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Singur despairs at promises undone (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 13th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), May 13 (IANS) Hope and anticipation have given way to despair and anger in this rural belt where protests against land takeover for industry catapulted Mamata ... Read more...

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Bengal tourism minister’s car attacked


March 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) West Bengal Tourism Minister Rachpal Singh's vehicle was attacked while he was going for a programme Sunday in Hooghly's Haripal, about 50 km from here. Singh ... Read more...

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Services promise jobs to footballers


March 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Monday received a boost after the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) promised to offer jobs to footballers recommended by ... Read more...

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Sailen Manna - Factfile


February 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) The career highlights of Indian soccer legend Sailen Manna, who died in a city private hospital early Monday.Sailendra Nath Manna, born Sep 1, 1924.International debut: July ... Read more...

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A dignified genius, say Manna’s contemporaries


February 27th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Sailen Manna's contemporaries Monday hailed the legendary Indian footballer as one who combined on-field toughness of a defender with dignity and ability to intimidate the opponents ... Read more...

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Soccer legend Sailen Manna is dead (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday due to old age complications. He was 87, ... Read more...

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Punjabi playwright Gursharan Singh dead


September 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 28 (IANS) Leading Punjabi playwright and theatre personality Gursharan Singh died here Wednesday after prolonged illness. He was 82.His cremation took place in the afternoon.A large number of ... Read more...

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Singur welcomes verdict on Greater Noida land return


July 6th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), July 6 (IANS) The farmers of Singur in West Bengal Wednesday expressed happiness over the Supreme Court's decision to quash the acquisition of land in Shahberi ... Read more...

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Bengal kickstarts process for Singur land return


June 26th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Singur, June 26 (IANS) The West Bengal government Sunday officially began the process of returning land here to farmers from whom it was taken allegedly against their will by the ... Read more...

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Babbar Khalsa militant nabbed in Mumbai


June 20th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 20 (ANI): The Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested a member of the insurgent Babbar Khalsa International group from a Mumbai suburb on Saturday."We had information about Nishant Singh Karam Singh, ... Read more...

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“I don’t believe in celebrating days” — Kapil Nirmal


May 7th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Kapil Nirmal, also known as Yudhishtar of "Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat', expresses his feeling for not celebrating Mother's Day. "I don't believe in celebrating and saying "I ... Read more...

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Haldia Petrochemicals contract workers go on strike


November 21st, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Over 1,500 contract workers of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) began an indefinite strike Saturday in support of a charter of demands including wage revision and increase in allowance. The ... Read more...

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Samar Banerjee gets Mohun Bagan Ratna


July 30th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS)Famed footballer of yesteryears Samar Banerjee, who led India to a semi-final finish in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, was Wednesday presented Mohun Bagan club's highest award "Mohun Bagan Ratna" ... Read more...

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Probe team recovers dead cop’s mobile phone, SIM card


March 2nd, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), probing the death of a police official who initially investigated the sensational Rizwanur case, recovered his mobile phone and broken SIM card ... Read more...

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It is Manna’s day in Bangladesh


February 19th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) "It is survival of the fittest," Indian singer Manna Dey, 90, has said of the current competitive audio music market in Bangladesh and India. He told an audience here ... Read more...

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Mamta meets West Bengal governor, seeks justice in Rizwanur case


February 18th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday met West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi and raised the issue of the mysterious death of a key witness in the Rizwanur Rahman ... Read more...

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Rail guards, drivers questioned over West Bengal cop’s death


February 18th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), probing the death of a police official who initially investigated the mysterious death of Rizwanur Rehman, Wednesday interrogated guards and drivers of ... Read more...

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Dead cop’s relatives meet West Bengal governor


February 17th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) West Bengal governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi Tuesday assured a proper inquiry will be carried out into the death of a police officer, who had conducted initial investigations in ... Read more...

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Probe team visits dead West Bengal cop’s office


February 17th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), probing the death of a police official who initially investigated the sensational Rizwanur case, visited his office Tuesday for clues to his ... Read more...

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Probe team to visit dead West Bengal cop’s office Tuesday


February 16th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID), probing the death of a police officer who had carried initial investigations in the sensational Rizwanur case, will visit his office Tuesday ... Read more...

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Police await second autopsy report in cop’s death case


February 14th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID), investigating the death of a police officer, is yet to receive the second autopsy report, an official said here Saturday."We've not received ... Read more...

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Cop probing Rizwan case dies mysteriously


February 11th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 11 (ANI): Assistant Superintendent of Police Arindam Manna, who was investigating the death of Rizwanur Rehman, was found dead under mysterious circumstances on Wednesday. His body was found ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, himself in West Bengal village


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) A 25-year-old man committed suicide after killing his wife, who was trying to elope with her lover, in a West Bengal village Friday, the police said. The incident ... Read more...

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Panel holds second round of talks on Singur dispute


September 11th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) The four-member team formed to study the contentious land acquisition for Tata Motors' Nano project in West Bengal held its second round of deliberations Thursday, with one of ... Read more...

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Panel visits Nano site in Singur


September 10th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The four-member team formed to study the contentious land acquisition issue visited Tata Motors' Nano plant site in West Bengal's Singur Wednesday to asses the vacant plots lying ... Read more...

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Protests continue in Singur over land row


August 3rd, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Protests against Tata Motors' small car project at Singur for allegedly forceful acquisition of farmland continued Sunday as the Congress blocked roads and a Trinamool Congress-supported group took ... Read more...

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Singur reels under tension once again


July 31st, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Mumbai, July 31(IANS) As the day for the rollout of Tata Motors' dream small car Nano from Singur nears, it is becoming increasingly apparent that the project is still not on home ... Read more...

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Struggling Assamese film industry jubilant after awards


June 15th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The struggling Assamese film industry has managed to get just the right impetus at the right time with two coveted honours at the 54th National ... Read more...

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Advani new target of Pakistan Radio


April 12th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, Apr 12 (ANI): Former Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani is the new target for the Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan. Advani is being accused for relations between India and ... Read more...

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Leading Bangladeshi film actor dead


February 19th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's leading film actor S.M. Manna, who has acted in over 300 movies, is dead. He was 44. Most of Manna's films had done good business at the ... Read more...

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