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Netaji's birth anniversary celebrated in Bengal
Kolkata | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
West Bengal today joined the rest of the nation in observing the 120th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose with due grandeur and solemnity. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in her tweet, paid rich tributes to Netaji, saying, '' Homage ... read..


 
Fillip for tourists in North Bengal
Kolkata | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Tourists visiting the hills in North Bengal this April or May will get to walk through the original forest area of Darjeeling. The wildlife division is set to revive four popular trekking routes that have now become mostly unused. An initia ... read..


 
England won by 5 runs
Kolkata | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Following is the scoreboard of third and final ODI between India and England played at the Eden Gardens here tonight. England innings: Jason Roy b Jadeja 65 Sam Billings c Bumrah b J ... read..


 
Good win in tough conditions for England: Woakes
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
England pacer Chris Woakes expressed happiness to play a part in England's first victory of the India tour, edging past the hosts by five runs in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) here on Sunday. ... read..


 
India vs England: Third ODI Scoreboard
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
The scoreboard of the third ODI between India and England at the Eden Gardens here: ... read..


 
CAB felicitates former Team India cricket captain MS Dhoni
Kolkata | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) today felicitated former Team India cricket captain MS Dhoni, during the third ODI against England at the iconic Eden Gardens The felicitation ceremony was held during the mid-innings break after England play ... read..


 
Kolkata shop gutted in fire
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
A huge fire gutted a bag shop near Kolkata's Sealdah railway station on Sunday, a Fire Department official said. ... read..


 
Sourav Ganguly stand at Eden unveiled by Kapil (Lead)
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Sourav Ganguly got the loudest cheers from a jam-packed Eden Gardens crowd when his stand was unveiled on the sidelines of India's third One-Day International (ODI) against England on ... read..


 
England post imposing 321/8 against India (Lead)
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Ben Stokes remained unconquered with a cracking 57 runs as England consolidated a sound start with rollicking slog-hitting to post an imposing 321/8 in the third One-Day International (ODI) cricket match against India here on Sunday. ... read..


 
Eden Gardens galleries named after Ganguly, Roy, Dalmiya and Dutta
Kolkata | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Four of the stands of historic Eden Gardens have been named after late cricketer Pankaj Roy, former BCCI presidentJagmohan Dalmiya and two surviving cricketers turned administrators Bishwanath Dutt and Sourav Ganguly. A packed stadium while watching t ... read..


 
India restricted England 321 for 8, need 322 runs to win 3rd ODI at Eden
Kolkata | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
India need 322 runs to win after they restricted England 321 for loss of 8 wickets at the third and final ODI at Eden Gardens here today. Pacer Hardik Pandya was the highest wicket takers with 3/49, followed by Ravinder Jadeja 2/62 and Jasprit Bu ... read..


 
England Scoreboard
Kolkata | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Following is the scoreboard of England against India in third and final ODI played at the Eden garden here today. England innings: Jason Roy b Jadeja 65 Sam Billings c Bumrah b Jadeja 35 Jonathan Bairsto ... read..


 
Five killed in accident
Kolkata | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
At least five people were killed and 40 injured when a bus carrying them overturned and fell into a ditch near Illambazar in Birbhum district today. Police said the deceased included three women. The accident occurred when the driver lost control ... read..


 
Mamata inaugurates sixth edition of Uttar Banga Utsab
Kolkata | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today inaugurated the sixth edition of Uttar Banga Utsab at Kurseong. Ms Banerjee inaugurated the 100-bedded ESI Hospital at Siliguri, HDU at Kurseong sub-divisional hospital, SNCU at Darjeeling hospital and the ... read..


 
Dhoni felicitated by Kapil Dev at innings break during third ODI
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who relinquished the One-Day International (ODI) and T20 captaincy recently, was felicitated by Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) for his contribution to Indian cricket during the innings break of the third ODI against England here ... read..


 
England ride Stokes's 57 to post 321/8 in ODI
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
England batsmen braved regular break-throughs by Indian bowlers to post 321/8 in their third One-Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. ... read..


