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Monday , July 1 , 2013
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Efforts on to evacuate 900 people in Uttarakhand, extricate bodies

Updated: 01 July 2013, Monday, 13:20 hrs (IST)
Last ditch efforts were on to evacuate about 900 people from Badrinath amid overcast conditions at some places in Uttarakhand where authorities were grappling with the task of extricating bodies from under tonnes of debris lying in Kedarghati and their cremation on Monday. ...   | Read..

June brings India, China together: manufacturing flat in both economies

Updated: 01 July 2013, Monday, 13:20 hrs (IST)
Rivals India and China found themselves in the same spot in June: their manufacturing sectors were flat or faltering....   | Read..

Maruti sales down 12.6% in June, across segments & models

Updated: 01 July 2013, Monday, 13:20 hrs (IST)
Maruti Suzuki India, the country's largest car-maker, on Monday reported 12.6 per cent decline in total sales in June this year at 84,455 units....   | Read..

Practical problems that rural poll
tussle missed

The Bengal government’s decision to request the Supreme Court to revise the panchayat poll dates during the holy month of Ramazan has raised issues that usually do not figure in the political discourse in the state....   | Read..

Voices rise above the Jat ceiling

Kushal Singh ran Rajasthan’s administration as chief secretary till a few days ago. Chandrawati was Puducherry’s lieutenant governor. Maya Singh and Alka Kshatriy...   | Read..

Out on bail, rape accused strikes

A rape accused who was arrested in Imphal East and then freed on bail in March for being a “juvenile” allegedly raped his victim again on Friday. Only this t...   | Read..

Tea Board plan to sustain brew fame

The Tea Board of India is about to enforce production and labour management regulations in the industry to sustain the popularity the beverage, especially the Assam and Darje...   | Read..

Cong still coy with JMM on coalition

Amid intense speculation, the Congress appears to be in two minds about biting the JMM coalition bullet even though the latter is clearly getting impatient and six months of ...   | Read..

‘Rainy’ June ends on deficit note

From 21 per cent surplus to 12 per cent deficit, the monsoon’s June saga hasn’t had an exactly happy ending. But, the dark cloud has a silver lining. Weathermen b...   | Read..
Jyothi Castelino and Angelina, wife and daughter of Wing Commander Darryl Castelino, at his funeral procession in Mumbai on Sunday. Thousands joined t ...  | Read
Quote of the day
The world is grateful for the heroes of Robben Island
Barack Obama
after visiting the Robben Island prison where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years
Nation RSS
Thousands bid farewell to IAF pilot
Ethan and Angelina had danced away the evening when their parents, Wing Commander Darryl Castelino ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Buried and blinded by snow, grand expedition turns into great escape
On June 4, four members of the South Calcutta Trekkers' Association set out on Expedition Mt Gangotr...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mira prods govt for amended poll notice
Bengal election commissioner Mira Pande today asked chief secretary Sanjay Mitra to urgently issue ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Share key to better centres
Students of AIIMS in the city will soon be able to attend real-time lectures like their counterparts...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
GNLF chased and attacked
Alleged Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters today chased GNLF members at Kharakhola in Kurseong subdi...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A forgotten brilliance
It happens on the rarest of the rarest of occasions, but it happens. Someone passes from childhood t...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Italy beat Uruguay
Gianluigi Buffon saved three Uruguay penalties to partially banish Italy's Fortaleza shootout night...   | Read.. 
International RSS
'Get out' roar erupts in Tahrir again
Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians today flooded into the streets on the first anniversary of Islam...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
HPL bidder scrutiny from today
The divestment of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd is set to enter the next phase with the company giving ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Peril on pass-buck arteries
Wet means warts for Ranchi's infamous roads.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Panasonic focus on cooker sales
Japanese home appliances major Panasonic Appliances India Company Limited has realigned its products...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Hunger pangs and wet woes
Monsoon is here, and so are chances of catching water-borne and other diseases such as diarrhoea, d...   | Read..