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Ahead of the release of Marvel's biggest film Avengers: Infinity War, here's a look back at 2011 superhero movie Thor starring Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston.

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan are celebrating their 11th wedding anniversary today and as they celebrate this glorious day, here's looking back at the films they have done together.

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Dice Media's new web series titled Adulting is the story of two 20-something girls trying to take up the responsibility of being independent adults for the first time. Adulting stars Aisha Ahmed and Yashaswini Dayama in the lead.

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Motorola has announced the Moto G6 and Moto E5. Here's a look at the Moto G6, Moto G6 Play and Moto G6 Plus price and specifications, along with the Moto E5 series.

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Facebook is joining other tech majors, as they look to hire people who can help create their own chips,

Before deleting a WhatsApp account, you should keep in mind that it will also permanently erase your entire message history and Google Drive backup.

Kolkata News

Jadavpur University teachers slam govt ‘plan to gag’ them
Jadavpur University teachers slam govt ‘plan to gag’ them

Jadavpur University faculty members have expressed displeasure over a plan to prevent teachers from criticising the government, especially in the media.

Kolkata metro stranded in tunnel after electrical snag, panicked passengers try breaking windows
Kolkata metro stranded in tunnel after electrical snag, panicked passengers try breaking windows

Repeated sparks and electrical flash from the lines created a frenzy among the commuters, many of whom tried to come out breaking the windows.

Calcutta HC to hear panchayat election petitions today
Calcutta HC to hear panchayat election petitions today

The state BJP had moved the Supreme Court against the WBSEC’s move to withdraw the notification, citing “legal complexities”. The apex court refused to intervene and asked the party to approach the high court.

No toilet, no school, no proper roads: ‘Forgotten’ groups say they will not vote
No toilet, no school, no proper roads: ‘Forgotten’ groups say they will not vote

Anger of former residents of Bangladesh-India enclaves justified: BJP; TMC accuses saffron party of inciting them

Babul Supriyo slams TMC for winning panchayat seats uncontested
Babul Supriyo slams TMC for winning panchayat seats uncontested

“They (TMC) did not let the match to commence and yet they become victorious,” Babul Supriyo said while referring to a number of Panchayat seats the ruling party has won uncontested.

West Bengal: TMC women’s wing protests Unnao, Kathua rape cases
West Bengal: TMC women’s wing protests Unnao, Kathua rape cases

Led by ministers Chandrima Bhattacharya and Shashi Panja, the rally started from Maidan and ended at Esplanade.

Tiger killed in Lalgarh forest: Two booked
Tiger killed in Lalgarh forest: Two booked

“We have registered a complaint against two people who are suspected to have been present when the incident took place,” said Chief Wildlife Warden Ravi Kant Sinha.

Unnao, Kathua rape cases: TMC women’s wing planning protest Saturday
Unnao, Kathua rape cases: TMC women’s wing planning protest Saturday

“On B R Ambedkar Jayanti, we will take out a protest rally to condemn the violation of the Indian Constitution in the country. We have seen how brutally a minor was gangraped and murdered..,” Minister of State for Health and Trinamool Congress leader Chandrima Bhattacharya said.

Three-day Poila Baisakh event at Kolkata airport
Three-day Poila Baisakh event at Kolkata airport

Officials said the Airports Authority of India is organising the event in association with TourEast, a travel agency, and marketing firm Signpost India to promote Bengal’s rural culture.

West Bengal: Tiger dead, officials suspect it was hunted
West Bengal: Tiger dead, officials suspect it was hunted

“The cause of death can only be ascertained after an autopsy. Two wounds have been found on its body, it seems a sharp object has been used to attack the tiger. We will lodge an FIR in Lalgarh police station and file a complaint at Midnapore court,” said a senior forest official.

Bengal: BJP’s rising vote share, cause of concern for Trinamool Congress
Bengal: BJP’s rising vote share, cause of concern for Trinamool Congress

From a fringe player in 2013 to the main opposition party this year in terms of vote share, the BJP has, in the last five years, come a long way in West Bengal.

Clashes ahead of Panchayat poll in WB: Opposition spreading lies, some media reports blown out of proportion, says CM
Clashes ahead of Panchayat poll in WB: Opposition spreading lies, some media reports blown out of proportion, says CM

Speaking to reporters at the state secretariat, Mamata Banerjee also slammed a section of the media for doing the same to “mislead people” about the pre-poll violence.

TMC cadre drove us out, stopped us from filing papers: Oppn in Alipore
TMC cadre drove us out, stopped us from filing papers: Oppn in Alipore

CPIML Liberation state committee member Dibakar Bhattacharya said two women candidates went missing after they were blocked from filing nominations.

Bullets and bombs fly: Nominations  to conclude today, violence continues
Bullets and bombs fly: Nominations to conclude today, violence continues

State Election Commissioner A K Singh had agreed on Saturday that there were “problems” in some areas over filing of nominations for the panchayat polls and had requested 171 block-level observers to be “impartial”.

Three of 19 Bhangar land agitators file nominations after high court directive
Three of 19 Bhangar land agitators file nominations after high court directive

Bhangar had seen widespread violence over the construction of a power grid station in 2016, leading to the deaths of two youths, allegedly by goons backed by Trinamool Congress.

Run-up to West Bengal panchayat polls: 10,000 booked in Birbhum
Run-up to West Bengal panchayat polls: 10,000 booked in Birbhum

BJP workers had gathered in front of their Nalhati office, from where they were supposed to march to the BDO office to file nomination papers.

IIT-Kharagpur kicks off project to aid conservation
IIT-Kharagpur kicks off project to aid conservation

The Institute’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences will team up with University of Liverpool, UK. The project focuses on five former trading posts and garrison settlements along the Hooghly: Bandel, Chinsurah, Chandannagar, Serampore and Barrackpore.

West Bengal rural polls will mark beginning of end of TMC rule, says Mukul Roy
West Bengal rural polls will mark beginning of end of TMC rule, says Mukul Roy

The BJP leader also said the widespread violence in the state over filing of nominations broke out after Mamata asked her party workers to make the proceedings Opposition-free.

Bengal panchayat elections: Rural polls will mark beginning of end of TMC rule, says Mukul Roy
Bengal panchayat elections: Rural polls will mark beginning of end of TMC rule, says Mukul Roy

Mukul Roy also said the widespread violence in the state over filing of nominations broke out after Mamata asked her party workers to make the proceedings Opposition-free.

Kolkata: Intellectuals rally against communal violence
Kolkata: Intellectuals rally against communal violence

The rally, intended to spread the message of communal harmony, was taken out from Esplanade to Rabindra Sadan.