Everything you need to know about Kolkata Airport Po: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kolkata Airport Po: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Two people have been arrested and fake Indian currency notes (FICN) with a face value of nearly Rs.4 lakh seized from them, police here said Thursday.
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Various facets of India in the last 50 years have been brought to life through a bouquet of photographs by international photographers at an exhibition here, the organisers said Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 22 (ANI): Kolkata recently hosted a meeting on Tuesday to discuss measures that needs to be taken to increase cross border trade with Bangladesh.
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) A new documentary is on its way to showcasing the status of the dwindling number of Jews in the city through the eyes of the youngest member of the community.
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government is conducting a survey for gauging the extent of tribal land encroached upon in the state's northern part, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here Tuesday.
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Kolkata-based non-banking finance company Srei Infrastructure Finance Tuesday said its board has okayed to raise funds up to Rs.1,500 crore by public issue of debentures in one or more tranches this fiscal.
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government would provide monthly stipends of Rs.750 to nearly 4,000 folk artistes across the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here Tuesday.
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) On the eve of the UPA completing four years in office, the Left Front Tuesday accused the regime of having failed to frame pro-people policies and instead favouring the "khaas aadmi" (special interests).
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy says he was ecstatic after scoring the winning hits that propelled Sunrisers Hyderabad into the playoffs of the Indian Premier league (IPL).
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) MP Birla group flagship Birla Corporation Monday reported a 26.40 percent rise in its net profit to Rs.72.63 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, from Rs. 57.46 crore during the same period a year ago.
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Srei Infrastructure Finance, one of India's leading infrastructure financial institutions, Monday announced a 424.45 percent jump in its consolidated net profit to Rs.69.28 crore during the quarter ended March 31, 2013, from Rs.13.21 crore in the same period previous year.
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders scored 130 for seven against Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here Sunday.
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their Indian Premier League match here Sunday evening.
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) On the eve of completing two years in office, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday claimed that West Bengal outperformed and outgrew the nation during 2012-13.
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The centenary of legendry artist Gopal Ghose, famed for ingenious handling of watercolours is now being celebrated with an exhibition of his works at an art gallery here, the organisers said Sunday.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A Delhi-based couple were arrested from Kolkata for duping several banks by forging documents, police said Saturday.
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Bringing out an assessment report of West Bengal's Trinamool Congress government, two days before it completes two years in office, the Congress Saturday alleged that the regime was moving in a negative direction and was clueless about the course it wanted the state's economy to take.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Friday said he felt bad for Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid who had to "contend with people like Greg Chappell and S. Sreesanth" during his captaincy stints for the country and the IPL franchisee respectively.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Footwear major Woodland, owned by the Aero Group, is looking to re-position its sub-brand 'Woods' in the luxury footwear segment, focusing primarily on women's footwear, a top company official said Friday.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Entrepreneurs wanting to invest in Bihar should acquire land directly from farmers as land acquisition by the government would cost more, a top government official said Friday.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Friday said it is considering selling stakes of some deep-water blocks to Shell Exploration Company BV as a part of its strategy to tie up with the global energy major.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Cigarette-to-hotels conglomerate ITC Ltd Friday reported a 19.4 percent jump in its net profit to Rs.1,927.98 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, from Rs.1,614.36 crore for the same period a year ago.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) The BJP Thursday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation in view of the series of scams during the UPA rule and said it would contest the 2014 polls on its own strength in West Bengal.
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee led government Thursday released a performance report, claiming the state has clocked a growth rate higher than that of the overall country during the nearly two years it has been in power.
Kolkata, May 16 (ANI): Overcoming economic hurdles, a newspaper delivery boy, Shiv Kumar has successfully cleared the entrance examination of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Joka, in Kolkata.
New York, May 16, (IANS) Authorities in India and Bangladesh should take all necessary steps to protect Shukhoranjan Bali, a long-missing witness in the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) in Bangladesh, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Employees' Provident Fund compliance is very poor in India and just eight percent of the country's total workforce is currently under the scheme, an official said here Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Over 1,800 delegates will participate in the first SPIC-MACAY international convention on promoting Indian classical music and culture that begins here May 20.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) A gallery on Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and China was opened Wednesday at Tagore's ancestral residence in North Kolkata's Jorasanko, that now houses the Rabindra Bharati Museum.
Ranchi, May 15 (IANS) Yusuf Pathan's unusual dismissal ended his blazing knock and eliminated Kolkata Knight Riders from the Indian Premier League here Wednesday.
Ranchi, May 15 (IANS) Pune Warriors edged out Kolkata Knight Riders by seven runs in the Indian Premier League here Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) A day after a glass pane came tumbling down, closely missing two wheelchair-bound passengers in the domestic section of the new Rs.20 million terminal of the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, a pile of rubble, a defunct beverage kiosk and a large patch on the carpeted floor greeted tourists at the minimalist international lounge.
