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RBI ticks off SBI chairman


August 27th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) A senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official Monday ticked off the chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) in public, saying he should look ... Read more...

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RBI to float global tender on polymer bank notes


August 24th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would soon float global tender for introducing polymer currency notes, Deputy Governor K.C. Chakrabarty said Friday."We have already submitted our ... Read more...

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Court-appointed panel to control Birla estate


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday ordered the vesting of the control of the estate of late Priyamvada Birla with a three-member committee of administrators which it ... Read more...

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Victoria’s piano back on display in Kolkata


June 21st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) On World Music Day, music aficionados of the city got a glimpse of the Victorian era masterpiece - the grand pianoforte on which the Queen Victoria ... Read more...

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Interest rate not main reason for growth slowdown: RBI


June 8th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) High interest rate is not the main reason for the slowdown in economic growth that slumped to a nine-year low of 5.3 percent in the quarter ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay honorarium to Imams (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday refused to stay the payment of honorarium by the West Bengal government to Imams in the state till a suit ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay honorarium to Imams


May 4th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday, while hearing a public interest litigation filed by the BJP, refused to stay the payment of honorarium by the West ... Read more...

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RBI not to interfere in bank service charges


April 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will not stop banks from collecting charges for various services or insist on a minimum balance, as it is the ... Read more...

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Anger in Bengal over professor’s arrest (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) First a ban on certain newspapers and now the arrest of a professor for allegedly circulating a cartoon targeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. People in ... Read more...

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Partial fascism or right move - Bengal divided on Mamata’s act


April 14th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) First a ban on certain newspapers and now the arrest of a professor for allegedly circulating a cartoon targetting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Is it ... Read more...

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Delighted to see filmmakers reviving Bengali culture: Rituparna


March 31st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta says cinema is evolving with filmmakers focusing more on content and revisiting various culture. She applauds Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" for ... Read more...

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Trinamool leader killed in southern Bengal district


March 31st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) A local Trinamool leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Canning town in South 24 Parganas district, some 50 km from here, police said Saturday."Manik ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: Three sent to judicial custody


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) A city court Saturday sent three accused, arrested for allegedly gangraping an Anglo-Indian woman in a moving car here last month, to judicial custody till March ... Read more...

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Mamata terms another rape incident fake


February 28th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday rejected reports of gangrape of a woman in Burdwan's Katwa and blamed the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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First art workshop outside prison for Alipore jail inmates


February 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) In a first of its kind, an art workshop involving convict-artists and professional painters was held away from a prison at the city's Birla Industrial & ... Read more...

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Fire in Kolkata go-down, no casualty


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) A fire broke out in a cloth godown in the city Thursday evening which subsequently spread to an adjacent studio where several Bengali actors were shooting. ... Read more...

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RBI deputy governor for investors to scale back expected returns


January 16th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor K.C. Chakrabarty Monday said investors, both foreign and Indian, should scale back their expected returns on capital.Talking to reporters on ... Read more...

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Six from Tripura killed in Kolkata hospital fire


December 9th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 9 (IANS) At least six patients, including two women, from Tripura were reported to have been killed in the devastating AMRI Hospital fire in Kolkata that claimed ... Read more...

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FDI in multi-brand retail will reduce prices, says RBI


November 26th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 26 (IANS) The government's decision to allow foreign players in multi-brand retail will help bring down prices, thus sobering inflation, said a senior Reserve Bank of India ... Read more...

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Train blaze survivors relate tales of horror


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah, Nov 22 (IANS) "I can never forget the sight of two kids burning as their partially burnt mother wailed for help," said Nupur Mishra, one of the survivors of ... Read more...

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Mamata stifling voice of protests: Rights activists


November 16th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Human rights activists Wednesday protested West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's threat of police action against "people who support and glorify Maoists" and accused her ... Read more...

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Astad Deboo bridges social divide with Tagore choreography


November 12th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Renowned contemporary dancer Astad Deboo will preview his "Interpreting Tagore", choreographed with homeless boys from a destitute shelter, at the Indian Council For Cultural Relations ... Read more...

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17 million kids dewormed in Bihar


November 11th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) In one of the largest deworming programmes in India, an international NGO in collaboration with Bihar's health department has reached out to 17 million school ... Read more...

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Inflation continues to remain high, rate hike likely again


October 14th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation based on wholesale prices continued to hover close to double digits -- at 9.72 percent -- for September, official data showed Friday, ... Read more...

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‘No pre-payment charge on floating rate bank loans’


September 6th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) To help common people better manage their borrowing costs in view of fluctuating interest rates, banking ombudsmen have asked all banks not to levy any fee ... Read more...

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Three Shaurya Chakras among I-Day gallantry awards


August 15th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has approved gallantry medals for 137 security personnel, including 14 for the country's third highest peacetime bravery award, the Shaurya Chakra, ... Read more...

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Axis Bank begins skill training scheme in Bengal


August 13th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Axis Bank and micro finance institution Bandhan Saturday jointly launched a Rs.100 crore initiative for providing skill training and assets to marginalised and excluded people in ... Read more...

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Most no-frills accounts inoperative: RBI


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Banks have opened over 75 million no-frills accounts so far, but most of them are not operational, raising questions over the government's financial inclusion programmes."As of ... Read more...

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Bengal rewards its National Games heroes


June 19th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government, along with the Bengal Olympic Association (BOA), Sunday awarded cash prizes to 34th National Games medal winners from the state in a ... Read more...

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Review Of ‘Takhan Teish’: New Age Thriller With Excellent Performances!


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Takhan Teish:Direction: Atanu GhoshCast: Jisshu Sengupta, Indrani Halder, Tanusree Shankar, Paoli, Rajatava Dutta, Aparajita Ghosh Das, Biswajit Chakrabarty, Biplab Chatterjee, Sujan Mukhopadhyay, and Locket Chatterjee.Rating: ***1/2Following the success ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike: Trinamool Congress to stage statewide protest rallies


January 17th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 17 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress will hold statewide protest rallies here today against the UPA government's decision to increase fuel price.Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee has said her party ... Read more...

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Takhan Teyish To Release On January 21


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which will hit theaters on January 21. Ghosh has also written the film, which has renowned Bengali hero Jisshu Sengupta in the male lead role.The story of the film revolves ... Read more...

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RBI to take more steps to rein in inflation


December 30th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Concerned over the rising inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday hinted at taking more steps to check it."Inflation is always a concern for us. If measures ... Read more...

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Tulsi Chakrabarty Was The Best Comedian India Ever Had: Bibhu Bhattacharjee


December 20th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Not only did the maestro comedian, whose most recognized work was as the lead in Satyajit Ray’s ‘Parash Pathar’, work as a stand-up clown with a circus group, he was also ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy scoreboard: Bengal vs. Railways, Third Day


December 17th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the third day's play in the Ranji Trophy Super League match between Bengal and Railways at the Karnail Singh Stadium here ... Read more...

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