The Telegraph
Sunday, January 21, 2018
 

Calcutta

Disband us, Presi mentors tell CM

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Presidency University mentor group has recommended its dissolution in its sixth report handed over to chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday, the request coming at a time the institution is struggling to restore its lost glory....   | Read..
 

Young & old at chess blitz

First published on 21-Jan-2018
A 79-year-old man lunged his rook forward by four squares as a seven-year old mulled her next move....   | Read..
 

Parents protest hospital act

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The parents of Oyetri Dey who died in AMRI Mukundapur on Wednesday sat in a protest outside the hospital on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Poet packs sting in speech

First published on 21-Jan-2018
It's unbelievable that students don't feel the urge to take admission to Presidency, poet Sankha Ghosh said on Saturday on the occasion of Founders' Day of the institution....   | Read..
 

'Beaten' by civic cop, helmet-less rider dies

First published on 21-Jan-2018
A 45-year-old man died after being allegedly beaten up by one of the two civic police volunteers who had stopped him for riding a two-wheeler without a helmet on Saturday morning....   | Read..
 

Woman run over by bus, loses arm

First published on 21-Jan-2018
A 32-year-old woman returning home after dropping her children to school lost an arm after being run over by a bus overtaking another at the Theatre Road-AJC Bose Road crossing....   | Read..
 

Six held for gang rape

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Six people, including three minors, were arrested on Saturday on the charge of gang-raping a 27-year-old in Taratala....   | Read..
 

Hospital protest

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The parents of Oyetri Dey, the toddler who died at AMRI Mukundapur on Wednesday, sat in a protest outside the hospital on Saturday, along with others whose children have died at various hospitals....   | Read..
 

Partha glare on Hindu School standard

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The government will examine why the academic standard of Hindu School has fallen over the years, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Art Dekho

First published on 21-Jan-2018
There is something about the great wheel from Konark's Sun Temple. It is at once evocative of art, heritage, journey, illumination... Looks stolid, but there is a progress inherent - like a sound p......   | Read..
 

Don't be museum piece, Presi

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A museum within Presidency University is "a good addition" but the institute itself should not become "a museum piece", one of its distinguished old boys said at the inauguratio......   | Read..
 

South wins trust in hospital care

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The grievances that most people have against private health care in Bengal are in stark contrast to the trust they put in the top hospitals of south India in terms of quality, cost and care....   | Read..
 

Surrender for girl assault

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The Trinamul student leader identified as the person seen in CCTV footage assaulting a girl inside their college on December 4 surrendered in a Serampore court on Friday, but police did not seek hi......   | Read..
 

Woman hurt in fall from bus

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A 45-year-old woman trying to alight from a bus fell and hit her head on a pavement when the vehicle started moving the moment the traffic signal turned green. The incident occurred on the Hudco-bo......   | Read..
 

Uber arrives in Howrah

First published on 20-Jan-2018
App-cab aggregator Uber is partnering with Eastern Railways to help passengers book its cars for a ride without using a mobile phone. The first Uber kiosk at Howrah station will open on Monday in t......   | Read..
 

Hospital unit head suspended

First published on 20-Jan-2018
The unit head of AMRI Mukundapur was suspended on Friday in connection with her alleged misbehaviour with the mother of a toddler after the child's death on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

Ritual comes in plastic

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A centuries-old Bengali tradition associated with the goddess of wisdom has come wrapped in plastic, customised for small families, in the run-up to this year's Saraswati Puja....   | Read..
 

Creative twist to the tale

First published on 20-Jan-2018
From ghosts on the dance floor and Bengal on the ramp to music of the different kind, more than 550 participants rocked the stage on Day II of the prelims of TTIS Challenge 2018, presented by Subha......   | Read..
 

Sun in transition, season holds on

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Nights and early mornings will remain chilly over the next few days in Calcutta but day temperatures are tipped to rise from now on as the sun makes its journey from the southern hemisphere to the ......   | Read..
 

Man assaulted over puja subscription

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A group of youths apparently thrashed a rickshaw-puller when he refused to give in to their demand for Saraswati Puja subscription in Baduria, North 24-Parganas, on Friday morning....   | Read..