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Saturday , January 25 , 2014
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Bengal boost to realty

The Mamata Banerjee government has lowered the threshold that decides property transaction fees in Calcutta and surrounding areas, reversing a 21-year-old upward trend. ...   | Read..

CPM opts for Delhi choice

The CPM has decided to name student leader Ritabrata Banerjee as its candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls, eventually settling for a choice proposed by the central leaders...   | Read..


Do I have to change my currency notes if any are issued before 2005? ...   | Read..


Valerie, show him from India

Mumbai could become Valérie Trierweiler’s “last stand” as the French First Lady....   | Read..

Assam blasts kill rebels, injure boy

Two suspected Ulfa (Independent) militants were killed in a blast in Dima Hasao district this morning when the bomb they were carrying in a vehicle exploded. ...   | Read..

Rs 62 lakh for KLO & NDFB’s most wanted

Assam police today announced cash rewards of Rs 62 lakh for those who can provide information about 11 militants of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) and seven cadre...   | Read..

Cong readies gloves for RS bout

The Congress is likely to field its own candidate for the Rajya Sabha seat rather than supporting sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra, whom the BJD has fielded. Mohapatra, a rec...   | Read..

Posco axe in state hands

The National Green Tribunal today barred the South Korean steel major Posco from wielding the axe while ruling that it was up to the state government to issue appropriate ord...   | Read..

New class, no textbooks

In a textbook case of mismanagement, lakhs of government schoolchildren between Classes I and VIII may not get free textbooks in April, the start of academic year 2014-15, as...   | Read..
Bengal boost to realty
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Nation RSS
Election 'results' out, day after day
For pollsters like Yashwant Deshmukh, the countdown to capture the popular mood that may determine ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Wheels of anarchy on auto-pilot
Calcutta and its adjoining areas have at least 32,000 autos.   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Race against time to remove top cop
Nabanna bustled with activity from afternoon to late in the night on a holiday as senior police off...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Drive in, to smart parking hub
Bye-bye to parking woes. Welcome to the world of multi-level parking facility.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Two die in closed Dooars garden
Two persons died in the closed Dharanipur Tea Estate in Jalpaiguri last night from suspected malnut...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Genius and charisma
one when I suggested that the Congress should look beyond the dynasty; another when I called Sunil ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Blistering Rafa rules
For all of Roger Federer's myriad accomplishments, for the 17 Grand Slam singles titles and the 302...   | Read.. 
International RSS
6 killed as wave of bomb blasts hit Cairo
A wave of bomb attacks hit Cairo today, killing six persons and raising fears that an Islamist insu...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Old note exchange hassles eased
The Reserve Bank of India today said people could start exchanging their pre-2005 currency notes at...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Winter's last lap gets longer
The flip-flop season of winter, which arrived late due to a prolonged monsoon stretch, and has raise...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Poll process begins in Assam
The chief electoral officer of Assam, Vijayendra, has asked the administration in all districts to ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Tight security for parade path
Police have made elaborate traffic and security arrangements for the state-level parade to be held...   | Read..