Entertainment

krushna abhishek and bharti singh to produce a comedy show

After doing various stand-up and reality shows, Krushna Abhishek and Bharti Singh are planning to produce a one-of-a-kind comedy show.

mohanlal to share screen space with prabhu

Director Priyadarshan's ambitious project Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham will bring Prabhu and Mohanlal together after a gap of 22 years.

kareena kapoor khan to perform at miss india 2018

Kareena Kapoor Khan is all set to perform on stage after two years. The Bollywood actor will, reportedly, perform at Miss India 2018 grand finale.

Technology

Astronomers have been able to picture a black hole destroying a star in its vicinity, giving proof to the capabilities of the celestial body's energy.

Supercomputer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, fastest supercomputer, calculation speeds, supercomputer processing power, graphics processing, AI-optimised system, machine learning, bioenergy

Scientists have created the world's fastest computer at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, that can process more than 3 billion calculations per second.

NASA, NASA Mars sighting, Mars closest point to Earth, Mars perihelic position, Mars distance from Earth, Red Planet, Mars orbit, Mars opposition, how to view Mars

NASA has confirmed that Mars will reach its closest point to Earth in 15 years. At this location, it will fall into sight on July 27.

Kolkata News

Birbhum village head urges government to bring back ‘missing’ locals
Birbhum village head urges government to bring back ‘missing’ locals

Rampurhat SDPO Mithun Kumar Dey confirmed the incident and said he has asked Margram police to lodge an FIR. “We are probing the matter,” said a police official.

For Kolkata’s star rickshawala, it’s business as usual: ‘I like my life’
For Kolkata’s star rickshawala, it’s business as usual: ‘I like my life’

“I have had many job offers since the award, and even before that as people in this area (Naktala) know about my adventures,” Das, who is fluent in Bengali, Hindi and English, told The Indian Express.

Kolkata health dept orders reshuffle of government medical college authorities
Kolkata health dept orders reshuffle of government medical college authorities

Prof Dr Asish Mukherjee, who was earlier medical superintendent and vice-principal of Chittaranjan Seba Sadan and Sishu Sadan Hospital is now its principal.

Kolkata: Police bust fake admission racket, six held
Kolkata: Police bust fake admission racket, six held

While the company obtained its trade license as a training centre, the complaint alleged that the accused would promise seats in medical and management courses, cheating aspirants of lakhs of rupees.

After rotten meat, municipal officials focus on next threat — waxed apples
After rotten meat, municipal officials focus on next threat — waxed apples

Recently, people in Dum Dum area discovered that apples on sale were being made to look extra glossy and informed municipal authorities. Upon checking, officials found that the apples were being coated with petropon paraffin.

Kolkata: 6 dead, 60 hurt in Lalgarh bus accident
Kolkata: 6 dead, 60 hurt in Lalgarh bus accident

The bus was reserved by around 100 members of a tribal community, who were headed to Silda to participate in a programme organised by their community, a police officer said.

Bengal mob lynches man on suspicion of child-lifting
Bengal mob lynches man on suspicion of child-lifting

The incident took place at Bulbulchandi-Dubapara village in Habibpur, nearly 350 km from Kolkata. Police sources said that the mob tied the victim to an electric pole and assaulted him with sticks and iron rods. Police are yet to ascertain the identity of the victim.

BJP sets up twenty-two new offices in West Bengal
BJP sets up twenty-two new offices in West Bengal

The new party offices have wifi connectivity, e-library, high-tech computers, conference room and lodging facilities for party leaders. One such office will accommodate around 300 workers at a time, state BJP leader Sayantan Basu said. 

Kolkata likely to get 80 electric buses by August, says Suvendu Adhikari
Kolkata likely to get 80 electric buses by August, says Suvendu Adhikari

Greg Moran, CEO and co-founder of Zoomcar, said, “We are thrilled to provide green mobility solutions to the people of Kolkata.” The facility of self-driven cars will be extended to Jaipur, New Delhi and Mumbai.

BJP claims workers fleeing state due to attacks, TMC says ‘baseless’
BJP claims workers fleeing state due to attacks, TMC says ‘baseless’

BJP’s Jhargram chief Sukhamay Satpati said that the ruling party attack on BJP workers intensified after the deaths of two BJP workers in Purulia.

Mamata Banerjee may attend NITI Aayog meeting on Sunday
Mamata Banerjee may attend NITI Aayog meeting on Sunday

As heads of other states also expressed their unwillingness to attend it due to the same reason, Niti Aayog shifted the meeting by a day.

Pregnant woman given ‘wrong blood transfusion’
Pregnant woman given ‘wrong blood transfusion’

Husband claims error led wife’s condition to turn critical; hospital authorities say she is now stable, team to probe

Student held for ‘supplying drugs’ to friend at correctional home
Student held for ‘supplying drugs’ to friend at correctional home

A second year student at Barrackpore’s APC college was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly trying to supply drugs to a friend lodged at Kolkata’s Dum Dum Correctional Home.

‘NRI groom’ held for duping woman of Rs 7 lakh
‘NRI groom’ held for duping woman of Rs 7 lakh

“A team from Uttarpara police station arrested the three Nigerian nationals from Noida on Sunday,” said an official. They were brought to Hooghly on transit remand and were produced in local court on Tuesday.

Woman allegedly given blood of wrong group, family lodges case against Kolkata hospital
Woman allegedly given blood of wrong group, family lodges case against Kolkata hospital

While the hospital has denied the allegations, the patient’s husband said, “I told the nurses that they were giving wrong blood. When I told doctors they said it was normal and there was nothing to worry. The hospital kept reminding me of bill payment instead of the treatment.”

Student ‘forced to strip’ in St Paul’s campus: All five accused arrested
Student ‘forced to strip’ in St Paul’s campus: All five accused arrested

The video clip, which went viral on social media, showed the student pleading for mercy even as he was forced to remove clothes in front of a group of people.

APDR, Jadavpur University students protest against ‘fascist’ rule of BJP-led central govt 
APDR, Jadavpur University students protest against ‘fascist’ rule of BJP-led central govt 

The protesters said they were also agitating against central and state agencies, who are “framing people in cases to curb their voices.”

Kolkata: Hiked bus, taxi fares now in effect
Kolkata: Hiked bus, taxi fares now in effect

Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari announced the decision to hike the bus fare by Rs 1 in every stage and blamed central government for the “additional burden”. 

‘It will affect our livelihood’: Fishermen write to Centre over coastal notification
‘It will affect our livelihood’: Fishermen write to Centre over coastal notification

According to DMF, changes in the CRZ notification issued in April this year will have adverse effect on the livelihoods of fishermen in the coastal region.

Class XII student livestreamed suicide on Facebook: Police
Class XII student livestreamed suicide on Facebook: Police

The Class XII hanged herself hours after she stepped out to meet her alleged boyfriend, police said

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