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Sunday , August 15 , 2010
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Rahman promises to go beyond 'Waka Waka' with CWG theme song
Updated August 16, 2010
It will be another 10 days before the Commonwealth Games theme song is officially launched, but Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman today promised it would be worth the wait as his 'Yaaro India bula liya' would be unlike anything that has happened before. ...  | Read.. 
'Hyperbole about Indian company use of H-1B visas'
Updated August 16, 2010
Corporate America has come down heavily against all those in US who of late have been alleging that Indian companies grab most of the H-1B work visas thus taking away mos ...  | Read.. 
Regional Prison Academy expected to come up in Orissa
Updated August 16, 2010
Berhampur (Orissa), Aug 16 (PTI) A Regional Prison Academy is likely to be set up in Orissa to train jail officers of the state as well as from neighbouring Bihar, Jharkhand a ...  | Read.. 
35 students fall ill after distribution of sweets at school        
Updated August 16, 2010
At least 40 persons, including 35 students, were taken ill after having sweets distributed on the occasion of Independence day at Buchukupuda, about 50 km from here, offi ...  | Read.. 
PM puts Kalmadi on Games leash
Suresh Kalmadi today lost his free hand in running the Commonwealth Games after the Prime Minister stepped in to rescue the showpiece event from the delays and corruption charges that have marked its preparations. ...  | Read.. 
Lost snaps of Mujib murder
When Babu Ansari, 66, closes his eyes, he can still feel the cold steel of the soldier’s gun on his back and see the horrifying scenes he is the lone Bangladeshi civilia ...  | Read.. 
Topper finger at IIT coaching centres
The boy who topped last year’s IIT-JEE exams has accused two private coaching institutes of publishing “misleading advertisements” in his name to claim the ...  | Read.. 
Message for Delhi in Canada Tamil influx
The rumbling volcano of displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka abruptly erupted half way across the glob ...  | Read..
Dhaka seeks Pak rail link via India
Moves are afoot to link Bangladesh with Pakistan by rail through India, 63 years after the subc ...  | Read..
ODE TO CALCUTTA: “It gives me goosebumps to see Calcutta rising for the national anthem after my show. This is where my heart is,” said Sabyasachi Mukherjee, flanked b ...  | Read
Let us hold the Commonwealth Games, after that I am ready for any investigation
Suresh Kalmadi
at the meeting with the PM
End violence, we are ready for talks: PM to Kashmiris
In a firm message, Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh Sunday asked agitating Kashmiri youth ...  | Read..
Curfew remains clamped in several areas in Kashmir Valley        
Curfew remained clamped today in several areas of the Kashmir Valley where a strike called by s ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Visit not at PM's behest: Pranab
Pranab Mukherjee today met an ailing Mamata Banerjee at her home and said the visit was "personal" ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
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Bengal RSS
Students caned for speaking to girl
Two students of a Howrah school were caned by the headmaster yesterday for talking to a girl who ha...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Excess rain in drought deviation
The confusion over actual rainfall in districts of "drought-hit" Bihar is deepening.   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A unique urban mess
My favourite recent story about the Bay Area and San Francisco has little to do with this location. ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Karthik injured, but will
India opener Dinesh Karthik was injured while batting during a net session, in Dambulla, on Saturday...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Cholera strikes in Pak
Cholera has surfaced in flood-ravaged Pakistan, the UN confirmed today, adding to the misery of 20 ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Pranab, bankers at odds over rate hike
Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee today expressed hope that lenders would not raise their interest ...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Six fishermen held in Paradip
The arrest of six Myanmar nationals today once again exposed the vulnerability of the Paradip port....   | Read..