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Chikka wins junior golf

January 10, 2009 2:57:25 am

Despite a bogey on the first and final hole of his round,Chikkarangappa never lost his hold on the proceedings and emerged winners in the Lalit Suri Eastern India Junior Golf Championship,played at the par-70 Tollygunge Club.

Claudius backs Pataudi,says hockey is dead

January 10, 2009 2:56:38 am

Tiger Pataudi set the cat among the pigeons. Today he got support from an unexpected quarter as the Indian hockey legend Leslie Claudius stood by him.

Drama at Beighton Cup final,trophy shared

January 10, 2009 2:55:17 am

On a day when legendary Leslie Claudius lashed out at the present system,Indian hockey hit another low as the Beighton Cup final,at the SAI Complex here bordered on the farcical.

Bibaswan,Amrita bag double crown

January 10, 2009 2:54:09 am

Bibaswan Deb and Amrita Mukherjee bag double crown at the Treat Joosi AITA – BTA Championship Series 2009 played in memory of Late Dilip Bose at the BTA Complex.

US citizen gets back his lost valuables

January 10, 2009 2:52:00 am

A US citizen,who is frequent flyer to Kolkata,miraculously got back his entire important documents and wallet that he had left in a taxi while on the way to the airport on December 18.

Now sanyasin,ex-govt employee finds spiritual calling in Sagar

January 10, 2009 2:50:54 am

Among hundreds of Gangasagar pilgrims temporarily camping at Maidan,there is a mystic,whose passion for spirituality led her to leave her government job and choose a path less travelled.

‘Number of Indians at Cambridge on the rise’

January 10, 2009 2:49:39 am

The number of Indian students attending Cambridge has considerably increased in the last decade,said Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University Professor Alison Richard in Kolkata on Friday.

New face of debating: Be natural and mind your points

January 10, 2009 2:48:21 am

Out of the box debating —- that’s what a United Kingdom-based institute wants children to learn.

Culling operation not hit by Morcha shutdown

January 10, 2009 2:47:07 am

Even as government offices across Darjeeling district remained closed for the third consecutive day due to the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha’s renewed shutdown,the Animal Resources Department has been spared the diktat.

‘GJM backed down over promise made during talks’

January 10, 2009 2:45:48 am

As the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha’s renewed shutdown of government offices in the Hills entered its third day,state Minister for Municipal Affairs and Urban Development Ashok Bhattacharya slammed the outfit for not adhering to its assurance of suspending its movement.

Remark against judiciary: Court asked to see footage of CPM leaders

January 10, 2009 2:44:42 am

A counsel of the Bar Association of Calcutta High Court on Friday urged the Division Bench headed by Chief Justice S S Nijjar to witness the video footage of the November 17,2007 rally...

Mamata’s Singur act is teachers’ tool for anger management

January 10, 2009 2:42:20 am

“Tatas have declared that they will leave the state. Nothing good can happen to the state.

Govt pays extra for coals extracted from its own mines

January 10, 2009 2:38:35 am

The West Bengal government is paying 134 per cent extra on coal extracted from its own mines,which has resulted into a higher cost of power supply in the state.

Bengal will not snap land deal with Satyam: Minister

January 10, 2009 2:37:08 am

Even though Information Technology minister Debesh Das expressed his concern over fate of 10,000 employees of Satyam from Bengal,the state government will not block the land deal with Satyam.

HC pulls up Bengal govt for failing to implement auto ban

January 10, 2009 2:34:53 am

Refusing to extend the six-month time limit for implementing its ban on polluting auto-rickshaws...

Nandigram nightmare continues for CPM,Trinamool wins Assembly by-poll

January 10, 2009 2:33:02 am

The mother of a teenage boy killed in police firing in Nandigarm has defeated the Left candidate by nearly 40,000 votes in the assembly by-election for the seat...

Day 5 of truck strike triggers LPG crisis

January 10, 2009 2:31:36 am

With the transport operators’ nationwide strike entering fifth day,the city faces the prospect of acute shortage of LPG.

Pumps ran dry before strike was lifted

January 10, 2009 2:29:24 am

The oil strike was called off in the evening. But before that,the city petrol pumps presented a picture of deep gloom.

Crowning Glory

January 9, 2009 2:37:36 am

Parvathy Omanakuttan may have lost by barely a whisker at the Miss Universe contest,but another Indian beauty has managed to walk away with top honours at the Miss Tourism International 2008 event,held in Malaysia over New Year.

Night of the Bauls

January 9, 2009 2:36:31 am

Today,baul music of Bengal has proponents in the likes of Paravathy Das Baul and Paban Das Baul,both of whom are world renowned musicians.