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Warner silences critics, rings warning bell ahead of WC

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   1:34 pm
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) March 24, 2018 changed the face of Australian cricket forever. In what seemed to be an innocuous post-lunch session on the third day of the third Test between South Africa and Australia in Cape Town turned on its head as Australia opener Cameron Bancroft was caught on camera rubbing the ball with a yellow object which was later revealed to be sandpaper. View More..

Bengaluru-bound Hamsafar express derails in Assam

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   1:00 pm
Agartala, April 30 (IANS) Two wheels of Bengaluru-bound Hamsafar Express derailed on Tuesday in southern Assam bordering Tripura, an official said. View More..

Sporadic incidents of post poll violence in Bengal

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   12:36 pm
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Two persons were injured in a clash between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party activists in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Tuesday as sporadic incidents of post poll violence were reported from various parts of the state. View More..

Saradha Scam: SC seeks credible evidence from CBI against former Kolkata CP

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   12:10 pm
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the CBI to produced evidence to its satisfaction to revoke an earlier barring of custodial interrogation of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in the Saradha scam. View More..

Riyan recollects 'like father, like son' moment with Dhoni

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   11:58 am
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) There's a famous phrase in English: Like father, like son. This totally fits Riyan Parag, who has already caught the eyes of many with his performances in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). View More..

Trinamool's Mondal active in polls despite EC vigil

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   10:04 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Trinamool Congress' Birbhum district President Anubrata Mondal, who is "under strict surveillance" following allegations of him threatening polling officers, said on Monday he is "not bothered" about the poll panel move. View More..

Polling near-peaceful, 100% central forces in 5th phase: Bengal CEO

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   9:56 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Monday said the fourth-phase Lok Sabha election in West Bengal was peaceful barring small incidents and 100 per cent central force coverage is likely in the coming phase. View More..

Amid violence, over 76% turnout in Bengal till 5 pm (4th Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   9:16 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Amid widespread violence, including the attack on a Union Minister, clashes outside polling booths, hurling of bombs and EVM snags, over 76 per cent of the electorate voted till 5 p.m. in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..

FIR against Supriyo for entering poll booth with armed guards

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:48 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday filed an FIR against Union Minister and BJP candidate from Asansol Lok Sabha seat, Babul Supriyo, for entering a polling booth in the constituency with his armed security personnel. View More..

PM Modi's comment on Trinamool MLAs sets off storm in Bengal

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:46 pm
Sreerampur (West Bengal)/Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sparked off a major row in West Bengal with his warning to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that her MLAs will abandon her after the results of the Lok Sabha polls come out and 40 of them were already in touch with him. View More..

BJP demands repoll in entire Birbum, part of Asansol

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:26 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The BJP on Monday approached the Chief Electoral Officer, West Bengal, demanding a repoll in the entire Birbhum Lok Sabha constituency and in a number of polling stations of Asansol, Krishnanagar and Ranaghat seats where Lok Sabha polls were held on Monday for the fourth phase. View More..

Zomato's Hyperpure eyes 22 warehouses in India

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:24 pm
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Food ordering app Zomato on Monday announced the launch of a warehouse in the Capital for its business-to-business food ingredients supply arm Hyperpure, marking the opening of the second warehouse for the company after Bengaluru. View More..

Tirop looks to defend her crown at the TCS World 10K

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   7:26 pm
Bengaluru, April 29 (IANS) Kenyas Agnes Tirop will defend her title –- a feat never achieved before in the womens race since the TCS World 10K was inaugurated in 2008 –- in the 12th edition of the TCS World 10K slated to be held on May 19. View More..

Five-way race for last two IPL playoff spots

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   7:06 pm
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) With nine games left in the group stages of the 12th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL), one would think that the points table would wear a settled look with the playoff positions sealed or on the verge of being sealed. View More..

Amid violence, 66% turnout in Bengal (3rd Lead) (3 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   5:22 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Amid violence including clashes outside polling booths, attempted intimidation and EVMs snags, 66 per cent of the electorate voted in the first eight hours of polling in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..

Zomato's Hyperpure in Delhi, eyes 22 warehouses by 2020

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   5:04 pm
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Food ordering app Zomato on Monday announced the launch of a warehouse for its business-to-business food ingredients supply arm Hyperpure, marking the opening of the second warehouse for the company after Bengaluru. View More..

Home advantage good thing, will speak to Ganguly: KKR CEO

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   4:34 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) While admitting that the Eden Gardens wicket hasn't exactly been what they wanted, Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore said they have themselves to blame more for the spate of losses this season. Mysore also ruled out the option of playing their home matches outside Kolkata. View More..

Violence overshadows phase four of Bengal LS polls

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   4:30 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) A Union Minister was attacked, Central forces fired in the air after Trinamool Congress backed villagers vandalised a booth, while there were reports of clashes, intimidation and booth capturing as violence overshadowed all other developments in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..

Ponting, Ganguly know how to make match winners: Dhawan

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   3:12 pm
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Six punishing years and a name change later, Delhi Capitals have finally qualified for the playoffs in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Their 16-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday sealed their place in the knockout stages of the tournament in the 12th edition of the IPL. Delhi last made it to the playoffs in 2012 under Virender Sehwag's leadership. View More..

Amid violence, intimidation, 35 per cent vote in Bengal (2nd Lead) (11 a.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   2:00 pm
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Amid widespread intimidation and violence including clashes outside polling booths, close to 35 per cent of the electorate voted in the first four hours of polling in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal on Monday. View More..



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