 
Note ban has negative impact on SMEs; large firms can benefit in long run: Study
Kolkata | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Demonetisation of high value currency notes would leave quite a negative impact on small and medium enterprises, rural consumption and job creation in the immediate run while the large and well organised sectors of the corporate India stand to benefit in ... read..


 
England opener Roy's dismissal fuels IPL talk on Twitter
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
India spinner Ravindra Jadeja extended England opener Jason Roy's agony of failure to capitalise on promising starts, dismissing him for the third consecutive time in the ODI cricket series during their third and final match here on Sunday. ... read..


 
Mamata voices grief, says railways neglected
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday expressed grief over the train accident in Andhra Pradesh and accused the government of neglecting the railways. ... read..


 
Five killed in Bengal bus accident
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
At least five pilgrims, including a teenager, were killed when a bus fell into a canal in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Sunday, police said. ... read..


 
Gavaskar rings bell ahead of third ODI at Eden
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar rang the bell just before the Indian and England teams walked out for their national anthems during the third ODI at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. ... read..


 
India headed for a green energy revolution: Harvard scientist
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Harvard chemist and energy innovator Daniel G. Nocera is a man on a "renewable" mission. The inventor of the artificial leaf and co-creator of its bionic version plans to launch a pilot of the advanced technology in India with the assertion that a "renewa ... read..


 
Ganguly to have Eden stand after him
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Sourav Ganguly will have the 'C' stand in his name at the Eden Gardens here. ... read..


 
India win toss, elect to field in third ODI
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to field against England in the third One-Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. ... read..


 
Mamata sets out for her North Bengal sojourn
Kolkata | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee set out for her North Bengal tour yesterday after attending the Bengal Global Business Summit. Today, she will inaugurate the sixth edition of Uttar Banga Utsav. The inaugural ceremony will be held in Kurseong. Every ... read..


 
Can't promote 'Make in India' abroad & peddle 'Hate in India' at home: Tharoor (IANS Interview)
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has infused a lot of "personal energy" into his diplomacy, but it's difficult to push the Make in India initiative abroad while promoting "Hate in India" at home, says former central minister Shashi Tharoor. ... read..


 
India eye clean sweep, England play for pride in Kolkata ODI
Kolkata [India] | January 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India will be aiming for a clean-sweep in the ODI series against England when the two sides meet in the third and final match at the iconic Eden Garderns in Kolkata on Sunday. ... read..


 
Tata Motors announces launch of its lifestyle vehicle HEXA
Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
Tata Motors today announced the commercial launch of its much awaited 'lifestyle vehicle' HEXA a power packed, feature loaded and adrenaline pumped vehicle, designed for those with an active and dynamic lifestyle. Based on a new versatile platfo ... read..


 
Mamata protests against scheduled union budget day
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
Expressing her opposition to the presentation of the union budget on February 1, the day of Saraswati Puja, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday called for celebrating the festival "in a big way" instead of the budget presentation. ... read..


 
BJP Bengal vice president sent to jail
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
The BJP's West Bengal unit Vice President Jayprakash Majumdar, arrested for allegedly taking money from School Service Commission candidates by promising them jobs, was on Saturday sent to jail till February 3. ... read..


 
Eden stand named after Ganguly to be unveiled ahead of third ODI
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said the stand to be named after him at the Eden Gardens will be unveiled on Sunday when India play England in the third ODI here. ... read..


 
Dhruv Sunish wins ITF juniors tennis tournament
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
After playing the final in Chandigarh Grade three ITF Juniors in the first week of 2017 and having played the finals of two ITF Juniors in 2016 in India, title hungry Dhruv Sunish finally lifted the tennis championship trophy in boys singles at the 25th e ... read..


 
Champions Trophy on India's mind ahead of Eden ODI vs England (Preview, Lead)
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Ironing out deficiencies and building on a formidable squad will be at the top of India's agenda against England in their third and final One Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday ahead of the Champion's trophy. ... read..


