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Monday , August 19 , 2013
Calcutta Weather
Min : 27.50°C (+1)
Max : 33.50°C (+1)
Rainfall : 5.20 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 92.00% Min : 77.00%
Sunrise : 5:16 AM
Sunset : 6:5 PM
A few spells of rain may occur.
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Crowning glory of Writers’

It was only in the late 19th century that Writers’ Buildings acquired its now-familiar red hue. It was then decided that this structure, which was originally meant for the writers or junior servants of the East India Company, would be turned into a secretariat for “quick disposal of work”....   | Read..

Porsche sets up a Puja date

You may not have one in your garage, but you probably have one parked in your mind....   | Read..

‘Mobile’ hilsas on the sly

Hilsas have gone “mobile” in markets across Calcutta despite a ban on catching juveniles as well as connoisseurs’ contempt....   | Read..

Tech on a platter with 12,000 Rosogollas
an hour!

Foodtech India 2013, a three-day food and hospitality exhibition partnered by The Telegraph, was inaugurated by industries mi...   | Read..

South Point programme

South Point celebrated its diamond jubilee by hosting a series of inter-school events. Students at South Point School and Sou...   | Read..

Xaverian eyes Stallone feat

Suddenly at 40, Sharat Singh has stopped smoking and drinking. He goes for a run every morning and trains hard in the gym. No...   | Read..

I hope to create a team that will survive in the long run: Sunanda Banerjee

Sunanda Banerjee, who was given ABP Ananda’s Sherar Shera (Bangali) award on August 8, had worked on detector physics in t...   | Read..

Grain of truth: eat, save & love the hungry

Simple steps like taking care not to waste food to mega plans like an online platform to compile data on excess food — ideas ...   | Read..

The road that Mamata didn’t see

Stretch that irked Belur-bound CM is a cakewalk compared to the rest

The potholed stretch of GT Road that got the chief minister’s goat while she was on her way to Belur Math on Saturday evening...   | Read..
The waterlogged Lindsay Street crossing after a spell of heavy rain on Sunday evening. The weather office said showers would continue for at least two ...  | Read
Good Morning
Hello It's Monday , August 19 , 2013
Today's Tips
 You share your birthday with...
Bill Clinton, Matthew Perry,Nandana Sen & Govind Nihalani
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Young Metro
Green message at school meet
Children from about 20 schools came together to spread awareness about the need to save the environment...  | Read.. 

Catch last train, miss escalator

A 59-year-old man suffering from asthma had to climb 60 stairs and walk an ...   | Read..

Stage set for illegal pool car crackdown

The Mamata Banerjee government on Sunday announced a crackdown on illegal p...   | Read..

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bullet Student suicide
bullet Found dead
bullet Arms arrest