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Since 1st March, 1999
Tide of progress for Bengal
Some years ago, these words from a visiting Prime Minister — “Bengal must join the march of progress and benefit from the rapid economic growth in the country” — would have sounded hollow. ...  | Read.. 
Hunt for Adhip car
Police teams have fanned out across neighbouring states to hunt for the silver-coloured Matiz containing all the clues to Calcuttan Adhip Lahiri’s murder. ...  | Read.. 
Burnpur alight with hope
Bablu Pareek had to fight with finance companies to give loans to buyers of TV sets or refrigerators from his showroom on Burnpur Station Road. ...  | Read.. 
Gift ‘gimmick’ in celebration
An indoor stadium, two engineering colleges, roads in urban and rural areas, polytechnic institutes and a training centre for weavers are among those on the long list of ...  | Read.. 
Soren back to old guard
Confused, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren has pitched for his old lawyers Varun Sinha and Sanjiv Kumar to appeal against his conviction in Delhi High Court ...  | Read.. 
Foreign hand in education
Orissa is set to get a boost in education with a group of non-resident Oriyas (NROs) planning to set up a multi-disciplinary, single-campus centre of excellence and an ad ...  | Read.. 
Delhi Yuletide salve on NSCN
Last Christmas, Union minister Oscar Fernandez and National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah had made up over cake and the mini ...  | Read.. 
PCG spurns Singh offer of safe passage
The Ulfa-constituted People’s Consultative Group (PCG) has dismissed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s offer of “safe passage” to top Ulfa leaders as a ...  | Read.. 
Stale-turkey biryani, anyone'
Upscale British supermarket gives recipe for leftover stuff
Top Calcutta chef Andy Varma, purveyor of delicacies to the stars of Bollywood during their frequent shoots in Britain, laughed loud and long on being told that a major UK su ...  | Read.. 
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Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Burnpur on Sunday. Picture by Aranya Sen
Tide of progress for Bengal
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Atal goes other way as BJP goes hard
Atal Bihari Vajpayee spoke from a public platform today affirming his belief in “inclusive ...  | Read..
Mamata cold to request
The Prime Minister made the expected attempt to break the Singur deadlock on his visit to Bengal to ...  | Read..