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‘Unbelievable’ moment for science
Physicists today announced having observed subatomic particles called neutrinos travel faster than light, a tantalising result some have dubbed unbelievable as it breaches a cosmic speed limit imposed by Albert Einstein’s relativity theory. ...  | Read..
Despondent Soviet ring to Singh’s trip
As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began a four-day visit to New York yesterday, the mood in his entourage — indeed in his government — has turned starkly reminiscent of tr ...  | Read.. 
Quake toll rises to 135; 10,000 food packets airdropped
Updated 10:30hrs (IST)
With 18 more bodies recovered in North Sikkim today, the toll in Sunday's devastating quake rose to 135 even as hundreds of people ...  | Read.. 
Farewell, Pataudi
Clouds of dust shrouded the grounds of the palace here obscuring the view of the women who looked from the balcony as Mansur Ali Khan of Pataudi was carried to the burial gro ...  | Read.. 
Blast at dinner that took Dzongu family
Sangcho Lepcha was preparing momos for dinner when the ground wobbled. ...  | Read.. 
Mi-17 boost for cops
The Union home ministry has promised Jharkhand two Mi-17 choppers and an additional CRPF battalion by mid-October signalling no let-up in the fight against Left-wing extr ...  | Read.. 
‘Unbelievable’ moment for science
He was a dashing and daring captain
Manmohan Singh
on M.A.K. Pataudi
Tripura CM plays transparency card
Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar today lured investors from across the country with the prom ...  | Read..
Explosives haul in Bokaro market
Bokaro steel city had a narrow escape late last night, as explosives packed in a bag and left b ...  | Read..
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Punch at PC in Cong
A section in the Congress has seized the chance to target P. Chidambaram in the 2G controversy in s...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Pin code of Mamata poll
Shop till you drop on the last weekend before Puja, but you won't get a drop to drink unless you hav...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Locked CPM office raises a poll question
12.30pm, 72 hours before poll day.   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Closure scare for private schools
The private elementary schools daring to dodge the human resource development (HRD) department's di...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Education collapses with schools
The school education system has completely collapsed in Sikkim as most of the 721 government school...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The quiet Indian
The importance of the India International Centre in New Delhi is gauged, in part, by the number of a...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Shoaib Akhtar gets as controversial as he can
Controversies have always been a part of Shoaib Akhtar's cricketing career. Be it chucking, ball ta...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Palestinians formally request UN ticket
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas asked the UN today to recognise a state for his people, even th...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Tweak in takeover tale
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) today formally notified the new takeover code tha...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
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Jharkhand RSS
Rivers in spate as rain fury rages
Propelled by a depression over Bay of Bengal, heavy rains lashed Jharkhand on Thursday and Friday, i...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Want a laptop? Just score 50%
Assam students who score 50 per cent marks and above in their matric examination will get free lapt...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Sewer project hits land wall
The sewer pipeline laying project in the city is getting inordinately delayed. Till date, out of th...   | Read..