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Durga Puja begins in Bengal

    Updated On : Sep 26,2017   11:42 am
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Dressed to the nines, residents of West Bengal plunged into merriment on Tuesday marking the first day of Durga Puja - the biggest festival in this part of the world. View More..

Little more support from government could do wonders: Para-swimmer Mukundan

    Updated On : Sep 26,2017   11:08 am
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Para-swimmer Niranjan Mukundan, who has won for India numerous medals at international competitions, reckons a little more support from the government could do wonders for the lives of para-athletes as well as the sport. View More..

Delhi, Haryana bow out of IJPL

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   9:56 pm
Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS) The match between Haryana Hurricanes and Delhi Dashers ended in a draw and thus both the teams bowed out of the meet, while Dehradun Rockers trounced Kolkata Strikers by six wickets at the Indian Junior Players League here on Monday. View More..

Government's Mudra promotion drive from September 27

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   8:52 pm
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The government on Monday said it will hold pan-India Mudra promotion campaigns from September 27 to October 17. View More..

U-17 World Cup: FIFA officials to reach city on Thursday

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   8:52 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) A host of officials of the world football's governing body FIFA will be landing the city on Thursday for the Under-17 World Cup which gets underway in the country from October 6. View More..

Veteran scribe, Marathi litterateur Arun Sadhu dead; PM condoles

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   8:28 pm
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran journalist and a left-of-centre liberal Marathi writer Arun Sadhu passed away here on Monday after prolonged illness. View More..

Maradona to kick-off football conclave in city during visit

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   8:06 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Argentine legend Diego Maradona will kick off a football conclave on October 3 in the presence of a clutch of current and former stars of the ilk of I.M. Vijayan, Sunil Chhetri and Bhaichung Bhutia. View More..

Government to hold Mudra promotion campaigns from September 27

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   7:50 pm
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The government on Monday said it will hold pan-India Mudra promotion campaigns from September 27 to October 17. View More..

Mukul Roy announces quitting Trinamool, party suspends him (Roundup)

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   7:14 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party, which hit back by suspending him for six years. View More..

Trinamool suspends Mukul Roy for six years

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   6:30 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday suspended its founding member Mukul Roy for six years for "anti-party activities", hours after the former Railway Minister announced that he would quit the party after the Durga Puja. View More..

TMC suspends Mukul Roy for six years

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   4:24 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday suspended its founding member and Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy for six years for "indulging in anti-party activities". View More..

Veteran journalist, Marathi litterateur Arun Sadhu dead

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   3:18 pm
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Veteran journalist and a left-of-centre liberal Marathi writer Arun Sadhu passed away after prolonged illness here on Monday. View More..

Trinamool suspends Mukul Roy for six years

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   2:48 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress on Monday suspended its founding member and Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy for six years. View More..

Prominent Durga Pujas in Kolkata inaccessible to disabled: NGO

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   2:32 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) A city-based NGO on Monday said that over 70 per cent big banner Durga Pujas here have failed to provide adequate equipment and accessibility for the disabled which goes against the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act passed in 2016. View More..

Mukul Roy announces decision to quit Trinamool

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   2:06 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party. View More..

Sonagachi sex workers scale up Durga Puja

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   1:48 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) For the first time in five years, sex workers of Sonagachi, considered Asia's largest red-light area, will be able to scale up their Durga Puja to a major celebration that they have been demanding for quite some time. View More..

Mukul Roy announces decision to quit Trinamool

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   1:46 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of West Bnegal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party. View More..

Bengal's Durga Puja carnival now a Didi show

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   1:26 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Known to maintain a punishing work schedule, the Durga Puja festival has kept West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee busier than usual. Apart from attending to pressing administrative issues, "Didi" has been dashing around the city, soaking in the festive spirit in more ways than one. View More..

Mukul Roy announces decision to quit Trinamool

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   12:18 pm
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Senior Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday announced his decision to quit the party. View More..

Mamata congratulates Indian team for series win

    Updated On : Sep 24,2017   11:22 pm
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday congratulated the Indian cricket team for beating Australia by five wickets to seal the fIve-match ODI series 3-0. View More..



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