12 Feb 2015
Kolkata: Swine flu has claimed two lives in Kolkata, a health official said on Thursday. The two deaths, both women, were reported late on Wednesday, according to a Swasthya Bhawan (Health Department) source.
18 Feb 2015
Kolkata: Six new cases of swine flu were reported in West Bengal in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infected cases in the state to 42, a senior health official said on Wednesday.
16 Feb 2015
Kolkata: To bring to light the sufferings of physically abused women and children, which has shown a rise all over the world, the global 'One Billion Rising Revolution' hosted its city show here with hundreds of kids matching their steps to songs.
14 Feb 2015
New Delhi: India on Saturday successfully test-fired its 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Navy's newest destroyer INS Kolkata.The launch off the Goa coast was "flawless" and the missile met all its designed parameters.
23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty lashed out on Twitter on Monday and rubbished accusations of 'fraudulently inducing' a Kolkata-based company to invest Rs 9 crores in a company run by her.
11 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Kolkata Knight Riders will begin their Indian Premier League title defence against Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on April 8, the Twenty20 (T20) tournament officials announced on Wednesday.
10 Mar 2015
Kolkata: Elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will be held on April 18 followed by elections to 92 other civic bodies across West Bengal on April 25, state's Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim said here on Monday.
26 Feb 2015
Kolkata: From the Howrah Bridge to Victoria Memorial, tram lines to the Kalighat Temple and Millenium Park various key locations of Kolkata have been captured for a new Hindi TV show 'Swaragini', which highlights the cultural conflicts between two neighbouring families.
09 Feb 2015
Kolkata: Around 2,000 experts from over 60 countries would take part in the 14th World Congress on Public Health (WCPH) beginning here on Wednesday that will showcase India's efforts, including the 'Clean India' drive, organisers said on Monday.
25 Dec 2014
Kolkata: Bedecked in tinsel and twinkling fairy lights, with the wintry air laden with the aroma of cakes and wines and the lilting sounds of carols, the eastern metropolis ushered in Christmas on Thursday.