Calcutta  /  Published 25.11.20

Elderly couple found dead at home

The decomposed bodies of an elderly couple were found in their closed house in the Girish Park area on Monday. Police have identified them as Biswajit Mitra, 71, and his wife Shipra, 68. No suicide n...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 25.11.20

New York’s only black mayor passes away

David Dinkins, who served as New York City’s first and only African American mayor during the 1990s, died on Monday at the age of 93, police said.  His death appeared to be of natural caus...
By Reuters in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

SUV-bus collision kills two

A woman health worker and a driver were killed and two others, including the block medical officer of health, Cooch Behar–II block, were severely injured when their SUV collided head-on with a b...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.20

Healing touch for blast victims

A young doctor from Sujapur in Malda has handed over Rs 25,000 to each of the six families who lost a member in the plastics factor blast last Thursday, and Rs 10,000 to six others with injuries. On ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 24.11.20

New Puri SP takes over amid cop excess slur

Sambalpur superintendent of police Kanwar Vishal Singh took charge as the Puri SP on Sunday even as tension over an alleged custodial death in the temple town was yet to subside and amid fresh allegat...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


Calcutta  /  Published 22.11.20

Two-year-old drowns in canal while playing

A piece of concrete fell from the second floor of a five-storied building on NS Road around 2.15 pm on Saturday. The building from where the chunk fell is abandoned. Habibul Sattar Khan, a worker at...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 22.11.20

Eight killed in Kabul ahead of US meet

Several rockets hit residential areas in the early rush hour in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least eight civilians and wounding 31, police officials said. The explosions, some clo...
By Reuters in Kabul

India  /  Published 20.11.20

Puri custody death fuels tension

Tension gripped the pilgrim town of Puri following the death of a person in police custody on Wednesday night.  While the local residents are demanding a judicial probe into the incident, P...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 17.11.20

Bihar boy dies of suicide

A final-year student of computer science at a private engineering college in south Calcutta was found hanging in his rented apartment at Garfa on Monday afternoon, police said. Utkarsh Raj, 23, from ...
By Our Bureau in Garfa

Calcutta  /  Published 15.11.20

Lorry runs over woman

A 30-year-old woman was killed and a 45-year-old man was seriously injured in two accidents on Saturday. A lorry ran over Susmita Mallick who was crossing the road near the Judges Court Road-Diamond ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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