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Balbir Singh Sr: A hockey legend who held the Indian flag high

Kolkata |Monday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST

The old adage goes give him an inch and he'll take a mile. As a prolific goalscorer, Balbir Singh Senior was exactly that. A legend who could sound the board from anywhere, the decorated former India

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Electricity restored in parts of cyclone-affected areas in West Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) | May 24, 2020 9:11:41 PM IST

Giving updates about the restoration work post-cyclone Amphan, West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has restored electricity in parts of cyclone-affected areas. The sup

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Mamata says 72 killed in cyclone, urges PM to visit state

Kolkata |Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST

A day after severe cyclonic storm Amphan wreaked havoc in Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly and North and South 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that at le

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Mamata says at least 72 dead in cyclone, urges PM to visit (Ld)

Kolkata |Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST

A day after severe cyclone Amphan wrecked havoc in several West Bengal districts, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the storm left at least 72 people dead and many homeless besides snapp

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Kolkata airport now functional, Air India hangar damaged (Lead)

Kolkata |Friday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST

Kolkata's Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport recommenced operations from Thursday afternoon after it was inundated by heavy rains due to Cyclone 'Amphan'.

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Ganguly posts pics of saving mango tree, fans remember Natwest final

Kolkata |Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

Sourav Ganguly's years as captain of the Indian team had many great moments but the one that stands out for many is him waving his shirt over his head on the balcony of the Lord's after Mohammad Kaif

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Modi conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit Bengal, announces Rs 1K cr aid

Kolkata |Friday, 2020 7:45:07 PM IST

West Bengal on Friday didn't see two political adversaries, but leaders working together. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Bengal to take stock of the trail of destruction left behind by seve

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PM says country stands with Bengal, announces Rs 1K cr aid (Ld)

Kolkata |Friday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST

After conducting an aerial survey of the cyclone-hit areas of West Bengal on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 1,000 crore relief package for the state, saying the nation stood with

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Kolkata airport functional since afternoon, AI hangar damaged

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST

Kolkata's Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport recommenced operations from Thursday afternoon after it was inundated by heavy rains due to Cyclone 'Amphan'.

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Savage cyclone Amphan leaves death, destruction in its trail (Ld)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST

Scenes of large uprooted trees, damaged houses and flown off roofs were just the beginning when Super Cyclone Amphan made its appearance less that 24 hours back, as it pummelled through the night over

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Cyclone Amphan hits Bengal; high-speed winds in Kolkata

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST

Severe cyclonic storm Amphan made a landfall in West Bengal on Wednesday afternoon, with Kolkata and its nearby areas witnessing high-speed winds exceeding 100 kmph accompanied by heavy rains. The cyc

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Stranded in Spain since Feb, paddler Takeme set to return home

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST

Takeme Sarkar's long ordeal is finally set to end as the Indian table tennis player has been scheduled on a flight back to India from Spain where she went for training and has been stuck since Februar

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