World  /  Published 01.11.18

Mexico, India top list on scribe death probe lag

Governments around the world are failing to investigate the murders of journalists, with Mexico and India having the maximum number of such cases pending investigation, the International Press Institu...
By PTI in Vienna

India  /  Published 14.07.19

Amusement ride collapse kills two in Ahmedabad

Two persons died and 27 were injured when an amusement ride collapsed in the city’s Kankaria Lake area on Sunday, officials said.The mishap occurred in the evening when the pendulum ride malfunction...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

He sold little magazines at Nandan

Sajal Kumar Kanjilal, 66, used to sell little magazines at Nandan every day. On Saturday, too, he had left his Kasba home around 4.30pm. He was possibly headed home when he was dragged to death at Par...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.04.20

20 hotspots in country

As India’s overnight count of coronavirus patients spiked by 432 to reach 2,069 on Thursday, the health ministry said the country had “20 hotspots and 22 potential hotspots”.Health authorities s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

Narayana School shut for two days

The Authorities of the Narayana School at Jatiakhali here decided to keep the institution shut for two days from Tuesday following the fatal fall of a Class IX student from the second floor. On Tuesda...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


Books  /  Published 01.04.20

Can you predict death?

People think that if one is free of pain and suffering, if one does not struggle with it, if one does not die suddenly and if one does not die alone but instead is surrounded by loved ones while dying...
By Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

India  /  Published 02.06.20

Youth tied up, burnt alive

A youth in Uttar Pradesh was early on Tuesday tied to a tree and burnt alive after being abducted from his home at gunpoint, allegedly because he had been in a relationship with a woman from an upper ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.20

Young fireman dies in accident, officer held

A fireman died after a pole crashed on him when a fire tender with his station officer at the wheel slammed into it while reversing on the Tollygunge fire station premises on Friday afternoon.Debnaray...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.11.18

Catch the alpha to scatter the monkeys

Many a great war has ended with the capture of the king. In Agra, which has been held hostage by gangs of marauding monkeys, the administration has decided to fall back on the same strategy.The SOS un...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 15.11.18

3 tiger cubs dead in Maharashtra

Three tiger cubs were found dead in two forests in Maharashtra on Thursday at a time the state government has said its team had spotted two cubs of slain suspected man-eater Avni near a village in Yav...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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