Everything you need to know about West Midnapore: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about West Midnapore: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle scrapped his deal with Somerset county and made himself available for the national team and virtually ending his year-long stand-off with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
London, May 3 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team touched down here Wednesday for their three-Test tour against the world's No.1 side, with English newspapers already launching their usual assault on the tourists.
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says he is staying out of the Chris Gayle dispute and will wait for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to sort out the player's availability for the limited overs part of the England tour.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have signed West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith as a replacement for Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): Twenty-one year old Pakistan all rounder Hammad Azam, whose international career has been a stop and start affair so far, is keen to repay the faith shown in him by his captain and coach.
Wellington, May 2 (ANI): New Zealand cricket coach John Wright has cited philosophical differences with Australian John Buchanan as a factor in his decision to step down from his job when his contract expires.
Kingston (Jamaica), May 2 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh believes the West Indies can be successful in England if they are consistent and quickly adapt to the local conditions.
London, May 2 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is reportedly looking for a house in South West London, not too far from the home of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
London, May 2 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is the new England manager, the Football Association (FA) announced Tuesday.
Wellington, May 1 (IANS) New Zealand coach Joh Wright has decided to step down from his post after the team's tour of the West Indies next month.
Damascus, May 1 (ANI): Syria has accused United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon of being 'biased' and urged him to issue statements to the world on the basis of comments made by UN monitors only.
Melbourne, May 1(ANI): Australian coach Mickey Arthur has endorsed former skipper Ricky Ponting's bid to play in the 2013 Ashes series in England.
Wellington, May 1(ANI): New Zealand coach John Wright will step down from his post following the upcoming tour of the West Indies.
London, May 1 (IANS) Popstar Justin Bieber is collaborating with rapper Kanye West on his new album, reveals the teen singer's bodyguard.
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) The Left Front announced Monday its candidates for the Daspur and Bankura assembly seats in West Bengal where by-elections are scheduled on June 12.
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England.
London, April 30 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is set to be named the head coach of England after it was revealed the West Brom manager is in talks with the Football Association (FA).
New York, April 30(ANI): Kanye West has apparently succeeded in making a good impression on the Kardashians.
London, April 30(ANI): Lamar Odom ventured out to a local shop in New York to get a gold 'grill' to cover his teeth during a scene shot on Friday for the upcoming season of 'Keep Up with the Kardashians.'
Dubai, Apr 30(ANI): Australia has pushed India to fourth place in the ICC Test championship table after winning the three-match series against the West Indies 2-0.
London, Apr 30 (ANI): West Bromwich Albion head coach Roy Hodgson is set to be named as England's new manager after the Football Association (FA) was granted permission to negotiate with him.
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Stressing that people of Bangladesh wanted the Teesta water sharing accord signed with India, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni Sunday hoped the pact will be inked, saying the two countries were continuing discussions on the issue.
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) Australia's 2-0 Test series win in the West Indies put them ahead of India in third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship rankings released Sunday.
Dominica, Apr 29(ANI): Australia has performed with enough distinction to force Argus' panelists to withdraw several comments from their last review, if they were to conduct another assessment this year.
Los Angeles, Apr 29 (ANI): Kanye West seemed to be having quite a wardrobe malfunction, when he was spotted out and about in the Big Apple with Kim Kardashian.
London, Apr 29(ANI): England one- day cricket captain Alastair Cook has called on the game's administrators to ensure that Test cricket remains the pinnacle of the sport.ook admitted the world needs to act now to ensure Twenty20 cricket does not prevent international cricket being the best versus the best.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha, who recently relinquished his opening spot to Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene, Saturday said he had no problems batting in any position in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian military Saturday fought back an infiltration attempt by an armed group north of the port of Lattakia, the SANA news agency reported.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals pacer Kevon Cooper, who has been one of the finds of the season, hopes to carry on his good form when the 2008 champions face table toppers Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium here Sunday.
Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian is reportedly engaged to rapper Kanye West.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 28(ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke has said Mathew Wade possesses the potential to play as a specialist batsman along with veteran Brad Haddin as the wicketkeeper in the Test team.
Lucas Street (Barbados), April 28 (IANS/CMC) Sri Lanka held their nerve to beat the West Indies by one wicket with two balls to spare in a thrilling finish to the second One-Day International (ODI) here.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 28(ANI): Australia has beaten the West Indies in the final Test match in Dominica by 75 runs to claim the Frank Worrell Trophy 2-0.
New Delhi, Apr 27(ANI): The All-India Senior Selection Committee met at the Cricket Centre on Friday to decide the India 'A' team for their tour to the West Indies, starting on May 30.
New York, April 27 (ANI): Critics say a new dating site that promises to link high-rolling globetrotters with pretty women who want to travel the world for free is no more than a front for prostitution.
