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Four people die of cold in Gangasagar fair, half a million to take holy dip

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

Over half a million pilgrims are expected to take the holy dip in the Ganga where it flows out into the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Sunday at the annual Gangasagar Fair, with t

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Bengal Govt increases earnings due to adoption of IT

Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST

The West Bengal Government has been successful in increasing its earnings due to the adoption of information technology (IT) across the board. According to data available with the State Finance Depart

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Shakti Samanta, pioneers of popular indian cinema remembered on his birth anniversary

Kolkata | Saturday, Jan 13 2018 IST

Shakti Samanta, one of the pioneers of popular Indian cinema, was remembered today on his birth anniversary. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee remembered the iconic director on the occasion.

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Mints resume coin production, running on single shift

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

State-run mints have resumed minting of coins from Friday after a three-day stoppage following an order of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL) to halt operations, an offici

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Great time as art flourishes better under suppression: Vishal Bhardwaj

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

Accepting that the country is going through a difficult time in terms of freedom of expression, eminent Indian filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj on Saturday said it is a good time for artistes as art and crea

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'Leadership fights, colonialism, contradictory trends in Bengali society'

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST

Renowned social theorist Ashis Nandy has said contradictions within the Bengali society such as the class struggle and imparity in the degree of creativity and knowledge were largely caused by the maj

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'Expediting green clearances could damage natural infrastructure'

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

Expediting the forest and environmental clearances for developmental projects "without due diligence" could lead to "damage to natural infrastructure" like forests, water bodies and loss of habitat, e

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'Representation of women in Indian films has been largely stereotypical'

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

Stating that the representation of women in the mainstream Indian cinema has been "stereotypical and coquettish" for far too long, eminent filmmakers and actors have said it is important to question,

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Top seed Ritabrata Sarkar lifts a double crown at Calcutta South Club AITA Talent Series 2018

Kolkata | Friday, Jan 12 2018 IST

Top seed in Boys Singles Under 16, Ritabrata Sarkar lifts a double crown at the Calcutta South Club AITA Talent Series 2018, held at the synthetic courts of the prestigious Calcutta South Club Ltd h

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Brandshoots conducts its first demo day

Kolkata | Friday, Jan 12 2018 IST

Brandshoots Ventures (BVPL) today commenced its first Demo Day, being held at The Westin in the city BVPL has been mentoring a set of nine startups from eastern India for the last 5 months. The

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ITF Junior Tennis to be held from Jan 15 to 20

Kolkata | Friday, Jan 12 2018 IST

The ITF Junior Tennis, a Dakshin Kalikata Sansad (DKS) calendar event will be held from January 15 to 20 at its Deshpriya Park red clay courts. "This year would be the 26th year of our championsh

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Deepika among finest actors, Irrfan a favourite: Vishal Bhardwaj

Kolkata |Saturday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST

Ace filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who will be working with Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan in his next film, on Saturday said he considers Deepika as one of the finest actors in the country at present w

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