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Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Platters (thalis) of quintessential Bengali delights will wow foodies as the first restaurant in the city serving exclusive thali meals opened its doors here Tuesday.
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, soon to be seen in comedies like "Calling Mr. Joe B Carvalho" and "War Chod Na Yaar", says comedy is tough but she is capturing nuances of the "most-liked" genre.
Tokyo, June 18 (ANI): A safe and efficient transportation system is one of the highlights of Singapore's Changi Airport.
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Ruma Chatterjee, a former India international and current coach of the national cycling team, was killed Tuesday in an accident on a road that connects Delhi with Noida.
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) With the introduction of sophisticated techniques in cancer detection and therapy like PET-CT scan, preventive oncology has become a critical part of modern healthcare, said West Bengal Governor M.K.Narayanan here Monday.
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Watchmaker Timex Group India, which currently enjoys eight to nine percent market share in organised watch sector, Monday said it is aiming to grab one to two percent market share in every year from 2014.
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday questioned "yet another" cabinet reshuffle of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre.
Kolkata/ New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said a new process of political churning has begun in the country.
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Sitaram Yechury, chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture, Sunday slammed the Planning Commission for its "pathological compulsion" for Public-Private Partnership (PPP).
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday said there were "ominous signs" for West Bengal, which has "regressed" under the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress regime.
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) The CPI-M Sunday said it will try to unify non-Congress and non-BJP parties in order to provide alternative policies to the country.
Dubai, June 16 (IANS/WAM) Emirates has announced an upgrade of its service from Dubai to Los Angeles with the introduction of an Airbus A380 starting Dec 2.
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Veteran Marxist leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday ridiculed the federal front mooted by the Trinamool Congress and said an alternative front should be based on common minimum programme and policies.
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Accusing the ruling Trinamool Congress of preventing rival candidates from filing nominations for the upcoming panchayat polls in West Bengal, the Left Front Saturday sought the intervention of the State Election Commission (SEC).
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Petrol price was today hiked by Rs. 2 a litre, the second increase in rates this month, as devaluation of rupee against US dollar made imports costlier.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Petrol prices will go up by Rs.2 a litre, excluding taxes, from midnight Saturday due to the depreciating rupee and hardening of international prices.
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has suspended four of its personnel in connection with the alleged killing of two suspected Bangladeshi cattle smugglers on the West Bengal border, an official said Friday.
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) For this die-hard Marxist, family bonds are secondary to his political ideology. CPI-M leader Golam Kuddus did not bat an eyelid before disowning his son and daughter-in-law after she decided to contest as a Congress candidate in the upcoming West Bengal panchayat polls.
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) For the first time, the West Bengal government Friday declared a half-day holiday for state government employees on the occasion of Jamai Sashthi ? son-in-law day.
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Drugmaker Sanofi Friday said its animal health division Merial has completed acquisition of the animal health division of Dosch Pharmaceuticals to enter India's growing animal health market.
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) At least three people drowned and over a dozen were reported missing after a boat carrying about 70 passengers capsized in West Bengal's Malda district Friday, an official said.
Jerusalem/Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Israel has denied having sold military equipment to Pakistan and said it could do nothing to compromise its excellent strategic relations with India.
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Israel intends to set up a centre of excellence on agriculture in West Bengal's Hooghly district, its envoy to India said Thursday.
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Hoping that an India-Israel Free Trade Agreement (FTA) would be signed "in the coming months", the Israeli ambassador Thursday said the agreement would be a "strategic game changer" in trade relations between the two countries.
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) A survey in India's four metro cities shows youngsters consider smoking cigarettes as fashionable, the pull factor being peer pressure and work pressure.
Jerusalem, June 12 (IANS) A group of Austrian peacekeeping troops withdrew from the Golan Heights Wednesday and are on their way home via Israel, reported Xinhua, citing an Austrian diplomatic source.
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Observing that there is a need to "think of new measures to ensure the protection of women in rural areas", Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy Wednesday said there is a marked difference in the extent of protests against crimes targeting women in rural and urban areas.
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Eminent scientist Bikash Sinha feels Indian students must come forward for dark matter research, the "big thing right now" following the discovery of the elusive Higg's boson last July.
Dubai, June 12 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs foiled a bid to smuggle more than two kg of heroin by an African passenger, who hid the drugs in 125 capsules in his stomach.
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Physicist Bikash Sinha said here Tuesday that the central government was indifferent to science and technology.
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Over 500 journalists from Kolkata and other districts Tuesday took out a march protesting against the recent attacks on two journalists from Bengali news channels by alleged Trinamool Congress activists.
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft India Tuesday announced its partnership with city-based JIS Group for setting up its innovation centre here.
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Rating agency ICRA Tuesday said it expects the domestic two-wheeler industry volumes to remain flat in 2013-14 as demand slowdown as well as base effect catch up.
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Three counterfeit currency dealers were arrested Tuesday here and fake notes with a face value of nearly Rs.8 lakh was seized from them, police said.
