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Bengal announces Rs 5 lakh for families of Pulwama victims from state
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM IST
The West Bengal government on Wednesday announced a Rs 5 lakh compensation each for the families of the two CRPF troopers hailing from the state who were killed in the Pulwama terror attack last week. ... read..


 
We are fighting for united India, but BJP wants to divide country: Mamata
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the BJP is trying to "divide India" in the wake of Pulwama terror attack while she and other parties in the opposition alliance are fighting to keep the nation united. ... read..


 
Rights activists rally attacked in Kolkata
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Members of a Kolkata-based civil rights body were allegedly attacked and manhandled by some people while they were holding an "anti-war rally" here on Wednesday, the organisation said. ... read..


 
Tata Motors betting big on electric buses (Lead)
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:06 PM IST
After bagging 255 e-buses' orders from six state transport undertakings (STUs) under the first phase of incentive scheme for electric vehicles in public transport, Tata Motors is betting big on the segment, said an official here on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Tata Motors betting big on electric buses
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST
After bagging 255 e-buses' orders from six state transport undertakings (STUs) under the first phase of incentive scheme for electric vehicles in public transport, Tata Motors is betting big on the segment, said an official here on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Parties spreading hatred, indulging in shameless politics: Mamata
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Wednesday accused certain political parties and people holding constitutional positions in the country of rumour-mongering and spreading hatred in the society, and termed it "shameless politics". ... read..


 
Bengali singer Pratik Choudhury passes away at 55
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2019 2:45:04 AM IST
Bengali singer Pratik Choudhury on Tuesday passed away at a City hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest, family members said. ... read..


 
One member from every family should join armed forces: TMC MP
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Senior TMC leader and MP Abhishek Banerjee here on Tuesday called for a legislation to ensure that one member from every household joins the armed forces. ... read..


 
East Bengal to travel to Srinagar if AIFF insisted, says official
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
City football giants East Bengal here on Tuesday said they were ready to travel to Srinagar for the potentially title-deciding match against Real Kashmir FC if "forced" to do so by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), but would still request it to pu ... read..


 
Kashmiris in Kolkata completely safe: New police chief
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Amid reports of sporadic violence against Kashmiris from across the country following the Pulwama terror attack last week, the Kolkata Police on Tuesday asserted that the people from the Valley residing here were "very safe" as adequate security measures ... read..


 
Will miss playing at Eden if games are shifted out: KKR skipper DK
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik said here on Tuesday he would miss playing at the Eden Gardens terribly if some of their home games are shifted out to neutral venues because of the coming Lok Sabha polls. ... read..


 
Another JMB militant arrested in Kolkata
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
The Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police arrested an operative of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) who allegedly got training under Kausar, one of the key accused in Burdwan's Khagragarh blast case of 2014, an officer said here on ... read..


 
Not heard anything on players workload, shouldn't be a problem: KKR
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Even as the BCCI has dropped a hint that it will keep an eye on the workload of India players during the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) CEO Venky Mysore on Tuesday said they have not got any directive of that sort yet, also expre ... read..


 
Anuj Sharma is Kolkata Police chief (Lead)
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
In a major reshuffle, Additional Director General of West Bengal Police (Law and Order) Anuj Sharma on Tuesday took charge as the new Kolkata Police Commissioner. ... read..


 
Anuj Sharma is new Kolkata Police chief
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
In a major reshuffle, Additional Director General of West Bengal Police (Law and Order) Anuj Sharma on Tuesday took charge as the new Kolkata Police Commissioner. ... read..


 
Presidency to offer cyber security course
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Presidency University is coming up with a specialised course in cyber security at its new campus, which will start functioning in the next academic year, the vice chancellor said, here on Monday. ... read..


 
Mamata writes to PM to initiate probe into IL&FS crisis
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to initiate an independent probe into the IL&FS financial debacle. ... read..


 
Mamata seeks Modi government ouster for 'failure' to prevent terror attack (Lead)
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government for "politicising" the Pulwama terror attack and demanded its ouster for its "failure" to take precautionary measures despite an intelligence alert of a possible att ... read..


 
CID arrests 5 in West Bengal paper leak case
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Five persons have been arrested after a probe, ordered by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Examination (WBBSE), into circulation of question papers of the Madhaymik examination on social media, the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) said on ... read..


