• Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry’ 17 Sep 2019 22:23 At a meeting of the Senate climate crisis task force on Tuesday, lawmakers praised a group of young activists for their leadership, their gumption and their display of wisdom far beyond their years. They then asked the teens for advice on how Congress …
  • Loose Women star Nadia Sawalha opens up about morning anxiety and how she deals with it 17 Sep 2019 22:23 September 17, 2019 - 21:07 BST Aisha Nozari Nadia Sawalha frankly told her Instagram followers that she'd had bad anxiety on Tuesday morning, and she shared her coping mechanisms Loose Women star Nadia Sawalha revealed she was suffering badly with …
  • Ammar delivers Viola’s 1st phase including housing for Syndicate of Musical Professions 17 Sep 2019 21:31 Ammar for Building has delivered the first phase of the residential compound Viola, which includes housing for Egypt’s Syndicate of Musical Professions. The project was based on an agreement struck between the head of the housing committee at the syndicate …
  • Montreal judge tosses more than 260 charges over unreasonable delays 17 Sep 2019 21:27 A Montreal municipal court judge has tossed more than 260 charges — mostly minor offences against homeless people — saying unreasonable delays in getting the cases to court violated the charter rights of the accused. In his decision released last week, …
  • Swedish teen Greta Thunberg joins senators, advocates seeking climate action 17 Sep 2019 21:10 Ahead of a global strike for climate action, Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg joined fellow young advocates and Senate Democrats to draw attention to the peril of global warming. Although she did not speak at a Tuesday news conference organized by …
  • Golf briefs: Men's and ladies's nights from local clubs, Petawawa ladies' invitational 17 Sep 2019 20:52 Showing off their hardware from the seventh annual Ladies' Invitational tournament on Sept. 15 at the Petawawa Golf Club are (from left) Heather Strachan, Helene Hahn, Karen Pleadwell. Submitted photo / jpg, PM Roanoke ladies’ night On Sept. 3, …
  • We asked for your Fitbit horror stories and, oh wow, did you deliver: Readers sync their teeth into 'junk' gizmos 17 Sep 2019 20:45 Yesterday El Reg wrote about the frustrating syncing failures plaguing FitBit gadgets over the past four or so weeks. Unlucky punters say that, since a mid-August Android app and firmware update was released, they have been unable to get their wearable …
  • Trust defends chairman amid concern over Beach Bay ‘conflict’ 17 Sep 2019 17:20 The National Trust has defended its chairman, architect Andrew Gibb, following public criticism of his role in a planning application for a new resort in Beach Bay. Residents opposed to the St. James Point resort, a 125-room hotel and condo development …
  • Blue iguanas have an extra 10 acres to roam 17 Sep 2019 17:20 The Blue Iguana programme is getting a helping hand from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds with the purchase approximately 10 acres of land adjacent to the National Trust’s Salina Reserve in East End. It is the first time the UK-based group has …
  • Swedish activist Thunberg joins other teens on Capitol Hill to urge climate action 17 Sep 2019 16:59 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday. …
  • See how all of your favorite Packers and Mustangs did last week 17 Sep 2019 16:46 Volleyball West Fargo Sheyenne def. Valley City 25-20, 25-13, 25-16 (Jadyn Feist: 15 kills, four blocks; McKenzie Newton: 39 assists; Nadia Kranz: 19 digs, six aces) West Fargo def. Wahpeton 25-15, 25-12, 25-12 (Chloe Pfau: eight kills; Erin Binstcok: …
  • 23 Halloween 2019 party food ideas for kids and adults 17 Sep 2019 15:15 It’s nearly Halloween – and time to up the spooktacular factor in the kitchen. But instead of doing boring green jelly “slime” and witches’ fingers, why not throw a Mexican Day of the Dead party and impress all your friends with your individuality and …
  • Rory Sloane welcomes baby boy 17 Sep 2019 14:49 AFL star Rory Sloane and his wife Belinda have given birth to a baby boy Sonny Leo, just a year after their first child was tragically stillborn. The pair took to social media to share photos of Sonny Leo Sloane, who was born on Monday. Sloane wrote “ …
  • Seattle’s Jamie Margolin is 17 and a climate activist. On Wednesday she testifies before Congress. 17 Sep 2019 13:13 Like many 17-year-olds, Jamie Margolin looks ahead with some impatience to her final year of high school, preparing to apply to colleges and confessing to a case of “senioritis.” She’s also got another nontrivial project: saving the world from a climate …
  • MUHC launches $50-million fundraising campaign to fix broken hearts 17 Sep 2019 11:12 Dr. Nadia Giannetti, chief of cardiology at the MUHC, is seen here on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette The McGill University Health Centre is launching a fundraising effort Tuesday aimed at bringing the latest technology, …
  • Nadia Essex didn't believe she could get pregnant after 'hellish year' as she opens up about baby news 17 Sep 2019 09:41 Nadia Essex has opened up about life as a mum-to-be after confirming her 'shock' pregnancy . The 37-year-old telly star said that her happy news came after a 'hellish year', in which she was reportedly dismissed from Celebs Go Dating for …
  • PM Narendra Modi to be honoured by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Swachch Bharat Abhiyan 17 Sep 2019 08:07 NEW YORK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be honoured with the prestigious 'Global Goalkeeper Award' next week by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for his leadership and commitment to improve access to sanitation in India. The prime minister …
  • Shocking! Jordanian Actress Nadia Sawalha Swims 'Naked' in Pool.. Watch 17 Sep 2019 07:52 British actress to Jordanian parents Nadia Sawalha left nothing to the imagination as she stripped off and went skinny dipping in a celebration of body confidence. The Loose Women host, 54, took to Instagram and shared photos of herself going for a swim …
  • MIT Students Demand Changes After Epstein’s Close Ties to University Revealed 17 Sep 2019 07:47 MIT students protest Jeffrey Epstein's close ties to its Media Lab. (Adobe Stock) September 17, 2019 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are demanding fundamental changes to the university's funding practices …
  • Federal Lawmakers Considering Bill to Stop Surprise Medical Billing 17 Sep 2019 07:37 According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, around 7% of Kentuckians received at least one out-of-network medical charge in 2017. (Adobe Stock) September 17, 2019 FRANKFORT, Ky. — Congress is considering legislation to stop surprise medical bills. According …
  • The European Central Bank Pressures EU Countries To Stimulate The European Economy 17 Sep 2019 06:58 FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 12: Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, speaks to the media following a meeting of the ECB governing board on September 12, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Draghi announced the board had Getty …
  • Celebs Go Dating's Nadia Essex announces she's pregnant with 'miracle' baby 17 Sep 2019 06:45 Nadia Essex is expecting her first baby. The 37-year-old former Celebs Go Dating mentor said that she thought she couldn't have children and described the news as 'blessing' and a 'miracle'. She told Closer magazine: "I’ve gone …
  • Difficult challenge 17 Sep 2019 06:28 Staff photo / Brian Yauger Briley Daniels, left, of LaBrae tries to dribble past Springfield defender Macy Centofanti Monday in the Tigers’ 5-2 win over the Vikings. LEAVITTSBURG — The Springfield girls soccer team faced one of its toughest challenges …
  • Judge Refuses to Scrap Plea Deal That Protected Jeffrey Epstein's Co-Conspirators - The Daily Beast 17 Sep 2019 04:45 A federal judge refused to scrap the controversial plea deal that granted immunity to Jeffrey Epstein and his co-conspirators, seven months after ruling that it had violated the Crime Victims' Rights Act. Earlier this year, U.S. District Judge Kenneth …
