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CIMA Gallary

Mamata says she is ready to back CPM no-trust — and even meet Biman

Updated: 20 November 2012; Tuesday; 15:00 hrs (IST)
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday she is ready to support a Left-sponsored no-trust move to bring down the United Progressive Alliance government, less than a day after the Communist Party of India (Marxist) rejected her proposal....   | Read..

9 held for vandalising clinic in Thane over Facebook post on Thackeray

Updated: 20 November 2012; Tuesday; 13:20 hrs (IST)
Nine suspected Shiv Sena workers have been arrested for allegedly vandalising a clinic in Thane district after the niece of the owner posted a comment on Facebook questioning...   | Read..

Government working out plan to recover tax dues from Kingfisher Airlines

Updated: 20 November 2012; Tuesday; 14:35 hrs (IST)
The Revenue Department is working on a comprehensive plan to recover tax dues from debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines, which owes more than Rs 200 crore to the exchequer ...   | Read..

India can revert to 8-9% growth in 2-3 years with more reforms: Jagdish Bhagwati

Updated: 20 November 2012; Tuesday; 14:40 hrs (IST)
India's growth rate could revert to the pre-global-crisis level of 8-9 per cent in two to three years by intensifying the recent economic reforms initiatives...   | Read..

Rats are safe, not life science future

Curbs on animal dissections prescribed by the University Grants Commission have left an unknown number of undergraduate biology students across India bereft of . ...   | Read..

CM hunts for no-trust props

Mamata Banerjee this evening phoned CPI veteran Gurudas Dasgupta and asked whether he could persuade the Left to move against the UPA a no-confidence motion she had been ...   | Read..

Thou shalt not moan, just mourn

Two young women were arrested in Navi Mumbai today for wondering aloud on Facebook, on the day of Bal Thackeray’s funeral, why Mumbai had to shut down because of a dea...   | Read..

France takes up Haldia pullout

The French government has said that it has taken up the Haldia port matter with “relevant” Indian authorities “at the most effective level”....   | Read..

Meeting harps on army act

National Security Advisory Board chairman Naresh Chandra today said a move has been initiated to gather the views of the public on the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act i...   | Read..

Dispur to appoint more teachers on poll eve

Dispur today said it would start the process of appointment of permanent teachers for lower and upper primary schools in the state in a few days....   | Read..

First beating heart surgery

A beating heart cardiac surgery was conducted successfully for the first time in the Northeast on a 20-year-old Manipuri girl at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institut...   | Read..
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