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155 dead in floods in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha and West Bengal

At least 155 people have lost their lives and over 80 lakh people affected in fresh floods due to excessive rains in worst-affected Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal and Odisha. A monk takes picture......

TMC scores landslide victory in West Bengal civic polls

In a major boost to the party ahead of next year's Assembly polls, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday scored a landslide victory in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation bagging 114 of the 144 wards,......

'Mother was above religion'

The constitution of the Missionaries of Charity, Payal Singh Mohanka points out, declares, 'We shall not impose our Catholic faith on anyone, but have profound respect for all religions.' Prime......

8 things you might have not known about Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal swept Delhi away and on February 14 he will keep his date with the nation’s capital and will take the oath of office on Saturday. Here are some interesting facts you may not......

India lights up on Diwali

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier lights sparklers near the border with Bangladesh on the outskirts of Agartala. Photographs: Jayanta Dey/Reuters Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated......

PHOTOS: Kolkata iconic trams are slowly fading out

It was quarter to nine on a cold December evening at the Kalighat tram depot in south Kolkata. A row of tramcars stood like ghosts under an iron shed. At the corner of one coach an elderly man......

Puja? It's now Durga Inc.

This column once suggested that Durga Puja, which will burst upon us on Monday with the resonance of Mahalaya chanting, should be showcased for tourists. That is beginning to happen in a small way......

Kumar Birla to get Kesoram Industries

Basant Kumar Birla, chairman of the Rs 8,000-crore (Rs 80 billion)BK Birla group, has altered his succession plan and at the hub of the change is the Rs 2,500-crore (Rs 25 billion)diversified......

Protests over WB Tata unit disrupt traffic

Road and rail traffic in Kolkata and surrounding areas was thrown out of gear on Tuesday morning following an hour-long blockade by the Trinamool Congress to protest the 'forcible' acquisition of......

Senior Birla's wall of fame for children

When AV Birla group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla moves into his new home on Altamount Road in Mumbai in the next few months, he will have over 800 old and contemporary Indian paintings to choose......

Md Sporting make Durand Cup semis

A new-look Mohammedan Sporting have begun their season in style as they beat another Kolkata outfit Kalighat Milaan Sangha 3-1 to reach the semi-final of the 126th Durand Cup Football tournament in......

Why the once legendary football clubs of Kolkata are fading

Bogged down by inefficient administration and unable to attract financing, the once legendary football clubs of Kolkata are fading into irrelevance Odafe Okolie, right, trains with Jose Barreto,......

Tendulkar's farewell series: Carnival starts in Kolkata

The 'Sachin Tendulkar Carnival' is all set to hit Kolkata with the CAB, organisers of his penultimate Test match, chalking out an elaborate list of plans to felicitate the legend as he prepares to......

Federation Cup: Dempo in semi-finals

I-League champions Dempo stormed into the semi-finals, while East Bengal and Sporting Clube de Goa registered hard-fought wins to stay in contention in the 34th Federation Cup. Nigerian recruit......

Federation Cup: Salgaocar defeats United Sikkim 3-0

Defending champions Salgaocar notched their second successive win, blanking United Sikkim 3-0 to brighten their semi-final chances in the 34th Federation Cup on Saturday. In other matches of the......
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AITC lift suspension of two of its MLA Dipak Halder and Shiuli Saha

Kolkata, Nov 28 : All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) today lifted suspension of two of its MLAs Dipak Halder and Shiuli Saha who were suspended... ...
Worth a thousand words

Photographs have an inherent quality of transcending temporal constraints. Although a picture represents the present at a particular point in time,... ...
Tram routes spared E-W Metro axe

KOLKATA: The tram network, the city's oldest automotive transit system that has shrunk substantially over the last few years, may have contracted... ...
Documentary on Ritwik Ghatak at next KIFF

KOLKATA: His films are a vivid depiction of the post-partition trauma that people went through on both sides of Bengal border. They were harsh,... ...
Film fest abuzz with hidden-camera film

KOLKATA: It has been called a film of quiet but profound outrage. Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi's film 'Taxi', to be screened at Nandan I as part... ...

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