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Big seizure of 952 star tortoises worth Rs 3.19 crore on Indo-Bangla border


Kolkata: 952 star tortoises have been seized by Indian border troops when they were being smuggled across to Bangladesh, in one of the largest seizures of these endangered reptiles. The incident occu

Bomb blast at Chandni Chowk creates panic

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Kolkata: A 'box bomb' on Friday exploded in the busy Chandni Chowk area in Central Kolkata creating panic in the locality during peak office hours.
Police, however, said there was no casualty. They s

West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan stresses on unified state


Kolkata: Governor M.K. Narayanan today made clear to the GJM, which has demanded a separate Gorkhaland state, that West Bengal will remain united and if the party wanted his intervention, they should

Kudankulam unit I may be commissioned any time: R Chidambaram


Kolkata: Phase I of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu might be commissioned any time now, principal scientific adviser to the government R Chidambaram said today.
"Phase I of the nucle

'Raped' Irish woman in hospital after drug overdose

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Kolkata: An Irish charity worker, allegedly raped by a businessman in Kolkata, has been taken to hospital after an overdose of prescription drugs, a medical official and police said on Sunday.

Three TV cameramen assaulted by people holding Trinamool flags

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Barrackpore (West Bengal): Three lensmen of local TV channels were attacked on Friday with iron rods and lathis by some people, holding Trinamool Congress flags, when they went to cover reported fact

Aerial surveillance for big cities likely


New Delhi: Mega cities like Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Ahmedabad may soon be covered by aerial surveillance as the Union ministry of home affairs formalises a “safe city“ proje

Delhi is not safe, I am going back to Kolkata, says Mamata


New Delhi/Kolkata: A day after she along with her state finance minister Amit Mitra heckled by Left student activists outside the Planning Commission office in New Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister M

Didi doesn’t give in to Modi charm


Kolkata: In an apparent bid to reach out to his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, Gujarat CM Narendra Modi on Tuesday targeted both the UPA at the Centre and the Left Front in the state.

Live: Left has ruined Bengal for years, says Modi


Kolkata: A day after he 'sold' pizza and Lijjat pappad to women at a FICCI meet in Delhi, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the Bharat Chamber of Commerce here on Vibrant Grow

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