage a summit in Nepal by agreeing to sharing electricity and the free movement of vehicles across bo...   | Read..
 

Petrol price could fall again, as OPEC vies for market with smug US & non-member Russia

Updated: 27 November 2014, Thursday, 14:50 hrs (IST)
Gulf oil producers led by Saudi Arabia are expected to press the case on Thursday for not yet cutting OPEC output, despite calls from some members of the group to bolster sagging prices by removing surplus crude from the market....   | Read..
 

After months, CBI concludes: Badaun deaths were suicide, not rape-murder

Updated: 27 November 2014, Thursday, 13:50 hrs (IST)
The Central Bureau of Investigation has concluded that the two minor girls in the sensational Badaun case had not been raped and murdered -- as alleged in the first case filed with the Uttar Pradesh police -- but had committed suicide....   | Read..
 

For thieves, steal a march

Just when Calcutta, the capital of street protests, thought that it had been there, seen that and done that....   | Read..
 

Rare sighting: glint of a spine

Sir Humphrey Appleby, cabinet secretary: I see, what do you advise, Bernard? ...   | Read..
 

Whodunnit? The Saarch is on

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has triggered a discreet and informal investigation into how November 26 was chosen for the inauguration of the 18th summit of the South Asian As...   | Read..
 

Target Nitish for ’15 charge

The BJP used the JDU government’s annual report to target former chief minister Nitish Kumar, who is busy attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his ongoing Sampark ...   | Read..
 

Sarma grilled by CBI team

Himanta Biswa Sarma, former health and education minister of Assam, was today quizzed at the CBI office in Calcutta in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam....   | Read..
 

Modi cheer for Northeast

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will herald good news for the Northeast during his three-day visit to the region from Saturday, the BJP indicated today....   | Read..
 

Scam battle derails House

The discomfiture of the Naveen Patnaik government over the deposit collection scam continues to show in the Assembly with a belligerent Opposition pressing for a discussi...   | Read..
 

Babus skip district trips

The state government has realised that making senior bureaucrats step out of their comfort zones is easier said than done....   | Read..
 

Rebel attack after vote day

Maoists torched eight CRPF tractors in a forest village in Latehar after heavy crossfire with the security forces this afternoon, a day after peaceful polling in the firs...   | Read..
 

CBI smells Rs 100cr varsity scam

The CBI, which seized documents related to work orders from the homes of Central University of Jharkhand’s former vice chancellor (VC) Darlando T. Khathing and his ...   | Read..
 
Minister Amit Mitra and several senior officials look on as chief minister Mamata Banerjee arrives to take part in a WritersÂ’ Buildings programme to p ...  | Read
 
 
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Hasina lauds NIA probe into Burdwan blast
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One-way traffic on old bridge
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Crematorium flares in Siliguri
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opening up the economy to the global fortress is supposed to ensure a broadening of the mind and gr...   | Read.. 
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Hughes stays critical
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Opec loses sway as prices fall
The once-dominant international cartel of oil producers is losing its sway over the global energy m...   | Read.. 
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Move to recharge power projects
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Sports future
Nothing is sporting about sports in Jharkhand.   | Read.. 
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Dispur revokes power tariff hike
Public pressure across the state has forced Dispur to revoke power tariff hike bringing relief to c...   | Read.. 
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Decoded: LPG subsidy scheme
LPG consumers will be able to get subsidy directly in their bank accounts even if they don't have Aa...   | Read..