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Friday , August 8 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 27.40°C (+1)
Max : 33.90°C (+2)
Rainfall : 9.30 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 91.00% Min : 68.00%
Sunrise : 5:12 AM
Sunset : 6:14 PM

One or two spells of thundershowers may occur.



Fire pulls curtain on Suman play

A flaming stage drapery at the Academy of Fine Arts brought the curtain down on a Suman Mukhopadhyay-directed play on Thursday evening, left an actress unconscious and sparked a near-stampede as spectators ran for the exits....   | Read..

Strike & stall tactic to fight fine for refusal

Taxis disappeared from the roads and more than 5,000 drivers stalled traffic in the heart of the city on Thursday in protest ...   | Read..

Suicide stalls Metro

Metro services were disrupted during peak office hours on Thursday morning because of a suicide. Operations were stalled for ...   | Read..

Shower surge hint over weekend

Rainfall in Calcutta is set to intensify on Friday and sustain over the weekend with conditions becoming favourable for heavy...   | Read..

Short Street accused gets bail

The high court on Thursday granted conditional bail to Pinakesh Dutta, one of the accused in the Short Street firing case....   | Read..

Cat claws two-day-old baby in RG Kar ward

A cat roaming a congested maternity ward of RG Kar hospital scratched a newborn thrice in a matter of seconds on Thursday, le...   | Read..
Taxi drivers block traffic at the Dorina crossing in central Calcutta on Thursday afternoon. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
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Presi protest over registrar

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