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Highways projects costing more than Rs 50 cr to be taken under EPC mode: Govt

Gurjar said the govt has recently taken a number of steps to boost investor sentiments and encourage more investment in the road sector

Jayalalithaa to set up Nat Investment, Manufacturing Zone of Rs 6,525 cr

She said the TIDCO would set up NIMZ at a cost at in Ramanathapuram districts

K N Tripathi sworn in as Bengal Governor

He was administered the oath of office by the acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court Asim Kumar Banerjee

Jharkhand has potential for growth : CM

However he added that the state lagged behind because of people's mindset

TMC leader's insistence in LS annoys Speaker

Bandopadhyay raised the issue of plight of workers of closed tea gardens in West Bengal

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73.7 cr Aadhaar enrolments done till mid-July: Inderjit Singh

He said the government has spent Rs 4,620.61 crore since the inception of the project

NSG says no to VVIP security duties in the future

The special force has taken this decision to ensure the most fool-proof and strict security to the existing VVIPs under its cover

PM condoles loss of lives in train-bus collision in Telangana

He prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured in the accident

Ram Gopal Yadav admitted to AIIMS

Yadav was admitted after he complained of discomfort in the chest and pain in the abdomen

Fire audits of multi-storey buildings to be done in a month: Mayor

An independent fire audit cell will be created for the purpose and strict action will be initiated against those who fail to comply with the ...

Features Rss icon

Why the monsoon numbers hide reality

Because the ecology of various regions differs, it is silly to club them all under one countrywide average number

10 most controversial air crashes

Collateral damage, airspace violation or deliberate act of terror -- whatever the reality, it is only innocent passenger lives that have been ...

Profit vs people

Sushmi Dey on whether the latest move to control drug prices is right

E-rickshaws legal but aren't regulated

Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari puts them out of the ambit of Motor Vehicles Act; experts say some regulation, licensing and driver training ...

Sports Rss icon

World Cup final breaks social media records

The final set a new Twitter record of 618,725 tweets per minute discussing the match, according to a data

Brazil's Neymar on shortlist for World Cup's best player

Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and Angel Di Maria from Argentina are on the list announced by FIFA

Germany to wreck Messi's dream

Germany are attempting to become the first side from Europe to win a World Cup in the Americas

Barcelona buy World Cup biter Suarez

Barcelona pushed ahead to sign Suarez reportedly on condition he apologise for biting Italian defender

Editorial Comment Rss icon

Selecting justice

Judicial appointments need transparency

Never in India

Brazil's trauma shows mega sporting events not worth the cost

Emigration and checks

Lessons from the capture of nurses in Iraq

Columnists Rss icon

Nitin Pai

Nitin Pai: MH17 and the 'non-state actor' charade
Nitin Pai

Here's what happened: Russian proxy fighters in the Donetsk region of Ukraine shot down a Malaysia Airlines civilian aircraft - flight MH17, ...

Bhupesh Bhandari

Bhupesh Bhandari: Revisiting the Satyam scam
Bhupesh Bhandari

The 65-page order is an interesting read. It throws new light on how Mr Raju and others falsified the accounts of the company and gained from it

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