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Calcutta Weather
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Tallest in town & country
Calcutta — and India — will get its tallest building at 250 metres when a commercial property comes up on Chowringhee, next to Tata Centre....  | Read.. 
Mob fury after bus race
Two racing minibuses bore the brunt of mob fury on Friday after a pedestrian was knocked down by one of them on a busy thorou...  | Read.. 
Fired up for ‘vacation’
The fire at Writers’ Buildings on Thursday has given employees of the departments whose offices were damaged an unscheduled v...  | Read.. 
Neither proof, nor freedom
Ten days after the terror mail hoax, police haven’t found evidence against either Kaushik Basu or Sabitri Dandapat but contin...  | Read.. 
Probe into craft go-around
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is probing the circumstances that led three Calcutta-bound flights to hover as the air...  | Read.. 
Sops for green switch
The state will cut certain taxes for vehicles abiding by green norms and will give Rs 10,000 to each autorickshaw owner for s...  | Read.. 
Tangra basks in Beijing Olympic glow
Dragon dance, community dinner to celebrate triumph of land of ancestors

Over 1,200 of the city’s Chinese population gathered in a school in Tangra to dance and dine in red T-shirts in celebration o ...  | Read.. 
Kolkata Cab, a fleet of 100 luxury taxis, was launched in the city on Friday. The cabs will be available 24x7 and can be called by dialling 44-222-222 ...  | Read
Hello It's Saturday , August 9 , 2008
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 You share your birthday with...
Whitney HoustonAlways fighting for a cause, you are an activist in the true sense. You pre ...Read.. 
Young Metro
It’s time schoolchildren did their bit for the conservation of the Royal Bengal Tiger....  | Read.. 
State demands share of project cost hike
The state government will ask the Centre to pay half the amount by which co...  | Read.. 

Sealdah lawyers halt work
Over 1,200 lawyers of the Sealdah court on Friday announced a ceasework til...  | Read.. 

Blaze fails to put Writers’ on guard
Writers’ Buildings on Friday remained indifferent to the threat of fire lur...  | Read.. 

The City Diary More.. 
Court okays Salt Lake market shift
Governor ‘distressed’
Film director
Man missing
Precious stones