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6 min ago | Who Ate All The Pies

Retro Football: Oliver Kahn's Epic, Operatic Farewell...

A bombastic, pugnacious and divisive figure throughout his long, distinguished goalkeeping career, it was only fitting that Oliver Kahn's farewell substitution following his final appearance for Bayern Munich in 2008 took ten whole minutes to complete and included hugs, flags, a parade lap, a speech and a strategically-deployed opera singer to ... (more)

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6 min ago | Korea Herald

Box Office

The Letters Opened Aug. 21 Drama, Directed by William Riead Based on Mother Teresa's letters to her spiritual mentor, Father Celeste van Exem, over a 50-year period, "The Letters" is a biopic of her life in Calcutta, India.

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1 hr ago | Jewish Chronicle

Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists rally for Israel

All over the world, tens of thousands have loudly protested against recent Israeli military actions.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Telegraph

East-West Metro via Piccadilly

'The chief minister wants to turn Calcutta into London. Then what is the problem if Central station is made Piccadilly?' Justice Nadira Patherya, responding to the East-West Metro logjam over Central station An advocate trying to explain to the high court on Thursday why the government was opposed to having Central station on the East-West Metro ... (more)

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The Telegraph

CBI given custody of Saradha boss

Calcutta, Aug 21 : A court here remanded Saradha group chairman to the Central Bureau of Investigation's custody till August 26 after the agency said it plans to verify some more names of politicians who were alleged beneficiaries of the chit fund scam.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Telegraph

CM seeks foreign direct investment

Singapore, Aug. 20: Mamata Banerjee today launched in Singapore an initiative to woo foreign direct investment with the clarion call 'come to Bengal, ride the growth'.

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The Telegraph

Metro one rake down

One down, six to go. No, this is not the Indian batting card against England, but Calcutta Metro's ageing fleet struggling to stay alive.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Telegraph

Zip, app, zoom cabs drive into town

A California-based start-up that has turned the taxi business on its bonnet quietly drove into town on Tuesday morning, promising Calcuttans a truly cool cab experience.

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The Telegraph

Calcutta

A California-based start-up that has turned the taxi business on its bonnet quietly drove into town on Tuesday morning, promising Calcuttans a truly cool cab experience.

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The Telegraph

Bengal, Singapore to set up business centre in Calcutta

Singapore, Aug 19 : West Bengal and Singapore on Tuesday decided to jointly set up a Business Centre in Calcutta as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to discuss industry, business and trade.

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Newkerala.com

Calcutta HC seeks personal appearance of Bengal police chief

Expressing its displeasure over the investigation into the murder of a panchayat member in which a leader of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress has been named, the Calcutta High Court Tuesday directed the state police chief to appear before it Sep 4. The order by Justice Harish Tandon came on a petition seeking a Central Bureau of ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Willits News

Bay Area golfer, 90, aces same hole twice

"I'm almost blind in my right eye, so I didn't see it go in," Carapiet, a 25 handicap, said of his first ace.

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The Telegraph

ED questions Aparna Sen

Calcutta, Aug 18 : The Enforcement Directorate on Monday questioned actor Aparna Sen in connection with its probe in the Saradha chit fund scam case.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Times of Israel

20,000 march in Kolkata in show of support for Israel

In what is being called by organizers the biggest pro-Israel, anti-terrorist rally in recent years, an estimated 20,000 gathered in India on Saturday in a show of solidarity with Israel.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Nerve News

Bengal hits the road to identify entrepreneurial talent

Kolkata, Aug 16 - Having made some progress in the micro, small and medium enterprises sector, the West Bengal government has now trained officials specifically to hit the streets to scout for entrepreneurial talent.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Indian Television

Kolkata HC puts stay order on Digicable Comm Service's license cancellation till 29 August

KOLKATA: Granting relief to Digicable Comm Services, the Calcutta High Court has put a stay order on the cancellation of the registration of Kolkata-based multi-system operator till 29 August.

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Nerve News

Division bench divided, Tapas Paul case referred to single-judge bench

Owing to a divided opinion of the two judges, a division bench of the Calcutta High Court Wednesday referred to a single-judge bench the hearing of appeals against an earlier verdict for initiating criminal proceedings against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul for his 'kill and rape' remarks.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Telegraph

CM rage, not land, for highway agency

Gangarampur , Aug. 12: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today blamed the Centre for 'failing to repair' national highways in Bengal and said the roads should be handed over to the state if the National Highways Authority of India couldn't mend them.

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The Telegraph

Woman accosted twice in heart of city

Calcutta, Aug. 11: A 45-year-old trader has been arrested for molesting a woman on Little Russell Street late on Sunday after he was tracked down on the basis of the getaway vehicle's number the complainant provided to police.

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FOX23

Shah Rukh Khan defends dance with police officer

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has defended his dance with a uniformed policewoman at a gala event in India over the weekend following a backlash from politicians.

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