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Tag: Kolkata

Sindur Khela
Durga Puja 2021: Sindur Khela At South Kolkata Ahead Of Idol Immersion

Women Perform Sindur Khela At South Kolkata Ahead Of Idol Immersion.

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Kolkata Safest City
Kolkata Safest City Among Metros: NCRB Report

In the case of murders, Kolkata recorded only 53 cases whereas Delhi recorded 461 cases -- the highest among all the cities followed by Bengaluru (179 cases), Chennai (150 cases) and Mumbai (148 cases)

Sushmita Dev
Former Cong MP From Assam Sushmita Dev Joins TMC In Kolkata

Sushmita Dev had been serving as the national spokesperson of the Congress and its women's wing chief. She sent her resignation letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Sunday and offered no reason for quitting the grand old party.

Hope After Despair! Cured After ECMO Treatment, Odisha's Critical Covid Patient Thanks Doctors

This is Sanjay Agarwal from Odisha's Cuttack. On 1st May, he was tested positive for the Covid19 infection.

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Abhisek Mohapatra Set To Be Airlifted To Kolkata For ECMO Treatment

Critically ill Abhisek Mohapatra of Basudevpur of Bhadrak is all set to be shifted to Kolkata from Bhubaneswar through an air ambulance for advance ECMO treatment.

Abhisek Mohapatra Set To Be Shifted To Kolkata For ECMO Treatment, Kin Seek Public Help

A young critically ill Covid-19 patient, Abhisek Mohapatra, who needs urgent ECMO treatment, is all set to be shifted to Kolkata from Bhubaneswar on road as fund crunch has posed hindrance for his airlifting to West Bengal.

9 Killed In Railway Building Fire In Kolkata, PM Modi Condoles

Kolkata: At least nine persons were killed in a major fire that broke out on the 13th floor of a multi-storeyed building in Kolkata’s Strand Road area on Monday evening. Among the dead, four were fire brigade officials, an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Kolkata’s Hare Street police station, a senior railway official and a security […]

Man held captive
Odisha Man Held Captive In Kolkata For Ransom

Balasore: A man from the district has allegedly been held captive by some miscreants at gun-point in Kolkata for ransom. The miscreants allegedly have demanded Rs 8 lakh ransom from the family members of the victim, identified as Tapas Mohanty of Keshapur under Soro Police station in the district. Sukanti Mohanty, wife of the victim […]

Odisha : IPL Betting Racket Mastermind Arrested From Kolkata

Berhampur: Months of hard work finally paid off for the Berhampur Police when they managed to lay their hands on Dinesh Rathi the mastermind of a major Indian Premier League (IPL) betting syndicate in Odisha, on Thursday. Top police sources said Rathi was nabbed in Kolkata yesterday and brought to Berhampur where he has been […]

Chit Fund Case: CBI Brings Subhra Kundu, Wife Of Rose Valley Group Chief To Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A day after her arrest in Kolkata, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials on Sunday brought Subhra Kundu, the wife of Rose Valley Group chairman Gautam Kundu, to Bhubaneswar for questioning. As per sources, the CBI wants to conduct further probe in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam in Odisha. The […]

Inter-State Sex Racket Busted In Odisha, 6 Including 2 Women Arrested

Malkangiri: In a major crackdown, Malkangiri police has busted an inter-State racket that used to force minor girls into flesh trade. As per reports, six persons including two women from Kolkata have been arrested in connection with the incident. Senior police officials informed that the sex racket was operating in a clandestine manner at several […]

Cattle Smuggling: Over 100 Cattles Rescued, 5 Persons Held In Balasore

Balasore: Palpable tension gripped Khantapada area in Balasore after five vehicles reportedly engaged in illegal transportation of cattle were seized near Seragada tollgate on the National Highway-16 this morning. As per reports, four trucks and a pickup van smuggling over 100 cattle were en-route to Kolkata from Bhadrak when they were intercepted by police at […]

India's Deepest Metro Ventilation Shaft Completed

Kolkata: The country’s deepest underground rail ventilation shaft equal to a 15 storey building and an important part of the city’s East-West Metro line was completed on Monday, officials said. The ventilation shaft, which is 43.5m deep, was completed jointly by Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) and Afcons, a private engineering company. Such shafts are […]

