Purulia: One chhau dancer was killed and 26 others were injured when a vehicle in which they were travelling overturned at Kashidih village in Purulia on Friday. Police said the members of Kaipara Chhau Nritya Party were travelling to Khatra in neighbouring Bankura when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The 67-year-old chhau dancer Nagendranath Mahato died on the spot. The condition of six was stated to be critical and were shifted to Bankura Medical College and Hospital.
Contractor killed for not paying ransom
Suri: A contractor was beaten to death on Friday by unknown persons for allegedly failing to pay ransom,at Yagyanagar village near Bolpur in Birbhum district. Police said the incident took place when Firoz Seikh (35) was returning home on his motorbike. Seikhs father,Jainal Seikh,is a member of Thupsara gram panchayat.
Six CCUs to start operating from July 1
Kolkata: Of the up 36 critical care units (CCUs) to be set up in hospitals across the state,six will start functioning from July 1,said MoS (Health) Chandrima Bhattacharya here on Friday. The six hospitals are in Balurghat,Jalpaiguri,Siliguri,Darjeeling,Malda and Burdwan.