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Tricky N-talks table in Japan
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s Japanese hosts at next month’s G8 summit in Hokkaido suddenly find themselves confronted with a perplexing diplomatic dilemma: they don’t want any discussions on the nuclear deal happening between Prime Minister Singh and President George W. Bush on Ja ...  | Read.. 
Ex-minister: Raise pension (never mind I too gain)
Former education minister Murli Manohar Joshi has stunned the human resource development ministry by demanding an immediate hike in pension paid to him and to other former em ...  | Read.. 
Transport bill keeps inflation rolling
Inflation crept up to 11.42 per cent today — and the economists expect the government and the RBI to cobble together a fire-fighting strategy to tame the spook. ...  | Read.. 
Charming, Sam could call a spade a spade
A tribute to Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, who died on Thursday night ...  | Read.. 
2-way first, 3-way next: CM
Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ruled out the creation of a new state but told a Gorkha Janmukti Morcha team today that he had no objection to holding tripartit ...  | Read.. 
Uncle’s arrest leads forces to Getam, friend
Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu today said the arrest of a relative of Gegong Apang and two others, including a former NDFB militant, had led to the safe r ...  | Read.. 
Popular support for Ulfa truce
Thousands of people gathered at Chapakhowa in Tinsukia district under the banner of the Nirjatan Birodhi Aikya Mancha today to welcome Ulfa’s unilateral ceasefire. ...  | Read.. 
Steel majors prod govt on land, mines
Two global steel majors — ArcelorMittal and Posco — today expressed their concern over delay in land acquisition and raw material linkages for greenfield projects in Indi ...  | Read.. 
Rap for power utilities
Jharkhand High Court castigated the state government today for not being able to provide electricity in the hinterlands. ...  | Read.. 
US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama boards a plane with his vanquished colleague Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington on Friday to la ...  | Read
His legacy will continue to live with us
Manmohan Singh
on Sam Manekshaw
Douglas shies away from turban
Michael Douglas has worn many hats in his brilliant Hollywood career: ruthless Wall Street play ...  | Read..
11 years in jail for ‘slavery’
A millionaire of Indian origin who inflicted years of abuse on two Indonesian housekeepers held as ...  | Read..
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Lust for life, zest for battle
By the time the Great Mule finally kicked him in Wellington last night, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Watch on 3-wheeler pollution
Pollution caused by autorickshaws will now be taken up by the court, which has elsewhere in the coun...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Protest hole in Tata wall
Tata Motors managing director Ravi Kant reviewed the progress of the Nano plant inside as Trinamul ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
I will not betray the cause: Gurung
The president of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, Bimal Gurung, wants the "intellect" of hill teachers t...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Prisoners of the past
“When I call on cabinet ministers, the president, or governors, they all love to talk about their so...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Won't take Bangla lightly, says Dhoni
Having taken to the Super Fours with the pressure-reducing two points, Team India captain Mahendra ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
US 'spies' killed in Pak
A gang of Pakistani militants executed two alleged US spies in front of thousands of cheering suppo...   | Read.. 
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Banks up deposit rates
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