 
Mamata demands Modi government's ouster for failing to prevent terror attack
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed the Modi government for politicising the Pulwama terror attack and demanded its ouster for failing to take precautionary measures despite an intelligence alert of a possible attack. ... read..


 
My phone is being tapped: Mamata
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that her phone is being tapped by Central agencies. ... read..


 
Pulwama attack: Bengal teenager held for objectionable social media posts
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
A 17-year-old boy from West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district has been apprehended for his objectionable social media posts against the Indian Army, police said on Monday. ... read..


 
Jute mills fail to submit undertakings on statutory dues, centre extends deadline
Kolkata | Monday, 2019 3:45:06 PM IST
With jute millers not furnishing undertakings on payment of statutory dues to workers and prompt payment for raw jute supplies within the stipulated date citing ongoing discussions with the Ministry of Textiles, the Jute Commissioner has extended the dead ... read..


 
Passengers of Bengal train allege extortion by railway police
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
A few passengers of a superfast train plying from northern West Bengal's New Jalpaiguri on Sunday alleged that the police extorted money from them, while the police have arrested six passengers for misbehaviour. ... read..


 
Emotion runs high as bodies of two slain CRPF troopers reach Kolkata
Kolkata | Saturday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Sustained cries of 'Vande Mataram', 'Bharat Mata ki Jai'and 'Pakistan murdabad' rent the air as hundreds of people paid homage to the two CRPF troopers from the state killed in the Pulwama terror attack when their bodies reached the city on Saturday. ... read..


 
I dream of a world without caste, discrimination: Irom Sharmila
Kolkata | Saturday, 2019 1:15:04 AM IST
Manipur's legendary human rights activist Irom Sharmila, who continued a fast-unto-death protest for 16 years demanding repeal of an Act, on Friday said she dreams of a world without caste, discrimination and dictatorship. ... read..


 
Bengal may exceed CGST target: Official
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
About Rs 12,000 crore of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) was collected from West Bengal during the current fiscal till December 2018, an official said on Friday. ... read..


 
Low cure rate for childhood cancer in India: Experts
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST
Childhood cancer comprises almost 3-5 per cent of the total cancer cases in India, experts said here on Friday, expressing concern over the low cure rate due to lack of available data. ... read..


 
Pulwama attack: Slain trooper was looking forward to marriage
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
Twenty seven-year-old Sudip Biswas was looking forward to his marriage when a suicide bomber snatched away his life. ... read..


 
Have you taken your meals, CRPF trooper asked in his last phone call
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 6:15:04 PM IST
A day before he was killed along with 44 colleagues in a horrific suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir, trooper Bablu Santra telephoned his home in West Bengal and asked his mother if everyone in the family had taken their meals or not. ... read..


 
Pulwama fallout: Indian tea exporters ready to stop exports to Pakistan
Kolkata | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
India can stop exporting tea to Pakistan in the wake of escalating tensions between the two neighbours following the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 45 paramilitary troopers, said the exporters body, which is ready to ... read..


 
NCLAT quashes NCLT order against ECL
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has set aside the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) Kolkata bench's order to start insolvency proceedings against Eastern Coalfields (ECL), a subsidiary of Coal India, said an official on Thursday. ... read..


 
Mamata mourns death of CRPF troopers
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee mourned the death of CRPF troopers in a terrorist attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. ... read..


 
Bengal TT associations decide to unite
Kolkata | Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
The three different table tennis associations in West Bengal have decided to unite and operate as one by April this year, it was announced here on Thursday. ... read..


 
This Bengal teacher collects, cooks food to feed the impoverished (IANS Special Series)
Kolkata | Sunday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
While the habit of wasting food at festivities, parties or even at household dinners has become an increasingly callous trend in urban living, a computer science teacher from West Bengal's Asansol is working diligently to put a leash on food wastage and s ... read..


 
In changing times, women idol makers make their presence felt, battle hardship, (Societal Feature)
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
Walking cautiously along the narrow lanes of Kumartuli, the traditional sculpting hub and potters' lane in north Kolkata, one can easily locate the few women idol makers who have carved a niche for themselves in a world hitherto dominated by men. ... read..


 
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