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Fire breaks out at under-construction skyscraper 'The 42' in Kolkata

Fire breaks out at under-construction skyscraper 'The 42' in Kolkata

Fire breaks out at 'The 42', an under-construction skyscraper in Kolkata. Three fire tenders rushed to the spot. No casualties or loss to property reported yet.

 

Nov 17, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
West Bengal to observe 'Rosogolla Day' on Nov 14

West Bengal to observe 'Rosogolla Day' on Nov 14

West Bengal government decided to observe 'Rosogolla Day' on November 14, to commemorate the first anniversary of the state's famous sweet getting Geographical Indication (GI) tag as 'Bengal's Rosogolla', an official said on Wednesday.

Nov 07, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
India vs West Indies 1st T20: India beat West Indies by 5 wickets to take 1-0 series lead

India vs West Indies 1st T20: India beat West Indies by 5 wickets to take 1-0 series lead

The first T20 at Kolkata turned out to be a thriller after the West Indies were dismissed for a score of just 109. India recorded a nervy five-wicket win on the back of a 34 ball 31 by Dinesh Karthik. 

Nov 04, 2018, 18:30 PM IST
Celina Jaitly returns to Bollywood

Celina Jaitly returns to Bollywood

The film will also star debutant Azhar Khan as male protagonist.
 

Oct 25, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
Kolkata Metro records highest-ever footfall in 34 years on sixth day of Durga Puja

Kolkata Metro records highest-ever footfall in 34 years on sixth day of Durga Puja

The Kolkata Metro has recorded its highest-ever footfall of more than nine lakh passengers on Shashti, the sixth day of Durga Puja festival, railways said on Tuesday. Around 9.11 lakh passengers used the Kolkata Metro services on Monday.

Oct 17, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi's visit to Kolkata during Durga puja cancelled

Rahul Gandhi's visit to Kolkata during Durga puja cancelled

Rahul was supposed to visit the city on Ashtami (the eight Lunar day) on Wednesday.

Oct 17, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
Fearing risk of collapse, Laketown foot overbridge in Kolkata shut for Durga Puja

Fearing risk of collapse, Laketown foot overbridge in Kolkata shut for Durga Puja

Laketown is a major traffic intersection as most pandal hoppers converge at this point.

Oct 16, 2018, 21:11 PM IST
'Padmaavat' returns as Durga puja theme in two pandals in Kolkata

'Padmaavat' returns as Durga puja theme in two pandals in Kolkata

The Sanjay Leela Bhansali film has triggered a controversy ahead of its release this year.

Oct 15, 2018, 09:22 AM IST
Kolkata: Death toll rise to 2 in Dum Dum's Nagerbazaar blast case

Kolkata: Death toll rise to 2 in Dum Dum's Nagerbazaar blast case

An elderly man who was injured in Dum Dum's Nagerbazar blast succumbed to his injuries on Sunday morning. 

Oct 14, 2018, 16:01 PM IST
Now, a Durga puja pandal decorated with turmeric in Kolkata

Now, a Durga puja pandal decorated with turmeric in Kolkata

The exteriors, as well as the interiors of the pandal, have been decorated with turmeric. 

Oct 14, 2018, 13:29 PM IST
India, China together will make difference to Asia: Chinese envoy

India, China together will make difference to Asia: Chinese envoy

Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu visited a Durga puja pandal.

Oct 14, 2018, 11:30 AM IST
Woman molested at metro station in Kolkata, 10 arrested

Woman molested at metro station in Kolkata, 10 arrested

The incident took place at around 4 pm on Tuesday when she boarded a metro from the Esplanade station.

Oct 10, 2018, 06:01 AM IST
3 arrested in Kolkata with banned drugs

3 arrested in Kolkata with banned drugs

The police on Sunday arrested three persons who were found in possession with banned drugs in Kolkata. 

Oct 07, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Kolkata Medical College and Hospital, all patients safe

Fire breaks out in Kolkata Medical College and Hospital, all patients safe

As per initial reports, all patients at the hospital are safe.

Oct 03, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Fire breaks out at hotel kitchen in Kolkata

Fire breaks out at hotel kitchen in Kolkata

Five fire tenders took about half-an-hour to douse the flames.

Oct 03, 2018, 00:48 AM IST
1 dead, several injured in high-intensity blast in Kolkata's northern suburbs, CID begins probe

1 dead, several injured in high-intensity blast in Kolkata's northern suburbs, CID begins probe

The nature of the high-intensity blast was not known as yet. 

Oct 02, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
DRI seizes exotic birds smuggled into India from Bangladesh

DRI seizes exotic birds smuggled into India from Bangladesh

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized exotic birds smuggled into India from Bangladesh at Kolkata airport, according to an official statement.

Sep 28, 2018, 20:42 PM IST
Sporadic violence during BJP's 12-hour Bandh in West Bengal, 1600 people arrested

Sporadic violence during BJP's 12-hour Bandh in West Bengal, 1600 people arrested

Scattered incidents of violence, including torching of buses and clashes, occurred and 1,600 people were arrested during the 12-hour bandh. 

Sep 26, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
IndiGo passenger tries to enter cockpit to charge phone, arrested

IndiGo passenger tries to enter cockpit to charge phone, arrested

Passengers are prohibited from entering the cockpit of a commercial flight.

Sep 26, 2018, 13:13 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee blames RSS, BJP for the student deaths, accuses them of creating communal disturbance

Mamata Banerjee blames RSS, BJP for the student deaths, accuses them of creating communal disturbance

The BJP has called a 12-hour shutdown in the state on September 26 to protest against the death of the two students.

Sep 22, 2018, 23:17 PM IST

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