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Tuesday , November 13 , 2012
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CIMA Gallary

2G skimpy on auction debut

Spectrum lost much of its sparkle ahead of Diwali as mobile telephony companies collectively stumped up bids worth a paltry Rs 9,224.75 crore for 2G radio waves that were put up for auction today as part of a Supreme Court-mandated process....   | Read..

Poison pens are sheathed

The waspish exchange of barbs between Salman Rushdie and John le Carre established itself as one of the most public feuds in modern literature, but le Carre has said thei...   | Read..

Rs 500cr rides on Gurus of ‘fraud’

An early-30s couple who allegedly made nearly Rs 500 crore by swindling more than 2 lakh people within a year were arrested yesterday after a 17-month hunt across India, Delh...   | Read..

Chhath joins holiday list in festival capital

Bengal leads — when it comes to spreading the festive feel-good. ...   | Read..

Arunachal MLA loses post

Gauhati High Court today declared void the election of People’s Party of Arunachal legislator Markio Tado from Tali Assembly constituency in Arunachal Pradesh in t...   | Read..

Third death stokes riot fears in BTAD

Fears of a re-run of the July riots loom large in BTAD after another person was killed today, taking the toll to three since Saturday and prompting Dispur to review security ...   | Read..

Nonchalance in a disturbed state

This is the actual char, one of the many sandbars that are believed to be the stronghold of Bangladeshis in Assam. But in the impoverished lives of people living o...   | Read..

State lifts festive spirits

The Arjun Munda government is raising a toast to Diwali by removing its dry-day tag for the first time in Jharkhand’s 12-year-old existence, anticipating the festiv...   | Read..
Quote of the day
Let the light of joy, happiness and prosperity brighten our homes
greeting people for Diwali and Kali Puja
Nation RSS
Swipe at Modi shows cracks in Sangh
The Sangh parivar's monolithic fašade has received another blow with former Rashtriya Swayamsevak S...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
The Diwali Dossier
Noise norms   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Suri hospital gunman in custody
Ashis Dey, who was caught on CCTV waving a gun inside a Suri private hospital, was nabbed last nigh...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Festive spirit beats price pinch
The capital sported a dazzling look on the eve of Diwali as citizens stocked up on their quota of di...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Didi colours on Krishnendu turf
He is yet to be inducted into Mamata Banerjee's party, but Krishnendu Chowdhury already has his Tri...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Another turning point?
Indians are wont to regard Pakistan as a politically unstable nation, but that is because we ignore ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Dravid backs Dhoni to remain captain
Rahul Dravid has backed Mahendra Singh Dhoni to remain in the hot seat but felt the selectors can, ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
David, the 'devastated'
David Petraeus began an affair with his biographer in 2011, two months after he became CIA director...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Data disaster on eve of Diwali
A surprising contraction in industrial production dashed hopes of festival sales leading an early e...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
The Diwali look...
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Jharkhand RSS
Wishing you a happy and fireproof festival
This Diwali, Ranchi will not play with fire.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Blockade to push for Kuki state
The Kuki State Demand Committee (KSDC) has called an indefinite blockade on all national and state ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Ground birds, let aircraft fly free
The city management group will conduct joint raids around the airport on November 21 to stop vendor...   | Read..