Parsis fear for city's first fire temple

The death of the last known trustee of Calcutta's first Parsi fire temple, defunct and decrepit but listed as a Grade I heritage building, has raised concern in the community about land sharks laying their hands on the property.
Subhajoy Roy Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Bus goes rogue at red light

A state-owned bus possibly trying to jump a red light turned into an unguided missile at an intersection on Saturday morning, torpedoing an app cab going across its path and then a mini truck in the opposite flank before crashing into an office.
A Staff Reporter Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Lifelong memories in an afternoon at Eden

Arshi Nigar, 14, has two sets of her school uniform. Her mother washes one daily when she returns from school. She wore the other one, reserved for a special occasion, for the first time on Saturday so that she would "look my best" if she happened to be on TV.
Debraj Mitra Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Family runs around in circles for Riyadh dues

The family of a Calcuttan who died in a road accident in Riyadh more than a year ago is running from pillar to post to get his dues.
Monalisa Chaudhuri Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Morning walk turns fatal

A building material supplier was shot dead in Sodepur during his morning walk on Saturday, police said.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

JEE steps to stop 'leaks'

The state joint entrance examination board has adopted a string of measures to prevent "leaks" in the WBJEE, scheduled on Sunday.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

What expecting mothers can expect

Google Moms think they know it all but doctors say attending classes during pregnancy is a good idea.
Jhinuk Mazumdar Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Lessons in tree upkeep from IIT

Students of IIT Kharagpur have formed a social group to spread the message of tree conservation and planting trees with deep roots that don't get uprooted during storms.
Subhankar Chowdhury Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Storm after scorcher of a day

The KKR fans who came to Eden with umbrellas to shield themselves from the scorching sun went back using them against the rain when a storm hit the city on Saturday evening.
Our Bureau Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Flyover awaits bearing fix

Aurobindo Setu, the 43-year-old flyover between Ultadanga and Gouribari in north Calcutta, has been diagnosed with acute stress and diminished load-bearing capacity after ploughing on with the same set of bearings for almost three times their lifespan.
KINSUK BASU Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Woman's body fished out of canal

Police fished out a woman's decomposed body stashed in a gunny bag from the Kestopur canal on Saturday morning on being alerted by people.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST


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