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Highway accident claims father, son

The son-in-law and four-year-old grandson of a city councillor were killed after the car in which they were travelling home rammed into a truck on National Highway 6 in Uluberia, Howrah, early on Sunday.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Brace for soaring Celsius, humidity

A spell of light rain brought relief from swelter to large parts of the city on Sunday afternoon but the feeling of discomfort is set to soar from Monday.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Knights humbled by band of blind boys

Six knights of Team KKR found themselves on a sticky wicket as they put on blindfolds and played cricket with students of Ramakrishna Mission Blind Boys' Academy, Narendrapur, at a hotel on Sunday.
Rith Basu Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Knights crush waste attack at Eden

The Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday stumped waste generated on match days at the Eden Gardens fair and square.
Subhankar Chowdhury Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Parents to pledge safety of child

Parents of students at a girls' school will be required to sign a pledge to protect children from abuse.
Jhinuk Mazumdar Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Bike crash claims city youths near Digha

Two youths from north Calcutta were killed when the motorcycle they were riding collided head-on with a bus in East Midnapore's Ramnagar while they were returning home from Digha on Sunday morning.
ANSHUMAN PHADIKAR Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Shaoli quits as Akademi chief

Theatre personality Shaoli Mitra has quit the Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi as its chairperson over "lack of infrastructure and difficulties in performing duties", she said on Sunday.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Electronic eye over Salt Lake footbridges

Police are fitting a dozen footbridges in Salt Lake with CCTV cameras that can capture images at night as well.
SNEHAL SENGUPTA Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Leadership lessons from the Dada of cricket

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday opened up about the challenges and significance of managing various types of characters as a leader, instilling confidence and trust in them and bouncing back when the chips are down.
Rith Basu Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Suicide bid by murder accused

A woman who was arrested on charges of plotting her husband's murder 10 days after she was seen wailing over his bullet-ridden body in Sonarpur allegedly tried to commit suicide in a police lock-up on Sunday morning.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Forgery complaint against freezer son

The authorities of a bank on Saturday filed a police complaint against Subhabrata Majumdar, arrested for preserving his mother's body in a freezer, accusing him of providing forged documents to withdraw her pension.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

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