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Tuesday , November 13 , 2012
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The Diwali Dossier

Firecrackers that emit over 90 decibel of sound, as measured 5 metres from the source, are banned. Sound from microphones must be limited to 65 decibel....   | Read..

Concern over medical test

The Bengal JEE board chairman on Monday expressed concern over the government’s decision to scrap its medical entrance exam a...   | Read..

Lifeline for radio, TV

Prasar Bharati has signed an MoU with Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) in an attempt to turn around India’s public b...   | Read..

Kathamrita jewellery to adorn goddess

Gujari, pancham, panjeb, chutki and kaan bala....   | Read..

Rape charge slapped on Pinki

The police chargesheet against Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik refers to her as a man, on the basis of medical repo...   | Read..

Tussle over note bundle

Two men who had spotted an unclaimed bundle of 1,000-rupee notes on a busy road in Kasba on Monday afternoon fought tooth and...   | Read..

Hint of cold to go with warmth of celebration

Festival-night Celsius set to hit 5-yr low

The reward of a longer wait for the festival season this year is the coldest Kali Puja and Diwali night in Calcutta in severa...   | Read..
Lanterns being released in Salt Lake’s CL Block as part of Illumination — Light the Night, powered by AIESEC in association with The Telegraph. The event was a statement against bonded child labour in the firecracker industry. Picture by Bhubaneswarananda Halder
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Court allows film release with riders
Calcutta High Court’s vacation bench on Monday passed an order allowing Srijata Productions to relea...   | Read..

3 punches to snatch earrings

A man snatched a 50-year-old woman’s gold ear studs after punching her face...   | Read..

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