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In quest of a larger Bengali identity (IANS Books)
Book: 'Land of Two Rivers: A History of Bengal from the Mahabharata to Mujib'; Author: Nitish Sengupta; Publisher: Penguin India; Price: Rs.650; Pages: 639

Sunday, July 31, 2011 9:09:50 AM

Mamata broadly in sympathy with approach of land bill: Ramesh
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who held a 40 minute meeting with union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday, said the new land bill prepared by the central government is much more positive than the previous one and that she will give her views on the draft after throughly studying it.

Sunday, July 31, 2011 1:43:33 AM

Dravid's ton, Broad's hat-trick leaves second Test evenly poised
Nottingham, July 30 (IANS) India's Rahul Dravid produced an innings of high quality in adverse conditions before England fought back through Stuart Broad, who took a hat-trick for a career best 6/46, leaving the second cricket Test evenly poised after two days of a gripping contest.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 11:40:21 PM

Mamata praises land takeover bill
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who met union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh here Saturday, said the central government's new land acquisition bill was 'much more positive' than the previous one.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:53:59 PM

Peeved Mamata hits out at UPA
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Apparently peeved over the central government not yet providing money to bail out cash-strapped West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday hit out at the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime on several issues, including rising prices and black money.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:53:50 PM

Man held with 55 fake passports in Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi, July 30 (IANS) As many as 55 fake passports were Saturday seized from a man suspected to be involved in a human trafficking and was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city, police said.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:36:35 PM

Para-athlete Prasanta Karmakar lashes out at Bengal, Railways
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Arjuna Award winning para-athlete Prasanta Karmakar Saturday lashed out at the West Bengal government and the Railway ministry for not supporting him during his tough times.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:18:04 PM

Venkataraman great son of India: Ansari
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Eulogising former president R. Venkataraman on the occasion of his birth centenary celebrations, Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday said that he was a great son of India and remained a shiny example worthy of emulation.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:14:13 PM

Noida officials, farmers agree to 90-day truce
Noida, July 30 (IANS) The Noida Authority Saturday assured farmers that all their demands regarding land acquisition will be worked out within three months, officials said.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:13:54 PM

Three get 16-year jail for drug smuggling
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Three people, including two foreigners, were Saturday sentenced by a court here to 16 years in prison for their involvement in drug smuggling and peddling.

Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:08:34 PM

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