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Police said that condition of two of those shot was critical as they had sustained multiple injuries. One person has been detained(Representative photo)

Bengal: 3 shot after altercation over installing solar lamps

Berhampore, Hindustan Times | By Sreyasi Pal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 01:26 PM IST
According to the police, trouble began over the local panchayat’s move to install a solar street lamp to light up a village road stretch that was prone to accidents
The two idols of Vishnu are from the Sena period in Bengal during the 11th and 12th century AD, experts have said.(HT PHOTO.)
The two idols of Vishnu are from the Sena period in Bengal during the 11th and 12th century AD, experts have said.(HT PHOTO.)

Antique idols worth more than Rs 11 crore seized by customs in Bengal

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 11:24 PM IST
After the seizure, customs officials got in touch with experts from the Akshaya Kumar Maitreya Heritage Museum under the North Bengal University. Experts at the museum said the idols are all antiques worth about Rs 11.07 crore.
The drive started around 6am and lasted till 9.30am. More than 50 police officials including women constables provided protection to the NHAI’s enforcement team.(HT Photo)
The drive started around 6am and lasted till 9.30am. More than 50 police officials including women constables provided protection to the NHAI’s enforcement team.(HT Photo)

NHAI starts claiming land for Sohna elevated road in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 03:43 AM IST
The 21-km road project is aimed at reducing the travelling time between Alwar in Rajasthan and Gurugram to under two hours by providing signal-free travel through the traffic-prone zone between Rajiv Chowk and Sohna.
One booked for extortion in Gurugram. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
One booked for extortion in Gurugram. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

One booked for extortion in Gurugram

Gurgaon | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 04:20 AM IST
The complainant alleged that the suspect was extorting money from many hawkers and street vendors who set up their carts near Unitech Cyber Park in Sector 39, near Bakhtawar Chowk.
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) is planning to increase the number of mobile medical units in the district in 2019-20 to expand the civic body’s healthcare coverage, officials privy to the matter said.(Picture for representation)
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) is planning to increase the number of mobile medical units in the district in 2019-20 to expand the civic body’s healthcare coverage, officials privy to the matter said.(Picture for representation)

Gurugram municipal body plans to expand medical units to serve people in remote locations

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 04:42 AM IST
Gurugram’s only medical mobile unit, inaugurated in April 2018, has provided free healthcare services to more than 10,000 people living in remote and underserved areas in the district in the last 10 months.
Protest rally on the issue of school students death of Islampur, at Gariahat crossing in Kolkata on Sunday.(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)
Protest rally on the issue of school students death of Islampur, at Gariahat crossing in Kolkata on Sunday.(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Kin of students killed in Bengal’s Islampur school agitation refuse to cremate bodies, demand CBI probe

Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2018 10:28 PM IST
Rajesh Sarkar and Tapas Barman, both ex-students, sustained bullet injuries during an agitation at the premises of Darivit High School on Thursday.
School students were protesting the appointment of Urdu and Sanskrit teachers while they needed teachers of science and literature in West Bengal’s Islampur on September 20.(HT File Photo)
School students were protesting the appointment of Urdu and Sanskrit teachers while they needed teachers of science and literature in West Bengal’s Islampur on September 20.(HT File Photo)

Death toll in police firing in Bengal’s Islampur rises to two; bandh hits normal life

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Pramod Giri
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 04:01 PM IST
Violence continued on Friday with two government buses and two wheelers set on fire during a 12-hour bandh called by the BJP to protest the police firing in Islampur.
The decision to buy the eight motorcycles (pic above), each costing ₹6.5 lakh, was taken after they were purchased by the Chandigarh fire department to fight flames in congested areas. (HT Photo)
The decision to buy the eight motorcycles (pic above), each costing ₹6.5 lakh, was taken after they were purchased by the Chandigarh fire department to fight flames in congested areas. (HT Photo)

Water-mist motorcycles to beef up Gurugram’s fire-fighting capacity

Hindustan Times | By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 05:29 AM IST
The move is expected to significantly reduce the response time of the department, especially in areas such as Sadar Bazaar, Jacobpura, DLF Phase 1 market, DLF Galleria market, Islampur and Jharsa village.
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