6:28:01 am - Sunday June 26, 2016

‘Sonia Gandhi wanted To Clamp Emergency In 2011-12’

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Saturday claimed that Congress president Sonia Gandhi had contemplated declaring Emergency in the country during 2011-12. Addressing reporters here on the 41st anniversary of Emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi, Swamy said: “Sonia was... read more »


At Least 14 Killed In Somalia Hotel Attack

Mogadishu: At least 14 people were killed when gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital and took an unknown number of hotel guests hostage, police and medical workers said Saturday, before security forces hunted down the attackers and ended an hours-long assault that began with an... read more »


‘Let’s Enjoy Iftar’, Says Pak Envoy After Pampore Attack

New Delhi: With Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives being responsible for the death of as many as eight Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Saturday shrugged off the question on the attack, asking to rather focus on the Iftaar Party that was... read more »


Web Petition For 2nd EU Referendum Draws Huge Interest

London:  An online petition seeking a second referendum on a British exit from the Europe Union has drawn more than 1.6 million names, a measure of the extraordinary divisiveness of Thursday’s vote to leave the 28-nation bloc. The online petition site hosted by the House of Commons website... read more »


CRPF Asserts 2 Dead Militants Were Pakistanis & LeT Operatives

Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday asserted that the two terrorists, who have been neutralized in the Pampore gun-battle in Jammu and Kashmir, appeared to be Pakistanis and were Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives. “According to the first hand info, both killed terrorists... read more »

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Avishek Dalmia’s the Unanimous Choice For CAB

Kolkata: Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president election will be held on the last week of the month of July. So the contest for the Chair has been already flared up. Various factions are trying to secure their position. But there is unanimous consent about late... read more »


N. Srinivasan Unanimously Re-elected As TNCA President

Chennai: Former BCCI president N. Srinivasan was on Saturday re-elected unanimously as the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) chief at the 86th Annual General Meeting here. This is the 15th consecutive time that he has been elected as the chief of the state cricket... read more »


33 Years Ago, India Stunned West Indies To Win World Cup

New Delhi: Exactly 33 years from today, June the 25th, India defeated the then invincible West Indies team of Clive Lloyd to win their maiden World Cup trophy, then called the Prudential Cup, that changed the way Indian cricket was looked at. The West Indies had... read more »


Calum Angus To Play For East Bengal

Kolkata: After retaining the key player Do-dong-Hyun the new look of East Bengal team is declared so the fan will be definitely watching for Calum Angus as a  signed as a defender. He was previously playing for Dempo SC and also played for Pune FC in the second season... read more »


BCCI To Introduce Mini IPL Overseas In September

Dharamsala: The BCCI is set to introduce a new Twenty20 event, to be branded as mini IPL, outside India in September. “In the month of September, the BCCI is willing to host a mini IPL or IPL overseas with all the eight teams participating,” BCCI president... read more »


18 Member Junior Men’s Hockey Team Announced

New Delhi:  With an aim to gain experience and prepare for the Junior World Cup in Lucknow later this year, an 18-member Indian squad led by defender Dipsan Tirkey is all set to take part in next month’s EurAsia Cup in Russia and a six-match tour of England. The... read more »

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Anjana Basu’s ‘Leopard in the Laboratory’ Launched In Kolkata

Kolkata: The Energy and Resources Institute and Oxford Bookstore launched Anjana Basu’s ‘Leopard in the Laboratory’ in Kolkata on June 21. This is the second book in the Jim... read more »


CPM Legislator Defies Party Stand, Takes Part In Congress Rally

Kolkata: Defying the official stand of CPI(M), party legislator Tanmoy Bhattacharya on Saturday took part in Congress’ rally on price rise issue and said ‘nobody’ has the... read more »


Fire Engulfs Vehicle Outside Mother House

Kolkata: A fire broke out at a vehicle outside the Mother house on Saturday.The incident took place on Saturday evening when a fire engulfed a vehicle which was posted outside the Mother... read more »

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Madan Blames Cops For Poll Debacle

Kolkata: Former transport minister and Saradha tainted Trinamool leader Madan Mitra who lost his bastion of Kamarhati this Assembly polls has blamed three police officers for the... read more »


Losers Under Scanner, Mamata Held Crucial Meet

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday, held a crucial meeting at Subrata Bakshi’s office in Bhowanipore, with the 8 membered committee, to probe the loss of... read more »


CM Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath As MLA

Kolkata: The newly elected Members of Legislative Asembly (MLAs) from 5 districts took their oaths in the Legislative Assembly on Saturday. 98 MLAs from five districts, namely Kolkata,... read more »