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Saturday , August 11 , 2012
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Engineering loses magnetic power

Engineering is no longer the abracadabra of academics — the magic word that opens the door to a secure and lucrative career even before a student can put BE or BTech on the résumé....   | Read..

Tips for scourge season

The outbreak of viral and bacterial diseases — dengue, malaria, flu and conjunctivitis — has set off alarm bells but the admi...   | Read..

Infertility shadow on Sec V

The late shifts, stress and unhealthy lifestyle that often come with a tech job are robbing many Calcuttans of the joy of fat...   | Read..

JU, Besu united on tech entry

Jadavpur University and Bengal Engineering and Science University would rather have empty seats in classrooms than students f...   | Read..

Teacher alleges cut-off fix

Calcutta University has not investigated because of lack of evidence a complaint lodged by a Manindra Chandra College teacher...   | Read..

Metro service disrupted

The Metro service was disrupted on Friday evening after sparks and smoke were spotted emanating from the undercarriage of a K...   | Read..

A mean punch and Mary for inspiration

Olympic bronze fires Howrah teen’s dream

In a dingy lane of Howrah’s Andul neighbourhood, a 14-year-old girl sat staring at a black-and-white TV screen on Wednesday e...   | Read..
Darkness descended on Calcutta on Friday afternoon with black clouds hanging low but the rain that followed was far from being a monsoon downpour, in ...  | Read
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Suneil Shetty and Pervez MusharrafA self-reliant individual, you love having fun. You never lose ...Read.. 
Young Metro
They loved the saris, the jhumkas, the mehndi, the colours of Calcutta and, of course, its people. ...  | Read.. 

Students bond over kho kho

Julien Day schools played host to a group of students from Spain, treating ...   | Read..

Gang of six in net for snatching

A gang of six, which includes a Class XI student, was arrested for its alle...   | Read..

Petrol pinch ends cops’ Bullet ride

The hike in petrol price has made Calcutta police bite the bullet....   | Read..

Sleaze couple denied bail

The high court on Friday rejected the bail prayers of a couple who had been...   | Read..

Two held for phishing fraud

Calcutta police on Friday arrested two Nigerians from Mumbai who, they clai...   | Read..

Board in test paper debut

The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education will publish Madhyamik test pa...   | Read..

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