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Iranians on Monday cheered the choice of one of their own for the best foreign film Oscar, lauding director Asghar Farhadi's boycott of the Hollywood ceremony for his film The Salesman as an act of defiance against the Trump administration.

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Happy Birthday Prakash Jha: Almost every film Prakash Jha produces or directs, either faces censorship trouble or invites the anger of social groups.

Technology

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Motorola has confirmed the launch of the Moto G5 Plus for the Indian market.

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Scientists have created a three-dimensional (3D) organ-on-a-chip that can mimic the heart's amazing biomechanical properties.

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The world's only sample of metallic hydrogen created in the lab - touted as the "holy grail of high-pressure physics" - has disappeared, Harvard scientists say.

Kolkata News

Kolkata: 5 held for astrologer’s murder
Kolkata: 5 held for astrologer’s murder

Police sources said the arrested persons have confessed to their crime, and officers have begun searching for another person involved in the incident.

Apollo Patient Death: Wife files complaint against hospital for ‘extortion’, ‘medical negligence’
Apollo Patient Death: Wife files complaint against hospital for ‘extortion’, ‘medical negligence’

Sanjoy Roy had allegedly died due to delay when the hospital had refused to shift him to a government hospital unless all medical expenses were settle

Kolkata: 62-year-old man dies in police station
Kolkata: 62-year-old man dies in police station

The family of Snehamoy Dey, the deceased, claimed he was humiliated by the police and that the accusations were made without a formal complaint.

Bengal government to cover pension of 125 artisans per district
Bengal government to cover pension of 125 artisans per district

This, officials explained, was a part of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s larger plan of promoting a range of handcrafted heritage products, under the brand of ‘Biswa Bangla’ globally.

‘Witch’ assaulted, driven out of Burdwan village
‘Witch’ assaulted, driven out of Burdwan village

Police said that earlier this week, a local sadhu, Hansda, had alleged that the woman was a witch and “practised black magic every night with the intention of killing every man” in the village.

Trinamool can’t create Gorkhaland, so GJM workers who joined it have returned to us: Giri
Trinamool can’t create Gorkhaland, so GJM workers who joined it have returned to us: Giri

Speaking to The Sunday Express, GJM General Secretary Roshan Giri Saturday said that 370 party workers, who had originally belonged to the GJM but had switched to the Trinamool, have now rejoined the GJM.

Kolkata American centre attack: Man accused of sheltering attackers arrested in Gaya
Kolkata American centre attack: Man accused of sheltering attackers arrested in Gaya

A joint Bihar, Jharkhand Police and Gujarat Anti Terrorism Squad arrested Sarwar, who had been absconding.

Kolkata: ‘Former naval officer’ arrested for running land fraud ring
Kolkata: ‘Former naval officer’ arrested for running land fraud ring

Raman Venkaiah Raghavan, who police claim to be a former naval officer, was arrested by the Biddhannagar police after a case was made against him at the New Town police station.

Jharkhand man ends life over hospital bill
Jharkhand man ends life over hospital bill

Four persons, including three owners and the manager of the nursing home, were detained in this connection, police said on Saturday.

West Bengal Commission for Women: To reduce cases of sexual harassment, employers need to change thinking
West Bengal Commission for Women: To reduce cases of sexual harassment, employers need to change thinking

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 was passed by the Lok Sabha on September 3, 2012 to protect women from sexual harassment at work.

Kolkata: Two held for smuggling leopard skin
Kolkata: Two held for smuggling leopard skin

Shankar Das and Raja Tamanke reportedly brought the leopard skin, which is about 10 feet long, from Assam to Siliguri via Bhutan to sell it to a smuggler from Sikkim.

Jalpaiguri: At least 70 infants trafficked in last decade, says state CID
Jalpaiguri: At least 70 infants trafficked in last decade, says state CID

The police added that Jalpaiguri district officials had sealed Ashray — the shelter for destitute women that was at the centre of the racket.

West Bengal: Man dies after Apollo ‘refused’ to move him till bill was cleared
West Bengal: Man dies after Apollo ‘refused’ to move him till bill was cleared

Hospital has agreed to refund the treatment cost to the deceased’s family.

West Bengal turns saviour to CESC’s crisis
West Bengal turns saviour to CESC’s crisis

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday held a high level meeting at the state secretariat with the power minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay

Kolkata: Power supply failure hits Metro Railway services for 15 minutes
Kolkata: Power supply failure hits Metro Railway services for 15 minutes

“This is the first time in its history that Metro Railway services were affected owing to a power failure,” the spokesperson Indrani Banerjee said.

Jayanagar: TMC factions clash over a ‘dirt road’
Jayanagar: TMC factions clash over a ‘dirt road’

Ever since the violence, each faction has blamed the other for the clash.

Mamata Banerjee grants official status to two tribal languages, pays tribute to martyrs
Mamata Banerjee grants official status to two tribal languages, pays tribute to martyrs

Mamata also announced the state government has set up a committee, headed by Indologist Nrisingha Prasad Bhaduri, which would help create a written form for Rajbanshi-Kamtapuri.

