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Calcutta Weather
WeatherTemperature
Min : 25.30°C (+0)
Max : 36.20°C (-2)
Rainfall : 11.80 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 90.00% Min : 59.00%
Sunrise : 5:21 AM
Sunset : 5:56 PM
Today
Partly cloudy sky. Rain or thundershower likely.
 
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Shower after swelter

A hailstorm and downpour lashed the city, claimed a life and crippled transport on Monday evening, hours after the scorching sun forced the chief minister to cut short her speech at an open-air rally....  | Read.. 
 
Metro mirage: 6-min trains
The promise of a Metro train every six minutes has fallen flat because of a dated signalling system on most of the stretch an...  | Read.. 
 
Panel calls for HS syllabus update
The committee appointed by the state government last July to review what is taught in school has suggested that several conte...  | Read.. 
 
Tick threat to furry friends
Tick-borne haemoprotozoan disease has become the biggest threat to pet dogs in town, warn vets....  | Read.. 
 
Students learn ropes of fire safety
City schools are taking no chances about fire safety and preparedness on their campuses. Many schools have started to give ha...  | Read.. 
 
Goodwill behind the glamour
There was palpable excitement behind the ramp created at the Taj Bengal, for “Falak Ki Jhalak”, in aid of Tata Medical Center...  | Read.. 
 
Singapore calling Xavier’s alumni
The international alumni convention of St. Xavier’s College, Beyond Boundaries, is headed for Singapore this year with an ag...  | Read.. 
 
BEAT THE HEAT: Mamata Banerjee covers her head while addressing a rally in Barasat on Monday afternoon. “Sunshine is good for the body as it provides Vitamin D. But exposure for long can cause dizziness,” she said before wrapping up the programme earlier than schedule. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
Hello It's Tuesday , April 10 , 2012
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Today's Tips
 
 You share your birthday with...
Steven Seagal, Ayesha Takia Azmi, Omar Sharif & Roberto Carlos
Family and friends will ...Read.. 
Letters
  City robbed of joy
  Fight against a social curse
  Errant autos
 
Cool trams for a feast on track
The state government has proposed starting air-conditioned trams with banqu...  | Read.. 

Port cops on illegal arms watch
All nine police stations in port division of the Calcutta police have been ...  | Read.. 

 
The City Diary More.. 
Jewellery, money stolen
Train tickets
Court unrest
Help held
Found dead
Suicide