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Friday , September 16 , 2011
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CIMA Gallary
Rally to lose entire school supply chain
The Bengal government will issue a notification prohibiting students, teachers and other employees of schools from taking part in political rallies during school hours, snapping a shameful supply chain that Bengal has been glossing over for decades. ...  | Read.. 
Security environment in the country remains uncertain: PM
Updated 16.20 Hrs (IST)
Noting that the security environment in the country "continues to be uncertain", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said there were reports of cross ...  | Read.. 
Calcutta HC concludes hearing of challenge to Singur Act
Updated 15.50 Hrs (IST)
Tata Motors Ltd and the West Bengal government were today directed by the Calcutta High Court to file written notes of argument...  | Read.. 
Petrol price hike was decision of oil marketing firms: Pranab
Updated 15.30 Hrs (IST)
Amid resentment over sharp hike in petrol prices, the Government today distanced itself from the decision saying the call was taken by oil ...  | Read.. 
Sonia meet lifts party spirits
Sonia Gandhi handed her party a pleasant surprise today by calling and presiding over a meeting of the Congress’s central election committee at her home and showing ...  | Read.. 
US terror tag with Pak links
The Obama administration today designated the Indian Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist organisation and a specially designated global terrorist outfit, imposing sanctions a w ...  | Read.. 
Land losers despondent
Murali Rajbhar, a 55-year-old peasant in Assam’s Karimganj district on the India-Bangladesh border, is despondent as he is set to lose his patta land bequeath ...  | Read.. 
Protesters seethe, farmers despair
The movement against the Indo-Bangla land-swap deal just got bigger today, with myriad Opposition parties shedding their ideological differences and joining hands with the Al ...  | Read.. 
Tata threat rattles state
Tata Steel has threatened to abandon a Rs 40,000-crore plan to set up a 12MTPA steel plant in Jharkhand if the state government did not act on its application of a fresh iron ...  | Read.. 
Power board faces fine
The state’s power regulator has issued a showcause notice to Jharkhand Electricity Board for not complying with its directives on timely responses to consumer grieva ...  | Read.. 
PRICES SOARING, WE NEED AN ATM THAT DISPENSES A CASH COW: An ATM has become an Any Time Manger on Asansolís Hutton Road with a cow finding a safe have ...  | Read
After such a long period of time you donít dread the day
Rahul Dravid
who will retire from one-day cricket on Friday
Amar gets interim bail
Amar Singh was today given interim bail on health grounds till September 19 in the July 2008 ca ...  | Read..
Omar confirms split from wife
Chief minister Omar Abdullah today confirmed that he and his wife Payal had separated but denie ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Pandya widow set for fast face-off with Modi
Narendra Modi's fast "for harmony" is under threat of being overshadowed by a widow's hunger-strike...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Report bares rally truths
The findings of the government inquiry into students of a New Alipore school being forced to become ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Singur day for govt hardsell
The Trinamul Congress is planning to use its annual Singur Divas event on September 26 to highlight...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Reality bites ragging boast
The Patna College authorities had to eat crow today, as a first-year student was ragged on the coll...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Student knifed in form row
A student of Jalpaiguri Ananda Chandra College was stabbed with a knife by the brother of a clerk o...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Beyond national interest
The idea that the nation is larger than the sum of its parts readily finds an echo in New Delhi, the...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'ODIs helped me play
It will be the end of a long and glorious innings when Rahul Dravid takes the field for the last ti...   | Read.. 
International RSS
UBS blames $2bn loss on rogue trader
UBS said today that a rogue trader in its investment bank had caused it a loss of $2 billion, deliv...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Petrol to pinch more
State-run oil firms today raised petrol prices by nearly 5 per cent, the second time in four months...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
I am so happy you could come all the way for this," smiles Shah Rukh holding out his right hand. The...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Snakes, weeds rule over shooting range
Only time will tell when the proposed sports academy at Ranchi's Hotwar-based mega sports complex be...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
More manpower for Paresh group
The Paresh Barua group of Ulfa has become stronger by 105 cadres at a time when the faction was bei...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Midnight raid to nab litterbugs
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