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Friday , August 1 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.70°C (+1)
Max : 33.40°C (+1)
Rainfall : 8.20 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 94.00% Min : 65.00%
Sunrise : 5:8 AM
Sunset : 6:18 PM

Rain or thundershower may occur in some areas.


City wrests Ross malaria crown

Calcutta on Thursday won the bragging rights for Ronald Ross’s discovery of “mosquito as the malaria vector”, thanks to an aspiring schoolteacher who had moved court after being denied one crucial mark in a recruitment exam....   | Read..

Kabaddi rivals cricket roar

Netaji Indoor Stadium’s roar on Thursday evening was loud enough to reach the neighbouring Eden Gardens as Abhishek Bachchan’...   | Read..

Tag and sty for pigs as drive reaches hospitals

Operation Pig, Day 6 ...   | Read..

Partha appeals to end fast

Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Thursday made a fresh appeal to the candidates who are fasting to protest alleged ano...   | Read..

‘Whistleblower’ probe

The Supreme Court has agreed to examine a petition for a CBI inquiry into the disappearance of Indian Museum “preservation of...   | Read..

Extortion calls from prison

Sanjit Purkayet, who was arrested on the charge of running a drug-peddling racket, has allegedly been caught a second time ma...   | Read..

Presi turns down entry demand

Panel sticks to 60% cap on direct PG admission

Presidency University on Thursday rejected the demand of its graduate students that all of them be given direct admission t...   | Read..
Abhishek Bachchan is pumped up while cheering his franchise Jaipur Pink Panthers at Netaji Indoor Stadium on Thursday evening. Picture by Amit Datta
Kabaddi rivals cricket roar
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Chronicler of our times

It would not be an exaggeration to say that Nabarun Bhattacharya, who died ...   | Read..

HS hurdle hits hearing impaired students

Mita Das failed in Higher Secondary from a “regular” school this year despi...   | Read..

Bike-borne snatchers rob women

Bike-borne snatchers robbed two women in separate incidents on Thursday, ad...   | Read..

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