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The cash-strapped builders of the 2.2km Vivekananda Road flyover have sought a bailout from the government, landing the long-delayed project to link Girish Park with Howrah bridge in tricky territory.
Celsius 40.8 and climbing  (24 April 03:46 am) 
Hot, hotter and hottest has been April\'s progression on the Celsius charts this year, the decade\'s second-highest temperature of 40.8 degrees on Wednesday leaving the door ajar for a new record in the
Rush to adopt abandoned baby  (24 April 03:46 am) 
The newborn dumped by his parents on a footpath in Jadavpur and rescued by a morning walker has had many couples lining up to take him home.
Arko Dey swears by the Red Devils of Old Trafford and \"teammate\" Rajib Roy wears a Manchester United T-shirt though his heart beats for the Reds of Liverpool.
The smell of fermenting leaves with just a hint of putrefaction greets one\'s nose as one climbs a short flight of stairs to reach the workshop of Ajit Kumar Das, a master craftsman and natural dye
Red-hot April eyes decade record  (24 April 03:46 am) 
More than 50 state-aided primary schools in town and at least two private English-medium schools have tweaked their timings to spare their students the tortuous afternoon heat.
Sandwich Tern's summer surprise  (24 April 03:46 am) 
The Sandwich Tern, a migratory bird found along coastlines, has been recorded in Bengal for the first time.
Lone option for Presi VC  (24 April 03:46 am) 
The state government is left with only one candidate \' Anuradha Lohia of Bose Institute \' for appointment to the post of full-term vice-chancellor of Presidency University because the other two
A Bhowanipore resident who returned home from work on Tuesday to find her mother lying still in bed and thought she had died of a natural cause learnt on Wednesday that she had been murdered.
Eight shops gutted in fire  (24 April 03:46 am) 
Eight shops on Santragachhi Station Road were gutted after a fire broke out in a confectionery on Wednesday afternoon. Three fire tenders took as many hours to douse the flame.
Eight get life term for Pal murder  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Doctor Piyali Das Mondal, expelled CPM leader Biswajyoti Basu and six others convicted in the 2004 murder of gynaecologist Sushil Pal have been sentenced to life imprisonment.
Abandoned baby saved by morning walker  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Curled up on a neo-natal warmer in his blue comforter, he was a picture of somnolence on Tuesday afternoon. And oh-so-cute.
The state public service commission on Tuesday extended the last dates for submitting application forms and paying the exam fees for this year\'s West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) examination because of
Change in attitude key to safety: Bedi  (23 April 04:46 am) 
\"This is no country for women,\" declared top-cop-turned-social activist Kiran Bedi at an interactive session on Mandating Women Security at The Oberoi Grand on Tuesday. But the iron lady was not just
In Liverpool, play and learn  (23 April 04:46 am) 
If football speaks English, learn it \"the Liverpool way\" in a school called Anfield.
Metro clears the air on ventilation  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Flaws in the ventilation system at Metro stations are being rectified after years, thanks to the scorching summer this year that has turned some of them into torture chambers.
Govt sounds out Presi VC probable  (23 April 04:46 am) 
The higher education department on Tuesday asked Anuradha Lohia, a professor of biochemistry at Bose Institute, whether she was willing to become the first full-term vice-chancellor of Presidency
Heatwave with season high  (23 April 04:46 am) 
A man riding a motorbike blanked out while climbing the Taratala flyover on Tuesday afternoon, drifting to the left and keeling over as his two-wheeler rammed into the railing.
Calcutta faces its second heatwave alert in less than a month with the Celsius primed to shoot up and relative humidity poised to plunge over the next two days.
A tapestry on Calcutta\'s Scottish cemetery will be among the 150 panels narrating the history of Scottish emigration that will tour Scotland on the occasion of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games to be
Order 'soon' on docs' PG admission  (22 April 04:46 am) 
A high court division bench said \"there is no need for any interim stay\" on the cancellation of admission of 515 doctors to postgraduate courses as the matter will be disposed of \"soon\".
Tata is 'back', bids for Tolly plot  (22 April 04:46 am) 
A Tata company has jointly bid for a four-acre plot put up for long-term lease by the Mamata Banerjee government, the first known instance of the group making a fresh investment proposal in Bengal
Clash with cops over rescue  (22 April 04:46 am) 
A police constable and several others were injured in a clash between residents of a Taratala neighbourhood and cops over the \"rescue\" of an unidentified woman early on Monday.
Guilty: 8 of murder, 4 of hiding proof  (22 April 04:46 am) 
A Howrah court on Monday held eight people, including a former CPM leader and a lady doctor, guilty of the murder of gynaecologist Sushil Pal 10 years ago. Four others were convicted of trying to wipe
Smoke signals for cancer  (22 April 04:46 am) 
nDo you feel the urge to smoke within five minutes of waking up in the morning?