World  /  Published 24.09.22

India slams Pakistan

In a strong response to Pakistan, India has said in the UN General Assembly that a country that claims to seek peace with its neighbours would never sponsor cross-border terrorism nor would it shelter...
By Yoshita Singh in United Nations

World  /  Published 23.09.22

436 bodies exhumed

Ukrainian officials say 436 bodies have been exhumed from a mass burial site in the eastern city of Izium, 30 of them with visible signs of torture. The governor of the Kharkiv region, Oleh Synyehubov...
By Our Web Desk in Kyiv

Places  /  Published 23.09.22

108 years of Emden – the only World War I attack on India

Shrabani Basu in her book For King of Another Country: India Soldiers of Western Front, 1914 – 18 mentions, “A plaque on the eastern wall of Madras High Court building still marks the spot...
By Rangan Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.22

Elephant kills farmer

A 72-year-old morning walker in Bankura’s Sonamukhi was killed by an elephant that had deserted its herd after a group of unruly villagers had allegedly hurled crackers and crude bombs while for...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

World  /  Published 20.09.22

Myanmar: 6 kids dead in school attack

At least six children were killed and 17 wounded when army helicopters shot at a school in Myanmar, media reports and residents said on Monday, as the military said it opened fire because rebels were ...
By Reuters in London


World  /  Published 16.09.22

Easter bombings: Ex prez suspect

A Sri Lankan court on Friday named former president Maithripala Sirisena as a suspect in the 2019 Easter bombings in which 270 people, including 11 Indians, were killed. The Colombo Fort magistrate&#...
By PTI in Colombo

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.22

BJP rally: Vendor saves cop

Mohammad Sahid on Friday carried on with his daily routine of serving coconut water to thirsty customers at his makeshift stall near a busy junction in north Calcutta. However, three days ago, the no...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.09.22

J&K: 'Hybrid terrorist' arrested

Security forces on Thursday foiled a major terror attack with the arrest of a "hybrid terrorist" in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, police said. The security forces also recovered a...
By PTI in Jammu

World  /  Published 11.09.22

9/11: Joe Biden's tribute

US President Joe Biden on Sunday led his countrymen in remembering the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks 21 years ago. "I hope we'll remember that amidst those dark days, we dug ...
By PTI in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.22

Mild jolt to ward off elephants

Increasing elephant attacks in Jhargram have prompted the state government to plan low-voltage electric fencing in vulnerable areas. On Wednesday, Sunirmal Pal, 46, who entered a forest in Jhargram&r...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


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