Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
Major fire in Kolkata high rise, several trapped inside

Major fire in Kolkata high rise, several trapped inside

There is no news of any injury or casualty.

Mamata opens gates for French hotel group

Mamata opens gates for French hotel group

Mamata thanked senior executives of Salarpuria Sattva Group, the developers of the hotel for their ‘gift’.

From Other Cities

Family of two Jat boys who were killed organises hawan amid heavy police presence.

Of the 63 who died, only six women were driving the two-wheelers, the rest (57) were pillion-riders.

Electricity rates on power exchanges have also zoomed to Rs 7.5 to Rs 8 per unit in the past month due to the shortage of power.

With no ‘formal approval’ of site from state, proposal will now be taken up by new govt.

Qavi was booked under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA), repealed in 2004, but he was absconding since the FIR was lodged in 2003.

NGOs have been asked to interact with the homeless and get them to use night shelter facilities.

At curtain-raiser in Delhi, CM says the summit to lay thrust on social sectors.

When Sanvle did not reach home by August 15, his father, Sabhajit Yadav, lodged a missing complaint.

There is no drug so far that can kill the virus and treatment is symptomatic to ensure that the body does not get dehydrated.

The state government is also planning an aggressive social media campaign in the next four months to extract maximum mileage for the event.

Several who contested and lost 2012 Assembly polls made district presidents; women get short shrift.

The fire, as per eyewitnesses, broke out around 7.15 am after which the fire department and police were informed.

The bar owner D Venkatesh, the entertainment organiser Sunil and two others were absconding the police claimed.

Three incidents n Rs 2.60 lakh stolen from motorcycle; MC employee’s purse containing Rs 35,000 snatched.

The state executive committee meeting was held after 16 months and for the first time since Shah was appointed the party’s president.

The programme was organised by the Muslims of Juhapura to protest against the killings of the innocent in Gaza.

Bus driver remanded in judicial custody; NRI couple’s daughter out of danger, but she is still in ICU.

Meanwhile, the MHRD, under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Abhiyan, has set a deadline of 2019 to address the issue.

PM Narendra Modi had announced scheme under which parliamentarians would adopt a village in their constituencies.

Apex court asks Gurgaon collector to disclose all sale deeds between landowners, pvt builders.

Satyaprakash tested positive for driving under the influence of alcohol and has been arrested on charges of negligence.

Since August 22, 2013, however, Shakti Mills, unfortunately, has almost been synonymous with the decline of Mumbai as a ‘safe’ city for women.

Imran is the executive editor of a Bengali daily ‘Kalam’, which was earlier owned by the Saradha Group.

The project cost has increased by Rs 686 crore in a year and Rs 2,885 crore in five years.

One injured as PUSU, GGSU members ‘attack’ NSUI leaders; 10

IB had secret inputs on LeT; they were trying to eliminate L K Advani and Narendra Modi.

LS bypoll: Vinay Shakya’s name sent to Delhi, decision to be taken by Amit Shah, said sources

Avinash Kumar, lured the girl with chocolates and ferried her to the tubewell operating room in a park.

Registration after 5 years, clause for reserving 80% flats for Delhi residents rejected.

Report identifies vulnerable areas in city, suggests fast track courts.

Also inaugurates a road project for city and dedicates to the nation two units of NTPC project at Mouda; CM skips events

The second committee will probe whether Shaikh’s death was directly related to the drug reaction.

The members of the party’s minority cell won’t be attending the event.

ATS said more firearms could be recovered based on information procured from these suspects.

A new telemedicine project has been launched that helps children living with HIV.

More From Kolkata

Survivors recount narrow escape from blazing building
Survivors recount narrow escape from blazing building

According to fire officials, the fire first broke out on the 12th floor and later spread to the 13th and 14th floors.

Major fire in Kolkata high rise, several trapped inside
Major fire in Kolkata high rise, several trapped inside

The fire broke out around 9 am on the 15th floor and later spread to the 16th floor, said sources.

