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Monday , June 27 , 2011
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Singur land return rolls
The Mamata Banerjee government today started the process of returning land to farmers in Singur, snubbing the Tata attempt to open a dialogue to maintain status quo on the 997-acre plot. ...  | Read.. 
Ranjan Mathai next Foreign Secretary
Updated 16:45hrs (IST)
Seasoned diplomat Ranjan Mathai, India's ambassador to France, will be the next Foreign Secretary, . ...  | Read.. 
FIR registered in journalist JD's murder case
Last updated 16:30hrs (IST)
Sixteen days after crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey was shot dead Mumbai Police's Crime Branch today claimed to have cracked the murder case with . ...  | Read.. 
Delhi test for Pak’s young lady minister
At 34, Hina Rabbani Khar may be considered too young for a job that requires enormous diplomatic skills and nuanced understanding of foreign policy. ...  | Read.. 
When paddy turns poison
When he drank poison on January 11, farmer Hargovind Harne’s run-down hut was bursting with freshly harvested paddy. Yet he was neck-deep in debt. ...  | Read.. 
Mahto versus Mahto at hustings
Welcome to a face-off between a Mahto and a Mahto, decades-long personal equations be dammed. ...  | Read.. 
Price on former JPSC member
The state vigilance bureau is set to announce a reward for information that could lead to the arrest of former Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) member Gopal Prasad ...  | Read.. 
Sachin Tendulkar met Roger Federer at Wimbledon after the tennis greatís third-round match on Saturday. Sachin and Federer chatted for an hour on the ...  | Read
My children may nail my feet to the floor if I tried to get married again
Salman Rushdie
Bond weds in secret
James Bond star Daniel Craig has married actress Rachel Weisz in a secret ceremony in New York. ...  | Read..
Four weddings and Rushdie’s ‘cured’
The “incurable romantic” in him may have been cured, says ...  | Read..
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Admit card mix-up in Delhi NET
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Calcutta RSS
Rs 35 stipend in 35yr career
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Bengal RSS
Cong in Siliguri civic truce with Trinamul
The mayor and the other Congress portfolio holders of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation will resi...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Costly diesel fuels price pinch
Eating out at restaurants will now be dearer, thanks to the rise in the price of diesel. So will be...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
NBU senior student 'ragged'
A second-year post-graduate student of North Bengal University has alleged that he was "ragged" by ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The inward eye
The author is Assistant Professor of History, University of Massachusetts, Boston   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Sachin and Roger 'discuss' cricket
It takes a lot to bowl over Sachin Tendulkar as bowlers around the world would testify, but Roger F...   | Read.. 
International RSS
China frees Hu Jia with riders
Hu Jia, a Chinese dissident who campaigned for AIDS sufferers, has been reunited with his family af...   | Read.. 
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Price fate in hands of rain god
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High and dry
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Midnight's children
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Wanted: the Pied Piper at RIMS
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BMC steps in to check bird hit
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