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Sunday , August 13 , 2017
 
Calcutta Weather
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Min : 28.00°C (+1)
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Rainfall : 11.20 mm
Relative Humidity:
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Sunset : 6:10 PM
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CIMA Gallary

Police raj cry at hospital

Aug 13, 2017
Parents of some of the 30 children who died over the past two days at a Gorakhpur medical college have alleged that as soon as the oxygen supply stopped and the deaths began, police were sent in to...   | Read..

Morcha claims Delhi intimation

Aug 13, 2017
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today said Union home minister Rajnath Singh had invited the group for talks in New Delhi tomorrow, an announcement that was...   | Read..

Patriotism push to schools

Aug 13, 2017
The country's 15 lakh schools have been asked to help build a "mass fervour" around Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "New India" mission and foster a...   | Read..

'Bearded Broz' wield the broom

Aug 13, 2017
The long suffering people of Birmingham, where rubbish has been piling over the past five weeks because of a strike by bin collectors, would love their city to be as clean...   | Read..

Rivers in spate, villages submerged

Aug 13, 2017
A road inundated with floodwater in Raxaul block's Dhupwa Tola village, around 45km north of Motihari, the East Champaran district headquarters and roughly 200km north of...   | Read..

Floods toll mounts in Assam

Aug 13, 2017
Five more people have died in the fresh wave of floods in Assam, caused by incessant rainfall over the past week, taking the deluge-related toll in the state to 89 this...   | Read..

Principal axed after child deaths

Aug 13, 2017
The principal of the Gorakhpur medical college where 30 children died in the past two days was today suspended for allegedly delaying payment to the oxygen vendor but the...   | Read..

Religion, land bills passed

Aug 13, 2017
The state government passed by voice-vote two contentious laws, one to curb religious conversions and the other to make land acquisition easier for public projects, in the...   | Read..

Brazen bid to divide tribals, says Opp.

Aug 13, 2017
Jharkhand became the eighth state to pass a bill to restrict religious conversions today with leaders of the Opposition, church and civil society calling it an...   | Read..

Ignored: ex-DM's scam alert

Aug 13, 2017
Former Bhagalpur district magistrate Prem Singh Meena had got wind of the illegal transfer of government funds to the account of Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Ltd a few...   | Read..

Banks punch forgery holes

Aug 13, 2017
Senior officials of the two banks which are in the eye of the storm over the Bhagalpur scam have questioned the police claim that the money had been transferred to the...   | Read..
Football fans brave a drizzle to watch East Bengal beat Rainbow AC 4-1 in their Calcutta Football League opener on Saturday. VP Suhair scored a...   | Read..
 
Quote of the Day

I cannot think of a better choice

SHYAM BENEGAL

about Prasoon Joshi's appointment as censor board chief

 
Nation RSS
NDA seat reward for Nitish
Nitish Kumar is likely to be offered the post of co-convener of the National Democratic Alliance aft...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
More rain on Met radar
A weather system in Tibet that changed its position overnight led to a drizzle in Calcutta throughou...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Heavy rain, landslides in N Bengal
Incessant rain in the past three days has crippled life in the seven north Bengal districts, creatin...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Allowance carrot for rural health
Chief minister Nitish Kumar today directed the health department to provide a special allowance of R...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
White teeth
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Sports RSS
Farah denied a fairy-tale double by Muktar Edris
Mo Farah's aura of invincibility after six years of unrelenting success was finally cracked in his v...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Xi urges calm in call to Trump
China's President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclea...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Revenues key to GST rate rejig
Revenues collected by the government under the goods and services tax regime could be a key paramete...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
After banning book, govt suspends tribal writer-doctor
Sahitya Award-winning tribal writer Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar (34), whose book The Advisasi Will Not ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Passengers rue state of station
There appears to be no end to the problems of passengers at Silchar railway station.   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Survey finds health care in trauma
Another case of dengue death was today reported from the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack...   | Read..