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Japanese team flies home
Six Japanese experts who were helping with the Nano’s production today left the city amid the uncertainty around the project created by Mamata Banerjee’s dharna. ...  | Read.. 
KK Birla passes away
Krishna Kumar Birla, who headed one of the country’s biggest business empires, passed away this morning at his residence after a brief illness. ...  | Read.. 
Backroom boys sniff ‘hope’
Back-channel mediators racing against odds to salvage the Singur project see a glimmer of hope in their apparent success in identifying areas where the main concerns of b ...  | Read.. 
Governor appeal
Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi last night sent a two-page letter to Mamata Banerjee requesting her to agree to talks. A copy was sent to the chief minister’s home. ...  | Read.. 
Peaceniks mull core group
The pro-peace group of Ulfa today indicated that a “separate and small group” would be set up soon to negotiate with government agencies to take the peace proce ...  | Read.. 
Soren warns lax officials
Fresh from his victory in the trust vote in the Assembly, chief minister Shibu Soren today made an aerial survey of flood affected areas in Sahebganj district and assured ...  | Read.. 
The Japanese team waits in a hotel in Calcutta on Saturday before leaving for the airport. Picture by Aranya Sen
Japanese team flies home
There is no point in sitting and sulking about guys who are not there
on the absence of star players in his team
Modi still on visa blacklist
Washington could again deny Narendra Modi a visa if he applied for one, a senior US official ha ...  | Read..
Glitter of a galaxy of ‘chief guests’
It was the day of the chief guest at the 12th edition of The Telegraph School Awards for Excellence ...  | Read..
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