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The Information Technology (IT) professionals have told the police that they were curios about the fourth episode of the ongoing season seven of Game Of Thrones and had, hence, accessed it illegally.

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Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai 21st August full episode written update: Keerti apologises to Dadi and solves their issues. Bua Dadi leaves the house. Naira (Shivangi Joshi) and Kartik (Mohsin Khan) remember last year's Janmashtami.

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Solar Eclipse 2017: Scientists warned people not to look into the sun without protection, except when the sun is 100 percent covered. To avoid eye damage, people were reminded to use special protective eyeglasses or pinhole projectors that can cast an image of the eclipse into a box.

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State-run telecom firm MTNL said it has increased 3G mobile internet data limit by up to three times in the same price for its pre-paid customers.The company announced that customers buying its Rs 99 data coupons will get 1.5 GB data with a validity of 30 days against 500 MB earlier. Similarly Rs 19 coupon will now provide triple data at 750 MB. The scheme has been in effect from August 7, the company said.

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WhatsApp is also unique in the sense that it is one of the few messaging app to have included ‘end-to-end encryption’ across the board by default. So how exactly does this feature work? Everything to know about WhatsApp end-to-end encryption explained.

Kolkata News

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury meets with car crash, unhurt
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury meets with car crash, unhurt

The accident took place near Rejinagar check post around 3.10 pm when Chowdhury was going to Raghunathganj in the district

West Bengal: Statewide tiger census to begin in November
West Bengal: Statewide tiger census to begin in November

The department recently concluded its elephant census and in its report said that there are 490 in North Bengal and 200 in South Bengal. Counting of both elephants and tigers is carried out every four years.

Woman found dead at in-laws’ house
Woman found dead at in-laws’ house

Sources in the police said Rajlakshmi Das, a Class X student, was found frothing at the mouth and bleeding from the nose on Friday night by her 24-year-old husband, Manish Das, when he came home.

In Kolkata, pregnant nurse ‘kills self’, husband held
In Kolkata, pregnant nurse ‘kills self’, husband held

While Shankodweep has claimed Arpita hanged herself from a ceiling fan, her parents alleged she was tortured and killed by her in-laws.

Kolkata man held for ‘raping’ minor for over a year after promising break in films
Kolkata man held for ‘raping’ minor for over a year after promising break in films

ADG (CID) Dr Rajesh Kumar told The Indian Express that Ali had been exploiting the girl for the last one year. “It is an important arrest. Ali was also associated with some bars on Kalyani Expressway,” he added.

Centre’s strict norms in way of solar power park in West Bengal: Govt
Centre’s strict norms in way of solar power park in West Bengal: Govt

“The Centre will fund only those solar parks with a minimum capacity of 500 MW. But such a huge project requires a big stretch of land … at least 2,000 acres. It is difficult to get such huge plots as we have fragmented land,” said said Shovan Deb Chattopadhyay.

CID recovers Rs 11.8 lakh after fraudulent transaction
CID recovers Rs 11.8 lakh after fraudulent transaction

“The complainant Amit Goel, MD of BG Udyog, deals with import of jute products and had made payment of $ 26,400 to Northern Jute Mfg Co Ltd.(Bangladesh) for import to the account as provided in the email,” said DIG (CID operations) Nishat Parvez.

Incumbent councillor kills self after she loses by 30 votes
Incumbent councillor kills self after she loses by 30 votes

“She could not take the humiliation. She had put her heart and soul in the campaign and was confident of winning. But she lost by such a thin margin. Some people also taunted her,” said Supriya’s husband Samir Dey.

SRFTI suspends 5 students for ‘indiscipline, vandalism’
SRFTI suspends 5 students for ‘indiscipline, vandalism’

An order issued by the institute claimed the students destroyed the security system/CCTV cameras installed at the main gate and grossly misbehaved with the security personnel.

Kolkata Civic polls: Would have done better had polls been peaceful, says BJP; CPM calls results ‘unacceptable’
Kolkata Civic polls: Would have done better had polls been peaceful, says BJP; CPM calls results ‘unacceptable’

BJP emerged second after it won four out of sixteen wards in Dhupguri Municipality and one ward each in Panskura and Buniadpur municipalities. The party also bagged 41 per cent vote share in Dhupguri Municipality in Jalpaiguri district and came second in 12 wards.

