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100 channels for Rs 100

Cable operators will have to offer at least 100 free-to-air channels for Rs 100 a month under the digitised regime that is scheduled to cover the whole of Calcutta and adjoining areas from July 1....   | Read..

Nupur Talwar moves SC for bail

Updated: Wednesday at 19:14 Hrs (IST)
Dentist Nupur Talwar moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday, seeking bail in the case of twin murder of her daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj four years ago in Noida....   | Read..

Controversy over Tatra truck deal figures in RS

Updated: Wednesday at 14:50 hrs (IST)
Defence Minister A K Antony told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that Tatra trucks were bought in line with the requirements of the defence forces but the government will take a...   | Read..

ATM machines, rail tracks targeted in 16 blasts in Pak's Sindh

Updated: Wednesday at 14:50 hrs (IST)
A series of low-intensity bomb blasts on Wednesday targeted ATM machines of a state-run bank and railway tracks in Sindh province of southern Pakistan, injuring at least ...   | Read..

Bharti net profit dips 28 pc; warns on regulatory framework

Updated: Wednesday at 17:05 hrs (IST)
India's largest mobile operator Bharti Airtel on Wednesday reported a 28.19 per cent dip in net profit at Rs 1,006 crore for the fourth quarter ...   | Read..

SC allows Italian ship, marines & crewmembers to leave India

Updated: Wednesday at 14:50 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of Italian merchant navy ship Enrica Lexie which was seized after two of its marines had allegedly killed two Indian ...   | Read..

Monsieur Marwari, NRI on UK duty

The inward-turning ear tips make them easily recognisable, and their reputation for bravery in battle still echoes down the centuries....   | Read..

Robbery at will in Salt Lake

A bank manager, his wife and their three children were tormented by six robbers, including a woman, at their Salt Lake home last night but police could not help the victi...   | Read..

Pilot who looked familiar to chief

When Indian Air Force chief N.A.K. Browne visited Jessore on March 21, a young Bangladeshi cadet had briefed the air chief marshal who said the two air forces should have fre...   | Read..

Border forces launch joint rescue

The Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) is helping the BSF rescue passengers missing in the boat capsize. ...   | Read..

Silk sponge to repair bones

A porous sponge-like material crafted out of silk protein by a biologist at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, and his collaborators in the US may accelerate bone ...   | Read..

Sangma seeks student cover

Meghalaya chief minister today called for a legislation that would protect students from the Northeast from “insensitive behaviour”, almost a week after his niec...   | Read..

150 missing as boat capsizes in Assam

Over 150 persons were reported missing after a launch capsized on the Brahmaputra near Bura-Buri Than in Assam’s Goalpara district this evening. ...   | Read..

Court boost for law varsity

Jharkhand High Court today directed the state government to resume construction of a boundary wall around the proposed campus of the National University for Study and Res...   | Read..

Allies snub big brother

Tension within the ruling alliance over Rajya Sabha elections escalated today with the two deputy chief ministers, Hemant Soren and Sudesh Mahto, refusing to accompany chief ...   | Read..
Dilraj, the Marwari stallion, is already in the UK
Monsieur Marwari, NRI on UK duty
Quote of the day
Oh my goodness... oh my goodness
Pranab Mukherjee
asked if he will be consensus candidate for President
Salaam Bombay tea boy to TV help
At 11, he was a star. Now 36, he is a faceless floor assistant....   | Read..
Wait after pact on collector release
The Chhattisgarh government will not free any Maoist in return for the ...   | Read..
Nation RSS
Sushma waves red flag at Pranab, Ansari
The BJP today refused to accept either Pranab Mukherjee or Hamid Ansari for President, saying it wo...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Dial C for distress crawl
Salt Lake police's response to bank official Surender Singh Dabla and his neighbour's robbery SOS ea...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Project in non-lab HS subjects
Starting 2015, higher secondary examinees in Bengal will have to take practical tests even in subje...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
fit-in-heat netas
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North Bengal RSS
BSNL notices to defaulters
BSNL has started sending legal notices to customers who have defaulted on the payment of phone bill...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Unscrambling omelettes
I wrote in this column on February 7 about the Supreme Court's judgment regarding telecommunications...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Knight Riders are on a roll
Shah Rukh Khan can rest assured, the Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll.   | Read.. 
International RSS
US rushes to stem crisis over activist
The Obama administration rushed to contain a growing diplomatic crisis between the US and China, se...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
HPL contests Purnendu plaint
Haldia Petrochemicals (HPL) has challenged in Calcutta High Court the arbitration process initiated...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
The look of a lady
Jharkhand RSS
Drains, manholes and wells stay uncovered, the historical Ranchi Lake right in the middle of the cap...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Students chalk out agitation
A day after cities and towns rose as one to seek justice for Manipuri student Richard Loitam, stude...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Boundary wall to shield temple land
The Lingaraj temple administration has decided to spend Rs 10 lakh for construction of a boundary w...   | Read..