World  /  Published 07.09.20

Jiri Menzel passes away

Oscar-winning Czech film director Jiri Menzel has died at the age of 82 following a long battle with serious health problems. Menzel's wife, Olga, shared the news of the veteran filmmaker's d...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Los Angeles

India  /  Published 07.09.20

Ex-MLA killed in UP

Nivendra Kumar Mishra, 75, three-time MLA from Nighasan in the past, was allegedly beaten to death by  “armed” men on Sunday. The former MLA was attacked near his house in Lakhimpur ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.09.20

Covid-19 tally in India crosses 41 lakh mark

India's Covid-19 tally of cases went past 41 lakh with a record 90,632 people being infected in a day, while 31,80,865 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 77.32 pe...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 06.09.20

Covid: homemaker turns to idol-making

A homemaker who had seen her husband make Durga idols from a distance for many years has picked up the paintbrush after decades following his death. Piu Pal’s only motivation — to ensure ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.20

‘Custody death’ case on 5 cops

Itahar police have started inquiry against five police personnel of Raiganj police station over the alleged custodial death of a BJP worker, after his mother filed a complaint at the police station ag...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


Jharkhand  /  Published 05.09.20

Two police officers suspended in Giridih over custodial death

Giridih police on Saturday suspended two of its officers, including the officer in charge of Madhuban police station, following the custodial death of a person who was accused by villagers of stealing...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.20

BJP worker ‘custodial death’ outcry

 A BJP supporter in North Dinajpur died on Wednesday evening, a few hours after his arrest in connection with a crime, prompting district party leaders accuse the police of killing him in custody...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.09.20

State digest: Several discharged from Covid treatment centres

A delegation of betel shop owners on Wednesday met Dhanbad deputy commissioner Uma Shankar Singh and submitted a memorandum demanding permission for reopening of their shops. The delegation highlight...
By Our Bureau

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.09.20

Covid: health dept caps charges

The state health department on Wednesday framed rules and specified charges for the storage and transportation of bodies of Covid patients in the wake of reports that several private hospitals were sl...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 02.09.20

Left overtake proves fatal

A man riding a scooter was killed when he crashed into a bus while trying to overtake it from the left on Cathedral Road near Rabindra Sadan on Tuesday, police said. Aftab Siddiqui, 32, was wearing a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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