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Sunday , June 3 , 2012
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Aamir gets goat of Dr White Sheep

A television programme hosted by actor Aamir Khan has turned the spotlight on medical misdemeanours in India, angering sections of doctors, but many in the medical profession say the episode merely laid bare widely known practices. ...   | Read..

Scratch a town and villages emerge

Of all the industrial-grade products that have rolled off the conveyor belts here, nothing could possibly be as unbreakable as the prose lurking at the digital doorstep....   | Read..

Helipad talks, oiled by petrol

Affairs of the state are sometimes discussed in unusual surroundings and against unfamiliar backdrops....   | Read..

Cancer care free for kids

Dispur has decided to provide free treatment to children below 12 years who are suffering from blood cancer or leukaemia. ...   | Read..

Dispur confirms matric results delay

Dispur today admitted that the declaration of matric results would not be possible within the Supreme Court’s June 10 deadline....   | Read..

Mizoram’s first ‘monument’

Mizoram is about to record a dot on Archaeological Survey of India’s (ASI) map of protected sites — a first for the state that came into existence 25 years ago....   | Read..

Bird count sounds alarm

Can a city’s bird count impact its health? Well, if ornithologists are to be believed, it can. ...   | Read..

Man slashed over seat row

A 29-year-old man was slashed in the neck and his pregnant wife slapped and humiliated by the staff of a private bus this morning in Jamshedpur at the end of the couple&#...   | Read..
Whatever detractors may say, Mamata Banerjee did come to the rescue of the Prime Minister in floral distress after Manmohan Singh inaugurated the ince ...  | Read
Quote of the day
…black black black, the blackness of a chilly winter night
Judge Ahmed Rafaat
on Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year rule in Egypt
Nation RSS
Typhoon holds up monsoon
A western Pacific typhoon named Mawar, moving near the Philippines on Saturday and sucking moisture...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Gone soft
The sweltering last week of May found British actor Robbie Swales sitting at one end of a bright, ch...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
CPM thorns: empty seats and Adhikari
On the ground floor of a sprawling three-storey CPM zonal office in Haldia's Khudiram Nagar, Tamali...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
CM lauds green bid to promote girl child
Anil Kumar and wife Anita Kumari of Dharhara village in the Naugachia sub-division today felt prou...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Let the band play on
Last Tuesday, a circus came to town. It is an old tradition in the mofussil of Bengal that the arriv...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'If it's mine, it is the best... I don't need it any better'
Shah Rukh Khan, the talismanic superstar and principal owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), sp...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Mubarak gets life in jail
An Egyptian judge today sentenced former President Hosni Mubarak to life in prison for the killing ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
New gold milestone
Gold prices today breached the Rs 30,000-mark for the first time in India on account of a surge in ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Rs 7lakh for rebel arrest
Director-general of police G.S. Rath today awarded Rs 7.21 lakh to the jawans and officers of CRPF ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Suicide shroud on Manipur boy death
A Manipuri student in a Delhi school, Okram Bidyananda, 17, allegedly committed suicide on Thursday...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Priyanka Chopra adopts zoo lioness
Bollywood's original wild cat Priyanka Chopra has roared for Birsa zoo once again, but this time in...   | Read..