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Fervour-eve fever alert
With barely a day left for Durga puja to begin, 35-year-old Debarup Saha, who was down with fever, tried non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and antibiotics to get back on his feet. ...  | Read.. 
 
Net in place for safe Pujas
A tight security ring is being thrown in and around the city to ensure a peaceful Puja....  | Read.. 
 
Worship by camaraderie, not creed
Had he been alive today, Bollywood film-maker Manmohan Desai would have been inspired to make a sequel of Amar Akbar Antho...  | Read.. 
 
New meats, more shops
Turkey, quail, rabbit, duck and cockerel ' all set to play a meatier role in the lives of Calcuttans....  | Read.. 
 
Library gets job nod
After 17 years, the Centre has allowed the National Library to recruit 11 employees in various categories to enable it to pro...  | Read.. 
 
Duo in net for morning-walker kidnap
Two more persons were arrested on Monday on the charge of abducting a businessman who had gone for his constitutional in fron...  | Read.. 
 
Deity, devotion and trophy hunt
Since my childhood, I have developed very strong bonds with the Pujas. The most important reason for this is that a shop, whe ...  | Read.. 
 
Mahasashti map to festive fare
 
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Ode to Goddess Durga
God is omniscient and omnipotent. We worship Godde...  | Read.. 
 
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 You share your birthday with...
Sunny Deol You are helpful and witty, with a flair for writing. Check loneliness ...Read.. 
Accused refuses to confess
Piyali Das, an accused in the gynaecologist Susil Pal murder case, refused to give a confessional st...  | Read.. 
 
Binge on bhog
One of the enduring flavours of Durga puja is the bhog ' steaming-ho...  | Read.. 
On Sashti you can be at... Gandhi Ghat
A tomb in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi, a lush green garden dotted w...  | Read.. 
Puja look
The Pujas can be compared to a five-act play. Much of the work gets done...  | Read.. 
 
The City Diary More.. 
Cop helplines cross city limits
Smart card launched
Shop burgled
Road mishap
Body found
Drug peddler
Screen On & Off
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