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Saturday , June 21 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 25.30°C (-1)
Max : 31.90°C (-1)
Rainfall : 10.50 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 97.00% Min : 74.00%
Sunrise : 4:54 AM
Sunset : 6:22 PM

A few spells of rain with one spell of heavy rain.

Modi rides UPA bullet train

The Narendra Modi government has started taking “tough” decisions by biting a bullet that was fired when the UPA was in power but kept in abeyance since then....   | Read..

Emami set to buy out Todis

The Emami group is scheduled to buy the stake held by S.K. Todi’s Shrachi group in AMRI Hospitals in an apparent attempt to delink the brand from a past when it was per...   | Read..

Trinamul cub in cash storm

A Trinamul student leader has been accused of taking money to facilitate “out-of-turn” admissions in a BEd college associated with Kalyani University, prompti...   | Read..

Crores sink in Bokaro scam

At least 339 residents of Bokaro have lost their lifelong savings as two Bengal-based non-banking firms have allegedly duped around Rs 30 crore of their money....   | Read..

HC says no to rath climb

Orissa High Court today asked the Jagannath temple administration to abide by the Puri Shankaracharya’s opinion that devotees cannot climb the chariots and touch the de...   | Read..

Nitish open to grand alliance

The “grand alliance” of arch-rivals Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad appears inevitable. ...   | Read..
Momentous! Costa Rica players celebrate their victory over Italy, in a Group D match, in Recife, on Friday. (Getty Images)
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Ab ki baar Double Speak Sarkar
Digvijaya Singh
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Indian interlocutors today managed to communicate with the construction workers abducted by militan...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Car owner files damages claim
Owners of several cars damaged by the driverless tram that ran through traffic at Ballygunge Phari o...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
14 primary school council heads axed
The chairpersons of 14 district primary school councils appointed during the tenure of former educa...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Eye on IIT offbeat courses
Popular branches of engineering such as computer science may be the top draw among high-ranking IIT ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Alipurduar district birth on June 25
Alipurduar will become the 20th district in Bengal on June 25 with the high court giving clearance ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Old fears, new visions
My Greek friend, Iannis, won't do anything new on a Tuesday. It's like Thursday for some Bengalis. B...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Yadav and Patel did the needful for Srinivasan
Officially, Narayanswamy Srinivasan isn't the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in Indi...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Iraq forces gear up to attack rebels
Iraqi forces were massing north of Baghdad today, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islamists whose dr...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Freight fright for steel, cement
Prices of steel and cement are likely to go up following the hike in railway freight charges by 6.5...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
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Northeast RSS
Dispur puts ear to the ground
Dispur will hold meetings of the three-tier Unified Command, which plans and executes counter-insur...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
State flunks MBBS test
The Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided not to increase the number of medical seats in the t...   | Read..