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Calcutta Weather
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Min : 15.20°C (+1)
Max : 25.10°C (-2)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 98.00% Min : 52.00%
Sunrise : 6:17 AM
Sunset : 5:4 PM
Today
Mainly clear sky with mist or fog in the morning.
 
CIMA Gallary
 
Ban, what ban? It’s autocracy
Political parties threw their weight behind the auto brigade on the first day of the high court’s ban on two-stroke engines, robbing Calcutta of the chance to ring in 2009 with “Happy New Air”....  | Read.. 
 
Sheriff’s 2-stroke tryst
The sheriff of Calcutta, appointed by the high court, readily responded to a request from Metro to highlight how two-s...  | Read.. 
 
Subhas’s 14000 bluff
Subhas Chakraborty has done it again. Dodged a deadline and booed a ban. Probably for the 14,000th time....  | Read.. 
 
JU fixes fees for foreign students
The turnout of foreign students at Jadavpur University (JU) is on the rise, prompting the authorities to frame a fee structur...  | Read.. 
 
482 feel police party punch
Around 1,000 revellers were caught on the wrong side of the law on New Year’s Eve. ...  | Read.. 
 
Revelry within safety ring
The evening may have started under a veil of security, but it lifted fast to reveal the face of a Calcutta that loves to part...  | Read.. 
 
Dance in club but dine in dhaba
79-year-old Balwant Singh’s Eating House lures New Year’s Eve party crowd with paratha and paneer

When: New Year’s Eve. What: Hungry hundreds. Where: Tolly or CC&FC? No, Balwant Singh’s Eating House! ...  | Read.. 
 
A traffic sergeant looks on as a banned two-stroke auto goes past him on the Park Circus-EM Bypass connector on Thursday morning. Picture by Sanat Kumar Sinha
Ban, what ban? It’s autocracy
Hello It's Friday , January 2 , 2009
Soiree
Book fair
Exhibition
Art watch
 
Timeout
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Today's Tips
 
 You share your birthday with...
Kate Bosworth & Bula Chowdhury You are charming and diplomatic, with strong persuasive skill ...Read.. 
Letters
  Rogue drivers rule the roads
  Price of life in hospital
  Bitter bond
 
5-yr-old found dead
The body of a five-year-old girl — Ankita Manna — was found in an abandone...  | Read.. 

Friend held for youth murder
Sudipto Bhattacharya, the 22-year-old whose decomposed body was found near ...  | Read.. 

Howrah prison riot singes superintendent’s room
Over 60 inmates of Howrah jail set ablaze the superintendent’s room and bro...  | Read.. 

 
The City Diary More.. 
Matador turns turtle, 1 killed
Hospital assault
Mishaps
Robbery