Business  /  Published 16.08.22

State Bank rate hike to push up EMIs

China’s central bank trimmed a key interest rate Monday to shore up sagging economic growth at a politically sensitive time when President Xi Jinping is trying to extend his hold on power. The d...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 13.08.22

UP boat tragedy: 7 bodies found

Bodies of seven of the 17 people who were feared drowned in a boat capsize two days ago were fished out in Fatehpur district on Saturday, police said. With the recovery of these bodies, 10 people hav...
By PTI in Banda, Fatehpur

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.22

Plea for revision of HC DA verdict

The Bengal administration on Friday moved a petition before Calcutta High Court seeking a revision of its order, which had asked the state to pay dearness allowance to its employees on a par with that...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

World  /  Published 13.08.22

Man killed trying to break into FBI office

After an hours-long standoff that closed interstate and disrupted rural life, law enforcement officers shot and killed a man who they said tried to break into the FBI’s Cincinnati office on Thur...
By Kevin Williams, Alan Feuer, Adam Goldman, Mitch Smith

News  /  Published 11.08.22

Bad roads, defective street lights in Salt Lake

Arterial roads and streets across all three sectors of Salt Lake that are riddled with giant potholes and dysfunctional street lights have turned several stretches into potential death traps for motor...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 10.08.22

Achinta Sheuli’s mother recalls son’s battle against abject poverty

Golden boy Achinta Sheuli's mother usually keeps his trophies and medals wrapped in a half-torn saree under the only bed in their two-room residence in Howrah district's Deulpur, around 20 km ...

India  /  Published 10.08.22

UP: Free bus rides for seniors

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the state government is planning to provide free bus rides to women above 60. He was addressing an event organised here to flag off 150 ...
By PTI in Lucknow

News  /  Published 09.08.22

Golden boy Achinta Sheuli returns home from Birmingham Commonwealth Games

“Many of our friends, who didn’t have any interest in weightlifting before, have started asking about the sport,” said Basha Bar, a talented student of Astam Das, who is also Achinta...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

India  /  Published 08.08.22

ISIS member sent to NIA custody

A Delhi court on Monday sent an active ISIS member, arrested for allegedly collecting funds for the global terror group, to NIA custody till August 16 for custodial interrogation. District Judge Dhar...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.22

Fund worry for state-run bus fleet

A cash-trapped South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) is not rolling out half of its regular fleet to various destinations in south Bengal, including Calcutta, from its Durgapur headquarters...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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