The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Quote of The Day
‘We have never fought such an underground fire before, but we managed to put it out’
Pratim Chatterjee, fire minister

Doused flames dispel despair
After two days of deep despair, the mood in Burrabazar lifted almost miraculously on Thursday, along with the smokescreen over Satyanarayan Park. With the blaze battle won and it becoming clear that most shops in the underground market had not suffer...  | Read.. 
Canada crusader against man-animal conflicts
From the cool climes, rocky terrain and sandy beaches of the serene Canadian town of Bellebille to the sweltering heat and sa...  | Read.. 
Arrests train scanner on heroin cartel
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is zeroing in on a drug cartel smuggling heroin into Bangladesh through Calcutta and then ...  | Read.. 
Night raid nets goon
Late on Wednesday, Salt Lake police swooped down on a hideout near Calcutta airport’s gate no. III and arrested gangster Kama...  | Read.. 
Baghdad brush with black humour
“To call a man a thief is enough. If he has some self-respect, he should be ashamed,” says Maqbool Fida Husain. He doesn’t in ...  | Read.. 
He was an “off-screen hero”, saving Lara Dutta from the mighty waves, and she was a “giggling schoolgirl”. Akshay Kumar and Priyanka Chopra, in town t ...  | Read
Hello, it's Friday, April 25, 2003
Roads to avoid
Elvis, the undisputed king of rock
“Nothing really affected me until Elvis,” said Joh...  | Read.. 
CINEMA More.. 
 You share your birthday with...
Al PacinoYou have a broad vision and know how to dream big. Friends are drawn to your ecce ...Read.. 
Guest Column
Walking down the southern end of Strand Road, Soumitra Das wonders how the riverfront should...  | Read.. 
Future’s fuzzy in bleak house
It used to be a booming market in Burrabazar, but today there is hardly any...  | Read.. 

Landlords saddled with tenancy status rule
After water tax, house-owners are in for another blow from the civic author...  | Read.. 

Safety thrust in railway’s upgrade action plan
A railway employee to guide you to your reserved seat on a train waiting at...  | Read.. 

All hands script result delay
The Higher Secondary (HS) Council’s newly-introduced system to engage all H...  | Read.. 

The City Diary More.. 
Kidnapped man rescued in Bihar
Water scarce today in south
Ansari trial
Thumbs Up
Calcutta Column More.. 
Slowcoach with hurdles in the way
Slip in the dark