February 3, 2009 3:37 am

Months after he quit international cricket,and years after numerous debates that juxtaposed him against Brian Lara,former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has come up with an interesting take — that Lara is the best left-hander that he’s come across.

February 3, 2009 3:37 am

Peace has no face – it could be through a march taken out on street or a rocking party that cheers and hails the power and importance of peace in life.

February 3, 2009 3:35 am

Unlike other 20-year-olds,the sound of waves did not conjure up a lyrical tale of love for her.

February 3, 2009 3:34 am

From the famous figurine of a dancing girl found at the remains of Mahenjodaro,to the legendry Tansen,music goes a long way in developing the rich culture of our country.

February 3, 2009 3:33 am

Five premier Central government organisations on Monday informed the state government they were ready to start construction work at the plots allotted to them...

February 3, 2009 3:33 am

Amplify Mindware PGDM students Saurabh and Niki are winners of the quiz contest in the On-Campus annual event of the Project Management Institute Pune Deccan Chapter.

February 3, 2009 3:32 am

Following the death of a Baruipur shelter home inmate allegedly due to malnourishment nearly three weeks ago,the state government on Monday accepted that child shelter homes across the state are facing a severe shortage of funds.

February 3, 2009 3:31 am

The Calcutta High Court today sought to know from the counsel of the All Bengal Bus and Minibus Owners Association about the norms laid down in the Motor Vehicles Rules of the Union government...

February 3, 2009 3:30 am

It wheeled its way to success grabbing three awards at the Sawai Karandak competition including the best set that had a captivating bullock cart.

February 3, 2009 3:30 am

At first,it seemed that only students who had free classes or spare time,had assembled to hear Dr Anil Awachat speak at Muktachhanda,being held at Kimaya in Fergusson College.

February 3, 2009 3:29 am

A Bangladeshi national was killed and another shot at by the Border Security Force personnel on Monday morning when a group of people were allegedly trying to cross the border.

February 3, 2009 3:28 am

At 27,chirpy Neha Bhatia comes across as just another girl-next-door. It’s difficult to picture her cracking numbers,mulling over complicated financial reports,scouting through dingy markets for fabrics and haggling with hard-nosed shopkeepers.

February 3, 2009 3:25 am

The CPM is in a fix over distributing tickets for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in at least seven districts in Bengal.

February 3, 2009 3:25 am

Confusion prevails among lawyers all over the state as Federation of Bar Associations of North India has opposed the amendments in the CrPC Act while the Bar Council of India has not.

February 3, 2009 3:24 am

Sister Nirmala (64) is Mother Teresa’s successor as Superior General of the Missionaries of Charity. Born in Ranchi in Duranda on 23 July,1934...

February 3, 2009 3:24 am

Tata Capital,a subsidiary of Tata Sons Limited,which is registered with the Reserve Bank of India as a non-deposit-accepting...

February 3, 2009 3:22 am

The city traffic police fined about 800-1000 people in the last two days for not fastening their seat belts while driving.

February 3, 2009 3:22 am

For the first time in the Kolkata Book Fair,an NGO — National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI),West Bengal Chapter — has set up a stall for educating people about Right to Information Act

February 3, 2009 3:21 am

The state government on Monday re-affirmed its stand on the recently-announced fare structure of taxis and buses.

February 3, 2009 3:21 am

An Armed Forces Medical College study has shown how normal saline drops can be a simple and effective solution for nasal problems in high altitude areas of Ladakh.

February 3, 2009 3:20 am

A day after a local CPM leader was shot dead by suspected Maoists,bloody violence erupted in Lalgarh once again on Monday,leaving three dead and two others injured as the tribals exchanged gun fire with CPM cadres.

February 3, 2009 3:19 am

Disappointed with the state leaders,Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is now looking forward to meeting top Congress leaders in Delhi,including its chairperson Sonia Gandhi,to keep hopes alive for a grand alliance before the Lok Sabha polls.

February 3, 2009 3:19 am

A speeding jeep knocked down a motorcyclist near Telachi Mori on the Pune Ahmednagar road on late Sunday evening.

February 3, 2009 3:17 am

The city traffic department’s proposal to ban parking on certain stretches between Fatimanagar and Kedarinagar has stirred a hornet’s nest with residents undertaking a signature campaign against the move.

February 3, 2009 3:13 am

When Chinese writer Lijia Zhang went to buy a copy of an international newspaper in which her book had been reviewed,she was stumped.

February 3, 2009 3:12 am

It was on my birthday last year. I was quite tied up then as I was shooting for my movies back to back and just wanted to spend the day with my family.

February 3, 2009 3:11 am

Having poured steaming cups of taste and tradition for visitors over 50 years,the Indian Coffee House has undergone a makeover to be in step with the electronic age food buffs.

February 3, 2009 3:10 am

Dr Harish Kumar Verma,professor of Veterinary Extension (Gynaecology),has joined as head of the Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension...

February 3, 2009 3:09 am

A two-day symposium and workshop on the ‘Advanced Clinical Gait Analysis’,organised by the Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation,began at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospitalat Dumra Auditorium on Monday.

February 3, 2009 3:09 am

A man ended his life before administering poison to two of his daughters leading to the death of one of them in Madiaon area on Monday.

February 3, 2009 3:08 am

Stumped by the hefty maintenance bill for the Ram Manohar Lohia Park with little to show on the ground,the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) has ordered an inquiry against the engineers involved in the work and has withheld further payments till the completion of the inquiry.

February 3, 2009 3:08 am

The sexual harassment cell at the Panjab University has brought no relief to the students as hardly anyone seems to know about it.

February 3, 2009 3:07 am

The local Congress men here feel the party should face the upcoming Lok Sabha polls alone rather then tying up with the Samajwadi Party,which has announced its candidate,Prem Kumar Parmar,from Fatehpur Sikri.

February 3, 2009 3:06 am

While the Panjab University had declared the first Monday of every month as "no vehicle day" inside the campus,not many appear to be interested in observing the day.

February 3, 2009 3:06 am

With Lok Sabha elections round the corner,the state Congress unit is leaving no stone unturned to woo the Dalit vote bank in the state.

February 3, 2009 3:05 am

A nine-year-old girl was killed after being allegedly raped by an unidentified person at Bidhichand Colony at Mandi Gobindgarh on Saturday night.