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Monday , September 20 , 2010
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CIMA Gallary
Shooting fans Games scare
Motorbike riders fired on Taiwanese tourists at the Jama Masjid’s gates today, a suspected car bomb went up in flames 60 metres away and the Indian Mujahideen sent a terror email. ...  | Read.. 
India a safe destination: Selja
Updated September 20, 2010 15:00hrs (IST)
In the wake of the firing incident near Jama Masjid here and concerns expressed by some countries about safety of their nationals, Tourism Minsiter Kumari Selja today asked the visitors not to panic ...  | Read.. 
West Bengal CM pitches for new land acquisition law
Updated September 20, 2010 14:30hrs (IST)
Stating that Singur and Nandigram have taught lessons to the West Bengal government, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today demanded ...  | Read.. 
PDP to attend all-party meet, Separatists to stay away
Updated September 20, 2010 14:15hrs (IST)
Seeking ways to defuse the three - month unrest at Kashmir Valley in India, an all-party delegation led by Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram commenced a series of meetings which will be also ...  | Read.. 
Aus warns of high risk of terror attack in New Delhi
Updated September 20, 2010 14:10hrs (IST)
Australian government today warned of a "high risk of terrorist attack in New Delhi", even as it updated its travel advice for its nationals in the wake of the firing on tourists outside Jama Masjid Mosque ...  | Read.. 
10 killed in train mishap in MP
Updated September 20, 2010 14hrs (IST)
At least 10 people were killed and 50 others injured when a goods train collided head-on with a stationary passenger train at Badarwas railway station in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri ...  | Read.. 
Keep-it-simple Isro runs into US moon challenge
A decision by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) to keep the operations of a science instrument on Chandrayaan-1 as simple as possible has raised doubts about ...  | Read.. 
A big ‘if’ slips out of CM’s mouth
Politics is the art of “ifs and buts” but when a chief minister at the helm of a 33-year-old regime says “jodi sarkar thake (if this government rema ...  | Read.. 
Boy with cleft sent to US
For Nur, life has been a curse since birth. The boy with cleft deformities had faced humiliation in school and few wanted to be his friends. ...  | Read.. 
CM nod to kids’ trust with Tata as member
Dispur has decided to set up a children welfare trust to adopt a holistic and comprehensive policy for physical and mental wellbeing of every child living in Assam. ...  | Read.. 
Simon push for Sita berth
JMM is headed for a stormy party convention, beginning tomorrow, with firebrand Littipara MLA Simon Marandi upping the berth ante again, but this time in favour of Shibu ...  | Read.. 
Industry jitters over profit clause in draft mining bill
Existing and prospective industry and mining players of Jharkhand are apprehensive about the draft mining bill, which seeks to make them share 26 per cent of profits with ...  | Read.. 
Rohan Bopanna celebrates after winning the deciding rubber against Ricardo Mello of Brazil at the Davis Cup World Group play-off at Chennai. The stunn ...  | Read
I was happy when the sun came out this morning
Somdev Dev Varman
on the Davis Cup tie victory
Eight on death row, none to pull the rope
Wanted, a hangman. ...  | Read..
Oldest petitioner prayer for peace & justice
Mohammad Hashim Ansari, 90, the oldest living petitioner in the Ayodhya title suit, says he prays e ...  | Read..
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Flood fear in three districts
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Maximum tea bonus for hills
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School for change
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Yuvi is under big pressure
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Plastic puzzle
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Kid's death prompts power action
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