Kolkata: Reopen factories, make contract labourers permanent, demands CITU
Kolkata: Reopen factories, make contract labourers permanent, demands CITU

The two-month long protest campaign is planned to culminate in a workers’ convention on April 5 in Kolkata.

Kolkata: Partha De, man who lived with sister’s skeleton for six months, found dead in new flat
Kolkata: Partha De, man who lived with sister’s skeleton for six months, found dead in new flat

Police said prima facie, Partha (45), committed suicide by setting himself ablaze.

Kolkata: Man who lived with sister’s skeleton for six months found burnt to death
Kolkata: Man who lived with sister’s skeleton for six months found burnt to death

The deceased software engineer’s 77-year-old father Arabinda De had also committed suicide by setting himself on fire in June 2015.

Housing not at cost of schools: CM Mamata Banerjee
Housing not at cost of schools: CM Mamata Banerjee

On Monday, the school reopened and students attended class in the damaged building.

Kanyashree scheme applicant in Kolkata: Girl ‘humiliated’ in school, probe on
Kanyashree scheme applicant in Kolkata: Girl ‘humiliated’ in school, probe on

‘Teachers asked for father’s documents despite knowing he abandoned her’

Kolkata: Four-year-old killed in house blaze
Kolkata: Four-year-old killed in house blaze

Fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze was brought under control in 10 minutes. The severely burnt child was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was declared brought dead.

Jadavpur University: Had demanded an apology; was offered his explanation instead, says ‘molestation victim’
Jadavpur University: Had demanded an apology; was offered his explanation instead, says ‘molestation victim’

“I don’t understand where the entire allegation that I am a Brahmin comes from. My parents both belong to OBC families, but if I talk about that, then I am sure my parents will be asked to show their caste certificate”, The ‘Victim’

Accused of molestation, Jadavpur University student goes ‘missing’
Accused of molestation, Jadavpur University student goes ‘missing’

The issue that started as an alleged case of molestation has now spiralled into a caste issue, while exposing faultlines between Leftist student outfits.

Calcutta HC orders CID probe into undertrial’s death
Calcutta HC orders CID probe into undertrial’s death

Police said Khan was arrested by the New Alipore police on November 6, last year, in a theft case. The court had sent him to judicial custody till November 17.

Pawan Kumar Ruia uses phone in jail, police start probe 
Pawan Kumar Ruia uses phone in jail, police start probe 

“Ruia was found using phone. It was seized and was handed over to police. A formal complaint has been lodged at Dum Dum station. Inquiry is ongoing,” said Subrata Mitra

Near Tipu Sultan mosque, shopkeepers protest Barkati’s ‘controversial’ statements
Near Tipu Sultan mosque, shopkeepers protest Barkati’s ‘controversial’ statements

Protests against Barkati aren’t new, but rarely has the Muslim community collectively raised their voice against the controversial leader.

West Bengal State Finance Minister Amit Mitra slams Centre over ‘more teeth’ for I-T, praises state Budget
West Bengal State Finance Minister Amit Mitra slams Centre over ‘more teeth’ for I-T, praises state Budget

He also lauded the state Budget and said there had been “excellent improvement” in all important metrics, when compared to the Left Front regime.

Kolkata: BJP inducts 22 leaders from other parties
Kolkata: BJP inducts 22 leaders from other parties

Besides TMC’s Alipurduar district vice-president Atul Suba, former Congress MLA from Kalchini, Paban Lakra also joined BJP.

Bhangar: Won’t take responsibility for those helping Naxals, says Kolkata Mayor
Bhangar: Won’t take responsibility for those helping Naxals, says Kolkata Mayor

Bhangar has remained tense since January 17 when protests against land acquisition for a power sub-station turned violent.

Kolkata: SSKM Hospital doctors attacked for ‘denying admission’ to elderly patient
Kolkata: SSKM Hospital doctors attacked for ‘denying admission’ to elderly patient

“It was a psychiatry emergency case and the patient was given bed in the medicine ward. Before our intern could begin treatment, around 10 to 12 people entered the ward and attacked the doctor.”

Kolkata: 3 arrested for ‘vandalising’ CMRI hospital
Kolkata: 3 arrested for ‘vandalising’ CMRI hospital

The hospital was vandalised by a mob after 16-year old Saika Praveen died due to alleged negligence.

West Bengal government to use optical fibrescopes to enhance Nabanna security
West Bengal government to use optical fibrescopes to enhance Nabanna security

Secretariat sources said initially ten optical fibrescopes would be provided to the Kolkata Police commandos, in charge of security of the 14-storied building, housing offices of senior officials and ministers.

Three arrested for violence in Kolkata hospital
Three arrested for violence in Kolkata hospital

They have been spotted ransacking the hospital premises during yesterday’s violence, city police said.

West Bengal: CM sees Kalimpong as tourist destination
West Bengal: CM sees Kalimpong as tourist destination

“We all know that the people of Bengal have a soft corner for Darjeeling and a large number of tourists visit the hill station,” Mamata said.