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Sunday , February 3 , 2013
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Babu carrot in poll run-up

Mamata Banerjee today announced initiatives that offer more power and pecuniary benefits to West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) officers, many of whom will play an instrumental role in the panchayat polls....   | Read..

Youths brighten Sabha session

The 72nd biennial session of Asam Sahitya Sabha today organised Ramdhenu (rainbow), a programme to enable youths to showcase their talent....   | Read..

New Sabha president today

Imran Shah, the newly-elected president of Asam Sahitya Sabha, will take charge at the ongoing 72nd biennial session of the Sabha at Gobindapur in Baksa district tomorrow. Sti...   | Read..

Militants storm jail in Garo hills

Heavily armed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels today stormed Williamnagar district jail in Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills where they shot dead the assistant...   | Read..

Poachers kill another rhino

Poachers killed yet another rhino in Kaziranga National Park this morning, taking the toll to eight in Assam this year. ...   | Read..

Sourav in court battle on tax

Sourav Ganguly has padded up to fight a legal battle with the central service tax department, which asked him to pay Rs 3 crore in dues for the time when he was playing f...   | Read..

Kamal finds ‘mute’ solution

The Tamil version of Vishwaroopam is set for release in its home state with actor-director Kamal Haasan and minority groups today agreeing on certain sound cuts....   | Read..

Underdogs take on ‘bully’ MLAs

If this is the season of film sequels, rural Jharkhand can play out a real-life Peepli Live 2, continuing the drama of the humble hand pump. ...   | Read..

Draw but Rhinos still 2nd

The Hockey India League match between Ranchi Rhinos and Jaypee Punjab Warriors in a packed Astroturf ground ended in a tame 1-1 draw this evening. ...   | Read..
A Ranchi Rhino player gets past the defences of Punjab Warriors on Saturday. Picture by Hardeep Singh
Draw but Rhinos still 2nd
Quote of the day
I would want her to do better things in life
Sourav Ganguly
saying he doesn’t want daughter Sana to be a cricketer
Nation RSS
Singh, Sonia silent on job scheme plea
Target, 100. Average, less than 50. Two hundred? No comments.   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
read between the lines
They craned their necks from the back, squeezed themselves into all sorts of shapes in the aisles an...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Gold heist amount up to Rs 12 crore
People who had mortgaged gold for loans today made a beeline for the Muthoot Finance office in Durg...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Death for child rapist and killer
A local court today sentenced to death a 35-year-old man for the rape and murder of a child on Janu...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Dangerous signs
History has a propensity to prove people wrong. In spite of this, historians and observers of curren...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
India win doubles to keep hopes alive
After the Day I disappointments, India hit back in the Davis Cup tie against South Korea when Leand...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Hillary, Biden gear up for 2016
For Hillary Rodham Clinton, it was a farewell yesterday which had shades of the departure of Thomas...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Mutual move to up ELSS appeal
The Association of Mutual Funds in India (Amfi) has urged the Centre to carve out equity-linked sav...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
RU basks in convocation glory
The efforts of Ranchi University to improve quality of education and fulfil the aspirations of indi...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Singh, Sonia, Rahul set to visit Nagaland
The Congress hopes to turn its fortunes in Nagaland next week as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Con...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Naveen starts rice scheme
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today launched the Re 1-per-kg-rice scheme in the Maoist-affec...   | Read..