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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.

Mayor wants police to act tough on hawkers

January 6, 2009 1:42:29 am

Mayor Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya is unhappy that in spite of his dictum to Kolkata police to remove all the illegal structures from the city roads and footpaths there has been no visible difference.

Mayor shows no sign of moving slow on water meters

January 6, 2009 1:40:48 am

After mentioning clearly about the imposition of ‘water service charge’ in 2008 budget of Kolkata Municipal Corporation...

Buddha wants his own man at Raj Bhavan

January 6, 2009 1:39:19 am

The Left Front government in the state,which has faced criticism from Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on several occasions,wants a person of its choice as the next occupant at Raj Bhavan.

Auto ban: State to approach Calcutta High Court this week

January 6, 2009 1:37:44 am

This week,the state government is planning to file a fresh petition in the Calcutta High Court urging for the extension of the deadline on the ban on two-stroke auto-rickshaws that came into effect from January 1.

No action even as spurious liquor marches on,say families

January 6, 2009 1:36:05 am

The families in the Khiddirpore dock area,who lost their breadwinners in Sunday’s hooch tragedy,are preparing for a funeral.

Trinamool unleashing silent terror,says CPM

January 6, 2009 1:33:47 am

The CPM has accused the Trinamool of unleashing ‘silent terror’ among villagers in Nandigram.

Seven more hooch deaths in Kolkata,toll 25

January 6, 2009 1:31:49 am

The number of deaths following the consumption of spurious liquor continued to rise in Kolkata with seven more deaths reported on Monday.

A home for NSG in Rajarhat? Bengal searches on

January 6, 2009 1:28:14 am

In view of Centre’s decision to set up a NSG hub in Kolkata,the state government is in the process of identifying two plots,where the elite commandoes could be stationed and trained.

Nandigram by-elections pass off peacefully

January 6, 2009 1:25:40 am

Amid high voter turnout,the much-hyped by-elections at Nandigram in East Midnapore passed peacefully on Monday.

34 injured as bus plunges into canal

January 5, 2009 2:30:42 am

As many as 34 people were injured,one of them seriously,when a bus plunged into Bantala Bazar canal in South 24 Parganas on Sunday.

Kolkata confidential

January 5, 2009 2:28:57 am

On January 1,the day Ardhendu Sen took over as the Home Secretary,the police at Writers’ Building had to launch a manhunt-for none other but the new home secretary himself.