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Sunday , June 8 , 2014
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Photo-op gets China’s goat

On the eve of Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi’s arrival in New Delhi, the government is struggling to put on the best front to its China policy in the face of a most unlikely source of disruption: the BJP and the Sangh parivar. ...   | Read..

365-day work? No, Your Honour

The apex bar association of the country has opposed Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha’s proposal for making the courts functional on all days of the year to reduce ...   | Read..

Boy big, dad & mom in cell

The parents of an 11-year-old boy who is grossly obese at 95.3kg have been arrested and accused of behaving cruelly towards their son and neglecting his welfare....   | Read..

Child trafficking plot thickens

Nearly a fortnight after over 500 children were found stuffed in trains that arrived in Kerala late last month, investigators are yet to press trafficking charges against the...   | Read..

Time-bound peace talks must: Rijiju

The Centre today said talks with militant groups for peace in the Northeast could not be “too lengthy,” as it allows space to the groups to reinforce themselves a...   | Read..

Slain SP kin cite delay, insensitivity

The wife and son of the superintendent of police who was gunned down in Assam have alleged that their pleas from Delhi for an operation to rescue him and the officer’s ...   | Read..

Road race before Nabakalebar

The focus of the state government is more on the Nabakalebar (change of idols) of Lord Jagannath and His siblings in their 12th century abode in Puri than the coming rath...   | Read..

Bombs seized from Sithio, city centre

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team today found six time bombs and other explosives from various parts of Ranchi, the recovery coming after interrogating two India...   | Read..

Rebels first, ballot battle later

The ruling JDU was on the back foot ahead of the last date of filing nominations for the three Rajya Sabha seats on June 9 with the party’s rebel MLAs gearing up to...   | Read..
Maria Sharapova holds on to the cup after claiming her second French Open title by flooring Romanian fourth seed Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7(5), ...  | Read
Quote of the day
Iím so emotional now I canít talk
Maria Sharapova
after winning her second French Open
Nation RSS
Arvind overtures to Yogendra, Shazia
Arvind Kejriwal today termed Yogendra Yadav a "v dear friend" and made placatory noises at Shazia I...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Mango People
Heat, humidity and age do not matter when it comes to tasting the king of fruits. Chaya Banerjee a...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Cloud on SSKM course
SSKM Hospital's medical education wing can offer the MBBS course this year only if the Medical Coun...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Proposal for brick kiln control
The state mines and geology department has sent a proposal to the cabinet to restrict the issuance ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
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Sports RSS
Maria Sharapova digs
Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 victory over Simona...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Prayer meet shows Pope's larger vision
From the earliest days of his papacy, when he walked slowly into a grand reception hall in the Apos...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Meeting monitors food price
Cabinet secretary Ajit Seth today discussed with top officials the impact of a delayed monsoon on f...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Fire shocker at high court, lawyers fume
A fire broke out at Jharkhand High Court in the capital's Doranda area this morning, gutting comput...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Centre mulls Tania statue
The Centre is examining a proposal to build Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Tania's statue in the ca...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Boys outsmart girls in pre-medical exam
Boys performed better than girls in the All-India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Test Ė 2014, conducted by ...   | Read..