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Sunday , June 1 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 29.20°C (+2)
Max : 31.20°C (+5)
Rainfall : 34.70 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 98.00% Min : 74.00%
Sunrise : 4:53 AM
Sunset : 6:17 PM

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Subhendu takes swipe at margins

Subhendu Adhikari, whose wings Mamata Banerjee had sought to clip yesterday, has said “we know” how a lot of people “conducted the elections and won” by big margins....   | Read..

Bollywood final

Why we want our boys to bring the cup back home...   | Read..

Going, going, gone... EGoMs

This could well be a bid to extract virtue out of necessity. With the change of guard in South Block, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today abolished all nine empowered groups o...   | Read..

Power department told to tackle shortfall

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today directed the power department to take necessary steps to overcome the acute power shortfall in the state. He also called for an action ...   | Read..

Teenager killed by lightning in Tripura

Heavy pre-monsoon rain, accompanied by thunder and lightning, has thrown life out of gear in the state. One person was electrocuted today....   | Read..

Purno seeks PM’s aid for Garo hills

The National People’s Party (NPP) has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in relation to the alleged...   | Read..

Abused tribal girl being terrorised

A Delhi NGO that had rescued a Sahebganj girl from the clutches of her abusive employer in the national capital last year has sought the Jharkhand government’s inte...   | Read..

Pre-monsoon rain fury leaves 8 dead

At least eight persons, including a 13-year-old girl, were killed across Jharkhand early this morning as a thunderstorm lashed several parts of the state, signalling the ...   | Read..

Experts set Hirakud date

A three-member expert team will visit the Hirakud dam next week to ascertain the damage caused by water seepage....   | Read..
Bollywood final
Quote of the day
It will be a different match
Viswanathan Anand
on his championship rematch with Magnus Carlsen who beat him in Chennai
Nation RSS
Weekend for party (not partying)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will keep his weekends free for party work unless he is required for s...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Dreams Inc.
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Bengal RSS
Evening at 9am, pockets of power cuts
A cyclonic circulation over south Bengal brought heavy thundershowers to Calcutta and its neighbour...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Woman wins fight for right to toilet
Paro Devi has emerged victorious after waging a war on the unhygienic practice of open defecation.   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Old lessons
One hundred and seventy-five years ago, when Queen Victoria was two years into her reign, Calcutta...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Knights and
Rafael Nadal's locker room rituals before a big match begin by taking a shower in freezing cold wat...   | Read.. 
International RSS
US Asia sway in peril as China tests unions
The Obama administration's three-year-old plan to shift its foreign policy focus to Asia was suppos...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Sticky loans worry apex bank
Reserve Bank deputy governor R. Gandhi today expressed concern about bad loans and said banks shou...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Mission mayoral poll turnout
Buoyed by the jump in turnout figure in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand, th...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Curfew break in Chokpot
Two days after mob violence, curfew was relaxed today for eight hours in Chokpot, South Garo Hills....   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Rights panel seeks plasma report
The controversy over the selling of blood plasma from the Central Red Cross Blood Bank in the city ...   | Read..