West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.22

Leopard carcass found, foresters smell poisoning

The decomposed carcass of a wild leopard was recovered from the drains of Diana tea estate located in Banarhat block of Jalpaiguri on Wednesday morning. Foresters suspect that the animal might have d...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.22

200 fall sick

At least 200 people, who consumed phuchka at an eatery in Baduria, North 24-Parganas, fell ill late on Thursday night because of suspected food poisoning. Police and local sources said the victims, w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.22

2 held for killing dogs

Hazrat and Miyajan were produced in a court in Krishnagar later in the day and remanded in judicial custody for 14 days. The police and local sources said a street dog had bitten Miyajan’s eight...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnanagar

Health  /  Published 05.01.22

When the bug hits the gut

In India, around 10 million suspected cases of food poisoning happen every year. All age groups are affected — from infants to the elderly. It usually occurs as an outbreak, with several members...
By Dr Gita Mathai

India  /  Published 29.12.21

Foxconn: Apple puts unit on probation

Apple supplier Foxconn Technology Group on Wednesday said it is restructuring its local management team, after the recent mass food poisoning incident at Sriperumbudur factory's offsite dormitory ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.21

State News Digest: Jumbos trample three to death

Hazaribagh: A couple and their six-year-old son died of suffocation in their newly built house in Romi area of town. Rinku Khan(35), his wife Nikhat Perween and son Ahmad. Nikhat’s brother Iftek...
By Our Bureau

Business  /  Published 19.12.21

Foxconn staff fall ill

Several employees of a Foxconn India unit, which makes iPhones for Apple Inc, were hospitalised on Saturday after a bout of food poisoning, a source familiar with the matter said. The food poisoning ...
By Reuters in New Delhi

News  /  Published 23.11.21

Rider spikes app-cab driver’s tea, arrested in Dum Dum

A man in his late-twenties has been arrested for allegedly stealing the wallet and cellphone of an app-cab driver after spiking his tea earlier this month. Pushpak Roy, 29, a resident of Dum Dum was ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Lake Town

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

Furore after poison bid in Bengal

Bengal BJP on Wednesday went to town against the Mamata Banerjee government over five contractual teachers consuming poison in front of Bikash Bhavan in Bidhannagar on Tuesday to protest their transfe...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.21

Bengal: Contractual teachers consume 'poison'

  Five female contractual teachers of primary schools allegedly consumed poison on Tuesday while demonstrating before the state education department headquarters here seeking immediate fulfilmen...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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