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Thursday , February 9 , 2012
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Masters of the name game
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. So does a “syndicate”, if it is born with names such as Maa Mati Manush Enterprise and Paribartan Enterprise. ...  | Read.. 
Maldives' ex-president awaits arrest
Update : Thursday,18:10 hrs (IST)
The ex-president of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, who claims he was forced from office in a coup, said he expected to be arrested on Thursday as protests and violence esc ...  | Read.. 
January exports buck trend with 10.1% growth
Update : Thursday,16:30 hrs (IST)
Exports grew by 10.1 per cent year-on-year in January 2012 to $25.4 billion despite weak demand in western markets, reversing a declining trend shown since the peak of Ju ...  | Read.. 
Maldives court issues an arrest warrant for former President
Update : Thursday,14:10 hrs (IST)
A criminal court in the Maldives issues arrest warrants for ousted president Mohamed Nasheed and his former defence minister, but the charges against them were unclear, a ...  | Read.. 
Delhi dodges gunpoint cry, backs Waheed
India has offered unqualified support to the new Maldives President on a day his predecessor claimed he was ousted “at gunpoint”. ...  | Read.. 
Till death do us part, Amma willin’
Love knows no barriers, politics included, but the last word is still awaited from the leader of the father of the would-be bride ...  | Read.. 
Rs 5 lakh for wrong shot
The Assam Human Rights Commission has granted a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the family of a woman who died because of alleged medical negligence at Gauhati Medical Colle ...  | Read.. 
SC quashes teacher order in Assam
The Supreme Court today vacated a 2010 Gauhati High Court order that banned recruitment of elementary school (lower and upper primary) teachers in Assam. ...  | Read.. 
Odisha help to clean up mining
Using satellite maps, GPS and setting up integrated check posts are some of the ideas that Jharkhand is looking to borrow from a tech-savvy neighbour to its south to chec ...  | Read.. 
Voters proceed to a booth in Gonda in the middle of rain on the first day of polling in Uttar Pradesh. Around 64 per cent of votes were cast in the fi ...  | Read
Tough times donít last, tough men do
Yuvraj Singh
Mom of 5 swindles lakhs in Mamata name
“This is Mamata Banerjee speaking. Your restaurant’s food is lip-smacking.” ...  | Read..
Tumour diagnosis not always easy: Experts
Doctors involved in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer say it would not surprise them if cri ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Price of morality that is prone to porn
A red-faced BJP, whose extended family houses an army of self-styled moral cops, today forced three...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Exit airport with aah, not aargh!
Grab your coupon and go to the taxi bay. Uniformed personnel will assign a cab and hail it for you. ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Delhi cash with 'flawed' counter
The first tranche of the Rs 8,750-crore package under the Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF), which...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Car to intercept rash drivers
Going hi-tech is an addiction. The city police are hooked to it. Despite failing to use breath an...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Morcha threatens to boycott hill panel
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today threatened to withdraw all its four members from the territory com...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Planet Care
The Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, in the dusty outer reaches of Delhi's Vasant Kunj, soun...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
All-round show
India overcame a late innings wobble before cruising to a four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the...   | Read.. 
International RSS
US gay union ban rejected
A federal appeals court panel today threw out a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage passed in 2...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Pact rejig to stop Mauritius misuse
India is likely to plug a loophole by which firms used the Mauritius route to buy and sell shares h...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
The break-up man
R. Madhavan on being Sid in Jodi Breakers, sharing screen space with Bipasha Basu, willing to give ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
A well-established nexus between coal smugglers, Maoists and a section of police has ensured illega...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Majuli dossier sent to Unesco again
The Centre has formally submitted a new dossier on Majuli to the Paris-headquartered Unesco to make...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
to remove, or not to
Water pipelines, phone cables and electric poles are utility items but ironically these things have...   | Read..