Calcutta, India Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Poll doctors and doctorates, andRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, March 5: Biomechanics versus oceanic history in Jadavpur, economics versus physics in Dum Dum, gynaecology versus general medicine in Barasat.

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  2. Maid escapes sleazy employerRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Bengal police rescued a 16-year-old Simdega maidservant on Tuesday evening from Dum Dum, on Calcutta's northern fringes after she complained she was molested by her employer, an Air India official.

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  3. Jhumpa Lahiri's The Lowland: The lowdown on BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Blowin' In The Wind

    I just finished reading The Lowland in Kolkata, where I visited some of the places mentioned by the author, Jhumpa Lahiri.

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  4. South Africa: Sex Workers Demand Recognition and March to ParliamentRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... 50,000 members, organised a festival in 2001. The festival saw 250,000 sex workers and supporters gather in Calcutta, India to celebrate. This despite pressure by anti-sex worker groups who tried - unsuccessfully - to persuade the Indian government ... 7 comments

  5. Rain hint over 48 hrsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Telegraph

    The weather department has hinted at the possibility of an overcast sky and light rain in the city for the next two days.

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  6. Tax waiver scheme for HowrahRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Property tax and commercial tax defaulters in Howrah have been given six months to clear their dues without paying penalty and interest. 1 comment

  7. Panel plan to monitor social media campaignRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Telegraph

    The upcoming general elections will be the first to witness monitoring of social media campaign by the Election Commission.

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  8. Minister's promise: 60 mins, Metro extension: 10 minsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Metro Railway can't stay awake past 10pm without making its employees work for more than the stipulated eight hours a day.

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  9. Cabbie the King won't take ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Many of Calcutta's nonchalant cabbies think the Mamata Banerjee government's decision to make the 'no-refusal' display mandatory for all yellow taxis is an 'election gimmick' they needn't lose sleep over.

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  10. CalcuttaRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Many of Calcutta's nonchalant cabbies think the Mamata Banerjee government's decision to make the 'no-refusal' display mandatory for all yellow taxis is an 'election gimmick' they needn't lose sleep over.... Eight children had a narrow escape when a fire broke out in a pool car taking them to school at Liluah in Howrah on Tuesday m... Metro Railway ... (more)

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  11. 'Biggest' explosives haulRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Rampurhat, March 4: Over 600kg of high-intensity gelatine sticks and 975 detonators were today recovered from the houses of three farmers in Birbhum's Rampurhat, a haul police said was the biggest in the district that shares its border with Maoist-infested areas of Jharkhand.

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  12. Cycles banned from major routes in KolkataRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | Rediff.com

    A fresh notification prohibiting cycles and other forms of non-motorised transport along 174 major thoroughfares of the city has been issued by the Kolkata police.

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  13. Fifa delegation is satisfiedRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: How one wishes that there were frequent inspections of the Salt Lake Stadium! That's because it is only for an inspection that the monstrous stadium sports a civilised look.

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  14. Coloured codesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Jesse Jackson's visit to Calcutta recalled a state department recommendation in 1949 that it would be a good idea to send only Black diplomats to newly-independent India.

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  15. Missing boy's body found in garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | The Telegraph

    The body of 12-year-old Rishav Jaiswal was found covered in a plastic sheet in the garage of his family's two-storey home in Naihati, North 24-Parganas, on Friday.

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  16. AAP set to carpet-bomb TMC govt with PILsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Indian Express

    The AAP state's unit's "Jhadu Chalo Yatra" to familiarise the people in Bengal with the party and its agenda concluded recently.

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  17. Fair deal for aged and activeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Retirement needn't mean retiring from work. A Hidco-organised Senior Citizen Mela at New Town over the weekend aims to show how a second career beckons anyone above 60 and eager to be active and independent.

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  18. Indian stoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Telegraph

    There were two things going for Jawaharlal Nehru in his relatively trouble-free 17 years as prime minister of India.

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  19. The Great Indian Tea TamashaRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Outlook

    Maybe the next Congress manifesto can list the many ills that tea spreads in society.

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  20. DwikhanditaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | Outlook

    Freedom of expression is again under attack in India. Penguin India should not have withdrawn Wendy Doniger's book The Hindus .

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