• Saradha scam: Special court refuses to hear Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea 17 Sep 2019 07:32 Former Kolkata police chief and present ADG CID Rajeev Kumar. (File Photo) A special court in West Bengal’s Barasat Tuesday refused to hear the anticipatory bail plea filed by former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar in connection with the Central …
  • IIT KGP students develop new electric vehicle 17 Sep 2019 07:17 KOLKATA: In a bid to reduce vehicular pollution, a team of 50 students from IIT Kharagpur has developed an electric vehicle. The new green vehicle 'DESHLA', designed and built by the team, is set to pose a strong challenge to the current generation …
  • Veteran Malayalam actor Sathar passes away at 67 17 Sep 2019 07:10 KOCHI: Veteran Kerala actor Sathar passed away on Tuesday at a hospital near here due to prolonged illness, his family said. He was 67. The actor who has acted in more than 300 films, majority of them in Malayalam, was unwell for the past three months. He …
  • Kumar moves special court seeking anticipatory bail 17 Sep 2019 07:07 Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Senior IPS officer and former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday approached a lower court seeking anticipatory bail, but the judge returned the case saying he had no jurisdiction to hear it. Kumar’s counsel raised the matter in …
  • Ex-Kolkata top cop again ignores CBI summons 17 Sep 2019 07:07 Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Senior IPS officer and former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar on Tuesday again failed to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its probe into the Saradha Chit fund scam case, official sources said. The …
  • Red Knights edge Wheeling Central 17 Sep 2019 07:06 WHEELING — The Toronto volleyball team defeated Wheeling Central in five sets on Monday, 24-26, 25-19, 18-25, 25-23, 15-9. Maddie Anderson had 12 kills, Taylie Taylor had 37 digs and Madison Sapp had seven aces. The Red Knights are at Brooke tonight. …
  • Bangladesh, Agartala and Kolkata liver specialists to remember Bangabandhu in a ‘unique’ way 17 Sep 2019 07:01 The year-long official celebration of the Bangladesh’s founding father’s centennial birth anniversary will begin on Mar 17, 2020. The Forum for the Study of the Liver, West Bengal Liver Foundation and Hepatitis Foundation of Tripura will jointly organise a …
  • Special court refuses to hear Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea 17 Sep 2019 06:39 Kolkata: Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar moved a special court in Barasat on Tuesday, seeking anticipatory bail in connection with a CBI notice to him for appearing before it in the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam. But the special court …
  • Mamata Banerjee wishes PM Modi on his birthday ahead of meet 17 Sep 2019 06:26 Since the Lok Sabha elections, this will be the first meeting between PM Modi and Banerjee. Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday morning wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 67th birthday, a day before she is scheduled to …
  • Police on toes after festive-month fatalities cross fog-season numbers in Kolkata 17 Sep 2019 06:25
  • 123, ready, steady, go: Kolkata cops set KMC Mahalaya roads deadline 17 Sep 2019 06:25
  • Kolkata: Chased by Alsatians, child faints; two arrested 17 Sep 2019 06:25
  • ‘Chandrayaan II’ to light up Kolkata's Sreebhumi Puja pandal 17 Sep 2019 06:24
  • Coal India, SCCL workers plan strike on September 24 17 Sep 2019 06:21 KOLKATA: Workmen at Coal India (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) are likely to go on a one-day strike on September 24 after the Centre and staff unions failed to reach common ground during talks held over the weekend. Staff members want …
  • Simon Katich formalised as list management consultant with Perth Scorchers 17 Sep 2019 05:05 Perth Scorchers have formally appointed former captain Simon Katich in a strategic list management and mentoring role, as part of their revamp of the list and coaching staff ahead of Big Bash League 2019-20. Katich, who was recently appointed as the head …
  • Qatar draw an important milestone in Indian football 17 Sep 2019 05:01 New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In his first press conference in New Delhi after being announced as the head coach of the Indian men’s football team, Croatian Igor Stimac said that apart from seeing better tactical awareness from his players, he wants to see “ …
  • India’s goalless draw against Qatar raises hopes 17 Sep 2019 05:01 Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) The least fans expected was a narrow-margin defeat, and that would have been progress in the right direction for Indian football, when they came up against reigning Asian champions Qatar in a Group E second round World Cup qualifier …
