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Stop! Tales of a village telegraphist

Telegrams were, once upon a time, the lifeline of Indian villages. Urgent news reached the tiniest hamlets through Morse machines. How will the closing of the telegraph office affect a small......

Stop! Tales of a village telegraphist

You want to send a telegram?” The village postmistress at my gaon, Panickanadarkudieruppu, in the deep south of Tamil Nadu, looked sceptical. I patiently explained to her that I wanted to......

Our intellectuals are in a state of denial

After 800 odd years of Islamic and British rule, the Indian elite and intellectuals are copybook examples of the Fanon phenomenon: Living, breathing purveyors of a sordid ideology, says Jay......

The Muse, stilled forever

Rajaneesh Vilakudy salutes a great poet's memory At least in Death, Kerala bid Madhavikutty aka Kamala Das aka Kamala Surayya a befitting farewell. Eulogies poured in, fellow-writers paid glowing......

'Bihar is destined to die. Nobdy counts us'

"Who listens to us? Nobody. Biharis keep dying due to floods, but nation doesn't take notice of them. I know so many families in north Bihar who have lost their homes 14 times due to floods after......

Sahara sues journo for Rs 200 cr, gets stay on book

In the midst of its bloody battles with the Supreme Court and Sebi, Sahara group gets the Calcutta high court to issue a stay order on the publication of the book, Sahara: The Untold Story, by......

Stamp with Victoria's head upside down for sale

A rare 159-year-old four-anna Indian stamp, with an image of Queen Victoria's head upside down due to a printing error, is expected to fetch 70,000 pounds at an auction in London.During the first......

'I carry Prahalad's intellectual curiosity in my heart'

Dr Venkatram Ramaswamy, Hallman Fellow of Electronic Business and Professor of Marketing at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, is in India to speak at Guruspeak,......

IIT faculty turn to 'Gandhigiri' for pay hike

Following a "raw" deal by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), which issued a notification on September 16 that deprived them of an immediate pay rise and ignored other demands......

Phishing, vishing: Great tips to be safe

Many of us would have heard about the scam where a fake e-mail is sent to a user's e-mail account posing as a bank or credit card provider. The number of such e-mails is rising at a shocking rate:......

Sudhir Mishra to direct Chameli

Sudhir Mishra, whose Calcutta Mail released Friday, will now step into the late Anant Balani's shoes to direct Chameli.Soon afterthe Pritish Nandy Communicationsproduction, starring Kareena Kapoor......

Khoya's Mishra chats with fans

Hislast film, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, opened to rave reviews. He even playeda villain in Madhur Bhandarkar's Traffic Signal.Meet director Sudhir Mishra, whose latest film, Khoya Khoya Chand is......

Shonali Bose, on making Amu

Her first feature film Amu, based on a street playShonali Boseco-wrote on the 1984 Delhi riots --in which some 5,000 Sikhs were killed following the assassination of then Indian prime minister......

'Defeat hate, celebrate unity'

From ads to award-winning documentaries, US-based director Rahul Dholakia has come a long way. His critically acclaimed film Parzania has generated a lot of buzz. Based on a true story, the English......

'Rani and I would fight like mad'

Even as Rani Mukerji gets ready for her next release, Baabul, this week, her brother Rajaa is busy wrapping up his directorial debut film in Darjeeling.A Bengali thriller titled Bidhtaar Lekha, the......

Oldest hockey Olympian Galibardy dies

Joseph Galibardy, the oldest living hockey Olympian who donned India colours at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, passed away on May 17 in Walthamstow, England. He was 96.The funeral is on May 31, 12 noon,......

Bradman in India

ThoughBradman only played Test cricket abroad in England during his 20-year career, the Australians would traditionally make a stopover in Colombo. It was on one of these trips in 1948 that the......

Dalmiya masterminded Ganguly's exit: Bindra

Seeking to give a new twist to the ouster of Sourav Ganguly from the Indian cricket team, former BCCI president I S Bindra has accused Jagmohan Dalmiya of masterminding the exit of the former......

BCCI AGM adjourned for two months

The Board of Control for Cricket in India's Annual General Meeting, including election of its office-bearers, has been adjourned two months.A decision to this effect was taken by the Sharad Pawar......

'Why is Dalmiya in the panel?'

Readers' take on the newly-formed panel to select the new coach.*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*Ram LankaIn a Team India that is studded with stars, the coach is forced to play their "yes" man.......

  People speak for calcutta mail

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Q. I have not recd. the CAF how can i apply for right issue & what is the last dt. to apply
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kumar vinu
Q. what is the e mail id live india aaj aur kal of jyotish acharya
Kumar Vinu:  A. Namskar acharya ji .Mera naam hai Laxmi RAwat .shadi ka reshata aya hai. uska lada naam hai uttam ghosh ushse mere shaddi hogi. my birth date...... more

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Shashi
Q. My daughter is completing her B.Tech in Electronics and communications this May and has a job offer for Infosys but she feels that this stream is not closer to her heart and she is more inclined towards a career in some creative art subject. Therefore, she wants to do a degree in Interior Designing. Do you think this will be a wise decision? Can anyone tell me the career options in this stream.
Shashi :  A. yes!! we should do the work in which we r comfortable n happy...First of all please let us know the location you want tp pursue the same:Arch...... more

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Abha
Q. which was the ist movie of rani mukherji ? which movies of her was the biggest hit?
Abha:  A. 1999 Mann Hello Brother2000 Badal Hey Ram Hadh Kar Di Aapne Bichhoo Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye2001 Chori Chori Chupke Chupke...... more

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anuj kumar
Q. Is there any home based computer related jobs at india+calcutta
Anuj Kumar:  A. hi!www.rose.vcash2all.comcheck this out!new website on d block! new way 4 extra earnings!no reading emails, no suring,... & so on!go thro...... more

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  Web results for Calcutta Mail
Several trains running late

Movement of trains on the New Delhi-Tatanagar route was severely disrupted after Maoists blew up rail tracks on the Gaya-Mughalsarai section of... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140724/jsp/jharkhand/story_18646361.jsp
For the confused professional, here's your guide to LinkedIn

Kolkata: It's OK, go on admit it…weve all been that 19th century grandparent who needs Internet help. Were here to show you the way on the latest... ...

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Plea to revise train timings

Jorhat, July 21: The Jorhat Bikash Committee, an organisation that has been involved in trying to improve the communications network in the Upper... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140722/jsp/northeast/story_18637422.jsp
One feisty lady on two more

Sounak Chacraverti, a Calcutta-based independent curator and editor, could not interview Zohra Sehgal face to face as she had to leave for a shoot... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140720/jsp/calcutta/story_18634224.jsp
Special train for Shravan rush

Jamshedpur, July 13: There is good news for lakhs of kanwariyas travelling to Deoghar and Dumka for the annual Shravani Mela. The South Eastern... ...

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