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Wednesday , July 16 , 2014

India’s gold imports surge again, taking trade deficit to 11-month high

Updated: 16 July 2014, Wednesday, 15:10 hrs (IST)
A surge in gold imports in June widened India's trade deficit to an 11-month high, adding to the uncertainty from global oil prices that could pile more pressure on its current account balance....   | Read..

Gaza turmoil echoes in Rajya Sabha as govt refuses to allow debate

Updated: 16 July 2014, Wednesday, 16:10 hrs (IST)
Proceedings in Rajya Sabha were disrupted on Wednesday as the opposition pressed for a debate on the Gaza situation but the government steadfastly refused...   | Read..

Israel resumes air strikes on Gaza, says Hamas breached truce

Updated: 16 July 2014, Wednesday, 16:25 hrs (IST)

Govt lawyer can’t recall 19 words

“Admit nothing and deny everything” does not figure in the law books but many lawyers treat it with the respect a flak jacket commands on the frontline....   | Read..

Sleepless over VVIP’s sound sleep

The Ten Commandments were inscribed on two Tablets of Stone....   | Read..

Modi flies into niggling air pockets

Serial scheduling glitches and suggestions of diplomatic coolness have hit Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first transatlantic visit....   | Read..

After DU, cloud on civil services test

Uncertainty looms over next month’s preliminary civil services exam amid a nine-day-old hunger-strike by candidates seeking a change in test pattern and a non-commi...   | Read..

Vaidik RSS man, says Rahul

Congress today upped the ante against the government over journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik’s meeting with Hafiz Saeed with Rahul Gandhi asking whether the Indian embassy fa...   | Read..

Illegal kidney transplant finger at BJD MP

A senior BJD leader was accused of having violated laws for his kidney transplant. ...   | Read..

CAG lens on model schemes

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which keeps a tab on the finances of governments, has slammed Bihar for its poor performance in the social and economic sectors for...   | Read..

Manjhi leaves mobile phones to ‘wisdom’ of user

Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today sought to shield his cabinet colleague Vinay Bihari, who had yesterday held mobile phones and non-vegetarian food responsible for the ri...   | Read..

Class III kids can multiply, can’t read

Jharkhand’s third graders in state-run schools can tackle simple maths operations as well or in some cases better than the national average, but incomprehension and baf...   | Read..

Mahanta quit call rejected with rider

The AGP general house meeting this evening rejected Prafulla Kumar Mahanta’s resignation from the party president’s post. ...   | Read..
Six of Germany’s World Cup-winning squad have run into a controversy by walking hunched over and singing “this is how the gauchos go” during th ...  | Read
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Without you we wouldn’t be here. We are all world champions
Joachim Loew
Germany coach to fans at a victory parade in Berlin
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Young rapists given 'good conduct' timeout
Two men just short of legal adulthood when they gang-raped a photojournalist at the derelict Shakti...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
A battered fairy who returned with a magic wand for women of her village
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Bengal RSS
Riz cop sent to Adhir backyard
IPS officer Gyanwant Singh, who had been removed as the deputy commissioner (headquarters) of Calcu...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Realty hopes hit delay wall
Residents yearning to catch a glimpse of the master plan for the city have to wait longer, forget ab...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Jaldapara jumbo attacks tourist cottage
The register of the Jaldapara Jungle Camp resort said Indrajit Mukherjee was supposed to stay the n...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A job half done
This is the story of how, in its second month in office, Narendra Modi’s nascent government almost s...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
"We are all world champions," Joachim Loew, the coach behind Germany's World Cup triumph who signed...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Israel resumes strikes as truce fails
Israel resumed air strikes in the Gaza Strip today, six hours after agreeing to an Egyptian-propose...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Sebi slaps 14-year ban on Raju
B. Ramalinga Raju ' India's biggest corporate shyster ' and four others were barred today from acce...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Surgeon forgot wire in woman abdomen
A 45-year-old woman, who had opted for a government health scheme at a private nursing home in Adity...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
The Kokrajhar district committee of the All BTC Minority Students' Union (ABMSU) staged a two-hour ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Staff crunch cripples AIIMS
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar, stepped into its third year today...   | Read..