The Telegraph
Saturday , July 4 , 2015
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Ahead of Greek referendum, minister accuses creditors of `terrorism'

Jul 4, 2015
Greece's finance minister accused creditors of trying to “terrorise” Greeks into accepting austerity, warning that Europe stood to lose as much as Athens if the country is forced from...   | Read..

Journalist covering Vyapam scam takes ill suddenly, dies after meeting a victim's family

Jul 4, 2015
A television news journalist suddenly took ill on Saturday and died after having interviewed parents of a girl who had been found dead after her name figured in the Vyapam...   | Read..

Women bag top 3 slots in UPSC exam

Jul 4, 2015
Women candidates have bagged the first three slots in the Civil Services examination, held to select officers to the Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police...   | Read..

HC court admits Kerala board student's challenge to DU cutoff rules

Jul 4, 2015
The Delhi High Court sought the responses of Delhi University and Kerala government on Saturday on a plea claiming that each college in the capital had a different criteria...   | Read..

Jayalalithaa takes oath as MLA

Jul 4, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa took oath as a member of the legislative assembly, four days after she won the RK Nagar seat in a bye-election.   | Read..

Half of rural India needs help

Jul 4, 2015
A new survey has shown that one in every two rural households is eligible for targeted government aid - a significant jump from two earlier estimates of those entitled to...   | Read..

Early detection guide on top three cancers

Jul 4, 2015
A panel of oncologists has prescribed regular mammography scans and cervix screening tests for some women as well as oral visual examinations for tobacco users to improve...   | Read..

Vajpayee years needle Modi

Jul 4, 2015
As if the current eruption of fires were not enough for the BJP to fight off, past flames have been kindled for the Narendra Modi establishment to put down.   | Read..

All set by Nov. 2017, says CM

Jul 4, 2015
Chief minister Raghubar Das today gave his six-month-old government a deadline, promising "all necessary infrastructure " needed for the state's growth to be...   | Read..

Pictures fake, says crime branch

Jul 4, 2015
The state crime branch today made it clear that the photographs of Brahma (the soul of Lord Jagannath) and secret rituals related to it posted on the social networking...   | Read..

Govt drugs found in shops

Jul 4, 2015
A team of the state drug control administration stumbled upon Bihar Medical Services and Infrastructure Corporation Limited (BMSICL) drugs during a raid on wholesale...   | Read..

60% Northeast families landless

Jul 4, 2015
Surpassing the national average, nearly 60 per cent of rural households in the Northeast have no land while manual casual labour is the main source of income, provisional...   | Read..
French post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin’s Nafea Ipoipo faa (When Will You Marry), said to be the most expensive painting ever sold, went on...   | Read..
Quote of the day

I will keep going. It's not the end


on his shock defeat at Wimbledon

Nation RSS
School board hurdle to IIT, NIT hopefuls
About 8,000 students seeking seats at the Indian Institutes of Technology and the National Institute...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Veiled quit threat from VC
Calcutta University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das said on Friday that it would not be possible for hi...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
State lawyers laud high court's MPS model
Government lawyers today urged Calcutta High Court to set up a special court for cases against funds...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Return of that sinking feeling 
Claims of efforts and reports by authorities notwithstanding, the waterlogging scare stares at resid...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Hill villagers want to relocate
Residents of Limbu Gaon in Tingling, who had a close encounter with death as soil and boulders rolle...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Colour fastness
When the imperial legislative assembly was discussing Indian civil service appointments in 1934, Sun...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Brown's a colourful man,treading an unusual path
Dustin Brown stands six feet five inches, with dreadlocks about half that long, and is listed at a l...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Chemical finger at India firm
A well-known Indian infrastructure company, Som Datt Builders, has been implicated in Iraq's chemica...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Seal on Kotak proposal
The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has finally approved Kotak Mahindra Bank's proposal to...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Molest survivor cries cop apathy
A 23-year-old Jamshedpur woman was harassed and molested on the streets by a boy gang who apparently...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Acharya to take up Assam issues
Assam governor P.B. Acharya will take up with the Centre the issues of retention of special category...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Block clogs channel clean-up 
Three years on, the state government is yet to do anything substantial on implementing a master plan...   | Read..