Kolkata, Sept 20 : A major fire broke out in a fireworks factory at Govindapur area under Sonarpur Police Station limits in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Tuesday afternoon, reports said.
Kolkata, Sep 20 : To curb the recklessness of auto rickshaws, the West Bengal government would open a 24x7 helpline before the coming festive season, state Transport Minister Subhendu Adhikari said here on Tuesday.
Kolkata, Sep 20 : Thousands assembled in two villages of West Bengal on Tuesday to bid a tearful adieu to two army jawans from the state who died in the terrorist attack on the Uri camp in Jammu and Kashmir two days back.
Kolkata, Sep 20 : A phone call threatening a blast in an Air India flight about to depart from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here on Tuesday had the security personnel on tenterhooks.
Kolkata, Sep 20 : Objecting to a section in the draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention and Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2016, representatives of sex workers' collectives from east India on Tuesday asserted that many are involved in the business "voluntarily" and do not want to be "rescued".
Kolkata/Burdwan, Sept 20 : Police on Tuesday booked a minor boy for allegedly raping a seventh standard girl in Burdwan district of West Bengal, reports said.
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sept 20 : Wrigley, a subsidiary of Mars Inc., on Tuesday launched Doublemint Mints, a beautiful sugar free product that offers freshening confidence of being socially prepared, anywhere and everywhere.
Kolkata/East Midnapore, Sept 20 : A fourth standard student was killed and 15 others were seriously injured when a school bus collided head-on with a speeding truck in Contai (Kanthi) in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Tuesday morning, reports said.
Kolkata Sept 20 : The much anticipated premium car infotainment system is set to make cars enthusiasts 'live connected, drive connected'.
Kolkata, Sept 20 : At least one person was killed and four others were injured on Tuesday when a public bus hit an over-speeding autorickshaw in Kolkata's Salt Lake area, reports said.
Kolkata, Sep 20 : A class four student died and 12 of his schoolmates were injured in an accident on the Digha-Contai highway near Chattarapura in East Midnapore district on Tuesday.
Kolkata, Sep 20 : Primarc Pecan, an e-commerce company with its roots in Kolkata, provides omni-channel services for both domestic and international brands across multiple product categories.
Kolkata, Sept 20 : Air India has restored its services following a nod from security officials after a bomb scare brought things to a standstill at the Kolkata airport on Tuesday morning.
Kolkata, Sept 20 : : A call claiming that there is a bomb on the Guwahati-bound flight pressed the alarm leading to a heightened security at Kolkata airport on Tuesday morning, reports said.
Kolkata, Sep 20 : Shock, anger and respect were the prevailing emotions as the bodies of two of the army soldiers killed in the Uri terror attack were flown in to the city on Monday.
Kolkata, Sept 19 : Pdt Tarun Bhattacharya and Bengali actor Biswajit Chakraborty featured in the Tagorenama which was presented at Sonnet in Kolkata recently.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed her reservations on holding an all-party meeting regarding the Uri attack, but said everybody needed to work together to ensure the country's interest was not harmed.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Monday condoled the death of the Indian soldiers in the Uri attack and said the nation would ensure their sacrifices did not go waste.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : The Congress in West Bengal on Monday demanded the formal resignation of former state party chief Manas Bhunia -- who crossed over to the ruling Trinamool Congress -- and asked him to relinquish his assembly seat as well.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : The Congress suffered a big jolt in West Bengal, as its former state chief Manas Bhunia and a host of other frontline party leaders including provincial office-bearers, crossed over to the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : Disgruntled with the authorities for denying them a full-scale Durga Puja celebration, the sex workers of Sonagachi, considered Asia's largest red-light area, have decided to discontinue the event.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : The Congress suffered a big jolt in West Bengal, as its former state chief Manas Bhunia and a host of other frontline party leaders including provincial office-bearers crossed over to the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of autocratic rule, state Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday said her party Trinamool Congress used "coercion" to retain control of local bodies in Murshidabad district.
Kolkata, Sept 19 : In a major development in the political scenario of West Bengal, a large number of senior Congress leaders, including Manas Ranjan Bhunia and Md. Sohrab, joined the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday.
Kolkata, Sept 19 : Emirates SkyPharma, Emirates SkyCargo's new purpose-built facility dedicated exclusively to the timely and secure transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments at Dubai International Airport (DXB) was officially inaugurated on Monday by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : Former West Bengal Congress President Manas Bhunia joined the Trinamool Congress on Monday, giving a major boost to the state's ruling party, and a big jolt to the Congress.
Kolkata, Sept 19 :: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) , a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, on Monday announced that S and P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world's leading index providers, and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing (SI) have listed TCS in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) - 2016 for the fourth consecutive year.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : Two braveheart soldiers from West Bengal were among the 17 army men killed in Uri terrorist attack in the early hours of Sunday.
Srinagar/New Delhi/Kolkata, Sept 19 : At least two jawans from West Bengal were killed on Sunday in a deadly terror attack on the Uri army base in Jammu and Kashmir, which left 17 jawans martyred and several others injured, army officials said on Monday.
Kolkata, Sep 19 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed grief over the deaths of 17 soldiers in a terrorist attack on an army camp in Uri town of Jammu and Kashmir.
Kolkata, Sep 18 : Four persons have been arrested for vandalising several cars in a housing complex in south Kolkata on Sunday, police said.
