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Jamshedpur FC pick experienced Indian players in ISL draft

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   2:30 pm
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) debutants Jamshedpur FC picked up experienced Indian footballers from the first 10 rounds of the draft here on Sunday. View More..

Indian scientists tap AI to identify aggressive breast cancer

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   12:46 pm
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) While the word "biopsy" is enough to send patients into a tizzy, oncologists say it is crucial to correctly identify the cancer stage and "faster growing" ones for appropriate and timely treatment. And to ensure accuracy, researchers in India are now turning to artificial intelligence (AI). View More..

Bengal teacher murders wife, arrested

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   10:06 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) A teacher in West Bengal's East Burdwan district who hired hitmen to murder his wife but then went and committed the crime himself has been arrested, police said on Saturday. View More..

Am excited, look forward to make ATK champions: Sheringham

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   9:48 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Declaring that he was both excited and enthusiastic, new ATK head coach Teddy Sheringham on Saturday said he was looking forward to combining with compatriot and team technical director Ashley Westwood to ensure the third Indian Super League (ISL) title for the side this year. View More..

India, Bangladesh to establish new waterways using the Brahmaputra: Minister

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   8:52 pm
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) The Indian and Bangladeshi governments have undertaken an ambitious project to establish a new waterway between the two neighbours using the mighty Brahmaputra river, Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said here on Saturday. View More..

ATK finances to be unaffected by split with Atletico Madrid: Goenka

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   8:22 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata seems to be focusing more on its shorter form ATK after snapping ties with Atletico Madrid, with its principal owner Sanjiv Goenka saying on Saturday that the divorce would have no impact on the financials as the Spanish giant never paid a "single penny". View More..

Reddy, Chinappa shine at national racing tourney

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   8:12 pm
Sriperumbudur (Tamil Nadu), July 22 (IANS) Anindith Reddy from Hyderabad kept his wits about him after a bad start to post a fine win in the MRF FF1600 race as did Bengalurus Deepak Paul Chinnappa who scripted his third consecutive victory in the premier Indian Touring Cars class at the Indian National Racing Championship at the MMRT track here on Saturday. View More..

BJP jealous of Mamata's popularity, says Trinamool

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   7:10 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee on Saturday hit out at the BJP for making disparaging comments about party supremo and state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "out of spite". View More..

Mamata daydreaming about dislodging Modi: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   7:10 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday lambasted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her call to "dislodge" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it was due to her "frustration" as more and more people of the state were moving towards the BJP. View More..

No competition with Mohun Bagan, East Bengal: ATK owner

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   6:24 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchisee Atletico de Kolkata's (ATK) principal owner Sanjiv Goenka on Saturday said his team was not competing with city football giants Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, and saw no problem regarding allotment of home ground with the two big domestic leagues -- ISL and I-League -- slated to be held parallel this year. View More..

Kolkata metro evaluates GST impact on East-West project

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   5:38 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) is evaluating the possible impact of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the estimated cost of its East-West project in the city, a top company official said on Saturday. View More..

ATK unveil Sheringham as new coach

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   4:22 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) on Saturday unveiled newly-appointed head coach Teddy Sheringham and technical director Ashley Westwood for the 2017 season. View More..

Mamata daydreaming about dislodging Modi: Javadekar

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   1:14 pm
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday lambasted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her call to "dislodge" Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused her of "disturbing" communal harmony. View More..

Diandra Soares looking for 'elite' models

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   8:02 am
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Model Diandra Soares is excited about co-judging the Delhi contestants of Max Elite Model Look India 2017, which provides a platform to "fresh, young and aspiring models". View More..

TMC-BJP governments are similar forces in nature: CPI-M leader

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   10:26 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Terming actions of Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government and the BJP-led central dispensation "similar in nature", the CPI-M on Friday said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations of centre's "corruption, atrocities and harassment" were "equally applicable" to her government. View More..

BJP quit India, shouts Mamata, says willing to join other opposition (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   10:14 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday went all guns blazing at the Centre's ruling BJP, accusing it of indulging in "massive corruption" and failure on all fronts, and pledging to remove it from power in the next general elections. She also indicated her party's willingness to side with all opposition forces ready to take it on. View More..

Reddy, Arya shine at national racing tourney

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   9:34 pm
Sriperumbudur (Tamil Nadu), July 21 (IANS) Hyderabads Anindith Reddy emerged as the quickest in both free practice sessions of the MRF FF1600 while Arya Singh, a 16-year-old schoolboy from Kolkata, clinched the Student Cup (Formula 1300) with two wins and a podium finish in the third round of the Indian National Racing Championship here on Friday. View More..

FIR against policemen who fired on Youth Congress workers in 1993: Mamata

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   9:32 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that FIRs would be filed against police personnel who had fired on youth Congress workers during a protest march here 24 years back. View More..

NCLT admits SBI's insolvency application against Electrosteel Steels

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   9:32 pm
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The Kolkata bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Friday issued an interim order admitting State Bank of India's (SBI) insolvency application against the city based Electrosteel Steels Limited for initiating the corporate insolvency resolution process. View More..

3 college boys in ISL player draft

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   8:12 pm
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) As the Indian Super League (ISL) Indian player draft unfolds here on Sunday, three college boys could realise their dreams of rubbing shoulders with the superstars of Indian and global football in the upcoming edition of the tournament, to be held later in the year. View More..

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