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Space theatre offers a peek into life in Antarctica

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:19

The vast blue and white expanse of Antarctica, the least explored continent on earth, has now come alive at a space theatre here.

Candidates caught cheating in Army recruitment exam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 01:22

Two candidates for an Army recruitment examination were caught cheating in separate incidents using bluetooth devices, an Army officer said on Monday.

LeT member sent to police custody in Delhi terror plot case

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 17:23

An alleged member of banned Lashkar-e-Toiba, serving life term in Kolkata for his role in the 2001 Partha Roy Burman kidnapping case, has been remanded in police custody till August 2 by a Delhi court in connection with a case of conspiracy to carry out terror attacks here.

Threat caller at Metro Railway arrested

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 01:35

A day after the Metro Railway authority received a threat call claiming to blow up a station, Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata Police on Sunday arrested the caller from Usthi in South 24-Parganas district.

Teacher brutally beats up teen in Howrah school

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 16:45

A 13-year-old boy of St Aloysius School in Howrah, West Bengal was brutally beaten up by his school teacher during class hours for borrowing a pen.

Security beefed up at Kolkata Metro stations after threat call

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:19

Security has been beefed up at all the Metro stations here after officials at the Metro Bhavan received a threat call in the morning claiming to blow up a station, Metro officials said.

Kolkata tutor accused of brutally beating kid in police custody

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:08

Home tutor Puja Singh, who was caught on camera brutally beating up a three-year-old child at Lake Town in the northern fringe of the city, was Saturday remanded in police custody by a court in Salt Lake.

WB home tutor accused of brutally beating up kid arrested

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:24

Home tutor Puja Singh, who was caught on camera brutally beating up a three-year-old child at a Lake Town address in the northern fringe of the city, was arrested Friday evening by officials of the Bidhannagar police commissionerate from the Rashbehari area in south Kolkata.

Film on Park Street rape case cleared for screening

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 20:41

A film based on the Park Street rape case, blocked by the censor board here, has been given the go-ahead by the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, its producer said Friday.

Dash of sci-fi, horror at Japanese film fest in Kolkata

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 20:29

Take a cinematic trip through Japan next month! A bouquet of six films from the island nation will be shown in the eastern metropolis at a film festival starting Aug 1, a statement said Thursday.

Bangalore to host Champions League Twenty20 final

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:57

The sixth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 will be held from Sep 13 to Oct 4 across venues in India with the final to be hosted in Bangalore`s M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, which also hosted this year`s Indian Premier League (IPL) final.

No encephalitis threat in Kolkata, say officials

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:14

West Bengal capital Kolkata is unlikely to be affected by encephalitis, said health and civic officials even though the vector-borne disease has claimed over 100 lives this year in the north of the state.