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Apex court permits access to Kalighat temple’s sanctum sanctorum


May 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted devotees to access the sanctum sanctorum of Kolkata's Kalighat temple to pay obeisance to the deity.An apex court bench ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notices on Kalighat temple entry (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the central and West Bengal governments on a petition that devotees be permitted to enter the sanctum sanctorum ... Read more...

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Apex court notice on entry to Kalighat temple


May 15th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the centre and the West Bengal government on a petition seeking that devotees be permitted to enter the ... Read more...

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India ‘cautious’ after Kabul attack


April 17th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India remains "cautious" about the safety of its people and interests in Afghanistan following the recent Taliban strike in Kabul that killed nearly 50 ... Read more...

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Afghan violence: India voices profound concern, hopes for normalcy


April 16th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi/New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India Monday conveyed its "profound concern" to Afghan President Hamid Karzai over the wave of terror attacks in his country and hoped that Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Apex court raps government for flip-flop on homosexuality (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rapped the central government for its flip-flop on the homosexuality issue with the union home and health ministries taking divergent positions ... Read more...

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Apex court rebuffs government for flip-flop on homosexuality


February 28th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rebuffed an attempt by the government to distance itself from submissions made by Additional Solicitor General P.P. Malhotra that homosexuality was ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court notice to CBI on Behura’s bail (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a bail plea by former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura, accused in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court asks for mercy plea details


November 15th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to furnish details of all mercy petitions of death row convicts pending before the president and state ... Read more...

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Kolkata celebrities lukewarm to Messi match


August 30th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) As excitement builds up among the soccer crazy fans of the city to watch superstar Lionel Messi in action, most of the celebrities of ... Read more...

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Gujarat High Court asks state to revise Lokayukta petition


August 29th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday asked the state government to revise and file a fresh petition challenging the appointment of Lokayukta in the state.The direction was ... Read more...

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Manna Dey, Mahasweta get inaugural ‘Banga-Vibhusan’


July 25th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary singer Manna Dey and writer Mahasweta Devi are among the nine luminaries from diverse fields felicitated with the inaugural 'Banga-Vibhusan' award by the West ... Read more...

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31 ‘crorepati’ candidates in third phase of Bengal polls


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) The third phase of West Bengal assembly elections April 27, spread over the North and South 24 Parganas and Kolkata districts, will witness 31 'crorepatis' ... Read more...

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Tokhon 23: Review – Exploring The Virtual World Beyond The Cliché


January 28th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cast: Jisshu Sengupta, Indrani Halder, Paoli, Aparajita Ghosh Das, Tanusree Shankar, Rajatava Dutta, Sujon Mukhopadhyay, Biswajit Chakroborty, Loket Chatterjee, Biplab Chatterjee and others Director: Atanu Ghosh Rating: 3.5/5 Atanu Ghosh has dared to go ... 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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India to help Afghanistan with rural development


January 5th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) With India's grassroots development projects becoming a big success in Afghanistan, an Afghan team will visit New Delhi soon to learn from its varied experience in rural ... Read more...

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Kolkata bids last farewell to Suchitra Mitra


January 4th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) With moist eyes and flowers in hand, thousands of music lovers bade adieu to Rabindra Sangeet legend Suchitra Mitra before her body was consigned to flames at the ... Read more...

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Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra dead (Second Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Rabindra Sangeet legend Suchitra Mitra, whose songs enthralled music lovers for six decades, died at her South Kolkata residence here Monday following cardiac arrest, family sources said. She ... Read more...

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Riingo’s ‘System’: The First Underworld Film of Bengal


December 31st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
by Avik Mukhopadhyay released as early as this year, and which was regarded as a portrayal of the underworld in this part of the country, and pat comes Riingo’s reply ... Read more...

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Health warning revision on tobacco packs deferred till 2012


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The central health ministry has delayed the revision of pictorial warnings on cigarette and tobacco packets till 2012, causing widespread anger among activists and health campaigners. According ... Read more...

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I believe in ghosts: Bengali children’s writer (Interview)


November 29th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) He is the Ruskin Bond of Bengali literature and has written more than 100 stories and books for children, most of them on ghosts. But ... Read more...

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‘Smart’ new drug shows promise in ovarian cancer


November 9th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Sixty percent of women with ovarian cancer could be helped by a new 'smart' drug treatment currently being developed, say scientists. Until now it was only thought ... Read more...

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Activists want abducted officer, worker freed (Second Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Intellectuals and social workers in West Bengal Tuesday demanded the release of an Intelligence Bureau officer and a NGO activist believed to have been abducted by Maoists three ... Read more...

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Activists demand release of abducted officer, worker (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Intellectuals and social workers in West Bengal Tuesday demanded the release of an Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer and a non-governmental organisation (NGO) worker believed to have been abducted ... Read more...

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Funny Flick Bangal Ghoti Phataphati Coming Up


August 13th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Koel Mullick and Jishu Sengupta star in this comedy movie that attempts to bring together the internally arguing Bengali classes, the Ghoti and the Bangal.The movie ... Read more...

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Integrate tobacco control in medical curriculum: Study


July 31st, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In view of increasing tobacco use and its serious health hazards, a study has recommended that information on the hazards of tobacco use and cessation should be ... Read more...

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Binimay Coming Up


July 30th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In latest Tollywood (Calcutta) news, a movie entitled Binimay would soon be released.This forthcoming Bengali movie is directed by the famous Prabhat Roy. The film ... Read more...

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Bye Bye Bangkok To Hit Theaters Soon


July 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After tasting sweet success with the Bengali movie, Cha-e-e-chuti, director Kaustabh Roy readies to totally shake and roll the whole of the Bengali film industry with his ... Read more...

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Mahua Films Offers Bengali Movie Icche


July 17th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mahua Films is going to produce a Kolkata-based Bengali film titled Icche, which is directed by Nandita Roy and Shibaprosad Mukhopadhyay. The movie is presented ... Read more...

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‘Ekti Tarar Khonje’ To Release On June 25


June 12th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bengali films have come a long way in terms of exposure. Now, many of the films are being sent to the international film festivals before ... Read more...

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Air India cracks whip on unions, tries to normalise flights (Roundup)


May 27th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Amid moves to restore normal operations after a two-day wildcat strike by 15,000 employees, national carrier Air India Thursday cracked down on two unions, sealing their offices, ... Read more...

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Striking AI unions to hold talks with management


May 26th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Air India unions on Wednesday said they are ready to hold talks with the management over the gag order issue.Over 20,000 employees, including engineers launched a ... Read more...

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Subhas Bose’s statue unveiled at Presidency College


April 10th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) A statue of Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was Friday unveiled at Presidency College, 94 years after he was expelled from the institute for manhandling British ... Read more...

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Decision not to summon Modi ‘not final’: Nanavati panel


April 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 1 (IANS) The Nanavati-Mehta commission probing the 2002 communal riots Thursday informed the Gujarat High Court that its decision not to summon Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others was ... Read more...

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Rahul Bose keen to work again with ‘Antaheen’ director (Film Snippets)


March 26th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Actor Rahul Bose is keen to team up again with "Antaheen" director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury. "Aniruddha and I are going to discuss on a film this ... Read more...

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