Everything you need to know about West Orathai: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about West Orathai: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Left parties Thursday sought a court-monitored CBI probe into the West Bengal chit fund scam and accused the Trinamool Congress-led government of not intervening to check activities of companies with suspicious financial dealings in the state.
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 2 (IANS/CMC) Legendary Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has been named the final international franchise player for the lucrative Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 event which bowls off in July.
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Tuesday directed Saradha Realty India Ltd and its managing director Sudipta Sen to wind up its existing collective investment schemes and refund the money collected with returns which are due to the investors within three months as it had contravened SEBI provisions by launching such schemes without its permission.
Washington, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Google Glass, the US techology giant's revolutionary wearable computer is still months away from release, but there is a growing movement across America seeking to limit and in some cases ban the use of the glasses due to both privacy and safety concerns.
London, Feb. 16 (ANI): Beyonce and Jay-Z beat competition from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to be named as the top power couple of 2013 in an online poll.
Dubai, Dec 11 (IANS) West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels continued to make rapid movement in the ICC T20 International player rankings, reaching sixth spot in the latest list released Tuesday.
Washington, December 5 (ANI): About 75 percent of Africa's savannahs and more than two-thirds of the lion population once estimated to live there have disappeared in the last 50 years, a study, led by Duke University researchers, has revealed.
London, Dec 4(ANI): Under pressure Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez is ready to make big changes in the playing eleven to keep himself in his job after less than a fortnight in charge.
Melbourne, Nov 9 (ANI): Renowned Australian patissier Adriano Zumbo has teamed up with bartender Tim Philips to create a world-first range of whisky-infused macarons.
New York, November 5 (ANI): A man from Massachusetts is facing charges for allegedly using his pet 4-foot python to beat his girlfriend as she soaked in a hot tub, and then throwing the snake into the bubbling jacuzzi, thereby killing it.
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): More men than women are gorging up on the alcohol-laced cupcakes as a new Queensland party fad, it has been revealed.
Mirati (West Bengal) Oct 20 (IANS) He is still short of time and his schedule may not have changed but Pranab Mukherjee, after being elevated to the presidency, admits he is now more relaxed.
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Speaking to world leaders and diplomats gathered at the U.N. General Assembly, US President Barack Obama has condemned the increasing violence and extremism across the globe.
St. John's (Antigua), Sep 22 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has approved an increase in the number of male players who are to receive annual retainer contracts (ARC).
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) More than 50 lakh commuters in West Bengal continued to face a tough time on the third day of an indefinite strike by bus operators demanding a fare hike.
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Australian Test spinner Stuart MacGill Tuesday said tweakers will be the key if India have to win the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.
London, August 16 (ANI): Cheryl Cole has sparked rumours of a romance after she was photographed leaving a London restaurant with US dancer Tre Holloway.
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will start enriching uranium to 56-percent level if Israel and the West keep on pressurising Tehran with sanctions, Iranian religious leader Seyed Reza Taghavi said.
London, June 28 (ANI): 12 years after the launch of the Variable Cleavage bra, which was one of the lingerie brand Wonderbra's best sellers, the company has reissued it.
London, June 25(ANI): Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad has said England has moved on since opener Kevin Pietersen announced his retirement from limited over formats. He also hailed Alex Hales' superb innings of 99 against the West Indies in second and final Twenty20 match between the two sides.
London, June 15 (ANI): 12 years after the launch of the Variable Cleavage bra, which was one of the lingerie brand Wonderbra's best sellers, the company has reissued it.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Scientists at McMaster University have revealed that exercise-related testosterone and growth hormone do not play an influential role in building muscle after weightlifting, despite conventional wisdom suggesting otherwise.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): The killing of 'Al-Qaeda no. 2'Abu Yahya al Libi- the latest blow to Al-Qaeda's leadership- is likely to result in a continuation of the decentralisation that U.S. officials and experts have already witnessed.
London, Jun 4 (ANI): England is planning to rest Stuart Broad at Edgbaston this week after resting a disappointed Jimmy Anderson, who wanted to play in the third Investec Test against West Indies.
Tehran, May 28 (ANI): Reversing the country's previous statements, the Iranian nuclear chief has said that Tehran would not halt the production of higher-grade uranium.
London, May 28 (ANI): English cricketer Tim Bresnan has said that he is happy to be England's 'lucky charm'.
london, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Test against the West Indies, starting at Trent Bridge Friday.
London, May 22(ANI): England has named an unchanged 13-man squad for the second Test match against West Indies at Trent Bridge, starting on Friday.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The US senate Monday approved new sanctions against Iran's energy sector in an effort to further pressure Tehran on its disputed nuclear programme.
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) As Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sticks to her demand of an interest moratorium for three years for debt-ridden West Bengal, state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Saturday questioned the government's failure to utilise central funds.
Lahore, August 28(ANI): Out-of-favour Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shahzad, often criticised for his attitude, is not ready to accept the allegations about his lack of discipline, insisting that he has done nothing wrong.
London, Aug 24(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that the Andrew Strauss-led team is now aiming to dominate like Manchester United, the most successful club in English football.