 
Three LeT men sentenced to death by Bengal court (Lead)
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, including two Pakistani citizens, were sentenced to death by a West Bengal sub-divisional court on Saturday for plotting subversive strikes in Jammu and Kashmir. ... read..


 
Dhruv Sunish lifts championship trophy in Boys Singles in 25th DKS ITF Juniors 2017
Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
India's Dhruv Sunish lifted championship trophy in Boys Singles at the just concluded 25th DKS ITF Juniors 2017, held at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here today. After playing the final in Chandigarh Grade 3 ITF Juniors in the fi ... read..


 
Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2.35 lakh cr investment proposals (Second Lead)
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has received investment proposals worth Rs 2,35,290 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Saturday. ... read..


 
Three LeT operatives given death sentence by Bengal court
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, including two Pakistani nationals, were sentenced to death by a West Bengal fast-track court on Saturday for plotting subversive strikes in Kashmir. ... read..


 
England cricketers spend time with NGO kids
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
England cricketers including captain Eoin Morgan were seen with a posse of kids from a non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Saturday after their exhaustive practice session ahead of the third One-Day International at the Eden Gardens here. ... read..


 
'All England matches from now on a build up to Champions Trophy'
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
On the back of two defeats against India in their three-match One-Day International (ODI) series, England opener Jason Roy on Saturday said every game from now on is a build up to the Champions Trophy starting this June. ... read..


 
Bhuvi credits IPL experience for improvement in death bowling
Kolkata [India] | January 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Indian seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Saturday credited the Indian Premier League (IPL) for his improvement in death bowling before pointing out that his side will play without any pressure when they aim for a clean sweep against England in the third ODI at ... read..


 
Budget 2017 should focus on Pvt players:Industry
Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
The Union Budget for 2017 should focus on offering more space to private players, upgrade infrastructure and stress on more incentives to propel the nation's growth engine move faster, according to some captains of industry and corporate honchos. Mr Ar ... read..


 
BGBS receives investment proposal to the tune of Rs 2 lakh 35,200 crore
Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 21 2017 IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today announced that the Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) has received an investment proposal to the tune of Rs 2 lakh 35,200 crore (US$ 36 billion). Speaking at the Plenary Session on the d ... read..


 
Bairstow replaces Hales in England's T20I squad
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has replaced injured Alex Hales in the cricket squad for the three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) to be played against India from January 26. ... read..


 
Dhoni centre of attraction in optional practice session
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
With the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series already in India's pocket, the third rubber against England on Sunday has little importance. But not to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was seen in full tilt during the team's ... read..


 
Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2 lakh cr investment proposals (Lead)
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 1:45:06 PM IST
The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has received investment proposals worth Rs 2,35,290 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Saturday. ... read..


 
Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2 lakh cr investment proposal
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has received investment proposals worth Rs 2,35,290 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Saturday. ... read..


 
IPL experience helped me bowl death overs: Bhuvneshwar
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Saturday said death bowling has become difficult nowadays with 350 being a par score but added that the experience he gained during the Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped him a lot. ... read..


 
Champions Trophy preparation on India's mind ahead of final ODI against England (Preview)
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 11:45:05 AM IST
Ironing out deficiencies and building on a formidable squad will be top of the agenda when India take on England in their last One Day International (ODI) ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. ... read..


 
England opener Hales out of India tour with fractured hand
Kolkata | Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 AM IST
Already down 0-2 in the ongoing ODI series against India, England were dealt another blow before the third and final rubber here on Sunday as opener Alex Hales was ruled out of rest of the tour with a fractured hand. ... read..


 
Alex Hales ruled out of India tour with hand fracture
Kolkata [India] | January 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
England opener Alex Hales will miss the remainder of India tour after scans revealed that he had suffered from a hand fracture during his side's defeat in Cuttack on Thursday. ... read..


