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Sunday , April 22 , 2012
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Tiptoe into forbidden hills

The irony was not lost on anyone, though some did see a fitting metaphor. So, first went the unmanned flying machines into the officially unmanned territory....   | Read..

Maoists abduct IAS officer

Suspected Maoists today abducted the collector of Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district from the middle of a daylight meeting with villagers after killing his two security ...   | Read..

CM gives Centre 15 days for interest relief

Mamata Banerjee today set the Centre a 15-day deadline to concede her longstanding demand for a three-year moratorium on interest payment on loans taken by the state gove...   | Read..

Take bold decisions, PM tells officials

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today exhorted the bureaucracy to perform unhindered by fears of a “witch-hunt” in the name of fighting corruption and said it w...   | Read..

Myanmar echoes in peace pact

The first wave from Myanmar’s democracy touched India recently and the Centre is taking advantage of it. ...   | Read..

Close shave for newborns

Altogether 67 newborns had a close shave last night at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit as its air conditioning system developed a te...   | Read..

School timings changed

Dhanbad deputy commissioner Sunil Burnwal today ordered schools in the coal capital to change timings in view of the extreme heat, with maximum temperatures hitting the 4...   | Read..
Tiptoe into forbidden hills
Quote of the day
I definitely want to get back on the field as soon as possible and wear my India cap again
Yuvraj Singh
JVM acts, leaves Cong in RS soup
The Rajya Sabha poll pot was on the boil in the state today with the JVM deciding to abstain from v...   | Read..
Boost to national tag plea for tea
A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was urged by the Assam government to declare tea as a...   | Read..
Nation RSS
Delhi catches Myanmar Naga signal
The first wave from Myanmar's democracy touched India recently and the Centre is taking advantage o...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
'This trip was life-changing'
Gloria Steinem, the 78-year-old feminist pioneer, was on a six-day Learning Tour in Delhi, Bengal a...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Delhi yet to take final view on education law
Officials in Delhi today said the human resource development ministry was yet to take a final view ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Teenager suspect for slash spree
Police have detained a teenager suspecting him to be the "Blade Man", who has so far struck seven t...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
To be educated together   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
KKR hold the aces
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has returned to Cuttack after a hiatus of two years and it is only ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Pak travel ban on airline boss
Pakistan blocked the head of an airline whose jet crashed near the capital from leaving the country...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Pranab talks down US tax anxiety
Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee today said the proposed changes in the income tax act to bring in...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
2 held for Bokaro trader's murder
Two family members of a BJP leader were arrested in connection with the murder of a missing coal tr...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Outfit lists new demands
The Achik National Volunteers Council breakaway group (ANVC-B) has set a deadline of May to have a ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Koraput student shot dead off Boston varsity campus
An Indian youth from Odisha who had gone to study business management in Boston was found shot dead...   | Read..