February 2, 2009 1:57 am

The ambience was surreal. A young woman wooing the audience by narrating a Scottish folk tale while a young woman kept on unfolding the “pat” (a painting depicting a particular story) of the entire folk tale.

February 2, 2009 1:55 am

After reviewing the facilities at the Kolkata Book Fair ground,Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Sunday assured the representatives of the Publishers and Booksellers Guild to provide adequate infrastructure at the Milan Mela next year.

February 2, 2009 1:54 am

Speaking at the inauguration of a private hospital in the city on Sunday,External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee sought private investment in Bengal’s healthcare sector.

February 2, 2009 1:52 am

The Indian Coast Guard apprehended four more Pakistani fishing boats with 26 crew members on board...

February 2, 2009 1:52 am

Scottish people have set up a heritage trust-the Kolkata Scottish Heritage Trust-for preserving age-old Scottish heritage sites in the city.

February 2, 2009 1:51 am

After being awarded Padma Shree this year,Kolkata-based puppeteer Suresh Dutta feels that the recognition is an affirmation of the popularity of the craft.

February 2, 2009 1:49 am

Following felicitation of the team of doctors of Calcutta Medical College and Hospital who performed the spectacular surgery of removing a thick shaft from the chest of a young man...

February 2, 2009 1:47 am

Following the confirmation of avian influenza or bird flu in Cooch Behar on Saturday,the administration has begun a culling operation within a three-km area of the epicentre of the outbreak on Sunday.

February 2, 2009 1:45 am

West Midnapore simmered with tension after a local CPM leader was shot dead by suspected Maoists at Lalgarh...

February 2, 2009 1:43 am

The state government plans to start tutorial classes in schools for those students who cannot afford private tuitions,a practice that has been banned for school teachers.

February 2, 2009 1:42 am

A 50-year-old man,who reportedly often abused family members under the influence of liquor...

February 2, 2009 1:40 am

A six-year-old child died while six others were injured when a gas cylinder exploded in a shop near Navina Cinema Hall on Prince Anwar Shah Road in Tollygunge on Sunday.

February 2, 2009 1:37 am

Forty-five-year-old Ganesh Chaudhury,an employee of the Lakhotias,was arrested on Sunday in connection with the murder of seven-year-old Yash Lakhotia.

February 2, 2009 1:36 am

The condition of several of the 17 supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha,who went on a fast-unto-death in front of the Garubathan police station on January 29,has turned criticial,said senior Morcha leaders on Sunday.

February 2, 2009 1:33 am

At 31,when most of us brace ourselves to face what we call the mid-life crisis,Devaleena Ghosh is busy ridding people of their mental agonies and fears,and that too with comforting words and not by chemical placebos.

February 2, 2009 1:13 am

Goal keeper Pratik Shah saved the second and fourth goal in the tiebreaker to help Pune FC under 19 team score a 4-2 win over Gadhinglaj Football club...

February 2, 2009 1:12 am

The Labour Law Practitioners Association of Pune will hold a seminar on the 'role of industrial law in the present recession in India' in the third week of February.

February 2, 2009 1:10 am

DSKDL,one of the leading developers in Pune,has announced its 3rd quarterly financial results. The income for the quarter ended December 31,2008 is Rs 6092.93 lakh and the net profit is Rs 246.42 lakhs.

February 2, 2009 1:09 am

Quantum Infotrainers and Consultants Pvt Ltd,an inititative by Pratik Surana will hold a two-day workshop,‘Win that Deal’ on negotiation skills.

February 2, 2009 1:08 am

Aiming at bringing together musicians,music lovers,scholars,instrument makers,indie record labels,publishers and a host of organisations and individuals connected with music,there will be a mega event in the city between February 6 and 8.

February 2, 2009 1:06 am

Jogeshwari Township Project Pvt Ltd,a company floated by farmers of Kesnand Village near Wagholi,has entered into an understanding with City Corporation Ltd to develop a township.

February 2, 2009 1:04 am

A Rally of women on the occassion of the 15th annual day of Annapurna Parivar was organised on police ground,Shivajinagar around 7000 women members from the slums of Pune attended the rally.Padmashri Prematai Purao presided over the rally.

February 2, 2009 1:00 am

A person died and 35 others were injured after a state transport bus rammed into a tree while trying to save a pedestrian who was crossing the Jhunda-Jeetpur State Highway Road in Nanod Taluka of Narmada district...

February 2, 2009 12:58 am

Bhikhu Rathod of Veraval in the men’s category and Kamlesh Baghel of Chhattisgarh in women’s category have won the All India Girnar Mountaineering Competition.

February 2, 2009 12:56 am

Prof Shivaji Panikkar,the teacher who was suspended in July 2007 by the MSU Syndicate,will organise an international workshop on 'Archiving the art histories...

February 2, 2009 12:54 am

The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has proposed to fund the Vishwamitri project in its annual budget draft...

February 2, 2009 12:52 am

About one hundred participants from different universities attended a workshop on automated robotics organised by the Faculty of Technology of the M S University on Saturday.

February 2, 2009 12:51 am

An amount of Rs 1.91 lakh was stolen from the administrative office of the self-financed Pioneer Medical College on Ajwa Road. This was the term fee collected from the students of the Homeopathic College.

February 2, 2009 12:50 am

The Blind Welfare Council has decided to provide financial support to students,whose parents are visually challenged,so that they can continue with their studies.

February 2, 2009 12:49 am

The city is traditionally known for its smooth blend of Gujarati and Marathi cultures,which was made possible due to the Maratha rule in the erstwhile Baroda state under the Gaekwads.

February 2, 2009 12:46 am

Municipalika 2009,an international meet on good urban governance,has taken note of the Sabarmati River Front Development Project during the three-day interaction in Mumbai.

February 2, 2009 12:45 am

There is something in the army way of life that no other profession can ever offer.

February 2, 2009 12:45 am

Air Chief Marshal F H Major will formally inaugurate the annual commanders’ conference of the South Western Air Command (SWAC) at the SWAC headquarters in Gandhinagar on Monday.

February 2, 2009 12:44 am

Adapting to the changed concepts of education and broadened definitions of the global classroom...

February 2, 2009 12:43 am

State Chief Secretary D Rajagopalan said the state government has sought more funds from the Centre to create infrastructure under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).

February 2, 2009 12:42 am

A Maharashtra-based company,ABC Creation,which has its office in Adajan,has allegedly duped over 5,000 people by running a “phoney” scheme promising good jobs,the police said on Sunday.