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Another runaway servant makes off with cash,jewellery

January 22, 2009 2:43:44 am

A week after a male servant was arrested from Bangalore for the murder of Usha Chokhani in March 2008,another male servant decamped with cash and jewellery from a north Kolkata house on Wednesday.

Actor Kunal dies of heart attack while on shoot

January 22, 2009 2:42:36 am

Popular Bengali film and television actor Kunal Mitra died of a massive heart attack on Wednesday morning while shooting for a serial.

Woman throws boiling water on schoolchildren

January 22, 2009 2:38:58 am

In an unprecedented incident the caretaker of a house in Salt Lake CA allegedly poured boiling water on students of an adjacent school who were playing inside the school compound.

Actor Kunal dies of heart attack while on shoot

January 22, 2009 2:35:08 am

Popular Bengali film and television actor Kunal Mitra died of a massive heart attack on Wednesday morning while shooting for a serial. He was 44 and is survived by his wife and two sons.

India Inc yet to wake up to terror threat

January 22, 2009 2:32:36 am

Corporate India appears largely unprepared to cope with terrorist attacks or to face any unconventional threat,if a recent study by a well-known consultancy firm is any indication.

Buddha meets GJM leaders,tempers calm

January 22, 2009 2:29:09 am

The Left Front government has sent a clear signal to the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) that their agitation should be confined to the Hills and all matters pertaining to their demand for a Gorkhaland should be put forth at the forum of the ongoing tripartite talks.

SUCI calls for a bandh today,Mamata opposes

January 22, 2009 2:24:35 am

Back in business — the state will experience its first bandh of 2009 on Thursday.

Bengal CPM says n-deal won’t be an election issue

January 22, 2009 2:23:05 am

Moving away from the line taken by the CPM central leadership,the party in West Bengal has decided to drop the Indo-US nuclear deal from its list of campaign issues for the Lok Sabha polls.

Mamata may get a sudden Left hook

January 22, 2009 2:21:52 am

Besides a shadow over a formal tie-up with the Congress,pressure is mounting on Mamata Banerjee with the rift widening between the Trinamool Congress and its Leftist allies...

Behind the seams

January 21, 2009 3:30:00 am

The thing about glamour is that it often doesn’t look so pretty from up close. So,at the Nokia 15th Annual Star Screen Awards last Wednesday at the MMRDA Grounds,we decided to take a peek behind the scenes.

Oye Lucky!

January 21, 2009 3:28:41 am

Come to think of it,the phenomenon called Farhan Akhtar was waiting to happen. A product of Bollywood,who stands for everything that is right with the industry and devoid of everything that is wrong,Akhtar is an anomaly.

Biman: Trinamool,BJP and Cong trying to divide people

January 21, 2009 3:25:25 am

Following clashes between supporters of the Greater Cooch Behar People’s Association and the police in North Dinajpur on Monday...

SUCI threatens to withdraw support if Trinamool ties up with Congress

January 21, 2009 3:22:22 am

The Socialist Unity Centre of India on Tuesday said that it would withdraw its support from the West Bengal Democratic Secular Front...

Centre supports coal import

January 21, 2009 3:20:41 am

At a time when the state government is harping on about inadequate supply of coal,the Central government has taken a different stand by supporting coal import and claiming that there are enough coal reserves in Bengal to meet its power generation needs.

Baguihati bank had poor security

January 21, 2009 3:19:10 am

A lone private security guard was seen manning the Baguihati branch of Indian Overseas Bank,where a heist of Rs 25 lakh took place in broad daylight on Monday.

Port trust keeps hopes afloat

January 21, 2009 3:17:08 am

In spite of roadblocks that the Kolkata Port Trust’s (KoPT) Diamond Harbour project is facing,KoPT Chairman AK Chanda said on Tuesday that they have not yet shelved the project.

SP gets marching orders after stand-off with tribals

January 21, 2009 3:15:22 am

Following complaints of harassment from tribals,the state government on Tuesday removed West Midnapore SP Rajesh Singh from his post and sent him for compulsory waiting.

Court seeks report on delay in Todi’s release

January 21, 2009 3:13:44 am

The chief judge of the City Sessions Court on Tuesday asked the Superintendent of the Presidency Correctional home to file a report on the release of Pradip Todi,one of the accused in the Rizwanur Rehman death case,by Wednesday.

NSG team zeroes in on 2 sites for its hub in Bengal

January 21, 2009 3:12:17 am

The National Security Guards hub,to be set up in the state,in all likelihood will be located either at Panagarh in Burdwan district or Kalaikunda in West Midnapore district.

Out to kill grandparents,boy says job ‘half-done’,sent to juvenile home

January 21, 2009 3:08:16 am

The juvenile court in Salt Lake on Tuesday directed the police to send the boy,who tried to kill his grandparents and aunt,to juvenile home Dhruvasham in North 24-Paraganas till February 3,after which he will be produced in court again.

City cops crack Rs 1.3-cr robbery plot

January 21, 2009 3:06:48 am

With the arrest of five people,the Kolkata police’s detective department on Tuesday claims to have solved a week-old Rs 1.3-crore robbery case.

PM cancels Kolkata visit

January 21, 2009 3:04:57 am

The scheduled visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the city on Wednesday has been called off.

CPI(ML) demands return of land to farmers

January 21, 2009 3:03:36 am

The CPI(ML) Liberation demanded a referendum on the future of the land acquired for Tata Motor’s small car project in Singur.

Waiting for a tie-up,Mamata bleeds Cong

January 21, 2009 3:02:18 am

Even as the proposed grand alliance between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha polls is running into rough weather,Mamata Banerjee could not care less as more Congress stalwarts line up to join her party.

GJM buckles,agrees to sit on table with CM

January 21, 2009 3:00:49 am

Peace prospects got a fillip in North Bengal on Tuesday when after days of unremitting violence in Dooars,the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha agreed to send a seven-member delegation to meet Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee.