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Once a national-level boxer, now a sweeper!  Jul 4, 8:55 pm
Kolkata, July 4 (ANI): Acute poverty has left national-level boxer Krishna Routh working as a sweeper with the Howrah Municipal Corporation.
DGFT tells exporters to look beyond eurozone, explore opportunities in Latin America, Africa  Jul 4, 4:25 pm
Kolkata, July 4 (ANI): In the wake of the current turmoil in Greece, Indian exporters need to look beyond eurozone and explore opportunities in emerging markets such as Latin America, CIS nations and Africa, according to Pravir Kumar, Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Coast Guard saves six fishermen stranded at sea  Jul 3, 7:52 pm
Kolkata, July 3 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard on Friday saved six people who were stranded in a fishing boat in Andhra Pradesh's Machlipatnam since the past 15 days.
West Bengal: Five dead, 9 injured in truck-van collision  Jun 29, 8:35 pm
Kolkata, June 29 (ANI): At least five people were killed and nine others injured after a truck collided with a van in Jhargram's Binpur area in West Bengal.
Lalit Gate: DSO protests against Sushma, Raje  Jun 27, 4:55 pm
Kolkata, June 27 (ANI): Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) party's student arm, DSO on Saturday staged a protest outside Raj Bhavan against External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over the Lalit Modi row.
Gurudas Dasgupta describes Emergency as 'horrible days'  Jun 25, 2:39 pm
Kolkata, June 25 (ANI): Describing the Emergency imposed in India exactly 40 years ago by then prime minister Indira Gandhi as 'horrible days', Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Wednesday said there was a tremendous attack on the democratic system of the country.
People pay tribute to Mother Teresa's successor Sister Nirmala  Jun 24, 6:26 pm
Kolkata, June 24 (ANI): People thronged the Missionaries of Charity here on Wednesday to pay tribute to Mother Teresa's successor Sister Nirmala Joshi before her funeral to be held later this evening.
Sister Nirmala's demise , 'a great loss not only for Bengal, but also for world' : Mamata Banerjee  Jun 23, 2:42 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that the demise of Sister Nirmala, who headed Missionaries of Charity after Mother Teresa, was not only a great loss for the missionaries and the people of Bengal but also for the nation and the world as a whole.
BJP leader Rahul Sinha condoles Sister Nirmala's demise  Jun 23, 1:01 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (ANI): West Bengal BJP chief Rahul Sinha on Tuesday condoled the demise of Sister Nirmala, the superior general of the Missionaries of Charity.
BJP condemns Abhishek Banerjee's 'eyes gouged out' statement  Jun 23, 11:16 am
Kolkata, June 23 (ANI): Criticising Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) leader Abhishek Banerjee over his 'eyes gouged out' statement, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Tuesday said that use of such language by a youth leader is condemnable.
Challenge TMC and will gouge out eyes, threatens Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee  Jun 23, 10:36 am
Kolkata, June 23 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee stirred a new controversy by saying that those who dared to challenge the TMC administration will have their eyes gouged out and their hands chopped off.
'World will miss Sister Nirmala', says Mamata Banerjee  Jun 23, 10:17 am
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday expressed grief at the passing away of Sister Nirmala who headed Missionaries of Charity after Mother Teresa and said that Kolkata will miss her.
Two people injured in minor explosion in Kolkata  Jun 20, 1:32 pm
Kolkata, June 20 (ANI): Two people were injured on Saturday in an
Lalit Modi row: Youth Congress protests against Sushma, Raje in Kolkata  Jun 17, 3:42 pm
Kolkata, June 17 (ANI): The Youth Congress workers staged a protest here on Wednesday and demanded the resignations of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for their alleged links with former IPL chief Lalit Modi.
Congress stages walkout from WB Assembly, targets Mamata  Jun 15, 4:46 pm
Kolkata, June 15 (ANI): The Congress MLAs staged a walkout from the West Bengal Assembly on Monday.
CBI initiates action against three for allegedly cheating IDBI  Jun 13, 4:25 pm
Kolkata, June 13 (ANI): A case has been registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against three persons for allegedly cheating the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) of Rs. 180
Four killed by lightning in West Bengal  Jun 12, 11:50 am
Kolkata, June 12 (ANI): At least four people have been killed after being struck by lighting in the Burdwan and Howrah Districts of West Bengal.
Tripura welcomes new transboundary bus service to Kolkata via Dhaka  Jun 7, 8:12 pm
Akhaura ICP (Agartala), June 7 (ANI): The people of Tripura have welcomed the new transboundary bus service between Agartala-Kolkata via Dhaka that was officially flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka today.
No better role-model for youngsters than Dravid, says Ravi Shastri  Jun 7, 4:22 pm
Kolkata, June 7 (ANI): Indian cricket team director Ravi Shastri on Sunday welcomed the decision by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to appoint former skipper Rahul Dravid as the coach of the India 'A' and under-19 squads, saying that there is no better role-model for youngsters.
Captaining test squad completely different from limited over matches: Kohli  Jun 7, 4:22 pm
Kolkata, June 7 (ANI): Indian test skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday opined that captaincy in test matches is completely different from that in limited over matches.
Tripura CM welcomes growing Indo-Bangla relationship  Jun 7, 4:04 pm
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Sunday welcomed the growing relationship between India and Bangladesh, hailing the historical Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) signed between the countries, as well as the bus service between Agartala and Kolkata, that will travel via Dhaka.
BCCI appoints Dravid as coach of India 'A', Under-19  Jun 6, 8:34 pm
Kolkata, June 6 (ANI): Former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid has been appointed as the coach of the India 'A' and under-19 cricket teams following the conclusion of the first meeting of Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) advisory committee here on Saturday.
PM Modi, Hasina flag off bus services between India, Bangladesh  Jun 6, 5:06 pm
Dhaka, June 6 (ANI): Seeking to promote people to people contacts between the two nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Saturday flagged off two transboundary buses linking Guwahati to Dhaka via Shillong and Kolkata to Tripura via Dhaka.
Our soldiers want OROP, but Modi says he's busy doing yoga: Rahul Gandhi  Jun 6, 3:50 pm
Kolkata, June 6 (ANI): Firing a fresh salvo at the NDA Government over the one-rank, one-pension (OROP) scheme, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said soldiers and ex-servicemen are suffering and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is busy doing yoga.
No objectionable matter found in Maggi in WB: Mamata Banerjee  Jun 5, 7:02 pm
Kolkata, June 5 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that no objectionable matter was found in Nestle's Maggi noodles, which were sent for laboratory tests.