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Wednesday , November 28 , 2012
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Farewell, farewell but no welcome

Stories abound about ministers in Delhi refusing to move out of their spacious bungalows long after losing their jobs. Now there is a variation on that theme — an ambassador who is staying put despite retiring from the diplomatic service....   | Read..

Maldives hits GMR, India furious

The Maldives has cancelled an agreement with Indian infrastructure firm GMR to develop an airport in capital Male, sucking New Delhi into diplomatic confrontation and a t...   | Read..

Dad’s pension for other kids

Children from an illegally wedded wife of a deceased government employee are entitled along with the legal wife to a share of the family pension, according to rules amend...   | Read..

Mumbai dares to act, joke is on Calcutta

Mumbai has done in a little over a week what Calcutta has been refusing to do for months....   | Read..

PM firm on deal to swap land

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today iterated that the government was committed to the land-swap deal with Bangladesh and sought the support of political parties. ...   | Read..

Punjab in dark over Panem

The ongoing agitation led by JVM chief Babulal Marandi against Panem Coal Mines Limited — a joint venture of Punjab State Electricity Board and EMTA Group — h...   | Read..

State’s only food lab on ventilator

The country’s food watchdog may be acting tough on several household brands for false claims of health benefits, but Jharkhand’s lone quality monitor continue...   | Read..
Farewell, farewell but no welcome
Quote of the day
He is a hero and one feels really bad to see fingers being pointed at him
on Sachin Tendulkar
Nation RSS
Govt set for test, DMK on board
The Congress leadership today secured explicit support from its southern ally DMK on an FDI vote an...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Mamata takes mayor to task
Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday blasted mayor Sovan Chatterjee and all 11 mayoral council members for the...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Minister drives nail into CM's wall
Dissident minister Rabindranath Bhattacharya today launched the first direct attack on Mamata Baner...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Colonel comes to town
Patna has never had it so good, finger licking good.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Sikkim cheers for Deepraj
The 12-year-old boy from Sikkim who had become the first runner-up in a talent hunt show conducted ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The right balance in Asia
What impact will President Barack Obama’s re-election have on the United States of America’s strateg...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Dinda replaces injured Umesh
Graduating from the standby status, Ashok Dinda has finally made it to the Indian Test squad.   | Read.. 
International RSS
Mursi could use Pervez skills
If Gen. Pervez Musharraf had been looking for a post-retirement job while in exile, it is likely th...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Moody's status quo offers relief
Moody's, the global credit rating agency, today retained a stable outlook for India but warned that...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Anirban Lahiri on his first girlfriend, holes-in-one and some!
Back in Calcutta after "almost two years", the 25-year-old Bong boy from Bangalore chatted with t2 a...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Blueprint blues for chaos city
Missing deadlines is second nature with Jharkhand. And the latest victim of delay is a new master pl...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Arrest iterates GNLA threat
The tentacles of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), traced through the help of mobile towers...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Vendors rake in moolah as House starts
Aggressive sloganeering, provocative placards and soapbox orators have turned Mahatma Gandhi Marg i...   | Read..