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  1. Calcutta CornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Outlook

    Work on the jinxed Calcutta East-West Metro Rail which kept getting stalled because of land disputes, has once again started. This is one of the advantages of the new-found Mamata-Modi camaraderie.

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  2. Land staff to be placed under GTARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Telegraph

    Darjeeling, Aug. 18: The state government has issued an order directing the Darjeeling district magistrate to place employees of the land and land reforms department under the GTA. Although the state had issued a notice on December 28, 2012, transferring the land and land reforms department to the GTA, its employees were not reporting to the hill body.

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  3. Calcutta HC hauls up BJP for petition against Mamata nephewRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Newkerala.com

    In an embarrassment for the BJP in West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking action against Trinamool Congress MP and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee and imposed a fine of Rs.10 lakh on the petitioner. Alleging police inaction, the state BJP through its office secretary A.K. Guha Roy had approached the bench of Justice Dipankar Datta seeking legal action against Abhishek.

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  4. Once a boxing champ, he now cleans drains for a livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Rediff.com

    The crowd cheered, the adrenalin pumped and he savoured each victory. In his euphoric state little did he realise that life would often knock him out as it ruthlessly delivered blow after blow.

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  5. CalcuttaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Telegraph

    The cash Pronab Adhikary had allegedly stashed away could line up a fleet of six Lamborghinis, although the Howrah lane where he chose to lead a lower middle-class existence would struggle to fit... Civic engineer Pronab Adhikary allegedly perfected the art of preying on real estate players over the 19 years that he handled applications for sanction of building plans... Realtor Ashok Vohra, who has undertaken several projects under Pronab Adhikary's watch, recounts his "experience" of dealing with the tainted sub-assistant... Jet Airways is planning to bring back its Calcutta-Bangkok flight, joining a growing list of airlines tapping this popular route ahead of a new holiday season.

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  6. Tip of the money mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Telegraph

    The cash Pronab Adhikary had allegedly stashed away could line up a fleet of six Lamborghinis, although the Howrah lane where he chose to lead a lower middle-class existence would struggle to fit in a Maruti Alto. Nothing about the nondescript, two-storey house in the Naskarpara neighbourhood suggests that the Adhikarys had amassed the fortune that the anti-corruption bureau had found allegedly hidden under floor tiles and in an unused commode and cistern.

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  7. Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum presents vintage photographs produced by Bourne & ShepherdRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | Art Daily

    Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum and Tasveer announce the opening of Bourne & Shepherd: Figures in Time in Mumbai on the 20th of August, 2015. One of the most famous of the early European commercial photographers, and the most prolific photographer of the 'picturesque' tradition, Samuel Bourne, a former bank clerk, arrived in India in 1836.

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  8. Looking back 70 years: WWII comes to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... poured forth again. Dallas Rhea Clark's mother reported that he had been liberated and was free in Calcutta, India. Clark, a Navy enlistee, was the county's first casualty who had been listed as missing in action only to be identified as a prisoner ...

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  9. A crore every hour, for over 20 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Telegraph

    Pronab Adhikary and one of the five steel trunks in which the cash was carted out of his home. Pictures by Pradip Sanyal and Gopal Senapati Calcutta, Aug. 15: Working their way through a mountain of cash for over 20 hours, the counters have hit Rs 20,07,50,000 or twenty crore seven lakh and fifty thousand only.

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  10. Bomb explodes, one killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Aug. 15: A "crude bomb" exploded in the house of a BJP candidate in the 2010 Dum Dum municipal elections in a residential locality near the airport early on Saturday, killing one person and injuring another. Residents of Aamdanga, near Aarai No.

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  11. On the Eve of the Emergence of BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Daily Star

    Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay was one of the great modern Bengali novelists. His works depicts his commitment to the cause of emancipation of the oppressed.

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  12. Delhi grant to develop 58 collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Telegraph

    The Union human resource development ministry has sanctioned Rs 2 crore each to 58 state-aided colleges in Bengal under the Centre's ambitious new programme to revamp higher education. Each of the 58 colleges is to soon receive Rs 50 lakh as the first instalment of funding under the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan.

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  13. Target Trinamul? BJP says noRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Aug. 14: The BJP will take on the Left and the Congress in Bengal but has no such plans regarding the Trinamul Congress, Rajya Sabha MP M.J. Akbar said today. Akbar said in Calcutta that his party would reach out to people in the six Lok Sabha constituencies represented by the Congress and the Left and protest against the "disruptive politics" of the two that stalled Parliament's monsoon session.

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  14. Feminist Father vs. Chauvinist FatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Sramana Mitra on Strategy

    ... mid-20th century. It may sound prehistoric, but it wasn't that long ago. I was born into an old family in Calcutta, India. We were a traditional extended family with about 25 family members and another 25 servants living in one family home. My ...

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  15. Blog: Let's celebrate freedom of being IndianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Times of India

    Curious as it may sound, I have always felt I am an Indian by accident. Let me explain why I say this.

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  16. Bagan held,Once againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Telegraph

    Mohun Bagan's Katsumi Yusa being pushed by Kaushik Sarkar of SAI during an aerial tussle, at theBarasat Stadium, on Thursday. A Telegraph picture Calcutta: A dogged Sports Authority of India held Mohun Bagan goalless in a Calcutta Football League Premier Division match, at the Barasat Stadium, on Thursday.

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  17. Lens on Raj Bhavan theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Telegraph

    Raj Bhavan is reluctantly preparing to embrace the intrusion of closed-circuit television cameras after a series of thefts showed that even 150 cops aren't enough to keep an eye on every nook of this 27-acre heritage zone. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi is due to meet officials of the state public works department and Calcutta police on Friday to finalise the CCTV installation plan for the 212-year-old heritage building and its sprawling compound.

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  18. Capitol Report: Here's what the books on Obama's summer reading list are aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | MarketWatch

    President Barack Obama's summer vacation isn't all about golf. The president brought some books along with his golf clubs to Martha's Vineyard, the White House said Thursday.

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  19. Mohun Bagan held to goalless draw again in CFLRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Newkerala.com

    League winners Mohun Bagan settled for a draw in their second consecutive match of the Calcutta Football league with Sports Authority of India , Eastern Zone, holding them goalless at the Barasat Stadium here on Thursday. Koushik Sarkar of SAI was named Man of the Match.

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  20. Eye care with Japanese helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Telegraph

    An ophthalmology unit has come up at the NGO-run Subodh Chandra Hansda Memorial Hospital in Haringhata, about 60km from Calcutta, with a grant of Rs 39 lakh from the vice-consulate of Japan in Calcutta. "Our team visited this hospital and found that a lot of poor people come to this hospital.... They are treated either free of cost or at subsidised rates.

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