Jharkhand lines up tribal festival

 The Jharkhand government has planned to observe the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Pe...

Anti-ragging squad to come up in Odisha

 The Odisha government has decided to set up a state-level anti-ragging squad and issue a helpline number...

Tata Steel's bid for diversity

There was a time when Aene Nath did not know how to ride even a Scooty; now she sits proudly in the tiny cabin...

Cash seizure: Assam biz man summoned

West Bengal Police has summoned Assam-based businessman Ashok Kumar Dhanuka in connection with its investigati...

Tripura TMC face joins Congress

 Tripura Trinamul Congress general-secretary Baptu Chakraborty on Sunday returned to his old party, the C...

Paradip engineer arrested in bribery case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested the chief mechanical engineer (CME) of Paradip Port Tru...

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Satabdi Roy sees betrayal in trail zones

Birbhum MP Satabdi Roy on Thursday alleged that she had been betrayed by a section of Trinamul leaders and workers in Assembly segments where she trailed her BJP rival. “Thousands of party workers a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Sainthia(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

Best bonsai practices discussed

Does the gardener assume the role of god when he interrupts the natural growth of a tree and makes it a bonsai? This was the topic of discussion at the glass house in BE Block’s green verge, organis...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 13.06.19

Drug kingpin surrenders in Golaghat

Drug kingpin Jojo alias Mrinal Gogoi surrendered before the court of chief judicial magistrate (CJM) here on Thursday.After absconding for four days, Jojo appeared in court disguised as a woman. He fi...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.19

25 pick-up & drop-off points marked

Public transporters, like city buses and auto-rickshaws, picking up passengers close to crossings and roundabouts and causing traffic snarls will soon be punished with fines of up to Rs 500.On the req...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

IIEST seeks funds to build new hostel

IIEST Shibpur has sought funds from the Centre to build a new hostel to attract more students. Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) director Parthasarathi Chakrabarti met th...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Rumour, not virus, sends youth to isolation

A youth with no symptoms of Covid-19 had to spend a night at the isolation ward of the Raiganj Government Medical College and Hospital because of rumours that he had returned home from Delhi with poss...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.19

BJP marches to Lalbazar and avoids conflict with police

The BJP’s march to Lalbazar ended in less than two hours on Wednesday amid conflicting interpretations on whether the saffron camp had enough fire power or Bengal’s main Opposition party decided t...
By Kinsuk Basu and Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Scramble to trace 37 children in Nadia

The Nadia district administration has quarantined five officials at home as they interacted with a government doctor whose son was detected with Covid-19 in Calcutta. The authorities also launched a d...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Housing complex issues virus advisory

Common areas such as elevators and lobbies in the highrise apartment complex where the youth who tested positive for Covid-19 lives with his family were sanitised every two hours through Wednesday aft...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.19

Birsa zoo awaits one-horned wonder

Birsa Munda Biological Park, located in green Ormanjhi, some 20km from the heart of the state capital, should have a pair of one-horned rhinos soon, if a proposed animal exchange programme goes as pla...
By Kumud Jenamani in Ranchi


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