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Calcutta Weather
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Min : 27.80°C (+3)
Max : 41.20°C (+5)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 94.00% Min : 19.00%
Sunrise : 5:15 AM
Sunset : 5:56 PM
Today
Generally clear sky with chaces of thunderstorm in some areas towards noon or evening
 
CIMA Gallary
 
BLACKOUT
Nearly the whole of Calcutta blacked out on its hottest April evening in years, thanks to a massive power failure reminiscent of the dark days of the ’80s in the run-up to elections. ...  | Read.. 
 
Knights start with nightmare
For the Kolkata Knight Riders, defeat (an eight-wicket thrashing really at the hands of an inspired Deccan Chargers) in their IPL 2009 opener came at 8.43pm local time, b ...  | Read.. 
 
Dhoni brother pads up for BJP
Narendra Singh Dhoni, the brother of M.S. Dhoni, joined the BJP today, taking politics to the drawing room of Indian cricket’s first family. ...  | Read.. 
 
TODAY’S MATCH
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings
 
YESTERDAY’S RESULTS
Delhi Daredevils bt Kings XI Punjab
Deccan Chargers bt Kolkata Knight Riders
 
Park Street lies under a blanket of darkness on Sunday evening, Picture by Sanat Kumar Sinha
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Whatever I have to say, I have said it already. I don’t want to prolong this match
Manmohan Singh
asked about his verbal duel with LK Advani
Slumdog girl on ‘sale’
Oscar child Rubina was about to be sold off for Rs 1.4 crore — by her father. ...  | Read..
Shot? It’s her cup of tea
An American woman who was shot in the head by her husband not only survived but made herself a ...  | Read..
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Disconnect
He leaps out of the chill of his luxury saloon into the stinging heat, grabs a few farmers' hands, c...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSSMore.. 
Memories of a dark (K)night
Trust the atmosphere in Calcutta to be "electric" whenever the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) square of...   | Read.. 
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Lalgarh demands Maoist amnesty
The tribals of Lalgarh want the government to drop all cases against suspected Maoists since 1998 a...   | Read.. 
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'KLO' call puts Buddha cops in a tizzy
A man claiming to be the chairman of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) today rang up a tel...   | Read.. 
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Yet to be acted upon
I have many times bemoaned the gross indiscipline among consumers, employees in State-owned power   | Read.. 
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Rahul or I don't have to prove a point: Sachin
Sunday morning saw Sachin Tendulkar formally launch a cricket website (cricdude.com), which has a f...   | Read.. 
International RSSMore.. 
Obama defends gesture
President Barack Obama today suggested Cuba release its political prisoners and strongly defended h...   | Read.. 
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Bid to rein in China at G20 meet
The Indian government worried by the growing clout of China at multilateral finance forums is keen ...   | Read.. 
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Deo it right
The gosh-awful sultry summer days are here again. And your best friend now is the deodorant spray. Y...   | Read.. 
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Flash GORDON
The last time I met Mr Gordon Ramsay he was counting Indian currency notes (many of them rather soil...   | Read..