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Impact report on wetlands projects

A crucial environment impact assessment has been commissioned for a road and a flyover that are to be built through the East Calcutta Wetlands, a 12,500-hectare span of water bodies regarded as the city's kidneys.
Subhajoy Roy Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Hottest-day race hots up after respite

The record for the hottest day in two years was broken for the second time in less than a week when the maximum temperature soared to 40.6 degrees Celsius on Monday, marking a return to "heatwave-like" conditions after a Sunday respite.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Hills set festival travel tempo

Durga Puja has started early for tourism in Darjeeling and the rest of north Bengal as train tickets, flight seats and hotel rooms fly offline and online.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

HC frees doctor from service bond

The high court on Monday directed the state government to release by Wednesday the certificates and testimonials of a doctor who studied for a postgraduate diploma in Bengal and opted out of the stipulated five years of service by paying Rs 20 lakh in accordance with the terms of his bond.
OUR LEGAL REPORTER Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Accident kills infant

A one-year-old boy clinging to his mother as she rode pillion on a scooter was flung to the ground and fatally injured after a truck hit the two-wheeler in the Garden Reach area on Sunday night.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Six injured in Bypass bus crash

Six state bus passengers were injured when the bus rammed into a civic garbage truck on the Bypass on Monday morning.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Car rams into Parama wall

A Honda City rammed into the parapet of the city-bound flank of Parama flyover around 5.10am on Monday.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Bus races, falls into ditch

A bus racing another on the Bypass hit the crash barriers near the Golaghata subway and plunged into a ditch dug up for construction on Monday night.
A Staff Reporter Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

ICSE sports to spot talent

Students of ICSE schools will get a chance to compete with each other in football, cricket, basketball, athletics, carrom, chess and a host of other sports.
Mita Mukherjee Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Support vessel to reach ship

A special vessel has been deployed by a salvage company to access the cargo ship that caught fire five days ago near the Sunderbans and is still ablaze.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Heat break for schools

All state-funded and state-run schools will remain shut for 11 days from Wednesday because of excessive heat. Private schools are still considering the government request for a heat holiday.
Our Bureau Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

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