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Fire in hospital in Hooghly district

A fire broke out at the state-run Serampore Walsh Hospital in Hooghly district today. "Smoke filled the Operation Theatre on the second floor as some hospital employees were doing maintenance work," a senior district official said, quoting eyewitness ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Popular Bengali folk singer dies in car accident

Bengali folk singer Kalikaprasad Bhattacharjee died in a accident in West Bengal's Hooghly district on Tuesday after his car apparently lost control and fell off the highway, police said."Bhattacharjee died in a car accident on the Durgapur Expressway near ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Bengal folk singer Kalikaprasad's driver arrested  Prokerala1 month ago Singer Kalikaprasad Bhattacharjee no more  The Assam Tribune1 month ago
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Schoolkid drowns in Hooghly river in Bengal

A Class 10 student drowned in the Hooghly river in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Monday, police said."Sayan Poddar (16) of Garia in the district had gone along with three friends to bathe in the river near the Diamond Harbour," Gautam Mitra, in ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Abhishek addresses first rally after recovering from injury

Trinamool Youth Congress chief Abhishek Banerjee today addressed his first rally in nearly six months after recovering from an injury caused by a car accident and described his comeback as his 'second innings' in politics. "This is like an second innings for ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Watering holes along highways go high and dry following SC order

Thousands of watering holes, iconic clubs and swanky pubs went high and dry as authorities went full steam to enforce a Supreme Court order banning liquor sale along highways while states gauged revenue losses. In Delhi, 100 restaurants, liquor vends and ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Former Kolkata Mayor Bhattacharya manhandled by mob, blames Trinamool

Former Kolkata Mayor and veteran CPI-M leader Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya on Saturday alleged that he was manhandled by a group of agitators in West Bengal's Hooghly district.Bhattacharya claimed "goons" of the ruling Trinamool Congress beat him up on Saturday ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago

Unpaid for months, veteran Bengal cardiologist jumps before train

A veteran physician committed suicide by jumping in front of a local train allegedly because he was not getting his salary at his Hooghly district hospital, the railway police said on Thursday."Rebati Mohan Ghosh, a cardiologist by profession, committed ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

WWF to undertake Ganges dolphin count in November

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Kolkata will start its Ganges river dolphin count in November after witnessing a dip in the number of the endangered species earlier this year. "After the rains stop in October-November, we will undertake the survey along ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Apollo patient's death: West Bengal health dept submits investigation report to secretariat

The West Bengal health department submitted its investigation report regarding the alleged medical negligence of Apollo Hospital, to Nabanna, the state secretariat on Friday. Sources said that the six-member team of doctors, which was looking in to the case, ...
 DNA1 month ago

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian Railways because for them heritage isn’t necessarily a function of age, says Bibek Debroy. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ The Jubilee Bridge was an old railway bridge, between Naihati and Bandel and across the river Hooghly. It possessed features to interest engineering enthusiasts. It was a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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