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West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Calcutta High Court summons medical council registrar

Justice Debangshu Basak of the high court on Thursday directed the registrar of the West Bengal Medical Council to appear before his court personally on July 2 with the documents related to the death ...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

World  /  Published 13.06.19

Mount Everest jam ‘not sole reason for deaths’

The large number of deaths of climbers on Mount Everest this season is not solely because of the “traffic jam” on the world’s highest peak, the Nepal government claimed on Thursday, citing facto...
By PTI in Kathmandu

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Pedestrians killed in accidents

Two pedestrians were killed in accidents across the city between Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon.A pedestrian was killed near Quest mall in Park Circus around 4.30pm on Wednesday when a pickup t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.06.19

Crime and punishment in China

In January, a Chinese court sentenced a Canadian to death for drug smuggling. Just two months earlier, it had given him a 15-year-sentence, but after the police said they had found ‘new evidence’,...
By Neha Sahay

India  /  Published 31.05.19

Lone orangutan dies of old age

India’s lone orangutan, 41-year-old Binny, died at Nandankanan Zoo on Wednesday night. She was suffering from old-age complications, respiratory infection and a wound in her throat.Orangutans are th...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

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World  /  Published 12.03.20

Coronavirus outbreak: Iran toll jumps to 429

Iran on Thursday reported 75 new deaths from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said, bringing the death toll to 429 in the worst-hit country in West Asia.“We have identified ...
By Reuters in Dubai

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.20

Homemaker killed over dowry

A 22-year-old homemaker was killed allegedly by her husband and in-laws on Monday within three months of her marriage as she couldn’t meet their demand for more cash and jewellery even after paying ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.20

‘Hunger death’ probe

Chief minister Hemant Soren has ordered a probe into reports of alleged starvation death of a 40-year-old man in Bokaro, even as the district administration attributed the death to some disease. Bhuk...
By PTI in Bokaro

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

AHRC seeks probe into protest deaths

Taking suo-moto cognizance of media reports, the Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) on Wednesday directed the state government to constitute a high-level probe into the incidents of deaths and injur...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

World  /  Published 10.12.19

Fed chairman who waged war on inflation dies

Paul A. Volcker, who helped shape American economic policy for more than six decades, most notably by leading the Federal Reserve’s brute-force campaign to subdue inflation in the late 1970s and ear...
By New York Times News Service in New York


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