The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Brought to halt by handful
It was a strategy worked out to ensure 'maximum success with minimum effort'. The Citu think tank had worked out a strategic roadmap for Wednesday's chakka jam ' block major intersections with a few vehicles, rather than try and slam the brake...  | Read.. 
By the river of Bengal
An exhibition entitled 'Europe on the Ganges' opened on Tuesday evening at the Oxford Bookstore, sponsored by the Indian Nati...  | Read.. 
Animated act in box-office boom
Toy Story made the proverbial big bang at the box-office but Toy Story 2 did even better. Shrek was an i...  | Read.. 
Charity outlet staff assaulted
A gang stormed The Good Companions, an outlet for charitable items on Russel Street, around 4 pm on Wednesday and ransacked i...  | Read.. 
Goliath goes down in 30 minutes
Wednesday afternoon traffic in red-light mode for half-an-hour and more told the tale of a rank failure. A failure on the par...  | Read.. 
Red lights in sync, traffic SCOT free
Traffic snarls, endless waits at signals and desperate honking of horns' ...  | Read.. 
Wedge of cheese, sip of wine, life divine
Carnival to bring classic combination out of star hotel confines, on to Calcutta palate

A true-blue Italian Parmigiano cheese goes with nearly any wine, but a strong tannic Cabernet Sauvignon is 'perfectly heighte ...  | Read.. 
The Hazra crossing clogged with vehicles on Wednesday afternoon, during the chakka jam. Picture by Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya
Brought to halt by handful
Hello, it's Thursday, December 02, 2004
Roads to avoid
Hard Talk
Art's triumph over life
Beauty is that intrinsic virtue of art which empow...  | Read.. 
What We are Watching
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 You share your birthday with...
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  Parties handicapped minus strongmen
  Charity for the chosen
  Fake fright
College syllabus, plus counsel care
Sandip Banerjee, a student of information technology at a private engineering college in south Calcutta ...  | Read.. 

Hospital set to add wing
Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals is planning a major expansion. ...  | Read.. 

Scourge battle to start in school
Alarmed at the rapid spread of AIDS in the state, the West Bengal State AID...  | Read.. 

Minuscule, but by masters
Gallery Katayun, at 4A, Auckland Square, has reopened with a small but beau...  | Read.. 

Buddha spikes mayor sop on water tax
The Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee government has made it clear that mayor Subrata...  | Read.. 

Music, mime & bonds of brotherhood
That music transcends barriers will be aptly showcased next week in a 20-mi...  | Read.. 

Cell-lifter gang netted
Days after the police directorgeneral's assurance to residents of Salt Lake...  | Read.. 

Bard's midsummer dream on the lawn
If you amble past the lawns of Loreto House in the afternoon, do not jump i...  | Read.. 

Macho mania
Mr India in the mid-80s took the nation by storm with Anil Kapoor do...  | Read.. 
Bon Appetease
Last year, the Durga puja committee in Dallas, Texas, elected a new preside...  | Read.. 
Know your knot
Ever seen how a conventional male shopper struts the shop floor' He heads s...  | Read.. 
Passion-packed pearls
If surprise parties and diamonds have failed to impress her, present her a Love Pearl ...  | Read.. 
The City Diary More.. 
Teacher held for molesting pupils
Fee hike for ESI doctors
Bank arrest
Zoology course
Clinic rampage
Flyover unveil
Screen On & Off
Munna and the man
Mariah meets Mimi
More hulchul
Back to school
Reality check
LO-CAL More.. 
by Derek O’Brien