Calcutta, India Newswire (Page 7)

Calcutta, India Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Dud-note trail to business districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Telegraph

    March 5: A haul of fake notes with a face value of Rs 56.74 lakh has been traced back to dealers in Burrabazar who are still exchanging demonetised currency, police said today. NRIs who were not in India between November 8 and December 30 have been allowed to deposit old notes at RBI branches till March 31. Scores of currency dealers operating in Burrabazar are allegedly using this window as a bait and offering to exchange illegal tender with legal money.

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  2. CNN's 'Believer' Is Reckless, Racist And Dangerously Anti-ImmigrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Switched

    It is unbelievably callous and reckless of CNN to be pushing sensational and grotesque images of bearded brown men and their morbid and deathly religion at a time when the United States is living through a period of unprecedented concern and fear. In the last few days, three Hindus and one Sikh have been shot in America, two of them fatally.

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  3. IIM Calcutta placements conclude with 474 offers4 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | India.com

    Indian Institute of Management , Calcutta has completed the final placement process for the PGDM batch of 2017. Aspirants are required to note that a total of 474 offers were made to students.

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  4. t2Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Telegraph

    On Valentine's Day in Calcutta, coffee shops and cheap eateries close to a college in Howrah are splitting at the seams. I am perhaps the only single in the restaurant and also the only... Have a wedding in the family? Looking for a destination? Want a location that's romantic and hits all the right buttons? What about budgets? Oh and the food.... I am often asked what luxury really is.

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  5. Kohli's mistake, that ball was nothing special: LyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta/Bangalore: Nathan Lyon is pleased to have bagged the prized wicket of Virat Kohli but pointed out that the Indian skipper perished due to his own mistake on the first day of the second Test at the Chinnaswamy on Saturday. Off-spinner Lyon, who walked into the record books with career-best figures of 8 for 50, said Kohli committed a mistake by not offering a shot, as Australia skittled India out for a paltry 189.

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  6. .com | Ask a sex workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | News24

    ... to mark International Sex Workers' Rights Day, which started when, in 2001, thousands of sex workers in Calcutta, India, gathered at a festival, GroundUp reported. "Sex workers are just human beings," explained a Sisonke member. She spoke about the ...

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  7. Hope in every step of 2500km walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Epic journeys still get done, in India. An incredible 63-year-old Briton Patrick Baddeley walked 2,500km from Kanyakumari to Calcutta, from October to February, commemorating 30 years of the charity Future Hope and in remembrance of his daughter Katie.

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  8. Fear of FIR strikes docsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Telegraph

    March 3: A reputable surgeon today cancelled all his scheduled surgeries to go into an emergency huddle with his team. The "emergency" wasn't about how to treat a patient - the decision they needed to make was how to treat the prospect of an FIR if the patient died in their care.

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  9. Panel to set hospital feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, March 2: A bill drafted by the Mamata Banerjee government for private hospitals in Bengal empowers a regulatory commission to fix rates and charges for treatment. The commission may also order cancellation of licence, closure of the clinical establishment and forfeiture of property in case a private hospital is found guilty of causing grievous injury or death.

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  10. Apollo CEO resigns in clinical strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | The Telegraph

    March 2: Rupali Basu, CEO of Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, resigned from her post today amid a series of allegations against the hospital about medical negligence and unethical practices. Some senior doctors at Apollo told Metro that they had been unhappy over how Basu was running the hospital and had expressed their dissatisfaction to top officials of the Apollo Group from Chennai.

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  11. Kolkata charity calls for donations to help poor at screening of film ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata, Mar 2 : Kolkata-based Calcutta Rescue at the recent screening of a new award-winning film about Kolkata's pavement doctor, Jack Preger, has urged all to come forward and donate generously for the cause of the poor and needy in the eastern city for whom the now octogenarian British doctor devoted his life. The film DOCTOR JACK directed by Benoit Lange and produced by Davis Rihs was awarded the best documentary - Jury in the 5th Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival 2016 and the best film public award in 52nd Jornees De Soleure, Switzerland.

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  12. Calcutta third on ultra rich listRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Telegraph

    According to the report, there are about 6,740 such individuals in India but the number would be 264,300 if only dollar millionaires are taken into account. "Despite the perception that Bengal and the city of Calcutta have lost out to other emerging cities such Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune in wealth creation, the numbers throw up a surprise.

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  13. West Bengal: ABVP to protest against - anti-nationals' in front of Calcutta UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | The Indian Express

    The state unit of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad , the RSS' students' wing, has decided to bring the heat of Delhi's student politics onto the streets of Kolkata. To condemn the acts of "Left-backed anti-national" students of Jawaharlal Nehru University , the group will protest in front of Calcutta University on Thursday.

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  14. Stephen there, Bishan hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Bishan Singh Bedi greets Sharmila Tagore at the Tiger Pataudi Memorial Lecture presented by Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals Kolkata at The Oberoi Grand on Saturday evening. The annual lecture is a joint initiative by The Bengal Club and The Telegraph.

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  15. Hospital waives bill after phone callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Feb. 24: Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, accused of refusing to discharge a patient till the bill was paid, denied the accusation but waived the bill today following phone calls from "leaders and ministers". Family members of Dankuni's Sanjoy Roy, 30, who died of injuries sustained in a road accident, alleged this morning that Apollo had refused to let them shift Roy to SSKM Hospital till they cleared the bill of Rs 7.23 lakh.

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  16. Many Metro logjams money cannot solveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Feb. 24: The influx of funds for Metro projects in Calcutta has given the implementing agencies money to spend but no solutions yet to the problems preventing them from completing three fragmented routes at either ends of the city. This 7km stretch is part of the Joka-BBD Bag project that is supposed to go through the Maidan, technically a tricky proposition on which the army would have the final say.

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  17. Power outage stalls Metro and traffic signals in rush hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Feb. 23: Metro rail stalled and traffic signals went blank as north, central and south Calcutta suffered a power outage during the weekday morning rush after all three units of CESC's Budge Budge plant tripped because of a sudden snag. Some government hospitals were also affected but power back-up ensured that ICUs, ITUs and operating theatres did not suffer.

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  18. Rare MSD moments at near-empty EdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Feb. 23: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, winner of two World Cups and one Champions Trophy, former captain of the world's No. 1 Test team and among the most popular cricketers ever, possibly made his most inconspicuous entry into the Eden Gardens today since becoming an international star.

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  19. Tea, samosa and anecdotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: Celebrities usually ride the gravy train, but Mahendra Singh Dhoni, having won almost everything that cricket has to offer, merrily hopped into the Kriya Yoga Express from Ranchi along with his Jharkhand teammates for an overnight journey to Calcutta. Dhoni has always been different from others and that's not just because he has mastered the 'helicopter shot'.

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  20. Read..Read the original story

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Telegraph

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni alights at Howrah station on Wednesday, arriving by train with the Jharkhand cricket team. The former India captain is leading the state side for the Vijay Hazare Trophy matches in Calcutta.

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