Everything you need to know about Howrah Vic.cot.mill: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Howrah Vic.cot.mill: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) It's poll time again in West Bengal - and the judiciary is playing a vital role in making it happen.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday issued a notification proposing a three-phase panchayat polls July 2, July 6 and July 10. However, the deadlock on the issue continued with State Election Commission (SEC) officials indicating their reservations on the schedule.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Even as India is less than a year away from being declared polio free, experts Thursday asked for cautious administration of vaccine to keep the virus in check.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) In a volte face days after announcing its candidate for the Howrah Lok Sabha by-polls, the BJP Tuesday said it would not field a candidate as it wanted to concentrate on the upcoming panchayat polls.
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday nominated former state president Asim Kumar Ghosh as its candidate for the June 2 Howrah Lok Sabha byelection.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) The Left Front Tuesday nominated Srideep Bhattacharya of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for the June 2 Howrah Lok Sabha by-poll, while the Congress decided to field Sanatan Mukherjee.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) The Left Front Tuesday nominated Srideep Bhattacharya, of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), for the June 2 Howrah Lok Sabha by-poll, Front chairman Biman Bose said here.
Ludhiana, May 5 (IANS) Train services on the Amritsar-New Delhi railway line were hit Sunday when Sikh protestors squatted on tracks. They were agitating against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case by a Delhi court.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): When a massive star exhausts its fuel, it collapses under its own gravity and produces a black hole, a new study has revealed.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Friday named former international footballer Prasun Banerjee as the party candidate for the coming Lok Sabha by-election from the Howrah constituency.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Thursday adjourned for the day after condoling the death of Howrah MP Ambica Banerjee, who passed away in the morning.
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Discussions and debates in quaint Chinese tea houses over simmering cups of green tea in the snaking lanes of Kolkata's Chinatown may soon be a reality. A project aimed at preserving the heritage of the Indian Chinese community in the city and to create an eco-friendly and economically viable arts-heritage-food hub will provide a much-needed facelift to Chinatown.
Film: "Udhayam NH4"; Cast: Siddharth Suryanarayan, Ashrita Shetty, Kay Kay Menon, Avinash, Deepak, Ajai, Kalai, Vivek and Naren; Director: Manimaran; Rating: ***1/2
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Monday urged officials and employees of the railways to be sensitive towards common people who use trains, which serve as the "lifeline of India".
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The body of Havildar Bharat Sasmal, who died Tuesday while serving the UN Mission in SouthSudan, was brought to Kolkata Thursday.
Siliguri, Apr 3 (ANI): A handicrafts fair in Siliguri provided a platform to rural artisans to promote and showcase their traditional products, attracting many visitors from across the state.
New Delhi, Apr. 2 (ANI): Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal launched Wi-Fi- facility as a pilot project on Howrah Rajdhani Express (train no. 12302), here today.
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Lamenting the dearth of good story writers in Bollywood, veteran actor Dharmendra, best known for his performance in the National Award winner "Satyakam", Saturday here said that every politician should watch the Hrishikesh Mukherjee directed 1969 classic.
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Foraying into Bollywood with Sangeeth Sivan's "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2", a sequel to the original, Kristina Akheeva, an Australian model working in India, said Saturday Bollywood is of "international standard" and is becoming popular Down Under.
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Legendary Bollywood actor Dharmendra Saturday said his "heart weeps" for actor Sanjay Dutt, who was sentenced to five years in jail by the Supreme Court March 21 for illegal arms possession during the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts.
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Now tourists can enjoy a glimpse of Kolkata and its iconic spots such as the Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge from the sky -- courtesy helicopter joyrides.
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Kolkata headquartered fine dining chain Speciality Restaurants - with renowned brands like Mainland China, Oh!Calcutta and Machaan under its belt - has decided to open outlets in London and Singapore, a top company official said here Tuesday.
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Gerdau, the leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world, Monday announced acquiring majority ownership of its first plant in Asia at Tadipatri in Ananthpur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Four people were missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga in West Bengal's Howrah district Sunday, police said.
