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Monday , June 30 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 28.70°C (+3)
Max : 34.60°C (+2)
Rainfall : 8.90 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 89.00% Min : 70.00%
Sunrise : 6:25 AM
Sunset : 4:57 PM

Rain or thundershower may occur in some areas.
Maximum temperature likely to be 
around 33°C.

Ramazan Timing
Iftar: 6:30pm
Sehri: 3:24am

Bengal Governor Narayanan resigns

Updated: 30 June 2014, Monday, 14:20 hrs (IST)
West Bengal Governor M. K. Narayanan resigned on Monday, becoming the fourth person occupying the gubernatorial post to put in his papers since the National Democratic Alliance government prodded some of the Governors appointed during United Progressive Alliance rule to quit....   | Read..

With 5 foreign payloads launched into orbit, PM asks ISRO for SAARC satellite

Updated: 30 June 2014, Monday, 13:11 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked India’s space agency to develop a satellite that can be dedicated as a 'gift' to member-nations of the South Asia...   | Read..

India seeks Japanese investment in smart cities, bullet trains

Updated: 30 June 2014, Monday, 18:36 hrs (IST)
India has sought Japanese investment to develop 100 smart cities and high-speed bullet trains to improve infrastructure and create jobs. ...   | Read..

Inflation for factory workers was flat at 7.02% in May

Updated: 30 June 2014, Monday, 18:36 hrs (IST)
Retail inflation for industrial workers remained almost flat at 7.02 per cent in May compared to 7.08 per cent in April mainly due to lower price of petrol. ...   | Read..

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sarod goes missing on British Airways flight

Updated: 30 June 2014, Monday, 18:36 hrs (IST)
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sarod, which he has been strumming for the last 45 years, has gone missing on a British Airways flight while the iconic musician was returning to ...   | Read..

Manirul swung shovel at my brother, says Jamal

Manirul Islam, who later became Trinamul MLA, had personally struck what looks like one of the first blows on a night of beatings that took three lives, according to ....   | Read..

Ja or Ha, it spells goals

Any pre-World Cup quiz question about Colombian players starring for Monaco would have prompted a high-speed answer....   | Read..

Muslims mull PM reach-out

Muslim community leaders have begun discussing the possibility of engaging with Prime Minister Narendra Modi....   | Read..

Movie bridge to America

India has allowed the US embassy’s cultural arm to screen films, lifting a ban that was imposed after diplomat Devyani Khobragade was arrested in New York late last yea...   | Read..

Centre rules out GNLA talks

The Centre, refusing to see the turmoil in Garo hills through Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma’s eyes, has rejected a proposal for talks with the Garo National...   | Read..

Chariot climb tiff clouds car fest

In a break from tradition, Puri Shankaracharya Swami Nicshalananda Saraswati did not turn up to offer prayers to the deities on their chariots during the rath yatra today. ...   | Read..

Wanted: full-time Delhi envoy

Jharkhand Bhavan in New Delhi is waiting for months for the Hemant Soren-led government to appoint a full-time resident commissioner for the state in the national capital...   | Read..
The soccer World Cup had its first “official” cooling breaks during the Netherlands-Mexico match as temperatures at Fortaleza crossed 30°C. ...  | Read
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DU BTech cry against one-batch relief
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First arrest for lodge owner death
The Trinamul leader from whose phone an alleged threat call had been made to the lodge owner found d...   | Read.. 
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In Anubrata hub, rebels at BJP door
Six rebel Trinamul panchayat members in the Birbhum village where Anubrata Mondal had last year ins...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Swanky buses ready for I-Day run
This Independence Day, commuters can expect freedom from rickety bus service with a swanky fleet be...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Push for ration cards to Raipur families
Food minister Jyotipriya Mullick today said he had asked officials to allot ration cards within fou...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Martyr to the cause
I cannot quite remember precisely when I first met Sonali Sen Roy, it could be in 1950 or the next y...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Little-known James is
James Rodriguez is surely now the toast of the town. A relatively unknown till the World Cup began, ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Iraq group declares itself a caliphate
An offshoot of al Qaida which has captured territory in Iraq and Syria has declared itself an Islam...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Easy route for industry hub permits
The Narendra Modi-government is planning a single-window clearance cell for investors in the propos...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
GPS shield for fair commuters
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Northeast RSS
Plane flies back to Calcutta
An Air India Calcutta-Dimapur-Calcutta flight, whose tyres burst on landing yesterday at Dimapur ai...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Trinity reaches Gundicha
Oblivious to the crowd milling around, he stood on Grand Road, his gaze fixed on the gaily decorate...   | Read..