  • LIC Assistant Recruitment 2019 process for 8500 posts begins @licindia.in 17 Sep 2019 04:50 Sl No. Zone Division State Phase-I: Preliminary Examination / Phase-II : Main Examination : 1 CENTRAL ZONE Bhopal Madhya Pradesh BHOPAL 2 CENTRAL ZONE Bilaspur Chhattisgarh BILASPUR (CHHATTISGARH) 3 CENTRAL ZONE GWALIOR Madhya Pradesh GWALIOR 4 CENTRAL …
  • India at home is a dangerous team: Ganguly 17 Sep 2019 04:41 'India are favourites. They are very hard to beat at home' IMAGE: India are very hard to beat at home, said Ganguly. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter As South Africa is touring India for a T20I and Test series, former cricketer Sourav Ganguly has …
  • So much a part,but still apart 17 Sep 2019 04:07 Express News Service HYDERABAD: Renowned deaf-blind political activist Helen Keller had said: “Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.” Echoing the same optimism and hope, a …
  • Memories with Mel: US Open 17 Sep 2019 03:20 Back in 1983, I was in my heyday as I enjoyed one of my best years on the pro tour. I had advanced to the finals of the Monte Carlo Open (but lost) and the semifinals in Gstaad, Switzerland and the U.S. Clay Courts in Indianapolis. In the 1983 U.S. Open, …
  • India firm favourites against South Africa, feels Sourav Ganguly 17 Sep 2019 03:17 Kolkata: Terming India a dangerous side at home, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday said they start firm favourites to win the contests against South Africa. "India are favourites. India at home is a dangerous team. They are very hard to beat and …
  • Ex-Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar fails to turn up at CBI office 17 Sep 2019 03:15
  • Kolkata: Rajeev Kumar skips second date with CBI 17 Sep 2019 03:15
  • MeitY, DPIIT urge lower GST on ACs, high-end TVs 17 Sep 2019 03:11 KOLKATA: The ministry of electronics and IT and the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) have pushed for reduction of goods and services tax (GST) on largescreen LED televisions and airconditioners to 18% from 28% to revive …
  • Huge cache of arms, ammunition seized in Bengal 17 Sep 2019 02:43 Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Police have recovered huge quantity of firearms, ammunition, fake Indian currency notes and arms manufacturing equipment from two West Bengal districts, officers said on Tuesday. An arms supply racket was busted at Farakka of …
  • Delhi Confidential: PM Meet On Agenda 17 Sep 2019 01:37 Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who arrives in Delhi on Tuesday on a three-day visit, is slated to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday on “development issues” of the state. The visit comes at a time of tension between …
  • Bees ‘ambush’ Agartala-bound plane in Kolkata, force 90 minutes delay 17 Sep 2019 01:35
  • Kolkata: Rajeev Kumar skips 2nd date with CBI 17 Sep 2019 01:34
  • Why Bollywood is leaving Mumbai's Film City 17 Sep 2019 00:35 City Limits : Spotlight on stories beyond the news Several factors are compelling Bollywood to look beyond Mumbai to make its movies Mumbai’s connection with movies dates back more than 100 years to Raja Harishchandra (1913), the first film made in India. …
  • Calgary's top restaurants voluntarily open recipe file in new book 17 Sep 2019 00:33 Two Calgary authors have managed to pry open the secret, coveted recipe files of dozens of the city's top restaurants and pubs. OK, that's veering into fake news territory. Gail Norton says the chefs of some 40 eating establishments handed them …
  • Politics, verbal duel hot up again over NRC 17 Sep 2019 00:12 The fortnight after the August 31 publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has seen politics over the issue hotting up in neighbouring West Bengal, and the war of words between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Mamata Banerjee- …
  • Camera cos chalk out plans to take on smartphone impact 16 Sep 2019 23:56 Kolkata: For Bengalis, trips are usually incomplete without a camera. And with the advent of high-resolution cameras and top-notch smartphones, the options just keep getting bigger and better. That, however, has hit the sales of one-time quintessential …
  • VLCC eyes inorganic growth, in talks with 3-4 wellness players 16 Sep 2019 23:56 Kolkata: Leading Indian beauty and wellness chain VLCC is looking to acquire one or two big players in its domain and is in talks with three to four such companies over the last few months. Talking to TOI on the sidelines of VLCC Transformation Show here …
