Everything you need to know about West Pendam: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about West Pendam: 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.
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Singer Kanye West wants actor Will Smith to start making music again, but Smith says he needs to be "truly inspired".
New York, May 22 (ANI): Will Smith has revealed that rapper Kanye West has "been pushing" him to return to the music scene.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Direct Selling Distributors Welfare Association (DSDWA) Thursday demanded setting up of a "regulatory authority" to protect the interests of consumers and distributors in a host of sectors.
London, May 4 (ANI): Prince Harry was seen partying with Britain's Got Talent's dancing girls after visiting an Alpine-themed London club twice for two consecutive nights.
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.
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) West Bengal unit Tuesday demanded a CBI inquiry into all the chit fund groups operating in the state and urged the depositors to withdraw their money from these organisations.
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Reiterating that central government assistance is necessary for the debt-stressed West Bengal, industry lobby Assocham Tuesday said the centre should grant Rs.20,000 crore development-linked package to the state as its financial "problem is more serious than Bihar".
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): A brother and sister from the UK have been reunited - 75 years after they were torn apart from each other.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress party members Wednesday held a protest here to condemn the treatment meted out to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Finance Minister Amit Mitra by SFI activists.
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) In an apparent move to break the deadlock over its stalled project in West Bengal, IT major Infosys is sending a delegation to West Bengal to find a way to resolve the issue, Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said Saturday.
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) In an initiative to make cinema viewing affordable for people from rural areas of the state, renowned filmmaker Goutam Ghose Monday called for reinstating single-screen theatres and establishing mini-plexes across West Bengal.
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): Lawmakers of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday staged a protest outside parliament over the central government's delay in the granting a financial moratorium to debt-ridden West Bengal.
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Her period drama "Lootera" is set in the 1950s and to play her part perfectly, Sonakshi Sinha has taken yesteryears actresses Madhubala and Waheeda Rehman as her reference points.
London, March 15 (ANI): Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is being sued by a fan who claims that the singer knocked his teeth out with a microphone after tossing it into the crowd at the end of the band's concert in Perth on Saturday.
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) A mentally challenged youth fell to his death after climbing atop a building in West Bengal, police said Sunday.
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) Minister of State for Railway and Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury Tuesday refuted the allegation of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress that the rail budget for 2013-14 neglects the state and challenged it to prove the claim in parliament.
St.George's (Grenada), Feb 24 (IANS/CMC) Left-hander Jonathan Carter will remain with the West Indies as cover for opener Johnson Charles for Sunday's second One-Day International against Zimbabwe.
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) West Bengal's Trinamool Congress government Thursday claimed the people of the state rejected the strike, called by the central trade unions on its second and final day.
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra Sunday urged traders and businessmen not to support a call for two-day strike this week by unions and keep their shops and establishments open.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sought a report from West Bengal over the alleged sterilization of over 100 women by two doctors in a day without ensuring basic healthcare facilities.
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will join hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) if it performs well in the 2014 general elections, former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattcharjee said here Sunday.
Social scientist Ashis Nandy stirred up a row at Jaipur Literature Festival Saturday, saying most of the corrupt in the country were people belongs to other backwards classes (OBC), the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs).............
Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Social scientist Ashis Nandy stirred up a row at Jaipur Literature Festival Saturday, saying most of the corrupt in the country were people from the other backwards classes (OBC), the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs).
Jaipur, Jan. 26 (ANI): Renowned political critic and sociologist Ashis Nandy stirred a major controversy on Saturday when he alleged the people belonging to OBC (Other Backward Class), Scheduled Caste (SC) and ST (Scheduled Tribe), are more corrupt during a discussion at the Jaipur Literature Festival here.
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian reportedly offered $10 million to estranged husband Kris Humphries to settle their divorce.
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): S Jayaraman has been appointed as Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Jan. 23 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Wednesday announced a 'Civic Action Programme' in Maoist-infested Lalgarh district of West Bengal, with an objective to effectively combat extremism and bridge the gap between the villagers and the administration.
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his family are living on a warship guarded by the Russian navy, a British daily said.
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Singer Adele was spotted shopping for her son in upscale baby boutique Bel Bambini in West Hollywood.
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Award-winning British-born journalist Yvonne Ridley has called upon Muslims to join together and publish the truth to counter Islamophobia.
New Delhi, Jan.10 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Thursday backed West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan's comment that some sort of 'goondaism' is going on in West Bengal', saying violence is the result of communist ideology and Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress's violent response to that.
Paris, Jan 9 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West has taken his three months pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian for a vacation to Paris to celebrate their baby news.
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday hailed President Pranab Mukherjee as "son of the soil" and said the state had produced the best brains in science and other fields.
Sydney, Jan. 1 (ANI): Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the third Test against Sri Lanka in Sydney.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) There was no scope for action against Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee as he had apologised for his comment that women protesting against the gang-rape in the national capital were "dented-painted", the party said Friday.
London, December 25 (ANI): Women are now finding novel ways to reclaim their jewellery without being burdened by its history by melting down their wedding bands and engagement rings to create new pieces with new designs.
