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1,200 Kids Admitted To Bengal's Burdwan Medical College, 9 Dead
1,200 Kids Admitted To Bengal's Burdwan Medical College, 9 Dead

According to the doctors, the patient affected by RSV will have a cough and cold in the first two days and then they will develop breathing problems, and, in some cases, it turns out to be serious.

15 Bangla-Speaking Persons Trained In Making Bombs By ISI Likely From Bengal

After the interrogation of the two arrested -- Osama from Delhi's Jamia Nagar and Zeeshan Qamar from Allahabad -- it came to the notice that the 15 Bengali-speaking persons whom they met at Jioni are from West Bengal.

Assembly Polls 2021: Voting On 475 Seats Begins In Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry

Voting began across 475 seats in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry today, at 7 am. Polling begins for 31 seats in third phase of Bengal elections Polling…

BJP Releases List Of Star Campaigner For Bengal, Assam

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released a list of ‘Star Campaigners’ for West Bengal and Assam Assembly polls. Prime Minister NArendra Modi will lead the party’s campaign in both the states. Actor Mithun Chakraborty, who joined the BJP at the Prime Minister’s rally on Sunday, has been made one of the star […]

70% People In Bengal, Assam Satisfied With PM Modi's Work
70% People In Bengal, Assam Satisfied With PM Modi's Work

New Delhi: Around 70 per cent of people in West Bengal and Assam are satisfied with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s policies and works, stated a survey carried out by IANS C-Voter. The survey was carried out in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam and the Union Territory of Puducherry where Assembly polls are scheduled in […]

PM Modi To Conclude 'Poribortan Yatra' In Bengal With Rally In Kolkata
PM Modi To Conclude 'Poribortan Yatra' In Bengal With Rally In Kolkata

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conclude BJP’s ‘Poriborton Yatra’ in poll-bound West Bengal by addressing a rally in Kolkata in the first week of March. BJP’s national secretary and co-incharge for West Bengal, Arvind Menon, told IANS that a large number of people are expected to attend the Prime Minister’s rally in Kolkata. […]

Numaligarh Refinery's Rs 949 Cr Plan To Boost Capacity, Lay Pipelines To Odisha, Bengal

Guwahati: The state-owned Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) in Assam has undertaken an ambitious Rs 949 crore plan to augment its capacity and lay 2,200 km of crude oil pipeline from the Paradip port in Odisha to Numaligarh, and product pipeline from Numaligarh to Siliguri in West Bengal, officials said on Saturday. A senior NRL official […]

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Cyclone Amphan: Odisha Sends 500-Member Team To Assist Bengal

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has sent a team of 500 members to assist West Bengal in post-cyclone Amphan restoration work, an official said on Saturday. “Cyclone Amphan is one of the worst disasters to hit West Bengal. The people of Odisha stand with West Bengal during this unprecedented crisis. Odisha has sent a team of […]

Army Sends Five Columns To Bengal For Cyclone Amphan Relief Operations

New Delhi: The Indian Army rushed five columns to West Bengal on Saturday to help the state in carrying out relief and rescue operations after cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in the eastern state, a senior officer said. In a statement, the Army said: “Based on the West Bengal government’s request, the Army has provided five […]

Army jawan in Leh tests positive for coronavirus, cases climbs to 147 in country
First COVID-19 Case In Indian Army As Jawan Tests Positive, Cases Climb To 147 In Country

New Delhi: A 34-year-old soldier has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Leh, Army sources said on Wednesday. This is the first COVID-19 case in the armed forces. The soldier, a resident of Chuhot village in Leh, came in contact with his father who had already contracted the infection. His father had returned from a […]

Bengal Virtually Seal Semifinal Berth After Massive Lead Against Odisha

Tangi: Bengal put up a strong batting display in their second essay to virtually seal a Ranji Trophy semifinal berth with a massive 443-run lead over Odisha in their last-eight clash here on Sunday. At close on the penultimate day, Bengal were 361 for seven following half centuries from Shreevats Goswami (78), Abhishek Raman (67) […]

13.41 per cent polling till 9 am in 9 LS seats in Bengal

Kolkata: An estimated 13.41 per cent of the 1,49,63,064 voters exercised their franchise in nine Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal till 9 am on Sunday, an Election Commission official said. Polling in the first two hours was peacefull, the official said. “Polling till 9AM in the nine Lok Sabha constituencies is absolutely peaceful. We […]

Nearly 81% polling in Bengal till 5 p.m.

