mitra

Dinesh Trivedi alleges misbehaviour by cop


August 31st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Trinamool Congress leader and former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday accused a senior police officer of behaving rudely with him and lodged a complaint with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bengal comes out with directives for cabs, auto rickshaws


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Concerned over complaints from the public against errant auto rickshaw and taxi drivers in the metropolis, the West Bengal government Tuesday came out with a list ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Woman raped in Bengal, minister says law and order best


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Even as reports of rape of a mentally challenged woman surfaced Tuesday, senior Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra claimed the state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Munda offers job to acid attack victim


August 10th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has promised a job and security to Dhanbad acid attack victim Sonali Mukherjee, an official said Friday.Sonali, 27, met Munda ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mikhail Tandel scores winner for Rising Stars


August 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Rising Stars recorded a 1-0 win against Phoenix Sports Club in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the St. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Big win for Chheda Nagar


July 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Chheda Nagar struck top form as they romped to a facile 5-0 win against Koli Samaj in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mental illness behind her, but nowhere to go (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In the dimly-lit lobby of a shelter for the mentally-ill homeless, she sits reading the tattered printout of an e-mail from her US-based brother. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Noel Kujur nets two in Gokul’s 3-0 win


July 28th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Noel Kujar with a double strike played a key role in leading Gokul Bal Mitra Mandal to a facile 3-0 win against V-Care SC in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Footballer Ruud Gullit to visit Kolkata


July 25th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit will visit Kolkata July 28 for two days to attend the final match of a 'para' (community) tournament.He will also be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Alfresco down Maitree Youngsters


July 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Alfresco put up a strong fight to overcome a determined Maitree Youngsters 2-1 in a third division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Committee to inspect functioning of state shelters in Bengal


July 16th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) In the wake of the suspected rape and murder of a mentally-ill woman in a government-run asylum, the West Bengal government Monday announced the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Doctor detained in murder of mentally-ill woman in Bengal


July 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A doctor was detained Sunday in connection with the death certificate of a mentally-ill woman suspected to have been raped and murdered last month in West ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A beautiful life melted away in an acid attack (With Images)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) "Main bahut himmatwali thi (I had lots of guts)", she says looking at you with eyes reduced to unseeing opaque white mottled orbs and her ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bengal asks Anand to help at proposed chess academy


July 13th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday requested world champion Viswanathan Anand to give occasional tips to trainees at its proposed chess academy.The chess genius "principally agreed", but ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cleaning staff allegedly stitches wounds in Bengal hospital


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a sanitation staff of Kolkata's government-run SSKM Hospital allegedly stitched the wounds of a patient Thursday. Authorities at the super-specialty hospital said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three held for murder of mentally-ill woman in Bengal


July 12th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Three people have been arrested for murder after the body of a mentally-ill woman was exhumed from a mental asylum's backyard in Dhaniakhali in West Bengal's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Now, Pinki faces land scam charge


July 11th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Wednesday alleged that gold medal winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was involved in a land scam as she had illegally sold ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pinki: I was treated like animal, blackmailed


July 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, released from jail Wednesday, alleged that she was treated like an animal during gender tests and blackmailed for money by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Delayed monsoon to affect credit offtake in farm sector’


July 9th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) The delayed monsoon in the country will hit the banking sector as it is set to affect credit offtake in the farm sector, a top official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two sisters arrested for defrauding Kolkata bank


July 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Two sisters from West Bengal's Darjeeling district' have been arrested for allegedly defrauding the Kolkata branch of a nationalised bank to the tune of Rs.1.48 crore, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mohun Bagan appoints Santosh Kashyap as coach


June 30th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Santosh Kashyap is the new coach of Mohun Bagan for the coming soccer season, the club announced at a media meet Friday.Exuding confidence of measuring up ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mamata has fear psychosis, says opposition


June 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Opposition legislators Friday staged a noisy walkout from the West Bengal assembly, protesting against the exclusion of some questions from the day's business slated to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Odisha gang rape: Doctors protest action


June 27th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Doctors in Odisha Tuesday protested police action against three medics for allegedly not taking care of a gangrape victim who died after more than six months ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, Cannavaro could play in Kolkata


June 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Kolkata, the soccer-mad city of cricket crazy India, could see a host of famed stars including Brazilian Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos, Italian Fabio Cannavaro and Portuguese ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three Odisha doctors charged in Pipli gangrape case


June 13th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) Odisha Police have filed a charge sheet in a local court against three doctors, including one a hospital chief, for allegedly neglecting treatment of a woman ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

West Bengal invites Anand to Kolkata


June 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra Friday congratulated Viswanathan Anand for winning his fifth World Chess Title and invited him to visit Kolkata."Congratulations Anand, we are ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mamata goes all out to foil shutdown in Bengal


May 30th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The West Bengal government is making all out efforts to "foil" the NDA sponsored Bharat Bandh (shutdown) Thursday in protest against the recent hike in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sachin to be presented 100 guineas, golden bat by Mamata


May 11th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar will be presented a golden bat, ball and 100 guineas for scoring a century of international hundreds by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Moon comes closest to Earth (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As the clock struck 9.05 p.m., space enthusiasts were out to catch the glimpse of the year's biggest and brightest moon, as the celestial body ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Moon to come closest to earth Sunday night


May 6th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Star gazers in the capital are in for a celestial treat Sunday night as it will be the only night in 2012 when the moon ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vengsarkar, Shiny Wilson presented lifetime achievement awards


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar and ace middle distance runner Shiny Wilson were Friday presented the lifetime achievements award by the Calcutta Sports Journalists Club ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fresh cartoon row: Bengal professor complains to police


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Cartoons and professors in West Bengal continue to be in the news. This time a medical college professor has filed a police complaint against two ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bagan’s 1911 Shield triumph to become part of school texts


April 10th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Students pursuing the higher secondary course in West Bengal are all set to read about Mohun Bagan's famous IFA Shield triumph in 1911 in their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Want to reopen closed Bengal unit: Dunlop India tells court’


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Tyre maker Dunlop India Ltd (DIL) Tuesday urged the Calcutta High Court to stay its earlier order of appointing a provisional liquidator as it wanted to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe