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Flood before festival
Primed for the Pujas, Calcutta shivered out of bed this morning and started pumping ' at the frenetic rate of 32,000 gallons per second. ...  | Read.. 
 
Berlin vague on G8 entry
India's 'strategic partner' Germany today refused to give any firm commitment on Delhi's entry into the elite club of most industrialised nations, the Group of Eight. ...  | Read.. 
 
Omar given school crown
Several celebrated alumni brought a touch of glamour to a nostalgic gathering on the 157th Founders' Day celebration of Lawrence School here. One of them, Omar Abdullah, chief of the National Conference, was elected pre ...  | Read.. 
 
Canal Calcutta: Amherst Street, Thursday afternoon:A boat moves down a river formed overnight in the heart of Calcutta. Picture by Amit Datta
 
 
I am actually feeling more desperation than happiness

ELFRIEDE JELINEK
Literature Nobel winner
Czar of cars rolls on masala moolah
Oonche log, oonchi pasand, goes the commercial of a pan masala brand. Its owner today ...  | Read..
Eviction threat to evictor
The man known for his eviction drives has himself received an eviction notice. ...  | Read..
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Pota monitor head puts in papers
Days after the Congress-led government disbanded the Justice S.. Phuka ...   | Read.. 
 
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South to north: water, water everywhere
Torrential rain in the past 24 hours rendered over 10 lakh people home ...   | Read.. 
 
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Saddam ban bypass with oil 'vouchers'
Saddam Hussein made $11 billion in illegal income and eroded the world ...   | Read.. 
 
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India now with back to the wall
Usually, the first call on any day during a tour is to the family. On ...   | Read.. 
 
Calcutta More.. 
Relief rows into full-flooded five
When Ansar Ali went to bed on Wednesday night, the rain was steady but the ...   | Read.. 
 
Opinion More.. 
Mess on the ground
Despite pious proclamations to the contrary, political discourse in a media ...   | Read.. 
 
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AllBank hits the buyout trail
The board of Allahabad Bank will decide whether to merge or acquire a ...   | Read.. 
 
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Exit momma Madhuri, enter Bollywood Bengalis
Has a pregnant Madhuri Dixit paved the way for two other Bollywood biggies' ...   | Read..