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North Dum Dum civic bosses removed

The Trinamul Congress on Tuesday named Subodh Chakraborty and Lopamudra Dutta Chowdhury as chairman and vice-chairperson of North Dum Dum Municipality, respectively.
A Staff Reporter Jun 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Needle at 130kmph in Ferrari crash

A forensic examination of the Ferrari California T convertible that crashed on a flyover on Sunday has revealed the speed of the sports car at the point of impact to be 130kmph, police said.
Rith Basu and Monalisa Chaudhuri Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Dead tree's sculptural rebirth

A dead siris tree still rooted to the Victoria Memorial grounds with its branches pointing skywards like a troupe of ballerinas will, in its afterlife, turn into a commissioned piece of sculpture.
Subhajoy Roy Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Science of speed limits

The countrywide speed limit of 100kmph on national highways was fixed based on a comprehensive analysis of Indian road realities that make pushing the accelerator beyond that an instant risk to life, according to experts in the ministry of road transport and highways.
Our Bureau Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Rejected: CM call for retest

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee's complaint to the Union human resource development ministry about alleged irregularities in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) were on Monday dismissed as being without substance by the Union secretary of the school education department.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Truck runs over teen in Rajarhat

A 13-year-old boy was mowed down by a stone-laden truck racing down Sashan Road, near Langalpota on the fringe of Rajarhat, on Monday morning.
A Staff Reporter Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Store chain owner cremated

Shibaji Roy, the 42-year-old businessman killed in the Ferrari crash on Sunday, was cremated at Keoratala on Monday evening.
Snehal Sengupta Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Friends reach police station

The drivers of the six supercars who were part of Sunday's convoy with Shibaji Roy visited Domjur police station on Monday evening to discuss how the accident might have happened.
Rith Basu and Monalisa Chaudhuri Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Godown catches fire

A fire broke out in a garment warehouse on the first floor of a three-storey building off Central Avenue, in the Chandni Chowk area, on Monday evening.
A Staff Reporter Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Cop narrates rescue ordeal

Police took 40 minutes to extricate Shibaji Roy from the mangled remains of his Ferrari California T on National Highway 6 on Sunday morning. The 42-year-old died while being taken to hospital.
Monalisa Chaudhuri Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Antyodaya train to Chennai

A superfast train between Bengal and Tamil Nadu with only unreserved general class compartments targeted at emergency passengers was launched from Howrah station on Monday.
A Staff Reporter Jun 05, 2018 00:00 IST

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