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Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

23 Jan 2021

Kolkata: PM Modi attends event commemorating Bose's 125th birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon to take part in the Parakram Diwas celebrations to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

IPL 2021 Auction: Released players who could find no takers

23 Jan 2021

IPL 2021 Auction: Released players who could find no takers

The eight franchises of the Indian Premier League announced their list of released players during the IPL 2021 Player Retention Day on Wednesday.

Banita Sandhu clarifies "misinformation" around testing COVID-19 positive

14 Jan 2021

Banita Sandhu clarifies "misinformation" around testing COVID-19 positive

Actor Banita Sandhu, best known for her role in October, has issued a clarification regarding the "misinformation" around her COVID-19 diagnosis earlier this month.

Major blaze in Kolkata's Bagbazar, 24 fire tenders at spot

14 Jan 2021

Major blaze in Kolkata's Bagbazar, 24 fire tenders at spot

At least 24 fire tenders were pressed into service as a major fire broke out at a slum in north Kolkata's Bagbazar area on Wednesday evening.

Coronavirus vaccine consignment awaits government nod for take-off from Pune

08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus vaccine consignment awaits government nod for take-off from Pune

On Thursday night, the Pune Airport was prepared to airlift vials of coronavirus vaccine, the first such exercise in India's massive inoculation drive.

COVID-19 vaccine transport to start soon; government readies plan

07 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine transport to start soon; government readies plan

The central government has prepared a detailed draft for the transport of vaccines across India ahead of a nationwide roll-out.

I am absolutely fine, says Sourav Ganguly after being discharged

07 Jan 2021

I am absolutely fine, says Sourav Ganguly after being discharged

Former Indian cricket team captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly was on Thursday discharged from the Woodlands Hospital in Kolkata after being declared clinically fit.

Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

07 Jan 2021

Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

The ongoing coronavirus health crisis has put a halt to almost everything, with top film festivals and various cultural activities facing the brunt of the pandemic.

How will coronavirus vaccine reach Indians? Centre outlines plan

06 Jan 2021

How will coronavirus vaccine reach Indians? Centre outlines plan

As India faces a mammoth challenge of administering the coronavirus vaccine to 1.3 billion people, the Centre on Tuesday explained how the drive will be conducted.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to be discharged on January 6

05 Jan 2021

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to be discharged on January 6

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly will be discharged from the hospital on Wednesday.

Woodlands Hospital CEO gives update on Sourav Ganguly's health

03 Jan 2021

Woodlands Hospital CEO gives update on Sourav Ganguly's health

Woodlands Hospital CEO Rupali Basu, on Sunday, assured that BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's recovery is on track.

BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly suffers heart attack, admitted to hospital

02 Jan 2021

BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly suffers heart attack, admitted to hospital

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has been admitted to Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital in Kolkata after complaining of acute chest pain.

BCCI denies Yuvraj permission to play Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

29 Dec 2020

BCCI denies Yuvraj permission to play Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Indian legend Yuvraj Singh has been denied permission by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to participate in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

'Tenet' becomes the most-watched film in India after lockdown

24 Dec 2020

'Tenet' becomes the most-watched film in India after lockdown

Christopher Nolan-directed Tenet has become the most-watched film in India post the coronavirus-induced lockdown as per the #ShowOffTheYear2020 report by the ticket company BookMyShow.

Coronavirus: 22 who returned to India from UK test positive

23 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: 22 who returned to India from UK test positive

At least 22 people who returned to India from the United Kingdom in the past few days have tested positive for COVID-19.

No interference in marriage as per choice: Calcutta HC

23 Dec 2020

No interference in marriage as per choice: Calcutta HC

Hearing a petition by a father claiming his daughter has been unduly influenced to marry a man of a different religion, the Calcutta High Court observed that there can be no interference if an adult marries as per her choice and decides to convert.

Shah reaches Bengal for two-day visit, will address rally today

19 Dec 2020

Shah reaches Bengal for two-day visit, will address rally today

Bharatiya Janata Party's top leader and the country's Home Minister, Amit Shah, arrived in West Bengal on Saturday, after 1 am. He will stay in the state for two days to take stock of the situation ahead of the high-voltage elections, slated to be held next year.

Bhaichung Bhutia turns 44: A look at his career feats

15 Dec 2020

Bhaichung Bhutia turns 44: A look at his career feats

Former Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia turned 44 on Tuesday,

Police rules out foul play in actor Arya Banerjee's death

14 Dec 2020

Police rules out foul play in actor Arya Banerjee's death

On Friday, actor Arya Banerjee was found dead inside her south Kolkata apartment under mysterious circumstances.

