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Thursday , June 7 , 2012
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Calcutta Weather
Min : 30.30°C (+3)
Max : 40.00°C (+5)
Rainfall : 0.60 mm
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Max : 88.00% Min : 47.00%
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Sultry and uncomfortable weather. Maximum temperature likely to be around 39C.

Chidambaram spurns resignations calls, says detractors showing ‘monumental’ ignorance

Updated: Thursday at 18:50 hrs (IST)
Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday ruled out his resignation in the wake of Madras High Court decision in the election petition against him saying the verdict was no....   | Read..
Updated: Thursday at 13:30 hrs (IST)

SBI cuts fixed deposit rates by 25 basis point

Updated: Thursday at 17:50 hrs (IST)
India’s largest lender State Bank of India on Thursday slashed interest rates on fixed deposits in select maturities by 25 basis point for tenors up to 240 days....   | Read..

Govt asks UIDAI to accept RGI data

Updated: Thursday at 17:35 hrs (IST)
The government on Thursday directed the Unique Identification Authority of India to accept the biometric data collected by Registrar-General of India under the Home Mini...   | Read..

SC dismisses Nupur Talwar's review plea, bail application

Updated: Thursday at 12:50 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed Nupur Talwar's review petition challenging the order issued by the Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court in the...   | Read..

Hottest spot, searing hunt

Something is missing in Panagarh after the mercury shot up. The gateway to Panagarh for long has been columns of goods vehicles that seemed installed permanently on Grand Trunk Road...   | Read..

Race Kalpana had to run

Kalpana Barman ran the race of her young life today — at 40C and the humidity pushing 80 per cent at the Royal Calcutta Turf Club compound....   | Read..


CM stresses Ulfa-Maoist link, disagrees with PC

The Ulfa and Maoists have links, Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said today, differing with Union home minister P. Chidambaram. ...   | Read..

Gogoi federal googly

A Congress chief minister has turned the federalism table on Mamata Banerjee on foreign direct investment in retail without mentioning her name....   | Read..

Catching up with Venus

More than 100 enthusiasts in Dhanbad — students, teachers, Coal India Limited officials — gathered at ISM to witness the speck called Venus on sun’s dis...   | Read..

CM stick for truant engineer

An assistant engineer of the state road construction department, posted in Latehar and entrusted with supervising renovation work on highway stretches that pass through the d...   | Read..
Hottest spot, searing hunt
Quote of the day
Some states oppose, why dont you let others go ahead?
Tarun Gogoi
on FDI in multi-brand retail
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Infrastructure push to counter 'paralysis'
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today set ambitious infrastructure targets for this financial year, p...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Day we kept all eyes on the sky
A few minutes of rain after a fortnight's wait was as precious a sight for Calcuttans on Wednesday a...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Action glare on Nandi officers
The CBI has sought the government's permission to prosecute two IPS officers for alleged involvemen...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Beauty spot on the Sun
Residents of the state capital woke up early on Wednesday to witness a rare beauty spot on the Sun....   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Flash flood pummels Lachung
A flash flood triggered by unabated rain for more than 24 hours has destroyed a dozen houses, a ste...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Birthday security
Passing on of the baton to the new chief of army staff in South Block the other day must have been a...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Rafa cruises,
A rain shower stopped play at Roland Garros for a minute or two in the middle of Rafael Nadal's qua...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Tea Party stirs up Obama's kettle
With precisely five months to go for the election of the next US President, the arch conservative T...   | Read.. 
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Stocks spring a surprise
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Emraan's game-changer
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Pray the weathercock is wrong
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Northeast RSS
ONGC sets up shop on border
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Odisha RSS
BJD opens doors to Biju loyalists
The BJD, jolted by the failed coup against chief minister Naveen Patnaik, plans to reinforce itself...   | Read..