The Telegraph
Tuesday, October 24, 2017


Cops sit on case

At least two persons witnessed the assault. A CCTV camera possibly captured what happened. But till late on Monday, police hadn't even started a case based on the victim's statement....   | Read..

Thrashed for tease protest

A 29-year-old man was dragged out of his home and thrashed by a gang against whom he had complained to police for teasing women on Sunday....   | Read..

Sting of slackening civic fight in virus hotbed

The shaming statistic of 16 dengue deaths since September, eight of them in the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) area, has injected little urgency or sense of purpose into the civic machinery's......   | Read..

Sister home restored

A single-storey house in Bagbazar where Sister Nivedita lived has been restored and unveiled....   | Read..

Extortion cuffs on gang of six

A woman was allegedly confined in a car with a fudged number plate and robbed of cash at gunpoint at the crowded Park Circus crossing on Saptami afternoon....   | Read..

Schools play it safe on dengue

Several schools in town are dispensing dengue advice to parents such as the importance of a timely blood test and not sending their children to attend class if they are running a temperature....   | Read..

Machines for faster blood count

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) will buy 16 haematology auto analyser machines for faster follow-up of dengue patients....   | Read..

2 more fever deaths

Two more persons died of fever at Deganga on Monday, taking the death toll in the North 24-Parganas pocket to 12 in five days....   | Read..

Govt no to principals' funds plea

The higher education department has turned down a request by several principals of state-aided colleges seeking additional funds for their car allowance and telephone expense....   | Read..

Calcutta rallyists raid Himalayas

Two Calcutta rallyists have won the top spot in, arguably, the country's toughest road challenge - the Maruti Suzuki Raid de Himalaya 2017....   | Read..

Drive down cratered city at own risk

The 7km stretch of Budge Budge Trunk Road that connects Taratala Road to Batanagar has been a network of large craters for more than a year....   | Read..

Potholed roads to Cup final

The FIFA U-17 World Cup final is on Saturday and the administration expects a full house....   | Read..

Venue change for book fair

The Calcutta Book Fair may move out of Milan Mela in 2018....   | Read..

HS papers: council call for careful check

The state Higher Secondary council will ask examiners to be more careful while checking answer sheets in an attempt to minimise student applications for verification under the RTI Act....   | Read..

Space Theatre takes tech leap

The Space Theatre at Science City, one of its more popular attractions, is switching from 2D analogue to 3D digital as part of an upgrade that promises to scale up the viewing experience in terms o......   | Read..

Balcony collapse injures 2

The first-floor balcony of a three-storey building on Brabourne Road collapsed early on Monday, leaving a 70-year-old man and a child injured....   | Read..