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Thursday , July 9 , 2015
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.60°C (+1)
Max : 31.10°C (-1)
Rainfall : 3.30 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 92.00% Min : 77.00%
Sunrise : 4:58 AM
Sunset : 6:25 PM

A few spells of rain may occur in some areas. 
Maximum temperature likely to be around 31°C.


SC hands over all Vyapam cases to CBI; serves notice to Governor

Jul 9, 2015
The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a CBI probe into all Vyapam scam cases and alleged deaths related to it and also issued notice to the Centre, Madhya Pradesh government and the Governor...   | Read..

EU chairman any new loan deal for Greece has to include debt recast

Jul 9, 2015
The European Union's chairman joined growing international calls for Greece to be granted debt restructuring as part of any new loan deal if it delivers convincing reforms...   | Read..

Space crisis at Tihar Jail sparks hope for undertrial prisoners locked up for years

Jul 9, 2015
The Delhi government on Thursday urged the High Court to immediately order the release of under-trial prisoners who have not committed heinous crimes but were languishing...   | Read..

China says decision to block India's move against Pak in UN was based on 'facts'

Jul 9, 2015
China has said its decision to block India’s demand in the United Nations for action against Pakistan for releasing 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman...   | Read..

Again, no date, just 'soon': Defence minister on one-rank-one-pension for retired soldiers

Jul 9, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said there will be “good news” soon on OROP, or one-rank-one-pension, a long-standing demand for which...   | Read..

Illegal mining case: ED fans out across 3 states

Jul 9, 2015
The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday launched simultaneous searches in three states in connection with its investigation of the scam relating to the illegal mining of...   | Read..

Grave echo haunts BJP

Jul 9, 2015
The BJP today "closed" the Vyapam scandal but inconvenient details and a purported somersault kept national attention focused on the controversy.   | Read..

Ready to throw, not to stretch

Jul 9, 2015
Narendra Modi may have led the world's largest gathering of yoga performers in a record-breaking day of stretches and bends last month but fitness-obsessed Vladimir Putin...   | Read..

Hema tweets knife in dad's wound

Jul 9, 2015
Somebody forgot to tell Hema Malini that her party's policy - strictly adhered to by the Prime Minister among others - is when the going gets tough, the tough gag themselves.   | Read..

Race to pocket fest credit

Jul 9, 2015
Political rivalry between the BJD and the BJP over Nabakalebar and rath yatra has intensified with both trying to take credit for the infrastructure development work for...   | Read..

Voices of anguish over Amartya exit

Jul 9, 2015
Nitish Kumar is extremely "distressed" at Amartya Sen demitting the post of chancellor of Nalanda University because of, what the chief minister feels, a...   | Read..

Student dies in ILP protest

Jul 9, 2015
A student died and several people were injured as supporters of the inner-line permit (ILP) system clashed with police today, turning the city into a war zone.   | Read..

Over 1000 clinics not on radar

Jul 9, 2015
Less than half of registered clinical establishments in the state have the mandatory authorisation letter from Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) to generate,...   | Read..
Grave echo haunts BJP
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