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CIMA Gallary
Sack puts Nepal on knife edge
The fragile peace process in Nepal appeared to be on the verge of a collapse after the ruling Maoists ignored pressure from the international community led by India and unilaterally sacked army chief Rukmagat Katuwal today. ...  | Read.. 
Spectre of a ‘soft coup’
Close on the heels of a spillover of Indian diplomacy in Colombo on the election in Tamil Nadu, a similar challenge is unfolding in Nepal with implications on both sides ...  | Read.. 
Worry at work in idle Cong
Elections to 372 Lok Sabha seats over, many Congress candidates have carried back to the capital a baggage of worries reflecting the impatience and uncertainty that will ...  | Read.. 
A struggler again & damn hungry
Thanks to the Kolkata Knight Riders, Shah Rukh Khan is again relishing the life of a “struggler”, much like his early days in Bollywood. ...  | Read.. 
Varsity loses Rs 20cr battle
Ranchi University has lost a legal battle of a Rs 20-crore property in the heart of the state capital. ...  | Read.. 
Border outposts for ‘hell’ hills
The deteriorating law and order situation in the North Cachar Hills district has prompted the authorities to revive the inter-state border outposts along Nagaland, Meghal ...  | Read.. 
RAIN: Relief and ruin
See Calcutta and Bengal
From my side, I know — and I do know my mother’s views on this — that he (Manmohan Singh) is the best prime ministerial candidate
Rahul Gandhi
Swine flu in summer? Puzzling
Microbiologist Anice Lowen wonders how the swine flu virus that has spread to 19 countries is breaking the time-tested rules that have tied influenza...  | Read..
Karachi bar on Imran
Pakistani authorities stopped Imran Khan from travelling to Karachi today because of fear his trip ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Roadshow plays to full house
At 7.30am Tapas Pal, 51, is on the road, ready to be mobbed.   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Storm relief for scorched city
Relief came to the scorched city at 82kmph on Sunday afternoon.   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Tribals demolish police camp
Nearly 5,000 tribals in Salboni, wielding shovels, axes and hammers and allegedly led by Maoists, t...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Villagers loot cash seized by cops
A handful of policemen arrested three armed robbers and recovered a bag containing cash this mornin...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Sum of too many parts
By the time this is in print, a few rounds of polling for the 15th Lok Sabha will have been complete...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Knights lose last-ball duel
The Kolkata Knight Riders paid dearly for four dropped catches and inept bowling as they crashed to ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Swine flu on the wane
Mexico has moved past the peak of an H1N1 flu epidemic and is in the "phase of descent", the gover...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
India's cash-for-voice gambit at IMF
India is pushing for a greater say within the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ' and clearly inten...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Bye dada, hi didi!
Jhulan Goswami   | Read..