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BJP leader Dilip Ghosh undergoes surgery on his backbone

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 24 2018 IST

BJP West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh today underwent a medical surgery on his backbone at a private hospital in the city. He was admitted two days back with acute back pain and numbness in the lower

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ISL: ATK sack coach Sheringham ahead of Chennaiyin game (Lead, Preview)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST

Defending champions ATK on Wednesday sacked head coach Teddy Sheringham ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) clash against Chennaiyin FC, replacing the Englishman with Ashley Westwood to rescue th

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ISL: ATK coach Sheringham staring down the barrel ahead of Chennaiyin FC clash (Preview)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

Defending champions ATK head coach Teddy Sheringham would under immense pressure to deliver the goods when his under-fire side take on high-flying Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) clash a

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Foodborne botulism, a serious, potentially fatal disease

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 24 2018 IST

Foodborne botulism, caused by consumption of improperly processed food, is a rare but potentially fatal disease if not diagnosed rapidly and treated with antitoxin. It is an intoxication usually c

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BSF suspends constable for molesting Bangladeshi Lady

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

A BSF constable has been suspended in connection with the molestation of a lady travelling by 13108 Up Maitree Express Kolkata to Dhaka, following a report filed by her husband on January 22. Accordi

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Struggling ATK sack head coach Teddy Sheringham, Ashley Westwood takes charge

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 24 2018 IST

Ahead of their 11th round play in the ISL against 2nd placed Chennayin FC, struggling Kolkata outfit ATK today announced sacking of their head coach and former Manchester United official Teddy Shering

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Eveready to partner with Indonesian firm for FMCG business

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

Battery maker Eveready Industries India Ltd (EIIL) on Wednesday said it has agreed to enter into a joint venture (JV) with Indonesia-based Universal Wellbeing Pte. Ltd for manufacturing or importing a

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TMC leader Partha Chatterjee visits BJP president in hospital

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

Trinamool Congress secretary general and state education minister Partha Chatterjee today visited to see ailing BJP state president Dilip Ghosh in a city hospital. Ghosh has been admitted to a private

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Frenzy youth attacks with sword near Dakshineswar, injuring six

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 24 2018 IST

In a frenzy act a youth, identified as Tarzan, attacked at least six people with a sword inflicting serious wounds to one of the victims at Alam Bazar under Bara Nagar police station last night, polic

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Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Tournament: Raina, Umang help UP thump Baroda

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 24 2018 IST

Riding on impressive knocks by skipper Suresh Raina (56) and opener Umang Sharma (95), Uttar Pradesh outclassed Baroda by seven wickets in the Super League group B fixture of the ongoing Syed Mushtaq

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Increased social media usage helps fake news to thrive: Panel

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2018 5:15:05 PM IST

A panel of journalists, social activists and politicians here attributed the phenomenon of fake news in the country to the rise of social media and said the wide circulation of such news makes them se

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Forest Dept paints a bright picture of the state of tigers in Bengal

Kolkata | Wednesday, Jan 24 2018 IST

West Bengal Forest Department has painted a bright picture of the state of tigers: camera traps have photographed 84 adult tigers over the past several months across the 2,800 sq km of the mangrove f

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