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WeatherTemperature
Min : 19.00°C (+5)
Max : 28.10°C (+0)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 86.00% Min : 39.00%
Sunrise : 6:22 AM
Sunset : 5:18 PM
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A week without a leader
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh emulated his immediate predecessor Atal Bihari Vajpayee, not his one-time mentor P.V. Narasimha Rao or his latter-day friend George W. Bush, before being hospitalised for a bypass surgery. ...  | Read.. 
 
Padma on second thoughts for Dhoni
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Bengal’s slick trick
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A week without a leader
 
 
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