CBI probe tracks railways’ deal with Saradha tours
CBI probe tracks railways’ deal with Saradha tours

Bharat Tirtha project was announced by then railway minister Mamata Banerjee in the 2010-11 railway budget.

Mamata opens gates for French hotel group
Mamata opens gates for French hotel group

Mamata thanked senior executives of Salarpuria Sattva Group, the developers of the hotel for their ‘gift’.

State potato traders meet TMC, call off 3-day strike
State potato traders meet TMC, call off 3-day strike

We believe something positive will come out of the meeting with the CM, said Baren Mandal.

CBI grills bizman Bajaj, Assam filmmaker, ‘not satisfied by statements’
CBI grills bizman Bajaj, Assam filmmaker, ‘not satisfied by statements’

Gogoi had been paid to make an advertisement for Saradha biscuits.

TMC leaders by bedside, ailing Cong worker says ‘little gestures missing in party’
TMC leaders by bedside, ailing Cong worker says ‘little gestures missing in party’

Topadar also admitted that he has been asked to join TMC.

‘Only place where Trinamool, Left can meet is political battlefield’
‘Only place where Trinamool, Left can meet is political battlefield’

Left Front chairman Biman Bose echoed Bhattacharjee in asserting “we will meet Trinamool only on the field of (political) battle”.

Received Rs 7.5 lakh donation from Saradha, admits AASU
Received Rs 7.5 lakh donation from Saradha, admits AASU

AASU advisor Samujjal Bhattacharyya asserted that the student body takes donations from various business houses.

Day after, Mitra aide takes U-turn: ‘Visited Sen office once’
Day after, Mitra aide takes U-turn: ‘Visited Sen office once’

Bapi Karim says it was to collect Rs 1 cr donation for a temple’s facelift.

Mamata hints alliance,  CPM says apologise first
Mamata hints alliance, CPM says apologise first

Congratulating Nitish Kumar (JD-U) and Lalu Prasad (RJD) for win in the recent bypolls in Bihar, said Mamata.

Bengal BJP for revamp of Haldia, Kolkata ports
Bengal BJP for revamp of Haldia, Kolkata ports

Mitra alleged that the transloading contract have been handed over to companies at a very low price without passing any tenders.

Mamata takes a dig at BJP: ‘They are getting zeroes everywhere’
Mamata takes a dig at BJP: ‘They are getting zeroes everywhere’

BJP is trying to bring a divide here on religious lines, said Mamata Banerjee.

CBI custody of Sandhir Agarwal extended
CBI custody of Sandhir Agarwal extended

Agarwal is suspected to have acted as a middleman with SEBI and other regulatory bodies for Saradha chief Sudipta Sen

Asansol gas leak: Owner of godown arrested
Asansol gas leak: Owner of godown arrested

The district BJP supporters put up a demonstration in front of Asansol (south) police station.

Mamata reviews Singapore trip MoUs, calls another meet to give shape to follow-up plan
Mamata reviews Singapore trip MoUs, calls another meet to give shape to follow-up plan

The two-hour meeting was attended by 34 industrialists.

Adhir brushes off ‘dictator’ barb, to visit Delhi today
Adhir brushes off ‘dictator’ barb, to visit Delhi today

Bhuniya, who met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, reportedly complained about the “dictatorship of Chowdhury”

Concerns notwithstanding, villagers want Jindals to go ahead with power project
Concerns notwithstanding, villagers want Jindals to go ahead with power project

Around 3,500 acres of land were handed over to the company for setting up the project.

Sarkar’s CBI custody extended by 3 days
Sarkar’s CBI custody extended by 3 days

Sarkar is accused of conspiring with Saradha top brass in the alleged misappropriation of company funds.

Brush-and-paint job to tweak law for Didi’s tax-waiver plan
Brush-and-paint job to tweak law for Didi’s tax-waiver plan

The amendment bill will be introduced in the winter session of the state Assembly.

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