Los Angeles, Dec 20 (IANS) Singer Nick Cannon says he dated socialite Kim Kardashian in 2010 but broke off after she lied to him about her sex tape.
Shantiniketan (West Bengal), Dec 19 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said India and China's association can be pivotal in attaining world peace and welfare.
London, Dec. 9 (ANI): Olympic silver medallist Louis Smith took Playboy twins, Carla and Melissa Howe, to his hotel room last Sunday after a night out to show them his hair straightners.
Jalpaiguri, Dec 9 (ANI): Paddy farmers in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district are hoping that they will get a good price for their produce, after good rains this year helped them harvest a bumper crop.
Khulna (Bangladesh), Dec 2 (IANS) The West Indies suffered a humiliating 160-run defeat at the hands of hosts Bangladesh in the second One-day International of the five-match series here Sunday.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday issued notice to the West Bengal government over the alleged killing of a person in police firing in Nadia district.
Khulna (Bangladesh), Nov 26 (IANS/CMC) West Indies skipper Darren Sammy has brushed aside suggestions that Bangladesh were walkovers in the two?Test series which the Caribbean cricketing side won convincingly.
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Nov.23 (ANI): A herd of 150 elephants strayed into a village in West Midnapore District, West Bengal, and trampled crops and ravaged paddy fields spread in over 25 hectares.
Hooghly (West Bengal), Nov. 14 (ANI): Seven people have died from consumption of illicit liquor on Tuesday while eight others have been hospitalized in Hooghly district of West Bengal.
Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) The Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in West Bengal Thursday gave the custody of two NRI children, who were earlier under the care of Norwegian authorities, to their mother Sagarika, a member of the panel said.
Dhaka, Nov 7 (IANS/CMC) Vice Captain Denesh Ramdin says the West Indies would not be taking Bangladesh for granted during their tour which begins here Nov 13.
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger says that she loves spending time with her boyfriend, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, but prefers to keep their relationship low profile.
Karachi, Nov. 7 (ANI): Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal has signed up with the Sydney Sixers for the first half of this summer's Australian Twenty20 Big Bash League (BBL).
Dhaka, Nov 6 (IANS/CMC) Manager of the West Indies cricket team Richie Richardson says the regional side wants to continue building on recent improvements during their tour of Bangladesh over the next few weeks.
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Public transport in West Bengal is set to get dearer with a group of ministers Wednesday recommending hike in fares of state-run and private buses, mini buses, deluxe buses and taxis following increased diesel prices.
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Public transport in West Bengal is set to get dearer with a group of ministers Tuesday recommending hike in fares of state-run and private buses, mini buses, deluxe buses and taxis following increased diesel prices.
Islamabad, Oct. 24 (ANI): Citizens of Pakistan ought to be know about the series of events and actions by the United States that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden in May last year, an editorial in a Pakistani daily has said.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee greeted people on Durga Puja Monday and asked them to pray to Goddess Durga for peace, happiness and prosperity.
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Oct.12 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the police have seized a huge cache of arms from Maoist hideouts during a search operation in West Bengal's West Midnapore District.
London, Oct 2 (IANS) British pop group Spice Girls is likely to reunite for the last time to perform at the launch of its West End musical.
West Bengal SSC (WBSSC) Clerk and group D staff 1st RLST (NT) final result has been declared. Previously the West Bengal School Service commission had taken written examination and typing test.
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Friday said it was not worried about the current impasse on the Teesta water-sharing treaty, as India has assured it that hindrances present on its part would be removed to seal the accord.
London, Sept 28 (ANI): Victoria Pendleton broke down to tears on more than one occasion due to her intense dancing sessions on 'Strictly Come Dancing.'
London, Sep 24(ANI): A football match between two English church teams was abandoned after players from both sides got involved in a repulsive broil.
Kolkata, Sep 22 (ANI): The state unit of Congress Party will pull out from the West Bengal Government-led by Mamata Banerjee on Saturday in the wake of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) formally withdrawing its support to the UPA Government at the Centre over the move to allow FDI in retail.
London, September 20 (ANI): Selena Gomez, who seems to have turned to a self-help book for tips on how to keep the romance alive in her relationship with Justin Bieber, was spotted carrying a copy of 'The 5 Languages of Love: The Secret to Love That Lasts' as she left a salon in West Hollywood on Tuesday.
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Terming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA-II government as "unfortunate", West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Tuesday expressed hope that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo would review her decision.
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday announced that they will be inducting West Indies great Brian Lara and Englishwoman Enid Bakewell into its Hall of Fame.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) She is known as textile revivalist and now Anuradha Ramam ventures into silver jewellery designing and says her first ever collection is inspired by ruined monuments of Gujarat and West Bengal.
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government is sinking due to unchecked corruption and unbridled capitalism, senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said here Sunday.
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Singer Beyonce is reportedly angry at Kim Kardashian for trying to hog all the limelight at the premiere of a documentary by Ron Howard on her husband singer, Jay-Z, in Philadelphia.
