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Saturday , November 7 , 2015
Calcutta Weather
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Morning mist. Later, mainly clear sky.


Modi announces Rs 80,000cr deal for J&K, says more to follow

Nov 7, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a package of Rs 80,000 crore for Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday, and pledged to transform it into a new, modern, progressive and prosperous state for which...   | Read..

♦ Modi rally: Srinagar in lockdown

Sunday forecast: Early wake-up (for all), hard work (for poll staff), suspense and tension (for candidates, party bosses and pollsters)

Nov 7, 2015
Counting of votes in the high-stakes Bihar assembly elections, billed as a battle between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, will take place on...   | Read..

Presidents of China and Taiwan hold historic (and prickly) meeting in neutral Singapore

Nov 7, 2015
Leaders of political rivals Taiwan and China met on Saturday for the first time in more than 60 years for talks that come amid rising anti-Beijing sentiment on the...   | Read..

♦ A Tai-Chi tango to shake the world

Chhota Rajan in CBI custody

Nov 7, 2015
Chhota Rajan was Saturday sent to the custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation by a court here, a day after he was brought from the Indonesian city of Bali.   | Read..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the conclave in New Delhi on Friday.    | Read..
Quote of the day

I won't give away my awards because they mean nothing to me

Naseeruddin Shah

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Singh dwells on economics of intolerance
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Calcutta RSS
Goddess of long holidays
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Bengal RSS
Bihar yesterday, Bengal tomorrow
The Election Commission sent some Bengal officials to Bihar during the third phase of the polls to t...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
The (unlikely) negotiator
This is the story of the negotiator of this election. He belongs to no political party, has zero pol...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Left, Cong stick together for panchayats
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Opinion RSS
A six weeks puzzle
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Sports RSS
Reconciled to tougher times
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International RSS
US ties terror to jet crash
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Business RSS
Truce call to end tax disputes
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Jharkhand RSS
RIMS can, but won't burn biomedical waste of others
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Northeast RSS
Pneumonia alarm bells ring louder
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