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Thursday , January 19 , 2012
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Syndicates rule: take it orů
Alleged Trinamul-backed syndicates have disrupted construction in a Rs 300-crore-plus real estate project in Newtown to teach the contractors a lesson as they dared to procure materials from other sources. ...  | Read.. 
Cheaper onions, potatoes pull down food inflation
Update: Thursday at 17:15 hrs (IST)
Falling prices of vegetables such as potatoes and onions pushed down the food price index by 0.42 per cent in the week ended January 7, over the same period of the previo ...  | Read.. 
A group of Bangladesh Army officers conspires to topple Hasina
Update: Thursday at 16:40 hrs (IST)
The Bangladesh army has foiled a plan to bring down the government of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina by a group of former and active officers, a military spokesman ...  | Read.. 
Measles outbreak reported from Arunachal district
Update: Thursday at 16:35 hrs (IST)
Outbreak of measles in remote villages in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh has been reported with detection of at least 30 cases. ...  | Read.. 
Kodak files for bankruptcy in US
Update: Thursday at 16:15 hrs (IST)
Eastman Kodak Co, which invented the hand-held camera and helped bring the world the first pictures from the moon, has filed for bankruptcy protection, capping a prolonge ...  | Read.. 
Gujarat moves SC over Lokayukta ruling by HC
Update: Thursday at 16:14 hrs (IST)
The Gujarat Government on Thursday approached the Supreme Court challenging a High Court order upholding the governor’s decision to appoint Justice R A Mehta as the Loka ...  | Read.. 
Bail for Kalmadi
Update: Thursday at 16:12 hrs (IST)
Supporters of Pune MP, Suresh Kalmadi, today welcomed the news of Delhi High Court, granting him bail in the Commonwealth Games scams by shouting slogans at the Congress ...  | Read.. 
Bengal seeks 3-year crutch
The Bengal government wants the Centre to shoulder the state’s interest and debt repayment obligations, totalling around Rs 66,000 crore, for the next three years. ...  | Read.. 
Revealed: army’s command
Almost lost in the 600-plus pages of Gen. V.K. Singh’s petition are the annexures featured in the chart above that document a moment that may well define the contours of ...  | Read.. 
Livestock disease alert in N-E
The region that consumes 50 per cent of the country’s pork is staring at an outbreak of classical swine flu and a host of other dreaded livestock diseases in the com ...  | Read.. 
Home beckons Japan war martyrs
A Japanese team today stood in Gauhati War Cemetery trying to exhume the remains of 11 compatriot soldiers who were killed and buried in this foreign land during World War II ...  | Read.. 
Knives out for rogue investors
The Jharkhand government, which is sitting on a pile of MoUs worth over Rs 3 lakh crore, is planning to take legal action against rouge investors who have signed deals with t ...  | Read.. 
River grave for NIT trio
Three final-year students of NIT, Adityapur, who had bagged plum placements in the tech cradle’s record job season in 2011-12, drowned near a check dam on the Kharka ...  | Read.. 
The Elita Garden Vista project site at Newtown and the path (marked out in red) for which the contractor ordered the material from non-syndicate suppliers
Syndicates rule: take it orů
I really practised well. I had very good preparation
after defeating Tommy Haas with a bandaged knee
Ukraine quartet go topless in visa protest
Four young Ukrainian women braved sub-zero temperatures today to go topless and climb the ...  | Read..
Beat drums till tax dodgers pay
Property tax defaulters in Bangalore are now literally facing the music, with the civic ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Lokayukta loss and tick-off for Modi
Gujarat High Court today upheld the appointment of retired judge R.A. Mehta as the state's lokayukt...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Taxi-refusal score: 26 out of 35
If you have never faced taxi refusal, chances are you have never tried hailing one in Calcutta.   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Ficci report bares state industry, FDI slack
Bengal ranks last in overall industrial growth rate and business investment in a comparative study ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
People unlock closed parks
Displaying exemplary responsibility towards the society, Kankerbagh residents today opened two lock...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
DMs to scan contours of plains mouzas
The Justice Shyamal Sen Committee today decided to ask the district magistrates of Darjeeling and J...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Look inside
A temporary break in the ongoing euro drama over the seemingly endless Christmas/New Year holidays a...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'Sachin's only one in form'
Australia opener David Warner says Sachin Tendulkar is the only in-form batsman in a struggling Ind...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Gilani shies away from taking on SC
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will appear in the Supreme Court tomorrow to respond to ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Reliance springs buyback plan
Reliance Industries will consider a share buyback proposal when its board of directors meets on Fri...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Soumitra Chatterjee's B'day Chat
Kaku, how old are you going to turn on January 19?   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
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Northeast RSS
Probe into youth's disappearance
Gauhati High Court today ordered a judicial probe into the disappearance of a youth, a suspected me...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Miles to go for city bus service
The journey to get proper infrastructure for the city bus service seems to be a never-ending one.   | Read..