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Tuesday , December 18 , 2012
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RBI keeps rates unchanged, hints at rate cut in January

Updated: 18 December 2012, Tuesday;13:45 hrs (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday kept the key interest rates unchanged but hinted at easing of rates in January saying that with decline in inflation, the focus of monetary policy would shift to removing impediments to growth. ...   | Read..

Court lets off Mamata in contempt issue, advises moderation in speech

Updated: 18 December 2012, Tuesday;17:13 hrs (IST)
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday declined to initiate suo motu contempt proceedings against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for commenting on the judiciary, merely advising ...   | Read..

Delhi gang-rape case to be tried by fast-track court: Shinde

Updated: 18 December 2012, Tuesday;17:13 hrs (IST)
The Delhi gang-rape case will be tried on fast-track basis and action will be taken if lapses are found on part of the police, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde told the Rajya...   | Read..

Walkout after treating Didi to FDI

Mamata Banerjee drew only a handful of big-ticket business surnames to her Delhi durbar and one left midway after raising the unpalatable FDI in retail in what was interpreted as a “walkout”....   | Read..

England end long quest, India grapple with two questions

Alastair Cook was no more than 42 days old when David Gower led his men to victory in the 1984-85 series. This afternoon, Cook became the first England captain to win in ...   | Read..

Not ours: Leader Yes, ours: Letter

The Trinamul Congress today scrambled to distance itself from a key accused in the disturbances at a steel plant that led to the alleged assault on a general manager in Durga...   | Read..

Assam rural poll dates out

The Assam state election commission today set the panchayat election bandwagon rolling by declaring the dates for the approximately Rs 70 crore exercise across the state barr...   | Read..

‘Fuel leak’ grounds Spicejet flight

A Guwahati-Agartala-Mumbai Spicejet flight (SG-874) was grounded just ahead of take-off from LGB International Airport at Borjhar after passengers detected “leakage of ...   | Read..

Abducted duo rescued

Abducted Assam small tea grower Pradip More and his associate, Chandrapal Sharma, were rescued during a army-police joint operation from a remote hilltop under Namsai pol...   | Read..

18 lakh sapling soldiers

Anaconda-II is striking in West Singhbhum’s forests to drive Maoists out. In Bokaro, a forest in its infancy is gently yet firmly trying to yield the same fruits. ...   | Read..

Fangs bared at fresh target

The hiss of Anaconda-II will soon be heard far and wide....   | Read..
Walkout after treating Didi to FDI
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Nation RSS
Girl raped in bus, tortured with rod
A 23-year-old woman was raped and brutalised by a group of men inside a private luxury bus with cur...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
'We are not here to hail taxis'
A Salt Lake couple looking for transport to return home from the heart of the city on Sunday night l...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
In black and white: no forcible acquisition
An order from the land reforms commissioner to secretaries of all 56 departments telling them to st...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Youngsters glued to Net for crown on beauty from Bihar
Patna is ready to vote again ' not on ballots or EVMs, but online.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
GTA funds plea at Delhi meet
The Union home ministry has called a meeting with the state government and the Gorkha Janmukti Morc...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
In memoriam
The author is Professor, Department of English, and Director, School of Cultural Texts and Records, ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'Time catches up with everyone
Graham Gooch, currently England's batting coach, was his country's captain during Sachin Tendulkar's...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Initial backing for Mursi charter
President Mohamed Mursi has won initial backing from Egyptians for a new Constitution that he hopes...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Growth forecast cut to 5.9%
The government today lowered its growth forecast for the fiscal to 5.7-5.9 per cent from the budget...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Hear it from the lady who walks hand-in-hand with Hrithik
Looking at her, we girls go green with envy because she is married to the Hrithik Roshan. Sussanne R...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Roti and ink humble hi-tech jail
In 1857, police chowkidars had waged an effective psychological war on British officers by running t...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Sensor fences to check influx
Electronic "eyes" or sensors will soon replace fences on a couple of stretches along the India-Bang...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Brick-by-brick blow to lifeline
Natural drainage channel No. 5 ' one of the city's sewerage lifelines ' is facing a serious threat ...   | Read..