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Pity India doesn't have Satyajit Ray's kind of cinema anymore: Majid Majidi

Pity India doesn't have Satyajit Ray's kind of cinema anymore: Majid Majidi

Known for masterpieces like "Children of Heaven", "The Colour of Paradise" and "Baran", Majidi's trademark lies in telling stories about young, underprivileged adults. 

Apr 16, 2018, 19:28 PM IST
Santosh Trophy: Kerala beat defending champions Bengal to bag sixth title

Santosh Trophy: Kerala beat defending champions Bengal to bag sixth title

Kerala beat defending champions Bengal 4-2 in tie-breaker after the final ended 2-2 in extra time to win the 72nd edition of the Santosh Trophy football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuvabharati Krirangan on Sunday.

Apr 01, 2018, 19:07 PM IST
Bengal face Kerala in Santosh Trophy final after win over Karnataka

Bengal face Kerala in Santosh Trophy final after win over Karnataka

Defending champions Bengal will vie for a record 33rd title after setting up a summit clash with Kerala, following their 2-0 win over Karnataka in the semifinals of the 72nd Santosh Trophy on Friday.

Mar 30, 2018, 18:43 PM IST
Santosh Trophy: Karnataka beat Mizoram, set up semifinal clash against Bengal

Santosh Trophy: Karnataka beat Mizoram, set up semifinal clash against Bengal

In the semi-finals slated for March 30, Mizoram will face group A toppers Kerala at the Mohun Bagan ground, while Karnataka will lock horns with hosts Bengal at the Howrah Maidan.

Mar 28, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
Kerala edge Bengal to make Santosh Trophy semis

Kerala edge Bengal to make Santosh Trophy semis

Both the teams missed a flurry of opportunities and the winning goal came only in the 90th minute when Rahul received a cross from Jithin M S from the right flank before pushing the ball into the net.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:48 PM IST
Santosh Trophy: Bengal blank Manipur; Kerala wallop Chandigarh

Santosh Trophy: Bengal blank Manipur; Kerala wallop Chandigarh

Bengal began their title defence with a 3-0 blanking of Manipur, while Kerala hammered Chandigarh 5-1 on the opening day of the national football championship on Monday -- the 72nd Santosh Trophy.

Mar 19, 2018, 20:44 PM IST

Headlines: BJP will now form government in Karnataka, Kerala, Bengal, Odisha, says CM Yogi

After BJP registered its remarkably victory in Tripura, Uttar Pradesh's CM Yogi Adityanath said that BJP will now form government in Karnataka, Kerala, Bengal and Odisha.

Mar 04, 2018, 13:36 PM IST
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Manoj Tiwary wins it for Bengal, helps Delhi enter quarterfinals

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Manoj Tiwary wins it for Bengal, helps Delhi enter quarterfinals

Delhi got a fresh lease of life as they qualified for the Vijay Hazare Trophy quarterfinals after Manoj Tiwary's unbeaten 104 helped Bengal beat Himachal Pradesh (HP) by six wickets in a Group B encounter here on Saturday.

Feb 17, 2018, 20:32 PM IST
Delhi thrash Bengal by 89 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Delhi thrash Bengal by 89 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Opener Unmukt Chand was back among the runs with a knock of 90 as Delhi thrashed Bengal by 89 runs to continue their winning streak in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. 

Feb 11, 2018, 19:09 PM IST
Bengal government plans 200 modern vessels for ferry service

Bengal government plans 200 modern vessels for ferry service

  West Bengal has placed an order for 200 new modern vessels equipped with safety amenities and double engines to strengthen ferry services in the state, Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari said today.

Feb 07, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Bypolls to 3 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan, Bengal on January 29

Bypolls to 3 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan, Bengal on January 29

Notifications will be issued on January 3 for the bypolls to the Alwar and Ajmer seats in Rajasthan and the Uluberia seat in West Bengal.

Dec 28, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 3: Delhi thrash Bengal to reach finals

Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 3: Delhi thrash Bengal to reach finals

After conceding a crucial 112-run lead in the first innings, Bengal were off to a forgettable start losing their top five wickets for mere 44 runs on the board. Vice-captain Sudip Chatterjee (21), skipper Manoj Tiwary (14) and stumper Shreevats Goswami (17) managed to get the starts but failed to convert when the team needed the most even as Bengal lost their remaining five wickets within a span of 42 runs.

Dec 19, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 2: Gautam Gambhir seizes control for Delhi vs Bengal

Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 2: Gautam Gambhir seizes control for Delhi vs Bengal

With Bengal scoring a below par 286 in their first essay, they are sure to concede the first innings lead. The only positive aspect for Bengal was the final session where Delhi scored just 51 runs losing three wickets, including that of Gambhir (127 off 216 balls) off the bowling of Mohammed Shami. Gambhir was an epitome of calmness during his 42nd first-class hundred in the company of Chandela (113 off 192 balls), who is playing only his third first-class match.

Dec 18, 2017, 19:45 PM IST
Ranji Trophy: Ankle injury rules out Ishant Sharma for Delhi's semifinal against Bengal

Ranji Trophy: Ankle injury rules out Ishant Sharma for Delhi's semifinal against Bengal

The Delhi captain reportedly sustained an ankle niggle during the final Test against Sri Lanka in the capital earlier this month and doesn't want to risk himself before the Test tour of South Africa.

Dec 15, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
Mohammed Shami, Ashok Dinda bowl with nine slip fielders in Ranji Trophy - see pic

Mohammed Shami, Ashok Dinda bowl with nine slip fielders in Ranji Trophy - see pic

In a rarest of rare sights in modern-day cricket, two Indian fast bowlers - Mohammed Shami and Ashok Dinda - operated with nine slip fielders in place in the Ranji Trophy match between Bengal and Chhattisgarh in Raipur. 

Oct 18, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
Forming govt in Bengal is BJP's ultimate goal: Shah

Forming govt in Bengal is BJP's ultimate goal: Shah

Shah said the BJP has seen a lot of growth in recent years, but has not reached its saturation point yet. 

Sep 11, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Bengal flood toll rises to 46 with 7 more deaths

According to an official at the agriculture department, out of 10,82,285 hectares of paddy seedbeds, 1,79,321 hectares were damaged.

 

Aug 01, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Bengal flood situation improves further, toll mounts to 34

Bengal flood situation improves further, toll mounts to 34

The toll, however, rose to 34 since July 21 following the death of three more persons in the state, officials said.

Jul 30, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

ABSU blames Bengal and central govts for Darjeeling crisis

"The outburst of tension in Darjeeling area is nothing but an unwarranted outcome of the autocratic rule of the Bengal government as well as the Centre's utter negligence to the problem," ABSU president Pramod Boro told reporters here.

Jun 17, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

16,000 policemen donate blood to overcome shortage in Bengal

The Chief Minister had earlier urged police personnel and her party Trinamool Congress workers to organise voluntary blood donation camps in the city and across districts to meet the shortage of blood in hospitals.

May 27, 2017, 23:02 PM IST