Tag: Kolkata

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  • Navy searching for vehicle that skidded into Teesta river

    Navy searching for vehicle that skidded into Teesta river

    The naval team comprises 11 divers, two hydrographic experts and is equipped with side scan sonar and other state-of the-art diving equipment.

    July 23, 2019
  • On Martyr’s Day

    On Martyr’s Day

    But having repeatedly pulled up her party cadres for demanding “cut money” in connection with projects under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, she has now deflected the focus to the black money that, she alleges, has been siphoned off by the Bharatiya Janata Party.

    July 23, 2019
  • Silent screams of nostalgia

    Silent screams of nostalgia

    An exhibition of sketches on Kolkata by illustrator-sculptor Jacques Servières invokes emotions for the city dwellers and provides a glimpse to the foreigners

    July 20, 2019
  • The PUJO SPIRIT begins

    The PUJO SPIRIT begins

    Like every year, organising committees of different pujas in North Bengal have enthralling ideas up their sleeves that are ready to lend every worshipper a great experience.

    July 20, 2019
  • Triple Talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan threatened after attending ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ event

    Triple Talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan threatened after attending ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ event

    It is reported that Jahan had attended BJP's 'Hanuman Chalisa Paath' following which some people from her community have threatened and rebuked her for attending the event wearing a Hijab.

    July 18, 2019
  • ‘Green Ivory’ shola craft exhibition opens

    ‘Green Ivory’ shola craft exhibition opens

    Thirty master artisans were selected to exhibit their craft from Alipurduar, Murshidabad, Birbhum, Nadia, Howrah and South 24-Parganas with a view to revive shola craft tradition of Bengal.

    July 18, 2019
  • 516 fishermen saved from Bangladesh waters

    516 fishermen saved from Bangladesh waters

    They are being escorted up to Kakdwip harbour where they will be handed over to the state fisheries.

    July 17, 2019
  • Air India launches direct flights from Kolkata to Dubai four times a week

    Air India launches direct flights from Kolkata to Dubai four times a week

    Air India brings this attractive bouquet that Dubai has to offer to the tourists within easy reach with the commencement of the direct flight from Kolkata today, said the spokesperson.

    July 17, 2019
  • Short of charge

    Short of charge

    The Kolkatans consoled themselves that even Rome was not built in a day.

    July 16, 2019
  • ‘Gully’ author

    ‘Gully’ author

    Moti Nandi's 88th birth anniversary was observed recently and a statue of the author was unveiled on this occasion.

    July 16, 2019
  • Two arrested for selling weed near Jadavpur University

    Two arrested for selling weed near Jadavpur University

    Acting on a concrete tipoff that prohibited drugs were being sold near the university campus, police raided the area and arrested two persons in front of the gate no. 2 of Jadavpur University.

    July 15, 2019
  • Theatre artistes ask Metro Rail to ensure commuters safety

    Theatre artistes ask Metro Rail to ensure commuters safety

    The Academy of Fine Arts today witnessed a mournful crowd conveying their deepest condolences on the death of Sajal Kanjilal on Saturday in a freak mishap at Park Street Metro station.

    July 15, 2019
  • Metro mishap: Rly safety commissioner to probe

    Metro mishap: Rly safety commissioner to probe

    An FIR was lodged by the family members of the deceased at Shakespeare Sarani police station last night which was later transferred to Kasba police station today.

    July 15, 2019
  • Train services disrupted as violence erupts in Kakinara

    Train services disrupted as violence erupts in Kakinara

    Also, the Eastern Railway (ER) authorities had to cancel 20 EMUs, while two pairs of trains were short-terminated while three Express trains were detained en route.

    July 15, 2019
  • Fire at Nandaram Market; no casualty reported

    Fire at Nandaram Market; no casualty reported

    As many as 12 fire engines were pressed into service to control the blaze.

    July 14, 2019
  • MHA seeks report on cut money from state government

    MHA seeks report on cut money from state government

    In a letter dated 9 July to the state chief secretary, the ministry stated that it is forwarding a copy of the Notice raised during the ‘Zero Hour’ by Ms Chatterjee regarding “excessive collection of cut money” by Trinamul Congress cadres.

    July 14, 2019
  • Freak Metro mishap claims life

    Freak Metro mishap claims life

    According to witnesses, the doors closed on his hand and the train moved off with its usual high speed.

    July 14, 2019