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  • newThief cooks and eats, flees with loot in Kolkata

    Thief cooks and eats, flees with loot in Kolkata


    - 5 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 9:42am -
  • newGovt committed to welfare of Singur farmers: CM

    Govt committed to welfare of Singur farmers: CM

    Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has iterated her government’s commitment towards the welfare of Singur farmers who helped her come to power in 2011. She also wrote about her government’s resolve to promote industry in Bengal.
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 9:31am -
  • new50 live in gym after Kolkata building collapse

    50 live in gym after Kolkata building collapse

    Large parts of a two-storied building, partly made of mud, collapsed on Bedford Lane in central Kolkata on Friday night, rendering about 50 residents homeless.
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 9:25am -
  • newStudent entrepreneur: A tag that fits to a tee

    Student entrepreneur: A tag that fits to a tee


    - 6 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 9:08am -
  • newKolkata: Puja to make way for alternative bridge

    Kolkata: Puja to make way for alternative bridge

    The 20-year-old IT Lane Nabadoy Sangha Puja committee has started pulling down their pandal on the road to make way for the approach road towards the new canal bridge constructed over Tolly Nullah.
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 7:52am -
  • newCBI in no mood to give Rajeev Kumar any more time

    CBI in no mood to give Rajeev Kumar any more time

    Investigators at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will not accept former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar’s plea for a month’s time to appear for interrogation.
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 7:50am -
  • newChaos in hotels over Metro evacuees' food habits

    Chaos in hotels over Metro evacuees' food habits

    Kitchens in central Kolkata’s mid-budget hotels, designed to please palettes of tourists and business travellers, have suddenly plunged into a gastronomic chaos with their new guests now comprising the elderly, children, ailing and allergic.
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 7:29am -
  • newKMRC finds more bldgs habitable at Bowbazar

    KMRC finds more bldgs habitable at Bowbazar

    More buildings are being added to the preliminary list of 11 Bowbazar houses where residents are expected to be allowed to return soon.
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Sep 19, 7:20am -
  • newWB issues fiat for plastic bags carrying logo

    WB issues fiat for plastic bags carrying logo

    The state consumers’ affairs department has decided to come down heavily on the brands or company charging money from the consumers for carry bags with the logo and the name of the company imprinted on it.
    - 19 hours ago, 14 Sep 19, 8:12pm -
  • newMamata Banerjee 'committed' to farmers' welfare

    Mamata Banerjee 'committed' to farmers' welfare

    Celebrating the third anniversary of distribution of parchas (documents) to farmers of Singur, whose land was forcibly acquired by the Left Front government for Tata's Nano factory, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed commitment to the welfare of peasants and also to promote industry in the state.
    - 21 hours ago, 14 Sep 19, 5:55pm -
  • China Town murders: Accused to face forensic test

    China Town murders: Accused to face forensic test

    Learning from the past mistakes, police are relying heavily on forensics to bail out the accused of a double murder case where a man was arrested on charges of murdering his wife and father at Tangra.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 11:25am -
  • Ghost rumours keep students away from school

    Ghost rumours keep students away from school

    Amid the country’s giant strides in science, courtesy Chandrayaan II, a belief in ghosts still keeps students away from school in Bengal’s Hooghly district. Incidentally, Chandrakanta Kumar, deputy project director responsible for Chandrayaan II’s RF system at the Indian Space Research Organisation in Bengaluru, is a resident of Hooghly where students are not attending classes due to the rumours about ghosts in the school.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 7:01am -
  • TMC men tried to set my home ablaze: BJP leader

    TMC men tried to set my home ablaze: BJP leader

    Almost a month and a half after the supporters of Trinamool Congress and BJP were involved in a clash over a blood donation camp on July 21, the general secretary of the Behala East's north mandal BJP committee has alleged that three masked men had tried to set his Chanditala house on fire early on Friday morning.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:58am -
  • Robots, drones to help fight hard-to-access fires

    Robots, drones to help fight hard-to-access fires

    Robots and drones, which extinguished the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in France, may soon be seen fighting fire in Kolkata. The fire brigade is acquiring these gadgets to access places which the fire brigade personnel can’t reach due to extreme heat, excessive smoke or possibility of explosions.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:48am -
  • Kol: No one to receive mail, PO turns store room

    Kol: No one to receive mail, PO turns store room

    Durga Pithuri Lane and Shyakra Para Lane — two iconic localities in north Kolkata — have ceased to be postal addresses, with hundreds of undelivered mails addressed to residents piling up at the Bowbazar sub post office and nearby offices of private courier agencies for the last fortnight. Over 130 postal mails are lying at the post office beside Central Metro station with postmen taking them out for delivery but returning with the same every day since majority of the houses have been evacua…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:48am -
  • KMRC finds 11 houses safe for return

    KMRC finds 11 houses safe for return

    Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) has submitted a list of 11 buildings in Bowbazar that are apparently safe for the residents to return. After the technical committee of experts surveys the structures on the list and vets them, the agency will send it to Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) for final approval.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:45am -
  • Carry original car papers, not soft copy: Cops

    Carry original car papers, not soft copy: Cops

    In a post on their official Facebook page, Kolkata traffic police have clarified that it will not accept documents kept on DigiLocker. In at least two instances — one of them raised by Basab Nandi — police officers clarified the motorist is expected to carry all original documents.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:37am -
  • Kolkata: 2% patients get infections while in hosp

    Kolkata: 2% patients get infections while in hosp

    Nearly two percent patients admitted for treatment in hospitals are likely to get hospital acquired infection (HAI) whereas this number could be three to four times higher in patients admitted in the intensive care units (ICU). Despite the advancement in medical science, HAI remains a challenge for health care service providers.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:27am -
  • Saradha case: Ex-Kol top cop loses arrest shield

    Saradha case: Ex-Kol top cop loses arrest shield

    The Calcutta High Court on Friday removed the no-arrest shield for former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, vacating its earlier order protecting him from being arrested by the CBI in the Saradha case.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:24am -
  • Abandoned girl doing well at MR Bangur SNCU

    Abandoned girl doing well at MR Bangur SNCU

    The infant found abandoned off Budge Budge Road on Thursday was nicknamed Munni by nurses, woman police constables and patients of Banjanhera rural hospital.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Sep 19, 6:00am -

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