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Tuesday , June 12 , 2012
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IIP figures disappointing, need to give positive signals: FM

Updated: Tuesday at 14:45hrs (IST)
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed disappointment over dismal 0.1 per cent industrial growth rate in April and ...   | Read..

Presidential poll on July 19, counting on July 22

Updated: Tuesday at 19:30hrs (IST)

Election for the next President will take place on July 19, 2012 and the new occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be known on July 22, two days ...   | Read..

Industrial production growth rate slows sharply to 0.1% in April

Updated: Tuesday at 12:30 hrs (IST)
Industrial production growth rate slowed down sharply to 0.1 per cent in April due to contraction in capital goods and dip in manufacturing output..   | Read..

Mamata to hold discussions with Sonia on presidential election

Updated: Tuesday at 14:00 hrs (IST)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is arriving here on Tuesday night for discussions on Wednesday with Sonia Gandhi on the ...   | Read..

80% turnout in AP by-polls

Updated: Tuesday at 19:40 hrs (IST)
An estimated 80 per cent voter turnout was recorded on Tuesday in crucial by-elections to 18 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh amid sporadic violence...   | Read..
   • Clash, stone pelting witnessed in AP bypolls

Delhi offers Rs 16000cr

The Union finance ministry is believed to have offered Bengal a grant-in-aid of Rs 16,000 crore to be paid in three to four tranches over three years....   | Read..

Four letters & fly by nerve

Oh s***! So swore Urmila Yadav....   | Read..

Probe into aircraft emergency landing

The Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) today began a probe into yesterday’s emergency landing of an Air India ATR aircraft at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Interna...   | Read..

Why Sun won’t forget Calcutta

A physicist in Calcutta and a graduate student in Bangalore who jointly simulated the solar interior on computers have discovered that the Sun has a short memory — only...   | Read..

Hatia pitch: 41°C battles poll heat

Political parties in the Hatia bypoll fray tomorrow may have used every campaigning trick in the rulebook and beyond, but are breaking into cold sweat as they can’t be ...   | Read..

Power cut in coal mines

Large parts of the state reeled under prolonged power cuts today after six units of DVC-operated thermal power plants at Bokaro and Chandrapura tripped as a result of tec...   | Read..

Phensedyl seized

BSF troops seized 480 bottles of Phensedyl and 3kg of hemp, which were being smuggled to Bangladesh, at Jatrakona in West Garo Hills on Monday. The BSF has seized 16 boats, lo...   | Read..

Mamata to meet Morcha

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will meet a Gorkha Janmukti Morcha delegation at Writers’ Buildings on June 14 and a civil society delegation from Darjeeling the f...   | Read..
Quote of the day
For me it is a great honour
Rafael Nadal
after he overtook Bjorn Borg’s record by winning his seventh French Open title
Nation RSS
Quota govt caught short on homework
The Supreme Court today took a dim view of the Centre's move to introduce a 4.5 per cent sub-quota ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Arts aces admission charts
Humanities is climbing up the popularity ladder at the plus-two level in a state known to be obsesse...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Govt looks to address land concerns
Will private investors get the government's help in getting land for industry?   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Monsoon delay stokes heat
Monsoon nowhere in sight, the state is in the grip of heat wave again.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Trinamul enters Morcha turf
The Trinamul Congress today inducted a number of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leaders at a public program...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Whither Pakistan?
The State Bank of Pakistan has been busy denying rumours that its copper and aluminium coins contain...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Nadal's the best on clay: Novak
Rain or shine, clay or mud, Sunday or Monday, Rafael Nadal rules Roland Garros.   | Read.. 
International RSS
Brown contests Murdoch story
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown today flatly denied Rupert Murdoch's depiction of their exchange...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
SandP flashes rate cut warning
Global rating agency Standard and Poor's today warned that India is in a very real danger of seeing...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Sharman's sawaari
Sharman Joshi on Ferrari ki sawaari and wanting to play the bolly game his own way   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Glucose energy for poll duty
Electronic voting machines (EVMs), you have competition. Glucose packets and water bottles merit equ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Jorhat fire destroys rare books on Majuli
The fire that damaged the first floor of the Upper Assam commissioner's office-cum-residence yester...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Visual blight, but no relief in sight
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) and public works department (PWD) has transformed a pla...   | Read..