August 06, 2020 18:28 (IST)
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Giant dead whale washes up Mandarmani shore in West Bengal

A 35-foot-long giant whale washed up on Mandarmani shore in East Medinipur district of West Bengal on Monday. It was dead and its head was in a pool of blood. Locals first noticed the never-before-seen sight in early morning and informed the police. Officials of forest & wildlife & fisheries departments yet to confirm the reason behind its death.

Terrorists attack Karachi Stock Exchange; 4 gunmen, two civilians killed

Security forces killed four terrorists who attempted to storm the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday, according to Dawn. The report said four attackers came out of their vehicle and threw grenades after which they reportedly entered the building. At least two civilians have been reported dead while many were injured, the report said.

Dokra artist in West Bengal’s Bankura shares an insight on metal casting

At a time when the Prime Minister of India urges everyone to be 'vocal for local', here is a first hand account by Nitin Waghela about the traditional Dokra art of West Bengal and how one can train with the artists who are facing the challenge of machine-made products. A conversation with artist Mangal Karmakar at Bikna in Bankura district of West Bengal

CBI in PPE raids Congress leader Kamal Nath’s kin Ratul Puri’s premises

The CBI on Saturday raided the Noida and Delhi premises of Congress leader Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri, accused in a case related to alleged loss of Rs 787.25 crore to Punjab National Bank (PNB) and other consortium of banks, said media reports He is an accused in a case related to alleged loss of Rs 787.25 crore to Punjab National Bank (PNB) and other consortium of banks.

Groups clash in WB’s Hooghly over Covid fears and lockdown violation

After a day-long violence between two groups in Telinipara area under Bhadreswar PS over Covid19 spread, local administration imposed CrPC 144 and suspended mobile internet as well as broadband services in Serampore and Chandannagar Sub-Divisions till May 17, officials said.