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School says sorry to nursery student
Authorities at Our Lady Queen of the Mission school, where a teacher had allegedly pulled out a tuft of hair from the head of a five-year-old student, admitted today that Ruma Pal had wrung the girl's ear and apologised for it. The school said the t...  | Read.. 
 
No home or job, minor refuses abortion
'My child hasn't sinned. I have.' Mishtu (not her real name) is sure she has done wrong. But exploited, abandoned and alone, ...  | Read.. 
 
Buddha plans hill council shape with PM
Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today finalised the structure of the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC) that w ...  | Read.. 
 
Bystander killed in bus race
Reckless driving claimed the sixth accident victim of the week today as a bus lost control while overtaking another and plou ...  | Read.. 
 
Centre boost to Buddha's metro dream
The Centre has promised to accord priority to chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's dream project, the East-West Metro, f ...  | Read.. 
 
Call for patience & praise
Disciplining a mischievous child or getting an inattentive student to listen without resorting to corporal punishment is an ...  | Read.. 
 
Chief justice to take oath
Justice Vikas Sridhar Sirpurker will be sworn in as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court tomorrow by governor Gopal Krishna ...  | Read.. 
 
Eye on profits, terminal to turn private
The transport department today decided to hand over the Budge Budge truck terminal to a private party for operation and main ...  | Read.. 
 
Organ hospital clears red tape
The state government seems finally to have removed the obstacles for Calcutta's first and the country's biggest organ-transp ...  | Read.. 
 
Tanker on fire
An Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) tanker carrying 12,000 litres of refined diesel overturned and caught fire on Panagarh-I ...  | Read.. 
 
CPM frowns on fund drives
The CPM state leadership has issued a circular to its zonal and local committees across Bengal asking them not to collect fu ...  | Read.. 
 
BSNL cracks whip
BSNL has threatened to terminate the service of executives gearing up to intensify an agitation that has disrupted land ...  | Read.. 
 
Soumitra Chatterjee listens to Rabindrasangeet with co-actor Rita Dutta Chakraborty during a break from shooting for a telefilm, Two Sisters, d ...  | Read
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