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  1. Enjoying my game, says ShikharRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Telegraph

    Hamilton/ Calcutta: For someone who was struggling for runs before the World Cup, two hundreds and a fifty in five matches of cricket's most important tournament is like a fairytale comeback. After cracking a 85-ball 100 and helping India to an eight-wicket win over Ireland, at Seddon Park, on Tuesday, Man of the Match Dhawan said that he has sorted out his problems through practice.

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  2. Swine flu cured but shock of treatment in dirty ward staysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Telegraph

    An Indonesian woman treated for swine flu at the Infectious Diseases Hospital returned home at midnight on Tuesday fully cured but bitter about her "nightmarish" experience of staying in a filthy ward with a washroom she couldn't bring herself to enter. Dyah Satyarini, 34, said before boarding a flight to Kuala Lumpur that the staff at the female general ward did the best they could to make her comfortable but she couldn't imagine a hospital could be so lacking in hygiene.

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  3. t2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Telegraph

    Anushka Sharma is dressed in all blue. We are tempted to ask if it's for the Men in Blue but we let that go for the moment.

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  4. Panel nod to govt stance on civic pollsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, March 10: The state election commission has accepted the government's decision of not holding elections to seven civic bodies along with 92 others on April 25, setting aside initial differences. The election commission had written twice to the government, telling it to hold elections to all these civic bodies together but the government had not accepted the proposal, citing plans to upgrade some municipalities to municipal corporations.

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  5. Court orders Panja arrestRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Telegraph

    March 10: A court has ordered the arrest of Shibaji Panja, the showbiz gatekeeper of Mamata Banerjee and the businessman who was part of the chief minister's delegation to Bangladesh. The Barrackpore court cancelled its previous order granting bail to Panja and directed Calcutta police to produce him in court.

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  6. HC upholds Rs 50k relief to JU prof over toon rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Times of India

    KOLKATA: In yet another legal blow to the Mamata Banerjee government, Calcutta high court on Tuesday upheld the compensation recommended by West Bengal Human Rights Commission to Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, who was arrested in 2012 for forwarding an email joke on the chief minister. Justice Dipankar Datta also ordered a probe into the role of two police officers involved in the arrest of Mahapatra and Subrata Sengupta, president of the housing society where the JU teacher lives.

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  7. Court orders compensation for JU professor who was arrestedRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Newkerala.com

    The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday ordered the West Bengal government to pay Rs. 50,000 as compensation to Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, who was arrested in 2012 for forwarding a cartoon of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on a social networking site.

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  8. Mamata cartoon controversy: Calcutta HC asks state to pay compensation of Rs 50,000 to professorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | DNA India

    In a major blow to the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court directed the state government on Tuesday to pay additional compensation of Rs.50,000 within a month to former Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra for his arrest in connection with the circulation of a cartoon of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. In a major blow to the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court directed the state government on Tuesday to pay additional compensation of Rs.50,000 within a month to former Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra for his arrest in connection with the circulation of a cartoon of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

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  9. Kamalendu ChatterjeeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Iowa City Press-Citizen

    ... was born March 1, 1934 in Bangladesh, India. He completed medical school at RG Kar Medical School in Calcutta, India and went onto receive his cardiovascular and internal medicine education in England. He then moved to Los Angeles, CA and worked ...

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  10. Burden runs into burdenRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 9: Narendra Modi today turned Mamata Banerjee's logic against her to refuse Bengal's demand for a moratorium on interest payments, contending that if she had inherited a financial burden from the Left, so had his government from the UPA. The chief minister met the Prime Minister at Parliament House and said Bengal deserved a "debt relief and relief from interest payments" so it could fund development projects.

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  11. Panja bail scrap plea rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, March 4: A Barasat court today turned down a plea by Delhi police to cancel the bail of Calcutta businessman Shibaji Panja, saying there was no reason to believe that he had "misused the liberty" granted to him by a Barrackpore court. Panja was arrested on February 21 at Calcutta airport on a fraud charge after he returned from a trip to Dhaka with the chief minister.

