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Sunday, February 18, 2018
 

Calcutta

Spiral of decline from stature of Singapore

First published on 18-Feb-2018
The flight of young people frustrated by lack of opportunities is a sure sign of policies gone wrong, an Australian academic specialising in emerging and future career trends told Metro during his visit to a state struggling to arrest the exodus o......   | Read..
 

Leak in CMC water defence

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Faecal contamination of municipal water has been confirmed by the presence of coliform bacteria in a sample taken from Baghajatin, the epicentre of the diarrhoea outbreak since last week....   | Read..
 

'Party mood' before murder

First published on 18-Feb-2018
State Bank of India manager Rajiv Kumar, held on charges of killing colleague Shilpa Agarwal, was in a "cool and a partying mood" and had sex with her before the murder, police said on Sa......   | Read..
 

Sport gives them new lease of life

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Mohammad Sufiyan, 16, lost his mother as a kid and his father doesn't live with him....   | Read..
 

Success born of belief in the power of books

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Ameena Saiyid OBE, who joined the Lahore office of Oxford University Press in 1979 as a sales representative, would rise to become its managing director in nine years. She would also the first woma......   | Read..
 

Moon on Victoria Memorial lawns

First published on 18-Feb-2018
A miniature moon descended on Victoria Memorial on Saturday evening....   | Read..
 

The house Clive did not build

First published on 18-Feb-2018
During an informal discussion on north Calcutta's Dumdum area, Gour Kumar Moulick says, "Do you know the plan of the original Dumdum Road was made by Lady Clive?" He has read it somewhere....   | Read..
 

Calling Rikki Tikki Tavi

First published on 18-Feb-2018
A man in a white shirt with a brown jacket loosely fastened around his waist, a black woollen cap and muffler, but only slippers on his feet, moves briskly from one shop to another selling tea. We ......   | Read..
 

Bus hits woman & schoolboy

First published on 17-Feb-2018
An elderly woman and a Class VII student walking down Deshapran Sashmal Road, ignoring the pavement, were hit by a bus on Friday morning....   | Read..
 

Muddle risk always in pipeline

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Leaks in the underground water and sewer pipes, which run close to each other across the city, could have contaminated drinking water and led to a diarrhoea outbreak in several wards of south Calcu......   | Read..
 

Trains disrupted

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Train services on the Sealdah main and south sections were disrupted for more than an hour on Friday because of a “rail roko” by DYFI activists at Barasat, Barrackpore, Jadavpur and  ......   | Read..
 

Chance connect with city

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Curiosity brought him to Calcutta and chance made him discover a 19th century artefact that belonged to his ancestor....   | Read..
 

Cold morning after 12 days

First published on 17-Feb-2018
The minimum temperature dropped three degrees in 24 hours to record 16.2 degrees Celsius on Friday as the northwesterly wind got a fresh lease of life....   | Read..
 

Tests on bottled water

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Corporation officials on Friday collected water samples from local companies that produce packaged drinking water in Ranikuthi, Baghajatin and Sonarpur, all areas under the grip of a diarrhoea outb......   | Read..
 

Flier to get back bag with Rs 1L

First published on 17-Feb-2018
An elderly passenger who had left his hand baggage containing Rs 1 lakh, medicines and other documents at Calcutta airport on Friday morning will get it back on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Get set for Sunday marathon

First published on 17-Feb-2018
The IEM-UEM Kolkata Marathon, in association with The Telegraph, will be flagged off from City Centre, Salt Lake, at 6am on Sunday....   | Read..
 

Assault onus on schools

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Schools must be receptive to complaints from parents about sexual abuse of children on campus rather than jump into denial like some institutes have done, child rights advocates have said....   | Read..
 

Women bikers on SE Asia trip

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Four women from Hyderabad on a biking expedition across Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia made a pit stop in Calcutta on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

One who took city's wetlands to the world

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Dhrubojyoti Ghosh, the engineer-turned-ecologist who found, named and introduced the East Calcutta Wetlands to the world, died in Calcutta on Friday ....   | Read..
 

Robbers break into 3 houses in Jadavpur

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Robbers broke into at least three houses at Central Park in Jadavpur and fled with over Rs 50,000 cash, gold and other valuable items, including laptops and mobile phones....   | Read..