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Wednesday , July 13 , 2011
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CIMA Gallary
Tinker but not with PM
Barring surprises sprung on him, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hopes to face the 2014 general elections with the ministerial team agonisingly put together today. ...  | Read.. 
Explosions in Mumbai; At least 17 killed
Updated 21:48 hrs (IST)
Mumbai is under threat agin. Two Explosions reported in south Mumbai's Javeri Bazar, and Dadar in Central Mumbai. ...  | Read.. 
Security alert in Delhi
update 20:20 hrs (IST)
A security alert was sounded in the national capital this evening following a series of blasts in Mumbai and police personnel were fanned across ...  | Read.. 
Ghaziabad to get Metro tomorrow
Updated 19:30 hrs (IST)
Delhi Metro will enter Ghaziabad for the first time tomorrow when commercial operations on the Anand Vihar-Vaishali section will begin, bringing smiles to thousands of people in the satellite ...  | Read.. 
Decision on SG after consultations with PM : Khurshid
Updated 16:10hrs (IST)
Salman Khurshid, who assumed as Law Minister today, made it clear that a decision ...  | Read.. 
CBI quizzes Stan Chart officials on Aircel-Maxis deal
Updated 15:40hrs (IST)
Intensifying their agitation, several Congress MPs and MLAs, who quit their posts recently, today ...  | Read.. 
Final spacewalk in the space shuttle era done
Updated 15:30hrs (IST)
Two American astronauts wrapped up the last spacewalk of NASA's space shuttle era at the International Space Station (ISS), ...  | Read.. 
Pro-Telangana Cong leaders on hunger strike
Updated 14:40hrs (IST)
Intensifying their agitation, several Congress MPs and MLAs, who quit their posts recently, today ...  | Read.. 
China to invest in Nepal's hydropower growth
Updated 14:30hrs (IST)
China has shown interest to invest in Nepal's hydropower projects and to assist in developing Lumbini area, the birth place of Lord ...  | Read.. 
Mamata blitz in bag of gifts
Mamata Banerjee today launched in Jungle Mahal what looked like a “bread-bombing” policy of aggressive pursuit of development programmes and peace with an appeal to ...  | Read.. 
Rs 1500cr wish for hills
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has asked for a special package of around Rs 1,500 crore for the new hill set-up as part of the tripartite agreement expected to be signed by the p ...  | Read.. 
Stink raises a storm, finally
The stink of corpses, left to rot beside patients at MGM Medical College and Hospital, has finally stirred up powers that be with the state health secretary seeking an explan ...  | Read.. 
Region ahead in bookworms
The National Youth Readership Survey 2009, conducted by National Council of Applied Economic Research and by the National Book Trust, has revealed that compared to the rest o ...  | Read.. 
A student with Mamata after receiving a scholarship at Nayagram. Picture by Anindya Shankar Ray
Mamata blitz in bag of gifts
Cheer up man... I am not going to Mars
Jairam Ramesh
after a Project Tiger official said tigers would miss him
Strict army rules on rebels: Antony
Defence minister A.K. Antony today said the army had been given “standard operating proced ...  | Read..
Mother lost, hug for granny
Safia Bibi had come to Howrah station many times before to receive her daughter, who settled in ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Merit in shuffle but big bang missing
Restrained by political compulsions and differences of perception between Congress president Sonia ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
New units? Yes. 50 beds? Yes. Patients in 5 months? None
In a city where hospital beds are scarce, 50 of them are lying unused and an entire building is unde...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Rebels keep crowd away from rally
Villagers who had thronged Mamata Banerjee's Lalgarh rally last year kept away from the chief minis...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Vice-President Hamid Ansari's visit to the city today left commuters stranded because of restrictio...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Cong and Trinamul to rule Raiganj
The Left Front tally at the Raiganj municipality has come down to two as the Congress-Trinamul Cong...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Price of Singur
The land problem in Singur was a turning point in the political fortunes of both the Left Front and ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Rotten state of Salt Lake
The concrete pathways to the galleries are littered with construction debris and mud, while huge ir...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Family guard kills Karzai brother
The younger half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, one of the most powerful and controversi...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Infy forecast a worry
Infosys, the country's second-largest software exporter, today warned that it faces a volatile glob...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Awesome twosome
Falling down and getting hurt is a part of childhood… They (kids) keep falling and that's how they k...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
2 new colleges for women
Chief minister Arjun Munda today emphasised the need to harness human resources in a mineral resour...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Tea garden asked to 'pay up'
Activities at Hatikhuli tea estate were disrupted today, with the garden employees refusing to work...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
20mm rain chokes capital
Choked drains today caused havoc as a meagre rainfall of 20mm flooded major roads in the capital le...   | Read..