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Coast Guard gets advanced interceptor for Bay of Bengal

    Updated On : Apr 26,2017   12:03 am
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard's Northeast region command on Tuesday commissioned a high speed interceptor boat to help it patrol the Bay of Bengal, an official said. View More..

Shah lunches at tribal's home to launch BJP's 'Vistar Yatra' from Naxalbari (Roundup)

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   11:44 pm
Siliguri, April 25 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday lunched at a tribal's home, and met local residents here in northern West Bengal's Naxalabari block -- the cradle of the 50-year-old Maoist movement in India - while launching a stinging attack on the ruling Trinamool Congress. View More..

2016-17 saw over 45,000 cases of atrocities against Dalits

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   10:02 pm
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday said over 45,000 cases of atrocities against Dalits were registered all over India in 2016-17 while only 40 such cases were reported in West Bengal. View More..

Amit Shah launches BJP's 'Vistar Yatra' from Naxalbari

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   9:32 pm
Siliguri, April 25 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday lunched at a tribal's house, and knocked on the doors of the locals here as part of an intensive booth-level mass contact programme in Naxalabari block -- the cradle of the 50-year-old Maoist movement in India -- in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling district. View More..

IPL-10: Rain delays toss between RCB & SRH

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   9:06 pm
Bengaluru, April 25 (IANS) Incessant rain played spoilsport, delaying the toss in the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

Why is Shah mum on denial of central grants to Bengal: Trinamool

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   8:58 pm
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Taking a swipe at BJP chief Amit Shah for not explaining why West Bengal is "constantly being deprived of central aid", state Minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday rubbished his claims that his party would become a formidable force in the state by the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. View More..

Usha Martin removes its non-executive Chairman Prashant Jhawar

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   8:22 pm
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) The speciality steel maker and wire rope manufacturer Usha Martin on Tuesday removed its non-executive Chairman Prashant Jhawar with immediate effect after a "proposal put forth by the nominee director of the lenders". View More..

Bengal not letting central schemes percolate down: Amit Shah

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   7:16 pm
Siliguri, April 25 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday alleged that the West Bengal government was not letting the benefits of central developmental schemes percolate down to the grassroots. View More..

Mamata announces Rs 5 lakh to families of killed CRPF men

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   6:56 pm
Cooch Behar (West Bengal), April 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday visited the houses of two CRPF troopers killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh and announced Rs 5 lakh and government jobs to their next of kin. View More..

It's more difficult to maintain intensity from last match: Gambhir

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   6:34 pm
Pune, April 25 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday said it's a difficult task to maintain the momentum they got from their last outing against Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of their game against Rising Pune Supergiant here on Wednesday. View More..

India keeper Paul denies taking banned substance

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   4:44 pm
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Veteran India and DSK Shivajians goalkeeper Subrata Paul has firmly denied taking a banned substance after the All India Football Federation (AIFF) confirmed that it has received a report of him failing a dope test. View More..

'Different levels of development important in BCIM-EC'

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   4:14 pm
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) should consider the "different levels of development" while engaging in mutually beneficial areas for cooperation under BCIM Economic Corridor, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

Post-modern paintings and sculptures on display

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   4:06 pm
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) An exhibition that kicked off here on Tuesday brings an exciting array of post-modern paintings and sculptures by six painters and two sculptors. View More..

Kohli hangs out at gaming joint in Bengaluru

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   3:44 pm
Bengaluru, April 25 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli took time off from the nets to hang out at a gaming joint in the city's upscale shopping mall on Monday, unfazed by last Sunday's humiliating 82-run defeat by two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a league tie at the Eden Gardens. View More..

East Bengal defender complains of chest pain

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   3:26 pm
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) East Bengal defender and former India international Anwar Ali complained of chest pain after training on Tuesday and was admitted to a hospital where he is stable, a spokesperson said. View More..

Resurgent Pune have task cut out against in-form Kolkata (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   2:42 pm
Pune, April 25 (IANS) On a roll after three back-to-back wins, the resurgent Rising Pune Supergiant will have their task cut out when they take on high-flying Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Wednesday. View More..

IPL: Rohit fined for confronting umpire

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   1:24 pm
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma was fined 50 percent of his match fees for disputing the umpire's decision during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Rising Pune Supergiant at the Wankhede Stadium here. View More..

Coal India's sales outlook remains positive despite muted demand

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   12:10 pm
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Despite muted demand from consumers, downgrading of mines and challenges from the renewable energy sector, the sales outlook of Coal India, the country's largest miner, for 2017-18 looks positive with an expected growth of around 4-6 per cent, analysts and stakeholders say. View More..

Ganguly wishes Zaheer on engagement announcement

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   1:14 am
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday wished Zaheer Khan all the luck after the pacer announced his engagement with Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge on Twitter. View More..

Sunrisers wary of bruised RCB bouncing back on home turf

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   12:06 am
Bengaluru, April 25 (IANS) Title holder Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) is wary of the battered Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bouncing back on home turf in their Indian Premier League (IPL-10) tie on Tuesday here. View More..

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