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French consul general bids goodbye to Kolkata

French consul general bids goodbye to Kolkata

KOLKATA: Damien Syed bid farewell to the governor and the chief minister of on Tuesday. Before leaving Kolkata at the end of this month on completion of his assignment in India, Syed met governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and CM on 21st August 2018. In Raj Bhavan, the consul general thanked the governor for their regular and fruitful exchanges over the […]

Kodagu: Man seriously injured in elephant attack

Kodagu: Man seriously injured in elephant attack

MYSURU: Around 40-year-old person was seriously injured when a wild tusker attacked him at Alur Siddapura at taluk in on Wednesday morning. Foresters said that the injured persons identified as Mani, a resident of Doddalli village coming under Alur Siddapura Gram Panchayat. Mani, who has a dairy, was travelling on his to distribute milk when a tusker which had strayed […]

IKEA to make Bengal a sourcing hub for global ops

IKEA to make Bengal a sourcing hub for global ops

KOLKATA: , the Swedish home furnishing giant with global revenue of over 38 billion euro (Rs 3 lakh crore), will make Bengal one of its procurement hubs in India for its worldwide operations. The state finance and industries minister Amit Mitra disclosed this at the concluding session of State MSME Conclave here on Tuesday. IKEA India project leader (new business […]

Kolkata has best roads in the country, says mayor

Kolkata has best roads in the country, says mayor

KOLKATA: At a time when the commuters are experiencing bone-rattling rides on large stretches of city thoroughfares, mayor on Tuesday said that Kolkata could boast of having the most well-maintained roads in the entire country. While replying to a query from Congress councillor Prakash Upadhyay at the KMC monthly meeting, Chatterjee said the civic body was committed to give citizens […]

After repair promise, KMC suspends demolition

After repair promise, KMC suspends demolition

KOLKATA: A demolition squad stopped short of razing a two-storey building, large parts of which have become insecure, at Bentinck Street on Tuesday after the tenants promised to undertake repair work within a week. The drive was undertaken almost after a month. Collapse of a couple of big chunks from one corner of the century-old building located near Kolkata Police […]

Veggie vendor’s wife fainted, but was rescued before house crashed

Veggie vendor’s wife fainted, but was rescued before house crashed

MADIKERI: Aneef, 54, was planning on a grand this year. Little by little, the had built a house and added a first floor – albeit on loan – but it all seemed to be coming together. The two-storey house with glass panels was a striking building, located behind a landmark, the Muthappa temple. Then, on August 15, Aneef’s dreams came […]

Professional rock climber’s bravery saves 2-month-old girl

Professional rock climber’s bravery saves 2-month-old girl

MADIKERI: Professional CM Praveen basks in the comfort that stems from a job well done. On Saturday, Praveen was entrusted with the job of rescuing a two-month-old infant — “the most difficult task” he has ever faced, he says — from a remote location in Thantipala near Madikeri. His rescue entailed zipping 75 metres across a torrid stream on a […]