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Uber partners with ER for cab service at Howrah rail station

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST

App-based cab provider Uber on Friday said it has entered into a partnership with the Eastern Railway to make it easier for riders to get a ride at West Bengal's Howrah station, one of the busiest rai

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Mamata slams EC recommendation to disqualify AAP MLAs

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST

Describing the Election Commission's recommendation to disqualify 20 AAP MLAs as "most unfortunate", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said a Constitution body cannot be used for po

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Wow! Bengal to get a momo factory

Kolkata | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

Wow! Momo, the country's first and largest chain of branded momos, with over 130 outlets across eight cities, announced the setting up of a state-of-the-art momo factory at Kasba Industrial Estate i

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Italcertifer to provide Eye Level safety in Urban Metro and Mono Rail projects

Kolkata | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

The recently concluded BGBS-2018 saw a lot of participation from business houses across nations and nine international delegations. Overall its been viewed as a huge step forward in business gains fr

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Bus, mini-bus owners call two-day strike in Bengal on Feb 1,2

Kolkata | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

Bus and mini-bus owners today called a 48-hour strike from February 1 across West Bengal demanding a minimum fare hike of Rs 4 each from Rs 6 and Rs 7 respectively. Thousands of bus owners held a dem

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Shivani loses in semis of ITF juniors tennis meet

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST

Shivani Amineni went down to a tame straight-set defeat against Turkey's Selin Ovunc in the girls singles semi-finals of the ITF Junior tennis championships here on Friday.

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Mohun Bagan coach says East Bengal favourites in derby

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST

Playing mind games ahead of their clash against arch-rivals East Bengal, Mohun Bagan coach Shankarlal Chakraborty on Friday put his counterpart Khalid Jamil on a higher pedestal in terms of coaching p

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South hero Nishan debuting in Bengal with Hoichoi Web-Series 'Six'

Kolkata | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

First Bengali psychological thriller for web 'Six' will start streaming from today. Southern film hero Nishan Nanaiah, who also has acted in bollywood films like 'David' and 'Badlapur Boys' will

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Fire destroys parts of factory at Tiljala l

Kolkata | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

A major fire today destroyed parts of a factory, which produces railway components at congested Tiljala in eastern part of the city, fire brigade and police said. However, there was no report of any c

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SIAM expects to release documents on hybrid fuel vehicles in Auto Expo (Lead)

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST

Automobile manufacturers body SIAM is hoping to release documents on hybrid and other alternative fuel vehicles during the upcoming auto expo, an official said here on Friday.

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CREDAI to train unskilled labour

Kolkata | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

The construction industry is the second largest in the country after agriculture, accounting 11 per cent of India's GDP. Despite this, the industry faces a grave challenge of unskilled workforce. Whi

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Kolkata book fair dedicates largest pavilion to France

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST

The 42nd edition of International Kolkata Book Fair is dedicating its "largest-ever" theme pavilion of 14,000 sq.ft. to France, that is also the focal theme of the event rated as the world's most atte

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