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Saturday , January 19 , 2013
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Bedtime bias in Arabul lock-up

Arabul Islam will not accuse Bengal police of robbing his sleep, unlike Sushanta Ghosh who has not yet forgotten his “sleep-deprived” nights and days in custody....   | Read..

Sorry, Yechury, you ain’t dais-class

No one is calling it “offloading” yet but Sitaram Yechury won’t be among those flying “dais-class” when Calcutta airport’s new termina...   | Read..

Insult after chopper injury

An Indian Air Force helicopter was hit in firing by suspected Maoists as it was landing to evacuate casualties in an encounter between police and the rebels in Chhattisga...   | Read..

The goalie who became a keeper

For saving its face in literally every game it plays now, the famed Indian batting line-up should thank one Keshab Banerjee for spotting a goalkeeper in football and deciding...   | Read..

Global meet to push for ‘clean’ teas

Ministers of nine tea producing countries will meet for two days starting Monday in Colombo to discuss the setting up of the International Tea Producer’s Forum to addre...   | Read..

Ex-DGP in Ahmed team

Names of two senior officials connected with the internal security issues have been finalised as advisers to Governor Syed Ahmed who will be steering the affairs of Jharkhand...   | Read..

Dhoni, Ranchiís favourite Ďsonií

Governor Syed Ahmed fumbled the first time, turning Mahendra Singh Dhoni into “Mahendra Singh Soni”, but he did make amends by reciting a couplet in honour of...   | Read..
Mahendra Singh Dhoni plays a percussion instrument during the launch of a stadium complex at Dhurwa in Ranchi that will host the Jharkhand capitalís f ...  | Read
Quote of the day
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Lance Armstrong
Nation RSS
Teen thunder at meet reflects shift
Rahul Gandhi looked on from the dais as little-known teenagers, nestled comfortably among Union min...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Bitter truths of tutoring
More schoolchildren in Bengal take private tuition than in most other states but they are anything b...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
90% work done, insists Mamata
Mamata Banerjee today said she had implemented 90 per cent of the recommendations of the Sachar Com...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Look who's hitting the gym for that young and handsome look
"Who's the handsomest of them all?" thanks to his regular gym sessions.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Barla does U-turn on Morcha
John Barla today said he would no longer support Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's demand for a separate sta...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Laughing up his sleeve
Basking in the praise of Western diplomats ' so much more satisfying than the accolades of Indian ty...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
It's a 'special' day for Dhoni, Ranchi
Governor Syed Ahmed fumbled the first time, turning Mahendra Singh Dhoni into "Mahendra Singh Soni,...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Hostages describe scenes of terror
Hostages who escaped or were freed from their Islamist captors at the natural-gas field in Algeria ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Reliance delivers a scorcher
Reliance Industries Ltd ' the country's largest private company ' today stunned the Street with a b...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Sex, lies and workspace
"Good morning sunshine!" "Hello beautiful!"   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Evening of cricket's new dawn
When M.S. Dhoni drummed up the nagada during the launch of JSCA International Cricket Stadium Comple...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Council poll in April, Rabhas' protest on
Elections to the Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council will be held on April 30, the Assam state election...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Hard work before March is past
The March factor has hit several organisations here, with development work being taken up on a war ...   | Read..