The Telegraph
Thursday , August 1 , 2013
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.60°C (+1)
Max : 31.50°C (-1)
Rainfall : 0.10 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 95.00% Min : 72.00%
Sunrise : 5:10 AM
Sunset : 6:18 PM
One or two spells of rain and thundershower likely. Maximum temperature likely to be around 32°C.
Ramazan Timing
Iftar: 6:23pm
Sehri: 3:40am

The ‘terrible-terrible’ trip

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Adoption rush at Alipore zoo

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Traffic trundles past a cycle van loaded with pumpkin that overturned after falling into a crater near Michael Nagar on Jessore Road on Tuesday afternoon. Pictures by Bishwarup Dutta
The ‘terrible-terrible’ trip
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