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Saturday , July 27 , 2013
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CIMA Gallary

Mamata sees plot to disrupt peace in hills, blasts Jharkhand for water release

Updated: 27 July 2013, Saturday, 18:45 hrs (IST)
West Bengal’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed on Saturday that a conspiracy was being hatched to dismiss her government, which was performing well ...   | Read..

IIT-Kharagpur gets new director

Updated: 27 July 2013, Saturday, 18:45 hrs (IST)
After a gap of almost one year, the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur received a new director on Saturday....   | Read..

Maruti decides to go ahead with plan to make small truck in bid to de-risk cars business

Updated: 27 July 2013, Saturday, 19:25 hrs (IST)
Amid a slowdown in car sales, Maruti Suzuki India on Saturday said it has decided to go ahead with plans to make light commercial vehicles...   | Read..

Telangana nears D-day

The Congress high command today told the Andhra Pradesh leadership that a Telangana state would be carved out soon, putting the lid on the ceaseless speculation and tug-of-war in a party still split vertically on the subject....   | Read..

Looked familiar? Now you know

By George, he’s Calcuttan!...   | Read..

Govt soft-pedals on VC

Governor M.K. Narayanan today “sought several clarifications” from the state on Presidency University and a senior official said hours later that the government w...   | Read..

OIL hits first reserve abroad

Oil India Limited (OIL) has for the first time struck black gold on foreign shores, its tryst with history coming in the central African nation of Gabon on Monday. ...   | Read..

Security stepped up before I-Day

Dispur will get additional security personnel and install wi-fi cameras in the capital city to foil any subversive activities in the run-up to Independence Day, a law and...   | Read..

Raid reveals CMJ varsity ‘variety’

The calculation is rather simple — multiplying Rs 1.27 lakh by 10,000 — but the result, Rs 127 crore, is what boggles the mind. This is the approximate figure CMJ...   | Read..

Tea bushes face border fury

Some people from Nagaland allegedly destroyed tea bushes spread over about 60 bighas near Borsila along the border in Assam’s Sivasagar district last night....   | Read..

Rape lawyer killed, MLA suspect

A lawyer, who was prosecuting a bunch of high-profile accused, including a legislator, in a gang rape case, was bludgeoned and then hacked to death in his native village,...   | Read..

Teachers wash hands of meals

The Bihar midday meal deaths have been an eye-opener on how the system of free lunch in state schools is mismanaged in Jharkhand, but the teaching community has refused to be...   | Read..
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Nation RSS
Death bridges a bitter family divide
Fourteen years ago, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had publicly called uncle Arun Nehru a betrayer and backs...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Here comes SRK Express
to promote his Id biggie at City Centre New Town, in an hour-long extravaganza.   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Curtain of hush parts, from within
Your Honour, your honour is at stake.   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
The lawmakers of the state have overlooked the 23 children who died last week after consuming the m...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Lock on Gour Banga gate
Students affiliated to the Trinamul Chhatra Parishad today locked the Gour Banga University, starti...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Himalayan heroines
I wrote, in my last column (“No lack of warning”, July 13), about the precocious environmental work ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
The Ali Bacher story: From
From being among the most high-profile of sports administrators and sought after for interviews, Dr...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Lanka to probe war disappearances
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, under pressure from the UN and the West to address alleged ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Unilever leverages local talent
India continues to be a major hunting ground for top executives at Unilever Plc.   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Alert! It's email invasion
Netizens be vigilant, hackers are on the hunt.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Ragging raises stink at JB College
The anti-ragging committee of JB College constituted a four-member panel today to look into allegat...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Bravehearts fight goons
Kartik Moharana changed what could have been another snatch-and-flee incident. The 32-year-old hel...   | Read..