The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Flaming shanty to safety
Shakila Begum had given up hope — of saving herself, her three little daughters and her unborn child. Trapped in her shanty and blinded by a black cloud of smoke, she was helpless....  | Read.. 
Power cuts add to sweat distress
First, the bad news. There is no respite in sight from the sweltering heat till the onset of the monsoon....  | Read.. 
Panels to study emission scanner
The state government has formed two committees to assess the feasibility of using remote-sensing devices to track tailpipe em...  | Read.. 
Trader shift stalled
The safety of the 30,000 people who visit New Market every day hinges on a signboard which the civic body hung after 250 stal...  | Read.. 
Dalhousie doll-up
Underground parking lots and shopping arcades, riverfront upgrade, open-air theatres and revival of heritage buildings... yet...  | Read.. 
Flames ignite tempers
The fire at Mazdur Colony, in Topsia, on Friday morning gutted more than 500 shanties. It took five hours and 25 fire tenders...  | Read.. 
Suspicion spurs suicide
Doubts over fiance’s fidelity drive teacher to hang herself

A suspicion that the man she had secretly married was having an affair with another woman drove 26-year-old Jharna Biswas to ...  | Read.. 
Smoke billows from the shanties ablaze in Topsia, behind Science City, on Friday. Picture by Amit Datta
Flaming shanty to safety
Hello, it's Saturday, June 02, 2007
Book launch
Party time
What's on in town
 You share your birthday with...
STEVE WAUGHYou do not like to waste time in socialising; you are always on the move to prove your ...Read.. 
Young Metro
For generations of book-lovers in Calcutta, foraging through books in that mecca ...  | Read.. 
Kidnapped youth returns
The 23-year-old scion of a business family, who went missing from his Royd ...  | Read.. 

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