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Three projects under the title 'Know Your Indo-French Heritage' will provide the foundation for the development of this longterm initiative in Chandernagore," said Damien Syed, consul-general of France in Kolkata, on Thursday. Syed was announcing the events included in the Kolkata leg of the third edition ...
Kolkata: The security at the US installations in Kolkata - US consulate and USIS - was stepped up on Thursday following an alert from the Centre on possible threats to the US installations across the country. The advisory from the ministry of home affairs (MHA) followed a specific input regarding a ...

Kolkata: The commissioning of the advanced version of instrument landing system (ILS) on Thursday marked the evolution of a grass strip that served as the city's rudimentary airport a century ago to an all weather facility today. The Rs 100 crore CAT III-B ILS will enable pilots to land and take off even in ...
Lou Majaw stole the show with his trademark shorts and his amazing original numbers. "It is an amazing experience. Kolkata is very welcoming and always supports good music," said Majaw while describing his experience of performing in the city of music lovers. He also added, "Indie musicians need ...
A Nigerian national has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Kolkata for carrying 170 grams of cocaine. Acting on specific information that a huge consignment of the banned drug was being delivered in the city, the NCB zonal unit in Kolkata carried out a surveillance near a shopping ...
Kumar wrote the letter after declining to be questioned by the CBI's investigating officer. The agency sent formal notices to Kumar at least twice but the Kolkata police chief said in his letter that "there are strong reasons to believe" that the investigating officer was looking to question him to "satisfy a senior ...

Kolkata: citizens on Thursday evening finally put on the thick jackets, mufflers and monkey caps that they had taken out of storage for the winter but had failed to utilize till now. At 12.6°C, Thursday was the coldest day of the season. It was also the coldest January 4 in the past five years and the Met office ...
Kolkata: Inmates of three penitentiaries of Kolkata will participate in the 'Safe Drive Save Life' half-marathon, along with celebrities and citizens. The Kolkata police will organise the event on January 7 to promote safe driving. This is a pet project of chief minister Mamata Banerjee. A total 15 prisoners ...
On a recent visit to Kolkata - which when i lived there for many years before moving to Delhi was called Calcutta - i was very agreeably surprised by many aspects of the city which once had been my home. Compared with Delhi and Gurgaon, where i now live, Kolkata is pollution-free; you can actually ...
From 2005, a woman started to work as a clerk in Subhomoy's factory in Topshia, Kolkata. The woman claimed that right from the beginning, Subhomoy's behavoiur was improper. The owner allegedly used to ogle at her and tried to touch her inappropriately. In April 2013, the woman resigned because of ...
Kolkata: The Vivekananda Road flyover, a portion of which had collapsed on March 31, 2016, claiming 27 lives, will have to be pulled down, going by the recommendations of a team of IIT experts tasked by the state government to decide on the structure's future. The team has also ruled out constructing ...
Kolkata: The state has decided to supply more piped water to Bidhannagar Municipal corporation and South Dum Dum Municipality to address the supply crisis during summer. Officials of the urban development and municipal affairs (UD & MA) department and the public health engineering (PHE) ...
Kolkata is to get the country's first floating market on the lines of the one in Bangkok, Thailand. More than 200 shops in four clusters, for vegetables, fish, grocery and meat, would come up over 30,000 sqm at Patuli, where the local water bodies were recently cleaned at a cost of `10 crore. Walkways would ...
Kolkata: Some of the popular cable television channels that make for the staple diet of evening Entertainment in nearly 30 lakh city households have gone off the air in nearly half the homes as the biggest operator in Kolkata pulled them out of its packages on Sunday. SitiCable Kolkata director Suresh ...
Tarapith: Bihar urban development and housing minister Suresh Kumar Sharma was allegedly assaulted at a hotel in Tarapith on Monday afternoon following an altercation over the refund of booking charges. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar called Sharma to inquire about the matter. Trouble broke out when an ...
Kolkata: Three pavement dwellers from north Kolkata had a narrow escape after a vehicle nearly ran them over shortly after midnight on Sunday. The driver succeeded in fleeing with the vehicle before locals could note down its registration number. The police suspect that the driver was inebriated.
Kolkata: The New Year started on a gloomy note for Kolkata with a cyclonic circulation in neighbouring Bangladesh keeping the city cloudy. But the cloud cover is set to recede and chill will take over, predicted the Met office. The minimum temperature could drop by a degree on Tuesday and eventually ...

