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Tuesday , September 4 , 2012
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Coal scam: CBI registers cases against five companies

Updated: Tuesday, 12:00hrs(IST)
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday registered cases against five companies and unknown government officials as part of its probe into alleged irregularities...   | Read..

Government clears SC/ST quota proposal for promotion in state jobs

Updated: Tuesday, 14:00hrs(IST)
The government on Tuesday cleared a proposal that would allow it to provide reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in promotion in state jobs. ...   | Read..

Prodded by Supreme Court, govt calls meeting of Cauvery water body after 9-yr gap

Updated: Tuesday, 16:11hrs(IST)
For the first time in nine years, the Cauvery River Authority will meet later this month this time to discuss Tamil Nadu's demand for immediate release of water by Karna...   | Read..

‘Come to CMC clinic and you won’t die’ We went and lived to tell this tale

Mayor Sovan Chatterjee had told Calcuttans on Sunday: “Come to the CMC clinic and you won’t die. Not a single dengue death has been recorded among ...   | Read..

Clinton dynasty pot is boiling

As Democrats gather in this “bank town” tomorrow to formally nominate Barack Obama as their party’s candidate for a second term in the White House, the bigg...   | Read..

Swat that media mosquito

Leaving Writers’ Buildings this evening, chief minister Mamata Banerjee paused to field questions from reporters....   | Read..

Kukis threaten to quit truce pact

The Kuki National Organisation (KNO) has threatened to call off its seven-year truce with the Centre and Manipur government if a political dialogue is not started within thre...   | Read..

JVM bares its fangs, 1 dead

A mammoth JVM protest rally of around 10,000 participants ran amok just 1.5km away from the Assembly this afternoon, spurring the police to knee-jerk mob control measures lik...   | Read..
‘Come to CMC clinic and you won’t die’
We went and lived to tell this tale
Quote of the day
On current form, he is the best batsman in the Indian team
on Virat Kohli
Nation RSS
Harass shield covers maids and athletes
Not just women office employees but also women clients, sportswomen at games and training, and hous...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
boson metamorphoses into Boson on Bose's turf
The boson was rechristened Boson in Bose's hometown on Monday by the boss of CERN who also termed it...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Land ceiling leeway for realtors
The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to allow real estate developers to hold ceiling surplus ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
FIR respite for hassled trader
Almost three months on, Rajkishore Chaurasia, the trader receiving extortion demands since June, has...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
GTA project list sent to Centre
The GTA has sent a list of projects to the Centre that would require an investment of Rs 183 crore,...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Scandalized premier
Coal has been in the news. It gave the Opposition leaders an occasion for staging one of their favou...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Indians stumble,
The jump in the air, the clenched fist and kissing the crest in the helmet… These have all become t...   | Read.. 
International RSS
the Great (but I prefer a less smart boss)
President Barack Obama is sharing a few important things about himself as the election approaches.   | Read.. 
Business RSS
FM promises stable tax regime
The government today pledged a stable tax regime and a non-adversarial approach to revenue collecti...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Sabya through their eyes
1. First memory/impressions   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Long walk home in chaos city
Two marathon agitations ' a violent one led by JVM near the state Assembly and a vocal one involving...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Parallel bid for Majuli heritage tag
An agency set up to protect Majuli has initiated a parallel effort to get the coveted World Herita...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Facelift eludes water bodies
A beautification and renovation drive of major water bodies in the capital undertaken by the Bhuban...   | Read..