The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Teacher panic over problem child
Ten years ago, a teacher in a well-known English-medium school in central Calcutta had no problem controlling his students. A hard stare would be enough to scare them into submission. Now, kids just refuse to toe the line. The distraught teacher h...  | Read.. 
Stage on resurrection route
Revolving stage, fresh ceiling, comfortable seats, air-conditioning gear, upgraded acoustics... By the month-end, the ramshac...  | Read.. 
Take-off signal for twin flyovers
Two flyovers, meant to accelerate traffic movement, will be flagged off this month. The right-turn flyover at the Chingrihata...  | Read.. 
Carry a single book to school
How much does your child's schoolbag weigh' We seldom give a thought to the subject even as we rue the sight of the little on...  | Read.. 
Talk tips for marriage blues
Nikhil and Usha (names changed) have had an apparently happy married life for 27 years. Their children are settled, but Usha ...  | Read.. 
Himalayan kingdom on tourist hunt
About 87,000 Indians visited Nepal in 2003, nearly 34 per cent of the Himalayan kingdom's tourist pie. While Calcuttans flock...  | Read.. 
Chambal terror, puja totem
Jailed bandit queen to visit Kali pandals, promote film

The bandit queen from Chambal is ready to step out of Etawah jail and stride into Kali puja pandals in Calcutta. ...  | Read.. 
An unconventional beauty she might be, but one of the most sought after celebrities in the city she sure is. Known to keep a low profile, actress Konkona Sen Sharma made an exception on Wednesday to launch a beauty salon. Picture by Rashbehari Das
Hello, it's Thursday, November 04, 2004
Road to avoid
On stage
Visions of life
The fine arts, as a form of individual expression,...  | Read.. 
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 You share your birthday with...
TabuYou are energetic and like to dabble in social work. Hope for the unexpected; success wil ...Read.. 
  Bumps galore on smooth roadmap
  Plea for pandal tolerance
  Booked for delivery
Cops ready to combat killer fog
Taking a lesson from last winter's string of mishaps caused by poor visibil...  | Read.. 

Mother plea for bail denied
The Howrah vacation and sessions judge Kanchan Chatterjee on Wednesday reje...  | Read.. 

Line-up lustre in mega biz fair
Riding on the success of last year's fair, the Confederation of Indian Indu...  | Read.. 

Size matters in surgery for most
With more and more Calcuttans opting for surgeries that involve smaller inc...  | Read.. 

Portrait of Calcutta as a crater: north, central & south
'I can be a thinking actress in a masala film'
With a swollen eye but an upbeat spirit in Siliguri for the Parineeta...  | Read.. 

Writer's assets: 'Youth, good looks, fat advance'
This may be Shashi Deshpande's first literary trip to Calcutta, but Calcutt...  | Read.. 

Low rise slide down
Only 3,000 sq ft of Levis 42,000-sq ft Indian floor space might be in Calcu...  | Read.. 
Green sign for festival of lights
New cheer for the green brigade this Diwali. Pure vegetarian restaurant Blo...  | Read.. 
Heal, hands and heels
Nothing can mar a pair of long, shapely legs like a couple of dry, cracked ...  | Read.. 
Social Register: In autumn mist makeover
They call this the middle path between pret and couture. Moksh, the latest ...  | Read.. 
The City Diary More.. 
Mill employee held for theft
Road mishap kills one
Murder arrest
Body found
Trader suicide
Screen On & Off
Glimpse of good life
Cat's out of the bag
Ash rehash
Age no bar
Pop pooper
by Derek O’Brien