The Telegraph
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
 

Calcutta

Tech hub to mass-transit interface

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Technology nerve centre Sector V could emerge as a Metro motherboard with parallel lines of the East-West and New Garia-Airport links converging there. Both routes will eventually extend to the airport....   | Read..
 

Chill to stay in decade's coldest Jan

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Calcutta's coldest spell of January weather in at least a decade has already lasted a record 12 days and there is no sign yet of the strong northwesterly wind losing its bite, according to the weat......   | Read..
 

Plea for 'gang rape' case in child assault

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Police want to include "gang rape" in the charges against the two teachers of GD Birla Centre For Education arrested in November for an alleged sexual assault on a four-year-old student, ......   | Read..
 

Boy helps nab 'kidnapper'

First published on 17-Jan-2018
A nine-year-old schoolboy's vivid description of his escape from the clutches of a man who had posed as a friend of his father and allegedly kidnapped him helped police identify and arrest the accu......   | Read..
 

Buses, taxis close ranks for fare hike

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Private bus, minibus and taxi operators on Tuesday pressed for a hike in fares by citing the steep spurt in diesel prices. They pointed out that taxi fares hadn't been revised in seven years while ......   | Read..
 

Woof! Cold comfort for police sniffer squad

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The coldest January in more than a decade has brought with it the warmth of pampering for Gypsy, Coco, Penny and Kate....   | Read..
 

Car mounts car in Salt Lake crash

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Two drivers and a woman had a close shave when a hatchback mounted a sedan at the T-junction near the Sen Mahasay sweet shop in Salt Lake's AE block on Tuesday morning....   | Read..
 

Stolen Scorpio in Bihar

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The white Mahindra Scorpio that was stolen from the Jatin Das Road house of businessman Debasish Batabyal early on Sunday was found abandoned on a deserted stretch in Bihar's Jamui on Tuesday....   | Read..
 

Penang beckons city travellers

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Penang, a popular tourist attraction in Malaysia, is wooing business travellers with special focus on India....   | Read..
 

Innovations on display

First published on 17-Jan-2018
A two-day science fest organised by a private university in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation had models of a polar satellite launch vehicle, rockets and satellite......   | Read..
 

Meds & blankets for gherao

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Most teachers and officials at Jadavpur University have become gherao veterans and came to the university on Monday armed with medicines, blankets and a change of clothes for the night....   | Read..
 

Gherao cloud on VC business date

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das is supposed to attend the Bengal Global Business Summit on Wednesday and sign agreements with four foreign universities. He wasn't sure till late on......   | Read..
 

St Xavier's VC gets Nihil Ultra award

First published on 17-Jan-2018
St Xavier's College (Autonomous) presented on Tuesday the Nihil Ultra Award of Excellence 2018 to Father Felix Raj, a former principal of the college and the current vice-chancellor of St Xavier's ......   | Read..
 

Minor escapes marriage

First published on 17-Jan-2018
A 14-year-old student of Class VIII foiled her parents' plan to marry her off by walking into a police station on Tuesday morning with her elder brother to seek help....   | Read..
 

A young army against abuse

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Fourteen-year-old Nilima of Topsia wants to be an English teacher when she grows up. She enjoys school and never misses a day. A few years ago Nilima's dreams were under threat when her father, who......   | Read..
 

Canal to have a concrete bridge

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The steel-mortar footbridge connecting Salt Lake with VIP Road over the Kestopur canal will be replaced with a concrete structure....   | Read..
 

Shorts bind students of Calcutta & Kenya

First published on 17-Jan-2018
These first-generation learners have been trying to usher in a change through their short films. Now students from Kenya, living under similar constraints, have joined in their effort....   | Read..
 

Burglars had omelette

First published on 17-Jan-2018
LED televisions, expensive watches and foreign liquor - these were what burglars had taken away from businessman Debasish Battabyal's house thrice in 2016....   | Read..
 

Jaywalking kills more than crash

First published on 16-Jan-2018
More than half the number of victims in road accidents across the city in 2017 were pedestrians, according to police records....   | Read..
 

State to build research hub

First published on 16-Jan-2018
The state government has decided to set up a research centre with modern facilities, education minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday....   | Read..