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Friday , August 5 , 2011
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CIMA Gallary
Unwell Sonia signals transition
The widely unexpected health setback to Congress president Sonia Gandhi has instantly compelled the reluctant son and heir apparent Rahul Gandhi closer to a centrestage role. ...  | Read.. 
At facility in Manhattan
Sonia Gandhi is an unlisted patient at Sloan-Kettering in Manhattan, according to sources in New York. ...  | Read.. 
ULFA submits its 'charter of demands' to Chidambaram
Updated 16.15 hrs (IST)
Top ULFA leaders today met Home Minister P Chidambaram and presented the outfit's 'charter of demands', setting the ball rolling ...  | Read.. 
CPM politburo meeting to discuss Lokpal, Land Bills
Updated 16.00 hrs (IST)
Lokpal and Land Acquisition Bill besides an outline of the draft political resolution on the guidelines for the party congress in Kerala ...  | Read.. 
Releasing soon, Sholay
Gabbar Singh’s laughter will for the first time reverberate wall to wall in a Bangladeshi movie theatre. ...  | Read.. 
Delhi offers larger plan slice
The Centre has offered to step up its share in the annual plan amount fixed for Bengal, capping three days of nerve-wracking negotiations with the Mamata Banerjee governm ...  | Read.. 
Red rage blocks road
Over 150 Maoists fired in the air and lit torches to block a busy road late last night, lecturing trapped commuters on the significance of a “martyrs’ week” ...  | Read.. 
Software park in steel fortress
Steel hub Jamshedpur will soon host a software park, the second in Jharkhand after Ranchi where several IT companies are already working out of a 4.5-acre hi-tech campus. ...  | Read.. 
Sonia with Rahul outside 10 Janpath in 2008
Unwell Sonia signals transition
Answers can be given to questions. Answers cannot be given to political speeches
Dinesh Trivedi
in the Lok Sabha, reacting to CPM leader Ramchandra Dome’s question on rail accidents
Kanimozhi’s kindness flows from pocket
Sent to prison in the 2G case, Kanimozhi has upgraded herself to 4G. All for a good cause. ...  | Read..
Competitive victimhood haunts J&K team
Ladakh wants out of what it calls a detrimental mess. Jammu wants a greater share and say than ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Prices or Maoists, rivals on same page
They engage in spirited debates in Parliament but when it comes to the Maoists, P. Chidambaram and ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Fear stalks Salt Lake, cops sleep
If masked robbers shook them out of slumber at dawn, a sleepless night spent without the promised po...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Cong picks Abhijit and ex-officer
The Congress high command today appointed Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit and former bureaucrat Sukh...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Cheaper home loan for govt staff
Over four lakh employees of the state government would soon be able to buy homes at affordable rate...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Terror outfit's hill manoeuvres laid bare
The National Investigation Agency has found out that the banned Manipur-based terrorist organisatio...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Under direct control
The outgoing Karnataka chief minister, B.S. Yeddyurappa, isn't the first head of government to be de...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Harbhajan and Yuvraj are left devastated
Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh have been devastated by the latest injury blow. Both are not only ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
IMF head faces tycoon deal probe
A French court ordered an investigation today into possible misconduct by IMF head Christine Lagard...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Dual rates for diesel in pipeline
The government may introduce dual rates for diesel ' with the price of the fuel higher in cars and ...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
She was forced to take tuitions before her board exams in Class X and then got admission into colleg...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Cop glare on student ride
Jolted out of slumber by a 16-year-old school student's fatal fascination for risky rides, the poli...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Ulfa to submit demands today
The Arabinda Rajkhowa-led Ulfa delegation that left for Delhi this afternoon said "protection of in...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Harry Potter and Chamber of Change
Muggles were transported to a world of magic when Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone released in ...   | Read..