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 2018-01-16 09:39 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

VHP leader Togadia alleges plot to kill him...

Vishva Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia, who briefly went missing on Monday, charged that "some people" were trying to stifle his voice and that he was not allowed to speak on issues like Ram Temple, farmers and cow slaughter....

 2018-01-16 08:39 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

SC asks Maharashtra govt to give judge Loya's reports to petitioners...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government to give all documents pertaining to the death of Justice B.H. Loya to petitioners seeking an independent probe into the circumstances of the death of the Central Bureau of Investigation spec...

 2018-01-16 07:38 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Attack on couples by khap panchayat illegal: SC...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday termed as "absolutely illegal" any attack by khap panchayats or associations against an adult man and woman opting for inter- caste marriage....

 2018-01-15 22:35 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Suggestion to punish parents...

A sub-committee of the highest advisory body on education has recommended including a provision for punishing parents if they don't send their wards to schools....

 2018-01-15 22:35 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

'Bibi-Narendra' blunts thorn...

From water, agriculture and defence, India and Israel on Monday moved to new areas of cooperation in energy and cyber security with Prime Ministers Benjamin Netanyahu and Narendra Modi agreeing to not allow divergent views on Palestine eclipse the bilater...

 2018-01-15 22:35 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Aadhaar to read face...

Facial authentication, along with any one of the other existing features, will be allowed as a verification method for Aadhaar from July to help those with worn-out finger prints and the aged....

 2018-01-15 22:35 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Achoo! Good that you did so...

Do not try to suppress a sneeze, doctors have cautioned, highlighting the possibility of serious complications from a burst eardrum to a ruptured artery in the brain if one is unlucky....

 2018-01-15 22:35 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Anguish at judge event...

The differences within the judiciary remained unresolved on Monday, although all the 12 courts discharged their duties normally and the Bar Council of India chairman claimed a truce by saying...

 2018-01-15 22:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Appetisers for Bengal business summit...

The menu for the fourth edition of the Bengal Global Business Summit was set by twin appetisers on Monday: an appeal by chief minister Mamata Banerjee to land-losers to draw investors with...

 2018-01-15 21:35 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Partha's pick: Xavier's...

St Xavier's University is...

 2018-01-15 21:35 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Jaywalking kills more than crash...

More than half the number of victims in road accidents across the city in 2017 were pedestrians, according to police records....

 2018-01-15 21:34 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Barrackpore Metro 'detour' to Kalyani...

Barrackpore's Metro link in the making could become Kalyani's too. The state government is said to be...

 2018-01-15 21:34 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Presi drops subject cut-off...

A student seeking a berth in any undergraduate course at Presidency University will not be required to mention the subject marks in the plus-II exams before admission, the JEE board announced on Monday....

 2018-01-15 21:34 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Biker dies in flyover bus race...

A motorbike rider was run over on Monday after being sandwiched between a road divider and a minibus speeding to overtake another....

 2018-01-15 21:34 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

State to build research hub...

The state government has decided to set up a research centre with modern facilities, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday....

 2018-01-15 20:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Pope warns of N-war risk...

Pope Francis said on Monday he was really afraid about the danger of nuclear war and that the world now stood at...

 2018-01-15 20:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Taliban say in book that they killed Benazir...

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007, saying it killed her as she allegedly planned to collaborate with the US against the mujahideen if she returned to power, according to ...

 2018-01-15 20:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

I am not racist: Trump...

After three days of denunciations from around the world, President Trump declared that he is...

 2018-01-15 20:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

70 injured in Jakarta stock exchange crash...

A mezzanine floor overlooking the main lobby of the Indonesian Stock Exchange building collapsed on Monday, injuring scores of people, many of them students, under slabs of concrete and other debris....

 2018-01-15 20:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Deneuve sorry for 'puritanism' column...

Actress Catherine Deneuve apologised to victims of sexual assault who were offended by a column denouncing...

 2018-01-15 20:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Lanka reimposes liquor ban on women...

Sri Lanka reimposed a decades-old law banning the selling of alcohol to women and preventing women from working in liquor stores on Monday - just days after it was lifted....

 2018-01-15 19:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Twin fillip for stocks...

Stocks continued their record-breaking rally with the benchmark Sensex coming close to the 35000-mark on better than expected factory output data and corporate earnings....

 2018-01-15 19:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Price pressure eases...

Wholesale price-based inflation eased to a three-month low of 3.58 per cent in December as food prices softened, prompting industry to pitch for a rate cut by the RBI and seek measures in the budget to strengthen the agriculture supply chain....

 2018-01-15 19:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

A380 future hangs in balance...

Airbus said on Monday it would stop making the costly A380 superjumbo if it can't strike a long-term deal with Emirates for a steady supply of the planes....

 2018-01-15 19:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Gold import badly dents trade gap...

Trade deficit widened to a three-year high of $14.88 billion in December, attributed to a spike in the import of gold and precious stones as well as crude oil that ratcheted imports up 21 per cent to almost $42 billion and left the huge trade gap....

