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Munim fails in finals, Gohaad, Dhanya emerge winners in AITA tennis meet

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   8:58 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Deep Munim of Madhya Pradesh failed to replicate his good showing in the finals of the boys singles U-14 and U-16 categories, losing to Arjun Gohaad and Dhanya K. Shah respectively in the Sunfeast AITA Super Series Junior tennis tournament here on Friday. View More..

Vistara to start daily flights to Kochi, Chenai from Kolkata

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   8:10 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Full-service carrier Vistara on Friday said it will offer double daily flights between Kolkata and Chennai, as well as a direct same aircraft service to Kochi via Chennai from March 25. View More..

SSB troopers briefly snatch away murder accused officer from Bengal Police

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   7:38 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) A group of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers on Friday forcibly took away a murder accused SSB officer from the West Bengal Police in South 24 Parganas district but later handed him back to police following intervention by top officials. View More..

Another JMB terrorist nabbed in Bengal in Bodh Gaya blast case

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   7:12 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Kolkata Police's Special Task Force (STF) on Friday arrested a member of Islamist terrorist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal's Murshidabad district in connection with the bomb blast case in Bihar's Bodh Gaya on January 19, a senior officer said. View More..

Himalayan motor rally starts in Siliguri

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   7:08 pm
Siliguri, Feb 23 (IANS) The JK Tyre Himalayan Drive 6 motor rally was flagged-off amidst great fanfare here on Friday. View More..

India Kawasaki bets big on premium motorcycles domestic market

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   7:02 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) India Kawasaki Motors Pvt Ltd, which remained bullish on the country's premium motorcycles market, is looking to increase local procurement to reduce cost and increase sales, an official said here on Friday. View More..

SSB troopers snatch away murder accused office from Bengal Police

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   6:48 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) A group of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawans on Friday forcibly took away a murder accused SSB commandant from the West Bengal police in South 24 Pargana district but later handed him back to police following intervention by top officials. View More..

Santosh Trophy: Bengal coach rues unavailability of players

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   4:56 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Ahead of defending champions West Bengal's first training session for the final round of the 72nd edition of the National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy, head coach Ranjan Chowdhury rued the unavailability of key first team players due to club commitments. View More..

I-League: East Bengal look to brighten title hopes with win over Chennai (Preview)

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   4:00 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Contenders East Bengal will look to making up lost ground in the title race when they take on in-form Chennai City FC in a crucial I-League encounter at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Saturday. View More..

CEA considering Time of Day metering for EVs: Official

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   3:50 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) is considering Time of Day metering for the purpose of charging of electric vehicles (EVs), an official said here on Friday. View More..

'Needed a preferential tea trade agreement between India, China'

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   11:38 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Pitching for a preferential tea trade agreement between India and China, Tea Board Chairman P.K. Bezbaruah on Thursday said both the countries were not competitors. View More..

Income Tax conducts search operation in RDB Group

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   11:02 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) A day after US President Donald Trump eldest son, Donald Trump Jr visited the city, the income tax officials on Thursday conducted a "search operation" in the offices of RDB Group, one of whose firms is a partner of Kolkata Trump Tower Project. View More..

Bengal hopes to award floating solar project in March

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   9:50 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government expects to award the country's single largest grid connected floating solar power project in Murshidabad district by March and has also lined up two more such projects, an official said on Thursday. View More..

Centre stopping funds for irrigation projects in Bengal : minister

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   9:48 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) West Bengal Irrigation Minister Rajib Banerjee on Thursday accused the Central government of stopping the funds for various irrigation projects in the state despite its mandate of bearing 50 per cent of the expense. View More..

BJP's 'Acche Din' means snatching people's money, defrauding banks : Mamata

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   8:48 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Slamming the reduction in the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) interest rate, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamasta Banerjee on Thursday accused the BJP-led Central government of snatching away people's money and defrauding banks in the name of 'Acche Din' (good days) . View More..

Give BJP chance to serve Meghalaya, Modi tells voters

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   8:34 pm
Phulbari (Meghalaya), Feb 22 (IANS) Exhorting the 18.43 lakh electorate in Meghalaya to vote for the BJP in the February 27 Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Congress-led state government was not taking people seriously since they saw no political challenge. View More..

Munim qualifies for final in two categories of AITA tennis meet

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   6:50 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Deep Munim of Madhya Pradesh will compete for a double crown on Friday against Maharashtra's Arjun Gohad in the boys singles U-14 event and against Gujarat's Dhanya Shah in the U-16 category of the Sunfeast AITA Super Series Junior tennis tournament here. View More..

Six rescued from sex racketeers in Bengal, 12 held

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   5:16 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) The West Bengal CID has rescued four women and two minor girls from a sex racket in the city and arrested 12 racketeers, a CID official said on Thursday. View More..

Woman breaches security cordon, gets onto Mamata's dais

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   4:24 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) A woman bypassed all security arrangements and jumped onto the dais during West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's public speech in North Dinajpur district on Thursday. View More..

Allahabad Bank has outstanding exposure of Rs 516.79 cr in Rotomac group

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   11:48 pm
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) State-run Allahabad Bank on Wednesday said it has an exposure of Rs 516.79 crore to debt-laden Rotomac group as on January end and the lender has the required provision for the same as per RBI norms. View More..