West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

Call of duty keeps Selina at the wheel

Lockdown may have sent the vehicles off the roads, but Selina Begum hasn’t stopped driving. The 30-year-old woman from Dakshin Hemtabad, a small village in Hemtabad block and around 20km from here, ...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Hollywood  /  Published 05.01.20

Adam Driver is a man of few words

Adam Driver has resting sphinx face. I don’t say this because of his memorably unusual features, though a long nose, full lips, and paintbrush flick of moles and freckles certainly help give Driver ...
By Kyle Buchanan/The New York Times News Service in

World  /  Published 14.02.20

Indian Uber driver sentenced in the US

An Indian citizen, who worked as an Uber driver, has been sentenced to a year in prison for transporting individuals who had entered the US illegally in exchange for money. Jaswinder Singh, 30, most r...
By PTI in New York

Entertainment  /  Published 08.02.20

Countdown to Oscars 2020

Ahead of the Academy Awards, which India can watch live on Monday morning, here is a list of the favourites and The Telegraph's picks for winners in some categories:Best picture Ford v FerrariThe...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 15.01.20

Fastest World Cup goal-scorer turns cab driver

Former Turkey football legend Hakan Sukur, who holds the record for the fastest goal scored in World Cup history, says he is now an Uber driver in the US.The 48-year-old former Blackburn Rovers, Inter...
By Agencies in

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.19

If only we could trust Uber

Should Uber be kneecapped for its long history of flouting the law, or can it possibly be reformed? Or am I a credulous dolt for even suggesting redemption for one of the sorriest companies ever to em...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

Drivers on strike, judges walk to work in Durgapur

Eleven judges and magistrates have been walking 1km from their quarters to the Durgapur sub-divisional magistrate’s court for the past two days because the drivers of their cars have struck work.The...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

App cab hassle on Day 1 of strike

Longer waiting time, cancellations and double the usual fare — app cab commuters had a harried time on Monday as many drivers stayed off the roads in response to a strike call issued by the West Ben...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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