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Hospitality chain Oberoi Group Tuesday announced the opening of its 252-room luxury hotel in Dubai, the group's first property in the United Arab Emirates.
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was "afraid" of free and fair panchayat polls and like a "coward" was using police and hoodlums against the opposition to sail through.
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Kolkata will reverberate with distorted notes of electric guitars and thick sounds of bass and drums on June 15 when metal bands from the Maldives, France and Dubai will come together for a musical extravaganza in the city.
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) An Irish national who was allegedly raped here has been admitted to a nursing home following an overdose of prescription drugs, an official said Sunday.
New York, June 9 (ANI): Star Wars' star Peter Mayhew used the power of Twitter to get back his cane which was seized at the airport for close examination.
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Observing that a comprehensive food security bill was required for the country where nearly 230 million live in starvation, Right to Food Campaign activists Saturday asked the government to discuss the Food Security Bill in parliament instead of opting for an ordinance.
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) International Coal Ventures Ltd(ICVL), a consortium of leading steel and mining PSUs, has shortlisted four to five coking coal assets abroad for acquisition and could strike deals soon.
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Eleven more people were arrested Saturday in connection with the attack on two TV journalists in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, taking the total number of arrests in the case to 14, police said.
London, June 8 (ANI): Three passenger jets had a close encounter with UFOs above Britain's Scientology HQ, it has been revealed.
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A 20-year-old college student was gang-raped and murdered in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. Three people have been arrested, police said Saturday.
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Around 200 people - mostly wearing glowing bright red devil's horns - took to the streets holding aloft placards in memory of master filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh at the second edition of the Kolkata slutwalk Friday.
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) West Bengal and Odisha are likely to resolve the differences over port limits at a stakeholders' meeting in New Delhi June 14, Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) chairman R.P.S. Kahlon said Friday.
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Kolkata is all set to host a web magazine fair Saturday that will bring together 40 online portals from India and abroad.
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) The recent fall of the rupee against the dollar has brought more smiles to the faces of India's apparel exporters who have been upbeat over rising consumer confidence in the US, one of the major export destinations.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Assuring fans that his role as a CID officer in the forthcoming action thriller "Enemmy" will provide adequate humour, popular Bollywood comedian Johnny Lever Thursday said he cannot stay away from comedy.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Godrej Group real estate development arm Godrej Properties Thursday launched the fifth phase of its residential project here.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new 82 million dollar facility at San Jose International Airport that will support the personal aircraft of Google executives and other Silicon Valley executive fliers is scheduled to break ground soon.
Sydney, June 6 (ANI): Hong Kong International Airport has been ranked the best by millions of worldwide passengers for the seventh year in a row.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Commuters get a chance to view art, children enjoy showcasing their drawings, and the issue of malnutrition is thrown into sharp relief as the "Art for Nutrition" exhibition gets underway in Kolkata's metro stations.
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Despite development of wildlife photography, National Film award winning filmmaker Goutam Ghose feels there will be no positive effect towards conservation of nature unless and until people are aware about its significance.
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Stepping towards a greener future, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) declared an area of the city "garbage vat-free" on the occasion of World Environment Day Wednesday, said an official.
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said regional parties will perform well in the 2014 general election and parried a query on whether her party would be at the forefront of any non-Congress and non-BJP coalition.
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) A proposed stake sale in state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) is not on the government's agenda right now, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has said.
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) The effectiveness of fair trade regulator Competition Commission of India (CCI) has taken a hit as it was yet to realise a majority of the penalties it had imposed, former CCI head Vinod Dhall said here Tuesday.
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Kolkata Goalz - a joint sporting initiative of the city police and the British Council - has helped in community development and bring people of high deprivation areas closer to the police force, according to a British minister and local police officials.
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Themed 'Think, Eat, Save', the city is set to host a variety of events encompassing art and science to mark World Environment Day June 5.
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Bata India Tuesday said it is planning to open standalone concept stores for ladies footwear over the next two years.
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) State-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) Monday said it produced 70.30 million tonnes (mt) of coal in April and May against a target of 71.65 mt.
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) The West Bengal Human Rights Commission Monday directed the city police to conduct a probe into the alleged rape of an Irish woman in Kolkata and submit a report within three weeks.
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Indian cricket board interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya said Monday banning after-match parties of the Indian Premier League could be a possible solution to clean up cricket, but one could not say it would definitely have the desired impact.
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Premium car maker Mercedes Benz, which is currently experiencing a diesel-petrol cars sales ratio of 90:10 percent in India, Monday said it is expecting that the trend would continue, even for its newly-launched compact luxury vehicle A-Class, for the time being.
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) German luxury car major Mercedes-Benz Monday said luxury car market in India is expected to be about 280,000 units by 2020.
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) A Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first of its kind to be delivered to China, landed at Baiyun International Airport in the south China city of Guangzhou Sunday.
