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Rainfall : 13.70 mm
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BJP reminds Cong of Rahul's 2010 remarks on 'Hindu terrorism' to US envoy

Aug 1, 2015
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday fired yet another salvo at the Congress over the issue of 'Hindu terrorism', by raking up comments that Rahul Gandhi had reportedly made in 2010 when he had...   | Read..
 

Samajwadi leader suspended for proposing Rajya Sabha seat for Yakub Memon's wife

Aug 1, 2015
The Samajwadi Party on Saturday suspended a senior leader of its Maharashtra unit for having requested a Rajya Sabha seat for the widow of Yakub Memon, the terrorist...   | Read..
 

Calcutta, south Bengal reel under Komen effect- and more rain is coming

Aug 1, 2015
The depression spawned by Tropical Cyclone Komen coupled with an unusually high tide in the Hooghly and steady overnight rains left large parts of Calcutta struggling...   | Read..
 

Mamata leaves for flood-affected Howrah

Aug 1, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who cut short her visit to the United Kingdom when she learnt that a cyclone was approaching her state, left for flood-hit...   | Read..
 

Osama bin Laden's family members killed in UK plane crash

Aug 1, 2015
Slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family members were killed when their private jet crashed in southern England while landing, the Saudi Arabian embassy here said today.   | Read..
 

Jihad Hussain Obama,
WELCOME TO INDIA

Aug 1, 2015
On the night of March 29 in 2010, Asma Bibi had arrived at the Dinhata subdivisional hospital with the demand that she be allowed to give birth at the hospital. She was...   | Read..
 

Silent appeal with the voice of thousands

Aug 1, 2015
The "first thing" that struck Abdul Mateen Quereshi, who was at Yakub Memon's funeral prayer and burial in Mumbai yesterday, was that there were "so many...   | Read..
 

Teachers kidnapped in Libya

Aug 1, 2015
India has turned to academicians for negotiating with Islamic State operators who are suspected to have kidnapped four teachers outside the Libyan city of Sirte.   | Read..
 

Court relief for disqualified MLAs

Aug 1, 2015
The high court today granted permission to four rebel JDU legislators to attend the monsoon session of the Assembly from August 3.   | Read..
 

Missing boy murder shock

Aug 1, 2015
A Class IX student of a reputable public school at Motihari was found murdered today, a day after he went missing.   | Read..
 

Puri temple wells dry up

Aug 1, 2015
Preparation of the mahaprasad (cooked food offered every day to Lord Jagannath and other deities) in the 12th century temple was today delayed for nearly seven hours, as...   | Read..
 

Koda on trial in coal case

Aug 1, 2015
Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, former coal secretary H.C. Gupta and seven others were today put on trial by a special court here in connection with a case...   | Read..
 

Too dirty for dip, take holy shower

Aug 1, 2015
Ranchi, July 31: This Shravan, devotees of Lord Shiva can for the first time take showers beside Subernarekha in Namkum, as Ranchi district administration has realised the...   | Read..
 

Licence renewal time for doctors

Aug 1, 2015
Dispur has drawn up regulations to improve the way medicine is practised in the state.   | Read..
 
Jihad Hussain Obama,
WELCOME TO INDIA
 
 
Quote of the day

People kept saying they needed answers why this man came back to India with his wife and infant child if he was a terrorist
M.A. Khalid
Social activist

 
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Higher tide and heavy rain
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