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Former Statesman's scribe Bishnu Prasad Kumar dies at 85

Kolkata, Jul 2 (UNI) Veteran journalist of the Statesman, Bishnu Prasad Kumar, died at his residence here on Thursday.
He was 85 and is survived by his wife and three daughters, two of who are media professionals
He was associated with the Statesman for over 32 years covering the industrial belt between Burdwan and Dhanbad and had extensively covered the tumultuous period of Naxalite movement
in the late 60a and 70s.
He had also covered the Bangladesh Liberation War from Rajshahi.
He was posted in Durgapur and was a founder member of Durgapur Press Club.
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09 Aug 2020 | 3:46 PM

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Meghalaya High Court to close for sanitization

09 Aug 2020 | 3:22 PM

Shillong, Aug 9 (UNI) The High Court of Meghalaya, Shillong will remain closed for three days from August 10 to 12 (both days inclusive) in order to fully sanitize the court premises.

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Man hacks wife to death in Namkum of Ranchi

09 Aug 2020 | 1:52 PM

Ranchi, Aug 9 (UNI) A man hacked his wife to death following a feud at Sogodh village under Namkum Police Station area of this district.

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Middle aged man murders wife and grand-son in Sahebganj, later commits suicide

09 Aug 2020 | 1:46 PM

Sahebganj, Aug 9 (UNI) A middle aged man murdered his wife and grandson in Ghoday Pokhar village under Barharwa Police Station area of this district and later committed suicide himself.

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Six die in Deoghar due to poisonous gas inside septic tank

Six die in Deoghar due to poisonous gas inside septic tank

09 Aug 2020 | 1:35 PM

Deoghar, Aug 9 (UNI) Six men lost their lives due to suffocation inside a septic tank under Devipur Police Station area of this district today.

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