9:17 am - Thursday May 28, 2015

After slamming NDA, Manmohan meets Modi

New Delhi: In an interesting turn of the event former PM Manmohan Singh met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, hours after launching a scathing attack on the NDA government on Wednesday. Singh went to 7 Race Course Road – residence of the Prime Minister to meet him. “Very happy to meet Dr... read more »


Smriti differs with Kakodkar on Director selection at IITs

Midnapore: The Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on her visit to Midnapore washed off and rejected the views of nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar in connection to the recruitment of directors on the IITs. Kakodkar, who resigned as chairman of the board of governors of IIT-Bombay in March following... read more »


Tripura shuns controversial AFSPA

Agartala: The controversial AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers) act was lifted by the Tripura government from the state with immediate effect, announced chief minister Manik Sarkar on Wednesday. The Act has been in force in the one militancy-ravaged state since 1997. “Insurgency activities in... read more »


Three mild quakes jolt Nepal

Kathmandu: Three mild tremors jolted Nepal on Wednesday, a month after the devastating earthquake ravaged the country killing nearly 9,000 people. A 4.6 magnitude tremor was felt at 1.16 pm with epicenter at Sindhupalchowk district, 75 km north-east of Kathmandu. Another 4.5 magnitude tremor was... read more »


CBSE Class 10 Board Result 2015 delayed by few days

New Delhi: CBSE Class 10 Result 2015 was expected to be declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday at Cbse.nic.in and cbseresults.nic.in is postponed by a few days suggested reports. The reason for the decision is not yet clear. The over 13 lakh students and their... read more »

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North East cuts off Lajong connect, John becomes the boss!

Kolkata: In the Million Dollar football,  NorthEast United FC has dissociated themselves with I-League club Shillong Lajong FC. Hence, actor John Abraham would now become the principal owner of the club, according to sources. “John Abraham has bought out the... read more »


Dada-Sachin to open, Lara at 3?

Mumbai:  The entire cricketing fraternity is awaiting the T20 league which has been the brain child of the Greats like Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne. The intention behind the collaboration between the two icons has been the inception of a T20 League meant for... read more »


Bayliss makes Australia’s Ashes job tougher: Lehmann

Sydney: The appointment of Trevor Bayliss as the new England coach will make Australia’s job of winning the Ashes series much harder, his Australian counterpart Darren Lehmann said on Wednesday. The 52-year-old former Sri Lanka coach, an Australian, was handed... read more »


Usain Bolt wins 200m at Golden Spike meet in Ostrava

Ostrava: Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt overcame rain-soaked, chilly conditions to streak to his new season best in winning his favored 200 metres at Tuesday`s Golden Spike meet. In the eastern Czech city of Ostrava, the 28-year-old world and Olympic champion –... read more »


No place for Diego Costa in National squad

Madrid: Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been omitted by Spain boss Vicente del Bosque from his 24-man squad for a friendly against Costa Rica and a Euro 2016 qualifier away to Belarus next month. Sevilla duo Sergio Rico and Aleix Vidal are rewarded for their fine form... read more »


Shoaib’s brilliant comeback overshadows Chigumbura’s valiant ton

Pakistan: 375/3 (50 overs) Zimbabwe: 334/5 (50 overs) Pakistan won by 41 runs. Lahore:  A terrific hundred by Shoaib Malik in his comeback game overshadowed Elton Chigumbura’s valiant ton as Pakistan took a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series against... read more »

Greenland- model bungalows at Sonarpur.

Kolkata to have quake proof Bungalows

Kolkata:  How many buildings in the realty sector use 10 inches wall? How many high-rises sprawling the city use M20 grade concrete, isolated footing and isolated framed structure? How many... read more »

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BBC’s global audience reaches 308 million

Kolkata: New figures unveiled on Tuesday shows that BBC has a weekly global audience of 308 million people. This represents the combined measured... read more »

Bengal’s debt repayment burden to multiply: Amit ...


Kolkata: The West Bengal’s annual debt repayment burden would grow sharply in coming years as maturity dates of the loans taken by the previous Left... read more »

Sunil D’Souza appointed Managing Director, Whirlpool of...


