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Shut in shop on fire
Twelve people collapsed one after the other and choked to death shuttered inside a popular garment store in Sodepur when welding sparks ignited a fire and burned up oxygen. ...  | Read.. 
Quota cut-off cloud lifted
Graduation will be a benchmark to assess the status of a community or a caste, not an individual, the Supreme Court clarified today. ...  | Read.. 
Cricket? Turn the other cheek
Team India player Praveen Kumar was accused of beating up a doctor in his hometown Meerut last night, but the alleged victim decided not to press charges. ...  | Read.. 
14 killed as Naga factions clash
An NSCN (I-M) team today killed 14 members of its rival factions in one of the bloodiest internecine battles, not sparing even civilians when they raided a ceasefire monitori ...  | Read.. 
Fiscal discipline: 15000cr loans waived
Banks in Jharkhand have had to write off more than Rs 1,500 crore in bad debts most of which were incurred while disbursing loans under several populist schemes of the UP ...  | Read.. 
Threat SMS, gangster cuffed
Following complaints from actress Leslie Tripathy yesterday about receiving threat calls, the state prison department today decided to keep gangster Raja Acharya handcuff ...  | Read.. 
Centre firm on steel projects
The Centre hopes that construction of proposed mega steel plants by Posco and Tata Steel would start by the end of next month. ...  | Read.. 
Shut in shop on fire
We heard a woman and a man screaming ‘fire’
Pintu Biswas
a nearby tea stall owner
Govt funds MIT boy
The Bengal government has promised to fund the transit expenses of a 17-year-old village boy wh ...  | Read..
Ambani’s billion-dollar baby
The Ambanis don’t do things in small ways — and today Anil Ambani chose Cannes to make pub ...  | Read..
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'Clue' in car at Jaipur station
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Calcutta RSS
Shutters down on smoke chamber
Two 10ftx8ft shutters converted the first floor of Readymade Centre into a 2,000-sq-ft gas chamber o...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Experts scan debris for 'ammo heap'
Forensic experts who visited Basanti today to inquire into yesterday's explosion, which killed a mi...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Deadline, clashes before final show
The Greater Cooch Behar Democratic Party has gone the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha way, threatening to go...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Darkness visible
When a bomb hit Buckingham Palace in 1940, Queen Elizabeth (the present queen’s mother) famously rem...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Knight Riders mauled at the Wankhede
Kolkata Knight Riders paid for the pathetic batting as Mumbai Indians coasted to an eight-wicket vi...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Bush asks, Saudis raise oil supply
Saudi Arabia announced a modest increase in oil output today after an appeal from visiting Preside...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Inflation close to 8%
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Queen of pop
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