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Volkswagen in biggest recall

Dec 2, 2015
Volkswagen AG today announced the recall of 3.23 lakh diesel cars in India after an investigation ordered by the government revealed that the German carmaker had tacked a "defeat device"...   | Read..

Invite to Israel, not quite a bear hug

Dec 2, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited his Israel counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu to visit India early next year during a meeting in Paris last night, but also signalled...   | Read..

PM: No need for patriot proof

Dec 2, 2015
Every Indian is a patriot and no one needs to prove their patriotism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in the Rajya Sabha today - a week after some of his...   | Read..

A voice for foreign students

Dec 2, 2015
On his very first day as the new president of the Royal Society, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan said foreign students should be allowed to stay on after completing their studies...   | Read..

From why me to thank god for HIV

Dec 2, 2015
'I know you tried so hard....   | Read..

Five lose sight after surgery at MMCH

Dec 2, 2015
Five patients reportedly lost their eyesight after undergoing cataract surgery at Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital (MMCH) in the city last Friday. This has resulted in a...   | Read..

Tigiria maharaja dies, son takes over

Dec 2, 2015
Much like the last Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar, the former maharaja of Tigiria, Brajraj Kshatriya Birbar Champuti Singh Mohapatra, died yesterday in chill penury,...   | Read..

Panchayat only in name won't vote

Dec 2, 2015
Deprived of Panchayati Raj benefits, Kharsawan panchayat in Seraikela-Kharsawan, 55km from the steel city, will not vote in the third phase of rural polls this Saturday.   | Read..
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