The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
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‘Nothing can keep Mani (Ratnam) sir away’
Unit member, on film-maker’s return to shooting

Lights, action minus Vivek
The river and the bridge, the old buildings and the winding lanes, the trams and the Metro — all adding up to a unique character that is Calcutta. The dream of capturing the city of contrasts has driven Mani Ratnam — despite dissuasion from crew and ...  | Read.. 
Bill gives legal tag to urban water, litter tax
The state government on Thursday passed a bill to legalise water and conservancy taxes in all urban areas. Urban development ...  | Read.. 
Body blow to bone doctors
One was a cricketer who dreamt of making it big, the other is on his way to becoming the next big thing in Bollywood. Both su...  | Read.. 
State boon to accused
In an uncommon gesture, state additional public prosecutor A. Goswami on Thursday refused to oppose the bail prayer of a Cong...  | Read.. 
Etiquette tips for ‘complex’ living
Respect for rules and cordial relations boost neighbourliness in apartment blocks

Want to hop on to the highrise bandwagon, but low on the dos and don’ts of the high life' With more Calcuttans — often in the ...  | Read.. 
Actress Kareena Kapoor arrives at BM Birla Heart Research Centre to call on film-maker Mani Ratnam on Thursday. The director was released from the hospital in the evening, and plans to resume shooting on Friday. Picture by Pabitra Das
Hello, it's Friday, July 18, 2003
Roads to avoid
Inter-school quiz
Summer camp
Asar Vandana, Chhora, Kaap, Baithaki Gaan ...  | Read.. 
CINEMA More.. 
 You Share Your Birthday With...
Nelson Mandela You can express yourself very clearly. Shrug off laziness. Your common sense ...Read.. 
Guest Column
It is mostly thought of as a burden. But value education, if taught honestly, can impart lessons tha...  | Read.. 
New therapy hope for breast cancer
More than 100,000 Indian women are detected with breast cancer every year, ...  | Read.. 

Monsoon war of the mobiles
The mobile war in the city is hotting up, with two major private cellphone ...  | Read.. 

SFI rollback cry over medical fee
A week after the state government announced its decision to charge higher f...  | Read.. 

The City Diary More.. 
Doctor gets back stolen goods, 3 held
Union in court against lockout
Students’ strike
Academic dies
Factory theft
Road mishap
Calcutta Column More.. 
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