Today in the city Kolkata 19.08.2017
Centre announces Rs 70000 monthly fellowship to IIT researchers

Kolkata, August 19: Union Higher Education secretary Kewal Kumar Sharma said the Centre will provide Rs 70,000 as monthly fellowship to those researchers doing their PhDs in IITs or IISc. Presently re...


Octogenarian pours 'inflammable' liquid on himself inside Kolkata HC

Kolkata, August 9: High drama was witnessed inside the court room of acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre of Calcutta High Court when an 81-year-old man, who lost a land-related case in several courts,...


Dairy industry has immense potential in W Bengal, says Amul

Kolkata August 6: The dairy industry has immense potential in West Bengal. The state produces five million tonne of raw milk against a demand of 10-12 million tonne and Amul has already firmed up a Rs...


West Bengal demands Bharat Ratna for legendary singer Kishore Kumar

Kolkata, August 5: A procession was taken out on Friday evening demanding that Bharat Ratna be conferred posthumously on legendary singer Kishore Kumar, while his fan clubs organised functions in vari...


Mamata says Centre not helping us tackle flood havoc

Kolkata, Aug 3: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Centre of not helping the state government tackle the 'havoc' caused by the recent floods in the state. She said flood wate...


West Bengal flood: 7 more deaths, toll climbs to 46, over 27 lakh affected

Kolkata, August 2: Every day, the number of deaths reported from flood-hit West Bengal is increasing. On Tuesday, the death toll in the state flood rose to 46. According to reports, seven more people...


West Bengal floods: Situation grim as toll rises to 28, CM blames Centre

Kolkata, July 29: Twelve more people died in the last 24 hours in flood-affected 11 districts of West Bengal taking the toll to 28, a senior governement official said. Meanwhile, West Bengal CM Mamta...


US Consul General on a one day information gathering trip to Siliguri

Darjeeling: Amid the Indo-China standoff in Sikkim and the political upheaval in Darjeeling, the United States Consul General, Kolkata, was in Siliguri on Thursday on a single day tour. Craig L. Hall...


Woman caught for drunk-driving kisses policeman in Kolkata

A woman who is in her 30s was arrested for driving a car while returning from a party on Wednesday night in an inebriated condition. According to the reports on TOI, the woman lost control of the car...


Building collapses in Kolkata's Bowbazar, many feared trapped

In yet another incident, an old building has collapsed in the Bowbazar area of central Kolkata on Tuesday. Few people are feared trapped. However, what caused the building collapse is not known yet....


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