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Three BJP activists arrested in Biswa Bangla logo case

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   9:12 pm
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Three BJP activists were arrested here on Thursday in connection with smearing of banners displaying Biswa Bangla logo with coal tar, police said. View More..

TFA announces selection trials for budding sportspersons

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   8:02 pm
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Tata Football Academy (TFA) will begin the selection trials for inducting players into the system, a statement said on Thursday. View More..

Indian tourists 6th in terms of spending in US: US official

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   7:48 pm
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Stating that the Indian visitors in the US tend to stay for longer periods and spend more during their stay compared to the US residents coming to India, a US official on Thursday said his government has taken a bouquet of initiatives to attract more Indian tourists. View More..

Exporting trucks to Bangladesh begins from Kolkata port

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   7:22 pm
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Kolkata Port Trust(KoPT) on Thursday said the Ro-Ro (Roll on/Roll Off) export shipment of 240 trucks from Kolkata port to Bangladesh was flagged off and transport through the sea route is expected to reduce travel time. View More..

Hindi-Chini bhai bhai: Dalai Lama

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   7:12 pm
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Thursday batted for respect and recognition of the 'Hindi-Chini bhai bhai' spirit to take Sino-Indian relations forward. View More..

Bush junior's motives 'good' but method 'wrong' in Iraq: Dalai Lama

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   6:46 pm
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Thursday said former US President George W. Bush's motivation to bring democracy in Iraq was "good" but his method "wrong." View More..

Documentary explores Apatani tribe

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   3:46 pm
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) A documentary exploring the Apatani tribe of the Ziro valley in Arunachal Pradesh will have its premiere in January 2018, its makers said on Thursday. View More..

Not looking at any competition with Pandya: All-rounder Vijay (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   1:02 pm
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Having made it to the Indian squad, batting all-rounder Vijay Shankar is not in any way losing his sleep thinking about a certain Hardik Pandya and possible comparisons and competition with the in-form cricketer as he prepares to join the Indian team for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Nagpur. View More..

Hindi-Chini bhai bhai: Dalai Lama

    Updated On : Nov 23,2017   1:00 pm
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday batted for respect and recognition of the 'Hindi-Chini bhai bhai' spirit to take Sino-Indian relations forward. View More..

Veteran trade unionist Sukomal Sen dead

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   11:54 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Chairman of the CPI-M's Central Control Commission, veteran trade unionist and former Rajya Sabha member Sukomal Sen died in a city hospital on Wednesday after prolonged illness, party sources said. View More..

Teenage girl commits suicide over 'relationship issues'

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   9:42 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) A teenage girl in West Bengal's Durgapur town allegedly committed suicide on Wednesday afternoon over relationship issues, police said. View More..

Signature campaign against 'Padmavati' in Kolkata

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   7:42 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) At least eight organisations under the banner of Akhil Bhartiya Shakti Samaj launched a signature campaign here on Wednesday in protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama "Padmavati". View More..

Five dacoits arrested in Bengal

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   7:40 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Five members of a dacoit gang have been arrested from a West Bengal district bordering Bangladesh and weapons were seized from them, police said on Wednesday. View More..

We missed Keane during our first game: ATK's Zequinha

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   7:20 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Robbie Keane was missed when ATK played a goalless draw against Kerala Blasters against Kerala Blasters in Kochi in Indian Super League (ISL)'s opening match, club's Portuguese midfielder Zequinha said on Wednesday. View More..

IIEST Shibpur to reinforce student placement, internships

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   7:08 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, (IIEST) Shibpur, is taking steps to "overhaul the placements and internships" of its students, its director said on Wednesday. View More..

I will miss playing for East Bengal: ATK striker Robin

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   6:10 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise ATK's India striker Robin Singh on Wednesday said he would be missing the I-League side and city football giants East Bengal, and if time permits he would turn up for their games. View More..

Al Qaeda front's two militants, arms dealer sent to police custody

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   6:00 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Three persons, including two members of Bangladesh-based Islamist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) and a local arms dealer, who were arrested by the city police, were sent to 14 days in police custody on Wednesday, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said. View More..

UBI plans to raise up to Rs 500 cr

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   5:46 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) State-run lender United Bank of India (UBI) on Wednesday said it is planning to raise up to Rs 500 crore through issuing and allotting of Basel III compliant bonds. View More..

Bengal youth arrested after posting pics of eating civet

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   5:30 pm
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) A youth in West Bengal, who had posted photographs of feasting on a civet, in social media, has been arrested, police said on Wednesday. View More..

Dasmunsi's body cremated with state honours, thousands pay tributes

    Updated On : Nov 21,2017   11:50 pm
Kolkata/Kaliaganj, Nov 21 (IANS) Thousands of people, including leaders cutting across political lines, paid teary-eyed farewell to veteran Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, whose mortal remains were consigned to flames with state honours on Tuesday. View More..