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Wednesday , January 21 , 2015
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Govt begins allocating cancelled coal blocks to PSUs, 36 in 1st lot

Jan 21, 2015
The government on Wednesday kick-started the process of allocating cancelled coal mines to public sector undertakings, saying that it will initially allot 36 blocks.   | Read..

Indonesia says AirAsia probe report on schedule but will not be made public

Jan 21, 2015
Indonesian investigators may release some initial findings next week into last month's crash of an AirAsia passenger jet that killed 162 people, but the full preliminary...   | Read..

Obama wants higher taxes on rich, holds up veto power if Congress tries to counter him

Jan 21, 2015
 President Barack Obama struck a defiant tone for his dealings with the new Republican-led Congress on Tuesday, calling on his opponents to raise taxes on the rich and...   | Read..

Tale of two minders and one shawl

Jan 21, 2015
A "missed" flight has blown the lid off one of the best-kept secrets in Bengal: the state Congress does have a central minder called C.P. Joshi and he did try to...   | Read..

Chief justice doubt on proper probe

Jan 21, 2015
Chief Justice Manjula Chellur today expressed apprehension whether the state investigating agency would conduct a "proper" probe into the allegation of inhuman...   | Read..

Rank balm on axe wounds

Jan 21, 2015
The ruling Congress in Assam has started giving shape to a plan to accommodate ministers who may be dropped in the ministerial reshuffle likely to be effected by chief...   | Read..

DHD-J leaders in chargesheet

Jan 21, 2015
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed a prosecution complaint (chargesheet) against 16 people in a court here today for offences under the Prevention of Money Laundering...   | Read..

'Make in Northeast' flavour in Delhi

Jan 21, 2015
The Centre today announced its "Make in Northeast" initiative in an expansion of the scope of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" campaign.   | Read..

Only 16 MLAs attend Nagaland CM meet

Jan 21, 2015
Only 16 of the 38 NPF legislators attended today's meeting called by Nagaland chief minister T.R. Zeliang despite the camp claiming to command the support of the majority.   | Read..

Nitish blows poll bugle for cadres

Jan 21, 2015
Nitish Kumar today goaded JDU cadres to get into the election mode amid the uncertainty over the merger of the Janata Parivar factions and chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's...   | Read..

Cough out more for liquor, less for a puff

Jan 21, 2015
The state cabinet on Tuesday decided to impose tax on imported and Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL), whose ex-distillery price is more than Rs 845 per case, making its...   | Read..

CM Das calls home ministry man home

Jan 21, 2015
The Raghubar Das government has picked Rajiv Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, as the new chief secretary of the state, replacing the colourful Sajal...   | Read..

Infant dead, lady loses kidney

Jan 21, 2015
An infant lost his life and a woman's kidney got damaged in two incidents of medical negligence, one alleged and one admitted, within 24 hours, grim reminders to MP and...   | Read..

Tiger, tiger burning bright... 

Jan 21, 2015
Wildlife experts in Jharkhand believe that Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) has more than three big cats, the number arrived at by National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA),...   | Read..

CBI to investigate Itishree case: SC

Jan 21, 2015
The Supreme Court today directed the CBI to probe the Itishree Pradhan murder case and identity the culprits responsible for the killing of the 27-year-old schoolteacher,a...   | Read..

Wi-Fi to shine on Sun shrine

Jan 21, 2015
Tech savvy tourists can enjoy the architectural beauty of the famous Konark Sun temple and also stay connected with the rest of the world as the world heritage site will...   | Read..
Tale of two minders and one shawl
Quote of the day

We have to use whatever time is left before the World Cup...

MS Dhoni

after India lost the ODI against England

Nation RSS
Kiran makes Kejri crank up tactics
Arvind Kejriwal today dared Kiran Bedi to a presidential style debate and led a "mammoth" ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Presi placates but keeps poll bar
an attendance cut-off for students contesting campus elections   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Amit Shah gets down to brass tacks
Goal set, Amit Shah is making his players sweat it out on the field.   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Some of the best minds the state has produced have lived in the hostels of Patna University (PU). Bu...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Travel address central, not state
Bhashan (lecture)   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Expanding horizons
Narendra Modi's oratory, his skill with slogans and ability to involve his audiences made people exp...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Captain Dhoni stresses the need to stay fresh
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday blamed the batsmen as the team collapsed to 153 all out,...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Don't have to breed like rabbits: Pope
Pope Francis has said Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" and should instead prac...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Key indices break new ground
Extending its winning streak for the fourth day, the BSE Sensex today surged over 522 points to reco...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
The B&B Snooze
Ever wondered why Dudhsagar falls in Goa is a million times more popular than the Dassam falls in Jh...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Son held for headmaster murder
Police today arrested three persons for the murder of a headmaster inside a school on the outskirts ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Pavements choke drains
Councillors of the municipal corporation have questioned the construction of footpaths over drains i...   | Read..