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Minerva FC flag match-fixing attempt; AIFF assures 'zero tolerance'

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   4:30 pm
Kolkata/New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Acting on I-League leaders Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj's tweet that bribes were offered to two of his players in an alleged match-fixing attempt, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Thursday underlined its zero tolerance policy towards such allegations. View More..

Minerva FC flag match-fixing attempt; AIFF asks for details

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   1:32 pm
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Acting on I-League leaders Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj's tweet that bribes were offered to two of his players in an alleged match-fixing attempt, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has asked for further details from the club, a source said. View More..

Coast Guard to sensitise eastern coast fishermen on security

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   10:24 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard will sensitise nearly 1,500 fishermen from West Bengal and Odisha to act as its "eyes and ears" to check for illegal movements along the eastern seaboard and the coastal waterways, an official said on Wednesday. View More..

Six dead in Bengal bus accident

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   9:06 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Six persons, including two women and a child, were killed while at least 20 others were severely injured in a bus accident in West Bengal on Wednesday, police said. View More..

Adani to double its Rs 750 cr investment in Bengal in five years

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   8:52 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Adani Group, which is expecting to double the capacity of its edible oil refinery at Haldia in West Bengal, will double its current investment of Rs 750 crore in the state to Rs 1,500 crore in the next five years, a company official said here on Wednesday. View More..

Ola to provide 5,000 new cabs in Bengal

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   8:08 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The West Bengal Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (WBTIDCL) and India's leading mobility platform Ola on Wednesday entered into an agreement to create 5,000 entrepreneurial opportunities in the state. View More..

Amineni enters quarters of ITF junior tennis meet

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   8:06 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Third seed Shivani Amineni drubbed fellow Indian Kaavya Sawhney to enter the quarter-final of the girls singles Under-18 category in the ITF Juniors tennis championships here on Wednesday. View More..

ISL: Struggling ATK make several changes to squad

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   6:22 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) In a desperate bid to steady their ailing ship, two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK announced on Wednesday that they have parted ways with Njazi Kuqi, Jussi Jaaskelainen and Augustin Fernandes, replacing them with David Cotterill, striker Martin Paterson and former Delhi Dynamos goalkeeper Soram Poirei. View More..

Bengal nets over Rs 2.19 lakh cr of investment proposals (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   6:18 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The two-day "Bengal Global Business Summit 2018" organised by the state government has received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, which is less than last year by about Rs 15,000 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Wednesday. View More..

Bengal nets over Rs 2.19 lakh cr of investment proposals

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   4:30 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The two-day "Bengal Global Business Summit 2018" organised by the state government has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Wednesday. View More..

Bengal to get Rs 4,300 cr investment in warehousing, logistics: JLL India

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   4:12 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal is expected to receive over Rs 4,300 crore in investment over three years in warehousing and logistics, real estate services firm JLL India said here on Wednesday. View More..

Mamata remembers Jyoti Basu on death anniversary (Lead, Correcting year in Para 3)

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   3:56 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered former Chief Minister and Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary. View More..

Mamata remembers Jyoti Basu on death anniversary

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   3:38 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday remembered former Chief Minister and Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his seventh death anniversary. View More..

Bengal nets over Rs 2 lakh cr of investment proposals

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   2:34 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Wednesday. View More..

Bengal nets over Rs 2 lakh cr of investment proposals

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   1:06 pm
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANs) The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has so far received new investment proposals worth Rs 2,19,925 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Wednesday. View More..

Bengal opposition parties demand white paper on business proposals

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   12:04 am
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition parties - the Congress, BJP and CPI-M - on Tuesday demanded "white paper" from the Mamata Banerjee government on the number of actual fructified proposals that the state had received in earlier business summits. View More..

Investors pledge big investments at Bengal business meet

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   10:46 pm
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Several corporate houses on Tuesday came forward with big investment proposals for West Bengal and right at the start of "Bengal Global Business Summit" here an estimated Rs 17,000 crore worth of investments were pledged. View More..

BSF seizes 23 kg ganja near Bangladesh border

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   9:48 pm
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The Border Security Force has seized 23 kg of ganja from near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal, it said on Tuesday. View More..

ITF Juniors: Boys singles 2nd seed Sacchitt goes down to France's Erhard

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   9:16 pm
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) France's Mathys Erhard pulled off an upset of sorts beating second seed Indian Sacchitt Sharma 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) in the first round of the boys singles under-18 ITF Juniors tennis championship at the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad on Tuesday. View More..

Students protest at Jadavpur University continues for second day

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   8:38 pm
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Protesting the provisions of a bill that allegedly seeks an apolitical students' union, students of Jadavpur University continued their sit-in for the second day on Tuesday. View More..