28 May 2016
Kolkata: As a goodwill measure after taking charge as the Chief Minister today, Mamata Banerjee announced an interim relief for all state government employees on band pay, which was a long-pending demand.
23 May 2016
London: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and wife Gauri attended their elder son Aryan's graduation ceremony here in London.
27 May 2016
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was today sworn-in as West Bengal's chief minister for the second time. Forty-one others also were sworn-in as her ministers.
27 May 2016
Kolkata: Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee, who has virtually single-handedly steered her party to a resounding victory in West Bengal, has shored up her stature as a regional satrap but faces numerous challenges on the development front in her second stint as chief minister.
26 May 2016
Moscow: The Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) has named dope offender and suspended star Maria Sharapova among four tennis players who will compete in women's singles at the Olympics in Rio.
26 May 2016
New Delhi: Considered as one of the greatest moments in the history of Indian sports, the 1936 Hockey Olympic final between India and Germany will be remembered for the heroics of the great, the wizard Major Dhyan Chand, who played the most important part in thrashing the host nation 8-1, all the while the Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler witnessed the entire game, awestruck and mesmerized by the stellar skills of the Major.
22 May 2016
Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi are most likely to be invited for the swearing-in ceremony of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her second tenure on May 27.
24 May 2016
Guwahati: Ten ministers will be sworn-in along with Assam's new Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today as top tea producing state gets its first BJP government, sources said.
01 Apr 2016
Mumbai: A glamour-filled opening ceremony, featuring Bollywood personalities and all-girl English pop band TBC, is in the offing for Season 9 of the Indian Premier League that starts here on April 9.
09 Apr 2016
Mumbai: A glitzy mix of Bollywood razzmatazz and high-octane performances, including that of West Indian cricketer Dwayne Bravo's smash-hit rap 'Champion dance', marked a glittering opening ceremony which set the ball rolling for the ninth edition of the IPL here tonight.