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Calcutta Weather
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Rainfall : 56.20 mm
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Today
Generally cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershower.
 
CIMA Gallary
Mamata roots for long-term funds
The Bengal government is formalising longer-term funding plans for special-needs programmes in select districts to avoid charges that New Delhi is being tapped for a one-off bailout. ...  | Read.. 
 
Lalli in money laundering case
Updated 16hrs (IST)
The Enforcement Directorate today registered a money laundering case against suspended Prasar Bharti CEO B S Lalli ...  | Read.. 
 
Boots give away cop
The constable on the run after the triple murder near Calcutta was arrested this dawn from a road 700 metres from Bangladesh, his sturdy service shoes blowing his claim t ...  | Read.. 
 
Don’t LOL, Sir, dat’s my way
Some examinees at Chhattisgarh’s premier university may have been a little 2cool than was gud4 them last month. ...  | Read.. 
 
Idol in India then, double-bill hero in Nepal now
In the unlikely event of Mamata Banerjee and Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee hitting movie halls in Nepal this week, they will find a common factor in not one but two love stories un ...  | Read.. 
 
Plan for 300 colleges
Three hundred colleges and 10 universities will be established across Bengal in the next five years, state higher education minister Bratya Basu said today. ...  | Read.. 
 
Mamata Four on woo-hills mission
Four Bengal ministers came calling on Darjeeling on a single day with a host of promises, unheard of during the Left Front regime when even the chief minister cancelled a ...  | Read.. 
 
Bangla leaders face indictment
The Bangladesh criminal investigation department (CID) has completed its extended investigation into the 2004 Ulfa arms haul case and will soon submit a supplementary charges ...  | Read.. 
 
Koda link in CBI’s JSEB probe
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is thinking of lodging FIRs against certain officers of Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) after investigations confirmed ...  | Read.. 
 
Maoists gun down RPF man
An armed squad of over 70 Maoists blasted railway tracks to trap a pilot engine with two Railway Protection Force policemen, gunning down one of them to loot weapons, but had ...  | Read.. 
 
Didi’s sari support for Suman poll campaign
A white fabric of nine yards that a certain Didi has made famous on her way to storming Bengal’s “Red Fort” is now on the verge of making waves in J ...  | Read.. 
 
Constable Pijush Ghosh in handcuffs after his capture by the BSF on Monday;
Boots give away cop
 
 
For sure, Rory is an inspiration.... What he’s doing is really something unbelievable
Rafael Nadal
after Rory McIlroy’s victory in the US Open
Ashram aide detained after car cash haul
Police today detained a security officer at Sai Baba’s ashram in Puttaparthi after a weeke ...  | Read..
Governor seal on Singur land bill
Governor M.K. Narayanan has given his assent to the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development ...  | Read..
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Kahn can't help Kani get bail
Parental responsibilities cannot be a ground for bail and neither can the conditions imposed on for...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSSMore.. 
Shot and bleeding, drive to cops
A 42-year-old businessman with three bullet wounds drove his Honda City almost 3km to reach Ultadang...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSSMore.. 
River swells, 14000 homeless in Midnapores
Over 14,000 people in West and East Midnapore were rendered homeless today as a swelling Kangshabat...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSSMore.. 
LJP hand for Cong in Purnea
The two-year-old RJD-LJP alliance in Bihar today teetered on the edge after Ram Vilas Paswan's part...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSSMore.. 
Fresh revolt rocks Malda Cong
The Congress has once again been rattled by open dissent in the district with a major section of le...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSSMore.. 
Anna Hazare and Gandhi
The author is a former professor, Centre for Economic Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delh...   | Read.. 
Sports RSSMore.. 
Manohar: Our stand on SLPL won't change
The muscle-flexing Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is firm on not allowing players to ...   | Read.. 
International RSSMore.. 
Pak girl 'forced' to wear suicide vest
Police said today that militants kidnapped a 9-year-old girl on her way to school and forced her to...   | Read.. 
Business RSSMore.. 
Mauritius malady
Panic gripped bourses today on reports that the government was reviewing the double taxation avoida...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSSMore.. 
The man who pulls no punches
Congratulations on the completion of 10 years of Aamir Khan Productions and 10 years of Lagaan...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSSMore.. 
Simian trio caged, lens on guardian
Three of the five monster primates are in prison and their foster father is facing a notice for gro...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSSMore.. 
Farmers want hospital or land back
Thirty sugarcane cultivators of Ujoragaon, a village located 15km from the district headquarters, t...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSSMore.. 
Lowdown on uplift from a height
The Orissa Space Application Centre (ORSAC) has conducted a pilot study at Chintamanipur village in...   | Read..