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  1. Train services hit, infant drowns as rains plunge Kolkata into chaosRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Newkerala.com

    Heavy monsoon showers - the season's highest so far - threw suburban train services haywire and inundated vast parts of the eastern metropolis disrupting normal life on Friday, officials said. An infant was also washed away and drowned in the rising rain water level.

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  2. Water-logging throws Kolkata out of gear, infant drownedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Newkerala.com

    Massive water-logging following the season's highest rainfall so far plunged the eastern metropolis into a state of chaos and disrupted normal life on Friday, officials said. An infant was also washed away and drowned due to the inundation.

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  3. Ganga clean-up plan in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Telegraph

    Members of Women Adventure Network of India , who had decided on the challenging task, will have to wait a while for accomplishing their mission, which involves rafting all the way from Haridwar to Howrah. WANI president and India's first woman Everester Bachendri Pal's efforts to seek the Centre's help for the project made no headway.

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  4. India's Second World War: the history you don't hear aboutRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | New Statesman

    The Raj at War: a People's History of India's Second World War Yasmin Khan The Bodley Head, 416pp, A 25 One of the best-known memorials to the fallen of the Second World War is also among the least visited. It is at Kohima, in Nagaland, a simple white cross on a grey headstone.

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  5. Order Authentic Swiss Watches From The Comfort of Home In IndiaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | PR Log

    The Prime is an international fashion watch brand retailer: - Basic information of our luxury branded products and services of our retail shop all over India with handful of fashionable incomparable brands with best possible price and discounts. PRLog - July 9, 2015 - CALCUTTA, India -- The Prime is an international luxury, designer and fashion watch brand retailer dealing through its chain of retail stores throughout several locations in India such as in Kolkata, Mumbai, and Jaipur.

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  6. Smart meter to end power peevesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Telegraph

    A new CESC metering system in the works promises to remove common customer peeves such as inflated electricity bills and turnaround time after someone reports a power cut. The company, which supplies electricity to 29 lakh-odd homes in Calcutta and parts of Howrah and Hooghly, is working on a cutting-edge metering system that not only allows people to track their daily power consumption online but also reports problems to the control room before the first call comes to the customer service desk.

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  7. Jhumpa LahiriRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Free Dictionary

    Lahiri's debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies , won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction , and her first novel, The Namesake , was adapted into the popular film of the same name . She was born Nilanjana Sudeshna, which she says are both "good names", but goes by her nickname Jhumpa.

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  8. Rule victim in app cab rushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Telegraph

    Owners of non-Ambassador air-conditioned taxis are removing the meters and erasing the words "No refusal" to join the fleets of taxi aggregators, lured by the promise of a steep jump in their income. What the owners are doing is illegal, in violation of the conditions of the contract carriage permit by which metered taxis are bound.

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  9. Shah shifts Bengal goalpost to 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, July 7: BJP national president Amit Shah today told leaders in Bengal to prepare for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, shifting focus from the 2016 Assembly polls and fuelling speculation ranging from a realisation of the party's poor organisational strength in the state to the apparent bonhomie with Trinamul. "You will have to build the organisation in such a manner that the party's vijay rath starts from Bengal in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls," a state BJP leader quoted Shah as saying at a closed-door meeting in Howrah's Sarat Sadan.

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  10. Calcutta University assault: JNU teachers condemn Bengal governmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Newkerala.com

    The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association on Tuesday condemned the West Bengal government for "perpetrating violence" on peacefully agitating teachers of the state. JNUTA's reaction came in the wake of the recent assault on Calcutta University faculty members allegedly by supporters of Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress students wing.

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  11. Dalai Lama turns 80: How the young spiritual leader came of ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Mashable

    ... orts to advocate for the people of Tibet. The Dalai Lama, age 21, blesses a crowd gathered for a ceremony in Calcutta, India during his visit to participate in the 2,500th Buddha Jayanti celebrations.

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  12. Seeds of separatism rising again, says Governor Kesari Nath TripathiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | The Indian Express

    "If you see the history of different regions of this country, the seeds of separatism is rising once again.that is why Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee is still relevant today. Sometimes during my unofficial conversations, I express my concern.

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  13. BJP leaders fight over Amit Shah meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, July 6: BJP leaders and workers of rival groups in Howrah allegedly fought among themselves at a meeting attended by the party's Bengal co-minder, Sidharth Nath Singh, sources said. The trouble started around 4.45pm over who would take the responsibility of tomorrow's meeting that would be attended by party national president Amit Shah and newly appointed minder Kailash Vijayvargiya.

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  14. Nostalgia marks start of RG Kar centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Telegraph

    Former students, among them a minister and a senior health official, were overwhelmed with nostalgia while recalling their days at the college at a programme on Sunday that marked the start of the centenary celebrations. The history of the hospital goes back to 1886 when the Calcutta School of Medicine was set up by physician Radha Gobinda Kar, along with other doctors, after he returned from England with degrees in medicine.

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  15. CalcuttaRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Telegraph

    Souvick Basu dreads going to office every day, and it's not his boss but the Bypass that's the problem. Almost 60 Tatkal passports issued in Calcutta over the past six months could be impounded because they were granted on the basis of verification certificates allegedly... Businessman Rajesh Bajaj realised while waiting to board an IndiGo flight to Bangkok last month that even a cup of coffee is not easy to find in the international section... Nivedita De's father is a hawker of readymade garments at Gariahat market.

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  16. Hurdle to Bengal gas projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, July 5: A major industrial project in investment-starved West Bengal is facing roadblocks prior to its implementation. The proposed natural gas pipeline from Bengal's Contai to Dattapulia and Paradip planned by H-Energy Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of real estate company Hiranandani Group, seems to have run into rough weather with stiff opposition from state-owned gas transporter GAIL Ltd, refiner Indian Oil Corporation and Adani Enterprises.

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  17. UGC grants heritage status to 19 collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, July 5 : With an aim of conserving college campuses which are more than 100 years old, the University Grants Commission has granted "heritage" status to 19 institutions across the country and has approved financial assistance for their improvement and upgradation. The Commission had invited proposals from colleges for the heritage tag under the Heritage College Scheme and had received 60 proposals, none of them from Delhi.

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  18. A strange and indifferent addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | The Telegraph

    I was born in Calcutta, but we moved to Bombay when I was one-and-a- half years old, maybe in early 1964. The company my father worked in had relocated its head office in the face of growing labour unrest; the move was part of the general egress of industry from the city.

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  19. Pakistani Dalits: Children of a lesser GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | The Nation

    ... Ali Jinnah, massacring the face of Mohammad Ali Jinnah's secular Pakistan. Subsequently, in 1950, he fled to Calcutta, India. After fleeing to Calcutta, in his letter of resignation to the-then Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, he ...

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  20. CM test in meet with township investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, July 3: The urban development department will meet investors from across India next Friday to hard-sell six smart townships the government plans to build across the state, setting up another test for Mamata Banerjee in her efforts to project Bengal as an investment destination. The townships will come up on around 400 acres, including 50 acres in Howrah's Dumurjola, 84 acres in Siliguri, 129 acres in Bolpur, 84 acres in Baruipur and 50 acres in Asansol.

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