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    Rs 1.37cr seized from 2 women at Kolkata airport

    Rs 1.37cr seized from 2 women at Kolkata airport


    CISF on Wednesday seized $2,00,000 worth approximately Rs 1.37 crore from two women attempting to board a flight to Imphal from Kolkata...

    CISF on Wednesday seized $2,00,000 worth approximately Rs 1.37 crore from two women attempting to board a flight to Imphal from Kolkata airport.
    Fire breaks out in Kolkata bldg, no casualties

    Fire breaks out in Kolkata bldg, no casualties


    A fire broke out in an office in a multi-storey building on Chowringhee Road on Friday. The office is situated on the fourth floor of the G+5 building under the limits of Bhowanipore police station. About five fire tenders and local police rushed to the...

    A fire broke out in an office in a multi-storey building on Chowringhee Road on Friday. The office is situated on the fourth floor of the G+5 building under the limits of Bhowanipore police station. About five fire tenders and local police rushed to the spot to carry out rescue works. No casualties were reported in the incident, officials said.
    Kolkata cabby who hurt autistic child held

    Kolkata cabby who hurt autistic child held


    Gariahat police arrested the Uber driver who had allegedly assaulted a six-year-old autistic child when he tried to play with the car air-conditioner panel on his way to school last...

    Gariahat police arrested the Uber driver who had allegedly assaulted a six-year-old autistic child when he tried to play with the car air-conditioner panel on his way to school last Tuesday.
    For Metro, Dunlop bridge cut with diamond-cutter

    For Metro, Dunlop bridge cut with diamond-cutter


    A 34.5-metre span of the old Dunlop bridge over Barrackpore Trunk (BT) Road was demolished completely on Thursday night to make way for the upcoming 3.78-km Dakshineswar-Noapara Metro corridor to meet its March 2020...

    A 34.5-metre span of the old Dunlop bridge over Barrackpore Trunk (BT) Road was demolished completely on Thursday night to make way for the upcoming 3.78-km Dakshineswar-Noapara Metro corridor to meet its March 2020 deadline.
    7 months after blaze, new-look Bagri reopens

    7 months after blaze, new-look Bagri reopens


    ma Devi Jain’s face — raised eyebrows, wide eyes and parted lips — said it all. It was a look of astonishment bordering on...

    ma Devi Jain’s face — raised eyebrows, wide eyes and parted lips — said it all. It was a look of astonishment bordering on disbelief,
    Kolkata sizzles, Met says no respite in sight

    Kolkata sizzles, Met says no respite in sight


    The city continued to bake under a scorching sun even as maximum temperature reached 36.7 degrees Celsius on Thursday, a notch above...

    The city continued to bake under a scorching sun even as maximum temperature reached 36.7 degrees Celsius on Thursday, a notch above normal.
    Kolkata: RFID to sniff out mobiles during WBJEE

    Kolkata: RFID to sniff out mobiles during WBJEE


    Carrying banned electronic devices inside examination halls would be nearly impossible for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination aspirants this...

    Carrying banned electronic devices inside examination halls would be nearly impossible for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination aspirants this year.
    Missing EC officer found, went away due to stress

    Missing EC officer found, went away due to stress


    Arnab Roy, the nodal officer in charge of the EVMs and VVPATs for the Krishnanagar and Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituencies, was found near his in-laws’ home near Howrah station on Thursday, exactly a week after he went...

    Arnab Roy, the nodal officer in charge of the EVMs and VVPATs for the Krishnanagar and Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituencies, was found near his in-laws’ home near Howrah station on Thursday, exactly a week after he went missing.
    23-yr-old held for rape and murder at Bagula

    23-yr-old held for rape and murder at Bagula


    Police officers in Baruipur have zeroed in on a minor girl’s rape and murder case, committed three years ago at Bagula village in Basanti, and arrested the accused, Sanatan Sardar, 23, a contractual...

    Police officers in Baruipur have zeroed in on a minor girl’s rape and murder case, committed three years ago at Bagula village in Basanti, and arrested the accused, Sanatan Sardar, 23, a contractual labourer
    Cops start drive to stop burning of leather waste

    Cops start drive to stop burning of leather waste


    Police have started filing FIRs against those violating National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders by burning leather waste in the Dhapa area.The latest to face police action was Naushad Ali (36), a resident of Beniapukur, who was nabbed by Anandapur police on...

    Police have started filing FIRs against those violating National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders by burning leather waste in the Dhapa area.The latest to face police action was Naushad Ali (36), a resident of Beniapukur, who was nabbed by Anandapur police on Tuesday for burning leather waste along with a few others