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Mamata hits back at Calcutta HC ruling, says 'no one can tell me what to do'
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | September 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday hit back at the Calcutta High Court over its ruling on Durga idol immersion, stating that anyone can 'slit my throat, but no one can tell me what to do.' ... read..


 
India won by 50 runs against Australia
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Following is the final scoreboard of second One Day International (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia at Eden Gardens here today. Australia innings: HWR Cartwright b Kumar 1 DA Warner c Rahane b Kumar ... read..


 
India vs Australia second ODI scoreboard
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Following is the scoreboard of the second One-Day International (ODI) between India and Australia played at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. ... read..


 
No ball decision creates confusion in second ODI
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:46:17 PM IST
A no ball decision created a flutter when India all-rounder Hardik Pandya was claimed to be out by the Australians in a dead ball situation which was eventually turned down by the on-field umpires in the second One Day International here. ... read..


 
Kohli is always a treat to watch: Ganguly
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:46:02 PM IST
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday lauded Virat Kohli's innings of 92 against Australia at the Eden Gardens here in the second One Day International, saying he is always a treat to watch. ... read..


 
Kohli leads India to a challenging total (Lead)
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:46:02 PM IST
Skipper Virat Kohli played a fabulous knock but fell eight short of a well deserved century as India put up a challenging score of 252 against Australia on a tricky two paced Eden Gardens track in the second One-day International (ODI) here on Thursday. ... read..


 
Steel consumption up 4.6% in August, exports rise 36%
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:58 PM IST
India's steel consumption in August rose by 4.6 per cent to 7.416 million tonnes (mt) over the corresponding month last year and exports in the last month grew by 36 per cent, a steel ministry's report said on Thursday. ... read..


 
'Hilsa 11' versus 'Prawn 11': Bengal to celebrate football with fish
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:58 PM IST
Ahead of the U-17 World Cup, a culinary battle is about to unfold for fish and football lovers this Durga Puja in the football-mad city of cricket crazy India. ... read..


 
Allegations of minority appeasement against me deeply insulting: Mamata
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:53 PM IST
Strongly countering allegations of appeasing the minority community, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said such comments against her are "deeply insulting". ... read..


 
Australia restrict India to 252 all out in second ODI
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:48 PM IST
Skipper Virat Kohli missed out on a hundred as India failed to capitalise on their good start to eventually post 252 all out in 50 overs against Australia in the second One Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. ... read..


 
Former captain Dhoni's popularity in evidence at Eden
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:48 PM IST
As Manish Pandey departed with India at 131/3 during the second One-Day International (ODI) here on Thursday, chants of "Dhoni, Dhoni" filled the Eden Gardens. ... read..


 
Light drizzle stops play at Eden during second ODI
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:48 PM IST
The second One-Day International (ODI) between India and Australia was stopped by a light drizzle at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. ... read..


 
Calcutta HC lifts Bengal ban on Durga idol immersion (Lead)
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:43 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Thursday lifted all the restrictions on Durga Puja immersion imposed by the West Bengal government, allowing it till 12 a.m. on all days including on 'Ashura', the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram. ... read..


 
Court lifts Bengal government's ban on Durga idol immersion
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:29 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Thursday lifted the restrictions on Durga Puja immersion imposed by the West Bengal government, allowing it till 12 a.m. on all days including on Muharram day. ... read..


 
Sehwag, Jhulan ring bell at Eden
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:24 PM IST
Former India women's team captain Jhulan Goswami and opener Virender Sehwag rang the bell ahead of the first ball of the second One Day International (ODI) between India and Australia here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. ... read..


 
On song, Pandya wishes fans on Navratri
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:15 PM IST
The Gujarati in cricketer Hardik Pandya could not resist wishing his fans on Navratri even on match-day as India got ready to take on Australia in the second One-Day International (ODI) here. ... read..


 
India win toss, to bat first
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 9:45:05 PM IST
India won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the second One-Day International (ODI) here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. ... read..


 
Attempts are being made to belittle the culture of Bengal: Mamata
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today reiterated that she will not allow any riots in the State and ensure that peace and harmony is safeguarded in the State. Speaking at the inauguration of a community Durga Puja in south Kolkata, Ms Bane ... read..


 
India 252 all out in 50 overs
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Following is the scoreboard of India in the second One Day International (ODI) cricket match against Australia at Eden Gardens here today. India innings: Ajinkya Rahane run out (Cartwright/Wade) 55 Rohit Sharma c & b Coulter-Nile ... read..


