29 Jul 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is cutting short her London visit in view of the cyclonic storm which lashed parts of three districts in the state since last night.
29 Jul 2015
Kolkata: Inspired by 'Man vs Wild', a survival television series hosted by British adventurer Bear Grylls, a man in West Bengal has changed his eating habits. He relishes 'delicacies' like raw fish, snails and insects.
26 Jul 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the administration was prepared to cope with any situation arising due to heavy rains which are predicted in the state in the next 48 hours.
21 Jul 2015
Kolkata: Attacking the Narendra Modi government for slashing funds for Central schemes in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her party Trinamool Congress (TMC) will not bow its head before BJP and will launch movement against it.
28 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers or Garry Sobers was born on 28 July, 1936 in Bridgetown, Barbados. He made his first-class debut for the Barbados cricket team at the age of 16 in 1953 and made his Tests debut a year later. He is still considered as the one of the greatest all-rounder.
24 Jul 2015
Kolkata: Riding on captain Rahul Chaudhari's superb last minute raid, Telugu Titans produced a spectacular recovery to snatch a victory from the jaws of defeat against Bengal Warriors for their third successive win in the Pro Kabaddi League at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here today.
26 Jul 2015
New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) plans to invest over USD 8.8 billion in bringing to production its much-touted KG-basin oil and gas discoveries by 2018-19.
16 Jul 2015
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today laid the foundation stone of Soujanya, a new state government guest house, which will also host important programmes of national and international importance at the city's Hastings area.
23 Jun 2015
United Nations: A project in West Bengal's Nadia district for improving heath by providing sanitary toilets and promoting their use has won a first place UN award for innovative public services.
19 Jun 2015
Kolkata: With the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) membership drive receiving a huge response in West Bengal, the party is scouting for locations to open new offices in the state.