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Saturday , February 25 , 2012
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CIMA Gallary
Service-breaker sprung on strike
The state has threatened to declare a break in service if government employees skip work on Tuesday, pulling out a rarely used but potent weapon from its anti-strike arsenal on a day the high court did not object to an earlier administrative order disallowing leave. ...  | Read.. 
China launches 11th satellite to bolster its own GPS system
Update: Saturday at 16:20 Hrs (IST)
China on Saturday successfully launched a satellite into space to bolster its indigenous ... ...  | Read.. 
US lawmakers upset over Iraq buying basmati from India
Update: Saturday at 16:30 Hrs (IST)
US Congress members from the largest rice-growing states are on warpath, asking Iraq to resume buying long-grain rice from their country, instead of from India. ”We libe ...  | Read.. 
BJP demands probe into Rs 100-crore MSSIDC coal scam
Update: Saturday at 16:01 Hrs (IST)
The BJP unit here has demanded a CBI probe into the alleged Rs 100-crore coal scam in the state-owned Maharashtra Small Scale Industrial Development Corporation (MSSIDC) and ...  | Read.. 
Zoellick to leave as World Bank president in June
Update: Saturday at 16:37 Hrs (IST)
A solid U.S. candidate to head the World Bank would be good for the United States and the bank because the world's largest economy should be represented in top internati ...  | Read.. 
Plagiarism replay
Disclosures that the Prime Minister’s top science adviser, C.N.R. Rao, is a co-author of three research papers with plagiarised text have stirred a debate about sen ...  | Read.. 
Kidnappers whisk away auditor, teachers
An auditor of the State Bank of India was abducted by suspected Garo National Liberation Army when he was returning to Goalpara from Mendipathar in East Garo Hills in Meg ...  | Read.. 
Dispur claims better economy
Dispur today said the state’s economy was “performing well” when the country’s overall growth rate was projected to be affected by the economic meltdown i ...  | Read.. 
Girl shot before matric exam
A matriculation examinee was shot dead at her home in Rajdhanwar block of Giridih district this morning, allegedly by two of her classmates one of whose romantic overture ...  | Read.. 
RIMS boss skips meet
RIMS director Tulsi Mahto did not attend work today, skipping a scheduled meeting with health secretary K. Vidyasagar to thrash out solutions to improve the fast deterior ...  | Read.. 
Cops under fire for ignoring child rights
Lax policemen made Jharkhand’s borders porous and helped child trafficking, a shocked National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) found on its second day ...  | Read.. 
Service-breaker sprung on strike
Unless UP changes, Rahul Gandhi will not move from here
at an election rally
Below surface, real surprise
The election results are over a week away but as we drive down from Agra to Kanpur, skirting past t ...  | Read..
SC raps Gujarat for probe panel switch
The Supreme Court today rapped the Gujarat government for unilaterally changing the head of a p ...  | Read..
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24-year-old killed in fire-drill fall
A young woman who volunteered to participate in a fire drill at a garment factory died in a "one in...   | Read.. 
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Madhyamik double trouble
Madhyamik got off to a messy start on Friday with some examinees at South Point High School being fo...   | Read.. 
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Grocer from Nadia shot dead in Atlanta
A 48-year-old man from Nadia who had migrated to the US 12 years ago and owned four grocery stores ...   | Read.. 
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Budget let-down for biz class
Entrepreneurs and businessmen of the state are not satisfied with the provision for industries in t...   | Read.. 
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Paper mix-up and repeat test on first day
Madhyamik got off to a messy start today with some examinees ready to write their Hindi first-lang...   | Read.. 
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Three epiphanies
Although I live in Bangalore, I am the most technologically challenged person on earth. I can just...   | Read.. 
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Road to finals is full of turns
The Indians are sweating hard to produce results in this Australian summer, but every passing day s...   | Read.. 
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Apology fails to quell Quran rage
Twelve people were killed today in the bloodiest day yet in protests that have raged across Afghani...   | Read.. 
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Fresh effort to untie 2G knot
The government is actively considering the possibility of pushing back the Supreme Court-mandated J...   | Read.. 
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Remember the old days, when movies were glorious, magical and mute? Neither do I. But the passing of...   | Read.. 
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You've got mail from RMC
Forget the harrowing trips to the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) to get your building plans appr...   | Read.. 
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EC 'silence' worries parties
Ten non-Congress political parties of Manipur will meet here tomorrow to urge the Election Commissi...   | Read.. 
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Power-cut poser looms
State energy minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak and other top officials of the energy department today...   | Read..