 
Mamata greets people on first day of Navratri
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today greeted the people on the first day of Navratri. "Greetings to all on the auspicious occasion of Navratri," Ms Banerjee posted on her social networking page. Navratri festival, which started today, ... read..


 
Kohli misses 31st ODI century by 8 runs;India scores 252/10, Australia need 253 in 50 overs
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Captain Virat Kohli's 107-ball 92 runs helped India pile up 252 runs all out in the 2nd ODI against Australia at Eden Gardens here today. Electing to bat after winning the toss for the second successive time in this series, the right-handed skipper fel ... read..


 
Kolkata ODI: Kohli, Rahane help India finish at 252
Kolkata [India] | September 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Skipper Virat Kohli produced a rich vein of form as he struck a blistering 92-run knock to help India post a respectable target of 252 runs for Australia in the second ODI of the five-match series against Australia at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. ... read..


 
Rain stops play at Eden Gardens
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
A drizzle stopped play when India were at 237/6 in 47.3 overs in the 2nd ODI against Australia at the Eden Gardens here today. Hardik Pandya was batting at 19 and B Kumar on 15 when the field umpires stopped play following rain. The pitch and outfield hav ... read..


 
BJP welcomes Calcutta HC verdict on idol immersion, slams CM Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | September 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Terming Calcutta High Court's decision against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's earlier orders as a victory for the people, Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vice-President Chandra Kumar Bose and Rajya Sabha member Roopa Ganguly on Thursday accused Mama ... read..


 
Calcutta High Court revokes Mamata Banerjee's Durga idol immersion order
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | September 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court today revoked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's order on Durga idol immersion and instructed the police to make separate routes for both Durga idol immersion and Muharram processions. ... read..


 
Cal HC greensignals immersion of Durga idol on Muharam day
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
In a major development, Calcutta High Court today greensignalled the immersion of Durga idol on the day of Muharram, setting aside the Mamata Banerjee Government notification limiting the time of the occasion on the day of the Muslim festival. ... read..


 
Bengali film Projapoti Biskut a nostalgia of North Kolkata culture release tomorrow
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Keeping in line to the nostalgia of North Kolkata culture, after Open Tee Bioscope director Anindya Chattopadhyay returns with a comedy of errors in the lives of a newly married couple in his next venture Projapoti Biskut which will release tomorrow. ... read..


 
`Unchanged` India opt to bat first in Kolkata ODI
Kolkata [India] | September 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India have won the toss and elected to bat first in the second ODI of the five-match series against Australia here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. ... read..


 
India to take on Aussies in second ODI in Kolkata
Kolkata [India] | September 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Virat Kohli-led Indian team will aim to put further misery on a depleted Australia side when the two teams head into the second ODI of the five-match series here at the Eden Gardens later today. ... read..


 
Rohingya jihadis a 'common enemy', says Bangladesh PM's advisor
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Rohingya jihadi groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba-backed Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) are "the common enemy" of Myanmar, Bangladesh and India, says Hassan Toufique Imam, Political Advisor to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. ... read..


 
'New demon' GST pinches Durga Puja organisers, idol makers
Kolkata | Thursday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
Blaming the timing of the Goods and Services tax (GST) rollout, Durga Puja organisers and idol makers here say they are feeling the pinch of the new indirect tax regime as advertising revenues are falling and margins are tepid. ... read..


 
Come to Bengal, invest in Bengal: Dr Amit Mitra to representatives of 31 countries
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Come to Bengal, invest in Bengal this was the gist of the message given by West Bengal Finance and Industry Minister Dr Amit Mitra to top representatives from 31 advanced nations, including 15 ambassadors, recently. The message he carried fro ... read..


 
Rediscovery of the history of Bengal at Eco Park
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
The history of Bengal has come alive at the Eco Park in New Town, through the Sculpture Garden on History of Bengal, which was inaugurated yesterday by the Urban Development Minister. The nature park is the idea of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... read..


 
Bengal Govt to set up selfie zones for tourists
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
Selfie zones to capture the mood of tourists yes, that is the plan by the State Government. These selfie zones would be set up at the various arrival and departure points, that is, at the airports in Kolkata and Andal, and at the Howrah, Sea ... read..


