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Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate Kolkata International Film Festival

Besides Bachchan, venerable Iranian director Majid Majidi, and Australian directors Simon Baker, Jill Bilcock and Philip Noyce would grace the opening ceremony.

Nov 04, 2018, 13:20 PM IST

Coach Amal Dutta's last rites performed with state honours

Dutta, 86, passed away at a city hospital on Sunday following old age related complications.

Jul 11, 2016, 22:18 PM IST

TMC to hit streets against communal politics of BJP

In an apparent bid to counter Opposition allegations of a tacit understanding with the BJP, the Trinamool Congress has decided to hit the streets from June 20 to highlight the communal politics of the Bharatiya Janata Party government.

May 30, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Bengal Cabinet gives nod to the New Sports Policy 2015

 The West Bengal Cabinet on Tuesday passed the New Sports Policy-2015 for overall development of sports infrastructure and welfare of sports persons in the state. Youth Welfare Minister Aroop Biswas, who also looks after Sports, told reporters that the policy would help improve existing sports infrastructure and install the latest state-of-the-art sports infrastructure in the state.

May 26, 2015, 23:16 PM IST