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) They eagerly awaited Sundays when they could lay their hands on their favourite weekly column by the versatile genius Rituparno Ghosh.
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) A man has been arrested and remanded to police custody for allegedly raping a 21-year-old Irish woman, police said here Sunday.
Tokyo, June 2 (ANI): All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) which has the largest Dreamliner fleet in the world, resumed regular 787 services on its 12 domestic routes and five international routes and it was Japan Airlines Corporation's (JAL) first commercial Dreamliner service when it scheduled 787 flights from Tokyo's Haneda airport.
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Foodies, take a bow! The mighty king of fruits - the mango - is back in season in a variety of avatars to tickle your taste buds and make you salivate for more.
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) A low intensity earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale was felt in Kolkata and its adjoining areas Saturday evening, said the met office here.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Indian Oil Corp Friday hiked petrol price by 75 paise per litre and that of diesel by 50 paise per litre, both rates excluding local taxes, effective midnight, it was officially announced.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) Friday introduced a monthly pass scheme in order to woo more commuters to use the service, an official said.
Kolkata, May 31 (ANI): Saradha Group Chairman Sudipta Sen, the prime accused in a case involving the duping of thousands of investors, has been sent to the custody of Kolkata Police till June 11 by a local court.
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Texmaco Rail and Engineering Ltd. Thursday posted a 69.73 percent dip in its net profit at Rs. 8.85 crore during the fourth quarter last fiscal compared to Rs.29.24 crore during same period previous fiscal.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday condoled the death of eminent director Rituparno Ghosh, saying the demise of this "promising and creative" genius is a huge loss to the Indian film industry.
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Hospitality major EIH Ltd, which runs the Oberoi and Trident brands of hotels and resorts, Thursday reported a 40 percent slide in net profit to Rs.27.04 crore for the period ended March 31, 2013, from Rs.45.13 crore for the corresponding period a year ago.
Hyderabad, May 30 (IANS) Introduction of the visa-on-arrival (VoA) facility for international passengers at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here has been delayed for a week due to some technical issues, an official said Thursday.
Hyderabad, May 30 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), operated by GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), has been awarded the prestigious 5-star rating by the British Safety Council for its health and safety management system.
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan says that National Award-winning eminent filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, who passed away Thursday, was the only director with whom the entire Bachchan family had worked.
Bhubaneswar, May 30 (IANS) The Odisha government Thursday ordered a judicial probe into an alleged chit fund scam in the state, an official said.
Kolkata, May 30 (ANI): The Tollywood film fraternity ushered condolence messages to filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, after the ace directors untimely demise at the age of 49, following a cardiac arrest today morning.
Bangkok, May 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, arrived here on Thursday afternoon on a two-day official visit to Thailand.
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Condoling the death of genius storyteller Rituparno Ghosh, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said with Ghosh's demise the state has lost "a golden artist of a golden era".
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday on a two-day official visit to Thailand.
Kolkata, May 30 (ANI): Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday visited the residence of national award winning filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, who died of cardiac arrest earlier this morning, and said that 'Bengal has lost a golden director'.
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) The film community is in a state of shock after the sudden demise of eminent director Rituparno Ghosh, who made films like "Chokher Bali", "Raincoat" and "Bariwali". Deepti Naval says "this was never expected", while Sujoy Ghosh is too shocked to say anything.
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) National award winning eminent filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh passed away Thursday morning following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. He was 49.
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Renowned film director Rituparno Ghosh, who made films like "Chokher Bali", "Unishe April" and "Raincoat", died here Thursday. He was 49.
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Eminent film director Rituparno Ghosh, who made films like "Chokher Bali" and "Raincoat", died here Thursday. He was 49.
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India's top squash players Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal are ecstatic at their sport being shortlisted for the 2020 Summer Games but see a nervous wait ahead for the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) final vote in September on the lone available Olympic spot.
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) On World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day Wednesday, doctors say that better diagnostic facilities have led to detection of more cases of the disease, that affects two million people globally.
Kolkata, May 29 (ANI): Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya in Kolkata on Wednesday evening ducked a volley of questions hurled at him but commented that the "dirt in cricket has gone deep" and "no one is bothered".
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) The West Bengal government has constituted a task force to prepare a comprehensive roadmap to develop tourism destinations in the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Exploring the dynamics of socio-cultural change, a documentary by a team from Germany will offer an insight into the process that has shaped up the current outlook of the city.
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Heart patients in West Bengal can go for advanced treatments at an affordable cost, courtesy a unique financial scheme that was launched in the city Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) The West Bengal government is seeking increased air connectivity between the state and northeastern states and south-east Asian countries, state Finance Minister Amit Mitra said here Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Saradha Group chit fund scam kingpin Sudipta Sen and close aide and company director Debjani Mukherjee were Wednesday sent to Kolkata Police custody till June 11 by a court here.
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Eveready Industries Wednesday said its net loss narrowed down to Rs.2.15 crore in the quarter ended March 31, 2013.