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Track tweak for airport link

The plan to link Metro Railway to the airport and further north to Barasat is back on track after six months of uncertainty with the authorities deciding to stretch the underground tracks a bit to ensure safety of flights....  | Read.. 
Promise of property-tax bills without false pending dues
Calcuttans dreading a property-tax bill from the blue showing a hefty amount in unpaid dues from years ago, relax. ...  | Read.. 
Stricter norms for primary schools
The state government has tightened rules for opening private primary schools, making it mandatory for the managements to obta...  | Read.. 
New cars for VIPs as pensioners wait for cheques
The cash-strapped state government is buying 25 cars for nearly Rs 2 crore to cater to ministers and other VIPs who insist on...  | Read.. 
Factory fire exposes safety gaps
A fire broke out at a paper carton factory in Behala, not far from where the mayor lives, on Sunday, exposing yet again how e...  | Read.. 
Application rush defers cab action
Flooded with applications for tamper-proof meters for taxis, the state government has decided to focus on processing them bef...  | Read.. 
Hearts meet and melt on a city pavement
Strangers united by girl’s Facebook post help 83-year-old woman selling chips on roadside

Here’s to the spirit of Calcutta, alive and kicking in the grit of an 83-year-old selling savouries on a pavement, the compas ...  | Read.. 
The Union minister for new and renewable energy, Farooq Abdullah, with children of Calcutta Muslim Orphanage on its Shariff Lane campus, in central Ca ...  | Read
Hello It's Monday , April 2 , 2012
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 You share your birthday with...
Ajay Devgn and Roshan Seth
Your creative mind constantly explores new horizons. Try to head ...Read.. 
Music to the ears: pay it again & again
Every time a nightclub plays the latest groovy number or that evergreen tune is played at a puja pan...  | Read.. 
Women duped by online friend
A man in his mid-30s was arrested on Sunday for allegedly duping at least 3...  | Read.. 

Budding engineers for core courses
IT’s come a full circle. After more than a decade of being the stream of ch...  | Read.. 

X factor: haunted fort to healing temple
It’s a “ghost town” that Daniel Radcliffe wants to visit but before Harry P...  | Read.. 

25 years of serving Haj pilgrims
The first flight with Haj pilgrims left Calcutta airport for Jeddah in 1986...  | Read.. 

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