India  /  Published 19.04.20

Chemical sprayed into mouth, worker dies

A young sanitisation worker who had sodium hypochlorite sprayed into his mouth when he had gone to a village to sanitise it died in a hospital on Saturday, succumbing to the effects of the corrosive c...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.20

Grief for all times

The analogy may sound bizarre, far-fetched and improbable but, ever since the spectre of the novel coronavirus has shrouded the world with its long, dark shadow, whenever I see words creeping out simu...
By Soumitra Das

North East  /  Published 17.04.20

Minor girl’s body found

Tripura police on Friday recovered a half-burnt body of a minor girl from the Durga Bari tea estate area in West district, only a few months after the body of a 22-year old girl was found in a similar...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 28.07.19

Unnao victim hurt in deadly collision

The Unnao rape victim has been critically injured in a road collision in which two of her relatives have been killed, lengthening a chain of unsettling events that have tormented her ever since she ac...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 20.07.19

Kyoto suspect was ‘pudgy’, lived alone

The man suspected of killing 34 people in an arson attack in Japan lived alone, hundreds of kilometres from the torched Kyoto Animation studio, where he played video games non-stop and “terrified”...
By Reuters in Japan


West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

North Bengal rain fury continues

Several localities were submerged in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar towns because of continuous rain which swelled several rivers in north Bengal. In Jalpaiguri, a 42-year-old barber died after he had appa...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Rahul Gandhi raises farmer death in Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday spoke for the first time in the new Lok Sabha, flagging the “terrible plight” of farmers in his constituency Wayanad and accusing the Narendra Modi government of favouring...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.20

Hunger death cry, finger at lockdown

A 72-year-old woman died on Thursday in a village in Ramgarh district, her son calling it a starvation death and blaming his joblessness during the lockdown for it.Deceased Upasi Devi’s son Jogan Na...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Entertainment  /  Published 10.07.19

Rip Torn, an outsize presence onstage and off, Is dead at 88

Rip Torn, who made his reputation in the works of Tennessee Williams and played roles as diverse as Walt Whitman, Richard Nixon and Judas Iscariot before earning his greatest fame as a bullying produc...
By Anita Gates/New York Times News Service in Connecticut

West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.20

Toll 3, two weeks very, very vital: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday put the death toll from Covid-19 in Bengal at three, saying figures were being included by a section of the media without confirmation.Later in the evening,...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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