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Targeting PM in Unnao, Kathua rape cases is concerted slur: Tripura Governor

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   10:46 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Terming the Unnao and Kathua rape incidents as "despicable, regrettable and condemnable", Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the two cases was a "concerted slur" and he cannot be held responsible for such incidents. View More..

Was the first one to know about Chappell's mail against Sourav, reveals Sehwag

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   10:42 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Virender Sehwag was the first to know about then coach Greg Chappell's infamous e-mail against Sourav Ganguly during the 2005 Zimbabwe tour, the dashing former India opener revealed on Friday. View More..

India favourites to win 2019 World Cup: Sehwag

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   10:18 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Celebrated former opening batsman Virender Sehwag on Friday said India are favourites to lift the 2019 ICC World Cup to be held in England. View More..

Electrosteel acquisition by Vedanta is credit neutral, says Ind-Ra

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   10:10 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Ltd's acquision of 90 per cent stake in the stressed asset Electrosteel Steels Ltd (ESL) through insolvency proceedings was "credit neutral", according to a India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) report released on Friday. View More..

Mamata welcomes Calcutta HC verdict on Bengal Panchayat polls

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   9:44 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday welcomed Calcutta High Court's verdict asking the State Election Commission to extend the nomination deadline and reschedule polling dates for the panchayat polls, saying her government wishes to complete the elections "as early as possible". View More..

Puranic period people had superhuman imagination or prototypes: Tripura Governor

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   9:20 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Amid controversy over Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deba's claim that internet and satellite communication existed in Mahabharata's time, state Governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said people in the Puranic period either had superhuman imagination or some kind of prototypes otherwise they could not have conceived such ideas. View More..

Bengal Panchayat polls: HC asks SEC to announce fresh schedule

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   8:52 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered the West Bengal State Election Commission to make a fresh announcement extending the deadline for filing of nominations for the coming panchayat polls and finalise a new election schedule. View More..

Rishad, Stephen shine at racing tourney

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   8:08 pm
Aamby Valley (Maharashtra), April 20 (IANS) Rishad Dadachanji and Stephen Pachigalla drove the fastest cars of their respective sections to top proceedings in the four wheeler section in the sixth edition of The Valley Run, held at the picturesque Aamby Valley air strip here. View More..

Bengal Panchayat polls: HC asks poll panel to announce fresh schedule

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   7:58 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered the West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC) to make a fresh announcement extending the deadline for filing of nominations, and finalise a new election schedule for the Panchayat polls. View More..

Cricketing greats to mentor Pro Star League's camp

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   7:50 pm
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Pro Star League, an under-16 cricket tournament which aims to identify and nurture talent at the grassroots, will begin the hunt for the best upcoming cricketers in India through a national-level mentorship camp, starting April 21. View More..

RCB banking on 4 straight home games to revive IPL campaign: Woakes

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   7:44 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) all-rounder Chris Woakes believes that they will use the four consecutive home games in Bengaluru as "a springboard" to turn things around after managing only one win in four games in the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

Bengaluru thrash East Bengal in Super Cup final

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   6:52 pm
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Skipper Sunil Chhetri led from the front with a brace as Bengaluru FC thrashed 10-man East Bengal 4-1 to win the inaugural Super Cup football tournament here on Friday. View More..

IPL: Streak hints at KKR's plans to get Gayle out early

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   6:32 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) After Chris Gayle blasted a 63-ball 104 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling coach Heath Streak on Friday hinted that they will look to get the dynamic West Indies batter back in the hut early when they take on Kings XI Punjab here. View More..

Bengal Panchayat polls: HC for extended deadline for nominations

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   6:16 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Friday and asked the West Bengal State Election Commission to extend the deadline for filing of nominations for the Panchayat polls. View More..

Bengaluru rout East Bengal in Super Cup final

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   6:08 pm
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Skipper Sunil Chhetri led from the front with a brace as Bengaluru FC thrashed 10-man East Bengal 4-1 to win the inaugural Super Cup football tournament here on Friday. View More..

Audi India sees flat sales in 2018 following duty hike

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   5:40 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Luxury carmaker Audi India, which had looked at a double-digit growth this year, is now expecting that sales will be flat in 2018, following an increase in cess and hike of customs duty on some imported auto components announced in the Union Budget, an official said here on Friday. View More..

Audi India sees flat sales in 2018 following duty hike

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   3:44 pm
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Luxury carmaker Audi India, which had looked at a double-digit growth this year, is now expecting that sales will be flat in 2018, following an increase in cess and hike of customs duty on some imported auto components announced in the Union Budget, an official said on Friday. View More..

IPL: Delhi, Bangalore eye return to winning ways (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   3:20 pm
Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Currently languishing at the bottom of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table, both Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will be aiming to return to their winning ways when they face off at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Saturday. View More..

Petrol price in Delhi touches Rs 74.08, highest since September 2013

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   1:52 pm
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Petrol prices in Delhi touched a fresh high of Rs 74.08 per litre on Friday, the highest in nearly five years. View More..

IPL-2018: KKR, Punjab look to continue winning streak (Preview)

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   11:20 am
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Table-toppers Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will both be high on confidence after registering morale-boosting victories in their respective previous games, when they clash in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday. View More..



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