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February 28, 2012

Pedestrian’s nightmare in Khyndailad

The Khyndailad Beautification Project initiated by the State Government has been delayed for reasons best known to the authorities. The thoroughfare is now a pedestrian’s nightmare with potholes and construction materials dotting the…

Children of Lesser Gods

Two rag pickers take time out for a siesta outside the Bata store in GS Road. These children are mainly seen in Police Bazar area where there are a large number of commercial establishments. Curiously NGOs in the State working for…

Exams knocking, students under lot of stress

Examination fever has gripped the city with various academic examinations underway from mid February onwards. Students all over the city are busy preparing for their respective examinations and the busiest are those students who will be…

Soccer legend Sailen Manna no more

Kolkata: Indian soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday due to old age complications. He was 87, and leaves behind his wife and daughter, family sources said. Gentleman…

Pakistani held in B’desh for spot-fixing

DHAKA: A Pakistani has been questioned by police over his suspected involvement in spot-fixing during the Bangladesh Premier League ( BPL) Twenty20 tournament, a Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) official said on Sunday. Karachi resident Sajid…