 
'Ekushe Annapurna' now to be available in the districts too
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 21 2017 IST
The West Bengal Government is now extending the popular 'Ekushe Annapurna' scheme of food servings to the districts. They are available from the Annapurna mobile outlets run by the Bengal Government agency, Benfish, and come at just Rs 21 hence ... read..


 
No immediate apprehension of Rohingya's have been reported until now: ADG BSF
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | September 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Additional Director General (ADG) of Border Security Force (BSF) Eastern Command R.P. Singh on Thursday said that the security forces have sealed the entire Indo-Bangladesh border of 4 thousand and 96 kilometers long and had no problems so far. ... read..


 
BSF to organise half Marathon in memory of killed troopers
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
In a bid to pay homage to the killed Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, BSF's South Bengal Frontier will organise a half marathon in the city on October this year, an official said on Wednesday. ... read..


 
Fan sales down 10% in first quarter mainly due to GST: Manufacturers
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
Fan manufacturers on Wednesday said their sales declined by 10 per cent in the April-June quarter due to destocking by dealers and postponement of purchase decision before the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1. ... read..


 
Durga idol immersion case: Calcutta HC asks state govt. to not create 'communal rift'
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | September 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Calcutta High Court on Wednesday slammed the Mamata Banerjee-led Government over its recent notification on Durga idol immersion. ... read..


 
No fresh infiltration of Rohingyas into India: BSF
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
Asserting that there were no specific instructions from the central government on the Rohingya refugees, the BSF on Wednesday said there were no new cases of their infiltration into India this year. ... read..


 
SVF launches Hoichoi, world's largest digital content platform
Kolkata | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
SVF, Eastern India's largest entertainment company, today announced the launch of Hoichoi, the much awaited one-stop digital content platform which is home to the largest collection of the best in Bengali entertainment. The Co-Founder - Hoichoi and ... read..


 
Will take a duck in 100th ODI if Australia win at the end: Smith
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 9:15:04 PM IST
On the eve of playing his 100th One-Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens against India, Australia skipper Steve Smith said he would happily take a duck if his team crosses the finishing line eventually. ... read..


 
Mamata appoints axed GJM leader as GTA head (Lead)
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced the formation of a nine-member board of administrators, headed by ousted Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang, to run the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). ... read..


 
Happy that pay dispute is over: Smith
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Australia captain Steve Smith on Wednesday expressed happiness over the fact that the bitter pay dispute that threatened to derail the Australian summer of cricket is over and they are here in India taking part in an overseas tour. ... read..


 
Smith picks Sachin, Harbhajan ahead of Kohli in his dream team
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
If Australia skipper Steve Smith has to pick two India cricketers in his dream team, India counterpart Virat Kohli would not be part of it. ... read..


 
Dhoni pays visit to Kolkata Police Training School for shooting session
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Straight after playing foot volleyball with his teammates here at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday, former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni headed to Kolkata Police Training School for a pistol shooting session. ... read..


 
Mamata flays Rajnath for meeting GJM's Roshan Giri
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday slammed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for meeting Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Roshan Giri who has been slapped with a lookout notice. ... read..


 
GJM leader Binay Tamang appointed as chairman of new board to run Darjeeling hills
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | September 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The West Bengal Government on Wednesday appointed Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang as the chairman of a new board of administrators to run the Darjeeling hills. ... read..


 
Cal HC raps WB Govt; To deliver verdict on Durga idol immersion on Thursday
Kolkata | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
In a major development, a two-judge Bench of Calcutta High Court today pulled up the Mamata Banerjee Government regarding Durga idol immersion issue. The HC questioned Ms Banerjee's directive to limit immersion to avoid clash with Muharram. " ... read..


 
I feel I can get Warner out any time: Kuldeep
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | September 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Left-arm Indian spinner Kuldeep Yadav, while claiming that David Warner comes "under pressure" while facing him, on Tuesday said that he feels he can get the swashbuckling Australian opener out at any time. ... read..


 
Bengal child protection body moves SC over Rohingyas' deportation (Lead)
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) which has strongly opposed the Central government's stand on the deportation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, on Wednesday said it has moved the Supreme Court over the issue. ... read..


 
Indian tea export records substantial growth
Kolkata | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Indian tea export to Egypt, China and Sri Lanka has witnessed significant growth. According to Secretary, Tea Board, India, S Soundararajan here today, the seventh month report card of Indian tea export has shown a positive trend. Overall Indian tea ... read..


