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Lawyers criticise CM’s ‘objections’ to judge’s appointment process

January 7, 2009 1:13:36 am

Lawyers have criticised the Chief Minister’s objections,reportedly to the inclusion of four lawyers in a recommendation list for appointment of judges,saying that the move amounts to intervention in the selection process.

Two Bangla nationals held,linked to murder of Awami leader

January 7, 2009 1:10:58 am

A day after four Bangladeshi murder convicts were held in the city,the Special Task Force on Tuesday arrested two more Bangla nationals with fake Indian currency notes.

Shortage of beds in hospitals,burn victim unattended for 12 hrs

January 7, 2009 1:08:45 am

Burn victim Lopamudra Mitra's over 12 hour ordeal before she was finally provided a hospital bed is a pointer to the dismal state of medical infrastructure in the state-run hospitals of Kolkata.

CPM demands re-poll in Nandigram

January 7, 2009 1:07:26 am

CPM state secretary Biman Bose has demanded re-polling in 20 booths of the Nandigram Assembly constituency,alleging that the elections were not conducted in a free and fair manner.

Alcohol lab lies defunct,cops unable to test hooch

January 7, 2009 1:06:29 am

Even after the death of 26 people due to consumption of spurious liquor,the police have not been able to charge the arrested with any case under the Excise Act due to non-functioning of the only state-run alcohol testing lab in the state.

32 arrested as hooch toll rises to 26 in Kolkata

January 7, 2009 12:58:09 am

With one more death reported late on Monday night,the death count by consuming spurious liquor has touched 26 in Kolkata.

Perform first and then ask for benefits,say UPPCl

January 6, 2009 2:11:58 am

Cracking the whip on its protesting employees,the cash-strapped Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd has asked them to first perform and then demand a share in the corporation’s profits.

Playing with Images

January 6, 2009 2:01:53 am

At first glance,Smabhu Das’s photographs appear to be like paintings. Abstract lines and psychedelic colours combine to create beautiful images.

Launching Success

January 6, 2009 2:01:05 am

Even before the release of the film,the Antaheen team is in a celebratory mood. Lead star Aparna Sen has already signed music composer,Shantanu Moitra,for her next project.

A Different Track

January 6, 2009 2:00:20 am

Bollywood music for long has borne the brunt of snide remarks from discerning audiences,but then it also happens to be the ‘sound of India’,for most outsiders.

With Astroturf promise,BHA plans gala Beighton Cup in Sept-Oct

January 6, 2009 1:57:44 am

Bengal hockey bigwig and former Olympian Gurbux Singh is quite optimistic over news that Kolkata’s SAI complex will finally have the much-awaited Astroturf laid out sometime in the middle of this year.

Keep natl players out of local leagues?

January 6, 2009 1:56:40 am

At a time when the coaches of the country’s I-League clubs flatly shot down chief national coach Bob Houghton’s advice of not playing popular players in local leagues...

Anyone for Rawalpindi Express?

January 6, 2009 1:55:38 am

Call it an after-effect of the global financial meltdown,or the fast-increasing tendency to knock off Pakistani names off the roster.

Trickster who offered fake job letters to youths held

January 6, 2009 1:52:06 am

Police arrested 28-year-old Sudam Chakraborty,who had duped several people by posing as a senior manager of Google India,on Monday.

Prepare students to look beyond short-term achievements: Gandhi

January 6, 2009 1:51:03 am

Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi has urged heads of schools and teachers to prepare students in a way that they do not look for short term achievements and instead focus on long term goals.

Three arrested for CPM-RSP clash

January 6, 2009 1:49:41 am

A day after clash between local CPM and RSP workers which had left 17 people injured in Basanti in South 24 Parganas,police arrested three people on Monday.

Centre rules out change in NCTE rules,PTTI crisis continues

January 6, 2009 1:48:24 am

With no immediate relief in sight,Primary Teachers Training Institute students have called off their hungerstrike.

4 Bangladeshi criminals arrested from Garia

January 6, 2009 1:46:46 am

Acting on a tip-off,a Criminal Investigation Department team arrested four Bangladesh nationals...

Trinamool,SFI supporters clash at Behala College

January 6, 2009 1:45:12 am

Clashes between students owing allegiance to Trinamool and the Students Federation of India were reported at the Behala College...

City-bound trains get delayed by 12 hrs

January 6, 2009 1:43:36 am

Owing to dense fog,the Howrah and Sealdah-bound Rajdhani Express were delayed by more than 12 hours on Monday.