News  /  Published 25.06.22

Bhowanipore murder accused declines to record his confessional statement

Subodh Kumar Singh, one of the five accused in the murder of Bhowanipore businessman Ashok Shah and wife Rashmita, declined to record his confessional statement before a magistrate on Thursday. Singh...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.06.22

Mercedes driver in fatal crash was drunk: Cops

The man who was driving the Mercedes-Benz that slammed into a Honda City and killed one of its occupants, Minu Dhandhania, on Thursday morning, had allegedly consumed alcohol thrice the permissible li...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.06.22

In pics: Crocodile Day, Subhashree Ganguly and more

By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 14.06.22

Young chimp flees enclosure in Alipore zoo, coaxed back with mango

The three share the enclosure with a 36-year-old chimpanzee named Babu. The three are allowed to loiter in the enclosure between 5am and 1pm, after which they return to their cage. Babu enters the en...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


News  /  Published 07.06.22

National Library gets new director general

Ajay Pratap Singh has been appointed as the new director general (DG) of National Library from June 7. In a notification on Monday, the Union Ministry of Culture said Singh, who is also DG of Raja Ra...

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.22

KK breathes his last in Calcutta

KK had come to Calcutta on Sunday for two performances in the city — both at Nazrul Mancha. Monday’s event was organised by Thakurpukur’s Vivekananda College. Tuesday’s show wa...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.22

Rain cools city

The city was hit by a squall on Sunday night, the second in two days after two rainless months. Heavy rain, accompanied by thunder and lightning, lashed the city around 11pm. The maximum wind speed r...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

News  /  Published 20.04.22

Clouds build up hope but rain eludes Kolkata

“The cyclonic circulation has started drawing moisture-laden winds from the Bay of Bengal. The conditions are becoming favourable for the formation of rain-bearing thunderclouds over Jharkhand a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


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