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CIMA Gallary

4 die as Assam Rajdhani derails in Bihar: Maoist hand or railway fault?

Updated: 25 June 2014, Wednesday, 15:15 hrs (IST)
Four passengers were killed and eight injured when an Assam-bound Rajdhani Express derailed at a station near Chapra in Bihar early Wednesday, setting off a blame-game in which the Railways blamed Maoist extremists, former railway minister Lalu Yadav blamed the railways and the home minister re...   | Read..

Govt ends pre-budget jitters, extends excise relief for automobiles, consumer goods

Updated: 25 June 2014, Wednesday, 18:00 hrs (IST)
Cars, SUVs, two-wheelers and consumer durables will continue to enjoy up to December 31 the excise duty cuts granted in February’s interim budget by the United Prog...   | Read..

High Court refuses to give urgent hearing to petitions on DU’s undergrad course

Updated: 25 June 2014, Wednesday, 15:20 hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to give an urgent hearing to two cross petitions, one for implementation of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) in Delh...   | Read..

Subramanium requests collegium to drop proposal to make him a Supreme Court judge

Updated: 25 June 2014, Wednesday, 15:45 hrs (IST)
Senior advocate Gopal Subramanium on Wednesday asked the Chief Justice of India to withdraw the recommendation of his candidature as judge of the apex court. ...   | Read..

VCs, new endangered species

The University Grants Commission today claimed that 57 of the 64 colleges under Delhi University had agreed to follow its directive and scrap the contentious four-year underg...   | Read..

How advice became an ‘order’

An “order” issued last week by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to Delhi University suggests the Centre was instrumental in bringing the four-year cours...   | Read..

Terribly hurt, says Hangloo

The Trinamul Congress students’ wing has accused the Kalyani University vice-chancellor of forcing students to file complaints to malign the state government, promp...   | Read..

Saradha probe nets PC pedlar

The Saradha net has been cast for the first time beyond the company and its immediate dependants with the arrest today of a Calcutta businessman who had made a name for himse...   | Read..

Kharge returns with feedback

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi’s fate has been sealed in the report senior AICC leader Mallikarjun Kharge will submit to the party high command. Kharge returned to Delh...   | Read..

Gogoi dares Sonowal

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today dared Union minister Sarbananda Sonowal to prove him wrong on the issue of granting visa-free entry to Bangladesh nationals by the ...   | Read..

CAG pulls up govt for mortgage benefit

The latest report of the comptroller and auditor general (CAG) of India has pulled up the Naveen Patnaik government for allowing industrial houses the liberty to mortgage sta...   | Read..

Asanas for cops to increase fitness levels

A yoga session a day will keep the doctors away....   | Read..

Axe on DGP as political sands shift

The new political alliance in Bihar stamped its bearing on the state bureaucracy today with the Jitan Ram Manjhi government unceremoniously removing director-general of ...   | Read..

Students left in the lurch

The snowballing controversy between Delhi University and University Grants Commission over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) has left hundreds of students from...   | Read..

Missing kids bust myths

The high-profile return of 128 Godda’s children from Kerala in June has revealed an irony that the administration, including policemen, can’t miss. The number of ...   | Read..
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