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Sunday , March 9 , 2014
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Flight missing with 239

A China-bound Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people including five Indians disappeared early this morning, and two 15km long oil slicks spotted in the Gulf of Thailand between Vietnam and Malaysia raised fears of a crash....   | Read..

Family relives air nightmare

The family of a former Union minister who died in an air crash four decades ago were in agony this evening, fearing a repeat of the tragedy....   | Read..

Cong fields stars, sticks by veterans

The Congress leadership has played safe by retaining most sitting MPs and veteran leaders in its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections even though Rahul Gandhi...   | Read..

Nitish? Never, says Lalu

Former chief minister and RJD boss Lalu Prasad has said he is prepared to make “any sacrifice” in what he called the “fight to finish” against com...   | Read..

Patowary quits AGP, Cong lists candidates

The AGP today received another setback as its former president Chandra Mohan Patowary resigned from the party, expressing his frustration at the failure of the party lead...   | Read..

Misa stronger out of emotional see-saw

Emotions took centre stage today as Rajya Sabha MP Ram Kripal Yadav and Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharati were caught in the web of electoral politics over the ...   | Read..

Ajsu star shot dead in Barhi

Firebrand Ajsu leader Tileshwar Sahu (47) was shot dead from point blank range in front of his bodyguards moments after he danced to Nagpuri songs at a women’s day ...   | Read..

‘Hitler’ Naveen now ‘nice’ for Singh

Congress veteran and leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh today ditched his party of 30 years to join hands with the BJD....   | Read..

State flunks quality test

Six out of every 100 Class V students in government schools of the state cannot identify alphabets and 17 of each 100 can read only a word....   | Read..
Family relives air nightmare
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Joshi confronts Rajnath on Varanasi tussle
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Lanka crowned Asia's best
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Fresh Ranbaxy recall
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Jena for debate on four issues
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