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Thursday , September 6 , 2012
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What a lesson in work ethics!

Headmaster Alauddin Sheikh was honoured today by President Pranab Mukherjee at Vigyan Bhavan for being an outstanding teacher....   | Read..

The best team we never had

The Rajya Sabha today brought to light hidden talent India sorely missed at the London Olympics....   | Read..

Sivakasi fire: Jaya orders magisterial probe, burns ward gets an upgrade

Updated: Thursday, 16:45hrs(IST)
Seven persons were arrested on Thursday in connection with the fire at a cracker manufacturing unit near here that claimed 39 lives even as police are on the lookout for...   | Read..

PMO lodges protest with Washington Post over story against PM

Updated: Thursday, 14:26hrs(IST)
The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has lodged a formal protest with Washington Post newspaper for an article critical of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, terming it as ...   | Read..

‘So in love’, Michelle leads

Two and a half hours before America’s First Lady took the floor of the Democratic National Convention here to deliver a motivational address crafted to propel her husba...   | Read..

Court glare on beacon ‘evil’

Calcutta High Court today signalled a fresh review to modify the guidelines on beacons atop vehicles, describing the abuse of the emergency device as a “social evil...   | Read..

Call for revolution by education

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today said shouting slogans and taking out massive processions would not lead to revolution, but the light of knowledge and education would b...   | Read..

2 held for bank account graft

Two persons, suspected to have used others’ bank accounts for transactions involving huge amounts of money, were picked up by Dhubri police this evening. ...   | Read..

14 firms face MoU axe

The state government is bent on cancelling MoUs signed with 14 companies because of their tardy progress in setting up steel plants in Jharkhand....   | Read..
Alauddin Sheikh (right) after receiving the national award from President Pranab Mukherjee at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Wednesday. Picture by Prem Singh
What a lesson in work ethics!
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His run-making... will stop only when he stops playing
on the buzz around Sachin Tendulkar after he got bowled thrice in a row
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North Bengal RSS
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Northeast RSS
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Odisha RSS
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