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Bizarre! Son found living with mother's corpse for days without food, water

Bizarre! Son found living with mother's corpse for days without food, water

The man was found in a weak state, unable to speak, living with his mother's body, said police

Mar 18, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
Parents stage protest after Kolkata school 'accuses' 10 students of being lesbians

Parents stage protest after Kolkata school 'accuses' 10 students of being lesbians

The school management claims fellow students have complained of being inappropriately touched by the ten girls in question. Parents of the girls though refute the charges.

Mar 14, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Smriti Irani applauds jute-based sanitary napkins

Smriti Irani applauds jute-based sanitary napkins

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani today applauded the low-cost jute based sanitary napkin developed by Indian Jute Industries Research Association (IJIRA) here and asked the body to help promote

Feb 28, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Rohingyas among shelter home girls to walk the ramp

Rohingyas among shelter home girls to walk the ramp

 Thirty-three inmates, including six Rohingyas, of a state-run shelter home for women and girls will walk the ramp for a government-sponsored fashion show on March 7.

Feb 28, 2018, 12:45 PM IST
Sanskrit College to set up gallery on history of College Street

Sanskrit College to set up gallery on history of College Street

A gallery, showcasing the history of the College Street area and the world-famous book market there, will come up at the 194-year-old Sanskrit College and University, a top university official said.

Feb 28, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
Chidambaram blames Centre's ''56 chaati'' approach for J&K turmoil

Chidambaram blames Centre's ''56 chaati'' approach for J&K turmoil

Former Home Minister P. Chidambaram alleged that the Centre's "muscular, macho 56 chaati" (56-inch chest) approach was responsible for the degrading law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Feb 27, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
Kashmiri MBBS student goes missing in Odisha; cops to probe terror links as suspicious letter found

Kashmiri MBBS student goes missing in Odisha; cops to probe terror links as suspicious letter found

Suhail Aijaz Kataria hails from north Kashmir's Kupwara district. He was pursuing MBBS at AIIMS from 2016.

Feb 26, 2018, 00:33 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir safe for tourists: Official

Jammu and Kashmir safe for tourists: Official

Jammu and Kashmir are "completely" safe for visitors and tensions in the border areas have "little effect" on its tourism circuit, a senior official of the northern state said here today.

Feb 25, 2018, 14:03 PM IST
West Bengal: CCTV cameras in ladies compartment of EMU Locals soon

West Bengal: CCTV cameras in ladies compartment of EMU Locals soon

The South Eastern Railway will be installing surveillance cameras in ladies compartments of EMU local trains soon to enhance safety and security of women passengers, a railway official has said.

Feb 25, 2018, 10:36 AM IST
BJP questions proximity between Amit Mitra, Mehul Choksi

BJP questions proximity between Amit Mitra, Mehul Choksi

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday hit back at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for cornering the Centre in connection with the PNB bank fraud case and questioned the proximity between state

Feb 20, 2018, 11:15 AM IST
Bagdogra airport to install sanitary napkin vending machines

Bagdogra airport to install sanitary napkin vending machines

The Bagdogra airport in Darjeeling district will soon have sanitary napkin dispensing machines at its terminal, a senior Airports Authority of India (AAI) official said today.

Feb 19, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
Giant replica of moon unveiled in Kolkata, thousands throng Victoria Memorial

Giant replica of moon unveiled in Kolkata, thousands throng Victoria Memorial

The moon has descended on earth, that too in the city of Kolkata. The lawns of Victoria Memorial are flooded with the people who have gathered to witness the 3-D installation of the moon. 

Feb 18, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee demands time bound probe into PNB fraud

Mamata Banerjee demands time bound probe into PNB fraud

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today demanded a thorough and time-bound investigation into the fraud in state-owned Punjab National Bank.

Feb 15, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
Kolkata: 14 members of Muslim family allegedly converted to Hinduism

Kolkata: 14 members of Muslim family allegedly converted to Hinduism

The workers of the Hindutva outfit also attacked journalists at the event after they tried to speak to the members of the family. 

Feb 14, 2018, 19:17 PM IST
881 km rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

881 km rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

The electrification plans will cover all three railway zones — Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway and North East Frontier Railway.

Feb 07, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Bengal government plans 200 modern vessels for ferry service

Bengal government plans 200 modern vessels for ferry service

  West Bengal has placed an order for 200 new modern vessels equipped with safety amenities and double engines to strengthen ferry services in the state, Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari said

Feb 07, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Ex-IPS officer Bharati Ghosh talked to BJP central leaders, says party's West Bengal unit president

Ex-IPS officer Bharati Ghosh talked to BJP central leaders, says party's West Bengal unit president

BJP's West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday said that former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh has spoken to some of the party's central leaders.

Feb 06, 2018, 19:41 PM IST
Two 'Sudarshan Chakras' to be installed at ISKCON Mayapur

Two 'Sudarshan Chakras' to be installed at ISKCON Mayapur

ISKCON Mayapur is all set to celebrate the installation of two 'Sudarshan Chakras' on the domes of the new 'Temple of Vedic Planetarium'.

Feb 06, 2018, 19:36 PM IST
Budget 2018: Mamata Banerjee slams Union Budget, says 'it's not people friendly'

Budget 2018: Mamata Banerjee slams Union Budget, says 'it's not people friendly'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the Union Budget 2018 saying that 'it is not a people friendly budget.

Feb 01, 2018, 19:36 PM IST
Kolkata: Man kills 'social media addict' wife after she forgot to cook lunch

Kolkata: Man kills 'social media addict' wife after she forgot to cook lunch

A man in Kolkata allegedly killed his wife after she forgot to cook lunch for him. Identified as Tumpa Pal, the 36-year-old wife was a 'social media addict, alleged her husband.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

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