Kolkata: Arvind Uppal, President Asia Pacific, Whirlpool Corporation and CMD Whirlpool of India Limited today announced that Mr. Sunil D’Souza will be... read more »

15% Wage Revision Agreement in Bank


Mumbai: After years of long negotiations salaries and allowances of bank employees will increase by 15 per cent as UFBU (United Forum of Bank Unions), an... read more »

bengal rape

After raping child, minor drops her at home

Chandigarh: One child was raped by her neighbour who is a minor. The Std. XI student lured her with chocolates and took her to an isolated palce where he gangraped her. The 17 year old has been... read more »

maldah murder

Lawyer found murdered in Delhi

New Delhi: A lawyer was found dead this morning outside a roadside eatery near Tis Hazari court in north Delhi. Police suspect it to be a case of... read more »

Man rapes daughter, sentence to Life imprisonment


Coimbatore: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his own daughter and step daughter by a local court of Madukkarai area of Coimbatore. The... read more »

Couple arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport


New Delhi: A married couple has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valuing about Rs 42 lakh at international airport on... read more »

Public sector bank looted at Bandel


Bandel:A public sector bank was looted on Tuesday at Bandel. At around 11 am in the morning a gang of dacoits plunged into the bank and looted huge sums of... read more »


Salman ‘Bhaijaan’ touched by Shahrukh and Amir’...

Mumbai: Reciprocating back to the Baadshah of Boolywood, Salman Khan tweeted the day after Shahrukh Khan and Amir Khan lent their good gesture by unveiling the first look of Salman Khan’s next... read more »


Big B’s ‘two letters’, the best ...

Mumbai:  Amitabh Bachchan has sent two letters and two bouquets to Kangana – one for ‘Tanu’ and the other for ‘Datto’,... read more »

Foes turn Friends as SRK unveil Salman ‘Bhaijaan&...


Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan on Tuesday surprised fans by showing “brotherly” love towards foe-turned-friend Salman by releasing the first look of... read more »

Bickram Ghosh to open ‘Gurukul’ at singapor...


Kolkata:With the rising popularity of Indian music across the globe, top Indian percussionist Bickram Ghosh is now planning to open modern... read more »

Sourav Ganguly: From 22 yards to Bengalee’s Drawi...


He has taught Indian Cricket, the new language of aggression. He has taught Indians how to overcome all obstacles of life and taste success at the end. He... read more »


New fertility test to Help Women Plan Motherhood

Kolkata: A new fertility test known as AMH test is fast becoming the finest tool for specialists in India to determine the fertility potential of a woman. The Anti–Mullerian Hormone test –a blood... read more »


A comprehensive report on knee replacement surgery...

Kolkata: Knee problem has emerged as a major crisis recently, people suffering from the problem often find themselves captive in their home due to... read more »

Every 9th Indian is a ‘Hypertension Victim’


Kolkata: Hypertension has emerged as the largest silent killer in the world. Speaking on the occasion of ‘World hypertension Day’ HOD of NRS Medical... read more »

Man sneezes out dart after 44 years


London: A man who suffered a blocked nose finally breathe easy after in a sudden jolt he sneezed out the tip of a plastic dart, that had been stuck up in his... read more »

Woman gives birth to a ‘Plastic baby’


Amritsar: Ever heard about a “plastic baby” who looks like a rubber doll and sheds skin like that of reptile scales. A plastic baby born in... read more »

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Shimmer your lips in brilliant colors with Reflecting Glosses

Kolkata : Embrace this colorful season & get glamorous and vibrant with the ever so fresh & fabulous looks by using attractive lip-glosses. The brand Oriflame has come up with its striking... read more »

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Activities to engage your kids this summer vacatio...

Kolkata: Need to keep the kids busy this summer? Don’t let them sit on the couch and waste valuable brain cells! Check out these summer... read more »

Wear Red to look ‘angry’ and ‘dominan...