Washington, Sep 5 (ANI): Witch hunts maybe a common practice in the tea plantations of Jalpaiguri, India, but small groups of women in the tribal regions of West Bengal, who are being provided aid through a non-governmental loan program, have achieved some success in stopping this deep-seated tradition, a Michigan State University sociologist has revealed.
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England striker Jermain Defoe has signed a new deal with Tottenham Hotspur that will keep him at White Hart Lane until 2015, the club said Thursday.
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) While the number of complaints received by the Office of Banking Ombudsman (OBO) of West Bengal and Sikkim against new private sector and foreign banks have declined, those against nationalised banks have increased in the last three years, an official said Friday.
Damascus, Aug 24 (ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government has warned the West against considering military intervention in his country.
Washington, August 23 (ANI): UC Irvine microbiologists have found a new approach to the development of universal treatments for viral illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, hepatitis and possibly the common cold by discovering how certain viruses use their host cells to replicate.
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) The return of left-handed stroke-maker Darren Bravo is the only difference in an otherwise predictable 15-man squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the escalating crisis in Syria, India and the US Wednesday discussed the impasse in the violence-torn West Asian country and a host of international issues, including the Iranian nuclear programme and the United Nations (UN) reforms.
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the escalating crisis in Syria, India and the US Wednesday shared their views on ending the impasse in the West Asian country and also discussed issues relating to the Iranian nuclear programme.
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) For timely and transparent passport-related services in rural areas and the northeast, the external affairs ministry will set up 16 Passport Seva Laghu Kendras (PSLKs) by the end of next year, an official said Tuesday.
Townsville (Australia), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies under 19 cricket team recovered quickly from an early slump against Zimbabwe to register their third straight win in the ICC Youth World Cup in Australia.
Melbourne, August 14 (ANI): An Australian hotel group has introduced erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' inspired hotel packages, for promoting its Brisbane hotels.
London, Aug. 13 (ANI): Taliban leaders appear to be reaching out to the West in an attempt to kickstart peace talks on the future of Afghanistan, documents have revealed.
West Bengal Congress has said that if TMC is interested to fight alone, the Congress also has no problem to go alone in the coming panchayat polls in the state.
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Rapper Kanya West and girlfriend Kim Kardashian, who have their own clothing lines, are now teaming up to launch a joint shoe collection.
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Narsingh Deonarine gave the West Indies a boost with two late wickets after Marlon Samuels emphasised his batting rebirth with a fourth Test century in the face of a batting meltdown, which allowed New Zealand to nose ahead in the second Test here.
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles is being very guarded about her next album and she is holed up in a studio here to work on it.
West Bengal chief minister Mamta Banerjee has clearly indicated that now Trinamul Congress has not any need for Congress in ruling West Bengal and party will fight coming panchayat polls alone.
Washington, July 19 (ANI): Singer Kanye West, who has refused to watch girlfriend Kim Kardashian's infamous sex tape, has also banned his entourage from mentioning the X-rated footage.
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government of ffavouring artistes close to the ruling Trinamool Congress, National Award winning film maker Tarun Majumdar said Sunday such a biased attitude would threaten the state's rich cultural heritage.
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has said that Pinki Pramanik was treated in an unjustified manner it will send a team and talk to her about her current condition.
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Grandfather Pramod Chakravorty produced "Love In Tokyo" and now Prateek Chakravorty revives the family banner with "From Sydney With Love". He hopes to bring the banner back in the reckoning by making sensible films rather following any trend.
Wellington, July 10 (ANI): Brendon McCullum is unlikely to play in third one-day international against the West Indies at St Kitts on Thursday, as he will be arriving 20 hours before the start of the match.
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Train services on two routes in northwest Bangladesh were suspended Saturday after a bomb-like object was found lying on a rail track in Dinajpur, along the border with India's West Bengal state.
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Injury prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been snapped up as one of the overseas signings for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League (SPL) despite having not played international cricket in two years.
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 4 (IANS/CMC) Dr. Ernest Hilaire, the outspoken and often controversial chief executive officer of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), is leaving the job.
London, July 1 (IANS) Famous girl band Spice Girls are planning to turn their new West End musical into a major movie.
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 1 (IANS/CMC) Aggressive opener Chris Gayle stroked his second half-century in three innings since his return to the West Indies team as the Caribbean side broke a nine-match winless slump with a 56-run victory over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 International of the historic two-match series here Saturday.
Wellington, June 30 (ANI): New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is wary of the West Indies big hitters Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Marlon Samuels and Kieron Pollard ahead of their Twenty20 series in the United states.
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Following their recent disastrous tour of England, the West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the first Twenty20 International of a two-match series starting here Saturday.
Wellington, June 30 (ANI): New Zealand cricketer Tom Latham, who is all set to make his debut in T20 game against the West Indies, has worked hard on his batting to make the cut in the team.
Asansol (West Bengal), June 28 (ANI): A major fire broke out at a coal mine here, causing panic among residents of nearby villages and mine workers.
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Ten teenaged girls were rescued from Delhi's G.B. Road brothels, police said Tuesday.