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Thursday , May 10 , 2012
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Exports grow 3.2% to $24.5 bn in April; trade deficit narrows

Updated: Thursday at 13:45 hrs (IST)
India’s exports grew by 3.2 per cent to US$24.5 billion in April.......   | Read..

Rupee strengthens as RBI asks exporters to sell half their forex holdings

Updated: Thursday at 17:19 hrs (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) moved to prop up the battered rupee on Thursday, requiring exporters to sell half the foreign currency in their accounts, which helped to stren...   | Read..

Rupee under strict watch, up to RBI to check speculation in forex market: Kaushik Basu

Updated: Thursday at 15:10 hrs (IST)
Concerned over the volatility in the rupee, Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu on Thursday made a case for the Reserve Bank of India curbing speculative activity in the ...   | Read..

Bayer to challenge Cipla’s decision to cut price of cancer drug

Updated: Thursday at 13:45 hrs (IST)
German pharma major Bayer has charged that Indian generic drugmaker Cipla had breached its patent rights by slashing the price of a generic version of its...   | Read..

Tejinder Singh withdraws petition in SC against Army Chief

Updated: Thursday at 13:45 hrs (IST)
Retired Lt Gen Tejinder Singh on Thursday withdrew from the Supreme Court a petition in which he had (CBI...   | Read..

Kingfisher pilots threaten not to fly from Thursday night

Updated: Thursday at 14:35 hrs (IST)
A section of Kingfisher pilots have decided not to fly from Thursday night to protest “backtracking” by the management on its “assurance” of remittin...   | Read..

Ajit Singh hopes striking Air India pilots would follow HC order

Updated: Thursday at 13:45 hrs (IST)
With the strike by protesting Air India pilots entering the third day, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Thursday reaffirmed the government's readiness to hold talks ...   | Read..

30 per cent shortage of IAS officers

Updated: Thursday at 14:55 hrs (IST)
The elite Indian Administrative Service (IAS) faces a shortage of about 30 per cent officers, the Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy informed the R...   | Read..

Gates cash for AIDS fight to stop in 2013

The decade-long flow of funds from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation into India’s HIV control efforts will stop from June 2013, a foundation official said today, intensifying fears among sections of health activists about the future of the programme. ...   | Read..

All-pass alarm spreads

Several voices rose in the Lok Sabha today against the no-detention clause in the Right to Education (RTE) Act, broad-basing a debate that was so far confined to some schools...   | Read..

Curfew in West Garo Hills

Curfew has been imposed in the plains of West Garo Hills following stray incidents of assault and arson involving indigenous and non-indigenous communities. Late tonight,...   | Read..

Four Maoists gunned down

Four Maoists were gunned down and a police constable was critically injured in a village under Sadiya subdivision of Assam’s Tinsukia district, bordering Arunachal Prad...   | Read..

CM survives hard-landing

Chief minister Arjun Munda survived a helicopter crash today after quick thinking pilots turned back from their destination 100km away, burnt fuel and crash-landed the Agusta...   | Read..
A crash with an uncommon ending
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It seems to have become almost fashionable these days to criticise the government
Sonia Gandhi
Air India strike illegal, says HC
Delhi High Court today declared the strike by Air India pilots “illegal”, after whi...   | Read..
Aamir can now spoil CMs’ Sunday brunch
Honourable chief ministers’ Sunday mornings will never be the same again....   | Read..
Nation RSS
Talk about work, Sonia tells party
Sonia Gandhi's concern over the Congress failure to win the perception war came to the fore again t...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
(Im)moral policing on Bypass
A 33-year-old woman picking up her husband from his Bypass office in their car after a late-night sh...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Price of poll contest: no water, no ration
A young woman who filed her nomination as a CPM candidate for the June 3 elections to the Durgapur ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Speed gun fires blank
The traffic policemen in Patna have finally admitted that the only speed gun in their artillery is...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Teacher thrashed for 'molest'
Around 300 people barged into a primary school near here today and thrashed a teacher in front of h...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A world that never was
Apart from the artistic merits of Kurosawa’s classic film, Seven Samurai, there is an obvious practi...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
I am happy to play my part: Gayle
It was a sort of reality check for Dwayne Smith. The hero of the last match dropped countryman Chri...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Ferrari stunt goes awry in China
Luxury cars are viewed with a special disdain in China, and a certain amount of envy, too, of cours...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Govt to test Vodafone nerve
The government has started what could be called a "psychological war" against Vodafone to get the B...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Kavya to Ela
Back from Bombay after Hate Story, Paoli Dam is busy with the promotions for Bappaditya Bandopadhyay...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Crash with uncommon ending
The lean traffic at Birsa Munda Airport went leaner on Wednesday as the chief minister's chopper cra...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Guide to teacher incentive norms
Dispur has finally laid down the much-awaited norms for awarding financial incentives to college an...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Doctor killer gets life term
A fast-track court today awarded life term to the killer of senior surgeon, Brahmananda Panda. The ...   | Read..