Kolkata, Sept 18 : The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday took over the Beharampur Municipality in West Bengal's Murshidabad district after maximum Congress councilors joined the party.
Kolkata, Sep 18 : West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Sunday captured Congress-controlled Berhampore Municipality in Murshidabad district as 17 councillors including the Chairman Nil Ratan Adhya switched sides.
Kolkata, Sep 18 : It is true that Asians have a skin which has a strong natural shield against the sun and their age shows about a decade later than Caucasians -- but they still need sunscreen, says a Bangladeshi dermatologist.
Kolkata, Sep 18 : The bodies of two of the three tourists who drowned on Saturday while bathing in sea in West Bengals East Midnapore districts coastal region were fished out on Sunday, police said.
Kolkata, Sept 18 : A large number of local people attacked an apartment's parking lot and vandalized as many as 70 cars parked there following a road mishap at Panditia Road area in south Kolkata on Sunday, reports said.
Kolkata, Sept 17 : Several civil and human rights groups on Saturday protested against the alleged racism by Kolkata's popular fine dining restaurant Mocambo at Park Street.
Kolkata, Sept 17 : Three tourists from Kolkata reportedly drowned in the sea of Mandarmani in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Saturday afternoon.
Kolkata, Sept 16 : Buniyad 2016, the first Regional Channel Partners' Conference for Eastern India of Birla Corporation Limited, the flagship Company of the M P Birla Group and cement major, was held in Kolkata, on Thursday.
Kolkata, Sep 17 : Former West Bengal Pradesh Congress chief Manas Bhunia, now a dissident leader, is likely to join the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday, a senior ruling party leader said.
Kolkata, Sep 17 : Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar will be conferred the "Bangabibhushan" award by the West Bengal government in recognition of her contribution to Bengali songs, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Saturday.
Kolkata, Sep 17 : Three tourists drowned while bathing in the sea in East Midnapore district's coastal region in West Bengal on Saturday, police said.
Kolkata, Sep 17 : The West Bengal government will frame an auto policy to rein in errant three-wheeler drivers, following a spate of rash driving cases, with the latest incident leading to the death of a 20-year-old undergraduate.
Kolkata, Sep 17 : Kites in a variety of shapes, sizes and vibrant hues floated in the sky while workers prayed for safe working conditions on Vishwakarma Puja in West Bengal on Saturday.
Kolkata/Malda, Sept 17 : After being robbed in a running train, several passengers of Kolkata to Bihar bound Jogbani Express (13159) on Saturday morning engaged in a clash with security personnel at Malda Town station in West Bengal following a demonstration, reports said.
Kolkata, Sep 17 : Two persons, including a 27-year-old woman, have been arrested for illegal possession of arms from West Bengal's Maoist-affected Purulia district, police said on Saturday.
Kolkata, Sep 17 : With countdown beginning for Bengal's biggest festival Durga Puja, superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee and actress Rituparna Sengupta have come together in a pujo album titled 'Gaan Parar Pujo'.
Siliguri/Kolkata, Sep 16 : One person was killed and ten others sustained injuries when an army truck hit a car from behind in Siliguri town of West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Friday, police said.
Kolkata, Sep 16 : Alleging that some erstwhile Indian enclave dwellers from Bangladesh are still being deprived of their basic human and citizenship rights, an NGO on Friday sought the intervention of National Human Rights Commission to facilitate granting of Indian citizenship to them.
Kolkata, Sep 16 : Trinamool Congress leader and former West Bengal minister Madan Mitra, a Saradha scam accused now out on bail, on Friday visited the CBI office at Salt Lake as per the court's directive to appear before the investigating officer once every week.
Kolkata, Sep 16 : The Indian Air Force is on a trajectory of modernisation and is transforming into a strategic aerospace power with full spectrum capability, a senior officer said on Friday.
Kolkata, Sep 16 : Pollution and skin damage by sun exposure is driving the demand for chemical peels, experts said here on Friday, cautioning against getting the procedure done by unqualified beauticians.
Siliguri, Sep 16 : One person was killed and nine injured on Friday when an army truck hit a Maruti car from behind in this town in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, police said.
Kolkata, Sep 16 : A 20-year-old undergraduate at a city college died when the auto rickshaw she was travelling in crashed into a speeding bus at a busy Kolkata crossing on Friday, police said.
Mumbai/ Kolkata, Sept 16 :Since its launch, Club Enerji, Tata Power's nationwide movement, has been undertaking various initiatives to sensitise communities about the importance of energy and environmental conservation in cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai.
Kolkata/Burdwan, Sept 16 : Two deadly road accidents at two different locations in West Bengal killed at least five persons and left four others injured on Friday, reports said.
Kolkata/Mumbai, Sept 16 : To celebrate the auspicious occasion of Diwali, Tata Motors on Friday announced a nationwide festive offer, 'Har Week Diwali' for its passenger vehicles customers.
Darjeeling (WB) [India], Sept. 16 : Dengue cases have reached an alarming proportion in West Bengal with highest number of dengue deaths in the country so far.
Kolkata, Sept 15 : Protesting against the alleged racism by Kolkata's popular fine dining restaurant Mocambo, several civil and human rights groups will hold demonstration in Park Street on Saturday next.
Kolkata, Sep 16 : The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested three former directors of two Kolkata-based private companies in an ongoing investigation related to two chit fund scam cases on Thursday.
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