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Lounging in the Den

February 9, 2009 12:17:21 am

It is called Den and,not surprisingly,is a dimly lit room at the bottom of a narrow wooden staircase. It is,surprisingly,the new lounge bar at Gurgaon’s Sector 15 market.

Across the Great Wall

February 9, 2009 12:16:21 am

They are two powerful civilisations,separated by a border,yet it is a rare occasion when contemporary writers from India and China meet to exchange notes.

Jobs lost: for union,crisis or absence?

February 9, 2009 12:14:28 am

Amol Sabale,who finished his training as a welder with Stocota Pvt Ltd,a unit on Chakan-Talegaon Road,soon found himself out of work.

History in Mint Condition

February 9, 2009 12:13:26 am

Indian history has been cast in Swiss silver and laced with 24-carat gold. The Tricolour is embossed on a 2.2-mm ingot and so is a battlefield of the Revolt of 1857.

Sinhagad engg model in top endurance gear

February 9, 2009 12:13:16 am

The Invincibles,a team from Sinhagad Academy of Engineering,lived up to its name.

That Was A good Drive

February 9, 2009 12:12:13 am

When British singer Dido decided to release her third album Safe Trip Home,she wanted to experiment a little. She moved away from familiar London and her new mansion in LA to sing about the many homes in the flat world — in Mumbai...

A varsity for tech institutes,city can fancy its chances

February 9, 2009 12:10:49 am

The state government plans an independent technical university,to which all the engineering and management colleges will be affiliated.

Soon,property cards to be only ownership proof

February 9, 2009 12:09:23 am

The rising demand for urban land has led to such a spurt of cheating in land deals that the state government is contemplating scrapping a widely followed practice to identify ownership-the “7×12 extract” system...

NCP puts seat-share ball in Congress court

February 9, 2009 12:07:44 am

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has urged the Congress to sort out seat shares as soon as possible so that the NCP can start its election campaign.

Only sports for Balewadi: Pawar

February 9, 2009 12:06:16 am

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Sunday said that the international sports complex at Balewadi should not be used for non-sporting events as it would lead to the misuse of the facility provided for boosting sporting activities.

Bonhomie reaffirmed,in sports and politics

February 9, 2009 12:05:02 am

After being isolated by the local unit of the NCP which had kept the Congress away from power in the local civic body...

Straight from the Heart

February 8, 2009 4:36:07 am

Debashis Bhattacharya,a resident of Kumartuli,earns a paltry Rs 10,000-Rs 12,000 per month. He lives in a slum surrounded by several shanties with people who are extremely poor.

Where East meets West

February 8, 2009 4:34:50 am

Jayshankar Lal Shaw,a professor of philosophy,has for the past 30 years tried to delve deep into the nuances of Indian philosophy.

Central team in Midnapore,to visit simmering Lalgarh today

February 8, 2009 4:30:42 am

A Central team on Saturday reached West Midnapore to look into the developmental work in the tribal-dominated areas and is also expected to visit Lalgarh on Sunday...

Cuba turns to Bengal for a booster shot

February 8, 2009 4:29:29 am

As part of its policy to boost trade ties with Asian countries,Cuba is now focusing on developing bilateral trade relations with India.

7 injured during GJM bandh

February 8, 2009 4:28:13 am

A 24-hour shutdown by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha in the Darjeeling hills and adjacent Terai areas on Saturday saw sporadic incidents of violence and affected life partially.

New train in a hurry leaves behind people in big worry

February 8, 2009 4:26:50 am

It is not quite often that politicians cut short their speech. But when they do,it might result in real faux pas.

LS poll heat: Mamata fans fire in Singur

February 8, 2009 4:22:04 am

In an apparent bid to keep the Singur issue alive in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls...

Yash murder case: School car driver held

February 8, 2009 4:20:49 am

The police on Friday evening arrested the driver of the pool car that used to ferry school children back home in connection with the kidnap and murder of seven-year-old Yash Lakhotia...

5 die as Trinamool,CPM fight turf war

February 8, 2009 4:18:03 am

The political rivalry between the ruling CPM and the Trinamool Congress took a bloody turn on Saturday when five persons lost their lives-two of them were charred to death as the supporters of the two parties clashed at Nanur in Birbhum...

In poll season,thaw in Bengal Cong-CPM chill

February 8, 2009 4:16:16 am

It's just a straw in the political wind but there have been so many such straws of late that political circles in West Bengal are abuzz with talk of a warming up between the CPM and the Congress-so bitterly separated after the trust vote last year-in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections.

Now,special status for city skywalk projects

February 8, 2009 4:03:15 am

The state government on Saturday granted special development project status to the skywalk projects in the city.

Crime Branch may visit US to share info on terror attacks

February 8, 2009 4:01:40 am

After police teams and investigating agencies from different nations visited the city to interact with the Mumbai Police and gather information on the 26/11 terror attacks...

Robbery trial for IC-814 terrorists

February 8, 2009 4:00:31 am

Two terrorists linked to the IC-814 hijack drama of 1999 have been brought to the city by the Crime Branch of Mumbai Police for trial in a bank robbery.

Suburbs reel under severe water crunch

February 8, 2009 3:58:11 am

Suburban cities in the Mumbai Metropolitan region are reeling under spell of water cuts that may continue till the onset of the next monsoon.