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Calcutta  /  Published 21.10.20

BSF rescues 54 lorikeets

Fifty-four lorikeets — brightly-coloured parrots that are found in parts of South East Asia, Australia and New Guinea — headed to the city from Bangladesh were rescued early on Wednesday, ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.10.20

Twin problem: Enough food but severe hunger

India ranks 94 out of 107 nations on the Global Hunger Index 2020. At a cosmetic level, this ranking seems to be an improvement as India’s score on the index, which stood at 32.2 in 2010, is at ...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.20

Bangla national shot in cattle row

The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Bangladeshi national on the India-Bangladesh border in Nadia early on Monday, terming it as retaliatory fire to an attack by cattle smugglers. BSF and lo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 16.10.20

SBI notice to McNally

The clock has started ticking for the troubled EPC contractor McNally Bharat Engineering Company Ltd. The State Bank of India has issued a notice to the company invoking the SARFAESI Act, which is use...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.20

Stomach this: Conflict and food security

The Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to the United Nations’ World Food Programme underlines the urgency of the challenge posed by hunger in a planet ravaged by conflict, the vagaries of climate c...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.20

Dangerous hunger: Farm bills & food security

The three agriculture bills rushed through Parliament by the Narendra Modi government seek to bring peasant producers into direct contact with corporate buyers without any intervention by the State. T...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.10.20

Camps for ration cards in Ranchi

Ranchi district administration will organise 33 special ration card application camps in the city on Friday for facilitating inclusion of downtrodden people under the Jharkhand state food security sch...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 06.10.20

Who are our 'most dangerous' celebrities?

Bollywood actresses Tabu, Taapsee Pannu, Anushka Sharma and Sonakshi Sinha are among the top 10 personalities generating the riskiest search results online in India, due to the malicious sites and vir...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

India  /  Published 01.10.20

Nod for secure link to army forward areas

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on Thursday cleared a long-pending project worth Rs 7,796 crore to establish a secure communication network for the Indian Army that will include modern optical...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.20

Anxious situation

Sir — The farmers’ produce trade and commerce (promotion and facilitation) bill, 2020, the farmers (empowerment and protection) agreement of price assurance and farm services bill, 2020 an...
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