The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Quote of The Day
‘Why risk stocking and serving them when they can land us in trouble'’
Restaurateur, on the controversial colas

Pop a pill, watch that wart
The average Calcuttan’s penchant for popping pills at the first hint of a running nose is taking its toll. Total reliance on over-the-counter medication is leading to widespread skin eruptions, diarrhoea and nausea, warn city doctors....  | Read.. 
Guides with eye for the yen
When the investigation started, police thought they were after two cheats who forged tickets and hotel bills to rob a Japanes...  | Read.. 
Staircase shock death for sisters
One moment, the two sisters were climbing down the stairs of their south Calcutta home, to join their mother for dinner on th...  | Read.. 
Mishap sets off rampage
Violence rocked the Mominpur crossing, in the Ekbalpore police station area, on Sunday morning when angry residents pelted st...  | Read.. 
Play-it-safe fizz in no-cola biz
Juices and mocktails replace soft drinks at eateries and cinemas

“Bottled aerated water is not served till further notice”. This announcement on the door of a Park Street eatery is echoed in ...  | Read.. 
He’s been to Kamakhya, but never to Dakshineswar. Sunday morning saw Indian football’s golden boy fulfilling a goal as he went straight from the East ...  | Read
Hello, it's Monday, August 11, 2003
Roads to avoid
Sojan Badiyar Ghat
Nandikar's latest production is based on Jasi...  | Read.. 
 You share your birthday with...
Sunil ShettyYour optimism and energy make you a winner. A strong intuition helps you read ...Read.. 
Hard Talk
  Homes without an address
  Traffic bane of bustling town
Memorial staff chant motivation mantra
Saturday is a holiday at Victoria Memorial Hall, but this was no ordinary S...  | Read.. 

Salt Lake drive razes shanties
In Salt Lake’s biggest drive, more than 1,000 shanties and illegal shops we...  | Read.. 

Baby arrives months before delivery date
Twenty-five weeks and four days — Shampa Saha’s baby boy was all of that at...  | Read.. 

Highrise boom takes its toll on water supply
The South Dum Dum Municipality, hamstrung by lack of infrastructure, has de...  | Read.. 

Trinamul eye on votebank blocks rerun of Sunshine
With the mayor and his council members divided over the hawker-eviction dri...  | Read.. 

Garia on Shyambazar route
Come February 2004, the Garia crossing, considered to be the gateway of all...  | Read.. 

Landlock Act vexes builders
Concerned that the state will once again miss the bus of the great Indian h...  | Read.. 

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