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A 63-year-old German woman who had been living in Calcutta for more than two decades died after she fell from the balcony of her third-floor flat in Picnic Garden on Tuesday morning. Angelika Roy was feeding birds when she slipped and fell, said neighbours. Her husband Harendra Kumar had gone to the market. Police said Angelika was suffering from mental ailments.
Anindya Roy, a 50-year-old trader, was arrested from his Salt Lake home on Monday night for allegedly duping a New York church of $42,000 (more than Rs 19 lakh). The church had lodged a police complaint accusing Roy of withdrawing money from its account in October by submitting a forged cheque.
The department of post launched a diary on Tuesday containing rare photographs, pictures of stamps, post cards and first day covers brought out in India and abroad on Rabindranath Tagore and personalities associated with him. The diary, priced at Rs 150, will be sold from the GPO Philatelic Bureau.
Eastern Railway will run three pairs of special trains between January 13 and 17 for Gangasagar mela. The trains will run between Sealdah and Namkhana, and Lakshmikantapur and Namkhana.
Prasun Jordar 22, foiled an attempt by an armed gang to loot his Sonarpur house despite sustaining injuries in his head and hands early on Tuesday. The dacoits locked the room in which Prasuns brother Pradipta, 24, was sleeping. Despite being beaten up, Prasun kept screaming till neighbours gathered, forcing the gang to flee, firing in the air.
Three Maoist posters each were found at Chandni Chowk and Central Metro stations on Tuesday morning.
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