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CIMA Gallary

Detonated but Defused

What happened on Wednesday? ...  | Read.. 

Air India to get Rs 30,000 crore equity over 9 years

Updated: Thursday, 18.55 hrs (IST)
Giving a major boost to cash- strapped Air India, the government on Thursday announced a turnaround package with a Rs.30,000 crore equity infusion over a nine- year period a...   | Read..

CLB says Telenor must take its dispute with Unitech for arbitration in Singapore

Updated: Thursday, 18.50 hrs (IST)
The Company Law Board (CLB) on Thursday allowed Unitech to go for arbitration in Singapore to settle its dispute with Norwegian partner Telenor over the control an...   | Read..

FIEO links up with eBay and PayPal to help smaller companies boost retail exports

Updated: Thursday, 18.30 hrs (IST)
The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has joined hands with e-commerce major eBay and payment processor PayPal, to help small and medium enterprises increa...   | Read..

Month-long Italian hostage drama ends with Bosusco's release        

Updated: Thursday, 18.00 hrs (IST)
After being in captivity for nearly a month, Italian hostage Paolo Bosusco was released by Maoists on Thursday under a swap deal with the Odisha government for freeing f...   | Read..

If it lurched north, bad news for India

The 8.6-magnitude earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra spared India from giant tsunami waves today but it may have added extra strain in the high-risk seismic zones along...   | Read..

At Lincoln landmark, a turning point in elections

For the second time in 149 years, America’s right wing forces surrendered at the same spot not only reinforcing the truism that history repeats itself but also expandin...   | Read..

Gurung in Nepal award dilemma

A Nepal-based culture group’s decision to felicitate Bimal Gurung in Kathmandu has put the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha in a spot as the party’s statehood agitation had...   | Read..

Maoist kidnap buzz in tiger reserve

Prompted by intelligence inputs and with the hostage crisis in neighbouring Odisha leaving little room for complacence, police have issued an abduction alert to senior forest...   | Read..
WHY NO TSUNAMI - Experts have classified Wednesday’s quake as “strike-slip”, which causes horizontal, not vertical, tearing movement. The plates scrap ...  | Read
Quote of the day
Crowds loitering outside even an hour after the earthquake tremors in Kolkata
Dibyojyoti Pal
a Twitterer on how the city reacted
Worried Sonia mulls revival recipe
Congress president Sonia Gandhi is “extremely upset” about the miserable plight of ...   | Read..
Wanted Nupur missing
A Ghaziabad court today issued a non-bailable warrant against Nupur Talwar, facing trial along ...   | Read..
Nation RSS
Sunday lunch whets Siachen, Creek hopes
The surveyors general of India and Pakistan and the two defence secretaries will meet to try and re...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Metro pause in prompt response
Standard operating procedure has for the first time replaced standard operating panic during an emer...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
'Pants' OC remorse
An OC today bowed his head and told a judge he would never again torture suspects, the assurance br...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Shocks rob afternoon siesta
Panic-stricken Patnaites rushed out of homes and office buildings on Wednesday afternoon after a mil...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Relief ire and posers for minister
Over 100 homeless people from Chopra today demonstrated in front of minister Gautam Deb, asking him...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Rare windows
"The shapes we make for ourselves are geometrical, and the background of civilized life is more or ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'Message is simple: Play with
Sourav Ganguly, who is captaining the Pune Warriors India in IPL-V, spoke to The Telegraph from the...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Apple sued over e-book pricing
The US justice department filed a civil anti-trust lawsuit against Apple and major book publishers ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Court comfort for MCX-SX
The Supreme Court today asked Sebi to consider afresh MCX Stock Exchange's (MCX-SX) plan to start a...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
The idea of vacation wear came very simply to me. When I was born, my mother put me in a carry cot a...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Steel city ranks second, but unwell
Jamshedpur, take a bow. You stand second to Chandigarh among five tier-II cities in the Quality of L...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Fake arms licences pose security threat
Several armed private security guards and criminals of Assam possess firearms bought using fraudule...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Close shave, twice in a day
Back-to-back tsunami warnings after a powerful earthquake and a series of strong aftershocks off In...   | Read..