The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
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‘Our enrolment is bound to shoot up once we change to Hindi’
Headmistress of a central Calcutta Bengali-medium school

Hindi high as study medium
Mind your language is the message going out from large sections of central and north Calcutta to the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. And it’s loud enough to prompt a push for changing the medium of instruction to Hindi, in a number of Benga...  | Read.. 
How the East was won: rake, track & wagon
September 1845. With an eye on expanding its imperial network, the East India Company commissions civil engineer F.W. Simms t...  | Read.. 
Free-for-all follows eve-tease attempt
Yet another instance of women being harassed on the streets has been added to the city’s growing shame-graph. Five youths all...  | Read.. 
Decongest drive in Dalhousie dream
Well-designed street furniture, evening concerts at unutilised churches and the Town Hall, brightly illuminated heritage buil...  | Read.. 
Kid crusaders wilt in wasteland
It took 30 children to eradicate polio from the lives of 10,000 in a squalid part of north-east Calcutta. The same 30 childre ...  | Read.. 
The Lift kara de melody man lifted Nazrul Mancha to a new high on Sunday evening. Adnan Sami’s first concert in town drew thousands of fans an ...  | Read
Hello, it's Monday, April 07, 2003
Chemists on strike
Health Day
Move for health
As a focussed insistence on health awareness, Pray...  | Read.. 
 You share your birthday with...
Russell Crowe and Pandit Ravi Shankar. You like to share your thoughts with friends. Your i ...Read.. 
Hard Talk
  Lessons off the liquor shop
  Eateries clutter up zone of piety
Varsity frowns over college fine
Calcutta University (CU) is contemplating stern action against one of its o...  | Read.. 

Fixed phones ring downhill chime
With mobile telephony and wireless in local loop (WiLL) technology ringing ...  | Read.. 

Dissent brims on water levy
Despite objections from Trinamul Congress leader Mamata Banerjee, the Calcu...  | Read.. 

Five families hold up road
A vital thoroughfare, linking Prince Anwar Shah Road with the Eastern Metro...  | Read.. 

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Suicide case started against school
Two top cop offices shifted
Knocked down
Sonali Guha ill
Child hit by truck
Thumbs Up
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Bus bay on wrong side of the road
Newly stained