 
Mamata appoints axed GJM leader as GTA head
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced the formation of a nine-member board of administrators, headed by ousted Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang, to run the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). ... read..


 
Bengal child protection body moves SC over Rohingyas deportation
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights (WBCPCR) which has strongly opposed the Central government's stand on the deportation of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, on Wednesday said it has moved the Supreme Court over the issue. ... read..


 
Ashok Leyland launches 3718 Plus Series of Trucks in Kolkata
Kolkata | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, today launched its '3718 Plus' BS-IV truck - its new 37 ton truck with iEGR (Intelligent Exhaust Gas Recirculation) engine and X Guard tyres, here. The '3718 Plus' launched with a promise of 10 per cent ... read..


 
Not in bad place with my captaincy, insists Steve Smith
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | September 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Australia captain Steve Smith on Wednesday asserted that he was not in a bad place with his captaincy as suggested by former skipper Michael Clarke. ... read..


 
Ganguly expresses satisfaction over Eden conditions ahead of ODI
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
As the sun finally came out after two days of overcast skies, the covers partially went off at the Eden Gardens here which is set to host the second One Day International between India and Australia on Thursday. ... read..


 
Ultrasonography:New and larger scope
Kolkata | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
Can ultrasonography be used for peripheral nerve blocks? A Kolkata-based private specialty hospital recently organised a one-day workshop on "Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia" to familiarise budding anaesthesiologists and practitioners with the us ... read..


 
Warner is under pressure when he is facing me: Kuldeep
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav relishes the opportunity of getting Australia opener David Warner out time and again and feels the southpaw comes under pressure every time he bowls to him. ... read..


 
Minor girl kidnapped, raped inside moving vehicle in Bengal
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
A minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped inside a moving vehicle by two yet unidentified men in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said on Wednesday. ... read..


 
I am not in a bad place at captaincy: Smith
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Ahead of his 100th One-Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday, Australia skipper Steve Smith reacted his predecessor Michael Clarke's remark that his leadership is being challenged, saying he is not "in a bad place" at the moment. ... read..


 
Grass on Eden wicket more than I've seen: Smith
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Australian captain Steve Smith on Wednesday said the grass coverage on the Eden Gardens wicket is more than he has seen in India. ... read..


 
At 36, Dhoni still going strong
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
There was a time when ageing warhorse Mahendra Singh Dhoni would be popped a question at every media conference on whether he was contemplating retirement. A year-and-a-half down the line, those queries have been swept aside by Captain Cool himself thanks ... read..


 
Durga puja special menu for Bengal hospital patients
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Breaking the monotony of hospital food, the patients at state-run medical establishments in West Bengal will get to sample special menu during Durga Puja. ... read..


 
Bengal Govt to export vegetables to Europe and USA
Kolkata | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
After success with export to the Middle East, the state government has now decided to move ahead and expand the market for its vegetables, to include Europe and USA. The Food Processing and Horticulture Department had started exporting vegetables to ... read..


 
Bengal govt decides to continue special food packages for Jangalmahal and Hills people
Kolkata | Wednesday, Sep 20 2017 IST
The ruling state government led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has decided that, despite the immense pressure on it on account of having to repay the huge debts, it would continue with the special food packages for the people of Jangalmahal and the H ... read..


 
Rain threat looms large as India look to continue momentum against Australia (Preview)
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
Their tails up after overcoming initial jolts to pull off an emphatic victory in the series opener against Australia, India would look to retain the momentum in the second One-Day International on Thursday despite the leaden eyed skies threatening to play ... read..


 
Warner having a field day in the City of Joy
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
With rain keeping him away from the field, Australia opener David Warner is keen to know which are the places to visit here where his team will play India at the Eden Gardens in the second One Day International (ODI) here on Thursday. ... read..


 
Bengal Minister's brother swept away in river during religious ritual
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
The elder brother of West Bengal Law and Labour Minister Moloy Ghatak is believed to have been swept away while performing a ritual in Damodar river in West Bardhaman district on Tuesday, police said. ... read..


 
Dhoni can play 2023 World Cup too: Clarke
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Former Australia captain Michael Clarke is not ruling out the possibility of wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni being part of India's 2023 World Cup plans. ... read..


 
Bengal minister's elder brother feared drowned during Tarpan in Damodar
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Ashim Ghatak, the elder brother of West Bengal minister for Labour, Law and Judicial Services Moloy Ghatak, feared drowned today while offering Tarpan (ritual) in the Damodar in West Burdwan, a report reaching here said. The mishap happened at Hirapu ... read..


