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Wednesday , September 26 , 2012
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For PM, it is business as usual on his birthday: at CSIR foundation day

Updated: Wednesday at 13:50 hrs (IST)
It was normal day for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as he turned 80 today going about doing his work like any other day....   | Read..

SEBI chief appointment under SC's scrutiny

Updated: Wednesday at 14:40 hrs (IST)
The appointment of U K Sinha as Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India came under the judicial scanner on Wednesday with the Supreme Court asking the ...   | Read..

City loses trophy summit to Agra

A global investment summit is being shifted from Calcutta to Agra, becoming the first casualty after Mamata Banerjee pulled her party out of the UPA government. ...   | Read..

True or false, Isloo seduces all

For a subcontinent prone to recurrent war and separation, here’s a could-be love story with a twist....   | Read..

Meet Ranbir Keaton Chaplin

As Ranbir Kapoor plays cat-and-mouse with police, now with a ladder and now across a sliding door, some among the audience gasp in wonder at the innovativeness of it all....   | Read..

Floods wipe out Sankardev festivity

Majuli, the seat of Vaishnavite culture propagated by Srimanta Sankardev, gave the saint’s 564th birth anniversary a miss today as the island continued to reel under fl...   | Read..

Tigress hacked in zoo

A six-year-old tigress was shot dead and hacked to pieces at the state zoo in Itanagar around 10 last night, while the guards had reportedly “gone out for dinner...   | Read..

Scanner on Deoghar ashram

Two of the victims killed in yesterday’s stampede at Deoghar were identified today, even as district authorities hinted that negligence on the part of Satsang Ashra...   | Read..

Rahul charms his way through

Rahul Gandhi did not have to face a single question on retail FDI during his visit to the state capital today, something that helped him bond with the Congress’s tr...   | Read..
A woman takes part in a festival at a village near Jodhpur. (PTI)
Quote of the day
Government is stable. There is no threat to the government
Janardan Dwivedi
quoting Sonia Gandhi at the CWC meeting
Nation RSS
Pawar nephew quits, ally Cong scurries
Ajit Pawar, Maharashtra deputy chief minister and nephew of Sharad Pawar, resigned tonight and 20 m...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Wham! What an honour, Sir
Bengal has declared Wednesday a holiday in Madhyamik schools in honour of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar, ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Politics and silt choke Haldia
A weak global economy, reduced depth of the Hooghly river and alleged political brinkmanship have h...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Aim for Brand AIIMS
Brand AIIMS prevailed over tardy construction of the prestigious institution on Tuesday, the day it...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Double fare to skirt bumpy highway
Passengers commuting between Siliguri and Jalpaiguri allege that some private bus owners have begun...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Where people count
"Of the 92 elections that we have monitored, I would say the election process in Venezuela is the be...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
I owe it to Dav: Nazir
Opener Imran Nazir hit the fastest half-century of the ongoing World Twenty20 to help Pakistan ente...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Intel Indian escapes jail
An India-born former Intel executive who leaked secret information about his employer to Raj Rajara...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Slew of terms set for power debt recast
State electricity boards must commit themselves to power tariff hikes and other performance-enhanci...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Golden girls
Pankaj and Nidhi   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Pawn in state chessboard politics
Neeraj Kumar Mishra (43) may be a master in checkmating rivals, but the state's lone International M...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Dimapur rallies against rape...
Thousands of people took to the streets in Dimapur today in protest against the rape of a minor by...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Cheers for state's NEET job…
The state's decision to opt out of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), a common all-...   | Read..