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CU taps trove for scholarship  (28 February 02:45 am) 
Calcutta University will dig into a fund of several crores of rupees lying unused for more than 50 years to provide scholarships to needy and meritorious students.
Funds trickle for snail Metro  (28 February 02:45 am) 
The city\'s five Metro projects together could wangle an allocation that is almost half of what Chennai and Bangalore Metro got last year, a stinging indictment of the slo-mo Calcutta schemes.
CM calls Smriti over teacher hire norm  (28 February 02:45 am) 
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she had called up human resource development minister Smriti Irani seeking a relaxation of the norm which she said was preventing untrained candidates
Police have launched an investigation into bribery allegations in connection with Thursday night\'s fatal pile-up on the AJC Bose Road flyover, involving three trucks, a police jeep and a car.
A 40-year-old woman from Santoshpur who had died at the Sri Aurobindo Seva Kendra in south Calcutta on Thursday evening was on Friday officially declared the seventh victim of swine flu in Bengal this
JU bends rules for Trinamul tutor  (28 February 02:45 am) 
Jadavpur University stands accused of bending its appointment rules to confirm the service of a Trinamul teacher leader.
Brothers checkmate blindness  (28 February 02:45 am) 
At 18, twins Yudhajeet and Deeptyajeet De have already won more accolades than their years put together. The Class XII students have not only beaten players on the other side of the chess board but
Woman, 21, raped by three  (28 February 02:45 am) 
A 21-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by three men outside Mourigram station late on Thursday while holding her husband at gunpoint. One person has been arrested in this connection.
Celsius versus storm  (27 February 02:47 am) 
An early glimpse of summer-like conditions, complete with a mid-February thunderstorm, has set the stage for a typically sultry March with the occasional tempest to stall the rise of the Celsius.
Science day  (27 February 02:47 am) 
Loreto Day School celebrated World Science Day with the middle school students putting up science models and conducting live experiments. Loreto Day School, Elliot Road, was the winner but handed over
Burglars loot jewellery, cash  (27 February 02:47 am) 
Burglars broke open a grilled window of a flat in a congested locality in Haridevpur on Thursday evening and fled with jewellery and cash worth nearly Rs 10 lakh.
76-year-old dies of swine flu  (27 February 02:47 am) 
A 76-year-old man from Haridevpur died of swine flu at RSV Hospital in Tollygunge on Thursday, becoming the sixth victim of the H1N1 virus in the state this year.
Cop notice to NRS trio  (27 February 02:47 am) 
Police on Thursday issued a proclamation notice against three students of NRS Medical College and Hospital who have been absconding since being charged with murder.
Budget bait for Metro projects  (27 February 02:47 am) 
The numbers in the rail budget carry a Maguirean message for pending Metro projects in Calcutta: \"Show me the work and take the money!\"
Monkey mom missing  (27 February 02:47 am) 
The injured baby monkey who had been rescued from a Chinsurah school on Wednesday could not be reunited with her mother the day after.
Six decades of progress  (27 February 02:47 am) 
The inauguration of the diamond-jubilee celebrations of Shri Shikshayatan School was a proud moment for the students and a nostalgic one for the teachers.
Going going... RIP Barrackpore Metro  (26 February 02:47 am) 
The proposed Barrackpore Metro is unlikely to see the light of the day because of the Trinamul dispensation\'s inability to provide land.
Noise ban in exam season  (26 February 02:47 am) 
Police will have to ensure that microphones and loudspeakers are not used in the city while board exams are on, Calcutta police commissioner Surajit Kar Purkayastha has said.
Object  (26 February 02:47 am) 
Fifty Shades of Grey , the highest-grossing 18-rated film in UK box-office history within 10 days of its release, might well become the most downloaded flick in Calcutta before the censor board
Pig woes prompt CMC to go slow on hunt  (26 February 02:47 am) 
The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) has decided to go slow on the pig hunt ordered by the state government on Tuesday.
40,000 from state to take ICSE today  (26 February 02:47 am) 
ICSE 2015 begins on Thursday. Metro prepares a primer on the board examination
Walk down city's past  (26 February 02:47 am) 
CHINMAYA NATHANY , a Class X student of St. Xavier\'s Collegiate School, takes a walk down the city\'s heritage and shares the experience
Back to school  (26 February 02:47 am) 
Squash player Saurav Ghosal was back in his alma mater, Lakshmipat Singhania Academy, on the occasion of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas to commemorate the 139th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Monkey trap shuts school  (26 February 02:47 am) 
The desperation of a mother macaque trying to rescue her trapped baby while a troop of monkeys kept watch forced a Chinsurah school shut on Wednesdaymorning before a snake expert saved the day.
Presi set to devolve admission  (26 February 02:47 am) 
Presidency University is set to give its departments the liberty to frame their admission criteria and screening procedure, marking a break from the tradition of giving equal weightage to the entrance