West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

4 Bengal workers die in Mumbai mishap

Four migrant labourers from Murshidabad were killed when a service elevator failed and crashed at a construction site in Mumbai’s Hanumangali on Saturday. A fifth person from Maharashtra also d...
By Alamgir Hossain in Kandi

India  /  Published 26.07.21

Kerala: Bengal girl rewrites school’s score

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.21

HS topper now face of Kanyashree

Higher secondary topper Rumana Sultana, 18, is now the Murshidabad brand ambassador of Kanyashree, making her the first official face of the state government’s flagship scheme to encourage the e...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.21

Covid: Bengal logs 752 new cases, 10 deaths

Bengal on Tuesday logged 992 Covid-19 recoveries, 752 new infections, and 10 deaths, as its total active cases dropped for the 30th consecutive day, by 250 to 12,509. A month ago on June 20, Bengal h...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.21

Muslim community members urged to adhere to Covid protocol

The Bengal chapter of the All India Imam and Muezzin Organisation, headquartered in Murshidabad, on Tuesday issued a notice to all members, asking them to exhort community members to get vaccinated an...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore


West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

Four crushed to death on highway near Murshidabad

Four persons were crushed to death when a stone chip-laden truck careened into a tea stall off a state highway near Murshidabad’s Bhalkundi village early on Friday. Eyewitnesses said the truck,...
By Alamgir Hossain in Khargram

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.21

Active Covid cases below 20,000

Bengal on Friday logged 1,840 Covid-19 recoveries, 1,422 infections and 23 deaths. The state reported a drop in total active cases for 12 consecutive days as the figure fell by 441 to reach 19,729. T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.21

Suicide as loan agents harass

By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.21

Abducted boy rescued after three days

An 11-year-old boy who was abducted from a village in South Dinajpur on June 11 was rescued from Murshidabad district on Monday. Police sources said the Class V student, son of trader who hails from ...
By Alamgir Hossain, Kousik Sen in Raiganj, Murshidabad

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.21

Lightning kills 26 in Bengal

Lightning killed at least 26 persons across five Bengal districts — Hooghly, Murshidabad, Bankura, East and West Midnapore — on Monday. A state government official said 11 persons died in...
By Alamgir Hossain, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Behrampore, Hooghly


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