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Ladder from deepest tunnel

Passengers using the East-West Metro will have to climb 300 steps to safety through a ventilation shaft 13 storeys tall in the event of emergency evacuation because of a fire or any other threat.
Sanjay Mandal Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Elevated escape from north Calcutta chaos

The state government has proposed a flyover connecting Ultadanga to Vivekananda Road till Central Avenue to ease traffic congestion along one of the more congested stretches of road in Calcutta.
Kinsuk Basu Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Love, betrayal and trafficking tale in video testimony

A Bangladeshi woman trafficked across the border by the man she had married for love on Wednesday narrated to a city court through video-conferencing how she landed in the red light district of Sonagachhi in 2011 and was tortured for months before her rescue.
Debraj Mitra and Tapas Ghosh Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

JU math bursts bubble of board marks

The mathematics department of Jadavpur University had proposed an entrance test for its BSc programme this year by citing a general decline in the quality of students coming in on the strength of board examination performance, according to a professor.
Subhankar Chowdhury Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Bus-staff wage wall

Private bus and minibus operators have said they will not abolish the commission system for drivers and conductors by August 1 unless the government defines the quantum of wages and ensures adequate returns for owners.
Our Special Correspondent Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

15 medical college students join fast

At least 15 students joined the ongoing hunger strike at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday night.
Our Special Correspondent Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Attendance must in CU credit system

Attendance is "very important" in the choice-based credit system, the vice-principal of Asutosh College said on Tuesday in the presence of the education minister.
Subhankar Chowdhury Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Digital help in murder probe

Police are banking on the call detail record of the doctor who had been found dead in her Keyatala Lane home almost two months ago and that of her relatives to crack the murder mystery.
Our Special Correspondent Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Two held for cop assault

Two men were arrested late on Tuesday on charges of assaulting and criminally intimidating an assistant sub-inspector at the Ghugudanga outpost of Dum Dum police station.
A Staff Reporter Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Food army brings smiles

A force of 4,000 students are on a mission to feed the hungry.
Farah Khatoon Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Accidents and narrow escapes

Three accidents in the city left several people injured on Wednesday.
A Staff Reporter Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

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