West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.20

Lightning kills 8 in Birbhum

Lightning killed at least eight persons, including four women, in Birbhum district on Tuesday evening. Police sources said three persons each were killed in the Bolpur and Suri subdivisions of the di...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Whale carcass at Mandarmani beach

The carcass of a giant whale, with fins the size of an adult human being, was washed ashore at the Mandarmani beach on Monday morning. The body was over 40ft-long and weighed around 50,000kg, accordi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

World  /  Published 15.02.20

40 killed in attacks in restive central Mali

Forty people, including nine soldiers, have been killed in a spate of attacks in central Mali, authorities said Friday, with most of the deaths caused by inter-ethnic violence in the deeply troubled r...
By AFP in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.04.20

Neighbour duo found hanging

A youth and a minor girl were found hanging from the branch of a tree at Samtanagar under Mango police station area on Tuesday morning, sparking sensation in the area.The deceased were identified as s...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 24.03.20

US reports 10,000 coronavirus cases in single day

Over 10,000 confirmed coronavirus cases were reported in a single day in the US, raising the number of COVID-19 patients to 43,734, as President Donald Trump signed an executive order to prevent hoard...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 11.02.19

Over 100 cows die in UP in 2 days, probe ordered

More than 100 cows have been reported to have died in villages in Muzaffarnagar district over two days following which an inquiry has been ordered, officials said.The cows died in pastures and were su...
By PTI in Muzaffarnagar

World  /  Published 09.02.20

Thai soldier who killed 26 shot dead

A soldier with a grudge gunned down 26 people and wounded 57 in Thailand's worst shooting spree before he was fatally shot inside a mall in the country's northeast on Sunday, officials said.Officials ...
By AP, AFP in

World  /  Published 09.02.20

Coronavirus death toll overtakes SARS

The death toll in China's coronavirus outbreak rose to 811 on Sunday, surpassing the number of fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic, while over 37,000 people have been confirmed as being infected w...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 29.01.20

Coronavirus: death toll rises to 132 in China

Countries began evacuating their citizens on Wednesday from the Chinese city hardest-hit by an outbreak of a new virus that has killed 132 people and infected more than 6,000 on the mainland and abroa...
By AP in Beijing

World  /  Published 05.03.19

Shipping companies and Lanka's conservationists in alliance to save whales

When the feeding grounds of blue whales overlap with busy shipping lanes, it is often bad news for endangered marine mammals.In Sri Lanka, however, an unusual alliance has been forged: conservationist...
By AP in Colombo


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