West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.22

Murder after lottery row

The body of Ramiz Sheikh, 14, who went missing from a village in Murshidabad district’s Farakka on Saturday night, was recovered on Sunday morning, a day after eyewitnesses at the local market s...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

India  /  Published 27.03.21

Lottery vendor's word worth more than 6cr

Asked why she had chosen to work in a printing press after graduating in mathematics, Smija attributed it to “circumstances”. “Everyone has financial problems. I needed to earn a li...
By K.M. Rakesh in Thiruvananthapuram

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.20

Lottery sale & music at tea stalls ‘banned’

A kangaroo court (salisi sabha) has initiated unprecedented social policing measures for 12,000-odd residents of a village on the Murshidabad-Jharkhand border. The recently-formed samaj sanskar (soci...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

Business  /  Published 13.10.18

No winning Mega Millions ticket, jackpot now $654 million

No winning lottery ticket was sold for the Mega Millions drawing Friday night, meaning the jackpot climbs to $654 million.Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the es...
By AP in Iowa

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.20

Lotteries for book lovers at fair

Publishers from over 20 countries will set up stalls in the 44th edition of Calcutta Book Fair, which will be inaugurated on January 29 and will continue till February 9.Authors from Australia, Spain,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 24.10.18

Jackpot just short of $1.6-billion record

 Only one ticket matched all six numbers in the US Mega Millions lottery for a jackpot that was just short of a world record $1.6 billion, an official said early on Wednesday.The ticket, sold in ...
By Reuters in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Lottery keeps mason with cops

Coronavirus has prompted a migrant worker’s return from Kerala and purchase of a lottery ticket with Rs 1-crore first prize upon his arrival in Murshidabad’s Beldanga and his subsequent refuge at ...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Sports  /  Published 19.03.20

World's biggest jackpots

If there is only one thing that all lottery players have in common, it is trying to discover those magical lucky lotto numbers needed to unlock a lottery win. They all swear by different Approach and ...
By ABP Digital Brand Studio team


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