Puri: no-entry at Swargadwar

The Puri district administration has decided to bar the entry of people from other districts in the Swargadwar...

Odisha austerity steps for virus costs

The Odisha government has announced slew of austerity measures amid the mounting cost of fighting Covid-19 pan...

Bengal logs 25 deaths and 850 cases in a day

Bengal logged 25 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday as the state set record number of fatalities for five days in...

Bengal: drive faces backlash

The Trinamul Congress is making desperate attempts to contain the resentment of people over distribution Ampha...

IMA questions Assam coronavirus policy

The Assam branch of the Indian Medical Association has frowned on the government’s planning and policies...

Protests at blowout site in Baghjan

Protests resumed at Baghjan in Assam, the site of the May 27 gas well blowout, on Tuesday after talks on compe...

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Police night drive books 700

The city police prosecuted 701 people on Saturday night for multiple offences such as disorderly conduct and violation of traffic rules and night-time lockdown restrictions, officers said. The prosecu...
By Our Special Correspondent in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Decision for cycling bays in Calcutta

Several roads of Calcutta will have bays earmarked for cyclists, the state government has decided.The urban development department has engaged a Faridabad-based consulting firm to conduct a preliminar...
By Kinsuk Basu in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Suicide after severe pain, dad too dies of shock

A 60-year-old man was found hanging at his home early on Sunday, hours after doctors at a government hospital, where he went with severe leg pain, allegedly told him to go to another hospital as no or...
By Our Special Correspondent in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Traffickers eye recharge stores for numbers

Mobile recharge stores in Canning have been seeing a surge in visitors during the lockdown but not everyone is coming to recharge their phones.Many men are trying to get access to the log book where t...
By Debraj Mitra in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Jharkhand ‘fake’ job fair alert

The Jharkhand government has warned people against a fake letter that says the state would organise a job mela.The information and public relations department (IPRD) on Saturday night said in a notice...
By Achintya Ganguly in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Met dept predicts lightning strikes in Jharkhand

Several parts of Jharkhand are expected to experience lightning strikes during the next three days, warned weathermen on Sunday.IMD’s Ranchi Meteorological Centre also issued an alert of heavy rain ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Dowry FIR against Ex-DGP, probe on

Former Jharkhand Director General of Police-turned BJP leader D.K. Pandey has been accused of mental harassment by his daughter-in-law in an FIR lodged with the women’s police station here, police s...
By Our Correspondent in

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

Conrad tests negative for second time

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma tested negative for Covid-19 on Sunday for the second time.In a communiqué, the chief minister’s office stated that Conrad has been under home quarantine f...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

Lockdown, night curfew in Guwahati

The Assam government has announced a 14-day “total lockdown” in Guwahati from Sunday midnight following a spurt in Covid-19 cases. Night curfew was also imposed from 7pm to 7am across Ass...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

Flood hits Assam, heavy rains forecast

As many as 21 districts and a population of over 4.6 lakh have been affected in the ongoing flood in Assam with water entering Dibrugarh town and coming threateningly close to entering the capital cit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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