 2018-01-15 19:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Lupin forays into OTC segment...

Drug major Lupin has entered the over-the-counter (OTC) segment in the country with plans to touch a Rs 300-crore turnover in the vertical over the next five years....

 2018-01-15 19:34 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

HDFC takes centre stage...

Shares of HDFC on Monday soared above 6 per cent with its market capitalisation zooming over Rs 17,300 crore as investors cheered the company's fund raising plans....

 2018-01-15 15:33 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Engineering goods, petroleum products power Dec growth in exports...

Exports rose 12.36 per cent in December to $27.03 billion year-on-year following strong performance by sectors such as engineering goods and petroleum products....

 2018-01-15 15:33 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Gold imports surge 72% on weak global prices...

India's gold imports rose by 71.52 per cent to $3.39 billion in December as weak global prices fed higher domestic demand....

 2018-01-15 15:33 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Crores seized from farm ministry man supposed to keep plants safe from imported bugs...

The Central Bureau of Investigation has recovered Rs 2.15crore in cash and jewellery worth about Rs 30lakh from the residence of a senior official of the Union agriculture ministry posted in Calcutta....

 2018-01-15 15:33 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

7 Pak soldiers killed in strikeback; Rawat says China LoC tiffs persist...

Seven Pakistani soldiers died and four were injured when the Indian Army retaliated against a breach of the ceasefire across LoC in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch district....

 2018-01-15 13:31 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

UIDAI allows face recognition for Aadhaar authentication...

The UIDAI has decided to allow face recognition for those who cannot offer fingerprints and iris scans, the two measures used now for its unique identity number Aadhaar....

 2018-01-15 11:30 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Trump says 'I am not a racist'...

US President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday "I'm not a racist" in response to reports that he had described immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from "shithole countries."...

 2018-01-15 10:30 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

India, Israel sign 9 pacts...

India and Israel Monday inked nine pacts to boost cooperation in key areas, including cyber security, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu held extensive talks to strenthen ties in defence and counter- terroris...

 2018-01-15 09:29 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

WPI inflation eases to 3.58% in Dec as veggie prices decline...

Inflation based on wholesale prices eased to 3.58 per cent in December 2017 as prices of food articles declined even as fuel cost witnessed a surge....

 2018-01-15 09:29 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Story has ended, claims BCI after meeting 15 judges...

The Bar Council of India on Monday said its members have met 15 judges of the Supreme Court following the crisis in the apex judiciary and they have assured that the issues have been resolved....

 2018-01-15 08:29 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

No scooter...

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has said he has stopped riding scooters because he is afraid of meeting with an accident....

 2018-01-15 08:28 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Pushed: wrong button...

An employee pushed a...

 2018-01-14 23:25 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Ex-judges seek swift measures...

Four former judges have urged Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra to address the ...

 2018-01-14 23:25 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Pet saves lady from bullet...

A woman in the line of fire was saved by the family's pet dog who jumped at the goon taking aim at her in her house in Kasba, giving her the time to run to safety....

 2018-01-14 23:25 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Hug and Haifa for Netanyahu...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived here on Sunday on a six-day, three-city tour and was instantly enveloped by his counterpart in a bear hug, becoming the sixth visitor to receive a tarmac welcome from Narendra Modi....

 2018-01-14 23:25 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Celsius dip on radar...

The minimum temperature went up marginally on Sunday but Calcuttans hardly felt the rise because of an overcast sky and a persistent cool breeze....

 2018-01-14 23:25 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

UK pact on migrants but little impact on Mallya...

Britain and India have signed two memorandums of understanding that ...

 2018-01-14 23:24 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Salt Lake traffic plan for Book Fair...

The Salt Lake police have drawn up a traffic plan which will be in force around Central Park for the duration of the 42nd Calcutta Book Fair. The fair will be held at the park from January 31 to February 18....

 2018-01-14 23:24 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Pushed: wrong button...

An employee pushed a ...

 2018-01-14 23:24 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Spellbinding notes...

Artistes from Indore, Jaipur and Maihar gharanas perform at the Paramparik presents 15th Annual Music Festival, partnered by The Telegraph, at GD Birla Sabhagar on Sunday...

 2018-01-14 23:24 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

'Dawood threat' to Shia waqf chief...

Uttar Pradesh Shia waqf board chairman Wasim Rizvi has alleged receiving a call from a man who claimed to be an associate of gangster-terrorist Dawood Ibrahim and threatened to blow him up with his family....

 2018-01-14 23:24 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Judge's son in tearful appeal...

The son of special CBI judge B.H. Loya said on Sunday his family had shed their past suspicions about his father's sudden death and tearfully urged ...

 2018-01-14 23:24 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

South Calcutta armed robbery...

An armed gang of six robbed a businessman's house on Jatin Das Road off Rashbehari Avenue early on Sunday....

 2018-01-14 23:24 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Man dead in gutted room...

A 52-year-old engineer from Howrah's Shibpur was found dead in his gutted bedroom after a help spotted smoke and raised an alarm on Sunday morning....

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