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Gap in pledge to IIM & draft
Human resource development minister Kapil Sibal’s promise to hand over nominations of IIM board members to a proposed independent collegium of experts conflicts with his own ministry’s plans, draft documents suggest. ...  | Read.. 
CPM hears swoop delay
The Centre may defer a planned anti-Maoist offensive because of differences in the Congress and the party’s preoccupation with the November-December elections in Jha ...  | Read.. 
Right to switch power supplier
Over 28 lakh power consumers in Mumbai will get the right to choose their power supplier and switch over to another utility if they wish to by next year, the facility — a ...  | Read.. 
US, hang ’em like India
Clothes hung out to dry, considered an embarrassment in new-age apartments but seen across India, could help save America and the world. ...  | Read.. 
EC checks out security drill
The Election Commission today held detailed discussions on the state’s security and logistics requirements during the November-December Assembly elections, preparing ...  | Read.. 
Scientists: Men should wed younger women
Men should marry a woman who is cleverer than they are and at least five years younger, if they want the relationship to last, according to new research. ...  | Read.. 
Atindranath Dutta, the police officer taken hostage and released by Maoists, being helped out of a jeep by another officer (not in picture) to be debriefed at Bhabani Bhavan.
CPM hears swoop delay
This is not the defeat of the Shiv Sena
Uddhav Thackeray
on the Maharashtra Assembly poll results
Indian sun helps light Africa
Bella and Francisca find the Indian sun a bit too hot and the chapati and dal too repetitive, ...  | Read..
Harley tax sours US mango bite
Having swallowed the juicy Indian mango, the Americans are finding it hard to digest the duty o ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Cong beeps zero tolerance for Raja
If the DMK expected any moral or political support from ally Congress for its embattled telecom min...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Eviction eyewash on street
Cops and hawkers play out a charade of crime and punishment on the pavements of Calcutta every day w...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Cops shoot rebel, committee threatens attack
The People's Committee Against Police Atrocities exhorted supporters to attack government offices o...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Education, another casualty of fire
Tumpa Das, a Class XII of student of Jyotsnamoyee High School, is not sure whether she can appear f...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
New lamps for old
The author is professor of English, Jadavpur University, Calcutta   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Bhowmick quits as EB coach
On Sunday Subhas Bhowmick was down, a day later he was out. Taking moral responsibility for East Be...   | Read.. 
International RSS
14 Americans die in Afghan copter crashes
Helicopter crashes killed 14 Americans today in the deadliest day for the US mission in Afghanistan...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
RBI walks a tightrope
The Reserve Bank of India today said the domestic economy faced both upside prospects and downside ...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
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