49 NDRF Jawans Test  COVID-19 Positive In Odisha Following Return From West Bengal

Cuttack: At least 49 jawans of 3rd battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in Mundali have tested positive for COVID-19, official sources said on Monday. With this, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases detected in NDRF’s Mundali battalion has reached 50. Three days back, one NDRF jawan was tested positive for COVID-19. As […]

Cyclone Amphan: MHA Teams To Assess Damages In Odisha, West Bengal

New Delhi: As cyclone ‘Amphan’ is currently whirling at a speed of 70 kmph over Bangladesh a day after leaving a trail of devastation across a wide swath of West Bengal and Odisha, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is setting up special teams to visit these states and assess the damages. These teams […]

Amit Shah Won't Be Allowed To Step Out Of Kolkata Airport If CAA Not Withdrawn: Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind

Kolkata: West Bengal minister and state president of Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind Siddiqullah Chowdhury on Sunday threatened to disallow Union Home Minister Amit Shah to step out of the airport whenever he visits the city, if the Citizenship Amendment Act is not immediately withdrawn. Chowdhury said the contentious law is against humanity and the citizens of the country […]

Anti-CAA Protests On In Several Cities

New Delhi: Country-wide protests on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) gained momentum on Thursday as various groups protested in Delhi, Bengaluru, Patna, Kolkata, Hyderabad and many other cities and towns across the country. Meanwhile the authorities have prepared for the protests by deploying police force in large numbers and imposing section 144 in several […]

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Flight Operations Hit In Bhubaneswar Due To Foggy Weather

Bhubaneswar: Flight operations were majorly disrupted at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar today due to dense foggy conditions. At around 09:10 AM, Air India flight AI 77 was diverted to Kolkata after hovering around the city airport as it was unable to land at the airport in view of the inclement weather. […]

Sea Level Along Indian Coast Rose By 8.5 Cm In Last 50 Years: Environment Minister

New Delhi: Sea level along the Indian coast rose by 8.5 cm in the last five decades, Union Minister Babul Supriyo said in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Responding to a question on whether several cities will be submerged as temperatures are rising due to global warming, the minister of state (MoS) for environment said […]

Odisha 'Particularly Vulnerable' As Rise In Sea Level To Affect 36mn People In India By 2050

New Delhi: A study has warned that coastal Odisha is expected to be particularly vulnerable as rise in sea level may put some of India’s greatest cities in the flood-risk zone, affecting a total of 36 million people in the country by 2050 – about 31 million more than previously thought. Worldwide, rising sea levels […]

Cattle-Laden Pickup Van Seized In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Tension ran high near Motel chhak in Bhadrak after locals today detained a pickup van allegedly involved in illegal cattle transportation. Suspecting that the cows were being illegally transported for slaughter, some youths intercepted the pickup van. It is being said that the cattle were being illegally transported from Jajpur to Kolkata. Getting information, […]

From Mutton Kebab To Payesh, Abhijit Banerjee's Mother Plans Big For Son

Kolkata: Waiting eagerly for her son to come home after winning the Nobel, Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee’s mother says it is his late father’s rationality and sobriety which has rubbed off on his son making him so balanced and matured in handling criticism as also fame. An award like Nobel, she says, is recognition for […]

Kolkata in race to host India-Qatar WC qualifier in March

Kolkata: The iconic Salt Lake Stadium could once again be packed to the rafters for an India game as it is in the race to host the Group E World Cup qualifier tie against Asian champions Qatar on March 26 next year. The turnout for the Bangladesh game, unprecedented for national team matches in the […]

13 kg Gold Seized In Odisha Was Smuggled From Foreign Countries

Rourkela: A day after the officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) recovered nearly 13 kg gold while it was being transported in Howrah-Mumbai Jnaneswari Express, it has come to the fore that the gold was being smuggled from countries like UAE, Dubai, China, Bangaldesh and Myanmar to India. As per reports, the two accused […]

New Flights From Bhubaneswar airport
4 More AirAsia Flights From Bhubaneswar to Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata

Bhubaneswar: Good news for air travellers as AirAsia will start four new domestic flights from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar. As per airport authorities, AirAsia will launch 2 new flights from Bhubaneswar to Bengaluru from October 27. Moreover, the airliner will operate two flights from Bhubaneswar airport to Hyderabad and Kolkata. “The air […]