The Telegraph
Thursday , January 10 , 2013
  This website is ACAP-enabled
Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
Min : 9.00°C (-5)
Max : 19.60°C (-6)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 87.00% Min : 41.00%
Sunrise : 6:19 AM
Sunset : 5:11 PM
Morning mist/fog. Later mainly clear sky.
Minimum temperature likely to be around 9C.

India rejects Pak proposal for UN probe into LoC incident

Updated: 10 January 2013, Thursday;16:00 hrs (IST)
India on Thursday rejected Pakistan's proposal for a United Nations investigation into Tuesday's incident on the Line of Control (LoC), in which two Indian soldiers were killed with the body of one badly mutilated....   | Read..

Delhi gang rape: HC accepts Delhi Police's status report after it apologises

Updated: 10 January 2013, Thursday;14:35 hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Thursday accepted a fresh status report disclosing the names of police officials patrolling the area in which a 23-year-old girl was gangraped in ...   | Read..


Governor M.K. Narayanan today described the events of the past few days in Bengal as “a kind of goondaism” and spoke of “weaknesses” in response to a ...   | Read..

Arrested: 7 drivers

Seven of the 16 people arrested are drivers of the vehicles that were torched in Bamanghata yesterday while they were ferrying CPM cadres to Calcutta for a rally....   | Read..

Pawan swipes Dinesh ticket

The UPA government today shook off a 10-year-old burden of populism and raised railway passenger fares across the board by roughly 8 to 20 per cent in a desperate attempt to ...   | Read..

Charge of the opportunists

Independents, who have an exalted position in the vagaries of Jharkhand politics, are flexing their muscles again with Mandar MLA Bandhu Tirkey taking the initiative to e...   | Read..

Three kids die, 2 hurt in Tinsukia explosion

Three children were killed and a child and a woman were injured in an explosion at Kharjan under Digboi police station in Tinsukia district around 4.35 this evening. ...   | Read..

Dispur plea against acquittal of 4

The Assam government has filed a special leave petition (SLP) in Gauhati High Court challenging the acquittal of four accused in the GS Road molestation case by the court...   | Read..

Cong plays hardball, in no hurry

Jharkhand may suffer another spell of President’s Rule as the Congress, eager to sew up another coalition, will take time to sort out “a host of issues”...   | Read..
Quote of the day
Dhoni is a fantastic player
Nation RSS
Stern words to Pak but stress on peace
Diplomats and generals of India and Pakistan were in touch today after Tuesday's killing of two sol...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Didi vindicated: London beaten
If wishes were Celsius readings, Mamata Banerjee's model city London would be playing catch-up with ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Trinamul seniors rally behind Arabul
Senior Trinamul leaders today rallied behind assault-accused Arabul Islam and spoke of wiping out t...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Brrrrrr... It's freezing cold
The city was never this cold in the past 44 years. The mercury column dipped to 1.1C on Wednesday ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Boy abduct plan went awry: cops
The Siliguri teenager found dead yesterday had staged his own kidnap with the help of two friends w...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A right time to speak up
As we approach the 40th anniversary of Britain joining what was then just the European Economic Comm...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Boycott backs Indians
India might have lost the recent one-day series against Pakistan but former England captain Geoffre...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Icon stirs war-on-cancer pot
One of America's most iconic ' and iconoclastic ' scientists has weighed in on "the war against can...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Rail finances go off track
The Indian Railways' perilous finances left it with little option but to raise passenger fares and ...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
How did your dance journey begin?   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
When governance takes back seat
The political roller-coaster in Jharkhand has taken a toll on day-to-day governance at a crucial tim...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Manipur govt pledges probe
Manipur deputy chief minister Gaikhangam today said an inquiry would be ordered into the allegation...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Morning arson at IAS officer's house
Unidentified goons ransacked the government quarters of an IAS officer near Master Canteen Square e...   | Read..