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Tuesday , May 31 , 2016
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Economy grew at 7.9% in last quarter

May 31, 2016
India's economy grew at 7.9 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2015-16 taking the overall growth to a five-year high of 7.6 per cent in the fiscal, mainly on account of good performance of...   | Read..

17 die in blaze at army's largest ordnance depot, near Nagpur 

May 31, 2016
At least 17 security personnel, including two  Army officers, were on Tuesday killed in a major fire that broke out  at the central ammunition depot in...   | Read..

SC blasts AICTE for sitting on annual approvals

May 31, 2016
The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the regulator of technical education for fiddling with a Court schedule for granting annual approvals.   | Read..

Demand for Audi & Porsche helps Volkswagen limit hit from emissions-cheating scam

May 31, 2016
Volkswagen's underlying profit fell less than expected in the first quarter as demand for upmarket Audi and Porsche models helped to offset a hit to VW sales from its...   | Read..

Sonia attacks govt over charges against Vadra

May 31, 2016
Congress President Sonia Gandhi said the charges against her son-in-law Robert Vadra are part of the Bharatiya Janata Party government’s game of levelling false...   | Read..

ED attaches Winsome's assets in default case

May 31, 2016
The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday attached assets worth Rs 172 crore of a diamond firm that it is investigating for money laundering involving bank loans that it...   | Read..
17 die in blaze at army's largest ordnance depot, near Nagpur 
Quote of the day

In the water, like a doll, arms outstretched


on a drowned migrant baby he pulled out of the Mediterranean

Nation RSS
President voice in assuage-Africa cry
The Narendra Modi government today turned to its top diplomat to soothe angry African students upset...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Safety scare in sleepless tech hub
The 200-metre stretch of Sector V from where a 26-year-old woman was allegedly forced into a car and...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Politburo frowns on alliance unit
The CPM politburo today formally reprimanded the Bengal unit for its pre-poll understanding with the...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Two different bans; two different approaches.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Morcha and JAP on agitation path
After a bitter and hard fought-Assembly election, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and its rival, Jana And...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A new satyagraha
//, a question was raised ab...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Great to be an IPL winner: Rahman
Mustafizur Rahman's journey from a Bangladeshi village bordering India to stardom is a fascinating m...   | Read.. 
International RSS
In death, baby looked 'like a doll'
A photograph of a drowned migrant baby in the arms of a German rescuer was distributed today by a hu...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Jaguar drives Tata Motors net
Charged by higher Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) sales, earnings of Tata Motors today beat Street estimates...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Nature's fury unnerves capital
Extended blackouts, messy streets, uprooted trees, broken window panes and collapsed boundary walls ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
NE states indifferent to bread tests
Barring Assam, the process to collect bread samples for laboratory tests is yet to gain momentum in ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
New rules to cut water wastage
The state government is in the process of bringing new rules to rein in water wastage in the city.   | Read..