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Soon,free education for girls at PG level

February 23, 2009 3:44:57 am

In a yet another attempt to boost education for women,the state government is now planning to provide free education to girls even at the postgraduate level.

UP cops to ‘map’ sensitive areas before LS polls

February 23, 2009 3:43:53 am

In an attempt to check incidents of booth capturing and other untoward incidents during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls...

RTI violator to head State Information Commission

February 23, 2009 3:42:34 am

The Mayawati government has finalised the appointment of a retired bureaucrat,Ram Kumar,as the State Information Commissioner and sent his name to the Governor for the final stamp. Kumar was issued notice for violating Section 20 of the Right To Information (RTI) Act.

Locals rough up cops in Mandhana

February 23, 2009 3:40:39 am

An irate mob beat up a police officer and a Home Guard on Sunday,suspecting them of being involved in the death of a local,Gajraj Singh.

Rs 16,000 cr sought to set up global finance centre

February 23, 2009 3:39:57 am

While demanding five times its previous receipt of funds from the Finance Commission,the state government has sought Rs 16,000 crore solely for its aim of developing Mumbai as an international finance centre.

Is that hoarding suitable for public viewing? Mayor to decide what city can and can’t see

February 23, 2009 3:39:31 am

Mayor Shubha Raul has instructed civic officials to ascertain whether the content of a hoarding is suitable for residents before giving permission to display it.

Paint,polish and lights to give court a special look

February 23, 2009 3:38:37 am

Renovation works are on a war footing at the special court inside the Arthur Road jail where Ajmal Kasab,the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 attack,will be tried.

Universe in Sand

February 23, 2009 3:38:24 am

As the forces of sorrow sweep across the world,we need the benediction of the Buddha of Compassion,” says Tibetan monk Geshe Lobsang Gualtsan...

Exchanging notes

February 23, 2009 3:37:36 am

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra led by eminent conductor David Murphy has been jamming with sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan for the past three years and Friday evening saw the final leg of their India tour.

Past Continuous

February 23, 2009 3:36:17 am

Just like his protagonist Ulrich,writer Rana Dasgupta collected bits and pieces of what would become Solo,his second novel. About a decade ago...

Prized Moments

February 23, 2009 3:34:41 am

As the countdown begins for the fourth edition of the prestigious Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META),it is clear that the economic slowdown has not affected the corporate body’s patronage of the stage.

Tipple Effect

February 23, 2009 3:32:56 am

Tulips of bubbly reds and whites are now a common sight at Sunday brunch dos organised at almost every restaurant in town.

Chatter box

February 23, 2009 3:31:09 am

When their appeal to viewers starts flagging,all soaps resort to one of three tactics.

Ray of hope?

February 23, 2009 3:29:14 am

Just when you thought that Indian television was making more youth-oriented shows,your self-sacrificing female protagonist makes a comeback.

TALKING POINT with Sudhanshu Pandey

February 23, 2009 3:27:33 am

I play a serial killer called Hritvik Shroff,loosely based on a real-life character. My character lures women into marriage,takes all their property and money and then kills them.

Staying Live

February 23, 2009 3:25:28 am

When the limited-over cricket tournament started for the first time in the 1970s,it was a boon to retired cricketers who moved on to become commentators.

Lucknow triumphs SIDBI zonal cricket

February 23, 2009 3:22:46 am

Lucknow defeated Mumbai by 12 runs in the final of the SIDBI Inter Zone Twenty20 Cricket Tournament at KD Singh ‘Babu’ Stadium here on Sunday.

Kolkata confidential

February 23, 2009 3:19:06 am

With the Lok Sabha elections imminent,the state government has plunged itself into a development spree. Foundation of one project or the other is being laid every other day.

Kona Expressway accident: 29 injured

February 23, 2009 3:17:02 am

Twenty-nine youths were injured when a matador skidded off the road on the Kona Expressway on Sunday morning.

East meets West under Hooghly

February 23, 2009 3:15:09 am

The Rs 4,875 crore East West Metro Corridor project is funded by equity and subordinate debts from the Centre and the state government...

BESU waits for polls,new V-C; to retry for central status

February 23, 2009 3:13:15 am

After Union Ministry of Human Resources and Development did not grant central status to Bengal Engineering and Science University (BESU)...

Midnapore villages bear jumbo wrath again

February 23, 2009 3:11:59 am

Since Saturday,elephants from Dolma forest are on a rampage destroying houses and damaging crops in a number of villages of West Midnapore District.

Drunken drivers rule city streets at night,courtesy lack of cops

February 23, 2009 3:10:56 am

With drunken driving on the rise in the city,the ill-equipped Kolkata police is struggling to deal with the problem.

Couple held for mother’s murder

February 23, 2009 3:09:40 am

A husband and wife duo was arrested at Jamalpur in Burdwan on Sunday for allegedly setting his mother,Shantilata Nag (79),on fire and then burying the body in the house.

Careless KMC: City manholes become death traps

February 23, 2009 3:08:34 am

Even after the open drains in the Garden Reach area continue to claim the lives of kids,the civic body is hardly taking any notice.