Traffic bar for 3 days
Hill Cart Road will be regulated for the next three days.
A police officer said the traffic on the road will remain suspended from 5pm to 3am during Diwali and Kali Puja, while vehicles bound for outskirts like Bagdogra, Sukna and Naxalbari will depart from Darjeeling More. There will be restrictions on the traffic movement on Sevoke Road, but Burdwan Road will remain open. Vehicles to NJP or Matigara from Jalpaiguri will be diverted through Bhaktinagar and Naukaghat.
Calcutta: A 28-year-old AIDS patient died at Calcutta airport on Tuesday on her way to Aizwal from Bangalore. She and her husband reached Calcutta at 9am on Monday and were scheduled to take a flight to the Mizoram capital two hours later. The woman started having difficulty breathing. Airport doctors advised hospitalisation. “She was an AIDS patient and was also suffering from tuberculosis,” a doctor said after checking her medical record.
Calcutta: Tarun Kumar Chatterjee, an officer of a nationalised bank, was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly siphoning off Rs 42 lakh from the account of a dairy firm. Chatterjee, the cash supervisor of Canara Bank's Prinsep Street branch, was produced in Bankshal Court and remanded in police custody till November 6. Tram mishap
Calcutta:A 55-year-old unidentified man was knocked down by a tram near Curzon Park on Tuesday. The incident took place around 5.30pm when the tram was returning to the Curzon Park depot from Lenin Sarani. The man was crossing the tracks when he was hit. He was taken to Medical College and Hospital, where he died.
Calcutta: Four persons were arrested after two groups of armed youths clashed on Coal Berth Road in the South Port police station area here on Monday night. Police said the clash started around 9.30pm and continued for two hours. One of the youths fired a shot in the air.