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) A middle aged man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly raping his seven-year-old sister-in-law in West Bengal's Hooghly district, police said.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) The students wing of the Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) Tuesday staged demonstration in central Kolkata demanding a proper probe into the chit fund scam, arrest of those involved and compensation to the depositors.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Two people were injured and train movement was hit when the engine and three coaches of Kolkata-Haldibari Intercity Express got derailed in West Bengal's Birbhum Tuesday, the Eastern Railway said.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A flash strike by around 300 loaders at the international airport here Tuesday delayed flight departures .
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A flash strike by around 300 loaders at the international airport here Tuesday delayed departures of international flights.
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Godrej group company Godrej Security Solutions (GSS) Tuesday said it is aiming to clock 27 percent growth in business to more than Rs.25 crore during this financial year.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A study has confirmed that rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhoea, the second largest killer of children across the world, and vaccines to contain the virus can change the situation dramatically.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Monday said it recorded a traded value of Rs.691 crore in gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) this Akshaya Tritiya, up by nearly 14 percent compared to last year.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Tata Motors' British luxury car unit Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Monday opened a new engineering test centre in Dubai to conduct extreme hot weather vehicle research, testing and development.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Monday launched the country's first dedicated debt trading platform.
Srinagar, May 13 (ANI): A vehicle carrying two civilians from Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara District entered the tarmac of Srinagar Airport through the high security Air Force Station and parked near an aircraft to receive friends coming from New Delhi.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Federal officials at the General Services Administration are set to sell a plane that once served as Air Force One, this week.
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Malaysian pilot James Anthony Tan, a dyslexia patient attempting to fly half-way around the world in a single-engined aircraft, touched down here Saturday after completing nearly 36,400 km of solo flying.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Online ticket sales for the Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 1 and Eliminator to be played at the Ferozeshah Kotla here May 21 and 22 will begin at 4 pm Saturday on www.iplt20.com.
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Chit fund aided Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen's close aide Debjani Mukherjee Friday claimed she was only a "trustworthy employee" of Sen and that she was sacked for raising her voice against the company's fund collection method.
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Three persons, including the step-mother, have been arrested in West Bengal's Hooghly district after they set on fire a minor girl who refused to be forcibly married, police said Friday.
Gangtok, May 10 (ANI): Youth in the northeast are extremely talented and also sports crazy, and they look to clubs like the Daring Bulls Athlete Club in Sikkim to give them that additional nurtured training required to improve their skills.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): In another incident of cyber-crime, 45 million dollars have been stolen by hacking a prepaid debit card database, followed by draining ATMs across the world, according to federal prosecutors.
Pune, May 9 (IANS) The Kolkata Knight Riders romped home to their first away win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) beating the Pune Warriors by 46 runs at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here Thursday.
Pune, May 9 (IANS) The Kolkata Knight Riders scored 152/6 against the Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League match at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here Thursday.
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Usha Martin, a leading wire rope and specialty steel manufacturer, Thursday announced a 48 percent hike in its net profit to Rs.22.11 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, from Rs.14.91 crore in the same period of the previous year.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) National carrier Air India will resume commercial operations of the reinstated Boeing-787 Dreamliner from May 15. The first flights will be between Delhi and Bangalore and Delhi and Kolkata.
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) West Bengal Thursday paid homage to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 152nd birth anniversary through the versatile bard's ever popular songs, poems and other compositions.
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) West Bengal will soon unveil its new industrial policy, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee assured industrialists here after a meeting with them at the state secretariat here.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has directed national carrier Air India to stop the "companion free (travel) scheme" (CFS) which allowed its employees to take their spouse or any other family member for free on the fare of a single ticket.
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Cathay Pacific subsidiary Dragonair Wednesday said it would operate an extra service between Kolkata and Hong Kong from Oct 4 next.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The government Wednesday directed national carrier Air India to stop the "companion free (travel) scheme" (CFS) which allowed its employees to take their spouse or any other family member for free on the fare of a single ticket.
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to start a social security scheme for depositors and investors to ensure proper return of public money after the Saradha chit fund mess, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here Wednesday.
Port of Spain, May 8 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner to Trinidad & Tobago Malay Mishra has said he would prefer to put behind him an "incident" at the Piarco International Airport here last week when an immigration officer misbehaved with him, leading to the country/'s foreign minister expressing regret and promising corrective action.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Mumbai Indians moved to second place, all but ending Kolkata Knight Riders' dreams of qualifying for the playoffs, after an emphatic 65-run win in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here Tuesday.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Mumbai Indians scored 170 for six against Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here Tuesday.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) West Bengal Police Tuesday quizzed four more people, including a director of one of the Saradha Group of companies, as 41 vehicles of the group were "secured" in the aftermath of the collapse of the chit fund company.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat against defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Wankhede Stadium here Tuesday.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Observing that a CBI probe was imperative in the raging chit fund scam in West Bengal, the Left Front Tuesday said it will meet the prime minister and the president in this regard.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Assuring that there would be no political interference in the functioning of the Presidency University, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday promised action against those who had vandalised its premises earlier.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Japan's Chief of Army Staff General Eiji Kimizuka visited the Eastern Command Headquarters at Fort William here Tuesday and discussed issues concerning security and enhancing military ties between the two armies.
