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Tuesday , June 20 , 2017

Monsoon gets into rain groove, relief from swelter in sight

Calcutta's sputtering monsoon uncorked its spout this evening, unleashing the season's heaviest shower to wash away the sweat of a sultry day when 37.2 degrees Celsius felt like 53 degrees.   | Read..

Farewell to monk amid chants

Swami Vimalatmananda , secretary to Swami Atmasthananda since 1997, was among the closest associates of the 15th president of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission who...   | Read..

Metro crosses heritage hurdle

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has green-lighted the construction of twin East-West Metro tunnels and a station close to three heritage structures in the central...   | Read..

Puja and bhandara on June 30

Swami Atmasthananda, the 15th president of Ramakrishna Math and Mission who passed away yesterday, was cremated tonight after a gun salute in front of thousands of devotees...   | Read..

Coast clear for East-West Metro to dodge deadline jinx

The trouble-ridden second phase of the East-West Metro project awaits one final deadline revision after surmounting what railway officials hope was the last hurdle in its...   | Read..

Cop dead in truck crash

A constable was killed when the Bolero he was driving collided head-on with a truck on Foreshore Road in Howrah early today.   | Read..

Calcutta in one word? Life... simply life

Olaf Iversen began his career as a young German consular officer in Calcutta four decades ago and ends his career next week as the consul-general in Calcutta. He says...   | Read..

Court on 'fake' doc

A Ranaghat court has sought a police report on the death of a man, allegedly because of wrong treatment by a "fake" doctor arrested by the CID earlier this month.   | Read..

Sunday rest for rally ban

Political rallies will be allowed in and around College Square on Sundays, when no classes are held at the schools and colleges in the area, Calcutta police has said.   | Read..

Sikkim tourists in a spot

Hundreds of tourists are stranded in Sikkim since yesterday and two arson attacks today have made it all the more difficult for them.   | Read..

Rubbish dumped at Haldiram's

A truckload of trash was dumped outside Haldiram's in Kaikhali off VIP Road this morning.   | Read..
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