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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
 

Calcutta

'Practice' car kills senior citizen on morning walk

First published on 20-Feb-2018
A woman practising driving a decade after she last sat behind the wheel on Monday fatally injured a 70-year-old neighbour returning home from her morning walk in a lane off Rajdanga Main Road....   | Read..
 

Twin drowns in toilet bucket

First published on 20-Feb-2018
A 15-month-old infant playing with his twin sister drowned in a bucketful of water on Sunday evening after crawling into a washroom unnoticed when their parents and elder brother were in an adjoini......   | Read..
 

Probe nails overdose in saline drip

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The health care regulatory commission on Monday asked a nursing home to pay Rs 5 lakh in compensation to a patient who suffered neurological damage after a saline drip overdose, the prescription fo......   | Read..
 

Car crash kills two wedding guests

First published on 20-Feb-2018
A young man driving back from a wedding early on Monday was killed along with a female friend when the car crashed into the rear of a stationary truck on BT Road....   | Read..
 

Cabbie dies in hit-and-run

First published on 20-Feb-2018
A taxi driver was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Sunday when he was checking the rear wheels of the vehicle in the Hastings area....   | Read..
 

JU seeks engineering seal

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Jadavpur University will get its engineering courses accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA)....   | Read..
 

Mayor puts water probe onus on cops

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Mayor Sovan Chatterjee on Monday asked the city police commissioner to take action against unlicensed manufacturers of packaged water....   | Read..
 

Fire kills woman, daughter

First published on 20-Feb-2018
A 34-year-old woman and her two-year-old daughter were burnt to death early on Monday at Duttapukur to the city's north....   | Read..
 

Cabbie shooter held in Entally

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Police on Monday arrested the man who had fired at an app cab driver in Entally's Motijheel on Sunday....   | Read..
 

Partha meets teacher

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday urged Calcutta University to watch a video clip that shows a suspected Trinamul Congress student leader repeatedly saying " mar, mar" and ra......   | Read..
 

Mother battles 'lie' charge in assault

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The mother of a seven-year-old girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a dance teacher of a church-run school at Deshapriya Park expressed dismay on Monday that some parents seemed to be suppo......   | Read..
 

Auto-cracy on VIP Road

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Autorickshaws continued to flout rules at will on VIP Road a day after minister Jyotipriya Mallick's pilot car hit the median divider of VIP Road and turned on its side to avoid hitting an auto ply......   | Read..
 

Duo held for stealing car parts

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Two men were arrested for allegedly stealing wheels and music systems from parked cars in Raigachi on the fringes of Rajarhat....   | Read..
 

Crash kills student on way to exam

First published on 19-Feb-2018
A 22-year-old student of physics at IIEST Shibpur was killed on Sunday morning in a car crash on the Bypass en route to New Town to write a qualification test for national PhD programmes....   | Read..
 

Hit by one, slain by another

First published on 19-Feb-2018
An Uber driver who had pulled over to inspect the damage to his car after being rear-ended by another vehicle was killed when a truck drove straight into him in one of the lanes leading to AJC Bose......   | Read..
 

Elderly man knocked down on Bypass

First published on 19-Feb-2018
A 60-year-old man was fatally hit by a motorbike on Sunday morning while trying to sprint across the Bypass opposite PC Chandra Gardens, where a row of guardrails separates the two flanks of the road....   | Read..
 

Clogged pipes a 'rising' peeve

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Sewage pipes are often clogged by plastic bags and garbage thrown into drains, causing the waste water level to rise and seep into the water pipeline where there is a leak, an engineer of the Calcu......   | Read..
 

Cabbie shot at in Entally over realty

First published on 19-Feb-2018
An app-cab driver who used to be a supplier of building materials to construction sites was shot at and injured early on Sunday by an alleged rival near his home in the Motijheel neighbourhood of E......   | Read..
 

Obstacle race on Strand Road

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Who says hawkers are the only reason pedestrians have had to let go off their right to pavements? A walk down the pavement on Strand Road, the prime link between Calcutta and Howrah, threw up obsta......   | Read..
 

Smooth run: treat for feet and eyes

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Professional sprinters, fitness enthusiasts, weekend revellers, students and senior citizens were all on the starting line of the IEM-UEM Kolkata Marathon, in association with The Telegraph,at City......   | Read..