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Wednesday , May 16 , 2012
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Calcutta Weather
Min : 29.20°C (+3)
Max : 36.30°C (+1)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 88.00% Min : 64.00%
Sunrise : 4:57 AM
Sunset : 6:10 PM
Sultry and uncomfortable weather. Maximum temperature likely to be around 38°C.

Sky lies to leave city high and dry

Ice packs, lassi and a plunge in the pool thrice a day keep Calcutta’s top dogs fit for the call of duty in the harsh mid-May heat. ...   | Read..

Cloud on hope for quick rain relief

Debanjali Basu Mullick took one look at the overcast Tuesday morning sky and sprinted back home to pack an umbrella into her ...   | Read..

Trader goes missing, whiff of staged kidnap

A Calcutta-based trader, believed to be heavily in debt, went missing from a hotel in Asansol on Friday, a day after the man ...   | Read..

Anticipatory bail for cop on the run

Police constable Tarak Das, accused of attempt to murder, has secured anticipatory bail after evading arrest for more than a ...   | Read..

Finally, Gambhir scores over Ganguly at Eden!

Four members of Team Metro, spread across blocks B, C, K and the Platinum Lounge, conducted a straw poll among the...   | Read..

Kalighat temple plea in apex court

The apex court on Tuesday admitted an appeal against the Calcutta High Court order banning the entry of devotees into the san...   | Read..

Fire on ship for the Andamans

Mishap during repair, voyage put off

A ship that takes tourists to the Andamans caught fire while undergoing repairs at Kidderpore on Tuesday....   | Read..
DOG DAY AFTERNOON: Three members of Calcutta police’s dog squad show how to beat the heat at the police training school in Hastings on Tuesday. Picture by Bhubaneswarananda Halder
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Dues fill civic coffers

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