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Thursday , February 27 , 2014

Modi tells traders to face global challenges, not run away

Updated: 27 February 2014, Thursday, 15:20 hrs (IST)
Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate, on Thursday asked the trading community not to run away from global challenges but to face them....   | Read..

Rajiv case:Supreme Court restrains Tamil Nadu from releasing 4 convicts

Updated: 27 February 2014, Thursday, 13:10 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Thursday restrained the Tamil Nadu government letting off four convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, after having stayed the release of th...   | Read..

Antony praises Navy chief, says resignation was accepted after talking to PM

Updated: 27 February 2014, Thursday, 13:25 hrs (IST)
Defence Minister A K Antony today said he had met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and consulted “everybody” before accepting the resignation of an “upset&...   | Read..

In Assam, train slaughters 3 jumbos, forest guards kill 2 rhino poachers

Updated: 27 February 2014, Thursday, 13:50 hrs (IST)
First, the bad news: Three elephants were killed when a local passenger train mowed through a herd in upper Assam's Jorhat district on Thursday. ...   | Read..

Navy chief tipped overboard

Hours after a fire in a submarine at sea in which two officers are still missing, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, this evening resigned from office ta...   | Read..

Minister Antony faces questions

Admiral D.K. Joshi, who resigned today as chief of naval staff owning moral responsibility for mishaps, had objected to defence minister A.K. Antony’s insinuation i...   | Read..

W--w! Words just ran out

Some are clubbing the epic contest with the 34-point tiebreaker on Centre Court between John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg. Others feel a 20-hour, 269-move chess game in Belgrade be...   | Read..

CPM expels rebel Rezzak

The CPM state secretariat today expelled rebel MLA Abdur Rezzak Mollah for his “anti-party activities’’, ending a who-blinks-first game between him and ...   | Read..

Mamata flays Cong, Singh

They may have their differences but that didn’t prevent Mamata Banerjee from sharing a shooting range as it were with Narendra Modi today, as the Bengal chief minis...   | Read..

Split strategy that didn’t play according to script

The drama over the split in the RJD is part of a long-drawn out cat-and-mouse game between the JD(U) and Lalu Prasad’s party ever since Nitish Kumar broke the alliance ...   | Read..

Medical college for Baripada

The district headquarters hospital at Baripada in Mayurbhanj will be upgraded to a medical college and hospital with central assistance....   | Read..

State BJP snubs Pyari, Soumya & Swain

BJP state unit president K.V. Singh Deo today asserted that the BJP would not forge any alliance with any party. At the same time, he made it clear that leaders wanting t...   | Read..

Sita pain becomes Birsa jail ache

JMM MLA Sita Soren’s chest pain is now a source of thumping worry for Birsa Munda Central Jail authorities. ...   | Read..

MLAs, live on babu laptops

Waiting for a pepper spray moment in the state Assembly? ...   | Read..
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