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Friday , October 26 , 2012
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Kingfisher meets DGCA over revival

Updated: Friday, Oct 26, 14:46 hrs(IST)
Kingfisher Airlines, which resolved a dispute with its unpaid employees on Thursday, met the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday to discuss how it should go about filing a revival plan....   | Read..

District Commissioners give Vadra land deals a clean chit; Kejriwal scoffs at findings

Updated: Friday, Oct 26, 16:50 hrs(IST)
There has been no undervaluation of properties sold or bought by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra or his companies in four Haryana districts...   | Read..

Krishna resigns ahead of Cabinet shuffle

Updated: Friday, Oct 26, 17:30 hrs(IST)
The External Affairs Minister S M Krishna resigned on Friday ahead of the shuffle of the Union Cabinet scheduled on Sunday....   | Read..

The discovery of utility in death

Jibone jare tumi daoni mala/ Morone keno tare dite ele phul (To one whom you didn’t offer a garland in life/Why do you offer flowers in death)?...   | Read..

Shame alone won’t do

Rajat Gupta’s odyssey in a New York court was not an individual’s voyage through legal chambers but the trial of the American justice system itself which acquitte...   | Read..

Pradeep may bag central berth

State Congress president and Rajya Sabha member Pradeep Kumar Balmuchu could well bag a ministerial berth at the Centre during a proposed reshuffle on Sunday....   | Read..

Hope soars for job scheme bounty

Jharkhand will receive the second instalment of funds meant for implementing Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the state this fiscal with...   | Read..
The chief minister pays her respects to Gangopadhyay after placing a wreath in front of his body at Rabindra Sadan
The discovery of utility in death
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I regret terribly the impact... on my family, friends and institutions that are dear to me
Rajat Gupta
Nation RSS
I lay all evening...
Author Amit Chaudhuri recalls an unforgettable evening he spent with Sunil Gangopadhyay and the half...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
The movement to gift Calcutta a safer and happier Durga Puja by instilling the True Spirit of celebr...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Govt jumps gun on doc degree
The Bengal government has come out with a brochure for a postgraduate diploma course in family medi...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
triumph of spirit
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Opinion RSS
Black sheep in all parties
In this exhilarating season of allegations and counter-allegations against public figures and their ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'I'd say Vettel again'
Former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin, who is now a member of the Lok Sabha from Moradabad, spok...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Windows 8, tablet unveiled
Microsoft Corp launched its new Windows 8 operating system and Surface tablet today in a bid to rev...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
CESC acquires Firstsource
Power generator CESC Ltd today acquired a controlling stake in BPO firm Firstsource Solutions Ltd f...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
From the sets of goynar baksho
Kaash phool! The tall brushy white kaash invites the season of festivities into Bengal. Tall and ele...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Pledge for advanced trauma care
Ailing health services are gradually recovering in Jharkhand.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Court restraint order on IPL bid
Gauhati High Court today restrained the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from taking a ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
After cheer, the home truths
Durga Puja came to an end yesterday with the immersion of the idols amidst tight security.   | Read..