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Monday , May 16 , 2016
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SC to hear plea to ban water supply to liquor industry in Maharashtra

May 16, 2016
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea seeking complete ban on water supply to distilleries and breweries in drought-hit regions of Maharashtra.   | Read..

Bihar to call in CBI to probe Siwan journalist's murder

May 16, 2016
Bowing to the wishes of the family of slain journalist Rajdeo Ranjan, the Bihar government on Monday decided to recommend a CBI probe into his killing.   | Read..

72% turnout in Kerala

May 16, 2016
A voter turnout of an estimated 71.7 per cent was recorded on Monday for the Kerala assembly polls, which passed off peacefully amid tight security.   | Read..

42% polling by 1pm in TN, heavy rains in some areas hit turnout

May 16, 2016
Tamil Nadu recorded 42.1 per cent polling till 1pm, Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni said here on Monday. Polling was comparatively lower in districts that are...   | Read..

Wholesale inflation turns positive after 17 months

May 16, 2016
Wholesale price-based inflation turned positive after 17 months, posting an annual gain of 0.34 per cent in April, on rise in vegetables and pulses prices.   | Read..
Dutch teenager Max Verstappen (left) became the youngest Formula One race winner on Sunday in a sensational  Spanish Grand...   | Read..
Quote of the day

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Max Verstappen

Nation RSS
Flood backwash on Jaya on poll-eve
before her conviction and after, when she remained largely unseen even when Chennai faced a flood c...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
LMG two blaze Harvard trail
As a toddler, she was fascinated by science museums. As a student of Class IV, she had already made ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mob, cops clash after Bengal boat rescue 'delay'
Police lobbed tear gas shells and fired rubber bullets to quell a Nadia mob that hurled bricks at co...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Brakes on death fumes
Authorities in Patna have finally woken up to the evils of old and polluting vehicles. The road tran...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Morcha land right panel
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today formed a 115-member committee to push forward the demand for land r...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Against South Asia
The controversy about renaming the history of the subcontinent in school syllabuses in California fe...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Amazing feeling, says Max
Dutch teenager Max Verstappen made Formula One history as the youngest race winner on Sunday in a se...   | Read.. 
International RSS
How Trump behaved with women in private
Donald J. Trump had barely met Rowanne Brewer Lane when he asked her to change out of her clothes.   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Auction of overseas routes in air
The final draft of the civil aviation policy, which is expected to be cleared by the cabinet this we...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Plea to save historic Hindpiri playground
Mahatma Gandhi had come here for a public address in 1939. Jaipal Singh Munda, the legendary hockey ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
5-yr green tea plan brews in Tocklai
India will have to wait another five years to develop its own high-quality green tea which can compe...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Culture varsity shifts
The Utkal University of Culture will finally shift to its new campus at Madanpur near Jatni tomorrow...   | Read..