  • Five Artists Interpret Margiela's Mutiny Manifesto 17 Sep 2019 04:39 In September of last year, John Galliano launched his first scent for Maison Margiela, which he has helmed creatively since 2014. The signature fragrance, dubbed Mutiny, was fronted by a diverse group of muses including Teddy Quinlivan, Willow Smith, and …
  • Essex County College hosts first NASA on Campus experience 17 Sep 2019 01:34 This slideshow requires JavaScript. NEWARK, NJ — Working in pairs, a dozen Essex County College faculty members carefully examined their Lego models, simulating rovers on the surface of Mars. They listened intently as Laura Jackson, from Lego Education, …
  • The Drive deaths: Ilford woman was stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend before he stabbed himself, inquest hears 17 Sep 2019 00:37 PUBLISHED: 12:00 16 September 2019 Imogen Braddick Forensic investigators at the scene. Picture: Imogen Braddick Archant An inquest has opened into the deaths of a man and a woman found dead at a house in Ilford. Laura Rakstelyte, 31, who lived at The …
  • Fourth Kiwi confirmed for UFC 243 as Brad Riddell given chance to debut 17 Sep 2019 00:29 Another Kiwi mixed martial arts fighter has reportedly been added to the fight card for UFC243 in Melbourne next month with Brad Riddell set to make his UFC debut. The New Zealand Herald reported this morning Brad Riddell will face off with Australian UFC …
  • The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 16 Sep 2019 23:31 ITEMS FOR SALE GARAGE REFRIGERATOR, $50, above-stove microwave, $50. 951-356-1456. L-SHAPE DESK plus black leather desk chair. Three drawers and file drawer Free. Call 941-216-4149. ANTIQUE PARTNER DESK: All wood, $1,000. See at The Islander office, 3218 E …
  • Vietnam Vets Invited to Ft. Campbell for Belated ‘Welcome Home’ 16 Sep 2019 22:58 By Mary | on September 16, 2019 By Nadia Ramlagan HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - Vietnam veterans will receive a proper "welcome home" this Thursday, September 19, 2019 in a special ceremony at Fort Campbell Army base. Organizers say the event aims to …
  • National Trust dismisses chair’s ‘conflict’ 16 Sep 2019 22:27 (CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has said that the involvement of Andrew Gibb, the chair of its elected council, in the controversial plan for a massive resort development in Beach Bay does not pose a problem for the NGO. At a recent …
  • Olympian Nadia Comaneci helps young Indian duo with viral video score gymnastics scholarships 16 Sep 2019 22:15 Twitter/@nadiacomaneci10 Twitter/@nadiacomaneci10(KOLKATA, India) — Two children from India, have been promised gymnastics scholarships from the Sports Authority of India after a video of them doing cartwheels and flips on their way to school went …
  • John Oliver on immigration: for many there is no way to come in the ‘right way’ 16 Sep 2019 21:43 John Oliver On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver examined America’s legal immigration system – a bulwark of American democracy touted broadly by many people, including Donald Trump, though its flaws, Oliver said, “often get ignored”. This results in many …
  • 'Come at me': Kiwi star books UFC debut in Melbourne 16 Sep 2019 19:29 Brad Riddell has been waiting to step inside the cage against Australia's best fighters – but it took him signing with the world's biggest mixed martial arts promotion before someone stepped up. The Herald can confirm Riddell will make his UFC …
  • Mother's comical reaction to her daughter's one-bed hotel room goes viral 16 Sep 2019 18:49 'Told you to make sure it was a twin!': Mother goes viral with comical reaction to double bed in hotel room her daughter, 18, was sharing with her boyfriend Caitlin Wren, 18, sent her mother Jeananne a snap of the Premier Inn hotel room She at her …
  • Who is the Mossad Spy Who Inspired Netflix’s ‘The Spy’ Show? 16 Sep 2019 14:25 Netflix has released a new series titled ‘The Spy’. The show stars Sacha Baron Cohen and an Israeli female actress Hadar Ratzon and inspired by the real life events of Eli Cohen, an Israeli spy who worked for the Mossad in the 1960s and posed as an agent …
  • ‘Big Brother’ Turns 20: How the Genre-Defining Show Helped... 16 Sep 2019 12:44 ‘Big Brother’ Turns 20: How the Genre-Defining Show Helped Shape Reality TV When it comes to “Big Brother,” Peter Salmon has skin in the game as the chief creative officer of Endemol Shine, which makes and sells the format. But back when it hit British …
  • Spain approves EUR 5 mln funding for MWC Barcelona 16 Sep 2019 12:35 Spain’s Secretary of State for Digital Advancement announced that the council of ministers approved a direct government grant of EUR 5 million to the Mobile World Capital Barcelona Foundation as part of its commitment to keep the GSMA Mobile World Congress …
  • Nadia Sawalha goes skinny dipping in body confidence social media post 16 Sep 2019 12:10 Loose Women veteran Nadia Sawalha has shared her thoughts on body confidence with a nude Instagram photo. She shared with her 186,000 followers a pair of snaps showing her having a skinny dip while on holiday. Nadia, 54, said he husband Mark took the …
  • Loose Women's Nadia Sawalha inspires with nude swimming pool snaps 16 Sep 2019 11:22 September 16, 2019 - 11:18 BST Ainhoa Barcelona Loose Women presenter Nadia Sawalha bravely shared a set of photos of herself swimming in the pool on holiday naked – see her inspiring Instagram message Nadia Sawalha has been sharing some very idyllic snaps …
  • Wheels24.co.za | Litchenburg 400 has new winners following its special vehicle categroy 16 Sep 2019 09:51 The Lichtenburg 400, the fifth and penultimate round of the 2019 South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) that took place this weekend in the North-West Province, took its toll on competitors in the Special Vehicle category with more than half …
  • Loose Women's Nadia Sawalha shares "liberating" naked pictures 16 Sep 2019 09:46 From Digital Spy Loose Women star Nadia Sawalha has shared a fantastic body positive picture of herself on Instagram. The panellist, aged 54, is currently on holiday with her family in Greece, and took to Instagram to share a fully naked picture of herself …
  • Storm slows high school bikers, cancels some races in Leadville 16 Sep 2019 09:24 Six Glenwood Springs Lady Dirt Demons had their mountain bike races canceled due to rain and lightning at the second race of the season in Leadville last Sunday. The Cloud City Challenge stayed true to its name with ominous weather calling off the girls’ …
  • A Proper 'Welcome Home' for Vietnam Vets at Ft. Campbell 16 Sep 2019 09:22 The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, DC. According to the National Archives, 58,148 American soldiers were killed and more than 300,000 wounded in the Vietnam War. (Adobe Stock) September 16, 2019 CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Vietnam veterans will …
  • Report: 1 in 4 NH Residents Skip Medication Due to Cost 16 Sep 2019 09:21 New data shows many New Hampshire residents are struggling to pay for medications prescribed by their doctors. (Adobe Stock) September 16, 2019 CONCORD, N.H. – In 2016, 26% of New Hampshire residents stopped taking medication the way it was prescribed …
  • Vietnam Vets Invited to Ft. Campbell for Belated 'Welcome Home' 16 Sep 2019 09:13 According to the National Archives, 58,148 American soldiers were killed and more than 300,000 wounded in the Vietnam War. (Adobe Stock) September 16, 2019 HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — Vietnam veterans will receive a proper "welcome home" this Thursday, …
  • 25th annual Jewels of the Night brings together student-athletes and donors 16 Sep 2019 09:08 The 25th anniversary of Long Beach State’s Jewels of the Night fundraiser event was fun for all involved Saturday night. Student-athletes, coaches and staff, alumni and donors came together to celebrate the athletics program and the donations made to it. …
  • Tragic rollover crash near Bamfield 16 Sep 2019 04:46 A bus carrying dozens of students from the University of Victoria crashed on route to the Bamfield Marine Research Centre on the west coast of Vancouver Island, killing two on board. Nadia Stewart reports.
