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Josh Trank said collaborating with a performer like Tom Hardy inspired him to give his best.

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JK Simmons made a comeback to the MCU with Far From Home, in which he appears in a post-credit scene, blaming Spider-Man for his drone attack on London while exposing Peter Parker's identity.

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Swara Bhasker's efforts to assist stranded migrants have been hampered by online trolls.

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If you have missed the live broadcast of the SpaceX Demo-2 mission to launch the NASA astronauts to the ISS, you can watch the pictures from the launch.

Kolkata News

Kolkata: Facing budget cuts and pandemic, organisers rule out glitzy Durga Puja
Kolkata: Facing budget cuts and pandemic, organisers rule out glitzy Durga Puja

The puja committee at Samaj Sebi Sangha said it had put all festival-related work on hold and was awaiting a directive from the state government.

Incoming migrants main challenge to stop Covid-19 spread: Officials
Incoming migrants main challenge to stop Covid-19 spread: Officials

Mamata Banerjee said 75,000 migrant workers had already entered Bengal in trains, and over five lakh had come back in buses and cars.

Keep mosques closed till govt clarifies order: Imams’ body
Keep mosques closed till govt clarifies order: Imams’ body

In Saturday’s statement, Yahya said mosques should not be thrown open till “we get a clarification on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s announcement”. People would not be inconvenienced if these places of religious worship remained shut for a few more days, the association added.

Kalimpong woman dies aboard Shramik Special from Delhi
Kalimpong woman dies aboard Shramik Special from Delhi

Kipa Sherpa boarded the train from Delhi. She was travelling with her two daughters, son-in-law and granddaughter. When the train was in Uttar Pradesh, Sherpa fell ill. She died before the train reached Etawah station.

Bengal: Minister and wife among 277 new cases, to stay in home quarantine
Bengal: Minister and wife among 277 new cases, to stay in home quarantine

277 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 4,813. With seven more deaths due to the disease, the death toll rose to 230, excluding 72 comorbid deaths, according to the daily bulletin of the state government.

With migrants returning, state records highest single-day jump in positive cases — 344
With migrants returning, state records highest single-day jump in positive cases — 344

On Wednesday, the total number of positive cases was 4,192, while it rose to 4,536 on Thursday.

Nor’wester kills two,  south Bengal likely to receive more rainfall
Nor’wester kills two, south Bengal likely to receive more rainfall

The city traffic police said parts of Central Avenue, MG Road, Bidhan Sarani and Ultadanga were left waterlogged.

Post-Amphan, Bengal tweaks protocol: home quarantine for migrants except from five states
Post-Amphan, Bengal tweaks protocol: home quarantine for migrants except from five states

On Wednesday, the Health Department revised standard operating procedures (SOPs) with new screening rules an emphasis on home quarantine.

Heavy rain, gusty winds claim two lives, disrupt restoration work in cyclone-hit Bengal
Heavy rain, gusty winds claim two lives, disrupt restoration work in cyclone-hit Bengal

Sources in the Kolkata Traffic Police said the squall, which started on Wednesday evening, left parts of Central Avenue, MG Road, Bidhan Sarani and Ultadanga heavily waterlogged for at least a few hours, inconveniencing workers undertaking relief work in the wake of the May 20 cyclone.

With easing of curbs, BJP looks to sharpen its attack on Trinamool over relief work
With easing of curbs, BJP looks to sharpen its attack on Trinamool over relief work

BJP insiders said that the party was mulling a three-pronged strategy against the TMC.

Firefighter engaged in restoration work dies of electrocution; 3 arrested
Firefighter engaged in restoration work dies of electrocution; 3 arrested

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh and a government job for the family of the firefighter.

Amphan impact: Schools to stay closed till June 30
Amphan impact: Schools to stay closed till June 30

In view of Covid-19 pandemic, the state government had earlier announced that schools would remain closed till June 10.

Domestic flight operations resume at Kolkata airport after two months
Domestic flight operations resume at Kolkata airport after two months

The first flight from Kolkata left for Guhawati at 6.05 am with 40 passengers, whereas 122 passengers arrived from New Delhi on Thursday morning, the sources said.

Week after cyclone Amphan, Kolkata struck by 96 kmph nor’wester
Week after cyclone Amphan, Kolkata struck by 96 kmph nor’wester

The squall, known as “Kalbaisakhi” in local parlance, uprooted several trees in some parts of the city, blocking traffic movement.

Citing cyclone relief work, Mamata asks PM Modi to intervene on Shramik trains being sent to state
Citing cyclone relief work, Mamata asks PM Modi to intervene on Shramik trains being sent to state

“As per the government assessment, 8.13 lakh people were evacuated while 2 lakh are still in shelters. About 4.5 lakh electric poles and 10.5 lakh agricultural land have been damaged. Besides, 317 km of urban road and 4,410 km rural road have been damaged,” Mamata said.

Cyclone Amphan damages crop, vegetable prices shoot up
Cyclone Amphan damages crop, vegetable prices shoot up

Cyclone Amphan has damaged vegetables across South Bengal. Farmers lost 80 to 90 per cent of crop as fields were flooded.

Cops protest, ransack police station after constable dies; allege authority apathy
Cops protest, ransack police station after constable dies; allege authority apathy

The Covid-19 test result of the 47-year-old constable was found to be negative after his death.

West Bengal: 6 dead, 149 more test Covid +ve in last 24 hrs
West Bengal: 6 dead, 149 more test Covid +ve in last 24 hrs

The test positivity rate, or the proportion of active cases among the samples tested, is 2.58 per cent.

As communications failed post-Amphan, HAM radio club tuned in to save the day
As communications failed post-Amphan, HAM radio club tuned in to save the day

With electricity, internet and mobile networks down, Kar got in touch with the HAM radio operators at the West Bengal Radio Club (Amateur Club).

As protests continue, govt says 80% services resumed
As protests continue, govt says 80% services resumed

“There is no electricity in our area for the last six days. Our mobile phones are switched off and we are unable to get any news as we could not charge them,” said one of the protesters at Behala.

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