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Wednesday , July 20 , 2011
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CIMA Gallary
Splat! Wham!
Rupert Murdoch’s Chinese wife, Wendi Deng, leapt to her husband’s defence like an enraged tigress when a man threw a paper plate piled high with shaving foam at her husband. ...  | Read.. 
AI plane skids off runway after tyre burst
Updated 16:05hrs( IST)
An Air India plane with 54 passengers and five crew members on board skidded off the runway today after a tyre burst while landing ...  | Read.. 
Assam flood situation grim, rail track erroded
Updated 15:15hrs( IST)
The flood situation in Assam remained grim today with a railway track washed away in Lakhimpur district disrupting ...  | Read.. 
ISI fueled to move US policy on Kashmir
Updated 14:45hrs( IST)
The ISI funnelled millions of dollars for more than two decades to influence US policy on Kashmir ...  | Read.. 
US slips in deadline for nuclear law
US secretary of state Hillary Clinton today urged New Delhi to amend “before the end of this year” a nuclear liability law that has discouraged American companies f ...  | Read.. 
HC disallows Singur gag
Calcutta High Court today turned down a state plea to gag the media from reporting the day’s events in the Singur case, which witnessed an unexpected turn when the T ...  | Read.. 
Plains package to match hills bounty
The chief minister today played the development card for the rest of north Bengal, a day after she handed out to Darjeeling an attractive growth package wrapped in the ag ...  | Read.. 
Dispur allays fears on dam
The Assam government today gave a detailed presentation on the Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project to its MLAs in an apparent attempt to allay fears over the downstream im ...  | Read.. 
AASU seeks say in Accord
The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today said any decision to implement the Assam Accord must be taken after total consent of three parties – the Centre, the state ...  | Read.. 
‘Parasnath purged of rebels’
Cornered Maoists are left feeling for a toehold in their erstwhile bastion of Parasnath Hills in Giridih, a five-day joint combing operation of the state police and CRPF, ...  | Read.. 
Wendi Deng (in a pink jacket), the wife of Rupert Murdoch, lunges towards the foam pie-pitcher (face on the left with receding hairline) to protect h ...  | Read
I am going to Lord’s to see Sachin make his 100th century
Brian Lara
Cooch Behar on air map
A Northeast Shuttle flight left for Calcutta from here this afternoon after Mamata Banerjee ...  | Read..
Trust before posture
Bimal Gurung today assured his supporters that the chief minister’s announcement yesterday tha ...  | Read..
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