'The Dirty Picture' actor Arya Banerjee, 33, found dead

12 Dec 2020

'The Dirty Picture' actor Arya Banerjee, 33, found dead

Actor Arya Banerjee, who had worked in Vidya Balan-starrer blockbuster The Dirty Picture, was found dead in her apartment on Friday.

Haryana minister, who received dose of coronavirus vaccine, tests positive

05 Dec 2020

Haryana minister, who received dose of coronavirus vaccine, tests positive

Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij announced this morning that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

ATK Mohun Bagan maintain 100% start in ISL: Key numbers

04 Dec 2020

ATK Mohun Bagan maintain 100% start in ISL: Key numbers

It could take quite something to beat an in-form ATK Mohun Bagan outfit in the 2020-21 edition of the Indian Super League.

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

28 Nov 2020

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday launched a massive search operation, reportedly raiding around 40 sites across three states in connection with a coal mafia case.

England to play four Tests in India: Sourav Ganguly

25 Nov 2020

England to play four Tests in India: Sourav Ganguly

The England cricket team is set to tour India in 2021 for a full-fledged bilateral series.

'Sasural Simar Ka' actor Ashiesh Roy passes away

24 Nov 2020

'Sasural Simar Ka' actor Ashiesh Roy passes away

TV actor Ashiesh Roy passed away on Tuesday at the age of 55.

Australia vs India: Shubman excited about first Down Under tour

23 Nov 2020

Australia vs India: Shubman excited about first Down Under tour

India batsman Shubman Gill, on Monday, admitted that he has set no personal goals for his maiden international assignment in Australia.

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

20 Nov 2020

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

Feluda, the world's first coronavirus test based on gene-editing technology CRISPR, will be rolled out in Delhi in the first week of December, multiple reports said. Following Delhi, the kits will be available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and Ahmedabad.

Iconic Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee (85) dies of COVID-19

15 Nov 2020

Iconic Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee (85) dies of COVID-19

Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee, part of some of Bengali cinema's finest gems of all time, has passed away at the age of 85.

Indian Premier League 2020 season in numbers

11 Nov 2020

Indian Premier League 2020 season in numbers

The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season got over on Tuesday, with Mumbai Indians lifting their fifth title.

Skoda announces 'Clever Lease' program for Rapid and Superb sedans

10 Nov 2020

Skoda announces 'Clever Lease' program for Rapid and Superb sedans

Czech automaker Skoda has introduced a new 'Clever Lease' program for its Rapid and Superb sedans in India.

Chiranjeevi tests positive for COVID-19; quarantined at home

09 Nov 2020

Chiranjeevi tests positive for COVID-19; quarantined at home

Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

IPL 2020, Eliminator: Pitch report, stats and more

06 Nov 2020

IPL 2020, Eliminator: Pitch report, stats and more

Sunrisers Hyderabad will lock horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2020 Eliminator.

SRH beat MI, qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs: Records broken

03 Nov 2020

SRH beat MI, qualify for IPL 2020 playoffs: Records broken

Sunrisers Hyderabad overcame Mumbai Indians in the final league game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

Filmmaker and actor Ashish Kakkad passes away at age 49

03 Nov 2020

Filmmaker and actor Ashish Kakkad passes away at age 49

Filmmaker and actor Ashish Kakkad, considered one of the most progressive artistes in the Gujarati film industry, has passed away at the age of 49.

IPL: Decoding the performance of Ben Stokes against KKR

01 Nov 2020

IPL: Decoding the performance of Ben Stokes against KKR

All eyes will be on an in-form Ben Stokes when Rajasthan Royals face Kolkata Knight Riders tonight in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

VVS Laxman turns 46: A look at his splendid records

01 Nov 2020

VVS Laxman turns 46: A look at his splendid records

Indian maestro Vangipurappu Venkata Sai Laxman turned 46 on Sunday.

IPL 2020, MI trounce DC: List of records broken

31 Oct 2020

IPL 2020, MI trounce DC: List of records broken

Ishan Kishan's unbeaten half-century guided Mumbai Indians to a nine-wicket victory over Delhi Capitals in match number 51 of the IPL 2020.

IPL 2020, KKR vs RR: Preview, Dream11 and stats

31 Oct 2020

IPL 2020, KKR vs RR: Preview, Dream11 and stats

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals face each other in match number 54 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

IPL 2020, CSK get past KKR: List of records broken

29 Oct 2020

IPL 2020, CSK get past KKR: List of records broken

A brilliant batting display by the Chennai Super Kings helped them beat Kolkata Knight Riders in match number 49 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

Indian Premier League: Decoding Shubman Gill's performance against CSK

28 Oct 2020

Indian Premier League: Decoding Shubman Gill's performance against CSK

Kolkata Knight Riders youngster Shubman Gill will be aiming to be amongst the runs when his side takes on Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season on Thursday.