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Thursday , January 31 , 2013
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HC orders winding up of Dunlop India

Updated: 31 January 2013, Thursday;16:55 hrs (IST)
The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered winding up of tyre manufacturing company Dunlop India Ltd, which had set up its first factory at Sahaganj near here in 1936. ...   | Read..

Kamal Haasan thanks CM over Vishwaroopam, rules out moving SC for now

Updated: 31 January 2013, Thursday;119:12 hrs (IST)
Actor-director Kamal Haasan on Thursday thanked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for her offer to break the impasse over his film Viswaroo...   | Read..
Earlier report :

Jaya justifies 'Vishwaroopam' ban, say she has no personal interest


Rushdie incident has demeaned the prestige of the city: Mahasweta Devi

Updated: 31 January 2013, Thursday;15:30 hrs (IST)
Octogenarian Magsaysay award winning author Mahasweta Devi on Thursday condemning the West Bengal government for failing to provide security to writer Salman Rushdie, ...   | Read..

Mamata calls for keeping Bengal united

Updated: 31 January 2013, Thursday;17:10 hrs (IST)
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday called for keeping West Bengal united and countered Gorkha Janmukti Morcha...   | Read..

HC to Delhi govt: no hospital should deny treatment to rape, accident victims

Updated: 31 January 2013, Thursday;15:26 hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the city government to issue a direction to all the hospitals in the capital not to deny treatment to victims of criminal offences,...   | Read..

Why Salman Rushdie could not set foot in Calcutta

The state machinery swung into action to prevent Salman Rushdie from setting foot in Calcutta today and launched an equally spirited effort to conceal its footprints, account...   | Read..

Phase-I rural polls pass off peacefully

It was not about roads or empowerment or corruption. The voters, who turned out in huge numbers at a polling booth of No. 42 Pub Horusorai gaon panchayat under Dhekorgorah bl...   | Read..

Gurung raises movement pitch

Peace in Darjeeling — one of Mamata Banerjee’s biggest trophies in power — is running the risk of getting sucked into a game of oneupmanship started by the ...   | Read..

Study busts TB bacteria hideout

Scientists, using bone marrow samples from members of the Idu Mishmi community in Arunachal Pradesh, have discovered a hideout in the human body where tuberculosis bacter...   | Read..

Koda aide’s innocent cry

For 48-year-old hawala operator Anil Adinath Bastawade, the journey from a plush hideout in a remote Indonesian island to Birsa Munda Central Jail in Ranchi was a quick one....   | Read..

Security mantra for Ahmed

The Centre’s thrust on Jharkhand’s security scenario during President’s Rule was evident as it asked governor Syed Ahmed to step up anti-Naxalite operat...   | Read..
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