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Min : 27.00°C (+0)
Max : 34.70°C (+0)
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Turf fight within firefight
The Burrabazar fire continued to burn, entering its fourth night with army sources suggesting that the turf-conscious state fire authorities were to blame. ...  | Read.. 
Rinse and raze? Veterans pick hole in drill
The way the Nandaram blaze is being fought suggests prevention of a cave-in is not a priority, according to firefight veterans. ...  | Read.. 
Cop goof-up on Calcuttan
Aftab Alam Ansari, a young Calcuttan arrested on the charge of ferrying explosives for the court blasts in Uttar Pradesh, is innocent, police said today. ...  | Read.. 
Indian moral perch at Perth
Captain Anil Kumble and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have, by withdrawing the charge against Brad Hogg, taken the high moral ground. ...  | Read.. 
Rebels strike Neepco unit
Militants were in business even on a day of merrymaking in Assam, killing five in a burst of indiscriminate firing in and around a Neepco installation in the North Cachar Hil ...  | Read.. 
Six injured in grenade attack
Six persons, including three CRPF personnel and a traffic constable, were injured when suspected Ulfa militants lobbed a grenade at a police patrol near the zilla parisha ...  | Read.. 
EC declares poll dates
The Election Commission today announced the dates for Assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland. ...  | Read.. 
Turf fight within firefight
Cricket is larger than the individual and it’s time to move on
Anil Kumble
Fab Food:
A hearty ham

First up, heartiest compliments of the season to all readers in general and those who have been foll ...  | Read..
Faithful await Apple’s vision
Apple Inc had an incredible 2007. It launched the iPhone, saw a huge rise in Macintosh computers sa ...  | Read..
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A stumble and a spontaneous save
Three steps to the podium in the centre of the grand Great Hall of the People flanking the Tiananme...   | Read.. 
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Nothing is left, wail traders
Seventy-two hours have passed, but the fire is still burning in Burrabazar. Losses are mounting with...   | Read.. 
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Bird flu test puts Birbhum on six-day wait
The High Security Animal Disease Laboratory in Bhopal today said there was no reason to panic as sa...   | Read.. 
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Morcha lays siege to hill govt offices
Most government offices across the hills remained shut for the entire day in keeping with a protest...   | Read.. 
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News from China
Farmer Zhao Danian and his wife Wang Qiufeng went to Yuzhou city. There she walked into an antique s...   | Read.. 
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Hogg wanted Sourav as prime witness
The Brad Hogg hearing didn't take place on Monday evening, but if it had, then Sourav Ganguly would...   | Read.. 
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Taliban bombers attack Kabul luxury hotel
Militants with suicide vests, grenades and AK-47 rifles attacked Kabul's most popular luxury hotel ...   | Read.. 
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Cash craze reaches dizzy heights
State-owned telecom firm Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is considering an initial public offer...   | Read.. 
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Indie bindi
The term bindi is derived from the Sanskrit word bindu, meaning a dot. It is believed to act as a th...   | Read..