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Calcutta Weather
Min : 29.20°C (+3)
Max : 36.50°C (+1)
Rainfall : 2.18 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 90.00% Min : 58.00%
Sunrise : 5:0 AM
Sunset : 6:5 PM
Thunderstorm accompanied by squall with a spell of heavy rain
CIMA Gallary
Murder & suicide in highrise
A riverside residential block woke up to the stench of murder and suicide on Monday — a marine engineer hanging from a ceiling fan and his wife and father-in-law lying in separate bedrooms with their throats slit....  | Read.. 
Trees bear brunt of polls
Roadside trees are the mute victims of the current Lok Sabha polls. Banners, hoardings and flexes have been nailed to tree b...  | Read.. 
Early deadline for artisans
With early deadlines knocking on the door this year (Saptami is on September 25), images of Durga and her entourage are fast ...  | Read.. 
A rare literary display
Raja Rammohun Roy’s turban, Bankimchandra’s chair, Vidyasagar’s reading table, a silver charkha belonging to Acharya P...  | Read.. 
Violence alert in city pockets
Chief secretary Asok Mohan Chakrabarti expressed apprehension about disturbance in the city and the police top brass took sto...  | Read.. 
Trader files contempt plea
The South 24-Parganas district magistrate will face a “contempt of court” charge for not returning a Tata Safari requisitione...  | Read.. 
GenX votes for a bit of faith
Students from five colleges talk politics in final countdown to Poll ’09

Five GeNext Calcuttans got together on Monday afternoon for a freewheeling chat on what Poll 2009 means to them. Here’s wh ...  | Read.. 
The season’s second Nor’wester lashed the city on Monday evening, breaking a five-day spell of heat and humidity. A five-minute storm with windspeeds ...  | Read
Hello It's Tuesday , May 12 , 2009
Football cup
Art watch
What's on in town
Today's Tips
 You share your birthday with...
Jason Biggs & Iva Majoli You are warm and friendly by nature. But be more serious and disciplined ...Read.. 
Young Metro
•Marriages made by mouse
High in the hills, adversity builds leaders
Single-day test for MBA examinees
Campaign ends in a crescendo
Private tutor Vikas Narayan had to send his students home at 4pm on Mond...  | Read.. 

Talks to open film school
The chairman of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Buddhadeb D...  | Read.. 

Frequent flier with fake papers
A man who had flown abroad at least 150 times on a passport obtained fraudu...  | Read.. 

Rain relief in swelter city
Mamata Banerjee’s prayers for rain relief were answered on Monday evening w...  | Read.. 

Protest, gherao over fee hike
Guardians of students of Nava Nalanda High School took to the streets for t...  | Read.. 

Rain relief for city
The city was lashed by the season’s second Nor’wester on Monday evening, se...  | Read.. 

Girl fights BSF molester
A young woman hauled a BSF jawan to the police station on Monday evening af...  | Read.. 

The City Diary More.. 
Three killed, one hurt in mishaps
Court order on temple
Found dead
Man shot at
Body exhumed
MLA stable