3:47:13 am - Friday May 27, 2016

8 Dead As Jeep Falls Into Gorge In Uttarakhand

Nainital: Eight persons, including five women school teachers, were killed on Thursday and five injured when a jeep carrying them fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. The incident occurred between Chamoli and Lasi when the teachers were returning to Gopeshwar after duty,... read more »


Several New Faces In Mamata Ministry

Kolkata: After retaining the state with a mammoth mandate, TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the list of new comers for her second cabinet. The new cabinet includes 12 ministers of whom several faces are fresh. The new faces who got minstrel berths are-Subhendu Adhikary. Shovan Deb,... read more »


Pakistan To Buy AgustaWestland Choppers

Islamabad: Pakistan has signed a deal with Italy-based aerospace giant Leonardo-Finmeccanica for purchasing an undisclosed number of helicopters for search and rescue operations. The contract for the AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters was signed in Islamabad in the presence of Italy’s Ambassador to... read more »


‘Need Global Pressure On Pak To Get Dawood’

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that international pressure must be put on Pakistan to force the country to act against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. “International pressure should be put on Pakistan to act against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim,” Rajnath... read more »


Indian Shops Attacked In Congo: MEA

New Delhi: Days after a 23-year-old Congolese youth was allegedly beaten to death by three men in South Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area, Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said some shops of Indians in Congo were attacked possibly in retaliation to the murder. In a statement, the MEA said, “Some... read more »

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Sanjay Bangar Named India Coach For Zimbabwe Tour

New Delhi: Former India and Railways all-rounder Sanjay Bangar has been appointed India’s head coach for the short limited overs tour of Zimbabwe. India play three ODIs and three T20s in Harare starting June 11. The squad, comprising young and upcoming players,... read more »


Fed Cup Winners Arrived Kolkata, Gets Grand Welcome

Kolkata: A proud moment for coach Sanjay Sen. The DumDum Airport was packed with Mohun bagan fans as the team reached Kolkata first time after their victory at the Federation Cup for the 14th time. Denying the bad weather, the Mariners were given a grand Welcome at the... read more »


BCCI Plans To Hold A Mini-IPL

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India is now pondering over holding a mini-Indian Premier League abroad in September this year. According to the latest report from The Times of India, while BCCI is planning  to start a mini-IPL, the International... read more »


Smith Stars For Lions As KKR End At 124/8

Kanpur: Medium pacer Dwayne Smith turned out to be almost unplayable as he helped Gujarat Lions limit Kolkata Knight Riders to 124 for eight in a crucial Indian Premier League match here today. Smith returned to the dressing room with a career best figures in T20s of... read more »


Bihar Cricket Body Threatens Anurag Thakur

Patna: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday threatened to file a case of perjury against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur. “My legal team is ready to file perjury against Anurag Thakur for his... read more »


Tim Cook Watches IPL Game in Kanpur

Kanpur: After a temple visit and a Bollywood party hosted by none other than Shah Rukh Khan Wednesday night, Apple CEO Tim Cook’s entourage is heading to Kanpur to watch an Indian Premier League game between Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders Thursday... read more »

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Four Narada ‘Stung’ MLAs Among Mamata Banerjee’s Ministers

Kolkata: Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee has awarded ministerial berths to four of her party colleagues who were allegedly caught in the purported Narada sting operation. The 42... read more »


Fire Engulfs Shoe Shop In Kolkata

Kolkata: Minor fire broke out at shoe shop In kolkata’s Mirza Galib street on Thursday evening, fire official said.  Three fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the flame.  Flame is... read more »


Fire Engulfs Rubber Factory In Charu Market

Kolkata: A massive fire broke out in a rubber factory behind the Charu Market on Thursday. The incident took place in the Sultan Alam Road. The cause for the fire is yet to be known.... read more »

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Victory Of ‘Ma Mati Manush’ In Bengal

Kolkata:  Mamata Banerjee, the stormy petrel of West Bengal politics, once again proved a master strategist decimating the new Left-Congress combination and the BJP all of whom sought to... read more »


‘People Of Bengal Mandated For A Corrupt Regime’

Kolkata: Change or Repetition was the question in each and everyone’s mind. And the citizens have decided to see Mamata Banerjee crowning herself again for the next five years as the CM... read more »


Left-Cong Routed, Massive Victory For Mamata

Trinamool Congress wins West Bengal Assembly polls with the single largest majority with a record breaking victory on 211 seats. TMC leads in – 0 (Won- 211), LF-0 (Won- 32), Cong- 0... read more »