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Monday , September 16 , 2013
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Onions and veggies push up inflation to 6.1% in August

Updated: 16 September 2013, Monday, 13:40 hrs (IST)
Costlier onion and other vegetables pushed up inflation for the third month in a row ....   | Read..

Sluggish advance tax collections from top 100 companies in Mumbai region

Updated: 16 September 2013, Monday, 17:52 hrs (IST)
Advance tax collections from the top 100 companies in India’s financial capital showed a muted growth of only eight per cent in the quarter ending September over the sa...   | Read..

‘I want Ma’am back in school’

The 16-year-old girl who was among those pumping their fists in the air on Thursday wants to say sorry to principal Helen Sircar....   | Read..

Manmade famine kills mother, child

A 40-year-old mother of two died of starvation at Hazaribagh Sadar Hospital this morning, two days after her daughter died of the same reason at their village home 7km from d...   | Read..

CM reaches out to Church

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today called up the Archbishop of Calcutta, Most Rev. Thomas D’Souza, and assured him of the state government’s “full sup...   | Read..

Modi waves Atal’s wand at neighbours

Narendra Modi’s first message to Pakistan and Bangladesh as shadow Prime Minister has been a request to join India in a collective war against “poverty, illiterac...   | Read..

Lalu secular barb at Nitish, NaMo

The RJD today took a dig at chief minister Nitish Kumar while criticising the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...   | Read..

Congress rakes up CM’s NaMo link

Narendra Modi is in action — only in name though — in the run up to the municipal polls, electioneering for which is scheduled to come to an end on Tuesday. ...   | Read..

Staff crunch hits heritage

Shortage of manpower has severely affected restoration work on the 12th century Budhanath temple at Garedi Panchana, about 22km from here....   | Read..

NIA starts Imphal blast probe

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has started probing the Friday night grenade attack here that killed nine labourers from Assam and wounded 12....   | Read..

Man kills self, child

A resident of Jugibari village, 5km from here, committed suicide after murdering his three-year-old daughter and seriously injuring his wife. ...   | Read..
‘I want Ma’am back in school’
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