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HindustanTimes Sun,20 Apr 2014

Kolkata

Kolkata: 2 killed in shooting, school principal held

Two persons were killed and one was injured after a school headmistress opened fire on a group of men who stormed her house in Kolkata in the wee hours of today. 

Mamata prefers 'beauty' over temples and toilets

The cash-strapped Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), which is spending crores of rupees to beautify Kolkata in line with the chief minister’s grand vision, doesn’t seem to be in a position to spare a single penny on increasing the number of toilets for the city’s inhabitants.

Mamata Banerjee to design ‘Tantuja’ sarees

West Bengal’s ailing handloom brand ‘Tantuja’ is all set to get the personal touch of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee who will design the six yard wonder.

'World should follow Kolkata in teaching slum kids'

Impressed with privileged children in Kolkata schools who teach slum kids, Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton today said children in the rest of the world should also adopt this model.

Kolkata: 19-yr-old nurse 'gangraped'; probe begins

A 19-year-old woman, working as a nurse in a private hospital, has claimed that she was sexually assaulted by three men on Sunday night, an incident bearing striking similarities with last year’s infamous Park Street gangrape case.

Mamata chants 1:1 mantra to woo industrialists

While the chief minister did not elaborate on the formula, it meant that if someone invested in a major industrial project, he would have another closed or a sick unit on his platter.

Purushottam Chakraborty adjudged India's best spectrometrist

He is involved in research of the surfaces and interfaces of condensed matter systems at the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata.

Left parties hold massive anti-war rally in Kolkata

Nineteen Left parties held a massive rally and procession to protest the war in Iraq in the state capital on Sunday.

Now university lecturers protest Iraq war

Lecturers at the Jadavpur University, Kolkata are boycotting US-sponsored educational programmes to protest Iraq war.

IIM-Calcutta reverts to old fee structure

The IIM today decided to revert to its old fee structure of Rs. 1.5 lakh pa, but also resolved to offer 'need-based scholarships'. Read in Hindi

Canada wants Indian farmers

Canada is looking for Indian farmers to take over hundreds of farm houses deserted by ageing owners who have either switched livelihoods or migrated to bigger cities.

Mamata's gesture overwhelms tsunami survivor

Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee was on Friday overwhelmed when an 11-year-old girl clasped her hands and broke down.

Tsunami benefit match postponed to April: Dalmiya

The second tsunami relief match between Rest of World and Asian XI, scheduled to be held in Kolkata on Feburary 13, has been postponed.

'No crash killing Netaji took place'

Mukherjee panel told this to media, validating findings of Hindustan Times.com probe done in 2001.

Male contraceptive marvel from IIT-K

Male contraception is going to become simpler, cheaper and safer by November when a revolutionary technique invented at IIT Kharagpur hits the market.
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