Kolkata generally enjoys pleasant weather during the winter months of December and January, though January being the coldest for the city. The maximums throughout the month keep rolling in upper 20's while the minimums remain in lower teens. The average monthly maximum temperature of Kolkata is ...
Top Comment. Triples, without helmet is common in Kolkata! Let them die coz nobody cares !! However having said that women should take precaution coz our society is still not matured . Never get off the car and c... Read MoreTriples, without helmet is common in Kolkata! Let them die coz nobody cares !!
Someone else said it was a good thing that seasons changed in Calcutta because nothing else did. That is not criticism. That is our strength. Whatever we may debate about, it is the legacy this city has and that cannot be denied. This sense derived from being citizens of a very unique human agglomeration ...
Kolkata: A group of revellers on Monday dragged a Kolkata police home guard personnel out of a bus and assaulted him brutally with bricks and bamboos after he protested against their misbehavior. Two of the youths have been arrested while the remaining four are absconding. Around 2.45 pm on ...
Kolkata: If Maidan and Alipore zoo turned into a palette of colours on Monday, the city's hottest Christmas hotspots cried for attention the day after. On Tuesday, the buzz was missing at both the places. Instead, they were littered with plastic cups, paper plates, empty food packets and innumerable orange ...
Kolkata: Thousands of revellers who streamed on to the roads over the last two days to celebrate Christmas took back home a lungful of poison. The city's pollution level rose alarmingly high on Christmas Eve, with the PM2.5 count -- as recorded by the US Consulate's Ho Chi Minh Sarani station ...
Kolkata: Gurusaday Museum at Joka, the finest and biggest folk-art museum in Asia, faces an imminent closure. ... not receive fund any further," said Sachindrnath Bhattacharya, former board of trustee (BoT) member of Indian museum and former head of the department of Museology, Calcutta University.
Kolkata: Outlandish as this may sound, private parties in the city are posing a safety challenge to late evening flights arriving in Kolkata. Use of powerful lasers by party hosts to impress neighbours can enter the cockpit of a flying aircraft and temporarily blind a pilot during the critical landing sequence.
police sources also said the number of arrests on Sunday stood even higher at 69. Officials attributed this to the fact that Christmas celebrations had started early in the city, over the weekend. 2. Shares. Share. By: Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: December 27, 2017 6:18 am. Top News. Yogi govt issues order to ...
The Kolkata District consumer Court (Unit -1), while rejecting the appeal, told that petitioner the matrimony agency was ready to find new options, but was stopped by him. The court said there was not question of refund of registration fee as it is clearly mentioned in the terms and conditions that the fee is ...
While the first phase of the East-West Metro -- from Sector Vin Salt Lake to Phoolbagan in east Kolkata -- is scheduled to be thrown open in June 2018, the New Garia - Airport stretch is likely to start in December 2018. Both stretches, though not completely, will alleviate the trauma of travelling across the ...
The investigation by the agency revealed that the Kolkata-based firm collected more than Rs 17,000 crore from the public at large throughout India by luring depositors with a false promise of high return/interest on their deposits. Around Rs 8600 crore remain outstanding to the public by the company, said ...
Kolkata: Christmas turned out to be the season's coldest day so far with the mercury dipping to 14.3 degrees. It will continue to remain cool over the next 48 hours, predicted the Met office. With the northwesterly flowing in unhindered and no system to interfere, the minimum temperature will hover ...
Kolkata: The city remained cloudy and received intermittent drizzles on a gloomy Saturday as the deep depression over northwest Bay of Bengal moved in a northeast direction, sparing Kolkata from steady rain. The system, according the Met office, is likely to weaken even as it moves towards ...
"Earlier, a flight from Guwahati to Mumbai first travelled on the route assigned for Guwahati-Kolkata flights and then flew onwards to Mumbai via Jamshedpur. The new route will enable Mumbai-bound flights from Guwahati to fly over Rajshahi in Bangladesh to reach Jamshedpur directly and fly onwards to ...
Kolkata: A 23-year-old woman in West Bengal gave birth to a baby with fused legs, or mermaid-like features, on Wednesday, say reports. However, the tot, who was born with a rare condition called Sirenomelia, also known as Mermaid Syndrome, at Chittaranjan Deva Sadan hospital, a government-run ...
Kolkata: Wily jackals inhabiting the extensive grassland at Kolkata airport have outwitted human efforts to trap them and clear the grounds. Two dozen traps set up on the grounds over nearly 100 days have netted only 13 jackals so far, that too in the first few weeks, implying that the animals have grown ...
