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I want 10 more Kaushikis to come up: Pt Ajoy

Nine years after being awarded a Padma Shri in 2011, the central government decided to confer the Padma Bhushan award to veteran vocalist Pt Ajoy Chakraborty. A torchbear

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 10:53 pm

Bishnupur gharana recognised: Pt Manilal Nag

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 10:50 pm

Games under Kolkatas Gariahat flyover

As the silence of the night envelops Kolkata, sports clubs for chess, carrom and more come alive under the flyovers and on the pavements of the city that never sleeps.

The Hindu 25 Jan 2020 7:57 pm

Kolkata: DRI seizes 10 kg of smuggled gold

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted a smuggling syndicate and seized 10 kg of gold, 429 kg of silver and Rs 20.16 lakh in Indian currency and arreste

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 6:53 pm

Dharmashala stands, but not many travellers as the community shrinks

A leftover of time but living testament to the Parsis in Kolkata.

The Hindu 25 Jan 2020 4:54 pm

WB: Anti-CAA protests stir up kitchen revolution

Protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on the streets have brought about a mini-revolution in several homes where stereotyped gender roles have turned upside do

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 8:36 am

Shaheen Bagh of Kolkata ready with R-Day plan

This Republic Day, the five Shaheen Baghs in Kolkata and Howrah are planning to organise programmes to educate people on the rights and privileges granted by the Constitu

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 8:35 am

Kolkata: 'Ferry students only in buses, car pool'

The school education department has issued a circular asking 26 prominent city schools, irrespective of affiliating boards, to ensure that all their students avail of eit

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 6:00 am

Rly man rescues hungry teenager from Bally stn

One evening, while returning home from work at Howrah, railwayman Tapas Bagchi received an SOS from a staffer at Bally station. A girl child was found loitering on the st

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:50 am

Kolkata likely to get drizzle on Saraswati Puja

The city may receive a light drizzle on Saraswati Puja under the impact of a western disturbance, said the Met office on Friday. The western disturbance could lead to rai

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:43 am

Coronavirus: 40% flyers cancel trips to China

Around 40% flyers scheduled travel to China from Kolkata over the next one week have cancelled their journey, ostensibly after the outbreak of coronavirus in that country

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:37 am

WB: Girl falls from terrace, saved miraculously

Sheer stroke of luck, timely intervention by a plumber and extraordinary coordination among 100-odd residents of a housing complex on VIP Road saved the life of an 18-yea

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:35 am

Four held after BJP-TMC clash in Dhakuria

Four persons, including two women all reportedly BJP supporters were arrested after overnight raids since Thursday for being involved in the sporadic clashes between Tr

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:00 am

R-Day security focus on metro stns, tourist spots

Sunday will witness unprecedented security, not only on Red Road where the Republic Day Parade will be held, but also across Kolkata and the districts of Bengal. While mu

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:00 am

Newborn falls ill as eunuchs dance with him, dies

Three eunuchs were arrested after one of twin baby boys they forcibly danced with died soon after at Jhargram hospital on Friday. Villagers in Radhanagar in Jhargrams Si

The Times of India 25 Jan 2020 4:00 am

WB: Several injured in clash between two groups

Several persons including two policemen were injured when two groups clashed in the southern part of the city's Jodhpur Park area over a discussion on the contentious Cit

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 5:06 pm

Sun God 'emerges' from earth at Cotton varsity

An intricately carved figure of a Pala Empire Sun God surprised construction workers when they were recently digging the earth for the building of the new administrative

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 10:42 am

Cop prevents fraud over WhatsApp via Twitter advice

A real-time alert by Kolkata Police prevented a vishing fraud when it advised a Twitter user not to respond to a WhatsApp voice call informing him that he had won a lotte

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 10:29 am

Hot days: Swimming pool for Kols canine cops

olkata Police is making sure their four-legged members have more than just a dogs life. Ahead of the dog squads golden jubilee next year, a swimming pool to be used excl

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 6:00 am

Northwesterly wind to bring in chill on Friday

An unexpected morning drizzle accompanied a rise in temperature as Kolkata woke up to a cloudy Thursday morning.

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 5:50 am

West Bengal: Woman falls from bus, dies

A 75-year-old woman was killed in an accident on Thursday morning.Around 9am, when the woman was getting off a bus on the route 24 A, the driver suddenly started moving t

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 5:46 am

CAA against Netajis ideals of secularism: Mamata, Opposition

The Indian Express 24 Jan 2020 5:08 am

'Climate change wiped out ancient river, city'

The extinction of Dholavira the biggest and most spectacular Harappan city in present-day Kutch district of Gujarat was caused by the drying-up of a massive river that

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:56 am

Cross, letters stolen from Sonika Chauhans grave

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:45 am

Kolkata: Kalighat Bridge height barrier damaged

Traffic came to a halt on Kalighat Bridge around 7.30pm on Thursday when a bus hit the newly constructed height barrier. The KMDA officials put up height barriers on both

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:32 am

Govt hosps to start ante-natal hepatitis check

State-run hospitals will soon start ante-natal checking for hepatitis B in order to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the virus. This is one of the various measures

The Times of India 24 Jan 2020 4:30 am

WB: Woman's bid to save husband from tiger fails

A crab catcher was mauled to death by a tiger in the Sunderbans, in spite of the desperate effort of his wife to save him, a forest official said on Thursday.

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 9:18 pm

International Bengali Conference inaugurated

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 8:56 pm

Hepatitis B: Antenatal screening in hosps soon

The state government run hospitals and will soon have facility-based antenatal checking for hepatitis B in order to prevent mother to child transmission of the viral infe

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 8:42 pm

WB plans 50K-tonne onion cold storage facility

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 6:06 pm

BJP activists held over inflammatory posters

Several BJP activists were arrested by the police from Titagarh area of North 24 Parganas district on Thursday for putting up inflammatory posters against CPM leader Kanh

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:09 pm

BJP says Trinamool workers hurled bombs at party MLA

The Indian Express 23 Jan 2020 6:03 am

At 87, hes oldest from Kol to have angioplasty

An 87-year-old man underwent a successful angioplasty at a city hospital last week, making him probably the oldest Kolkata resident to go through the procedure that invol

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 6:00 am

WB: Two cops held over missing Lalgarh arms

Two policemen, including a sub-inspector, have been arrested along with two villagers after 18 single-barrel guns went missing from the armoury of Lalgarh police station

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 6:00 am

Kolkata book fair to take green steps

The Indian Express 23 Jan 2020 5:47 am

Heroin route: UP to Bangladesh via Kolkata

The special task force of Kolkata Police, probing into the heroin haul worth Rs 105 crore in the international grey market, found that the contraband was to reach the cit

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:34 am

Kol cops to visit Raj to probe biometry theft

The cyber cell of Kolkata Police, which had received a court order to probe the alleged misuse of a housewifes biometric identity in Rajasthan, is now readying a team to

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:27 am

2 dead, 9 injured in 5 accidents in 8 hours

A couple in their early 30s died and nine others were injured in five accidents that took place in the city over a span of eight hours from late Tuesday evening to Wednes

The Times of India 23 Jan 2020 4:27 am