Melbourne, May 07(ANI): Abu Dhabi Airport has been installed with "GoSleep" sleeping pods, which lets travellers take a quick nap before boarding a plane.
Washington, May 7 (IANS) In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US expects to have an automated system in place this month to close the student visa gap that allows many to enter the country even after they cease to be students.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) A standoff is brewing between the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and the main opposition CPI-M over the administration's refusal to allow the Marxists to hold a public meeting at the very spot in north Kolkata where Banerjee had addressed the people last week.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Jay Shree Tea and Industries, a B.K. Birla Group company, Monday posted a net loss of Rs.36.45 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, against a net loss of Rs 34.07 crore during the same period previous year.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Emami Ltd Monday reported a 29.9 percent jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs.94 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, compared to Rs 72.37 crore for the same period a year ago.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) With talks on to phase out dredging subsidy to Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT), its chairman R.P.S. Kahlon Monday feared that any such decision would lead to a further decrease in draft level of its riverine port facilities, causing the volume of cargo to decline drastically.
Mumbai, May 6 (ANI): The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has reportedly alerted the police in Mumbai and Kolkata about possible terror strikes being launched on the American consulates in these two cities.
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Amid the rising instances of atrocities against women in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said it was time to "reset the moral compass" of the society.
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Three people were arrested with fake Indian currency with a face value of Rs.10.18 lakh here, police said Sunday.
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to West Bengal (Kolkata and Midnapore) from today.
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Hailed as the "new generation Rahul Dravid", its 'Halla Bol' time for Rajasthan Royals's youngest sensation Sanju Samson.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to West Bengal (Kolkata and Midnapore) from May 5 to 7.
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder Jacques Kallis said that the team still hadn't given up hopes of reaching the playoffs and aimed to win the rest of their remaining games.
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Yusuf Pathan Friday credited skipper Gautam Gambhir for supporting him during his struggling days, after the big hitter scored an unbeaten 49 to help his side thrash Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets at the Eden Gardens here.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Backed by superlative bowling and decent batting, Kolkata Knight Riders handed Rajasthan Royals a crushing eight-wicket defeat to keep alive their feeble chances of making it to the play-off in their Indian Premier League here Friday.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals at the Eden Gardens here Friday.
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.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders kept their hopes alive of qualifying for the playoffs with a convincing eight-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here Friday.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Backed by a good bowling performance on a slow turning wicket, Kolkata Knight Riders restricted Rajasthan Royals to 132/6 in their Indian Premier League encounter at the Eden Gardens Friday.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Mahindra First Choice Wheels, one of India's largest multi-brand pre-owned car companies, Friday said it is eyeing a high sales growth in premium car category on the back of rising brand consciousness as well as easy availability of such vehicles.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and opted to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League match at the Eden Gardens here Friday.
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) The toll in the chit fund bust rose to five in West Bengal Thursday with an agent of a chit fund company allegedly committing suicide by consuming poison at her home in Murshidabad district's Salar.
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) DPSC Limited, a power utility arm of Srei Infra Finance Group, Thursday got listed on the MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX), the country's latest exchange to start equity trading.
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Angry protestors in Kolkata Thursday burnt effigies of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, while torch rallies were held as a mark of respect to Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who died after a brutal assault in a Pakistan jail.
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid Thursday said the mantra for a team's success is to "play your part well", "be adaptable" and "do things not in your comfort zone".
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Terming the Padma Bhushan award "an honour and privilege", former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid Thursday said he felt lucky to have represented the country for 16 years.
Stockholm, May 2 (IANS) Swaying, trancing, dervishing to the mantras beat on several score drums, thousands of demonstrators snaked through the wide arteries of the Swedish capital on May Day with one single demand: Let Stockholm be free of discrimination!
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) An unbeaten 66 of 42 balls by David Warner and fielding proved to be the difference as Delhi Daredevils beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets for their second successive win in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium here Wednesday.
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and opted to bat against Delhi Daredevils in their Indian Premier League match here Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Indians, Indonesians and Canadians have topped a survey conducted among tourists, based on incorporating green practices in businesses, according to a survey by an international travel site.
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Men beware! The salwar-clad woman you may have fixed your roving eyes on in a Kolkata Metro train could turn out to be from the special task force of the police. One indiscrete move and you might be cooling your heels behind bars.
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) City revellers may no longer need to travel to Darjeeling or the Western Ghats hills to see beautiful tea gardens, as the metropolis would soon get its own such plantation.