Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Parakeets, hill mynas found in truck to city

More than 100 parakeets and scores of hill mynas were seized from a mini truck near East Burdwan on Wednesday. The truck was headed for the city, a forest official said. The driver and the helpe...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.20

Two steel city girls allegedly abducted

Two girls, including a minor, were allegedly abducted by their lovers in two separate incidents. In one case registered with the Birsanagar thana, the police succeeded in tracing the girl and her lov...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.20

Robberies at houses of two Jamshedpur businessmen

In the other incident, four young men arrived at the house of BC Das on Swarna Path at Uliyan, under Kadma thana, at about 2 pm.  As his brother Manik Das runs a ration shop at Kadma market, one ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

Dog lover alleges fund-raising fraud

A young woman who runs a shelter for stray dogs in the city has alleged that photographs and details of her centre have been stolen and used by others to raise funds online from abroad. Titas Mukherj...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.20

NBU VC flags fake email IDs

North Bengal University VC Subires Bhattacharyya has said some 100 emails were sent from two fake IDs created in his name in the past few days, cadging for favours or gift vouchers. “The fake I...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.09.20

4 cyber cons held in Dhanbad

Police arrested a gang of four cyber criminals who posed as customer service executives of a payment app and siphoned off close to Rs 50 lakh from unsuspecting customers. Dhanbad SP (city) SP R. Ramk...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.20

Less is good: Dip in farmer suicides

A silver lining recently is the decline in suicides of farmers. The report on accidental deaths and suicides of 2019 published by the National Crime Records Bureau indicates this: from 11,379 deaths i...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Cyber cheats in Rs 82 lakh net

Two men were arrested in Bangalore on Thursday on charges of cheating a businessman in Calcutta of Rs 82 lakh by promising to help him set up a seed and fertiliser company’s distribution network...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.09.20

Two Sonari youth duped into losing over Rs 9 lakh

Two young men from Sonari have been duped into losing over Rs 9 lakh by a man posing as an army officer. Mukesh Kumar Kushbah and Avinash Chowdhury, residents of Bal Vihar and Ashiana in Sonari respe...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.20

5 get life-term for gangster’s killing

Five persons, held guilty earlier for the sensational murder of gangster Sushil Srivastava, were on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment and multiple fines with the district court premises, where th...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh


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