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Saturday , January 26 , 2013
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A rare melody from movieland

Superstar Rajinikanth today spoke up for Kamal Haasan in a gesture that recalls the title of their first film together, Apoorva Raagangal (Rare Melodies), 38 years ago....   | Read..

Paediatrics ethics question

Doctors have questioned the ethics of decisions by India’s apex body of paediatricians to accept funds from drug or vaccine firms and release guidelines for vaccina...   | Read..

Mumbai to miss Mamata

The Bengal government has “deferred” indefinitely Mamata Banerjee’s Mumbai roadshow to woo investors....   | Read..

Blasts rock Imphal on R-Day eve

Serial blasts at different places shook the security establishment here today, on the eve of Republic Day....   | Read..

Verdict? Pitch perfect!

Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice Prakash Tatia today “benched” his tie and coat on the JSCA stadium immortalised by Team Dhoni’s ODI stellar win again...   | Read..

Minister pushes for better village roads

Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, who reached Ranchi today morning, has decided to take the bull by its horns in the state under President’s Rule and qui...   | Read..
A rare melody from movieland
Quote of the day
We lost more than a valuable life; we lost a dream
Pranab Mukherjee
on the Delhi rape victim
Nation RSS
NCERT errs, 40 kids pay
Forty children selected for a national scholarship last year after a test conducted by the NCERT ha...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Calcutta girl who fled home and marriage at 17 returns as millionaire US innovator
A Calcutta girl who fled marriage at 17 is back home three decades later as a millionaire American e...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
State wakes up and plans to prod Delhi on chit bill
The Trinamul Congress government has decided to write to the Centre requesting for speedy clearance...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Man who dared DIG fears for life
Two liquor firms' representative Tunaji Pandey, who dared to raise flag against former deputy inspec...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Hill top brass to give CM a miss
Bimal Gurung and other senior leaders of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha are unlikely to meet chief mini...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The nervous soldier
Rahul Gandhi’s elevation to the vice-presidentship of the Congress, and the possibility that he migh...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'Andy was just a bit better'
Roger Federer gave his all, but for once it was not enough. When his back was to the wall, as it wa...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Pentagon to lay off 46,000 workers
The Pentagon has begun laying off many of its 46,000 temporary and contract employees and cutting m...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Jet-Etihad deal set for take-off
Jet Airways is close to a stake pact with Etihad Airways with senior executives from both sides bus...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
R-day poll
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Jharkhand RSS
Water theft spurs health risk alarm
The steel city is staring at a scourge of water-borne diseases. And for once, the weather is not to ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Rabha forum invokes accord
The Rabha Hasong Joint Movement Forum today gave a new twist to its stand on panchayat polls in the...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Parents vow to turn teachers
Parents have decided to take on the mantle of teachers if the 42 DAV public schools in the state, w...   | Read..