Over 3 lakh Belagavi farmers to benefit from Centre’s farm scheme

BELAGAVI: More than 3 lakh families in will benefit from the Pradhan Mantri () announced by the central government during the budget on February 1. Under this scheme, every farmer with...

Rescued stray pup makes way into elite dog squad

KOLKATA: A stray pup, rescued by cops from the streets of Kolkata one-and-a-half years ago and named Asha by her rescuers, is living up to its name. She is set to...

RKM stops 121-yr ritual over pollution concerns

HOWRAH: Pollution concerns has prompted the authorities to stop the display at Belur Math, a 121-year-old tradition on the birth anniversary or of Ramakrishna, this year. The event, which was...

Cloud chasers hit road to bust lightning myths

KOLKATA: When the rest of the city rushes to safety during a thunderstorm, a group of professionals leaves their office and homes in their GPS- and radio-fitted cloud-chasing SUVs to shoot...

Expelled TMC MP stays with me out of fear: Mukul

KOLKATA: BJP leader on Monday upped the ante against the government, saying expelled Trinamool Congress MP Hazra from Bolpur was staying at his house after facing threats from the ruling party....

Accident sparks tension at Ashoknagar in WB

KOLKATA: The police had to resort to lathicharge at Ashoknagar area of in when the locals blocked the road after the on Tuesday morning. The police were attacked and several...

Racing buses kill 55-yr-old cyclist in Kolkata

KOLKATA: In yet another fatal in a zone that has been witness to a sharp increase in such incidents this year, a 55-year-old cyclist lost his life after being run over...

French team in Kolkata for E-W metro safety tests

KOLKATA: East-West Metro’s Salt Lake run received an impetus after French independent third party assessor started safety examination on Monday. The French team was expected to land in Kolkata in mid-March....

Boy hangs self during video chat with girlfriend

BARASAT: A 21-year-old college student committed suicide allegedly during a video call with his girlfriend at Barasat’s on Sunday night. Police have seized the mobile phones of the youth as well...

Youth on way to wedding ceremony thrashed by mob

KOLKATA: A 32-year-old man on his way to a wedding ceremony was surrounded by a mob and assaulted at Dalimtala Lane near Burtolla police station on Sunday night. The mob thought...

Spate of accidents keeps Kolkata cops on toes

KOLKATA: Three clusters of traffic guards in the city — comprising six out of the total 25 — have witnessed 40% of fatalities in the city over the last three years....

Kashmiris pray for calm in Valley to return home

KOLKATA: Kashmiris on their annual trip to Kolkata to sell winterwear want peace in the valley so that they can return home. The recent heightened tension between between India and...

Gangavathi finally lands on country’s rly map

HUBBALLI: city finally landed on the country’s railway map on Monday. When the flower-bedecked train arrived at 12.45pm carrying MP , Gangavathi MLAs and Basavaraj Dadesugur along with other leaders, people...

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Parks near high tension wires worries Mysuru residents

MYSURU: Walking and jogging tracks and constructed under high-tension lines are not safe for users. At Vivekananda Nagar and Sharadadevi Nagar, has turned vacant...