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Sunday , June 30 , 2013
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Fall-guy hunters snipe at Mukul

Not all Trinamul leaders are shedding tears over the government’s loss of face after the Supreme Court’s ruling. Some are smelling an opportunity to pin the blame on Mukul Roy, regarded as the “most trusted lieutenant” of Mamata Banerjee....   | Read..

Surgeons, cut the swagger

Alas, “the testicles of a bull shark” cannot be added to the old saying that a surgeon must have an eagle’s eye, a lion’s heart and a lady’s ...   | Read..

Back to court to seek fresh dates

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to approach the Supreme Court to reschedule the panchayat polls again so that they are either completed before Ramazan begins or ...   | Read..

Govt schools excel in matric

Students from government vernacular schools have outshone their counterparts from English medium schools in this year’s matric examination....   | Read..

Haba, haba, it’s Hoobastank

It’s not like the Beatles drove up this road two days ago for a concert, I’m thinking on my way up to Shillong. It’s Hoobastank. So probably no screaming ...   | Read..

How Ranchi made it to the top

Meet Ranchi, the national topper. ...   | Read..
Members of the US band Hoobastank perform in Shillong on Saturday. Picture by UB Photos
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