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Five people trapped in a towering inferno on Park Street today took a fatal leap of faith while 14 others were charred as firemen with primitive equipment and little training battled the blaze in the 80-year-old tinderbox structure housing several city landmarks. ...  | Read.. 
 
The falling man
Never seen before, not on the beloved street where Calcutta goes to live its dreams. ...  | Read.. 
 
Lack of firefight tools shocks Samaritan tourist
A US citizen, who reached Calcutta on Tuesday morning, tried her best to help firefighters rescue people trapped inside Stephen Court for around an hour before she gave up hop ...  | Read.. 
 
A day after, Rani counts its losses
The hopes of 150 workers to be made permanent employees of Rani tea estate were burnt to ashes yesterday when a mob went on the rampage and set ablaze parts of the garden. ...  | Read.. 
 
Fancy fish doomed to death
Thousands of ornamental fish are waiting to die in rows of aquariums at the factory of Rani tea estate which was vandalised by a mob yesterday. ...  | Read.. 
 
Maoists target trains, cops
Maoists killed two persons, including a policeman, and blew up railway tracks in East Singhbhum and Latehar in the last 24 hours, disrupting railway services in various parts ...  | Read.. 
 
Land hunt for IT park
The cabinet today agreed to look for 10,000sqft built-up space each in Dhanbad and Jamshedpur for setting up software technology parks. ...  | Read.. 
 
The top floors of Stephen Court on fire on Tuesday afternoon. At the bottom are the landmark Peter Cat restaurant and the Music World outlet. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
PYRE STREET
 
 
The fire minister is only interested in sharing screen space with Shah Rukh Khan
Partha Chatterjee
leader of the Opposition
Scrap JEE for common test, Sibal signals to IITs
The human resource development ministry has asked a panel of IIT directors to consider scrappin ...  | Read..
Hillary: US to consider Pak nuke deal request
Secretary of state Hillary Clinton today said the US will “consider” Pakistan’s req ...  | Read..
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Siege because of ourselves
Raj Mahtani walks through Park Street on the night of 23/3. Not as the famous couture jeweller of Sa...   | Read.. 
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Minus equipment and efficiency, disaster team itself a disaster
Calcutta's hip '' happening street witnessed a fire disaster on Tuesday that was as much the doing o...   | Read.. 
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Dynamites on Howrah train
Six dynamite sticks attached to detonators fitted with a timer were found this morning in a school ...   | Read.. 
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Naxalbari movement founder kills self
Kanu Sanyal, one of the founding leaders of the Naxalite movement in the country and the all-India ...   | Read.. 
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Continent in distress
Since the age of European expansion, Europe has been the continent with which Indians are most famil...   | Read.. 
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'Bangalore, Mumbai look to be most organised teams'
The iconic Steve Waugh, in Mumbai to support a Sport for Good Foundation project, in his capacity a...   | Read.. 
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China blocks Google's HK site
The Chinese government moved today to restrict access of mainland users to Google's uncensored webs...   | Read.. 
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Plan growth target cut
The forecast for growth in the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-12) is now 8.1 per cent against 9 per ...   | Read.. 
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"The only person you enjoy playing is the one who loses
Why did you decide to take up chess?   | Read..