The Telegraph
Monday , May 6 , 2013
Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
Min : 28.90°C (+3)
Max : 34.90°C (+0)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 81.00% Min : 61.00%
Sunrise : 5:2 AM
Sunset : 6:6 PM
Rain or thundershower may occur at some places. Maximum temperature likely to be around 35°C.

Chaos reigns at entrance test

Candidates at the first all-India medical entrance test had a harrowing time on Sunday because of an alleged lack of communication from the authorities over the size of the photograph each was to produce at the venue....   | Read..

‘I held on to my gold chain and landed punches on him’

A 59-year-old woman on her regular morning walk fought off a snatcher who had targeted her gold chain in a desolate Kankur...   | Read..

Rs 48 lakh from fallen steel

The fallen piece of the VIP Road flyover that put the city to shame will fetch more than Rs 48 lakh, mostly from the steel in...   | Read..

Pranab’s call to protect dignity of women

President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday it’s time “for us to reset our moral compass” because the dignity of women is “invi...   | Read..

Tanked up with filth and plastic

Ballygunge had paddy fields in the 1930s, and before urbanisation, the cluster of villages that later became the great metrop...   | Read..

Busy breeze brings hope but not rain

Wind? Check. Clouds? Check. Humidity? Check. Rain? A trickle with abundant sound and fury. ...   | Read..

Desi boy from Dholakpur steals Harry’s hurrah

Chhota Bheem fans find him more heroic than Hogwarts hero after second big-screen adventure

Harry Potter may have vanquished Voldemort but the Hogwarts hero has a pint-sized challenger from Dholakpur in the popularity...   | Read..
A participant in The Telegraph Explore Calcutta Walks, in association with Calcutta Walks, tries to dance wearing a dragon mask at Tong On Church on S ...  | Read
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Hello It's Monday , May 6 , 2013
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Today's Tips
 You share your birthday with...
George Clooney, Tony Blair, Gabourey Sidibe, Laxmi Ratan Shukla
You are smart and imaginative. ...Read.. 
Unknown city found on foot
We always complain about the hustle and bustle of Calcutta and look for an opportunity to escape. ...   | Read..

President launches online archive put together by JU team

The variorum edition of Tagore’s writings was launched by President Pranab ...   | Read..

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