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First AC bus stop in Kolkata to open next week

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:50

Residents of this eastern metropolis will get a breather in the sweltering heat at Kolkata`s first air-conditioned bus stop, slated to be inaugurated next week, a municipal official said Friday.

One killed as balcony falls on him in WB

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:13

A 30-year-old youth was killed when the part of a balcony of a three-storeyed dilapidated building collapsed on him in the northern part of the city today.

SpiceJet to launch Kathmandu-Kolkata flight next month

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:02

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet Friday said it will launch a flight service from Kolkata to Kathmandu, connecting West Bengal's tourist hotspot Bagdogra, from next month.

Minor fire in NRS Hospital in Kolkata

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:56

A minor fire caused a scare in the state-run NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata.

Bengal celebrates Jyoti Basu`s birth centenary

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:57

West Bengal Tuesday celebrated the birth centenary of Jyoti Basu - one of the most revered Indian politicians and the state`s former chief minister - with blood donation camps, seminars and cultural programmes.

Somnath Chatterjee will be discharged soon: Doctor

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:29

Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who was admitted to a private nursing home after suffering a cerebral stroke, will be discharged soon, a doctor said Tuesday.

WB Governor Narayanan demits office, leaves for Chennai

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:34

West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Friday demitted office and left for Chennai along with his wife Padmini.

Smriti Irani to visit Kolkata, meet Mamata Banerjee today

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 11:07

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani will visit Kolkata to attend the annual convocation of the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University.

IM operative held in Kolkata, remanded in custody

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 22:56

A Bangladeshi national, suspected to be an Indian Mujahideen operative and involved in the 2010 German Bakery blast in Pune, was arrested and sent to police custody.

Ladakh expedition on a rickshaw

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:06

A rickshaw `walla` has set out on a daring 3,000-km expedition from Kolkata to the famous Khardung La pass in Ladakh, which has one of the world`s highest motorable road.

Bengal Police arrests IM terrorist allegedly involved in 2010 German Bakery blast

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 08:23

West Bengal Police on Thursday arrested an Indian Mujahideen terrorist suspected to have been involved in the 2010 German Bakery blast.

Crack noticed in track in Kolkata, Metro Rail service affected

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 23:58

Train services in Kolkata Metro were affected on Wednesday night for an hour after a crack was noticed in the rail track in one station, Metro Rail officials said.