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Tuesday , July 25 , 2017
 
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Varsity disruption mantra

Jul 25, 2017
Accept disruption as a norm, Pranab Mukherjee said today in a parting shot to university administrators while bidding farewell to the nation as the President.   | Read..

Hospitals demur but dilute

Jul 25, 2017
Private hospitals in Calcutta have formally told the Bengal health commission that it would be improper to foist on them rates proposed by the panel, coming up with a...   | Read..

Monsoon is fattening itself

Jul 25, 2017
India's summer monsoon, which brings 80 per cent of the annual rainfall on the subcontinent, has strengthened over the past 15 years, scientists said today, attributing the...   | Read..

Unesco tracks attack on Toy Train assets

Jul 25, 2017
Unesco is taking stock of the situation after at least three properties of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), recognised by the UN agency as a world heritage site...   | Read..

Memsaab throws weight & punch

Jul 25, 2017
Allegations that the wife of an army officer slapped and abused a subordinate officer's wife at a social gathering organised by the Army Wives Welfare Association has...   | Read..

'Eyewash' slur at CM stand on graft

Jul 25, 2017
You know things are bad in a government when a senior leader of the ruling alliance says there is dhuandhar (astounding) corruption in government offices.   | Read..

Raag Desh, tuned in to patriotism

Jul 25, 2017
Raag Desh, a film in tune with the famous Red Fort trials which changed the course of India's freedom movement, plays a symphony of which the region is a key note.   | Read..

Andhra offers land for Vedanta varsity

Jul 25, 2017
The Andhra Pradesh government has offered the UK-based Anil Agarwal Foundation land to set up the Rs 15,000-crore Vedanta University, a project primarily conceived for...   | Read..
POTHOLE peril A bus lists like a ship after hitting a pothole on a submerged Diamond Harbour Road in Calcutta on Monday morning.   | Read..
 
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