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Taliban tag on DU meddlers

The Centre and the higher education regulator were accused of “arrogance” and “Talibanisation of education” today in a dissent note at key Delhi University meetings that ratified the revocation of the four-year undergraduate programme....   | Read..
 

Doesn’t matter. Brazil deserved to win

Brazil move on — and that is all that matters. No matter that their game subsided into confusion after the two hours, no matter that Chile hit the bar at the end of extr...   | Read..
 

Echo of shot heard around the world

The centenary of the “shot heard around the world” has thrown the animosities and divisions of the Balkans into sharp relief as rival factions compete to mark ...   | Read..
 

‘We are not scholars. We love him like our brother’

Jagannath Swain Mohapatra, 61, is the chief servitor of Lord Jagannath and holds centre stage during the car festival. Fondly known as Jaguni bhai, he will be transferring ...   | Read..
 

Gogoi hurls ‘dual stand’ barb at Modi

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today hit out at the Narendra Modi-led NDA government for apparently putting the Bangladeshi influx issue on the backburner and relaxing visa...   | Read..
 

Dispur for white paper on floods

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today said he would present a white paper on the measures taken by his government to improve the lot of the state capital, which was ...   | Read..
 

Eyes gouged out, boy shot dead for affair

Blame it on political instability or weak governance — the crime graph is on a steady rise with an early morning murder of a 20-year-old boy being reported from ...   | Read..
 

Munda bats for agri VC

Former chief minister Arjun Munda today took up cudgels on behalf of Birsa Agriculture University (BAU) vice chancellor, claiming he was ousted by the governor as he refused ...   | Read..
 

100 tribal girls held hostage in AP colleges

Over 100 tribal girls from Jharkhand are being allegedly held “captive” by two private nursing colleges of Andhra Pradesh as they are unable to pay the course...   | Read..
 

Shivraj feels heat of entrance scam

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is looking worried and vulnerable....   | Read..
 
Brazilís goalkeeper Julio Cesar saves a shot from Chileís Alexis Sanchez during the penalty shootout. Cesar made two saves in the shootout to ensure his team stayed alive in the World Cup. (Reuters)
Doesnít matter. Brazil deserved to win
 
 
Quote of the day
It was complicated
Julio Cesar
 
Nation RSS
Modi tutors MPs on transition
Narendra Modi today told his party's first-time MPs that getting elected was "important" but moving...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Chinese chomp
Spicy Schezwan to mild Cantonese, there's something for every taste bud at the Chinese Food Festiva...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Wife-beater snatches gun, kills homeguard
A Haridevpur resident pulled the revolver off a homeguard's holster and shot him dead last night wh...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Frequent power cuts hit people and traders
Frequent power cuts in the past few days have left people, especially shopkeepers and industrialist...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Watching DD Bharati
since I work at home, I have the option of exploring what in Britain is derisively called 'daytime ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Job gets harder: Cesar, the hero
Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar told teammates he would be the hero in a tense penalty shoot-out that...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Taliban raid in volatile Afghan area
In one of the most significant coordinated assaults on the government in years, the Taliban have at...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Bank tip on gold use
Two of the country's biggest state-run lenders ' the State Bank of India and Bank of Baroda ' today...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Chief secy vows to decongest arteries
Acting chief secretary Sajal Chakraborty today hit the streets to take stock of the traffic situati...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Sivasagar push for tourism
The Sivasagar administration has identified 511 new historical sites in the district, the database ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Dance of divinity
Lord Jagannath is mysterious. His deeds are miraculous. Those who come across Him have been endowed...   | Read..