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Friday , April 29 , 2016
Calcutta Weather
Min : 28.30°C (+3)
Max : 37.10°C (+2)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 90.00% Min : 53.00%
Sunrise : 5:5 AM
Sunset : 6:3 PM
Hot and uncomfortable weather. Maximum temperature likely to be around 38°C.

May 1, Jul 24: No change in dates for common entry test for medical courses

Apr 29, 2016
The Supreme Court on Friday said admission to medical and dental colleges for the academic year 2016-17 would be held through the common National Eligibility Entrance Test, as announced on...   | Read..

Gujarat sets 10% quota for poor in upper castes, hoping to appease Patels

Apr 29, 2016
Gujarat on Friday announced a 10 per cent quota for the economically backward among upper castes, which include the Patels, who have been on the warpath since August last...   | Read..

Mallya says ready for deal but arrest will not help banks get back money

Apr 29, 2016
Embattled tycoon Vijay Mallya has said he is in a “forced exile” and has no plans to return to India where things are flying at him “fast and furious.”   | Read..

Bombay HC directs demolition of Adarsh building, stays order for 3 months

Apr 29, 2016
The Bombay High Court on Friday ordered the demolition of the 31-storey Adarsh Society building, said to have been built illegally by a clutch of bureaucrats, politicians...   | Read..

Swamy gives notice for privilege motion against Azad for AgustaWestland remark

Apr 29, 2016
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday gave notice in the Rajya Sabha for moving a Breach of Privilege Motion against Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Leader of the...   | Read..
An Ahmedabad court has issued a notice to Shah Rukh Khan’s production house in response to a suit filed by the son of gangster Abdul...   | Read..
Quote of the day

Now I am 93... even when I turn 103, I will dedicate myself for the people


DMK chief

Nation RSS
'If-I-had-my-way' minister sets tongues flying
Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju told Parliament today that he would change Rule 5/20, w...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
 Mamata Banerjee takes on the Congress’s Deepa Das Munshi, backed by the Left, ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
'Cool-cool' jibe caps heated leg
One of the most heated rounds of campaigning today ended with a " thanda thanda, cool cool"...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Fear and worry at P&M Mall
The fear of losing one of the city's most popular hangouts and the fear of losing jobs, respectively...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Surprise visitor for 8 first-time voters
The residents of the former Bangladeshi enclave of Char Balabhoot had no hopes of politicians campai...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
An open canvas
it could mean that we are way past the beginning of the end of both these old parties, that we are ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Knights stumble versus MI again
Shah Rukh Khan stayed away from the Wankhede on Thursday night. The Kolkata Knight Riders' principal...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Long cyber arm of US
US judges will be able to issue search warrants giving law enforcement agents power to access comput...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
FM sticks to gold levy
The Narendra Modi-government today signalled that it would not back down on the 1 per cent excise du...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Patients flee ICU furnace at MGM hospital
Intensive care is something of a misnomer at MGM Medical College and Hospital, where critically ill ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Villagers left to 'tackle' flood
Villagers in flood-prone areas in Assam continue to depend on traditional "coping practices&quo...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Second hottest this year
A sudden spike in the mercury level brought back severe discomfort among people today as the city re...   | Read..