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ITF Juniors: Boys singles 2nd seed Sacchitt goes down to France's Erhard

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST

France's Mathys Erhard pulled off an upset of sorts beating second seed Indian Sacchitt Sharma 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) in the first round of the boys singles under-18 ITF Juniors tennis championship at the D

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Students protest at Jadavpur University continues for second day

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

Protesting the provisions of a bill that allegedly seeks an apolitical students' union, students of Jadavpur University continued their sit-in for the second day on Tuesday.

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Jio to cover 100% Bengal population by December 2018: Ambani

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday said the Jio network will cover 100 per cent of West Bengal's population by December 2018 and also committed over Rs 5,000 crore of investments in

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Investors pledge big investments at Bengal business meet

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

Several corporate houses on Tuesday came forward with big investment proposals for West Bengal and right at the start of "Bengal Global Business Summit" here an estimated Rs 17,000 crore worth of inve

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Mamata's picture defaced in Kolkata varsity campus

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's picture on a hoarding was found defaced on Tuesday inside the Jadavpur University campus where students are on a protest against a bill seeking to regulate

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Polish cos interested to partner in mining, energy, food processing: Magierowski

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Poland is highly interested in partnering with the Indian companies in underground coal mining and energy, apart from food processing, Mr. Marek Magierowski, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pola

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Bengal is investment destination now: Mamata

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today inaugurated the two-day business summit at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. Speaking on the occasion, Ms Banerjee thanked the captains of the industry present

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Basking under protection, steel makers charge huge premium in domestic market over export price: EEPC

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Basking under a slew of "protectionist" measures initiated by the government, the Indian steel makers are enjoying a huge premium in the domestic market, up to USD 200 a tonne, cutting into the comp

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BSF seizes 23 kilos of ganja at Amudia BOP

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

The BSF guarding Indian border with Bangladesh has seized about 23 kgs of contraband ganja at Amudia border outpost under Swarupnagar in North 24 North Parganas, official source said today. After a s

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No pressure, intimidation in Bengal, only love, Mamata tells industrialists

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

In an effort to shed West Bengal's investor wary image and woo much-needed capital, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said the people of the state will dedicate their heart to Indian and forei

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Italy signs its 1st MoU in BGBS 2018

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

The Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) 2018 got off to a flying start today with the participation of nine countries. The visiting Italian delegation of almost thirty is led by ArtValley, an organi

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Mukesh Ambani wants to be partnered in making " Best Bengal" nearly Rs 50,000 cr investment assured in first few hours

Kolkata | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Responding to chief minister Mamata Banerjee's appeal for liberal investments, India's leading industrialists like Mukesh Ambani, Sajjan Jindal, Sanjiv Goenka among others today categorically specifie

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