 
President kickstarts Mamata's business meet calling Bengal investment destination (Roundup)
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday gave the thumbs-up to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's bid for industrialisation, as he kickstarted her government's business summit by asserting the eastern state has emerged as "the investment destination ... read..


 
Left Front demands probe into Bhangar killings
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
A section of Left Front activists on Friday held a demonstration here demanding a probe into the killing of two villagers in West Bengal's Bhangar over the ongoing anti-land acquisition movement. ... read..


 
Bank unions call strike on February 7
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
Demanding solution to the demonetisation problems and recovery of bad loans, bank employees' and officers' unions on Friday called for an all-India strike on February 7. ... read..


 
Strive hard to promote better research and innovation: Prez
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
President Pranab Mukherjee has underlined the need to focus on promotion of an environment, by the institutes of higher education and all the other stakeholders, where the youth can speak their minds and have the confidence to look for ground breaking, ... read..


 
CPI(M) demonstrates to protest death of two local youths at Bhangar
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activists, led by party MLA Sujan Chakraborty, today demonstrated in front of Milan Mela ground in the city, where two-day-long Bengal Global Business Summit is currently underway, to protest against the death o ... read..


 
Three Eden stands to be unveiled on Sunday
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 9:45:05 PM IST
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is to unveil on Sunday three Eden Gardens stands to be named after eminent personalities involved with the game in the state, a source said on Friday. ... read..


 
India's Dhruv Sunish sets title clash with Dostanbek Tashbulatov of Kazakhstan in ITF Jr final
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Third seed Dhruv Sunish, the only Indian surviving in the Boys Singles, brushed Syria's Hazem Naow aside in the semi final 6-2,7-5 at DKS ITF Juniors, being played at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here today. Sunish was almost flawle ... read..


 
Presidency University stands for advancement, progress, thinking and questioning: Prez
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
President Pranab Mukherjee today said the Presidency University is not merely a collection of buildings or an expression of language, the University stands for advancement, progress, thinking and questioning. He said the early students of the ... read..


 
Promote environment where youth can speak mind: President
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday emphasised the need to focus on promotion of an environment by the institutions of higher education where the youth can speak their mind. ... read..


 
Dhoni's family, relatives expected to be present during Eden ODI
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's family is expected to be present during India's third and final One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. ... read..


 
Suresh Prabhu unveils slew of services for SER, ER, NEFR and Metro
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu today flagged off Howrah-Yesvantpur Humsafar Express and dedicated a number of passenger amenities spreading over Chakadharpur, Adra and Ranchi divisions of the South Eastern Railway (SER). Besides many passeng ... read..


 
Bengal Global Business Summit 2017: Day 1 Highlights
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
The first day of the Bengal Global Business Summit 2017 received accolades from the President Pranab Mukherjee on Bengal emerging as an investment destination. The President in his inauguration speech said that he was happy that more than 29 countr ... read..


 
India, England teams buses stranded on way to hotel
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
The India and England cricket teams buses were stranded for almost one and a half hours en route to the team hotel from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport here on Friday. ... read..


 
Businesses pledge investments at Bengal business summit
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
In response to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's call to investors, several corporate houses on Friday came forward with big investment proposals for the state. ... read..


 
Third seed Sunish gets past Naow in ITF junior tennis meet semis
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Dhruv Sunish, seeded third and the only Indian surviving among all the other Indian boys, brushed aside Syria's Hazem Naow in the semi-final of the ongoing ITF Juniors tennis tournament at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad on Friday. ... read..


 
Need strategies to create jobs: Manmohan Singh
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday called for evolving strategies to create 10-12 million job opportunities in the country. ... read..


 
Dhawan battles sore left thumb injury, not ruled out of third ODI (Lead)
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
Out-of-form India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is battling a left thumb injury which he picked up during New Zealand's cricket tour of India last October at the Eden Gardens here. But according to sources, the Delhi southpaw will be ready before the thi ... read..


