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WeatherTemperature
Min : 26.10°C (+0)
Max : 33.00°C (+1)
Rainfall : 3.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 95.00% Min : 80.00%
Sunrise : 5:13 AM
Sunset : 6:13 PM
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One or two spells of light to moderate rain.
 
Metro

Cash-for-seats buzz in colleges

Police are allegedly trying to pressure a woman to withdraw a complaint she had lodged with a college principal stating that Trinamul student leaders had taken money from her to get her nephew admitted to the institution....   | Read..
 

Unions broker admission deal

College seats are allegedly being offered for a price in Calcutta and the districts by “brokers” within the Trinamul-led stud...   | Read..
 

Downpour likely in next two days

The second wettest month for Calcutta has had a poor start but the weatherman feels the situation might improve as a couple o...   | Read..
 

‘Marydi’ strikes a blow for boxers

Dolly Singh’s dearest “Marydi” lost the Olympic battle for gold on Wednesday evening but not before winning the war for every...   | Read..
 

HC on sex worker’s kids

Calcutta High Court on Wednesday asked a former Sonagachhi sex worker to claim custody of her two daughters who had been forc...   | Read..
 

Employee held for airport theft

An airport employee has been arrested for allegedly stealing a 20-inch LCD TV from the VIP lounge in the international termin...   | Read..
 

Loot and assault at dawn

Paralytic woman dragged off bed, family members tied up

A gang of masked men attacked an 85-year-old homoeopath with a dagger, dragged his paralytic wife off her bed and tied up the...   | Read..
 
Governor M.K. Narayanan releases the DVD of Bickram Ghosh’s Vande Mataram at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday evening. The audio and video of the nation ...  | Read
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Court order on parent care

The sons and daughters-in-law of an octogenarian couple, who had accused th...   | Read..

Spaces living and empty

What happens to the casual scribbles and doodles that we keep making? Well,...   | Read..

RPF trio suspended for assault

Three Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel were suspended on Wednesday ...   | Read..

Transport bills under scanner

State transport corporations will have to send the state government a detai...   | Read..