  • Tunisia: Outsider Kais Saied and jailed tycoon Nabil Karoui top presidential vote poll 16 Sep 2019 02:19 Issued on: 15/09/2019 - 22:55Modified: 16/09/2019 - 04:06 A polling firm projected Sunday that an independent outsider candidate and a jailed media magnate will head to Tunisia’s presidential runoff after a roller coaster, 26-candidate …
  • 3 people charged in connection with shooting that damaged homes in Haverhill 16 Sep 2019 01:20 September 15, 2019 September 15, 2019 HAVERHILL, MASS. (WHDH) - Three people are facing gun charges after allegedly firing shots at two Haverhill homes on Sunday. Officers responding to reports of multiple shots fired on Jackson Street at noon allegedly …
  • Beyoncé's 'Homecoming' lost out at the Emmys 16 Sep 2019 00:55 Beyonce wins Grammy Awards. Related Content (CNN) - The Beyhive is coming for the Emmys. The singer's fan base took to social media to vent their frustrations about "Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé" getting snubbed at the Creative Arts Emmy …
  • Bullets Fired Into Haverhill Home, Three Arrested 16 Sep 2019 00:34 Gunshots rang out and struck a home in Haverhill, Massachusetts, around midnight Sunday morning, police said.  No one was injured after police responded to the scene at High and Jackson streets at 12:01 a.m., where they verified that bullets had struck a …
  • Havelock North band Arlo Mac on the way to stardom after winning Smokefreerockquest 15 Sep 2019 23:36 Welcome to the big time, Arlo Mac. The Havelock North High School band entered Smokefree Rockquest on a whim, and didn't rate themselves a chance of getting to the finals. But make it they did. And then magic happened. The first Hawke's Bay band in …
  • Officials, drivers call for safety overhauls to remote B.C. road where bus crash killed 2 15 Sep 2019 23:03 Marina Gaiga says it’s been years since she drove the remote logging road on Vancouver Island where two university students died in a bus crash Friday night. The Alberni Island Shuttle owner says she stopped taking students to and from the Bamfield Marine …
  • Qatar Arc Trials huge success in Paris 15 Sep 2019 22:20  16 Sep 2019 - 0:41 An action from the Qatar Arc Trials day at ParisLongchamp yesterday. Doha:  The Qatar Arc Trials day took place at ParisLongchamp yesterday, with the hopefuls for the biggest races on the weekend of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe …
  • Melbourne Express, Monday, September 16, 2019 15 Sep 2019 21:39 The Royal Melbourne Show is back bigger and better than ever this September school holidays.We had an amazing response to our Royal Melbourne Show competition on Friday. Thanks to all those who shared their favourite memories of the show, and congrats to …
  • NY governor taking action to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes 15 Sep 2019 18:23 (CNN) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he is taking executive action to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in the state. Cuomo announced at a press conference Sunday that the state will prohibit all flavors except tobacco and menthol because …
  • New York's governor is taking executive action to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes 15 Sep 2019 17:50 Cuomo announced at a press conference Sunday that the state will prohibit all flavors except tobacco and menthol because flavored products are "highly attractive to young people." He said that 68% of e-cigarette users use flavored products.New …
  • Why Alden considers having no constant screen partner ‘a blessing’ 15 Sep 2019 16:55 Alden Richards The past few years saw Alden Richards pursuing more projects that don’t necessarily revolve around a particular love team. There’s the 2018 superhero series, “Victor Magtanggol,” and most recently, the record-breaking romantic drama “Hello, …
  • Internationally Renowned Reading Ambassador Danny Brassell to Speak at AUC 15 Sep 2019 12:29 The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at The American University in Cairo, in collaboration with the Department of Rhetoric and Composition, AUC Main Library, and AUC Press and Bookstores, is organizing a series of public talks with Danny Brassell, world- …
  • Downton Abbey fans will want to explore these charming historic kitchens around Surrey 15 Sep 2019 11:50 If you've ever tried getting tickets to Highclere Castle in Newbury, the home of Downton Abbey, you'll know it is near enough impossible to get them - they're like gold dust. And with the movie of the famous television series in cinemas now, …
  • Watch: Farah Palmer Cup highlights 15 Sep 2019 10:05 Counties Manukau have moved to the top of the Farah Palmer Cup Premiership despite being tipped over by Wellington. With leaders Canterbury on the bye, and having being locked on points with Counties before the weekend, Counties edged ahead thanks to two …
  • Sex addict Nadia Bokody says condition is not real and regrets 15 minutes of fame 15 Sep 2019 08:19 An Instagram influencer who claimed she had six men 'on rotation' after separating from her husband says she lied about being a 'sex addict' on national television.   Nadia Bokody, from Sydney, said she spent years trying to break into the …
  • New Ulm girls’, boys’ soccer teams both down Jordan on Saturday 15 Sep 2019 06:00 New Ulm 6, Jordan 0 JORDAN — The New Ulm girls’ soccer team improved to 5-2-1 by defeating Jordan 6-0 at Jordan on Saturday in nonconference girls’ soccer action. Bryn Nesvold added the first goal assisted by Madison Roufs at the seven-minute mark. The …
  • Pocono Sports Roundup: Handelong scores game-winner in OT for Cardinals 15 Sep 2019 03:34 SWIFTWATER - Olivia Handelong scored the game-winning goal in overtime to cap the hat trick, leading Pocono Mountain East to a 3-2 win over Liberty in Eastern Pennsylvania Conference field hockey on Saturday. PM East 3, Liberty 2 (OT) Liberty 0-2-0 - 2 PM …
  • Late Joanah Ngan-Woo try sets up dramatic win for Wellington in Farah Palmer Cup 15 Sep 2019 02:23 Wellington have once again left it late to win a Farah Palmer Cup match. After edging Bay of Plenty last week courtesy of a last-gasp try, the Pride picked up their most impressive result of the Premiership campaign by beating Counties Manukau 38-36 in …
  • Women's Rugby: Volcanix go down fighting 15 Sep 2019 00:20 A late rally was not enough to avoid defeat as the Bay of Plenty Volcanix were beaten by the Auckland Storm in Whakatāne on Saturday. The visitors won the third round Farah Palmer Cup match 28-19 as the Volcanix paid the price for not looking after the …
  • Turtle impact concerns persist with Beach Bay resort 14 Sep 2019 22:31 Plans to construct a resort hotel at Beach Bay, a primary habitat for turtle nesting, continued to stir debate on Wednesday. Hours after the Central Planning Authority met over the development, the National Conservation Council held its own meeting, where …
  • Smokefreerockquest – national finals results 2019 14 Sep 2019 22:23 Arlo Mac from Havelock North High School in the Hawke’s Bay are on the path for musical success after taking first place in this years Smokefreerockquest. The national final was held at the Bruce Mason Centre on Saturday night in Auckland. Frontman Harry …
  • Strictly David James' secret heartache as dad died before family were reunited 14 Sep 2019 19:16 Strictly star David James’ dad died before achieving a final wish to see his family reunited, his adoring stepmum reveals. Dad Joe James, 83, lost a battle with bone cancer in Jamaica, 5,000 miles from the former goalkeeper’s home in Britain. Ex-Liverpool …
  • New resident gets her frizzy hair tamed 14 Sep 2019 19:01 Cindi Gildden-Tracey before, left, and after her makeover by Nadia Albano. Nadia Albano / PNG Cindi Gildden-Tracey, 57, is a university faculty member and recently moved to Vancouver from Arizona. Her hair has been feeling frizzy, fly-away and unruly …
  • 'I'm free': Actor Mackenzie Phillips among guests at festival celebrating sobriety, fighting addiction stigma 14 Sep 2019 17:37 Anyone can experience addiction, and everyone can find their way to recovery.  That's what the organizers of a Winnipeg festival taking place at The Forks on Saturday want the public to understand. Recovery Day Winnipeg is a free, day-long event that  …
  • Male Nollywood celebrities unmarried at 40 and above 14 Sep 2019 13:22 Despite the fact that they are rich, influential, sophisticated, popular and of all handsome, they are still single. Interestingly, they have the raft attention of several beautiful ladies, lurking around them, but they choose to remain single for reasons …
  • Power of honest conversation 14 Sep 2019 12:19 Nadia Arandjelovic, Religion Correspondent Published Sep 14, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated Sep 13, 2019 at 2:16 pm) Red Table Talk: from left, Bonnie Claggett, the Rev Lashonna Smith and Crystal Clay are part of a free event taking place tonight at Mt Zion AME …
