Calcutta  /  Published 25.02.21

Car ride to gauge women’s safety

In Andhra Pradesh, she spent time with fisher-women who “toil hard from dawn to dusk”. “After collecting fish from a harbour, they bring the catch home to dry it under the sun. They...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.02.21

Fire station for New Town

The first fire station of New Town was inaugurated on Thursday. The station has come up nine years after its foundation stone was laid on a two-acre plot behind Axis Mall. Till date large swathes of...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.21

Bagdigi victims’ kin seek relief

Relatives of 30 miners, all but one of whom had died after the Bagdigi mine belonging to Bharat Coking Coal (BCCL) was flooded due to a wall collapse in 2001, told the PSU authorities on Tuesday that ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.01.21

Suspect held for Ormanjhi murder

Ranchi police on Thursday arrested the main accused in the murder of a woman whose body with head severed was recovered from a forest at Ormanjhi on the outskirts of the Jharkhand capital on January 3...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Fire at slum in Baghbazar

A massive fire broke out at a slum in Calcutta’s Bagbazar area on Wednesday evening, said the police. At least twenty five fire tenders were pressed into service to bring down the fire that eng...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


Science Tech  /  Published 12.01.21

What makes Signal a better bet?

A couple of days ago, a mother on a WhatsApp school group sent a message to its 55 members to switch over to Signal, an encrypted messaging service. A couple of days before that Elon Musk tweeted, ask...
By Mathures Paul in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.21

Trafficked girls flee from captors

Two teenage girls, brought to Rajrappa from Patna in a Scorpio by suspected flesh traders, managed to escape from their clutches, the police said on Sunday. According to the police, both the girls ar...
By Manoj Sinha in Ramgarh

India  /  Published 08.01.21

NCW advice: don't step out

The Uttar Pradesh woman who was gang-raped and murdered allegedly by a priest and two of his associates when she had gone to worship at a temple could have averted the crime had she not stepped out of...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Business  /  Published 30.12.20

Dual airbags in cars from April

The government plans to make it compulsory for new cars to provide airbags on the passenger side of the front seats from April. This could hike prices by Rs 5,000 to Rs 8,000 for the entry level ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.12.20

Fire safety audit nudge from SC

  The Supreme Court on Friday directed all the states to carry out a fire safety audit of dedicated Covid-19 hospitals across the country to prevent fire incidents in medical institutions. The ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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