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Thursday, July 09, 2020

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Jagdeep in Soorma Bhopali

You think of Jagdeep, and the first thing that comes to mind is Soorma Bhopali, the Sholay (1975) character who became so wildly popular that it nearly eclipsed everything else he did.

Jagdeep

Celebrities mourn the demise of Bollywood actor Jagdeep, who was best known for playing Soorma Bhopali in the cult film Sholay.

Jagdeep dead

Jagdeep death: Bollywood actor Jagdeep passed away on Wednesday, following age-related health issues.

Technology

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Tech News LIVE Updates July 9 2020: Qualcomm has launched its mid-year flagship chipset upgrade the Snapdragon 865 Plus; Asus has revealed the global launch date of its upcoming ROG Phone 3 gaming smartphone; Google releases Android 11 beta 2 version.

While the company did not disclose any further details of the said platform, it said that the Gryphon team was closely collaborating with the payments team and the Twitter.com team.

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Kolkata News

Mamata nod to filming reality shows
Mamata nod to filming reality shows

The announcement came after a meeting at the state secretariat attended by representatives of Kolkata’s film and television industry.

Kolkata: Fire breaks out at Burrabazar plastic godown, no casualty
Kolkata: Fire breaks out at Burrabazar plastic godown, no casualty

Eight fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames, which broke out around 10 am. According to a fire brigade official, it took the fire tenders over 90 minutes to douse the flames. No one was injured in the incident.

Bengal: second straight day of record Coronavirus cases and deaths
Bengal: second straight day of record Coronavirus cases and deaths

The West Bengal health department reported 895 additions to its caseload, and 21 deaths. With this, the total number of infections rose to 22,126, and the toll climbed to 757.

IIT-KGP final results to be declared after July 8: Director
IIT-KGP final results to be declared after July 8: Director

The institute had earlier cancelled the end-semester examinations due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and formed a committee to evaluate the academic performance of students, and decide the grading scheme, supplementary examination system and department changes.

Kolkata woman killed by cab driver over Rs 30,000 he owed: Police
Kolkata woman killed by cab driver over Rs 30,000 he owed: Police

Lakshmi Das, a resident of Charu Market, used to work as a domestic help in Mudiali in the Tollygunge police station area. The police have arrested the accused, who was her neighbour. His vehicle was registered with a ride-hailing service.

West Bengal: TMC councillor shot at, injured in Barrackpore
West Bengal: TMC councillor shot at, injured in Barrackpore

State Food Minister Jyotipriyo Mulllick accused the BJP of orchestrating the attack on the councillor.

Mamata Banerjee says won’t spare corrupt leaders in TMC
Mamata Banerjee says won’t spare corrupt leaders in TMC

Many villagers in South Bengal, which bore the brunt of the cyclone, have accused local TMC leaders of adding their relatives’ name to the list of beneficiaries, and cheating people who need the money.

Kolkata: Constable found dead at Writers’ Building, police suspect suicide
Kolkata: Constable found dead at Writers’ Building, police suspect suicide

According to sources in the police, a shot rang out around 3.25 pm. Many people, in panic, were seen running out of the British-era building, which earlier housed the state secretariat.

Kolkata: Wary of virus, non-city staff of govt buses long for home
Kolkata: Wary of virus, non-city staff of govt buses long for home

About 260 drivers and conductors from areas such as Alipurduar, Siliguri, Bankura, and Birbhum have been put up in the stadium dormitories.

Over 600 Covid cases recorded in West Bengal for 3rd day in row
Over 600 Covid cases recorded in West Bengal for 3rd day in row

Kolkata reports maximum; 15 jail inmates in South 24 Parganas test positive

Private operators blink after Mamata Banerjee’s warning, to run buses from today
Private operators blink after Mamata Banerjee’s warning, to run buses from today

One union makes new demands, will take final call after talks with members

TMC supporters manhandled  me, vandalised vehicle, says BJP Bengal president
TMC supporters manhandled me, vandalised vehicle, says BJP Bengal president

Party sources said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Ghosh over the phone and enquired about the incident.

Covid body kept at home for 48 hrs, Kolkata family alleges lack of govt help
Covid body kept at home for 48 hrs, Kolkata family alleges lack of govt help

The deceased, a resident of Kolkata, died with Covid-19 symptoms at his home around 3 pm on Monday.

TMC workers allegedly heckle Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh, vandalise his vehicle
TMC workers allegedly heckle Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh, vandalise his vehicle

Congress Lok Sabha leader Adhir Chowdhury criticised the attack on Ghosh and said there is no security for Opposition party leaders in West Bengal. The TMC however denied such allegations.

Bengal govt will take over private buses if operators don’t resume normal services: Mamata Banerjee
Bengal govt will take over private buses if operators don’t resume normal services: Mamata Banerjee

The chief minister reiterated that after a meeting with the unions, the state government had announced Rs 15,000 subsidy for each of the 6,000 private buses for three months.

Bengal: ‘CM doesn’t believe in constitutional propriety’ says Union Minister Meghwal
Bengal: ‘CM doesn’t believe in constitutional propriety’ says Union Minister Meghwal

“The Chief Minister does not believe in constitutional propriety. It is surprising to see that her officials do not allow the state governor to visit universities, when he is the chancellor of such institutes,” said the Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs.

Bengal: To spread awareness, govt plans Covid chapter in textbooks
Bengal: To spread awareness, govt plans Covid chapter in textbooks

Syllabus committee chairman Aveek Majumder said, “We think that even if the lockdown is lifted, restrictions will continue in our normal life. So, we have to make students aware of how to fight against Covid-19, abide by social distancing norms, wear masks and maintain hygiene to fight against this disease.”

As cases rise, Bengal says no to flights from eight hotspot cities
As cases rise, Bengal says no to flights from eight hotspot cities

Kolkata and the adjoining districts of Howrah and North 24 Parganas together are the epicentre of the pandemic. Of the 15 latest deaths that occurred in the state, 11 were reported from these districts

Withdraw RBI power to oversee state co-op banks, Mamata tells PM
Withdraw RBI power to oversee state co-op banks, Mamata tells PM

Banerjee said the latest trail of devastation was a reminder of the need for a “systematic review of the multiple challenges faced by the Sunderbans”, and “calls for a scientifically designed development package for its protection and balanced socio-economic development”.

Mamata writes to NITI Aayog for inter-disciplianry team for Sundarbans
Mamata writes to NITI Aayog for inter-disciplianry team for Sundarbans

A central team had visited certain Amphan-ravaged villages in the Sunderbans to assess the extensive damages.

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