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Mamata unveils Sister Nivedita's restored house

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   9:44 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday inaugurated the restored house of Sister Nivedita here to commemorate the Scots-Irish social worker's 150th birth anniversary. View More..

EEPC India, PNB ink MoU to provide easy finance

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   9:10 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) of India and Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Monday singed an MoU to provide access to finance for the small and medium enterprises and merchant exporters of the council. View More..

Over 20,00 register for shifted Kolkata semi-final tickets

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   8:40 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Demand for tickets for Wednesdays Brazil-England FIFA Under-17 World Cup semi-final tie, shifted to Kolkata from Guwahati, has hit a high with over 20,000 people registering themselves in the online queue over an hour prior to the start of e-ticket sales on Monday. View More..

Kolkata civic body rubbishes reports on dengue control failure

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   8:00 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Drawing flak for its handling of the dengue menace in the city, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Monday maintained it has been effectively able to control the spread and alleged a "deliberate attempt" at misinformation about its tackling of the disease that has claimed at least 30 lives in West Bengal. View More..

CID takes over probe into West Bengal SI's murder

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   7:40 pm
Darjeeling, Oct 23 (IANS) West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has taken over from the state police the probe into the killing of police Sub-Inspector Amitava Malik in Darjeeling, a CID official said on Monday. View More..

England-Brazil semi-final shifted to Kolkata

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   6:42 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final between England and Brazil was on Monday shifted to Kolkata's Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on account of the poor ground condition at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, following heavy rain. View More..

India, Australia to explore mineral deposits

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   5:38 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is partnering with its Australian counterparts to hunt for concealed mineral deposits to unlock the mineral potential in India. View More..

Bengal BJP protests on dengue outbreak issue in Kolkata

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   5:30 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) West Bengal BJP leaders and workers on Monday protested against the dengue outbreak and criticised the state government for alleged lack of infrastructure to tackle the disease which, they claimed, had led to over 1,000 deaths. View More..

India, Australia to explore mineral deposits

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   4:56 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is partnering with its Australian counterparts to unlock the mineral potential in India. View More..

Over-dependence on technology might kill football: Busacca

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   2:52 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) FIFA Head of Refereeing Massimo Busacca on Monday said relying on technology can "kill" football. View More..

Indian referees will officiate in FIFA events: Busacca

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   1:22 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Though they lack big-game experience, Indian referees can officiate in top level FIFA events, feels head of refereeing Massimo Busacca. View More..

U-17 World Cup: FIFA head of referees Busacca stands by referee

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   1:06 pm
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) FIFA head of refereeing Massimo Busacca on Monday put his weight behind American referee Jair Marrufo after German coach Christian Wueck hit out at the latter's performance during their FIFA Under-17 World Cup quarter-final match against Brazil. View More..

Our midfielders played as 'wingers' in second half: Brazil coach

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   10:02 am
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) So what was the secret of Brazil's effervescent come-from-behind 2-1 victory over a resilient Germany in the quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup? According to coach Carlos Amadeu, some key strategic changes did the trick. View More..

Referee made the difference in the match: German coach Wueck

    Updated On : Oct 22,2017   11:26 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Germany coach Christian Wueck on Sunday came down heavily on US referee Jair Marrufo saying he made the difference in the 1-2 result against Brazil which knocked them out of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in a quarterfinal tie here. View More..

Referee made the difference in the match: German coach Wueck

    Updated On : Oct 22,2017   11:16 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Germany coach Christian Wueck on Sunday came down heavily on US referee Jair Marrufo saying he made the difference in the 1-2 result against Brazil which knocked them out of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in a quarterfinal tie here. View More..

U-17 World Cup: Brazil pip Germany 2-1 to reach semi-final

    Updated On : Oct 22,2017   10:38 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Paulinho's stunning second-half strike helped three-time champions Brazil script a memorable come-from-behind 2-1 victory over European heavyweights Germany in the FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-finals here on Sunday. View More..

Brazil beat Germany 2-1 to reach U-17 World Cup semis

    Updated On : Oct 22,2017   10:04 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Brazil reached the FIFA Under-17 World Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 victory over Germany in a quarter-final at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday. View More..

Kolkata Home Guard kills himself over family quarrel

    Updated On : Oct 22,2017   9:44 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) A Kolkata Police Home Guard committed suicide on Sunday after an argument with his wife at Baguihati on the city's northeastern outskirts, police said. View More..

Seven arrested for assaulting traffic sergeant

    Updated On : Oct 22,2017   8:06 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Seven persons were arrested on Sunday for assaulting a Kolkata Police traffic sergeant here, police said. View More..

U-17 World Cup: Brazil fans add to atmosphere at Yuba Bharati

    Updated On : Oct 22,2017   8:02 pm
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) As if the Kolkata football fanatics were not enough, four Brazilian fans, including one die-hard Club Atletico Paranaense supporter, thronged the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan for the Brazil-Germany big-ticket FIFA Under-17 World Cup quarter-final here on Sunday. View More..