  • ‘TRUTH ABOUT MY SEX ADDICTION’: Why this Instagram influencer lied 14 Sep 2019 10:52 This time last year, I sat on a couch opposite Larry Emdur and Kylie Gillies, and lied, on national TV. The lie spread like wildfire. Pretty soon, I was appearing on prime time radio and in headlines in just about every major online media outlet. Suddenly, …
  • High School Sports Schools Roundup: Hopkinton girls volleyball knocks off perennial power Barnstable 14 Sep 2019 09:34 Senior setter Angie Grabmeier did a little bit of everything, tallying 22 assists, nine kills, nine digs, a block, and 17 service points, helping the unbeaten host Hopkinton girls volleyball team past 2018 Division 1 state finalist and perennial power  …
  • Medieval Irish words are resurfacing 14 Sep 2019 08:42 Leprechauns are now a quintessential part of Irish folklore, but the actual word has a peculiar past, coming to the Emerald Ilse from as far away as Rome. In this edition of the Speakeasy, Daniel Midgley explains to Russell and Nadia how leprechauns made …
  • Giveaways: win tickets to Balenciaga, the Marathon and walking guides 14 Sep 2019 06:20 Melbourne walking guide pack The latest offering from Woodslane Press Melbourne Walking Guide series, Melbourne's Best River, Bay and Lakeside Walks covers leisurely bayside strolls, tranquil riverside walks and relaxing natural parklands and bush …
  • Greta Thunberg addresses gathering outside White House 14 Sep 2019 03:57 Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, addressed a gathering here outside the White Hose and said that the movement will not relent in its demands for action. “I just want to say I’m so incredibly grateful for …
  • Greta Thunberg Takes Climate Strike To Trump’s White House 14 Sep 2019 02:35 WASHINGTON — Greta Thunberg, the famous 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist who kicked off a global movement of students leaving school to demand action on the climate crisis, joined other youth activists at a rally outside the White House on Friday …
  • Thunberg in White House climate protest 14 Sep 2019 01:19 Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish activist who has become an icon of the struggle against the climate crisis, says that the movement will not relent in its demands for action. "I just want to say I'm so incredibly grateful for every single …
  • Dinos Pride Fest features field hockey, rugby action 14 Sep 2019 00:55 Coming off their most successful season since 2012, the University of Calgary women’s field hockey team will look to continue moving in the right direction when it opens the 2019 season against the UBC Thunderbirds. The opening game on Saturday will be …
  • Jefferson Party of 6: How Quinton Jefferson, the human jungle gym, balances family and football 13 Sep 2019 21:04 RENTON — The best part about Quinton Jefferson’s breakthrough performance for the Seahawks on Sunday wasn’t his two sacks, his six tackles or his two passes defended in a victory over Cincinnati. Well, OK, it wasn’t just his two sacks, his six tackles and …
  • Are The Abducted By Daesh Yazidi Women And Girls In Iran? 13 Sep 2019 19:22 The world will remember the atrocities perpetrated by Daesh fighters against religious minorities in Syria and Iraq in 2014 and in the years that followed. Those atrocities include murder, enslavement, deportation and forcible transfer of population, …
  • Watch Stephen King’s Annie Wilkes Conjure Chaos in New... 13 Sep 2019 18:53 Watch Stephen King’s Annie Wilkes Conjure Chaos in New ’Castle Rock’ Trailer Annie Wilkes, the crazed nurse/superfan from Stephen King’s Misery, brings a fresh kind of terror to a sleepy Maine town in the new teaser trailer for Season Two of Castle …
  • ‘Castle Rock’ Season 2 Trailer Welcomes You Back to Stephen King Country 13 Sep 2019 18:46 Castle Rock season 2 just dropped its first ominous trailer, setting up a whole new season of Stephen King-influenced thrills and chills. This year, the series will feature Annie Wilkes, the demented nurse from King’s novel Misery. The trailer below gives …
  • Greta Thunberg and youth climate activists protest outside White House 13 Sep 2019 18:44 Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg – who has inspired young people around the world to strike in protest of inadequate government action on the crisis – accompanied her American counterparts in the youth climate movement at a rally near Donald Trump’s …
  • Castle Rock season 2 trailer is here! 13 Sep 2019 17:40 Hulu, J.J. Abrams, and Stephen King's horror series CASTLE ROCK will feature TRUE BLOOD and CLOVERFIELD actress Lizzy Caplan as a young Annie Wilkes from King's classic MISERY. And today we have the first teaser trailer for the new season for you …
  • Sceptre signs award-winning memoir on immigration 13 Sep 2019 14:14 Published September 13, 2019 by Katy Docherty Sceptre has scooped Nadia Owusu’s award-winning memoir on race identity. Sceptre has scooped Nadia Owusu’s award-winning memoir on race identity. Editorial director Juliet Brook acquired UK and Commonwealth …
  • Treana Peake's at-home rock concert benefits South Sudanese people 13 Sep 2019 14:09 ENCORE: Fancy having the Nickelback band and signers Barney Bentall, Jim Cuddy, Shawn Hook and Stephen Kellogg perform at your Gleneagles waterfront home. That happened when the Obakki clothing line owner, Treana Peake, staged the second annual White …
  • The bizarre social history of beds 13 Sep 2019 12:48 Groucho Marx once joked, “Anything that can’t be done in bed isn’t worth doing at all.” You might think he was referring to sleeping and sex. But humans, at one time or another, have done just about everything in bed. And yet, despite the fact that we …
  • Amazon wildfires set to cause irreversible damage 13 Sep 2019 12:41 A deforested and burnt plot is seen in Jamanxim National Forest in the Amazon, near Novo Progresso, Para state, Brazil. (REUTERS) By Nadia Pontes  By the end of the dry season, the fires in Brazil could spread to other untouched forest areas, threatening …
  • More people fall sick as haze worsens in Malaysia 13 Sep 2019 11:22 KUALA LUMPUR: As haze continued to blanket parts of Malaysia, clinics in the Klang Valley reported a spike in the number of patients seeking treatment for cough and respiratory infection.  Several private clinics noted the upward trend this month, as parts …
  • Reporters' Notebook: Sept. 13, 2019 13 Sep 2019 10:58 OLAF FUB SEZ: A suggestion from “Miss Manners” advice columnist Judith Martin, born on this date in 1938, “Allowing an unimportant mistake to pass without comment is a wonderful social grace.” • • • FOOD PLUS – The Friday fish fry resumes from 4 to 8 p.m. …
  • Nadia Hussain will play the baddie in her next drama 13 Sep 2019 10:25 Nadia Hussain has been a busy bee with her newest salon branch opening up at LuckyOne Mall but that's not all that's on her plate. The actor is working on a new Hum TV drama, which will be directed by Haseeb Ali, where she will play the baddie. …
  • This Is What Nadia Japhta, Siphesihle Vazi & Bouwer Bosch Are Looking For In Their #TIOT9 Teammate 12 Sep 2019 05:00 Auditions for the upcoming ninth season of the popular reality show ‘Tropika Island Of Treasure’ are well underway and this year, things are a little bit different. After competing in the Maldives last season, contestants will be jetting off to the …
  • 23 'M For Malaysia' is not just about Mahathir Local documentary ‘M For Malaysia’ charts the long road to regime change. Annabelle Lee & Nadia Azam, 2019-09-11 09:46:00+08:00 11 Sep 2019 05:45 Dr Mahathir Mohamad is the central character in M For Malaysia, a documentary on Pakatan Harapan’s historic 14th general election win, but the story is not just about him. In its final scenes, viewers watch as his swearing-in as prime minister is met with …
  • Newly single Nadia Bartel will front up to the Brownlow red carpet in reprised role after split from Jimmy 08 Sep 2019 19:21 You could forgive newly single Nadia Bartel for backing away from the Brownlow Medal ceremony but the mum of two will bravely front up, reprising her role as a glamorous member of Channel 7’s red-carpet team for the big night later this month. Bartel is …
  • Somersaulting Kolkata kids impress Nadia Comaneci 05 Sep 2019 12:15 The video of Jashika Khan, 11, and Mohammad Azajuddin, 12, somersaulting and cartwheeling went viral on social media. IMAGE: Jashika Khan and Mohammad Azajuddin at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Eastern Centre in Kolkata. Photograph: Sports Authority …
