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Thursday , October 8 , 2015
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.90°C (+2)
Max : 32.60°C (+0)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 89.00% Min : 65.00%
Sunrise : 5:31 AM
Sunset : 5:19 PM

Cloudy sky. Later, around 31°C.


Finally, Modi speaks up, tells Hindus and Muslims to fight poverty together, ignore irresponsible politicians

Oct 8, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday pitched for communal harmony and brotherhood, saying that Hindus and Muslims should work together to fight the common enemy of poverty and ignore...   | Read..

Earlier: Modi flays Lalu for 'Hindus also eat beef' comment (but doesn't utter the word)

Oct 8, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waded into the beef row on Thursday by attacking Lalu Prasad Yadav over the Rashtriya Janata Dal leader’s reported remark that...   | Read..

• Modi adding communal colour, Nitish tweets

Blatter and Platini suspended from FIFA

Oct 8, 2015
World soccer chief Sepp Blatter and European boss Michel Platini were both suspended on Thursday in an ever-deepening corruption scandal, decapitating the leadership of the...   | Read..

VW India recalls 389 Polos made in Sept ‎to fix handbrake fault

Oct 8, 2015
German auto major Volkswagen on Thursday recalled 389 units of its best selling premium hatchback Polo in India, manufactured in September this year, to rectify faulty...   | Read..

SC to decide by Friday on larger bench to decide Aadhaar use

Oct 8, 2015
The Supreme Court has promised to decide by Friday evening whether to set up a nine-judge bench to look into its earlier order restricting the use of the unique...   | Read..

IAF ready for women fighter pilots 

Oct 8, 2015
The Indian Air Force is planning combat role for women for the first time by inducting them as fighter aircraft pilots.   | Read..

Literature Nobel for Belarussian author

Oct 8, 2015
Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for her portrayal of life in the former Soviet Union which the Swedish Academy said was...   | Read..
Temporary suspension of propriety
Quote of the day

I would like to play my last game at the Eden

Harbhajan Singh

Nation RSS
Snip & shape adult films to suit TV screens
Playing on TV, NH 10...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Salt Lake speaks out
The stirrings of outrage over the thuggery on election day forced Salt Lake out of its cocoon on Wed...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Siliguri model scores again, CPM holds Cong hand to win rural polls
The Left today won the Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad elections, continuing its victory streak in the ar...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Where bullet talks, just happy to press button
Bhimbandh, spread over 682sqkm of the undulating Kharagpur hills of south Bihar's Jamui and Munger d...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Divisions cost Deb second chance  
A faction-riven ruling party versus a united Opposition today saw Trinamul’s Gautam Deb losing...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Matter of honour
It is rarely that the ministry of defence in South Block hosts a press briefing by the defence minis...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Indians can win back confidence at Eden
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men have a lot to prove. Having already lost the T20I series, India, apparent...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Nepal plans changes to charter
Nepal today edged towards introducing three amendments to a controversial new Constitution opposed b...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Prop for Paradip port
Three berths at Odisha's Paradip port are set to be mechanised to increase the capacity of the port ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Con crores in Hong Kong, 3 held
Three more suspects have been arrested in the high-profile Internet fraud that involved peddling of ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Report finds anomalies in Wakf plot use
A House committee on Wakf properties in Assam has found the involvement of Wakf board officials in t...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Residents divided on 'smart' options
Residents here are divided on their choice of development zones under smart city project.   | Read..