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The Englishman who was more Indian than Indians

Buried in a Kolkata cemetery is an Englishman who served India well during her struggle for freedom.A close friend of both Gandhi and Tagore, Charles Freer Andrews was more Indian than many Indians......

India fenceless as Islamic State terror rises in Bangladesh

West Bengal has a 2,200 km porous border with Bangladesh over 10 districts.Ishita Ayan Dutt reports from Kolkata. IMAGE: Border Security Force troopers patrol the Brahmaputra near the border with......

Man posing as army officer held in Kolkata

A man has been arrested on the charge of cheating by posing as a high-ranking army officer after he was found clicking pictures inside the Fort William in Kolkata, the army’s eastern command......

Mamata orders probe into Narada sting operation

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday ordered a porbe by Kolkata police into the Narada sting operation, in which several Trinamool Congress leaders were purportedly shown accepting......

Kolkata: Woman gangraped in moving car

A 24-year-old girl, who performs at a Kolkata bar on VIP road which connects to the airport, was gang-raped allegedly by four to five persons at Salt Lake's sector-V in a moving vehicle on Sunday......

How safe is your PF money? 10,932 companies caught defaulting

By region, Thiruvananthapuram leads with 247 defaulters, followed by Kolkata with 173 and Bhubaneswar with 115 The law prescribes 30 days as the limit to pay provident funds, an employee’s......

ED registers money laundering case against ex-minister, others

The case pertains to the sale of NTC land in upmarket Worli area of Mumbai to a private Kolkata-based firm for a meagre Rs 29.35 crore when Vaghela was the minister for textiles The Enforcement......

Air India's last-minute fares at Rajdhani A/C 2-tier level

The fare of second AC Rajdhani ticket for Delhi-Kolkata is Rs 2,890 and Rs 4,095 for Delhi-Bengaluru Rajdhani. Air India will drop fares on four key routes - Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Chennai,......

Wipro Kolkata campus plan hits Bengal land policy roadblock

The second campus would have the potential to create around 18,000 jobs Information technology (IT) major Wipro has said it would stall its plans for a second campus in Kolkata if it is denied the......

Mumbai is India's most expensive city

Out of 209 global cities, Hong Kong is the most expensive for expats. IMAGE: Kolkata (194) and Bengaluru (180) are the least expensive Indian cities. Photograph: Reuters     Mumbai......

BCCI for transparency in awarding IPL media rights

IMAGE: Rising Pune Supergiants captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir and Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli.Photograph: BCCI. In a bid to......

Premier Futsal: Kolkata 5's, Bengaluru 5's settle for 1-1 draw

In a match that witnessed some twists and an orange card flashed, two strong sides Bengaluru 5's and Kolkata 5's settled for a 1-1 draw in a keenly contested game on the second day of the Goa leg......

Premier Futsal: Giggs's Mumbai record opening win; Ronaldinho's Goa go down to Kolkata

IMAGE: Mumbai 5's futsal player Adriano Foglia scores against Chennai 5's during their Premier Futsal match at Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai on Friday. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Football......

Will Diego Forlan play for Atletico de Kolkata?

IMAGE: Former Uruguay and Atletico de Madrid footballer Diego Forlan. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images. Former Uruguayan forward Diego Forlan's is widely speculated to become the marquee......

Test debut for Indore; Kolkata & Kanpur to host NZ Tests

IMAGE: The Holkar Cricket stadium in Indore. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter. Indore is set to host its first-ever Test during the three-match series against New Zealand in September-October.......
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When Amitav Ghosh issues a warning, it's time to listen

'We know many things are going to happen.'People should be preparing for sea level rise, for increased cyclonic activity, for drought.''One reason... ...

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MobiKwik ties up with 12 more power utilities

The move comes as a part of MobiKwik's expansion plan to set up a national base for utility payments. Kolkata : Digital payment company MobiKwik on... ...

http://www.asianage.com/business/mobikwik-ties-12-more-power-utilities-973
Asymmetrique wins integrated mandate for Nordusk LED

Asymmetrique, a digital-led branding, marketing, and advertising solutions company has won the integrated mandate for the Kolkata-based Nordusk... ...

http://www.afaqs.com/news/story/48813_Asymmetrique-wins-integrated-mandate-for-Nordusk-LED
CPI (M)

[India], Aug. 30 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Mohammed Salim on Tuesday alleged the Trinamool Congress is merely trying to... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/mamata-creating-distractions-from-real-issues-with-name-change-cpi-m-news-national-qi4kMXfjhfhij.html
Skewed showers

The central and southern parts of the city received 77mm of rain in just over one hour on Monday, while the northern parts got a light shower. The... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160830/jsp/calcutta/story_105228.jsp

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