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Wednesday , October 30 , 2013
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45 charred as Hyderabad-bound Volvo catches fire in dawn accident

Updated: 30 October 2013, Wednesday, 14:25 hrs (IST)
Forty-five passengers were charred as a private luxury bus burst into flames after its fuel tank caught fire in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh early Wednesday. ...   | Read..

STC to import 6 tonnes of gold to meet
festival demand

Updated: 30 October 2013, Wednesday, 17:35 hrs (IST)
State Trading Corp will import six tonnes of gold to boost supply of the precious metal in the domestic market during the festival season, an official said....   | Read..

*Liar, illiterate, divisive, fraudulent, fascist and unfit to be Prime Minister

Nitish Kumar mounted the extinguisher to Narendra Modi’s fire-breathing today and left him doused in a stunning counterblast whose central message was: this man does not deserve to become Prime Minister of India...   | Read..

Iron fists clang on Iron Man

If Nitish Kumar wielded a sledgehammer from the east, Manmohan Singh took a rapier to the west on a day history was at the centre of a pincer attack in the political theatre...   | Read..

Manas loses sixth rhino

Manas National Park, which got back its heritage tag in 2011, today lost its sixth rhino to poachers, endangering the process of re-establishment of the species here....   | Read..

Ranchi slept on plotter alert

The Patna serial blasts on Sunday might have been averted had central and Jharkhand security agencies paid heed to an Intelligence Bureau (IB) report of February, which said ...   | Read..

Father’s world comes apart

Septuagenarian Md Kamaluddin knows marbles are playthings, not tools of terror to be put inside a pressure cooker in crowded locations and burst as splinters. ...   | Read..
Nitish Kumar at the rally. Picture by Ashok Sinha
Quote of the day
I will answer this question once and only once. I am an Indian citizen
Raghuram Rajan
at a news conference
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Congress trains Sardar gun on Modi
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Calcutta RSS
Metro and PMO mind the gap
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Bengal RSS
Govt taps CPM on airport land
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Bihar RSS
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North Bengal RSS
Govt works on last NH31D land knot
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Sharing the prize
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Sports RSS
India can't
With rain causing havoc in parts of Eastern India, cricket was forced to take a backseat.   | Read.. 
International RSS
Europe and Asia linked under water
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Business RSS
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Jharkhand RSS
Ex-DGP rues lack
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Northeast RSS
'People must believe in the dam project'
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Odisha RSS
Buyers demand better rates
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