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Wednesday , September 8 , 2010
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CIMA Gallary
Blame it on tolerance
When I was growing up in Calcutta (and I refuse to call my beloved city by its new-found postal name, Kolkata) bandhs were days marked for playing cricket, for meeting school-friends without the burden of a uniform and basically having a daylong feast. ...  | Read.. 
Encephalitis kills 5 more in Uttar Pradesh, toll reaches 254
Updated September 8, 2010 16:00hrs (IST)
Five more persons died due to encephalitis here taking the death toll in Uttar Pradesh's eastern region to 254 this year, a health official said today ...  | Read.. 
Overnight rainfall brings mercury down in Delhi
Updated September 8, 2010 16:00hrs (IST)
Some parts of the national capital received rainfall overnight, bringing the temperature down but keeping the humidity high. ...  | Read.. 
9 killed, 29 injured in bus-lorry collision in Chennai
Updated September 8, 2010 15:30hrs (IST)
Nine persons were killed and 29 others injured when a bus and a lorry collided and went up in flames in Thiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu today. ...  | Read.. 
Break & deny parents’ right
The parents of Pronab Mondal, The Telegraph’s principal correspondent whose hand was broken by CPM activists last Friday, could not make the trip from their Bar ...  | Read.. 
Now, JMM ready to back BJP govt
A wily Arjun Munda managed to extract unconditional support from the JMM and stake claim to form a government in Jharkhand today, three months after Shibu Soren’s flip-f ...  | Read.. 
What a shame! All it takes to shut down this city is Rs 210 ...  | Read
I expect it to be really tough, especially now that he’s gotten a taste of how to beat me
Roger Federer
on playing Robin Soderling in the US Open quarter-finals
Water flows in, heritage safe
Water is once again flowing into the lakes of the Keoladeo National Park, staving off the thre ...  | Read..
Festive frown: all’s not fair with park pujas
Worship yes, joyrides no. That seems to be the mantra from the civic body to pujas held in parks thi ...  | Read..
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Tribunal shoots down army Kargil appeal
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Calcutta RSS
Shutdown strikes wrong chord
Schoolboy Zaid Hossain, 11, was officially "exempt" from Tuesday's bandh but he spent the whole day ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Bandh brawl turns into Nandi turf war
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Bihar RSS
Early test for quick results
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North Bengal RSS
Beginning of final break-up: Morcha
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Opinion RSS
Freedoms on trial
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Sports RSS
First report may be out by Friday
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International RSS
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Business RSS
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