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Betrayal and slaughter
Major General Shakil Ahmed, the chief of Bangladesh Rifles, and his wife have been killed in the mutiny that briefly spiralled out of Dhaka but ended this evening after a show of force by rolling tanks. ...  | Read.. 
Indian peace mission signal
India is offering to send a peace mission beyond borders to give security to the Calcutta-Dhaka-Calcutta Moitree Express on an explicit request from Dhaka in the wake of ...  | Read.. 
Goodbye, Speaker
The last sitting of the last session of the Fourteenth Lok Sabha this afternoon had all the sentiments nostalgia, goodwill, bipartisan bonhomie that mark a school assem ...  | Read.. 
Court warns income tax dept
Jharkhand High Court today asked the income tax department not to shield politicians facing an assets probe by filing voluminous reports in sealed covers, and threatened ...  | Read.. 
Betrayal and slaughter
What is wrong with a headmaster? It is a good profession
Somnath Chatterjee
on suggestions that as Speaker, he acted like a headmaster
Feb 40C, after 45yrs
The state government has geared up its machinery to mitigate the impacts of a possible heatwave ...  | Read..
Rahman ‘Jai Ho’ for Gulzar lyrics
A.R. Rahman today said the music for Slumdog Millionaire may not represent his best but ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Border traffic over 5 hours: 3 buses
For over five hours today, three passenger buses were all that passed through the border gates at P...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Save: walls, Air and Greens
A day after the Election Commission bowed to political pressure and announced a relaxation in the bl...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Plan for first port on reclaimed land
The state cabinet has cleared a deep-water port to be built on reclaimed land, the first of its kin...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Rally to celebrate death of bills
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today brought out processions across the Darjeeling hills to mark the en...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Cat changes colour
first, never mind whether it is the fruit of capitalist exploitation or of socialist accumulation, ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Indians seek redemption
World champions India would seek to restore their pride, after being trounced in the first match, a...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Violent protests deepen Pak turmoil
Thousands of supporters of former Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif protested today, a day after a cour...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Setback to govt in Maytas Infra
The company law board (CLB) today rejected the ministry of corporate affairs' plea for disbanding t...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Ash raves about Rahman, Ritu and Ratnam, rants against analysis stifling applause
Were you dancing to an A.R. Rahman song by the Hooghly when he was winning the Oscars in Hollywood?   | Read..