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Cong tests Left nuclear nerves
The Congress has dug in its heels on the nuclear deal and said the government would go to the IAEA board to seek its approval for the India-specific safeguards agreement regardless of the Left’s objections. ...  | Read.. 
Quiet boost for minority boss
The Centre has quietly upgraded the status of the current chairman of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to the rank of Union cabinet minister without amending ...  | Read.. 
Hybrid: high mileage and high price
The first hybrid car has hit Indian roads' and it’s a Honda Civic which will run on both petrol and battery power. ...  | Read.. 
Man & nature shut hills
People in the Darjeeling hills woke up to a cold and wet bandh morning today and were dogged by prolonged power cuts, an erratic communication network and landslides. ...  | Read.. 
CBI to probe Mehta death
Buckling under pressure of social activists and Union rural development minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, the Madhu Koda government today recommended a CBI inquiry into t ...  | Read.. 
Drèze team tough talk on job scheme
A team led by eminent economist Jean Drèze to monitor the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) today termed Jharkhand the “worst state in implementing ...  | Read.. 
Record rain in steel city, flash floods in districts
If the weather gods played their part in Jamshedpur recording 338mm of rainfall today its highest in six decades the state is pointing fingers at neighbouring Orissa for ...  | Read.. 
The breach (circled) on a West Midnapore highway through which an Innova and three passengers were washed away on Tuesday night. The three passengers, ...  | Read
It is a historic day
KS Bainsla
after the agreement with the Rajasthan government
Andhra swigs, cash box froths
Andhra is guzzling by the crate and, for a government in search of money, more the drops the me ...  | Read..
Sonu to sing Rafi with UK orchestra
Western classically trained musicians from the famed City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBS ...  | Read..
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Left nuke foot does not budge an inch
Left parties today stuck to their stand that the nuclear deal should not be taken to the next level...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Don't ask why Saheli died
Saheli Roy, 25, died on Saturday morning after the car taking her to work was hit by a truck on the ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Unsafe, even atop a 2200kg car
Gautam Basu, Rajendra Lakhotia and Ramesh Khanuja were last seen huddled on the roof of a car aroun...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Delhi condition greets CM's fresh talks offer
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today made another unsuccessful move to get the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to t...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Nature for the nerds
Over the last ten years, I’ve noticed that more and more people point at undistinguished plants and ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Portugal have the advantage
Portugal have had a wary eye on Germany since Euro 2008 began but their meeting in Thursday's quart...   | Read.. 
International RSS
US levee breaches hike corn prices
The swollen Mississippi river ran over the top of at least nine more levees today as floodwaters s...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Ranbaxy, Pfizer pop peace pill
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd today sealed a deal with Pfizer Inc of the US to delay a copycat version o...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Salary scrounge
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