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Union Cabinet expanded, 21 take oath

Updated: 09 November 2014, Sunday, 16:44 hrs (IST)
Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and three others were inducted into the Union Cabinet on Sunday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers, bringing in 21 new ministers....   | Read..

Police find balm in Burdwan trophy

Bidhannagar police today arrested the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh’s alleged point man in Bengal and trumpeted the success, trying to shake off the twin stigmas of incompetence and lack of cooperation with central agencies....   | Read..

India ‘link’ to Raphel fall

A tip from Indian soil which shed new light on how US diplomat Robin Raphel empowered the Taliban may have hastened her downfall in Washington....   | Read..

Cry for support for dementia caregivers

India’s rising population of patients with dementia will require governments, health care providers, and communities to accelerate efforts to provide support to fam...   | Read..

DSP ‘mistaken’ for militant, shot at

A deputy superintendent of Meghalaya police suffered a bullet injury today when Assam police personnel allegedly shot at him in a supposed case of “mistaken identity ...   | Read..

Sujina gets 14-day police custody

Sujina Begum, wife of Sahanur Alom, a “key conspirator” in the Burdwan blast, was today remanded in 14-day custody of Assam police. ...   | Read..

Tea Board to check prices

The Tea Board has assured small tea growers of looking into their grievances regarding discrepancy of prices paid to them for green leaf and taking steps to redress the s...   | Read..

BJP hands over Tamar to Ajsu

The BJP has decided to give Tamar and Tundi to Ajsu as a part of the regional party’s share of seats under a pre-poll agreement, thus denying a ticket to Gopal Krishna ...   | Read..

Liquor sale sets midnight date

Liquor shops in five major cities of the state, including Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, will remain open till midnight — a move that is expected to earn the government ̶...   | Read..

Unused Akshaya songs in film

Selected unused songs sung and composed by Akshaya Mohanty, who died 12 years ago, will be part of a fictional film on the Odia singing legend....   | Read..

Food for future over dinner

Food hardly matters if discussion over dinner bears fruit....   | Read..

Crusade gets ‘dead’ man walking

Sakarpura villager Naresh Singh has won a 19-year crusade for justice. ...   | Read..
Actress Deepika Padukone takes a break from her profession to pursue a passion. On Saturday evening, in between shots for Shoojit Sircar’s Piku, forme ...  | Read
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I feel India can surprise a lot of people…
Sachin Tendulkar
on the 2015 World Cup
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Calcutta RSS
Let's dance
"It's not the Mambo. It's a feeling; a heartbeat."   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Babul gets call-up from PMO
Singer-turned-MP Babul Supriyo is likely to be inducted into Narendra Modi's ministry tomorrow, sta...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Minister lays base for digital boost
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today laid the foundation stone of the state's first software inc...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Jadavpur in jeopardy
I am the luckiest and unluckiest of Calcutta academics. My teaching life was divided equally between...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
When Raj Singh batted
Sachin Tendulkar has, in Playing It My Way, talked about the humiliation when he was removed as the...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Um... the
Reuters German language service correspondent Volker Warkentin recalls in a previously published acc...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Expenses pull down CIL profit
Coal India has reported a 28.17 per cent dip in net profit for the second quarter ended September at...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Police seize PLFI cash
Police have recovered Rs 7.29 lakh, apparently collected by PLFI rebels, from a rented house in Jaga...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Meghalaya cop hurt in 'mistaken' firing
A deputy superintendent of Meghalaya police suffered a bullet injury today when Assam police personn...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
'India must remove poverty first'
Physician and pharmacologist Ferid Murad, co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicin...   | Read..