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At work for war
Late last night, at a small camp in Lalgarh’s Kantapahari, six Maoists held a meeting when word reached that central forces had started arriving in Midnapore. ...  | Read.. 
Centre to CM: Your call
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, an advocate of stern action against Naxalism, is learnt to have taken a grim view of the violent Maoist takeover of Lalgarh and of the Left ...  | Read.. 
Tweet, tweet: US calling for an Iran favour
On Monday afternoon, a 27-year-old US state department official, Jared Cohen, emailed the social networking site Twitter with an unusual request: delay scheduled maintenance ...  | Read.. 
At work for war
He (Advani) expressed regret. I also conveyed my apologies if I had hurt him
Manmohan Singh
on statements during the election campaign
Alcohol hits head in ‘6 minutes’
Alcohol goes to your head in just six minutes, scientists revealed yesterday. ...  | Read..
Brigadier advises ‘creeping’ recapture
Bengal can adopt tactics for a “creeping re-occupation of territory” in Lalgarh despi ...  | Read..
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Advani's sorry, and Manmohan too
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said L.K. Advani had called him up to express "regret" for his ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Heat holiday heralds storm
If rain brought temporary relief on Wednesday, the government gave students an extended respite by d...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Maoists kill resistance trio near Jhargram
Three CPM activists who were part of a "resistance group" formed by police for night patrol to keep...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Landslide blocks road to Sikkim
A landslide triggered by night-long heavy rain blocked the only road to Sikkim for more than eight ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Greater priorities
The rankings of Asian universities, recently released by Quacquarelli Symonds, is a glaring reminder...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Nehra makes comeback
The 'bounce-India-out' strategy, successfully employed by the West Indies and England in the World ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Thousands in defiant Iran march
Tens of thousands of Iranians marched in quiet defiance today in protest against moderate Mir Hosse...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Crude shock for air fares
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Entertainment RSS
Global Charming
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