India  /  Published 24.06.22

'42 lakh deaths in India prevented by vaccines'

Covid-19 vaccines prevented over 42 lakh potential deaths in India in 2021, according to a modelling study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, which based its findings on estimates of...
By Our bureau and PTI in London

North East  /  Published 23.06.22

Assam floods: Death toll rises to 12

The flood situation in Assam remained grim on Thursday with over 54.5 lakh people still affected and 12 fresh deaths reported, officials said. The toll due to the flood since mid-May is now 101, they...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.22

Anis death: HC rejects CBI probe plea

Bengal on Tuesday reported 406 Covid-19 infections, 120 recoveries and one death. The state has currently  2,329 active cases. The positive confirmation rate was 4.74 per cent. ...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Kolkata receives rain relief on Thursday evening, monsoon days away

A sudden bout of thunderstorm in and around Malda town in north Bengal, around 350km north of Kolkata, in the early hours of Thursday led to the death of a man and his teenage son who were struck by l...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.06.22

Police release standard operating procedure for Rabindra Sarobar rowing clubs

The city police on Wednesday issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) that rowing clubs in the Rabindra Sarobar complex will have to comply with to resume the aquatic sport. The police had earlier...
By Subhajoy Roy


News  /  Published 07.06.22

Probable share market links in Gujarati couple’s murder

The Gujarati couple found dead at their residence in Bhowanipore was killed by someone close to them, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. The deaths might have links to the share market in which...

News  /  Published 07.06.22

Elderly couple with injuries found dead in Bhowanipore flat

A family source said one of the daughters of the couple, who is married and lives with her family in Bhowanipore, had been trying to contact her parents since morning but the couple were not answering...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Harish Mukherjee Road

News  /  Published 04.06.22

Family of rower who died files FIR

The family of one of the two teenaged rowers who drowned at Rabindra Sarobar on May 21 has lodged a police complaint alleging negligence on the part of the rowing club and the school for whose team th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 02.06.22

Mind the gap: Anomaly in Covid death figures

Asymmetries can be revealing. The Registrar-General of India’s report on medical certification of the causes of death in 2020 attributed 160,618 demises to Covid-19 even though India’s off...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.05.22

J&K: LG meets kin of deceased

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday met the family members of TV artiste Amreen Bhat and police Constable Saifullah Qadri, both of whom were killed by militants last week, and ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Srinagar


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