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Wednesday , December 19 , 2012
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Long night of strife and shame

A murmur of discontent over some students failing a pre-board selection test snowballed into a more than 24-hour siege at Santoshpur Rishi Aurobindo Balika Vidyapeeth after political leaders jumped into the fray, allegedly eager to settle a score with the management. ...   | Read..

More hurt than angry

that she could be held hostage in her school by her own girls....   | Read..

Frown on council’s re-test decision

The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education on Tuesday ordered a re-examination for the failed candidates at Santos...   | Read..

Students, parents beat up Behala school teachers

Two teachers of a Behala school were beaten up by a group of students, who had failed the Madhyamik and Higher Secondary sele...   | Read..

Godown blaze stalls traffic

A blaze gutted a Tiljala Road godown stocked with consumer durables and brought traffic to a halt on the Park Circus Bypass c...   | Read..

Jurisdiction quibble 36hrs after complaint

A policeman called up Somaditya Kar on Tuesday almost 36 hours after the techie lodged a complaint regarding taxi refusal and...   | Read..

‘Eminence’ tag on Presidency

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has accorded to Presidency University the status of a “university of national eminence...   | Read..
Teachers held hostage by students and guardians wait for a breakthrough on Tuesday. Picture by Biswanath Banik
Long night of strife and shame
Good Morning
Hello It's Wednesday , December 19 , 2012
bullet Art watch
bullet On stage
bullet Carols
bullet Talent hunt
bullet Launch
Today's Tips
 You share your birthday with...
Pratibha Patil, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ricky Ponting & Saswata Chatterjee
You believe yours i ...Read.. 
Why the world won’t end on Friday
A rumour has spread worldwide about the end of Earth on Friday, December 21, 2012. Doomsday theorie...   | Read..

Meeting on Xavier’s proposal

The St. Xavier’s College authorities on Tuesday held “fruitful but inconclu...   | Read..

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