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Wednesday , September 12 , 2012
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Yuvi shows will to fight

Twelve years ago, sitting in Panchkula, Shabnam Singh had been worried that “the big and fast” Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee and Jason Gillespie (all of whom are now through with international cricket) would hurt her “poor son”....   | Read..

Supreme Court tells Vectra chief Rishi to move trial court against look-out notice

Updated: Wednesday, 15:20hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Vectra chief Ravinder Rishi, a non-resident Indian (NRI), to approach the trial court for “appropriate relief” on his plea to...   | Read..

Mulayam says Cong scam-tainted, Samajwadi ministers ‘clean’; sees big role after 2014

Updated: Wednesday, 14:00hrs (IST)
Describing the Congress-led UPA government as “scam-tainted”, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday spoke of his party playing a major role...   | Read..

Predators in the prime of youth

Police today reconstructed a crime Durgapur has never heard before: a group of at least 10 young workers caught a woman in the headlight of their bike, summoned colleague...   | Read..

Higher bonus hope in estates

Durga Puja could bring cheer to tea workers in Assam with Dispur asking tea companies to consider the value of foodgrains supplied to the workers as a part of wage while calc...   | Read..

Teenager raped in Delhi

A 16-year-old girl from Assam, who worked as a domestic help, was confined in a house in west Delhi for eight days by four youths and raped, police said today....   | Read..

Hospital sans fire safety nod

Bokaro’s KM Memorial Hospital, where a fire claimed the lives of three ICU patients last week, was operating without an NOC from the district fire department, an invest...   | Read..

Minister, our lamps are on the blink

When Jairam Ramesh interacts with local residents tomorrow while visiting Saranda to review the implementation of an ambitious development initiative in the West Singhbhu...   | Read..

People’s say in coal must

Chief minister Arjun Munda, who completed two years in office today, expressed strong views over Coalgate, which has emerged as the single most politically polarising con...   | Read..
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' I had a great opponent today. He deserved to win this Grand Slam more than anybody '
after Andy Murray won the US Open
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Bengal RSS
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Bihar RSS
Curious lady tastes Cong fury
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North Bengal RSS
Union-less college finds favour in Cooch Behar
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Nomination rituals
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Sports RSS
...But Yuvi the winner
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