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Wednesday , December 7 , 2011
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Karat stops short of ‘Thank you, Didi’
Prakash Karat today came close to thanking Mamata Banerjee, not for defeating the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee government but for thwarting the Manmohan Singh government. ...  | Read.. 
Retailers call for opening of FDI in non-food multi-brand
Updated at 18: 10 hrs (IST)
Terming the decision to hold back FDI in multi-brand retail as “unfortunate”, retailers have expressed disappointment and asked the ...  | Read.. 
Govt to look into telecom operators' concerns: PM
Updated at 15:30 hrs (IST)
Amid telecom operators seeking lower levies and early resolution of a dispute over 3G roaming, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said ...  | Read.. 
Repairs? Shell out bad road levy
Travellers to Darjeeling will now have to pay an indirect “bad road fee” because of an all-too-familiar foot-dragging on repairs. ...  | Read.. 
Haldia Petro downgraded
A credit rating agency has downgraded Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), bringing Bengal’s showcase project perilously close to junk status in a decision that referred ...  | Read.. 
Deadlock cloud as govt resists rollback
The Centre is expected to brave dissent within and tell an all-party meeting tomorrow that it would not go beyond suspending the decision to permit FDI in retail. If the ...  | Read.. 
Learn from Mayawati, says NDFB-P
The National Democratic Front of Boroland (Progressive) has told Delhi and Dispur to learn from Mayawati and re-organise Assam. It has also urged that a politician take over ...  | Read.. 
Excavation nod to ancient treasures
A 5ft structure in the eastern corner of Bhadrakali Temple at Itkhori, Chatra, sees a steady stream of 2,000-odd devotees from across Jharkhand, Bihar and Bengal every da ...  | Read.. 
Dalma blind hunt for Kishan aide
Security forces are looking for a short man in his 30s, who they have never seen but believe is the commander of Maoists’ Dalma-Patamda squad and in whose care Kishan ...  | Read.. 
Repairs? Shell out bad road levy
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Raj zeroes in on flyover opposed by Lata
Raj Thackeray today warned Maharashtra’s Congress-NCP government that his party wouldn ...  | Read..
Dalits roll over Brahmin food
A state-run temple in BJP-ruled Karnataka has lifted a ban on a ritual in which backward castes ...  | Read..
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Uncle dictates, cyber boys dispose
Social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google have refused to buckle under pressu...   | Read.. 
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Life in Salt Lake stinks:120 tonnes of garbage a day and none to remove it
Something's rotten in the township of Salt Lake, and the stink isn't just from the overflowing garba...   | Read.. 
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Seth medical college loses MCI recognition
The Medical Council of India (MCI) has scrapped the recognition of the private college run by a Lak...   | Read.. 
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Hi-tech route for highway
Travelling to Gaya and Dobhi would be a smooth affair for the residents of the state capital in a f...   | Read.. 
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GNLF holds sweet power gatherings
GNLF supporters today organised rallies and prepared sweets for themselves at five places across th...   | Read.. 
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Handle with care
How incredibly weak is India's collective memory! Eighteen years ago, Manmohan Singh, then finance ...   | Read.. 
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Reward for my hard work: Irfan
For many, Irfan Pathan's return to the India squad after more than a two-year hiatus is like a seco...   | Read.. 
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The future of film financing
The German craftsmen on Stage 15 in the Babelsberg studio were hard at work on a recent afternoon b...   | Read.. 
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Foreign retail call after UP polls
The government is likely to notify foreign direct investment in retail once the elections in Uttar ...   | Read.. 
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Can bombs and soft drink cans don't make a happy twosome, but the state tourism department is determ...   | Read.. 
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14 rounds from AK-47 fired at tiger: probe panel
The National Tiger Conservation Authority has found that Assam police personnel fired at least 14 s...   | Read.. 
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Corporation plans park policy shift
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to change its policy for developing and maintaini...   | Read..