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Day 1: JEE counselling session hits rough patch

July 6, 2009 6:23:53 am

The first day of the counselling for getting admission in the state’s engineering colleges witnessed disruptions on Sunday after parents of physically-disabled students objected to being denied seats in the reserved category on the grounds that their wards have a lesser percentage of disability...

No houseful board at IIT-Kharagpur

July 6, 2009 6:22:39 am

In spite of 1,138 total seats available in various undergraduate courses at IIT-Kharagpur...

Government to take tough measure against price hike

July 6, 2009 6:20:49 am

Faced with strong resentment against steep price hike of essential commodities...

Kolkata Confidential

July 6, 2009 6:19:30 am

A few of the eight senior IAS officers,who were deputed to Lalgarh by Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee to have a firsthand experience of the situation...

Manipulation of EVM: Mamata sings tune of Advani,CPM

July 6, 2009 6:16:36 am

Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee reiterated her stand that electronic voting machines..

Now,BJP claims Mahato as its own

July 6, 2009 6:15:29 am

The faction-ridden state unit of the BJP got embroiled into another controversy as state vice-president Sabyasachi Bagchi claimed that Chhatradhar Mahato...

Govt accepts tribal truths: Armed action futile without road,water

July 6, 2009 6:14:25 am

Admitting that little development has been undertaken so far in tribal areas of Bengal,state Home Secretary Ardhendu Sen said without development,the police operations in Lalgarh are meaningless.

Howrah toll 12,bodies given to kin

July 6, 2009 6:13:04 am

The death toll in the Saturday’s minibus accident in Howrah rose to 12,with two of the injured,including a six-month-old baby,succumbing to their injuries.


July 6, 2009 6:08:39 am

The PIL against installation of her own statues and stone elephants seems to be giving Mayawati sleepless nights.

Docs strike: govt threatens to invoke ESMA,gives 24-hour deadline

July 6, 2009 6:06:13 am

As the strike of junior resident doctors of four medical colleges of the state (Allahabad,Kanpur,Gorakhpur and Meerut) entered the sixth day...

Tight security on Ayodhya attack anniversary

July 6, 2009 6:04:19 am

Observing the fourth anniversary of terror attack at the disputed shrine of Ram Lalla on Sunday at Babri Masjid,a security blanket was thrown around Ayodhya for over 24 hours.

15-year-old accuses cop of protecting her rapists

July 6, 2009 6:03:04 am

A minor girl,who was kidnapped a few months ago,has now accused Sub-Inspector Nafees Ahmed of Nanpara police station of protecting the culprits.

Now,2,000 sq feet replica of Ambedkar Memorial

July 6, 2009 5:56:00 am

Barely ten days after Chief Minister Mayawati inaugurating the ‘Pratibimb’ alongwith 14 other memorial structures...

Varsity woos students with scholarships to BSc courses

July 6, 2009 5:47:57 am

Dearth of good students in basic science programmes at the undergraduate level has pushed the University of Pune to think of a plan that will make at least some brilliant students turn to BSc courses.

Rain goes into hiding once again

July 6, 2009 5:46:35 am

Despite cloudy weather in parts of the city,weather stations did not record any rain till late evening on Sunday.

Class XI admission will be delayed by 10 days

July 6, 2009 5:45:28 am

Admission process to class XI of science,commerce and arts courses will be delayed by at least 10 days,while that of bifocal by four to five days.

Khodad beckons astronomers as GMRT facilities look sky-high

July 6, 2009 5:43:57 am

Eighty kilometres from Pune city in Khodad village in Junnar taluka,the Giant Meterwave Radio Telescope...

Budget: Pune Inc hopes for tax sops

July 6, 2009 5:40:36 am

With just hours to go for the budget presentation by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee...

Talking point With Luke Kenny

July 6, 2009 5:34:57 am

You are back being a host on television after really long. It feels like I never went anywhere. It seems like I was on a tiny break and now I am back.


July 6, 2009 5:30:52 am

When tabloid favourite Rakhi Sawant decides to hunt for a groom on national television,it’s bound to draw eyeballs.

Chatter box

July 6, 2009 5:27:56 am

We see many strange things on television,but the strangest yet is bound to be the Ibiza special episode on NDTV Good Times’ I’m Too Sexy for my Shoes,which aired last night.


July 6, 2009 5:24:58 am

After being inundated with kitchen politics,child starrers and reality shows,the turn of the historicals to take over the television screens.

Climbing Vine

July 6, 2009 4:00:26 am

Paul Bailey’s resume is splashed in wine,although he would self-deprecatingly say that he has only plucked grapes at Bordeaux.

Dance From the Past

July 6, 2009 3:59:17 am

Recreating 18th century Lucknow when the city of Nawabs throbbed with the tinkling of ghungroos...

Jigsaw Junkie

July 6, 2009 3:58:06 am

Fifty three-year-old artist Royce McClure laughs and tells us that he never grew up.