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Friday , June 13 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 25.30°C (-2)
Max : 38.10°C (+4)
Rainfall : 2.10 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 91.00% Min : 56.00%
Sunrise : 4:53 AM
Sunset : 6:22 PM

Sultry & uncomfortable weather.Maximum temperature likely to be around 39°C.


Modi calls meet of commerce, finance ministry officials to sort out SEZ issues

Updated: 13 June 2014, Friday, 14:05 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting of the officials of commerce and finance ministries on Saturday to sort out the taxation and other problems hampering the implementation of special economic zones or SEZs. ...   | Read..

Goa MLAs decide to pay for World Cup junket, dropping plan to get Rs 15 lakh each from govt

Updated: 13 June 2014, Friday, 14:15 hrs (IST)
Six Goa legislators heavily criticised for planning a government-funded trip to the football World Cup in Brazil have decided to pay their own way. The government, which ...   | Read..

CBI files cases against sitting and former Rajya Sabha members in LTC scam

Updated: 13 June 2014, Friday, 14:30 hrs (IST)
The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered cases against six sitting and former members of the Rajya Sabha in connection with alleged misuse of the leave travel ...   | Read..

Magisterial probe into Bhilai Steel plant deaths

Updated: 13 June 2014, Friday, 14:05 hrs (IST)
A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the death of six people in a gas leak on Thursday at the Bhilai plant of Steel Authority of India Ltd in Chhattisgarh....   | Read..

Doves spare Dilma and Fifa blushes

All the books, films, television documentaries, radio shows, magazine and newspaper presentation and social media chatter ...   | Read..

Infosys learns UPA’s lesson

Infosys has stuck to its core beliefs: it doesn’t intend to perpetuate dynasties....   | Read..

Khagen Mahanta is no more

Bihu xomrat (King of Bihu) Khagen Mahanta, who became a legend in his lifetime and one among the last of the stalwarts after music maestro Bhupen Hazarika, passed away...   | Read..

Prize for dreams & true grit

Bihar students have come out with flying colours in the civil services exams 2013, the results of which were declared today. ...   | Read..
Brazil’s star forward Neymar celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Croatia. Brazil won 3-1. (AFP)
Doves spare Dilma and Fifa blushes
Brazil 3 Croatia 1
Quote of the day
My hope is thatů the World Cup can become a feast of solidarity among peoples
Pope Francis
in a video message in Portuguese
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