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Kolkata: Former Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan who was admitted to city's SSKM Medical College and Hospital after complaining of chest pain on Thursday, remains in there for "treatment and observation" on Friday, a hospital official said.
Published 23-Jun-2017 22:27 IST
Kolkata: A city private hospital was on Friday asked to cough up Rs 30 lakh as compensation by the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission (WBCERC) for alleged negligence in treatment of an infant leading to her death.
Published 23-Jun-2017 22:46 IST
New Delhi : The CBI on Friday confronted IPS officer SMH Mirza with alleged middleman 'Tiger' in connection with its probe into the Narada sting operation.
Published 23-Jun-2017 20:24 IST
Kolkata : Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), which is expecting to commission the first phase of the East-West Metro Project in the city in 2018, has completed tunnelling work under the Hooghly river in 66 days, an official said on Friday.
Published 23-Jun-2017 20:12 IST | Updated 20:43 IST
Kolkata : The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed that notice be served on the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung by all means possible in a PIL challenging the indefinite bandh called by the party in the Darjeeling hills.
Published 23-Jun-2017 19:08 IST
Kolkata : Blaming the West Bengal government and senior officers for the killing of three GJM activists in police firing on June 17, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung on Friday demanded a CBI probe into the deaths.
Published 23-Jun-2017 18:59 IST
Kolkata : Heavy rains lashed Kolkata and many parts of West Bengal on Friday afternoon.In Kolkata, the showers caused traffic snarls at important junctures. Traffic slowed down at M.G. Road crossing, Central Avenue and other parts of the city due to waterlogging.
Published 23-Jun-2017 18:27 IST
Darjeeling: National Federation of New States (NFNS), an umbrella body of various groups across the country fighting for separate states, on Friday said that the Centre should formulate a new policy for creation of new states.
Published 23-Jun-2017 18:11 IST
Darjeeling : The GJM, spearheading the agitation for a separate Gorkhaland, adopted a confrontationist stand on Friday with its chief Bimal Gurung threatening to intensify the stir and demanding a CBI inquiry into the alleged police firing in the hills on June 17.
Published 23-Jun-2017 17:37 IST
Kolkata : West Bengal CID has arrested one person from Barasat in North 24 Parganas district for practising as a dentist without a proper medical degree.
Published 23-Jun-2017 15:48 IST
Kolkata: The ongoing bandh sponsored by agitating Gorkha Janmukti Morcha in Darjeeling has cast a spell on the prospects of exports of second-flush tea, considered to be the most sought after and pricey in the importing markets.
Published 23-Jun-2017 14:37 IST
Darjeeling: All the 45 elected members of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), including its Chief Executive Bimal Gurung, on Friday resigned from the administrative body.
Published 23-Jun-2017 14:00 IST | Updated 16:24 IST
Darjeeling: Thousands of students studying in boarding schools here were being moved to the plains as the agitating Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) allowed a 12-hour window on Friday.
Published 23-Jun-2017 13:33 IST | Updated 14:49 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday constituted a medical board of seven doctors of the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata to ascertain health of a 24-week pregnant woman wanting to undergo abortion on the grounds of foetus abnormality.
Published 23-Jun-2017 12:30 IST
The Hague (Netherlands): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to the Bengali community here to bring software industries.
Published 23-Jun-2017 07:51 IST
Kolkata: Amid the prevailing unrest in the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal government has decided to form civil defence vigilance teams in gram panchayats to keep an eye over public properties.
Published 23-Jun-2017 07:31 IST
Darjeeling: In a bid to step up their stir for a separate state in the Darjeeling Hills, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha leaders have to quit the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) on Thursday. "Today we have decided to resign from the GTA. The resignations will be submitted to the principalMore
Published 22-Jun-2017 21:57 IST
Kolkata: Indian Police Service PS officer S.M.H. Mirza, whom then CBI named in the FIR with a dozen senior leaders of Trinamool Congress in the Narada sting footage case, appeared before the agency officials at Nizam Palace here on Thursday afternoon, an official said.
Published 22-Jun-2017 19:38 IST
Siliguri (WB): The West Bengal government on Thursday said it is open to discussion to restore normalcy in the restive Darjeeling hills, but did not give any commitment on withdrawal of security forces, a demand made by the GJM.
Published 22-Jun-2017 17:44 IST
Kolkata: The Darjeeling tea industry is expected to lose 20 per cent of its premium quality annual production and 40 per cent of its annual revenue due to the ongoing indefinite shutdown called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, tea planters said. All plucking and manufacturing operations in the 87More
Published 22-Jun-2017 16:58 IST

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