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21-year-old dies in bike crash

A 21-year-old student riding a motorcyle without a helmet died after the vehicle rammed into a pavement on the approach to the Lake Gardens flyover from Prince Anwar Shah Road early on Sunday.
Our Bureau Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Salt Lake tree close shave

A 30-year-old tree in Salt Lake's BA block that had been leaning since being struck by a squall on April 18 crashed on a Toyota Corolla during Sunday's showers.
Snehal Sengupta Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

City team for World Cup in Russia

Germany 1, France 1, Brazil 4, Argentina 4. That's the scoreline of a team of 10 football fans from the city who flew to Russia on Sunday afternoon.
Subhajoy Roy Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Crack forces flight to return

A Bangalore-bound IndiGo flight had to return to Calcutta within minutes of the take-off after the aircraft's windshield cracked because of bad weather on Sunday morning.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Monsoon stronger, more rain on radar

It was a rainy Sunday and Monday promises to be rainier.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Visitors retrace nawab steps

Thirty students and teachers from universities in China, Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong explored the lanes and bylanes of Metiabruz on Saturday evening.
Subhajoy Roy Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Close shave for man as bullet grazes leg

A stray bullet hit a pedestrian on Saturday evening when one of a group of youths opened fire after an argument with a sweet shop owner in Bishnupur, South 24-Parganas.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Bikes reign as cops pull out

Souryadeep Singha's death came three months after chief minister Mamata Banerjee had urged bikers not to indulge in racing.
Our Bureau Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Railway theft cuffs on a dozen

Twelve men were arrested from Howrah station on Sunday morning for allegedly lifting electronic gadgets and valuables from passengers waiting on platforms or travelling by long-distance trains.
A Staff Reporter Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Ship towing mission set to start

Two vessels are headed for the Sunderbans to pull out cargo ship MV SSL Kolkata that caught fire on June 13 and ran aground into the deep waters of the Bay of Bengal.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Tech varsity calls for skill upgrade test

The state technical university that regulates engineering colleges in Bengal has asked them to hold exams for first-year BTech students in English, physics, chemistry and math to identify weak spots and arrange remedial classes.
Subhankar Chowdhury Jun 25, 2018 00:00 IST

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