  • Somersaulting kids impress Nadia Comaneci, become full-time SAI trainees 04 Sep 2019 18:49 (Screenshot) The boy and girl in uniform, whose somersaults on their way to school, with bags on their backs, impressed none other than the great Nadia Comaneci, will now become full-time trainees at Sports Authority of India Eastern Centre. This is …
  • Saradha chit fund case: Court disposes of anticipatory bail plea of Rajeev Kumar 17 Sep 2019 22:15 Rajeev Kumar A sessions court in Barasat on Tuesday disposed of the anticipatory bail plea of former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar in connection with the Saradha chit fund case. District Sessions Judge S Rashidi said his court has no …
  • No relief for Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar from Barasat courts on anticipatory bail plea 17 Sep 2019 21:07 By PTI KOLKATA: Former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday failed to get relief from the Barasat District and Sessions Court on his anticipatory bail application in the Saradha chit fund case, hours after a special court refused to hear his …
  • No relief for IPS officer Rajeev Kumar from Barasat courts on anticipatory bail plea 17 Sep 2019 15:11 KOLKATA: Former Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who has failed to appear before the CBI for questioning in Saradha chitfund case, did not get relief from Barasat District and Sessions Court on Tuesday on his anticipatory bail application hours …
  • Court orders Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea not maintainable 17 Sep 2019 14:04 Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar’s efforts to get judicial relief suffered a setback as the district judge, Barasat, ordered that the anticipatory bail plea filed by the former city police commissioner was “not maintainable” in his …
  • Huge cache of arms, ammunition seized in Bengal 17 Sep 2019 02:43 Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Police have recovered huge quantity of firearms, ammunition, fake Indian currency notes and arms manufacturing equipment from two West Bengal districts, officers said on Tuesday. An arms supply racket was busted at Farakka of …
  • Arms unit busted, four held in two districts of Bengal, say police 16 Sep 2019 22:26 Baruipur police with the arrested men and seized arms, ammunition. (Express Photo) West Bengal Police busted an alleged arms manufacturing unit and arrested a total of four persons in two separate cases in South 24 Parganas and Murshidabad districts in the …
  • Conspiracy on to kill Mukul, Arjun, alleges Vijayvargiya 04 Sep 2019 14:24 Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday alleged that a conspiracy has been hatched to kill his key West Bengal party leaders Mukul Roy and Arjun Singh in West Bengal. “A conspiracy has been hatched to kill Mukul da and …
  • Man kills wife for refusing to get into prostitution, arrested 02 Sep 2019 18:31 Image Source : FILE Representational image Nearly three weeks after a man allegedly killed his wife here for refusing to get into prostitution, Delhi Police said Saturday they have arrested him from West Bengal. Jalil Sheikh, 27, had married Fatema Sardar …
  • Woman Allegedly Forced To Breastfeed Baby Outside Exam Centre In Bengal 01 Sep 2019 21:44 Police said there is no official communication on the part of anyone in the matter. (Representational) Kolkata: A woman taking the West Bengal Integrated Child Development Society (ICDS) examination on Sunday was allegedly forced to breastfeed her baby in …
  • Man kills wife for refusing prostitution, held 31 Aug 2019 14:23 New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Delhi Police have claimed to have solved the blind murder of a woman whose body was found dumped in Delhi’s Sagarpur area earlier this month, officials said on Saturday. The police arrested a 27-year-old man, identified as …
  • West Bengal, a statue of Mother Teresa to promote harmony 31 Aug 2019 08:04 The sculture of the saint of Calcutta was installed in the center of a famous market, frequented by thousands of people every week.  The initiative is by the interreligious group Nepalgunge More Bebasahi Committee.  Imam: "She lives in our hearts like …
  • Two critically injured in blast at firecracker unit in Bengal 29 Aug 2019 19:43 Image Source : PTI Two critically injured in blast at firecracker unit in Bengal Two persons were seriously injured in a blast at a firecracker unit in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Thursday, a police officer said. The incident took place …
  • South 24 Parganas: Elderly woman found living with brother’s body 28 Aug 2019 00:22 Police said prima facie, no foul play is suspected. Police found a 60-year-old woman, suspected to be mentally-challenged, living with the decomposed body of her 65-year-old brother at their Narendrapur residence under Sonarpur police station in South 24 …
  • Mentally Challenged Woman Found Living With Brother's Body In Kolkata 27 Aug 2019 18:46 The woman did not inform anybody about her brother's death, police said (Representational) Kolkata: A mentally challenged woman was found living with the decomposed body of his septuagenarian brother in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on …
  • Campaign against Trinamool misrule, promise of NRC paid off: Bengal BJP on membership drive success 25 Aug 2019 08:28 By PTI KOLKATA: Campaign against illegal infiltration, alleged misrule of the ruling TMC and the promise of NRC implementation in West Bengal have helped the BJP reach the staggering figure of 77 lakh plus in its recent membership drive in the state, party …
  • Elections to BJP, the biggest political party are near: what to look for ? 24 Aug 2019 15:25 What to watch out for in the BJP ? Elections to the biggest political party in the world are nigh: and they will be supervised by the BJP national election officer Radha Mohan Singh, former agriculture minister. The poll process will begin with election of …
  • Three held with smuggled gold worth Rs 3.87 cr in Siliguri 21 Aug 2019 00:22 Sources said the seized gold bars are marked with Myanmarese signs. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Monday arrested three men with 10 kilograms of gold valued at Rs 3.87 crores smuggled in through Indo-Myanmar border. As per police sources, …
  • Integrated check-posts on the India-Bangladesh border: A field survey and brief analysis 19 Aug 2019 19:14 India is in the process of establishing Integrated Check-Posts (ICPs) at selected checkpoints along land borders with its neighbours, for the efficient management of border crossings. The ICPs are aimed at facilitating cross-border trade and movement of …
  • Loan issues, red tapeism at state level hits entrepreneurship 19 Aug 2019 04:47 Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Reluctance of banks and financial institutions to provide loans to start-ups, bureaucratic red tapeism and sloth, lack of coordination and infrastructure at the level of state governments and absence of proper mentoring are among the …
  • BJP worker killed in Birbhum, supporters clash with Trinamool 18 Aug 2019 23:12 “The body has been sent for post mortem. We are investigating the matter,” said a senior police officer. (Representational Image) A BJP worker was killed in Birbhum district’s Labhpur on Saturday night, leading to a clash between the supporters of the …
  • 128 heads of cattle seized in India raids, 13... 18 Aug 2019 14:36 Raids carried out in various districts of Bengal. Border Security Force personnel seized 128 heads of cattle, being smuggled across to Bangladesh, and arrested 13 people in raids in various border areas in West Bengal on Saturday night and early Sunday, a …
  • 128 heads of cattle seized in Bengal, 13 smugglers held 18 Aug 2019 12:03 Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Border Security Force personnel seized 128 heads of cattle, being smuggled across to Bangladesh, and arrested 13 people in raids in various border areas in West Bengal on Saturday night and early Sunday, a BSF official said. Troopers …
  • Heavy rain cripples Kolkata; residents grapple with waterlogging, power cuts 17 Aug 2019 23:59 Intermittent spells of moderate rain and thundershower are expected to continue at many places in the city, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). (File photo) Kolkata came to a standstill as many roads were waterlogged, trains and flights …
  • 3 injured, flight, train services hit as rains lash Bengal 17 Aug 2019 10:39 Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Three persons were injured, flight and train services disrupted as large parts of Kolkata and other south Bengal districts submerged in water on Saturday following heavy monsoon rains. Two persons were injured after a mini truck …
