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Balancing act in cell membranes to sustain vision

    Updated On : Dec 07,2016   1:50 pm
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Shedding light on the balancing act necessary to maintain size of cell membranes, researchers have found a critical link -- an enzyme named Phospholipase D or PLD -- that is essential for proper recycling of membranes to sustain normal sight. View More..

Something fishy about those seeking full rollback of demonetisation: CPI-M

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   10:40 pm
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) In a pot shot at the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress, the CPI-M on Tuesday said there was asomething fishy' about those seeking a "complete rollback" of the demonetisation exercise. View More..

CAB to approach BCCI again over revoking of Gujarat Ranji tie

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   9:18 pm
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) tournament committee on Tuesday revoked its earlier decision to postpone Bengal's Group A Ranji Trophy tie against Gujarat, handing a point each to the two teams instead, forcing Bengal to contemplate taking up the matter with the parent body. View More..

BJP leader arrested for illegally trying to exchange old notes

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   8:10 pm
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) A BJP leader was arrested along with six alleged coal mafia for allegedly trying to exchange old currency notes here on Tuesday, police said. View More..

Jeho, Dia win sub-junior table tennis titles

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   7:22 pm
Siliguri, Dec 6 (IANS) H. Jeho of PSPBA beat fellow academy player Chinmaya Somaiya 4-1 to list his maiden sub-junior boys' crown, while Maharahtra's Dia Chitale downed Delhi's Vanshika Bhargava 4-3 for the sub-junior girls title in the 78th Cadet and Sub-Junior Table Tennis Nationals here on Tuesday. View More..

Jayalalithaa supported protest against demonetisation: Mamata

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   5:22 pm
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who on Tuesday penned a personal tribute to J. Jayalalithaa, claimed her late Tamil Nadu counterpart supported Trinamool Congress's movement against demonetisation. View More..

BCCI revokes decision to reschedule Bengal-Gujarat Ranji tie

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   5:18 pm
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) tournament committee on Tuesday revoked its earlier decision to postpone Bengal's Group A Ranji Trophy tie against Gujarat, handing a point each to the two teams instead. View More..

Why will coup happen in Kolkata, Shah asks Mamata

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   2:40 pm
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday ridiculed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her claim of 'near-coup' following deployment of the army at two toll plazas in the state "without informing the state". View More..

Youth stabs girl in West Bengal for breaking relationship

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   2:16 pm
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) A teenage girl was stabbed in the face by her lover for allegedly trying to walk off from the relationship in West Bengal's North 24-Pargana district, the state police said on Tuesday. View More..

Bakery introduces scrapped 500, 1,000 notes for desserts

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   1:52 pm
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) The bitter pill of demonetisation for dessert lovers has turned into sweet delight in the eastern metropolis. View More..

Demonetisation halts work at Bengal jute mill

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   1:22 pm
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) A work suspension notice was put up at Shree Hanuman Jute Mill in West Bengal's Howrah district on Tuesday morning due to the demonetisation of high value currency notes. View More..

Telangana takes lessons of Tripura's success in literacy

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   1:20 pm
Agartala, Dec 6 (IANS) Telangana would introduce Left-ruled Tripura's model of success in literacy, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari said here on Tuesday after a three-day tour of the northeastern state. View More..

Punjab National Bank partners with Ola to deploy mobile ATMs

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   1:16 pm
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Tuesday announced a partnership with cab aggregator Ola to aid cash withdrawals for the citizens of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). View More..

Bengal observes day of mourning for Jayalalithaa

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   1:04 pm
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Tuesday declared a day of mourning as a mark of respect to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. View More..

'Big loss': Mamata on Jayalalitha's death

    Updated On : Dec 06,2016   1:03 am
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Expressing shock at the death of her Tamil Nadu counterpart J. Jayalalithaa, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said it was a "big loss". View More..

Don't implement Centre's instructions without asking, Mamata orders officers

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   10:54 pm
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday ordered state civil service officials not to implement instructions from the Central Government without permission of the state administration. View More..

No review needed for Bengal-Gujarat rescheduled tie decision, CAB tells BCCI

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   10:42 pm
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Monday wrote to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), contending that it would be a violation of the rules if the abandoned Ranji Trophy between Bengal and Gujarat is not rescheduled. View More..

Three dead as speeding car rams into bikes, pedestrians

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   10:38 pm
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) A speeding car here on Monday recklessly rammed into three bikes and also hit pedestrians, leaving three dead and several others injured, said Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee. View More..

BJP bought land in Bengal ahead of demonetisation announcement: Mamata

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   10:30 pm
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that the BJP had bought large tracts of land in various parts of the state in the months ahead of the demonetisation announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded a probe by the Chief Justice of India or some other sitting Supreme Court judge in the land assets purchased by the party during the period. View More..

Tennis legend Becker to launch footwear in Delhi

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   8:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Tennis legend Boris Becker will launch a footwear collection named after him in the Indian capital city on December 16. View More..

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