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Thursday, January 23, 2020

‘Number of Indians at Cambridge on the rise’

January 10, 2009 2:49:39 am

The number of Indian students attending Cambridge has considerably increased in the last decade,said Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University Professor Alison Richard in Kolkata on Friday.

New face of debating: Be natural and mind your points

January 10, 2009 2:48:21 am

Out of the box debating —- that’s what a United Kingdom-based institute wants children to learn.

Culling operation not hit by Morcha shutdown

January 10, 2009 2:47:07 am

Even as government offices across Darjeeling district remained closed for the third consecutive day due to the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha’s renewed shutdown,the Animal Resources Department has been spared the diktat.

‘GJM backed down over promise made during talks’

January 10, 2009 2:45:48 am

As the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha’s renewed shutdown of government offices in the Hills entered its third day,state Minister for Municipal Affairs and Urban Development Ashok Bhattacharya slammed the outfit for not adhering to its assurance of suspending its movement.

Remark against judiciary: Court asked to see footage of CPM leaders

January 10, 2009 2:44:42 am

A counsel of the Bar Association of Calcutta High Court on Friday urged the Division Bench headed by Chief Justice S S Nijjar to witness the video footage of the November 17,2007 rally...

Mamata’s Singur act is teachers’ tool for anger management

January 10, 2009 2:42:20 am

“Tatas have declared that they will leave the state. Nothing good can happen to the state.

Govt pays extra for coals extracted from its own mines

January 10, 2009 2:38:35 am

The West Bengal government is paying 134 per cent extra on coal extracted from its own mines,which has resulted into a higher cost of power supply in the state.

Bengal will not snap land deal with Satyam: Minister

January 10, 2009 2:37:08 am

Even though Information Technology minister Debesh Das expressed his concern over fate of 10,000 employees of Satyam from Bengal,the state government will not block the land deal with Satyam.

HC pulls up Bengal govt for failing to implement auto ban

January 10, 2009 2:34:53 am

Refusing to extend the six-month time limit for implementing its ban on polluting auto-rickshaws...

Nandigram nightmare continues for CPM,Trinamool wins Assembly by-poll

January 10, 2009 2:33:02 am

The mother of a teenage boy killed in police firing in Nandigarm has defeated the Left candidate by nearly 40,000 votes in the assembly by-election for the seat...

Day 5 of truck strike triggers LPG crisis

January 10, 2009 2:31:36 am

With the transport operators’ nationwide strike entering fifth day,the city faces the prospect of acute shortage of LPG.

Pumps ran dry before strike was lifted

January 10, 2009 2:29:24 am

The oil strike was called off in the evening. But before that,the city petrol pumps presented a picture of deep gloom.

Crowning Glory

January 9, 2009 2:37:36 am

Parvathy Omanakuttan may have lost by barely a whisker at the Miss Universe contest,but another Indian beauty has managed to walk away with top honours at the Miss Tourism International 2008 event,held in Malaysia over New Year.

Night of the Bauls

January 9, 2009 2:36:31 am

Today,baul music of Bengal has proponents in the likes of Paravathy Das Baul and Paban Das Baul,both of whom are world renowned musicians.

The Milan Week

January 9, 2009 2:35:29 am

Quick,name a famous Italian chef. Sure,maybe a French chef or three will roll off your well-trained tongue with ease. Italian is harder.

Punjab Police take on Bank in Beighton final

January 9, 2009 2:33:31 am

Punjab Police were stretched to the fullest before upsetting title favourites Indian Oil 5-4 (1-1) to set up a summit clash with Punjab and Sind Bank in the 113th All-India Beighton Cup hockey tournament at SAI Complex here today.

Bibaswan,Shreya in line for double crown

January 9, 2009 2:32:02 am

Bibaswan Deb from Bengal and Shreya Pasricha from UP are in line for a double crown at the AITA — BTA Championship Series 2009 being played in memory of late Dilip Bose at the BTA Complex.

History revisited as CAB,MCC join hands

January 9, 2009 2:30:57 am

It was a walk down memory lane at the Cricket Association of Bengal tonight. Talks centred around Col. CK Nayudu and Douglas Jardine and everybody listened with rapt attention.

‘Demand keeps prostitution alive’

January 9, 2009 2:26:58 am

Noted feminist and legal scholar Catherine MacKinnon presented a talk on “Trafficking,Prostitution,and Inequality: Confronting the Demand” on Thursday in a seminar hosted by Apne Aap Women Worldwide and The American Center.

Panel to look into new modes of livelihood for women in Singur

January 9, 2009 2:25:38 am

Months after the Tata Motors withdrew from the small car project in Singur,the State Commission for Women plans to prepare a proposal concerning alternative modes of livelihood for those women,who were to be employed under the project.