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  • newKaziranga: Fall in eastern swamp deer numbers

    Kaziranga: Fall in eastern swamp deer numbers

    Floods have reduced the number of vulnerable eastern swamp deer in Assam's Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR), which has been counted for the first time in the whole KNPTR on January 10 and 11.
    - 1 hour ago 19 Jan 22, 4:37am -
  • newRourkela wins Global Mayors Challenge award

    Rourkela wins Global Mayors Challenge award

    Odisha’s Rourkela is one of the 15 cities of the world which won the 2021 Global Mayors Challenge. It is the only city from India to win this year’s challenge.
    - 9 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 8:56pm -
  • newCartoonist Narayan Debnath passes away

    Cartoonist Narayan Debnath passes away

    When Debnath was awarded Padmashree in 2021, several artists including Samir Aich questioned honouring him so late. He had been active as a cartoonist for over seven decades. In the initial years, he had also worked with an advertising agency and designed film posters as well.
    - 9 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 8:47pm -
  • newWB allows gyms, jatra, shoots with curbs in place

    WB allows gyms, jatra, shoots with curbs in place

    In a reviewed relaxation order on Monday, gyms, which were shut for more than two weeks following the state's Covid restrictions, have been allowed to reopen with 50% of the capacity till 9pm, provided the staff and members are vaccinated and Covid negative.
    - 18 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 11:46am -
  • newMagnitude-4.9 earthquake hits Arunachal's Basar

    Magnitude-4.9 earthquake hits Arunachal's Basar

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 on the Richter scale hit Basar, Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday morning.
    - 19 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 11:22am -
  • newCotton University halts offline classes as TPR soars

    Cotton University halts offline classes as TPR soars

    Amid an alarming surge in Covid positivity rate in Guwahati, Cotton University (CU) has suspended offline classes till January 31.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:54am -
  • newKolkata Municipal Corporation’s jab-at-home drive

    Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s jab-at-home drive

    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation will finally reach out to the elderly and the infirm citizens with the vaccination-at-home offer.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:36am -
  • newKolkata: Hansa Veena exponent Pt Barun Kr Pal dead

    Kolkata: Hansa Veena exponent Pt Barun Kr Pal dead

    Pt Barun Kumar Pal, an exponent of Hansa Veena or Indian slide guitar, breathed his last at his Kolkata residence on Monday morning. He was 76. According to his family members, the musician passed away in his sleep.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:35am -
  • newKolkata: Spot fines return, over 800 charged on Day 1

    Kolkata: Spot fines return, over 800 charged on Day 1

    Over 800 prosecutions were reported on Sunday, the first day that Kolkata traffic police reintroduced spot fines. Out of a total of 1,046 prosecutions reported, over 80% were spot fines, stated police sources. The rest were citation cases.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:35am -
  • new14-day closure of Bagdogra airport for runway repairs

    14-day closure of Bagdogra airport for runway repairs

    The state government and Airports Authority of India (AAI) have started a joint survey of land at Bagdogra before the handover to the latter around March-April. This will pave the way for the construction of the much-awaited modern terminal building to start thereafter.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:35am -
  • newKolkata: 7 of man’s best friends die in Sinthee fire

    Kolkata: 7 of man’s best friends die in Sinthee fire

    A fire that broke out at a hutment at Sinthee’s Ramlila Bagan early on Monday morning might have spared the area of extensive damage, limiting its fury to a single house, but it left a two year-old dog mother — whose first litter consisted of seven puppies — childless.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:35am -
  • newDhakuria: Family glued to TV set, robbed of cash, gold

    Dhakuria: Family glued to TV set, robbed of cash, gold

    A group of robbers on Sunday evening entered a three-storey house from the terrace, broke open a locked almirah on the first floor and looted Rs 3 lakh and gold while the family was watching television on the ground floor.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:35am -
  • newOn Day 15 of teen vax drive, WB nears 50% jab target

    On Day 15 of teen vax drive, WB nears 50% jab target

    Bengal completed vaccinating almost 50% of the eligible recipients in the 15-18 age group on Monday, even as the number of fresh Covid cases in Kolkata plunged below the 2,000-mark for the first time since December 31 last year, leading some experts to think that the peak of the third wave
    - 20 hours ago 18 Jan 22, 9:34am -
  • Bengal records 9,385 Covid cases, 33 deaths

    Bengal records 9,385 Covid cases, 33 deaths

    Kolkata accounted for seven deaths and 1,879 cases on Monday, while North 24 Parganas district recorded 11 fatalities and 1863 new positive cases.
    - 1 day ago 18 Jan 22, 2:59am -
  • Covid-19: OHRC office closed till January 25

    Covid-19: OHRC office closed till January 25

    The office of the Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) will remain shut till January 25 in view of rising Covid cases in the state and detection of positive cases among the officers and staff of the office.
    - 1 day ago 18 Jan 22, 2:38am -
  • Tripura MLA's daughter alleges cop harassment

    Tripura MLA's daughter alleges cop harassment

    After opposition CPM and Trinamool Congress, the daughter of a ruling party MLA and veteran lawyer of Tripura high court Anindita Bhowmik accused the government of continuous harassment and police atrocities on her for expressing independent views on social media.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 2:33pm -
  • Kaziranga records lowest poaching figure in 21 years

    Kaziranga records lowest poaching figure in 21 years

    The removal of encroachments in contiguous areas and adding those to the forest, round the clock vigilance by forest guards in poaching-prone zones and strict monitoring of the guards are some of the reasons that only one rhino was killed last year in the Kaziranga National Park (KNP), the
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:44am -
  • Three-storey solar dome in New Town likely by year-end

    Three-storey solar dome in New Town likely by year-end

    The Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) has engaged a design consultant to prepare the design of the interior levels of the 27-metre high and 45-metre diameter solar dome which is being set up adjacent to Eco Park in New Town.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:29am -
  • Kolkata: Theatre groups hit as shows cancelled after spike

    Kolkata: Theatre groups hit as shows cancelled after spike

    Among the 17 shows that Shyamabajar Mukhomukhi had of ‘Andhayug’ and ‘Typist’ in January, only one has not been cancelled. ‘Typist’, which was adapted from Soumitra Chatterjee’s script, was first staged on November 14 and till the end of December, it had staged a dozen shows.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:29am -
  • Kolkata: Cyber cell nabs crypto conman

    Kolkata: Cyber cell nabs crypto conman

    Port division cyber cell has nabbed a man in less than 24 hours for allegedly creating a fake Instagram account posing as a crypto currency and forex trading guru and duping many of their har- earned money.
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 22, 9:29am -

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