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Wednesday , February 26 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 20.30°C (+1)
Max : 29.10°C (-2)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 90.00% Min : 53.00%
Sunrise : 6:0 AM
Sunset : 5:40 PM
Cloudy sky. Minimum temperature to be 21°C.

No-refusal fleet flaunts and flouts

The two-month-old, 450-strong fleet of white-and-blue taxis with “no refusal” written on either side have started refusing passengers or demanding “extra” just like their recalcitrant yellow cousins....   | Read..

Gang robs Amritsar Mail passengers

An armed gang of 20 robbed several passengers in two air-conditioned coaches of the Howrah-bound Amritsar Mail between Jhajha...   | Read..

Presi chair prof for sciences

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, a “distinguished professor” at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and former director of the...   | Read..

Woman harassed 50m from police post

A young woman got her stalker arrested near the Ruby roundabout on Monday night, hours after a BTech student pulled the coura...   | Read..

Four new police stations

The city on Tuesday got four more police stations — Netaji Nagar, Panchasayar, Anandapur and Sarsuna. Netaji Nagar police sta...   | Read..

Walk with Martin, pray with Michael

In Calcutta on a three-day visit, REVEREND Jesse Jackson, one of America’s greatest civil rights leaders who was a close a...   | Read..

Plea for ban on Brigade rally or big fine

Petition recommends Re 1 for every person at political gathering to guard greens

Bigger won’t be better for political parties when it comes to Brigade numbers if a public interest petition filed in Calcutta...   | Read..
The Bengal Engineering and Science University (Besu) on Tuesday conferred an honorary DLitt on Sourav Ganguly, “an Indian who built a world-class cricket team” and “took Indian cricket to a new level with his leadership and aggression”....  | Read
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Two countries ‘free but not equal’ and tainted by discrimination
America and India are united not just by diplomatic ties and trade but also by grave social issues t...   | Read..
The stormy petrel
Prakash Karmakar, who died in Calcutta on Monday at 81, was the stormy petrel of the art scene and w...   | Read..

Gang attacks sergeant

A group travelling in a Sumo allegedly “pushed and shoved” a traffic sergea...   | Read..

IT hub gets its fire handbook

A 3,500-page fire-safety audit report of Salt Lake Sector V, the informatio...   | Read..

Rail rowdies to lose ‘pass’

A commuter will forfeit the right to renew the monthly ticket if he or she ...   | Read..

A box of pictures & lost tales

What was Bengal like in 1945? After the famine of 1943 and the Quit India M...   | Read..

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