 
Rain force Team India to cancel crucial net practice at Eden Gardens
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Ahead of Thursday's 2nd ODI against visiting Australia, Team India today cancelled its crucial net practice at Eden Gardens due to heavy rains forcing the CAB to cover the whole ground for precautionary measure. A spokesman informed the media that both ... read..


 
Zampa targets wickets of Dhoni, Pandya as Australia aim to level series in Kolkata
Kolkata (West Bengal)[India] | September 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa on Tuesday heaped praise on Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said that the wicket of the veteran wicketkeeper-batsman would be crucial for when the two sides meet in the second ODI of the five-match series at the Eden Gardens in ... read..


 
Bengal police launch special drive against eve teasing during festival months
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Police across West Bengal began special drive against the Romeos and un-rully motor cyclists to curb the crimes and road rage accidents during the festival months. Police officials had a high level meeting at Bhawani Bhawan to take stock of the situa ... read..


 
Biopic on Jhulan Goswami to be made
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Former Indian women's cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami on Tuesday said a biopic will be made on her with the working title 'Chakdah Express.' ... read..


 
Bengal observes Mahalaya
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Invoking goddess Durga on earth, West Bengal on Tuesday observed Mahalaya with devotional songs, scriptural recitations and prayers as greetings on social media enlivened a rainy day. ... read..


 
Dhoni's wicket is the key: Zampa
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa on Tuesday said the wicket of former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very crucial and they will try to get him out as early as possible when the two sides meet again for the second One-Day International (ODI) at the ... read..


 
PVR introduces a home grown big screen format for a truly enigmatic movie experience
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Keeping the legacy of innovation moving, PVR Cinemas, the largest film exhibitor in the country has unveiled their new sub-brand, P[XL] - PVR's home grown big movie screen format known as Premium Extra Large at Mani Square in the city. This is the ... read..


 
Two youths arrested for harassing a Tollywood actress
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
Two youths have been arrested for alleged harassing and intimidating Tollywood actress and television artiste Kanchana Moitra in the southern fringe of the city, police investigating the the crime said today. Some youths , who were allegedly drunk had ... read..


 
Bengal Tourism Dept launches maps for locating Durga Puja pandals
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
The West Bengal Tourism Department has brought out a set of maps to help people in locating the well-known Durga Puja pandals all over Bengal. The maps are available on the website created by the department specially for Durga Puja, a senior tourism ... read..


 
Bengal govt to keep close watch on power supply situation during Durga Puja
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
The West Bengal Government would be keeping a close watch on the power situation in the state during Durga Puja. To ensure smooth power supply, State Power Minister recently held a series of meetings with the West Bengal Power Development Corporation ... read..


 
Mamata to release Jago Bangla Festive edition today
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 19 2017 IST
The Jago Bangla Festival Edition for 2017 is going to be released by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a grand function at Nazrul Mancha here today. A host of luminaries from various fields are expected to grace the occasion as well. The cover pag ... read..


 
Mamata make it clear all the Rohingyas can not be terrorists
Kolkata | Monday, Sep 18 2017 IST
In the perspective of the Centre's submission to the Supreme Court that Rohingyas in India pose a threat to the national security, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today made it clear that all the Rohingyas could not be terrorists. The Centre has asked ... read..


 
Rohingya crisis both humanitarian and security issue: Bangladesh minister
Kolkata | Monday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Terming the Rohinhya issue as humanitarian, a Bangladesh minister on Monday said the presence of the refugees in his country also had a security angle because of which the administration has started their registration. ... read..


 
Chocolate Durga to usher in festive season
Kolkata | Monday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
In a culinary tribute to the seasoned Kumartuli potters, a private hotel here has unveiled a six-feet idol of goddess Durga carved out of nearly 600 kg of chocolate. ... read..


 
Can't compromise on any terrorist activity: Mamata on Rohingya issue
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | September 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, while commenting on the Rohingyas issue, on Friday asserted that the state government can't compromise on any terrorist activity. ... read..


 
Eden wicket to be slow if rain persists: East Zone curator (Lead)
Kolkata | Monday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
With heavy rain lashing the eastern metropolis on Monday afternoon, East Zone curator Ashish Bhowmick said the ball would come on to the bat slowly if such weather persists leading up to Thursday's India-Australia One-day International (ODI) here. ... read..


 
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