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Friday , August 30 , 2013
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Growth slips further to 4.4% in Apr-Jun as manufacturing & mining contract

Updated: 30 August 2013, Friday, 18: 54 hrs (IST)
Economic growth in the April-June quarter of this fiscal slipped to 4.4 per cent, the slowest pace in at least four years, dragged down by a contraction in manufacturing and mining....   | Read..

PM sees growth at 5.5%; blasts BJP for disrupting Parliament…

Updated: 30 August 2013, Friday, 15: 14 hrs (IST)
The Indian economy will grow at about 5.5 per cent in the current fiscal and the first quarter numbers are expected to be relatively flat, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday....   | Read..

…BJP walks out, says PM's statement on economy ‘extremely disappointing’

Updated: 30 August 2013, Friday, 15: 14 hrs (IST)
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on the state of the economy as “extremely disappointing...   | Read..

SC notices to BCCI, Srinivasan, India Cements on probe issue

Updated: 30 August 2013, Friday, 17: 20 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Board of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI), N Srinivasan, his company India Cements which owns Indian Premier League (...   | Read..

HC bench sets aside revocation of Haldia Medical College licence

Updated: 30 August 2013, Friday, 17: 25 hrs (IST)
Calcutta High Court on Friday set aside the revocation of licence of Haldia Medical College by West Bengal government and Medical Council of India (MCI) and directed that...   | Read..

RBI boss delivers a parting kick

Outgoing RBI governor Duvvuri Subbarao today launched a blistering attack on the UPA government for failing to respect the autonomy of the “apolitical” central bank and trying to circumscribe its role....   | Read..

Interest guarantee if incentive is unpaid

The Mamata Banerjee government has committed to pay interest at market rates if it fails to provide incentives to new industrial units after three years....   | Read..

Blast master caught

Security agencies captured a lynchpin of the home-grown jihadi movement last night to confront a 30-year-old who officers said was surprisingly blasé about the deadly blasts ...   | Read..

Teen gang rape at MP’s house

A teenaged schoolgirl was allegedly abducted in broad daylight by two men and gang-raped by them and two of their friends for two days at a vacant summer house owned by a...   | Read..

West Odisha polls deferred

The State Election Commission today decided to defer the urban civic elections in western Odisha in the wake of continued disturbances following an agitation for a permanent...   | Read..

Shrine attack plot

Yasin Bhatkal has admitted to his involvement in the serial blasts that rocked the Mahabodhi Mahavihara complex and its vicinity in Bodhgaya last month, sources in the Na...   | Read..
RBI boss delivers a parting kick
Quote of the day
It’s difficult to be secure in India. It is not safe
Kareena Kapoor
in the aftermath of the Mumbai gang rape
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Face Calcutta couldn't recognise
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Calcutta RSS
Township marooned for 20 days
A neighbourhood 15km from the heart of Calcutta has been flooded for over a fortnight, putting the e...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mamata dips toe in land pool
Mamata Banerjee has started working on ways to get around the government's hands-off land policy to...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Spate stem forecast for Friday
The Ganga continued to swell on Thursday, intensifying the flood fear in the city. It would be flowi...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Blast kills bomb expert without suit
A CID bomb squad member who was not wearing a protective suit died when the explosive he was called...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A growing distortion
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Sports RSS
A lethal punch from trio
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International RSS
Syria strike in US interest: Obama
US President Barack Obama told Americans a military strike against Syria is in their interest follo...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
RBI helps rupee to recover
The rupee bounced back today, snapping a three-day losing streak to close at 66.55 against the doll...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Save Bungalow town
A civil movement is simmering in McCluskieganj to save the quaint town celebrated for its distinctiv...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Child rights on Dispur agenda
Assam has become the second state in the country after Goa to notify setting up of special courts t...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Capital cry after western row
The western reaches of the state are already on the boil over a permanent bench of the high court t...   | Read..