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CIMA Gallary
Wraps off fee rift in IIMs
The fee hike has set the cat among the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). ...  | Read.. 
Nine to none, founders’ era ends in CPM
Like the famous Agatha Christie novel albeit more poignant than macabre the 19th congress of the CPM ended today on a chapter that could well be titled And Then Th ...  | Read.. 
Dubious debut
An Indian has become possibly the first person in the UK to be convicted of reckless driving on the basis of accident impact details stored in a device in his car. ...  | Read.. 
Shoaib shaky, SRK plays knight
Shoaib Akhtar probably tried to gain sympathy by claiming he’d turned down offers from bookies in India and South Africa, to under-perform, but that India bit appears to ...  | Read.. 
SC lets off five state lifers
The Supreme Court not only let off two persons serving life terms for murder in a Jharkhand jail but also three others who did not appeal their terms ostensibly for lack ...  | Read.. 
Cash aid for water woes
The Orissa government today geared up its machinery to address the drinking water scarcity problem. ...  | Read.. 
Five rebels nabbed
Five Naxalites of the Third Preparatory Committee, a CPI (Maoist) faction, were held at Kuju in Ramgarh district today. ...  | Read.. 
Fancy Bazar escapes blast
Fancy Bazar escaped a motorcycle bomb blast last evening after the two-wheeler developed a snag and the Ulfa militant entrusted with the operation had to abort the missio ...  | Read.. 
India was all out for 76 in the second Test against South Africa, the first time the hosts returned to the pavilion before lunch on the first day. The ...  | Read
I got very worried that Id lost it
Salman Rushdie
saying divorce threatened to end his literary career
Safe car nails Indian in UK crash
The son of a wealthy Indian businessman is facing up to two years in jail for recklessly drivin ...  | Read..
Bond gets new villain: mayor
The mayor of a remote Chilean town has become the latest Bond villain after driving a vehicle a ...  | Read..
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Left lock on FDI in commodity trade
Left pressure has put paid to the government's plans to allow foreign direct investment in commodit...   | Read.. 
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Man who planned Salt Lake
Salt Lake may not have a master plan, but it sure has a master planner.   | Read.. 
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Siliguri blasts kill 3 in house of arms
Two explosions in quick succession at a house in Siliguri this afternoon killed three persons, susp...   | Read.. 
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Lifestyle pointer to terror outfit link
The three victims of the blast in Champasari today are believed to have been active members of a mi...   | Read.. 
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Imperials and democrats
extreme belligerence and conciliation. In early-1984, some nine years after the death of Generaliss...   | Read.. 
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Fantastic start by Proteas
India proved why they are the Twenty20 champions! Playing shots in a fashion so common in the short...   | Read.. 
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Mugabe calls party meet, election results delayed
Zimbabwe's election results were further delayed today as President Robert Mugabe called a meeting ...   | Read.. 
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Steel firms agree on rollback
Top steel makers today agreed to cut prices of long products by Rs 1500-2,000 a tonne, including TM...   | Read.. 
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Brave girl
Katherine Heigl is a brave girl ' certainly braver than fellow actress Anne Hathaway, the original c...   | Read..