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WB cricketer conquer world on prosthetic leg

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Thirteen years after taking to cricket, Tushar Paul realised his dream last week in England. The 36-year-old from Malda played no mean role in helping India win the T20 Physical Disability World Series, beating England by 36 runs in the final in Blackfinch, Worcestershire.

Before accident, Arsalan scion broke signals twice

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Arsalan Parwez, the scion of the eponymous biryani chain, is a habitual traffic offender, who had violated at least two traffic lights before the final, fateful one at the Loudon Street-Shakespeare Sarani crossing in the early hours of Saturday.

Protests after tributes to Netaji on ‘death anniv’

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Tweets paying tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his ‘death anniversary’ evoked strong protests from various quarters on Sunday.

Man electrocuted while switching on street light

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

A 71-year-old retired ordnance factory employee was electrocuted while trying to switch on the light of a lamp post near his residence at Sonarpur on Saturday evening.

Majerhat bridge looks at February 2020 finish date

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

The state public works department (PWD) has finally started building the new Majerhat bridge’s superstructure. It hopes the lifeline, connecting New Alipore, Behala and beyond, can be unveiled in February, next year.

West Bengal: BJP worker found dead in Kakdwip

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

Kolkata: Policeman's son found dead

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

More intense showers predicted today in Kolkata

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray gives support to South Mumbai fishmongers

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - Bureau Chief India July 19, 2019

What is black money, and why is it so difficult to quantify it?

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - Bureau Chief India July 19, 2019

Nadeem Saifi and his unique piece Dilbar win billions of heart

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, six top sangh leaders join Twitter - Read Now

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

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Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

Super 30, featuring Hrithik Roshan and Mrunal Thakur, is set to hit screens on July 12, 2019.

Nida (2019/IB/FB/02) - State Bureau Chief - Maharashtra July 01, 2019

One Minute It Was an Afghan Wedding. The Next, a Funeral for 63.

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

In Afghanistan’s protracted war, weddings have provided a rare respite from the violence. On Saturday, a bomber took away even that.

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

After days of violence and warnings from the Chinese government, organizers estimated at least 1.7 million people had turned out, making it the second- largest march of the protests.

Women Are Fleeing Death at Home. The U.S. Wants to Keep Them Out.

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Violence against women is driving an exodus of migrants from Central America, but the Trump administration is determined to deny them asylum.

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid.

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.

Teenage Brides Trafficked to China Reveal Ordeal: ‘Ma, I’ve Been Sold’

Posted on Saturday August 17, 2019

With women far outnumbered by men in China, some Chinese men are importing wives from neighboring countries, and using force to do so.