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Girl who knocked out India’s dream

“What a monstrous, degrading, disgusting idea!” wrote former BBC boxing commentator Peter Wilson in 1948. “Would anyone like to go out with a girl sporting two lovely purplish black eyes? Would any sportsman, or sportswoman, relish the sight of tears, after a stiff punch on the...   | Read..

First table but not the last

President Pranab Mukherjee hosted a dinner on Tuesday night for Sonia Gandhi and her family, generating curiosity in political circles but Congress leaders described the occa...   | Read..

Indian flees captors linked to al Qaida

When the ringing telephone woke Nalini at 2.45am today, it was to inform her that her prayers of the past 14 months had been answered....   | Read..

State e-face hangs in shame

D.K. Saxena (IFS), director (primary education) Fact: Saxena was relieved from the HRD months ago...   | Read..
Indian flees captors linked to al Qaida
Quote of the day
It feels as if I am making my debut
Yuvraj Singh
after being picked for the World T20 squad
Nation RSS
Murder plot no home can thwart
A security guard's plot to murder Pallavi Purkayastha appears to have been thought out and executed...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Engineering loses magnetic power
Engineering is no longer the abracadabra of academics ' the magic word that opens the door to a secu...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Plan for anti-Maoist drive
The Mamata Banerjee government is planning a fresh offensive against the Maoists in Jungle Mahal in...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Bridge toll and train delight
From Friday, Mahatma Gandhi Setu has become a free zone. Commuters can use it for now without paying...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Route plan to avoid highway holes
The north Bengal development department has decided to repair and broaden parts of a road running p...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The state of my state
I know that we may be speaking here of a race to the bottom, but I would still like to claim that th...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'Have no respect for Carl Lewis'
Usain Bolt took a momentary break from basking in his historic Olympic sprinting double to fiercely...   | Read.. 
International RSS
US Marines invited to dinner, killed
An Afghan police commander and several of his men killed three US Marines in the southern province ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Bad loans spoil SBI show
Concerns over swelling bad loans overshadowed a strong 137 per cent growth in net profit of the Sta...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Anamika goes zen!
The new Anamika Khanna woman is severe in style, yet she is empathetic. She is not out there to prov...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Homeless, helpless on police doorstep
Right next to Ranchi's Jagannathpur police station, under a plastic shade, lives a 17-year-old girl....   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Post riots, true allegiances emerge
A two-member CBI team today reached Kokrajhar and started preliminary inquiries into the Bodo belt ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Whale of a museum collection
Visitors to the Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH), near Acharya Vihar, can see now see the ...   | Read..