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Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after cardiac surgery

Indian cricketer and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday was discharged from the Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata after he underwent his second cardiac surgery in a month. The team of doctors which took care of Ganguly is hopeful that he will make a full recovery. He...

Sourav Ganguly underwent second angioplasty, stable

Former India captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Thursday underwent another angioplasty at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital off EM Bypass in Kolkata. Two more stents were implanted by a team of senior doctors to clear his blockage in the arteries. The hospital said that the 48-year-old cricketer is stable and doing fine. Sourav Ganguly was...

Sourav Ganguly again admitted to hospital

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was admitted to the Apollo Gleneagles Hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday after he complained of chest pain. He was admitted in a separate room inside Critical Care Unit, at the hospital. The hospital has informed that the cricketer is ‘absolutely stable’. Doctors will take a call on the second angioplasty by...

PM Modi to visit Bengal on Jan 23 to commemorate Parakram Diwas

Ahead of the election in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kolkata on Saturday to celebrate the 125the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. PM Modi will also address the Parakram Diwas celebrations. After his Kolkata visit, the PM will head to Assam’s Sivisagar and distribute over one lakh land allotment certificates....

Surat-Kolkata IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Bhopal

An IndiGo Airlines flight carrying 172 passengers from Gujarat’s Surat to West Bengal’s Kolkata had to make an emergency landing in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal on Sunday. The plane made an emergency landing due to a technical glitch, according to officials. Bhopal’s Raja Bhoj Airport director Anil Vikram said that the IndiGo flight had to make...

Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital

Former team India captain and the incumbent president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said he is feeling “absolutely fine” while leaving a private hospital in Kolkata. Notably, Sourav Ganguly was admitted to the private hospital last week after he complained of chest pain and had to...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds Centre for battle against COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India is in a much better position than other countries in the fight against COVID-19. The prime minister asserted that it is the result of the government’s “right decisions taken at the right time”. PM Modi said the country has been also able to expand its health infrastructure amid...

Kolkata family forced to keep 71-year-old man’s body in ice-cream freezer for 2 days

A family in Kolkata was forced to hire an ice-cream freezer to keep the body of a 71-year-old man who died at home on Monday, hours after being tested for coronavirus but much before results came in. The body was removed by civic authorities after 48 hours of horror and helplessness. The family’s two-day nightmare...

30 year old woman suffering from abdominal pain discovers she is a man

A 30-year-old woman in Kolkata who consulted doctors for her abdominal pain discovered that she is in fact a man! Doctors have described her condition as a rare one and that her abdominal pain was a result of testicular cancer. Doctors said the woman has Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome – a condition in which a person...

Man flies from B’lore to Kolkata to shoot mother-in-law, kills self too

A man flew from Bangalore to Kolkata to shoot dead his mother-in-law before turning the gun on himself. His father-in-law escaped after he locked the house and ran out shouting for help. The incident happened in an upscale apartment in the city. Polic found a note from the 42-year-old man in which he confessed that...

Bengal: Video of decomposed bodies being loaded into van in Kolkata rakes controversy

A video showing decomposed bodies, allegedly of COVID-19 victims, being loaded into a van by Kolkata’s civic body in daylight for cremation went viral on social media on Thursday, but authorities termed it “fake”. The video also showed protests by locals at Garia, a suburb in the southern fringes of the city where the incident...

Cabinet secretary meets authorities from 13 cities with 70% of India’s COVID-19 burden

Ahead of the completion of nationwide lockdown 4.0, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Thursday held a meeting with municipal commissioners and district magistrates of 13 COVID-19 hit cities in the country including Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata, and Chennai, officials said. The meeting bears significance as these 13 cities are considered to be the worst coronavirus...