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CIMA Gallary

Supreme Court allows commissioning of Kudankulam nuclear power plant

Updated: 06 May 2013, Monday, 14:15 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition against the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, observing that the plant is “safe and secure” and is necessary for larger public interest and economic growth of the company....   | Read..
 

Fresh protests against acquittal of Sajjan Kumar

Updated: 06 May 2013, Monday, 14:15 hrs (IST)
Over 200 people staged a protest on Monday near Parliament House, blocking traffic for about an hour, against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 riots ca...   | Read..
 

Changes made in coal report at behest of law minister, others: CBI chief

Updated: 06 May 2013, Monday, 13:50 hrs (IST)
The Central Bureau of Investigation Director on Monday admitted before the Supreme Court that certain changes were made in the coalgate draft report on suggestions given by ...   | Read..
 

Spoon of Chini in bitter brew

The “acne” of a Chinese incursion in eastern Ladakh faded today with troops from both sides pulling back from the face-off point at Raki Nala....   | Read..
 

Saradha ‘stress’ blamed for death

A retired Birbhum schoolteacher who became a Saradha agent a year ago died of a cerebral attack last night, his family blaming the stress he was under following the busin...   | Read..
 

The innings of Imran’s life

Around a quarter to midnight in Lahore’s Moon Market, Pakistan’s most famous cricketing hero is in an armoured jeep trapped in a sea of young men, desperate to get...   | Read..
 

Sun shines bright on Guwahati

The Union ministry of new and renewable energy has approved a Rs 1028.47-crore masterplan submitted to it by the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) to make Guwahati a solar...   | Read..
 

Heat wave alert amid rain relief

A steel city smiled and a steel city sulked as the weather god played partial, triggering downpour in some parts of the state and leaving the rest to battle with heat wave-li...   | Read..
 
Spoon of Chini in bitter brew
 
 
Quote of the day
Let us reset our moral compass
PRANAB MUKHERJEE
saying a woman’s dignity is inviolable
 
T20 Poll
 
Nation RSS
Bansal gets breather pending probe result
The Congress core committee tonight decided not to ask railway minister Pawan Bansal to resign afte...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Chaos reigns at entrance test
Candidates at the first all-India medical entrance test had a harrowing time on Sunday because of an...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Buddha dares CM on probe
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today "challenged" Mamata Banerjee to conduct a probe to find out if he had...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Common test debut for medical study
The first centralised test for admissions to medicine and dentistry seats ' National Eligibility-cum...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Strike looms after hill rivals clash
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today threatened an indefinite strike across the Darjeeling hills from T...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
An extraordinary tale
In the end this morning we did what we do best in this country. The funeral of Margaret Thatcher, Ba...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
A comedy of errors: Dhoni
After the thumping 60-run victory over the Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Fresh Israel strikes on Syria
Israeli jets pounded Syrian targets near Damascus today in a heavy overnight air raid that western ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Ball set rolling for HPL stake sale
The Bengal government has decided to seek expressions of interest (EoI) for selling its stake in Ha...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Take a bow!
It's 1.25 on Friday, er, Saturday. But at Pala, ITC Sonar, the evening has just begun. Shah Rukh Kha...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Delhi HC lifeline for sunk crores
Investors duped by the Saradha Group can hope for justice despite delays. For, over one lakh Jharkha...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Tripura to expand banking net
Tripura is all set for a major expansion of banking services in the rural and hilly areas to ensure...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Sewage woes spill into homes
Peace of mind has gone down the drain for residents of Kalinga Vihar.   | Read..