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Tuesday , July 31 , 2012
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Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.40°C (+0)
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CIMA Gallary

Northern grid fails again, so does east – and power minister is ‘looking into it’

Updated: Tuesday, 14:20hrs(IST)
Delhi and various other areas in neighbouring states faced a power cut for the second successive day on Tuesday as the Northern Grid failed again...   | Read..

Status quo on rates, RBI focus back on fighting inflation

Updated: Tuesday, 12:54hrs(IST)
For the second consecutive time, the Reserve Bank of India Governor D Subbarao on Tuesday left the key interest rate unchanged to fight inflation, and lowered the growth proj...   | Read..

Anna says sorry to media, continues fast

Updated: Tuesday, 13:48hrs(IST)
Anna Hazare's indefinite fast entered the third day on Tuesday with the activist regretting the attack on media by his supporters and warned that he will call off his fa...   | Read..

Gagan gives India a…bronze lining on a day…

The “stone” was growing heavier by the minute. Gagan Narang was slipping...   | Read..

…darkness descends, north to south

Northern India was jolted out of bed by a pre-dawn power outage that affected 360 million people in eight states, paralysed 300 trains, shut down a nuclear plant and ignited ...   | Read..

32 die in bogie that became sealed oven

At least 32 people on the Delhi-to-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express died in a pre-dawn fire whose intensity jammed six of the possible eight exits in the affected coach even be...   | Read..

PC pledges relief, security

Union home minister P. Chidambaram today said an elaborate security, relief and rehabilitation plan had been drawn up for the violence-hit districts of Assam, on a day three...   | Read..

Advani hits out at migrants

BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani today said the issue of illegal migrants needed to be raised in Parliament. ...   | Read..

32 burnt alive in pre-dawn blaze

At least 32 people on the Delhi-to-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express died in a pre-dawn fire whose intensity jammed six of the possible eight exits in the affected coach even before...   | Read..

Land rate hike put off

Upward revision of land rates, an annual exercise effected by the state government for urban areas in August, has been deferred till October this year, a move that offers a t...   | Read..
Gagan gives India a…bronze lining on a day…
Quote of the day
This was not my day. I started slowly and there was a lot of pressure
Abhinav Bindra
after crashing out of the London Olympics
Nation RSS
Burnt bodies stuck to rexine seats
The Tamil Nadu Express fire is the fourth train blaze since last year but measures such as installa...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Airport lags, airline jumps
Cathay Pacific-owned Dragonair is preparing to make its Calcutta debut on November 2 from the ricket...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
On strike-free pedestal, time to place common sense
July 31, 2012, might well be a significant day for Brand Bengal.   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Freedom from snarl in sight
Commuters heading to the airport or the southern and eastern parts of the capital would be cruising ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Adivasis seek GTA berth for Barla
The adivasis from the plains who had joined hands with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to demand the inc...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Gun-culture in America
If some writer had put this in a work of fiction people would have sniggered at such cheap plotting....   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
How quickly does fortune change?   | Read.. 
International RSS
Olympian leap for women
During Friday's opening ceremony, Jacques Rogge, the president of the International Olympic Committ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Status quo hint in RBI text
The Reserve Bank of India has signalled very clearly that the onus of reviving the stuttering econo...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Jharkhand RSS
Brainwave to lock rainwater
Going beyond lip service and good intentions doing the rounds in Ranchi to recharge its groundwater,...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Riots cloud academic session
School and college students in the Bodoland Territorial Areas District are likely to suffer as the ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Daily glass to milk your pockets
The price of milk supplied by the Odisha State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Limited (Omfe...   | Read..