The Telegraph
Thursday, January 18, 2018
 

Calcutta

Fire in Kidderpore building

First published on 30-Oct-2017
A fire broke out in a four-storey building next to St. Teresa's School and opposite St. Thomas' Boys' School in Kidderpore on Sunday morning....   | Read..
 

Hyderabad guests at zoo

First published on 30-Oct-2017
Two lions, two jaguars and six mouse deer arrived at Alipore zoo from Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, on Sunday morning....   | Read..
 

150 principals protest govt move, refuse incentive

First published on 30-Oct-2017
The principals of at least 150 state-aided colleges will "forgo" the monthly car and telephone allowances to protest the government's refusal to provide additional funds for them....   | Read..
 

Real politics and proxy fights

First published on 30-Oct-2017
In a world plagued with coercions and conflicts, the role of the United Nations in maintaining stability and peace requires a lot of intense and pragmatic introspection....   | Read..
 

The English hurrah

First published on 29-Oct-2017
When England steamrollered the Spanish defence at the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the Salt Lake stadium, India’s Under-17 No. 10 was among the spectators in the stands....   | Read..
 

Campus entry curb for student safety

First published on 29-Oct-2017
The state government has asked all schools to bar the entry into campus of conductors and drivers of buses ferrying students and get police to check antecedents of every contractual employee before......   | Read..
 

Good game, electric ambience

First published on 29-Oct-2017
Bruce Bucknell, the British deputy high commissioner, was there at the Salt Lake stadium to watch his country lift the FIFA U-17 World Cup, and shared his experience with Metro after the match....   | Read..
 

When all roads led to Salt Lake stadium

First published on 29-Oct-2017
Harry Dawson, a volunteer with NGO Future Hope, dropped in at the stadium with some underprivileged children before heading for Forum mall on Elgin Road, where he watched the final at a restaurant.......   | Read..
 

The comfort of crowds

First published on 29-Oct-2017
You might or might not recognise Kartikey Tripathi from Dibakar Banerjee's Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! or Srijit Mukherji's Begum Jaan. He played bit roles in both. In Mitali Ghoshal's 22 Yards, he ......   | Read..
 

Noise demon back

First published on 29-Oct-2017
The festive season is gone but not the noise demon. Jagaddhatri Puja this year seems to be the hands-down winner in the decibel race....   | Read..
 

Sting claims two lives

First published on 29-Oct-2017
A three-and-a-half-year-old girl and a man died of dengue at a Bypass hospital on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Youth from city drowns in Digha

First published on 29-Oct-2017
A youth from Amtala, on the southern fringe of the city, drowned in the Digha sea while bathing with his friends on Saturday morning....   | Read..
 

Beggar twist to murder tale

First published on 29-Oct-2017
A woman beggar on Zakaria Street was taken ill two days before gemstone trader Mohammad Salim was murdered, prompting police to suspect the assassins had given her "poisoned" food to remo......   | Read..
 

Pirates, cops in water war

First published on 29-Oct-2017
Pirates and police were locked in a fierce gunbattle in the middle of river Vidya in the Sunderbans early on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Envoy body handed to colleagues

First published on 29-Oct-2017
The body of Myanmar's consul-general in Calcutta, Pyi Soe, was handed over to consulate officials on Saturday to be taken to Calcutta by road....   | Read..
 

The House Where Nivedita Lived

First published on 29-Oct-2017
To all outward appearances, it is just another old house in north Calcutta - nondescript, ordinary. The same cannot be said about the address though: 16 A, Bosepara Lane of Bagbazar is the house wh......   | Read..
 

All the boys want is Cupcake

First published on 28-Oct-2017
Abel Ruiz looks a good fit in a FIFA World Cup-winning Spanish side someday. Liverpool lad Rhian Brewster might break into contention for the Ballon d'Or in a few years' time....   | Read..
 

Stink of washroom feedback

First published on 28-Oct-2017
Here's feedback Calcutta airport can't flush down the toilet: 16 per cent of passengers who use a washroom in the integrated terminal end up "very unhappy"....   | Read..
 

Dengue toll in CMC belt rises by two in 24 hours

First published on 28-Oct-2017
A 55-year-old woman and a 64-year-old man died of dengue at CMRI Hospital within 24 hours of each other, taking the number of confirmed deaths in the current outbreak within the Calcutta Municipal ......   | Read..
 

JU degree with pick of diverse subjects

First published on 28-Oct-2017
The choice-based credit system (CBCS) is coming to Jadavpur University, bringing with it flexibility for students and challenges for the authorities in offering a pick of subjects across disciplines....   | Read..