The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Quote of The Day
‘Does an Ambassador or a vegetable cost today what it used to in the 1970s or the 1980s'’
Subhas Chakraborty, transport minister, defending the road tax hike

Road tax raised, fire fee debuts
The government on Monday increased the annual motor vehicles tax for private cars and some other categories of vehicles by Rs 1,000 and announced that, for the first time, fire-fighting services in “high-risk” buildings will no longer come free. ...  | Read.. 
Private quest for malaria clinic
The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) is scouting for private parties to run its much-hyped malaria hospital at Kalighat. ...  | Read.. 
‘Lover’ falls victim to lure-and-loot couple
A 46-year-old man was smitten by a 20-year-old girl, Pooja, about a fortnight ago at a party at a friend’s house in south Cal...  | Read.. 
‘Humiliated’ mayor drags hospital row into House
Despite Speaker Hashim Abdul Halim’s plea to “give up the case”, city mayor and Trinamul Congress MLA Subrata Mukherjee broug...  | Read.. 
River rendezvous for glory gala
Govt backs seven-hour extravaganza to mark New Year’s Day

A boat-ride down the Hooghly alongside illuminated ships and decked-up barges. Strains of Indian classical, baul gaan ...  | Read.. 
She’s travelled the world with her tabla, picking up national and international plaudits. But Monday was special for 16-year-old Rimpa Siva (left). S ...  | Read
Hello, it's Tuesday, December 17, 2002
Roads to avoid
The Spirit of Anne Frank
Fleeing the Nazi regime in Germany in 1933, a youn...  | Read.. 
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 It's Your Birthday So...
You will be helpful towards loved ones. Social life will be hectic. Enjoy yourself and improve relat ...Read.. 
Young Metro
Countdown to a dramatic date...  | Read.. 
Mousing about for the sake of creativity
Computers leave Indian artists cold. They are plagued by the lurking fear t...  | Read.. 

Enter, Fortress Salt Lake
Riding a bike in Salt Lake' Do it at your own risk, for you may end up shel...  | Read.. 

Hunt for missing cash
The police on Monday launched a probe into the mysterious disappearance of ...  | Read.. 

JU scripts action plan on Buddha clapstick
If Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s promise to “offer all help” to the cash-strapp...  | Read.. 

The City Diary More.. 
CMC mulls city entry fee for vehicles
Husband held for torture
Bus dacoity bid
No water supply
Ill at wedding bash
Cable sit-in
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