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Bharat to India: Keen on municipal tag, villages shut out panchayat poll
A tiny slice of Bharat on the outskirts of Kalyani is craving to become a part of India. ...  | Read.. 
Amar at RGF, over to SRK
The think-thank has done its bit. Now it is up to Shah Rukh Khan to take it forward. ...  | Read.. 
Max heat, ours and theirs
Your child may be swooning on the school playground and the display board at the city centre may read 44.2 degrees Celsius. ...  | Read.. 
Hill strike halts toy train
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s ongoing strike in state and central government offices in the hills has pulled the chain on the toy train, causing the Darjeeling Himalaya ...  | Read.. 
Souls that passed in the night
The writer continues her narrative of the suitors whose paths crossed hers during her stay at Vrindavan... ...  | Read.. 
Another round of culling today
Twenty rapid response teams will fan out in Mohanpur and Hezamara blocks of Tripura’s Sadar subdivision tomorrow morning to kill nearly 55,000 poultry and wipe out t ...  | Read.. 
Khunti village will host central university
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke about it yesterday. And now, Jharkhand’s first central university has finally found itself a home: it will come up over 300 acres ...  | Read.. 
Scrap trade on cop radar
With the illegal railway-scrap trade being linked to coach Biranchi Das’s murder, state’s police (crime branch) have swung into action. ...  | Read.. 
Chess player Tanya Sachdev and actress Isha Sharvani at programme in New Delhi on Wednesday. Picture by Prem Singh
I am happy for myself that now I don’t have to bowl to him (Sachin)
Shane Warne
Jootis for Sachin, from a Jodhpur fan
When the master batsman who has made flawless footwork his signature style puts his feet up tom ...  | Read..
Kidman cry against violence on women
Actress Nicole Kidman, seven months pregnant and passionately committed to her other job as a UN g ...  | Read..
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Dornier or ghost blip on PM radar
A ghostly blip on the radar that indicated an intrusion into the flight path of the Prime Minister'...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Nip and tuck for aging lights
Eden Gardens was the first cricket ground in India to be lit up ' and that is now its problem. Age.   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Land acquisition out of poll code loop
The model code of conduct for the May panchayat polls will not hinder land acquisition for industry...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Siliguri too 'tense' for rally: Chief secretary
The chief secretary of Bengal, Amit Kiran Deb, today told a visiting delegation of the Gorkha Janmu...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Cricket as spectacle
The cricket stadium at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi used to be uncomfortable and squalid, now it’s comf...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Chris Gayle unfit but flies in
Still injured and uncertain, West Indies opener Chris Gayle joined the Kolkata Knight Riders' squad...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Won't quit, says Hillary after Penn win
Hillary Clinton is in a position to withstand growing calls within her party to quit the race after...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
State Bank feels derivative pinch
The State Bank of India ' the country's largest bank ' is making a provision of Rs 40 crore ($10 m...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Night of the knights
The blast began at ITC The Sonar Calcutta with each of the "Unputdownable" warriors of the Kolkata K...   | Read..