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) The much-awaited air-conditioned double-decker train linking Bangalore and Chennai is set to debut this month.
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) A businessman from Punjab was shot dead in Himachal Pradesh's Una district Thursday, police said.
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Three men from Howrah involved in providing arms and ammunition to the Maoists were arrested here, police said Sunday.
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Three men from Howrah involved in providing arms and ammunition to Maoists were arrested from Central Kolkata by the Special Task Force of city police.
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) To resolve the pending issue of homes for Mumbai's mill-workers, the Maharashtra government Friday said it would give them land in their native villages for constructing houses.
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday inaugurated the Rs.3,375 crore Kattupalli Port and shipyard and a Rs.100 crore cement plant in Karur district.
Madrid, Jan 26 (IANS) Real Madrid's La Liga match at home to Getafe Sunday looks like it is going to take on a significant way beyond what could have been expected.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) As the Suriname government granted permission in early January to researchers to begin operations to discover the forgotten mass graves of Indian indentured workers killed in police firing in 1902 in the tiny South American nation, where nearly 40 percent of its people are of Indian extraction, new evidence has emerged that could give significant pointers to the location of the graves.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Hemant Thatte, known for his performances in shows "Kumkum", "Woh Rehne Waali Mehlon Ki", and "CID", will feature in a cameo in "Sanskaar.. Dharohar Apnon Ki!".
Shibpur (West Bengal), Jan 19 (IANS) India has a shortage of research manpower in strategic areas such as space technology, atomic energy, defence and medicine, said President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday and urged students to address nation's problems.
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A car owner wasn't satisfied with the style and protection his run-of-the-mill Toyota came with, so he spent 100,000 pounds to add a champagne bar, a widescreen TV and grenade proof armour.
London, January 15 (ANI): Carmen Electra has finally spoken to silence rumours linking her to Simon Cowell, insisting she is just "good friends" with the TV mogul.
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 30 injured when a bus collided with a truck in West Bengal, police said Friday.
East Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 11 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 30 injured when a bus collided head-on with a truck at Heria here late Thursday, police said.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal made an unconventional debut in Bollywood with the 2008 thriller "Aamir" and later did "Shaitan" and "Soundtrack". Now he is keen to do romantic roles, but not run-of-the-mill type, he clarifies.
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) A major fire broke out at a warehouse stocked with clothes near the Howrah Bridge here Thursday. There were no casualties.
Melbourne, December 31 (ANI): The gossip mill is spinning with reports that Bradley Cooper has proposed to Zoe Saldana.
London, Dec. 28 (ANI): Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr put rumours of their split to rest, as they were seen heading out to a friend's house with their son Flynn the day after Christmas.
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Cardiac care centres should be located within 30 to 40 kms of every citizen for timely action in case of emergencies, a leading cardiac surgeon said here Thursday.
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) A private steel mill owner has been sentenced to one year jail for electricity theft, said a media report.
Amritsar, Dec. 20 (ANI): Traders raised concerns over long queue of trucks carrying perishable goods, waiting for clearance along the Indo-Pakistan border in Amritsar.
Beirut, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian nationals were abducted near the western Syrian port city of Latakia, the Russian embassy in Syria said Monday.
London, Dec.17 (ANI): Early results from research led by Dr Aiden Gregg from the University of Southampton, have shown that people with narcissistic tendencies want to purchase products, both for others and for themselves, that positively distinguish them - that is, that make them stand out from the crowd.
Washington, December 14 (ANI): Data from NASA's Swift satellite and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has revealed that high-speed jets launched from active black holes possess fundamental similarities regardless of mass, age or environment, according to a new study.
London, December 13 (ANI): Using a suite of Earth-orbiting X-ray telescopes, a large international team of astronomers has discovered a bingeing black hole in our nearest neighbouring galaxy, Andromeda.
Lucknow, Dec 12 (IANS) With the onset of winter, railway authorities here - and throughout northern and eastern India - have begun to brace for the biggest and the deadliest challenge they face along with the chill: foggy conditions that every year disrupt traffic.
