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None to guide, queues grow at airport

Long queues are forming at two entrances to the airport terminal as the departure passengers who need to get b...

Tallah and Majerhat bridges get new life

Two bridges coming up at two ends of Calcutta are set to ease traffic movement once they are commissioned. Th...
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Rain hope pinned on distant system

September 2020 looked set to become the driest September in the city in at least five years but a cyclonic cir...

At 74 %, CLAT turnout clocks a dip

Close to 74 per cent of applicants took the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 on Monday for entry to natio...

Saviour seeks ‘exemplary punishment’

Nilanjana Chatterjee, who suffered fractures in her left leg while trying to save a woman who was screaming in...

The dangers of New Town

The stretch of the Major Arterial Road in New Town where a young man and a woman on a scooter were run over on...

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Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

Saviour seeks ‘exemplary punishment’

Nilanjana Chatterjee, who suffered fractures in her left leg while trying to save a woman who was screaming in a car on the night of September 5, told a judicial magistrate on Monday that she wanted e...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

None to guide, queues grow at airport

Long queues are forming at two entrances to the airport terminal as the departure passengers who need to get boarding passes from airline counters at Gate 3C are queueing up at the nearest gate and of...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

The dangers of New Town

The stretch of the Major Arterial Road in New Town where a young man and a woman on a scooter were run over on Saturday night has a series of guardrails on the carriageway, which force vehicles to zig...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

Rain hope pinned on distant system

September 2020 looked set to become the driest September in the city in at least five years but a cyclonic circulation brewing thousands of miles away can change the course, the Met office has said. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

Action on harassment sends a signal: Mimi

Police on Monday submitted the chargesheet against a yellow taxi driver arrested earlier this month based on actor-turned-MP Mimi Chakraborty’s complaint that he had passed lewd remarks at her. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Gariahat

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

At 74 %, CLAT turnout clocks a dip

Close to 74 per cent of applicants took the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 on Monday for entry to national law schools, N.K. Chakrabarti, the vice-chancellor of the National University of Jurid...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

IIEST board concerned over project delay

The board of governors at IIEST has expressed concern over the delay in the construction of a hostel and an academic complex six years after the Shibpur tech school was upgraded to its present status,...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 28.09.20

Tallah and Majerhat bridges get new life

The 650m-long bridge over the tracks at Majherhat will connect New Alipore with Mominpore in south Calcutta. Current status The cable-stayed bridge will have the main deck held by 84 cables, which h...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

What the heart hears, the hand will tell

Women are still a rare sight in a few places. One such spot is the one behind the tabla. Women vocalists have earned their place on the classical music stage. But not so much as percussionists. Somet...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

Dog lover alleges fund-raising fraud

A young woman who runs a shelter for stray dogs in the city has alleged that photographs and details of her centre have been stolen and used by others to raise funds online from abroad. Titas Mukherj...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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