The Telegraph
Sunday , January 26 , 2014
 
Calcutta Weather
WeatherTemperature
Min : 14.90°C (+1)
Max : 27.10°C (+1)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 89.00% Min : 47.00%
Sunrise : 6:17 AM
Sunset : 5:22 PM
Today
Rain may occur
CIMA Gallary

Restrictions on gold imports to be reviewed by March end: FM

Updated: 27 January 2014, Monday, 13:20 hrs (IST)
The restrictions on gold imports will be reviewed by March end, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Monday....   | Read..
 

Thai police see suicide in death of Tata Motors’ MD Karl Slym

Updated: 27 January 2014, Monday, 13:20 hrs (IST)
Karl Slym, managing director of Tata Motors Ltd, died after falling from a hotel room in Bangkok in what police said on Monday could be possible suicide....   | Read..
 

R-Day advice: from one adult to another and from an adult to kids

The presidential message was blunt: “Government is not a charity shop. Populist anarchy cannot be a substitute for governance.”...   | Read..
 

Back to road if needed: Kejriwal

Like President, like chief minister — but the likeness was confined to the unflinching tones of their Republic Day messages....   | Read..
 

Padma wears science petals

Four in ten among the Padma awards announced tonight are for achievements in science, engineering and medicine, an unprecedented proportion that many believe reflects the Pri...   | Read..
 

R-Day reality: PhD with peon’s job

Sunita Sharma has a PhD in history. But all that the Bihar government employee has been doing these past 15 years is odd jobs such as handing out registration slips at the ou...   | Read..
 

Discoloured faces of heritage

Installation of fibre statues of Lord Buddha at the historic Dhauli hills on the outskirts of the city has caused resentment in the state’s artistic fraternity....   | Read..
 

Akhil deadline for revenue officials

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) today served a week’s deadline to the Assam government demanding legal action against revenue department officials who had a...   | Read..
 

Our Republic Day pledge

President Pranab Mukherjee today warned that a fractured government will be hostage to “whimsical opportunists” and be “catastrophic” to India, indica...   | Read..
 
Children perform during the Republic Day celebrations at Chhattrasal Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday. Picture by Prem Singh
 
 
Quote of the day
Populist anarchy cannot be a substitute for governance
Pranab Mukherjee
In his Republic Day address
 
Nation RSS
Eye on China, Delhi walks Tokyo tightrope
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today elevated India's ties with Japan to the very centre of the coun...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
A world where women matter
No one can say it quite like Gloria Steinem does. She proved it once more at the first session of th...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Madan on patrol, auto driver assaults lady
An auto-rickshaw driver allegedly grabbed a lady passenger by her throat following a spat over chan...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Nitish salvo at Modi and Cong
Chief minister Nitish Kumar today amplified his attack on both BJP's prime ministerial candidate Na...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
A difficult victory
When Sheikh Hasina Wajed's Awami League won a landslide in the January 5 polls, most were asking how...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Bangladesh causes stir, will oppose relegation
Bangladesh has decided to stand up for its rights as a Full (Test-playing) Member of the world body...   | Read.. 
International RSS
29 killed as Egypt marks uprising
Twenty nine people were killed during anti-government marches today while thousands rallied in supp...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Spectrum fee on EGoM call list
The Telecom Commission today recommended three options, including a flat rate for spectrum use char...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Teachers fume over election work
Government school teachers roped in to distribute ID cards to first-time voters today expressed con...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Peace initiative in Garo hills
To ensure normalcy in Meghalaya's Garo hills, civil society groups converged here today to pledge p...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
'I want to promote art and culture'
Ace sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra is in news for having thrown his hat into the Rajya Sabha ring. Su...   | Read..