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Play comrade, save hostage
When dealing with the underworld, what playing the police cannot achieve, posing as politician often can. Cops discovered this the smart way late on Monday while tracking down a kidnap victim....  | Read.. 
 
Mother points finger
'These are the doctors responsible for the death of my only son. He died because of their negligence,' Munni Devi, weeping ce...  | Read.. 
 
Cloud cover & smart rain
Calcutta woke up to a soggy Tuesday, with the sky overcast and the rains intermittent. Despite the shower and the drizzle, th...  | Read.. 
 
East meets West, and goes beyond
What is the conceptual basis of fusion music as it exists, beyond musicians from two different worlds coming together to perf...  | Read.. 
 
A little black bird with a quaint tail
This is not a rare bird, nor is this a particularly beautiful one. But the Greater Racket-tailed Drongo does have one unique ...  | Read.. 
 
Civic body winds up tardy wing
The Kasba booster station and Southern Avenue pumping station, both handled by private agencies, have been complet...  | Read.. 
 
Stones didn't roll, Sting won't sing
Poor perception, reluctant sponsors, rude red tape and inert enterprise combine to rob Calcutta of mega gigs

The Palace Grounds, Bangalore, yes. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, yes. Andheri Sports Complex, Mumbai, yes. Salt Lake ...  | Read.. 
 
Actress Rupa Ganguly visited Mrinal Senís residence on Tuesday to congratulate him on being conferred the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for his contribution to Indian cinema. Picture by Aranya Sen
Hello, it's Wednesday, January 12, 2005
Roads to avoid
Launch
Art watch
 
Timeout
Tribute in melody
Chitresh Das (Kathak dance) and Hari Prasad Chaur...  | Read.. 
 
CINEMA More.. 
 
 It's Your Birthday So...
You're not afraid of hard work or challenges. Progressive by nature, new places and foreign custo ...Read.. 
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Library allowed private guards
In the wake of the theft of the fifth century Buddha head from Indian Museu...  | Read.. 

Suicide in second attempt
Unable to bear the humiliation of being apprehended for relieving himself i...  | Read.. 

Funds firm ordered to repay defaulter
In a significant order, Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked a city-based f...  | Read.. 

Missing boy back home
Ten-year-old Roshan Jha, who went missing from near his home in Howrah's Ka...  | Read.. 

Airline big treat
Singapore Airlines is in expansion and revamp mode. While travellers will s...  | Read.. 

'You can impress even in a multi-starrer'
After being off the big screen for quite some time, ARJUN RAMPAL has back-t...  | Read.. 

Exotic winter basket
Not long ago, apples from Kashmir and oranges from Nagpur counted high amon...  | Read.. 
Worth their salt
Calcutta knows the difference between its brownie and its mud-pie and can b...  | Read.. 
Frills fit for a royal feast
Next time you cook up a feast fit for a king, dish out décor to match. Keep away your ...  | Read.. 
Junk jazz. with tribal. trinkets.
Also, the kind of junk jewellery you can pick up will differ significantly ...  | Read.. 
Social Register: Brush 'n' beat medley
A musical canvas was unveiled at Akar Prakar at P 238 Hindustan Park recent...  | Read.. 
 
The City Diary More.. 
50 sergeant posts to be abolished
House help suicide
State relief
Heritage fest
Award function
Dacoity
Calcutta Column More.. 
Choked pool next to new-age park
Deaf to stench plaints
Time for take-off
Stamp block
Change to save loss
Screen On & Off
New stars in the sky
The sound of celluloid