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CIMA Gallary

Finally, gold imports shrink, helping narrow trade deficit in June

Updated: 12 July 2013, Friday, 16:35 hrs (IST)
Exports contracted for the second consecutive month in June 2013 — but so did imports, as Indians bought less gold and silver. As a result, the trade deficit narrowed in June to $12.2 billion, from May’s seven-month high of $20.1 billion was powered by gold imports....   | Read..
 

Kamduni case adjourned after lawyers
cease work

Updated: 12 July 2013, Friday, 16:00 hrs (IST)
Proceedings of the gang-rape and murder case of a college girl of Kamduni village could not be taken up in the fast track court here on Friday as lawyers ceased work foll...   | Read..
 

Why the guitar gently weeps (Because our CM can’t play it)

There is something Mamata Banerjee cannot do — as of July 11, 2013. ...   | Read..
 

‘Kishanji’s home’ votes out fear

Voters of a tiny hamlet in the heart of Jungle Mahal cast aside the fear of Maoists and exercised their franchise today for the first time in seven years....   | Read..
 

CPM’s main enemy signal

The CPM has said the effort of the “RSS/BJP” to metamorphose the modern Indian Republic” must be “resoundingly defeated”, positioning itself...   | Read..
 

Modi’s ‘happy’ wish hurts

Narendra Modi today tweeted “Happy Ramazan” on the first day of the holy month, hoping it would bring “joy, peace and prosperity”, but several commun...   | Read..
 

Bar on candidates behind bars

Anyone who is in jail, even if awaiting trial and not yet convicted, cannot contest elections or vote in them, the Supreme Court has ruled....   | Read..
 

Dispur flayed for funds delay

The Union ministry of human resources development has pulled up the Assam finance department for delay in releasing central funds for implementation of midday meal scheme...   | Read..
 

Joint border meeting today

A district-level joint meeting, involving the administrations of Dhubri and Garo hills districts and political parties, is scheduled to be held at Hatsinghimari tomorrow ...   | Read..
 

Team Hemant on shaky ground

Convicted MPs and MLAs can’t hide behind pending appeals, ruled Supreme Court yesterday. Chief minister-in-waiting Hemant Soren and most of his Cabinet hopefuls can...   | Read..
 

All sugary over new allies

Hemant Soren is already behaving like a chief minister....   | Read..
 

Morning hour auspicious

It’s now official. Chief minister-in-waiting Hemant Soren is in the big league of politicians and industrialists who let stars decide when it is their luckiest mome...   | Read..
 
Mamata Banerjee and singer Indranil Sen at the campaign rally in Hooghly’s Janai on Thursday. Picture by Sanjoy Ghosh
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