West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.19

Schoolgirl died of suffocation: Calcutta police

The Class X student found in the school washroom with her wrist slashed and a polythene bag wrapped around her head had died of asphyxia, police said on Saturday, quoting the preliminary post-mortem r...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 22.06.19

Sirisena extends Sri Lanka emergency

A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka’s President on Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people.Maithripala Si...
By Reuters in Colombo

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

BRIEFS: Pedestrian injured in bike-hit

A 55-year-old pedestrian was hit by a motorcycle at the crossing of AJC Bose Road and DL Khan Road around 8.10am on Monday. The woman was admitted to SSKM Hospital. She had not been identified till Mo...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

World  /  Published 10.08.19

Epstein commits suicide in NY jail

Jeffrey Epstein, the financier who was long dogged by accusations of sexual abuse of girls and who was able to cultivate a stream of high-profile friends despite his lurid lifestyle, killed himself in...
By William K. Rashbaum, Benjamin Weiser and Michael Gold/New York Times News Service in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.19

Counselling before entry to Xavier’s College

St Xavier’s College will counsel all students and their guardians several times before admission to spot any possible difficulties and also to tell them about the support offered to overcome them.Th...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Student found dead on tracks in Calcutta

A first-year physics student of St Xavier’s College was found dead on the railway tracks between Uttarpara and Hindmotor stations about three hours after he left his college hostel around 10am on Th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 14.04.20

Man jumps to death from hospital

A 26-year-old man on Tuesday jumped to death from the window of the Bethany Hospital here where a senior doctor has tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said.The hospital was s...
By PTI in Shillong

India  /  Published 12.04.20

Farmer suicide tied to harvest

A middle-aged farmer committed suicide in his own agriculture field in Uttar Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region on Saturday.Villagers said that Rajkaran Shukla, 52, hanged himself from a tree on his four-...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

World  /  Published 25.07.19

Epstein found unconscious in jail

A week after being denied bail, Jeffrey E. Epstein was found unconscious in his cell on Tuesday at a federal jail in Manhattan with marks on his neck, and prison officials were treating the incident a...
By William K. Rashbaum and Mihir Zaveri/New York Times News Service in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.04.20

BRIEFS: Bribe cuffs

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials on Wednesday arrested a clerk at Dumka district education office (DEO), Iftekar, for taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from Ajay Kumar Dubey, the director of Weste...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi


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