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CIMA Gallary

Government to work with CAG to erase impression of adversaries: FM

Updated: Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 13:41 hrs(IST)
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said he intends to work with Comptroller and Auditor (CAG) to erase the impression of adversaries in an attempt to restore trust and confidence in all institutions....   | Read..
 

In Gujarat, BJP & Cong have to factor in new equations as borders are redrawn

Updated: Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 13:41 hrs(IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress, the two main parties in Gujarat, are likely to get some surprises in this December’s assembly elections following the redra...   | Read..
 

Affordable power to all households in next five years: PM

Updated: Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 14:51 hrs(IST)
Indian government plans to provide affordable electricity to all households in the next five years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Freed, rail shows bus route to CM

The railways have confirmed an in-principle decision to set up a tariff authority, seeking to de-politicise the holy cow of passenger charges and offering an unsolicited way out to Mamata Banerjee who is grappling with bus fares in Bengal....   | Read..
 

DHD factions sign tripartite accord

The Centre and Assam government today signed a memorandum of settlement (MoS) with the Dima Halam Daogah (DHD) factions but the “historic moment” was not without ...   | Read..
 

Tragedy takes Asha’s pillar

When Asha Bhosle boarded her Mumbai-bound plane from Singapore this afternoon, she had still not been told that her only daughter and sole companion at home, Varsha, had ...   | Read..
 

Something to chew on when you bite and sip

Chef Ranveer Brar is savouring the equivalent of a spectator’s delight when the apple fell on Isaac Newton....   | Read..
 

Forces train guns on PLFI in Khunti

Joint security forces today intensified operations against PLFI in Khunti — which has recorded the highest number of civilian casualties at the hands of rebels this yea...   | Read..
 

‘Dead’ man travels 35km to earn life

An 85-year-old man, who was recovering from an eye operation just 15km away from his village home, was marked dead by the district administration and deprived of his paltry p...   | Read..
 
Joshi and Mamata
Freed, rail shows bus route to CM
 
 
Quote of the day
Opposition to policies is legitimate, obstructionism is not
P. Chidambaram
Nation RSS
BJP and Congress lick Vadra wounds
The responses of the Congress and the BJP to allegations against Robert Vadra have drawn fire from ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Bengal bites MBBS entry bullet
Many students in Bengal competing for medical and dental college seats next year will be struggling ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Cong raises AIIMS pitch
The Congress central leadership today told the Bengal unit to "go all out" against the Mamata Baner...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Swanky station for short-distance travel
The city is set to get a swanky railway station soon. Initially, short-distance passenger trains wou...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Cong nod to AIIMS protest
The Congress central leadership today told the Bengal party unit to "go all out" against the Mamata...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Between Clio and party
Christopher Hill's The English Revolution 1640 and Eric Hobsbawm's The Age of Revolution were the fi...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Six umpires are on sale, claims a sting operation
A sting operation by an Indian television channel has claimed to have exposed several first-class u...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Chavez re-elected in calm of Caracas
Hugo Chavez, Latin America's inheritor of Fidel Castro's legacy, was re-elected Venezuela's Presid...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Spectrum fee from October
Telecom players with more than 4.4 megahertz (MHz) of spectrum will have to pay a one-time fee that...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
RAMP IT UP - At the fashion week in Delhi
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Jharkhand RSS
Bike thrills claim schoolboy, 2 hurt
A tenth grader of DAV Gandhi Nagar died and his two friends suffered serious injuries when the schoo...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
NHPC 'relief' effort blocked
An independent flood relief mission by National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) to Majuli wa...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Scanner on unsafe buildings
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has instructed its engineers to conduct a survey of unsafe bu...   | Read..