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Wednesday , May 16 , 2012
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Rupee hits all-time low of 54.46 per dollar on capital outflow...

Updated: Wednesday, at 14:40 hrs (IST)
The rupee tumbled 67 paise to all-time low of Rs 54.46 against the US dollar on the forex market during the midsession on Wednesday on increased capital outflows and strong demand from importers....   | Read..

… But finance ministry says no need to panic

Updated: Wednesday, at 16:50 hrs (IST)
As the rupee hit its record low level of Rs 54.46 against dollar, the Finance Ministry ...   | Read..

Air India resumes international flights on some routes; pilots want govt to invite them for talks

Updated: Wednesday, at 13:20 hrs (IST)
Air India made an attempt to resume international operations to the US and Europe by merging and curtailing flights even as the protests by a section of its pilots entered th...   | Read..

HC reserves order on Indian Pilots Guild's plea against judge's restraint order on strike

Updated: Wednesday, at 16:20 hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a plea by the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG), representing approximate 200 Air India pilots, against a single-judge order r...   | Read..

Out of jail, Raja in Parliament

Updated: Wednesday, at 14:10 hrs (IST)
A Raja, the prime accused in 2G spectrum scam, on Wednesday came to Parliament a day after being released from Tihar jail where he was lodged after his arrest in the case...   | Read..

CBI raids Yeddyurappa, kin's residences

Updated: Wednesday, at 12:30 hrs (IST)
Swinging into action a day after filing an FIR against former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in connection with illegal mining, CBI officials on Wednesday conducted...   | Read..

On Rekhaji’s stage, Jaya blazes

Rekha Ganesan, MP — “Rekhaji” if you share Mulayam Singh Yadav’s sense of propriety — had an electrifying effect on Jaya Bachchan today....   | Read..

Rasna girl among victims

Taruni Sachdev, a child actress best known as the Rasna girl, was among the 13 Indians who died in the plane crash in north Nepal yesterday....   | Read..

Bet lost, Raja’s patience pays

A. Raja lost a bet with his wife this morning but won his release from jail after 15 months....   | Read..

Brooks blow to Cameron

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper empire and a close friend of Prime Minister David Cameron, was formally charged today with per...   | Read..

July 31 HC stinker to ban old autos

Jharkhand High Court has asked the state government to ensure that ageing auto-rickshaws and commercial vehicles be banned from the roads of Ranchi that is reeling under seve...   | Read..

Stay order on cop appointment

The Guwahati bench of the central administrative tribunal today stayed the proposed recruitment of IPS officers from the army and central paramilitary forces through the limi...   | Read..

Meet PM’s change agents

Twenty-two newbie managers, fresh from B-schools across India, are raring to go. Only, they won’t make spreadsheets to sell soaps or fizzy drinks. From June, they will ...   | Read..

American singer flaunts 1905 Dibrugarh polo trophy

Florida-based tenor and a polo player himself plans to sell antique piece for several ‘thousand dollars

A trophy won by a quartet after a hard game of polo in Dibrugarh in 1905 is now up for sale in Florida. ...   | Read..
On Rekhaji’s stage, Jaya blazes
Quote of the day
Grow up please. This is sport
Shah Rukh Khan
asking fans to stop comparing him with Sourav Ganguly
Lokpal truce after give and take
The government has finally worked out a compromise on the Lokpal bill to ensure its passage in ...   | Read..
Centre ready to hear out AI pilots
The government today promised to hear the striking Air India pilots’ grievances “un...   | Read..
Nation RSS
'Indecent' ads and beer upset House
After targeting a cartoon last week, Lok Sabha MPs today trained their guns at "indecent" advertise...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Sky lies to leave city high and dry
Ice packs, lassi and a plunge in the pool thrice a day keep Calcutta's top dogs fit for the call of ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Severed head at temple altar raises sacrifice stink
The torso of a 77-year-old man was found in front of his home in a Murshidabad village today while ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Tight fights to spice up poll
The campaigning in 70 wards of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) going to polls on May 17 drew to a ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
ABGL sets May 21 test
The ABGL has decided to observe the second death anniversary of Madan Tamang here on May 21 with a ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Critical struggle   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
BCCI suspends infamous 5
Stung by the disturbing revelations of a sting operation by a television channel, the Board of Cont...   | Read.. 
International RSS
LoL now means lots of liability
The decision to prosecute Rebekah Brooks in the hacking scandal is being seen as a blow to both med...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Monsoon date for DTC bill
Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee today said the Direct Taxes Code (DTC) bill, which includes provi...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Eden went into collective shock after the last ball was bowled in the final home match for kkr. but ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
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Northeast RSS
Training to aid special students
The Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhijan will impart a three-day residential training for teachers of...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Baking point
Excessive sweating and sapping energy levels seem to be the norm as a heat wave sweeps across the st...   | Read..