The body of the technician was removed from landing gear with the help of Fire brigade. A primary probe revealed that he died after being suffocated.
Kolkata: In a bid to spread a humanitarian message, Bethune College in Kolkata included ‘Humanity’ as an option in the ‘Religion’ section of the college admission forms, an official said on Friday. Established in 1879, the first women’s college in Asia has taken a noticeable step by keeping ‘Humanity’ as[Read More…]
Take a look at the Sehri and Iftar timings of Kolkata in India. The Sehri and Iftar timings are dependent on sunrise and sunset, and they change every day.
The entire garden not just has a plain grass but it also has small trees and shrubs on it
Kolkata: Two persons were arrested here with 60 grams of heroin worth Rs 50,000, police said on Saturday. The two were arrested on Friday from Aga Mehdi Street. “Firoz alias Lambu Firoz, 54, and Saheed Parvez alias Sahil Shah, 37, were arrested and 60 grams of heroin has been seized[Read More…]
Kolkata: The Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police arrested an operative of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) who allegedly got training under Kausar, one of the key accused in Burdwan’s Khagragarh blast case of 2014, an officer said here on Tuesday. “Asif Iqbal alias Nadeem (22), an active JMB[Read More…]
West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress on Saturday organised a candle march led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here to protest against the terror attack on a paramilitary convoy in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 49 troopers while the opposition Left Front and the BJP also hit the streets. During the[Read More…]
Kolkata: On Saturday, in a heartbreaking incident, a 23-year-old law student from National Law University, Odisha lost his life following a cardiac arrest while he was competing in the inter-university football tournament. The deceased, Rittick Das, was competing in the inter-university football tournament at the Sports Authority of India (SAI)[Read More…]
The duo between CBI and Kolkata Police continues as after the the Supreme Court, while hearing the matter on Tuesday, directed the Kolkata Police Commissioner to join the CBI probe at a neutral place — in Meghalaya’s capital Shillong on Saturday, the police visited offices of Angela Mercantiles Private Limited,[Read More…]
A Twitter user who was present at the wedding shared the details by tweeting a picture of the wedding.
Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday will visit Kolkata to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and express his solidarity. After presentation of the Vote-on-Account budget in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, Naidu will fly to Kolkata, where Banerjee continues her sit-in to protest against the[Read More…]
Rajiv Kumar is an IPS officer of the 1989 batch who had headed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating into the Saradha and Rose Valley scams
Kolkata/New Delhi: Following the face-off between CBI and Kolkata policemen outside city Police Commissioner’s official residence, the central agency said it would move the Supreme Court, alleging the investigation in ponzi scam cases were being hindered and investigation officers were harassed. “We are in touch with legal advisors on this.[Read More…]
The 50th Statesman Vintage & Classic Car Rally will take place in Kolkata on Sunday, 3 February. The rally will start from the Eastern Command Sports Stadium at Fort William at 7 am. The Sunday after, i.e. 10 February, will see the Delhi edition of the rally, which is in[Read More…]
Satyarup Siddhanta is world’s youngest climber in the world at the age of 35.
Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge to attend West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’ grand opposition rally
Mallikarjun Kharge will attend the grand opposition rally organized by West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. The rally is set to take place at the Brigade Parks Ground in Kolkata on January 19. Top leaders like, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party president Chandrababu Naidu, Rashtriya Janata Dal’s and leader[Read More…]
By Mayank Aggarwal Kolkata, The Indian government has diverted over 20,000 hectares (the size of Kolkata) of forest area for developmental activities such as mining, thermal power plants, dams, road, railways and irrigation projects in the past three years (2015-18) across India. According to the official data revealed by the[Read More…]
While we receive range of gifts from our loved ones on the occasion of New Year, female employees of a Kolkata-based firm called FlyMyBiz were lucky as the company announced one-day paid period leave every month from January 1, 2019 to its female employees. So, apart from their regular holidays, female employees[Read More…]
Kolkata, Kolkata and several other districts of Gangetic West Bengal woke up to a rainy morning on Monday as cyclone ‘Phethai’ made landfall in Andhra Pradesh. The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) of Kolkata said that ‘Phethai’, which intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, gradually weakened into a cyclonic storm on[Read More…]
Kolkata: A man allegedly killed his six-month-old daughter by throwing her on the floor after a domestic argument with is wife in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district. The incident happened last week on Friday morning. The baby was admitted to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital in a critical condition following which the[Read More…]
CU UG Result 2018 update: Calcutta University (CU) has announced the results of both BA and BSc Honours/ Major Part 1 examination 2018 today, Thursday, November 29, 2018. The varsity has released the results online. Students may check the results on the CU’s official website, wbresults.nic.in. The step by step guide[Read More…]
Singur: At least 10,000 farmers, Bargadars and agricultural workers launched a historic march towards Kolkata on Wednesday. The national highway lit up in the afternoon sun, as the farming community of Singur and south Bengal, holding aloft giant Red flags, briskly covered 10 km in just under three hours. The gritty[Read More…]
Singur will be Ground Zero from where 10,000 farmers, Bargadars and agricultural workers will kickstart the ‘Singur to Raj Bhavan Abhijan’, on November 28, to highlight the series of crises engulfing the agrarian sector in West Bengal. They will be joined by 40,000 others from various parts of the state,[Read More…]
Jamshedpur: A student of Xavier School of Management (XLRI) found dead in suspicious circumstances inside a bathroom of Hotel Peerless Inn in Kolkata with knife injury mark on his neck. Harsh Balani, a 24-year-old was a resident of Rajkot Gujarat and was in his second year of the course. Police[Read More…]
Kolkata: A 22-year-old woman in Kolkata’s Baguiati area sought justice before succumbing to burn injuries, after which her husband and two others have been arrested, police said on Monday. “Sangita Das suffered burn injuries on October 26 and she died on November 3. Her husband, Amarnath Das, 25, her mother-in-law[Read More…]
Live Updates Between India vs West Indies 1st T20 ODI: India win the game by 5 wickets! Krunal Pandya with two boundaries has given India the breather. Need just 9 in 17, should be easy peasy. The game has opened up once, Manish Pandey OUT! India 83/5 after 15 overs. India[Read More…]
Amidst the raging controversy surrounding Kerala’s Sabarimala temple, a 34-year-old Kali Puja here is now getting media attention as it doesn’t allow women to step inside the marquee premises, with belief reigning stronger than rights. “Our 34-year-old Panchamunda Kali Puja follows tantra (an ancient esoteric Hindu tradition). Tantric priests from[Read More…]
The National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata, has introduced a Harry Potter elective course, titled – An Interface between Fantasy Fiction Literature and Law: Special Focus on Rowling’s Potterverse – for the students of the 4th and the 5th year of the BA LLB (Hons) programme in the winter[Read More…]
New Delhi: The average temperature in the national capital increased by one degree Celsius, by 0.7 degree in Mumbai, 0.6 degree in Chennai and 1.2 degrees in Kolkata in over a century-and-a-half. These startling revelations by Britain-based CarbonBrief came when all eyes are on South Korea as scientists discuss stricter[Read More…]
The West Bengal government plans to pull down the entire the entire span of the Majerhat bridge to build a new one within a year. There were doubts about whether the deadline is sufficient for it because of the challenges of erecting a structure over rail tracks and getting work[Read More…]