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Calcutta Weather
Min : 27.90°C (+1)
Max : 33.10°C (+0)
Rainfall : 4.70 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 92.00% Min : 72.00%
Sunset : 4:57 PM
Generally cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain / thundershowers.
Watch on 3-wheeler pollution
Pollution caused by autorickshaws will now be taken up by the court, which has elsewhere in the country been the prime mover behind efforts to clean up the air. ...  | Read.. 
Blackout zones after dark
Whether one is driving into the city or driving out of it, Calcutta is uniformly dark at night. ...  | Read.. 
Death on tracks
A marriage registrar married to a Writers’ Buildings employee killed herself by jumping on the Metro Railway tracks at Kaligh...  | Read.. 
Pisciculture to save pond
The councillor of ward 122 has turned to local women to reclaim a pond that was being filled up in Haridevpur, on the souther...  | Read.. 
Driving math bugbear away
From now on, students of Ballygunge Shiksha Sadan (BSS) will have a new weapon to fight the math bugbear. The Pythagor...  | Read.. 
Restore temple tank, orders HC
The green bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the Howrah Municipal Corporation and Howrah police superintendent t...  | Read.. 
Cops flunk shooting test
Officers argue marksmanship not required for efficiency

Nearly half of the Calcutta police officers put through a target-shooting test recently were way off the mark, proving that i ...  | Read.. 
A student on her way to school in an autorickshaw near Palm Avenue. Picture by Anindya Shankar Ray
Hello It's Saturday , June 28 , 2008
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 You share your birthday with...
John Cusack You are alert, intelligent and optimistic. You have an eye for craftsmanship. Tho ...Read.. 
Young Metro
To mark the 128 birth anniversary of Hellen Keller, National Association for the Blind along with Calcutta ...  | Read.. 
Painting heads for Beijing
A painting by Calcutta artist Aloke Paul has been selected for the Olympic ...  | Read.. 

State firm on school code
The state government on Friday reiterated that the Christian missionary sch...  | Read.. 

Police scam boss gives up
Pradip Bose, the mastermind of the city police constabulary recruitment sca...  | Read.. 

Cop shot at doorstep
A policeman on vigilante patrol in the Shibtala area of Bally was shot in t...  | Read.. 

Three held for trader kidnap
Police arrested three persons on Friday on suspicion of their involvement i...  | Read.. 

The City Diary More.. 
Eight-year-old mowed down
Electronic mall fire
Killer Tata 407
Traffick net
Bata blaze
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