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  • newNorth Kolkata Ponzi firm raises Rs 9.3 lakh

    North Kolkata Ponzi firm raises Rs 9.3 lakh

    The Jorabagan police have come across an organized local Ponzi company that has raised more than Rs 9 lakh from the north Kolkata neighbourhood promising the “investors” a huge return.
    - 14 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 12:49pm -
  • newKolkata: Height barrier crashes, man hurt
    A van ricksha puller, identified as Krishna Kanta Das, was injured when the height barrier of an underpass, below the Durgapur bridge on Canal Circular Road, collapsed
    - 14 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 12:14pm -
  • newAfter fight, driver leaves bus on Howrah bridge

    After fight, driver leaves bus on Howrah bridge

    A road rage on Howrah bridge brought traffic to a standstill, affecting vehicle movement till Strand Road and MG Road on Monday.
    - 15 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 12:08pm -
  • newCards to track dengue drive in Kolkata

    Cards to track dengue drive in Kolkata

    To give the anti-dengue drive the much-needed teeth, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation health department has decided to seek feedback about on the ground activities of its vector control field workers from the citizens.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 6:54am -
  • newKol: ‘Surrogacy bid’ goes wrong, couple in net

    Kol: ‘Surrogacy bid’ goes wrong, couple in net

    A couple in their mid-20s has been arrested from Baghajatin on charges of raping a 22-year-old woman at their rented house last week. Based on a complaint lodged by the woman with Patuli police station on Monday, cops picked up the couple from their home.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 6:52am -
  • newKolkata: Pool car driver caught drunk on road

    Kolkata: Pool car driver caught drunk on road

    Three days after a pool car fell in a ditch in Polba, resulting in two of the students inside slipping into coma, another vehicle carrying six children collided with a scooterette near Kolkata station on Monday.
    - 20 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 6:51am -
  • newCops to help students reach exam centres on time

    Cops to help students reach exam centres on time

    Cops have issued a set of advisories so that Madhyamik examinees can avoid delay or trouble when they set out to appear for their first board exam on Tuesday. These include leaving your home early, using ‘Madhyamik examinee’ stickers if travelling in private cars or hired vehicles, checking Kolkata Police-aided Google Maps for traffic and identifying quicker routes.
    - 22 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 4:57am -
  • newNet ban plan in 42 blocks to stop paper leaks

    Net ban plan in 42 blocks to stop paper leaks

    In a first, the state government may suspend internet operations for an hour in ‘select pockets’ across 42 blocks across the state on days there are Madhyamik examinations. The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) had earlier sought the state’s help to control possible question paper leaks.
    - 22 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 4:56am -
  • newWB: Cousins held for sexually assaulting woman

    WB: Cousins held for sexually assaulting woman

    Three brothers — Debabrata Mondal, Himadri Mondal and Seshadri Mondal — all in their late twenties were arrested on charges of sexually assaulting their cousin for the last 13 years,
    - 22 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 4:52am -
  • newSalt Lake flyover: KMDA to finalise alignment

    Salt Lake flyover: KMDA to finalise alignment

    KMDA will finalize the alignment of the proposed flyover from Chingrighata to New Town in a week or two for placing the proposal to the board for approval. The project was discussed in the government’s infrastructure sub-committee meeting on Monday.
    - 22 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 4:47am -
  • newCal HC acquits rape accused in jail since 2014

    Cal HC acquits rape accused in jail since 2014

    The Calcutta HC on Friday acquitted a man in prison since 2014 after an East Midnapore court sentenced him to life behind bars for raping a minor. The HC, while acquitting person, said the state has been unable to prove the charges beyond “reasonable doubt”.
    - 23 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 4:00am -
  • newKol: 1 in 4 heart-ailment patients in under 40

    Kol: 1 in 4 heart-ailment patients in under 40

    Around a fourth of the city’s heart patients is now aged below 40 and nearly 10% of them don’t survive their first heart attack, often due to late intervention, according to senior cardiologists. It still takes around 60 to 90 minutes for a heart-attack patient to be transferred to a cathlab table for a life-saving primary angioplasty at the city’s private hospitals. Experts felt that more lives can be saved if this time is reduced.
    - 23 hours ago 18 Feb 20, 4:00am -
  • Kolkata: Couple arrested for rape of woman

    Kolkata: Couple arrested for rape of woman


    - 1 day ago 17 Feb 20, 10:42pm -
  • 12 picnickers injured in road accident in WB

    12 picnickers injured in road accident in WB

    The incident happened at 7.30 am in Jinjira Bazar area.
    - 1 day ago 17 Feb 20, 6:41pm -
  • Keen contest likely in Jadavpur Univ elections

    Keen contest likely in Jadavpur Univ elections

    A keen contest is expected at the Jadavpur University students' union elections on Wednesday even as the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) is set to fight the polls for the first time on the campus
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 20, 11:41am -
  • Auto operators seek permanent stands near E-W stns

    Auto operators seek permanent stands near E-W stns

    The first two days of the commercial run of the East-West Metro that commenced on Friday has offered the traditional transporters — mainly rickshaws and autos — a hope of sustained income.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 20, 9:28am -
  • New Town to recycle wastewater for gardening

    New Town to recycle wastewater for gardening

    The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) is planning to launch a pilot project in the township to recycle wastewater for various purposes, including washing and gardening.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 20, 8:29am -
  • Heroin worth Rs 3.5 crore seized in Kolkata

    Heroin worth Rs 3.5 crore seized in Kolkata

    Heroin worth Rs 3.5 crore was seized from a drug peddler in the city while he was transporting them hidden inside flour packets in the boot of a car on Sunday evening.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 20, 7:38am -
  • WB plans to install smart gates at Kolkata ghats

    WB plans to install smart gates at Kolkata ghats

    The state transport department has decided to install smart gates at all 26 ferry ghats in city. Setting up of smart gates at three ferry ghats has already increased revenue by Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000 a day
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 20, 4:52am -
  • Temp swing puts Kol kids at risk from infections

    Temp swing puts Kol kids at risk from infections

    Though winter has left the city, the mercury continued to fluctuate in Kolkata on Sunday, unleashing another spate of attacks by season-change viruses that have been triggering cough-and-cold infections.
    - 2 days ago 17 Feb 20, 4:00am -

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