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4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Governor talks less, says more

Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi is greeted by Bengal BJP president Rahul Sinha on Thursday as chief minister Mamata Banerjee looks on.

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14 hrs ago | Inman Real Estate News

Connect with the Indian marketplace next month in Kolkata

While some of the scheduled programming might sound familiarly mind-numbing to American Realtors , others topics seem a little more adventurous .

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18 hrs ago | Nerve News

Kesri Nath Tripathi sworn in as Bengal governor

Kesri Nath Tripathi was Thursday sworn in as the new governor of West Bengal at a ceremony in the historic Raj Bhavan here.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Auditi Guha: Reliving memories of a hot summer with sweet tastes in India

It was Wednesday afternoon. I'd narrowly missed having to have lunch with a bunch of visiting Americans at the ugly new Pizza Hut at the corner of Park Street.

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The Telegraph

To the glory of king and country

Three memorials, a few books on the Great War, and a forgotten nickname live on to remind Bengalis of World War I, writes Soumitra Das The Glorious Dead may as well have been forgotten.

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The Telegraph

Mill looks for coal options

Silchar July 23: The Cachar paper mill authorities are looking for the alternative sources for coal following the National Green Tribunal's verdict, which banned the extraction of ash coal from Meghalaya mines from May 19. A top source in Hindustan Paper Corporation at Panchgram, 24km from here, told this reporter last night over phone that the ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Telegraph

Rail ministry eyes East-West exit

The railway ministry wants to exit the East-West Metro project in Calcutta that has been running several years behind schedule, a move many see as part of a plan to wash its hands of the other incomplete Metro routes too.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Telegraph

Rally reality for freshers and freshman

Paritosh Dey travelled from Haldia to Calcutta on Sunday and stayed overnight at a relative's house so that the Trinamul Congress's Maa-Mati-Manush Divas wouldn't prevent him from attending the first day of classes at Presidency University.

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The Telegraph

Ticking-bomb alert for jobless Bengal

"If you can't give them jobs, it may turn into a time bomb. I may add it's already ticking quite loudly in West Bengal," Bardhan, the emeritus professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley, said during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Telegraph

Bloc leaders join BJP

Calcutta, July 20: A former Forward Bloc MLA and two other senior leaders who said they resigned earlier this month today joined the BJP along with 1,000 cadres.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Telegraph

Forecast: torrent after trickle

A low-pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal could bring heavy rainfall this weekend and make up for the week's downpour deficiency.

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The Telegraph

Mamata's rally, Monday pain

A three-tier dais covering almost the entire width of the road being built in front of Victoria House in central Calcutta on Friday; workers clean the area in front of a smaller dais that blocks half the road at the Hazra crossing.

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New York Daily News

Photos show diver free giant shark from netting

The massive animal is spooked at first, but then lets itself be cut loose in the remarkable pictures by Arijay Prasad taken in the Andaman Sea, off the Similan Islands near Thailand.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Telegraph

Another blotch on Bengal wall as paint pioneer closes lid

Calcutta, July 16: Shalimar Paints, the oldest paint maker in Southeast Asia, has suspended work at its Howrah plant, joining a list of companies that have been testing the waters to shutter operations in Bengal in recent months.

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Newsday

Why Taslima Nasreen wants to return to Bangladesh

Twenty years after she was expelled from Bangladesh, controversial author Taslima Nasreen still has no idea whether she will ever return home, but she refuses to give up trying, writes Subhajyoti Ghosh of BBC Bengali.

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The Telegraph

Shower signal over Bay

The weather office said the intensity of rainfall the new system is expected to trigger would become clear over the next 24 hours.

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The Telegraph

Relative held for man's murder

A middle-aged company executive who went missing on his way to office on May 23 was allegedly murdered that very day by a distant relative whose proposal to marry his daughter he had rebuffed.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Bangkok Post

My time in India

Jamjuree Oopatong decided that for once in her life she would visit a mysterious country without having any idea what she would find there.

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Nerve News

Triple murder: Court seeks Bengal view on CBI probe

The Calcutta High Court Tuesday sought the West Bengal government's stand on a petition seeking CBI probe into a triple murder in Birbhum district.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Telegraph

...Stinking dal on board

Are we paying more for stale lunch? Passengers of Howrah-bound Duronto Express asked each other in disbelief after the high-profile train, which recently jacked up ticket prices like all others of its ilk, served up a meal of rice, dal, paneer and chicken on Monday.

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