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Sunday , August 13 , 2017
Calcutta Weather
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Police raj cry at hospital

Aug 13, 2017
Parents of some of the 30 children who died over the past two days at a Gorakhpur medical college have alleged that as soon as the oxygen supply stopped and the deaths began, police were sent in to...   | Read..

Morcha claims Delhi intimation

Aug 13, 2017
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today said Union home minister Rajnath Singh had invited the group for talks in New Delhi tomorrow, an announcement that was...   | Read..

Patriotism push to schools

Aug 13, 2017
The country's 15 lakh schools have been asked to help build a "mass fervour" around Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "New India" mission and foster a...   | Read..

'Bearded Broz' wield the broom

Aug 13, 2017
The long suffering people of Birmingham, where rubbish has been piling over the past five weeks because of a strike by bin collectors, would love their city to be as clean...   | Read..

Rivers in spate, villages submerged

Aug 13, 2017
A road inundated with floodwater in Raxaul block's Dhupwa Tola village, around 45km north of Motihari, the East Champaran district headquarters and roughly 200km north of...   | Read..

Floods toll mounts in Assam

Aug 13, 2017
Five more people have died in the fresh wave of floods in Assam, caused by incessant rainfall over the past week, taking the deluge-related toll in the state to 89 this...   | Read..

Principal axed after child deaths

Aug 13, 2017
The principal of the Gorakhpur medical college where 30 children died in the past two days was today suspended for allegedly delaying payment to the oxygen vendor but the...   | Read..

Religion, land bills passed

Aug 13, 2017
The state government passed by voice-vote two contentious laws, one to curb religious conversions and the other to make land acquisition easier for public projects, in the...   | Read..

Brazen bid to divide tribals, says Opp.

Aug 13, 2017
Jharkhand became the eighth state to pass a bill to restrict religious conversions today with leaders of the Opposition, church and civil society calling it an...   | Read..

Ignored: ex-DM's scam alert

Aug 13, 2017
Former Bhagalpur district magistrate Prem Singh Meena had got wind of the illegal transfer of government funds to the account of Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Ltd a few...   | Read..

Banks punch forgery holes

Aug 13, 2017
Senior officials of the two banks which are in the eye of the storm over the Bhagalpur scam have questioned the police claim that the money had been transferred to the...   | Read..
Football fans brave a drizzle to watch East Bengal beat Rainbow AC 4-1 in their Calcutta Football League opener on Saturday. VP Suhair scored a...   | Read..
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