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Monday, November 20, 2017


Chill on the way and here to stay

A hint of early chill on the last day of October was the first big bluff of a season when Calcutta often feels cheated by the Celsius....   | Read..

Blank out stats, shut out help

Bengal is the only state not to have reported the extent of its dengue outbreak to the one central agency that could have helped with infrastructure and expertise to combat the spread of the disease....   | Read..

Probe stuck on sketch

The police investigation into the alleged molestation of a Jadavpur University student by an autorickshaw driver last Wednesday hasn't progressed beyond a sketch of the suspect....   | Read..

Son keeps dead mom for 3 days

A man walked into a police station on Sunday morning to say his mother died last Friday and that he had left her lying in their apartment for three days because he did not have money to arrange her......   | Read..

Tips on teaching from industry

The current school education system isn't geared to inculcate the qualities of head and heart that industry needs its future leaders to learn as schoolchildren, according to several speakers at a C......   | Read..


The renovated reading room (above) of the Bangiya Sahitya Parishad was thrown open on Sunday, after remaining closed for two-and-a-half months....   | Read..

Partha sees curb benefit

The state government's decision empowering the college authorities to control the disbursal and spending of funds allocated to students' unions is expected to reduce campus unrest, education minist......   | Read..

Devout thief at Howrah temple

A man who offered prayers before and after stealing gold ornaments on an idol in a temple in Howrah's Salkia was caught after he was identified from footage recorded by security cameras....   | Read..

Workshop key to CU four-year BTech boost

Calcutta University will decide in two weeks whether it would increase the number of BTech seats reserved for students of the four-year course from 55 to 70 per cent in the next academic year....   | Read..

Booster for water supply

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has set up the first two of a dozen mini-booster stations that will increase the water pressure from the Garden Reach water treatment plant and benefit households......   | Read..

School on shortlist for Olympic & UN award

An initiative of St. Lawrence High School and its old boys' association promoting "peace through sport" is among three nominations shortlisted by the International Olympic Committee and t......   | Read..

Two more dead in adjoining district

Two North 24-Parganas residents in their early-30s died on Saturday, one of them of dengue and the other after showing dengue-like symptoms....   | Read..

UK's green return gift for India

The Empire will return what it took from its colonial gardens about three centuries ago. More than 20,000 plant specimens, collected from the Indian Botanic Garden by European botanists between 18t......   | Read..

Diverse field for weekend mind game

If a trip to the Eden Gardens was a no-brainer for cricket enthusiasts this weekend, a Ballygunge banquet was the place to be for bridge aficionados....   | Read..

Man held for water park locker theft

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Sunday morning for allegedly stealing four cellphones and Rs 10,000 from a locker at a popular water park in Salt Lake in June....   | Read..

Globe fate hangs fire

Residents of New Town and regular commuters to the township have expressed apprehension about a giant metal globe hanging from the towering Kolkata Gate near the Rabindra Tirtha intersection....   | Read..


Presidency is not any institution. It is Bengal's Great Banyan. Cradling an ecosystem within an ecosystem, supported by a ganglia of roots, casting a thick weave of shade. But there's the thing abo......   | Read..

On drip-feed, to the last drop

Qurbaan. A name that rushes from the labyrinth of my notorious memory is nothing but a silhouette now. His constant chatter in between delivering water was no less than an alarm clock. His friendly......   | Read..

Ambulance in a hurry hits taxi

An ambulance with a 78-year-old patient inside collided head-on with a taxi on Howrah bridge when the driver broke away from two lanes of traffic to enter the flank meant for vehicles moving in the......   | Read..

Dengue kills mom in coma

A 27-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with dengue while 34 weeks pregnant died early on Saturday after being in a coma for more than a fortnight since giving birth to a stillborn baby....   | Read..
WALL OF FAME: A wall at the Nandan complex bearing the...   | Read..
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