As I take a sip from my morning cup of tea, I can hear the sounds of a city arising from its overnight slumber. The mixed cacophony of sounds and smells pierces every pore of my being, and gently nudges me to awake from my own. I am back home in the land of my birth. They say that even after a baby is ...
Kolkata: The Bengal government on Friday stood by the family of the Malda man killed brutally in Rajasthan even as the ruling Trinamool took out a rally ... provide job to a family member and take care of the studies of the two younger daughters," she told a gathering of lawyers at the Calcutta High Court.
Airports Authority of India (AAI) chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra met with chief secretary Moloy De to press for an alternative airport within 50km of Kolkata to keep the growth story going. This comes within three days of civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju urging the Bengal government to do the ...
Scene I, north Kolkata | On a nondescript road stands a two-storey house with shuttered windows, spacious porches, intricate cornices, elaborate wrought-iron grilles and an open ... Subhodeep Das, a boarder at Central Calcutta boarding house on the same street, said the location was the main attraction.
Kolkata: A Calcutta high court division bench hearing criminal appeals is likely to work next Saturday, December 16, to hear out cases in which ... The Calcutta High Court Bar Association, along with the other HC lawyers' bodies, the Bar Library Club and the Incorporate Law Society, had earlier said they ...
During the past 24 hours, Kolkata has observed light rains to the tune of 6 mm. These rains can be attributed to the deep depression over northwest and adjoining west central Bay of Bengal off South Odisha Coast.
Kolkata: A single mother in Kolkata faced a harrowing time trying to secure admission of her four-year-old son to KG 1. Despite furnishing a birth certificate, a letter explaining the process of his birth and the hospital's discharge certificate, officials of a reputable city school asked the mother to provide an ...
Kolkata: The minimum temperature shot to 20.4 degrees on the Celsius scale on Friday morning -- five notches above the normal mark. This was also a four-degree jump from Thursday's 16.5 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature, however, dipped to 24.6 degrees Celsius -- three degrees below ...
The sludge has been wheeled out by TBM Rachna that is building the Kolkata-bound tunnel for the East-West metro corridor. ... All senior officers of implementing agency Kolkata Metro Rail corporation (KMRC) and contractors Afcons-Transtonnelstroy walked up to greet the train that chugged in with tunnel ...
RG Shaw & Sons Pvt Ltd, a 79-year old seller of liquor, spirits and wine in Kolkata, is heading for liquidation as the promoters did not submit resolution plans while it defaulted working capital loans from State Bank of India and other unsecured financial creditors, two people familiar with the development ...
Kolkata: Embarrassed by the mistake of naming the sexually abused child in the letter sent to 4,000-odd parents, school authorities are planning to send another letter to everyone carrying an unequivocal apology for the grave error. The letter was signed by the school principal and meant to assuage ...
All ICSE schools have been given two weeks to install CCTV cameras in classrooms and everywhere else on their campuses, except the washrooms. Several of Kolkata's top ICSE institutes, including St James' School, Modern high school for Girls, and St Xavier's Collegiate School (senior section), do not ...
New Delhi: Researchers from Bose Institute, Kolkata have found new pathway that is responsible for the progress of cancer metastasis - spread of cancer cells from its primary site of origin to new areas of the body. The finding holds potential in controlling metastasis to reduce cancer deaths. This was ...
The GD Birla school is affiliated to CISCE - the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination which takes the ISC and ICSE exams. Kolkata | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Updated: December 05, 2017 18:20 IST. 7 Shares. email. PRINT. COMMENTS. Sexual Assault On child In Kolkata School Exposes Huge ...
The situation intensified as the police lathicharged on a gathering of protesting parents in front of M P Birla school, demanding the arrest of Manoj. In a statement made on the facebook page of Kolkata police, however, it has been claimed that the lathicharge was strictly in order to control the unruly mob, ...
Kolkata: Autos now costlier than buses ... Kolkata: The record surge in LPG price over the past few months has led to a steep rise in auto fares in the city. ... We don't reduce the fare, when the auto-LPG cost dips," said Gopal Sutar, general secretary of South Kolkata Auto Operators' Union, affiliated to ...


 

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