 
Rare tiger sighting in north Bengal prompts deployment of camera traps
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
In a rare sighting, a tiger was spotted in the Neora Valley National Park in the hills of north Bengal at an elevation of 6,000 to 8,000 feet, prompting the forest department to install camera traps in the region. ... read..


 
Free expression in varsities under threat: Manmohan Singh (Lead)
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said independent thinking and free expression at Indian varsities were under "threat" in the wake of unrest at the University of Hyderabad (HCU) and Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). ... read..


 
Bengal Global Business Summit showcases investment opportunities in Bengal: Prez
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
President Pranab Mukherjee today said the Bengal Global Business Summit showcases investment opportunities in West Bengal, which is a leading state of our country. A popular saying is - what Bengal thinks today, India will think tomorrow. The econ ... read..


 
Mamata raises demonetisation issue at Bengal business summit
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Raising the issue of demonetisation at the Bengal Global Business Summit here, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said economic growth has slowed down and industries were facing problems. ... read..


 
Pranab praises Mamata, calls Bengal investment destination
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said Bengal has truly emerged as "the investment destination" in the country and praised the Mamata Banerjee-led government for improving revenue buoyancy. ... read..


 
Indian universities "under threat", need to foster dissent, freedom of expression: Manmohan Singh
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | January 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In the wake of the recent unrest being witnessed at Hyderabad Central University (HCU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Friday raised concerns at the attempt being made to suppress the freedom of expression an ... read..


 
Dhawan in hospital before third ODI against England
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Out-of-form India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Friday checked into a private hospital after landing in the city for the third and final One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. ... read..


 
India, England teams arrive in Kolkata for third ODI
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
The Indian and England cricket teams arrived here on Friday for the inconsequential final One-day International (ODI) to be played at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. ... read..


 
Captain of the industry announces to invest in Bengal in the next few years
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Chairman of RPG-Sanjiv Goenka Group and city based business Sanjeev Goenka today announced to invest Rs 10000 crore in West Bengal over the next few years in FMCG sector. Speaking on the Bengal Global Business Summit 2017 here, Mr Goenka said, Bengal ... read..


 
Angry mob set police van on fire at Dakshin Barasat
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Agitated mob today torched a police van at Podderhat, Dakshin Barasat in South 24 Parganas to vent their anger in protest of rash driving of three-wheel auto on several routes, police said today. A police contingent arrived after reports of many peop ... read..


 
Teams India and England arrive to play 3rd and last ODI at Eden on Sunday
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Team India and visiting England players arrived here today to play the 3rd and final One Day International (ODI) at Eden Gardens here on Sunday. Virat Kohli's side. already wrapped the 3-ODIs series with two wins at Pune and Cuttack, is expected to mai ... read..


 
Pranab Mukherjee roots for lower, acceptable, stable interest rate
Kolkata | Friday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday pitched for a lower, acceptable and stable interest rate, saying it will encourage investors to put their money in India. ... read..


 
Bengal equipped adequately for big investments: President Pranab Mukherjee
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
President of India Pranab Mukherjee today saidWest Bengal under Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was now infrastructurally well equipped state for investments from the business communities around the world. " The state has endured many beatings includin ... read..


 
Mamata calls upon investors to treat Bengal as their home
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Giving a clarion call to the investors to come, invest and make the state their home, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said, ''Bengal is a gateway to the North-East. '' Speaking at the Bengal Global Business Sum ... read..


 
Sourav Ganguly appeals to the captains of industry to invest for growth of Bengal.
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
Former Team India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly today appealed to the captains of the industry to invest for growth of Bengal. Speaking at the Bengal Global Business Summit 2017, Mr Ganguly said, '' Come to Bengal, invest here. There is a lot of pote ... read..


 
President inaugurates Bengal Global Business Summit, 2017
Kolkata | Friday, Jan 20 2017 IST
President Pranab Mukherjee today inaugurated the third edition of Bengal Global Business Summit. The two-day long summit is being organised at Milan Mela Ground here. Business delegations from Japan, Germany, United States of America, U ... read..


 
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