23 Jan 2014
Kolkata: IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders have announced the appointment of WV Raman as a batting coach.
04 Feb 2014
Kolkata: The city's busy office hub BBD Bag, commonly called Dalhousie Square, has become the shooting site for Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' on Sunday.
30 Jan 2014
Kolkata: Bollywood filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh on Thursday said Indian cinema needs to go global and subtitles can help audiences worldwide understand and appreciate the films.
31 Dec 2013
Kolkata: Kolkata will soon have a wax museum of its own on lines of the world famous Madame Tussauds, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.
23 Dec 2013
Kolkata: Five years after she performed with her father Pandit Ravi Shankar at the prestigious Dover Lane Music Conference, sitarist Anoushka Shankar will be back in the city with her maiden solo act at the 62nd edition of the event.
04 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir will lead Kolkata Knight Riders in the upcoming Indian Premier League as the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise has decided to retain the left-handed opener along with West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine.
28 Jan 2014
Kolkata: Slamming those who are against cultural exchanges between India and Pakistan in the wake of diplomatic tensions, veteran film and theatre actor Naseeruddin Shah on Monday said a section of Indians do not reciprocate the "tremendous" fascination and curiosity of the neighbours for the country.
19 Dec 2013
Kolkata/Hyderabad: Protests broke out in Kolkata and Hyderabad on Thursday against the arrest and subsequent ill-treatment of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York even as the incident continued to draw criticism from parties across the political spectrum.
01 Jan 2014
Kolkata: Left parties and Kolkata Police were on Wednesday involved in a tussle over the cremation of the body of a 16-year-old gang-rape victim, who died in a city hospital after attempting suicide.
18 Dec 2013
Kolkata: Jaisalmer Fort, which featured in Satyajit Ray's film as 'Sonar Kella' (the golden fort), would be recreated at the Salt Lake stadium in a cultural festival.