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Eight killed and 14 injured in road accident

Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

At least eight people were killed and 14 injured when a bus carrying them fell into a canal in Murshidabad district today. The accident occurred when the driver of the bus lost control near Begunba

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Mamata writes to PM demanding national holiday on birth anniversary of Swamiji and Netaji

Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding the national holiday on the occasion of birth anniversary of Swami Vibekananda and Netaji Subhas

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Aadhaar seeding to eliminate multiple PF accounts: Official

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 5:45:04 AM IST

The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is expecting to eliminate multiple account numbers of an individual, once the process of seeding Aadhaar is completed, an official said here on Friday.

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Presidency students protests against 'delay' in renovation of hostel

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 5:45:04 AM IST

Presidency University students on Friday held a sit-in protest against alleged delay in completion of renovation of heritage Eden Hindu Hostel when the Chancellor, Governor K.N. Tripathi, was present

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CPI-M central committee meeting begins

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 5:45:09 AM IST

The three-day Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) central committee meeting began here on Friday to firm up the party's political and strategic resolutions which are expected to be adopted in Hyd

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Team 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' visits Kolkata

Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

After the path breaking success of 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama' and 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2' director Luv Ranjan's film 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' is going to release on February 9 The film stars Kartik

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Domestic players aim to impress IPL scouts in Syed Mushtaq Ali tourney (Preview)

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

Seasoned cricketers will look to re-assert themselves, while new faces will try to show their mettle in front of Indian Premier League (IPL) team scouts ahead of the auctions, when the knockout stages

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Excess consumption of sodium associated with hypertension and increased risk of heart disease

Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

Salt is the primary source of sodium and increased consumption of sodium is associated with hypertension and increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Increasing production of more and more p

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US Govt shutdown to hit Indian exports: EEPC India

Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

India's engineering goods exporters forum EEPC India today said the shutdown of the US Federal Government is certainly a bad news for the Indian exporters since the American economy is among the large

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Former Kolkata Press Club secretary Anindya Sengupta dies

Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 20 2018 IST

Working journalist Anindya Sengupta, also the former secretary of Press Club, Kolkata, died here at a city hospital following a terminal disease. He was 52 and was detected with cancer a month back.

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CAB congratulates Indian blind cricket team for winning World Cup

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 9:45:44 PM IST

The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Saturday congratulated the Indian Blind team for successfully defending the Cricket World Cup for Blind title beating Pakistan by two wickets in Sharjah.

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India can bounce back in 3rd Test, feels Harbhajan

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

Off-spin great Harbhajan Singh on Saturday backed the under-fire India team to come back in the third cricket Test in South Africa after facing reversals in the first two games.

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