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CIMA Gallary
Sari seller beats bully-boy EC
Calcutta High Court has stood by a trader who dared to stand up to the bully-boy tactics of the Election Commission after his new SUV was forcibly requisitioned last month....  | Read.. 
Schools suffer poll spit & polish
Schools in Calcutta may not take a leaf out of Sachin Haldar’s book of poll protest, but they would urge the Election Commiss...  | Read.. 
Library falls to election army
At the opening of the National Library in 1953, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, then education minister, said that a “citadel of pow...  | Read.. 
Katatel sold in the open
Outlets selling katatel, a toxic mixture of petrol, kerosene and naphtha used to run autorickshaws, continue to thrive...  | Read.. 
Brothers’ fatal ride
Two brothers going to school on their mother’s bicycle fell off the carrier and were run over by a truck on Akshay Mukherjee ...  | Read.. 
Roar of invisible lion
The Forward Bloc is using surrogate advertising to dodge the crackdown on poll clutter in Salt Lake....  | Read.. 
Kidnap cry of schoolgirl rescued from station
Police faced with three versions, all narrated by the 10-year-old ‘abducted’ from Bowbazar

A 10-year-old girl found crying at Howrah station on Monday morning said she had been abducted by two men from near her schoo ...  | Read.. 
BAMBOO FRAME FOR ABODE OF BOOKS:Preparations for Poll 2009 picked up pace on the grounds of the National Library on Monday, with the Election Commission putting the finishing touches to its plan to invade the Alipore address. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta
Hello It's Tuesday , May 5 , 2009
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Today's Tips
 You share your birthday with...

Tina Yothers & Danielle Fishel: You are optimistic but curious. Being practical will do you good. You are concerned ...Read.. 

Trinamul in sari fray
The Trinamul Congress has come up with its own sari to take on the nine yards specially designed for...  | Read.. 
Teacher gherao over dress code
Eight teachers of Sarisha Ramakrishna Mission Sarada Vidya Mandir were conf...  | Read.. 

Protest after sack
A group of Citu supporters locked the gates of a wholesale distribution uni...  | Read.. 

Hospital strike
Junior doctors of Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital started a ...  | Read.. 

Helmet fine for driver
Calcutta police have sent a notice to a high court lawyer asking him to pay...  | Read.. 

Skits and games to de-stress
Sixteen-year-old Varun Shaw had regular outbursts of anger for no apparent ...  | Read.. 

Guitar, Gandhi & Godhra
Delhi Public School, Ruby Park, held its annual prize distribution day on A...  | Read.. 

Bend it like Arsenal
Three youngsters from Bengal are among the 32 shortlisted from across the c...  | Read.. 

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CU exam dates
SSKM theft
Found dead