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Barrackpore: Retired army subedar arrested for spying

A retired Army subedar has been arrested from Barrackpore near Kolkata on the charge of spying for foreign intelligence agencies. Madan Mohan Pal, who retired as a subedar in 2008, was under watch......

Mamata transfers police officers for following EC's orders

Several police officers who followed the Election Commission's orders during the West Bengal assembly polls get punishment transfers.Payal Mohanka reports from Kolkata. Hell hath no fury like a......

Phase 4 of West Bengal polls records 78.05 per cent votes

An estimated 78.05 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the fourth phase of West Bengal assembly election covering 49 constituencies on Monday, in sync with the high polling trend in the previous......

PHOTOS: It's water, water everywhere in Kolkata

People wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rains. Photograph: PTI Heavy overnight rains lashed Kolkata leading to water-logging in many parts and slow traffic movement. A heavy rainfall of......

'Lalitgate like Bofors, is there a V P Singh in this government or outside?'

Lalitgate is so much like the Bofors arms scandal that eventually brought down the Rajiv Gandhi government despite his humongous parliamentary majority, Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi tells......

How Kolkata's iconic trams plan to stay afloat

Two decades ago, Calcutta Tramways Company, which operates Asias oldest functional tram service, stepped out of its dedicated segment to launch a bus service. However, as the new venture only......

Kids earn brownies for companies

Can islands of welfare initiatives change the larger picture for children in India?Companies are running projects for children, but the scattered nature of these makes them drops in an ocean of......

HAL to export advanced light helicopters

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, would export its newly developed advanced light helicopters to Nepal and other countries.''The indigenously......

'We are a beautifully chaotic people'

'I wish there was a little chaos there and I wish there was a little discipline here.'Lion actress Tannishtha Chatterjee on Bollywood and Hollywood. Tannishtha Chatterjee is a part of the hugely......

'I have recovered my cost on Mangal Pandey'

The big budget Mangal Pandey may have opened to mixed responses all over the country but producer Bobby Bedi claims he has already recovered the money spent on the film.The film stars Aamir Khan......

Who was Mangal Pandey?

For the few who think of Mangal Pandey as just another character role played by Aamir Khan, a quick lesson in history:So, he's not a fictional character?Of course not. Born in the village of Nagwa,......

US doing the same as colonisers: Aamir

Aamir Khan is back with another period flick, where the adversaries remain the same but it's not quite cricket. Ketan Mehta's Mangal Pandey, set in Barrackpore (near Kolkata) against the backdrop......

Waugh hails Ganguly, says he brought toughness to the Indian team

Legendary Australian cricketer Steve Waugh hailed former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, saying he brought toughness to the team he led. On a visit to Kolkata, to inaugurate a new building for......

United SC sacks rape-accused, E Bengal retains another

United SC terminated the contract of Baldeep Singh, while East Bengal stood by Jagpreet Singh after both were accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. The duo andformer India international and ex-East......

Tendulkar getting better with age: Waugh

Instead of waning with age, Sachin Tendulkar is getting better with every passing day, former Australia captain Steve Waugh said in Kolkata on Friday."He is improving day by day and in his prime......

Waugh has 'Cricket City' plan for Kolkata

Furthering his business plans, including the setting up of a mega Cricket City, in Kolkata, Australian cricket legend Steve Waugh submitted a master plan of his projects to West Bengal Chief......

East Bengal footballers granted bail

East Bengal footballers Sasthi Duley and Dipankar Roy, who were arrested for conspiracy in providing shelter to an alleged multiple murder-accused, were granted bail by the Calcutta high court on......
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Rain dampens festive mood in WB

Heavy showers in the metropolis and Gangetic West Bengal since late Thursday night spoiled the festivities of Bhaiphonta (Bhai Dooj), with... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/638640/rain-dampens-festive-mood-wb.html
IAF chopper crashes 5 crew members, 2 armymen dead

An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mi-17 V5 helicopter ferrying kerosene to army’s forward posts on China border crashed in the Tawang area of Arunachal... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/iaf-chopper-crashes-5-crew-members-2-armymen-dead
Gandhi Jayanti celebrated in Bengal

West Bengal on Monday joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the 148th birth anniversary of the 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi through... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a777361.html
Young shuttler dies during practice at SAI complex

Kolkata: An 18-year-old shuttler collapsed and died while practicing at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) complex here, officials said on Sunday.... ...

http://www.sify.com/sports/young-shuttler-dies-during-practice-at-sai-complex-news-badminton-rjyqahidcdbag.html
WBPCB to equip police patrol teams to fight sound pollution

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) will equip patrolling police teams in Kolkata and its neighbourhood areas with sound limiter... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/wbpcb-to-equip-police-patrol-teams-to-fight-sound-pollution-117083000787_1.html

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