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Saturday , August 21 , 2010
Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.00°C (+0)
Max : 28.10°C (-4)
Rainfall : 6.40 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 97.00% Min : 86.00%
Sunrise : 5:17 AM
Sunset : 6:3 PM
Generally cloudy sky. Rain or thundershower may occur in some areas.
Finally a pen to write, not sell
The first time Subodh Biswas took out his pen to jot down a note in his medical college classroom, his mind wandered to a train compartment where he once sold pens for a living....  | Read.. 
Red signals road chaos
A signalling system out of sync with the volume of traffic and a traffic-stopper political rally left arteries across the cit...  | Read.. 
Metro paves path for blind
The heart of the city’s public transport system has finally opened its eyes to the needs of the visually challenged....  | Read.. 
Township faces cave-in curse
Roads in Salt Lake have caved in at over 16 spots, an inspection by civic officials revealed on Friday, a day after a 3ftx2ft...  | Read.. 
Raids on drug dens round up 300
Police have started raids on drug peddlers across the city after an exposé in Metro on the trade in banned items....  | Read.. 
Fast food stop on fire
A fire broke out in an eatery at Baghajatin More in Jadavpur on Friday morning. ...  | Read.. 
Gift for Rakhi? Siblings just tech that
Mobile and laptop, wireless headphone and digital camera the rage in festive run-up

Geek is the new black. And gadgets the new gold. This year, gifts for Rakshabandhan are moving from traditional jewellery to ...  | Read.. 
Subodh Biswas pens a new chapter in his life in his hostel room at Burdwan Medical College. Picture by Krishna Das
Hello It's Saturday , August 21 , 2010
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 You share your birthday with...
Kenny Rogers, Kim Cattrall, Carrie-Anne Moss & Bhumika Chawla
You know what you want an ...Read.. 
Young Metro
Roadblock for Indian unity
As part of La Martiniere for Boys’s 175th anniversary celebrations, the...  | Read.. 
Time key to dengue defence
Fewer people have fallen prey to dengue in the city compared with last year...  | Read.. 

Girl faints after teacher ‘slap’
A Class IX student of a Sonarpur school fainted after allegedly being slapp...  | Read.. 

Push for varsity
The CPM-backed West Bengal Government College Teachers’ Association on Frid...  | Read.. 

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