Fake paper triggers leak rumours

A fake Madhyamik life science question paper circulating on WhatsApp hours before the exam on Tuesday triggered a buzz that the paper had leaked.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Calcutta our heart in India, says Bata

A Bata wore a Bata at a Bata store in the city on Tuesday.
Debraj Mitra Mar 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Cop brakes on flyover speed demons

A new flyover has brought with it new worries for police: one more speeding ground for bikers and motorists.
Subhajoy Roy Mar 21, 2018 00:00 IST

IIT launches research course

IIT Kharagpur has launched a certificate programme designed to attract PhD-degree holders who are attached to industry or academia and cannot pursue further research for want of time or opportunities.

Assault after row

A trader travelling back home in his car was allegedly attacked and the vehicle vandalised after a squabble with a motorcyclist near the Khanna crossing, in north Calcutta, on Monday night.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Man held for threat to cops

A man in his late 30s was arrested on the charges of threatening policemen at Nadial police station and trying to prevent them from discharging their duty on Monday night.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Garia hub for four rail lines

A 9,400sq m mass transit hub is coming up next to Kavi Subhash station with two Metro lines one above the other, a parking bay and shopping complexes on either side. Once it is ready, New Garia will be a Metro interface for three routes, besides the suburban railway line.
Sanjay Mandal Mar 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Ambulance driver to medical fixer

Vijay Ram alias Vicky, the alleged absconder who had arranged the "ICCU ambulance" in which Madhyamik examinee Arijit Das was ferried to Calcutta under the care of an air-conditioner mechanic masquerading as a doctor, used to be an ambulance driver before building a fleet of his own and enough contacts in nursing homes to run a flourishing business.
Abhijeet Chatterjee Mar 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Girl flees forced marriage to study

A Class X girl allegedly held captive in a relative's house because she had refused to get married escaped through a window, ran barefoot for half an hour to find the nearest railway station and travelled 120km by train to reach her village and seek the local panchayat chief's help.
Pranab Mondal Mar 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Flyover pile-up in rush hour

Three cars, including a police vehicle, were involved in a pile-up on the VIP Road flyover on Monday morning after another one changed lanes suddenly.
A Staff Reporter Mar 20, 2018 00:00 IST

In trouble, principals trust mail trail

School heads caught between the demands of guardians and governing bodies that refuse to yield have realised that their only shield in the line of fire is a mail trail documenting where they stand.
Jhinuk Mazumdar Mar 20, 2018 00:00 IST


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