The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Quote of The Day
‘The move is aimed at drawing meritorious students from other states’
Satyasadhan Chakraborty, higher education minister, on raising the college quota for outstation students

Bribe nets customs man
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested a customs superintendent while he was taking a Rs 3-lakh bribe in front of the air-conditioned market at the Gariahat crossing on Sunday....  | Read.. 
A dozen to realise Buddha’s madarsa dream
When Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said he wanted to see more and more students coming out of madarsas to make their mark in the mo...  | Read.. 
Vacant seats spark change
First, students from Bengal were rushing to other states to study engineering in private colleges because there were too few ...  | Read.. 
Varsity’s tramcar tribute to Tagore
Rabindra Bharati University (RBU) has tied up with the Calcutta Tramways Company (CTC) to celebrate the 62nd death anniversar...  | Read.. 
National tag, Calcutta boom
Four Big Brands. Four national chains. Four flagship centres. All in Calcutta. Confirming retail as the fiscal flavour of the day in town, Pantaloons, MusicWorld, Raymond...  | Read.. 
Actress June Maliah joins members of Cactus as the Bangla band belts out numbers at a go-green function on Sunday morning. The plant-a-sapling drive ...  | Read
Hello, it's Monday, August 04, 2003
Road to avoid
Album launch
For the tots
At home
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak left Calcutta in 1961 a...  | Read.. 
 You share your birthday with...
Arbaaz KhanYou have the right balance of discipline and determination. Your head rules eve ...Read.. 
Hard Talk
  Hawker bane of Howrah roads
  Realtor trap for residents
4 held, charges fly over elderly’s murder
A day after the murder of Subal Bag, 60, a resident of Bagirhat, near Bishn...  | Read.. 

Hospital head forced to buy overdose
Arguments at two medicine shops opposite Calcutta Medical College and Hospi...  | Read.. 

Judge unseats civic chief
The CPM chairman of Halisahar municipality has lost his chair and so have a...  | Read.. 

Spend to mend other’s roads
The Salt Lake municipality has taken up schemes for major road repairs befo...  | Read.. 

Schools see triple leap in three years
Record numbers of Indian students are gaining places in universities in the...  | Read.. 

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Trinamul activist shot dead
Smuggled goods seized
Five arrests
Raid yields gold
Power pilferage
Development talk
Calcutta Column More.. 
Riding tall and mostly roughshod
Cash complaint