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Saturday , June 29 , 2013
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Rescue operations resume, 200 evacuated from Badrinath

Rescue work in the Badrinath area of flood-hit Uttarakhand resumed on Saturday after an initial delay caused by bad weather, and nearly 200 pilgrims have so far been evacuated, officials said....   | Read..
Rains halt rescue operations in Kedarnath, Bhagirathi rising
Updated: 29 June 2013, Saturday, 13:34 hrs (IST)

Coffee does what Didi won’t

The Bengal panchayat elections will be held in five phases from July 11 to 25 with the help of central forces, according to a revised schedule laid down by the Supreme Court today on the basis of a proposal from the state poll panel....   | Read..

Mettle proven, Mira allows a smile

In her hour of triumph, Mira Pande let “tension” dissolve and acknowledged she was happy. By evening, she was reminding herself not to relax but to brace for ...   | Read..

Shame in the face of denial

Foreign minister Salman Khurshid today referred to an alleged mass gang rape by the army in Kashmir 22 years ago to say that he felt ashamed at the incident and regretted his...   | Read..

Mahanta hits out at quitters

Embattled AGP president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta today spoke out against those trying to weaken the party but at the same time kept the door ajar for reconciliation....   | Read..

Let’s sing with Hoobastank, ‘The Reason is Shillong’

It took them 34 hours to arrive from California. But the perfect antidote for jetlag was a special meeting right here. Capturing the imagination of the members of Hoobastank,...   | Read..

Safer coach for Rajdhani

Hail Rajdhani! The super-safe express is, finally, here....   | Read..

Tie-up talk on Hul Diwas

A frequent flier minister and another senior Congress leader are scheduled to hold a tête-à-tête with JMM supremo Shibu Soren on Sunday in Dumka, fuelling speculation that th...   | Read..
Coffee does what Didi won’t
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Mira Pande
Nation RSS
'Sadhus' caught with pilgrims' purses
Nirala Das carried a sadhu's potli when he got down at the Guptkashi helipad.   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Stuck: hill holiday and test timetable
Rishikesh, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Kalindikhal, Mayali Pass ' the long...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Don't want polls in Puja and Ramazan: CM
Mamata Banerjee today expressed her unhappiness with the panchayat polls being held during the holy...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Monsoon better but deficient
Shailendra Dixit took full advantage of the rain on Friday and got drenched to the bone.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
ISI link walks free, points to jail 'mistake'
A contractual driver for the army who was arrested last month for suspected ISI links today held a ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Hatred and suspicion   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Captain is
India's Champions Trophy victory was outstanding not only because of the circumstances in which it ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Snowden will return on his terms: Father
The father of former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said in an interview that while he has...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Subsidy mask for gas users
Finance minister P. Chidambaram today hinted that power and fertiliser units might get gas at subsi...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Plant a tree, enjoy fruitful life
Sow a sapling, savour your fruits of labour.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
CID to fix guilt in excise scam
Gauhati High Court today recommended a CID probe to examine the criminal culpability of excise offi...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Axe falls on joints for birds
Birds of prey near the airport will be hard pressed to find the eating joints they frequent near th...   | Read..