West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Elephant found dead in Buxa Tiger Reserve

A wild elephant was found dead with an injury to the right hind leg at a village in the Buxa Tiger Reserve in Alipurduar district on Thursday morning. “The preliminary probe shows that the elep...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Businessman found dead in Hooghly river

The body of a 42-year-old city businessman who had been missing since Tuesday last week was found floating in the Hooghly on Sunday afternoon. His family identified the body on Monday. Bhupal Mukherj...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

From job woes to tiger's jaws

The unemployment caused by months of lockdown, compounded by en masse return of thousands of migrant labourers, in South 24-Parganas has made a large number of people enter restricted tiger reserves t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.20

Covid: steel city's first death

Covid-19 claimed its first victim in Jamshedpur with a 71-year-old resident of Sonari succumbing to the disease in hospital amid heightened concerns of a sudden spike in the steel city that recorded a...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 02.07.20

126 killed in Myanmar mine mishap

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least 126 people, with more feared dead, authorities said on Thursday, after a heap of mining waste collapsed into a lake, triggering a wave of...
By Reuters in Bangkok

India  /  Published 02.07.20

NHRC tells J&K, Ladakh to intimate it about custodial, encounter deaths

The NHRC has asked the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to intimate it about any custodial or encounter death, in accordance with guidelines, officials said on Thursday. In case of c...
By PTI in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Toto on road explodes, kills driver

A Toto driver was killed when his moving vehicle exploded near Bagbari under Englishbazar police station on Wednesday afternoon in a first mishap of its kind in north Bengal. Over 2,500 Totos —...
By Our Correspondent in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.20

Brute force: Custodial deaths and torture

An arrest can amount to a death sentence in India. This hypothesis is not implausible; there are alarming data on the use of excessive force on suspects and undertrials by law-enforcers. In a grim rem...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Hospital fined over toddler death

The state’s regulatory commission on Tuesday asked AMRI Hospitals to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family of a toddler who died at its Mukundapur hospital in 2018 after a nurse adminis...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Doctor found unconscious, dies at NRS

An associate professor of a government medical college and hospital was found in an unconscious state in his Phoolbagan home on Tuesday afternoon. He was declared dead at NRS Medical College and Hospi...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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