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Tuesday , November 8 , 2011
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CIMA Gallary
Eye on petrol for two prices
The Centre is exploring the possibility of introducing different petrol prices for two-wheelers and cars in an attempt to combat a perception that it is insensitive to the plight of the common people. ...  | Read.. 
Sir, look right before you leap
The pitfalls of grandstanding in public were underlined on Saturday as L.K. Advani prepared to take his probity yatra to the state he represents. ...  | Read.. 
16 killed in Haridwar stampede
Updated 14:50hrs (IST)
At least 16 people, mostly women, were killed and several others injured in a stampede during a religious ceremony attended ...  | Read.. 
Bhupen Hazarika's funeral to be held tomorrow
Updated 14:30hrs (IST)
Assam government has postponed the funeral of Bhupen Hazarika to tomorrow in view of the huge turnout of people wanting ...  | Read.. 
Trinamool seeks to downplay threat of pullout
Updated 14:20hrs (IST)
Ahead of the party's meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the fuel price hike, Trinamool Congress today sought to down play ...  | Read.. 
HC grants bail to Yeddyurappa in another case
Updated 13:50hrs (IST)
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa was today granted conditional bail by the High Court in a land scam case, paving ...  | Read.. 
Centre regains Lokpal nerve
The Centre is preparing to introduce its own version of the Lokpal bill following its assessment that Team Anna’s Jan Lokpal bill does not enjoy as widespread a supp ...  | Read.. 
Sorry, Albert: 40+ is new -30
Two economists in the US have shown that Albert Einstein was wrong about one thing: the age at which scientists perform their greatest feats. ...  | Read.. 
CRPF teeth for Saranda
Two more CRPF battalions have begun arriving here to step up security in former Maoist strongholds, two days before Union home minister P. Chidambaram is scheduled to visit t ...  | Read.. 
RIMS favours AIIMS trip
A medical board constituted by Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) today decided to send Madhu Koda to AIIMS instead of flying in a specialist from Delhi to tre ...  | Read.. 
Among his own
It was a heartbroken wave of humanity that stood outside Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport today, sobbing unembarrassedly for a man who sang his way into thei ...  | Read.. 
Beware! 24 hours for surprise
Government officers in West Champaran are burning the midnight oil, literally. ...  | Read.. 
NCC cadets during an awareness campaign in New Delhi. (Fotocorp)
He watched the movie like a family member
Chirag Paswan
Ram Vilas Paswan’s son, who stars in Mile Na Mile Hum on Rahul Gandhi
Rs 200cr plan for nuke plant
Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam today proposed a Rs 200-crore plan for socio-econom ...  | Read..
U-turn Anna eyes team makeover
Team Anna is worried that it is increasingly coming across as the “B team” of the BJP ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Trinamul push for say on oil prices
The Trinamul Congress is expected to convey to the Prime Minister tomorrow its concerns over the de...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Winter sign and flight warning in first fog
if fog is here, winter can't be far behind. Now the bad news: if the season's first-day-first-show ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
In season of high prices, farmer kills himself for fear of poor returns
A debt-ridden farmer killed himself in Burdwan last evening after complaining of poor prices for hi...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Doc to pay Rs 4 lakh for neglect
Gaya-based surgeon Dr Sudhir Mohan Kanth would have to pay Rs 4 lakh compensation to the kin of a p...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
First tourism blueprint for Darjeeling
The state government has brought in RITES to draw up a comprehensive tourism master plan for Darjee...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Heart of the region
The author is former under secretary general in the United Nations and special envoy of India for W...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Most experienced XI vs WI, but only 209 to show
The most experienced team ever to play the West Indies in a Test match crashed to 209 all out in th...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Euro govts rush to calm bond markets
Euro zone governments rushed to placate feverish bond markets today as the 17-nation currency bloc'...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Fresh drill for Manesar union
Workers at Maruti Suzuki India's Manesar plant are going ahead with their plans to form a union and...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Tryst with Tintin
As soon as I read my first of the books, Tintin never strayed far from my thoughts and heart. I knew...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC), which owns and maintains 1,000 roads totalling up to 200km, plea...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Memories of childhood, wrapped in a rainbow
Bhupenda shared an intimate bond with Tezpur. It was here that he spent his formative years and comp...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Price punches veggies off menu
The holy month of Kartik has become costly for the people with vegetable prices skyrocketing.   | Read..