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One more Bengal MLA defects to BJP

Arindam Bhattacharya, who had won the 2016 Assembly polls as a Left-backed Congress candidate and later switch...

14 dead in 4-vehicle pile-up on highway

Fourteen persons, including six minors, of a marriage party died in a devastating four-vehicle pile-up on a fo...
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Abducted duo appeal for safe release

In videos purportedly released by their captors, two employees of a private oil company who were kidnapped by ...

Healthcare device by IIT-G scholars

Two research scholars from IIT Guwahati have gained entry to the global Charm Health Innovation Challenge for ...

Smart solution for farmers

A smart auto-irrigation and app-based soil monitoring system primarily focused on motivating and engaging unde...

Stan Swamy: PM won't 'interfere' in case

Narendra Modi has refused to “interfere” in securing the release of Father Stan Swamy, the elderly...

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Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.19

Pay rap on RMC supervisors

Municipal commissioner Manoj Kumar is unconvinced that the corporation deserves a rating that it had awarded itself for its cleanliness service in an internal assessment ahead of Swachh Survekshan sch...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 01.12.19

AIDS epidemic spectre in Meghalaya

Meghalaya is sitting on an AIDS time bomb, waiting to explode, activists fear.On World AIDS Day on Sunday, the general secretary of the Meghalaya State Network for Positive People (MSNP), Barry Leslie...
By Babul Dkhar in Shillong

North East  /  Published 01.12.19

Anti-CAB lobby meets Biren

 Members of the Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) met chief minister N. Biren Singh at 4pm on Sunday.They told him that the citizenship bill can not be applied to the Nor...
By Robert Sapam in Imphal

North East  /  Published 01.12.19

Assam Rifles book released

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio released the book Winning the Lost battle —Assam Rifles in Battle of Kohima by the 5 Sector Assam Rifles during the 57th Nagaland Statehood Day celebrations at Ko...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 26.12.18

SDG: Nagaland 0, yet 87

There is something uncanny about report cards that throw up a mixed bag of results.Nagaland, for instance, has scored zero in some categories and is a frontrunner in others in implementation of the 20...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.19

Election starts with dabangg

The Jharkhand Assembly election began with a bang on Saturday, with Maoists exploding a bomb in the forests of Gumla district and Congress candidate from Daltonganj in Palamau district, Krishna Nand T...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.18

Life and beyond, in harmony and rhythm

Five Calcuttans are re-imagining songs of the past to make evergreen tunes of them today so that these live through the future. In between, they take you places.Sant Kabir’s India, rural Bengal of c...
By Shantanu Datta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.18

Winged guests bring cheer

It was a chirpy Christmas morning at Santragachhi Jheel as around 3,000 birds, many of them from across the Himalayas, flew down to the just-cleaned water body, much to the delight of birdwatchers.No...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.18

Park Street’s the place to be

Bashar and Methila Robin of Bangladesh ticked one off their bucket list on Tuesday: an evening in Calcutta’s party street on Christmas. “The carnival here has become popular even in Bangladesh. Th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.11.19

19 years of waiting, watching a dream turn to rust

When cable-makers Incab Industries limited finally shut its plant, B.S. Mandal, then an employee with its transport department, wasn’t shocked. He knew that the company was in trouble for the better...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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