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KMC poll a test for political parties in West Bengal

Polling for the 144-seat Kolkata Municipal Corporation is underway amid tight security arrangements. The election would be test of the Trinamool Congress’ popularity among the urban......

Fire at New Secretariat building in Kolkata

A fire has broken out at the New Secretariat building at the central business district of Kolkata. Thick smoke was seen billowing out of the windows of the building, housing several government......

Champions KKR face formidable Mumbai Indians in IPL opener

Kolkata Knight Riders players celebrate a wicket during IPL 7. Photograph: BCCI Keen to put the Sunil Narine controversy behind them, Kolkata Knight Riders will begin their title defence against a......

Park Street rape survivor, who boldly revealed her identity, dies

Kolkata’s Park Street rape survivor, who was brutalised inside a moving car in February 2012 triggering nationwide outrage, died at a city hospital on Friday. "She passed away in the morning.......

Why bloggers pay with their lives for speaking up

People during a protest against the brutal killing of Bangladeshi- American blogger Avijit Roy in Bangladesh, in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI photo Cesar Vallejo is dead. They struck him,/all of them,......

Rose Valley chief remanded to judicial custody till May 5

A Kolkata court on Wednesday remanded Gautam Kundu of Rose Valley to judicial custody till May 5 in connection with a money laundering case. Chief Judge of City Sessions Court G C Karmakar granted......

KKR's brand equity works hard

When Manoj Tiwary pulled the ball towards square-leg in the final of the IPL 2012, Kolkata Knight Riders turned marked its turnaround, after a few years of flagging fortunes. After five......

Bengaluru, India's hot property market!

A 10th of all home sales here have buyers from Mumbai, NCR, Kolkata; half of entire country’s office space sales last year Image: The Bengaluru airport. Photograph: Rediff Archives......

The changing face of Kolkata's Kabuliwala

Driven out of business by microfinance companies, the Kabuliwalas of Kolkata, traditional moneylenders, have seen their numbers shrink. I felt like I was in hell. I could not speak properly and......

Office space sees hot demand, residential stagnant

Acche din seems to have come for office property. Demand for Grade A office space is rising in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai, according to property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle India.......

Satyajit Ray's Feluda turns 50

While Calcutta has transitioned to Kolkata, Satyajit Ray's detective, Feluda, has remained unchanged in the Bengali consciousness Here’s a mystery for Prodosh C Mitter to solve. How can a......

How the Detective Byomkesh Bakshy poster was made

How does one make Sushant Singh Rajput jump over Kolkata's Howrah Bridge so vividly? Bidhan Baidya of Grinning Tree shows us exactly how it's done, in his sketches below: Beautiful, isn't it?......

PIX: Vidya Balan, Paoli Dam at Mirchi Music Awards Bangla

Mirchi Music Awards Bangla 2015 was held in Kolkata, on February 18. Checkout the guest list Vidya Balan returns to Bengal after Kahaani. Bollywod singer Akriti Kakkar who was celebrity judge in......

Knight Riders undecided about Narine's inclusion for Rajasthan clash

Sunil Narine in action. Photograph: BCCI Kolkata Knight Riders spinner Sunil Narine, who has been reported for suspect bowling action again, is available for the contest against Rajasthan Royals......

IPL: Kolkata face biggest mental hurdle ahead of home stretch

The Kolkata Knight Riders team warms up before a match. Photograph: BCCI Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine,......

IPL: Warner's belligerent 91 helps Hyderabad overpower Kolkata

Sunrisers Hyderabad players celebrate the wicket of Gautam Gambhir. Photograph: BCCI SunRisers Hyderabad beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 16 runs (via Duckworth/Lewis method) in their......

Cricketer Rahul Ghosh recovering from head injury

Kolkata cricketer Rahul Ghosh, who was hospitalised after sustaining a head injury during a local league match, is stable and recovering, but doctors said he still needs to be kept under......

Kolkata club cricketer hospitalised after hit on the head

Just a day after former Bengal Under-19 captain Ankit Keshri lost his life due to a freak on-field injury, another young club cricketer, Rahul Ghosh, was hospitalised after sustaining a hit on the......
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Fire in Kolkata New Market area

A fire broke out at Citimart, a departmental store, in New Market area of the city this afternoon. The New Market area which consist of the... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/states/fire-in-kolkata-new-market-area/article7143341.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Metro services halted in Kolkata following fresh tremors

Kolkata Metro railway services were halted on Sunday as a safety measure after fresh tremors hit Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal.A Metro... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a546572.html
Here's all you need to know about earthquakes

A massive 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing widespread damage to buildings in the capital Kathmandu and... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/here-s-all-you-need-to-know-about-earthquakes/article1-1340896.aspx
Engg students develop jewellery device for women safety

New Delhi, Apr 26: Concerned over increasing incidents of crime against women, a group of five engineering students has developed a jewellery... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/india/engineering-students-develop-jewellery-device-for-women-safety-1728287.html
Nepal earthquake brings panic and destruction

An earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, about half way between the town and the capital... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/in-pics-earthquake-rocks-nepal-tremors-felt-in-india-too/article1-1340866.aspx

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