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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......

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......

Trinamool on rampage in Bengal after Mamata heckled

Violence has erupted in Bengal on Tuesday after Students’ Federation of India activists heckled West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra.Banerjee on......

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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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
Pegged for death

Sourav's mother at their village; (left) accused Shyamal Karmakar, who is now under arrest. (Source: Partha Paul) There was little remarkable... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/pegged-for-death/
Kolkata to develop river tourism

KOLKATA: The Mamata Banerjee government plans to develop tourism on the Hooghly river with an investment of over Rs 100 crore over a period of... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533916/s/3c6e4d9c/sc/46/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Cindia0CKolkata0Eto0Edevelop0Eriver0Etourism0Carticleshow0C382683810Bcms/story01.htm
Police station gheraoed after husband kills wife

Statesman News Service Barrackpore,11 July A house wife was allegedly murdered by her husband at Ghola, following which the locals and... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/64993-police-station-gheraoed-after-husband-kills-wife.html
Civic police volunteers rally, demand wage hike

Statesman News Service Kolkata,10 July Hundreds of civic police volunteers today held a rally at Rani RashmoniAvenue with five demands,... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/64840-civic-police-volunteers-rally-demand-wage-hike.html
Doctor beaten up, hospital ransacked by angry relatives

Barrackpore: A doctor of agovernment hospital here was today allegedly beaten up and thehospital ransacked by the relatives of a teenager... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/doctor-beaten-up-hospital-ransacked-by-angry-relatives-news-national-ohlaahaaffbii.html

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