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Calcutta Weather
WeatherTemperature
Min : 26.80°C (+1)
Max : 32.60°C (+1)
Rainfall : 7.70 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 95.00% Min : 66.00%
Sunrise : 5:1 AM
Sunset : 6:22 PM
Today
Partly cloudy with possibility of one or two spells of rain & thundershower. Maximum and minimum temperature is likely to be around 32°C & 27°C respectively.
 
CIMA Gallary
 
Hu flies home, Singh steps in
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today stepped in to articulate the developing world’s concerns on climate change and the global financial crisis after Chinese President Hu Jintao left the G8/G5 summit abruptly to tackle a domestic crisis. ...  | Read.. 
 
The Rail Budget passed Updated: July 9 (IST 14.37 hrs)
The Railway Budget was passed by the Lok Sabha today. The Raiway Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a slew of measures to tone up the functioning of the Railways. ...  | Read.. 
 
Chief minister, here’s what ails your government
Bengal’s hospitals are bursting at the seams. So is the health minister — with pride. ...  | Read.. 
 
Nanny days gift a tax legacy
The return of the gift tax in this year’s budget has left tax analysts wondering whether people have become more generous or whether it is ...  | Read.. 
 
Rail project hits land hurdle
Rail connectivity in Meghalaya is still a far cry with the proposed railway line linking Byrnihat in the state to Azara in Assam hitting a stumbling block. ...  | Read.. 
 
No new taxes, stress on social sectors
Union minister of state for finance Namo Narayan Meena today presented the annual budget for Jharkhand in the ...  | Read.. 
 
MP alleges leak
Perturbed over BJP allegations that the state budget was leaked to sections of the media, Governor Syed Sibtey Razi first toyed with the idea of or ...  | Read.. 
 
Gursharan Kaur (third from left), wife of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and the wives of other G8 leaders with Pope Benedict XVI (extreme right) at the Vatican on Wednesday. (AP)
Hu flies home, Singh steps in
 
 
Now everyone will want to go to jail
Chief Justice KG Balakrishnan
after the Mayavati government listed the amenities being planned in a prison
Mumbai rush for made-in-Chennai
Midway through the making of Kambakkht Ishq, an assistant gently told director Sabbir Kh ...  | Read..
Mission: Sell Delhi to kids
Tim Roemer, the incoming US ambassador to India, has an unusual problem ...  | Read..
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GeNext pushed into sink-or-swim test
The hot seat is getting hotter for Omar Abdullah, the country's youngest chief minister whose perfo...   | Read.. 
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United colours of bandh-obast
The great political divide in Bengal has been bridged by the desperate ' or rather diabolical ' bid ...   | Read.. 
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On table: assault on Maoist haven
Bengal and Jharkhand are planning a combined off- ensive along the border bet-ween the two states w...   | Read.. 
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Bid to 'drown' BDO in raging river
A mob tried to push a block development officer into the raging Fulhar in Bhaluka last night when h...   | Read.. 
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In Nehru's house
Indians are obsessed with individuals. One adverse result of this is that institutions do not get th...   | Read.. 
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I'll take one step at a time: Sourav
Sourav Ganguly, who turned 37 Wednesday, kept the speculation about him entering cricket administra...   | Read.. 
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China in death penalty threat
As northwest China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region settled into tense stillness today after thr...   | Read.. 
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Reliance gas sniffs tax break
Reliance Industries' gasfield in the KG basin is likely to get a seven-year tax holiday.   | Read.. 
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Finding Neverland
I heard the news today, oh boy, that Michael Jackson had a heart attack ' and died of cardiac arrest...   | Read..