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A seven-year-old boy suffered grave head and spine injuries when a speeding autorickshaw ran him down on Foreshore Road, around 400m from Avani Riverside Mall in Howrah, on Tuesday evening.
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Rabindra Sadan, regarded by many as the state's culture cradle, has become a sanctuary for the critically endangered White-rumped Vulture in a beguiling choice of address by a species whose numbers have dwindled drastically.
Indian villagers watch devotees performing rituals during the Shiva Gajan Festival in Sona Palashi, a remote village some 140 kilometres west of Calcutta, capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal, on April 12, 2014.
Naihati, April 13: Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today criticised Mamata Banerjee for 'being seen in the company' of Anubrata Mondal, three days after Calcutta High Court referred to the same issue to wonder aloud 'are we in safe hands?' At a rally in Naihati to campaign for Barrackpore CPM candidate Subhashini Ali, the former chief minister said without ... (more)
A combination of factors has rekindled hope for the East-West Metro after a stop-start-stop year - from a steep jump in allocation of funds by the railway ministry to the state government's renewed participation in the project.
If Sonakshi Dabangg Sinha is a knockout as a boxer in her upcoming release Holiday , she has a Calcuttan to thank for helping her pack a Laila Ali punch.
Today marks the 127th birth anniversary of legendary Indian painter Jamini Roy. Roy was one of the earliest and most significant modernists of the 20th century Indian art whose career spanned nearly six decades.
In the four weeks since her 12-year-old son was diagnosed with blood cancer, Shah Jahan Begum has only fleetingly wondered why the government isn't paying for the medicines he will need.
Raising the bar is not a difficult task for young high jumper Sunita Hembram, a Class VII student of Subhasganj High School in Raiganj.
A former employee of a jewellery shop, accused of stealing ornaments worth Rs 6 lakh, was traced to a village in Odisha and arrested on Wednesday with the help of a train ticket that he had allegedly left behind at the crime scene.
Many state-aided schools in areas that will go to poll on May 12 will have an extended summer vacation - a week to fortnight more than usual.
The dust-draped Howrah bridge now sports two colours in the picture taken on March 24 - not Mamata Banerjee's favourite blue and white, but the usual dull grey in the middle and a fresh sparkling silver on the sides.
An overburdened Metro train buckled on Wednesday morning as its air-conditioning gave way and sent Calcutta's trusted transit system into a tailspin.
Kolkata, April 9 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday found herself in yet another controversy after she shared dais with controversial party leaders Anubrata Mandal and Monirul Islam - both facing murder charges and infamous for hate speeches.