India  /  Published 12.06.19

Child dies after 110 hours in borewell

A two-year-old child who was stuck in a 150ft-deep unused borewell here was pulled out on Tuesday morning after almost 110 hours, but could not survive, officials and doctors said.Fatehveer Singh was ...
By PTI in Sangrur

India  /  Published 17.03.20

Third death: 64-year-old in Mumbai

A 64-year-old man in Mumbai with a travel history to Dubai on Tuesday became the first victim of the novel coronavirus in Maharashtra, which has reported the highest number of Covid-19 cases in India....
By PTI and The Telegraph in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 16.03.20

Students die of food poisoning in Arunachal Pradesh

The district administration will organise awareness programmes among children regarding Arunachal Pradesh’s poisonous plants after two students in Anjaw district in eastern part of the state died on...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 29.05.19

Gifted artist, who breathed life into Death, no more

Veteran painter and sculptor Benu Misra passed away on Wednesday morning at his Kahilipara residence here. He was 80.Misra is survived by his wife, son and two daughters.He had been suffering from age...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.05.19

Girl dies in bid to save friend

Vasty Lalhmeltha, 13, a resident of Perzawl, a remote village in the newly-created Pherzawl district of Manipur bordering Mizoram, died on Monday while trying to save her friend from drowning. Vasty w...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.20

Children drown in pond after play with colours

Four children drowned in a pond while taking a bath after playing with colours during Basanta Utsav celebrations in Nadia’s Taherpur on Monday. Subhajit Halder, 14, Sunny Pramanik, 14, his sister Sn...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Taherpur

North East  /  Published 16.12.19

Elephants attack man in Golaghat

Elephant depredation in the greater Bokakhat area of Upper Assam’s Golaghat district has triggered panic among residents, especially after a villager was critically injured at Lokhowjan on Sunday m...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Books  /  Published 11.01.19

Winter in the western imagination

One swallow does not a summer make. But a nesting swallow does. “The Vicario family,” says Gabriel García Márquez in Chronicle of a Death Foretold, “lived in a modest house... topped by two at...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.19

Colleague killed Malda woman: Police

The woman whose burnt body was found in Malda was from Siliguri and killed by a factory co-worker with whom she had a relationship, police said on Wednesday and ruled out rape.Alok Rajoria, the super...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

World  /  Published 09.12.19

5 killed as NZ volcano erupts suddenly

New Zealand police said early on Tuesday they did not expect to find any more survivors from a volcanic eruption that killed at least five people, injured up to 20 and left an unknown number unaccount...
By Reuters


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