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Jadavpur University VC agrees to step down after Mamata intervenes

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announces the removal of Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University Abhijit Chakraborty in front of the University students in Kolkata on Monday. Photogrph:......

Sony World Photography Awards 2016: 16 images that will blow your mind

The 2016 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition, organised by the World Photography Organisation, announces the shortlists for its......

First Lady Suvra Mukherjee cremated

Friends and family, besides top dignitaries on Wednesday bid farewell to President Pranab Mukherjee's wife Suvra whose mortal remains were consigned to flames in New Delhi. The body was taken to......

Then VC asked cops to enter Jadavpur Univ: RTI reply

  Last year, Jadavpur University, one of the premium educational institutes of Kolkata, had hit the headlines for the wrong reasons. On September 17, a group of students who were sitting on......

Lalgarh: Once a Naxal hotbed, today riding towards development

About 170 km from Kolkata, it is mid-afternoon in Lalgarh and the Kansabati riverbed is bustling with activity. It is a mega construction site, with cranes and trucks roaring and workers carrying......

What Modi needs to do about jobs

If the country is to meet its jobs and income challenge, there has to be a parallel focus on jobs in the formal sector, notes T N Ninan. Narendra Modi offered interesting glimpses of his state of......

Poll results will help expedite economic reforms: India Inc

The mandate will help further the development agenda in these states, with good governance and policy reforms taking centrestage India Inc, on Thursday, pinned hopes on early passage of GST bill......

Path-breaking ideas? Try reading these books, Mr Modi!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi might find it fruitful to spare some time to look for ideas in the world of books, suggests TN Ninan The prime minister has spent New Year's Eve asking his senior-most......

An anti-poverty guide for Modi

A programme that endeavours to graduate the poorest people could have seminal implications for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, says Prachi Salve, IndiaSpend.com. A chicken, goat or......

Ministries can now clear projects up to Rs 1,000 cr

The government last month authorised ministries and departments to clear investment proposals up to Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 10 billion), instead of seeking approval of the Cabinet Committee on Economic......

Does Priyanka love Rhinos?

Or does Priyanka Chopra's love for Assam go beyond that? Priyanka Chopra is the latest actor to join the list of actors promoting different Indian states. The Quantico actor will reportedly promote......

It's a baby girl for Ali Zafar, Ayesha

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar has become a father for the second time. His wife Ayesha Fazli gave birth to a baby girl in......

Here's why 'BAD' films do TERRIFIC business at box office

Good reviews do not always make a film a hit, like we saw with Dibakar Banerjee's Shanghai.   Likewise, bad reviews may not always turn the audiences away.   Films like Rowdy Rathore......

Ranji round-up: Gambhir leads Delhi's strong reply vs Mumbai

Gautam Gambhir scored a patient half-century, but Virender Sehwag failed again, as Delhi put up 191 for 3 in reply to Mumbai's 324 in their Group A Ranji Trophy match in Mumbai on Friday. At stumps......

Ranji Trophy: Badrinath hits double ton; Sejwag, Gambhir fail

Subramaniam Badrinath (248) slammed a double hundred as Tamil Nadu amassed a massive 532 for 8 against Madhya Pradesh on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match. On Friday, he......

National junior champion Aravindh stuns GM Sengupta

Junior national champion Aravindh Chithambaram, pulled off a big surprise by defeating compatriot and GM Deep Sengupta in the 4th Mayor's Cup International Chess Tournament in Mumbai on Saturday.......

Advani conferred Khel Ratna

Amidst glitz and glamour, Pankaj Advani was on Tuesday ceremonially conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- by President A P J Abdul Kalam, marking a......

A golden year for Indian sports

Indian sports probably never had it so good as the country emerged as a new powerhouse, riding on some exceptional individual and team performances in the year 2003.Cricket, the sport that sets the......
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Vashu Bhagnani's 'Mona Darling' trailer is a chilling thriller

Mona_Darling is a horror-thriller set in the contemporary, post-cyber world, Mona_Darling in a 'non' traditional whodunit that questions the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/vashu-bhagnanis-mona-darling-trailer-is-a-chilling-thriller/articleshow/56595663.cms
Every story tells a picture

When is a comic convention not a comic con? When over three nippy, clear-skied, steaming tea-fuelled days — January 12, 13, 14 — the sprawling... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/jadavpur-university-hosts-dogs-every-story-tells-a-picture/articleshow/56541365.cms
Capital gears up for musical soiree

BHUBANESWAR: Come Saturday and the state capital will host the first monthly musical soiree with two santoor and tabla virtuosos confirming their... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/capital-gears-up-for-musical-soiree/articleshow/56512268.cms
Pt Bhattacharya to perform on January 14 at IG Park

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Bhubaneswar, Jan. 12 -- Santoor Maestro Pandit Tarun... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Pt-Bhattacharya-to-perform-on-January-14-at-IG-Park/18199840
Economist Abhijit Banerjee

Development economist Abhijit Banerjee is best known as one of the founders of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), which pioneered... ...

http://www.news18.com/news/india/never-understood-demonetisation-logic-economist-abhijit-banerjee-1332753.html

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