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Friday , March 20 , 2015
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RS passes Mines Bill, with only Cong & Left opposing (Yes, TMC backed it)

Mar 20, 2015
The Rajya Sabha on Friday passed the Mines & Minerals (Development & Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015, after much controversy and procedural wrangles, with all parties, barring Congress and...   | Read..

15 dead, 150 injured in train accident in UP; higher toll feared

Mar 20, 2015
At least 15 persons were killed and around 150 others injured when the engine and two coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed near Bachrawan Railway Station...   | Read..

Militants attack police station in J&K's Kathua district, shot dead after long battle

Mar 20, 2015
Militants in Army fatigues stormed a police station in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua district, killing four persons, including three security personnel, and leaving 10...   | Read..

Arrest over objectionable remark: SC seeks response of UP cops

Mar 20, 2015
The Supreme Court on Friday sought explanation from the Uttar Pradesh Police on the circumstances leading to the arrest of a boy for allegedly posting objectionable...   | Read..

Forgive them, for flock dare not bring up Park Street before Didi

Mar 20, 2015
My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory.... Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in...   | Read..

India win match, Bangla respect

Mar 20, 2015
The contrast, perhaps, was inevitable as sport truly is cruel: everything for the winner, absolutely nothing for the loser.   | Read..

Venki elected to post Newton had held

Mar 20, 2015
Chemistry Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has been elected the next president of the Royal Society, a post previously held by scientists of the eminence of Isaac...   | Read..

CBI probe sought into lynching

Mar 20, 2015
The Nagaland government has decided to hand over the March 5 lynching case in Dimapur to the CBI.   | Read..

Plus Two, degree to split for funds

Mar 20, 2015
The Naveen Patnaik government has initiated steps to separate degree colleges from Plus Two colleges for better access to funds. However, the government is yet to set a...   | Read..

Adani top brass makes first move

Mar 20, 2015
Gujarat-based Adani Group, with interests in ports, power and mining, is looking to make a foray into mineral-rich Jharkhand.   | Read..

Rape bid case shock for four kids

Mar 20, 2015
Four minors, including a girl, were booked for attempt to rape and assault in Kaimur district, raising questions on the way the police investigate cases.   | Read..

Nitish-Modi meet on radar

Mar 20, 2015
The stage is being set for a meeting between Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar.   | Read..

Three Ts to cut passport delays

Mar 20, 2015
Over 10 million Indian passport applicants a year may soon have to wait less for the cumbersome and opaque police verification that currently takes two-and-a-half...   | Read..
Captain MS Dhoni celebrates the cheap dismissal of Shakib Al Hasan as Bangladesh flounder in their chase of India’s 302 for six, eventually...   | Read..
Quote of the day

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Nation RSS
Session extension threat if bills not passed
The government has packed what is scheduled as the last day of the first half of the budget session ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Fans at play on foreign fields
Moon Chattopadhyay, a Calcutta girl settled in Australia, was at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Police lodge case for blockade of CM convoy
 A case has been started against some persons in connection with blocking chief minister Mamata...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Rohit left a Tendulkar effect on people across the city since Thursday morning.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Gangrape FIR after five-day delay
A 38-year-old widow indoctrinated with the Ramakrishna Mission alleged that she had been gang-raped ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Removing a film
It is troubling that a documentary with the December 2012 rape at its centre should have a title lik...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
India unscathed,Next stop Sydney
Australia have looked up to Steve Waugh in a bid to reassure the players and help them cope with the...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Tunis raid first drop of rain: IS
Tunisia said it would deploy the army to major cities and arrested nine people today after 20 foreig...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Slush cash vigil tightens
The black money bill is likely to be tabled in the Lok Sabha tomorrow to bring in stringent provisio...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Loving parents win lovely kids
Hola! Como estas?   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Court call for education tribunals
Gauhati High Court today directed the Assam government to set up education tribunals in all district...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Wait for water ATMs gets longer
The much-hyped water ATM project of the municipal corporation has failed to take-off despite summer ...   | Read..