Kolkata: A major fire broke out from the second floor of a three floored building in Burrabazar lane late on Monday night. Thirty fire tenders rushed to the spot and were trying to bring the fire under control till midnight. When reports last came in fire brigade and police officers said no one was trapped inside the building.
Being upset by a BBC documentary questioning India's aggressive protection measures at Kaziranga national park in Assam, the National Tiger Conservation Authority that looks after all tiger reserves in India had imposed a ban on the network and its journalist Justin Rowlatt for five years.
The slugfest over last week violence at DU's Ramjas College has panned out into another nationalist-versus-liberal confrontation, with Kargil martyr's daughter and DU student Gurmehar Kaur came under fierce attack from the saffron camp for her social media post condemning the "violence by ABVP" and in an earlier post in which she said war, not Pakistan, had killed her father.
Panaji: The ministry of home affairs has found 263 enemy properties worth more than Rs 100 crores in the state that belong to Goans who have acquired Pakistani nationality. These properties have huge significance as Union government intends to take them over by passing a bill in Parliament.