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Friday , December 18 , 2009
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India flexible, US dangles dollars
India has shown a sign of accommodation at the climate change summit here, indicating it is ready to discuss international scrutiny of its domestic actions to curb greenhouse emissions. ...  | Read.. 
Warm wave in city
As Copenhagen sweats over an elusive climate deal, Calcutta is wiping beads of perspiration too, courtesy the shooting mercury and food prices. ...  | Read.. 
Panel wind for women’s bill
The jinxed women’s reservation bill received a boost today with a parliamentary panel advocating immediate passage in its present form. The panel rejected any diluti ...  | Read.. 
Torch of knowledge burns brighter
It takes only a tiny spark to light the torch of knowledge. When the second edition of NICT — the region’s biggest IT conference — returns to this part of the country to ...  | Read.. 
Last leg CM spin churns vote
Babulal Marandi left for New Delhi today to attend the last few days of the ongoing Parliament session but set in motion the clamour for a non-tribal chief minister, a clever ...  | Read.. 
Maoists kill, abduct on poll eve
Maoists made their ominous presence felt hours before the state witnessed the final phase of polling by killing a villager in Angadda, a remote area in Simaria constituen ...  | Read.. 
India flexible, US dangles dollars
I think one good thing happened today
Jairam Ramesh
on resumption of the Copenhagen talks
Chairman seat for outgoing Advani
L.K. Advani has failed to wrest Manmohan Singh’s chair but he may get one similar to Sonia ...  | Read..
Minister escort can fly free
A minister will now be able to take his or her friend, companion or relative on flights free of ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
India to miss New Year US nuclear gift
Barack Obama's good wishes to Manmohan Singh for 2010 will not be accompanied by the New Year gift ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
D-I-Y mothers step
Four mothers worried about their children's safety on Calcutta's killer streets have taken to managi...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Docs protest rural practice bill
The government's bill to create a three-year diploma course to train "rural health practitioners" t...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Gurung doubts no-statehood-in-talks claim
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung does not believe that Bengal home secretary Ardhendu Sen ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Republic of silence
Hokum must have its kingdom. The judicial report on the culpability for the crime perpetrated on Dec...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Yuvraj down with flu; Sehwag fit
Non-stop cricket and criss-crossing the country continues to take a heavy toll, but the Boards just...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Foreign trip bar on Pak minister
Pakistan's anti-corruption agency, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), today asked the interi...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Price-busters on way
The government is planning to augment the supplies of essential items through imports to rein in fo...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Thinking man's action hero
This is the first time I've done an interview with an ice pack down my pants," Matt Damon said one r...   | Read..