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Barrackpore: Retired army subedar arrested for spying

A retired Army subedar has been arrested from Barrackpore near Kolkata on the charge of spying for foreign intelligence agencies. Madan Mohan Pal, who retired as a subedar in 2008, was under watch......

Hudhud: Armed forces reposition resources in Andhra, Odisha

Responding to cyclone Hudhud, the armed forces have repositioned their resources to assist the civil administration to launch rescue and relief operations in the affected regions of Andhra Pradesh......

Four choppers evacuate marooned people, airdrop relief items

With the focus now shifting from disaster mitigation of cyclone to flood relief, the defence ministry on Monday said it has pressed four helicopters into service to evacuate the marooned local......

Cyclone Phailin approaches: Odisha to evacuate 2 lakh people

  With cyclone Phailin expected to make landfall in Odisha on Saturday, the state government mounted a massive operation to evacuate two lakh people from six coastal districts on Friday night......

Girl kills self, family alleges molestation by neighbour

A teenage girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence at Belgharia in adjoining North 24 Parganas district, the police said on Thursday. The 17-year-old girl was found......

How Kolkata's iconic trams plan to stay afloat

Two decades ago, Calcutta Tramways Company, which operates Asias oldest functional tram service, stepped out of its dedicated segment to launch a bus service. However, as the new venture only......

Kids earn brownies for companies

Can islands of welfare initiatives change the larger picture for children in India?Companies are running projects for children, but the scattered nature of these makes them drops in an ocean of......

HAL to export advanced light helicopters

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, would export its newly developed advanced light helicopters to Nepal and other countries.''The indigenously......

'I have recovered my cost on Mangal Pandey'

The big budget Mangal Pandey may have opened to mixed responses all over the country but producer Bobby Bedi claims he has already recovered the money spent on the film.The film stars Aamir Khan......

Who was Mangal Pandey?

For the few who think of Mangal Pandey as just another character role played by Aamir Khan, a quick lesson in history:So, he's not a fictional character?Of course not. Born in the village of Nagwa,......

US doing the same as colonisers: Aamir

Aamir Khan is back with another period flick, where the adversaries remain the same but it's not quite cricket. Ketan Mehta's Mangal Pandey, set in Barrackpore (near Kolkata) against the backdrop......

Waugh hails Ganguly, says he brought toughness to the Indian team

Legendary Australian cricketer Steve Waugh hailed former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, saying he brought toughness to the team he led. On a visit to Kolkata, to inaugurate a new building for......

United SC sacks rape-accused, E Bengal retains another

United SC terminated the contract of Baldeep Singh, while East Bengal stood by Jagpreet Singh after both were accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. The duo andformer India international and ex-East......

Tendulkar getting better with age: Waugh

Instead of waning with age, Sachin Tendulkar is getting better with every passing day, former Australia captain Steve Waugh said in Kolkata on Friday."He is improving day by day and in his prime......

Waugh has 'Cricket City' plan for Kolkata

Furthering his business plans, including the setting up of a mega Cricket City, in Kolkata, Australian cricket legend Steve Waugh submitted a master plan of his projects to West Bengal Chief......

East Bengal footballers granted bail

East Bengal footballers Sasthi Duley and Dipankar Roy, who were arrested for conspiracy in providing shelter to an alleged multiple murder-accused, were granted bail by the Calcutta high court on......

  People speak for barrackpore

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rajan
Q. Who fired at a British officer in order to inspire his regiment into an open revolt at the Barrackpore cantonment at Meerut? Mangal Pandey Ishwari Prasad Shaikh Paltu None of the above
Rajan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-fired-at-a-british-officer-in-order-to-inspire-his-regim/23013565/answers/

rajan
Q. What do you love most about Barrackpore?
Rajan:  A. Disha eye Hospital and Gandhi ghat, Police training college. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-love-most-about-barrackpore/23013565/answers/18638956

Sakshi Manchanda
Q. Please give the location of some wine shops in Barrackpore.
Sakshi Manchanda:  A. Ubique Hotel,Ground floor of Gift centre--Bkp Chiriamore. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/please-give-the-location-of-some-wine-shops-in-barrackpore./18638955/answers/18638932

Sakshi Manchanda
Q. Please recommend a mechanic in Barrackpore.
Sakshi Manchanda:  A. Barrackpore Auto--sastitala more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/please-recommend-a-mechanic-in-barrackpore./18638931/answers/18638900

  Web results for Barrackpore
Cops clueless on bullet origin

The bullet that got lodged in a schoolteacher's right foot without her realising it has been sent for a forensic test. Police are yet to come up... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141021/jsp/calcutta/story_18946589.jsp
Teacher receives bullet injury in Chinsurah

statesman news service Chinsurah 19 October A teacher on duty here received a bullet injury in mysterious circumstances. Albina Mardi, a... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/82007-teacher-receives-bullet-injury-in-chinsurah.html
Behind punishment posting, IPS officer Kabir's spat with namesake TMC leader

I don't know why I was transferred. I am quite bewildered, the IPS officer told The Indian Express at his home in Midnapore. Six days after he... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/kolkata/behind-punishment-posting-ips-officer-kabirs-spat-with-namesake-tmc-leader/
Diwali to light up her eyes after 22 years

For Manchali Mukhi, this year's Diwali will be truly spectacular. After spending 22 Diwalis in near-darkness, the 30-year-old Bhalubasa resident... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141017/jsp/jharkhand/story_18933348.jsp
Club ransacked in land grab bid

Statesman news service Barrackpore, 14 October A club was ransacked allegedly by a promoter's group who tried to grab a ground situated close... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/81330-club-ransacked-in-land-grab-bid.html

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