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 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

The way they were...

Indira Gandhi was preparing for her upcoming election campaign when she received this note from Haksar five days into the new year, on January 5, 1971: PM may kindly see the report placed below prepared by the Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW). I have long ...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Infosys sees signs of stability...

Infosys non-executive chairman Nandan Nilekani on Saturday said the company had taken several steps during the year to remedy the concerns raised on the matter of stability and is on the verge of something momentous....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Embrace, with open arms...

A hundred years have passed since Indian soldiers laid down their lives to liberate the Israeli city of Haifa from the Ottoman army. A century later, it is India that looks up to the military prowess of Israel. The Narendra Modi-led government wants more ...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Salesforce strategy...

The Indian arm of the New York Stock Exchange-listed Salesforce has listed key focus areas of its operations in 2018. Salesforce is a customer relationship management (CRM) firm....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

AI makeover bid to stay airborne...

State-run Air India will revamp its business and first class cabins on international flights to try to boost revenues by wooing more high-paying passengers, a top company official has said, days after a plan to privatise the ailing airline was called off....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Banish the whisper, talk about it...

The feisty 16-year-old's name is Durga. Her hair is tied in a bun, she is wearing a light green kurti and leggings. Breathless from skipping, she says,...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

'I want to clean up the mess Chamling has created'...

Getting hold of Bhaichung Bhutia in World Cup season is not easy. One moment you see him on television, commentating, the next moment he's meeting football fans or dictating his World Cup match forecast or getting in and out of meetings to plan summer...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Goal Star...

A hardcore political activist during his student days at Aligarh Muslim University and now a football administrator, Sharafatullah vividly remembers the evening he forced the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) to delay a crucial local league match for a schoo...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Anwar Ibrahim rushed to hospital...

Malaysia's Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim was rushed to hospital late on Saturday night after he complained of a pain in his shoulder and back on his return from Turkey....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Erdogan iron grip on voters loosens...

When President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called early elections two months ago, he seemed assured of victory. But as Sunday's vote approaches, the man who has transformed Turkey over 15 years in power appears increasingly vulnerable....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Toddler in shared photo still with her mom...

The photograph of a Honduran toddler, sobbing as she stares up at her mother, became a symbol of outrage this week at the Trump administration's practice of separating children and parents detained for illegally crossing the border....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Trade war inflicts pain across US...

The effects of President Trump's trade war are beginning to ripple through the US economy as steel tariffs disrupt domestic supply chains and global trading partners retaliate against a wide variety of American products, such as peanut butter, whiskey...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Marchers demand final Brexit deal vote...

Around 100,000 supporters of the EU marched through central London on Saturday to demand that the British government hold a final public vote on the terms of Brexit, organisers said....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Leaders are cowards: Sting...

British singer and actor Sting called world leaders...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

No narcotics in Bourdain body...

US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics in his body when he died, a local prosecutor said on Friday....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

100 schools to increase English reach...

The state government will set up 100 English-medium schools across Bengal to ensure that parents who can't afford private schools can also provide an English education to their children, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Saturday....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Collapse prompts civic demolition...

A portion of a building in Heramba Das Lane off College Street collapsed on Friday night prompting the civic body to demolish the building's dangerous portions on Saturday....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Souvenirs of agony and ecstacy...

Saint Petersburg Stadium on Friday afternoon was a sea of yellow with specks of red in the distance. The roar of this sea was the Brazilian national anthem in chorus, the notes climbing the decibel scale every time the ball touched the feet of jersey numb...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

39-yr-old found dead by tracks...

A 39-year-old man, who used to play football in local clubs, was found dead by the tracks off Lake Gardens station on Friday night....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Heat-break ball in school court...

Schools can reopen if they want to as the weather has improved, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Saturday....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

In wastage rate, water scarcity alert...

The scale of water wastage and the rate at which the groundwater table is depleting are red flags for a future shortage that the city cannot afford to ignore, according to a top government official....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Woman collars pest on auto...

A young woman who had been allegedly harassed by a co-passenger during an autorickshaw ride on Friday night braved threats and intimidation to drag her tormentor by his collar to the nearest traffic police post, leading to his arrest....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Temple theft arrest...

Two men and a woman were arrested on Saturday on charges of robbing the cash box in the books and CD counter of Lake Kalibari. Temple authorities reported the burglary on Saturday morning after which the police rounded up the trio and recovered a part of ...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

College admissions...

Calcutta University on Saturday issued a notice to the heads of its colleges informing them that students from non-state boards, like CBSE, joining its undergraduate courses can be allowed to take admission with provisional marksheets that have been downl...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Pak blocks envoy access to pilgrims...

