Girl mowed down by truck Pinky Rajak, 8, was crushed under the wheels of a truck in Liluah on Tuesday morning. Police said a handcart hit the bicycle Pinky was riding, throwing her off balance. She fell in front of a speeding truck and was mowed down by it.
Land scam surrender After eluding the net for months, Samir Roy, mastermind of a land scam in Salt Lake, surrendered in court recently, prompting CID to take him into custody. Roy has duped at least 26 people of around Rs 1.5 crore by promising them plots.
New post Medical College and Hospital principal Jayshree Mitra took over as director of medical education on Tuesday, the first woman to hold the post.
Bloc protest Twenty-two activists of the All India Students Bloc, affiliated to the Forward Bloc, were arrested on Tuesday for a protest at Writers' Buildings against the government move to 'privatise' education.
Student death Abhijit Bagchi, 18, was found hanging at his residence in Ramakrishnapally, Rahara, on Monday. Neighbours alleged the Class X student was killed by his stepmother.
Money stolen Amit Mandawal, 47, of Bangur Avenue, told police on Tuesday that Rs 50,000 he had kept in a wallet had been stolen from his residence.
Motorcycle theft Five persons, including two Bangladeshis, were arrested in Bamungachi, Bally, late on Monday for links with a motorcycle theft racket.
To Rotary Club of Calcutta new alipore for opening a free homoeopathy clinic at the crossing of Burdwan Road and DH Road