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Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
Min : 23.70°C (+6)
Max : 34.60°C (+4)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 95.00% Min : 21.00%
Sunrise : 6:3 AM
Sunset : 5:35 PM
Misty morning and clear sky later. Maximum and minimum temperatures to hover around 35°C and 22°C.
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Slumgirl in a million
Shabana Khatun wakes up at an hour that divides night from day. From the window in her room, she watches the sky change colour. It isn’t time for the morning prayers yet. She pulls up her cover to her chin, closes her eyes and tries to imagine how th...  | Read.. 
Vishnu avatars & Mercury
Pataldanga, off College Square, is today like many other old neighbourhoods of north Calcutta with once-fine buildings crowdi...  | Read.. 
When corruption is a daily habit
A child put a five-rupee coin on his teacher’s desk and said: “I want my seat changed”. A colleague of the shocked teacher sh...  | Read.. 
Gods and demigods
Marc Riboud will be honoured with a lifetime achievement prize at the Sony World Photography Awards next month at Cannes. A s...  | Read.. 
Quick fix for flowing hair
Utpal Dutt’s Bhavani Shankar in the 1979 laugh-riot Golmaal would have felt at home at Jadubabur Bazar in Bhowanipore....  | Read.. 
Song of the outcast
A year before his death Rabindrasangeet exponent Debabrata Biswas encapsulated his disappointments and frustrations in his au...  | Read.. 
Next weekend you can be at ... Palash Parban
Palash Parban is a festival held during Dol at Deulghat, Garjoypur, in the Joypur block of Purulia district. A group of Purul...  | Read.. 
One path in Slumdog Millionaire (picture from the movie), another for Shabana Khatun
Slumgirl in a million
Hello It's Sunday , March 1 , 2009
Fun & games
Music magic
on Campus
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A ferry to a better life
The Foundation for the Economic Rehabilitation of Rural Youth (Ferry) celebrated its 25th year recently. In a country where the mortality ...  | Read..