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CIMA Gallary
Fireworks sound and cop fury mark a dark Diwali
The festival of lights became the festival of sound on Saturday night as the decibel ban exploded on the face of the red-faced cops who, on being hauled up by the chief minister, launched a knee-jerk crackdown around 11pm....  | Read.. 
Crackdown in cracker wake
Saturday, till 10 pm: 17 arrests. Saturday, from 10.30pm till post-midnight: 1,067 arrests. ...  | Read.. 
Scottish hope for heritage
Heritage conservation may receive a much-needed boost following the visit of Scotland’s culture minister, Michael Russell, to...  | Read.. 
African moves on Gujarati feet
When Siddi Dhamal performed in front of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam a few years ago, the former President’s guards stopped the danc...  | Read.. 
Shortage of judges adds to case pile
The number of cases pending in the high court has touched 3.5 lakh....  | Read.. 
B-school likes it short and tweet
The bitter-tweet experiences of some celebrities may have triggered Twitter trauma among those in the public eye but students...  | Read.. 
Black destroyer of demons goes true blue
City pandals turn Kali from fearsome goddess of the moonless night to benevolent protector

Goddess Kali has gone from dark and destructive to blue and benevolent. ...  | Read.. 
Around 45 volunteers from the Chinese, Sikh, Jewish, Khoja, Ahmadiyya and Dawoodi Bohra Muslim communities in the city came together on Sunday morning ...  | Read
Hello It's Monday , October 19 , 2009
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Today's Tips
 You share your birthday with...
Sunny Deol & John Le Carré
You are courageous, confident and innovative. Once committed ...Read.. 
A strict but loving teacher
Swami Asaktanandaji Maharaj, the secretary of Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur, died at a ci...  | Read.. 
It’s a taxi, but not an Amby
The monopoly of Ambassador taxis in the city will end as soon as Panchu Mon...  | Read.. 

Private college charged with breach of contract
The state health department has accused Bengal’s only private medical colle...  | Read.. 

Taxi driver returns cash and goods
A 39-year-old taxi driver on Sunday returned two bags containing goods wort...  | Read.. 

Fire in shops, pandals
A series of fire mishaps marred the Diwali spirit in Calcutta and its neigh...  | Read.. 

The City Diary More.. 
Mishaps claim 3
Boy run over
Youth shot