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Man held for cooling pad theft at RG Kar

Police arrested a van-rickshaw puller on the RG Kar hospital premises on Thursday when he failed to produce any document for the 450 utilised cooling pads he was ferrying.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Girl dragged into house, molested

A Class X student returning home from tuition was allegedly accosted by two motorcycle-borne youths, dragged into a room and splashed with beer in Baruipur on Thursday evening.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Factory toll reaches six

Six workers of a paper pulp factory in Naihati's Hazinagar died of suspected gas poisoning on Thursday when they fell into a well into which waste material used to be dumped.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Communication plaints flood medical council

Lack of communication is the most common of all complaints against doctors that are lodged with the West Bengal Medical Council, several members said on Friday.
Sanjay Mandal Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

'Meddling' forces Jesuit school exit

St Xavier's School, Haldia, is changing hands after more than four decades as a Jesuit institution primarily because the two public sector companies that fund it have been opposing academic decisions, sources said.
Mita Mukherjee Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Woman accuses DJ of forcibly kissing her

A 25-year-old woman has lodged a complaint with Bidhannagar North police station accusing a disc jockey of a Park Street nightclub of kissing her without her consent inside his car early on Friday.
Snehal Sengupta Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Tagore debut on social media

Rare black-and-white footage, voice clips, pictures and memorabilia of Rabindranath Tagore and famous persons known to him and his family will soon be available on social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
SNEHAMOY CHAKRABORTY Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Calcutta preps for Pinkathon

Pinkathon, India's biggest women's run, is back in town to make the ladies, including mothers with babies on slings, hit the ground running before daybreak this Sunday.
A staff reporter Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Demolition in full swing

Multiple teams armed with sledgehammers and pneumatic drills worked in shifts throughout Friday to pull down three buildings standing in the way of the elevated New Garia-Airport Metro corridor in Mohishgote, the gateway to New Town.
Snehal Sengupta Mar 31, 2018 00:00 IST

Prayer to thee 

Good Friday prayers at the Sacred Heart Church in Esplanade and at the Missionaries of Charity.Pictures by Pradip Sanyal
Mar 31, 2018 02:18 IST

Wife to file for compensation

A battle has just been won but Sanjoy Roy's wife is focused on the next one, to be fought in a consumer forum for compensation from Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals on grounds of alleged medical negligence leading to her husband's death.
Our Bureau Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

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