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J'khand win by 42 runs against Saurashtra in poor scoring Vijay Hazare Trophy at Eden Gardens

Kolkata | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

In a poor scoring Vijay Hazare Trophy in Group D match, Jharkhand won by 42 runs after scoring 125 and then bowled out the rivals in 83 within 25.1 overs in the 50-over play at Eden Gardens here tod

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Coal India production grows 2.3% in April-February

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 9:15:06 PM IST

Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Wednesday reported that its coal production grew by 2.3 percent to 488.06 million tonnes (mt) during April to February period in the current fiscal as compared to 477.31 mt pro

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Trinamool to field former Bengal Power Minister for Rajya Sabha

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:06 PM IST

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Wednesday nominated former state Power Minister Manish Gupta as its candidate for only vacant Rajya Sabha seat in the state up for the March 17 election.

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Burrabazar fire now under control, firemen trying to fully douse it

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 10:45:05 PM IST

Two days after it broke out, the fire that gutted a three-storied building in city's commercial hub Burrabazar was under control, but firemen were still on the job to put out the smoulders in some poc

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Bengal Govt puts emphasis on Green City Mission

Kolkata | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

After Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's special emphasis on increasing the green cover across the cities in the state, the Urban Development department has decided to spend Rs 650 crore to ensure th

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Japanese Forest at Newtown's Eco Park

Kolkata | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

A new feather has been added to Newtown's Eco Park – a Japanese Forest. Eco Park, renamed as ''Prakriti Tirtha'' by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, is the most sought after tourist destinati

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''Sangraha'' opened to public

Kolkata | Wednesday, Mar 1 2017 IST

''Sangraha'', a collection of handicrafts curated from award-winning Durga Puja pandals last year has been opened to public Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The Chief Minister has also initiated t

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Roopa Ganguly warns people trying to slap 'detestable charges' on her

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST

Accusing the West Bengal government of "sleeping" while the child trafficking racket was active for so long, actor-turned-BJP MP Roopa Ganguly on Wednesday said those who are putting such "detestable

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India can bring down cost for breast cancer detection: US scientist

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST

American genome expert Mary-Claire King, whose work resulted in the identification of the breast cancer gene BRCA1 and transformed the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, on Tuesday expressed fait

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Amazon India sees consumables as growth driver

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST

Online retail giant Amazon India expects the consumables category to be the growth driver in future for the retailer, a top company official said on Tuesday.

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Jeje hat-trick gives Mohun Bagan a qualification for Group E of AFC Cup

Kolkata | Tuesday, Feb 28 2017 IST

Hat-trick from Jeje Lalpekhlua powered Mohun Bagan to qualify for Group E of AFC Cup after they defeated Club Valencia frfom Maldivis by 4-1 (aggregate 5-2) in the second leg match at Rabindra Sarob

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AFC Cup: Mohun Bagan reach group stage with 4-1 win over Valencia

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 9:15:06 PM IST

Jeje Lalpekhlua fired a brace to propel city football giants Mohun Bagan to the AFC Cup group stage with an emphatic 4-1 win over Maldives' Club Valencia in the second leg of their South Zone play-off

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