  • BSF seizes 218 cattle being smuggled to Bangladesh 16 Aug 2019 13:01 Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized 218 cattle that were being smuggled to Bangladesh, during raids in West Bengal’s border districts, an official said on Friday. The BSF officers of South Bengal Frontier raided the border …
  • Bengal's four-time 'real communist' MLA struggling for two square meals a day 16 Aug 2019 09:54 Express News Service KOLKATA: A former Communist Party of India (Marxist) MLA, who was elected to the Bengal Assembly for four consecutive terms from Bhangar constituency in South 24-Parganas district, is now fighting to make ends meet due to an acute …
  • Bengal: 13 killed, 11 injured in two road accidents 15 Aug 2019 12:14 While the driver in one case fled, the lorry driver was arrested. Thirteen people were killed and 11 others injured in two road accidents in two districts of West Bengal on Thursday, police said. While seven persons died in South 24 Parganas district, six …
  • Nearly 200 dead in 4 flood-hit states, rescue operations intensify 13 Aug 2019 06:35 Image Source : PTI 200 dead in 4 flood-hit states in India Nearly 200 people have been killed in four flood-affected states - Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra, so far. Rescue operations stepped up in Gujarat's Kutch on Monday, where more than …
  • Kolkata: Beheaded body of woman found in house, husband absconding 11 Aug 2019 01:42 Police said the boy’s throat was slit with a sharp instrument. The beheaded body of a 42-year-old woman was recovered from her house in Narendrapur area of South 24 Parganas district on Saturday. The husband of the victim, Krishna Baidya, has gone missing …
  • Heavy rains lash Kolkata, cause traffic snarls 08 Aug 2019 08:56 Kolkata: Incessant rain since the early hours on Thursday has left parts of Kolkata and its adjoining suburbs with waterlogged streets and overflowing drains, leading to traffic congestion during the busy office hours. Several important arterial roads, …
  • Kolkata taxi strike receives lukewarm response 06 Aug 2019 13:38 Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) The first day of a two-day taxi strike called by an affiliate of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) on Tuesday received a lukewarm response as other associations withdrew support. West Bengal Taxi Workers Federation (WBTWF) had …
  • Stringent action to ensure elderly couples’ safety: Mamata 31 Jul 2019 18:12 Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) In the wake of twin murders of old couples in the city, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday promised a thorough investigation in both cases and stringent action to ensure the safety of the elderly. “Thorough …
  • Kolkata: Elderly couple found ‘murdered’ in their south Kolkata home 31 Jul 2019 00:15 The house of Dilip and Swapna Mukherjee on N S C Bose Road in Kolkata, Tuesday. An elderly couple was found dead under mysterious circumstances at their house in Netaji Nagar police station area here on Tuesday. Accordingly to police, the deceased have …
  • Married couple’s bodies found in garden house near Kolkata 30 Jul 2019 19:24 Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Bodies of a married couple were recovered from inside trolley bags in the washroom of a garden house in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district on Tuesday, in what seems to be a case of twin murder, police said. Locals were alerted …
  • Crab catcher dragged away by tiger in Sundarbans 30 Jul 2019 12:22 Image Source : PTI Crab catcher dragged away by a tiger in Sundarbans A crab catcher has been dragged away by a tiger in West Bengal's Sundarbans, a forest official said on Tuesday. The incident occurred at South 24 Parganas' Gosaba on …
  • 48-Year-Old Man Dragged Away By Tiger In West Bengal's Sundarbans 30 Jul 2019 09:14 A crab catcher was dragged away by a tiger in Sundarbans. (Representational image) Canning, West Bengal: A crab catcher was dragged away by a tiger in West Bengal's Sundarbans, a forest official said this morning. The incident occurred at a village in …
  • 50 kg of drugs seized in Delhi, three arrested 29 Jul 2019 19:27 New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A total of over 50 kg of marijuana and hashish was seized in three separate incidents here and three persons arrested, police said on Monday. In the first incident, the Anti-Narcotics Squad arrested Mumbai-based Mohammad Mehfooz …
  • Bengal woman held for murdering man who attempted to rape her 29 Jul 2019 10:31 According to the woman, the deceased had been harassing her for some time and entered her home on Thursday in a drunken state. Midnapore: After confessing the murder of a man, who attempted to rape her, a 30-year-old woman from West Bengal's South 24 …
  • BSF seizes 365 cattle from Bangla smugglers 25 Jul 2019 17:39 Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The south Bengal Frontier of Border Security Force on Thursday seized 365 cattle from being smuggled during different raids in West Bengal’s Malda, Murshidabad, Nadia and North 24 Parganas district, a BSF officer said. Acting on a …
  • Muslim man ‘beaten up’ for not chanting Jai Shri Ram in West Bengal, one arrested 23 Jul 2019 00:08 Acting on the complaint, police have arrested Gautam Mondal. (Representational Image) One person has been arrested in Birbhum’s Paikar area for allegedly beating up a 35-year-old Muslim man after he reportedly refused to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’. Ismail Sheikh …
  • ‘Floating cattle’ smuggling prompts BSF to deploy more troops, boats along Bangla border in WB 21 Jul 2019 13:50 Over 1,200 cows and buffaloes have been seized in just over a week by the border guarding force. (File/representational) A sudden rise in “floating cattle” in West Bengal meant for smuggling across the Bangladesh border has alarmed the BSF which has …
  • Community project for autistic people to be ready by 2023 21 Jul 2019 05:29 ASD is a complex neurodevelopment disorder which affects the behaviour of a person and the ability to process information. (File Photo) In a first of its kind in the country, a township for children suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is coming …
  • Bengal Man Lays Live Electric Wire To Avenge Wife's Infidelity, 3 Killed 18 Jul 2019 21:01 The incident took place in South 24 Parganas district on Wednesday, the police said. (Representational) Maheshtala, West Bengal: Three persons were electrocuted to death and six others suffered burn injuries, when a man laid live electrical wire outside …
  • BSF apprehends four Bangladeshi nationals for allegedly smuggling cattle 18 Jul 2019 15:12 Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 18 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) arrested four Bangladeshi nationals for cattle smuggling from bordering districts of Malda, Murshidabad, and 24 Parganas on Thursday morning. All the apprehended smugglers were …
  • 516 fishermen who strayed into Bangladesh waters return home 17 Jul 2019 22:33 The fishermen being handed over on Wednesday. (Photo: Ministry of Defence) As many as 516 fishermen, who had been stranded in Bangladesh, along with 32 fishing boats were handed over to the West Bengal State Fisheries authorities at Kakdwip fishing harbour …
  • Kolkata: CM Mamata Banerjee hits streets to raise awareness on water conservation 15 Jul 2019 12:55 CM Mamata Banerjee leads a rally to mark ‘Save Water Day’, in Kolkata on Friday. (Express photo: Partha Paul) In a bid to raise awareness on water conservation, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hit the streets of Kolkata on Friday to mark the ‘Save Water Day …
  • Kolkata: More councillors return from BJP, TMC regains 2 civic bodies 15 Jul 2019 12:21 Addressing the media, Banerjee said, “After he caused defections, the media described Mukul Roy as the Chanakya of Bengal politics. Now a large number of them have returned to us. (Express photo/Representational) On a day several TMC councillors …
  • A miraculous rescue! 13 Jul 2019 01:48 After being afloat for four days in the Bay, an Indian fisherman was rescued by a Bangladeshi cargo vessel on Wednesday. Rabindranath Das, 25, had been afloat with the help of a piece of bamboo and jerrycans tied together. “All the time while trying to …
  • Bangladeshi vessel rescues Indian fisherman in Bay of Bengal 12 Jul 2019 20:20 After being afloat for four days in the Bay, a Bangladeshi cargo vessel rescued an Indian fisherman on Wednesday. “All the time while trying to survive amid heavy waves I kept praying but saw no ship or trawler around. Once I also started losing my hopes …
  • BSF jawan loses hand in Bangladeshi cattle smugglers attack with bombs 12 Jul 2019 16:46 A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan has lost his right hand when a group of 25 cattle smugglers attacked him at Angrail near Bangaon in 14 Paraganas in North Bengal on Wednesday night. He was attacked with country-made bombs. Following the incident, an …
