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Calcutta Weather
WeatherTemperature
Min : 15.30°C (-2)
Max : 27.70°C (-1)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 93.00% Min : 39.00%
Sunrise : 6:3 AM
Sunset : 4:46 PM
Today
Mainly clear sky. Minimum temperature likely to be around 15°C.
 
Students fail, scan on exams
Calcutta University’s overhauled undergraduate examination system has sent success rates dipping for the second consecutive year, prompting the authorities to press P for panic and probe....  | Read.. 
 
... for our cops with muskets
Calcutta police constables are being trained to fight crime and terror with a misfiring, British-era musket fit for an ordnan...  | Read.. 
 
Want to be doc? Read up on Robin Cook
If you find your doctor more keen on a Robin Cook thriller than medical case studies, don’t blame him, for he is just followi...  | Read.. 
 
D for digital, F for footfall
Akshay Kumar has gone digital to beat the Khans in the numbers game — in the first-day-first-show screen count....  | Read.. 
 
City zoo plans big for the birds
The oldest zoo in India is planning to set up one of the largest aviaries in the country. ...  | Read.. 
 
Crime data plea
The state government has not yet responded to a Right to Information petition filed on September 22 for the latest figures on...  | Read.. 
 
Land hurdle trips new schools
Private groups wary of buying agricultural plots to meet space criteria

The post-Singur land row has not just derailed industrialisation but has also come in the way of private English-medium schoo ...  | Read.. 
 
Keep the candle burning...A girl pays tribute to the victims of 26/11 at the police memorial on Red Road. Picture by Amit Datta
Hello It's Friday , November 27 , 2009
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Today's Tips
 
 You share your birthday with...
Bappi Lahiri & Suresh RainaYou are confident and sophisticated. You have strong polit ...Read.. 
Gang of 4 held
Four youths were arrested at Dum Dum Park, near VIP Road, early on Thursday and arms and contraband ...  | Read.. 
 
Got Rs 100? Buy a book
What can you get for Rs 100? A pair of flat slippers at Metro Plaza, a snac...  | Read.. 

 
The City Diary More.. 
Special trains
Power supply
Robbed
LPG protest