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‘Rajat Gupta had a good tenure at Goldman’


June 8th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 (IANS) Rajat Gupta, former director of Goldman Sachs Group, had a "not long, but good" tenure, the bank's CEO Lloyd Blankfein testified at his trial on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Only Knight Riders belong to Kolkata: Gambhir


June 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir says he never felt like an outsider in the state, which is obsessed ... Read more...

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KKR felicitation a mix of politics, sports and entertainment (West Bengal newsletter)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June (IANS) It is time for out-of-the-box thinking, and in Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal it is about mixing politics, sports and entertainment.All the three elements were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anand deserves Bharat Ratna but final call PM’s: Maken


May 31st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand was a deserving candidate for Bharat Ratna but it was for the prime ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mamata flays critics of SRK felicitation


May 31st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday flayed opposition Left Front for indulging in "unnecessary criticism" to score political brownie points over the felicitation programme ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I can also fail, ashamed of Wankhede scuffle: SRK (Roundup)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Recent failures and scuffles have not only taught Shah Rukh Khan many lessons but the superstar has also apologised for his high-handed attitude. He confesses ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bengal governor clarifies ‘paribartan’ remark


May 30th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) A day after courting controversy for saying "true paribartan" (change) had touched West Bengal, Governor M.K. Narayanan Wednesday said his words referred to Kolkata Knight ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

SRK mum on Poonam Pandey’s dare-bare act


May 30th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Poonam Pandey tweeted a nude picture to celebrate Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) winning the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), but co-owner Shah ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’ve realised I can also fail: SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, who is on a high after Kolkata Knight Riders' won the fifth season of Indian Premier League (IPL), says his bad experiences ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CPI-M, Congress question Mamata’s felicitation of KKR (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday joined the CPI-M in asking why the West Bengal government gave a rousing reception to private corporate team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CPI-M questions Mamata’s felicitation of KKR


May 30th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday asked why the West Bengal government gave a rousing reception to a private corporate team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) after it won ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wrong to call me ‘badshah of cricket’, says SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood 'Badshah' Shah Rukh Khan refuses to be called the "badshah of cricket" following the recent title victory of his Indian Premier League (IPL) team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Prabhu Deva’s sons not allowed to party with SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) As Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan partied the night away at Prabhu Deva's home in Chennai after Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) title win in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shah Rukh bats for Mamata, answers critics


May 29th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) As critics slammed Mamata Banerjee for giving a rousing welcome to a private corporate team like KKR, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday defended the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Feel like I have won the heart of Kolkata: Shah Rukh


May 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) After the newly-crowned IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team was felicitated at a gala ceremony at the Eden Gardens here Tuesday, its co-owner and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shah Rukh again apologises for Wankhede brawl


May 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday again apologised for misbehaving with Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) officials at the Wankhede Stadium."My ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

KKR fans face police batons outside Eden


May 29th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hogged the limelight inside the Eden Gardens stadium Tuesday, spectators outside had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shah Rukh, Mamata steal show in KKR’s Eden party


May 29th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took the centre-stage at the celebrations of Kolkata Knight Riders' maiden Indian Premier ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Shah Rukh no show on roadshow disappoints Kolkatans


May 29th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Some cursed him, others called him "cruel". Even the presence of IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players could not take away the disappointment of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mobbed by thousands, Kolkata’s Knights begin victory parade


May 29th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) With a frenzied crowd of thousands cheering on, Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Tuesday began a victory parade from south Kolkata's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We have done it, says Shah Rukh on arrival in Kolkata (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) "Korechi, Lorechi, Jitechi Re" (We have done it, we have fought it out, we have won it), said Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan on his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shah Rukh’s video strategy works wonders for KKR


May 29th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Was it a motivational video that team co-owner Shah Rukh Khan showed to the Kolkata Knight Riders cricketers charge up the team hours before the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fans welcome KKR players to Kolkata


May 29th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Over a thousand frenzied cricket fans, many of thembeating drums and chanting "KKR, KKR", welcomed Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders' players as they ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kolkata bracing up for extending warm felicitation to victorious Knights (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Indian Premier League champion Kolkata KnightRiders - co-owned by Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan - will be accorded a grand reception with offerings of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SRK’s video strategy worked wonders for KKR


May 28th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Was it a motivational video that Shah Rukh Khan showed to the Kolkata Knight Riders hours before the Indian Premier League final that helped charge ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bisla family rejoices in son’s feat


May 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 28 (IANS) His talent was never in doubt for his family and cricketing friends. But when Manvinder Sultan Singh Bisla exploded for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We are Champions League favourites: Tiwary


May 28th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Crowing with delight at Kolkata Knight Riders finishing champions in the Indian Premier League (IPL), batsman Manoj Tiwary said Monday they would start favourites at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bengal parties close ranks to fete KKR


May 28th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) The Kolkata Knight Riders' Indian Premier League triumph has for a change brought West Bengal's bitter political foes together. While Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IPL champions KKR party through the night


May 28th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) With team co-owner Shah Rukh Khan taking the lead, the Kolkata Knight Riders players and support staff partied up to the early hours Monday after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mamata to felicitate IPL champs KKR


May 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Elated at the Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) title, the West Bengal government will felicitate the victorious city franchise in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Poonam Pandey bares all for KKR


May 28th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Poonam Pandey had promised she will strip if superstar Shah Rukh Khan's franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the fifth edition of Indian Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We targeted Gambhir but Bisla changed the game: CSK coach


May 28th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) A dejected Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming admitted that Kolkata Knight Riders opener Manvinder Bisla changed the course of the final here.The Super Kings lost ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Despite loss, Dhoni best T-20 captain: Ganguly (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Calling M.S. Dhoni India's best T-20 skipper, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said the time had not come yet to compare Gautam Gambhir with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

KKR wins IPL title, B-town cheers SRK


May 28th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Hindi film fraternity is all cheers for superstar Shah Rukh Khan's real life 'Chak De!' moment after his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

It’s about team not individual, says Gambhir


May 28th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) It was typical of Gautam Gambhir that he strenuously deflected attention from the individual to the team, downplaying his own role as a captain and ... Read more...

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