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  1. Howrah travel on fast trackRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Telegraph

    If all goes well, semi-high-speed trains will ply between Tatanagar and Howrah, a distance of around 250km, reducing travel time between the two places to almost half. The New Delhi-based Railway Board has asked Chakradharpur division of South Eastern Railway for carrying out a feasibility study for running semi-high-speed trains on the route.

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  2. Blog: An insipid Indian Science CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Times of India

    In the winter of 1914, some 105 scientists gathered at the Asiatic Society, Calcutta, on the vision of two British chemists, J L Simonsen and P S MacMahon, "to advance and promote the cause of science in India". That was the first Indian Science Congress .

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  3. Industry captains suggest measures to fuel Bengal's growthRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Newkerala.com

    Industry captains at the Bengal Global Business Summit Thursday said West Bengal had the potential to become an industrially advanced state, and came out with suggestions ranging from better marketing to focusing on key sectors like defence and automobiles. Participating in breakaway sessions on various sectors like manufacturing, healthcare, tourism, industry captains and government officials also enumerated the various proposals received during the summit that saw participation of delegates from 20 countries including India.

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  4. Dan Hoyle Brings Each and Every Thing to Joe's Pub TonightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... , Portland Center Stage, The Painted Bride in Philadelphia, The Lensic in Santa Fe, and The Park Hotel in Calcutta, India. The New Yorker called it "smart, entertaining, funny, insightful, and surprising." It originated at The Marsh Theater in San ...

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  5. Chill back for second inningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Telegraph

    The minimum temperature on Wednesday dropped to 13.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below normal. The last time the minimum was below normal - 12 degrees Celsius - was on December 29. "The northerly wind, which died down in Calcutta a week ago, again picked up speed on Tuesday evening.

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  6. ABCD of a business summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Telegraph

    The following is the "ABCD" of the Bengal Global Business Summit on the first day on Wednesday. A stands for Arun Jaitley, B for bluff and C and D for the charm and desperation of Mamata Banerjee.

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  7. Mamata touts Rs 93,600cr investment pledge on Day 1 of global industry meetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Jan. 7 (PTI: A clutch of companies, including state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd, have committed a total investment of over Rs 93,000 crore in West Bengal, and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said commitments would exceed Rs 100,000 crore during the two-day Global Business Summit that began Wednesday. Mamata said the two states were different and the Gujarat event had an advantage because Prime Minister Narendra Modi came from that state.

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  8. Govt's steep land price minus infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Telegraph

    Jan. 6: A plot acquired by the Left government 15 years ago at a throwaway price has been put up for sale to industry at the market rate, which is around 50 times higher than the acquisition amount, without providing basic infrastructure. West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation has priced the 334-acre plot, which has been christened Haldia Industrial Park, at Rs 1.26 crore an acre, the going rate.

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  9. Magic whirls on stageChitresh DasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | The Telegraph

    Pandit Chitresh Das, one of the most influential Indian classical artists who was instrumental in popularising the Kathak dance form in the US, died on January 4. He was 70. Rita Bhimani pens a tribute to the Calcutta-born master, who passed away in North San Francisco. The high-voltage Kathak performance by Pandit Chitresh Das at Raj Bhavan barely a year ago is a memory that will not be erased in a hurry.

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  10. Leaving KolkataRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Columbia Journalism Review

    When the doors do open, occasionally someone enters, lights a candle, and prays. But mostly, the Magen David sits quietly.

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  11. From Calcutta to London, the Great Eastern wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Jan. 4: The owners of Calcutta's Lalit Great Eastern are all set to welcome visitors at their first overseas property in London. Lalit Hotels, which has 11 properties in India, including the iconic Great Eastern, hopes to open the doors at heritage property St. Olave's near London's iconic Tower Bridge early this year.

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  12. LPG subsidy: a ready reckonerRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | The Telegraph

    Domestic LPG consumers whose bank accounts are linked with their gas connections will now have to buy their cylinders at the market price and get the government subsidy transferred directly to their accounts. Earlier called the Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme and now Pahal , the system is meant to ensure that the subsidy reaches genuine customers.

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  13. Speed, style and carnival cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | The Telegraph

    For newly-weds Srijeeta and Angshuman Bagchi of San Francisco, New Year was all about new experiences in their hometown. For the Natrajans of Delhi, it was about returning to their former city for a decade-old tradition.

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  14. North BengalRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | The Telegraph

    A gang assaulted three employees of a catering service provider who were returning home after serving at New Year parties when the trio refused to pay money.... Almost all stalls at the district book fair here were kept closed for around two hours this afternoon by different publishing houses to protest the alleged allocation of a ...... The family members of the college student from Calcutta who went missing in a forest area in West Sikkim on December 27 have requested police to intensify the search operat...... A 22-year-old student from Homes area here died today after he was stabbed during a scuffle between two groups of picnickers at Tribeni.

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  15. HowrahRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | The Telegraph

    Howrah, on the west bank, has always been a neglected lot. Coolie town, Calcutta's poor cousin, erstwhile Sheffield of the east, it has a lot of misnomers but no one really thought or cared... If the residents of Howrah were allowed one wish for the New Year, it would be the speedy construction of East West Metro.

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  16. Arun on the card? Must be 'frustrated falsehood'Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Jan. 1: Two names stand out on the invitation cards sent out by the Mamata Banerjee government for the Bengal Global Investment Summit 2015: Arun Jaitley and Nitin Gadkari. Both are senior ministers in the Narendra Modi government that has been under the relentless attack of chief minister Mamata Banerjee on various grounds ever since Trinamul started feeling the Saradha heat.

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  17. Making Byomkesh was my childhood dream: Dibakar BanerjeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Newkerala.com

    Every time Dibakar Banerjee decided to make a film, expectations soar. The filmmaker, who last made Shanghai a couple of years ago, is right now busy giving finishing touches to his upcoming film Detective Byomkesh Bakshy.

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  18. 'Ha re re'...Police in Bengal utter dacoits' war cryRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | Newkerala.com

    Once upon a time, Bengal's dreaded bandits used to announce their arrival with the blood-curdling "Ha re re re" cry that had an immobilising effect on the victims. Centuries later, the dacoits' war cry, ironically, is echoing from the lips of West Bengal's policemen.

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  19. Jean RenoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Daily Star

    ... ire, daughter of Brazilian filmmaker Alberto Cavalcanti. He made The River (1951), his first colour film, in Calcutta, India with the help of Satyajit Ray.

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  20. Mamata visits sleepy Writers'Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Dec. 31: Mamata Banerjee today paid a surprise visit to Writers' Buildings, sparking speculation whether she wanted to fast track the tardy renovation work. Most departments have been shifted from Writers' to Nabanna in Howrah and other offices to facilitate the facelift, which started in October last year and was supposed to be over in a year.

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