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Techie dies in plant mishap

A 30-year-old assistant manager - the only child of aged parents and the father of an 18-month-old daughter - was killed in accident while on duty the Durgapur Steel Plant on Wednesday when his head got smashed against a metallic bar weighing a tonne and moving at a high speed.
Abhijeet Chatterjee Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Bangla house leaks, Visva seeks repair

Visva-Bharati has refused to take over the Bangladesh Bhavana - inaugurated by Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina on May 25 - from the National Buildings Construction Corporation (India) Limited after it found several faults in the sewerage system and leaks in the terrace.
Snehamoy Chakraborty Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

'Bangla' bill for House

The Bengal government will place a proposal in the coming session of the Assembly to change the name of the state to "Bangla" in all languages.
A Staff Reporter Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Mob attacks outsider

An allegedly drunken youth was roughed up by residents of a village near here on Wednesday on the suspicion that he was a child-lifter.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Drones to keep tabs on Gazoldoba visitors

Tourists visiting "Bhorer Alo", the mega tourism hub coming up at Gazoldoba next to the Teesta Barrage - around 25 km from here - will be under aerial surveillance.
BIRESWAR BANERJEE Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

North Dinajpur officials walk talk

Officials of the North Dinajpur district administration and some other state government departments took a walk up to their offices from their residences on Wednesday to cut down fuel costs.
KOUSIK SEN Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Rangpo rail: Forest dwellers seek land rights

Forest dwellers along the proposed Sevoke-Rangpo rail route have demanded an early implementation of the Forest Right Act, 2006 that would provide them with rights to the land they live.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

200 crude bombs seized & defused

Malda district police and the CID have seized over 200 crude bombs during raids in Sailapur under Kaliachak police station since Tuesday afternoon. They have also arrested three persons for allegedly making the bombs and are in search of some others.
KOUSIK SEN Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Cry for Panitanki infrastructure

Ordinary people, traders and tourism stakeholders have demanded improvement in infrastructure at Panitanki, the principal transit point to Nepal from north Bengal and the Northeast.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Two held with syrup bottles

Birpara police have arrested two persons, both of whom are from Tripura, for carrying syrup bottles containing codeine phosphate that is also used as a narcotic.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Tent support weak: State

A Bengal forensic team on Tuesday visited the Midnapore College Grounds, the venue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally on Monday, and found several deficiencies in the way the temporary structures were erected.
Anshuman Phadikar Jul 18, 2018 00:00 IST

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