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Soldiers Do The Khukuri Dance

Shailajanand Mishra lists The Top Videos of the Week! Take a look. IMAGE: Indian Army soldiers perform the Khukuri dance in the snow-clad ranges of the Tangdhar sector in Kupwara. Photograph: ANI......

For Mamata, Bhabanipur bypoll is a dry run for LS elections

Naturally, the West Bengal chief minister is not leaving anything to chance, reports Ishita Ayan Dutt. After the high-octane assembly elections in West Bengal, a by-poll would have gone unnoticed.......

Mamata elevates nephew to 2nd most important post in TMC

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Saturday elevated her nephew and MP Abhishek Banerjee as the party's all-India general secretary, the second-most important post in the organisation, a......

43 ministers in Mamata's cabinet take oath

At least 43 members of the third cabinet of the Mamata Banerjee government were on Monday sworn-in as ministers during a low-key ceremony at the Raj Bhawan, amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic.......

As BJP rings in new entrants, old guard feels left out

'Old-timers are worried that new entrants from the TMC would hog all the limelight and the efforts put in by them to strengthen the party would go in vain. They are apprehensive that they might not......

The irony of Modi govt's mega start-up show

Instead of business ideas being the product, it is the wonderful government initiatives and the great startup ecosystem that is the product, notes Debashis Basu. In the mid-1980s, a gentleman......

RIL discusses investments with West Bengal govt

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Group has revived its interest in West Bengal, after a hiatus of nearly three years.After the Mamata Banerjee-led government took charge, Ambani spoke at length with West......

Your air travel just got costlier

At a time when crude oil prices are softening internationally, domestic carriers are raising fares by as much as 10 per cent to boost yields and cut losses. The new rates will be effective from......

Costlier ATF causes 80% of aviation losses

Indian airlines on Wednesday filled aviation turbine fuel (ATF) into the tanks of their aircraft at Rs 68,000 a kilolitre. Around the same time, ATF sold at $1,037.8 (Rs 41,500) a kilolitre at the......

Low-cost flying scores for flashy companies

Low-cost travel is not exactly what you would expect corporate India to fly, but studies suggest that companies do patronise low-cost carriers (LCCs). This is for reasons of economy as well as......

Moushumi Chatterjee: I was always a superstar

'I have been dropped from many movies. I did not want to compromise my self-respect.' 'I was born in a house with all the facilities. I had a car and servants. I got married into a family that......

Understanding the history of Indian spin bowling

Anindya Dutta relies on facts and figures rather than back stories to trace the history of Indian spin bowling, says Partha Basu. IMAGE: Anil Kumble, the legendary leg-spinner who has taken......

Readers wishes for John Wright

Name:jagdish shah Message:Hi John Many many happy returns of the day Thanks for working indian cricket team Jagdish Name:Hitendra Message:Wish you a very happy birthday. I hope that you will guide......

Readers wishes for John Wright

Name:jagdish shah Message:Hi John Many many happy returns of the day Thanks for working indian cricket team Jagdish Name:Hitendra Message:Wish you a very happy birthday. I hope that you will guide......

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