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Kolkata Book Fair opens for the 30th year

The 30th Kolkata Book Fair got underway in the City of Joy on the Republic Day at the city's Maidan. The fair, which records 13 to 14 lakh visitors every year, will be on till February 6.This year,......

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......

Yoga on high seas and difficult terrain

From ice-capped Siachen, the highest battlefield in the world, to the warships off South Korea, Indian armed forces on Tuesday joined the International Yoga Day celebrations. Coverage: Yoga Day......

Kolkata hit-and-run: Accused giving 'contradictory' statements, say cops

Sambia Sohrab, Johnny and Sonu, the three accused in the January 15 hit-and-run case, have been giving contradictory versions due to which police have not been able to reach a conclusion on the......

Kolkata hit-and-run: Suspected co-passenger sent to 2-day remand

A Delhi court on Monday sent a youth, arrested in connection with the hit-and-run case in which an Indian Air Force corporal was killed during Republic Day rehearsal in Kolkata, to two days transit......

Bata's amazing journey on Indian roads

The shoemaker has proved to be resilient, despite being bogged down by labour issues, dated product designs and rude retail staff over the years. Image: Bata Shoes had a tough time and it devised......

Russi Mody: An affable and polite leader

Russi Mody could cut across hierarchy to communicate what he wanted, says Subir Roy. It was a routine corporate reception, hosted by a chamber of commerce on the lawns of a five-star......

Garment makers begin two-day nationwide strike

Garment manufacturers on Monday began their two-day strike, closing down their factories across India demanding rollback of 10 per cent excise duty imposed on branded apparel in Budget 2011-12.The......

Meet the man who 'powers' Kolkata

Sanjiv Goenka, the vice chairman of RPG Enterprises, is almost the stereotype Indian industrialist. This dapper man, who's fond of fashion, had everything that an illustrious industrialist's son......

Kolkata metro corridor may hit Mamata hurdle

The East-West corridor of Kolkata Metro rail -- India's first underwater transport project -- might face delay and fresh planning as Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has 'sought details' about......

Guide, Waqt, Jaanwar: Bollywood classics turning 50 this year!

How many of these have aged well? Fifty years ago, while India was engaged in war with Pakistan, Hindi cinema flourished in effervescent, excited Eastman colours. 1965 is significant in more ways......

"Manna sang the most soulful songs for my films," said Raj Kapoor

Raj Kapoor was one of the first filmmakers in Bombay to recognise Manna Dey’s versatility. Dey sang the most soulful songs for the actor.  One of the best romantic classics in......

Exclusive: Knowing Sushmita Banerjee

Indian author Sushmita Banerjee, who was shot dead by militants at her home in Afghanistan, had made a dramatic escape from the Taliban in 1995. She was the subject of a 2003 film called......

'It's great to have celebrity parents'

The sultry Nandana Sen made people notice her in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black, in which she played Rani Mukerji's sister.Her next film, Tango Charlie, sank. And now, the actress is back with......

Susmita Banerjee on Escape From Taleban

Escape From Taliban isthestory of how an Indian woman fledTaliban-ruled Afghanistan to her homeland. Susmita Banerjee, a Hindu, was married to Jaanbaz Khan, a Muslim under the Special Marriage Act......

'The BCCI threatened me'

'I have been made a scapegoat because the BCCI's ACSU unit wants to show to the world that they are doing something.' 'Would the Board have acted in the same manner if a big player was involved?'......

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,......

Chaos at Eden as SRK, KKR arrive late for felicitation

Chaos reigned as about a 100,000 fans turned up at the Eden Gardens to celebrate Kolkata Knight Riders' triumph in IPL 7, even as Bollywood actor and franchise owner Shahrukh Khan reached the venue......

Figure out Sachin Tendulkar's glorious career

Sachin Tendulkar announced his decision to retire from Test cricket after playing his landmark 200th match against the West Indies next month.The 40-year-old Tendulkar, who has not been in the best......

I-League: Mohun Bagan edge Air India 3-2

Mohun Bagan continued their dream run in the I-League, taking their winning streak to four matches by overcoming stiff resistance from Air India and recording a hard-fought 3-2 victory at Kalyani......
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Kolkata : A leading Muslim cleric accused the Narendra Modi government of hatching a conspiracy to "impose" the Uniform Civil Code in a bid to... ...
DFC Corporation stall records huge footfalls

Apart from BRICS countries, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal and Sri Lanka also participated in the trade fair. The Dedicated Freight... ...
Shanty fire renders families homeless in Kolkata

KOLKATA: Ten families living at a slum off EM Bypass at Dhapa Utkalpara were rendered homeless after a fire broke out at the slum early on Friday.... ...
Tata Salt rings the city with Sehat ki Goonj campaign this Dussehra

New Delhi, October 14th, 2016: Tata Salt, a pioneer in the Indian branded salt market, celebrated Dusshera-2016, a festival that is celebrated to... ...
Here #WeGo Exploring The Charms And Delights Of Kolkata On #Durga Puja — Part 1

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