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Kim Kardashian's mum Kris Jenner wants to convince Kanye West to get Beyonce Knowles to appear on an episode of their reality 'Keeping up With the Kardashians'.
Roseau (Dominica), April 27 (IANS/CMC) Left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who became only the 10th player in history to surpass 10,000 Test runs, has pledged to continue helping the next generation of West Indies batsmen.
Dominica, Apr 27(ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke claimed the key wicket of West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul leg before wicket for 69 and extinguished any hope of the Windies pulling off a stunning victory on the fourth day of the Dominica Test.
Strasbourg, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Thursday called on the UN Security Council to impose an arms embargo on Syria.
New York, April 26 (ANI): Kris Humphries is demanding to know if his estranged wife Kim Kardashian's latest romance with Kanye West is a publicity stunt, to possibly help his divorce case against the reality star.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A court here will Friday pronounce its verdict in a 10-year-old graft case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly accepting a bribe from a fake arms dealer.
London, April 26 (ANI): Warm ocean currents attacking the underside of ice shelves are the dominant cause of recent ice loss from Antarctica, researchers have claimed.
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Global population must be stabilised quickly and high consumption in wealthy nations should be rapidly reduced to save our planet from "a downward spiral of economic and environmental ills", researchers have warned.
Dominica, Apr 26(ANI): Australia remained in full control of the game with both Ed Cowan and Ricky Ponting smashing much-needed half-centuries, but the West Indies still have a slim chance of squaring the series after dismissing Ponting, Michael Clarke and Matthew Wade on the third day of the final Test against the West Indies.
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): The E! Entertainment network revealed on Tuesday that it has reached a deal with its most bankable franchise - the Kardashians, to make three more seasons of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'.
Roseau (Dominica), April 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies assistant coach Toby Radford says his side is hoping it can replicate Australia's lower order effort, as it looks to rebound Wednesday and get closer to the visitors' first-innings score.
Roseau (Dominica, West Indies), April 25 (ANI): Former Twenty20 specialist and batting tyro David Warner is patiently evolving his game away from the glare of Australia.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): Kim Kardashian and Kanye West stepped out wearing a kind of coordinated couple's outfit as they headed to dinner in Manhattan together.
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) By-elections in two West Bengal Assembly constituencies - Daspur and Bankura - will be held June 12, the Election Commission announced Tuesday.
Lalgarh (West Bengal), April 24 (IANS) West Bengal aims to give 60 days of work to each household under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in the coming year, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Tuesday.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Khloe Kardashian insists that Kim's relationship with Kanye West is just getting off the ground.
New York, Apr 24 (ANI): Kim Kardashian was seen flaunting gold-and-diamond-studded earrings that spelled out rumored beau Kanye West's initials in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 24(ANI): Australian opener David Warner has said he was frustrated with the pitch conditions in Dominica after West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford ripped through the top order to finish day one of the third Test with four wickets.
New York, April 24 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian, who is rumoured to be in a relationship with rapper-turned-fashion designer Kanye West, reportedly spent a night at the his apartment here.
Tehran, Apr 24 (Xinhua-ANI): Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman
Dominica, Apr 24(ANI): Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting overtook India's Rahul Dravid to become the second highest Test run scorer during the opening day of the third Test against the West Indies.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Kanye West met Kim Kardashian's family on Saturday in New York and it turned out to be his lucky day as the reality TV star's family absolutely loved him, according to reports.
Dominica, Apr 23 (ANI): With the third and final Test match set to take place at the Windsor Park in Dominica later this week, the West Indies are targeting top Australian run-scorer, Michael Hussey.
Dominica, Apr 23 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has said that he has no intention of ending his Test career and is rather looking forward to taking on South Africa later this year.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Ravi Rampaul could be in line for his first match of the series against Australia when the third and final Test bowls off in Dominica on Monday.
London, April 22 (ANI): Minka Kelly has proved why she was once voted the Sexiest Woman Alive by Esquire Magazine when she was spotted out shopping in West Hollywood, California wearing a low cut black top.
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Kim Kardashian and her new flame Kanye West made their second appearance as a couple during another shopping trip in New York City on Saturday.
Dominica (West Indies), Apr 22(ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke believes his decision to declare behind the West Indies total in the Barbados Test, and then setting them a target of 215 from 61 overs in Trinidad on the last day shows the positive mindset of his team.
Nairobi, April 22 (IANS) Wildlife rangers have shot dead five suspected ivory poachers in a gun battle in Kenya, BBC reported.
Jakarta, April 21 (IANS) A 6.8-magnitude undersea quake Saturday jolted Indonesia's West Papua province, but there was no danger of a tsunami, the meteorology agency said.
Dubai, April 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach jumped to a career-best 18th spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings, following his 10-wicket match haul in the just concluded second Test against Australia in Trinidad.
