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Tuesday , August 28 , 2012
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Rs 5.5cr licence to flout

Ninety per cent of Calcutta’s auto drivers break rules almost as a rule because they enjoy institutionalised political protection earned against payment of at least Rs 5.5 crore annually as “rent” to parties, a two-year study by a US-based economist has revealed....   | Read..

Better health care access hope in global award-winning idea

Prabal Chatterjee suffered a cardiac arrest at his workplace. He was rushed to hospital. But there was not a single bed a...   | Read..

Lifeline for traffickers to curb girl trade

Arabul Islam lives in Sandeshkhali block 1, in the Sunderbans of North 24-Parganas. The 46-year-old father of seven ferri...   | Read..

Sleeping woman set on fire

Unidentified persons threw kerosene and a lit matchstick on a woman sleeping in a ground-floor room at her home in Uttarpara,...   | Read..

Autos take protest path

Auto unions backed by the Trinamul Congress are on a collision course with the party’s government enforcing the four-passenge...   | Read..

One stop for Puja permits

Durga Puja organisers in the city will be able to obtain all necessary clearances through a single-window system for the seco...   | Read..

Copyright is ‘right’ to copy

City campuses flout ban in the name of helping students

Photocopying textbooks is the norm across campuses in Calcutta and the universities are allegedly the biggest offenders....   | Read..
Autos take protest path
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Girl molested, slashed

A man molested a Class VIII student while his accomplice slashed her wrist ...   | Read..

Wipro plans to grow in Sec V

Infotech major Wipro is planning to create more space at its existing facil...   | Read..

Job offer to suicide cop’s daughter

The state government will offer a job to one of the daughters of Kartick Ch...   | Read..

70-yr-old crushed under bus

A government bus fatally knocked down a 70-year-old man and tried to flee d...   | Read..

Raze order against club on footpath

Calcutta High Court on Monday ruled that even social organisations could no...   | Read..

City stage for quantum leap

The director-general of CERN (European Centre for Nuclear Research, Geneva)...   | Read..