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Tuesday , November 6 , 2012
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Masterminds of 1993 Mumbai blasts hiding in Pak safe havens: Shinde

Updated: 6 November 2012; 14:55 hrs(IST)
With Dawood Ibrahim, the man behind the 1993 Mumbai bombings, still out of its reach, India today said the masterminds of the heinous serial blasts are sitting in safe havens in Pakistan which has taken no action against them despite ....   | Read..

Resign immediately: Ram Jethmalani to Nitin Gadkari

Updated: 6 November 2012; 14:00 hrs(IST)
Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday demanded the immediate resignation of Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari over Gadkari’s reported remark ...   | Read..

HC seeks Delhi Police' response to Gopal Kanda's bail plea

Updated: 6 November 2012; 14:55 hrs(IST)
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the city police to file its response to the bail application of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda ...   | Read..

Chopper remorse over stricken topper

Rajkumar Herojit Singh dangled for a few seconds from the power transmission lines in which his parachute chords got tangled. Minutes earlier, he had ejected from his trainer...   | Read..

Obama micro-bombed me

On Sunday night, 32 hours before polling stations open in the US for its general election, I received an email from Yohannes Abraham, deputy national political director o...   | Read..

Business minus ministers

Apex chamber Ficci is staring at the possibility of holding its national executive meeting in the city without any address by a state minister, unless the government changes ...   | Read..

Sharmila fast against army act turns 12

Rights activist Irom Sharmila will enter the 13th year of her hunger strike tomorrow against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act. But the iron lady and her supporters have ...   | Read..

The song: Not the slogan

A year has elapsed since the passing away of our beloved Bhupenda. Yet the desolation that swept like winter fog into the collective psyche of this region at the news of his d...   | Read..

Apex court turns down Manipur plea

The Supreme Court today declined to grant four weeks’ time as sought by the Manipur government to respond to a plea for a probe by a special investigation team (SIT...   | Read..

Truant teachers beware

Skipping classes will be that much more difficult for college teachers from the New Year now that all six state universities have been asked to introduce a biometric syst...   | Read..

Solar power, better

Chief minister Arjun Munda made a host of promises to the people of Simdega, the most significant of which was not so much the announcement of Rs 200 crore to rebuild key hig...   | Read..
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There is something wrong in me. I sense it. I feel it but I donít know what it is
Shah Rukh Khan
at an event in Goa
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'At own peril', govt to table retail FDI rule
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Calcutta RSS
Business flees, birds flock back
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Bengal RSS
ADB loan deal today
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Bihar RSS
Filth and files in rally spillover
The administration put up an impressive show to restore the 62-acre greens of Gandhi Maidan on Monda...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Absent after transfer? GTA threatens sack
The GTA has threatened to terminate the services of workers who have not joined work after being t...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
How it all adds up
D. Dasgupta is a former professor of economics, Indian Statistical Institute. T.K. Chatterjee is ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Yuvraj and Harbhajan back, Murali is the only surprise
The national selectors have indeed looked beyond Suresh Raina, but instead of Manoj Tiwary, they've...   | Read.. 
International RSS
How Clinton gave his voice to his President
By yesterday, Bill Clinton sounded awful, as if he had been gargling with Liquid-Plumr. You could h...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
FM takes a dim view of growth
Finance minister P. Chidambaram today said India's GDP growth this year could tumble to 5.5 per cen...   | Read.. 
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Bond my Boyfriend!
Life with Bond would be about guns... exciting and challenging! It would be like a roller-coaster ri...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Winter feels like monsoon
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Northeast RSS
Voice of humanity binds all
It was relevant when he first wrote and lent it his rich baritone. It is relevant now when that voi...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Blow to Kalinga Kanan beauty
The state of Kalinga Kanan, a green stretch with sculptures near Kalinga stadium, shows how scant r...   | Read..