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Man dies in Bengal after collapsing in ATM queue

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   11:46 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) A man died while standing in a queue in front of an ATM outlet in West Bengal on Saturday as the people's struggle for cash continued on the third day of the new month. View More..

Bengal to stimulate job creation to beat demontisation effect

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   10:44 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) In a bid to nullify demonetisation effect on employment generation, the West Bengal government plans to launch another batch of 5,000 cars under the Gatidhara project by March 2017 to stimulate local employment, an official said on Saturday. View More..

Mamata fitted to be PM: Ramdev

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   10:20 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Heaping praise on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her austere lifestyle and political credibility, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday said the Trinamool Congress supremo could one day become Prime Minister. View More..

Bodies of two newborn kids recovered from Bengal

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   10:06 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Bodies of two newborn kids were recovered from two different districts in West Bengal on Saturday, police said. View More..

AYUSH should back capable people, says Ramdev

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   8:44 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday suggested to the AYUSH Ministry to bring forward people doing a commendable job in the disciplines of Indian traditional medicine, asserting that institutions can only succeed if they have capable people working in them. View More..

In her heart Mamata supports demonetisation: Ramdev

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   8:38 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev believes that in her heart West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee supports demonetisation, although she opposes its implementation. View More..

Delhi shine in table tennis tourney

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   8:10 pm
Siliguri (West Bengal), Dec 3 (IANS) Delhi beat Gujarat 3-1 to claim the sub-junior boys' team trophy for the first time, while West Bengal retained the sub-junior girls' crown after defeating Delhi 3-2 at the 78th Cadet and Sub-Junior Nationals here on Saturday. View More..

Tennis ace Becker to be present at Kolkata 25k marathon

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   7:54 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Tennis legend Boris Becker will be present during the third edition of the Kolkata 25K marathon which will take place here on December 18, a statement from the organisers said on Saturday. View More..

In her heart Mamata supports demonetisation: Ramdev

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   7:02 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev believes that in her heart West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee supports demonetisation, although she opposes it's implementation. View More..

Don't defame the army, says Bengal Governor; Mamata hits back

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   6:32 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi on Saturday sternly cautioned against "defaming" and "letting down" the Indian Army in the wake of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that soldiers extorted money from truck drivers during their deployment at toll plazas. View More..

Don't defame the army, says Bengal Governor; Mamata hits back

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   4:44 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi on Saturday sternly cautioned against "defaming" and "letting down" the Indian Army in the wake of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that soldiers extorted money from truck drivers during their deployment at toll plazas. View More..

Don't defame the army: Bengal Governor

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   3:44 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) West Bengal Governor K.N. Tripathi on Saturday sternly cautioned against "defaming" and "letting down" the Indian Army in the wake of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that soldiers extorted money from truck drivers during their deployment at toll plazas. View More..

Man dies in Bengal after collapsing in ATM queue

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   3:18 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) A man lost his life standing in a queue in front of an ATM outlet in West Bengal on Saturday as the people's struggle for cash continued on the third day of the new month. View More..

Neroca FC pick up I-League bid documents

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   2:46 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Neroca FC have become the fourth football team this season to pick up bid documents for direct entry into the upcoming I-League, starting from January 7. View More..

Cash crunch continues in Kolkata

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   1:12 pm
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Taking advantage of the weekend holiday, people queued up outside banks in earnest here on Saturday for withdrawing cash to meet daily expenses. View More..

Soldiers in toll plazas to counter to Mamata's anti-demonetisation stand: Trinamool

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   11:20 pm
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday claimed the deployment of soldiers at toll plazas in the state without the state government's approval, was an attempt to disrupt the federal structure as a counter to party supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's protest against the centre's demonetisation move. View More..

Banerjee attacks RBI for lack of cash in Bengal

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   10:24 pm
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused Reserve Bank of India of not re-calibrating enough ATM outlets in the state to dispense the new Rs 500 notes. View More..

Molina unfazed by goal-shy ATK show

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   10:10 pm
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) head coach Jose Molina on Friday brushed aside talk of problems in front of goal ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final, after striker Juan Belencoso missed a hatful of chances against FC Pune City here in a goalless affair. View More..

Bengal troop deployment: Mamata prolongs secretariat stay, parliament disrupted (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   10:06 pm
Kolkata/New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Triggering uproar and disruptions in parliament, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stretched till Friday evening her overnight vigil at the state secretariat protesting against army deployment in the state's toll plazas allegedly without any intimation to her government. View More..

ISL: ATK end group stage with 0-0 draw against Pune

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   9:14 pm
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) ended their group stage engagements with their eighth draw of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament in a 0-0 tie against FC Pune City here at the Rabindra Sarovar stadium on Friday. View More..