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81 BN BSF distributed relief materials among

Pradyut Dutta, Sting Newz Correspondent, Nadia:  The houses of  4 villagers of  Hatkola village namely Talip Mondal, Samina Biwi, Sahad Ali Halsna, and Samad Halsna got fiered on Monday  at about 4:30 p.m,  All four houses made of ‘Patkati’ were damaged completely. ASI G R. S. MSLLICK alongwith 4 ors of …

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8 killed, 7 injured in Nadia road mishap

Nabendyu Bhattacharya, Sting Newz Correspndent, Nadia:  8 persons were killed and 7 other injured when a (Mahindra Maxima) pick up van collided head on with a truck at Jugpur under Nakashipara police station area in Nadia on NH 34 at around 5.30 pm. on Sunday, police said. All the victims …

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Rhino horn seized, one arrested

Pradip Kundu, Sting Newz Correspondent, Coochbihar: 53 Bn SSB seized one Rhino horn and arrested  one person in this connection from  Salkumar hat near Torsha river Bridge on Monday.  The person was identified as  Hamidul Sarkar (47). He is a resident of   Sivnathpur village under Falakata police station in …

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50 years ago, noise was a nuisance (it still is)

Sting Newz Web Desk: Noise, forever bombarding urban and suburban man, is becoming an increasing menace to his psychological and physical well-being. Little cars with oversized engines, enormous trucks, sirens, construction projects and jet planes are exacting high prices in frazzled nerves, fatigue and poor hearing. — Science News, October …

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Facebook begins testing of Snapchat-like camera feature app

Sting Newz Web Desk: Days after the social media giant introduced “Stories” format for its photo-sharing app Instagram that clones Snapchat’s popular feature, the social media giant is now testing a Facebook app that opens to a camera, encouraging users to capture and share content. This new version of the …

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Indian tech skills power Wikipedia’s diverse tongues

Sting Newz Web Desk: India might seem like the Tower of Babel with its many diverse tongues but modern-day skills of young techies in Chandigarh are helping solve linguistic problems in computing from across the globe. “We develop tools, ensure compliance with Web standards and deal with user feedback,” Runa …

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