  • BSF Soldier Loses Hand In Bomb Attack By Bangladeshi Smugglers In Bengal 12 Jul 2019 16:46 The BSF soldier was attacked with two country-made bombs and pellets. (File) Kolkata: A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lost his hand and suffered serious injuries in a bomb attack by Bangladeshi cattle smugglers along the India-Bangladesh border in …
  • Posters of Amartya Sen's 'Jai Shri Ram' comment surface in Kolkata 12 Jul 2019 13:02 The 'Jai Shri Ram' chant had become the centre of political controversy with BJP and TMC sparring over it during LS elections. Kolkata: Banners displaying the photograph of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and his recent statement on 'Jai Shri Ram…
  • Bengal: Class 1 student chants 'Jai Shri Ram', gets brutally thrashed by school teacher 12 Jul 2019 08:33 Image Source : INDIA TV Bengal: Class 1 student thrashed by school teacher after he chants Jai Shri Ram In yet another incident of violence over chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' in West Bengal, a class 1 student was brutally thrashed by his school teacher …
  • Kolkata: One more fisherman rescued by Bangla ship, 24 missing 12 Jul 2019 00:45 The fisherman, Rabindra Math Das from Namkhana in South 24 Parganas, is being treated at Chattogram Hospital in Bangladesh’s Chittagong. (PTI Photo/Representational) One more fisherman has been rescued by a Bangladeshi vessel, while 24 are still …
  • Smugglers hurl bombs near Indo-Bangladesh border, BSF man loses hand 12 Jul 2019 00:27 Constable Anisur Rehman was attacked with bombs twice. He retaliated with a non-lethal PAG gun when the smugglers were hurling bombs at him (Representational) A Border Security Force (BSF) constable lost his right hand and was severely injured while trying …
  • West Bengal minister Mustaq Ahmed’s son’s name crops up in cut money controversy 11 Jul 2019 04:23 Express News Service KOLKATA:  The heat of the cut money agitations reached Mamata Banerjee’s cabinet as two men, from the suburbs of east Kolkata, lodged police complaints accusing Abdur Rezzak Mollah’s son of taking cut money from them. Mustaq Ahmed, son …
  • Six fishermen rescued, 25 still missing in Bay of Bengal 08 Jul 2019 14:15 With this, 49 fishermen have been rescued since Saturday. (Representational) Six of the 31 fishermen, who had gone missing in the Bay of Bengal after venturing into deep waters despite weather warnings four days ago, were rescued on Monday but 25 are still …
  • Cut money protest reaches Mamata Banerjee's residence 07 Jul 2019 06:49 KOLKATA:  The ‘cut money’ heat reached Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s residence on Saturday after a group of men and women from Belur in Howrah reached Kalighat in Kolkata on Friday evening to protest against the ruling party’s local leaders who …
  • Bengal rolls out free crop insurance scheme for farmers 28 Jun 2019 15:26 Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Friday said it has rolled out a crop insurance scheme, in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), for the 2019 'kharif' season to protect farmers from natural disasters, and to …
  • West Bengal launch free crop insurance scheme for farmers 28 Jun 2019 05:51 BCCL All farmers taking loans (granted or applied for) and even those not taking loans can avail of the insurance. KOLKATA: West Bengal government has announced a crop insurance scheme in collaboration with the Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC), …
  • Drunk cop attends anti-drug abuse day programme, suspended 27 Jun 2019 18:05 Representational Image A policeman was suspended Thursday on the charge of attending an anti-drug abuse day programme in South 24 Parganas district in an inebriated condition, a senior police official said. Asitbaran Kuilya, the in-charge of Sonarpur …
  • Boy Nearly Suffocates In Locked Car As Parents Take A Dip In Bay Of Bengal 27 Jun 2019 12:53 Five-year-old boy was suffocated but felt fine after drinking some water, said police. (Representational) Kolkata: In a shocking incident, a couple visiting West Bengal's Digha beach left their child locked inside the car to take a dip in the sea, …
  • Mamata announces compensation to men pushed off train for not chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’ 27 Jun 2019 11:46 Speaking to ANI, Mamata said that she has personally spoken to the victims who were allegedly thrown out of the train. Category: India, News Posted by safoora Published: Jun 27, 2019, 4:03 pm IST Updated: Jun 27, 2019, 4:03 pm IST West Bengal Chief …
  • Men dressed in army uniform kidnap four in Kolkata, demand Rs 200 cr 27 Jun 2019 00:42 Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) A group of men in Army uniform allegedly kidnapped four persons travelling in a car in Kolkata on Wednesday afternoon and demanded a ransom of Rs 200 crore from them, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said. The kidnappers, however, …
  • Watch | BJYM workers chant Hanuman Chalisa to protest against blocking roads for Friday namaz 26 Jun 2019 22:44 District President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha OP Singh at the protest.Twitter Members from the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) recited Hanuman Chalisa near Bally Khal in Howrah, West Bengal, as a mark of protest against the Friday namaz offered on …
  • Mob lynching of Tabrez Ansari sparks nationwide protests 26 Jun 2019 21:50 Police arrested 11 people on Monday in connection with the lynching after the victim’s family showed them the video of the incident that was already spreading rapidly online. The disturbing 10-minute-long clip shows 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari being beaten …
  • Hindu mob lynched Indian Muslim over refusal to praise Hindu 26 Jun 2019 20:55 In yet another instance of Hindutva terrorism, a mob in the Indian state of Jharkhand thrashed and lynched a Muslim man for refusing to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' (hail the deity Ram) and 'Jai Hanuman' (hail the deity Hanuman). The victim of the …
  • WB CM to give Rs 50,000 compensation to men who were pushed off moving train 26 Jun 2019 16:24 The men were attacked and pushed off for not chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’. Kolkata: Condemning the incident where three Muslim men were allegedly pushed off a moving train in West Bengal for refusing to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', Chief Minister Mamata …
  • Men In Army Uniform Kidnap 4 Near Kolkata, Demand Rs 200 Crore Ransom 26 Jun 2019 16:22 The kidnapping took place at around noon near Jhinjhirabazar in south 24 Parganas (Representational) Kolkata: A group of men in Army uniform allegedly kidnapped four persons travelling in a car near Kolkata on Wednesday afternoon and demanded a ransom of …
  • Obscene dance marks Trinamool celebration, 3 arrested 26 Jun 2019 13:48 Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Three Trinamool Congress supporters have been arrested after a video of obscene dance and display of vulgarity in public surfaced during a celebration in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district, the police said on Wednesday. The …
  • 3 men pushed from moving train for not chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' in West Bengal 26 Jun 2019 10:29 A group of men forced 3 men to chant Jai Shri Ram and pushed them off a moving train after thrashing them. South 24 Parganas: Three Muslim men were allegedly pushed off a moving train for refusing to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' on Tuesday. Mannah Mullah, …
  • WB: 3 men pushed off moving train for not chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ 26 Jun 2019 07:39 South 24 Parganas: Three Muslim men have allegedly pushed off a moving train for refusing to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ on Tuesday. Mannah Mullah, one of the victims, was traveling with six people from Canning in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal to …
  • Bengal madrasa teacher pushed off train for not chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ 25 Jun 2019 15:07 Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A madrasa teacher from West Bengal complained that he was allegedly beaten up and pushed off from moving train here by a group of men after refusing to chant “Jai Shri Ram”, a Government Railway Police (GRP) officer said on Tuesday. …
