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Infrastructure projects generate Japanese interest in Gujarat

January 11, 2009 3:06:02 am

The catch are the Central government projects — Delhi-Mumbai Integrated Corridor (DMIC) and Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) — the two flagship infrastructure projects in which the Japanese government has partnered with the Indian government.

Govt hits back at Cong,says it shows a ‘perverted’ mindset

January 11, 2009 3:04:45 am

The Gujarat government reacted strongly to the state’s Leader of the Opposition,Shaktisinh Gohil’s accusation that Chief Minister Narendra Modi was misleading everyone by feeding fudged figures on investment achievements...

Gohil draws parallel between Modi and Satyam’s Raju

January 11, 2009 3:03:35 am

Leader of the Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly,Shaktisinh Gohil,has accused Chief Minister Narendra Modi of “misleading the media and public” by feeding them with “fudged” figures and data on the investment achievements...

CISF men open fire at 2 outside IGI

January 11, 2009 3:00:49 am

In a midnight drama near the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the early hours of Saturday,the CISF personnel fired three rounds at two men who tried to flee when they called out to them around 1.10 am.

For Her

January 11, 2009 2:49:59 am

Catherine MacKinnon believes that as long as men continue to demand sex in lieu of money,prostitution and trafficking will continue.

Taxi driver

January 11, 2009 2:48:36 am

Papia Ganguly,a 37-year-old woman,broke all social barriers and took to driving a taxi to make her two ends meet.

CAT-1 landed,IIM-C to ‘mentor’ you through GD-PI hurdles

January 11, 2009 2:45:46 am

External Relation Cell of IIM-Calcutta to act as mentors and provide assistance to over 1,000 students For those who cleared the written test in the Common Admission Test (CAT),the students of IIM-Calcutta have extended a helping hand to cover the final lap — group discussion and personal interview — for the coveted IIM seat. A […]

Govt writes its security prescription for hospitals

January 11, 2009 2:41:02 am

With hospitals coming under the falling in the terror radar time and again,the state government has planned to heighten security at the premier state-run hospitals in the city.

Fisherman mauled by a tiger in Sunderbans

January 11, 2009 2:39:47 am

Gouranga Das,a local fisherman,was attacked and then dragged away by a tiger in the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve yesterday.

Prices of essential commodities soar,no solution yet in sight

January 11, 2009 2:38:18 am

With the all India truckers' strike entering the sixth day today,the prices of essential commodities have also increased.

Slowdown signs: labels lose their lustre,brands wagon on sales

January 11, 2009 2:37:33 am

Here's another indication of the economic slowdown: American design label Ed Hardy,which opened its first store amid much fanfare in Connaught Place in March 2008,has already shut down.

Mamata calls for boycott of tirtha tax

January 11, 2009 2:36:37 am

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has called for a boycott of tirtha kar (pilgrim tax) that over 5 lakh pilgrims going to the Gangasagar mela during ‘Makar Sankranti’ have to pay every year.

Movie reviews

January 11, 2009 2:33:44 am

The President Is Coming kickstarts the year with exactly the sort of lift we’ve been looking for-it’s free-spirited,irreverent,and funny.

Cross-Continental Journeys

January 11, 2009 2:32:47 am

As Israeli forces pound Gaza,Hamas fire rockets and wounded people huddle among dead bodies in crumbling homes...

NSG braveheart injured in Mumbai terror attacks comes home

January 11, 2009 2:31:36 am

It always feels great when a soldier comes home,but for this youth it was a homecoming to remember.

Gurgaon realty slum hits

January 11, 2009 2:30:51 am

Revenue collected from stamp duty following sale or transfer of property is slated to nosedive at the end of this fiscal,and Haryana has found the ‘black sheep’: Gurgaon.

Chatter box

January 11, 2009 2:30:20 am

SAB TV’s popular comedy Lo Ho Gayi Pooja Iss Ghar ki gets a new face as the vivacious actress Simple Kaul makes an entry on the show.

3 of W Delhi family found murdered

January 11, 2009 2:27:21 am

A Designer employed with a local computer unit found his wife and two children dead,with their throats slit,at their house in Binda Pur,Uttam Nagar,on Friday night.

DDA scam: Cops widen probe,net 2 realtors

January 11, 2009 2:25:57 am

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has identified six more persons,including two agents from the city,for their involvement in the multi-crore DDA housing allotment scam.

No trace of alcohol in Bayana allottee’s body: autopsy

January 11, 2009 2:24:54 am

A day after a successful allottee in DDA’s recent housing scheme was mysteriously found dead near his house in this Rajasthan village...

Across the Border

January 11, 2009 2:21:47 am

The roots of fundamentalism in the subcontinent run deep,perhaps deeper than the Partition of India,” says Sheema Kermani,whose group Tehrik-e-Niswan is part of the Pakistani contingent at the ongoing Bharat Rang Mahotsav...

Feast On

January 11, 2009 2:19:59 am

Lounge by the windows of Baywatch at Sheraton Hotel,Saket with a table resplendent with exotic goodies.

On the prowl,tiger kills girl in Lakhimpur Kheri

January 11, 2009 1:58:06 am

Nearly a week after a tiger had attacked and killed a boy in Lakhimpur Kheri,another casualty has been reported from the same district.

DGP: Police to remain in mela area at all times

January 11, 2009 1:56:57 am

Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police Vikram Singh and Principal Secretary Home Kuwar Fateh Bahadur on Saturday issued necessary instructions to the district and police administration for the Magh Mela.

Losing legs after accident with govt vehicle,man has no money for surgery

January 11, 2009 1:55:36 am

A month after Daliganj resident Laxmi Shankar Shukla (24) lost his legs in an accident,his family is finding hard to meet the expenses of his treatment.