The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
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Lives doomed in hero’s death
The city may have discovered a hero in the death of Shankar Pal, but for his family, hopelessness, not heroism, is the terrible truth to live on with....  | Read.. 
Sorrow binds shattered kin
Behala and Dum Dum are on opposite flanks of the city and the Sens of Behala’s government quarters and the Pals of Dum Dum’s ...  | Read.. 
Liquor rage scalds doctors
Outsiders, aided by group-D staff, ransacked a junior doctors’ hostel at Nil Ratan Sircar (NRS) Medical College and Hospital,...  | Read.. 
Homoeo aid in sugar check
A combination of homoeopathy and allopathic medicines is “extremely effective” in the management of diabetes and there is no ...  | Read.. 
Baywatch trappings for patrol squad
Next time you’re stuck in a morning jam on Shakespeare Sarani and spy a man on a racing cycle, in T-shirt and shorts, with a ...  | Read.. 
Wife Kamala and son Joydeep grieve over the misfortune that has befallen them with the death of Shankar Pal. Picture by Amit Datta
Hello, it's Monday, March 08, 2004
Roads to avoid
Art watch
The bold and the beautiful
In commemoration of International Women’s Day, Tho...  | Read.. 
 You share your birthday with...
Fardeen KhanYou are a disciplined person, with a preference for solitude and classical mus ...Read.. 
Hard Talk
  Tight rein on ‘flying’ thieves
  Hooch makes a grand splash
After demolition, contrition
Three days after the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) demolished part o...  | Read.. 

Pay-and-stay school in guardian protest flurry
Students of Kishore Bharati Higher Secondary School, in Behala, are bearing...  | Read.. 

Campus quandary over attendance
Colleges affiliated to Calcutta University (CU) may soon find it difficult ...  | Read.. 

Snag and trade tussle blot sports channel
Team India’s first formal practice session for the India-Pakistan series at...  | Read.. 

Drizzly send-off for Holi
Calcuttans woke up to an overcast sky and unseasonal drizzle on Sunday, the...  | Read.. 

Between the covers  
What book are you reading at the moment'...  | Read.. 
Social Register: What's new'
The Calcuttan’s love for food is legendary and Peerless Inn knows it all to...  | Read.. 
Guide to City Living
I am a 64-year-old retired man living alone in an apartment building. My ...  | Read.. 
The City Diary More.. 
Two injured in staircase cave-in
Teenager run over on tracks
Row claims life
Body found
Revelry death
Godown blaze
Calcutta Column More.. 
Pools too squalid to swim in
Forlorn park