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CIMA Gallary

Govt raises cap on supply of subsidised LPG cylinders to 9

Updated: 17 January 2013, Thursday;14:45 hrs (IST)
The government on Thursday raised the cap on supply of subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders to nine bottles from six per year and allowed oil companies to hike diesel prices by a “small quantum” periodically. ...   | Read..

Union Cabinet recommends President's
Rule in Jharkhand

Updated: 17 January 2013, Thursday;15:50 hrs (IST)
The government on Thursday decided to recommend to President Pranab Mukherjee to impose central rule in Jharkhand, where Chief Minister Arjun Munda has resigned after his...   | Read..

We won’t accept 99% work done lie:
Minority leader

One of the most influential minority leaders in Bengal today sought to convey to the chief minister that the community would not “accept the lie” that she had ...   | Read..

Dreamliner grounded in Japan

The Dreamliner, considered the future of commercial aviation and ordered in bulk by Air India, has been grounded for safety checks by the two biggest airlines in Japan after ...   | Read..

Mats to pickles, except business

Packed soya chunks, refined sunflower oil, mats, dokra showpieces, kantha stitch saris, patachitra books on Swami Vivekananda and pickles — the tak...   | Read..

Call for sop tweak

Industry has urged the Bengal government to focus on capital investment incentives to attract big projects, suggesting a shift from the current policy that gives equal st...   | Read..

Dinner date before debut

Ab main kaise haath milaun? Yeh sab bouquet jo hain...”...   | Read..

Tiger kills mahout, injures several

A mahout died in an attack by a Royal Bengal Tiger while several forest personnel and veterinary doctors were injured in Rongagora village outside Orang National Park i...   | Read..

Hopes pinned on Telangana

The National Democratic Front of Boroland (Progressive) today mounted pressure on the Centre for statehood amid continuing demand for separate states in the Northeast. ...   | Read..

Crowds play teams India vs Invisible

If you go by Ranchi crowds, there is one team and one hero in the ODI on January 19. Forgive an adoring hometown for thinking Mahi is the man of the moment and Alastair C...   | Read..
Siddique at the rally in Calcutta. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
We wont accept 99% work done lie: Minority leader
Quote of the day
Our jawans dont cross LoC
Gen. Bikram Singh
Army chief
Nation RSS
Talk of restraint amid firing on LoC
The Pakistan Army has asked its troops to maintain ceasefire on the Line of Control "strictly", an ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
No plot too small in promoter paradise
The Calcutta Municipal Corporation is set to allow four-storey structures on land measuring 3.5 cott...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Cement unit in Hooghly
Kumar Mangalam Birla's flagship cement company Ultratech Cement is set to commission a 2-million-to...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Cool schools come calling
The concept of schooling is evolving in the city with the arrival of nationally acclaimed public sch...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Business booms (on mats and pickles)
Packed soya chunks, refined sunflower oil, mats, dokra show pieces, kantha stitch saris, patachitra...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
State of the economy
The last year has been an extremely tough year for the Indian economy. Practically everything which ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
It's a different feeling
"Ab main kaise haath milaun? Yeh sab bouquet jo hain..."   | Read.. 
International RSS
2 killed in London helicopter crash
When a helicopter crashed in London this morning, triggering a "major incident", it was time for Co...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
IMF roots for apex bank liberty
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today said that financial regulators in India do not have "de...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Maya Memsaab
"He has taught me everything. But does that mean that everytime he passes by I should spread my legs...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Fort Knox ready for ODI attack
Khaki became the colour of the international cricket stadium in Dhurwa on Wednesday, as an army of j...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Manipur team in Delhi for talks
A joint political delegation left Imphal this afternoon for New Delhi to remind the Centre of the M...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Feathered friends find fresh haunt
Birds from foreign shores have found a new address here.   | Read..