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Thursday , January 26 , 2012
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Death drives around
A driver of a state-run utility today hijacked an empty bus and went on a maniacal ride through the streets of Pune, killing eight persons, smashing through anyone and anything that came in his way and triggering a 15km chase in which police fired at least 10 rounds. ...  | Read.. 
The unshakeable Calcutta police
Calcutta police proved last night that their credentials are impeccable: the force suspects everyone and trusts no one — not even a person who has been shot at and whose ...  | Read.. 
CM meets Sharmila
Mamata Banerjee today met Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has spent 11 years fasting to force Delhi to lift the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from Manipur, and expressed ...  | Read.. 
Obama finds mascot for his class struggle
Every once in a while a country produces a symbol of its yearning for change. Like the unarmed man who bravely blocked the advance of Chinese tanks sent to clear ...  | Read.. 
Offensive in border areas begins
A major offensive has been launched along the Jharkhand-Chhattisgarh border to flush out guerrillas of the banned CPI(Maoist), which triggered a landmine blast in ...  | Read.. 
HC scraps order on CNT Act
The deputy commissioner’s permission will now be mandatory for transfer of land belonging to other backward classes across the state, as Jharkhand High Court today ...  | Read.. 
Death drives around
Are we worse than terrorists?
former Isro chief after he and three others were barred from holding any government jobs
Top honour for soldier killed at 26
One of the most daring and novel militant bids to cross the Line of Control called for nerves ...  | Read..
Gag on play in Maya name
What a Big Brother in Bengal did yesterday, another in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh has done today. ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Nilekani ID project gets nod at meeting
The Planning Commission and the home ministry appeared headed for a compromise on the unique identi...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Price of bravery: a bullet
Rama Rao Desai is proud to discover a side to his wife Vidya he didn't know existed ' alas, at the c...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
A-team's coalition reminder
Union minister Jairam Ramesh today said development work could not be the prerogative of any one po...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Cyber cafés flout norms
Patrons of cyber cafés of the state capital do not find it difficult to access the Internet without...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
SFI winners defect, Trinamul wins
The Trinamul Congress formed the students' union in Islampur College today with the help of all SFI...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
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Sports RSS
Guest appearances from
While Australia's experienced batsmen continue to rub salt into India's wounds, ours continue to fl...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Rivals gang up on Google
The Internet's most prominent companies have joined forces to highlight Google's apparent attempt t...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
IT shrugs off Obama threat
Indian IT firms do not expect to be affected by US President Barack Obama's campaign against outsou...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Stars and Sweets
As Calcutta's top nine mishti chains slug it out for CADBURY MISHTI SHERA SHRISHTI contest in associ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Cabbage's cash in school of thought
At a time when paper and plastic money is the pivot of pecuniary transactions, a postgraduate in sta...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Tea industry rues subsidy condition
The Tea Board of India's proposal to route orthodox teas through auctions to make producers eligibl...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Flight path to keep rebel threat at bay
The state government today sent three of its ministers to the Maoist–hit districts by choppers to h...   | Read..