Accidents claim two in Diamond Harbour

Two people were killed in separate accidents in Diamond Harbour on Friday morning.
Our Special Correspondents Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Chess competition with peace as top prize

An online chess challenge for students of Jesuit schools across four continents was launched at St Lawrence School on Friday with a face-off between two grandmasters and a grand prize to checkmate all prizes: global peace.
Rith Basu Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Lady of all she surveys from her seat at the centre

A Buddhist temple in a ubiquitous corner of Calcutta is run by two women.
Subhajoy Roy Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Cuffs four years after Alipore cop attack

A Trinamul leader who was four years ago accused of inciting a mob that stormed Alipore police station and forced police to hide under tables was arrested late on Thursday night for allegedly leading another rampage in Alipore on March 28.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Rogues at the wheel rule road near mint

Two Dalhousie-bound private buses race down the flyover, one swerves left but does not enter the bay. The other overtakes from the right.
A staff reporter Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Auto driver in molest net

An auto driver who allegedly molested a Jadavpur University student during a ride was arrested on Friday.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Plan to save river heritage

Conservationists, architects, heritage commission representatives, academics and civic planners met at the British Council on Friday to discuss how to preserve the heritage of Bengal's riverside towns with a colonial past.
Sudeshna Banerjee Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Close shave for 25 in bus crash

Twenty-five people had a narrow escape when the bus they were in hit an auto on VIP Road before ramming into a parked bus on Friday.
A staff reporter Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Civic check on gyms

Calcutta Municipal Corporation officials will visit gyms from next week to stop trainers from prescribing food supplements to people, civic officials said on Friday.
Our bureau Apr 07, 2018 00:00 IST

Mother's body in freezer

A 46-year-old leather technologist allegedly embalmed and preserved his deceased mother's body and organs in a freezer at home for almost three years before a tip-off by a relative led police to lift the lid on the eerie secret early on Thursday.
Monalisa Chaudhuri Apr 06, 2018 00:00 IST

Houses where men lived with corpses

Subhabrata Majumdar had decided to preserve his mother’s body at their Behala home in April 2015. Around 10km away, on Robinson Street, under Shakespeare Sarani police station, Partho De had been living with the corpse of his sister. Both believed their dear ones had not left them.
Apr 06, 2018 01:39 IST


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