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Wednesday , October 17 , 2012
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Rahul meets Prime Minister : Cabinet reshuffle ahead?

Updated: Wednesday, 15:00 hrs(IST)
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday amid talk of a Cabinet reshuffle....   | Read..

Reliance not allowing CAG audit of KG-D6 field so plan not cleared

Updated: Wednesday, 15:20 hrs(IST)
The Oil Ministry has informed the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) that it has not given final nod to Reliance Industries' plans to raise natural gas output...   | Read..

Engineering exports decline 8% in Sept

Updated: Wednesday, 17:55 hrs(IST)
India's engineering exports dropped by 8.2 per cent year-on-year to $4.4 billion in September 2012 due to sluggish demand in major markets such as the US and Europe....   | Read..

SBI halves processing fees on home, auto loans

Updated: Wednesday, 17:55 hrs(IST)
State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday reduced the processing fee on home and auto loans by 50 per cent to cash in on festive season demand....   | Read..

Only no-frills airlines brave cost turbulence to increase winter flights

Updated: Wednesday, 17:55 hrs(IST)
With rising costs, Indian carriers taken together plan to operate 19 per cent fewer flights this winter compared to last year, though no-frill airlines would put more air...   | Read..

Sleepless in Citi, Pandit ends stint

Nagpur-born Vikram Pandit has resigned abruptly as Citigroup’s chief executive after months of simmering tensions in the boardroom of America’s third biggest bank....   | Read..

Sajid beats Saif to the altar

Kareena Kapoor married Sajid Ali Khan in a civil ceremony this afternoon at the Bandra home she shares with her boyfriend of five years....   | Read..

Thank you, Julia, for riling ’em back home

Julia Gillard did not wield the willow when she took the field today but managed to hit such a whopper of a shot that the blokes back home are nursing the 6,516th reason to h...   | Read..

Firepower to protect rhinos

Dispur today added firepower and deployed experienced hands at Kaziranga National Park to take on poachers who have killed 16 rhinos so far this year. ...   | Read..

Dam stokes border dispute

A 2MW dam coming up in Assam’s Kamrup district could become the new flashpoint in the Meghalaya-Assam border dispute. ...   | Read..

Blackouts ruin Navratra Day 1

More than half of Jharkhand was without electricity today after a TVNL unit developed a snag, ruining Navratra celebrations on a day chief minister Arjun Munda inaugurated a...   | Read..
Newly-weds Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor greet fans after their registered marriage in Mumbai on Tuesday. (AP)
Sajid beats Saif to the altar
Quote of the day
I hope they stay happy together
Shahid Kapoor
Kareena’s ex-boyfriend after the wedding
Nation RSS
Panel to look into Vadra land deals
An indirect official inquiry has been instituted for the first time into Robert Vadra's land deals ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Sweet tooth gets a bitter bite
Rosogolla at KC Das is costlier by Rs 20 a can. So is a kilo of sandesh at Nakur and mishti doi at H...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
'Quit' signal from HBT
Haldia Bulk Terminals (HBT), the private loading company that laid off workers citing paucity of wo...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Driveway hits river wall
The brains behind the Rs 2,234.46-crore Ganga Driveway project allegedly completely ignored the env...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Garden workers quiz ministers
Ministers Jyotipriya Mullick and Gautam Deb had to face the ire of workers of the closed Dheklapara...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Prospects for Myanmar
The president of Myanmar, Thein Sein, and the opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, visited the Unite...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
KKR's battle for survival
The situation for the Kolkata Knight Riders is complicated, but the solution is a simple one-liner ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
UK police grill 2 at Malala hospital
British police questioned two persons today at a hospital where a teenage Pakistani activist is rec...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Fee relief for flyers
Passengers flying out of Delhi and Mumbai airports will get to pay lower fares from January 1 as th...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Puja fashion
We girls wanna have fun! with a tweak here and a twist there. so here's our look-book for you, wit...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
At the mercy of rogue drivers
Unbridled 'auto-cracy' has made commuting a nightmare in Ranchi.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
18 poachers in custody
Karbi Anglong police have arrested 18 people, including a forest guard, over the past few days in c...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Autocracy strikes commuters
Around 17,000 autorickshaws kept off the capital's roads today inconveniencing thousands of people....   | Read..