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  • Signature campaign against 'Padmavati' film in Kolkata

    Signature campaign against 'Padmavati' film in Kolkata

    At least eight organisations under the banner of Akhil Bhartiya Shakti Samaj launched a signature campaign here on Wednesday in protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's historical drama "Padmavati". "We want the scenes showing distorted version of history to be deleted......

    November 22, 2017
  • Watch Video: Shah Rukh Khan returns from KIFF in Mamata Didi's Santro

    Watch Video: Shah Rukh Khan returns from KIFF in Mamata Didi's Santro

    Bollywood's Badshaah Shah Rukh Khan, who was in Kolkata to attend the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), had an amazing time in the city. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee aka Mamata Didi gave the superstar company while on his visit......

    November 17, 2017
  • Motorola opens 3 new exclusive 'Moto Hubs' in Kolkata

    Motorola opens 3 new exclusive 'Moto Hubs' in Kolkata

    In line with its commitment to launch 50 'Moto Hubs' in the country, Motorola on Thursday announced the opening of three 'Moto Hubs' in Kolkata. Earlier, the company opened six 'Moto Hubs' in Delhi-NCR and Mumbai. 'Moto Hubs' allows users......

    November 17, 2017
  • Rain disrupts India's training ahead of Ist Test against Sri Lanka

    Rain disrupts India's training ahead of Ist Test against Sri Lanka

    "Due to rainy weather, practice has been cancelled. The team will remain confined to hotel today."

    November 15, 2017
  • One killed in Kolkata slum fire near Baranagar area

    One killed in Kolkata slum fire near Baranagar area

    One person was burnt to death when a fire broke out at a slum here early on Sunday, a fire brigade official said. "A fire broke out at a slum in Baranagar area (in north Kolkata) at about 2.25 p.m.......

    November 12, 2017
  • Sri Lanka aim to sharpen skills in warm-up tie with Board President's XI

    Sri Lanka aim to sharpen skills in warm-up tie with Board President's XI

    The Dinesh Chandimal-led side will have to pull off a major heist to get positives from the three-Test engagement on Indian soil

    November 10, 2017
  • India vs Sri Lanka: Islanders mulling different combination

    India vs Sri Lanka: Islanders mulling different combination

    Still looking for their first Test win on Indian soil even after 17 matches, the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team were mulling a four-bowler plus and all-rounder option in a possible change from the five-bowler strategy that paid them handsome......

    November 9, 2017
  • Through the bylanes of history

    Through the bylanes of history

    Prasenjit K Basu guided the audience through the lanes and bylanes of history as he discussed his new book, Asia Reborn: A Continent Rises From The Ravages of Colonialism And War To A New Dynamism, which was launched recently at......

    November 6, 2017
  • West Bengal: BSF organises half marathon in memory of killed troopers

    West Bengal: BSF organises half marathon in memory of killed troopers

    In a bid to pay homage to the killed Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, the outfit's South Bengal Frontier on Sunday organised a half marathon in Kolkata. The race, which was open for both male and female participants, started from......

    October 29, 2017
  • India edition most-attended, highest-scoring U-17 World Cup

    India edition most-attended, highest-scoring U-17 World Cup

    India is well on course to becoming a landmark debutant host for the FIFA under-17 World Cup as the twin records of spectator attendance and number of goals scored are set to be re-written in the ongoing edition. The total......

    October 26, 2017
  • U-17 World Cup: Over 1.5 lakh register for Kolkata semi-final tickets

    U-17 World Cup: Over 1.5 lakh register for Kolkata semi-final tickets

    Sky-rocketing craze for tickets saw over 1.50 lakh soccer fans registering online in the first three hours to watch Wednesday's Brazil-England Under-17 FIFA World Cup semi-final tie, that was shifted to Kolkata from Guwahati on Monday. Those who logged in......

    October 24, 2017
  • Kolkatta traffic cop thrashed for stopping biker helmet-less biker

    Kolkatta traffic cop thrashed for stopping biker helmet-less biker

    A Kolkata Traffic Police sergeant was allegedly assaulted by a biker and six of his friends on Panditiya Road in Ballygunge area on Saturday night, after they were stopped for riding without helmet, police said. Seven men, all locals, were......

    October 22, 2017
  • Saddened by son's death, 23-year-old mother jumps into Hoogly

    Saddened by son's death, 23-year-old mother jumps into Hoogly

    Saddened by her child's death, a mother allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the Hoogly river in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said on Saturday. "The body of Puja Singh (23) was found on the Hoogly river bank in Howrah......

    October 21, 2017