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WB: Shatabdi Express engine detaches from bogies

The engine of Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express detached near Jaugram station in Burdwan district on Howrah-Burdwan section of Eastern Railway on Friday.The engine travelled 250 metres after......

155 dead in floods in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha and West Bengal

At least 155 people have lost their lives and over 80 lakh people affected in fresh floods due to excessive rains in worst-affected Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Odisha. A monk takes picture......

Floods, landslide devastate Bengal, Manipur, Odisha

There is complete mayhem in West Bengal, Manipur and Odisha with more than 70 dead A bridge is washed away by the flood water in Thoubal district in Manipur. Photograph: PTI Two days after......

PHOTOS: Bengal flood situation turns grim, 1.19 lakh people affected

The waterlogged railway tracks at Sealdah Station in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI Photo Flood situation in south Bengal turned grim on Saturday with 1.19 lakh people taking shelter in relief camps in......

Most parts of Kolkata submerged; water, power & traffic services hit

Heavy rainfall lashed south Bengal districts and disrupted normal life in state capital Kolkata, throwing road and rail traffic out of gear since early Saturday morning as most parts of the city......

A start-up that doubles revenue, every year!

Image: Inauguration of Hearing Plus' Ghatkopar branch. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Hearing plus If you think hearing impairment treatment is too small to be considered an earning opportunity,......

Purulia, Jalpaiguri provided most jobs under NREGA

Purulia and Jalpaiguri districts, one hit by Maoist insurgency and the other affected by separatist demands for Gorkhaland respectively, have provided maximum days of employment under the National......

Casting the web over rural India

E-kiosks for services like bill payment and job queries are mushrooming all over rural India. Pradipta Mukherjee visits one such centre in a Bengal village.Gorachand Banerjee runs a common service......

Big business in India's small towns

The land registry office is possibly one of the best-known addresses in Singur today. The girl who directed me to it could not have been more than 16-years old and all the rickshaw and paanwallahs......
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Team Aroop scores an A in Asansol

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Ruling Trinamool Congress heads towards big victory in Bengal civic polls

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Violence, assault on media mar Bengal local body polls

Kolkata: Local body polls in four pockets of West Bengal on Saturday saw a turnout of about 70 percent, but were marred by violence, allegations of... ...
Gharial poached in N Dinajpur river

MALDA/KOLKATA: Wildlife outside the protected area in Bengal is under attack. After the poaching of a few fishing cats in Howrah, a gharial — a... ...
Pipes on train trigger bomb scare in Howrah

The pipes being taken to the Howrah Rail Yard for disposal. (Gopal Senapati) Five iron pipes stuffed with mud, pebbles and a yellow chemical... ...

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