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Wednesday , February 26 , 2014
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2 sailors trapped in submarine, 5 injured by smoke from batteries

Updated: 26 February 2014, Wednesday, 13:30 hrs (IST)
Five Navy personnel were seriously injured on Wednesday in an accident involving the Russian-origin Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhuratna off the coast of Mumbai....   | Read..

BJP, Paswan in tieup talks

Updated: 26 February 2014, Wednesday, 17:20 hrs (IST)
The talks between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Lok Janshakti Party of Ram Vilas Paswan over an alliance for the Lok Sabha have reached an advanced stage and the two...   | Read..

Sahara chief fails to appear before SC, faces non-bailable arrest warrant

Updated: 26 February 2014, Wednesday, 15:30 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a non bailable arrest warrant against Sahara chief Subrata Roy for his failure to appear before it in connection with a case in whic...   | Read..

In Singapore probe into Little India riots, panel head suggests police try out lathis

Updated: 26 February 2014, Wednesday, 13:30 hrs (IST)
A committee set up to probe Singapore's worst riot in 40 years in the Little India neighbourhood has recommended that police here carry a “lathi” to hand...   | Read..

Tide of words that stink and sting

Pepper is being sprayed not from canisters alone but from venerable mouths also....   | Read..

Rajnath reads between lines

Rajnath Singh has book-marked those who see a meal ticket in Narendra Modi....   | Read..

Why not CBI probe into Saradha: SC

The Supreme Court today tossed some tough questions to the Bengal government on why it was fighting shy of a CBI probe into the Saradha default scandal....   | Read..

Mercy killing with big bench

The Supreme Court today referred to a Constitution bench the question of legalising euthanasia, saying an earlier verdict had reflected “inconsistent opinions”...   | Read..

First case in China against poison air

A man in a smog-ridden northern city has become the first person in China to sue the government for failing to curb air pollution, a state-run newspaper reported today....   | Read..

Rahul push for anti-racism law

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today said people from the Northeast and all other Indians must feel at home anywhere in the country. ...   | Read..

Centre shield for NE people in big cities

The Centre today initiated a slew of measures to increase sensitivity about people from the Northeast in major cities and drew up a comprehensive plan, including toll-fre...   | Read..

Lalu’s long march to crush coup

Lalu Prasad flew in to Patna from New Delhi on Tuesday morning to quell the rebellion in his party and within hours claimed that he had the support of nine of the 13 MLAs wh...   | Read..

Axe hovers on rebels

The sword of Damocles hangs over the 13 MLAs whose signed petition caused a split in the 22-member RJD legislature party in the Assembly....   | Read..

Jailed scamster enjoys hotel stay

The main accused and an undertrial in the Uliburu mining scam, Deepak Gupta, who had come from the Keonjhar Jail to Cuttack for medical treatment, was found to have stayed in...   | Read..

Naveen skips Delhi meet

The absence of BJD at today’s non-BJP and non-Congress meeting in New Delhi has led to speculation that Odisha’s ruling party has developed cold feet about jo...   | Read..

Sita’s exile ends in hospital

Jharkhand’s First Family bahu Sita Soren, accused of accepting a Rs 1.5 crore bribe in exchange for her vote in the 2012 Rajya Sabha polls, surrendered in a CBI ...   | Read..
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North Bengal RSS
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Sports RSS
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International RSS
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Business RSS
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Northeast RSS
Outrage in Assembly over attacks
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Odisha RSS
Mob thwarts eviction drive
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