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Tuesday , February 9 , 2010
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Buddha deals quota card
Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today announced a “policy decision” to reserve 10 per cent of government jobs for disadvantaged sections of backward-class Muslims in Bengal, prodded by allies to spring a potential vote-catcher ahead of key elections. ...  | Read.. 
Scholar among arrested Maoists
Uttar Pradesh police today claimed to have made the biggest Maoist catch since the arrest of Khobad Ghandy last year by taking into custody two top-rung leaders, one of them ...  | Read.. 
Nepal ‘Hrithik-baiter’ killed
A Nepalese media baron with alleged links to Dawood Ibrahim and blamed for the backlash against actor Hrithik Roshan in the Himalayan country 10 years ago, was shot dead ...  | Read.. 
Hey, East India Co, pack some tea
The East India Company, whose brand name and controlling interests were acquired by diamond dealer Sanjiv Mehta in 2005, is to open a flagship luxury store in London’s ...  | Read.. 
More forces for fair exams
The Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA), has asked Dispur to provide adequate security personnel to prevent cheating in the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) exam ...  | Read.. 
Soren ready with funds sharing plea to Mamata
Chief minister Shibu Soren wants the Centre to share half the cost of completing pending railway projects in the state and is making every effort to convince railway minister ...  | Read.. 
Buddha deals quota card
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on the Shiv Sena threat to Australian cricketers
Avalanche kills soldiers
Seventeen soldiers, including an officer, were killed and as many injured after an avalanche st ...  | Read..
Delhi works on hill accord
The Centre hopes to ink an accord with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha at the next tripartite talks ...  | Read..
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Ruchika molester cop stabbed in face
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Calcutta RSS
Zoo set to lose jumbo trio
A central circular that says zoos are not for jumbos has triggered a heavy-duty debate between anima...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Promise to start project after carve-up
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North Bengal RSS
Cops unaware of Morcha night meet
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Opinion RSS
An educative journey
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Sports RSS
World No.1's pride Steyn-ed
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International RSS
Fonseka dragged out of office and arrested
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Business RSS
Economy health signals stimulus exit
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Entertainment RSS
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