North East  /  Published 23.09.19

Nine killed in Sivasagar highway mishap

At least nine persons were killed and 12 injured when a Traveller and a bus, both overspeeding, collided head-on on National Highway 37 at Demow in Sivasagar district of Assam around 8.35am on Monday....
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.19

Who knows what tomorrow holds

Khabar nahin is jug mein pal kiSamajh mun! Ko jaane kal ki?A moment’s meaning in this age no one can tellWho then, O mind, can know the morrow? Ponder well!Chapter 16 of Satyana Prayogo athava Atmak...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Police ‘watch’ youth drown in Asansol

An Asansol youth fleeing from a gambling den during a police raid on Wednesday night jumped into a pond and drowned as cops stood on the edge allegedly ignoring his calls to be rescued.The family of A...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol(Bengal)

Bihar  /  Published 01.11.18

Woman, kids burnt alive in Kaimur district

 A 38-year-old woman and her two children were burnt to death in Kaimur district, around 240km southwest of Patna, late on Wednesday night, allegedly for her failure to give birth to a male child...
By Ramashankar in Patna

World  /  Published 01.11.18

King’s brother returns home

A senior member of the Saudi royal family, who had feared returning to the kingdom, flew back to Riyadh from London on Tuesday in the most significant move in the royal family since the killing of the...
By New York Times News Service in London


India  /  Published 08.05.20

Not an accident, by any stretch

Sixteen tired migrant workers sleeping on railway tracks during a long walk home were crushed to death by a goods train in Maharashtra on Friday, providing the most gruesome evidence yet how an unplan...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.20

Wild jumbo dies, 7 arrested

An adult wild “makna” (male without tusks) elephant was found dead at Takimari in the Rajganj block of Jalpaiguri district on Monday.Foresters suspect the animal was electrocuted. It had strayed o...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.20

Covid-19 death toll up by 11

The death toll from Covid-19 reached 61 in Bengal on Monday with 11 persons succumbing to the disease in the past 24 hours.According to the state government, there are 1,259 total confirmed novel coro...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Youth dies in Yogi crush

A young man died and two people suffered injuries in a stampede when police beat a crowd gathered to see chief minister Yogi Adityanath arrive in a helicopter in Ambedkar Nagar district on Saturday, e...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.05.20

Deaths in Uttar Pradesh on May Day

A young man from Jharkhand who had tested positive for Covid-19 after being intercepted on his way back home from Mumbai last week ended his life on Friday in Kanpur amid allegations of mistreatment a...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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