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CIMA Gallary
Sweet Teesta of triumph
Manmohan Singh today fired the Bengali equivalent of a Brahmastra, offering to break his vegetarian vow and taste the hilsa in Bangladesh. But Mamata Banerjee, her gaze fixed unwavering on the fish eye of Bengal’s cause, refused to bite the bait. ...  | Read.. 
 
Apolitical PMO pays price
A decision by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) last year to unseat the ministry of external affairs (MEA) as the “lead negotiator” in water-sharing talks ...  | Read.. 
 
Mayawati slams WikiLeaks report
Last updated 16:30hrs (IST)
Chief Minister Mayawati wants WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be put in a “mental ...  | Read.. 
 
PM pays tribute to Bangladesh Liberation War martyrs
Last updated 16:15hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began his Bangladesh visit by paying rich floral tributes ...  | Read.. 
 
Sharmila challenges Centre
Irom Chanu Sharmila has thrown a challenge to the Centre and to the people of the country to take up the cause of the Northeast and ...  | Read.. 
 
Panel wants ‘imaginative solution’
The Planning Commission has called on the authorities to find “imaginative solutions” for the Northeast in the forthcoming Twelfth Plan to deal with the region ...  | Read.. 
 
Vigilance lens on Deoghar land loot
A monstrous multi-crore scam involving 800 acres of non-transferable state and private land has reared its ugly head in Deoghar, prompting the chief minister to announce an i ...  | Read.. 
 
Amitabh Bachchan at a Ganesh festival in Mumbai. (PTI)
 
 
Can you call a trainer for me, please?
Rafael Nadal
after collapsing at a news conference because of cramps
Cong feels Mamata Teesta stand valid
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who tried to persu ...  | Read..
Sen spared impeach blushes
The Lok Sabha today dropped the impeachment motion against Soumitra Sen, sparing him t ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Land bill prunes NAC price formula
The compensation rate suggested by the National Advisory Council has been pruned in the land acquis...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Horror trip in rail AC coach
A woman travelling alone in an AC two-tier coach of the Howrah-bound Amritsar Mail woke up with a st...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
State's sole spokesperson rides Teesta tide
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has made her position unassailable as the champion of Bengal by refu...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
BRIGHT IDEA, MR DGP...
Dissatisfied with the performance of a police officer investigating your case? You can change him n...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Sources galore for GTA to get funds
The Gorkhaland Territorial Administration has been assured of enough sources to raise funds to meet...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Redundant budget
Once again, 15 years after P.V. Narasimha Rao lost the general election and took his finance ministe...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Sachin, too, out of ODIs
Laid low by a spate of injuries, India suffered a big jolt with Sachin Tendulkar ruled out of the s...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Pak nabs senior Qaida leader with CIA help
Pakistan said on Monday it had arrested a close aide of Osama bin Laden and al Qaida's senior leade...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
HDFC offers dual rate loans
HDFC Ltd today offered a fixed-rate option of three and five years on its home loans, sparking what...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Time to go ting!
Preity Zinta is back. With Up Close and Personal with PZ (pronounced zee) on UTV Stars. So, t2 gets ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Clean capital in money mire
clogged gutters throwing up sewage every day, garbage mounds competing with high-rises every hour, ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Himanta eyes school reforms
Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said the state government would not hesitate to ...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Stop-gap work leaves holes
Incessant rain has exposed the blunders in laying sewage lines in different parts of the city. A ma...   | Read..