West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.20

Fatal fall for jumbo calf in tea estate drain

A one-and-half month old elephant calf died after it fell into a drain in the plantations of a tea estate located in the Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri early on Thursday. Forest officers said the anim...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 05.11.20

Farmer on dharna in UP dies

An elderly farmer in Uttar Pradesh who had been part of a group of sugarcane cultivators organising a dharna for the past five days demanding that a procurement centre be shifted died on Wednesday. S...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 05.11.20

12 garment workers die in Gujarat blast

At least 12 labourers were killed here when a portion of a godown where chemicals had been stored collapsed following an explosion on Wednesday morning. Those killed in the 11am accident had been pac...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Power utility blast kills worker

A contract worker was killed and a private security guard severely injured following an explosion at the seventh unit of the state-run Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL) on Tuesday morning. Police said ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Charred bodies of cop, wife & kid found

The police seized around 122kg of cannabis, valued at Rs 50 lakh, from a car, and arrested two persons in Birbhum’s Dubrajpur on early Tuesday morning. Police sources said that preliminary inve...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan


Calcutta  /  Published 02.11.20

Elderly pedestrian dead in accident

An elderly man walking along EM Bypass near Ajoynagar died after being hit by an unidentified vehicle on Saturday night. The pedestrian, Basudev Maji, 75, was trying to cross the road when he was hit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ajoynagar

Calcutta  /  Published 02.11.20

Astrologer dead in bedroom fire

An astrologer died of burns after a fire broke out in his bedroom on Sunday morning, police said. Neighbours spotted flames leaping out of Jayanta Shastri’s bedroom on the first floor of his th...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kestopur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.11.20

STATE DIGEST: Tusker dies in Giridih

Protests by villagers have stalled the construction of a road that would allow the smooth transportation of coal in Chatra’s Tandwa.  The villagers claim that the proposed road poses risks...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 01.11.20

HM chief shot dead in Srinagar

A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander was killed and another militant arrested during an encounter with security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar on Sunday, police said. Saifullah, who had taken...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.20

Elephant touches live wire, dies

An adult makna or male wild elephant without tusks died of electrocution at Kherkata village under Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri district on Friday night. Foresters visited the spot and filed a compl...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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