  • Swarm of bees delays flight for four hours after attacking ground staff 16 Sep 2019 22:33 Swarm of bees delays flight for four hours after landing on cockpit window and attacking ground staff Airport ground staff are attacked by a swarm of bees which landed on a plane  The flight from Kolkata to Agartala in India was delayed for almost four …
  • Saradha Chit Fund Probe: No trace of Rajeev Kumar, CBI seeks his info from Bengal govt 16 Sep 2019 22:26 The 1989-batch IPS officer did not turn up before the CBI. (Express file photo) A team from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday visited the state secretariat, Nabanna, in Howrah and gave two letters to Chief Secretary and Home Secretary …
  • West Bengal BJP’s Puja outreach: 3,000 book stalls, over 100 medical camps 16 Sep 2019 22:26 State BJP general secretary Pratap Banerjee said last year the party had set up about 1,200 book stalls outside puja pandals in and around Kolkata. (Express File Photo) In a bid to reach out to people, the BJP has decided to set up around 3,000 book stalls …
  • East-West Metro Project: To rehabilitate Bowbazar traders, KMRCL begins allotting shops 16 Sep 2019 22:26 Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) workers protest against Metro authorities in Kolkata on Monday. (Express Photo by Partha Paul) After giving compensation to nearly 100 affected families of Bowbazar area and identifying buildings that need to be …
  • Olympian Nadia Comaneci helps young Indian duo with viral video score gymnastics scholarships 16 Sep 2019 22:15 Twitter/@nadiacomaneci10 Twitter/@nadiacomaneci10(KOLKATA, India) — Two children from India, have been promised gymnastics scholarships from the Sports Authority of India after a video of them doing cartwheels and flips on their way to school went …
  • Opposition leaders condemn PSA move against NC chief Farooq Abdullah 16 Sep 2019 22:11 Farooq Abdullah in Kolkata on Friday. (Express photo Partha Paul) The Congress on Monday condemned the invoking of PSA against Farooq Abdullah, with Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad saying it is the country’s “misfortune” that leaders …
  • Mamata Banerjee heads to Delhi, may meet Modi 16 Sep 2019 22:11 Mamata is likely to discuss administrative issues with the PM at the meeting, sources said. (File Photo) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Wednesday, sources in the state secretariat said …
  • When Amitav Ghosh Found Climate Change to be Stranger Than Fiction 16 Sep 2019 22:04 How do you capture the realities of climate change in a novel — not just its causes and symptoms, but the ever-changing, ever-weirder ways it is manifesting, within the conventional framework of a story with a beginning, middle and end? Answering that …
  • 'Should Become Bangladesh PM'- BJP MLA Targets Mamata Banerjee for Opposing NRC 16 Sep 2019 22:04 New Delhi: A BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh targeted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday over the issue of National Register of Citizens (NRC), saying if she wants to let Bangladeshi-origin people stay in the state then she should become the …
  • Bangladesh eyes Teesta share - Kolkata News s of India 16 Sep 2019 22:04
  • World-class Chhetri worries Bangladesh 16 Sep 2019 22:04 Sunil Chhetri. That’s the name working overtime on the minds of Bangladesh national team coach Jamie Day and his assistant Mohammad Masud Parvez Kaisar. Bangladesh play India in a World Cup qualifier on October 15 at the Salt Lake Stadium. “We know Chhetri …
  • Anumol’s soulful, enriching journey 16 Sep 2019 20:09 Two days ago, Anumol shared a photo on her social media handle where she, draped in saree and wearing a spectacle, is seen immersed in reading. Unveiling the first-look poster of her first Bengali film Walking Over Water, directed by National Award-winning …
  • Antibiotic resistance key area for US-India ties: Juster 16 Sep 2019 20:01 Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Describing antibiotic resistance as one of the most important global health issues, a US envoy on Monday said it was a key area for US-India collaboration. “Antibiotic resistance is one of the most important global health issues of …
  • US envoy discusses defence cooperation with Eastern Army Commander 16 Sep 2019 19:59 Kolkata [India], Sept 16 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster on Monday called on Eastern Army Commander Lt General Anil Chouhan at Fort William here and discussed ways to strengthen defence cooperation between the two countries. "HE Mr …
  • India at home is a dangerous team: Sourav Ganguly 16 Sep 2019 19:45 Kolkata [India], Sept 16 (ANI): As South Africa is touring India for a T20I and Test series, former cricketer Sourav Ganguly has termed the 'Men in Blue' as favourites, saying that they are a dangerous team at home. "India are favourites. …