Washington: While you may dress up in red thinking it makes you look attractive, a new study has shown that it gives out “angry and dominant”... read more »

Here are some ways to stay Cool in this Summer


Summer fashion is way diverse from winter; therefore you must know how to dress this summer. Keeping up with the sensitivity, here are some summer style tips... read more »

Special underwears for Big Breasted Women


Washington: Two industrial designers decided to cater to the needs of big breasted women and have reinvented good old bras for the first time in 110... read more »


Partha slams Rajnath for his ‘law and order’ remark

Kolkata: West Bengal Education slammed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for his comments on the law and order situation in West Bengal. Partha Chatterjee said, “Rajnath Singh spoke like a party... read more »


Maldah incident is a result of Centre’s inte...

Kolkata: While speaking at the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee referred the hawker-RPF clash at Maldah to... read more »

Govt’s performance is excellent: Rajnath


Celebrating the the anniversary of Modi Sarkar, Union Minister Rajnath Singh had arrived at Kolkata to celebrate the occasion. Here are some of the statements... read more »

SC asks West Bengal govt to complete reconstitution of ...

Sagar Ghosh murder case to be heard at Apex Court

Kolkata:West Bengal Government was asked by the Supreme Court to complete by June 30 the exercise to reconstitute seven municipal bodies to enable the state... read more »

Cong should solve to some serious work: TMC


Kolkata:The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday had hit back at the Congress for criticizing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said that the former... read more »


Romeo ends his love affair with Brazil

New Delhi:  The first Indian footballer picked to play in the coveted Brazilian league has been released by his club after spending just 21 minutes on the field, his manager said on Wednesday. Romeo... read more »


ISL might be rescheduled due to U-17 world Cup

Delhi: The Indian Super League (ISL) organizers would have to reschedule the tournament in 2017 due to India playing host to the U-17 FIFA World Cup... read more »

Napoli call Benitez press conference

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Rome:  Napoli coach Rafael Benitez will hold a news conference on Thursday amid speculation that the Spaniard is set to take over at Real Madrid, the Italian... read more »

Bayliss the first Australian to take charges of England...

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London: Trevor Bayliss has become the first Australian to be appointed head coach of the England national team after being handed the post on Tuesday. The... read more »

Benitez 99 percent chance to take charges of Real Madri...

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Madrid: It is looking more and more likely that Rafael Benitez will be named the new coach of Real Madrid as the replacement to Carlo Ancelotti next week. The... read more »


Twitter launches video streaming app for Android

San Francisco: Twitter launched its Periscope application on Android-powered devices on Tuesday as the battle for live-streaming video spread to the world’s leading smartphone platform. A... read more »


FB cashes in on business-to-consumer communication

Washington:Facebook may soon allow Whatsapp users to contact businesses and brands for customer service inquiries on its massive chat network and... read more »

One can play games in FB Messenger app


Washington: Facebook messenger app installed in the smart phone will not be restricted to just mere chatting and calling any more. One can able to play games... read more »

Sansui launches futuristic Curve Ultra HD LED TV

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Kolkata: Sansui, a leading Japanese consumer electronics brand in India, launched its advanced Curve 4K Ultra HD LED TV . The new range which is part of... read more »

Smart Phones can now detect eye cancer


Washington: Technology has for sure stepped ahead as smartphones can detect eye cancer that almost exclusively affects young children.With the help of this new... read more »

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TMC-Congress clash rocks Entally, 1 arrested

Kolkata: A fierce clash between Trinamool workers and Congress suporters rocked Entally in the heart of the city on Tuesday night. The rivals clashed with each other to establish political... read more »


State pays tribute to Kazi Nazrul Islam

Kolkata:West Bengal Government today celebrated the 116th birth anniversary of the  Kazi Nazrul Islam through a special cultural programme at Nazrul Mancha.West Bengal Chief Minister... read more »


ER looks to replace Fish Fry with Fish Cry at Rajdhani

Kolkata: Until now, the fish fry was one of the foremost attractions while travelling in the Rajdhani Express.But the delicious fish fries were stopped from the non veg thalis as the fish... read more »