KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: In connection with non-interlocking work in Bhopal Junction-Bina section of West Central Railway&’s Bhopal Division, 22912 Howrah-Indore Shipra Express leaving Howrah on 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29 June and 1, 4 and 6 July, 2013, will be diverted via Bina-Guna-Maksi with a stop at Guna station instead of its scheduled Bina-Bhopal-Maksi route. During the return journey, 22911 Indore-Howrah Shipra Express leaving Indore on 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29 June and 2, 4, 6 July will be diverted via Maksi-Guna-Bina route and will halt at Guna station.
SER commissions third line between Panskura and Shyamchak stations
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: South Eastern Railway today commissioned a 26.3 km third line between Panskura and Shyamchak stations, which will help in de-congesting train movements on the Howrah-Kharagpur section. The non-interlocking work for commissioning of the third railway line that was taken up on 28 May, was completed today noon, about 12 hours in advance of the scheduled time of completion. The mail/express/EMU local trains that were either cancelled, short-terminated or diverted during the non-interlocking work, will be reinstated according to their normal schedule from tomorrow, SER stated in an official release.
3 held with fake currency notes
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: The Special Task Force (STF) of the city police arrested three persons on charges of carrying counterfeit currency notes worth Rs 789,500. Ampa Mandal (20) of Malda, Hafiz Malik (42) and Jasir Malik (38) ~ both residents of Jharkhand ~ were arrested from Shreeram Arcade in the New Market area last evening. All the accused were produced before a city court today and remanded in police custody.
School teacher murder: One more held
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: Police arrested another youth ~ Chaitanya Saha ~ in connection with the murder of Indrajit Chakraborty, the school teacher who was found dead in his flat in Regent Colony in Jadavpur on 3 June. Police have already arrested four youths in this connection and are yet to arrest two more. Acting on a tip-off, police conducted a raid and arrested Chaitanya from Nimta in North 24-Parganas this morning. Investigation revealed that they killed Indrajit after the victim refused to give them money.
Man found dead
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: The body of a 52-year-old unidentified man was found in a canal at Manicktala today. Police are yet to find whether he was killed or he committed suicide. The body has been sent for an autopsy.
Women SUCI members protest rape
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: Nine women members of SUCI (Communist) were today arrested for putting up a roadblock at Esplanade protesting the gangrape and murder of a girl at Barasat. They demanded necessary steps to ensure security of women. They also submitted a memorandum to the chief minister’s office. It led to traffic congestion in the central business district.
Youth commits suicide
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: Bolen Sharma (21), who used to work as a daily wage labourer in an office of a senior railway office at the West Port area, committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of a room in the office. He was working there for the past three years. No suicide note was found. Police suspect that he committed suicide as he was suffering from depression.
Boy dies in hit and run
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: A 17-year-old boy, Bishal Shaw was killed after being hit by a car on R T Road at Cossipore this afternoon. He was declared brought dead when taken to R G Kar Medical College and Hospital. He was hit while crossing the road. The driver managed to flee.
Bus hits cart, driver and passenger hurt
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: A 19-year-old driver of a horse cart, Sheik Amin, and a passenger of the cart were injured when a minibus hit the cart from behind this evening at Queens Way.
‘Media showing wrong vegetable prices’
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: The state government today criticised a section of the media for not presenting the actual price of vegetables. Mr Subrta Biswas, agriculture secretary, said the state government is trying to control the sky rocketing price of the vegetables and task force is monitoring the price of the vegetables in the market. "Price of the vegetables have fallen; especially price of potato and green chilly have been reduced," he said. He said the reports regarding price hike of some vegetables that are being carried in some newspapers are not true. "The price of ginger has been hiked due to short supply from Meghalaya and chicken is being sold at Rs 150 from 17 outlets," he said.
Goons snatch gold chain
KOLKATA, 11 JUNE: Two goons snatched a gold chain from a 40-year-old woman at Old Ballygunge Road near Kareya tonight. Police said the duo snatched the gold chain from Ms Papiya Ganguly when she was waiting for a bus. The youths came on a motorbike and snatched the chain. The woman cried for help, but no one came forward to help her. Later she lodged a complaint with the Kareya police station.