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Tuesday , August 19 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
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Rainfall : 0.10 mm
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CM away, bus strike at bay

The government is banking on Mamata Banerjee’s Singapore trip to stall the three-day bus strike from Wednesday even as the taxi drivers’ agitation vacillates between confrontation and compromise....   | Read..

Taxi trickle amid slogans and threats at rally

Taxis remained off the roads on Monday as long as union leaders staged their agitation at the city centre. Transport minister...   | Read..

Woman guard molested

A woman guard of an apartment building on Ballygunge Circular Road filed a complaint against a member of the housekeeping sta...   | Read..

Short Street key accused granted bail

A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Monday granted bail to Parag Majmudar, a promoter and key accused in the 9A Short ...   | Read..

Young techie drowns in river off waterfall

The body of software engineer Rajib Ghosh was fished out on Monday from a river streaming out of the Devkund waterfall in Odi...   | Read..

Duo snatch chain at bus stop

Two men on a motorcycle snatched a gold chain from a homemaker near the Kankurgachhi crossing on Sunday evening while she was...   | Read..

Touch of class but business bland

New lounge at airport battles footfall foe, another one set to open

Calcutta airport flaunts a new international business class lounge but can’t find enough business class travellers to impress...   | Read..
Firefighters at the gutted office of the Life Insurance Corporation of India on the ground floor of Hindusthan Building on Central Avenue on Monday. ...  | Read
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Concern over JU quit order
Sukanta Chaudhuri, professor emeritus, department of English, Jadavpur University, has written to th...   | Read..
La Martiniere headhunt
Sunirmal Chakravarthi will be the principal of both La Martinieres from next month since a suitable ...   | Read..
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