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Tuesday , February 28 , 2012
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CIMA Gallary
Fear strikes strike junkies
Habit versus fear. The skills honed across three decades in shutting down life faced unfamiliar hurdles today when leaders of the ...  | Read.. 
Children of Norway NRI couple to be handed over to uncle
Update: Tuesday at 18:50 Hrs (IST)
The Norwegian Child Welfare Service on Tuesday decided to award the custody of two children of an Indian couple based ...  | Read.. 
Kohli keeps India in the hunt for final berth
Update: Tuesday at 16:52 Hrs (IST)
Virat Kohli blasted an unbeaten 133 as India snatched an incredible victory against Sri Lanka by chasing down a mammoth total of 321 in only 36.4 overs to rekindle their hope ...  | Read.. 
Nation-wide strike hits banking, transport sector
Update: Tuesday at 14:10 Hrs (IST)
Banking and transport services were affected in some parts on Tuesday as the nation-wide 24-hour strike called by 11 major trade unions to protest government's “ant ...  | Read.. 
SC pulls up Centre for contradictory stands on homosexuality
Update: Tuesday at 14:15 Hrs (IST)
The Centre on Tuesday favoured decriminalisation of gay sex, contradicting its earlier stand before the Supreme Court prompting the court to remark that the government must n ...  | Read.. 
Sonia goes abroad for medical check up
Update: Tuesday at 15:00 Hrs (IST)
Nearly six months after undergoing a surgery abroad, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has travelled out of the country for a “routine check up” in connection wit ...  | Read.. 
No vacancy: babus rush to check in
Offices may or may not be full on Tuesday but south Bengal hotels already are. ...  | Read.. 
Govt cheque-mates TCG
The West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC) has declined to accept a cheque from The Chatterjee Group (TCG), sending an emphatic signal that the Mamata Banerje ...  | Read.. 
Polio-free Bihar gets Gates pat
India has not reported a single polio case over the past one year, but Bihar has gone a step further by maintaining a clean slate for the past 16 months. ...  | Read.. 
CNT blow shrinks revenue
The state registration department is staring at heavy revenue losses in the wake of the ongoing controversy over the Chotanagpur Tenancy Act (CNT) that restricts sale and ...  | Read.. 
Delhi camp to woo investors
The state government is setting its sights on the posh locality of Vasant Vihar in New Delhi to set up a “transit camp” for drawing domestic and NRI players to inve ...  | Read.. 
Hours after Meryl Streep (above left) won the Best Actress Oscar for The Iron Lady in which she portrayed Margaret Thatcher, scenes never seen ...  | Read
You’re only two years older than me, darling — where have you been all my life?
The Sound of Music star
after winning his first Oscar at 82

Italy firing case key to global shipping rules
The outcome of the court case on Italian marines shooting Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast ...  | Read..
Jaya waits to spring Kudankulam U-turn
The Jayalalithaa government could distance itself from the Kudankulam nuclear power plant prote ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Samajwadi sweep? Cong begs to differ
The Congress today expressed its exasperation over the growing perception that the Samajwadi Party ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Day of beat-bandh drumbeat
we did it.   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Not enough, industry wants more
The government's efforts to foil tomorrow's general strike have drawn applause from industry but mo...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Smooth start to exam
Students who took ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) exams today will pray to sustain the momentum...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Deb fails to get traders' word
Minister Gautam Deb today failed to get an assurance from the business community that they would ke...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Bengal: the blue period
Who are you condemning? Bow your head. The sin is mine, the sin is yours. ' Rabindranath Tagore   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Pathan and Raina are doubtful today
The bad days just don't seem to end for Team India and there was much to worry about on Monday.   | Read.. 
International RSS
Hollywood's 'thank-you' to The Artist
Flattery will get you everywhere.   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Share retreat turns into a rush
The Sensex today fell 477.82 points ' the steepest in five months ' on investor fears over rising c...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
A life less ordinary
How did you and Tigmanshu (Dhulia) find out about Paan Singh Tomar?   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
HRD car sparks mob fury
A car belonging to the state HRD department knocked down two women and a teenager at Doranda market ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
EC mulls repoll in Manipur
The Election Commission is likely to order repoll in more than 100 polling stations in Manipur wher...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Nod to Mahanadi plan with riders
Orissa High Court today cleared construction of water intake system on the Mahanadi riverbed in Cut...   | Read..