Cooch Behar/Alipurduar (West Bengal): The endangered Toto tribals, tea garden workers and erstwhile enclave dwellers turned up in large numbers to take part in the world’s biggest festival of democracy, as voting continued beyond the 6 p.m. deadline in two northern West Bengal Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday amid reports of sporadic violence, EVM glitches […]

Fake Indian currency of face value Rs 9.82 lakh seized in Bengal

Kolkata: The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized fake Indian currency notes of face value Rs 9.82 lakh from a Bangladeshi national in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district, an official said on Sunday. Acting on specific information, the BSF officials raided Halderpara village on Saturday and apprehended one Mohammed Sukur Ali, 41, seized the […]

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Bengal to add 100 acres to Silicon Valley Hub in Kolkata: Mamata

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said the state government would add another 100 acres to the Silicon Valley Hub in the city after getting an overwhelmed response from four IT companies acquiring about 74 acres of the existing 100 acres, initially earmarked for the project. The project was launched in August […]

BJP contemplating to field more Muslim candidates in Bengal

Kolkata: The BJP in Bengal is contemplating to field “considerable” number of Muslim candidates in the Lok Sabha elections next year with an intent to make inroads into Chief Minster Mamata Banerjee’s solid support base among minorities, and corner a sizeable share of this numerically crucial vote bank. The saffron party’s aim to make a […]

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Shame: 100-year-old woman raped in Bengal

Kolkata: A 100-year-old woman was brutally raped allegedly by a 20-year-old youth in the middle of the night in West Bengal’s Nadia district, the police said on Wednesday. “The incident took place on Monday night. Argha Biswas alias Abhijit was caught by the family members of the old woman. A complaint was filed on Tuesday,” […]

Durga Puja celebration begins in West Bengal

Kolkata: Durga Puja rituals began in West Bengal on Monday as enthusiastic devotees plunged into merriment marking the first day of the biggest festival in this part of the world. “Sasthi” or “Bodhan” — the welcoming of the Durga idols — signalled the commencement of the five-day puja as the eastern metropolis welcomed its patron […]

Weather Alert: Heavy rain to lash several parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several places across the Odisha will experience incessant rains as a cyclonic circulation has formed over north coastal part of the state. Besides, a low pressure area is very likely to form over North Bay of Bengal around July 13 and become more marked subsequently. This is likely to trigger moderate to heavy rain […]

Bengal panchayat results: Trinamool takes lead, BJP emerges second

Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal took an early lead in all three tiers of the panchayat polls after nearly five hours of counting on Thursday. According to the latest trend, Trinamool went ahead in almost all the Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti seats across 20 districts where rural election were held on […]

Bengal thrashes Odisha in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20

Ranchi/Bhubaneswar: Bengal defeated an inexperienced Odisha team by seven wickets in their first game of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy at JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi on Monday. Bengal collected all the four points from this game. Bengal chased down the 158-run target in 18.4 overs with both the openers Shreevats Goswami and V […]

Several injured, vehicles burnt in Bengal clashes

Kolkata: Several people were injured and vehicles set ablaze as clashes broke out between a group of protesters agitating against a power grid project and West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress activists in South 24 Parganas district on Thursday. State Food Processing Minister and local legislator Abdur Rezzak Mollah alleged that the trouble started after activists […]

Rasagola Row: The Story Of The Hare & The Tortoise

From utter despondency to a flicker of hope, it was an extraordinary turnaround of moods for millions of Odias in the course of a few hours on Tuesday. The morning began with collective breast-beating after news of Bengal getting the coveted Geographical Indication (GI) tag for rosogulla spread like wildfire. By evening, however, it had […]

Japan releases postage stamps on Indian yoga experts

Kolkata: Acknowledging the role played by yoga legend Bishnu Charan Ghosh and his family members in spreading Indian postural yoga in Japan, the Japanese postal department has released postage stamps on four of Bengal’s famous exponents of the ancient Indian practice. The stamps on Bishnu Charan Ghosh, his son Biswanath Ghosh, daughter Karuna Ghosh and […]

7 rescued as two trawlers collide in mid-sea off Paradip coast

Kendrapara: The Coast Guard today rescued seven fishermen after two trawlers from Odisha and West Bengal collided off Paradip coast, Coast Guard officials said. The trawler from Odisha was damaged due to the collision and the Coast Guard personnel brought it, besides the other vessel, to Paradip. “The vessel (of Odisha) developed crack following the […]