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Four states, one heart transplant

A heart harvested from a brain-dead road accident victim in Bangalore on Monday morning was transplanted about four hours later in a man from Jharkhand at a hospital in Calcutta by doctors flown in from Chennai.
Rith Basu May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Agencies join hands

Multiple government and private agencies came together to transport a heart from Bangalore to Calcutta in time for a transplant.
Our Bureau May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Challenges of transplant

A key challenge a heart transplant team faces is to keep the organ "live" till it is placed into the recipient.
Our Bureau May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Kin grateful but aware of risks

Dilchand Singh would take half an hour to walk from his home to the school where he worked in Jhanjhi village in Jharkhand's Deoghar district. Others cover the distance in 15 minutes.
Rith Basu May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Women slip into combat avatar

A woman who grew up seeing her mother being beaten up at home has found a way to redeem herself for being a silent spectator and also teach her six-year-old daughter to stand up for herself.
Monalisa Chaudhuri and Jhinuk Mazumdar May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

14-year-old raped, forced to abort

A 14-year-old girl was raped and forced to terminate the pregnancy as a condition for marriage before the accused fled, the girl's parents have alleged in their complaint with Bishnupur police station.
Our Special Correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Geared up to tackle tormentors

Two sisters and their teenage daughters have been starting from their homes in Rishra at 5.30 every morning since Saturday. They take a train to Howrah and then a bus to reach Police Athletic Club on the Maidan.
Jhinuk Mazumdar May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Strike brings trains to halt

Train services were affected in various sections of Eastern Railway's Howrah and Asansol divisions and South Eastern Railway's Adra division in Purulia because of a strike by Jharkhand Disham Party and Adibasi Sengel Abhiyan.
Abhijeet Chatterjee and Debraj Mitra May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

JU goes for common tech course

Jadavpur University on Monday decided to launch a common engineering curriculum from the 2018-19 session to enable it to get recognition from the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
Subhankar Chowdhury May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Clean air plan silent on city

Environment experts in the city have criticised the draft "national clean air plan" (NCAP), recently introduced by the environment ministry to combat air pollution as being "too Delhi-centric".
Jayanta Basu May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Husband in civic cop murder net

Police on Monday arrested Supratim Das, his mother and a Salt Lake civic worker in connection with his wife, civic volunteer Shampa Das's murder.
Our Bureau May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

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