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Wednesday , February 19 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 13.00°C (-5)
Max : 24.50°C (-5)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 93.00% Min : 33.00%
Sunrise : 6:6 AM
Sunset : 5:36 PM
Sunny day and cold night

Celsius strikes 13, spies 11 today

Calcutta woke up to the bite of 13 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, a chilly comeback that the weather office described as “a cold wave” without precedent in the second half of February....   | Read..

Unlicensed auto driver kills elderly pedestrian

An unlicensed autorickshaw driver fatally knocked down an 80-year-old man at Ganguly Bagan in south Calcutta on Monday evenin...   | Read..

Cabbie punches passenger

A man was punched by a taxi driver on Tuesday for voicing suspicion that the meter had been tampered with....   | Read..

Driver hits post, 12 hurt

A packed bus rammed into a lamppost on Kona Expressway in Howrah after the driver fell ill and lost control of the vehicle on...   | Read..

Squatter slur on race turf

The Calcutta race course is on illegal turf as it owes Rs 814 crore to the defence authorities — the custodians of the Maidan...   | Read..

‘There’s something about a Calcutta childhood’

He’s been telling tales since A Strange and Sublime Address in 1991 but it was only with the turn of the millennium...   | Read..

Evolution of an artist

Formative to Recent: Jogen rediscovered

Formative to Recent, beginning on Wednesday, is most rewarding. For here one can see before one’s eyes the artist’s evolutio...   | Read..
Chandra Kumar Ghimire, the consul-general of Nepal, lights the ceremonial lamp at the Prabha Khaitan Foundation’s Gyan Yagna Vidya Dan Samaroh held in ...  | Read
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What We are Watching
Sen bats for Presi VC’s long innings
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said on Tuesday he had “advised” a longer extension for Presidency Univer...   | Read..
JU boy found dead, friend’s father nabbed
A 22-year-old Jadavpur University student who went missing on Valentine’s Day was found dead on Tues...   | Read..

Cops in civvies catch lifters

Three men lifted a bag belonging to someone else from a crowded bus and sli...   | Read..

Green light to teacher transfer

The West Bengal School Service Commission on Tuesday appealed for a governm...   | Read..

Boy steals bikes for ‘long rides’

He is 15 and bikes are his passion. What sets him apart from other teens is...   | Read..

Immersion norm change

Immersion of idols in the Ganga could happen under a common norm across the...   | Read..