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  1. Trinamool Congress sweeps to victory in West Bengal civic body pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | DNA India

    It was evident that the Trinamool Congress would retain number one spot in the polls, the bigger battle was to grab the second spot. The Left Front managed to reach the second spot by winning in 15 wards of the total 144 wards of KMC West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee flashes victory sign after her party win in Kolkata Municipal Corporation election, in Kolkata The All India Trinamool Congress swept to victory in Kolkata Municipal Corporation polls and 91 other civic bodies on Tuesday.

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  2. The story that tells you what our courts are really likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | India Together

    'Court' narrates a compelling story and evolves into a hard-hitting realistic portrayal of the Indian legal system, far removed from depictions seen so far in mainstream cinema. Shoma Chatterji reviews the film with a deep exploration of all that sets it apart from a regular courtroom drama.

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  3. THAI flight turned backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Bangkok Post

    ... rescuers and disaster relief. Commercial flights were kept waiting. The THAI aircraft finally diverted to Calcutta, India, and landed for refueling. It then flew back to Kathmandu, where it was again left circling while aircraft dedicated to ...

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  4. 'Reports of Netaji's death should leave no doubt in anyone's mind'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Rediff.com

    'There is no evidence that it was Nehru who ordered this surveillance . It was a very low-level Bengal-based operation.'

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  5. Arabul stares at end of ropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, April 27: The government lawyer today opposed Trinamul MLA Arabul Islam's bail in court, sparking speculation in the party if it was the end of the road for the Bhangar strongman. Arabul, arrested yesterday in connection with an alleged extortion and attack case, was today remanded in five days' police custody.

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  6. Cave-in risk stares at pipe workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Telegraph

    "We have been working since last night but are yet to reach the leaks. We are digging the earth - around five feet between the surface and the pipe - manually.

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  7. Branson teacher offers hope to Indiaa s elderly prostitutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    Natasha Singh, a Branson School teacher who was deported from India after uncovering evidence of police and government corruption in the country's infamous sex trade, will be leaving her teaching job at the end of the school year to embark on a mission of hope. The 42-year-old educator and activist plans on returning to India in the fall to establish a home for elderly prostitutes in Calcutta's notorious Sonagachi, a teeming red light district believed to be the largest in Asia.

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  8. Opposition must join movement to fight Trinamool terror, Modi's communalism, says YechuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Indian Express

    On his first visit to Kolkata after taking over as the general secretary of Communist Party of India-Marxist , Sitaram Yechury, at a press conference on Sunday, lambasted the ruling Trinamool Congress over the manner in which the municipal polls were conducted in Bengal, terming the entire process "a mockery of democracy". He, however, said that the silver lining was the huge turnout of voters, including women, who stood up against the terror unleashed by TMC.

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  9. Leaks in water main pipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Telegraph

    Large parts of Calcutta may get less than their usual quota of water as a 103-year-old lifeline sprung leaks in at least eight places soon after Saturday's earthquake. Calcutta Municipal Corporation sources said the 5ft-diameter water main, which brings water from the Palta treatment plant to the Tallah reservoir, sprung the leaks near Barrackpore.

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  10. Fresh tremors felt in West BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Apr 26 : Fresh tremors were felt on Sunday in several parts of West Bengal at around 12.40 PM causing panic among the people who ran out of their homes and assembled on the streets. "The tremor had its epicentre further east of the region in Nepal that witnessed an earthquake on Saturday.

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  11. Brush with 'waves' in hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, April 25: Tapas Majumdar had come from Dum Dum to see mountains. But the most vivid memory he will take back from landlocked Nepal is of "waves".

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  12. Calcutta's longest nightmare at noonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Telegraph

    Just as a generation always remembered where they were when John F. Kennedy was assassinated, many Calcuttans will never forget where they were at 11.41am on April 25, 2015. The longest spell of tremors in recent memory yanked Calcuttans to their feet and kept them on toes.

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  13. Victroinox Watches In India - Swiss Watch Victroinox Plans Foray Into Smart WatchesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PR Log

    ... with new apparels and accessories, utensils, appliances etc, one become elated. PRLog - April 23, 2015 - CALCUTTA, India -- The prime is unveiling its collection on victorinox watches at the time of auspicious time of the year. Welcome new ...

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  14. A richer inheritance than goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    Was it history, luck or fate that led me to 93-year-old Abdul Hamid Razack? I arrived at his gate after a meandering trail ended on the Naparima-Mayaro Road, where indentured Indians once held panchayats underneath a 17-foot-wide sandbox tree, amidst ganja smoke and a heady mix of old world origins and languages. Mr Razack's grandfather, Cariman, had left Persia and travelled through Afghanistan, the Silk Road and Hyderbad as a trader, finally arriving on our shores on the first ship from India in 1845, the Fatel Rozack, thus establishing his family name in Trinidad.

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  15. Each and Every Thing Returning to The Marsh San Francisco, 5/29-7/18Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in Santa Fe, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Cleveland Playhouse , Portland Center Stage, and The Park Hotel in Calcutta, India. It was dubbed "Best Solo Show" by SF Weekly, a Top Ten play by the San Francisco Chronicle, and was nominated for a Bay Area ...

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  16. India's Forgotten Rape CrisisBy Neesha ArterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    World attention on India's rape epidemic has waned since the infamous killing of Jyoti Singh, but the country's sexual violence crisis continues unabated. The infamous gang rape and killing of 23-year-old Jyoti Singh in Delhi on December 16, 2012 put India's treatment of violence towards women in a global spotlight.

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  17. Gross Mismatch Yes, Indeed, SirRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, April 21: The Bengal election commissioner today said there would be no repolling in Calcutta, expressing his "personal" view that Saturday's civic polls didn't take place in "ideal circumstances" but pleading that a "gross mismatch" between reality and his officials' reports had tied his hands. Sources in the Election Commission of India and the Bengal administration, however, said state poll panel chief S.R. Upadhaya had "enough" powers to get his observers and presiding officers to revise their reports and then decide on repolling.

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  18. Teachers-in-charge to make way for principalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Telegraph

    At least 126 colleges, including 45 in Calcutta, will soon get principals. At present, teachers-in-charge run these colleges.

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  19. Scorcher before showerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta wilted in the glare of a cruel April sun and sweated under the onslaught of humidity for most of Tuesday before a thunderstorm roared into town in the evening to bring rain and relief. The day's maximum temperature of 35.9 degrees Celsius was just a notch above normal but relative humidity ranged between 60 and 85 per cent through the afternoon, which weather scientists said was "extremely high" for a hot day.

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  20. CU starts four-year BTech coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta University will introduce four-year BTech courses from the next academic session, replacing the three-year ones that have never been on a par with the programmes offered by other engineering institutes. The university will admit students to its new BTech programmes through the state joint entrance examination, pro vice-chancellor Dhrubojyoti Chatterjee said on Monday.

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