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Slovenia seeks Indian JVs, investments in tourism, automotive

    Updated On : Feb 24,2018   8:46 pm
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Slovenia on Saturday sought Indian investment and joint ventures, particularly in the areas of tourism, hospitality, automotive and medicaments. View More..

ICSI to launch four auditing standards to maintain compliance and uniformity

    Updated On : Feb 24,2018   5:38 pm
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Saturday said it is set to introduce four new auditing standards to be followed by Company Secretaries across the country, that would harmonise the secretarial audit process and help maintain "quality and compliance" in the companies. View More..

East Bengal steamroll Chennai to stay in I-League title race

    Updated On : Feb 24,2018   4:52 pm
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Veteran Nigerian striker Dudu Omagbemi scored four goals as East Bengal crushed Chennai City FC 7-1 here on Saturday to keep themselves firmly in contention for the I-League title. View More..

East Bengal steamroll Chennai 7-1 to stay in I-League title race

    Updated On : Feb 24,2018   4:16 pm
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Nigerian veteran striker Dudu Omagbemi scored four goals as East Bengal crushed Chennai City FC 7-1 here on Saturday to keep themselves firmly in contention for the I-League title. View More..

Munim fails in finals, Gohaad, Dhanya emerge winners in AITA tennis meet

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   8:58 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Deep Munim of Madhya Pradesh failed to replicate his good showing in the finals of the boys singles U-14 and U-16 categories, losing to Arjun Gohaad and Dhanya K. Shah respectively in the Sunfeast AITA Super Series Junior tennis tournament here on Friday. View More..

Vistara to start daily flights to Kochi, Chenai from Kolkata

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   8:10 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Full-service carrier Vistara on Friday said it will offer double daily flights between Kolkata and Chennai, as well as a direct same aircraft service to Kochi via Chennai from March 25. View More..

GJEPC denies reports of 'four-fold surge' in diamond imports

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   7:44 pm
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Categorically denying reports of a "four-fold surge" in imports of diamonds from "unspecified" locations in April-November 2017, the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) on Friday said that exports actually came down 14.44 percent as compared to the same period in 2016. View More..

SSB troopers briefly snatch away murder accused officer from Bengal Police

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   7:38 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) A group of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers on Friday forcibly took away a murder accused SSB officer from the West Bengal Police in South 24 Parganas district but later handed him back to police following intervention by top officials. View More..

Another JMB terrorist nabbed in Bengal in Bodh Gaya blast case

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   7:12 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Kolkata Police's Special Task Force (STF) on Friday arrested a member of Islamist terrorist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal's Murshidabad district in connection with the bomb blast case in Bihar's Bodh Gaya on January 19, a senior officer said. View More..

India Kawasaki bets big on premium motorcycles domestic market

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   7:02 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) India Kawasaki Motors Pvt Ltd, which remained bullish on the country's premium motorcycles market, is looking to increase local procurement to reduce cost and increase sales, an official said here on Friday. View More..

SSB troopers snatch away murder accused office from Bengal Police

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   6:48 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) A group of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawans on Friday forcibly took away a murder accused SSB commandant from the West Bengal police in South 24 Pargana district but later handed him back to police following intervention by top officials. View More..

KKR's Aussie batsman Lynn will not need surgery

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   6:42 pm
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) can breathe easy after their star player Chris Lynn was told he does not need surgery following the latest shoulder injury the big-hitting batsman suffered in Australia's T20 tri-series final in New Zealand. View More..

Santosh Trophy: Bengal coach rues unavailability of players

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   4:56 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Ahead of defending champions West Bengal's first training session for the final round of the 72nd edition of the National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy, head coach Ranjan Chowdhury rued the unavailability of key first team players due to club commitments. View More..

I-League: East Bengal look to brighten title hopes with win over Chennai (Preview)

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   4:00 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Contenders East Bengal will look to making up lost ground in the title race when they take on in-form Chennai City FC in a crucial I-League encounter at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Saturday. View More..

CEA considering Time of Day metering for EVs: Official

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   3:50 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) is considering Time of Day metering for the purpose of charging of electric vehicles (EVs), an official said here on Friday. View More..

India 3rd largest visitors' source market: Singapore

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   2:14 pm
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) on Friday said India has emerged as the third largest visitor arrivals (VA) source market for the island nation, notching the highest growth rate of 16 per cent. View More..

'Needed a preferential tea trade agreement between India, China'

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   11:38 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Pitching for a preferential tea trade agreement between India and China, Tea Board Chairman P.K. Bezbaruah on Thursday said both the countries were not competitors. View More..

23-feet-wide Moon replica on display in Delhi from Friday

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   11:22 pm
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A 23-feet-wide replica of the Moon using imagery from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter camera and created with the help of UK space agency will tour India this month. View More..

Income Tax conducts search operation in RDB Group

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   11:02 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) A day after US President Donald Trump eldest son, Donald Trump Jr visited the city, the income tax officials on Thursday conducted a "search operation" in the offices of RDB Group, one of whose firms is a partner of Kolkata Trump Tower Project. View More..

SBI to issue first electoral bonds from March 1

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   10:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The government has authorised the State Bank of India (SBI) to issue and encash first electoral bonds from March 1 this year, it was announced on Thursday. View More..



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