  • Thief Cooks, Eats Before Stealing House in India 16 Sep 2019 19:41 Instead of a hurried burglary, one thief calmly broke into a house, cooked and ate a hot meal, slept on the bed before decamping with Rs 48,000 and gold jewellery.   The burglary took place at a small house owned by a widow in Kolkata, India, who said the …
  • Tabibul Islam Babu turns 75 16 Sep 2019 18:45 Today marks the 75th birth anniversary of seasoned theatre actor and director Tabibul Islam Babu. He is the founder of the theatre company, Natyajon, which began its journey in 1997. Babu is a theatre activist who closely witnessed the evolution of …
  • US ambassador meets Eastern Army commander in Kolkata 16 Sep 2019 18:24
  • IITs in Delhi, Mumbai churn out most tech entrepreneurs 16 Sep 2019 18:17 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in Delhi and Bombay have produced the highest number of technology entrepreneurs in the country over the past two decades, finds a new study. Four engineering colleges—IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Kharagpur and BITS …
  • IIT graduates lead the way in mental health care 16 Sep 2019 18:13 Kolkata: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) graduates are known to have founded the highest number of billion-dollar startups in India. However, what is less well-known is that some IIT graduates are also leading the way in the mental health space. …
  • CBI seeks Bengal govt’s help to grill IPS officer Kumar 16 Sep 2019 17:22 Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday sought the West Bengal government’s help to grill senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam. In letters to Chief Secretary Malay Dey and Home …
  • Kohli best, but Smith’s record speaks for itself: Ganguly 16 Sep 2019 17:22 Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday did not want to compare Steve Smith and Virat Kohli, stressing that the India captain is still the best in the world but Smith’s records speak for itself. Former Australia skipper Smith …
  • DGCA issues rules for alcohol testing of airside workers 16 Sep 2019 16:24 NEW DELHI: Aviation regulator DGCA on Monday issued rules for breathanalyser test which will be conducted at all airports by year end for airside workers, including those handling aircraft maintenance, air traffic control (ATC) and ground handling services …
  • Allahabad Bank board approves merger with Indian Bank 16 Sep 2019 16:24 KOLKATA: The board of Allahabad Bank on Monday approved the merger proposal with Indian Bank, making the amalgamated entity the seventh largest public sector lender of the country. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had on August 30 announced the …
  • How long should your phone ring, asks Trai 16 Sep 2019 16:24 Kolkata: How long should a phone ring before a disconnection? That’s the focus of the sector regulator's latest consultation paper, wherein the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has sought views on the maximum call ringing time permissible …
  • Don’t meddle with assets, Calcutta HC tells entities belonging to Williamson Magor group 16 Sep 2019 15:54 The Calcutta High Court has passed an ad-interim order of injunction restraining Williamson Magor Group companies including Eveready Industries, McLeod Russel and Williamson Magor & Co Ltd from transferring, alienating or encumbering any of their …
  • Testing Expectations vs. Reality: How Priorities Evolve with DevOps Transformation 16 Sep 2019 15:24 Country (select) UNITED STATES AFGHANISTAN ÅLAND ISLANDS ALBANIA ALGERIA AMERICAN SAMOA ANDORRA ANGOLA ANGUILLA ANTARCTICA ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ARGENTINA ARMENIA ARUBA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA AZERBAIJAN BAHAMAS BAHRAIN BANGLADESH BARBADOS BELARUS BELGIUM BELIZE …
  • Air India flight delayed after swarm of bees lands on cockpit window 16 Sep 2019 15:24 An Air India flight was delayed on Sunday when a swarm of honey bees landed on the cockpit window, causing chaos before take-off.  The pilots noticed the bees as the plane was due to leave the city of Kolkata for Agartala with 136 passengers and crew on …
  • Jindal Stainless Foundation, Delhi Golf Club team up to popularise sport 16 Sep 2019 15:10 KOLKATA: Jindal Stainless Foundation (JSF) on Monday announced its association with Delhi Golf Club (DGC) - one of India’s oldest golf clubs - to facilitate mainstreaming and adoption of golf, which is now an Olympic sport. The JSF grant will be used for …
  • VFS loan book crosses Rs 1,000 crore in FY19 16 Sep 2019 15:09 Kolkata: The loan book size of Village Financial Services (VFS) Ltd crossed Rs 1,000 crore in the last fiscal year ending March 2019, witnessing a growth of 43 per cent, the micro-finance institution said on Monday. The loan portfolio rose to Rs 1,057.12 …
