India  /  Published 29.11.19

Newborn deaths in UP trigger blame game

A sample survey’s discovery of a newborn mortality rate in parts of Uttar Pradesh that is 10 times the state average has begun a blame game, with bureaucrats blaming grassroots health workers who ar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

World  /  Published 27.11.19

7 get death for attack on Dhaka cafe

A Bangladesh court handed death sentences to seven members of an Islamist militant group on Wednesday for their role in an attack on a cafe in 2016 that killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in ...
By Reuters in Dhaka

Books  /  Published 21.12.18

Aatish Taseer's Benares is more than a cliche

On one of his visits to Benares, Aatish Taseer is dazzled by the sight of scholars conducting an academic conversation in fluent Sanskrit. In The Twice-Born: Life and Death on the Ganges, the lan...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.19

Dengue kills 3-year-old

A three-year-old boy from Lake Town died of dengue at a city hospital late on Sunday. Aharshi Dhar was down with fever for the past several days, a family member said. On Thursday his parents took him...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.20

Puppy death charges

A city court on Monday framed charges against two nursing students accused of killing 16 puppies on the NRS Medical College and Hospital campus last January.The additional chief judicial magistrate, S...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 13.02.19

Baby dies on train in Hatia, kin cry neglect

A 21-year-old woman from Lohardaga who delivered a baby girl on a train in Hatia on Wednesday said her newborn died in the absence of immediate medical attention, a claim vehemently denied by the rail...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.20

Violence after biker death

A motorcyclist allegedly riding without a helmet was hit by a private bus on Friday afternoon when the two-wheeler sped out of a bylane, which converges with Remount Road here, and tried to cross the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.01.20

Nirbhaya case: Convict Vinay Kumar files curative petition

Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the four men sentenced to death in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court on Thursday.A curative petition is the last legal re...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.01.20

Nirbhaya: Convicts to be hanged on Jan. 22

The four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will be hanged on January 22 at 7am in Tihar jail, a Delhi court said on Tuesday.Additional sessions judge Satish Kumar Arora who issued...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Accidents kill 3

Three people were killed in accidents in the city between Friday night and early on Saturday. Around 4.45am on Saturday, a truck hit a man riding a scooter in Garden Reach. Sohail Alam, 39, was declar...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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