Islamabad, August 16(ANI): Pakistani batsman Usman Salahuddin has said that he looks at his non-selection for the Zimbabwe tour and the Pakistan Cricket Board's central contract as "a temporary setback", and has expressed confidence about making a comeback to the team.
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone seem to be having a great time together as they were spotted enjoying a secret sleepover at a West Hollywood bar last week.tone, 22, and Garfield, 27, are said to have come close to each other while filming their upcoming movie 'The Amazing Spider-Man', Contactmusic reported.
London, Aug.3 (ANI): Off-spinner Graeme Swann says that getting the number one spot won't be enough for England, at least for the current group of players.
London, June 20 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur boss Henry Redknapp has said that his club's rejection to Chelsea's bid for Luka Modric has shaken world football.
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): There is no doubt over Australia's cricket legend Shane Warne's popularity, but the spoting icon has still not received any offers to promote the country's fledgling Big Bash League.
Kolkata, Mar 26 (ANI): The Election Commission has made the production of voter's photo identify card mandatory during voting for those who has already got it for the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Despite a wave of disasters in recent years, cosmetic surgery is a big business in China where the industry is now worth 10billion pounds a year.
Melbourne, Jan.16 (ANI): Former Australian Test stars have called on the selectors to explain their treatment of Victorian Brad Hodge as he faces the prospect of being snubbed for the World Cup.
Siliguri (West Bengal), Oct.29 (ANI): Wildlife authorities in West Bengal hail the decision of Central Government to confer the 'National Heritage' status on elephants, as it would improve conservation efforts.
Montrial (Canada), Oct. 22 (ANI): Pakistan is an oligarchy (a government in which a small group exercises control, especially for corrupt and selfish purposes), which has money to buy F-16s and exempts the rich from paying income tax, has money to keep an atomic arsenal capable of destroying half the planet, but does not have money to provide aid to flood victims, a media professional has said.
London, Oct 19(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has opened his arms to Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney following his crumbling relationship with manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
London, Sept.24 (ANI): Former England cricketer and now ICC match referee Chris Broad has criticized British laws over assisted suicide which meant his wife, who killed herself over her advancing Motor Neurone Disease, had to die alone.
Darjeeling, Aug 30 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury has said all political parties from the Darjeeling hills should be invited for the next round of talks on the interim set-up for the region.
London, Aug. 10 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari has asserted that a democratic, strong and economically stable Pakistan, in partnership with Britain and the West, is the key to defeating the menace posed by terrorists around the world.
Siliguri, /New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): 'Gorkha Janmukti Morcha' (GJM) spokesperson Harka Bahadur Chhetri has said the West Bengal government has been asked to take a decision on formation of a separate state of Gorkhaland within two weeks.
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): With the Group of Twenty (G-20) set to meet at the end of this week, the People's Bank of China (PBOC), China's central bank, has said that it will allow greater flexibility for the national currency - Yuan-a move that is likely to assuage critics in the West.
New York, Mar 4 (ANI): Late American actress Brittany Murphy's husband, Simon Monjack, and her mother Sharon have revealed they are selling the actress' Los Angeles home and moving to New York.
Auckland, Feb 13(ANI): The New Zealand cricket team is poised to play international games in the United States this year following a series of discussions between administrators of both countries.
London, Feb 11 (ANI): It has emerged that a 'Lord of the Rings' fan has spent all her life savings to film a prequel to the blockbuster trilogy.
Auckland (New Zealand), Feb.9 (ANI): West Auckland Police hunting for the killer of Indian origin taxi driver Hiren Mohini today released details of a new piece of evidence.
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Rolling Stone star Ronnie Wood has gone back to the rehab-eighth time in his life-to quit booze for good.
New Delhi, Dec.27 (ANI): Politburo of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is all set to make changes in the party's top leadership to rejuvenate the party in country.
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Ronnie Wood has been spotted cosying up to a girl in front of customers at a London restaurant.
New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI) : The Communist Party of India (Marxist), politburo meeting began here on Saturday to take stock of the political situation in the country over the past three months.
Perth, Dec.15 (ANI): Injured Australian pacer Peter Siddle has been ruled out of the third Test against the West Indies starting at the WACA Ground on Wednesday.
Perth, Dec 14(ANI): Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark reckons that it is very unlikely for him to be selected to play Test cricket for the team again.
London, Dec 10(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson has blasted national selectors over the omission of fast bowler Stuart Clark for the third Test against West Indies at Perth.
London, Dec.2 (ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that Chelsea's Didier Drogba "doesn't do a lot", but is still quite deadly when on the field of play.
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): British crooner Joss Stone has blasted comedian Russell Brand and rapper Kanye West over their tirades at award galas.
Sydney, Nov.20 (ANI): Australian cricket needs to face the facts. They have lost three of their past five Test series, and as far as the selectors are concerned, the backslapping notwithstanding, it is a point to ponder over, feels weel known cricket columnist Peter Roebuck.
Kolkata, Oct 26 (ANI): West Bengal Home Secretary Ardhendu Sen has said that the state government will fortify police stations to combat Maoist insurgent in the region.
