The Telegraph
Saturday, February 24, 2018
 

Calcutta

SSB raid to free arrested officer

First published on 24-Feb-2018
A group of uniformed personnel from the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), a central paramilitary force, stormed Diamond Harbour police station on Friday morning to free a commandant who had been arrested the previous evening for an alleged murder....   | Read..
 

Schools seek parent solace

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Missionary-run schools in Bengal are looking to increase their interactions with guardians amid a growing realisation that mistrust has festered because of how complaints like the alleged sexual as......   | Read..
 

College girl molested by biker in Jadavpur

First published on 24-Feb-2018
A young woman from Shillong studying in a reputable college in south Calcutta was allegedly molested by an unidentified motorbike rider while walking down a lane near Tollygunge on Thursday evening....   | Read..
 

Questions for doctors and nurses

First published on 24-Feb-2018
The parents of Oyetri Dey, the two-and-a-half-year-old girl who died moments after she was given an injection at AMRI Mukundapur last month, have been asked by the health regulatory commission to s......   | Read..
 

Time to do your bit for a cause of your choice

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Fifteen NGOs working in different fields would get an opportunity to showcase their work, along with video presentations, before prospective donors and raise funds at an exhibition this Sunday....   | Read..
 

Slice of Danish heritage restored

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Danish heritage is seeing a quiet revival along the banks of Hooghly in Serampore with the restoration of the Danish Tavern, an 18th century inn for Dane sailors, St Olav Church, the Governor's Hou......   | Read..
 

Crash course in meditation for city

First published on 24-Feb-2018
No contact with the outside world, no contact with family, no reading or writing and no mobile phones for 10 days. Calcuttans will be acquainted with Vipassana meditation this Sunday....   | Read..
 

Signs of summer here already

First published on 24-Feb-2018
If Friday afternoon felt like summer, it was because the RealFeel temperature read 37 degrees Celsius....   | Read..
 

SSB officer exceeded jurisdiction

First published on 24-Feb-2018
A central force entrusted with guarding national borders has no jurisdiction to venture into a state and carry out raids unless there is "a specific requisition" for such an operation, se......   | Read..
 

Six bags of Monopoly notes at shooting site

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Six gunny bags stashed with notes used in the board game Monopoly were found at the cable operator's office in Sarisha that an SSB commandant and a jawan claim to have raided on the basis of a lead......   | Read..
 

Long live debate in city of arguments

First published on 24-Feb-2018
The city's love for arguments will be indulged one more time this month with the Calcutta Debating Circle presents International Debate 2018, in association with The Telegraph, at the Calcutta Club......   | Read..
 

Student leader still to get notice

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Calcutta University debated why a showcause notice still hasn't reached Gourab Dutta Mustafi even as the student leader accused of slapping an associate professor was spotted in Dhaka appearing to ......   | Read..
 

6 injured in pile-up on Durgapur Expressway

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Six vehicles - a luxury bus, a car, a lorry, a Matador and an oil tanker - were involved in a series of collisions on National Highway-2 in Singur early on Friday that left at least six persons ser......   | Read..
 

Mosquito bills tabled, MLA death defers talk

First published on 24-Feb-2018
Two bills that seek to empower the Calcutta and Howrah municipal corporations to impose a penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh on those who allow their premises to turn into breeding grounds for mosquitoes w......   | Read..
 

Licences targeted in talk-time crackdown

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Police have suspended the driving licences of 24 people in the past 15 days for using mobile phones and earphones at the wheel or while riding motorbikes. Another 30 complaints are "under cons......   | Read..
 

Unlicensed imposter at wheel of Uber cab

First published on 23-Feb-2018
A Calcuttan who had booked an Uber cab to return home from work on Wednesday night realised midway through the journey that the driver was not the one in the picture he had received on his mobile p......   | Read..
 

Bill to bar cattle grazing in New Town

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The Bengal government is bringing a law to bar livestock owners from letting loose their cattle to graze on vacant plots in New Town, where cows and goats straying onto the six-lane main road have ......   | Read..
 

Former fishmonger held for murder

First published on 23-Feb-2018
A one-time fishmonger known for his dexterity at cutting fish and his perfect aim with an airgun was arrested on Wednesday night for the murder of a builder in a barber's shop at Madhyamgram earlie......   | Read..
 

Molest cry on CU campus

First published on 23-Feb-2018
A Calcutta University student has accused an assistant professor of molesting her on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Driver swap on app cabs poses risk

First published on 23-Feb-2018
A tendency among app cab drivers to help each other complete their "weekly quota" has raised safety and security concerns for passengers....   | Read..