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Indian legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee has died from Covid-19 complications

Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee, 85, has died from Covid-19 complications. The legendary actor was admitted to hospital in Kolkata city on 6 October after he tested positive for the virus. He will be mourned by fans and critics who avidly followed his six-decade-long career in Bengali language films. Chatterjee, who starred in more than 300 […]

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22-year-old Kolkata student who returned from London tests positive for COVID-19

A 22-year-old student who has been staying in London and returned home to Kolkata on March 13 has tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19. He is West Bengal’s second positive case of coronavirus. Health officials have said both cases in the city were “imported”. The first coronavirus case in West Bengal was reported […]

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After woman dies during childbirth, relatives slap doctor at Kolkata hospital

A doctor was slapped by the relatives of a 33-year-old woman, who died this morning at a private hospital in Kolkata. The woman had delivered a baby by caesarean section on Wednesday. Her relatives said she seemed to be recovering, but at 3 am, the family received a call that her condition was critical. By […]

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Cargo ship from China to sail into Kolkata amid coronavirus fears

At a time the coronavirus scare is at its peak, a ship with 19 Chinese crew members that sailed from Shanghai on January 29 will arrive in Kolkata this evening. Port authorities quarantined cargo ship Genius Star at Sagar Island, 120 km from Kolkata yesterday and sent a medical team of the Kolkata Port Trust […]

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Doctors find pen in lungs of boy who had complained of persistent cough

A 12-year-old boy got a new lease of life after doctors at the state-run hospital in Kolkata removed a pen cap from his lungs, a senior doctor said on Friday. The condition of the boy is stable after the surgery that was conducted on Thursday. The boy, a resident of Garia in the southern fringes […]

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AirAsia flight makes emergency landing after woman passenger threatens to blow-up aircraft mid-air

An AirAsia India flight was forced to return to the Kolkata airport after a woman passenger threatened to detonate bombs and blow up the aircraft mid-air. The incident happened on Saturday night after the Mumbai-bound flight carrying 114 passengers took off at 9.57 pm from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. A few minutes […]

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Tailpipe of Airbus A-320 with 130 passengers catches fire

A GoAir flight which was flying to Kolkata from Guwahati and carrying 132 passengers, returned just a little over 10 minutes after take-off. The A-320 NEO airliner had a serious problem with one of its engines on Monday with some passengers reporting a fire in the tailpipe of the engine, the government’s aviation watchdog, the […]

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Internet Links Crash At Kolkata’s Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport Delaying Flights

Over 25 flights were  delayed at the Kolkata airport after the internet servers inside the airport crashed. Internet issues started at 5.15 pm local time, after which all airlines started issuing boarding pass manually. The IT team of the airport was working on the issue, however it involves manual restoration, which was taking time. Airport […]

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Supreme Court Wants Proof Against Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar

The Central government told the Supreme Court that the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar is a ‘potential accused’ in the chit fund scam. But the Supreme Court dismissed the allegations, it demanded evidence against the Kolkata police chief, the government has sought 24 hours to produce evidence. The Solicitor General of India, Tushar Mehta represented the Government […]

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Park Street Multistory on Fire

A Fire broke out this morning in Kolkata’s posh Park Street area. The 5th floor of the multi-storied Apeejay House. No one is reported injured, ten fire tenders have rushed to douse the fire. Efforts are being made to evacuate the premises. This is the headquarters of Apeejay Surendra Group, and also has many other […]