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Wednesday , September 21 , 2011
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CIMA Gallary
Giant razors roll and shave
Vinod Marandi gingerly lifted his head and peered out of the IAF Mi-17 chopper window at the lofty mountains encircling him. His left leg lay battered in the stretcher, victim to the barrage of boulders unleashed by Sunday’s quake. ...  | Read.. 
India needs good relations with neighbours: Chidambaram
Updated 16.10 hrs
India is in troubled geographical location, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said today and stressed on the need for improving relations ...  | Read.. 
Advani says he is not in race for PM's post
Updated 15.55 hrs
Indicating that he may not be in the race for becoming the party's Prime Ministerial candidate in the next elections, senior BJP leader L K Advani ...  | Read.. 
Around 15 from Bengal feared killed in Sikkim: Mamata
Updated 15.40 hrs
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that around 15 people from the state are feared killed in the Sunday quake...  | Read.. 
Epicentre need not be as safe as Mangan
Mangan town, which many consider the epicentre of the quake, does not show extensive damage and only one death has been reported there so far. ...  | Read.. 
Ultimatum to Advani
The RSS has summoned L.K. Advani to Nagpur tomorrow in an attempt to extract a categorical assurance that he will not position himself as the BJP’s candidate for Prime M ...  | Read.. 
People pressure on cities
Jharkhand’s cities are bursting at the seams to accommodate a regular influx of people with populations increasing one-and-a-half times more than villages in the last d ...  | Read.. 
March date for force
Recurrent earthquakes may have worried Dispur but not jolted it enough to expedite the formation of the state disaster response force, which will be ready only in March next ...  | Read.. 
Get cracking, CM tells cops
Chief minister Arjun Munda took the police to task today, directing the top brass to change the image of the force through improved performance, while suspending two seni ...  | Read.. 
A bare-bone swathe marks the path of the boulders that raced down a valley between Mangan and Chungthang in North Sikkim. The thin ribbon-like stretch is the North Sikkim highway, a part of which has been buried under the debris of the landslide. Picture taken by Prabin Khaling aboard the IAF chopper
Giant razors roll and shave
I didn’t find her friendly
Najib Razak
Malaysian Prime Minister on Priyanka Chopra
CM builds Sikkim bridge
Mamata Banerjee today became the first chief minister of Bengal to cross the Teesta and enter S ...  | Read..
100-year Graham’s takes a battering
Sunday’s earthquake has caused extensive damage to the 111-year-old Dr. Graham’s Home ...  | Read..
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