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Thursday , March 3 , 2011
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Mamata stirs no-contest pot
If, for a change, chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee takes a leaf out of Trinamul chief Mamata Banerjee’s book, the Bengal elections would turn out to be a battle without the generals. ...  | Read.. 
A lesson for colony cousin
What a craic! Thwacked through the cover boundary, England tonight is imperialism’s epitaph: those that you colonise will beat you at your own game. ...  | Read.. 
I respect SC verdict quashing Thomas' appointment: PM
Updated on 02 10 PM (IST)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said he respected the Supreme Court verdict on the quashing of the appointment of P J Thomas as Central Vigilance Commissioner. ...  | Read.. 
City moon figures out Sun
A moon on Earth has shed light on the Sun. A Calcutta physicist whose first name translates as “bright moon” has used computer simulations of the hot ...  | Read.. 
Order to remove Yunus
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has been removed as the managing director of Grameen Bank, the organisation he founded in Bangladesh in 1983 to help the poor. ...  | Read.. 
State eyes Rs 60cr for Green Revolution II
Buoyed by a fresh Rs 400-crore fillip to transform the east into the country’s next food bowl, the state has set its eyes on a chunk of Rs 60 crore to give shape to ...  | Read.. 
Legal action on Games dues
The state government has decided to take legal action against two companies to recover advances given to them for the 34th National Games even as the Principal Accountant ...  | Read.. 
Kevin O’Brien exults after smashing the fastest-ever World Cup century. His astonishing knock, which propelled him past 100 in 50 balls with 13 fours ...  | Read
I can lead the government if people elect us to power. It is not mandatory to contest the polls
Mamata Banerjee
Dear God! Please give us our monthly salary
Andhra offered prayers on Shivaratri today. Chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, his cabinet ...  | Read..
In Asia’s arc of fire, sail of a naval Blossom
When the Indian Navy pulled out the INS Jalaswa, the second-largest warship in its fleet, from its ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Govt opposes mercy death; over to court
The attorney-general of India today urged the Supreme Court to permit Aruna Shanbaug, a Mumbai nurs...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Sister's slap at jail parade
She came, she saw, she slapped.   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
The Anti-Grams: bitter battle for school
They picked up lethal weapons, they dug up roads, they beat up "outsiders" and they now hold night ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Premier school admission hinges on luck by chance
Destiny, not the merit, will play the decisive role this year for admission to St Michael's School,...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Gurung rediscovers sibling bonds
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung had a face-to-face interaction with Sikkim chief mini...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The future of cricket
Cricket’s evolution sped up in the 21st century. Till the 1999 World Cup, Test cricket was the dinos...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Night of the Irish
It was one of the greatest nights in Irish cricketing history on Wednesday. Ireland upset England b...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Pak's lone Christian minister killed
Assailants with alleged links to al Qaida and the Taliban killed the only Christian member of Pakis...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Buffett sets up local shop
Billionaire Warren Buffett ' the famed Oracle of Omaha ' is finally coming to India to do business.   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Next in line
Varun Dhawan   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Runway expansion landlocked again
Missing deadlines is a habit for Jharkhand. And the latest casualty is Birsa Munda Airport.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Rise in glaucoma worries doctors
Assam has witnessed an alarming rise in patients suffering from glaucoma, a disease that causes per...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Water woes plague ward No. 49
The Old Sabara Sahi in Chintamaniswar is just two kilometres away from the seat of power ' the secr...   | Read..