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Knights without armour
The Kolkata Knight Riders suffered another defeat, the third in a row, to almost push themselves out of the hunt for a last-four berth, and the recurrence of a knee problem kept Shoaib Akhtar away from tonight’s clash against the Rajasthan Royals. ...  | Read.. 
Preity ‘not aware’ of bias
Preity Zinta has said she was not aware of the alleged racial discrimination faced by two girls from London recruited as cheerleaders for the actress’s Kings XI Punj ...  | Read.. 
Late-starter HS still to catch up with ISC
Higher secondary: 80.38 per cent; ISC: 97.04 per cent. ...  | Read.. 
Force 1000 from ex-rebels
Once a bitter critic of the Prafulla Kumar Mahanta government for utilising the services of surrendered militants, chief minister Tarun Gogoi today fell back on the old trick ...  | Read.. 
World Bank pat for Orissa
The World Bank, which has been supporting fiscal reforms in Orissa since 2001, today confirmed that the most fiscally-stressed state in India in the mid-nineties has made ...  | Read.. 
Drèze aide found dead
Several renowned social activists are converging in Palamau on May 26 to protest the murder of Lalit Kumar Mehta, a close aide of Jean Drèze, the architect of the UPA gov ...  | Read.. 
Mishra sheds light on MLA murder
Top Naxalite leader Pramod Mishra admitted during interrogation that the January 2005 killing of CPI (ML) MLA Mahendra Singh was a local-level “initiative” which th ...  | Read.. 
Sparsely occupied stands at Eden Gardens at 8.46pm on Tuesday. The turnout in the overcast evening ranged between 50,000 and 60,000 — the lowest in Calcutta since the IPL season started. On Sunday, when a storm lashed the city, the Eden had a capacity 80,000-plus crowd. Picture by Pabitra Das
Knights without armour
I hope the Indian government will allow me to stay
Taslima Nasreen
Keira to star in new Lear
Keira Knightley is to star in a new film adaptation of Shakespearean tragedy King Lear. ...  | Read..
Lost DNA comes alive in mice
Scientists have extracted a gene from the preserved remains of an extinct animal and inserted i ...  | Read..
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