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Thursday , November 7 , 2013
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The mashed potato mart

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today took charge of the agricultural marketing department to tackle the potato crisis and declared: “Hoy espar, noy ospar (we will resolve this any which way)....   | Read..

On Anjali’s debut: Arjun 2, Sachin 1

Graceful and reticent, Anjali Tendulkar spent a typically quiet six hours at the Eden today....   | Read..

SCB admits drug mess

The SCB Medical College and Hospital authorities today admitted in Orissa High Court that there had been irregular supply of free medicines by Hindustan Latex Limited (HLL), ...   | Read..

Terror trail to Ramgarh

A 32-year-old resident of Ramgarh was picked up last night for questioning on the basis of call records that revealed mobile phone conversations he had had with alleged India...   | Read..

CBI’s genesis invalid: HC

Gauhati High Court today ruled that the very process of setting up the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was invalid....   | Read..

Shrines on IM radar: Police

Police today said several religious places across the country are on the hitlist of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) which has carried out two serial blasts in Bihar....   | Read..
Anjali Tendulkar watches the match at the Eden on Wednesday. Picture by Gautam Bose
On Anjali’s debut: Arjun 2, Sachin 1
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Rs 13 potatoes in ration shops
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Transforming traditions
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'When you go to war, you have
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America takes a liberal turn
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Deep divide over spectrum price
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Fingerprint gadget to check influx
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Joint raid to rescue city lifeline
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