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Wednesday , January 2 , 2013
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Govt may make it costlier to import gold: Chidambaram

Updated: 02 January 2013, Wednesday;15:06 hrs (IST)
Finance Minister P Chidambaram said Wednesday that the government is considering steps to make import of the precious metal more expensive, as rising gold imports are widening current account deficit (CAD)....   | Read..

Supreme Court to hear PIL seeking speedy trials in rape cases

Updated: 02 January 2013, Wednesday;15:08 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a retired civil servant seeking directions to the government to ensure safety of...   | Read..

Naming anti-rape law after girl will be an honour: Family

Updated: 02 January 2013, Wednesday;15:10 hrs (IST)
A day after Union Minister Shashi Tharoor said he favoured naming the revised anti-rape law after the Delhi gang-rape victim, her family members today said they have no o...   | Read..

Red faces in Trinamul after a leader is seen throwing cash at dancing girls

Updated: 02 January 2013, Wednesday;15:50 hrs (IST)
A controversy has broken out after young girls danced in skimpy clothes at a Trinamul Congress foundation day function at Bhangar in South 24 Parganas district with a TM...   | Read..

Chant from party offices: pay elected leaders and buy right to break rules

Operators camping on Trinamul-associated premises in the heart of Calcutta are openly demanding money in the name of elected representatives ....   | Read..

Myanmar seeks help to rein in rebels

Myanmar has sought India’s help in untangling an insurgency knot involving the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the NSCN (Khaplang). ...   | Read..

Ramesh to flag off R-Day in Saranda

A “liberated” Saranda is all set to observe its first Republic Day in over a decade. And guess who will do the Tricolour honours? Its architect of development, of...   | Read..

New Year Aadhaar of embarrassment

Complete confusion ruled the much hyped inauguration of the Centre’s ambitious direct cash transfer scheme via Aadhaar-linked bank accounts today in all the four pilot ...   | Read..
Chant from party offices: pay elected leaders and buy right to break rules
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Nation RSS
Sunday night routine behind bus rape
The six December 16 gang-rape accused would habitually drink through Sundays and take out the chart...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Kadir kept on radar but not caught
Calcutta police have allegedly known for months that Kadir Khan, the fugitive main accused in the Pa...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Discontent over Trinamul fairweather flock
Trinamul MP Saugata Roy today sought to draw a distinction between early-bird members and those who...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Sun overshadows chill
Revellers of all ages made the most of the first day of 2013 by spending a fun day out in the mello...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
AIIMS poster war in Itahar
The tearing up of some posters that demanded the AIIMS-like hospital in Raiganj has sparked a fresh...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Vital statistics
The state department of the United States of America does not normally circulate statements by its i...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Like Imran, Misbah is a Niazi
Like the iconic Imran Khan, Misbah-ul Haq is a Niazi. In fact, the two are related.   | Read.. 
International RSS
Hillary clot 'behind right ear'
Secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton's blood clot formed in her head, her doctors said yester...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
IOC eyes Haldia Petro control
Indian Oil Corporation has renewed its interest in acquiring a controlling stake in Haldia Petroche...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
BOYS and BABES 2013
Krrish 3 (november) Are you done with drooling? You can see this beauty in motion once Krrish soars ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Cost hiccup for New Year non-veg burp
Costly New Year! Be it a rich picnic dish of gravy mutton or a spicy home-cooked Chicken 65 to go wi...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Blockade in Bodo belt cuts off supply
The New Year began in the Bodo belt with an indefinite economic blockade as supporters blocked Nati...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Naveen banishes gutka from state
The Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha today banned the consumption, manufacture and sale of gutka...   | Read..