World  /  Published 26.01.19

Both were once on death row, now they share a life helping others

Nine years ago, Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle were living in a seaside cottage in a sleepy coastal region of Ireland, when a man from Detroit who had been accused of murder and rape, a man they had n...
By Vincent M. Mallozzi/The New York Times

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.12.19

Dumper crushes miner on duty

A Central Coalfields contract labourer, working at Kantaghar mines in Kathara area, around 40km from Bokaro Steel City, died while loading coal when he was run over by a dumper late on Wednesday night...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.12.19

Hemant Soren's tweets win praise from all

Hemant Soren, the chief minister-designate, appears to have tweeted his priorities before formally taking up the reins of Jharkhand on December 29. He gave a hint of his priorities through two linked ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.19

Amity lives on in death

Two Muslim youths in East Burdwan’s Galsi organised and funded the last rites and carried on their shoulders the body of a Hindu woman to the local crematorium, having looked after the cancer patien...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.19

Last words: I will be driven out of country

A 70-year-old villager from East Burdwan’s Ausgram died early on Saturday from a heart attack that family members said he suffered because of panic over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.“On the way...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty


Jharkhand  /  Published 19.12.19

Two killed as cars collide head-on

Two persons were killed and as many injured after two cars collided head-on at Telai village on Tata-Hata-Chaibasa Road under Rajnagar police station in Seraikela-Kharsawan, about 30km from here, late...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 28.02.20

Delhi gangrape: Convict Pawan Gupta files curative plea

One of the four death row convicts, Pawan Kumar Gupta, in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case moved a curative plea in the Supreme Court on Friday seeking commutation of his death penalty to life...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.20

After 10pm, drive at your own risk

A stationary dumper parked at Panchiadih village on Patamda-Tata Road killed a 35-year-old man late Saturday night, exposing how a heavy vehicle — either parked or plying recknessly on the road — ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.20

Former TMC MP Krishna Bose dies at 89

Academic-turned-politician Krishna Bose died on Saturday due to age-related ailments, hospital sources said. She was 89. Bose, the former Trinamool Congress MP from the Jadavpur constituency, was unw...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

22-year-old falls to death in Calcutta

A 22-year-old cook in a high-rise building on Deodar Street, off Ballygunge, died after he fell from a seventh-floor balcony on Tuesday. Subhodh Yadav was originally from Bihar and had been working in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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