  • Warehousing Market in India – Segmented By Product, Trends, and Forecast To 2023 16 Sep 2019 14:43 Sep 16, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- India warehousing market A warehouse consolidates products from multiple sourcing locations, provides cross-docking facilities to retail distributors, acts as a sorting center for customer deliveries, and an assembly …
  • India water purifier market:Share, industry Trends, Development, Revenue, Demand and Forecast to 2023 16 Sep 2019 14:43 Sep 16, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- India water purifier market Water purifiers are no longer considered to be consumer durables limited to affluent households. Increasing awareness coupled with lower prices have increased the penetration of water purifiers …
  • Celebs remember Uttam Kumar on his 93rd birth anniversary 16 Sep 2019 14:35 The who’s who of Bengal’s entertainment industry attended the 93rd birth anniversary celebration of matinee idol Uttam Kumar, which was held ... Read More The who’s who of Bengal’s entertainment industry attended the 93rd birth anniversary celebration of …
  • PM Modi to meet Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday; administrative reforms to be discussed 16 Sep 2019 14:22 The meeting is significant as it will be held at a time when several leaders of the ruling TMC and Rajeev Kumar are under CBI scanner. Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national …
  • Mamata Banerjee to meet PM Modi, BJP calls it bid to save herself from CBI 16 Sep 2019 14:05 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (File) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi Wednesday, state secretariat sources confirmed. The state BJP was quick to …
  • Agartala-bound AI flight delayed after bees enter cockpit 16 Sep 2019 13:42 Kolkata: In a bizarre incident, an Air India (AI) flight bound to Agartala in Tripura was delayed for around an hour after a swarm of bees engulfed the airfield site and entered the plane’s cockpit at the Kolkata airport. The incident took place on Sunday …
  • Siesta for the heart: Afternoon nap can impact c... 16 Sep 2019 13:39 WASHINGTON D.C.: We often see people taking naps or dozing off during the daytime. A new study claims that it not only re-energizes you but also protects your heart. Probably now you can easily defend your siesta in office! The impact of napping on heart …
  • Armies of India, Thailand commence joint exercise in Meghalaya 16 Sep 2019 13:29 SHILLONG/KOLKATA: The Indian Army and the Royal Thailand Army commenced a joint exercise at Umroi in Meghalaya on Monday, Defence officials said. The aim of the exercise is joint training of troops in counter-terrorism operations in both jungle terrain …
  • Mamata-Modi meet likely on Wednesday 16 Sep 2019 13:26 Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi tentatively on Wednesday to discuss the state’s pending central grants and other demands, sources said here on Monday. Banerjee would be …
  • Lenders of micro loans to follow a responsibility code 16 Sep 2019 12:45 KOLKATA: Lenders engaged in micro lending including large banks such as IndusInd and Kotak Mahindra have come together to safeguard their loan asset by preventing over-leveraging of micro borrowers. A common ‘Code for Responsible Lending’ has been unveiled …
  • Asian Paints inks pact with Mahindra Logistics 16 Sep 2019 12:45 KOLKATA: Leading paint company Asian Paints has entered into an agreement with Mahindra Logistics to strengthen its supply-chain in Eastern India. According to a media release, Mahindra Logistics will be handling the regional distribution centre measuring …
  • Market Wrap, Sept 16: Sensex sheds 262 pts; Nifty ends at 11,004 16 Sep 2019 12:43 Equity market ended in the negative territory on Monday as oil prices surged the most in 28 years in the intra-day trade following attacks on key oil producer Saudi Arabia’s crude facilities over the weekend. Counters such as oil marketing companies (OMCs …
  • MF Husain’s serigraph artworks to be released online on his 104th birth anniversary 16 Sep 2019 11:51 An exclusive collection of serigraphs depicting his life and works including Paris Suite, Mahabharata Series, Ganesha Series, Theorama Series and Hardcover Books will be showcased online. (Source: File Photo) On late artist Maqbool Fida Husain, better …
  • Mamata Banerjee to meet PM Modi on Wednesday 16 Sep 2019 11:43 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (File) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi Wednesday, state secretariat sources confirmed. The meeting comes at a time when …
  • Thief cooks, eats before decamping with cash, gold in India 16 Sep 2019 11:27 The thief also exchanged a low-watt bulb in the bedroom with a powerful one from another room. Instead of a hurried burglary, one thief calmly broke into a house, cooked and ate a hot meal, slept on the bed before decamping with Rs 48,000 and gold …
