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Wholesale licence killed off
The agri-marketing board has revoked a licence without which German wholesaler Metro Cash & Carry cannot undertake 40 per cent of its business in Bengal, The Telegraph has learnt. ...  | Read.. 
Bengal fishes for Mumbai project
For a change, Bengal has struck while the iron is hot but Maharashtra’s sway over its son is still holding. ...  | Read.. 
Master to free ‘slave’: Namaste
Manmohan Singh and Prakash Karat came face to face today, for the first time since their political ties snapped a month ago, in honour of the man who had forged that alli ...  | Read.. 
Left out, Taslima flies in
Taslima Nasreen is back in India, her return facilitated by a valid visa and the changed political equations in Delhi. ...  | Read.. 
Boycott threat over Monika
An angry Manipur Olympic Association today announced that the state would not take part in any national competition or the National Games if the sports authorities failed ...  | Read.. 
Rebels kill two CRPF jawans
Naxalites killed two CRPF jawans of the 26th battalion in an ambush at Nimiaghat in Giridih around midnight yesterday. ...  | Read.. 
A total of 2,008 drummers perform during the opening ceremony for the 2008 Olympics at the National Stadium in Beijing. Around 80 world leaders watche ...  | Read
Friends have come from afar, how happy we are
2008 drummers
at the Olympics opening ceremony, quoting Confucius
Mosquitoes send policemen
Policemen have been dragged to court for various offences, but the eight booked in Delhi on Monday ...  | Read..
Court axe on Manoj spoof scenes
Troubles from the past have returned in a rush to haunt Shah Rukh Khan with yesteryear star Man ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Samiti 'strong signal' in shutdown
The group spearheading the Amarnath agitation today extended the Jammu bandh till August 14 but agr...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Tallest in town and country
Calcutta ' and India ' will get its tallest building at 250 metres when a commercial property comes ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Govt waits for Mamata request
The Bengal government today said it would try to facilitate talks between Mamata Banerjee and the T...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Morcha lays siege, accused 14 kept off court
The 14 GNLF leaders arrested after the July 25 firing that killed a woman on Dr Zakir Hussain Road ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Gentlemen of the people
A titled Englishwoman who represented a British philanthropic trust told me how nervous she had been...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Another fiver for Mendis
Gautam Gambhir hit the bull's eye when he described the P. Sara Stadium surface as "fantastic."   | Read.. 
International RSS
Russia, Georgia on the brink of 'war'
Russia sent columns of tanks and reportedly bombed Georgian air bases today after Georgia launched ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Trade fillip for neighbours
India today relaxed imports from other Saarc countries by pruning its sensitive list by 264 items...   | Read..