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Wednesday , August 10 , 2011
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Wounds of London after its worst night
As offices and shops shut early today with Britain bracing itself for an unprecedented fourth successive night of rioting and looting and 16,000 police flooding the streets of London, there was a dramatic twist in the case of Mark Duggan, whose death was the initial trigger for the protests. ...  | Read.. 
A different world
London is under attack and my local community is burning. ...  | Read.. 
Indian markets to stabilise in next few days: Pranab
Updated 15:40hrs (IST)
Encouraged by about 400 points upsurge in the BSE sensex in the opening trade, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee. ...  | Read.. 
Classical singer Shyamdas Mishra passes away
Updated 15:30hrs (IST)
Prominent classical singer Pandit Shyamdas Mishra died at a nursing home after a brief illness . ...  | Read.. 
Maval calms after magesterial probe ordered
Updated 12:30hrs (IST)
The situation in Maval is peaceful and under control, a day after three persons were killed there in the police firing when a farmers' protest . ...  | Read.. 
Police calm London, but riots flare across UK
Last updated 12:30hrs (IST)
London remained largely quiet with a heavy police presence on the streets but unrest spread across central and northern England . ...  | Read.. 
Freeze on new city buses
The state government has decided not to ramp up the fleet of city buses running in Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad, a move that looks to be the beginning of the end of a peopl ...  | Read.. 
BURNINGHAM: Flames engulf a building near Reeves Corner in Croydon, south London, on Tuesday. The House of Reeves, a 140-year-old landmark in Croydon, ...  | Read
This is criminality, pure and simple
David Cameron
Yard’s night of 20000 calls & shell of store that survived wars
On London’s “worst night” in decades, 999 rang over 20,000 times. ...  | Read..
Berries keep rioters ahead
As Britain experiences its worst rioting for decades, police have admitted they are finding it ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Blood spills in water war
Four farmers were killed in police firing as a protracted farmers' agitation against an urban water...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Misery of marooned township
Corporate head honcho Rakesh Jain, 48, is particular about not skipping office for any reason other ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Net closes in on Sushanta
The CID today sought permission from a Midnapore court to arrest former minister Sushanta Ghosh ove...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Painful wet after dry run
Residents of the city got the rain they had been praying for. But it was not an unmixed blessing. A...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Parishad shutdown kicks off with ransack
Two vehicles were ransacked and traffic was disrupted on four national highways as supporters of th...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Policy paralysis
The cliché of the month is ‘policy paralysis’. As I write this, hardly a day goes by without newspap...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
This is among the most
Down 0-2 and losing key players with injuries, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday conceded ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
off the cliff-edge
No one seemed surprised. Not the hooded teenagers fleeing home at dawn. Not Ken and Tony, who used t...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
RBI boss gets extension
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Entertainment RSS
From the HERO to THE wimp
the big babies of comedies and the hard-bodied manly men of superhero fantasies. There are a handfu...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Bengal rain wrecks state train schedules
A maverick monsoon has woken up from a deep slumber in neighbouring Bengal to send trains in Jharkh...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Gallstone cases on the rise
There has been an alarming rise in the number of gall bladder stone cases in the Northeast in the p...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Air, water quality alert for Cuttack
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