Washington, August 4 (ANI): A team of Indian and American researchers is using mathematics and computer science to try to piece together information about the still-unknown script of the Indus Valley civilization, which dates back to 4,000 years.
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Having sex without using condom is good for mental health, according to a new study.
London, June 26 (ANI): Lord West, a Security Advisor to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, has warned that people owning high-tech mobile phones may be at risk of having their personal information hacked.
Sydney, June 20 (ANI): Australia's only specialist spinner for Ashes series, Nathan Hauritz, is thinking of England's batsmen, and how they might treat him.
London, June 17 (ANI): Amateur Indian-origin cricketer Abhijit Kale emulated legendary West Indian Gary Sobers this weekend by hitting six sixes in an over.
London, June 14 (ANI): Elen Rives, who dumped soccer hero Frank Lampard in February, has clearly decided to move on with her life.
London, June 12 (ANI): Britain Got Talent star Susan Boyle has reportedly started working on her debut album and will try to bring it out by Christmas.
London, June 9 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has said that his team's early exit from the World Twenty20 cricket tournament will now give him and the boys more time to prepare for the Ashes to be played this summer.
London, June 5 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle has left rehab following "emotional breakdown" and is "much happier", her brother said.
London, June 1 (IANS) Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle, who rose to fame on reality show 'Britain's Got Talent' but lost to dance group Diversity in the final, was
Jalpaiguri, May 31 (ANI): Forest rangers in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri District have rescued an elephant that had fallen into a ditch.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Drug maker Lupin saw its consolidated profits for the quarter ended March 31 rise 64.16 percent to Rs.157.3 crore, as against Rs.95.87 crore for the corresponding period last year, the company said Wednesday.
Sydney, May 14 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting believes both Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison will find a spot in the England squad during the upcoming Ashes series.
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) The campaign drums fell silent Tuesday evening for the 17 Lok Sabha constituencies going to the hustings in West Bengal May 7.
London, May 4 (ANI): At 22, Stuart Broad has become one of the daddies of England bowling attack.
London, Apr.29 (ANI): Michael Vaughan is unlikely to make it to the England team that is to play the West Indies when the squad is named on Wednesday morning.
Tehran, April 9 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday said he was ready to join nuclear talks with the West, including the US, but insisted Iran's nuclear rights be respected.
Bridgetown (West Indies), Mar.25 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is looking forward to the second edition of the Indian Premier League to be played in South Africa from April 18.
London, Feb. 13 (ANI): Residents of West Bromwich in the West Midland have reacted angrily to a move to ban the celebration of St. George's Day.
Melbourne, Feb.8 (ANI): The Australian cricket team is probably going through its toughest phase in 14 years, losing both home and away Test series, and a one day series at home in the last four months, but former captain Kim Hughes says that sticking together will be the key factor to facilitate a return to the position of world champions.
London, Jan.25 (ANI): Former England pace bowler Devon Malcolm believes Steve Harmison can regain his form against the West Indies during the current tour.
London, Dec 30(IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels last month's Mumbai terror attacks robbed him of a chance to press his claims to the national side.
New York, Dec 26 (ANI): The life of Keith Richards, English guitarist and a founding member of The Rolling Stones, is being turned into a book.
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles' empowerment anthem for single women has been named the Best Single of 2008 by Rolling Stone magazine.
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A leading Catholic cleric has accused Disney for corrupting children and encouraging greed.
Berlin, Nov 29 (DPA) A German Army general called Berlin's efforts to help Afghanistan a 'failure' Friday and demanded that Berlin roll out development aid Afghans could see.
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty says she belongs to a spiritual movement that believes the only way out of the present global financial crisis is through natural calamities - because the world is 'overpopulated'.
Sydney, Nov 7 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner Stuart MacGill has denied making a turnaround on his decision to retire from international cricket, but revealed he was working overtime to play for New South Wales again.
London, Oct.13 (ANI); Faced with a crippling three billion pound debt, Premier League football chiefs here are holding crisis talks to rescue debt-ridden clubs from eminent collapse.
Melbourne, Sept 23 (ANI): Aussies have come up with a unique way to fight their day-to-day demons - voodoo.
Washington, September 14 (ANI): Daniel Radcliffe owns up that letting his Broadway debut with 'Equus' pass would have been "moronic".
Melbourne, Sept.12 (ANI): The Australian cricket selection committee sprung a spin surprise ahead of the team's tour to India. They picked veteran Victorian leg-spinner Bryce McGain and axed 25-year-old Beau Casson, who was the first choice spinner for the recent tour to the West Indies.
London, July 3 (ANI): Ten years ago she was drowning under a big pile of unpaid bills, but as the Millennium drew towards a close, Catherine Johnson's life took a U-turn, and she landed the job of putting together the story for the Abba musical Mamma Mia.
After the adventures ending of World Cup, there is another opportunity to make thrill the people of the world as 20-20 World Cup is going to kick off from Sep 11, 2007. There is another chance for all the 12 nations include the present World Cup ....