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Quote of The Day
‘We will inculcate a sense of discipline among pedestrians on some thoroughfares’
M.K. Singh, deputy commissioner (traffic), Calcutta Police

 
 
Flame blame in trade hub
A Wednesday morning fire gutted a building, destroyed a pile of goods, sparked trouble between inhabitants and fire-fighters and raised critical questions about safety levels in the city’s trade hub....  | Read.. 
 
12 held for road-rule breach
The city police on Wednesday carried out the first phase of a drive against jaywalkers by picking up over a dozen pedestrians...  | Read.. 
 
Truck strike pushes up prices in markets
The prices of fish, eggs and other crucial commodities started creeping up in some city markets on Wednesday, as the nationwi...  | Read.. 
 
Search for the right notes ’n’ steps
Eight-year-old Imon Das kept the audience laughing through his recitation of Leechu Chor. Amar Khalid, 16, held the cr...  | Read.. 
 
Summer beeline Down Under
Southeast Asia traffic falls, Australia & Kathmandu new draws

The war is winding down and strict safety measures are in place to check SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome). Tourist tr ...  | Read.. 
 
A fire-fighter moves up to the top floor to tackle the flames that gutted 5A, Lenin Sarani, and destroyed a large stock of goods on Wednesday morning. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
Hello, it's Thursday, April 17, 2003
Roads to avoid
Launch time
Art on view
 
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When esraj haunts the senses
The high that proved too high, the heroic for e...  | Read.. 
 
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 You share your birthday with...
Victoria BeckhamCompetition spurs you on. You are enthusiastic and energetic. You prefer b ...Read.. 
Letters
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Passport stamp faked to avoid SARS taint
A 26-year-old Punjabi youth, Gurpreet Singh, was arrested on Wednesday as s...  | Read.. 

One-stop unit to diagnose, treat epilepsy
Epileptic fits with jerking are a frightening sight for onlookers, many of ...  | Read.. 

Soiree debut for healthy cause
‘Victim’ was not a role Samrat Chanda, age 11, was happy with. So, the thal...  | Read.. 

Anti-war pitch in primary syllabus
With the battle raging in Iraq, the state primary education board has decid...  | Read.. 

Civic body looks to outsource conservancy
The cash-strapped Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) has decided to priva...  | Read.. 

Private protection shield for Lakes
Concerned over the alarming rate of pollution in the four waterbodies that ...  | Read.. 

Busters of blaze trapped in a maze
It took 50 fire-fighters and 15 fire-tenders five hours to battle the blaze...  | Read.. 

 
The City Diary More.. 
Subhas holds out fare-rollback hope
Teacher theft vehicle traced
Death on pavement
Suicide
Wall collapse
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Five decades focussed on folk forms
the dulcet tunes wafting from the rural landscape had caught Sunil Saha’s f ...  | Read..