The Telegraph
Tuesday , March 21 , 2017

Business built from 'scratch'

Business unusual is boosting revenue at Calcutta airport's low-activity cargo terminal. Think prepaid mobile phone scratch cards of pre-4G vintage - 95 tonnes of them stashed into crates for...   | Read..

Govt glare on excess college admissions

Calcutta University and other affiliating institutes of higher education in Bengal have been asked to submit details of students admitted to undergraduate colleges this...   | Read..

High care at low cost, CM pill for Apollo

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today urged Apollo Hospitals group vice-chairperson Preetha Reddy to provide the "highest level of care" which will be...   | Read..

Aadhaar agony for disabled

Twenty-year-old Niharika (name changed) has just had her Aadhaar application rejected because of "unavoidable circumstances", the UIDAI's euphemistic explanation...   | Read..

Brace for hot and humid spell

The city skies remained overcast for most of today but the promised rain remained elusive, signalling the end of the brief wet spell and start of a hot and humid phase.   | Read..

All for power to women

It had started with a handful of retired Loreto College teachers eager to help marginalised girls go back to school. Twenty years on, they have succeeded in sending several...   | Read..

Proud moments on stage

Oishika Banik stood on stage and sang about a bulbul. A year ago, she could hardly speak.   | Read..

Govt cracks survey whip

The Bengal government has directed all state-aided and private universities and colleges to immediately upload details about their institutes on an online portal as part of...   | Read..

Negligence cry as boy risks losing arm

The family of an 11-year-old boy, who was electrocuted recently and now risks losing his arm, today lodged a medical negligence complaint against NRS hospital with Entally...   | Read..

Forgery cuffs on son

The son of a 62-year-old widow stands accused of forging his mother's signature, selling her house and driving her out.   | Read..

55-yr-old slashed over chain

A youth slashed a 55-year-old woman with a razor inside her home yesterday evening in an apparent attempt to snatch her gold chain, police said today.   | Read..

Easy traffic on exam day

All schools where board examinations are being held have been asked to open their gates at least an hour and a half before the start of a test to avoid traffic congestion...   | Read..

Four held for nightclub brawl

Four men who were allegedly involved in a brawl at Shimmers nightclub in Sector V on Holi were arrested today in Alipurduar's Jaigaon, which borders Bhutan.   | Read..

Blooming buds

Students of 15 pre-primary schools, aged 18 months to five years, took part in Sunflower Festival, in association with Telekids, at Uttam Mancha.   | Read..
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