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Samajwadi Party (SP) government Friday announced the state advisory price (SAP) - price at which sugar mills in the state are supposed to buy the cane from farmers - at Rs.275-290 per quintal for the current year.
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) More than 16 bogies were gutted when a major fire broke out Friday on a goods train carrying petrol and headed for Gonda from here, officials said.
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Dec.7 (ANI): Ten wagons of a train carrying fuel derailed and burst into flames in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district on Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): The country's knitwear hub-Tirupur-in Tamil Nadu-has become the first textile cluster in India to arrive at zero liquid discharge technology.
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Political parties Wednesday welcomed the central government's decision to clear a plot of land here for a memorial to Babasaheb Ambedkar, the father of the Indian constitution.
Mumbai/New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The central government Wednesday cleared the decks for a memorial to Babasaheb Ambedkar, the "father" of the Indian Constitution, by clearing a plot of land for it in Mumbai.
Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh assembly was Wednesday adjourned sine die on the last day of the winter session after a clash between the opposition and treasury benches over the delay in announcing the support price of the sugarcane crop by the Samajwadi Party government.
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Miranda Kerr has sent the rumour mill spinning after she was seen partying with Leonardo DiCaprio in New York.
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): US President Obama has accused Republicans of putting Americans at risk of a "Scrooge Christmas" if tax breaks are not renewed for middle class families in a deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.
Bangalore, Nov 30 (IANS) A staunch Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) man, B.S. Yeddyurappa, who Friday quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Karnataka assembly, rose from being a clerk in a rice mill to the party's first chief minister in south India - and eventually its albatros.
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) The city-based wind turbine maker ReGen Powertech is expected to commence production of wind mill generators from January and blades in a year's time at its Rajasthan facility while adding 100 more people there, said a top company official.
London, Nov. 28 (ANI): A local council in Serbia has issued a public health warning about a vampire being on the loose after an old ruined mill said to once have been the home of the country's most famous vampire collapsed.
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Wind turbine manufacturers Monday hoped that the government will bring back the scheme linking generation based incentives (GBI) to the local content in windmills with effect from April 2012.
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) Three workers died of methane gas poisoning Friday in an Uttar Pradesh sugar mill, police said.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) An archaeologist's plans to locate the graves of Indian indentured workers killed 110 years ago in Suriname has revived interest in a long buried episode in the history of the Indian community in the South American nation.
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a new twist in the killings of Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep Chadha in a bloody gun battle, their relatives here Monday rejected the police claim of property dispute between the two triggering the tragedy.
Chennai, Nov 18 (IANS) "Ra Ra" is not a run?of?the?mill love story, clarifies debutant Telugu director Sudhir Verma and adds that it has spine?chilling moments that will entertain viewers.
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday accused Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of merely paying lip service to fighting graft while doing nothing about corruption and scams in the state.
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday accused the Mamata Banerjee-led government of driving away investors which was jeopardising the economy of the state.
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) "Talaash" director Reema Kagti terms the Hindi film industry a "very progressive place" where "working conditions for women are good", but she finds the "women directors" tag "regressive".
London, Nov. 8 (ANI): US basketball club Dallas Mavericks' cheerleading team took to the playing arena for the half-time show, wearing short, white spandex dresses with cut-out panels, it has been revealed.
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Ali Abbas Zafar says though major parts of "Gunday" will be shot in Kolkata, he will create Howrah streets here only.
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Telugu director Mahi V.Raghav says his upcoming, coming-of-age entertainer "Paathshala" is not a run-of-the-mill story of male bonhomie.
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) The massive fire that broke out in the JK Jute Mill in Kanpur in the early hours of Sunday was doused after a 12-hour-long fire fighting operation.
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A TV show host has issued an open invitation to the Kardashians to volunteer at her animal sanctuary, it has been revealed.
Karachi, Oct. 26 (ANI): The last and final project by the king of Bollywood romance, Yash Chopra, who passed away earlier this week, might not make it to the Pakistani screens, according to the rumour mill.
