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BENGAL

Bengal youth killed for protesting against eve-teasing

A young man was hacked to death for confronting a group that was hurling sexual abuses at some women performers in West Bengal, the state police said on Sunday. "Md. Mustakin, a resident of South 24-Paragana district, was attacked by.....Read More

West Bengal: Socket bomb explosion injures 2 persons in Duttapukur

At least 2 persons were injured in a socket bomb explosion in West Bengal's Duttapukur on Sunday. As per the reports, two children were playing in the area when the bomb went off, grievously injuring both. Meanwhile, a bomb squad.....Read More

1500 tortoises get three arrested in Bengal!

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) recovered 1500 tortoises at a railway station in Bengal on Saturday 26 February.  As per the railway police officials, the tortoises were found packed in 35 bags in a railway coach of a train at.....Read More

Bengal nod for JV with GAIL for piped gas supply project

West Bengal's Cabinet Committee on Industry on Tuesday gave green signal to a joint venture between state-owned Greater Calcutta Gas Supply Corporation (GCGSC) and GAIL (India) to supply piped natural gas to households in greater Kolkata, a senior minister said......Read More

Bengal: Prisoners to learn basic literacy through computers

With the aim to achieve 100 per cent literacy among prison inmates of West Bengal, the state has launched a Computer Based Fundamental Literacy Programme (CBFL), it was announced on Monday. Christened 'Project Sandeepan', the initiative was launched on February.....Read More

Woman sets herself ablaze after quarrel with husband in Bengal

A woman allegedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze during an altercation with her husband over domestic issues in Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Sunday, police said. "Maya Gayen, 35, a resident of Jibantala area, allegedly set herself ablaze.....Read More

Labourer found dead in Bengal

A young man working as a labourer at a scrap shop was found dead in East Kolkata's Anandapur, police said on Wednesday. "Munna Khan (25) was found dead in a roadside bush along the Basanti Highway in Anandapur on Tuesday.....Read More

Rs 2 lakh-worth fake new notes seized by BSF from Malda district in Bengal

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on Wednesday seized fake Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination, having a face value of Rs 2 lakh, from Malda district in West Bengal. Acting on information received from an arrested fake currency trafficker.....Read More

Skeletal remains of Bhopal killer’s parents to be DNA-tested

The DNA test on the skeletal remains of the parents of Udayan Das, who killed and entombed his girlfriend in Bhopal, will be conducted in forensic science lab here, Raipur Superintendent of Police S.P. Sanjeev Shukla said on Wednesday. "The.....Read More

Bengal: Class 10 student drowns in Hooghly river

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.....Read More