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Police question lover's family over youth's death

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   8:58 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) The West Bengal police is questioning six of a family following recovery of burnt body of a youth in the Purba Medinipur district on Saturday. View More..

I-League: Barraso strikes to hand Minerva a win after 80 days

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   8:52 pm
Panchkula, Feb 23 (IANS) Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC registered a 1-0 win against Neroca FC on Saturday in an I-League tie, thanks to their new Spanish recruit Juan Quero Barraso's stellar finish. View More..

Mamata condoles Bengal workers' death in UP blast

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   8:38 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday condoled the death of Bengal workers in an explosion at a house in a Uttar Pradesh, and assured assistance. View More..

Sachin wants 2 points, I want World Cup: Ganguly

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   8:26 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Reacting to Sachin Tendulkar's comment that he would 'hate' to see India concede two points to Pakistan by not playing them in the upcoming World Cup, former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said he would rather want the coveted crown and not worry about losing two points. View More..

!7 arrested for thrashing youth in Kolkata

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   7:22 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) As many as 17 people have been arrested here for allegedly thrashing a youth suspecting him to be a thief, police said on Saturday. View More..

BJP youth activists held for trying to forcibly enter Eden Gardens

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   5:54 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Activists of Bharatiya Janata Party's youth wing were arrested on Saturday for trying to forcibly enter the Eden Gardens here to demand pictures of Pakistan's World Cup winning captain and current Prime Minister Imran Khan and other Pakistani cricketers be removed in wake of the Pulwama terror attack. View More..

BJP youth activists held for trying to forcibly enter Eden Gardens

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   5:18 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) As many as 60 Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists were arrested on Saturday for trying to forcibly enter the Cricket Association of Bengal's headquarters at Eden Gardens to seek removal of photos and flexes of Imran Khan and other Pakistan players, police said on Saturday. View More..

'Bose and Indian National Army' museum recounts saga of valour, patriotism

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   4:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) 'History echoes from these walls', the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum in Delhi's Red Fort informs its visitors as they enter the reclaimed barrack building where brave soldiers of the Indian National Army (INA), fighting for an undivided and free India, were once court-martialled and tried for treason by the British over 73 years ago. View More..

Mamata government creates DRI&E to tackle tax evasion, leakage of revenue

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   4:32 pm
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) In a bid to tackle the menace of tax evasion and leakage of state revenue in an efficient manner, the West Bengal government has created its own new Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and Enforcement (DRI&E), an official said on Saturday. View More..

Mamata pays tribute to legendary magician P.C. Sorcar

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   11:40 am
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday paid tribute to the legendary magician P.C. Sorcar, credited for taking Indian magic to international platform, on his birth anniversary. View More..

I am in good place now, says fit-again Uthappa

    Updated On : Feb 23,2019   12:20 am
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Fit-again Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa, who is back in action after recovering from an ankle surgery, said "he is in a good place" at the moment after taking part in a Syed Mushtaq Ali domestic T20 game. View More..

ISL: Sougou hat-trick hands Mumbai play-off spot

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   11:04 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Riding on a hat-trick by Moudou Sougou, Mumbai City FC drubbed ATK 3-1 and confirmed a spot in the Indian Super League playoffs at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Friday. View More..

EU to remain India's largest trading partner despite Brexit: Envoy

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   9:52 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Noting that the current bilateral trade between India and the European Union (EU) is of 100 billion Euros, Ambassador of the European Union to India, Tomasz Kozlowski on Friday said the EU would continue to be India's largest trading partner and the main source of Foreign Direct Investment. View More..

I am in a good place now, says fit-again Uthappa

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   9:24 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Fit-again Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa, who is back in action after recovering from an ankle surgery, said "he is in a good place" at the moment after taking part in a Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament game. View More..

Allahabad Bank using Centre's capital infusion to come out of PCA

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   9:04 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) In a bid to come out of the Prompt Corrective Action framework, state-run Allahabad Bank on Friday said it has used the Rs 6,896 crore capital infusion fund, received from the Central government, to make loan loss provision in order to bring down the net NPA ratio and also to shore up its capital base. View More..

EU working to strengthen partnership with India in combating terrorism: Envoy

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   9:00 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Condemning the February 14 Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel, Ambassador of the European Union to India, Tomasz Kozlowski on Friday said the EU will continue to strengthen its cooperation with India in combating all sorts of terrorism. View More..

Award-winning international, Indian photojournalists exhibit works in Delhi

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   8:46 pm
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Winning entries of 2018 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest opened for public viewing on Friday at an exhibition here organised by the Russian embassy and Russian news agency Sputnik News. View More..

Civil engineer in Bengal receives threat for saying 'no to war'

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   8:30 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) An engineer posted in West Bengal's Paschim Medinipur district was threatened for a social media post where he condemned war, police said on Friday. View More..

I-League: Depleted Minerva host Neroca in penultimate home fixture (Preview)

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   8:20 pm
Panchkula, Feb 22 (IANS) Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC are all set to host northeastern outfit Neroca FC in their penultimate I-League home fixture with pride in mind here on Saturday. View More..

Will not allow rumours being spread to incite violence in Bengal: Mamata

    Updated On : Feb 22,2019   7:12 pm
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Slamming the central government for "making false promises", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the BJP and the RSS of spreading rumours to incite violence in the state and also said her government would not allow this. View More..



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