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My target is to win I-League with East Bengal: Katsumi

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

East Bengal's new Japanese recruit Yusa Katsumi said on Wednesday he wants to end the city football giants' title drought in the I-League, while downplaying the importance of winning against his form

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ED quizzes former Bengal Minister in Narada, Saradha cases

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday quizzed former West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra in connection with the Narada sting case and Saradha ponzi scam.

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Engineering student drowns in Kolkata pond

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 4:15:06 PM IST

An engineering student on Wednesday drowned while bathing in a pond in Kolkata, police said.

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31 dead, over 14,500 dengue cases reported in Bengal

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

The West Bengal government on Wednesday said as many as 31 people have died of dengue in the state while more than 14,500 have tested positive this year.

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Now, a mobile phone-mounted device for quick malaria detection

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST

A mobile phone mounted with a super-cheap paper microscope can detect presence of malarial parasites in the blood in 10 seconds, says an Indian researchers' team, which has developed a system that arc

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#metoo campaign: Kolkata Police 'stand by sexual harassment victims'

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

Reiterating their commitment to help the victims of sexual harassment, Kolkata Police said they are perturbed by the number of women joining the international #metoo campaign that has taken the social

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South Indian, NE fermented foods can address mineral deficiency

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST

South Indian foods based on fermentation and as well recipes from northeast India are excellent for absorption of minerals like zinc and iron and can address mineral deficiency, experts say.

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It's been a pleasure playing in front of amazing Kolkata crowd: Sancho

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST

Soon after leaving the England U-17 squad for club commitments, star attacking midfielder Jadon Sancho said it was a "pleasure" playing at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in front of big crowds at the Vivekan

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'U-17 World Cup a great opportunity for India'

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST

Despite his friends in India telling him football will never topple cricket and become the country's top sport, Alan Shearer, the all-time leading goal-scorer in the English Premier League (EPL), beli

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Housing demand remains subdued, affordable segment to drive future growth

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST

Notwithstanding the implementation of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA), and the Goods and Services Tax (GST), demand in the residential markets across cities remains slugg

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SRFTI students protest against 'dictatorial attitude'

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST

The students body at the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) on Tuesday launched a protest against imposition of "draconian rules" and "threats of expulsion" every other day.

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Bengal to become self-reliant in onion production in five years

Kolkata | Tuesday, Oct 17 2017 IST

Within the next five years, Bengal would become self-reliant in the production of onion. This is the result of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's special attention on the agriculture sector, one o

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