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Friday , June 22 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.40°C (+0)
Max : 33.00°C (+0)
Rainfall : 18.10 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 95.00% Min : 75.00%
Sunrise : 4:54 AM
Sunset : 6:24 PM
Generally cloudy sky. Rain or thundershower may occur in some areas.

Caged cubs in gender play

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus. Yes, stereotypes rule in the lion kingdom too....   | Read..

Calcutta encroachment model, New Town-style

New Town is fast catching up with Calcutta in curbing the right of citizens to free movement, forcing them to knock on the ad...   | Read..

Pitch for solar power

A recently organised seminar on climate change has recommended a host of steps to encourage the use of renewable energy in Ca...   | Read..

RAF tips for rugby kids

Little Arjun was taking a little breather on the side of the field, oblivious to the rain. Though out of breath, the boy from...   | Read..

Mamata flags off Rath Yatra

Cymbals clashed and chants of “Hare Krishna” filled the air as chief minister Mamata Banerjee pulled the chariot to kick off ...   | Read..

SSKM panel for Pinki scan

An 11-member medical board set up by SSKM Hospital is likely to examine and determine the gender of arrested athlete Pinki Pr...   | Read..

First taste of monsoon since onset

Met office says flow is still weak, rules out heavy rain in 48 hours

Calcutta had to wait four days since the onset of the monsoon for its first taste of seasonal showers on Thursday but the wea...   | Read..
Queen Victoria’s 1829 Erard fortepiano (in the glass case), on which she learnt to play as a girl, was put on display at Victoria Memorial after a 20- ...  | Read
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 You share your birthday with...
Dan Brown, Meryl Streep & Laila Rouass You are not egotistical but you need approval. You follow ...Read.. 
Young Metro
Fine balance for Gen M...  | Read.. 

New Town footpaths

Encroachers are taking over New Town, one pavement at a time. And residents...   | Read..

Signal strength shifts

The cable operator’s gain has become the direct-to-home (DTH) service provi...   | Read..

Pitch for solar power
A recently organised seminar on climate change has recommended a host of steps to ...   | Read..

Vacate order to film city plot encroachers
The owners of the 15-odd brick kilns still operating from the Uttarpara plot identified for ...  | Read.. 
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