Havana, Oct. 23 (Xinhua-ANI): Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro published an article and photos Monday in state-run media in response to widespread on-line rumors that he was dying or already dead.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Under fire from various quarters after legendary film-maker Yash Chopra died from dengue, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will approach all private studios for entry to fumigate the premises against mosquitoes, a civic health official said Monday.
Film: "Rush"; Music Director: Pritam; Lyricists: Sayeed Quadri, Kumaar, Ashish Pandit and Hard Kaur; Singers: Shaan, Ash King, Rizwan-Muazzam, Jazzy B, Hard Kaur, Anupam Amod, Tulsi Kumar, Adnan Sami, Javed Bashir and Inderpreet Singh; Rating: **
London, Oct. 16 (ANI): Red Bull Racing principle Christian Horner has dismissed claims that Sebastian Vettel would be joining Ferrari in 2014.
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) This story of a family reunion could make a good script for a blockbuster film - a young, differently-abled boy, who went missing six years ago, was reunited with his family after they saw him in a Tamil film "Vazhakku Enn 18/9". The movie was recently telecast recently on TV on the occasion of Ganesha Mahotsav.
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) With the arrest of three persons, the state police Thursday claimed to have cracked the parcel bomb case in West Bengal's Howrah district in which a woman was killed. However, the alleged mastermind is still on the run.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar has invited the wrath of the industries, whose underbelly he tried to unravel through films like "Chandni Bar", "Page 3" and "Fashion", but he is unfazed.
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) The Pakistan government has allowed export of 200,000 tonnes of sugar.
London, Sept 27 (ANI): A 44ft trunk of a giant oak-tree, thought to be more than 5000-year-old, has been unearthed from a farmland at Methwold Hythe, near Downham Market at Norfolk.
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) Following the train-bus collision that killed eight people in Bihar, Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa announced Thursday that there would be no unmanned railway crossing in the country by 2015-16.
Siwan (Bihar), Sept 26 (ANI): At least eight people were killed while over a dozen injured after a train rammed into a bus here on Wednesday.
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) A woman was killed and her husband critically injured Wednesday after she opened a parcel delivered through a courier service in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said.
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Emphasising the need for a clean and green Kolkata, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday urged people to take care of the eastern metropolis.
New York, Sept 16 (ANI): Serena Williams has set the rumour mill spinning after she was spotted on the streets of Valbonne with her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, this week.
London, Sept 15 (ANI): Kylie Minogue has set the rumour mill spinning after reports of her chatting with Ashley Cole on Twitter emerged.
A Delhi bound train Howrah-New Delhi Express has been looted by a group of armed criminals on Saturday early morning at Bihar's Rohtas district, local police informed................
Melbourne, September 13 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has got the rumour mill spinning after she was spotted with porn star James Deen in Los Angeles recently.
Karachi, Sept. 13 (ANI): The inquiry committee formed to probe the garment factory fire in Karachi has termed the incident as "deliberate criminal negligence".
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Criticising civic bodies run by both her Trinamool Congress as also the opposition Left Front for negligence in combating dengue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday used a central team report to pull up private hospitals for conducting "haphazard" blood tests.
Wellington, September 4 (ANI): Katie Holmes set the rumour mill spinning, after being spotted in New York City with her 'The Romantics' castmate Jeremy Strong, last weekend.
London, September 5 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge's little sister, Pippa Middleton sent the rumour mill spinning, after she was spotted watching the US Open with Spencer Vegosen - once one of the top junior tennis players in America.
New York, September 2 (ANI): British singer Seal has accused his estranged wife Heidi Klum of having an affair with her bodyguard, setting the gossip mill spinning that the supermodel's cheating led to the couple's split.
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the death of an 11-year-old boy in Kolkata, the dengue epidemic has claimed its third victim in the state, the health department said Saturday. The number of confirmed cases has gone up to 638.
New York, September 1 (ANI): Rihanna has set the gossip mill spinning after being spotted with Kim Kardashian's brother Rob, at several places.