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Friday , April 20 , 2012
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CIMA Gallary

Dhore niye jabe can’t silence everyone

Fear is finding an unlikely companion in understated spunk....   | Read..

Rehab worry in lease deal

The Bengal government has introduced an open-ended clause into land-lease agreements that requires investors to implement rehabilitation and resettlement policies whenever th...   | Read..

Pakistani airliner crashes near Islamabad,122 passengers and crew feared dead

Updated: Friday at 21:19 hrs (IST)
A Pakistani civilian aircraft crashed in bad weather near Islamabad's international airport on Friday, ....   | Read..

D-voter tussle in PM court

Dispur has decided to seek the intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resolve the contentious D-voter issue as well as consider the case of Hindus who came to Assam...   | Read..

Blast on tracks in Sivasagar

A blast, triggered by suspected Ulfa militants, blew up a part of railway tracks between Bhojo and Longpotia stations in Sivasagar around 9.30pm tonight. ...   | Read..
Actress Nargis Faqri watches an IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Deccan Chargers in New Delhi on Thursday. Picture by Prem Singh
Quote of the day
The nation stands tall today. We have joined the elite club of nations
AK antony
after the launch of Agni 5
BJP nominee to tease ally
BJP today decided to renominate S.S. Ahluwalia for the state’s Rajya Sabha biennial elections...   | Read..
Pilgrim plan for MP senior citizens
Senior citizens in Madhya Pradesh who are religious-minded needn’t merely chant hymns to ...   | Read..
Nation RSS
Long leap with modest deterrence
India launched its heaviest nuclear-capable missile across a distance of 5,000km this morning, join...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Landlord arrested for assault on scientist and daughter
Police on Thursday arrested the Baruipur landlord who allegedly got goons to attack retired scientis...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Andal on lips, Delhi stokes coal concern
A puzzling remark by Union coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal in Bengal has revived a debate whether ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Fists of fury for slash trial
Some residents of Patna City on Thursday tried to lynch a middle-aged person whom they suspected t...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
NH blocked for 5 hours, cops silent
Nearly 15,000 people were held up for more than five hours on a national highway in Malda today as ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A historic meeting
shipwrecked of the world, unite, you have nothing to lose but your sinking ships.   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
A very special innings, says Kevin Pietersen
Delhi DareDevils' Kevin Pietersen, who scored his maiden T20 century against Deccan Chargers on Thu...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Hotel face-off that led to agent scandal
A Secret Service agent preparing for President Barack Obama's arrival at an international summit me...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Shake-up at Haldia Petro on way
The Bengal government appears to have initiated a process to make top-level management changes at H...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
When Feluda met Bomkesh
"An adda on Feluda and Bomkesh? Yes, that would be hugely interesting!" said Sandip Ray and Anjan Du...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Summer relief gone with the wind
Shades, sunscreens, umbrellas and ACs will have to work overtime this weekend, with the weatherman w...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
All in a day's work for Manmohan
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a state-of-the-art gadget at Bhubaneswar Borooah Canc...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Signposts for name's sake
Tourists to the temple city will soon have judiciously placed signposts to help them identify histo...   | Read..