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Calcutta Weather
Min : 27.10°C (+0)
Max : 32.10°C (-3)
Rainfall : 5.10 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 91.00% Min : 70.00%
Sunrise : 4:54 AM
Sunset : 6:17 PM
One or two spells of rains or thundershower , maximum temperarture will be around 32°C
Tour exodus from hills
Thousands cut short their holidays and scrambled out of the Darjeeling hills today after the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha suddenly called an indefinite shutdown from tomorrow and asked tourists to clear out “as soon as possible”. ...  | Read.. 
India wins, tipplers lose
Jack Daniel’s and Californian wines will continue to face a basic import duty of 150 per cent and additional levies that could go as high as 550 per cent. ...  | Read.. 
Cluck, cluck, she has become a he
Lady bird has become a gentleman. ...  | Read.. 
Orissa joins renaming race
Bombay to Mumbai, Madras to Chennai, Calcutta to Kolkata and Bangalore to Bangaluru — it’s now Orissa’s turn to revert to the old nomenclature. ...  | Read.. 
Blackout after TVNL collapse
The entire state today plunged into darkness after the lone unit at Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Ltd (TVNL) collapsed due to a tube leak early this morning. ...  | Read.. 
IIM land push with eye on IIT
Eager to make a good impression at a meeting convened by Union human resource development minister Arjun Singh, the state government has stepped up efforts to finalise la ...  | Read.. 
Kareena Kapoor poses with her trophy for best performance in a leading role at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2008 ceremony in Ba ...  | Read
I want to thank... the most important person, my co-star Shahid Kapur
Kareena Kapoor
on receiving an IIFA award
Jab they didn’t meet in Bangkok
Saif couldn’t be spotted when Kareena walked up on stage. And Bebo didn’t find him & ...  | Read..
Jobs unwraps ‘zippy’ iPhone
Apple Inc today unveiled a next-generation iPhone with faster Internet access that runs on advanced ...  | Read..
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Calcutta RSS
Limits set for speed demons
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Bengal RSS
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North Bengal RSS
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Opinion RSS
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Sports RSS
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International RSS
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Business RSS
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