  • West Bengal: Pushed off moving train for not chanting 'Jai Shri Ram', alleges Madrasa teacher 25 Jun 2019 09:31 Representative Image A 26-year-old madrasa teacher has alleged that he was thrashed and pushed off a moving train in daylight by a group for not chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' on Thursday (June 20). The incident took place while the victim, Hafeez Mohd …
  • Bengal man: Pushed off train for not saying Jai Shri Ram 24 Jun 2019 21:59 According to Haldar, the incident took place in train number 34531 (Canning- Sealdah). (Representational image) A 26-year-old madrasa teacher on Monday claimed that he was beaten up and pushed off a moving train by a group for not chanting “Jai Shri Ram” …
  • Youngster assaulted and bullied for refusing to chant ‘Jai Shree Ram’ 24 Jun 2019 14:43 It was also not surprising that tide of violence making the minorities feel the heat. Category: India, News, Top Stories Posted by safoora Published: Jun 24, 2019, 5:50 pm IST Updated: Jun 24, 2019, 5:50 pm IST KOLKATA: Twenty-year-old youngster said that …
  • Man shot dead in Bengal, protesters obstruct rail services 23 Jun 2019 16:20 Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A man was shot dead in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district following which locals obstructed railway tracks on Sunday. “Nizamuddin Mondol, 30, was shot dead on Saturday evening. The accused person Altaf Baidya is still …
  • Bengal: Man shot dead in South 24 Parganas 23 Jun 2019 16:03
  • Bengal magician drowns in Hooghly after Houdini act goes wrong 17 Jun 2019 23:27 Chanchal Lahiri’s body was recovered on Monday. (Express) The body of 40-year-old magician Chanchal Lahiri, popularly known as Mandrake, was fished out from the Hooghly on Monday evening, a day after he drowned in the river while trying to perform an …
  • Can east, south offset BJP deficit? (Column: Political Calculus) 20 May 2019 04:55 The biggest test for India’s largest democracy is going to end in the Lok Sabha elections. The whole country’s focus is on West Bengal elections in the last phase. One big question is: Will the number of BJP seats in West Bengal increase a lot? This …
  • BJP activist among four held, Rs 24.12 lakh cash seized in Bengal 17 May 2019 19:12 Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) In an embarrassment to the BJP, four persons including two women and a local saffron party leader, were arrested for allegedly carrying unaccounted cash of Rs 24.12 lakh at Baruipur in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district, ahead …
  • Cyclone Fani: CM Naveen Patnaik praises rescue efforts, says record 12 lakh people evacuated in 24 hours 04 May 2019 11:18 A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after its landfall, in Puri. (PTI) A day after Odisha faced one of the worst cyclonic storms in over a decade, state Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik lauded the relief and rescue measures undertaken by his …
  • Cyclone Fani strengthens, could batter south Bengal 01 May 2019 12:38 Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) In wake of Cyclone Fani gradually gaining strength, weather officials on Wednesday warned of destruction of thatched houses, roads, and crops in eight districts of West Bengal and advised people be evacuated from coastal areas. “There …
  • CPM worker found dead in South 24 Parganas 17 Apr 2019 06:50
  • VHP plans to take out 700 Ram Navami rallies across South Bengal on April 14 15 Apr 2019 15:19 Speaking to The Indian Express, VHP eastern regional organisational general secretary Sachindranath Sinha said they will follow the police guidelines. (PTI/File) The Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has planned to take out nearly 700 rallies across South …
  • 3 Dead As Storm Hits South Bengal, Several Trees Uprooted In Kolkata 25 Feb 2019 17:33 Kolkata Municipal Corporation workers clear uprooted trees after a storm in Kolkata. Kolkata: Three people died after two storms hit West Bengal's Kolkata early in the morning today uprooting trees, damaging cars and tearing down power lines. The …
  • Attacked by TMC goons, claims South 24 Parganas BJP leader; ruling party denies 22 Dec 2018 02:23 TMC leader said, “BJP’s people fight within themselves. They use big names to get mileage. TMC has better work to do instead of attacking people who have no existence.” (Source: File Photo) BJP’s South 24 Parganas president Abhijeet Das was allegedly …
  • Kolkata gets 5% less rain, south Bengal 20% 02 Oct 2018 17:28 KOLKATA: Kolkata and Gangetic Bengal ended September with a significant rain deficiency. While the city received 28% less rain than normal last month, Kolkata’s seasonal deficit (June-September) stood at 5%, which barely qualifies as normal. Gangetic …
  • Live Breaking News Sep 24: Kerala nun rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal sent to judicial custody till October 6 24 Sep 2018 08:11 Breaking News September 24 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • West Bengal: Under-construction bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas 24 Sep 2018 08:11 Image Source : ANI Bridge collapses in West Bengal An under-construction bridge collapsed in Kakdwip area of South 24 Parganas district on Monday, a senior official said. There has been no report of any casualty, South 24 Parganas district magistrate Y. …
  • Bridge collapses in South 24 Parganas 24 Sep 2018 08:08 KOLKATA: An under-construction bridge collapsed in Kakdwip area of South 24 Parganas district on Monday, a senior official said, adding however there has been no report of any casualty. This is the third incident of bridge collapse in the state in …
  • West Bengal: Local BJP leader murdered in South 24 Parganas, party blames TMC 28 Jul 2018 10:51 A local BJP leader was killed in West Bengal. (Representational Image) A local West Bengal BJP leader was killed by unidentified persons in South 24 Paraganas district’s Mandirbazar area, police said on Saturday. The victim, who was later identified as …
  • Kingpin of meat racket arrested from Garia in South 24 Parganas dist 03 May 2018 11:10 Kolkata, May 3 The kingpin of the meat racket involved in procuring dead animals from dumping grounds and processing their flesh before supplying to markets was arrested from Garia in South 24 Parganas district by the SIT, the police said on Thursday. …
  • Concerned on smuggling of cows: Mamata Banerjee asks police to increase vigilance in North 24 Parganas 27 Feb 2018 16:05 By: PTI | Barasat | Published: February 27, 2018 9:19 pm West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at an administrative review meeting on North 24 parganas at Barasat on Tuesday. (Express Photo by Subham Dutta) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday asked …
  • ‘Ashar Alo’ spreads from Slovenia to South 24-Parganas 25 Feb 2018 02:14 PIYALI (SOUTH 24-PARGANAS): Slovenian ambassador Jožef Drofenik’s visit to ‘Ashar Alo’ — a primary school from KG to Class VIII in Piyali — on Saturday was a tribute to a decade-long work by a Slovenian national Mojca Pijk and her Indian husband Anup Gayen …
  • ‘Ashar Alo’ spreads from Slovenia to South 24 Pgns 24 Feb 2018 20:00 Piyali (South 24-Parganas): Slovenian ambassador Jožef Drofenik’s visit to ‘Ashar Alo’ — a primary school from KG to Class VIII in Piyali — on Saturday was a tribute to a decade-long work by a Slovenian national Mojca Pijk and her Indian husband Anup Gayen …
  • Kulari, South 24-Parganas: Eight Rohingya families, grateful for being settled in West Bengal 11 Jan 2018 20:40 Written by Ravik Bhattacharya | Kulri (south 24-parganas) | Published: January 12, 2018 1:48 am Jubaida, 55, one of 40 Rohingya settled in Kulari, South 24-Parganas. (Express Photo: Subham Dutta) WITH ROWS of two-room houses made of tin and asbestos with …
  • West Bengal: Trinamool Congress workers clash with anti-power grid agitators in South 24 Parganas district 28 Dec 2017 12:07 Image used for representational purpose. KOLKATA: Ten months after an agitation against a power grid claimed two lives and led to the disappearance of 16 people in Bhangar in the South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, violence erupted in the region …
  • TMC panchayat official shot dead in Bengal's South 24 Parganas, CPI-M blames factional feud 30 Jul 2017 15:27 Image used for representational purpose. BHANGAR (WB): A Trinamool Congress (TMC) panchayat functionary of West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district was shot dead by unidentified assailants today. Asikul Islam (30) alias Babushona, the panchayat …
  • Trinamool leader shot dead in South-24 Parganas, 4 arrested 20 May 2017 20:17 A TRINAMOOL Congress leader was shot dead near the party office in South-24 Parganas district on Friday night. Police identified the victim as 48-year-old Rasapunja party chief Ismail Pailan. Four persons have been arrested. Police said the incident took …