Bengal civic polls: Trinamool sweeps all seven bodies, BJP emerges as main challenger
Bengal civic polls: Trinamool sweeps all seven bodies, BJP emerges as main challenger

West Bengal civic polls: The BJP remained second after it won four out of sixteen wards in Dhupguri Municipality and one ward each in Panskura and Buniadpur municipalities.

Air hostess found dead outside Kolkata apartment, two detained
Air hostess found dead outside Kolkata apartment, two detained

“The deceased has been identified as Khongsit Clara Bansha Rai. Preliminary investigations have revealed that she was the lead cabin attendant of Indigo airlines. It is too early to ascertain how the incident took place,” said a police official.

Civic polls in West Bengal marred by isolated incidents of violence
Civic polls in West Bengal marred by isolated incidents of violence

Bengal Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari, however, denied the allegations. “The Opposition is saying all this because they have lost the support of the people. Elections are being held peacefully in the state,” Adhikari said.

Sweet shops to go on strike on August 21 to protest 5 per cent GST
Sweet shops to go on strike on August 21 to protest 5 per cent GST

If there is no action from the government’s side, we will go for a three-day strike from August 24, which may also be a hunger strike,” he added.According to shopowners, over 7,000 shops in Kolkata and about a lakh across Bengal will be on strike.

BJP leader arrested from airport  in over Rs 1 crore cheating case
BJP leader arrested from airport in over Rs 1 crore cheating case

Dutta, who has been been remanded to five-day police custody, told mediapersons while being taken to court: “This is a political game, I have been framed and everyone knows why this is not the right time to speak.”

Basirhat communal violence: Man arrested in Delhi
Basirhat communal violence: Man arrested in Delhi

Tension first erupted in Baduria on July 4 after the Facebook post showing “objectionable images” linked to the Prophet and Kaaba Sharif in Mecca went viral, following which a mob vandalised shops and homes, and set fire to vehicles, triggering retaliatory attacks.

‘Amid fear of violence’, seven civic bodies in West Bengal go to polls today
‘Amid fear of violence’, seven civic bodies in West Bengal go to polls today

CPM leader and former MLA Gouranga Chatterjee told The Sunday Express that his party workers will protest in Durgapur civic area if the Trinamool indulges in electoral malpractice or intimidate voters.

Man arrested from Delhi for ‘threatening’ Kolkata cop
Man arrested from Delhi for ‘threatening’ Kolkata cop

Sources in the police said the accused, Sanjay Singh, had allegedly threatened officer-in-charge (OC) of Sinthi police station Raghunath Thakur last week while seeking details about a missing person.

Narada probe: ED quizzes Kolkata Mayor
Narada probe: ED quizzes Kolkata Mayor

The Narada sting videos, released just before the 2016 Assembly elections, had showed several Trinamool Congress leaders purportedly accepting money from a fictitious company.

West Bengal CM leaves for Delhi; to meet Sonia, Opposition leaders
West Bengal CM leaves for Delhi; to meet Sonia, Opposition leaders

Mamata’s Delhi trip assumes significance as she has been relentlessly advocating for an alliance of all Opposition parties to oust the BJP from power in 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Sources in the Trinamool Congress said that Mamata’s visit is aimed at strengthening the Opposition unity before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

78 Bajrang Dal, VHP workers held for protest at newspaper office
78 Bajrang Dal, VHP workers held for protest at newspaper office

A few hundred workers of VHP and Bajrang Dal gathered near Chandni Chowk Metro station and tried to protest in front of the newspaper office. They raised slogans and tried to gherao the office where heavy police force was already deployed.

BJP mulling to bring six former Tripura Trinamool MLAs to campaign in West Bengal
BJP mulling to bring six former Tripura Trinamool MLAs to campaign in West Bengal

Rebel Trinamool MLAs Sudip Roy Barman, Asish Saha, Pranjit Singha Roy, Diba Chandra Hrankhawal, Dilip Sarkar and Biswa Bandhu Sen had joined the BJP at a public meeting in Agartala on Monday.

West Bengal IPS reshuffle: six officers transferred
West Bengal IPS reshuffle: six officers transferred

As per a notification, Sumit Kumar SP (Howrah rural) will take charge as DC (Headquarters), Chandannagar Police. Gaurav Sharma who is the DC (South East Division) will take Kumar’s position.

