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Tuesday , September 11 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.00°C (+0)
Max : 29.30°C (-3)
Rainfall : 14.90 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 98.00% Min : 89.00%
Sunrise : 5:23 AM
Sunset : 5:45 PM
One or two spells of rain or thundershower may occur. Maximum temperature likely
to be around 31°C.
CIMA Gallary

Bees in airport bonnet

A swarm of honeybees gave Calcutta airport the heebie-jeebies on Monday morning, hijacking the right wing of a parked Airbus A320 and blocking the front door before a jet spray forced them to fly away....   | Read..

Doctor, student commit suicide

A junior doctor attached to a state-run hospital shot himself dead on Monday afternoon at the family’s fourth-floor apartment...   | Read..

Trains hit by protest

Trains between Howrah and Puri were among those disrupted because of a 12-hour strike by the Congress in Odisha on Monday. ...   | Read..

Screens on the blink after murder

Many cable TV and Internet subscribers in Behala have no one to turn to with their problems in service since Thursday’s murde...   | Read..

Killer weapons recovered

Police on Monday recovered two knives that had allegedly been used to slit the throats of four persons in a Behala house last...   | Read..

Artificial turf lessons for real hockey heroes

Olympian Baljeet Singh Saini still remembers dribbling, hitting and flicking the ball with his hockey stick on the ground at ...   | Read..

To a boy in The Shadow Lines

Amitav Ghosh’s preface to teen poet’s posthumous book

A collection of poems by a Class XI student is ready for release. Only the boy who always wanted to be a published poet is no...   | Read..
A jet spray from a fire tender sends the bees perched on the aircraft wing flying. (Rahad Soni)
Bees in airport bonnet
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Date with Olympian

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