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24-hr blaze razes 167-yr-old tinderbox

Flames fuelled by a stockpile of inflammable items continued to rage through a 167-year-old building in Amratola Lane of Burrabazar until late tonight, more than 24 hours after the blaze was...   | Read..
 

All we have left are our clothes

Samir Ariff, 35, was having dinner with his family when he heard voices screaming that their building was on fire. His first thought was to go out and grab an extinguisher...   | Read..
 

Mansion with noble lineage

Amratola Lane, opposite Nakhoda Masjid, is so narrow and dingy that it is impossible to connect it with wealth and prosperity.   | Read..
 

Enter, CMC as 'promoter'

The Mamata Banerjee government has lined up an amendment to the Calcutta Municipal Corporation Act, 1980, to help the civic body "save lives" by replacing old,...   | Read..
 

Defiant drink at disaster bar

The Indian community in Kansas City and elsewhere in the US is putting a united foot forward in trying to heal the wound that last week's gun attack on Srinivas Kuchibhotla...   | Read..
 

Hint of hit-help-dump in road death

A man hit by a Tata Ace on Deshpran Shashmal Road last night and picked up by the driver to be taken to hospital was found dead near the accident spot this morning, police...   | Read..
 

Protest against Uber payment

A 100-strong group held a protest outside the Uber office at Ballygunge Phanri demanding that the app cab aggregator continued to pay drivers the incentives they had been...   | Read..
 

Assailant puzzle for cops

Cops probing the murder of 35-year-old Rakhi Singh suspect the assailant was a regular visitor to her Bally flat, whom her children have identified as "Pintu uncle".   | Read..
 

17 trapped for 2 hours in Chetla crash

A Madhyamik examinee had a narrow escape when a chunk of a third-floor balcony came crashing down inches away from her in Chetla this afternoon.   | Read..
 

Treatment under probe panel scanner

An inquiry team set up by the health department visited Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals today and tried to find out whether the correct surgery was performed on accident victim...   | Read..
 

Toll keeps rising as city flouts road rules

More people are wearing helmets, thanks to the Safe Drive Save Life campaign, but road rules are still being flouted and the death toll keeps mounting.   | Read..
 
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