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A Dip Like None Other Jan 15, 2019

The smell of wet cement greets you the moment you walk into the terminal after arriving at the Bamrauli military airbase and public airport in the recently rechristened eastern Uttar Pradesh city of Prayagraj.

Rahul Gandhi confuses his Gandhi, this time in Dubai Jan 13 2019

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has once again criticised the BJP-led NDA government and PM Narendra Modi on the foreign soil. His latest interactions with NRIs in Dubai revolved again around his penchant for lampooning the government back home.

Men In Blue Get Helping Hand From Bitter Rivals Jan 05 2019

According to reports reaching the Indian Capital, the troika gave the Indians needed net practice before the Sydney test where India posted a respectable 622 for 7 against hosts Australia.

Can we have cheap LPG? Jan 05 2019

The price of each imported LPG cylinder after taking into account freight costs of the gas from Gulf to Jamnagar is Rs.459.92. The non-subsidised cylinder, however is sold at a whopping Rs. 698.

India aims to dominate world auto export market, identifies potential countries Jan 04 2019

Targets $45 billion revenues from vehicle exports by 2026, from the current $12 billion

Sunder Advani: The lone, long ranger of hotels in India Jan 02 2019

Last week, as he completed 80 years of his eventful life, Advani told reporters why he felt the need to pen his biography, Even Against All Odds. Wearing casuals, Advani walked on the beaches of his expansive Caravela Beach Resort in Goa to narrate anecdotes from his life.

Mrinal Sen, the last keeper of <i>El Dorado</i> Dec 30 2018

It was in 1992, 23rd April to be precise, Kunal Sen, son of celebrated filmmaker Mrinal Sen, called his mother, Geeta, to mourn the death of the legendary Satyajit Ray. I remember that night, I was busy making pages of the now-defunct Sunday Observer.

Modi has a pain balm for troubled farmers Dec 28 2018

The government is all set to announce a big relief package for farmers by boosting its crop insurance scheme. The PMO, which is closely working on the scheme and monitoring its progress, is also discussing a set of proposals with Agriculture Ministry and NITI Aayog officials to help farmers cope with their debt burden.

No idle chit-chat in Kolkata as big time editor arrested by CBI Dec 26 2018

Suman Chattopadhyay has not got bail after the CBI arrested the journalist on charges of allegedly pocketing cash from chit fund owners. The fish curry, rice and traditional Bengali sweets that he is said to have been fed may be the only consolation as he remains in custody.