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Four killed, 40 injured as van overturns

Four persons were killed and 40 others injured, 12 of them critically, when their van overturned at Mongalbari on NH 34 in Malda district on Wednesday.

The mishap took place when some residents of Pa

Pinki Pramanik a male, says medical report


A medical report submitted today by the police in a court here after investigation confirmed Asian Games gold medal winner Pinki Pramanik to be a male.

Based on the report of the medical test done by

President Mukherjee conducts Mahasaptami rituals at home village


President Pranab Mukherjee rendered priestly duties on Sunday, donning the special puja robes, and performed customary Mahasaptami rituals for the Durga puja at his ancestral home in West Bengal's Bir

Man arrested after asking Mamata question denied bail

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Siladitya Chowdhury, who was dubbed a Maoist by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and arrested after he asked her a question during a rally, was on Monday denied bail by a local court.

Celebrations erupt in Pranab’s village Miriti


Celebrations erupted in West Bengal's Miriti village as its son Pranab Mukherjee won the presidential election on Sunday, with joyous residents dancing to the beats of 'dhaks' (traditional Bengal drum) and bursting firecrackers.

Fire in garment manufacturing factory in Howrah

A fire broke out in a garment manufacturing factory in the Foreshore Road in Howrah district on Friday night, Fire Brigade sources said.

The fire broke out in the garment manufacturing factory at aro

Warden arrested for making girl student drink urine

The warden of Patha Bhavan hostel of Visva Bharati University here who allegedly forced a girl student to drink her own urine to 'stop a bad habit' has been arrested on a complaint by the father.


Schoolgirl 'forced to drink urine' after she wetted her bed

In a shocking incident, a Class V schoolgirl here was allegedly forced to drink her own urine by the hostel warden after she wetted her bed.

Prez poll: Pranab tightlipped on support for his candidature


Amid growing support for him as UPA's presidential candidate, Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday preferred to remain tightlipped on the issue as party's influential MP Adhir Chowdhury remarked that they would

Nine killed in lightning

Nine persons were killed after being struck by lightning in North Dinajpur district on Monday, police sources said.

The nine persons-- seven men, one woman and a child were in the field at Chilandig

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