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Three held for raping Kolkata woman in moving car (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Three people were arrested Saturday for raping a 37-year-old Anglo-Indian woman, a mother of two and a former call centre employee, in a moving car after ... Read more...

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Girl commits suicide over failed love affair (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Apparently distressed over a failed relationship, a 22-year-old girl committed suicide on Valentine's Day Tuesday by jumping on the railway tracks from a bridge at the ... Read more...

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Girl attempts suicide by jumping into crowded Howrah tracks


February 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Apparently distressed over a failed relationship, a 22-year-old girl was seriously injured after she attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the railway tracks of the ... Read more...

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Indian Christmas with desi fusion fare


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Christmas has over the years become an annual ritual celebrated in India with a "desi" flavour in millions of Christian homes -- and even at ... Read more...

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Passengers stranded; Trinamool, CPI-M blame each other


October 1st, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah, Oct 1 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday blamed each other as passengers were stranded at various places en route to the Howrah ... Read more...

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Railway’s superfast double decker train from Saturday


September 30th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi will flag off a superfast double decker train from Howrah to Dhanbad at Howrah station Saturday, an official statement said Thursday.The 12383 ... Read more...

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Security alert in Kolkata following Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) A security alert has been sounded in this West Bengal capital following the Delhi High Court blast that claimed 11 lives Wednesday.Checking at the entry and ... Read more...

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‘Trinamool showing mercy by not seeking President’s Rule’


December 31st, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Holding Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) squarely responsible for the ills plaguing West Bengal, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her party was showing mercy to ... Read more...

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Train passengers’ kin desperately seek information


July 19th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Worried relatives of the passengers in the Vananchal Express and the Uttar Banga Express involved in an accident Monday dashed from one station to another to know whether ... Read more...

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Cockroach in food in Duronto, passengers protest


July 19th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Passengers of the Mumbai-Howrah Duronto Express Sunday night staged protests at the Howrah station here after the discovery of a cockroach in a meal supplied on ... Read more...

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Anxious kin of derailed train passengers crowd Howrah


May 28th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Hundreds of agitated and anxious relatives of passengers of the Gyaneshwari Express train that derailed early Friday, killing at least 71 people, crowded the Howrah station for information ... Read more...

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German national found unconscious in Kolkata


January 21st, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) A German national was Wednesday found unconscious in an express train when it reached the Howrah station here, police said. The person, who later identified himself as David, told ... Read more...

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Mamata warns Maoists not to target railways


December 31st, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 31 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee warned the Maoists not to target railways and at innocent passengers to pressurise the government to give in to their demands.Speaking after flag ... Read more...

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Toll in Howrah bus accident rises to 14


July 5th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) With two more of the injured succumbing Sunday, the toll in Saturday's Howrah mini-bus accident has risen to 14, according to West Bengal police here. Eight others being ... Read more...

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Nine dead as speeding bus falls on Howrah rail tracks (Second Lead)


July 4th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) Nine people were killed Saturday when a speeding mini bus skidded off a bridge turned slippery by rain water and fell about 50 feet between two platforms ... Read more...

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Nine dead as speeding bus falls on rail tracks (Lead)


July 4th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) Nine people were killed Saturday when a speeding mini bus skidded off a bridge turned slippery by rain water and fell about 50 feet between two platforms of ... Read more...

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Ten killed as bus plunges onto railway track from bridge in Kolkata


July 4th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 4 (ANI): Atleast ten persons, including three women, were killed and 40 others injured when a mini bus carrying passengers fell from the over bridge onto a railway track of ... Read more...

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At least seven dead as bus falls on rail tracks


July 4th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) At least seven people died after the bus in which they were travelling fell off a bridge on the rail tracks near the Howrah station in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Relatives complain lack of information on rail tragedy


February 14th, 2009 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Anxious relatives of the passengers of the Howrah-Chennai Coromandel Express, which derailed in Orissa Friday evening, rushed to the Howrah station here to enquire about their fate but ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews West Bengal law and order situation


December 8th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday reviewed West Bengal's law and order situation at a meeting held here against the backdrop of the Mumbai terror strikes.Chidambaram, who was here ... Read more...

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Kashmiri held for links to Mumbai terror may not be policeman (Lead, Changing dateline)


December 6th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) A Kashmiri man arrested for allegedly providing a SIM card used by terrorists involved in the Mumbai terror strikes, may not have been a policeman as reported, Kolkata ... Read more...

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Teenager commits suicide at West Bengal ‘home’


November 25th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) A teenager girl, suffering from mental disorder, has committed suicide by hanging herself at a state-run home for destitute women in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said Tuesday."Asha ... Read more...

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High-powered explosives recovered in Kolkatas Howrah station


September 23rd, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sept 23 (ANI): A green box apparently containing high-powered explosives was on Tuesday recovered at Indias busiest Howrah Railway Station in West Bengal by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) spreading ... Read more...

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West Bengal hit by Trinamul shutdown


April 21st, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Train services in West Bengal were hit while schools and colleges were closed Monday during a 12-hour strike over rising food prices, with Rahul Gandhi cancelling his flight ... Read more...

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