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Friday , July 4 , 2014
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We want to win hearts of J&K people, says PM after flagging off Katra train

Updated: 4 July 2014, Friday, 13:25 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday declared that the Centre wants to win the hearts of people of Jammu & Kashmir through development as he flagged off the train linking Katra, the base camp for pilgrims headed to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine nestled in the Trikuta hills....   | Read..

Indian nurses released in iraq

Updated: 4 July 2014, Friday, 16:00 hrs (IST)
Nearly 50 Indian nurses who were abducted by suspected Islamist militants in Iraq have been released and will soon be flown home, an Indian official said on Friday....   | Read..

Jaitley says no need to panic over food prices, just ensure there is no hoarding by middlemen

Updated: 4 July 2014, Friday, 13:30 hrs (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday blamed hoarders for food-price inflation and asked the states to take measures to crack down on hoarding and black marketing....   | Read..

Which police? this police

The Trinamul Congress has said the matter has ended but tapes featuring blood-curdling calls to savagery by Tapas Paul continue to surface. On Thursday, a third speech ...   | Read..

Unscientific joy of doing nothing!

The US journal Science will come out with a study tomorrow that establishes that doing nothing but thinking is an unpleasant task....   | Read..

In Rajarhat, foreign gives way to local

Keppel Land, an early-bird foreign investor in Bengal’s real estate, has packed its bags, selling an unfinished high-end project in Rajarhat that had run into syndicate-related problems...   | Read..

Options limited on nurses

A few Iraqi dinars of cellphone charge today separated India from near helplessness in assisting 46 captured nurses bussed out of Iraq’s Tikrit by militants towards an unknown location...   | Read..

State floats first Mission River

Now, a toothless tiger wants to battle a dirty river monster. ...   | Read..

State differs from Centre stock stand

Bihar has rejected the Centre’s decision authorising state governments to set a limit on the quantity of essential commodities — like potatoes and onions —...   | Read..

AASU protests BJP ‘double talk’

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) has decided to launch an agitation against the alleged “double talk” of the BJP-led NDA government on matters such as visa relaxation...   | Read..

Sen in jail, ED seeks custody

Saradha group owner Sudipta Sen was today sent to judicial custody till July 10 by the district and sessions court, Khurda, the only designated court in the state to deal with the money laundering cases...   | Read..
A woman walks in the rain in New Delhi on Thursday. The monsoon reached the capital after a delay of four days. The normal date of monsoon’s arrival i ...  | Read
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