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Sunday , June 17 , 2012
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Didi who can disconnect Pranab

Pranab Mukherjee has spoilt not just one Didi’s dinner....   | Read..

Trinamul not dependent on Cong, says Bengal Minister

Updated: Sunday, 20.35 hrs (IST)
The Trinamul Congress is not dependent on the Congress, rather the Congress is anxiously waiting for its decision on presidential election, a senior minister in the Mamata ...   | Read..

TCS trainees killed in crash

Eleven Tata Consultancy Services trainees, fresh out of engineering college, were among 30 pilgrims killed as the bus carrying them from Hyderabad to Shirdi fell 30 feet onto...   | Read..

Flier dies for want of doc

Make sure you don’t fall sick at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Borjhar here on weekends as its lone doctor — airport authorities claime...   | Read..

Tripura CM’s support sought

The UPA’s presidential nominee and Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee last night spoke to Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar over phone and sought support for...   | Read..

Gumla guns for change

Give youths a choice and they will choose a can-do attitude over can bombs. Just ask any of the 100-plus youths from rebel turf Gumla who have landed specialised construction...   | Read..
The courtyard of Pranab Mukherjee’s house in Mirati. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta
Quote of the day
I have kept my promise by backing Pranab’s candidature
Mulayam Singh Yadav
Nation RSS
In fight, BJP spies chance to woo allies
The BJP realises that the contest for President will be "notional" given the surge of support for P...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Forever young
Fifty years ago, a cherubic-faced young man of 20, guitar slung casually across his shoulders, relea...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mamata debuts on FB to canvass for Kalam
Mamata Banerjee has debuted on Facebook with a Tagore poem and an appeal to the people to support h...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Delhi rolls out crores for roads
The Union rural development ministry has approved construction of 6,000km road in Bihar under Pradh...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The panic room
"I don't need one! Aami kintu shokhto maal! (I'm a hard nut!) Aamaar goromey kissu hoy na! (heat do...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Keep aside the emotions,
Former India captain Anil Kumble (also the third most successful bowler in Test cricket), who was t...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Nobel ended my isolation: Suu Kyi
Myanmar Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally accepted her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo toda...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Pranab promises fast policy action
As he gets ready to move to Raisina Hill, Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee today had some en...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Credit card sop for weavers
Jharkhand's weavers who are at the heart of the state's silken success will now have their own cred...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Seminar on Bodo history
The 2nd international workshop-cum-seminar on Bodo history began today at Girls' College here.   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Tight security plans for car fest
A tight security cordon will be thrown around Puri on June 21, the day of rath yatra, with 107 plat...   | Read..