Opinion  /  Published 30.06.22

Tragic season: Regular floods in Assam

Human tragedy occurs in its own time, untouched by gyrations on the political trapeze. The deaths caused by this year’s floods in Assam are tragic enough; added to the loss of homes, crops, live...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.22

Malda: 5 dead in 2 road accidents

Five persons, including a child and a woman, died in two road accidents in Malda district in the past 24 hours. Police sources said the first occurred when a pick-up van collided head-on with a motor...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.22

Pakur: Bus-truck collision kills 16

Later senior officials of district administration also rushed to site but as gate and windows of bus were badly damaged so extrication of trapped persons was delayed until the gas cutter machine was b...
By Praduman Choubey in Pakur (Jharkhand)

World  /  Published 06.08.20

Strangers treated me like friend: Survivor

I was just about to look at a video a friend had sent me on Tuesday afternoon — “the port seems to be burning,” she said — when my whole building shook, as if startled, by the ...
By Vivian Yee in Beirut

World  /  Published 30.07.19

Afghan government, foreign forces ‘killed most civilians’

At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against militant groups, including a big increase in the number of casualties caused by government and forei...
By Reuters in Kabul


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