The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Quote of The Day
‘We are confident all the projects will be completed on schedule’
Subhas Chakraborty, minister, on the flyovers under construction

Buddha monitor for four flyovers
Alarmed at the slow construction of four flyovers in the city with Japanese funds, chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has stepped into the picture, breathing pace into the projects....  | Read.. 
Good old adda sets sail across seven seas
The aroma of freshly-brewed coffee thick in the air. A view of the Thames rippling by on the other side of the glass wall. Th...  | Read.. 
Highrise rule overhaul to rehabilitate tenants
Post-Ludhiana Hosiery Building, the government is considering a proposal from the civic authorities to amend highrise rules, ...  | Read.. 
Slums, eateries land in water-tax net
The water-tax war heated up on Thursday with the government announcing that the levy would even be slapped on marginal-income...  | Read.. 
Babus clubbed by civic spade
One sacked, two showcaused for a game of cards at work

The card game, often a way of office life for the ‘busy’ babu, has been dealt a cruel blow by a small civic body. ...  | Read.. 
The Dev Burmans — Sachin, Meera and Rahul — had ruled the music world. A tribute was paid to the trio at Nazrul Mancha on Thursday, where singers from ...  | Read
Hello, it's Friday, January 03, 2003
Roads to avoid
Road to Ladakh
This debut short feature film by director Ashvin K...  | Read.. 
CINEMA More.. 
 It's Your Birthday So...
Mel Gibson and Michael Schumacher. Some relationships may come under strain after June. Money ...Read.. 
Guest Column
The Singh Twins of Liverpool use Mughal miniature traditions to suit their own ends. Soumitra Da...  | Read.. 
Buy a beer from the colawallah
Taking a cue from Andhra Pradesh, the highest revenue-earner from excise du...  | Read.. 

Wheels turn on AutoLPG
Calcutta entered the age of LPG-driven cars on Thursday, with the launching...  | Read.. 

New press aims for Braille books beyond BA
There are four Braille presses in India, and only one in the eastern region...  | Read.. 

Private push for five modern dialysis units
To cope with the increasing number of patients requiring dialysis, the gove...  | Read.. 

Songs of fond remembrance
32, Kabir Road, off Southern Avenue, was among his first addresses. Neighbo...  | Read.. 

The City Diary More.. 
CMC smart cards to check absenteeism
Dacoits raid hospital
Pillion rider killed
Fire at SSKM
Fog disrupts flights
Canal spruce-up
Calcutta Column More.. 
Empty cages mar zoo visit fun
Launch a service