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  • Sons and leaders, and an urge to break free

    One has been less fortunate than the other, as he is still under the shadow of his illustrious father who spearheads the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s bid to return to power in Tamil Nadu. The other is the Chief Ministerial candidate of the Pattali Makkal Katchi ....

    One has been less fortunate than the other, as he is still under the shadow of his illustrious father who spearheads the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s bid to return to power in Tamil Nadu. The other is the Chief Ministerial candidate of the Pattali Makkal Katchi ....

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  • NIA officer murder case solved, two arrested

    Police also recovered the motorbike alleged to have been used in committing the crime. The two persons arrested are: Mohammad Rehan, nephew of Mr. Ahmed’s brother-in-law, and Mohammad Jaini. They were picked up at around 6 am from Sahaspur. Inspector General (B ....

    Police also recovered the motorbike alleged to have been used in committing the crime. The two persons arrested are: Mohammad Rehan, nephew of Mr. Ahmed’s brother-in-law, and Mohammad Jaini. They were picked up at around 6 am from Sahaspur. Inspector General (B ....

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  • RBI should publicly expose defaulted huge sums taken as bank loans: SC

    "People taking thousands of crores to run their empires and then later declare insolvency only to take more loans from other sources. This, when poor farmers are driven to suicide unable to pay their small debts," Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur observed. ....

    "People taking thousands of crores to run their empires and then later declare insolvency only to take more loans from other sources. This, when poor farmers are driven to suicide unable to pay their small debts," Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur observed. ....

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  • Girls on bikes, and the way the wheel turns in Bengal

     My destination was a house whose postal address, until about a couple of years ago, was “Village Daulatpur, Post Office Maheshtala, District South 24 Parganas, West Bengal”. Today Daulatpur has a Kolkata pin code and sits on the south-western fringes of ....

     My destination was a house whose postal address, until about a couple of years ago, was “Village Daulatpur, Post Office Maheshtala, District South 24 Parganas, West Bengal”. Today Daulatpur has a Kolkata pin code and sits on the south-western fringes of ....

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  • When the train’s whistle became the sound of music

    A little after 4.30 a.m., the silence that usually descends on this quiet railway station after midnight was broken by the chugging of an incoming train. The sound of the locomotive was then drowned by the screeching of brakes, as the 50-wagon rake came to a stop. The silen ....

    A little after 4.30 a.m., the silence that usually descends on this quiet railway station after midnight was broken by the chugging of an incoming train. The sound of the locomotive was then drowned by the screeching of brakes, as the 50-wagon rake came to a stop. The silen ....

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  • Maldives thanks India for support

    “I am in India today to show my appreciation for the very steadfast way India has protected the Maldives from the CMAG. We hope India will continue to support Maldives from any unfair punitive action from the CMAG. It is indeed very sad that smaller countries like ....

    “I am in India today to show my appreciation for the very steadfast way India has protected the Maldives from the CMAG. We hope India will continue to support Maldives from any unfair punitive action from the CMAG. It is indeed very sad that smaller countries like ....

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  • It’s official: India set for an ‘above normal’ monsoon

    Monsoon rains within 96 per cent and 104 per cent of this average are considered “normal” in the terminology of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). “The monsoon will be fairly well distributed but southeast India will get slightly less rain,& ....

    Monsoon rains within 96 per cent and 104 per cent of this average are considered “normal” in the terminology of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). “The monsoon will be fairly well distributed but southeast India will get slightly less rain,& ....

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  • Pathankot authorities struggle to preserve terrorists’ remains

    Also referred to as the “Dead House” by local policemen, the morgue can be tracked from a distance because of the unbearable stench emanating from it. It has been provided security since the bodies of the four terrorists killed at the Pathankot airbase on Ja ....

    Also referred to as the “Dead House” by local policemen, the morgue can be tracked from a distance because of the unbearable stench emanating from it. It has been provided security since the bodies of the four terrorists killed at the Pathankot airbase on Ja ....

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  • Indian Air Force facing capacity crisis: U.S. expert

    In a report to be unveiled on March 28, Ashley Tellis, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace specialising in international security, defence, and Asian strategic issues said that air dominance was vital for India if it were to have deterrenc ....

    In a report to be unveiled on March 28, Ashley Tellis, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace specialising in international security, defence, and Asian strategic issues said that air dominance was vital for India if it were to have deterrenc ....

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  • Infosys staffer confirmed dead in Brussels attack

    Blasts at Zaventem airport and the Maelbeek metro station killed more than 30 people from some 40 countries. The Belgian authorities identified him as a victim on Monday and his body is being handed over to his parents and brother, who are here. The body will be tran ....

    Blasts at Zaventem airport and the Maelbeek metro station killed more than 30 people from some 40 countries. The Belgian authorities identified him as a victim on Monday and his body is being handed over to his parents and brother, who are here. The body will be tran ....

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