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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......

PHOTOS: It's water, water everywhere in Kolkata

People wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rains. Photograph: PTI Heavy overnight rains lashed Kolkata leading to water-logging in many parts and slow traffic movement. A heavy rainfall of......

'Lalitgate like Bofors, is there a V P Singh in this government or outside?'

Lalitgate is so much like the Bofors arms scandal that eventually brought down the Rajiv Gandhi government despite his humongous parliamentary majority, Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi tells......

Kolkata: Low intensity bomb goes off in school ground, one injured

A low-intensity bomb on Saturday went off in a school ground in North 24 Parganas district in Kolkata injuring one person, a top police official said. Commissioner of Police, Barrackpore police......

Heat wave intensifies across India, claims over 65 lives

  Searing heat intensified across the country with the mercury maintaining its upward trend and heat wave sweeping across large parts, claiming over 65 lives in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and......

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......
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Promoter had a stellar rise in 70s

KOLKATA: Local promoter Subhas Chakraborty and victim's friend Barun Dutta, arrested on Monday for the murder of factory owner Sajal Sarkar, were... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Promoter-had-a-stellar-rise-in-70s/articleshow/48260194.cms
4,000 workers rendered jobless after Jagatdal Jute Mill declares suspension of work

Barrackpore, Jul 28 (UNI) Around 4000 workers and employees were today rendered jobless after their company Jagatdal Jute Industries Ltd here... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/news/others/4-000-workers-rendered-jobless-after-jagatdal-jute-mill-declares-suspension-of-work/143483.html
Bizman from Dum Dum drugged, burnt to death

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Kolkata, July 28 -- Sajal Sarkar (56), a businessman from... ...

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Rubber factory owner burnt to death

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The body of a rubber factory owner was recovered from the factory premises at Satgachia in Dum Dum area of... ...

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Half-burnt body of man recovered from factory

Kolkata, July 27 (PTI) A half-burnt body of an owner of a rubber factory was recovered from inside the factory at Satgachi area of Dumdum in the... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6304276_Half-burnt-body-of-man-recovered-from-factory.html

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