Over 100 Shops Destroyed In Major Market Fire In West Bengal

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Shop owners alleged that fire tenders arrived late to the spot (Representational) Baruipur, West Bengal: Over a hundred shops were destroyed as a major fire ravaged a market in Baruipur town in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district in the early hours of Tuesday, officials said. The fire was noticed by locals around 2 am … Read more Over 100 Shops Destroyed In Major Market Fire In West Bengal

Heavy Rainfall To Lash West Coast, Peninsular India In Next 3 Days

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Heavy rainfall in Mumbai from Monday may lead to widespread waterlogging and traffic jams. (File) New Delhi: Intense rainfall is predicted in Mumbai and other areas on the west coast and in peninsular India during the next three days as the monsoon is likely to strengthen over the Arabian Sea, weather forecasting agencies said on … Read more Heavy Rainfall To Lash West Coast, Peninsular India In Next 3 Days

Former Malla Royal Shoots Himself Dead In West Bengal: Police

Alert Locals, Cops Save Driver As Car Submerges In Water-Filled Pit In UP

Salil Singh Thakur is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. (Representational) Bankura: A 62-year-old member of the former Malla royal family of West Bengal’s Bishnupur shot himself dead on Saturday, police said. Salil Singh Thakur shot himself in the head with his licensed pistol in the royal palace in Bankura district’s Bishnupur … Read more Former Malla Royal Shoots Himself Dead In West Bengal: Police

Heavy Rains Expected Over Central India, West Coast On August 6: Official

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Heavy rains are also expected over Mumbai, especially on August 6. (File) New Delhi: Heavy rains are expected over the central plains and the western coast on August 6 due to a low-pressure area, Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M Rajeevan said on Saturday. Heavy rains are also expected over Mumbai, especially on August 6, … Read more Heavy Rains Expected Over Central India, West Coast On August 6: Official

Chameleon Of Rare Species Found In West Bengal: Officials

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Teacher spotted the chameleon on the wall of his house and informed the neighbours. (Representational) Jhargram: A chameleon of rare species was found in a house in West Bengal’s Jhargram district on Saturday, Forest Department officials said. The reptile, which was spotted in the house of a school teacher in Sankrail village, was seen changing … Read more Chameleon Of Rare Species Found In West Bengal: Officials

West Bengal Reports Highest Single-Day Spike Of 2,589 COVID-19 Cases

Bihar Reports Over 2,900 COVID-19 Cases, Tally Crosses 50,000-Mark

So far, 50,517 people have recovered from COVID-19 in West Bengal. (Representational) Kolkata: West Bengal reported highest single-day COVID-19 fatality of 48 on Saturday, even as the daily rise in cases crossed the 2,500-mark for the first time, as per a bulletin issued by the state Health Department. The state detected 2,589 fresh cases, taking … Read more West Bengal Reports Highest Single-Day Spike Of 2,589 COVID-19 Cases

International Racket Dealing In Snake Venom Busted In West Bengal: Police

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Two kingpins of an international racket were arrested in the raid, police said. (Representational) English Bazar: An international racket dealing in snake venom was busted in West Bengal’s Malda district on Friday, and two persons were arrested in a major operation by the state CID and local police, officials said. The sleuths of the CID … Read more International Racket Dealing In Snake Venom Busted In West Bengal: Police

Somen Mitra Was "Youngest Older Brother" Of Congress In West Bengal

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West Bengal Congress chief Somen Mitra is survived by wife and son Kolkata: Somen Mitra, Bengal’s stalwart Congress leader and state unit chief since September 2018, died in the early hours today, leaving behind his wife and son and innumerable political followers. He was 78. Just yesterday, the family quoted Mr Mitra – who was … Read more Somen Mitra Was "Youngest Older Brother" Of Congress In West Bengal

West Bengal Congress President Somen Mitra Dies At 78

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Somen Mitra had undergone a bypass surgery some years back when he was a Lok Sabha MP. (File) Kolkata: West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra died at a city hospital in the early hours of Thursday. He was 78. Sources at the private hospital where he was admitted to said he died due to heart … Read more West Bengal Congress President Somen Mitra Dies At 78

At Least 11 People Die In Lightning Strikes In West Bengal

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Lightning also struck a piece of farmland at Dubrajhat (Representational) Kolkata: At least 11 people died and four others injured in lightning strikes in West Bengal’s Bankura, Purba Bardhaman and Howrah districts on Monday, as thunderstorms affected parts of the southern areas of the state, official sources said. Five people each died in Bankura and … Read more At Least 11 People Die In Lightning Strikes In West Bengal