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Thursday , July 26 , 2012
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Calcutta Weather
Min : 27.60°C (+2)
Max : 34.20°C (+2)
Rainfall : 0.10 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 94.00% Min : 67.00%
Sunrise : 5:7 AM
Sunset : 6:20 PM
Rain or thundershower may occur in some places. Maximum temperature likely to be around 33°C.

Lone woman at male altar

A 35-year-old mother of two has become Calcutta’s first woman Muslim marriage registrar, her achievement made doubly sweet by the acknowledgement that she was better qualified for the post than all the male candidates....   | Read..

Extra buses spare taxi strike blues

Extra buses and planning ensured that Calcutta did not miss the taxi much on Wednesday. ...   | Read..

Right tribute to Tagore by children

Rimpa Manna, a resident of Kidderpore and daughter of a domestic help and a mason, didn’t know a single piece of Rabindrasang...   | Read..

Woman falls off auto to death

A woman in her late 50s died after falling off the rear seat of an autorickshaw in front of Swabhumi on Wednesday morning. Th...   | Read..

Calcutta to London? That’s a bad brand

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has promised to turn Calcutta into London, but that might not necessarily be a good thing in t...   | Read..

Duo in net ‘reveals’ murder link

Two youths arrested on suspicion of theft had allegedly been involved in the murder of businessman Suptendu Dutta, who owned ...   | Read..

Debut for I-Day pageant

Paribartan: first August 15 parade since 1948

Mamata Banerjee wants an Independence Day pageant on Red Road, complete with police parade and tableaux, breaking with a trad...   | Read..
Extra buses ferried fliers from the airport on Wednesday, when two-third of the city’s taxi fleet went off the road because of a strike. At Howrah sta ...  | Read
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 You share your birthday with...
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Autos flout, we encourage

If the auto driver is the rogue of the road, the commuter is often his ally...   | Read..

Landlock shadows science conclave

The heads of three of the world’s four high-energy synchrotrons are in town...   | Read..

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