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16 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Munda cries foul over DVC 'sell-out'

Ranchi, April 23: Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly Arjun Munda today urged chief election commissioner V.S. Sampath to intervene and stop Damodar Valley Corporation from handing over assets to the West Bengal government and its power utility.

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Yesterday | TrekEarth

The 2nd Bridge

You can see the Vidyasagar Setu .. About Vidyasagar Setu:- Vidyasagar Setu , also known as the Second Hooghly Bridge , is a toll bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India, linking the cities of Kolkata and Howrah.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Telegraph

EC seeks removal of 3 BDOs, 15 cops

Calcutta, April 22: The Election Commission has directed the removal of three block development officers and 15 officers in charge of different police stations from poll duty because of complaints of bias and inaction against most of them.

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The Telegraph

Heatwave with season high

A man riding a motorbike blanked out while climbing the Taratala flyover on Tuesday afternoon, drifting to the left and keeling over as his two-wheeler rammed into the railing.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Rising Sea Levels Could Cause Staggering Damage To These Cities

Sea levels may rise by about one meter by 2100 if carbon emissions continue unchecked, according to a recent survey of experts , and the effects on coastal cities could be devastating.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Telegraph

Scottish cemetery tapestry on world tour

A tapestry on Calcutta's Scottish cemetery will be among the 150 panels narrating the history of Scottish emigration that will tour Scotland on the occasion of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games to be held in July and August.

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India Talkies

Saradha panel asked to probe complaints against other chit funds too - Indiatalkies.com

Kolkata, April 21: The Calcutta High Court Monday said that the inquiry commission set up by the West Bengal government to probe the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam should also hear the complaints against other Ponzi firms that have duped investors.

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The Telegraph

Family of slain doc seeks closure

Medical student Shreya Pal looks at a portrait of her late father and role model Sushil Pal, a gynaecologist who was murdered in 2004 allegedly because he refused to carry out an illegal abortion.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Telegraph

Canvass for colour with trams as canvas

A student paints on a tram at the Esplanade depot on Saturday; actor Saumitra Chatterjee looks at a motif on another coach.

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Outlook

Ties That Bind

IN the 1980s, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus showed the world that the poor are bankable.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Xinhuanet

Hindu devotees perform rituals in Calcutta, India

Indian Hindu devotees wait in a line beside a temple during Shitala Puja in Calcutta, capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal, on April 19, 2014.

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TrekEarth

Vidyasagar Bridge

You can see the Vidyasagar Setu .. About Vidyasagar Setu:- Vidyasagar Setu , also known as the Second Hooghly Bridge , is a toll bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India, linking the cities of Kolkata and Howrah.

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RecordNET

Tapan Munroe

Tapan Munroe, of Davis, California and long-time resident of Moraga, California died peacefully on April 1st 2014 surrounded by family from complications of Parkinson's disease.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Telegraph

Why on earth are we

Coming back to India after my latest seven-month sojourn in London, I seem to have landed in a country I do not recognise.

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India Together

Homecoming election for Harvard professor, courtesy Mamata

Historian and author Sugato Bose is taking a break from his position at Harvard University to contest the Lok Sabha elections from a key urban constituency in West Bengal as a candidate of the ruling Trinamool Congress.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

BellaOnline

Geraldine Mock

The day was April 17, 1964 and Geraldine Mock became the first woman to complete flight around the world in an airplane and she did it with only 750 hours of flying time under her belt.

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The Telegraph

Polling begins in West Bengal

Calcutta, Apr 17 : The first of the five-phase Lok Sabha poll in West Bengal began on Thursday in the four constituencies of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar and Alipurduar.

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The Telegraph

get on the bus

Cern was born in 1954 - a phoenix rising from the ashes of war. At the beginning, and into the Sixties it was essentially for the Western countries, like Britain, France and Germany.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Telegraph

Brand guru's Bengal bond

Branding legend Wally Olins, who was appointed by the erstwhile Left Front government in its final months to create a brand identity for Bengal, died on Monday.

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The Telegraph

Software scuttles medical PG admission

The future of more than 500 doctors who had cleared their postgraduate entrance test has plunged into doubt with Calcutta High Court striking down the online selection process because of an alleged software glitch.

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