  • Mamata likely to meet Modi in Delhi on Wednesday 16 Sep 2019 11:22 Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital on Wednesday, state secretariat sources confirmed on Monday. Banerjee will be leaving for New Delhi on Tuesday, the sources said. The …
  • UGC Paramarsh: Mentor institutes to get Rs 30 lakh for training 800 mentees 16 Sep 2019 10:48 The 167 mentor institutes picked under the scheme will receive Rs 30 lakh to plan and implement quality improvement processes Under the recently introduced Paramarsh scheme, the UGC has approved as many as 167 mentors and 800 mentee institutes. The mentors …
  • Saradha scam: Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar fails to turn up at CBI office 16 Sep 2019 10:33 By PTI KOLKATA: Former Kolkata police commissioner- Rajeev Kumar- failed to turn up at the CBI office here on Monday to face interrogation in connection with the Saradha scam. The CBI had directed Kumar to appear before its officials by 2 pm Monday, but he …
  • This Gujarat Restaurant Will Hold India's First "Fart Competition" 16 Sep 2019 10:23 India's first fart competition is all set to be held in Surat. The thought of a ''fart competition'' might raise a stink, quite literally, but a restaurant in Gujarat''s Surat is going ahead with one on September 22, and 200 …
  • MARKET LIVE: Sensex dips 300 pts, Nifty below 11k; autos, PSBs top drags 16 Sep 2019 10:22 Equity markets ended with over half a per cent cuts on Monday as oil prices surged the most in 28 years in the intra-day trade following attacks on key oil producer Saudi Arabia’s crude facilities over the weekend. Counters such as oil marketing companies …
  • Appear before 2 pm: CBI summons Kolkata ex-top cop Rajiv Kumar 16 Sep 2019 09:00 New Delhi: After denying his request of granting more time to appear for questioning, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) summoned former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajiv Kumar to appear before it at Salt Lake CGO complex at 2 pm on Monday. Earlier, …
  • Bees on plane, Air India flight carrying Bangladesh minister delayed 16 Sep 2019 08:52 The bees were detected on Sunday morning when the plane’s cabin crew was trying to open the door to allow members of a delegation from Bangladesh to get off, reports The Telegraph, a Kolkata based newspaper. The flight could take off after fire tenders …
  • Angry bees delay Air India flight with 136... 16 Sep 2019 08:23 The insects landed on the window just before the plane was due to leave. An Air India flight was delayed by several hours after a swarm of bees landed on the cockpit window, attacking ground staff when they tried to remove them, officials said. The insects …
  • Eveready Industries hits over 5-year low, stock tanks 75% in eight months 16 Sep 2019 08:15 Shares of Eveready Industries hit an over five-year low of Rs 57, down 5 per cent on the BSE on Monday after the company announced that Calcutta High Court has restrained from transferring, alienating or encumbering any of its assets till the application …
  • Kolkata metro mishap: Date set for return of first batch of evacuees 16 Sep 2019 08:09
  • Recover tree concrete demolition cost from firms: Calcutta high court 16 Sep 2019 08:09 TimesViewA start has been made and that should be lauded. It is now imperative to complete the unfinished work as soon as possible. Lessons need to be learnt from this episode; it does not pay to constrict or tinker with nature.
  • BCCI accepts Karthik's apology, matter closed! 16 Sep 2019 07:59 IMAGE: His contract bars him from being associated with any private league. Photograph: BCCI The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Monday, accepted Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik's unconditional apology for violating a clause …
  • CBI at West Bengal secretariat, seeks to know about Rajeev Kumar 16 Sep 2019 07:58 KOLKATA: CBI officials on Monday went to the state secretariat and delivered letters for the chief secretary and home secretary in connection with former city police commissioner Rajeev Kumar not appearing before the agency for the ongoing probe into the …
  • CBI summons ex Kolkata Commissioner again for questioning 16 Sep 2019 07:56 Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Two days after senior IPS officer and ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar sent an email to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Saradha scam probe seeking more time, the investigative agency again summoned him …
  • Buzz off! Angry bees delay Air India flight 16 Sep 2019 07:54 NEW DELHI: An Air India flight was delayed by several hours after a swarm of bees landed on the cockpit window, attacking ground staff when they tried to remove them, officials said. The insects landed on the window just before the plane was due to leave …