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Friday , June 12 , 2015
Calcutta Weather
Min : 29.70°C (+3)
Max : 35.50°C (+2)
Rainfall : 22.60 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 93.00% Min : 63.00%
Sunrise : 4:51 AM
Sunset : 6:21 PM

Rain or thundershower may occur in some areas.
Maximum temperature likely to be 
around 36°C.

6,30,000 students wait for SC decision on All-India Pre-Med test

Jun 12, 2015
The Supreme Court on Friday reserved its verdict on petitions seeking the re-conduct of All India Pre-Medical Test 2015 for alleged large-scale irregularities in the examination held on May 3.   | Read..

Kejriwal 'upset', AAP mulls sacking Tomar over fake-degree row

Jun 12, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party is thinking of sacking Jitender Singh Tomar as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is understood to be very ”upset” over the entire fracas...   | Read..

Hitchcock house

Jun 12, 2015
Tragedy drives a family into a shell in the heart of Calcutta, a home in a prized locality becoming an island of despair where life ebbs away from a one-time music teacher...   | Read..

Respect others' sovereignty: Myanmar

Jun 12, 2015
Myanmar will not allow any foreign military operations in its territory, and other countries must respect its sovereignty, its presidential office has said in the strongest...   | Read..

Land bill reprieve from farmer wing

Jun 12, 2015
The farmers' wing of the Sangh parivar has agreed to dilute its stand on the social impact assessment and consent clauses in the Land Acquisition Bill, prompting the Centre...   | Read..

Being trafficked is a better option for Godda kids

Jun 12, 2015
 On June 12, 2014, 85 Muslim families of Godda were handed back 119 children from Kerala, giving the state government a chance to pat its back at having foiled a mega...   | Read..

German battered to death in Bokaro

Jun 12, 2015
A 75-year-old German citizen of Indian origin was beaten to death late last night on the premises of a charity hospital he had come to cleanse of alleged financial...   | Read..

100-m walk of truce

Jun 12, 2015
Nitish Kumar today made a rare gesture to walk 100 metres to the home of birthday boy Lalu Prasad and hugged him, their first public appearance together after almost two...   | Read..

Manjhi foot in BJP camp

Jun 12, 2015
Former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today met BJP president Amit Shah amid indications that an alliance was "through".   | Read..

Tearful adieu to Lord

Jun 12, 2015
Preparations are in full swing for the final Nabakalebar rituals which will see the old idols of Lord Jagannath and His siblings being buried and the "souls"...   | Read..

Nod to SEZ, fuel waiver

Jun 12, 2015
The state cabinet today cleared a new special economic zone policy (SEZ) and waived the value added tax (VAT) completely on the aviation turbine fuel (ATF) for all...   | Read..

DoNER minister on peace mission

Jun 12, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today rushed DoNER minister Jitendra Singh to Manipur on a "peace mission."   | Read..

Centre alerts NE on 'revenge' attacks

Jun 12, 2015
The Union home ministry today alerted the northeastern states over possible attacks by the NSCN (K) to avenge the operation carried out by the army against the outfit and...   | Read..
Hitchcock house
Quote of the day

What an amazing self goal
in a tweet on the row over the Myanmar operation

Nation RSS
Signal of 'change in mindset'
Manohar Parrikar today signalled a new aggressive security policy in the wake of the military operat...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Room with remains of sister & dogs
At least a dozen relatives and friends of the De family had partied at the 3 Robinson Street house l...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Govt to recruit 2000 college teachers
The Bengal government is set to conduct a test to recruit around 2,000 college teachers over the nex...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Constable held for kidnapping
Deepak Kumar, a constable with Patna police, was arrested on Thursday for his alleged involvement in...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Bharati fast for Morcha arrests
Bharati Tamang today said she would begin an indefinite fast from Sunday until the top Gorkha Janmuk...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Into the unknown
Cynics will say that there is cause for some celebration - a record has been broken. It is mid-2015,...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Chetri scores a gem, but Indians go down fighting
An early goal by Qasim Said when Indian defenders were still warming up to the game and a needless p...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Murdoch to quit as Fox chief
Rupert Murdoch, the 84-year-old chief executive of 21st Century Fox, is planning to hand over the re...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Electrosteel spills deal drill
Electrosteel Steels, promoted by the Kejriwal family of Calcutta, has informed the bourses that the ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Funds crunch hits sting fight
The state government on Thursday floated awareness advertisements declaring June 2015 as Malaria Rod...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Cong suffers ADC blow in Manipur
The ruling Congress has suffered a major setback in Manipur by managing to retain only one of the si...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Rath yatra date for light & sound
Jasaswini Mohapatra, who has visited Dhauli with her family, is somehow dissatisfied with the guide'...   | Read..