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Tuesday , October 9 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
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Bengal bites MBBS entry bullet

Many students in Bengal competing for medical and dental college seats next year will be struggling with two sets of syllabi because of a late decision by the state government to go with the national entrance test....   | Read..

Sops to shore up sale of finance hub plots

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to tweak the eligibility for land in New Town’s financial hub and throw in some ex...   | Read..

Rs 19K to fly home for Puja

Be ready to loosen your purse strings if you are making a last-minute Puja plan to fly home....   | Read..

Shower spoils shopping weather

Monday began overcast, presenting Puja shoppers with the perfect conditions, but a smart shower in the afternoon spoiled the ...   | Read..

Bus strike put off, taxis to decide today

Bus operators put off their indefinite strike until October 29 after Mamata Banerjee intervened on Monday to buy some more ti...   | Read..

Festivity flag-off with tune and tale

Some of the best artistes in the city will come together on Sunday night to raise the curtain on the festive season....   | Read..

Gangnam gets us groovin’

Move over bhashaan steps, Gangnam Style is here!...   | Read..
The CESC Fountain of Joy lights up the Maidan during a trial run on Monday evening. The fountain — set up by CESC in 1991 and shut down in 2005 becaus ...  | Read
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Salute to Baffi! for taking up a challenge
The heroine: a girl with autism who is sent off to a care home The hero: the autistic girl’s childhood ...   | Read..

HC stands by couple

The high court on Monday stood by a newly-wed couple under threat from the ...   | Read..

Snag rerun cuts off power

Parts of north and central Calcutta went without power for nearly three hou...   | Read..

Suicide hits Metro service

Metro services were disrupted for an hour on Monday morning after a 34-year...   | Read..

Team to tackle Tolly trouble

A strike by Tollywood film and television actors over delay in payments was...   | Read..

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