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Yubrani, Rishabh emerge victorious tennis meet

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   8:38 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Bengal's Yubrani Banerjee stayed true to her form by clinching the girls singles under-18 title at the Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros national series tennis tournament here at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad (DKS) on Saturday. View More..

Bengal urges Centre to 'reconsider' single engineering entrance exam

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   8:06 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) West Bengal on Saturday urged the central Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry to reconsider the decision of conducting single entrance examination for admission to all engineering colleges from 2018. View More..

Pulse traders demand lifting of export ban

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   7:40 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) In view of bumper crop and stable prices in the market, pulse traders on Saturday demanded "removal of stock limits" and "lifting of ban on exports" of pulses, particularly for the varieties which are traded below the minimum support price (MSP). View More..

India will have to bat really well without Kohli, says Ganguly

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   7:32 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said India will have to bat out of their skin in the absence of injured skipper Virat Kohli to gain an upper hand in the ongoing fourth and final cricket Test against Australia in Dharamsala. View More..

No BJP hand in Narada sting probe: Ahluwalia

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   7:30 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Rubbishing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations, senior BJP leader S.S. Ahluwalia on Saturday claimed his party has no hand in the ongoing Narada sting investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation. View More..

Kolkata police quiz Apollo hospitals' pharmacy manager

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   7:24 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) A team of Kolkata olice on Saturday quizzed Apollo Gleneagles Hospital's General Manager of Pharmacy Sekhar Sharma in relation to the ongoing investigation into the hospital's alleged negligence in the treatment of a patient, police said. View More..

Mohun Bagan footballers help club member's daughter fight rare disease

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   6:02 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) City football giants Mohun Bagan have extended a helping hand to club's long-serving member Sanjay Das by raising Rs one lakh as he struggled to meet the huge expenditure for the treatment of his ailing daughter. View More..

Shamim Khan and team win Pro-Am event of Kolkata Classic

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   3:44 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Fresh from his Kolkata Classic win, ace golfer Shamim Khan and his team also bagged its Pro-Am event here on Saturday. View More..

Bengal not utilising health funds from Centre properly: Sambit Patra

    Updated On : Mar 25,2017   1:50 pm
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) The national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party Sambit Patra on Saturday accused the West Bengal government of not properly utilising the funds provided for health schemes by the Centre. View More..

Bengal finance firm director arrested for cheating investors

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   11:02 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The newly-formed Directorate of Economic Offences of the West Bengal government on Friday arrested the director of private financial company Equinox Infratech Ltd for defrauding its depositors by not giving assured returns, a directorate source said. View More..

Yubrani, Pratibha in girl's final of Rendez-Vous tennis tourney

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   9:20 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Yubrani Banerjee continued her good form by entering the final of the girls singles under-18 event at the ongoing Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros national series tennis tournament at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here on Friday. View More..

Kolkata Knight Riders to start IPL-10 preparations from Saturday

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   8:42 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will start their preparations for the tenth edition of the cash-rich cricket league here from Saturday. View More..

Teenager kills mother over money

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   8:34 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) A teenage boy, along with a friend, was arrested for allegedly strangling his mother as she refused to heed his demand for extra pocket money in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Friday. View More..

Bengal health panel to start functioning within week

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   7:48 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The West Bengal Health Regulatory Commission, set up to monitor private hospitals, will start functioning within a week and a website will be in place for lodging online complaints, one of its members said on Friday. View More..

Shamim sails to five-shot win at Kolkata Classic golf meet

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   7:26 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Delhi's golfer Shamim Khan put up a dogged final-round show of even-par 72 to clinch the Kolkata Classic title by five shots, while Indian Open champion S.S.P. Chawrasia finished second at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) here on Friday. View More..

Police attacked as school girl dies

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   7:14 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Senior officials of the West Bengal Police were beaten up after a school girl died in a road accident in Murshidabad district on Friday, police said. View More..

Transgender women pose as 'mainstream models' in photo exhibition

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   6:34 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Capturing their beauty and poise, a recent photography exhibition here featured transgender women as mainstream models as a tribute to the "female souls" who have overcome stigma and discrimination to give wings to their desires. View More..

Over six kg silver seized, one held on Bangladesh border

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   6:26 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) At least one person was arrested and over six kg of silver was seized by the Border Security Force personnel in West Bengal's Malda district, an official said on Friday. View More..

Honda Cars expects positive growth in 2017-18

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   4:10 pm
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Honda Cars India Limited (HCIL) is expecting to complete the current financial year ending this month with a "negative growth" over last year, but is hopeful to achieve a positive growth in sales in 2017-18, a company official said on Friday. View More..

Left Front peasants wings' march on May 22 in Bengal

    Updated On : Mar 24,2017   12:14 am
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) As many as 11 farmers' wings of the Left Front in West Bengal, including CPI-M's peasants' front All-India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), on Thursday announced that they would march to Nabanna -- the state secretariat -- on May 22 to protest anti-farmers measures. View More..

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