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Where have all the pigs gone? But this absurd lament - for all the pigs being lifted out of their homes in various parts of Calcutta and Howrah and being transported hurriedly away to contain the spread of Japanese encephalitis - would be considered flighty against the background of continuing deaths.
After throwing enough indications of their coming together in past, the three major political parties in Bihar -- Janata Dal , Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress -- have formally sealed an alliance to contest the upcoming Assembly by-elections in the state.
HC orders filling of an FIR against TMC MP Tapas Pal for his comments against women at a rally.
Add to this the explosion of the Naxalbari revolution - with its fulcrum in the city on College Street, also in North Calcutta - which steadily infiltrated the homes of the middle class, depriving them of young, many bright, men.
Children of sex workers will present a tribute to the stars who have twinkled in the sky that envelops the youngsters in darkness.
The first overhaul of the Tallah tank has to wait till the 105-year-old structure that towers over the city at 110ft gets a lift.
<![CDATA[RICHMOND, Ind. - Joan L. Fishback age 92, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Friends Fellowship Community. Born August 23, 1921, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Edward E. and Elizabeth Biggert Landers, Joan graduated from high school in Newton, Massachusetts. She earned a physical therapy license from Bouve School in Boston. During World War II, Joan was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and was the first physical therapist to serve in the China-Burma-India Theater, where she set up and ran the therapy programs at army hospitals in Calcutta, India and Kunming, China. After being discharged in 1946, she completed a bachelor's degree at Tufts University and then worked as a physical therapist at the Boston Veteran Administration Hospital, ultimately becoming chief therapist. In Richmond, Joan worked as a physical therapist for Colonial Crest Convalescent Center, served on the boards of R.S.V.P. and Meals-on-Wheels, and was active in the Society for Preservation and Use of Resources. She delivered Meals-on-Wheels herself for over 20 years and was active in First Friends Meeting and numerous other organizations. Survivors include her son, Paul (Barbara) Fishback of Grandville, Michigan, and two grandchildren, Margaret Fishback and Andrew Fishback, both of Michigan. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, William Fishback who died on March 9, 2014, and brother, Edward Landers Jr. who died serving his country during the war. A memorial service for Joan L. Fishback will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Friends Fellowship Community in the Community Room, 2030 Chester Blvd., Richmond. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial gifts may be made to: Girls Inc. of Wayne County, P.O. Box 43, Richmond, IN 47374 and http://www.girlsincwayne.org/donate-to-girls-incorporated/. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Cleaning out some bookshelves recently, I came across an old hardback. The colourful paper jacket had long gone but I recognized the book even before I read the title.
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi is greeted by Bengal BJP president Rahul Sinha on Thursday as chief minister Mamata Banerjee looks on.
While some of the scheduled programming might sound familiarly mind-numbing to American Realtors , others topics seem a little more adventurous .
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:52 am
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