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Wednesday , December 12 , 2012
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The euphoria over Mamata Banerjee persuading Delhi to allow students from Bengal to take their all-India medical entrance test in Bengali has dimmed with the realisation that those exercising this option can’t study in many of the better institutions outside the state....   | Read..

CMC to fence film city plot

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has decided to immediately fence the 240-bigha plot earmarked for the film city planned in...   | Read..

Beacon misuse FIR against top cop

An advocate of the high court filed an FIR on Tuesday accusing the Barrackpore police commissioner of illegally using a beaco...   | Read..

Investment is about the future… you need to have trust that the engagement pays off

Michael Steiner, the German ambassador in India, was in Calcutta this week. Steiner, who was foreign and security policy adviser to then ...   | Read..

Court scan on teacher test

The National Council for Teachers’ Education has opposed the state government’s decision to not give preference to trained ca...   | Read..

Christmas carnival

The state government will organise a five-day Christmas carnival on Park Street this year to boost tourism in Bengal....   | Read..

Adhir axe on Mamata band

Railway to replace panel members handpicked by Didi

The railway ministry will disband the committees on passenger amenities and passenger services, set up by Mamata Banerjee whe...   | Read..
Handkerchiefs come in handy for members of a Raj Bhavan-bound Left Front delegation armed with a memorandum but few umbrellas to combat the surprise D ...  | Read
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 You share your birthday with...
Yuvraj Singh, Rajinikanth, Sharad Pawar & Jennifer Connelly. Perhaps you need to stop scrutinising ...Read.. 
Infertility on the rise, say experts
Rising infertility among couples in Calcutta is bringing in clinics from outside in the city, said e...   | Read..

CM to open gallery by the Lakes

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday will inaugurate an art gallery ...   | Read..

Choir hits right note with young and old

The city came alive with the sound of music from the hills this weekend as ...   | Read..

Shower hurdle to Celsius slide

A surprise shower lashed Calcutta without warning on a day fog made its sea...   | Read..

Teen’s mystery death

A teenaged girl known for her singing ability was found fatally injured out...   | Read..

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