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Thursday , July 21 , 2011
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Calcutta Weather
Min : 27.00°C (+1)
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Rainfall : 46.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
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Plane crash compensation parity
A high court has asked Air India to double to Rs 75 lakh the compensation for the parents of a young passenger who died in last year’s Mangalore plane crash, invoking the Montreal Convention for the first time to introduce parity and award the largest such amount in the country. ...  | Read.. 
Court allows IT dept to quiz Raja and five others
Updated 17.00 hrs (IST)
A Delhi court today allowed the Income Tax department to interrogate six accused, including former Telecom Minister A Raja, arrested for their alleged involvement ...  | Read.. 
Chidambaram, Malik may meet at SAARC
Updated 16.40 hrs (IST)
Home Minister P Chidambaram may hold a bilateral meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik on the sidelines of a SAARC conference ...  | Read.. 
Fence prolongs New Market fire
A fire broke out in New Market’s F Block this evening, reviving fears of the 1985 blaze that gutted over 400 shops, but fire-fighters brought it under control afte ...  | Read.. 
Indian guests for ISI-funded Kashmir cell
A prominent Washington-based Kashmir group, accused by the FBI of being funded by Pakistan’s ISI in a covert attempt to tilt American policy against India’s con ...  | Read.. 
Stand by your man and smack ’em
For a man who gets a kick out of sledgehammer headlines, Rupert Murdoch has a problem of plenty when it comes to wife Wendi Deng. ...  | Read.. 
Rs 400cr push for education
As many as 300 middle schools will be upgraded to high schools over the next three months to widen the reach of secondary education in the state. ...  | Read.. 
Rural change gets toll-free
It’s a helpline that could have been a lifeline for people like slain MGNREGS activist Niyamat Ansari. But better late than never. ...  | Read.. 
Mamata Banerjee was crowned the ‘Shera’r Shera Bangali’ at the STAR Ananda Shera Bangali Awards 2011 in the Science City auditorium on Wednesday eveni ...  | Read
It’s obviously big, leading 15 people who have the expectation of 1.2 billion
MS Dhoni
on the Lord’s Test starting Thursday
Youth ‘hangs’ for Telangana
A 31-year-old Telangana supporter allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree ne ...  | Read..
Fresh vote-cash finger at Amar
Delhi police today made their second arrest in the 2008 cash-for-vote scandal, taking into cust ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Karat squirms at comrade's China jab
Trust a comrade to leave another a little redder.   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
All roads lead to a rally
Trinamul's triumph threatens to be Calcutta's trauma on Thursday afternoon with the ruling party eye...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Plan to free 52 prisoners with message to rebels
Mamata Banerjee today said 52 undertrial political prisoners, including two Maoists, would be relea...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
drowning streets
Incessant rain poured down on the state capital from late yesterday night, turning large parts of t...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Cave-in clogs Sikkim road for 8 hours
A 40-metre stretch of NH31A caved in completely along the Teesta near Kalimpong this morning, hampe...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A liberal inquisition
The televised inquisition conducted by a select committee of Britain’s parliament, starring the Murd...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Numbers multiply intensity
The 2,000th Test... The 100th between India and England... When it's all about numbers, how can one...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Cameron declares war on media
Parliament appears to be moving towards bringing in sweeping legislation that will effectively puni...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Govt trims growth forecast
The government today lowered its GDP growth projection for 2011-12 to 8.6 per cent from about 9 per...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Centre stage Prosenjit
You are seen at Tollywood-government interfaces these days and you also met the chief minister. Is t...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Now, IIM dream for Rs 9 lakh
Wannabe managers and engineers, prepare for pocket pinch.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Smaller rebel groups a worry
The recent IED blast on railway tracks by the lesser known militant group, Adivasi People's Army (A...   | Read.. 
Orissa RSS
Colony without roads, drains
The state of roads that runs through a housing colony near Patia speaks volumes about the conditio...   | Read..