Friday, December 14, 2018

Two Bengal men held with fake currency
Kolkata | Thursday, 2018 10:15:30 PM IST
Based on prior information, two persons from West Bengal's Nadia district have been arrested for carrying fake 500 rupee notes amounting to Rs 1 lakh, police said on Thursday. ... read..

My friend Ryan inspired me to win gold at 1988 Olympics: Louganis
Kolkata | Thursday, 2018 10:15:20 PM IST
After being hit on the head in the 3m springboard event in the preliminaries of the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, legendary American diver Greg Louganis took inspiration from his friend Ryan White to come back the next day and win the gold medal. ... read..

Davis Cup: This is our best chance to beat Italy, says Bhupathi
Kolkata | Thursday, 2018 10:15:10 PM IST
Davis Cup non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi on Thursday said this will be India's best chance to beat Italy in the qualifiers for the finals as they are playing on grass. ... read..

Laxman's 281 saved my career: Ganguly
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
Batting legend V.V.S. Laxman's epic knock of 281 in the famous 2001 Eden Gardens Test against Australia saved Sourav Ganguly's career, the former India captain said here on Wednesday. ... read..

Calcutta HC allows injunction notice against Vijaywargiya for making defamatory comments against Mamata's nephew
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | December 12, 2018 9:41:35 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday allowed injunction notice against BJP's Kailash Vijaywargiya asking him to refrain from making defamatory statements against TMC's Abhishek Banerjee. ... read..

Neha takes lead in first round of 18th leg of Hero WPG Tour
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Neha Tripathi carded two-under 70 to take a three-shot lead at the end of the first day of the 18th Leg of the Hero Womens Pro Golf Tour at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club here on Wednesday. ... read..

1st international conference on sexual exploitation of children to be held in Kolkata
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
The first international conference on "Sexual Exploitation of Children in Digital Era" will be held in the city on December 14-15 to spread awareness among people, officials said here on Tuesday. ... read..

Indigo flight makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | December 11, 2018 8:11:33 PM IST
An IndiGo flight operating on the Jaipur-Kolkata route made an emergency landing on Tuesday as a precaution after smoke was detected in the cabin. ... read..

Semifinal shows BJP is nowhere in 2019, says Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | December 11, 2018 4:11:42 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, while reacting to election trends, termed the assembly poll results as 'semi-final' ahead of the 2019 'final match'. ... read..

Assembly poll results indication of 2019 elections: Mamata
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Terming the BJP's poor performance in the Assembly elections held in five states the "people's verdict", Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday the poll results were a real democratic indication of the 2019 ... read..

Former LF minister Abdus Sattar joins Congress
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:21 AM IST
Former West Bengal minister Abdus Sattar, who severed his long association with the CPI-M last year, on Monday joined the Congress, calling it the only party capable of challenging the communal policies of the BJP. ... read..

Agro exporters call for proactive role of central entities to boost exports
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2018 4:15:06 AM IST
The new agriculture export policy will not be of much help to farmers and also to boost exports of fruits and vegetables, unless various departments dealing with such exports become proactive in their operations, exporters has said. ... read..

East Bengal rope in Dovale, release Al Amna
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST
East Bengal on Monday announced the signing of Spanish attacking midfielder Antonio Rodriguez Dovale for the current 2018-19 I-League football season. ... read..

Trinamool MP quizzed by CBI in Saradha scam
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Trinamool Congress MP and party General Secretary Subrata Bakshi was quizzed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday in connection with the ongoing probe of the multi-crore 'Saradha' chit fund case. ... read..

Credibility of all institutions being destroyed: Mamata
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 8:45:06 PM IST
Describing Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel's resignation as "unprecedented", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the credibility of all institutions is being "destroyed". ... read..

Ganguly lauds India's win, says series will be competitive
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
Lauding India's 31-run victory over Australia in the first Test in Adelaide, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday predicted the series will be a hard-fought one and all four rubbers will yield results. ... read..

Heart transplant recipient wants to spread awareness through TSK 25K
Kolkata | Monday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
A heart transplant two years back did not stop Rupayan Roy from running and now he wants to spread awareness about the same by running in the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K event here on Sunday. ... read..

Yashwant Sinha yet again compares Modi with Tughluq
Kolkata | Sunday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Charging the Narendra Modi government with destroying and compromising all important institutions of democracy, including the Union Cabinet, Parliament, Supreme Court and the media, former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said the only way ... read..

Writers call for 'literary exchanges' through translation of regional literature
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
At a time when some vernacular languages are being "threatened" by the gaining popularity of a foreign language, Nepali and Indian writers on Saturday called for greater "literary exchange" through translations of their literature and writing into regiona ... read..

Gold worth Rs 21 cr seized, 4 arrested
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST
Around 66 kg of foreign-origin gold, valued at over Rs 21 crore, was seized in two different search operations and four persons were arrested, an official said on Saturday. ... read..

Mankind has forgotten art of living due to technology: Life coach
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST
Mankind has forgotten the art of living and feeling successful in this era of technological boom, said a renowned life coach. ... read..

Four injured in Kolkata medical college
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 3:15:05 AM IST
Four persons on Friday sustained injuries at the Medical College and Hospital (MCH) in Kolkata after a piece of concrete fell on them, police said. ... read..

Human rights violation rampant in country: Activists
Kolkata | Saturday, 2018 3:15:05 AM IST
Human rights violation is rampant throughout the country in the form of Bulandshahr Killing, death in Bengal's Lalgarh or Kathua rape case, a panel of human rights workers said here on Friday. ... read..

ITC logo, Chairman's name used in fake website
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
An investigation has been initiated after the cigarette-to-hotel major ITC Ltd lodged a complaint saying its logo and name of company Chairman Y.C. Deveshwar was used by a fake website to deceive people, police said on Friday. ... read..

HC slams Bengal government for sitting on BJP's application seeking permission for rally
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST
A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Friday came down heavily on the West Bengal government for sitting on the BJP's applications seeking permission for its rallies, and modified a single-bench order that deferred the BJP's programme in Cooch Be ... read..

'Sittwe Port in Myanmar is ready for operations'
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Sittwe Port in Myanmar, being administered by the Ministry of External Affairs under the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project to facilitate connectivity between the mainland and the north eastern states of the country is "ready" for operations, a ... read..

Defending champs Sable, Suriya to lead Indian charge in TSK 25K run
Kolkata | Friday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
Defending champion and course record holder Avinash Sable will lead the men's category while IAAF gold label athlete L. Suriya, also the reigning champion, will head the women's contingent in the fifth edition of the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K run here on Dec ... read..

Rath Yatra row: Calcutta HC directs BJP delegation to meet WB top authorities
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | December 7, 2018 8:11:30 PM IST
A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday modified and disposed a single bench judgement passed by the court yesterday and directed three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) representatives to meet West Bengal Chief Secretary, Home Secretary and Director ... read..

Calcutta HC accepts BJP's plea on Rath Yatra ban
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | December 7, 2018 4:11:45 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Friday accepted Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) plea challenging the ban on party's Rath Yatra in the state of West Bengal. ... 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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