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Thursday , June 20 , 2013
 
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Kedarnath outlasts dance of rain gods

The rushing water soon turned into a turbulent river. Then the roadside hotel room started to drift, wobbling like an unhinged wagon. Minutes later it had disappeared under a heaving mass of slush and debris....   | Read..
 

Smooth ride with help

The Nitish Kumar government today sailed through the confidence vote in the Bihar Assembly with the support of four Congress legislators, an equal number of Independents ...   | Read..
 

Rat clue to cancer fight

Scientists may have cracked the mystery of cancer resistance displayed by naked mole rats, rodents native to east Africa that spend nearly their entire life spans of up t...   | Read..
 

Serial exam goofs set off pass-buck game

Goof-ups that forced a common entrance test for 10 new central universities to be deferred by two weeks has triggered a blame game between the institutions and the exam...   | Read..
 

Court refuses leeway for rape & murder

The Supreme Court has upheld the life term handed to a man who raped his sister-in-law before murdering his victim and her 18-month-old child, saying those guilty of crim...   | Read..
 
A toddler gets a leg-up as army officials help people climb a steep slope after they were trapped by the swelling Alaknanda river in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli on Tuesday. AFP
Kedarnath outlasts dance of rain gods
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PM and Sonia on damage recce

The Centre today was still assessing the magnitude of the loss in the floods in Uttarakhand, Hi...   | Read..

Cave-in lessons for hills and plains

The catastrophic collapse of buildings along stretches of swollen rivers in Uttarakhand earlier...   | Read..
 

On way, road trading policy

Shares, properties, gold, commodities… the list of things up for trading could have an addition soon — roads....   | Read..

Shah Rukh baby row

Mumbai’s civic authorities today said Shah Rukh Khan had denied making any statement that could suggest his third ...   | Read..

Indian sets dubious record in UK

An Indian has earned the dubious distinction of being slapped with the biggest penalty ever imposed by Britain’s F...   | Read..

UK model for minority rights panel

The UK’s Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) will be the model for India’s proposed Equal Opportunit...   | Read..

Snoop shield plea in SC

The Supreme Court today agreed to take up a public interest plea that sought a directive to the government to ensure ade...   | Read..

Skill school pact with US

India’s technical education regulator AICTE will next week sign an agreement with a US body representing community...   | Read..

Sonia behind Congress shift on Nitish

An intervention by Sonia Gandhi was behind the Congress’s last-minute change of mind on the vote of confidence in ...   | Read..

Shrine safe but off limits for now

The Kedarnath temple would remain closed to devotees “till further announcement”, the chief of the committee...   | Read..

China shield washed away

The Indian military has assessed that a major portion of its roads leading to the China border through Uttarakhand, a su...   | Read..