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Here, books lead us to darkness
Cricket or “culture”, they tend to turn pitch dark without notice in Calcutta. A power failure blanketed the Book Fair at Milon Mela in black today, leaving one lakh visitors shocked and scared about security, publishers fuming and wary of thefts, and the organisers red-faced. ...  | Read.. 
 
Eight-peg ‘beautician’ runs over cop & biker
A woman driving under the influence of alcohol 15 times more than the permissible limit smashed her SUV into a police squad monitoring road rogues a little after midnight ...  | Read.. 
 
Jaipur grooms a princess
The royal city is grooming a princess to fill the vacuum left by Maharani Gayatri Devi. Diya Kumari, the daughter of Bhawani Singh, the erstwhile maharaja of Jaipur, is set to be the next face ...  | Read.. 
 
Fresh doubts over fate of National Games
The sudden postponement of a scheduled Indian Olympic Association (IOA) meeting on February 4 has once again cast doubts on chances of the 34th National Games being held ...  | Read.. 
 
A relative of Mahatma Gandhi scatters his ashes in the sea off Durban in South Africa on Saturday, six decades after his assassination. (AFP)
 
 
I can say this, I will see you again next year
Justine Henin
after losing the Australian Open final to Serena Williams
Big dog? It’s a tigress and it’s free
A zoo tigress that had killed a visitor two years ago slipped out of her enclosure with her c ...  | Read..
For tween boys, masculinity resides in a spray can
One bathroom in Stefanie Mullen’s home in a suburb of San Diego is stocked with enough product ...  | Read..
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Bill to overhaul university system
All universities and deemed universities will have to pick vice-chancellors from a central registry...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
GLAM VS GRIM
I t looked very different from the Calcutta Book Fair. The lane off Mansingh Road that led to Diggi ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Bed to food, scent of home
Cell No. 14, Alipore Central Jail. That is the current address of Haldiram owner Prabhu Shankar Aga...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Party piece
if Basu's long tenure as chief minister of West Bengal was as disastrous for the state as some of u...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Serena too hot for Justine
Serena Williams defeated Belgium's Justine Henin 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 on Saturday to win the Australian Op...   | Read.. 
International RSS
China threatens sanctions on US firms
China threatened to impose sanctions on US arms firms and cut cooperation with Washington unless it...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Honda presses local recall button
Honda will recall about 8,532 units of its sedan City in India as part of a global initiative trigg...   | Read..