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Wednesday , April 11 , 2012
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Needle swings to generals & home

Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh’s reference to “rogue elements” that magnified differences between him and the government points the needle of suspicion towards a cabal of disgruntled generals who feel that he has discriminated against them as well as towards the Union home ministry. ...  | Read.. 
Calcutta also rocked by quake tremors
Updated: Wednesday at 16:00 hrs (IST)
Calcutta and its neighbourhood were rocked by tremors of the earthquake that rocked waters off Indonesia’s coast on Wednesday. ...  | Read.. 
Earthquake felt across India, Singapore & Thailand
Updated: Wednesday at 15:00 hrs (IST)
Indonesia issued a tsunami warning after a huge 8.9 magnitude earthquake off its westernmost province Aceh, leading panicked locals to scramble out of their houses to see ...  | Read.. 
Mamata gets Rs 1110 crore more
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today succeeded in persuading Delhi to allocate Bengal Rs 1,110 crore more than what it had decided till last evening. ...  | Read.. 
Broken Briton to sue 26/11 hotel owners
Lawyers acting for a Briton who was left paralysed after trying to escape the 26/11 siege of the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai are seeking compensation from the Indian Hotels ...  | Read.. 
Mystery of Calcutta turning 4G launchpad
The country’s first full-fledged 4G telecom service was launched here this morning and, by the evening, a storm-tossed city was still trying to come to grips with a puz ...  | Read.. 
RS repoll amid CBI probe
The Election Commission today scheduled repolling for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand on May 3, a day after it sought a CBI probe into malpractices preceding not onl ...  | Read.. 
Amitabh Bachchan (in file picture) had a CT scan of his abdomen done in Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon after being in severe pain since Sunday night. Nan ...  | Read
Quote of the day
What really is the reason for it... I have no answer
Amitabh Bachchan
who had a CT scan after acute abdominal pain
More Rahul review sessions lined up
Rahul Gandhi’s two-day exercise to pinpoint the reasons for the Congress’s pathetic ...  | Read..
Modi gets ‘clean chit’, Zakia to fight it out
Supreme Court-appointed investigators have given Narendra Modi and 57 others a clean chit in th ...  | Read..
Nation RSS
IIT exam raises cheers-to-tears spectre
The IIT-Joint Entrance Examination this year may appear easy to crack at first because of lower cut...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Land lock for East-West
The East-West Metro has run into a land hurdle in Salt Lake's Duttabad where 150-odd families have r...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Grant for school with two students
Two students, two teachers, two classes ' that's Syedpur Shiksha Niketan High School in Tamluk that...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Stamp crisis stumps people
Getting a rent agreement or an affidavit has become a gruelling task for Patna people.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Plot marked for CM's office
Six acres have been identified on the southern fringes of Siliguri for the chief minister's mini-se...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Lifting the lid
"Will Minister Antony resign?" More than any other, this is the one question that I have been asked ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Knights 'change' for the
The Kolkata Knight Riders finally tasted victory in their IPL-V campaign when they defeated the Roy...   | Read.. 
International RSS
China satrap scandal explodes
China's Communist Party today suspended former high-flying politician Bo Xilai from its top ranks a...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Easier FII access to commexes
The government today allowed foreign institutional investors (FIIs) to invest up to 23 per cent in ...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Mood metal
Everyone's in the mood for metal ' but it's a tough trend to tackle. t2 lists the stars that sizzle ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Daylight killings rock capital
Bike-borne assailants gunned down two casual employees of Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) in broad ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Principal faces AASU ire
The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) activists today locked the office of the principal of Nakachar...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Risky ride on chaotic road
The road linking Rasulgarh with Daya Bridge on National Highway (NH)-203 has turned into a death tr...   | Read..