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Wednesday , August 22 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.30°C (+0)
Max : 27.90°C (-4)
Rainfall : 30.80 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 98.00% Min : 91.00%
Sunrise : 5:17 AM
Sunset : 6:4 PM
One or two spells of rain or thundershower may occur.
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Water slide crashes in park rush

A water slide at Nicco Park caved in on Tuesday afternoon from a height of 18 feet with about 20 youngsters on it, some of whom had allegedly overpowered the gatekeepers to take the ride together when only one is allowed at a time....   | Read..

Twin blows for monsoon

A low-pressure belt over Gangetic Bengal, a rarity this season, and a monsoon trough passing close to the city resulted in an...   | Read..

State nod to UGC promotion scheme

The four-year wait of college and university teachers for promotion and salary hike has finally ended with the state governme...   | Read..

Five injured in Salt Lake road crash

Five people were seriously injured after an autorickshaw tried to take a sudden turn and rammed into a car coming from the op...   | Read..

Online speed boost to passport

Residents of areas under Bidhannagar, Barrackpore, Howrah, Siliguri and Asansol police will get passports quicker from Octobe...   | Read..

Joyride ends with broken bones

Class XI student Faraz Ahmed rode to Wet ’O’ Wild to celebrate turning 20 on his birthday gift, a motorcycle. A few hours lat...   | Read..

Crack the heritage code

Super Sunday of sleuthing spread across 10 historic sites

So you think you could have cracked the Da Vinci Code faster than Robert Langdon? Or do you fancy yourself as the modern-day ...   | Read..
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Dona Ganguly, Mats Wilander & Chiranjeevi
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Young Metro
Young guardians of change
It was a fest with a difference. The hosts — Loreto House — not only sent out ...  | Read.. 

Quick bail for child hauler

Sanjay Das, the 24-year-old auto driver who had recklessly continued drivin...   | Read..

Boy drowns in bucket

The parents of a two-year-old found him drowned in a 20-litre bucket in the...   | Read..

Mahadevi Birla school opens doors to boys

Boys, get ready to invade Mahadevi Birla Girls’ Higher Secondary School fro...   | Read..

Principals debate what’s best for kids

The right to education act, impact of the Internet, the blame game between ...   | Read..

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