Post Tagged with: "West bengal"

At 1,550, Tamil Nadu has most no. of abandoned kids, says survey

At 1,550, Tamil Nadu has most no. of abandoned kids, says survey

CHENNAI: has the highest number of abandoned children — 1,550 from the ages of 7 to18 — living in child care institutions across the state, revealed a recent report released by the of Women and Child Development. The report, Mapping of Child Care Institutions under the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, […]

Metro hotlines with Lalbazar, fire HQ soon

Metro hotlines with Lalbazar, fire HQ soon

KOLKATA: Railway now plans to have hotlines between its control room, the Kolkata Police headquarters at Lalbazar and the fire services department headquarters. The hotlines will save precious time during emergencies like the one that occurred on the evening of December 27, 2018, when the undercarriage of a Metro rake […]

Ropeway services resume in Darjeeling

Ropeway services resume in Darjeeling

DARJEELING: The agonizing wait has finally come to an end with the ropeway services resuming in Darjeeling after nine months. On Saturday, staffers of the Conveyor and Ropeway Services Pvt Ltd (CRSPL), which operates the ropeway, conducted a maintenance and trial run to see if things were in order. Full-fledged […]

CAT Result 2018: 11 candidates score 100 percentiles

CAT Result 2018: 11 candidates score 100 percentiles

KOLKATA: Results for 2018 were declared by Indian Institute of Management – Calcutta (IIMC) on Saturday. This year 11 candidates have scored an overall 100 percentiles in CAT 2018. All 11 candidates are male and are from engineering and technology background. From the graduation records, 7 candidates are from different […]

Cops to ensure hassle-free New Year

Cops to ensure hassle-free New Year

DUMKA: The police administration on Monday said they will leave no stone unturned to thwart any attempts of miscreants to spoil the celebrations as revellers from bordering states of and Bengal are all set to throng important picnic spots in large numbers across the district. Security around the Massanjor dam […]

Woman held for selling fake hallmarked ornaments

Woman held for selling fake hallmarked ornaments

KOLKATA: A woman was arrested for allegedly exchanging spuriously hallmarked ornaments with original gold jewellery at a major jewellery chain’s Salt Lake branch on Tuesday. Police said, Shukla Paul, a resident of Duttabad, had first come to the Salt Lake HA block shop on November 4 and exchanged over 40 […]

Varanasi: Man held for fake currency circulation

Varanasi: Man held for fake currency circulation

LUCKNOW: The (UPATS) arrested a man from of Varanasi with 400 in denominations of Rs 2000. The miscreant of Champaran was nabbed on a tip-off from near and was a part of network supplying fake notes to various parts of India, said the officials. IG (ATS) said that Yadav was […]

Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away at 95

Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away at 95

Kolkata: Dadasaheb Phalke award-winning film director Mrinal Sen passed away on Sunday after a prolonged battle with age-related ailments. He was 95. The Padma Bhushan awardee, best known for films such as “Neel Akasher Neechey”, “Bhuvan Shome”, “Ek Din Achanak”, “Padatik” and “Mrigayaa”, was one of the most acclaimed filmmakers […]

WB: Eng medium teaching at 65 state-run schools

WB: Eng medium teaching at 65 state-run schools

KOLKATA: Around 65 in will introduce English medium teaching at primary and secondary levels from the next academic session, a senior government official said here on Friday. Of the 65 schools, 44 are in and 21 in the , the official said. Education minister Partha Chatterjee had said earlier this […]

Kol: Liquor shopowners oppose late-closure rule

Kol: Liquor shopowners oppose late-closure rule

KOLKATA: Owners of shops in Kolkata have pleaded for a withdrawal of the excise department’s decision extending the closing time for off-shops from 10 pm to 11 pm. In a letter to the excise commissioner, the Off and On Shop Association has claimed that the transport infrastructure of the city […]