West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.19

Dengue death toll up by 2

A cop from the city’s northern fringes who became a mother last month and a homemaker from Howrah died of dengue over the past two days, civic officials said.Runu Biswas, 28, a Calcutta police const...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 05.11.19

‘Guardian’ of Amazon killed

In the months before an Indigenous leader was killed with a gunshot in the face in the Amazon reserve he had spent much of his life protecting, at least two efforts were made to warn Brazil’s govern...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

integrity, not accolades, defines Thunberg's struggle

Sir — Greta Thunberg was recently awarded the Nordic Council’s environmental award for 2019. In a refreshing move, Thunberg turned down the award as well as the prize money of 500,000 Swedish kron...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 02.11.19

Bru blockade continues

Bru refugees living in six relief camps in Tripura continued their indefinite road blockade for the third day on Saturday in protest against the suspension of essential supplies by the government.The ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Borewell rescue drive ends in tragedy

Rescuers pulled out the mangled body of a three-year-old boy early on Tuesday from deep inside an unused borewell after a futile 80-hour attempt to save the child who had fallen in while playing near ...


World  /  Published 28.10.19

Riddle: How did he hear the whimper?

In describing the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Sunday, Donald Trump used dramatic, even cinematic language to portray the daring American commando raid that brought down the Islamic State leader w...
By Helene Cooper, Julian E. Barnes and Thomas Gibbons-Neff/New York Times News Service in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.18

Paragliding claims life in Kalimpong

A young paraglider pilot was killed and a tourist from Bihar injured in Kalimpong when the wing brushed a tree after being buffeted by a sudden strong gust and plummeted around 40ft onto the concrete ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.18

Trinamul Congress seeks Priya Ranjan legacy

The Trinamul Congress on Tuesday checkmated the Congress by announcing that the Raiganj civic body run by the ruling party would install a bronze statue of Priya Ranjan Das Munshi to honour the late C...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

States  /  Published 09.06.20

Trainee pilot & instructor die in crash

A woman trainee pilot and her instructor died on Monday after the aircraft they were flying crashed on Birsala airstrip in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district. The dead have been identified as pilot trainer...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 11.10.18

Malay death penalty to end

Malaysia’s cabinet has ordered the suspension of the colonial-era Sedition Act, widely used to rein in dissent, and is working on doing the same for the death penalty as it prepares to repeal both l...
By Reuters in KualaLumpur


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