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Thursday , December 3 , 2015
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Goyal says sorry for comment on Selja, but Cong does not relent, disrupts RS

Dec 3, 2015
Proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were disrupted again on Thursday even as Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal expressed regret for his comment on the remarks made by Congress leader Kumari Selja...   | Read..

In Chennai: rains ease, but not lake water flood -- and airport to stay shut

Dec 3, 2015
Rains abated in Chennai on Thursday giving relief to people tormented by the heavy downpour of the last three days but excessive discharge of water on...   | Read..

♦ AP govt offers help to rain-battered Tamil Nadu

British fighter jets start bombing IS targets after Parliament clears mission

Dec 3, 2015
British fighter jets took off from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus early on Thursday shortly after Britain's parliament voted to bomb Islamic State targets in Syria, a Reuters...   | Read..

Pistorius could be back in jail for 15yrs as appeals court scales up conviction

Dec 3, 2015
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' conviction for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been scaled up to murder from culpable homicide by South Africa's top appeals court   | Read..

In California, police gun down 2 who massacred 14 at campus party

Dec 3, 2015
A man and a woman suspected of taking part in a shooting that killed 14 people and wounded 17 at a Southern California social services agency on Wednesday died in a...   | Read..

Justice T.S. Thakur sworn in as 43rd CJI 

Dec 3, 2015
Justice Tirath Singh Thakur was on Thursday sworn in as 43rd Chief Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan.   | Read..
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Nation RSS
Hit thrice in same spot, Chennai drowns
All flights and trains cancelled. Two-thirds of the city without power. Thousands homeless and even ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Sweat and fret in winter wait
Calcutta sweated as Chennai sank on Wednesday, their December of discontent linked by a low-pressure...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
City passport 'agent' in ISI net
Police today arrested a passport agent who, they said, had given an alleged ISI spy a fake voter car...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Patna IIT lad hits Google jackpot
Ashutosh Agarwal has struck gold at Google.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Plastic bag ban kicks off
The municipal corporation today launched a drive to enforce a ban on the use of plastic carry bags, ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Too quiet for comfort
In the 1970s and 1980s, Bangladesh was widely regarded as a paradigm case of a nation whose poverty ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Proposal to play in Lanka only one part of the deal 
For a change, Monday's one-on-one in Paris between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif ev...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Pak hangs 4 for kid killings
Pakistan today hanged four men involved in the massacre of 134 children at an army-run school in Pes...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Yahoo to run sale search
The board of Yahoo will discuss potentially selling off the beleaguered Internet company's core busi...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Armed gang pulls off serial break-ins
In a hair-raising chain of dacoities, a gang of 10 or more armed men swooped on a residential comple...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
NE girls exploited in spas, says NGO
Many minor girls from Assam and Arunachal Pradesh are trafficked to south Indian towns and sexually ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Jump traffic signal, get clicked
Next time you break any traffic rule, beware as your fellow commuter might be watching you closely.   | Read..