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3 hrs ago | The Indian Express
HC orders filling of an FIR against TMC MP Tapas Pal for his comments against women at a rally.
6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com
The CPI-M Monday threatened to take legal action against a West Bengal minister after he asked people, complaining about choked drains, to 'gherao' a Marxist municipal councillor.
10 hrs ago | DNA India
The Calcutta High Court on Monday ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP-cum-actor Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and directed that the CID investigate the matter.
12 hrs ago | TrekEarth
Took this sunset at Udaypur Beach .. About Digha:- Digha is a seaside resort city in the state of West Bengal, India.
Siliguri, July 27: Absence of elected boards in the rural and urban bodies of Siliguri subdivision has led to a breakdown of conservancy and removal of piggeries in town at a time Japanese Encephalitis has taken the shape of an outbreak.
Children of sex workers will present a tribute to the stars who have twinkled in the sky that envelops the youngsters in darkness.
The first overhaul of the Tallah tank has to wait till the 105-year-old structure that towers over the city at 110ft gets a lift.
Pigs on Sunday roam free on the Eastern Bypass of Siliguri, where a dumping ground is a stone's throw from five educational institutions - Don Bosco School, Salesian College, Nirmala Convent, Auxilium Convent and Goodricke School for Special Education.
A teenaged girl from West Bengal, who was rescued from traffickers last week, has been kidnapped from a shelter home here, police said Sunday.
<![CDATA[RICHMOND, Ind. - Joan L. Fishback age 92, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Friends Fellowship Community. Born August 23, 1921, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Edward E. and Elizabeth Biggert Landers, Joan graduated from high school in Newton, Massachusetts. She earned a physical therapy license from Bouve School in Boston. During World War II, Joan was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and was the first physical therapist to serve in the China-Burma-India Theater, where she set up and ran the therapy programs at army hospitals in Calcutta, India and Kunming, China. After being discharged in 1946, she completed a bachelor's degree at Tufts University and then worked as a physical therapist at the Boston Veteran Administration Hospital, ultimately becoming chief therapist. In Richmond, Joan worked as a physical therapist for Colonial Crest Convalescent Center, served on the boards of R.S.V.P. and Meals-on-Wheels, and was active in the Society for Preservation and Use of Resources. She delivered Meals-on-Wheels herself for over 20 years and was active in First Friends Meeting and numerous other organizations. Survivors include her son, Paul (Barbara) Fishback of Grandville, Michigan, and two grandchildren, Margaret Fishback and Andrew Fishback, both of Michigan. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, William Fishback who died on March 9, 2014, and brother, Edward Landers Jr. who died serving his country during the war. A memorial service for Joan L. Fishback will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Friends Fellowship Community in the Community Room, 2030 Chester Blvd., Richmond. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial gifts may be made to: Girls Inc. of Wayne County, P.O. Box 43, Richmond, IN 47374 and http://www.girlsincwayne.org/donate-to-girls-incorporated/. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Calcutta, July 26: The state government allegedly ignored alerts from the Centre for Research in Medical Entomology, Madurai, in 2012 on Japanese encephalitis, the revelation coming on a day the administration announced a slew of measures to tackle the outbreak in north Bengal.
Much like Phileas Fogg in novelist Jules Verne's classic novel Around the World in Eighty Days, explorer Ejji K Umamahesh, 65, too set out to see new places.
Cleaning out some bookshelves recently, I came across an old hardback. The colourful paper jacket had long gone but I recognized the book even before I read the title.
Rattled by the encephalitis outbreak in the northern part of the state, the West Bengal government Saturday said it would seek the central government's help for vaccination of adults to prevent the disease from spreading.
The chief minister and health minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee suspended three senior health officials from North Bengal on Friday.
A man sits inside an ambulance next to his relative, who is suspected to be suffering from encephalitis, outside a hospital in Jalpaiguri district of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 01:47 pm
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