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Monday , June 9 , 2014
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Priorities: Reforms, jobs, inflation

Updated: 09 June 2014, Monday, 13:38 hrs (IST)
The new government will pursue a broad economic reform agenda focused on job creation through public and private investment that also makes containing inflation its top priority, President Pranab Mukherjee told Parliament on Monday....   | Read..

Bodies of 5 students found, search continues for 21 others swept away in Beas

Updated: 09 June 2014, Monday, 14:20 hrs (IST)
Rescuers on Monday fished out bodies of five students and were searching for 20 others and a professor swept away by waters released from a dam while the group was ...   | Read..

Mamata set for Singur-like test

Wanted: 887.14 acres Where: In the fertile spine of Bengal Objective: Public purpose, leading to eventual benefits to industry and others...   | Read..

Students missing in dam deluge

As many as 24 engineering students from Hyderabad were reported missing tonight after water released from a dam swept them away in the Beas river in Himachal Pradesh....   | Read..

Attack on Pak airport

Gunmen attacked Pakistan’s Karachi airport tonight, apparently seeking to hijack a plane, setting several aircraft on fire and engaging in heavy firefight with secu...   | Read..

Blame on Karat doorstep

The CPM central committee today adopted a resolution putting the “primary responsibility” for the party’s Lok Sabha poll debacle on the “politburo and...   | Read..

Police order internal probe

Additional director-general of Assam police (training and armed police) Jyotirmoy Chakravarty will carry out a fact-finding probe into the circumstances in which Hamren s...   | Read..

State set to miss date with monsoon for
sixth year

The southwest monsoon is all set to make a delayed entry in Bihar for the sixth consecutive year. ...   | Read..

Manjhi faces fever protest

Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi had his first brush with people’s wrath here today as he met the parents of those who lost their children to suspected acute encepha...   | Read..

Oram opposes mine to Posco

The BJP is opposed to leasing out Khandadhar iron-ore mines in Sundargarh district to Posco for its eight-million-tonne steel plant being set up near Paradip. However, th...   | Read..

Neighbours pipped in kid rescue

Around 120 minority children from some of Godda’s poorest families in Jharkhand, who will board a train back home from Kerala tomorrow, have state social welfare minist...   | Read..

Have power, can’t transmit

Areas serviced by Jharkhand Urja Vikas Nigam Limited went without electricity for four to 16 hours in the past 24 hours across the state, paralysing residential areas and...   | Read..
Rafael Nadal at the trophy ceremony after defeating Novak Djokovic in the French Open menís singles final on Sunday. ...  | Read
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I feel sorry for Novak. He deserves to win
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