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

SC to examine gas price policy, issues notices to Centre, Reliance

Updated: 01 August 2013, Thursday, 15:40 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to examine the Government's decision to raise the price of natural gas....   | Read..

In Mumbai, with Mukesh hope

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has reached Mumbai for an investors’ summit tomorrow, with her government pinning hopes on the possibility of interactions with Mukesh Ambani...   | Read..

Direct land model slips

A Bengal government experiment to directly purchase land from farmers and showcase it as a model has fallen flat as the Public Works Department (PWD) has failed to acquire...   | Read..

Axe attack, suicide at JNU

A third-year student of Jawaharlal Nehru University killed himself today in a classroom after a brutal axe assault on a girl who police said had turned him down every time...   | Read..

Visa expired, wasn’t kicked out: Badar

Badar Azim, who announced at Buckingham Palace the birth of Prince George, has said he is back home at Beniapukur because his visa expired on Sunday....   | Read..

Hemendra Barooah passes away

Noted Assam tea planter and industrialist Hemendra Prasad Barooah passed away this evening in Bangkok. ...   | Read..

Youth death, arson singe Diphu

A student was killed and 13 others were injured in Diphu in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district this afternoon when police had to open fire to control a mob that attacked local Congress leader...   | Read..

Ragging terror in school, 16 hurt

Altogether 16 students of Classes VII and VIII were severely beaten up by their seniors in Class XII in what is being described as a “ragging incident” at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya...   | Read..

BJP dithers on Shatru action

The BJP’s central brass is being increasingly pressured by the Bihar party unit to quickly crack the whip on Shatrughan Sinha for the “pro-Nitish Kumar”...   | Read..

Pro-biz but anti-force, says CM

Chief minister Hemant Soren has made it clear that while his government favoured industry, coercion was a complete no-no, the assertion coming a week after the July 23 traged...   | Read..

Rape cloud on RIMS death

A Ramgarh girl passed away at RIMS in the wee hours of today, with two conflicting causes being attributed to her death — rape and road accident. ...   | Read..
In Mumbai, with Mukesh hope
Quote of the day
I canít reply, donít hound me like this
N Srinivasan
about his comeback at the helm of the BCCI
Nation RSS
Second state panel card to buy time
The Congress leadership's calculated risk on Telangana has created unease within some sections of t...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
The 'terrible-terrible' trip
A heavily cratered stretch of Jessore Road along the airport that puts commuter and car to a test of...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Devil hides in details of dominance
The political map of Bengal has turned from red to green with Trinamul winning 13 of the 17 zilla p...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
July dry, temperature high
This July was hot and dry ' driest in the past 11 years.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Hill tourism stares at Puja losses
Tourists who planned to spend the Durga Puja in the hills and in Sikkim have started dialling tour ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A frenzy of counting   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Chance to test bench strength
Having already taken an unassailable 3-0 lead, a dominant India will look to test their bench stren...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Seeking refuge, leaker ended up in war
Feeling outcast and alone in Iraq, Bradley Manning, then a 22-year-old army private, turned to the ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Mix of pills to cure multiple ills
The government is considering a slew of measures to prop up the falling rupee ' long-term NRI funds...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Capital past comes alive on PDF files
During monsoon, farmers tilling their lands herd cattle with a small stick. In Mundari, it is known ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
The ruling Congress in Assam trod carefully on the separate statehood demands in the state with chi...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Roads of despair
Roads in many parts of the city have been dug up to lay sewer lines. Commuting on these stretches ha...   | Read..