01 Aug 2015
Kolkata: Heavy rainfall lashed south Bengal districts and disrupted normal life in the state capital here, throwing road and rail traffic out of gear since early this morning as most parts of the city were submerged.
08 Apr 2015
Kolkata: Performing in the city for the second time after 15 years, Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan on Tuesday cast a spell on his fans and sealed his connect with West Bengal during his nostalgic performance at the Indian Premier League (IPL-8) opening at the Salt Lake stadium here.
15 May 2015
Kolkata: Reigning champions Atlético de Kolkata on Friday announced the signing of five Indian players including the experienced duo of Clifford Miranda and Syed Rahim Nabi for the second edition of the ISL football tournament while retaining coach Antonio Lopez Habas.
27 Apr 2015
Kolkata: A major fire broke out in a shopping mall in central Kolkata on Sunday, and was yet to be completely doused even after 12 hours of efforts by firefighters. However, there was no casualty.
02 Apr 2015
Mumbai: The BCCI's technical committee, headed by former India captain Anil Kumble, is set to meet in Kolkata on April 7 ahead of the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League scheduled for the same day.
31 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The Indian Premier League's Kolkata schedule has been slightly rejigged owing to the Municipal elections in the city with the organisers deciding to shift KKR's April 12 to 25 home matches following a request from the police there.
08 May 2015
Kolkata: Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will aim for their third win on the trot and end the home leg on a high when they face a demoralised Kings XI Punjab in their next Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, here on Saturday.
24 Jul 2015
London: Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba was offered a whopping USD 1 million by Atletico de Kolkata's co-owners to become the marquee player of the Indian Super League side though the high-profile player is yet to respond, according to a report here.
22 Jul 2015
Kolkata: Kolkata's iconic monument Victoria Memorial Hall is being given a makeover and will soon turn into an open-space cultural centre besides allowing access to hidden parts of the iconic marble edifice.
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.