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Coronavirus Goof-up: Man declared dead returns home alive a week after recovering from Covid-19

In a rather bizarre goof up by authorities, an elderly coronavirus patient was brought back home in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district by his family members, a week after they received “his body” from a COVID hospital and cremated it. Shibdas Bandyopadhyay returned home a day before his family members were to perform ceremonies […]

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Rare ‘flapshell’ yellow turtle found in India’s West Bengal

A rare yellow turtle was rescued by villagers from a pond in West Bengal this week. The first one was spotted in Balasore district in the state of Odisha back in July. This is the second instance this year that a rare yellow turtle has been spotted in India. The rescued rare turtle’s images were […]

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Japanese cartoon character Shinchan tops merit list of Bengal college

The name of a Japanese cartoon character Shinchan Nohara’s name “mischievously” made it to the merit list of a college in West Bengal. Shinchan’s name appeared at the top of the BSc (Honours) merit list of Siliguri College in north Bengal. “The name was immediately removed and a fresh list put up on the college […]

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Aunt kills infant nephew by locking him in the closet

An aunt allegedly murdered her two-year-old nephew by locking him in a cupboard in the Indian state of West Bengal’s on Friday. The incident happened in Birbhum district. Following an altercation with the child’s mother. The aunt, Tajmira Bibi, had an altercation with the child’s mother, Shampa Bibi. On Friday afternoon the child suddenly went […]

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Modi’s party workers confuse Kim Jong Un with Chinese President Xi Jinping while burning effigy

A video of Narendra Modi’s party men burning effigies of Supreme Leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un from  West Bengal’s Asansol has gone viral. This happened because BJP workers confused Kim Jong Un with China President Xi Jinping. Angry with China, the workers hit the streets to made their fury known. They burnt effigies […]

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9-month-old baby girl tests positive for coronavirus in West Bengal

Five members of a family, including three children, tested positive for COVID-19 in West Bengal on Friday, taking the number of such cases in the state to 15, a senior health official said. Among the five are a nine-month-old baby, a six-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy, and two women aged 27 and 45, he said. […]

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Migrant worker becomes millionaire on the way back home after winning lottery

Bengali carpenter Ijarul had to flee Kerala because of the deadly Covid-19 outbreak. Loss of livelihood meant empty food plates for the family. On a whim, he had bought a lottery ticket. He won. What he anticipated as a period of no work and hard times, has now changed. In the wake of the outbreak […]

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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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Four children drown in pond after celebrating Holi

Four children drowned in a pond in Nadia district while taking bath after celebrating ‘Dol Jatra’, the festival of colours in West Bengal, police said on Tuesday. The children, aged between 9 and 13 years, included two siblings. The incident occurred at Jamal Danga village under Taherpur police station when the four children were bathing […]

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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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Biker falls off motorcycle while live streaming on Facebook, dies

A 24-year-old man riding a motorcycle died after he lost control of his vehicle and fell while recording a live video for Facebook, in Andal town of West Burdwan district in West Bengal. Chanchal Dhibor, who sustained a head injury, was rushed to a private hospital where he died on Saturday night. According to the […]

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Chinese bride’s family misses wedding due to coronavirus travel ban

A bride’s family was unable to travel due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Chinese bride married an Indian man in Bengal’s East Midnapore on Wednesday. The couple, who met seven years ago during a business deal in China, got married in a ceremony at the groom’s home. “My family is happy and well but they […]