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Buddha builds book battalion
George W. Bush, your coalition of the willing has competition. ...  | Read.. 
Ricky lets India win a race
The Mahendra Singh Dhonis leave for Melbourne tomorrow afternoon but, around the same time, India’s ODI and Twenty20 squad could’ve been preparing to head home. ...  | Read.. 
Virus wash with foot bath
Bengal’s bird-flu warriors have rolled out the red carpet for the galloping virus. ...  | Read.. 
Tests confirm zoo anthrax
Assam State Zoo began preparing to vaccinate its rhinos and all other ruminant mammals against anthrax for the first time after receiving confirmation about the contagiou ...  | Read.. 
Boy killed in border firing
Two bullets fired by Bangladesh’s border guards — out of 450 that were exchanged today — hit Manoj Roy on the back as the Class VII student was cycling to school. ...  | Read.. 
The meeting at Town Hall. Picture by Bishwarup Datta
Buddha builds book battalion
It seems as if war has been declared against books
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
Out: Why some can’t kick the butt
Mark Twain’s claimed unsuccessful attempts to quit smoking a hundred times over might be e ...  | Read..
Kurrying favour
The third of Calcutta’s Kurry Klubs opened during Durga Puja. The first one, on Sarat Bose Road ...  | Read..
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Valley voters out of shadow of gun
Voters will not be attacked during the Jammu and Kashmir elections this year, militant groups have ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Mela ban opens can of worms
The high court verdict on Monday ' that Book Fair 2008 on Park Circus Maidan would be in violation o...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Buddha deflects US flu offer to Delhi
Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has asked chief secretary Amit Kiran Deb to talk to the Cent...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
602 people under flu watch in Malda
A door-to-door survey by district health workers in bird flu-hit areas of Malda has found 602 peopl...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A mild fever
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International RSS
Gang plotted to behead British soldier 'like a pig'
Parviz Khan, a 37-year-old Pakistani man from Birmingham, has pleaded guilty to a charge that he pl...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Reddy rates in neutral gear
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Entertainment RSS
She can drive
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