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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,......

Kejriwal meets Naidu, demands full Delhi statehood

A day after leading his party to a landslide victory in the Delhi assembly polls, Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and......

I did not waver from my loyalty to Indira Gandhi: Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee's book The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years takes the readers through the economic and social unrest of the period leading up to the emergency, rise and......

West Bengal and the expanding radical space

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s offer of central assistance in arresting the downward slide in West Bengal and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval’s ongoing trip to the state and his......

'Mamata has outlived her usefulness'

'Mamata Banerjee was an anti-body that the people of West Bengal needed to throw the CPI-M out.' 'Though the disease is no more, we are suffering the anti-body. It is a punishment for the people......

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......

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......

Prayag's spectacular journey in Indian football

"People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of." This inspirational line from Paulo Coelho's bestseller The Alchemist sits perfectly on Prayag United SC. From a......
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Is Honda RevFest upcoming line-up revealed?

There has been a lot of excitement about the upcoming Honda RevFest 2015, and deservedly so. While the CBR650F has been confirmed for launch at... ...

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MCA lifts ban on SRK's entry at Wankhede

MUMBAI: Recently, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan had reason to rejoice when his team Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel clinched the Caribbean Premier... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/ipl-2015/news/MCA-ends-Shah-Rukh-Khans-Wankhede-ban/articleshow/48316239.cms
Gunsmiths and Goa

The present railway minister has, happily, shown no signs of following his predecessors down the track aimed at making their constituencies the... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/gunsmiths-and-goa/79574.html
City turns into waterworld

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Kolkata, Aug. 2 -- Incessant rain since Friday night owing... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/City-turns-into-waterworld/7617410
12 stops, 50 markets

Markets embody living traditions—they are windows to local culture and markers of a point or two in history, but they are also constantly... ...

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