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Min : 27.00°C (+0)
Max : 36.20°C (+0)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 92.00% Min : 52.00%
Sunrise : 5:7 AM
Sunset : 6:0 PM
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Partly cloudy sky. Maximum temperature will be around 36°C
 
 
First Son’s Florida flight
President Pratibha Patil’s son used his taxpayer-funded trip on his mother’s entourage to Latin America to conduct personal business in the US when he peeled off from the presidential delegation in Mexico City to travel to Florida on a detour from the official itinerary. ...  | Read.. 
 
Advani rules, Rajnath rues
The rift at the BJP helm has surfaced again with L.K. Advani overruling party president Rajnath Singh’s proposal to let Uma Bharti return. ...  | Read.. 
 
Arjun clears IIT fee hike
Education minister Arjun Singh today approved a hike in tuition fees at the Indian Institutes of Technology from this year, nearly doubling the amount that students enter ...  | Read.. 
 
Try, try, try again but not like this family
The Sayeed family of Chennai took Robert Bruce of Scotland to heart and “tried, tried and tried again” but landed in a Calcutta lock-up. ...  | Read.. 
 
IIM results
The IIM merit lists for general category students will be out on May 1. The directors of the six IIMs decided on this in a meeting held in Delhi. Each institute will post its ...  | Read.. 
 
Abuse slur by guard against Cong MLA
A sexual harassment case, bearing striking resemblance to the Michael Crichton novel and Barry Levinson’s 1994 film Disclosure, has managed to cause quite a f ...  | Read.. 
 
Randeep Hooda and Nandana Sen enact a scene from Rang Rasiya, a film based on the life of Raja Ravi Varma, on the 160th birth anniversay ...  | Read
 
 
I actually don’t think marriage is necessary
Salman Rushdie
Banned Bhajji out of sight & site
Bhajji has been banished in more ways than one — the cricketer banned for 11 Indian Premier Lea ...  | Read..
Colossal Squid boasts biggest eye
It has eyes the size of beach balls, a “killer arsenal” of hooked tentacles and, most chi ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Trainer Hawk down, eye on quality
The Indian Air Force today lost one of its latest acquisitions ' a British Hawk trainer aircraft ' ...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Sedative kills robbed widow
Drugged by the "salesgirl" who robbed her apartment six days ago, an elderly woman never recovered f...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Maoists gun down cops
Two young men pinned down a guard at the entrance to a bank as a third sprang from behind and shot ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
'Night eye' lined up for Bagdogra
Take-offs and landings at night and along with it international flights can commence at Bagdogra ai...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Hamlet at No 10
Gordon Brown is probably the least popular prime minister in Britain's modern history. Like many oth...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Harbhajan has, in the past, been protected: Steve
The talismanic Steve Waugh, a most sought after ambassador for promoting the biggest brands in Aust...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Pak partners 'agree' on judges
Pakistan's key coalition partners, the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Haldia Petro issues loss alert
Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), the showpiece of Bengal industry, has projected a possible loss of...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Reality Rut
If reality shows caught on because of their capacity to make Everyman into a star, its finds are now...   | Read..