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Shoojit Sircar prefers football over filmmaking

    Updated On : Oct 24,2016   1:48 am
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar says he enjoys playing football so much that if the government agrees to give him subsidy and asks him to play the sport, he would quit making movies. View More..

Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee's health causes concern

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   8:04 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The health of Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee is causing a lot of anxiety to the medical board, a medical bulletin said on Sunday. View More..

Bhandarkar happy over end of protests against ADHM

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   6:10 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar on Sunday expressed happiness over Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) calling off its protest against Karan Johar's movie "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" (ADHM) featuring Pakistani actor Fawad Khan. View More..

Young criminal and mother lynched in Bengal

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   5:38 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) A man allegedly involved in anti-social activities has been lynched, along with his mother, in West Bengal's Hooghly district, the state police said on Sunday. View More..

Rivaldo wishes to be back in India very soon

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   1:12 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Brazilian soccer legend Rivaldo upon landing here on Sunday said he is happy with the hospitality he received in India and will love to be back again soon. View More..

Depositors prefer asset diversification as bank deposit rates fall

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   12:34 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) With falling bank deposit rates hitting time deposits hard, people are turning to financial instruments like shares, mutual funds, debentures, currency and tax-free bonds for higher returns, says the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). View More..

Malouda says failure to 'kill the game' cost Delhi

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   11:44 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi Dynamos skipper and marquee signing Florent Malouda said his team's failure to 'kill the game' despite a plethora of chances cost them three points. View More..

Hume regrets not having scored from open play yet

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   11:36 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Atletico de Kolkata (ATK)'s Canadian striker Iain Hume, who scored the winner against Delhi Dynamos from the spot to hand his side their first home win, said he would have liked it more had he netted from open play. View More..

Mamata draws up programme to combat rise of BJP-RSS

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   11:22 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Directing the party to launch an all-out political attack on the BJP-RSS, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday drew up a three-pronged programme to combat the rise of the right wing Hindutva forces in the state. View More..

South Eastern Railway hit following agitation at Markona station

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   10:04 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Services of South Eastern Railway (SER) were adversely hit on Saturday following an eight-and-half-hour-long agitation by commuters at Markona station in Odisha. View More..

ISL: ATK register first home win, beat Delhi 1-0

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   9:28 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Ten-man Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) scored their first home victory, riding on Iain Hume's late penalty to down Delhi Dynamos 1-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) football match here on Saturday. View More..

Rajya Sabha member target of debit card fraud

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   8:12 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Debit card fraudsters on Saturday sought to target a Member of Parliament even as Indian banks strive to tackle the scam that has led to almost 32 lakh debit cards being compromised across the country. View More..

CBI arrests Homeopathy Council chief in bribery case

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   7:46 pm
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The CBI on Saturday arrested Central Council of Homeopathy President Ramjee Singh and another person on charges of accepting Rs 20 lakh in bribe to give a favourable inspection report for setting up a homeopathy college. View More..

Passwords compromised in majority of debit card fraud transactions

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   7:02 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Amid reports of widespread debit card security breaches, a senior State Bank of India official on Saturday said the passwords were compromised in majority of cases. View More..

ISL: Habas boost for floundering Pune ahead of Chennaiyin test (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   6:26 pm
Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) FC Pune City will be pleased to have chief coach Antonio Habas in the dugout for their home clash against Chennaiyin FC, hoping the Spaniard can help them out of the woods in an Indian Super League (ISL) football match here on Sunday. View More..

Ranji: Hapless Delhi lose to Karnataka by an innings and 160 runs

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   4:50 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Eight-time champions Karnataka galloped to the top of the table, inflicting a humiliating innings and 160-run defeat on a hapless Delhi team in a Group B Ranji Trophy cricket encounter at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..

Solar boat to sail on Ganga boosting trust in clean energy

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   4:02 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) To bolster public trust in clean energy using environment friendly transport, an international team of a journalist and a filmmaker will set sail down the Ganga in a solar powered boat. View More..

Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee still has fever

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   1:48 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) The condition of Trinamool Congress MP and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee remained "more or less same", as he still had fever, acute body ache and was on intermittent oxygen support, hospital officials said on Saturday. View More..

Fans surprise Parineeti Chopra on her birthday

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   2:38 am
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra is turning a year older on Saturday and much to her surprise, her fans came to wish the actress at her residence. View More..

India inks loan pact with World Bank for Eastern Freight Corridor

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   12:32 am
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The government on Friday signed an agreement for a $650 million loan from the World Bank towards the third tranche for construction of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) designed for faster movement of goods between northern and eastern parts of India. View More..

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