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Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
Min : 29.70°C (+3)
Max : 37.60°C (+4)
Rainfall : 44.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 92.00% Min : 59.00%
Sunrise : 4:54 AM
Sunset : 6:20 PM
Partly cloudy sky with possibility of development of thunder clouds towards evening / night. Maximum and minimum temperature will be around 36°C and 25°C respectively.
Heat holiday heralds storm
If rain brought temporary relief on Wednesday, the government gave students an extended respite by declaring all primary, secondary and higher secondary institutions in the state closed for three days from Thursday. ...  | Read.. 
Rain yes, but not monsoon flow
A thunderstorm lashed the city on Wednesday evening, offering rare respite from the swelter, but the weatherman was quick to...  | Read.. 
Eye on sky to escape power cuts
Rain relief on Wednesday evening was greeted with a round of power cuts as CESC kept its fingers crossed about demand dipping...  | Read.. 
Union trouble shuts down Joka school
A private school in Joka, with more than 3,000 students on its rolls, was “closed down indefinitely” on Wednesday after a few...  | Read.. 
Varsity firm on ragging penalty
The Jadavpur University authorities on Wednesday refused to repeal the punishment of three architecture students who allegedl...  | Read.. 
Serendipity in search of sculptures
Archaeologists are rejoicing over the chance discovery of two early medieval sites while cataloguing sculptures in a city mus...  | Read.. 
Where the T20 hunt is on
Priyanka Roy’s parents pray for win, hope for telecast

India’s T20 title hopes are still alive at a Shyambazar address. ...  | Read.. 
A student of South Point takes off his shirt just after school gave over on Wednesday in a desperate bid to beat the heat. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta
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Killer crossroads at crack of dawn
A 28-year-old marine engineer and the driver of the taxi he was travelli...  | Read.. 

Girl found hanging in bathroom
A 12-year-old girl was found hanging in the bathroom of her KC 50 home in S...  | Read.. 

Teacher held for wife suicide
Basudeb Chakraborty, 43, a lecturer of Jangipur College in Murshidabad, was...  | Read.. 

Web window for admission
The state information technology department on Tuesday claimed to have deve...  | Read.. 

Children from Manipur rescued
A group of 25 children from Manipur, aged between six and 14 years, was res...  | Read.. 

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