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Wednesday , February 8 , 2012
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India guides Maldives shift
The Maldives has eased “the Obama of the East” out of its helm and appointed a less controversial President, scattering words like “coup” and “mutiny” in the sub-continental air but masking the intense churn that prompted India to “guide” the transition. ...  | Read.. 
Guj HC orders compensation for post-Godhra
damage, raps Modi govt for inaction
Update: Wednesday 15:00 Hrs (IST)
In a major blow to the Narendra Modi government, the Gujarat High Court on Wednesday censured it for "inaction and negligence" during the 2002 ...  | Read.. 
Pilot strike hits Air France schedule
Update: Wednesday 16:50 Hrs (IST)
Air France said on Wednesday it expected to cancel up to 40 percent of its long-haul flights and up to 30 percent of shorter flights as a pilot strike ...  | Read.. 
Hail, Sushanta; long live same old party
Flags were held aloft against the red wall of the jail, a youth leader sang ‘We shall overcome’ and flowers were showered. ...  | Read.. 
Much Abhishek about nothing
Allocate: to give something officially to somebody for a particular purpose. (Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary) ...  | Read.. 
ONGC man caught taking bribe
The CBI today arrested a senior official of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Purna Kanta Bora, from his office at Sivasagar for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 40,0 ...  | Read.. 
Gogoi lists pre-budget demands
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today suggested that the Northeast Frontier Railway should look exclusively after the region while pushing for a few other pre-budget agenda ...  | Read.. 
Cave-ins under rights panel lens
A routine road trip from Ranchi to Dhanbad was enough for an aghast senior functionary of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to pull up Jharkhand for illegal mining and ...  | Read.. 
5 die in illegal mine collapse
Five women all illegal miners were buried alive when the roof of a 15ft deep coal pit collapsed on them near Chandrapura junction, 35km from Bokaro steel city, this n ...  | Read.. 
India guides Maldives shift
People have shown a way to Rahul
Rahul Gandhi
after Salman Khurshid said Rahul had shown the way to people
Breather for Bengal police clubs
Calcutta High Court today passed an interim order restraining the Bengal government from de-rec ...  | Read..
Bengal seeks urban leeway
Bengal has demanded more freedom and funds to states for implementing the Centre’s Jawahar ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Early axe for non-performing babus
Non-performing babus can lose their jobs after 15 years ' instead of 30 now ' following a change in...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Beware of airport bag thief
Your baggage is being watched everywhere in the high-security city airport ' not by cops but by thi...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Out of control, truck takes lives on GT Road
A truck went out of control this afternoon and barrelled down GT Road in Asansol, leaving a trail o...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Tasks aplenty, workers few
Civic woes of residents in the state capital are set to worsen further as Patna Municipal Corporati...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Rivals challenge Gurung on Maoist slur
The Opposition parties have challenged Bimal Gurung to provide concrete evidence on the existence o...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Spot the difference
The author is former foreign secretary of India   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Sehwag's style statement
Mostly a failure this Australian summer, opener Virender Sehwag will return to the team for Wednesd...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Dickens remembered on his 200th birthday
What India has done with Rabindranath Tagore in the 150th anniversary of his birth, Britain is repe...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Spectre of sub 7% growth
India's economy may expand at its slowest pace in three years at 6.9 per cent this fiscal compared ...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Ira, your mom says you are like a mirror...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Spot the river
Garbage from Adityapur has found a new address ' the banks of Kharkai, which is one of the major tri...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Unions in unity mode
The decks were cleared today for the unification of the two factions of the All Koch Rajbongshi Stu...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Tourist bus falls in gorge, 4 die
At least four persons, including two women, were killed and 30 others injured when a tourist bus sk...   | Read..