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If you liked Joker, here are a few graphic novels that will give you a deeper understanding of this irresistible comic-book villain who has sometimes outshone the hero of the story, Batman.

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Here are some of the foreign-language shows that are creating a lot of noise across the world right now.

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Lisa Marie Presley's representative Roger Widynowski said in a statement that she was “heartbroken” after learning about the death of her son Benjamin Keough

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Ubisoft Forward: Watch Dogs Legion launching on October 29, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla coming out on November 17, Far Cry 6 coming out next year and more.

Indian alternatives to Chinese video sharing apps see surge, but brands choose to wait and watch

The number of views and videos on these apps notwithstanding, it is likely to be very difficult for users on these apps to convert fan following into monetary gains, experts said, as most advertisers and brands are in a wait and watch mode.

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Here is a simple guide to help you make a tweak in your Gmail account settings to enable you to recall your mails in case you sent it to the wrong person, type in wrong information or send incorrect media

Kolkata News

Bengal: Nearly 1,200 added to Covid load; actor Ranjit Mallick, kin test positive
Bengal: Nearly 1,200 added to Covid load; actor Ranjit Mallick, kin test positive

This was the second 1,000-plus increase in daily cases in as many days — the statewide count rose to 27,109 — while the toll rose to 880 after the sixth straight day of more than 20 fatalities.

West Bengal reports 1,200 new COVID-19 cases, 26 more dead
West Bengal reports 1,200 new COVID-19 cases, 26 more dead

Among those who have tested positive are actress Koel Mallick, her husband and movie producer Nispal Singh Rane, mother Deepa Mallick, and father Ranjit Mallick, who is a renowned actor.

Bengal should take part in V-Cs’ meet on July 15: Governor to CM Mamata
Bengal should take part in V-Cs’ meet on July 15: Governor to CM Mamata

The state government, meanwhile, has asked the universities to decide on the issue of examinations and communicate with the former for a decision to be taken soon.

Traders’ outfit to seek PM’s intervention over scrapping of Poush Mela
Traders’ outfit to seek PM’s intervention over scrapping of Poush Mela

Secretary of Bolpur Byabsayi Samiti, Sunil Singh said they will also write to President Ram Nath Kovind and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urging them to ensure the annual winter fair takes place.

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.

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