Man with Al-Qaeda links held
Man with Al-Qaeda links held

Ahmed will be handed over to West Bengal Police once their team arrives in Delhi. According to sources, he is allegedly a member of Ansarullah Bangla Team, an Al-Qaeda-inspired extremist group in Bangladesh.

West Bengal: Businessman shot at in Khardah, one arrested
West Bengal: Businessman shot at in Khardah, one arrested

Police sources said that Das, who is a supplier of sand and raw materials, was standing at a construction site at Rajaroad in Khardah when suddenly the assailants walked close to him and shot at him from a point blank range.

Gorkhaland demand: Centre yet to respond, GJM to spread agitation in plains
Gorkhaland demand: Centre yet to respond, GJM to spread agitation in plains

In an official release on Thursday, GJM general secretary Roshan Giri said that CM’s statement in the state Assembly was an eyewash since no formal communication has reached them and police and administration continued to commit atrocities in the Hills.

Two arrested for ‘forging’ marksheets, certificates
Two arrested for ‘forging’ marksheets, certificates

The accused duo were on Tuesday produced in the court, which remanded them to police custody till August 18.

Two Maoists, members of Dalma squad, surrender in Purulia
Two Maoists, members of Dalma squad, surrender in Purulia

Between 2008 and 2011, the Maoists were active in West Midnapore, Purulia and Bankura. After Kishenji was eliminated in 2011, several top Maoist leaders began surrendering, and the movement has slowly been fizzling out in the state.

Eight killed, 34 injured as bus falls into canal
Eight killed, 34 injured as bus falls into canal

Of the passengers who were declared brought dead at Shaktinagar District Hospital, six have been identified as Nizamuddin Mondal (63), Benazir Bibi (45), Rehana Bibi (42), Rezauel Mondal (42), Bishakha Biswas (48) and Khushi Haldar (6).

Ritabrata Banerjee needs to ‘rectify’, CPM state panel wants him punished
Ritabrata Banerjee needs to ‘rectify’, CPM state panel wants him punished

Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee is the former general secretary of SFI (Students Federation of India). He was elected to the Rajya Sabha from West Bengal in February, 2014.

Veteran Congress MLA Gyan Singh Sohanpal dies at 92
Veteran Congress MLA Gyan Singh Sohanpal dies at 92

The veteran leader had contested his first election in 1962 and became a minister in 1969 in Ajoy Mukherjee Cabinet. In Siddhartha Shankar Ray’s Cabinet (1972 to 1977), Sohanpal was minister for transport, jail and parliamentary affairs departments.

Cyber fraud case: German officials submit documents on victims, to record statement in court
Cyber fraud case: German officials submit documents on victims, to record statement in court

The German officials arrived in Kolkata on Monday morning to pursue a case in which some of their nationals were cheated by people who claimed to be computer technicians.

CPM state committee meeting: Party to decide on Ritabrata Banerjee’s fate today
CPM state committee meeting: Party to decide on Ritabrata Banerjee’s fate today

A three-member committee headed by CPM MP Mohammad Salim looked into the allegations, including that of leaking information to the media. Sources said the committee had prima facie found some evidence against Banerjee.

Kolkata: Bascule bridge malfunctions, stays open in morning hours
Kolkata: Bascule bridge malfunctions, stays open in morning hours

Earlier, the bridge used to operate day and night to facilitate vessel movement. Now, it is usually kept open only between 12 am to 4 am to avoid disruption of vehicular movement during daytime.

Over 18 lakh people were affected by floods: Minister
Over 18 lakh people were affected by floods: Minister

The minister said that West Midnapore, Howrah, Hooghly, East Burdwan and Bankura have been worst affected in the floods, while districts such as South and North 24 Parganas, Purulia, Nadia, Birbhum and Murshidabad were affected by heavy rain.

New Alipore: 80-year-old man found dead at home, robbery bid suspected
New Alipore: 80-year-old man found dead at home, robbery bid suspected

According to police, a safe and a cupboard in the victim’s room — which had been ransacked — had been forced open by the accused. “The victim used to stay in the mezzanine floor bedroom. The ayah used to stay in a nearby room.”