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Can-do Korea’s lesson for India
The nomination of South Korea-born Jim Yong-kim as US President Barack Obama’s choice to head the World Bank represents a stunning advance for a people who came onto the world stage for all practical purposes only 20 years ago when Seoul was admitted to the UN at the end of 1991. ...  | Read.. 
 
Fresh row over Army chief's bribe remarks
Updated: Monday, 17.50 hrs IST
Army chief Gen V K Singh, who has claimed that he was offered a bribe of Rs 14 crore for clearing ...  | Read.. 
 
Nayachar project to require fresh CRZ clearance: Partha
Updated: Monday, 17.35 hrs IST
The proposed Nayachar project would require fresh clearance from the...  | Read.. 
 
Domestic coal production to increase to 795 MT by 2016-17
Updated: Monday, 17.44 hrs IST
The country's coal production is projected to increase by over 43 per cent to 795 million tonnes (MT) by 2016-17 financial year, from an estimated 554 MT in the current ...  | Read.. 
 
Army chief says he was offered bribe by lobbyist, CBI probe ordered
Updated: Monday, 13.50 hrs IST
The government on Monday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the allegation made by Army chief Gen V K Singh that he was offered a Rs 14 crore bribe ...  | Read.. 
 
Italian tour operator, tribal MLA still in captivity
Updated: Monday, 13.15 hrs IST
Talks between the Odisha government and rebel mediators to facilitate the release of tribal Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA and an Italian are likely to resume soon. ...  | Read.. 
 
Seoul and Delhi work on next level in ties
From making cars, refrigerators and televisions for the Indian market, Seoul is looking at prospects of taking economic co-operation with New Delhi to the next level wher ...  | Read.. 
 
‘Goodwill’ frees one Italian
A Maoist faction today freed one of its two Italian hostages in a “goodwill” gesture but said the other would stay in captivity till the state government met a char ...  | Read.. 
 
Hemant calls on Sushma
Stepping up his efforts to get the BJP on board to see JMM candidate Sanjeev Kumar through in the Rajya Sabha polls, Jharkhand deputy chief minister Hemant Soren called o ...  | Read.. 
 
Can-do Korea’s lesson for India
 
 
I just felt like growing my hair but there is no reason for it
Sachin Tendulkar
asked if he had changed his hairstyle to bring better luck for his 100th century
Nalanda buzz around Bengal Buddha statues
Buddha statues dating back to sixth and seventh century AD have been found at a West Midnapore ...  | Read..
In Jaya’s re-entry, some read an Ash signal
Two generations of Bachchans are already in the movies — a third may now step into politics. ...  | Read..
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Anna shift from Lokpal to whistleblower bill
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Lufthansa deals long-haul blow
German airline Lufthansa flew out of Calcutta for the last time on Sunday morning, snapping the city...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Encroach finger at Trinamul
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Expulsion fright for medicos
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Morcha to keep territory cause alive
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha will convey to its supporters in the plains that their cause has not bee...   | Read.. 
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Iran or Syria?
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'I will keep trying, the rest is in God's hands'
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Glare on UK family visa route
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Pranab clears air on tax tweak
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Gypsy bride
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2 flights less to Mumbai from capital
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GNLA recruits teens for army wing
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Odisha RSS
Sugar and textile VAT draws flak
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