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Rafale procurement necessary to reinforce India's combat aircraft strength: Ex-IAF Chief

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

Pointing out that the combat aircraft strength of Indian Air Force has gone down in recent years due to obsolescence, former IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal (Retd) Arup Raha on Wednesday said the politica

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Deve Gowda, Kejriwal, Pawar, Akhilesh at Mamata's Jan 19 rally

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

Former Prime Minister H D Devegowda, Delhi chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Karnataka counterpart H D Kumaraswamy, political heavyweights like Sharad Pawar and Akhilesh Yadav would address the J

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Narayanan questions methodology of CBI chief's selection (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

Former NSA M.K. Narayanan on Tuesday expressed concern over the "internal dissension at the highest level of an institution like CBI" and questioned the way the agency chief was being selected now.

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Two nursing students arrested for killing puppies (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 5:15:04 AM IST

Two nursing students, allegedly seen in a video mercilessly beating puppies to death in a state-run medical college and hospital, were arrested on Tuesday after a marathon interrogation, police said.

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India should strengthen cyber warfare capabilities: Narayanan

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

Underscoring that India was on the threshold of a digital age, former National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan on Wednesday said the country needed to further strengthen its defensive and offensive ca

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PCBL to select site for south India plant by March, net profit up 92% in Q3

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 5:45:04 PM IST

RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group's Phillips Carbon Black Ltd (PCBL) will freeze the location of its proposed Rs 600-crore Greenfield project in south India by March, an official said on Wednesday.

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Amit Shah to hold five rallies in Bengal this month, Modi may arrive in February: State BJP Chief

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

BJP President Amit Shah will hold five public rallies in three days in West Bengal starting on January 20, a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's mega-opposition rally in Kolkata, party's state

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PCBL to select site for south India plant by March, net profit up 92 pc in Q3 (Lead)

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group's Phillips Carbon Black Ltd (PCBL) will freeze the location of its proposed Rs 600-crore Greenfield project in south India by March, an official said on Wednesday.

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Bengal to develop deep sea port at Tajpur on its own: Mamata

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:14 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the state would develop the proposed deep sea port on its own at Tajpur of East Midnapore district.

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At 35, Siddhanta is world's youngest mountaineer to climb 7 volcanic peaks

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Well-known mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta, 35, on Wednesday conquered Antarctica's highest point, Mount Sidley, to become the youngest man in the world to have climbed the seven highest volcanic peaks

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Jadavpur University students protest against professor (Lead)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST

A section of Jadavpur University students on Tuesday boycotted classes and began an agitation demanding expulsion of International Relations' Professor Kanak Sarkar for his comments on virginity.

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Jadavpur University professor draws flak for comparing virgin girl to 'sealed bottle'

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

A Jadavpur University professor here is drawing flak for a series of Facebook posts where he compared a virgin girl to a sealed "bottle of cold drink or a packet of biscuits" and commented that to men

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