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

World  /  Published 23.04.20

Not equaliser but revealer

In the largest slum in Kenya’s capital, people desperate to eat set off a stampede during a recent giveaway of flour and cooking oil, leaving scores injured and two people dead.In India, thousands o...
By Abdi Latif Dahir/ New York Times News Service in Nairobi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.10.18

Excise squads to cork festive hooch trade in Jharkhand

Three special excise squads have been formed to stop the manufacture and sale of spurious liquor in and around the city during Durga Puja, the move coming in the wake of six hooch deaths in Ranchi ear...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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