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Posthumous salute to AMRI nurses

Two young nurses who died while saving patients from the fire at AMRI Hospitals, Dhakuria, last December were conferred with the first posthumous National Florence Nightingale Nurses Awards by President Pratibha Patil today....   | Read..
 

Dalai reveals warning of China poison plot

The Dalai Lama has revealed he has received reports from Tibet warning that Chinese agents have trained Tibetan women for a mission to poison him while posing as devotees...   | Read..
 

60, still shy to speak up

Pranab Mukherjee and Manmohan Singh may find two concerns weighing heavy on their minds tomorrow when they, as leaders of their Houses, initiate the discussion on “60 y...   | Read..
 

Arunachal urged to check Maoist forays

Union home minister P. Chidambaram today asked the Arunachal Pradesh government to be on guard against Maoists who are reported to have already achieved “minimal pr...   | Read..
 

Gogoi keen on heritage tag

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said every effort must be made to ensure that Majuli, the seat of Vaishnavite culture and a unique riverine island, earns the Unesco’s ...   | Read..
 

Rocks hold up NH-33 widening

The 13-day, midnight-to-dawn road closure on the accident-prone Chutupalu valley until tomorrow has proved too fleeting for National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) offici...   | Read..
 

Munda better, out of ICU

Chief minister Arjun Munda was moved to a room in Apollo hospital today, four days after he was admitted to an intensive care unit along with his wife and four others wit...   | Read..
 
Shah Rukh Khan during the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens on Saturday. Mumbai beat the Knights by 27 runs ...  | Read
 
 
Quote of the day
Ask for forgiveness from passengers. Start the flights
Ajit Singh
to Air India’s striking pilots
A Kargil hero who is ready to fly again
“Chill, it’s only minor bruises,” said the man to his wife from hospital with...   | Read..
Couple sell newborn to pay hospital bill
The parents of a newborn were forced to sell their baby for Rs 7,000 to clear the dues of a...   | Read..
Nation RSS
VS dares party with attack on Vijayan
The CPM today found itself trapped in a time machine that was hurtling towards a Soviet-era setting...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Out of the box
When historians in Scotland announced a week ago that they had found a shoe box containing rare phot...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
CU goes slow on college panel nominations
A recent controversy over a Trinamul leader's alleged interference in the internal affairs of a Sou...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Lalu jab at Nitish status cry
RJD chief Lalu Prasad today described chief minister Nitish Kumar's consistent demand for a specia...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The gift is the message
What chances are there of the prime minister of Great Britain giving a volume of The Complete Works ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Knight Riders meet
Arms raised Munaf Patel celebrated with an impromptu jig once he broke through Gautam Gambhir's def...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Murder clues in Venezuela crossword
A veteran Venezuelan crossword-writer has been accused of hiding a coded message to assassinate Pre...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Norway takes up cudgels for Telenor
Norway today said any failure of Telenor's $3 billion investment in India would have political impl...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
30 ill after Rajdhani food
Around 30 passengers of Ranchi-bound Rajdhani Express (12440) fell ill yesterday after consuming wh...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Dead engineer's family demands CBI probe
The family members of Gadapani Pathak, who was abducted and subsequently killed, today demanded a C...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Road work at snail's pace
World Bank authorities have expressed displeasure over the delay in handover of the roadside land r...   | Read..