Jakarta, April 21 (Xinhua-ANI)): An earthquake measuring 6.8 Richter scale jolted West Papua in eastern parts of Indonesia earlier Saturday, but there was no potential of tsunami, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here.
Sydney, Apr 21 (ANI): Criticising Australia's Test openers' batting ability, former West Indies great Michael Holding believes that Australia cannot win the Ashes in England next year with David Warner and Ed Cowan at the top of the order.
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) West Bengal's Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday alleged that an official at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's secretariat was not being arrested despite a non-bailable case against him and was using his clout to subvert the legal process.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Simon Cowell plans to sack Sharon Osbourne from 'America's Got Talent' as he feels betrayed after she launched a blazing attack on him, his womanising and his jibes at fellow TV show judges.
London, April 20 (ANI): A British man convicted for the aborted shoe-bombing operation has admitted in a videotape statement that he met Osama Bin Laden after deciding to fight jihad against the West.
Melbourne, Apr 20(ANI): Australia's fast bowling stocks have been stripped to bare essentials with the exit of Peter Siddle and James Pattinson, who have been home with back injuries.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and James Pattinson have been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour and will return home this week.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Persistent rain spoiled what could have been an enthralling finish to the second cricket Test between the West Indies and Australia, forcing a stalemate and leaving the hosts with a must-win scenario in the final Test next week.
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) As rumours around their relationship continue to do the rounds, sources close to singer-turned-fashion designer Kanye West have revealed he is head over heels in love with socialite Kim Kardashian.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS) Exciting young Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has injured his back and will miss the remainder of the West Indies tour.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) An outstanding spell from speedster Kemar Roach was the brightest spot on the rain-wrecked fourth day of the second Test between West Indies and Australia at Queen's Park Oval here.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach, a member of the emerging generation of West Indies pacers, hailed Malcolm Marshall as one of the finest exponents of the art, after producing an outstanding spell on the fourth day of the second Test here.
Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russian independent military experts has published a comprehensive study of major military conflicts in the past two decades which could be used as a guide for success in modern wars.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The 19th century paintings of Kalighat in West Bengal mirrored a phase of socio-political transition when the feudal Bengali gentry was opening up to European influences under pressure from the East India Company.
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) In a bid to pressurize the government to revise taxi fares, a large section of West Bengal Taxi operators have decided to go on a 24-hour strike Thursday.
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) A woman in West Bengal attempted suicide after she was molested and her family members were beaten up by a group of people for her refusal to join the Trinamool Congress, police said Wednesday.
Port of Spain (West Indies), Apr 18(ANI): Australia off spinner Nathan Lyon, who claimed the second five-wicket haul of his international cricket career against West Indies in the second Test, said he is not interested in former fast bowler man Geoff Lawson's opinion about him.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 18 (IANS/CMC) A record fifth-wicket stand between veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Narsingh Deonarine almost put the West Indies in charge of the second Test but the hosts lost five wickets for 19 runs late in the evening to surrender the advantage to Australia.
London, Apr 18(ANI): Team Great Britain men's football manager Stuart Pearce has carved down a list of 80 players for the London Olympics, and former Manchester United star David Beckham is one of them.
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): Kanye West is reportedly 'obsessed' with Kim Kardashian, and she has "never felt as loved" as the rapper makes her feel.
London, April 16 (IANS) Flights in and out of London's second largest airport Gatwick were suspended Monday after a US-bound Airbus A330-300 plane was forced to make an emergency landing following detection of smoke in the cabin.
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Merely a week after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West took their romance public, the comics at 'Saturday Night Live' questioned its validity in one of their sketches.
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" by a European Union official.
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Friday after a 15-month impasse, have been described as "positive" by a European Union official.
Bridgetown, April 14 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy is convinced the West Indies will learn from Wednesday's three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test and bounce back strongly in Trinidad.
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian says she doesn't know anything about her sister Kim's relationship with rapper Kanye West.
London, Apr 14 (ANI): Robin Gibb is lying in a coma raising fears that he is in the final stages of cancer.
Melbourne, Apr 14 (ANI): Australian allrounder Shane Watson has vowed to change his appalling record of run-outs at Test level.
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Australia is considering playing spinner Michael Beer alongside Nathan Lyon for the second Test against the West Indies, temporarily dismantling their pace attack.
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his No.1 batting status in Tests despite his team's first Test win over the West Indies this week.
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Kanye West has splashed 30,000 pounds on a luxury holiday with Kim Kardashian, as he plans to whisk the reality star off to the Caribbean Islands.
Barbados, Apr 13(ANI): Australian paceman Ryan Harris has said he is keen to be a part of the squad for as long as he can.
Sydney, Apr 13(ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke's immense confidence in his young players, compounded with a winning mentality is breeding success, and it was clearly evident in their grinding Test win against the West Indies at Barbados.