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Calcutta Weather
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Chatterjee International, Calcutta’s tallest building at 23 floors until the 35-storey South City came up a few years ago, caught fire on Tuesday morning. Two offices on the 15th floor were gutted and the gushing smoke could be seen from several kilometres away...   | Read..

The ‘human’ Bolt who does get tired

Sharp, modest, witty. And, with six Olympic golds and eight in the world championships, the champion of champions....   | Read..

Spectre of another beheading

The Islamic State released a video purporting to show the beheading of a second American hostage, Steven Sotloff, a monitoring service said tonight as the militant group rais...   | Read..

NICT hoists decade of enabling NE

The Northeast Information & Communication Technology (NICT) exposition has scored a perfect 10. ...   | Read..

Japan pledges help for NE projects

Japan, the land of the rising sun, has made the Northeast happy with the bounty it has pledged to visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi....   | Read..

Nalanda’s fight, yen and now

A momentary sense of déjà vu gripped the seasoned Indian diplomat on Monday as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised unprecedented investments in India, triggering mem...   | Read..

CM backs ‘small’ hoarders

Black marketing by small traders is not a crime in Bihar. So believes, and says, chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi....   | Read..

‘Ashamed’ to be a resident of (waterlogged) city: HC judge

The high court today came down heavily on the state government for failing to rid the state capital of waterlogging with a judge saying he was “ashamed” of being ...   | Read..

Showcause notice in Idco plot row

Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Idco) has issued showcause notices ...   | Read..

Rights panel on scam trail

A four-member National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) team today launched an inquiry into the fake Naxalite surrender scam for jobs, allegedly stage-managed by former purport...   | Read..
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