India  /  Published 22.03.19

Principal dead, friend a rebel

School principal Rizwan Pandit’s death has given birth to Rizwan Bhai, the militant.After 28-year-old Rizwan Pandit died in police custody on Tuesday — two days after being arrested for alleged te...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

World  /  Published 06.02.20

Jet skids in Istanbul, 3 dead; Flights resume

Flights resumed Thursday at an Istanbul airport after a Turkish airliner skidded off a runway, killing three people and injuring dozens.Sabiha Gokcen Airport restarted operations around 4 a.m. (0100 G...
By AP in Istanbul

World  /  Published 04.02.20

Hong Kong reports first virus death

Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, the second outside mainland China from a fast-spreading outbreak that has killed 427 people and threatened the global economy. China’s mark...
By Reuters in Beijing

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Woman cop killed in Valley

Suspected militants on Saturday shot dead a woman special police officer in a rare attack on a female cop in Kashmir, triggering widespread condemnation.The police said SPO Khushboo Jan was shot at fr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar

North East  /  Published 16.03.19

Alert on wild mushroom in Assam

After spurious liquor which killed more than 150 people recently, there is a call to spread awareness in the tea gardens of Assam against consumption of chhatu or wild mushrooms which could be poison...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Good deed in daughter memory

When Mohammad Nasim lost his six-year-old daughter to cancer in 2011, he decided to do something to keep her memory alive.Nasim, a hawker at Grand Arcade in Esplanade, has been organising a blood dona...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.01.20

2012 rape convicts seek stay on Feb 1 executions

The lawyer for the death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case Thursday moved a Delhi court seeking a stay on their executions scheduled for February 1, saying legal remedies of some ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.20

2012 Delhi gang rape: Another convict files curative petition with SC

One of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case approached the Supreme Court on Wednesday with a curative petition.Advocate A.P. Singh, representing convict Akshay Kumar, s...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Woman held for baby death

A young woman who had said her two-month-old baby had been kidnapped has apparently confessed to having killed her before dumping the body in a dry reservoir in her building’s compound off CIT Road....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 02.03.19

Demand for laligur ban

The state excise department, facing flak for the hooch tragedy that has left over 150 dead since February 22, on Saturday sought a “ban on import, storage and sale” of laligur (a kind of molasses)...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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