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Skimming a first for cops‘ anti-bank fraud cell

Skimming a first for cops‘ anti-bank fraud cell

KOLKATA: Eight years ago, the Kolkata Police’s stumbled upon the city’s first , which also involved foreign gang members. The interstate probe had given the investigators insight into how Kolkata had slowly graduated from traditional frauds to high-tech bank frauds. A key investigator of the 2010 probe team now helms the anti-bank fraud cell. The 2010 probe and the complaints […]

Police grants permission to Amit Shah‘s rally

Police grants permission to Amit Shah‘s rally

KOLKATA: The on Wednesday granted permission for president ‘s proposed rally in the city on August 11, police said. The development came hours after the BJP Yuva Morcha alleged that they are yet to receive any communication from the Kolkata Police regarding permission for Shah‘s rally. The ruling Trinamool Congress took a swipe at the BJP and Shah, claiming that […]

3 fishermen drown, 5 missing after trawler sinks

3 fishermen drown, 5 missing after trawler sinks

DIAMOND HARBOUR (WB): Three fishermen drowned and five others went missing after a trawler overturned in the off Frazergunj in district, police said on Wednesday. ‘FB Paromita‘ with 18 fishermen on board had gone to the sea and overturned late on Tuesday. Ten of the fishermen were rescued while eight had gone missing, police said. Rescuers found three bodies floating […]

Kolkata: Portions of 300-yr-old buildings collapse

Kolkata: Portions of 300-yr-old buildings collapse

KOLKATA: Portions of three century-old buildings collapsed on Wednesday in north and central parts of Kolkata triggering panic among residents of city’s dilapidated buildings. The building department sent a demolition squad to each of these buildings to demolish the insecure parts that may further collapse due to rains. The first collapse was reported from Heramba Das Lane in the Amherst […]

Several hurt as bus overturns after hitting car

Several hurt as bus overturns after hitting car

Mangaluru: Several people were injured after a private bus overturned after one of its tyre’s burst and collided with a car near Adyar on Wednesday. According to the police, the incident led to a traffic pile-up on the national highway for some time in the morning. The bus was plying from Puttur to . The bus was speeding when its […]

Man beats his wife for taking pictures with her cousin

Man beats his wife for taking pictures with her cousin

AHMEDABAD: Sabarmati on Wednesday lodged an FIR against a 22-year-old man for allegedly beating his 19-year-old wife, after he saw of her with . According to the complainant, she married Nitin Thakor, a resident of Sabarmati on April 27. “Initially, the behaviour of my husband and in-laws was good towards me but gradually they started taunting me for little mistakes. […]

Now, GSRTC buses to use BRT corridor

Now, GSRTC buses to use BRT corridor

AHMEDABAD: The has decided to allow Gujarat State Road buses to use the bus rapid transit system (BRTS) decided corridor. The decision will be reviewed in three months. Municipal commissioner Vijay Nehra said, “We communicated to the ST authorities that their buses can now use the BRT corridor. The decision was pending implementation for a long time. On Wednesday, we […]