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Promoted, but illiterate
A Class IV student of a state-aided primary school in a Bengal village does not even learn to scribble his or her name, leave alone the basics of language or bits of science, history or math....  | Read.. 
 
‘Kidnap’ heat in rural poll
Four Congress leaders were arrested today on charges of kidnapping two women members of a CPM-led panchayat samiti in Mu ...  | Read.. 
 
Museum & mall in station
A shopping centre, cineplex and food court will come up close to the Howrah station if the Railway Board green-signals a ...  | Read.. 
 
Asim opens DA purse
Finance minister Asim Dasgupta today released an instalment of dearness allowance equivalent to 3 per cent of basic pay ...  | Read.. 
 
Trader cuts short flight of fugitive
A trader of Goaltore in West Midnapore, whose house was looted four times in as many years, shot dead a dacoit during anothe ...  | Read.. 
 
Two men fix a billboard in Calcutta on Friday. Picture by Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya
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