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  12. CalcuttaRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Telegraph

    Mamata Banerjee "noticed" in Bhowanipore the other day what Calcuttans forced to walk on roads rather than pavements have long seen and suffered: the inexorable hawker invasion of every... Heavy rain accompanied by cool, gusty winds on Wednesday morning, the prospect of a bright and sunny Dol and Holi and a wintry weekend - Calcutta is in for a feel of... The Jadavpur University student whose alleged molestation had triggered a prolonged impasse on the campus expressed surprise at an internal panel's failure to file a... Metro services were disrupted on Wednesday morning after an air-conditioned rake had to be stopped at Naktala station because of a short circuit, an official... A small commercial vehicle carrying adhesive containers and plywood burst into flames while trying to restart in the crowded Chandni Chowk area on Wednesday evening.

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  13. Alert for wintry daysRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Telegraph

    Heavy rain accompanied by cool, gusty winds on Wednesday morning, the prospect of a bright and sunny Dol and Holi and a wintry weekend - Calcutta is in for a feel of different seasons over four days. The downpour that took many Calcuttans by surprise had started with a drizzle from around 11.30pm on Tuesday.

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  14. Why Rose Valley Group is in the newsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Nerve News

    The Rose Valley Group came into focus after the Saradha ponzi scam broke in early 2013. The same year, the corporate affairs ministry named Rose Valley as one of the 73 companies involved in ponzi schemes in West Bengal.

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  15. Cleanliness drive for hawkers kicks-off in KolkataRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Nerve News

    Students, businessmen and citizens initiated a unique cleaning drive here on Wednesday by educating street vendors and hawkers about keeping the city spic-and-span and distributed garbage bins to help them out. Nearly 50 colourful bins and vats were distributed among hawkers at the Camac Street section as part of the 'Porishkar Kolkata' campaign, an extension of the Clean City-Green City initiative of the West Bengal government.

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  16. Fake note focus on RBI theftRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Telegraph

    Police are trying to find out whether a metal block - used to print serial numbers on currency notes - found along with fake notes seized on Monday was the one stolen from the Reserve Bank of India's custody three years ago. The Special Task Force of Calcutta police uncovered a racket in fake currency notes on Monday and seized counterfeit Indian currency notes with a face value of more than Rs 10 crore from an apartment on CIT Road in Maniktala.

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  17. Study sounds arsenic alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Telegraph

    The arsenic level in the groundwater of at least nine locations in the city is high enough to call for immediate intervention, a government study has revealed. The study has dubbed "borderline" the arsenic content in the groundwater of at least 10 places.

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  18. Landlock broken in Joka-BBD Bag MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Telegraph

    The state government on Tuesday handed over to the railways three plots whose unavailability had stalled the Joka-BBD Bag Metro for the past four years. An engineering company, a Mother Dairy outlet and a building from where two voluntary organisations operate had held up construction of the proposed viaduct along a 250-metre stretch between Taratala and Majerhat station.

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  19. They acquire, they own but don't bring these homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Rediff.com

    Indian consumer product companies have shopped for brands across the world but have preferred not to bring the labels to India K-based Tetley Group, acquired in 2000 by the then Calcutta-based Tata Tea, in 2005 took over another American company, Good Earth. The next year, it bought US-based Eight O'Clock Coffee and Czech firm Jemca, and took a 33 per cent stake in South Africa's Joekels Tea, which owned the Laagar brand.

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  20. Drive licence goes onlineRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | The Telegraph

    The public vehicles department has started accepting online applications for driving licences in Calcutta, a move that promises to bypass motor training schools and touts who often ambush applicants. Applicants who know how to drive a car and just need a driving licence are often harassed by employees at the Beltala and Kasba offices of the PVD when they are not accompanied by touts or do not come through any motor training school.

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