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Wednesday , March 25 , 2015
Calcutta Weather
Min : 25.70°C (+3)
Max : 35.40°C (+0)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 87.00% Min : 35.00%
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Thundercloud may develop in some areas. Maximum temperature likely to be 35°C.


1st black box of German plane found; flights cancelled as pilots refuse to fly

Mar 25, 2015
French investigators on Wednesday searched for the reason why a German Airbus ploughed into an Alpine mountainside, killing all 150 on board including 16 teenagers returning from a school trip to...   | Read..

MP governor's scam-hit son found dead

Mar 25, 2015
Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's son Shailesh, who was named as an accused in the Vyapam scam, was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his father's...   | Read..

Search on for 2 officers missing in navy crash 

Mar 25, 2015
An Indian Navy surveillance aircraft crashed south-west off Goa coast with two officers missing while one has been rescued.   | Read..

Delhi HC to govt: Hurry up and clear plans for crime investigation force, more hands

Mar 25, 2015
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Union government to expeditiously approve the proposal by the city police for induction of over 16,000 additional personnel...   | Read..

HC asks DGCA not to de-register SpiceJet planes till April 6

Mar 25, 2015
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the aviation regulator not to de-register budget carrier SpiceJet’s six leased aircraft till April 6, as SpiceJet was likely...   | Read..


Mar 25, 2015
Shreya Singhal has helped undo what the UPA, the NDA and Mamata Banerjee had done to free speech.   | Read..

Fasten your seat belts, for a lesson in nerves

Mar 25, 2015
Delhi has earned a dubious distinction and given an unwitting insight into the way Narendra Modi's government looks over its shoulder while taking decisions.   | Read..

Navy rings China nuclear sub alarm

Mar 25, 2015
The Indian Navy has flagged concern over the deployment of a Chinese nuclear submarine for anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden that transited through waters close to...   | Read..

Steel city neighbour's toilet trial

Mar 25, 2015
A panchayat situated barely 20km from one of Jharkhand's most elite cities did not have toilets until recently because of sheer lack of awareness in addition to...   | Read..

Hike in power tariff from April 1

Mar 25, 2015
Domestic electricity consumers in the state will have to pay 20 paise more per unit of power from April 1.   | Read..

Lalu flexes support muscle

Mar 25, 2015
RJD chief Lalu Prasad today said no government in the state could last without his party's support and as such he held the key to the survival of the Nitish Kumar government.   | Read..
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Bengal wins crucial coal comfort
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Leaders pledge to fulfil dreams
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