India's high commissioner to Pakistan, Ajay Bisaria, was on Saturday prevented from visiting the Gurdwara Panja Sahib near Islamabad and meeting Indian pilgrims, who had sought the interaction....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Modi trains guns on 'one family'...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday praised Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee as a great son of India and accused the Congress of deliberately downplaying the contributions of leaders like him to glorify...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

BJP leader killed, party cries politics...

A BJP leader was stabbed to death in Karnataka's Chikmagalur by unidentified persons on Friday night, prompting the party to allege political murder....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Major's wife found dead in Delhi...

The body of a major's wife was found with her throat slit near Brar Square in the Delhi Cantonment area on Saturday, police said....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

AI glitch delays 25 flights...

Around 25 Air India flights were delayed across the national carrier's network, including at Delhi airport, because of a glitch on Saturday that held up hundreds of passengers and forced the airline to issue boarding passes manually....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Maharashtra cuts out plastic...

The Maharashtra government's state-wide ban on the use of plastic items, including carry bags and thermocol, came into effect on Saturday....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

The way they were...

Indira Gandhi was preparing for her upcoming election campaign when she received this note from Haksar five days into the new year, on January 5, 1971: PM may kindly see the report placed below prepared by the Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW). I have long ...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Shah plays Jammu card...

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday unveiled a long list of alleged acts of discrimination against Jammu by the state's erstwhile People's Democratic Party-led government, indicating an attempt at polarising voters ahead of the general election....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Minister promise to Cherie on widow case...

Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Saturday that his ministry would...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Editors slam BJP MLA's 'threat'...

The Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) on Saturday condemned BJP leader and former minister Lal Singh's statement threatening Kashmiri journalists....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Threat to kill messenger....

A BJP legislator who had to resign as minister for joining a rally held in support of the Kathua rape-and-murder accused has warned Kashmiri journalists to...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

.but why? Message is killed anyway...

Sections of the mainstream media in the country were roasted on social media on Saturday for taking down a report about a cooperative bank associated with BJP chief Amit Shah receiving a huge amount of demonetised currency before such establishments were ...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Modi trains guns on 'one family'...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday praised Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee as a great son of India and accused the Congress of deliberately downplaying the contributions of leaders like him to glorify...

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Choice: child or community...

A young tribal woman has said she had to give up her two-month-old child to be accepted back into the Santhal fold in Purulia, which forbids matrimony outside the community....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Excess baggage rates raised...

Low-cost airlines IndiGo, GoAir and SpiceJet have raised their excess baggage fee to Rs 400 per kg beyond the 15kg allowed free....

 2018-06-23 17:21 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

BJP will not allow Kashmir to break away from India, says Shah...

Jammu & Kashmir is an integral part of India and the BJP will never allow it to be disintegrated from the country, party president Amit Shah in Saturday said during his first visit to the state after the saffron party withdrew support from the PDP-led gov...

 2018-06-23 14:29 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

23 Air India flights delayed by glitch in check-in software...

Nearly two dozen Air India flights were delayed across its network including at Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Saturday after a technical glitch in the check-in software hampered operations, an airline spokesperson said....

 2018-06-23 14:29 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

23 Air India flights delayed by glitch in check-in software...

Nearly two dozen Air India flights were delayed across its network including at Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Saturday after a technical glitch in the check-in software hampered operations, an airline spokesperson said....

 2018-06-23 12:58 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Modi launches Mohanpura Irrigation project in Madhya Pradesh...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Mohanpura Irrigation Project in Rajgarh district in Madhya Pradesh....

 2018-06-23 11:44 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Maharashtra ban on plastics comes into effect: 'plastic that can't be collected, regulated, recycled'...

The Maharashtra government's state-wide ban on the use of plastic items, including carry-bags and thermocol, came into effect from Saturday....

 2018-06-23 11:44 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Maharashtra ban on plastics comes into effect: 'plastic that can't be collected, regulated, recycled'...

The Maharashtra government's state-wide ban on the use of plastic items, including carry-bags and thermocol, came into effect from Saturday....

 2018-06-22 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

JSW Steel answers Trump call...

Betting big on President Donald Trump's...

 2018-06-22 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Modi mantra for growth...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stressed the need to target double-digit growth to enter the elite club of a $5-trillion economy and said India's share in world trade has to more than double to 3.4 per cent....

 2018-06-22 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

IDBI Bank sizzles on stake sale buzz...

IDBI Bank's shares rose almost 2 per cent on Friday on rumours that the Centre was planning to sell a part of its stake in the bank to the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)....

 2018-06-22 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Skoda in driver's seat...

Skoda Auto, part of the Volkswagen group, is set to steer the group's India operations as the German automobile major looks to expand and consolidate its presence as part of its next growth phase in the country....

 2018-06-22 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Move to build trade bridges...

India is trying to resolve trade disputes with all countries, including the US, Union commerce minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday....

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